11 juillet 2011

Intronisation de S.M. Bao Dai, dernier empereur d'Annam. Musique traditionnelle au Palais Thai Hoà, le 08 janvier 1926

Intronisation de S.M. Bao Dai, dernier empereur d'Annam.  Musique traditionnelle au Palais Thai Hoà, le 08 janvier 1926 Editeur: Thanh-Ba à Hué
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27 décembre 2009

Selection of Cartier jewelry sold @ Sotheby's, Magnificent Jewels, New York

Ruby and diamond bracelet, Cartier, Circa 1925. photo Sotheby's Cushion-shaped and oval rubies weighing a total of approximately 62.00 carats, accented by half-moon-shaped, round, single-cut, baguette and epaulette-cut diamonds weighing a total of approximately 9.60 carats, mounted in platinum, length 6 inches, signed Cartier, numbered 7223. Est. 200,000—300,000 USD - Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  590,500 USD NOTE: Accompanied by AGL report no. CS 40639 stating that the rubies are of Burmese origin; Heat... [Lire la suite]
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10 novembre 2009

'Cartier Treasures - King of Jewellers, Jewellers to Kings' @ Palace Museum, Pékin

Cartier, Panther Clip Brooch. From 1949. Sold to the Duchess of Windsor Last days to see this exhibition in Beijing ! Beijing's Palace Museum and Cartier present Cartier Treasures: King of Jewellers, Jewellers to Kings, an exhibition of Cartier masterpieces in the former Imperial Palace's Exhibition Hall of the Meridian Gate.More than 350 items, including Cartier Collection archives dating from the founding of Cartier through the 1970s, will be displayed. Partly dedicated to royal jewels, which earned Cartier its... [Lire la suite]