27 août 2017
Bronze Buckle Ornament Inlaid with Malachite, Dian Kingdom, South West China, 2nd-1st century B.C.E.
Bronze Buckle Ornament Inlaid with Malachite, Dian Kingdom, South West China, 2nd-1st century B.C.E. Bronze and malachite, D. 16.2 cm. © Miho Museum. These two circular ornaments have excavated counterparts among the burial goods belonging to the local agro-pastoral peoples of the Dian Kingdom, who, during the late Eastern Zhou and Western Han periods, lived on the southwestern periphery of dynastic China in the vicinity of Lake Dian near Kunming in Yunnan province. Sima Qian, the grand historian of China... [Lire la suite]
13 novembre 2016
Lot 226. A malachite ‘lotus’ waterpot, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP. Lot sold 2,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. modelled as a curled lotus leaf borne on stems issuing lotus flower and arrowheads; 9 cm, 3 1/2 in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 09 Nov 2016
30 avril 2014
Pyromorphite. Dioptase and Bayldonite. Phosphophyllite - Cerro de Potosí, Potosí City, Potosí Department, Bolivia. Malachite pseudomorph after Cuprite -Chessy Copper Mines, Chessy-les-Mines, Le Bois d’Oingt, Rhône, Rhône-Alpes, France. Plumbogummite on a Pyromorphite stalactite - Yangshuo Mine, China.
24 avril 2014
Azurite, Copper Queen Mine, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona, USA Azurite Azurite, Malachite Indigo Blue Azurite on Malachite Azurite with Malachite from Arizona
16 avril 2014
Azurite with Malachite from Mexico. Azurite. Azurite with Malachite from the Congo. Azurite, Malachite.
12 janvier 2014
Shattuckite. Kandesei, Kaokoveld Plateau, Kunene Region, Namibia Shattuckite, Namibia. Shattuckite and Malachite Bi-colour Tourmaline Group of polychrome Elbaite crystals with Smoky Quartz This stunning specimen was mined by Pala at the Tourmaline Queen mine in 1972. Today it is on public display at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. Among the many discoveries at the Tourmaline Queen, one stands out—the “Blue Cap Pocket,” which was later referred to as the find of the... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2013
Proustite, Imiter Mine, Imiter, Djebel Saghro, Ouarzazate, Souss-Massa-Draâ, Morocco Malachite Slab Amethyst Bismuth
18 novembre 2013
Iconic 18 karat gold, malachite, purpurine and ivory bracelet, Boucheron, Paris. Photo courtesy Sotheby's The flexible bracelet of African inspiration, centered by purpurine tablets accented by half-moon-shaped ivory segments, framed by carved malachite panels and rondelles, spaced by polished gold beads, internal circumference approximately 7 inches, signed Boucheron Paris; circa 1931. In original signed and fitted box. Estimate: $150,000 – $250,000 Exhibited: Exhibited at the Exposition Coloniale in Paris, 1931, with a... [Lire la suite]
04 septembre 2013
Cerussite with Malachite inclusions - Namibia Faden Quartz with Chlorite inclusions - Pakistan Chrysocolla pseudomorph after Azurite - Azurite Willemite - Namibia Aurichalcite from Burma Peridot - Pakistan Minium, a naturally occurring form of lead tetroxide (aka Red Lead) - Arizona (Source: http://bijoux-et-mineraux.tumblr.com)
28 août 2013
Native Sulfur inclusions inside and atop Gypsum crystals. From the Gaurdak Sulfur Dept., Chardzhou, Lebap Province, Turkmenistan. Measures 8 cm by 7.5 cm by 7 cm in total size. Native Copper wires inside a Calcite vug colored by Chalcotrichite (Cuprite). From Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona. Measures 8.8 cm by 13.4 cm by 7.5 cm in total size. Ex. Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Collection Malachite on Alabandite from the Bisbee Copper Mines. From the Copper Queen Mine, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona. Measures 10 cm by 9.8... [Lire la suite]