30 avril 2009

A Tanagra terracotta figure of a boy holding a comic mask. Circa 3rd Century B.C.

A Tanagra terracotta figure of a boy holding a comic mask. Circa 3rd Century B.C. Standing with his right knee relaxed, the weight on his left leg, enveloped in a long himation coloured in white slip, gathered at his chest with his right hand, hidden beneath the drapery, the folds falling over his left hand, in which he holds a theatrical comic mask coloured in red slip, the boy with short curling red hair dressed with an umber wreath, standing on a rectangular integral plinth, 6½in (16.4cm) high, mounted. Sold for £8,400 ... [Lire la suite]
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30 avril 2009

Singe en porcelaine de Chine du XVIIIe siècle à monture de bronze doré d'époque Louis XVI

Singe en porcelaine de Chine du XVIIIe siècle à monture de bronze doré d'époque Louis XVI le singe portant son petit, reposant sur un socle en bronze doré. haut. 20 cm, larg. 8 cm. Est. 5,000—7,000 EUR. Lot Sold 12,250 EUR Sotheby's. Important French Furniture and Sculpture. 28 Apr 09. Paris www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
30 avril 2009

An Apulian red-figure column krater . Circa 350-300 B.C.

An Apulian red-figure column krater. Circa 350-300 B.C. The decoration enlivened with added yellow and white, showing a profile head of a Lady of Fashion on both sides, each with her hair dressed in a beribboned kekryphalos with a radiate stephane, curls falling at the ear, wearing a pendant earring and beaded necklace, a band of strokes above, wave pattern on the baseline, palmettes below the handles, the neck decorated with a garland of ivy with berries and floral motifs, the outer rim with a band of wave pattern, the top of... [Lire la suite]
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30 avril 2009

Columbian emerald and marquise-shaped diamonds ring

Columbian emerald and marquise-shaped diamonds ring The emerald-cut emerald weighing 7.21 carats, framed by 24 marquise-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 2.00 carats, mounted in 18 karat gold, size 6¼. Est. 30,000—40,000 USD. Lot Sold 59,375 USD NOTE: Accompanied by AGTA report no. 97017811 stating that the emerald is of Columbian origin; minor clarity enhancement: oil. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 23 Apr 09. New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
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30 avril 2009

A famille verte tripod dish. Kangxi

A famille verte tripod dish. Kangxi Enamelled at the centre with two ladies within an elaborate fenced garden, enclosing a blossoming peony tree, a crane and a table supporting potted plants, with a phoenix in flight above, the rim with a diaper ground with shaped cartouches in reserve enclosing butterflies and flowers, all supported on three short feet. 31.3cm (12¼in) diam. Estimate: £2,000 - 2,500 Provenance: the Jarras Collection, England Bonham's. Fine Chinese Art, 14 May 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com... [Lire la suite]
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30 avril 2009

Colombian emerald and triangular-shaped diamond pendant-earrings

Colombian emerald and triangular-shaped diamond pendant-earrings Set with 2 emerald-cut emeralds weighing 4.90 and 4.46 carats, supported by 2 triangular-shaped diamonds weighing 1.02 carats, all framed by small round diamonds, mounted in platinum. Est. 40,000—50,000 USD. Lot Sold 50,000 USD NOTE : Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 0901693/1 and 2 stating that the 4.90 and 4.46 carat emeralds are of Colombian origin; indications of minor clarity enhancement. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 23 Apr 09. New York... [Lire la suite]
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30 avril 2009

A famille verte fluted pear-shaped cistern, cover and a basin. Kangxi

A famille verte fluted pear-shaped cistern, cover and a basin. Kangxi The cistern surmounted by twin fish-dragons flanking a scallop shell and pursuing the flaming pearl, the body brightly enamelled and gilt with two phoenix perched on pierced rockwork amidst bamboo and peony sprays and in flight, all between above a wide band enclosing chrysanthemum flowerheads reserved on a green fish-roe ground flanking the moulded projecting mask with a later metal tap, and below a similarly decorated band, supported on a spreading... [Lire la suite]
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30 avril 2009

Colombian Emerald and diamond ring

Colombian Emerald and diamond ring The emerald-cut emerald weighing 6.10 carats, flanked by 2 triangular-shaped diamonds weighing approximately .80 carat, mounted in platinum, size 5¾. Est. 25,000—35,000 USD. Lot sold 56,250 USD NOTE: Accompanied by AGTA report no. 91003312 stating that the emerald is of Colombian origin; insignificant clarity enhancement: oil. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 23 Apr 09. New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
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30 avril 2009

A famille verte square 'Hundred Antiques' vase. Kangxi

A famille verte square 'Hundred Antiques' vase. Kangxi The body decorated in relief with the Bo gu (One Hundred Antiques) including gu with fruiting cherry, fangding, ding, cong with coral, jar and spoon, a double-cash knot, conch, scrolls, basket with peach and lingzhi, bowl with pomegranate and lingzhi, books, kite, bell, lotus leaf with finger citron, vase with brushes, crab and fish traps, the shoulders enamelled with large peony blossoms reserved on a green fish-roe ground rising to the flared neck with relief decoration... [Lire la suite]
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30 avril 2009

Russell James @ Camera Work, Berlin

Russell James, Skulls, Western Australia, 2008 Russell James, Adriana Lima and Oluchi Onweagba, Los Angeles Russell James, Adriana Lima, Backstage, Los Angeles, 2003 Russell James, Adriana Lima, Los Angeles   Russell James, Adriana Lima, New York Russell James,  Alessandra Ambrosio, Los Angeles, 2007 Russell James, Erin Wasson, Tulum, Mexico, 2004 Russell James, Estella Warren, Bahamas Russell James, Estella Warren, Bahamas Russell James, Estella Warren,... [Lire la suite]
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