26 novembre 2013

German, 17th century, Pendant with a skull cameo

German, 17th century, Pendant with a skull cameo. Photo courtesy Sotheby's jasper, mounted in gold; 38mm., 1½in. Estimation 4,000 — 6,000 GBP A similarly conceived, though possibly Roman, skull in amethyst is illustrated in J. Boardman et al., The art of gem engraving from Alexander the Great to Napoleon III, exh. cat. The Hakone Open-Air Museum and Fukuoka City Museum, 2008, pp. 213 and 355, no. 252. Sotheby's. European Sculpture & Works of Art. London | 04 déc. 2013, 11:00... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2013

Platinum, citrine, sapphire, ruby, emerald, diamond and enamel crest clip-brooch, Cartier, Paris

Platinum, citrine, sapphire, ruby, emerald, diamond and enamel crest clip-brooch, Cartier, Paris. Photo Sotheby's The armorial brooch with the arms of Granville of England impaling the arms of Smith of Bristol, County Somerset, the shield with a lion passant and flags highlighted with red, black and orange enamel, set with buff-top sapphires, citrines, rubies and emeralds, accented by pyramidal-cut citrines, further set with single-cut diamonds weighing approximately 1.15 carats, signed Cartier Paris, Made in France, numbered L469,... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2013

Platinum, ruby, sapphire, diamond and enamel crest clip-brooch, Cartier, Paris

Platinum, ruby, sapphire, diamond and enamel crest clip-brooch, Cartier, Paris. Photo Sotheby's The armorial brooch with the arms of Smith of Bristol, County Somerset, set with buff-top rubies and sapphires accented by single-cut diamonds weighing approximately .30 carat, signed Cartier, Paris, partially numbered L636, with French assay mark and workshop mark for Henri Lavabre, one ruby missing. Estimation 5,000 — 7,000 USDSotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. New York | 11 déc. 2013, 10:00 AM -www.sothebys.com
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26 novembre 2013

A diamond single-stone ring, by Harry Winston

A diamond single-stone ring, by Harry Winston. Photo Bonhams.  The round brilliant-cut diamond, weighing 4.34 carats, between tapered baguette-cut diamond shoulders, signed Winston for Harry Winston, remaining diamonds approximately 0.40 carat total, mounted in platinum, ring size E 1/2. Estimate AU$ 250,000 - 350,000 (€170,000 - 240,000) Accompanied by a report from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) stating that the diamond is D colour, VVS1 clarity. Report number 2155652795, dated September 16th 2013. Bonhams.... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2013

A magnificent diamond single-stone ring, by Harry Winston

A magnificent diamond single-stone ring, by Harry Winston. Photo Bonhams   The pear-shaped diamond, weighing 9.97 carats, between tapered baguette-cut diamond shoulders,signed Winston for Harry Winston, remaining diamonds approximately 0.70 carat total, mounted in platinum, ring size J. Estimate AU$ 380,000 - 480,000 (€260,000 - 330,000) Accompanied by a report from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) stating that the diamond is G colour, VVS2 clarity. Report number 2155652784, dated September 16th 2013. ... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2013

Platinum, diamond and emerald ring

Platinum, diamond and emerald ring. Photo Sotheby's Centered by an emerald-cut emerald weighing 4.81 carats, flanked by two half moon-shaped diamonds weighing 3.08 and 3.01 carats, the mounting further set with baguette and bullet-cut diamonds weighing approximately 1.15 carats, size 6¼. Estimation 100,000 — 150,000 USD  Accompanied by AGL report no. CS 56436 stating that the emerald is of Classic Colombian origin, clarity enhancement: insignificant, type: traditional. Accompanied by two GIA reports: No. 2155645519... [Lire la suite]

26 novembre 2013

Platinum, diamond and emerald brooch, Charlton & Co.

  Platinum, diamond and emerald brooch, Charlton & Co. Photo Sotheby's Designed as a peony blossom centered by an old European-cut diamond weighing approximately .90 carat, accented by numerous round, old European and single-cut diamonds weighing approximately 15.00 carats, the stems set with calibré-cut emeralds, signed Charlton; circa 1935. Estimation 25,000 — 35,000 USD Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. New York | 11 déc. 2013, 10:00 AM - www.sothebys.com
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26 novembre 2013

Exhibition at Camera Work Gallery features the unprecedented creative work of the artist Christian Tagliavini

Christian Tagliavini, 1503-Lucrezia. ©Christian Tagliavini.  BERLIN.- By showing both the world-famous series »1503« and the new series entitled »Carte« the exhibition pays tribute to the unprecedented creative work of the artist Christian Tagliavini.  »1503« With his already legendary series »1503« Christian Tagliavini invites the viewer to a time travel to the 16th century. His protagonists bear names such as Cecilia, Lucrezia or Bartolomeo, they are gracile, graceful or mighty and all of them express the pride of the... [Lire la suite]
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25 novembre 2013

Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore! at Somerset House

Isabella Blow (1997) Mario Testino LONDON - Somerset House, in partnership with the Isabella Blow Foundation and Central Saint Martins, is proud to present Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore!, a major fashion exhibition celebrating the extraordinary life and wardrobe of the late British patron of fashion and art. Born into the rarefied world of British aristocracy, Isabella’s thirty year career began in the early 80s as Anna Wintour’s assistant at US Vogue. On her return to London in 1986 she worked at Tatler followed by British... [Lire la suite]
25 novembre 2013

British artist Jason Martin presents a new series of cast copper and nickel works at Lisson Gallery in Milan

Jason Martin, Breijinho, 2012. Pure pigment on aluminium (alizarin violet), 178 x 158 cm.® the artist MILAN.- For his sixth solo show with Lisson Gallery, British artist Jason Martin presents a new series of cast copper and nickel works. Trained as a painter in oil and acrylic, Martin began manipulating his chosen material in the early 1990s, dragging, scraping, combing, raking and squeegeeing paint across the surfaces of his canvases and aluminium panels until their edges bled colour and the surfaces picked up textures, gestures... [Lire la suite]
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