19 mai 2017
Lot 312. A small russet jade cong and a russet jade ring, probably Neolithic period, Liangzhu culture. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the cong carved around with registers of taotie masks; the ring of circular form with a central aperture; both stones of a variegated russet colour - 7.6 and 10.6 cm, 3 and 4 1/8 in. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 juin 2017, 02:00 PM
16 mai 2017
Lot 2736. A celadon and russet jade ring, huan, Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD), 4 in. (10 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 150,000 (USD 10,321 - USD 19,351). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The circular disc is pierced with a central circle and decorated similarly on each side with a band of comma swirls, within inner and outer raised borders. The side with an incised inscription reading ‘san bai shi shi’. Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, 1996 Christie's. Adorning the Kings... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2017
Ring, Iran, 12th century. Gold; cast and fabricated from sheet, decorated with bitumen-highlighted incising, set with tourmaline bead. H. 15/16 in. (2.4 cm) W. 3/4 in. (1.9 cm) D. 1/2 in. (1.3 cm) Wt. 0.2 oz. (5.7 g). The Alice and Nasli Heeramaneck Collection, Gift of Alice Heeramaneck, 1980, 1980.541.6 © 2000–2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. This ring with a tourmaline bead conforms to a popular design worn by Seljuq men but sometimes presented to women as love tokens.
27 mars 2017
Johann Christian Neuber, Snuff box, gold with specimen stones, Dresden, c. 1785-90 (c) Victoria and Albert Museum, London LONDON.- Nine superb works by Carl Fabergé and two by the eighteenth-century goldsmith, Johann Christian Neuber, have been donated to the Victoria and Albert Museum by Nicholas Snowman OBE from the Kenneth and Sallie Snowman Collection under the Cultural Gifts Scheme. The Scheme was introduced by the Government in 2013 as a major initiative to encourage life-time giving to UK public collections.... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2017
XVIIth century & XVIIIth century's Rings, Philippe d’Arschot at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017
Ring, France, begin of the XVIIIth century. Yellow gold, seven rubis and four diamonds. Philippe d’Arschot at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Ring, France or Low-Countries, second half of the XVIIth century. Yellow gold, seven diamants. Philippe d’Arschot at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Exhibition: Een eeuw van schittering, Anvers, Diamantmuseum, 1993, p. 178. Ring, Spain or Portugal, last quarter of the XVIIth century. Yellow gold and nine table cut emeralds. Philippe d’Arschot at Brafa Art... [Lire la suite]
20 décembre 2016
Lot 2. Ring, English, 15th century. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 17,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's inscribed in Gothic script on the outside of the bezel: kar bien . et . male . toutdy . ne . dure (As good and evil always endure) and on the inside of the bezel: + Coies Imale . en . nostre . coer (Quiet the evil in our heart), and traces of enamel - gold, set with a sapphire - ring size: Q - exterior diameter: 22mm., 7/8 in.. ... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2016
Lot 923, A small pale greyish greenish-white jade ring, huan, Western Han dynasty (206 BC-AD 8). Estimate USD 10,000 ~ 15,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Each side is crisply carved with a field of comma spirals between raised plain borders at the inner and outer edges. The semi-translucent stone is well-polished and has opaque ivory-colored alteration on one side and patches of the same alteration and some brown alteration on the reverse. 2 ¼ in. (5.7 cm.) diam., box Provenance: B. K .Wong,... [Lire la suite]
18 janvier 2016
Ring, Netherlands, c. 1670 - c. 1690, gold, diamond, enamel, d 3.2 cm × d 2.2 cm. BK-NM-5750. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. Ring of silver or gold. In the middle a large cut stone, surrounded by six smaller ones.
18 janvier 2016
Ring, Netherlands, c. 1700, silver, diamond, d 1.8cm. BK-NM-5754. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. Ring of silver. With five stones together.
22 janvier 2013
Ring, Italy?, 16th-early 17th century, gold, turquoise and rock crystals. Mined in Persia, turquoise is a soft porous mineral that has not survived the centuries well and is easily discolored even by the oils from the skin. It was highly prized in the Middle Ages for its talismanic virtues, promising contentment to the wearer, as well as protection against illness, drowning, poisoning, or having an accident while horseback riding...