07 novembre 2015

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art mounts first major exhibition of work by women artists

Dorothy Johnstone  (1892-1980), Anne Finlay, 1920. Oil on canvas, 145.3 x 100.5 cm © Courtesy of Dr DA Sutherland and Lady JE Sutherland EDINBURGH.- The contribution of Scottish women painters and sculptors to a vital chapter of Scottish modern art history is set to be uncovered and celebrated in a revelatory exhibition of work at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. From Saturday 7 November, Modern Scottish Women: Painters and Sculptors 1885-1965 will be the first major exhibition of work... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2015

An emerald and diamond ring, by Van Cleef & Arpels, 1920

An 18.67 carats Colombian emerald and diamond ring, by Van Cleef & Arpels, 1920. Estimate £120,000 - 150,000 (€160,000 - 200,000). Photo: Bonhams. The octagonal step-cut emerald, weighing 18.67 carats, within a delicate mount millegrain-set with single-cut diamonds and engraved decoration, unsigned, numbered 8752, rubbed French assay mark, ring size M Accompanied by a report from SSEF stating that the emerald is of Colombian origin, with indications of clarity modification, moderate amount of oil in... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2015

The century mark: Tel Aviv Museum of Art visits Berlin modern and contemporary art

Mark Rothko, No. 24 (Untitled), 1951. Oil on canvas, 236.9 x 120.7. Tel Aviv Museum of Art. Gift of The Mark Rothko Foundation, Inc., New York, through the American Friends of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, 1986 © Kate Rothko-Prizel & Christopher Rothko / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2015 / Photo Avraham Hay. BERLIN.- On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of German-Israeli diplomatic relations, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art sent 72 works from its collection to Berlin. The works were selected from three major... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2015

Gustav Adolphe Hierholz (1877 – 1948), Tête de jeune garçon vietnamien (Head of a young Vietnamese boy), 1920

Gustav Adolphe Hierholz (1877 – 1948), Tête de jeune garçon vietnamien (Head of a young Vietnamese boy). Signed and dated 1920 on the reverse. Bronze with the original patina on a wood and metal base. Bust: 34 by 25 by 17 cm.; 13 1/4 by 9 3/4 by 6 1/2 in. Base: 7.5 by 20 by 12 cm.; 3 by 7 3/4 by 4 3/4 in. Estimate 50,000 — 80,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby’s. Sotheby’s. MODERN & CONTEMPORARY SOUTHEAST ASIAN ART, 05 AVRIL 2015 | 10:00 AM HKT – HONG KONG
28 mars 2015

Collection of leading American businessman Jerome H. Stone to be offered at Sotheby's

Alberto Giacometti, Buste de Diego (Aménophis). Inscribed with the signature Alberto Giacomett and with the foundry mark Susse Fondeur Paris, dated 1954 and numbered 3/8 twice. Bronze. Height: 16 ½ inches. Conceived in 1954 and cast before 1956. Est. $6/8 million. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s will present the collection of noted Chicago businessman and philanthropist, Jerome H. Stone. Assembled by Mr. Stone and his wife, Evelyn, predominantly in the 1950s and '60s, the collection offers important modern... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2015

Marjan Sterk Antique Jewellery at TEFAF 2015 Antiques

Cartier. Retro bracelet, Paris, circa 1940. Marjan Sterk Antique Jewellery (stand 178) - TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015) A eighteen carat yellow gold Retro bracelet decorated with blue sapphires. Signed 'Cartier' and numbered.  Marchak. Two Necklaces with Matching Earrings. Marjan Sterk Antique Jewellery (stand 178) - TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015) Two yellow gold longchains, each spectacle-set with either amethist or citrine; With matching 'day and... [Lire la suite]

27 février 2014

Cartier. An Art Deco Emerald and Diamond Ring, circa 1920.

Cartier. An Art Deco Emerald and Diamond Ring, circa 1920. Via FD Gallery, www.fd-inspired.com
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30 janvier 2014

1920 Rolls-Royce 45/50hp 'Silver Ghost' Alpine Eagle tourer sport

1920 Rolls-Royce 45/50hp 'Silver Ghost' Alpine Eagle tourer sport. Châssis n° 56FW. Moteur n° K47 Estimation €300,000 - 400,000 (£250,000 - 330,000). Photo: Bonhams. 'Les dirigeants ont été manifestement impressionnés par la voiture, tout comme le public l'avait été quand il l'avait découverte... L'avenir de la marque reposant sur le génie intuitif de Royce et sur les exigences de construction qu'il avait établies, s'inscrivait clairement dans le développement rapide du marché des voitures de luxe...' Edward... [Lire la suite]
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29 décembre 2013

1920 Cartier Tiara

  1920 Cartier Tiara. Photo courtesy Cartier
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21 novembre 2013

Platinum, diamond and baroque cultured pearl necklace

Platinum, diamond and baroque cultured pearl necklace. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. Composed of 35 baroque cultured pearls measuring approximately 18.9 to 12.4 mm, the trefoil-shaped clasp set with three old European-cut diamonds, the largest weighing 3.92 carats, the other two weighing approximately 2.85 and 2.70 carats, framed by round and single-cut diamonds weighing approximately 1.25 carats, length 21½ inches, the clasp numbered 15421, with French assay and workshop marks; the clasp circa... [Lire la suite]