16 avril 2010

Art Deco Jewels showcased for the first time in the Middle East

A magnificent diamond ring, signed by J. Roca, composed of a cut-cornered rectangular diamond weighing 17.71 carats to the tapered baguette-cut diamond shoulders with plain hoop, Accompanied by report no. 5111816766 dated 11 March 2010 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is D Colour, VVS2 clarity. Estimate: $1,000,000-1,500,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. Dubai – Christie’s Dubai will for the first time present a wide range of period jewels from the Art Deco period (1920 to 1935) in... [Lire la suite]
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16 avril 2010

Deux dagues et une plaque pectorale en bronze, Vietnam, Culture de Dông Son

Dague. Bronze. Vietnam. Culture de Dông Son. ca 5°-1° bc. photo Aguttes L.: 24,5 cm Superbe dague à la poignée modelée en forme d'une puissante figure anthropomorphe vêtue d'un pagne - Estimation : 2 500 / 3 500 € On notera la délicatesse des lignes, et la finesse du traitement des bijoux, du pagne et de la coiffure, particulièrement appréciable sur la face arrière. Superbe patine de fouilles. Plaque pectorale. Bronze. Vietnam. Culture de Dông Son. ca 5°-1° bc. photo Aguttes 10 x 25,5 cm. Belle et très classique... [Lire la suite]
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16 avril 2010

White gold - Two important sales of fine Meissen and Sèvres to be offered at Christie’s in may

Two ormolu-mounted Sèvres (hard paste) vases and covers, circa 1788-90, the contemporary mounts probably by Thomire. Est. £50,000 - £80,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. London – This May Christie’s King Street celebrates 18th century porcelain with two important sales entitled White Gold. The first collection which will be offered on 12 May coincides with the 300th anniversary of the founding of the Meissen factory and is a fitting celebration of this important cultural and historic event. This single owner collection... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2010

CHAUMET Paris, beaux bijoux @ Henri Adam SVV

CHAUMET Paris. Bague diamant. photo courtesy Henri Adam SVV en platine signée à l'intérieur de l'anneau sertie d'un diamant rond 1/2 taille de 4,94 cts, couleur estimée H/I, Pureté VS2 (égrisures), deux diamants en trapèze au départ du corps de la monture. Estimation : 10 000/15 000€ CHAUMET Paris.  Collier en rivière de diamants. photo courtesy Henri Adam SVV en platine 950 serti de 124 diamants navettes de 0,20 cts environ pour un total de 25,35 cts sécable en trois parties dont deux bracelets de... [Lire la suite]
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16 avril 2010

Christie's Presents the collection of Dr. Julius and Dena K. Tarshis

A selection of Baccarat cut-glass sulphide plaques. Estimate: $800-1,200. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. New York- On April 21, Christie’s New York will bring more than 180 works of art to the saleroom in A Marriage of Collections: The Property of Dr. Julius and Dena K. Tarshis.  Focused into four main categories- 19th century European and Russian glass, European porcelain, antique and ancient jewelry and walking sticks- the works on offer illuminate the Tarshis’ enthusiasm for diverse, quality objects within each... [Lire la suite]