30 mars 2013

Enamel, seed pearl and diamond brooch, early 20th Century

Enamel, seed pearl and diamond brooch, early 20th Century - Sotheby's.   Designed as an orchid, the petals applied with pearlescent enamel, highlighted with a seed pearl and circular-cut diamonds, fitted case. Estimate: 1,600 - 1,800 GBP Sotheby's. Jewels. London | 11 Apr 2013 www.sothebys.com
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28 décembre 2012

Orchid

世界新纪录种-天贵卷瓣兰。
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28 décembre 2012

Lepanthes pulcherrima

Lepanthes pulcherrima, Orchid, Costa Rica.
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10 juin 2012

Hair ornament in the form of an orchid made by Philippe Wolfers, Belgium, 1905-7.

Hair ornament in the form of an orchid made by Philippe Wolfers, Belgium, 1905-7.
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10 juin 2012

Philippe Wolfers, 1902

Philippe Wolfers, 1902
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16 janvier 2011

"The Orchid in Chinese Painting" & "Orchids: A View from the East"

Detail of orchids in a planter, from Portrait of Yinli, Prince Guo (1697-1738). China, Qing dynasty, 1731 Purchase—Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and partial gift of Richard G. Pritzlaff, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery S1991.95 Coinciding with the National Museum of Natural History's annual orchid show, the Sackler will present twenty works related to orchids in Chinese painting, ranging in date from the fifteenth to the nineteenth century. The cymbidium orchid (Chinese: lan) has been cultivated in China for... [Lire la suite]


17 juin 2010

Tiffany & Co jewelry @ Christie's, New York Jewels, 15 June 2010, New York

A diamond necklace, by Tiffany & Co. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Designed as an openwork circular-cut diamond scrolled band, enhanced by baguette-cut diamond detail, mounted in platinum, 15 ins., with French assay mark and maker's mark Signed Tiffany & Co., France, no. 14772928. Estimate $50,000 - $70,000 Price Realized $176,500 A diamond bracelet, by Tiffany & Co. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Designed as an openwork circular-cut diamond scrolled band, enhanced by baguette-cut diamond detail,... [Lire la suite]
17 mars 2010

Marc Quinn (British, born 1964), 'Orchid', 2001

Marc Quinn (British, born 1964), 'Orchid', 2001. photo courtesy Bonhams signed, titled, dated and numbered '23/25' to the underside of the base, steel with photo laminate - 58.5 x 32.5cm (23 1/16 x 12 13/16in).- Sold for £4,320 Bonhams. Vision 21, 17 Mar 2010. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com
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02 juin 2009

A pink sapphire and diamond orchid brooch

A pink sapphire and diamond orchid brooch Designed as a stylised orchid, the petals pavé-set with brilliant-cut pink sapphires, the stamen pavé-set with brilliant-cut diamonds of yellow hue, mounted in rose gold, sapphires approximately 58.90 carats total, diamonds approximately 1.60 carats total, brooch dimensions 8.9 x 10.1cm.  Sold for HK$57,600 Bonhams. Fine Jewellery and Jadeite and Modern Wristwatches, 21 May 2009. Island Shangri-La Hong Kong Hotel, Admiralty, Hong Kong www.bonhams.com
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12 octobre 2008

Robert Mapplethorpe, 'Orchids'

Robert Mapplethorpe, 'Orchids' signed, dated, and numbered '2/10' by the photographer in ink in the margin, flush-mounted, his copyright stamp, signed and dated by him in ink, and titled and numbered '2/10' and '(MAP) 1557' in an unidentified hand in ink, on the reverse, matted, framed, 1985, no. 2 in an edition of 10 (Complete Flowers, pl. 115) - 15 1/8 by 15 1/8 in. (38.4 by 38.4 cm.) -  Estimate 10,000—15,000 USD Sotheby's. Photographs. 15 Oct 08 02:00 PM. New York - www.sotheby's.com - Photo Courtesy Sotheby's
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