17 avril 2009

A pink sapphire and eighteen karat bicolor gold bangle bracelet, Buccellati

A pink sapphire and eighteen karat bicolor gold bangle bracelet, Buccellati the hinged bangle accented with seven oval-shaped pink sapphires surrounded by a textured star motif; signed M. Buccellati; with signed box; estimated total pink sapphire weight: 4.60 carats; diameter: 2 1/8in. Estimate: $15,000 - 20,000 Bonhams. Fine Jewelry, 20 Apr 2009. New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved
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17 avril 2009

Leonardo Coccorante (Italian, 1680-1750), A capriccio view with ruins, figures in the foreground and the sea beyond

Leonardo Coccorante (Italian, 1680-1750), A capriccio view with ruins, figures in the foreground and the sea beyond oil on canvas. 41 x 31 1/2in (104.2 x 80cm). Estimate: $20,000 - 30,000 Footnote: We would like to thank Professor David Marshall for authenticating this painting from a photograph. Notice:  Prof. David Marshall has indicated that this painting is typical of the artists work in imagery and handling and can be compared to Ruins by the Sea: Storm Effect in Grenoble, (Musée de Peinture et de... [Lire la suite]
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17 avril 2009

Diamond bangle-bracelet, Buccellati, Italy, circa 1975

Diamond bangle-bracelet, Buccellati, Italy, circa 1975 The hinged bangle designed as a wide openwork band of foliate motifs, set with numerous round diamonds weighing a total of 10.96 carats, mounted in 18 karat white and yellow gold, signed M. Buccellati, Italy, numbered 6644. With signed box. Est. 25,000—35,000 USDSotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 23 Apr 09. New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
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17 avril 2009

A diamond eternity ring, Buccellati

A diamond eternity ring, Buccellati of openwork design, the wide band with delicate diamond-set floral detail; mounted in eighteen karat white gold; size 6. Estimate: $5,000 - 7,000 Bonhams. Fine Jewelry, 20 Apr 2009. New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved
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17 avril 2009

Willem van Aelst (Delft 1627 -in or after 1683 Amsterdam (?), Still life of game with a pheasant, a duck, a kingfisher and other

Willem van Aelst (Delft 1627 -in or after 1683 Amsterdam (?), Still life of game with a pheasant, a duck, a kingfisher and other birds signed and dated upper right: w.v.aelst/ 1654. oil on copper. 46.5 by 37 cm.; 18 1/4 by 14 1/2 in. Est. 20,000—30,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Lucien Bonaparte, Prince de Canino, (1775-1840), by 1812. LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Galerie de Lucien Bonaparte, Paris 1812, p. 2, no. 32, plate 132;B. Edelein-Badie, La collection de tableaux de Lucien Bonaparte, Prince de Canino, Phd Dissertation 1992,... [Lire la suite]
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17 avril 2009

Jacob Marrel (Frankenthal 1613/14 - 1681 Frankfurt-Am-Main), A still life with grapes, pomegranates and peaches in a silver dish

Jacob Marrel (Frankenthal 1613/14 - 1681 Frankfurt-Am-Main), A still life with grapes, pomegranates and peaches in a silver dish signed and dated lower right: Jacob Marrel/ fecit 1671. oil on canvas. 47.5 by 36.5 cm.; 18 3/4 by 14 3/8 in. Est. 8,000—12,000 GBP NOTE: We are grateful to Fred G. Meijer for endorsing the attribution on the basis of photographs and for identifying this as a late work. Sotheby's. Old Master & Early British Paintings. 22 Apr 09. London www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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17 avril 2009

An art deco diamond, gem-set and enamel brooch, circa 1925

An art deco diamond, gem-set and enamel brooch, circa 1925 centering a carved emerald vase containing a floral motif of carved emerald and ruby leaves, accented by an openwork geometric base of old European and baguette-cut diamonds; estimated total diamond weight: 2.75 carats; mounted in platinum. (loss to enamel). Estimate: $7,000 - 9,000 Bonhams. Fine Jewelry, 20 Apr 2009. New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved
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17 avril 2009

Workshop of Lucas Cranach the Elder (KRONACH 1472 - 1553 WEIMAR), Lucretia

Workshop of Lucas Cranach the Elder (KRONACH 1472 - 1553 WEIMAR), Lucretia bears the artist's signature of a plumed serpent upper right. oil on panel. 57 by 34.5 cm.; 22 1/2 by 13 5/8 in. Est. 20,000—30,000 GBP PROVENANCE: With Galerie van Diemen & Co., Berlin;Their forced liquidation sale Berlin, Paul Graupe, 26-27 April 1935, vol. II, lot 17;Anonymous sale, Cologne, Lempertz, 8 May 1969, lot 19;Private Collection, New York;Anonymous sale, New York, Sotheby's, Old Master Paintings, 13 October 1989, lot 54, as Cranach... [Lire la suite]
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17 avril 2009

François Fontaine, "Statuaire" @ Paris, Maison européenne de la photo

François Fontaine, Les christs de Salvador de Bahia, 2004. Courtesy Maison européenne de la photographie © François Fontaine / Agence VU’ «Le carnaval battait son plein à Salvador de Bahia. Je décidais de me réfugier dans les lieux saints, calmes et inspirants, que m’offrait la ville. C’est là, au coeur des églises et musées d’art sacré, que je réalisais combien la figure du Christ était prégnante et incontournable dans ce pays qui chaque jour me bouleversait davantage. A Salvador, ce sont les christs qui expriment le mieux le... [Lire la suite]
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17 avril 2009

"Made in Korea" @ Hanover

JO Seub, Hostage, 2006, digital light-jet print, 101 x 76 x 3 cm | 39,76 x 29,92 x 1,18 ins, Copyright JO Seub. HANOVER- In April 2009, Korea is presenting itself as the partner country of the Hannover Messe, the largest and simultaneously the most innovative industrial trade fair in the world. Thanks to the full support of the Ministry for Commerce and Knowledge of the Republic of South Korea, an extensive cultural program is being offered which engages in a cultural investigation of the history and social development of... [Lire la suite]
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