01 novembre 2012

Lillian Bassman, The Spotted Furs, Furred: Barbara Mullen in a Coat by Traina-Norell, New York, Harper's Bazaar, 1954

Lillian Bassman, The Spotted Furs, Furred: Barbara Mullen in a Coat by Traina-Norell, New York, Harper's Bazaar, 1954. Photo Philips de Pury Gelatin silver print, printed later. 43.4 x 56.4 cm (17 1/8 x 22 1/4 in) Signed in ink on an artist's label affixed to the verso. Number 7 from an edition of 25. ESTIMATE £3,000 - 5,000  PROVENANCE Private Collection, New York LITERATURE D. Salomon, ed., Lillian Bassman: Women, New York, 2009, pp.90–91 Philips de Pury & Company.... [Lire la suite]

16 septembre 2012

Platinum and Diamond Bracelet and Necklace Combination, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 1966

Platinum and Diamond Bracelet and Necklace Combination, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 1966. Photo Sotheby's The flexible necklace composed of numerous round diamonds weighing approximately 45.00 carats, length 16 inches; the center section detaches to form two bracelets, lengths 6⅞ and 6¾ inches, all components signed V.C.A., numbered N.Y. 37199. With signed pouch. Estimation: 75,000 - 100,000 USD  Sotheby's. Important Jewels, New York | 20 sept. 2012. www.sothebys.com
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19 août 2012

David Webb. A beautiful black enamel, ruby, emerald and diamond horse bracelet. New York, circa 1970

David Webb. A beautiful black enamel, ruby, emerald and diamond horse bracelet. New York, circa 1970 © Epoque Fine Jewels  the black enamel articulated hinged bangle designed as a horse, with cabochon emerald eyes and pavé-set diamond mane with cabochon ruby, holding a pavé-set diamond hoop in its mouth, joined to its black enamel tail, mounted in 18 karat gold and platinum. Signed WEBB. Total diamond weight: approx 2,60 ct. Inner circumference:16,2cm. Price unpon request... [Lire la suite]
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17 août 2012

A Gold, Diamond And Hardstone Letter Opener, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, Circa 1960

A Gold, Diamond And Hardstone Letter Opener, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, Circa 1960. Photo Sotheby's the handle moldeled as a stylized bird, the body carved of ruby matrix, with diamond-set head and tail feathers and emerald eye. Reverse engraved VAN CLEEF & ARPELS N.Y. 47080; length 8 1/8 in. 20.6 cm - Estimate 2,500-3,000 USD Sotheby's. Property from the Estate of Brooke Astor. New York | 24 sept. 2012 www.sothebys.com
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17 août 2012

An Indian Carved Ivory Elephant Mounted In Gold And Jewels, Retailed By Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 20th Century

An Indian Carved Ivory Elephant Mounted In Gold And Jewels, Retailed By Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 20th Century. Photo Sotheby's in walking position, wearing gold caparison set with rubies, emeralds and other stones, the howdah similarly mounted; in gold-mounted vitrine. Rim of vitrine engraved VAN CLEEF & ARPELS NY 35083; height of the vitrine 8 1/4 in.; length of the elephant 4 1/4 in. 21 cm; 10.7 cm. Estimate 6,000-8,000 USD Sotheby's. Property from the Estate of Brooke Astor. New York |... [Lire la suite]
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05 avril 2012

A very rare platinum, carved emerald, emerald and sapphire brooch, Cartier, New York, circa 1920

A very rare platinum, carved emerald, emerald and sapphire brooch, Cartier, New York, circa 1920. photo Sotheby's The large octagonal-shaped carved emerald depicting a Mughal flower motif, framed by channel-set calibré-cut sapphires, accented at four sides with clusters of cabochon sapphires outlined by calibré-cut emeralds and sapphires, signed Cartier N.Y. Lot 428 estimate 300,000-500,000 USD NOTE: Together with a Certificate of Authenticity from Cartier. Sotheby's. Magnificent... [Lire la suite]
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02 avril 2012

Diamond and onyx brooch, circa 1915, Cartier, New York

Diamond and onyx  brooch, circa 1915, Cartier, New York. Photo Sotheby's Suspending on an oscillating pear-shaped diamond weighing 3.46 carats, supported by a link chain set with circular-cut diamonds and marquise-shaped onyx, the diamonds together weighing approximately 1.00 carats, mounted in platinum, signed. Estimate 1,300,000-1,500,000 HKD NOTE: Accompanied by GIA report numbered 2126058447, dated 26 April 2011, stating that the 3.46 carat diamond is D colour, Internally Flawless... [Lire la suite]
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02 avril 2012

Diamond bracelet, circa 1954, Van Cleef & Arpels New York, circa 1954

Diamond bracelet, circa 1954, Van Cleef & Arpels New York, circa 1954. Photo Sotheby's The bracelet set with circular-cut and baguette diamonds together weighing approximately 50.00 carats, mounted in platinum, signed and numbered 23045, length approximately 180mm. Estimate 1,800,000-2,400,000 HKD Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite. Hong Kong | 03 Apr 2012, 02:00 PM www.sothebys.com 
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22 janvier 2012

18 karat gold, ruby, emerald and diamond brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 1964

18 karat gold,  ruby, emerald and diamond brooch, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 1964 .  Photo Sotheby's Designed as a paisley set with cabochon, oval and round rubies weighing approximately 6.30 carats, round emeralds weighing approximately 1.00 carat, and round diamonds weighing approximately 9.50 carats, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered N.Y. 47557, © 1964. With signed box. Estimate 20,000-30,000 USD  Sotheby's. Important Jewels, New York | 09 Feb 2012 www.sothebys.com
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13 décembre 2010

Asian Art Specialists, Auction Houses and Museums Join Forces to Present Asia Week New York

Bodhisattva Maitreya, Finely cast in harmonium posture and with serene, compassionate expression. A fine work of a nepalese artist. Gilt copper, Nepal, 11th century. NEW YORK, NY.- Acting under one umbrella for the first time, over thirty-five prominent Asian art specialists, five auction houses and museums throughout New York will join forces to present Asia Week New York, which will take place from March 18-26, 2011. “As a result of our combined efforts, we are confident that this dynamic week will be stronger and more... [Lire la suite]
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