14 août 2013

Pendant, late 16th century. British Museum

Pendant, Venice, late 16th century. 3.3 inches. AF.2859. British Museum © The Trustees of the British Museum Pendant; gold; enamelled and jewelled; shaped, pierced plaque; Virgin(?) with chalice; quatrefoil pendant at base between two chains attached to pelican in her piety with jewelled wings and baroque pearl for breast; below: monster in coral attached by loops from which hang three quatrefoils with pearl at base of each. 
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07 août 2013

Hercules Pendant, Unknown. French, Paris, about 1540

Hercules Pendant, Unknown. French, Paris, about 1540. Gold, enamel, and a baroque pearl; 2 3/8 x 2 1/8 in. 85.SE.237. The J. Paul Getty Museum ©J. Paul Getty Trust This type of jewel was worn as a pendant, suspended from a chain around the neck or pinned to the sleeve of a garment. Depicting Hercules raising the pillars at Cadiz, this pendant was presumably made for a man, with the wearer reflecting the symbolic qualities of physical strength and courage of its subject.... [Lire la suite]
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05 août 2013

Clasp & Pendant, Hungary, 16th century @ Hungarian National Museum - Budapest

Pendant, Hungary, 16th century @ Hungarian National Museum - Budapest Pendant, Hungary, 16th century @ Hungarian National Museum - Budapest Clasp, Hungary, 16th century @ Hungarian National Museum - Budapest Detail. Clasp, Hungary, 16th century @ Hungarian National Museum - Budapest Clasp, Hungary, 16th century @ Hungarian National Museum - Budapest   Clasp, Hungary, 16th century @ Hungarian National Museum - Budapest Detail. Clasp, Hungary, 16th century @ Hungarian National Museum - Budapest ... [Lire la suite]
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24 juillet 2013

Green jadeite bangle and a white jade pendant, China, 19th century

Green jadeite bangle and a white jade pendant, China, 19th century. Photo Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers 2"h. Total weight 62g.; inner diameter of jadeite bangle: approximately 2 3/8". Jade has not been enhanced. Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500 Ex private Brazilian collection. Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers. Asian Art. July 26, 2013. 2690 Stratford Road PO Box 369 Delaware, OH, 43015 USA. Phone: +1 740 362 4771 - Fax: +1 740 363 0164... [Lire la suite]
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19 mai 2013

Two pendants, one in jade and one in agate, one of them has a wooden support, China, Qing Dynasty, 19th century

Two pendants, one in jade and one in agate, one of them has a wooden support, China, Qing Dynasty, 19th century. Photo Cambi Casa d'Aste 5x3,5cm & diam 6cm - Estimation : 1 000 / 1 200 €Cambi Casa d'Aste. Mercredi 22 mai 2013. Castello Mackenzie - Mura di San Bartolomeo 16. Contact: Emilie Volka 0039 (0) 108395029 -emilie@cambiaste.com
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19 février 2013

Pendant, Ptolemaic and Roman, 2nd-1st cent. B.C. and 3rd-4th cent. A.D

Pendant, Ptolemaic and Roman, 2nd-1st cent. B.C. and 3rd-4th cent. A.D. H. 4.4 cm. Gold, glass paste, garnet. Within a frame of hammered sheet gold, a relief of blue glass paste in the shape of a temple: stylised uraeus frieze crowned by a sun-disk, supported on two papyrus columns. In the interior of the structure, a standing god. Drop-shaped garnets set in the frame. Pearls, shell inlays, and one garnet teardrop restored; gold sheet slightly damaged. Blue glass relief Ptolemaic, setting Roman. Provenance: Formerly... [Lire la suite]


25 août 2012

Good Chinese carnelian pendant, 18-19th century

Good Chinese carnelian pendant, 18-19th century. 2012 © Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers Oval open-work pendant carved to show coiled dragon and flaming pearls. H: 2 in. Estimate $1,000-2,000  PROVENANCE: Property from a Philadelphia Estate  Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers. ASIAN ARTS. Sep 09 2012 10:00 http://www.freemansauction.com
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23 août 2012

Chinese agate pendant, 19th-20th century

Chinese agate pendant, 19th-20th century. 2012 © Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers Rectangular pendant carved in relief with monkey and peach; mostly transparent stone with some splashes of darker inclusions. L: 2 in. Estimate $800-1,200  Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers. ASIAN ARTS. Sep 09 2012 10:00 http://www.freemansauction.com
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16 juillet 2012

Diamond and Jade Pendant, 1900

Diamond and Jade Pendant, 1900
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19 février 2012

A green jade pendant

A green jade pendant. Photo Bonhams Carved as a gourd attached to branches and leaves; with a white metal and coral ball suspension 5cm (2in) high. Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000, € 2,400 - 3,600, HK$ 24,000 - 37,000. Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 29 Feb 2012. London, Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com
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