04 juillet 2010

Bonhams Breaks World Record Price For Aston Martin DB5 Convertible

1965 Aston Martin DB5 Vantage Convertible. Sold for £551,500. photo Bonhams A 1965 Aston Martin DB5 Vantage Convertible, one of only nine produced, sold for a remarkable £551,500 today (2 July) at Bonhams annual Collectors' Motor Cars and Automobilia auction at Goodwood Festival of Speed. The sale fetched a magnificent £3,707,687 in total with a 75% sale rate. 1965 Aston Martin DB5 Vantage Convertible. photo Bonhams Registration no. VDB 5. Chassis no. DB5C/2118/R. Engine no. 400/2370/V. Sold for £551,500 ... [Lire la suite]
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04 juillet 2010

A Chinese Imperial porcelain wucai dragon and phoenix bowl. Six character sealmark of Jiaqing and of the period, 1796-1820.

A Chinese Imperial porcelain wucai dragon and phoenix bowl. Six character sealmark of Jiaqing and of the period, 1796-1820. photos courtesy Marchantwith slightly flared rim, painted with a green and iron-red dragon in pursuit of flaming pearls, separated by two swooping phoenix birds, all amongst flowers and foliage, beneath a band of the bajixian, alternating with ruyi-heads, the well of the interior with a similar iron-red dragon medallion, encircled by two underglaze blue double rings; 5 1/8 inches, 13cm diameter.... [Lire la suite]
04 juillet 2010

M.GERARD A Magnificent Cabochon Emerald and Diamond Necklace, France, 1978.

M.GERARD A Magnificent Cabochon Emerald and Diamond Necklace, France, 1978. photo by Betteridge Jewelers A magnificent cabochon emerald and diamond collar necklace, designed as a series of fifteen oval cabochon emerald and circular-cut diamond clusters with diamonds scroll motif intersections, mounted in gold, circa 1978. Price $195,000 Monsieur Louis Gerard was formally an executive at Van Cleef & Arpels and founded his own company with the assistance of Comtesse de Ribes in 1968. Within a decade he became the one of... [Lire la suite]
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04 juillet 2010

Sir Anthony van Dyck (Antwerp 1599-1641 London) Portrait of Anne Sophia, Countess of Carnarvon (d. 1695),

Sir Anthony van Dyck (Antwerp 1599-1641 London) Portrait of Anne Sophia, Countess of Carnarvon (d. 1695). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 full-length, in a green dress with white silk bows and pearls, and gold-embroidered curtain beyond, oil on canvas, 79 x 52 in. (200.7 x 132.1 cm.) with identifying label '[...] Anne Sophia, daughter of Philip: Earl of Pem- broke and Montgomery and wife of Robert Dormer, first Earl of Carnarvon, killed at the battle of Newbury 20 Sept. 1643. By Vandyke.' (on the reverse) - Estimate... [Lire la suite]
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04 juillet 2010

Mariano Fortuny sage green pleated silk Delphos gown circa 1930.

Mariano Fortuny sage green pleated silk Delphos gown circa 1930. photo by Vintage Luxury Venetian glass beads in ochre with rust and brown stripes and silk cord trim down the side seams and armholes. Size is flexible due to pleating. Overall length: 51.5". Armhole depth: 8". Excellent condition. Price $8,900 Vintage Luxury. Phone: 914 963 1694. E-Mail: info@vintageluxury.com
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04 juillet 2010

Beautiful Oriental style table clock by Lacloche Frères, France, circa 1925

Beautiful Oriental style table clock by Lacloche Frères, France, circa 1925. photo by Hancocks Beautiful and rare table clock with an Oriental inspired face and Arabic numerals inside a yellow gold and red enamel casing on a carved onyx and jade base and surmounted by a carved jade lion with diamond accents. Lacloche Frères, Paris, circa 1925. Price: contact dealer Hancocks, 52/53 Burlington Arcade, London, UK, WIJOHH. Phone: 44 7493 8904 - E-Mail: info@hancocks-london.com
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04 juillet 2010

Desk and Stool by Carlo Scarpa, Italy, 1942

Desk and Stool by Carlo Scarpa, Italy, 1942. photo by Galerie Yves Gastou Top ended by a crown, evocating the japonese pagoda roofs, 2 drawers in front. Darkened walnut wood. height: Desk: 30,75/ Stool: 17,72; depth: Desk: 15,75/ Stool: 13,78; width/length: Desk: 28,75/ Stool: 21,65. Price contact dealer Origin: Casa Pelizzari, Venice, 1942 Galerie Yves Gastou, 12 rue Bonaparte Paris, 75006, FRANCE. Phone: 33.1.53.73.00.10 - E-Mail: contact@galerieyvesgastou.com
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04 juillet 2010

1960s Embroidered Sable & Mink Coat. Michelle Furs, Hong Kong

1960s Embroidered Sable & Mink Coat. Michelle Furs, Hong Kong. photo Shrimpton Couture A kind coat ordered from Michelle Furs, Hong Kong back in the 1960s. All fine embroidery work was done in Hong Kong at that time. The exterior is a deep emerald silk satin upon which gold thread embroidery mixed with fine hand embroidery work are done in profusion. The entire back and front panels are embroidered as well as the edges of the wide bell sleeves. Sable collar and cuffs are in immaculate condition and as... [Lire la suite]
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04 juillet 2010

CARTIER PARIS Superb Carved Coral Diamond and Emerald Turtle Pin. France, 1950c.

CARTIER PARIS Superb Carved Coral Diamond and Emerald Turtle Pin. France, 1950c. photo by Macklowe Gallery A superb rare Cartier Paris pin of a nineteenth century carved coral serpent resting upon a rock adapted by Cartier into a mythological serpent wrapped around a turtle and mounted in gold set with diamonds and emeralds. Signed Cartier Paris and numbered. Price $97,000 An exceptional example of Cartier jewels illustrated in 'Amazing Cartier' Flammarion, chapter 'Chimeras, Crocodiles and other Reptiles'. Macklowe... [Lire la suite]
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04 juillet 2010

Iconic Pierre Cardin dress. 1960's-1970's

Iconic Pierre Cardin dress. 1960's-1970's. photo by Resurrection This piece is beyond collectible and far head of its time. The chrome plating is in impeciable condition. The dress is done in black medium weight wool with a bit of a A-line skirt and high cut armholes for that classic mod shape. Price $4,500 Resurrection, 8006 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 90046. Phone: 323.651.5516 - E-Mail: sienna@resurrection-krmh.com
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