20 février 2015

Art Institute of Chicago extends 'Heaven and Earth: Art of the Byzantium from Greek Collections'

Icon of Saint George (detail), mid-14th century. Byzantine. Byzantine and Christian Museum, Athens. Image courtesy of the Art Institute of Chicago CHICAGO, IL.- The popular exhibition Heaven and Earth: Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections at the Art Institute of Chicago has been extended for three months beyond its original closing date of Feb. 15, 2015. The show, which presents more than 60 superb artworks of the Byzantine era, from the 4th to the 15th centuries, will remain on view through May 10, 2015.  ... [Lire la suite]

04 août 2013

Rare Mesopotamian Necklace with Gold and Carneols, 1000 BC

Rare Mesopotamian Necklace with Gold and Carneols, 1000 BC. Photo courtesy Auctionata 14 carneols and agates, 10 gold pearls, 12 gold spirals, one ceramic pearl with inclusions. Gold hook clasp. Unusual necklace. Length: 43.5 cm. Good state of conservation. Estimation : 1 600 / 2 000 € This beautiful necklace was made in Mesopotamia between 1500 and 1000 BC.It is composed of 14 carneols & agates, 10 gold pearls, 12 gold spirals and a ceramic pearl with inclusions in different colours... [Lire la suite]
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19 février 2013

An important necklace with a ram's head pendant. Greek, 5th cent. B.C.

An important necklace with a ram's head pendant. Greek, 5th cent. B.C. Photo Cahn Auktionen AG L. 17 cm. Gold. The necklace is composed of ribbed beads between which acorn and squash pendants alternate. A ram's head protome forms the central element. The protome and the beads are all made of sheet gold. The seam is visible below the ram's chin. Ribbed horns. The fur on the top of the head and below the chin is rendered by raised dots. A rosette made of beaded wire crowns the top of ram's head. The neck cuff is... [Lire la suite]
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01 octobre 2012

Jadeite 'Laughing Buddha' and diamond pendant necklace

Jadeite 'Laughing Buddha' and diamond pendant necklace - Photo Sotheby's  The translucent jadeite of emerald green colour, carved as a Laughing Buddha, decorated by oval diamonds together weighing approximately 4.20 carats, accompanied by a link chain, mounted in 18 karat white gold, length approximately 440mm. Buddha approximately 30.85 x 35.98 x 7.28mm. Estimation: 4,500,000 - 6,000,000 HKD NOTE DE CATALOGUE: Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory certificate... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2011

A diamond and coloured diamond serpent necklace, by A Codagnato.

A diamond and coloured diamond serpent necklace, by A Codognato. Photo Philips de Pury & Co Designed as a serpent grasping its tail in its jaws, the long body articulated and engraved as snake scales and decorated with a line of collect-set diamonds, the head and tail pavé-set with diamonds and coloured diamonds to pear-shape diamond eyes, length approximately 57 cm, c. 1960s, signed ‘A. Codagnato’. ESTIMATE £55,000-65,000 - Unsold. Philips de Pury & Co. Jewels. 1 june 2011. London www.phillipsdepury.com
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09 juin 2011

An antique diamond necklace.

An antique diamond necklace. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Of kokoschnik design, the graduated old-cut diamond fringe to the collet line, mounted in silver and gold, circa 1890, 35.0cm long;  Estimate £30,000 - £40,000 ($49,050 - $65,400); Price Realized  £205,250 ($335,584) Literature/ Cf. Geoffrey Munn, 'Tiaras: Past and Present', V&A Publications, 2002, p.63, plate 44, for a tiara convertible to a necklace similar to the present lot. Called a 'Russian Fringe', the highly successful design is said to have... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2011

Diamond corsage-tiara-necklace, circa 1880

Diamond corsage-tiara-necklace, circa 1880.  photo Sotheby's Designed as a floral spray composed of three flowers, set with circular-cut and rose diamonds, accompanied by a tiara frame inner circumference 190mm, two necklace fittings, brooch, pendant, pin and hair fittings, fitted case, Fontana Freres, Galerie de Valois, 122, 123, 12, Palais Royal Paris. Estimate 5,200—5,800 GBP. Lot Sold 20,000 GBP Sotheby's. Jewels.17 Mar 11.London www.sothebys.com
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16 octobre 2010

An exotic eighteen karat gold necklace

An exotic eighteen karat gold necklace © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd the oversized bib designed as an openwork cascade of various-shaped three dimensional gold discs with wirework detail; gross weight approximately: 719.2 grams; approximate interior length 32in. Estimate: $18,000 - 22,000 Note: The former owner of this necklace often used to travel with her husband on romantic trips to Europe. They first saw this fascinating necklace, which she referred to as her "gold bib," on the runway at a fashion show in the... [Lire la suite]
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28 mars 2010

Indian jewelry @ Christie's Amsterdam

A pair of indian ruby earrings. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Of stepped bell-shaped form, each set with numerous cabochon rubies and a fringe of gold balls, later clips (2) - Est. €1,600 - €1,800 An antique indian necklace. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Strung with flower blossom-shaped gold beads divided by pairs of gold spheres, to an adjustable textile strap, 19th Century - Est. €1,500 - €2,500 An indian enamel and gem-set navratna bracelet. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Composed of... [Lire la suite]
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07 novembre 2009

David Webb jewelry sold @ Christie's Amsterdam, 3 november 2009

An emerald and diamond ring, by David Webb. photo Image 2009 Christie's Ltd Set with a large cabochon emerald to baguette diamond set claws and a brilliant-cut diamond set mount. Signed Webb - Est. €3,000 - €5,000 ($4,434 - $7,390) - Sold €8,125 ($12,004) A gold necklace and pendant, by David Webb. photo Image 2009 Christie's Ltd The pendant designed as an agitated Sagittarius threatening to shoot, partly pavé-set with brilliant-cut diamonds, to a chain necklace composed of wiretwist loops, 60.0 cm long. Signed Webb... [Lire la suite]
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