18 septembre 2021

A rare pale gray and russet jade bracelet, Western Zhou dynasty

Lot 49. A rare pale gray and russet jade bracelet, Western Zhou dynasty. Diameter 2¾ in., 7 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold: 75,600 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 of cylindrical form with one end straight cut and the other end delicately polished to a concave bevel along the interior rim, the exterior sides finely incised with a continuous wavy band edged in fine double lines and with an additional double line coursing along the center, a double-lined oval carved in the negative... [Lire la suite]

05 septembre 2021

Chinese Neolithic period jade at Christie's New York, 23-24 september 2021

Lot 701. An olive-green jade bracelet, Southeast China, Neolithic period, 3rd millennium BC; 2 13/16 in. (7.1 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. © Christie's 2021 Of cylindrical form with concave profile, the semi-translucent stone has areas of brown mottling and buff opaque alteration. Provenance: Private Collection, North America, by 1997. Lot 702. A large incised mottled green jade bi disc, Southeast China, Neolithic period, 3rd millennium BC; 9 in. (22.9 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 7,000... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2020

Bracelet, Chine, Probablement d’époque Han, ca 2° siècle BCE – 2° siècle CE

 Lot 30: Bracelet, Chine, Probablement d’époque Han, ca 2° siècle BCE – 2° siècle CE. Néphrite / Jade. D. 8,5 cm. Est: 800 € - 1 500 €. Courtesy Cornette de Saint-Cyr. A jade bracelet, probably Han dynasty. Pour des pièces de même typologie, cf. Metropolitan Museum - New-York / inv. n° 13.40.27 Provenance : - Succession de Madame Anne-Marie Rousset- Ancienne collection Robert Rousset (1901-1981)- Porte une étiquette d’ancien inventaire de la collection Robert Rousset antérieur à... [Lire la suite]
17 septembre 2020

A pair of gold bracelets, tiaotuo, Song-Yuan dynasty

Lot 324. A pair of gold bracelets, tiaotuo, Song-Yuan dynasty; 2 3/4in (7cm) diameter (2). Estimate US$ 8,000 - 12,000 (€ 6,700 - 10,000). © Bonhams 2001-2020 Of circular form, each made from a long strip of gold sheet, one side hammered with two parallel grooves, the narrower ends wrapped with spiraled wire, terminating in loops surrounding the body of the bracelet to create a spring-like effect for expansion. Note : In Zhongguo Gudai Jinyin Shoushi (Beijing: Gugong, 2014), Yang Zineng mentions of a pair of... [Lire la suite]
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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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