13 août 2012

Round Tray on Conical Stand with Figures of Two Wolves and Two Ravens. 5th–3rd century BCE

Round Tray on Conical Stand with Figures of Two Wolves and Two Ravens around Prone Ibex in Center and Sixteen Snow Leopards around Rim. Bronze. H. 24.9; Diam. 34.9 cm. Ermensay gorge, Almaty, chance find 1993, 5th–3rd century BCE. Central State Museum, Almaty: KP 25195 Photography © The Central State Museum of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Almaty The numerous separately cast figurines attached to this stand are arranged in a complex narrative tableau, the meaning of which remains a mystery but may relate to a lost myth, epic or... [Lire la suite]
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22 juillet 2009

Shopping de bijoux David Webb @ Camilla Dietz Bergeron

Webb Ruby and Diamond Snowflake Brooch. US. 1960s An 18 karat yellow gold, diamond and cabochon ruby brooch by David Webb. The brooch is designed as a snowflake composed of graduating ruby and diamond set tear drop shaped sections that surround a large cabochon ruby. The brooch is set with a total of 17 cabochon rubies and 144 diamonds weighing approximately 8.28 carats. If interested, this brooch is part of a suite with a ring and a pair of earrings. Price contact dealer David Webb Gold Leopard Cuff. US. 1960s An 18... [Lire la suite]