23 juillet 2014

A bronze articulated model of a crab, Meiji period (late 19th century)

A bronze articulated model of a crab, Meiji period (late 19th century). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The crab constructed of numerous parts joined together, the claws open and the limbs move; the details of the shell and body finely incised; 9in. (22.9cm.) long. Estimation USD 3,000 - 4,000 Generally in very good overall condition for the age except some minor wear. Christie's. Japanese Art: Meiji Period Magnificence -https://onlineonly.christies.com/
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19 janvier 2014

18 karat gold, baroque cultured pearl and diamond brooch and a pair of pendant-earrings

18 karat gold, baroque cultured pearl and diamond brooch and a pair of pendant-earrings. Photo Sotheby's The brooch designed as a crab, the body set with a baroque cultured pearl measuring approximately 27.3 by 16.1 mm, the claws and legs set with round diamonds weighing approximately 5.40 carats; together with a pair of earrings suspending two baroque cultured pearls measuring approximately 18.7 by 14.8 mm and 18.0 by 14.3 mm; total gross weight approximately 31 dwts. Estimation 12,000 — 15,000 USD Sotheby's. Important Jewels.... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2013

Water droppers in the shape of a crab, China, Dehua, Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911), Kangxi era (1662 - 1722), 1675 - 1725

  Water dropper in the shape of a crab, China, Dehua, Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911), Kangxi era (1662 - 1722), 1675 - 1725. Porcelain, without painting. H. 5.2 cm, L 13.7 cm, depth 9.2 cm. PO 8477. Porcelain Collection. © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden 2013 Water dropper in the shape of a crab, China, Dehua, Qing Dynasty (1644 - 1911), Kangxi era (1662 - 1722), 1675 - 1725. Porcelain, without painting. H. 4,7 cm, L. 14,3 cm, B. 10 cm. PO 8478. Porcelain Collection. ©... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2013

Silver, 18 karat gold and ruby 'Cancer' brooch-case, René Boivin

Silver, 18 karat gold and ruby 'Cancer' brooch-case, René Boivin. Photo courtesy Sotheby's Designed as a crab with articulated legs, completed by two cabochon ruby eyes, gross weight approximately 37 dwts, signed René Boivin, with French assay and workshop marks. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD Sotheby's. Important Jewels. New York | 24 Sep 2013 - http://www.sothebys.com
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17 juin 2010

Tiffany & Co jewelry @ Christie's, New York Jewels, 15 June 2010, New York

A diamond necklace, by Tiffany & Co. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Designed as an openwork circular-cut diamond scrolled band, enhanced by baguette-cut diamond detail, mounted in platinum, 15 ins., with French assay mark and maker's mark Signed Tiffany & Co., France, no. 14772928. Estimate $50,000 - $70,000 Price Realized $176,500 A diamond bracelet, by Tiffany & Co. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Designed as an openwork circular-cut diamond scrolled band, enhanced by baguette-cut diamond detail,... [Lire la suite]
17 octobre 2008

An Italian Silver Crab, Mario Buccellati, Rome, 20th century

An Italian Silver Crab, Mario Buccellati, Rome, 20th century modeled as a spikey crab, with hinged shell lid, underside signed M. BUCCELLATI ITALY. weight 85oz 8dwt (2656g - measurements width overall 20in. (51cm) - Lot sold 46,875 USD Sotheby's. Silver. 17 Oct 08. New York  - www.sothebys.com. Photo Courtesy Sotheby's
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