30 juin 2019

A gem set jade huqqa base, North India, 1740-1780

Lot 196. A gem set jade huqqa base, North India, 1740-1780; 6 3/8 ins. (16.2 cm.) high; 6 ¼ in. (16 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Price realised USD 325,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  Set with diamonds, rubies and emeralds, the underside with a rosette formed of six leafy tendrils. Provenance: Maharana Fateh Singh of Udaipur. Literature: Jaffer 2013, p.114, no.43 Exhibited: Delhi Exhibition, Delhi 1903, pl.75Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York... [Lire la suite]

30 juin 2019

Sotheby's unveils 'Treasures from Chatsworth' with Leonardo Da Vinci drawing, Lucian Freud portraits, and more

 Chatsworth House. © Chatsworth House Trust NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s New York opened its doors today to Treasures from Chatsworth – a rare, public exhibition in the United States of works from the fabled Devonshire Collection, held at historic Chatsworth House in the United Kingdom. Chatsworth is home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, and has been passed down through 16 generations of the Cavendish family. The house is renowned for the quality of its art, landscape and hospitality, and has evolved... [Lire la suite]
30 juin 2019

Pre-Columbian gold pushes American Indian and Tribal Art auction above $1 Million

Lot 70268. A Large and Important Diquis Gold Pendant, c. 700-1400 AD. Height: 4 ¼ inches. Sold for $50,000. Courtesy Heritage Auctions. DALLAS, TX.- A surge in demand for pre-Columbian art made of solid gold lifted Heritage Auctions’ Ethnographic Art: American Indian, Pre-Columbian and Tribal Art Auction to $1,004,553 June 25 in Dallas, Texas. A Large and Important Gold Pendant, from the Central American Diquis culture, more than doubled its high pre-auction estimate when it drew $50,000 to claim... [Lire la suite]
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