25 mars 2019

Sotheby's announces an eclectic offering of objects from the prehistory period to the present

HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong will present Curiosity V on 2 April at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. In its fifth instalment, the sale offers an eclectic and thought-provoking assemblage of works ranging across time and geographical space, from Ice Age Siberia, to Bronze Age China, Ancient Egypt and Medieval Europe. Highlights include an important Neolithic jade cong from the Liangzhu culture formerly in the distinguished collection of Duan Fang (1861-1911); a monumental stucco Buddha head dating from the... [Lire la suite]

24 janvier 2018

Brenske Gallery at BRAFA, 27 Jan - 4 Feb 2018, Stand 20c

John the Baptist, Russia, 17th century, 31 x 26.5 cm. © Brenske Gallery Provenance: private collection, Hamburg. Church Father Basil and St. Basil 'the Fool', Russia, 17th century, 31.5 x 25.5 cm. © Brenske Gallery Provenance: private collection, Hamburg. Holy Trinity, Russia, early 18th century, 31 x 27.5 cm. © Brenske Gallery Provenance: private collection, Munich Brenske Gallery at BRAFA, 27 Jan - 4 Feb 2018, Stand 20c. Fuerstenrieder Strasse 279ADE-81377... [Lire la suite]
30 juin 2017

David Aaron at Masterpiece London 2017

A Monumental Stag, Bronze, Russia, 8th century B.C., H: 47 cm W: 21 cm. David Aaron, Stand B 22 © 2017 MASTERPIECE LONDON LTD Openwork Lion Incense Burner, Bronze, Seljuk, Iran, 12th - 13th century A.D., H: 36 cm W: 37 cm. David Aaron, Stand B 22 © 2017 MASTERPIECE LONDON LTD David Aaron. 22 Berkeley Square, London, W1J 6EH, United Kingdom - E-mail info@davidaaron.com - Website http://www.davidaaron.com
28 novembre 2016

Fluorite crystal on matrix

Fluorite crystal on matrix from a mine in Russia
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13 juin 2016

Azurite and Malachite

Azurite and Malachite - Poteryaevskoe Mine, Rubtsovskoe Cu-Zn-Pb deposit, Rudnyi Altai, Altaiskii Krai, Western-Siberian Region, Russia
19 mai 2016

Garnet var. Demantoid, Ural Mountains, Russia

Lot 1067. Garnet var. Demantoid, Ural Mountains, Russia. Weighing approximately 4.28 carats and measuring 10.01 x 8.34 x 6.55mm. Sold for US$ 18,750 (€16,745). Photo: Bonhams. Vivid green in hue, of the most desirable shade, this large oval-cut demantoid garnet has a textbook, classic horsetail inclusion which is sure to interest serious collectors of andradite garnet. Particularly large in size for the species and unusual for its oval cut. This is an exceptionally fine demantoid garnet for the serious... [Lire la suite]
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12 novembre 2015

World's Largest Meteorite Carving Offered At Bonhams Auction

Unique Life-sized Skull-form Carving of a Gibeon Meteorite with Tridymite Inclusion By Lee Downey. Iron, Fine Octahedrite, Namibia, Africa. Weighing approximately 21,070 grams (21.07 kilos, 46.45 lbs). Estimate on request. Photo: Bonhams. LOS ANGELES – The first skull to be carved out of one of the rarest materials on Earth will be offered in Bonhams' Lapidary Works of Art, Gemstones and Minerals auction on November 24 at Bonhams, Los Angeles. A life-size model of a male skull and the world's largest known meteorite... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2015

Rare natural pink Sapphire on offer in gems auction at Bonhams

Exceptional and Rare 24.69 carats Natural Pink Sapphire, Classic TM Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Estimate on request. Photo: Bonhams. LOS ANGELES, CA.- An exceptional and rare natural pink sapphire that is among the finest the market has seen in the last decade leads Bonhams’ auction of Lapidary Works of Art, Gemstones and Minerals including Gold on May 19 at Bonhams in Los Angeles. The sapphire, a classic beauty from the locality of Ceylon, weighing nearly 25 carats, is estimated to bring... [Lire la suite]
04 avril 2015

Pyritized Ammonite, Russia

Pyritized Ammonite, Russia
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15 octobre 2013

TSAREVICH’S ICON OFFERED FOR SALE. Major London Exhibition of Russian and Greek Icons in November

St Aleksei, Metropolitan of Moscow, Russia, Mount Athos. Presented to Tsarevich Aleksei and dated 1904 on the reverse; 35.8 x 31 cm. Collection: Jan Morsink Ikonen, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. LONDON - An exceptional exhibition of sixty important Russian and Greek Icons will be staged by Jan Morsink Ikonen of Amsterdam, one of the leading international specialists in the field, at the Willow Gallery, 40 Duke Street, St. James’s, London SW1, from 23 to 29 November 2013 as part of Russian Art Week, a... [Lire la suite]