20 juillet 2009

Emerald and diamond sold @ Sotheby's London

Emerald and diamond ring, Bulgari, 1960s Centring on a cut-cornered step-cut emerald to shoulders set with pear-shaped diamonds, further highlighted with brilliant-cut stones, signed Bulgari, case by Bulgari, size M. Est. 55,000—75,000 GBP. Sold 67,250 GBP Emerald and diamond brooch Of flower head design, the stamens composed of circular-cut emeralds, the petals set with circular- and rose-cut diamonds, French assay and maker's marks, detachable brooch fitting. Est. 15,000—20,000 GBP. Sold 18,750 GBP Emerald... [Lire la suite]
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20 juillet 2009

Rare Kendi zoomorphe en forme de grenouille à l'Étude Thierry de Maigret

CHINE. Très rare Kendi zoomorphe en forme de grenouille, décoré au naturel en bleu sous couverte. Le col avec un oiseau perché sur une branche de prunus Dynastie des MING, période WANLI (1573-1619), fin du XVIème siècle Hauteur : 15,5 cm - Longueur : 15 cm. Estimation : 25 000 / 30 000 €Modèles très proches : Topkapi museum d'Istanbul, reproduit dans l'ouvrage de T. Misuji « Chinese porcelain collection in the Near East Topkapi and Ardebil » Musée de Frankfort (catalogue du musée n°28 et 29) Sanctuaire d'Ardebil à Téhéran... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2009

' GlassWear' @ The Museum of Arts and Design

Brooch by Jiří Ŝibor, 2004. Photo: Collection of the artist. NEW YORK, NY.- The Museum of Arts and Design presents GlassWear, an international contemporary art exhibition celebrating the marriage of two of the richest and most inventive areas in today’s decorative arts—glass and jewelry. Organized jointly by the Museum of Arts and Design and the Schmuckmuseum, Pforzheim, Germany, GlassWear will be on view at the Museum’s Tiffany & Co. Foundation Jewelry Gallery until Sunday, September 20, 2009. This exhibition is made... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2009

'Lords of the Samurai' @ Asian Art Museum, San Francisco

The samurai culture and code of conduct, bushido, have long captivated the imaginations and aspirations of young and old in the Western world. More than just professional warriors, Japanese samurai of the highest rank were also visionaries who strove to master artistic, cultural, and spiritual pursuits. Lords of the Samurai takes an intimate look at the daimyo, or provincial lords of the warrior class in feudal Japan. The Hosokawa clan, powerful military nobles with a 600-year-old lineage, embodied this duality of fierce... [Lire la suite]
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20 juillet 2009

Quote : Leonardo da Vinci

"In life beauty perishes, but not in art." Leonardo da Vinci
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