22 septembre 2016

Decaying orchid photography by Billy Kidd

Decaying orchid photography by Billy Kidd
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30 août 2016

Center for Maine Contemporary Art's late summer exhibitions: Lauren Henkin and Don Voisine

Lauren Henkin, Poppies, detail, 2014, pigment on rag, 32 x 40". Don Voisine, Reset, 2015, oil on wood panel, 40 x 60″ ROCKLAND, ME.- The Center for Maine Contemporary Art announces its 2016 late summer exhibition schedule at the art center's new campus at 21 Winter Street, Rockland, Maine. CMCA’s striking new building, designed by internationally acclaimed architect Toshiko Mori, opened on June 26, 2016. The new facility, located in the heart of downtown Rockland’s burgeoning arts district, provides more than... [Lire la suite]
12 février 2016

Hair ornament of gold, enamel, diamonds and rubies in the form of an orchid, made by Philippe Wolfers, Belgium, 1905-7

Philippe Wolfers (1858 - 1929), Hair ornament in the form of an orchid, 1905-7. Gold, plique-a-jour enamel, diamonds and rubies. Museum no. M.11-1962. © V&A Images.  Jewel in the shape of an orchid, its four curving lilac petals emanating from a central diamond. Philippe Wolfers was the most prestigious of the Art Nouveau jewellers working in Brussels. Like his Parisian contemporary René Lalique, he was greatly influenced by the natural world. These exotic orchids feature in the work of both. The... [Lire la suite]
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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]