06 août 2017

Coiled dragon, China, Warring States Period (approx. 480-221 BCE), Han dynasty (206 BCE-220 CE)

Coiled dragon, China, Warring States Period (approx. 480-221 BCE), Han dynasty (206 BCE-220 CE). Jade. L. 2 1/2 in x W. 2 1/16 in, L. 5.2 cm x W. 6.4 cm. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60J773 © 2017 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture.
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08 novembre 2015

A jadeite, ruby and diamond 'serpenti' watch-bracelet, by Bulgari

A jadeite, ruby and diamond 'serpenti' watch-bracelet, by Bulgari. Estimate CHF145,000 – CHF190,000 ($146,058 - $191,387). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Designed as a coiled dragon, the sprung body of naturalistic design applied with marquise-cut diamond clusters, to the pavé-set diamond and cabochon jadeite crest and tail, with ruby eyes, the hinged jaw opening to reveal the circular dial with baton hour markers, within a diamond surround, mechanical movement, mounted in gold and silver, in red leather Bulgari... [Lire la suite]
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