23 avril 2009

A 8.06 carats marquise-cut fancy vivid yellow diamond ring

A 8.06 carats marquise-cut fancy vivid yellow diamond ring Set with a marquise-cut fancy vivid yellow diamond, weighing approximately 8.06 carats, flanked on either side by a pear-shaped diamond, mounted in platinum and 18k gold. Est. $200,000 - $300,000 - Sold $266,500 With report 2105556235 dated 5 February 2009 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is fancy vivid yellow, natural color, VS1 clarity; accompanied by a working diagram indicating that the clarity may be improvable . ... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2009

Beau médaillon en émail peint représentant l'Enlèvement d'Europe, Limoges, vers 1613-1619, par Jean Guibert

Beau médaillon en émail peint représentant l'Enlèvement d'Europe, Limoges, vers 1613-1619, par Jean Guibert l'émail monogrammé I.G. au centre, l'Europe chevauchant le taureau en haut relief, encadré par un décor de fleurs et d'oiseaux à paillons sur fond noir ;  dans un cadre en bronze doré ciselé serti de perles. haut. (cadre) 13 cm, haut. (émail) 9 cm. Est. 8,000—12,000 EUR Référence bibliographique : S. Baratte, Les Emaux peints de Limoges, catalogue du Musée du Louvre, Paris, 2000, p. 386-387. NOTE: Les initiales... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2009

A 9.68 carats heart-shaped diamond ring

A 9.68 carats heart-shaped diamond ring Set with a heart-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 9.68 carats, with a circular-cut diamond gallery and shoulders, mounted in platinum, (accompanied by a textured 18k gold ring mounting).  Est. $100,000 - $150,000 - Sold $278,500 With report 17445808 dated 23 June 2008 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is F color, VS2 clarity Christie's. Jewels: The New York Sale. 22 April 2009. New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com Photo:... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2009

Coupe en émail peint représentant l'Apparition de Dieu à Abraham, Limoges, Milieu du XVIe siècle, attribué à Pierre ou Jean III

Coupe en émail peint représentant l'Apparition de Dieu à Abraham, Limoges, Milieu du XVIe siècle, attribué à Pierre ou Jean III Pénicaud l'intérieur représentant Dieu apparaissant à Abraham, agenouillé dans un paysage avec quatre personnages parmi des tentes et des troupeaux ; l'extérieur de la tazza orné de têtes d'angelots alternant avec des termes sur fond bleu et reliés par des rinceaux d'or; le fût balustre orné de masques de lion et le pied évasé décoré de Diane chasseresse promenant ses chiens, et de deux chiens... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2009

A 27.94 carats rectangular-cut diamond ring

A 27.94 carats rectangular-cut diamond ring Set with a rectangular-cut diamond, weighing approximately 27.94 carats, to the brushed 18k green gold bifurcated hoop. With report 2105485367 dated 18 December 2008 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is U to V color range, VS2 clarity. Est. $350,000 - $500,000 - Sold $362,500 Christie's. Jewels: The New York Sale. 22 April 2009. New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2009
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23 avril 2009

A small 'longquan' mallet vase. Song dynasty

A small 'longquan' mallet vase. Song dynasty the slightly tapering cylindrical body rising from a recessed base to an angled shoulder and cylindrical neck with a broad dished mouth, set at the neck with a pair of stylised phoenix handles and covered overall in a thick soft bluish-green glaze. 16.3cm., 6 3/8 in. Est. 25,000—30,000 GBP PROVENANCE : Christie's Hong Kong, 30th October 2001, lot 777. NOTE : The present vase is unusual for its small size, although a closely related example was sold in our New York rooms, 19th... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2009

A 10.46 carats pear-shaped fancy vivid yellow diamond ring

A 10.46 carats pear-shaped fancy vivid yellow diamond ring Set with a pear-shaped fancy vivid yellow diamond, weighing approximately 10.46 carats, within a micro pavé diamond surround, gallery and hoop, mounted in platinum and 18k gold, ring size 6. Est. $300,000 - $500,000 - Sold. $386,500 With report 17424158 dated 11 August 2008 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is fancy vivid yellow, natural color, VS2 clarity Christie's. Jewels: The New York Sale. 22 April 2009. New York,... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2009

A large longquan celadon 'dragon' dish. Ming dynasty, 15th century

A large longquan celadon 'dragon' dish. Ming dynasty, 15th century the interior carved to the centre with a writhing five-claw dragon amongst cloud scrolls, with a wide band of scrolling lotus to the well, Japanese wood box. 40.5cm., 15 7/8 in. Est. 8,000—12,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 13 May 09. London.  www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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23 avril 2009

A pearl and diamond sautoir, by Boucheron

A pearl and diamond sautoir, by Boucheron Of one-hundred and fifty-five graduated pearls, measuring from approximately 5.65 to 9.95 mm, joined by a marquise, circular and baguette-cut diamond clasp of foliate design, mounted in platinum, 50 ins. By Boucheron - Est. $250,000 - $450,000 - Sold $398,500 With report 1102469155 dated 29 December 2008 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the pearls are natural saltwater pearls Christie's. Jewels: The New York Sale. 22 April 2009. New York, Rockefeller Plaza... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2009

Sotheby's Sale of American Indian Art to be Held May 20

Tlingit Polychromed Wood Comb (est. $60/80,000). Photo: Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s annual sale of American Indian Art, including Property from the Collection of Frieda and Milton Rosenthal in New York will take place on May 20, 2009. The sale will feature several distinguished private collections, among them: The Estate of Herbert Wellington; Property from the Collection of Morton and Estelle Sosland, sold to benefit the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation; Property from the Evan Maurer-Naomi Margolis Collection;... [Lire la suite]
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