14 février 2017

Natural pearl and diamond brooch-pendant, late 19th century

Lot 622. From the property of Mary Duchess of Roxburghe. Natural pearl and diamond brooch-pendant, late 19th century. Estimate 5,500 — 7,500 GBP. Lot sold 8,125 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. of open work circular foliate design, set with circular-cut and rose diamonds accented with natural pearls, with similarly set suspension loop, several small diamonds deficient.  Sotheby's. The Duchess Property & Precious Objects from the Estate of Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe London, 27 May 2015

31 octobre 2016

Princess Marie von Hatzfeldt's Natural pearl and diamond pendant, late 19th century

Lot 320. Princess Marie von Hatzfeldt's Natural pearl and diamond pendant, late 19th century. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's. Of foliate design, set with cushion-shaped, single-cut and rose diamonds, supporting a detachable pendant set with a drop shaped natural pearl weighing 16.56 carats and measuring approximately 12.50 x 13.30 x 15.30mm, additional brooch fitting. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 87526, stating that the pearl was found to be natural, saltwater. ... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2016

Philadelphia Museum of Art's South Asian Galleries reopen

Hall from the Madanagopalaswamy Temple, Madurai, South India. Circa 1550. Granitic stone. Gift of Susan Pepper Gibson, Mary Gibson Henry and Henry C. Gibson in memory of Adeline Pepper Gibson, 1919-714. Photography by Joseph Hu, 2016. © 2016 Philadelphia Museum of Art PHILADELPHIA, PA.- On October 2 the Philadelphia Museum of Art is reopening its galleries of South Asian art following a comprehensive renovation. Dedicated to one of the most significant collections of its kind in this country, these newly... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2016

A fine mirror black porcelain vase, late 19th Century

Lot 60. A fine mirror black porcelain vase, late 19th Century. Estimate 1200.00€ - 1500.00 €. Photo Czerny's.  Baluster shape, flared neck; on a thick, ring-shape foot, covered with a black, shiny enamel at the external part; black and glazed at the inside, featuring a blue, six-character, apocryphal mark of the Emperor Kangxi inside a double circle - height 30 cm. Czerny's. CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART
26 septembre 2016

A nice and rare "Xiezhai" Kesi silk military rank badge (Buzi), late 19th Century

Lot 44. A nice and rare "Xiezhai" Kesi silk military rank badge (Buzi), late 19th Century. Estimate 800.00€ - 1 000.00 €. Photo: Czerny's Depicting the Xiezhai, a mythological animal, on a rock representing the Censor, with two bats flying among the clouds; the ground is finely decorated with gold, woven swastikas. Cut in half and re-sewn, featuring small pitting. 27.5 x 29 cm.  Czerny's. CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART
03 septembre 2016

An inlaid crucifix, Vietnam, late 19th Century

  Lot 229. An inlaid crucifix, Vietnam, late 19th Century. Estimate €400-€500. Photo Czerny International Auction House Ltd. Ebony cross, finely decorated with mother-of-pearl inlays (small missing parts) at the front. Depicting a pattern of vines and Christian symbols such as spikes, crown of thorns, cartouche with the writing « INRI » (one missing part); decorated with mother-of-pearl flora motifs at the sides. Dimensions: height 58,5 cm. Czerny International Auction House Ltd. Autumn... [Lire la suite]
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20 août 2016

Auger Alphonse & Guéret Antoine. Gold grasshopper brooch, late 19th century

Alphonse Auger & Antoine Guéret. Gold grasshopper brooch, late 19th century. decorated with green guilloché enamel and wings accented with graduated lines of rose-cut diamonds to a diamond set abdomen  
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30 juillet 2016

Natural pearl and diamond hat pin, late 19th century

Lot 566. Natural pearl and diamond hat pin, late 19th century. Estimate 70,000 — 120,000 CHF. Lot sold 122,500 CHF. Photo Sotheby's 2012 Set with a semi-baroque natural pearl measuring approximately 12.50 x 12.60 x 22.40mm, highlighted with circular-cut and rose diamonds, length approximately 107mm, French assay and partial maker's marks.  Accompanied by SSEF report no. 62921, stating that the pearl was found to be natural, saltwater. Jewels from the collection of Princess... [Lire la suite]
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30 juillet 2016

Natural pearl and diamond hat pin, late 19th century

Lot 566. Natural pearl and diamond hat pin, late 19th century. Estimate 100,000 — 200,000 CHF. Lot sold 140,500 CHF. Photo Sotheby's 2012 Set with a drop-shaped natural pearl measuring approximately 11.30 x 12.05 x 17.50mm, highlighted with circular-cut and rose diamonds, length approximately 105mm, French assay and partial maker's marks.  Accompanied by SSEF report no. 62973, stating that the pearl was found to be natural, saltwater. Jewels from the collection of... [Lire la suite]
30 juillet 2016

Natural pearl and diamond tiara, late 19th century

Lot 592. Property of a nobleman. Natural pearl and diamond tiara, late 19th century. Estimate 155,000 — 300,000 CHF. Lot sold 218,500 CHF. Photo Sotheby's 2012 Of foliate scroll design, surmounted with seven drop-shaped natural pearls each in a mount embellished with rose diamonds, graduated in size from the centre, the scroll surrounds set with pear-, cushion-shaped and circular-cut diamonds, the button-shaped pearl at the centre of a cluster motif, inner circumference... [Lire la suite]
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