21 janvier 2017

SAP cofounder and art collector Hasso Plattner opens Barberini Museum in Potsdam

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) and Hasso Plattner, entrepreneur and patron, pose in front of a painting by Edvard Munch during the official opening of the Barberini Museum in Potsdam, near Berlin, on January 20, 2017. Plattner helped to establish the Museum Barberini, which from January 2017 on will exhibit Plattner’s collection of artworks. Bernd von Jutrczenka / POOL / AFP. POTSDAM.- In the past three years a piece of cultural history has been reconstructed in the heart of Potsdam. On January 23, 2017, the Museum... [Lire la suite]

17 juin 2013

An important peacock feather necklace by Boucheron, Paris, circa 1883, with Royal Russian provenance

An important peacock feather necklace by Boucheron, Paris, circa 1883, with Royal Russian provenance. Photo courtesy of Sandra Cronan Set with an impressive sapphire, emeralds and diamonds, the feather is detachable and may be worn as a brooch or hair ornament. This incredible jewels is believed to have been made for, and purchased by Grand Duke Alexis of Russia, for his lover Alexandra Zhukovskaya, from Frédéric Boucheron in Paris for 14,000 francs in 1883. MASTERPIECE London 2013
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