14 août 2015

WU Changshuo, Album with Ink Paintings and Calligraphy, 1920s

Wu Changshuo (1844-1927), Album with Ink Paintings and Calligraphy, 1920s. Starting price € 20,000.00. Photo Auctionata Ink and color on paper. Ink paintings and calligraphy. The folding book with silk brocade cover contains 9 double pages in silk brocade frame. Each motif inscribed and shows artist’s seals. In the original silk brocade cover. Inside with gilt speckles. The folding book is in very good condition with only a few signs of age and wear. The silk cover is slightly... [Lire la suite]
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06 mai 2015

Oliver Hoare opens exhibition dedicated to objects and works of art from the past 5,000 years

Gandhara grey schist head of the Buddha, Afghanistan, 3rd century AD. Size: 36 cm high. Photo: Oliver Hoare Ltd. LONDON.- Oliver Hoare presents Every Object Tells a Story, a public exhibition that will take place from 6 May to 26 June 2015 at 33 Fitzroy Square, London. The exhibition will present an eclectic selection of over 250 objects primarily chosen on the basis of their historical fascination and interesting backstories, and will include relics from all round the world representing many notable names,... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2015

Ruby and diamond demi-parure, 1920s, composite

Ruby and diamond demi-parure, 1920s, composite. Estimation 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. Comprising: a necklace designed as a series of carved rubies between alternating panels and lines of millegrain-set circular-cut and baguette diamonds, length approximately 395mm; and a pair of pendent earrings, later additions, pendants detachable. Sotheby's. Fine Jewels, Londres, 18 mars 2015, 10:30 AM  
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14 juillet 2014

Chrysoprase, enamel and diamond brooch, 1920s

Chrysoprase, enamel and diamond brooch, 1920s. Photo Sotheby's Designed as a rectangular frame of chrysoprase, accented with black enamel, circular- and single-cut diamonds. Estimation 2,000 — 3,000 GBP Sotheby's, Fine Jewels , London | 16 juil. 2014 - www.sothebys.com
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14 juillet 2014

Lapis lazuli and diamond jabot pin, 1920s

Lapis lazuli and diamond jabot pin, 1920s. Photo Sotheby's Set with a carved lapis lazuli figure of a Chinese immortal with rose diamond set headdress and guard, indistinct French assay and maker's marks. Estimation 3,000 — 5,000 GBP Sotheby's, Fine Jewels , London | 16 juil. 2014 - www.sothebys.com
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14 juillet 2014

Enamel and diamond powder compact and lipstick holder, Walser-Wald, 1920s

Enamel and diamond powder compact and lipstick holder, Walser-Wald, 1920s. Photo Sotheby's The octagonal shaped powder compact decorated with blue and gold enamel, framed by a geometric border of black and white enamel, set to the centre with a circular rose diamond motif, containing a powder compact and mirror, measuring approximately 48 by 48 by 10mm, signed Walser-Wald, French assay and maker's marks, suede pouch; and a matching lipstick holder, unsigned, French assay and maker's marks, suede pouch. Estimation 4,000 — 5,000... [Lire la suite]
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14 juillet 2014

Enamel and diamond bracelet, Verger Frères, 1920s

Enamel and diamond bracelet, Verger Frères, 1920s. Photo Sotheby's Decorated to either side with an orange enamel Chinoiserie landscape scene and a green enamel foliate scene, set to the centre with a rotating circular plaque set with circular- and single-cut diamonds, length approximately 180mm, French assay and maker's marks. Estimation 20,000 — 30,000 GBP Litterature: Cf: The Jewellery Collection of The Late Michael Wellby, Sotheby's London 11th December 2012, lot 207 for an example of a similar 1920s bracelet.Cf: Sylvie... [Lire la suite]
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14 juillet 2014

Onyx, enamel, coral and diamond vanity case, Lacloche Frères, 1920s

Onyx, enamel, coral and diamond vanity case, Lacloche Frères, 1920s. Photo Sotheby's The circular case set to the front with four bevelled onyx plaques, the central shòu character and edges set with rose diamonds, to a twisted silk cord set with coral bead and rose diamond slider, terminating on a similarly set tassel with onyx beads, opening to reveal a mirror, lipstick holder and powder compartment, signed Lacloche Frères, numbered, French assay and indistinct maker's marks, one diamond deficient. Estimation 8,000 — 12,000 GBP ... [Lire la suite]
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05 mai 2014

Diamond ring, 1920s

Diamond ring, 1920s. Photo Sotheby's. The old mine brilliant-cut diamond weighing 11.21 carats, set between shoulders highlighted with single-cut diamonds, size 501/2. Estimation 450,000 — 715,000 CHF. Accompanied by GIA report no. 2155749201, stating that the diamond is D Colour, VS1 Clarity. FROM A NOBLE FAMILY Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Genève, 13 mai 2014 - http://www.sothebys.com/
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02 mai 2014

Natural pearl, seed pearl and diamond necklace, 1920s

Natural pearl, seed pearl and diamond necklace, 1920s. Photo Sotheby's. The open work plaque set at the centre with a button-shaped natural pearl measuring 11.23 x 11.34 x 7.86mm and millegrain-set with circular- and single-cut diamonds, suspending a slightly baroque drop-shaped natural pearl measuring approximately 15.35 x 15.90 x 19.75mm, from a seed pearl, button-shaped natural pearl and diamond set chain, length approximately 540mm, one small diamond deficient. Estimation 72,000 — 125,000 CHF Accompanied by SSEF report no.... [Lire la suite]