27 mai 2011

Noble diamonds @ Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, 17 May 11, Geneva

Diamond rivière, late 19th century. Photo: Sotheby's Designed as a graduated row of thirty eight circular-cut and cushion-shaped diamonds, the largest one weighing 10.10 carats, mounted in silver and gold, length approximately 400mm, case. Estimate 300,000—500,000 CHF. Lot Sold 662,500 CHF Property of an European noble family. Diamond ring. Photo: Sotheby's The circular-cut diamond weighing 12.85 carats, size 53½. Estimate 72,000—85,000 CHF. Lot Sold 206,500 CHF Property of a Franch countess. Unmounted diamond. Photo:... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2011

Eventails chinois @ Aponem

LA RÉCEPTION CHEZ LE MANDARIN. Chine, Canton vers 1830.  Photo Aponem Eventail de type brisé en bambou laqué noir à décor or, orné d'un cartel historié d'une réception au milieu des pavillons des jardins du sud de la Chine. L'entourage est décoré de fleurs et d'emblèmes taoïstes. Une frise de philosophes est peinte en haut des brins. Bélière. H.t.: 10'' ½ - 28,5 cm. Estimation : 1 000 - 1 500 € AUTOUR DE LA RIVIÈRE DES PERLES. Vers 1850 Eventail, la feuille en papier peint à la gouache. Sur une face, une scène... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2011

Seven watches, 18th & 19th century for the Chinese market

Bovet, Fleurier. A rare gold and enamel open faced centre seconds duplex watch made for the Chinese market . Circa 1835, no 523. Photo Sotheby's   • duplex movement with engraved and damascened with blued steel and gilt foliate decoration, Chinese calibre with mirror polished wheel train and bridges, standing barrel, three-arm balance with wedge shaped blued steel weights, flat balance spring and index regulator, signed Bovet, Fleurier • white enamel dial, Roman numerals, outer track minutes/seconds divisions,... [Lire la suite]
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08 mai 2011

Mughal gem-set gold and jade objects and jewelry, India, 17th,18th & 19th century

A rare Mughal gem-set gold spoon, India, 17th-18th century.  Photo Sotheby's the shallow bowl delicately inlaid on the reverse with a lotus rosette comprised of radiating foil-backed diamond petals and rubies, the faceted tapering shaft inlaid with emeralds and bands of ruby quatrefoils within an engraved and chiselled gold framework, gold lotus bud terminal; 14.5cm. Estimate 80,000—120,000 GBP. Lot Sold 409,250 GBP NOTE: This spoon is comparable to the magnificent early-seventeenth-century spoon in the Victoria and Albert... [Lire la suite]
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15 juin 2010

George III, Belle époque & early 20th century Butterfly brooches

A Belle époque diamond and enamel brooch. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Modelled as a butterfly with polychrome enamel wings within rose-cut diamond borders to the openwork body mounted with single-cut diamonds, ruby eyes and diamond collet detail to the antennae, circa 1910, 6.1 cm wide, with French assay marks for gold - Estimate £8,000 - £10,000 Price Realized £27,500 ($39,738) A George III diamond brooch. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Modelled as a butterfly, the old-cut diamond body and head with rose-cut... [Lire la suite]
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27 mai 2010

Vanités en toiles, enluminure et dessin @ Delorme - Collin du Bocage - Paris

École française du XVIIe siècle, Nature morte aux crânes Toile. 36,5 x 53 cm - Estimation : 10 000 € Attribué à Frans Francken le Jeune (1581 - 1641) Le mort jouant du violon Panneau de chêne, une planche, non parqueté. 16,5 x 13,5 cm Reprise du tableau conservé au Historisches Museum de Francfort dont il existe de nombreuses versions ( voir U. Härting, Frans Franken der Jüngere, Freren, 1989, n° 403, reproduit). RM. Estimation : 5 000 €Provenance : Collection Noseda Exposition : Galleria Pesaro, Milan, 1929. ... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2010

Ecole vénitienne vers 1800, Vue de l'entrée du Grand Canal avec le Palais des Doges, Venise.

Ecole vénitienne vers 1800, Vue de l'entrée du Grand Canal avec le Palais des Doges, Venise. photo courtesy Sotheby's Huile sur toile - 143,5 x 205,5 cm ; 56 1/2 by 80 7/8 in. Est. 30,000—40,000 EUR. Lot Sold 36,750 EUR Sotheby's. Collection Violette de Talleyrand, Duchesse de Sagan, Former collection Gaston Palewski. 18 Mar 10. Paris www.sothebys.com
13 décembre 2009

Three views of Venice sold @ Bonhams

Venetian School, circa 1800, The Grand Canal, Venice, with the Palazzo Pisani, Palazzo Grimani and the Rialto Bridge in the distance © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd oil on canvas - 47.3 x 74.4cm (18 5/8 x 29 5/16in).- Sold for £23,400 NOTE: The present composition is a variant of that employed by Canaletto which is now in the Accademia Carrara, Bergamo. It was clearly a popular view, given the various autograph versions and the number of works by later imitators, some of which have been attributed to Giuseppe Bernardino Bison... [Lire la suite]
19 novembre 2009

Ecole française vers 1800, Huit papillons

Ecole française vers 1800, Huit papillons Aquarelle, 24 x 19,5 cm - Estimation : 600 / 800 € AuctionArt - Pierre Cardin Rémy Le Fur & associés - Paris. Dessins Anciens, Céramiques, Tableaux, Objets d'Art, Art Déco & Contemporain. Peintures & Arts Graphiques. Vente du Lundi 23 novembre 2009. Drouot Richelieu - Salle 5 & 6 - 9, rue Drouot - 75009 Paris. Pour tout renseignement, veuillez contacter la maison de ventes au +33 (0) 1 40 06 06 08
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20 août 2009

Chinese lacquer traveling table. China, circa 1800.

Chinese lacquer traveling table. China, circa 1800. China Lacquer. Height : 73.00 cm - Width : 76.00 cm - Depth : 38.00 cm. Price on appllication A most unusual Chinese export lacquer traveling table with a scalloped folding top decorated with a lake view with pavilions, rocks and trees, raised on a gate-leg base of 'X' frame form with six supports, all partly turned and gilded and partly lacquered. When closed, the top is decorated with landscape vignettes and stylised flower motifs. Mallett Antiques 929 Madison... [Lire la suite]
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