19 janvier 2014

A Chinese Export figural candlestick, late 18th-early 19th century

A Chinese Export figural candlestick, late 18th-early 19th century. Photo Bonhams. Of baluster form supported by two crouching dogs on a rectangular tray form base. height 7in (18cm). Estimate US$ 1,500 - 2,000 (€1,100 - 1,500). Bonhams. FINE AMERICAN & EUROPEAN FURNITURE, SILVER, FOLK AND DECORATIVE ARTS & CLOCKS. New York. 23 Jan 2014 - www.bonhams.com

19 janvier 2014

A pair of Chinese Export figures of falcons, second half 19th century

A pair of Chinese Export figures of falcons, second half 19th century. Photo Bonhams. height 11 3/4in (30cm). Estimate US$ 1,500 - 2,000 (€1,100 - 1,500) Provenance: Alice and Murray Braunfeld; Los Angeles, California Bonhams. FINE AMERICAN & EUROPEAN FURNITURE, SILVER, FOLK AND DECORATIVE ARTS & CLOCKS. New York. 23 Jan 2014 - www.bonhams.com
19 janvier 2014

A fine and rare Louis XV porcelain, ormolu and patinated bronze elephant clock, mid 18th century

A fine and rare Louis XV porcelain, ormolu and patinated bronze elephant clock, mid 18th century. Photo Bonhams. the case attributed to Philippe Caffieri, the calendar movement signed Viger à Paris, No. 166. The elephant standing on a rockwork base raised on leafy scrolls and supporting the molded circular case flanked on either side by vines with porcelain flowers, surmounted by a Chinoiserie figure under a parasol, the circular white enamel dial with arabic minute ring and date ring enclosing roman chapters, pierced gilt hour... [Lire la suite]
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19 janvier 2014

A fine Directoire patinated and gilt bronze allegorical mantel clock "au bon sauvage"

A fine Directoire patinated and gilt bronze allegorical mantel clock "au bon sauvage" with figure personifying Africa; the dial signed Terrien à Paris; first quarter 19th century. Photo Bonhams. The seated figure, accompanied by a panther and a tortoise, carrying a bow and quiver of arrows, on shaped oval base with frieze of putti gathering food, all raised on toupee feet, signed white enamel dial with roman chapters, gilt hands, circular movement with thread suspended pendulum to anchor escapement, count wheel striking the hour... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2014

18 karat gold, silver, baroque cultured pearl and diamond bangle-bracelet, Buccellati

18 karat gold, silver, baroque cultured pearl and diamond bangle-bracelet, Buccellati. Photo Sotheby's Of foliate design, set with eight baroque cultured pearls measuring approximately 11.4 by 11.7 mm to 10.0 by 11.7 mm, accented by rose-cut diamonds weighing approximately 9.60 carats, gross weight approximately 44 dwts, internal circumference 6 3/8 inches, signed Buccellati. Estimation 20,000 — 30,000 USD Please note that the pearls have not been tested for natural origin of color. Sotheby's. Important Jewels. New York | 06... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2014

18 karat gold, baroque cultured pearl and diamond necklace, Buccellati

18 karat gold, baroque cultured pearl and diamond necklace, Buccellati. Photo Sotheby's The triple-strand necklace composed of 134 baroque cultured pearls measuring approximately 14.1 by 13.7 mm to 9.8 by 9.7 mm, completed by a floral clasp decorated with rose-cut diamonds weighing approximately 4.50 carats, length 20½ inches, signed Buccellati, two diamonds missing. Estimation 10,000 — 15,000 USD Please note that the pearls have not been tested for natural origin of color. Sotheby's. Important Jewels. New York | 06 févr. 2014 -... [Lire la suite]
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19 janvier 2014

18 karat gold, platinum, mother-of-pearl and diamond brooch, Sterlé, France

18 karat gold, platinum, mother-of-pearl and diamond brooch, Sterlé, France. Photo Sotheby's Designed as a bird perched on a branch, the torso composed of mother-of-pearl, with articulated gold fringe plumage, the eye set with a diamond, gross weight approximately 18 dwts, numbered 57811, with French assay and maker's mark; circa 1970s. Estimation 5,000 — 7,000 USD Sotheby's. Important Jewels. New York | 06 févr. 2014 - www.sothebys.com
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19 janvier 2014

18 karat gold, baroque cultured pearl and diamond brooch and a pair of pendant-earrings

18 karat gold, baroque cultured pearl and diamond brooch and a pair of pendant-earrings. Photo Sotheby's The brooch designed as a crab, the body set with a baroque cultured pearl measuring approximately 27.3 by 16.1 mm, the claws and legs set with round diamonds weighing approximately 5.40 carats; together with a pair of earrings suspending two baroque cultured pearls measuring approximately 18.7 by 14.8 mm and 18.0 by 14.3 mm; total gross weight approximately 31 dwts. Estimation 12,000 — 15,000 USD Sotheby's. Important Jewels.... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2014

Pair of 18 karat gold, colored stone and diamond brooches, Nardi

Pair of 18 karat gold, colored stone and diamond brooches, Nardi. Photo Sotheby's The textured gold fish with carved coral heads, one with a lapis lazuli tail and one with a turquoise tail, set with round diamonds together weighing approximately 1.70 carats, total gross weight approximately 30 dwts, both signed Nardi. Estimation 18,000 — 22,000 USD Sotheby's. Important Jewels. New York | 06 févr. 2014 - www.sothebys.com
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19 janvier 2014

18 karat gold, wood, diamond, sapphire and lapis lazuli blackamoor brooch and earclips, Nardi

18 karat gold, wood, diamond, sapphire and lapis lazuli blackamoor brooch and earclips, Nardi. Photo Sotheby's The brooch set with round and marquise-shaped sapphires, the turban topped with a lapis lazuli cabochon measuring approximately 9.9 by 9.5 mm, accented by round diamonds weighing approximately .90 carat, signed Nardi; fitted with pendant loop; the earclips set with round diamonds weighing approximately .75 carat, signed G. Nardi. With two signed boxes. Estimation 5,000 — 7,000 USD Sotheby's. Important Jewels. New York |... [Lire la suite]
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