15 août 2018

Copper funerary mask, China, Liao dynasty, 10th–11th century

Copper funerary mask, China, Liao dynasty, 10th–11th century. Length: 9 3/4 inches, 25 cm. Width: 9 inches, 23 cm. © Ben Janssens Oriental Art A copper funerary mask representing a human face, worked in the repoussé technique with strong, naturalistically portrayed features and a serene expression. The half-shut eyes are set below pronounced, arched eyebrows that are engraved with finely hatched lines. The face has high cheekbones and a straight, broad nose set above a full-lipped mouth. Two prominent, well... [Lire la suite]
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07 décembre 2016

A diamond, copper and gold ring, by Hemmerle

Lot 3. A diamond, copper and gold ring, by Hemmerle. Estimate USD 120,000 - USD 180,000. Price Realised USD 162,500 © Christie's Images Ltd 2016.  With a bezel-set rectangular-cut diamond, ring size 5 1/2, mounted in copper and 18k rose gold. Signed Hemmerle, with maker's mark The Collection of Robert and Sylvia Olnick   Literature: Cf. F. Cailles, René Boivin: Jeweler, Paris, Éditions de l’Amateur, 1994, p. 239 Christie's. Magnificent Jewels, 7 December... [Lire la suite]
23 septembre 2015

A pair of copper, coral and silver vases, Trapani, 17th century

A pair of copper, coral and silver vases, Trapani, 17th century. Estimate: €2,500 / € 3,500. Photo Wannenes Art Auction. circular base, rounded body and decorated with silver bands and dots and commas in coral, two volute handles, silver leaves and fruits in corallo- wear, defects, some failures and replacements Alt. 15.5 cm, larg. cm 6 WANNENES ART AUCTIONS , 16123 GENES. Furniture, Scupture and Work of Art from the Collection of Salvatore Iermano and Guiseppe Tirenna, 23 Septembre 2015... [Lire la suite]
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23 septembre 2015

A copper, coral and mother of pearl capezzale, Trapani, 17th century

A copper, coral and mother of pearl capezzale, Trapani, 17th century. Estimate: € 20,000 / € 30,000. Photo Wannenes Art Auction. octagonal frame embellished with dots and commas in coral and leaves in the middle and pearlescent 'depicted the Immacolata- wear, defects, some omissions and substitutions Alt. 23.5 cm, larg. 20 cm.  For comparison see such an exemplary display at Palazzo Madama in Turin (29 July to 28 September 2008), the exhibition 'Red coral, precious arts Sicilian Baroque' and published in... [Lire la suite]
22 juillet 2015

Wallace Chan, Sculpural Art

Wallace Chan, Baby's Perspective. Copper, Titanium, Obsidian, Ruby, Sapphire, Yellow Sapphire, Orange Sapphire, Tsavorite Garnet @ 2014 Wallace Chan Wallace Chan, Manna. Rock Crystal @ 2014 Wallace Chan Wallace Chan, Dead but Sentient. Obsidian, Diamonds, Rock Crystal, 18K Yellow Gold, Titanium @ 2014 Wallace Chan Wallace Chan, Struggling for A Way Out. Obsidian, Silver @ 2014 Wallace Chan Wallace Chan, Exploring Life. Copper @ 2014 Wallace Chan
01 juin 2015

Preview of Hemmerle’s 2015 New York Spring Viewing

Hemmerle earrings, diamonds, smoky quartz tassel, dzi beads, bronze, silver, white gold. Hemmerle earrings, jade, diamonds, copper, white gold. Hemmerle bangle, tourmalines, brass, white gold.  Hemmerle earrings, jade, diamonds, silver. white gold.  Hemmerle are holding private viewings in New York May 5 – 9, 2015, to book an appointment email info@hemmerle.com or call +49 89 24 22 600. www.hemmerle.com

10 mars 2015

Carlo Cristi, Latest Acquisitions at Asia Week New York 2015

Anthropomorphic Figure, Gangetic Valley, India, 1500 B.C. Copper, 17 inches. Carlo Cristi at Asia Week New York 2015 Vajrasattva. Tibet, 12th-13th century. Copper alloy. Height: 8 1/4 inches (21 cm). Carlo Cristi at Asia Week New York 2015  Vairocana. Distemper on cotton, West Tibet, 13th century. 24 1/4 x 32 1/4  inches (61,5 x 82 cm). Carlo Cristi at Asia Week New York 2015  Ratnasambhava. Copper alloy, West Tibet, 13th century.... [Lire la suite]
28 juillet 2014

Japanese Export Art at the Peadody Essex Museum

Lectern, Japan for export, ca. 1600, lacquer, wood, gold, shell. Peadody Essex Museum © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum. Portable Shrine, Japan for export, ca. 1597, lacquer, wood, gold, shell, canvas, pigment. Peadody Essex Museum © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum. Tabernacle, Japan for export, ca. 1600, lacquer, wood, gold, shell. Peadody Essex Museum © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum. “Birdcage” Vase, Japan for export, ca. 1700, porcelain, copper, gold, bamboo, pigment. Peadody Essex Museum ©... [Lire la suite]
28 août 2013

Barite, Cuprite, Malachite, Alabandite, Copper, Calcite, Chalcotrichite, Sulfur, Gypsum

Native Sulfur inclusions inside and atop Gypsum crystals. From the Gaurdak Sulfur Dept., Chardzhou, Lebap Province, Turkmenistan. Measures 8 cm by 7.5 cm by 7 cm in total size. Native Copper wires inside a Calcite vug colored by Chalcotrichite (Cuprite). From Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona. Measures 8.8 cm by 13.4 cm by 7.5 cm in total size. Ex. Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Collection Malachite on Alabandite from the Bisbee Copper Mines. From the Copper Queen Mine, Bisbee, Cochise County, Arizona. Measures 10 cm by 9.8... [Lire la suite]
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03 août 2013

Collection of Russ BEHNKE (part 1)

BORNITE10.5" acrossDzhezkazgan, KazakhstanEx. Dr. Edward E. David CollectionCollection of Russ BEHNKE, Meriden, Connecticut, U.S.APhoto : Russ BEHNKE © BABINGTONITE on PREHNITE5.5" acrossQiaojia County, Yunnan, ChinaCollection of Russ BEHNKE, Meriden, Connecticut, U.S.APhoto : Russ BEHNKE © Color change EUCLASEshown in artificial light (emerald green in daylight)1.12" tallOuro Preto, Minas Gerais, Brazilex Harvard UniversityCollection of Russ BEHNKE, Meriden, Connecticut, U.S.APhoto : Russ BEHNKE © COPPER coated with... [Lire la suite]
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