07 janvier 2019

Pair of bracelets: Crocodile Heads, Edo peoples, Nigeria, Court of Benin, 17th–19th century

Pair of bracelets: Crocodile Heads, Edo peoples, Nigeria, Court of Benin, 17th–19th century. Brass, gilt. H. 5 1/4 x W. 3 3/8 in. (13.3 x 8.6 cm). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Klaus G. Perls, 1991, 1991.17.80 & 1991.17.81. © 2000–2018 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The oba and chiefs of Benin wear pairs of ornate bracelets at palace festivals. Long and cylindrical, these cufflike ornaments may be made of either ivory or brass and display imagery reflecting the exalted status of their bearers.  The spiral... [Lire la suite]
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07 janvier 2019

Bracelet, Edo peoples, Nigeria, Court of Benin, 1550–1680 (?)

Bracelet, Edo peoples, Nigeria, Court of Benin, 1550–1680 (?). Ivory, copper (?). H. 5 1/8 x Diam. 3 9/16 in. (13 x 9 cm). The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1964, 1978.412.340. © 2000–2018 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. At palace festivals, the king and chiefs of Benin wear pairs of long, cylindrical bracelets made of ivory or brass decorated with images that symbolize royal power. On this example, images of mudfish and Portuguese heads--both referring to... [Lire la suite]
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08 septembre 2018

An emerald and diamond necklace, bracelet, earring and ring suite, by Chatila

Lot 127. A Colombian emerald and diamond necklace, bracelet, earring and ring suite, by Chatila. Estimate £ 200,000 - 300,000 (€ 220,000 - 330,000). Sold for £ 656,750 (€ 740,166).  © Bonhams 2001-2018 The necklace designed as a stylised garland of marquise, pear, and brilliant-cut diamond floral and foliate clusters, with five step-cut emeralds at the centre, suspending a similarly-set pendant set with a step-cut emerald weighing 40.34 carats, the bracelet, pair of pendent earrings and ring of matching... [Lire la suite]
22 mai 2018

Lot composé d'un poignard, d'un anneau et de quatre clochettes, Vietnam, Culture de Đông Sơn, ca. 500 BCE – 100 BCE

Lot 3. Lot composé d'un poignard, d'un anneau et de quatre clochettes, Vietnam, Culture de Đông Sơn, ca. 500 BCE – 100 BCE. Estimation: 300 € / 400 €. Résultat 260 €. © Cornette de Saint-Cyr Paris. Bronze à patine archéologique, L. 28 cm (poignard), D. 8 cm (anneau), H. 5 cm (clochette). Arts d’Asie - Art Tribal chez Cornette de Saint Cyr Paris,75008 Paris, le 11 Juin 2018 à 14h30. Expert : Cabinet Daffos-Estournel. Tel. : +33 6 09 22 55 13 – www.aaoarts.com. Consultant pour le... [Lire la suite]
11 octobre 2017

Bracelet, Vietnam, Culture de Đông Sơn, 3°-1° siècle BC

Lot 113. Bracelet, Vietnam, Culture de Đông Sơn, 3°-1° siècle BC. Estimation : 300 € / 500 €. Prix réalisé 390 €. Photo Cornette de Saint-Cyr Bronze à patine archéologique. D. 11 cm Solide bracelet orné de cercles concentriques et de spirales. Arts d'Asie chez Cornette de Saint Cyr Paris, 75008 Paris, le 31 Octobre 2017 à 14h30. Expert : Cabinet Daffos-Estournel. Tel. : +33 6 09 22 55 13. Consultant pour le Vietnam : Monsieur Philippe Truong. Tel. : +33 6 31 34... [Lire la suite]
09 août 2017

Achaemenid Bracelet, Iran, 5th century B.C.

Achaemenid Bracelet, Iran, 5th century B.C., Gold with Turquoise and Carnelian, H: 6 cm, D: 7.5 cm © David Aaron The Mesopotamian Achaemenid Empire was famed for its gold. Stretching from Turkey to Afghanistan and lasting from circa 550 to 330 B.C., this period saw the production of some of the finest jewellery pieces of the Ancient world. Grandiose and sophisticated, the jewellery of this era is generally associated with the opulent court culture of the Achaemenid kings. They and the members of their court cultivated an... [Lire la suite]
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19 juin 2017

Natural pearl and diamond necklace-diadema with bracelet, circa 1900

Lot 2106. Natural pearl and diamond necklace-diadema with bracelet, circa 1900. Estimate CHF 35 000 / 55 000 (€ 32 410 / 50 930) © Koller Auctions  Silver and pink gold, 91g. Designed as graduated, stylised lily motifs, set with 21 round and bouton-shaped natural pearls of 6,2 - 8,2 mm Ø, and circular- and rose-cut diamonds totalling ca. 14.00 ct. L ca. 38,5 cm. The necklace convertible into a diadem and a bracelet. L ca. 17,5 cm. With original box signed Rayaut, 15 rue de la Paix, Paris and... [Lire la suite]
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21 octobre 2016

Lot composé d’un poignard, d’un bracelet et de quatre cloches, Culture de Đông Sơn, ca 500 BCE-100 BCE.

Lot 4. Lot composé d’un poignard, d’un bracelet et de quatre cloches, Culture de Đông Sơn, ca 500 BCE-100 BCE.  Estimation : 250 € / 300 €. Invendu. Photo Cornette de Saint-Cyr Bronze à patine archéologique, L. 28 cm (poignard), D. 8 cm (bracelet), H. 5 cm (cloche) CORNETTE DE SAINT CYR PARIS. Arts d’Asie - Art Tribal - Documentation, le 09 Novembre 2016 à 14h30. 6, Avenue Hoche - 75008 PARIS. Expert : Cabinet Daffos-Estournel (Tel. : +33 6 09 22 55 13). Consultant... [Lire la suite]
15 octobre 2016

A pair of enamelled and gem-set gold bracelets, Jaipur, North India, 19th century

Lot 95. A pair of enamelled and gem-set gold bracelets, Jaipur, North India, 19th century. Estimate GBP 12,000 - GBP 18,000 (USD 14,628 - USD 21,942). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. Each set with rubies and emeralds, the interior enamelled with floral and avian designs; Each 3¼in. (8cm.) diam. Christie's. Sale 12241, Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds, 20 October 2016, London, King Street
24 août 2016

Bracelet, Lacloche, Paris, circa 1910

Bracelet, Lacloche, Paris, circa 1910. Platinum and diamond © Wartski A platinum and diamond bracelet by LaCloche,made to replicate delicate petit point lace, this jewel is a prodigious example of the goldsmith’s art. Created in platinum and diamonds, the ingenious mounting technique is redolent of the famous Mosaic Imperial Easter egg by Carl Faberge. With a platinum extension allowing it to be worn as a choker. Paris, circa 1910. Contained  in its original silk and velvet lined fitted leather... [Lire la suite]
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