21 avril 2015

Works by Rossetti, Burne-Jones, Poynter and Leighton to be offered at Christie's

Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882), Beatrice: A portrait of Jane Morris, 1879. oil on canvas, 14.3/8 x 11.7/8 in. (36.5 x 30 cm.). Estimate: £700,000 - 1 million. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2015. LONDON.- This summer, Christie’s London presents a stellar collection of Pre-Raphaelite and Victorian drawings and paintings – one of the very best collections in private hands with museum-quality works, some of which have not been seen for decades. Offered as part of the Victorian, Pre-Raphaelite & British... [Lire la suite]

21 avril 2015

An Indian gem-set pendant on emerald and pearl string

An Indian gem-set pendant on emerald and pearl string. Estimate £2,500 - 3,000 (€3,500 - 4,200. Photo Bonhams. the pendant of rectangular form, recto with emerald-set bird beside diamond-set scrolling floral and foliate motifs on a ground of foiled red glass plaques, verso with repousse and engraved decoration depicting long-tailed bird with spread wings amidst dense scrolling foliage, emerald suspended below, diamond-set floral bud above, on emerald bead and cultured pearl bead string -pendant 4.4 x 3.4 cm., total length... [Lire la suite]
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21 avril 2015

A pair of Indian diamond-set pendent earrings

A pair of Indian diamond-set pendent earrings. Estimate £2,000 - 3,000 (€2,800 - 4,200). Photo Bonhams. each composed of seven diamond-set foliate elements, hinged, a diamond-set drop suspended below, verso with polychrome floral enamelled decoration -each 7 cm. long, 17 g. (total weight)(2) Bonhams. ISLAMIC AND INDIAN ART, 21 Apr 2015 10:30 BST - LONDON, NEW BOND STREET
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21 avril 2015

An Indian diamond-set enamelled gold Bracelet

An Indian diamond-set enamelled gold Bracelet. Estimate £4,000 - 6,000 (€5,600 - 8,300). Photo Bonhams. the central section in the form of a flower head, the bracelet formed of three rows, set with diamonds in an open framework, the reverse with polychrome floral enamelled decoration, terminals with hook and chain - 13.7 cm. long; 55 g. Bonhams. ISLAMIC AND INDIAN ART, 21 Apr 2015 10:30 BST - LONDON, NEW BOND STREET
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21 avril 2015

A pair of Indian diamond and ruby-set earrings

A pair of Indian diamond and ruby-set earrings. Estimate £2,500 - 3,500 (€3,500 - 4,900). Photo Bonhams. of drop form, set with rubies around a central diamond, surmounted by a diamond-set floral spray, verso with polychrome enamelled decoration comprising bird amidst floral motifs -each 4.7 cm. long, 28 g. (total weight)(2) Bonhams. ISLAMIC AND INDIAN ART, 21 Apr 2015 10:30 BST - LONDON, NEW BOND STREET
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21 avril 2015

A pair of Indian diamond-set earrings with emerald drop

A pair of Indian diamond-set earrings with emerald drop. Estimate £2,500 - 3,000 (€3,500 - 4,200). Photo Bonhams. each in the form of a flower head, set with diamonds in an open framework, a carved emerald drop below, the reverse with polychrome floral enamelled decoration, with earpost, screw and safety clasp - each 5.2 cm. long, 24 g. (total weight)(2) Bonhams. ISLAMIC AND INDIAN ART, 21 Apr 2015 10:30 BST - LONDON, NEW BOND STREET
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21 avril 2015

An Indian diamond-set enamelled Head Ornament (Maang Tikka)

An Indian diamond-set enamelled Head Ornament (Maang Tikka). Estimate £2,500 - 3,000 (€3,500 - 4,200). Photo Bonhams. set with diamonds, composed of foliate motifs arranged around a central drop form in an open framework, a crescent moon below with an emerald bead fringe, four small drop form diamond-set hinged elements above, the reverse with gold and green floral enamelled decoration - 8.5 cm. long, 22 g. Bonhams. ISLAMIC AND INDIAN ART, 21 Apr 2015 10:30 BST - LONDON, NEW BOND STREET
21 avril 2015

A gem-set enamelled Pendant with emerald drop, Possibly Deccan, 19th Century

A gem-set enamelled Pendant with emerald drop, Possibly Deccan, 19th Century. Estimate £6,000 - 8,000 (€8,300 - 11,000). Photo Bonhams. set with diamonds around a central facetted ruby in an open framework, verso enamelled with polychrome floral enamelled decoration, surmounted by enamelled suspension loop, a large emerald suspended below, recto set with diamonds and ruby in the form of a flower, engraved leaves around the base, verso bearing inscription in nasta'liq - 7 cm. long; 30 g. Inscription:... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2015

A diamond-set enamelled Bangle (Kada), Rajasthan, 19th-20th Century

A diamond-set enamelled Bangle (Kada), Rajasthan, 19th-20th Century. Estimate £2,500 - 3,000 (€3,500 - 4,200). Photo Bonhams. of circular form, the exterior set with foiled diamonds in gold in the form of a floral meandering vine on a red enamelled ground, the interior with floral polychrome enamelled decoration, hinged, bearing screw with blue enamelled floral motif - 8 cm. (outer width), 5.5 cm. (inner width), 80 g. Bonhams. ISLAMIC AND INDIAN ART, 21 Apr 2015 10:30 BST - LONDON, NEW BOND... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2015

A gem-set enamelled gold Armband (Bazuband), North India, 19th Century

A gem-set enamelled gold Armband (Bazuband), North India, 19th Century. Estimate £2,500 - 3,500 (€3,500 - 4,900). Photo Bonhams. composed of a gently curving rectangular plaque set with rubies and emeralds on a cobalt blue enamelled ground with meandering gold tendrils, ruby and emerald-set hinged loops to sides of pendant, sides and reverse with polychrome enamelled decoration comprising birds surrounded by scrolling floral motifs  the plaque 4.5 x 5.3 cms.; 73 g. Provenance: Collection of La Comtesse de... [Lire la suite]