21 juin 2017

A yellow jade turtle, Warring States Period

Lot 31. A yellow jade turtle, Warring States Period; 3cm (1 1/4in) long. Estimate HK$150,000 - 200,000 (US$19,000 - 26,000). Sold for HK$ 1,025,000 (€117,795). Photo: Bonhams Deftly carved with a protruding head and bulging eyes showing a vivid expression, the four legs stretched out, the slightly domed shell elaborately incised with a taotie motif, a threading channel drilled from the mouth to the tail with two further holes pierced on the undecorated underside, the stone of even... [Lire la suite]

12 août 2014

A black and pale greyish-green jade figure of a turtle, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 271. A black and pale greyish-green jade figure of a turtle, Ming dynasty (1368-1644);2½ in. (6.3 cm.) long; 1 15/16 in. (4.9 cm.) diam. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Price Realized $7,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2008  Cleverly carved utilizing the black markings as the carapace and head, the bent legs and abdomen on the underside carved from the pale greyish-green stone; together with; a black-streaked russet and black jade archaistic sword pommel, with slightly domed central area carved with... [Lire la suite]
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01 janvier 2014

Seaman Schepps, Turtle brooches

Seaman Schepps. Citrine, Emerald, Rosewood and Gold Turtle Brooch. Seaman Schepps. Turtle brooch. Seaman Schepps, 18kt & Rock Quartz Crystal Turtle Brooch.
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19 décembre 2013

Maruyama Okyo. Turtles. Japan, Edo Period, 1785

Maruyama Okyo. Turtles. Japan, Edo Period, 1785. Photo courtesy Hiroshi Yanagi Oriental Art. Hanging scroll, ink and color on silk. 35.4 x 15.75 inches (90 x 40 cm).Hiroshi Yanagi Oriental Art. 'Japanese Art Highlights'. Arader Galleries, 1016 Madison Avenue, New York 10075. T (212) 628 7625 - M (201) 375 1890 - h-yanagi@art.plala.or.jp - www.h-yanagi.com. Asia Week New York. A Celebration of Asian Art. MARCH 14–22, 2014.
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26 août 2013

The Baroque pearls figures in the collection of Green Vault at Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Dresden

Koch, who plays the violin on a grid, probably Frankfurt am Main, 1st Quarter of the 18th Century. Baroque pearls, gold, enamel, silver, gold, diamonds, iron. H with pedestal 12.2 cm, Base: 5.3 x 5.3 cm. VI 88. Green Vault © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden  With a broad smile on his face fidelt the exuberant chef who has stretched his short leg into supposedly graceful pose of himself, fervently on his gridiron. The quirky character whose stocky body is made from a pear-shaped pearl,... [Lire la suite]
08 décembre 2012

Platinum, 18 Karat Gold, Carved Emerald, Ruby and Diamond Brooch, Cartier, Paris

Platinum, 18 Karat Gold, Carved Emerald, Ruby and Diamond Brooch, Cartier, Paris - Photo Sotheby's Designed as a turtle, the cabochon emerald shell carved with foliate motifs measuring approximately 22.4 by 20.5 mm, accented by numerous marquise and pear-shaped rubies, set throughout with numerous round diamonds weighing approximately 2.90 carats, gross weight approximately 24 dwts, signed Cartier Paris, numbered 017371 and 9079, with French assay marks. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 USD - LOT SOLD. 107,500 USD ... [Lire la suite]
30 juin 2012

Cartier Paris. Superb Carved Coral Diamond and Emerald Turtle Pin. France, 1950c

Cartier Paris. Superb Carved Coral, Diamond and Emerald Turtle Pin. France, 1950c. Photo by Macklowe Gallery A superb rare Cartier Paris pin of a nineteenth century carved coral serpent resting upon a rock adapted by Cartier into a mythological serpent wrapped around a turtle and mounted in gold set with diamonds and emeralds.An exceptional example of Cartier jewels illustrated in 'Amazing Cartier' Flammarion, chapter 'Chimeras, Crocodiles and other Reptiles'.  Macklowe Gallery. 667 Madison... [Lire la suite]
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22 août 2009

A French Estate 18 karat gold, coral, emerald and diamond animal brooch by Cartier

A French Estate 18 karat gold, coral, emerald and diamond animal brooch by Cartier featuring a stylized carved coral turtle with a lizard on its back. The brooch is enhanced throughout by 19 emeralds with an approximate total weight of 2.65 carats and 39 round-cut diamonds with an approximate total weight of 1.85 carats. Signed: “Cartier Paris 8911” - Price Range: $50,000 - $100,000 Macklowe Gallery 667 Madison Avenue NY 10065 New York - USA - Tel : 212 644 6400 - Email address : mail@macklowegallery.com - Website :... [Lire la suite]
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