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]

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 
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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13 novembre 2010

Horst P. Horst (German/American, 1906-1999), Male Nude Frontal II, New York, 1952

Horst P. Horst (German/American, 1906-1999), Male Nude Frontal II, New York, 1952 © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Gelatin silver print, signed in pencil on the reverse. Printed later. 50.4 x 40.4cm (19 13/16 x 15 7/8in). Estimate: £3,000 - 4,000, EUR 3,400 - 4,600 Bonhams. Photographs, 16 Nov 2010. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
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13 novembre 2010

Horst P. Horst (German/American, 1906-1999), Odalisque, New York, 1943

Horst P. Horst (German/American, 1906-1999), Odalisque, New York, 1943 © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Gelatin silver print, with the photographer's blindstamp signature in the margin. The reverse signed in pencil and titled, dated and annotated 'SGP' in another hand. Printed later. 35.3 x 27.7cm (13 7/8 x 10 7/8in). Estimate: £5,000 - 7,000, EUR 5,700 - 8,000 Literature: This image is a variant detail of the one illustrated Horst, R.J. & Schirmer, L., Horst: Sixty Years of Photography (New York: Universe, 1991), plate 53 ... [Lire la suite]
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28 juin 2010

Lucio Fontana (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, New York 21

Lucio Fontana  (1899 - 1968), Concetto Spaziale, New York 21. photo Sotheby's 117 by 57cm. Estimate 800,000—1,200,000 GBP Lot Sold 914,850 GBP Sotheby's. Contemporary Art Evening Auction. 28 Jun 10. London www.sothebys.com
10 avril 2010

Disowned Pablo Picasso Painting to Have US Debut in NYC

Pablo Picasso (Spanish, 1881–1973), "Erotic Scene", 1902 or 1903. Oil on canvas, 27 5/8 x 21 7/8 inches. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bequest of Scofield Thayer, 1982. (1984.433.22) ©2010 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. NEW YORK, NY (AP).- A painting disowned by Pablo Picasso is expected to have its U.S. debut in a major exhibit of his work at New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art, though it's unlikely to be a highlight of the show. Questions have been raised about the... [Lire la suite]


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