17 septembre 2010

Pair of Antique Gold and Beetle Cufflinks.

Pair of Antique Gold and Beetle Cufflinks. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York  18 kt., with French assay mark, ap. 3.4 dwt. Estimate $500-700 Good condition. 9/16 x 7/16". Doyle New York. Important Estate Jewelry - Wednesday, September 29 at 10am www.doylenewyork.com
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17 septembre 2010

A carved green glass snuff bottle, 1750-1820. Imperial, attributed to the Palace workshops

A carved green glass snuff bottle, 1750-1820. Imperial, attributed to the Palace workshops, Beijing. photo courtesy Sotheby's of rounded form, the transparent green glass carved in low relief on each face with a recessed circular panel, carved on one side with a parrot chained to a perch, the reverse with a parrot swinging from a perch, flanked by mock mask and ring handles on the shoulders; height 2 1/4 in., 5.7 cm - Estimate 8,000—12,000 USD. Lot Sold 17,500 US PROVENANCE: Collection of Arthur Loveless.Kardos... [Lire la suite]
17 septembre 2010

A carved red glass vase. Qianlong Mark And Period.

A carved red glass vase. Qianlong Mark And Period. photo courtesy Sotheby's of baluster form, the globular body supported on a short slightly splayed foot rising to a trumpeted neck and flared rim, the rounded sides carved with a battle scene in a rockwork landscape, all below a band of upright lappets encircling the shoulders, the rim further carved with a border of ruyi-heads, the base incised with a four-character reign mark; height 6 1/2 in., 16.4 cm - Estimate 50,000—70,000 USD, Unsold Sotheby's. Fine Ceramics and... [Lire la suite]
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17 septembre 2010

Chihuly 2010 @ Marlborough Gallery

Dale Chihuly, Chelsea Persians, 2010, site-specific installation, 100+ glass elements on stainless steel armatures. courtesy Marlborough Gallery , New YorkNEW YORK.- Marlborough Gallery presents an important exhibition of new work by renowned sculptor and glass artist Dale Chihuly will open at Marlborough Chelsea on September 16 and continue through October 16, 2010. Called the “greatest living master of the ancient medium of glass,” this will be Chihuly’s first gallery exhibition in New York since 2006. On the occasion of his... [Lire la suite]
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17 septembre 2010

A carved pink and white glass snuff bottle, 1750-1820. Possibly Imperial, attributed to the Palace workshops

A carved pink and white glass snuff bottle, 1750-1820. Possibly Imperial, attributed to the Palace workshops, Beijing. photo courtesy Sotheby's of tapered ovoid form, the glass of mottled pink color overlaid over white at the neck and shading to white towards the foot, carved with three rows of lotus petals above a curled leaf; height 2 5/8 in., 6.7 cm. Estimate 15,000—25,000 USD. Lot Sold 11,250 USD PROVENANCE: Joseph Baruch Silver Collection.Clare Lawrence Ltd.The Alexander Brody Collection.Clare Lawrence... [Lire la suite]
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17 septembre 2010

White Gold, Pink Sapphire and Diamond Leaf Brooch

White Gold, Pink Sapphire and Diamond Leaf Brooch. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York  18 kt., 168 pink sapphires ap. 9.00 cts., one rose-cut diamond ap. .35 ct., ap. 5.2 dwt. Estimate $2,000-3,000 Pink sapphires: deep bright purplish-pink, well-matched, very brilliant. Diamond: I-VS. Good condition. 1 3/4 x 1 1/2". Doyle New York. Important Estate Jewelry - Wednesday, September 29 at 10am www.doylenewyork.com
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17 septembre 2010

A pair of mauve Peking glass bowls. Qing dynasty, 19th century

A pair of mauve Peking glass bowls. Qing dynasty, 19th century. photo courtesy Sotheby's each deeply carved around the sides with love birds and a parrot perched on flowering branches, the metal of even opaque mauve color (2); diameters 6 3/4 in., 17.1 cm - Estimate 7,000—9,000 USD. Unsold PROVENANCE: Sotheby's New York, 19th March 1997, lot 115. Sotheby's. Fine Ceramics and works of Art. 15 Sept 2010. New York www.sothebys.com
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17 septembre 2010

An amethyst snuff bottle, 1730-1850

An amethyst snuff bottle, 1730-1850. photo courtesy Sotheby's of flattened tapering form with a slightly everted mouth, resting on a concave oval base, one face well carved in low relief with Liu Hai playing with a string of coins, crouched near his leaping three-legged toad, the reptile issuing vapor in the direction of a flying bat, the reverse carved with Li Taibo asleep on his qin, with two vessels in the foreground, the natural citrine inclusion carved to depict Li Taibo and the bat; height 2 1/2 in., 6.3 cm.... [Lire la suite]
17 septembre 2010

19th century amethyst necklace, a pair of amethyst and diamond earrings & an amethyst, diamond and cultured pearl brooch

An amethyst, diamond and cultured pearl brooch. photo courtesy Bonhams The large cushion-shaped amethyst within a 19th century openwork frame of old brilliant and rose-cut diamonds, suspending a detachable cultured pearl drop with rose-cut diamond cap, diamonds approximately 6.50 carats total, width 5.2cm. Estimate: £10,000 - 15,000 A 19th century amethyst necklace and a pair of amethyst and diamond earrings. photo courtesy Bonhams The necklace composed of graduating oval-cut foiled amethyst links, suspending a... [Lire la suite]
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17 septembre 2010

Two fine purple-splashed 'Jun' bubble bowls. Song Dynasty

A fine purple-splashed 'Jun' bubble bowl. Song Dynasty. photo courtesy Sotheby's well potted, with steeply rounded sides on a neatly finished foot incurved towards the rim, the interior applied with a finely bubbled milky-blue glaze, vividly splashed in lavender-blue shading to purplish-red in five swirls, the exterior with a striking crescent-shaped splash amidst shadowy streaks, pooling above the foot to reveal the chocolate color ware, draining to a buff at the rim; diameter 3 3/8 in., 8.5 cm. Estimate 120,000—150,000 USD.... [Lire la suite]
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