26 décembre 2017

Hutaigrette from the carnelian garnish, Johann Melchior Dinglinger Workshop & Johann Christoph Hübner, Dresden, before 1719

Hutaigrette from the carnelian garnish, Johann Melchior Dinglinger (1664-1731) Workshop, Jeweler & Johann Christoph Hübner (1650-1677), lapidary. Dresden, before 1719. Carnelian plate, open cut, ten round carnelian, one diamond drop, 408 brilliants (original set of three diamond drops, 418 brilliants) gold, silver, partly gilded. H 26,0 cm. Green Vault, VIII 233. © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden. Only two sets of jewels of Augustus the Strong had an aigrette as hat decorations. These were Jagdgarnituren... [Lire la suite]

26 décembre 2017

Hutaigrette (agate garnish). Johann Melchior Dinglinger (1664-1731), jeweler. Dresden, before 1719

Hutaigrette (agate garnish). Johann Melchior Dinglinger (1664-1731), jeweler. Dresden, before 1719. 193 diamonds (one table stone, 192 roses), formerly red foil, gold, culling and holder silver, gilded. H 23.3 cm, W 8.0 cm. Green Vault, VIII 24. © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden. For almost four decades, August der Starke made ten sets of jewels for his royal representation, but of course also for his personal pleasure. The term "clothing" meant an ensemble of pieces of jewelery that belong together both materially and... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2017

Big breast bow from the jewelery of the queens, Christian August Globig (before 1747-1798), jeweler. Dresden, 1782

Big breast bow from the jewelery of the queens, Christian August Globig (before 1747-1798), jeweler. Dresden, 1782. 51 large and 611 small diamonds, silver, gold. B. 21.4 cm, H. 12.5 cm, T. 5.0 cm. Green Vault, VIII 36. © Dresden State Art Collections. Jewelry loops of this kind, which were worn below the neckline, served until the time around 1800 as courtly ladies' jewelery. In 1782 Elector Friedrich August III. make the breast loop with unusually rich diamond trimming for his wife Amalie Auguste. The present,... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2017

Epaulette (diamond rose). Christian August Globig & August Gotthelf Globig, Dresden, between 1782 and 1789

Epaulette (diamond rose). Christian August Globig (before 1747-1798), Jeweler & August Gotthelf Globig (before 1769-after 1819), jeweler. Dresden, between 1782 and 1789. 20 large and 216 smaller diamonds, silver, gold. 22.0 x 7.0 cm. Green Vault, VIII 11. © Dresden State Art Collections. Between 1782 and 1789, the rose cut diamonds received their new version. Already in 1749, Jean Jacques Pallard had begun to recast the set in the meanwhile out of fashion rose cut. However, due to unfavorable political... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2017

Hutagraffe of the diamond rose garniture. Christian August Globig & August Gotthelf Globig, Dresden, between 1782 and 1789

Hutagraffe of the diamond rose garniture. Christian August Globig (before 1747-1798), Jeweler & August Gotthelf Globig (before 1769-after 1819), jeweler. Dresden, between 1782 and 1789. 15 large and 103 small diamonds, silver, gold. 13.5 x 6.5 cm. Green Vault, VIII 10 © Dresden State Art Collections The brim of the diamond rose garnish impresses with the sheer size of its diamonds, whose rose cut was already very popular in the 17th century. When Christian August, together with his son August Gotthelf Globig, created... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2017

Piece of jewelery in palmette form (brilliant set). Pallard, Jean Jacques (1701-1776) (goldsmith), Geneva / Vienna, 1746

Piece of jewelery in palmette form (brilliant set). Pallard, Jean Jacques (1701-1776) (goldsmith), Geneva / Vienna, 1746. 83 brilliants, gold, silver, brass, steel; 5.7 x 4.5 cm. Green Vault, VIII 22 © Dresden State Art Collections The palmette-like jewel of the brilliant set has lost its true function for over two hundred and thirty years. It originally served as the coulant of a Golden Fleece Order - the slider through which the ribbon was drawn to carry the Order around the neck. This order was completed in... [Lire la suite]
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26 décembre 2017

Hat jewelry, so-called Egret (brilliant set). Globig, August Gotthelf (before 1769-after 1819) (jeweler)

Hat jewelry, so-called Egret (brilliant set). Globig, August Gotthelf (before 1769-after 1819) (jeweler). Dresden, between 1782 and 1807. 359 diamonds of different sizes, silver, gold; 14.8 x 9.4 cm. Green Vault, VIII 26 © Dresden State Art Collections The hat-jewelery, which was called Reiherstutz, originated after 1782. The unusual Hutzier belonged to the 1807 for the first time pledged brilliant jewelery of King Friedrich August I. and was inventoried later in the brilliant set. In addition to the hat brim or... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2017

A Cizhou sgraffiato pear-shaped vase, Song-Jin dynasty

Lot 80. A Cizhou sgraffiato pear-shaped vase, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1134). Height 11 in., 27.9 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 10,625 USD. Photo Sotheby's  rising from a short foot, the shoulders tapering to a narrow neck with everted rim, covered overall with a white slip and carved through the slip to reveal the gray-colored body depicting two bands of stylized floral decoration, all beneath a clear glaze. Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong in the 1980s. ... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2017

A Bronze Ritual Wine Vessel (gu), Late Shang Dynasty, 13th-12th century BC

Lot 35. A Bronze Ritual Wine Vessel (gu), Late Shang Dynasty, 13th-12th century BC. Height 12 3/8  in.,  31.3 cm. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Lot sold  245,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's of slender, waisted form, crisply cast around the mid-section and splayed foot with pairs of taotie masks with raised eyes on a fine leiwen ground, centered by notched flanges and divided by a pair of bowstrings interrupted by two cruciform apertures, the tall flared neck... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2017

Large Conch Pearl, Strombus gigas or "Queen Conch", Caribbean Sea

Lot 2219. Large Conch Pearl, Strombus gigas or "Queen Conch", Caribbean Sea; weighing approximately 20.77 carats and measuring 16.98 x 14.02 x 11.55mm. Sold for US$ 18,750 (€15,818) inc. premium. Photo: Bonhams. This conch pearl is of particularly large size for the species. Of "baby" pink hue and of slightly baroque form, having an excellent flame pattern iridescent, with excellent luster. Bonhams. LAPIDARY WORKS OF ART, GEMSTONES AND MINERALS, 6 Dec 2017, 10:00 PST - LOS ANGELES
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