03 décembre 2012

Pair of Diamond Rivières

Pair of Diamond Rivières - Photo Sotheby's Of nesting design, the first set with 31 old mine and old European-cut diamonds weighing approximately 68.30 carats, each diamond framed by small rose-cut diamonds, length 13 inches, two rose-cut diamonds missing; the second set with 32 old mine and old European-cut diamonds weighing approximately 92.50 carats, each diamond framed by small rose-cut diamonds, length 15 inches, six rose-cut diamonds missing. Estimation: 800,000 - 1,200,000 USD ... [Lire la suite]

03 décembre 2012

Magnificent Platinum, Natural Pearl and Diamond Corsage Ornament, Circa 1910

Magnificent Platinum, Natural Pearl and Diamond Corsage Ornament, Circa 1910 - Photo Sotheby's Of Oriental inspiration, centered by a button-shaped natural pearl measuring 10.79 by 10.63 mm, surmounted by a cushion-cut diamond weighing 8.67 carats and flanked by two pear-shaped diamond drops weighing 9.59 carats and 8.78 carats, completed by a natural pearl drop measuring 11.88 by 11.69 mm, accented throughout by numerous old European, old mine and rose-cut diamonds weighing approximately 19.50 carats, length... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2010

An Italian chinoiserie six-panel painted canvas screen, mid-18th century, probably Piedmont.

An Italian chinoiserie six-panel painted canvas screen, mid-18th century, probably Piedmont. photo Sotheby's height 83 in.; length 168 in.; width of each leaf 28 in. (211 cm; 427 cm; 71.1 cm). Est. 40,000 - 60,000 USD PROVENANCE: Baron Paul de Becker, ParisRosenberg &Stiebel, New York, 1953 LITERATURE: F. J. B. Watson, The Wrightsman Collection, 1966, Vol. III, p. 291, no. 291 NOTE: Piedmont, more than any region in Italy, developed a distinct chinoiserie style throughout the 17th and 18th century. Numerous... [Lire la suite]
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