17 avril 2021

A diamond-set enamelled gold necklace, India, 19th-20th Century

Lot 104. A diamond-set enamelled gold necklace, India, 19th-20th Century; 24 cm. long approx.; 207g. Est: £6,000 - £8,000. Sold: 5 500 £. Courtesy Bonhams comprising fifteen openwork elements of floral form, set with diamonds, each surmounted by a pearl, pendant diamond-set gold elements of teardrop form to lower edge and pearl and bead fringe, the reverse decorated in polychrome enamel with floral sprays and perching birds. Provenance: Private UK collection, acquired at Mansur Galleries, Al Ghurair... [Lire la suite]
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21 octobre 2020

A jade necklace, Liangzhu culture (circa 3300-2200 BC) and three jade beads

Lot 224. A jade necklace, Liangzhu culture (circa 3300-2200 BC) and three jade beads; Necklace: 10¾ in. (27.5 cm.) long, boxes (2). Estimate 40,000 - HKD 60,000. Price realised HKD 212,500. © Christie’s Images Limited 2020. The Juyi Studio Collection. Provenance: E Yuan Tang Chinese Art, Taipei, acquired in 1985. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 9 October 2020
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21 octobre 2020

A jade necklace, Liangzhu culture (circa 3300-2200 BC)

Lot 223. A jade necklace, Liangzhu culture (circa 3300-2200 BC); 13 in. (33 cm.) long., box. Estimate 60,000 - HKD 80,000. Price realised HKD 175,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2020. The Juyi Studio Collection. Provenance: E Yuan Tang Chinese Art, Taipei, acquired in 1985. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 9 October 2020
25 janvier 2018

Pre Columbian Gold at Miho Museum

Solar Mask and Pectoral, Colombia. About 200 BC-AD 200. Hammered gold. © Miho Museum. Mask, Colombia-Ecuador, AD 600-1200. Gold, red pigment. H-13.5 W-16.5 cm. © Miho Museum. Necklace, Peru. About 500 BC-AD 100. Gold. H-50 W-80 cm. © Miho Museum. Warrior, Moche, Peru, 100 BC-AD 800. Gold. H-3.5 W-2.6 cm. © Miho Museum. Headdress Plume, Moche, Peru, 50 BC-AD 300. Gold. H-26 W-37 cm. © Miho Museum. Ear Ornaments, Sican, Peru. About AD 900-1100. Gold. H-4.1 D-1.7 cm. © Miho Museum. Tumi Knife, Sican, Peru. About AD... [Lire la suite]
26 août 2017

Didier Ltd at LAPADA Art & Antique Fair, 15-20 september 2017, Stand A10

Salvador Dali, The Tree of Life Necklace, early 1950s. Unique 18ct gold necklace set with 33 brilliant-cut diamonds © Didier Ltd Georges Braque, Antiborée, 1963. 18ct textured gold brooch decorated with dark blue enamel © Didier Ltd Pablo Picasso, Visage, 1954-1955. Terracotta oval medallion with a stylised face in low relief © Didier Ltd David Watkins, Necklace. © Didier Ltd Contact: Didier & Martine Haspeslagh. T: +44 (0) 207 221 1573 - M: +44 (0) 7973 800 415... [Lire la suite]
15 avril 2017

DIDIER LTD at TEFAF New York Spring 2017

George Rickey (190-USA-2002), Two Lines Up, New York, 1967. Silver, unique pair of large kinetic earrings, each with two long pointed triangular blades, on sliver stand. Length of blade 14.8 cm. Height of earrings 18 cm. Height including stand 22.8 cm. Unsigned. Photo courtesy  Provenance: Gift to the artist's wife, Edie; Diane Venet, Paris Literature: Renée Sabatello Neu, 'Moderner Schmuck von Malvern und Bildhauern / Moderne Juwelen' door Schilders en Beeldhouwers - Jewelry... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2017

Necklace, Iran, 11th-12th century

Necklace, Iran, 11th-12th century. Gold sheet; granulation, twisted wire. Necklace: Circ. 15 3/4 in. (40 cm) Wt. 3.5 oz. (100 g) Each bead: Diam. 1/2 in. (1.3 cm). Purchase, Hess Foundation Gift, 1972, 1972.188.3 © 2000–2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Both men and women wore silver and gold necklaces in Seljuq times, but this resembles a woman’s choker. This necklace consists of twenty-three hollow beads made of gold sheet, each with twelve facets and a central hole in each side surrounded by twisted gold wire.
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03 avril 2017

Necklace, Iran, 11th century

Necklace, Iran, 11th century. Gold; granulation. H. 16 in. (40.6 cm) W. Lg. bead 7/8 in. (2.2 cm) D. Lg. bead 1 in. (2.5 cm) Wt. 5.1 oz. (144.6 g). Gift of Mrs. Jacob M. Kaplan, 1972, 972.218.1 © 2000–2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Both men and women wore silver and gold necklaces in Seljuq times, but these resemble women’s chokers. The spherical gold beads of this necklace would have been formed by hammering gold sheet into a stone with a hemispherical depression and soldering the two halves together.
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18 mars 2017

Van Gelder Traditional Indian Folk Jewellery, TEFAF Maastrich 2017, Stand 241

Guttapusal necklace,  India, Andhra Pradesh, probably Hyderabad, late 18th century © Van Gelder Traditional Indian Folk Jewellery Elaborate gold, made up of a series of eighty-three open, tubular elements, each set with a cabochon ruby or emerald and a natural pearl on top, alternated on either side with seven petal-shaped decoration and each set with a single diamond, ruby or emerald. Length 57 cm.  On either side of the center pendant is an oval-shaped element attached to the double tubular pendant, each... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2017

Wartski at TEFAF Maastrich 2017

René Lalique (Ay 1860-1945 Paris), Necklace, Paris, circa 1899-1900 © Wartski Gold, enamel, pearls and glass. Height of pendant 8.8 cm. Signed 'Lalique' An unusually long necklace suspended with a pendant featuring a portrait of Lalique’s muse Augustine-Alice Ledru (circa 1870-1909), who would become his wife. The enamelled profile of Augustine-Alice Ledru is framed by gold stems bearing carved glass pine cones and needles which form the border of the jewel and suspend three baroque pearls, while the reverse is engraved... [Lire la suite]