09 août 2013

AN OTTOMAN ENAMELLED AND GEM-SET BUCKLE, TURKEY, CIRCA 1700

AN OTTOMAN ENAMELLED AND GEM-SET BUCKLE, TURKEY, CIRCA 1700. Photo courtesy Sotheby's each of lobed medallion form, the central rosette enamelled with detailed floral motifs and raised gem-set peak comprising lasque and table-cut diamonds, rubies and emeralds, bordered by seven smaller red, green and white enamelled flower-heads with a gem-set tip; 9cm. each. diam. Lot Sold: 30,000 GBPNOTE: The 'bejewelled aesthetic' in Ottoman art has been commented on previously (Petsopoulos 1982, pp.21-2). This magnificent belt-buckle... [Lire la suite]
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20 juillet 2013

Jewels of India

Buckle, late 18th-19th century. Diamonds, emeralds, gold, gold plate, and rubies. Musée Guimet, Paris; photo: © RMN-Grand Palais / Thierry Ollivier Frontlet (Ornament), 19th century. Diamonds, gold, and pearls. Bird-shaped pendant, 17th century. Rock crystal, diamonds, emeralds, gold, pearls, and rubies. Pendentif en forme d'oiseau, cristal de roche, diamant, émeraude, or, perles. Inde, époque moghole (17e siècle) (C) RMN-Grand Palais (musée Guimet, Paris) / Thierry Ollivier Buckle, late 18th-19th century... [Lire la suite]

17 mai 2013

Warring States Period (B.C.206-A.D.220), Gold & Jade Buckle

Warring States Period (B.C.206-A.D.220), Gold & Jade Buckle © 2009 Yun An by ChengKai Desig
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17 mai 2013

Warring States Period (B.C.206-A.D.220), Buckle

Warring States Period (B.C.206-A.D.220), Buckle © 2009 Yun An by ChengKai Desig
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17 mai 2013

Warring States Period (B.C.206-A.D.220), Buckle

Warring States Period (B.C.206-A.D.220), Buckle © 2009 Yun An by ChengKai Desig
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12 avril 2013

A Chinese white jade Buckle, 18th century

A Chinese white jade Buckle, 18th century. Photo courtesy Sworders the stem carved in relief with a crawling dragon, the hook also in the form of a dragon's head, 12.2cm long, and a calcified jade Double Buckle, both sections carved as dragons, the hook also in the form of a dragon, 8.4cm long (3). Estimated Price: £2000 - 3000 Sworders Fine Art Auctionners. Tue 23rd April 2013. http://www.sworder.co.uk
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06 août 2012

Portions of a Buckle. Vietnam. Bronze and Iron Age period, Dongson culture, 500 B.C.–A.D. 300.

Portions of a Buckle. Vietnam. Bronze and Iron Age period, Dongson culture, 500 B.C.–A.D. 300. a) H. 1 11/16 in. (4.3 cm); W. 5 1/8 in. (13 cm) b) H. 3 13/16 in. (9.7 cm); W. 2 in. (5.1 cm). 2001.433.376a, b. Samuel Eilenberg Collection, Bequest of Samuel Eilenberg, 1998. © 2000–2012 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
06 juin 2010

Indian diamond-set & gem-set enamelled gold jewelry

A Partabgarh gold inlaid glass Belt Buckle. India, 19th Century. rectangular, one side with gold decoration fused into green glass depicting a hunting scene with riders on an elephant and deer in the foreground amidst flowering plants, the reverse enamelled in polychrome with four oval medallions bearing floral sprays and a central cartouche bearing birds - 65 x 50 mm. Estimate: £1,500 - 2,000 A gem-set enamelled gold Pendant and Earrings. India, 20th Century. photo Bonhams the pendant set with a central emerald,... [Lire la suite]


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