21 mai 2019

Galleria Borghese opens 'Lucio Fontana: Earth and Gold' curated by Anna Coliva

ROME.- The Lucio Fontana. Earth and Gold exhibition, curated by Anna Coliva, is dedicated to two specific modes of Lucio Fontana’s production, ceramics and paintings, selected among his Crucifixes and his works employing gold, respectively. Fontana is the first twentieth-century Italian artist to be exhibited inside the Museum, after the retrospectives dedicated to great figures such as Bacon, Giacometti, and Picasso, to continue the series of exhibitions conceived to familiarize visitors with the Galleria Borghese through the... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2019

Diamond ring

Lot 2004. A 17.59 carats, E colour, VVS1 clarity diamond ring. Estimate: HK$8,300,000 - HK$10,000,000 (US$1,050,000-1,250,000). © Christie's Image Ltd 2019  Rectangular-cut diamond of 17.59 carats, baguette-cut diamonds, gold, ring size 6. GIA, 2018, report no. 2175003635: 17.59 carats, E colour, VVS1 clarity Christie's. Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels, Hong Kong, 28 May 2019
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20 mai 2019

Diamond ear studs

Lot 2040. 6.71 and 6.31 carats D colour, Flawless clarity, Type IIa diamond ear studs. Estimate HKD 8,700,000 - HK$12,000,000  (US$1,105,000 1,500,000). © Christie's Image Ltd 2019  Round brilliant-cut diamonds of 6.71 and 6.31 carats, gold. GIA, 2019, report no. 6193883781 and 15706468: 6.71 and 6.31 carats, D colour, Flawless clarity, Type IIa, excellent cut, polish and symmetry Christie's. Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels, Hong Kong, 28 May 2019
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20 mai 2019

Important diamond ring

Lot 2060. Important 16.44 carats, D colour, Internally Flawless clarity, Type IIa diamond ring. Estimate HKD 9,500,000 - HK$15,000,000  (US$1,200,000-1,900,000). © Christie's Image Ltd 2019  Cut-cornered rectangular step-cut diamond of 16.44 carats, circular-cut diamonds, gold, ring size 6 (illustrated unmounted). GIA, 2019, report no. 12376258: 16.44 carats, D colour, Internally Flawless clarity, Type IIa Christie's. Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels, Hong Kong, 28 May 2019
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20 mai 2019

Exclusive coloured diamond and diamond necklace, Bulgari

Lot 2055. Exclusive diamond, fancy vivid green-blue diamond and 11.69 carats diamond necklace, Bulgari. Estimate HKD 12,500,000 - HK$18,000,000 (US$1,600,000-2,300,000). © Christie's Image Ltd 2019  Modified pear brilliant-cut diamond of 11.69 carats, fancy vivid green-blue pear modified brilliant-cut diamond of 1.02 carats, circular and baguette-cut diamonds, gold, 35.8 cm, signed Bvlgari, made in Italy, no. 5677. GIA, 2019, report no. 6194987302: 11.69 carats, F colour, Internally Flawless... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2019

Important sapphire and diamond ring, Tabbah

Lot 2057. Important 12.87 carats 'royal blue' Kashmir sapphire and diamond ring, Tabbah. Estimate HK$13,500,000 - HK$18,000,000 (US$1,700,000-2,200,000). © Christie's Image Ltd 2019  Cushion-shaped sapphire of 12.87 carats, circular, pear and marquise-cut diamonds, platinum, ring size 8½, signed Tabbah. SSEF, 2019, report no. 105756: 12.872 carats, Kashmir, no indications of heating, 'royal blue', Appendix Letter AGL, 2019, report no. 1098002: 12.87 carats, Kashmir, no gemological evidence of heat, no clarity... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2019

A parcel-gilt-bronze figure of Vishnu seated on Garuda, Qianlong seven-character mark in a horizontal line and of the period

Lot 267. A parcel-gilt-bronze figure of Vishnu seated on Garuda, Qianlong seven-character mark in a horizontal line and of the period (1736-1795); 9 ¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000. Price realised GBP 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  The finely cast figure depicts the four-armed Vishnu seated astride Garuda, with one leg in rajalilasana, the right hand in karana mudra. The front of the base bears the inscription 'Da Qing Qianlong nian... [Lire la suite]
20 mai 2019

A gilt-bronze figure of Green Tara, Mongolia, 18th century 

Lot 262. A gilt-bronze figure of Green Tara, Mongolia, 18th century; 9 7/8 in. (25 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000. Price realised GBP 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  The figure is elegantly cast seated in lalitasana on a lotus base, with her outstretched right leg on a lotus. Her face is modelled with downcast eyes and her hair is fashioned in a high chignon behind a small figure of Amitabha. Her right hand rests on her knee invaradamudra and her left... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2019

A very large brocade 'dragon' hanging, late 18th-19th century

Lot 185. A very large brocade 'dragon' hanging, late 18th-19th century; 105 7/8 in. x 86 ¼ in. (269 cm. x 219 cm.). Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000. Price realised GBP 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  The hanging is finely woven with two pairs of dragons chasing flaming pearls amongstruyi-head clouds and large flower blossoms, within a wide border of Buddhist lions amongst lotus and tendrils. The scales of the dragon and the flaming pearls are delicately highlighted with gold... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2019

A carved and pierced white jade 'dragon and phoenix' vase and cover, 18th-19th century

Lot 128. A carved and pierced white jade 'dragon and phoenix' vase and cover, 18th-19th century; 7 ½ in. (18.4 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000. Price realised GBP 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  The vase is intricately carved with a dragon chasing a flaming pearl opposite a phoenix holding a peony branch, beside bamboo and lingzhi sprays. The cover is surmounted by a finial shaped as a coiled chilong dragon. The stone is of a pale greenish-white... [Lire la suite]