04 avril 2014

An Egyptian-Revival Multi-Gem ‘Pharaoh’ Brooch, by Gustave Baugrand

An Egyptian-Revival Multi-Gem ‘Pharaoh’ Brooch, by Gustave Baugrand. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Designed as an oval rock crystal bombé plaque set with an applied orangy-brown enamel pharaoh, with a rose-cut diamond and vari-cut emerald and ruby headdress and decoration, within a similarly-set frame, enhanced by emerald scarabs and pearls, to the calibré-cut ruby pendant hoop, mounted in gold, circa 1897. Signed Baugrand for Gustave Baugrand. Estimate: $30,000 – $50,000Christie's. MAGNIFICENT JEWELS, 16 April 2014, New... [Lire la suite]
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18 novembre 2013

Magnificent and rare Egyptian-revival faience and jeweled brooch, Cartier, London

Magnificent and rare Egyptian-revival faience and jeweled brooch, Cartier, London. Photo courtesy Sotheby's  Designed as an Egyptian fan, or flabellum, centering an ancient green glazed faience bust of the goddess Sekhmet, depicted with a solar disc and a uraeus(cobra) upon her head, set against a lapis lazuli sky twinkling with diamond stars bordered by a black enamel aureole and repeating diamond-set stylized lotus motif, all surmounting a stylized lotus blossom; set in platinum and 18 karat gold with... [Lire la suite]
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20 mars 2012

Pair of "Return of Egypt" cabinets, 19th century

Pair of "Return of Egypt" cabinets, 19th century. Photo Hampel Height: 89 cm. Width: 63 cm. Depth: 42 cm. Estimate € 8:000 - 10,000Single door pine cabinet in mahogany veneer, some thread inserts, with base and top drawer, with concave curved front part A stepped. Carved, share bonuses compensated and partially gilt sculptures in egyptian style. Rest aging.  Hampel. Friday, 23 march 2012. http://www.hampel-auctions.com/
03 février 2009

Egyptian-revival jeweled corsage ornament, circa 1900

Egyptian-revival jeweled corsage ornament, circa 1900 Composed of Egyptian glazed steatite and faience scarabs, amulets and beads, New Kingdom, 1554-1080 B.C., arranged in swags and fringes, further strung with pearls, the central scarab depicting the god Bes on obverse and reverse, the balance engraved on the back with hieroglyphs, three scarabs flanked by wings of turquoise and royal blue guilloché enamel, further decorated with fancy-shaped links and a lotus blossom similarly enameled, accented throughout with... [Lire la suite]
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