07 décembre 2017

Lucas Cranach the Elder, Landscape with fortified buildings on a rocky bluff, a tree in the left foreground and a distant view..

Lot 34. Lucas Cranach the Elder (Kronach 1472 - 1553 Weimar), Landscape with fortified buildings on a rocky bluff, a tree in the left foreground and a distant view of a town beyond; oil and tempera on panel, a fragment, 43.3 x 27.5 cm.; 17 x 10 7/8  in. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 GBP. Lot Sold 441,000 GBP (591,161 USD). Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Jenny Klever, Leverkusen; Anonymous sale, Cologne, Lempertz, 10 December 1990, lot 22, where acquired by the present... [Lire la suite]
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07 décembre 2017

Importantes redécouvertes et commandes impériales chez Sotheby's Paris

PARIS - Le 12 décembre prochain, Sotheby’s Paris vous fera découvrir sa nouvelle sélection d’œuvres d’arts asiatiques marquée par les redécouvertes et les provenances prestigieuses, notamment impériales. Commandes impériales. Imperial commissions and Imperial masterpieces La vente d’Arts d’Asie comprend des pièces inattendues, comme cet ouvrage rarissime sur le marché, l’album "La Demeure Montagneuse pour fuir les chaleurs estivales" par Matteo Ripa (Estimation : 120.000 – 150.000 €). Composée d’une série complète... [Lire la suite]
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07 décembre 2017

Frick makes its most significant painting purchase in nearly 30 years

François-Pascal-Simon Gérard (1770–1837), Camillo Borghese, ca. 1810, oil on canvas, 83 7/7 x 54 ¾; The Frick Collection, New York. NEW YORK, NY.- The Frick Collection announces its most important painting purchase since 1991 with the acquisition of François-Pascal-Simon Gérard’s full-length portrait of Prince Camillo Borghese, a notable art patron and the brother-in-law of Napoleon Bonaparte. Gérard (1770–1837) was one of the most significant French artists of the first half of the nineteenth century, and this stunning... [Lire la suite]
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06 décembre 2017

Gold and Diamond 'Flower' Bracelet, Verdura, France

Lot 165. Gold and Diamond 'Flower' Bracelet, Verdura, France. Estimate $80,000–120,000. Lot sold 175,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Of floral design, composed of gold cone accents, highlighted and surrounded by numerous round diamonds, length 7 inches, signed France Verdura, with French assay marks; 1962. Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity from Verdura stating that the bracelet was made in France in 1962.  Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels New York, 05 Dec 2017
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06 décembre 2017

Gold and gem-set sautoir, Robert Goossens for Chanel, France, circa 1960

Lot 306. Gold and gem-set sautoir, Robert Goossens for Chanel, France, circa 1960. Estimate $80,000–120,000. Lot sold 187,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. The hammered gold chain suspending a cross pendant set with a spinel bead, tumbled turquoises and cultured pearls, the reverse engraved with an image of a saint, gross weight approximately 117 dwts, length 31 inches, with French assay and workshop mark for Robert Goossens. Literature: For additional information on Chanel's Byzantine jewels... [Lire la suite]
06 décembre 2017

Diamond, Ruby, Emerald and Onyx 'Panther' Necklace, Cartier, France

Lot 144. Diamond, Ruby, Emerald and Onyx 'Panther' Necklace, Cartier, France. Estimate 90,000 — 120,000 USD. Lot sold 200,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Designed as a panther with a rotating head and articulated limbs, pavé-set with round diamonds, buff-top onyx and pear-shaped emerald eyes, sitting within an onyx hoop, suspended from a line of round diamonds highlighted with cabochon rubies, length 16½ inches, signed Cartier, numbered 87857A, with French assay and workshop marks. Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
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06 décembre 2017

Diamond Bracelet, Cartier, Paris

Lot 310. Diamond Bracelet, Cartier, Paris. Estimate 160,000 — 200,000 USD. Lot sold 231,250 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Composed of articulated segments of open geometric design, set with round diamonds, accented by single-cut diamonds, length 7 inches, signed Cartier Paris, with French assay mark; circa 1925. Note: Cartier’s Art Deco jewels represent one of the high points in the history of jewelry design.  The bracelet offered here captures a seamless stylistic transition from... [Lire la suite]
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06 décembre 2017

15.04 carats Burmese 'royal blue' Sapphire and Diamond Ring, Graff

Lot 154. A 15.04 carats Burmese 'royal blue' Sapphire and Diamond Ring, Graff. Estimate 300,000 — 400,000 USD. Lot sold 519,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Set with a cushion-cut sapphire weighing 15.04 carats, flanked by heart-shaped diamonds, size 7, partially signed Graff. With signed box. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 94563 and Gübelin report no. 17062020 stating that the sapphire is of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating. The SSEF report further stating that unheated... [Lire la suite]
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06 décembre 2017

15.50 carats Burmese Sapphire and Diamond Ring, Harry Winston

Lot 257. A 15.50 carats Burmese Sapphire and Diamond Ring, Harry Winston. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 USD. Lot sold 275,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Set with a cushion-cut sapphire weighing 15.50 carats, accented by clusters of pear-shaped diamonds, size 7¾, signed Winston. Accompanied by AGL report no. 1085824 stating that the sapphire is of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating.  Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels New York, 05 Dec 2017
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06 décembre 2017

Pair of 16.51 and 15.79 carats Ceylon Sapphire and Diamond Earclips, Harry Winston

Lot 207. Pair of 16.51 and 15.79 carats Ceylon Sapphire and Diamond Earclips, Harry Winston. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 USD. Lot sold 300,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Featuring two emerald-cut sapphires weighing approximately 16.51 and 15.79 carats, surrounded by pear-shaped diamonds, numbered A3103; circa 1957. Provenance: Sotheby's New York, October 30, 1997, Extraordinary Jewels from a Private Collection, lot 32. Accompanied by AGL report no. 1084701 A and B stating that the sapphires are of... [Lire la suite]
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