02 novembre 2019

Christie’s Important Jewels Auction To Star Historic Jewels From Eugénie, The Last Empress of France

  London – Christie’s Important Jewels auction on 27 November in London will present historic jewels formerly in the collection of Eugénie, The Last Empress Of France. Offered at auction will be an important pair of 19th century natural pearl earrings (estimate: £60,000-80,000), alongside a mid-19th century ruby and diamond heart locket pendant, circa 1850-60, (estimate: £10,000-15,000). The locket was included in the 2008 exhibition,  Le Musée Chaumet, Le Grand Frisson - Bijoux de... [Lire la suite]

25 janvier 2018

Deletaille Gallery at BRAFA, 27 Jan - 4 Feb 2018, Stand 40b

Portrait mask of an Olmec ruler, Olmec, found in Honduras, Central America, Middle Pre-classic period, circa 900-400 BC. Oxidised dark green serpentine with light green-beige surface. H 19 x W 15.5 cm. © Deletaille Gallery Olmec masks are important works of art from Mexico that have been found throughout Central America. For the most part they are made from jadeite or serpentine. Totally different from the large ceremonial centre sculptures, these refined smaller ritual objects in precious materials... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2013

Magnificent Bohemian glass collection makes £450,000 at Bonhams in New Bond Street, London

An important and massive pair of Bohemian clear-glass goblets and covers, circa 1850-70. Sold for £47,500. Photo: Bonhams.  LONDON.- Two huge 2ft 9 inch tall Bohemian glass goblets made in Carlsbad in the mid 19th century were the star performers at Bonhams Masterpieces of Bohemian Glass sale in New Bond Street, London on 11 December. The pair sold for £47,500 in a sale which made over £450,000.  The clear glass goblets, complete with covers, were part of a private and unique collection of high quality work by all the... [Lire la suite]