21 avril 2010

Two circular tortoiseshell boxes with covers, 19th century

Two circular tortoiseshell boxes with covers, 19th century. photo Bonhams The larger with the top deeply carved with figures at work and leisure in a riverside townscape, the sides with dwellings amongst trees, the base with larger scale figures in a garden setting, 9.7cm diameter, the smaller with the top carved with a single figure in a rocky landscape, sides with dwellings amongst trees and base with figures in a garden setting, (smaller example badly cracked), 8.8cm diameter - Sold for £1,860 Bonhams. Asian Art,... [Lire la suite]
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20 avril 2010

A gem-set jade Bowl & a gem-set jade Mirror, India, 19th Century

A gem-set jade Bowl, India, late 19th Century. photo Bonhams on a short foot, the jade in a green opaque tone, rubies, emeralds and diamonds set in gold depicting a repeat design showing a bird on leafy branches - 8.8 cm. diam., 4.5 cm. high. Sold for £18,000 A gem-set jade Mirror, India, 19th Century. photo Bonhams dark olive green jade, of rectangular form surmounted by a small foliate terminal, a trefoil finial below, finely engraved and inlaid with gold depicting branches issuing from a small vase, the... [Lire la suite]
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20 avril 2010

Indian jewelry @ Christie's London

A pair of Golconda diamond stud earrings in enameled gold settings, India, 20th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. Each approx. 2 carats, in cobalt blue enamel setting decorated to side with stylized leafs and to back with petals - 1cm diameter (2). Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000. Price Realized £30,000 Provenance: Van Gelder Jewellery. A Mughal diamond and enamel gold bracelet, India, late 18th-19th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. The central openwork flowerhead set with table-cut diamonds, the... [Lire la suite]
19 avril 2010

Iranian & Turkish jewelry, 11th to 19th century and later

A Seljuk nielloed gold wire bracelet, Iran, 11th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. The shank constructed from woven gold wire, each with four thick wires twisted around a thinner wire, the clasp held by a pin, the round bezel with stylized quatrefoil inlaid with niello - 2 1/2in (6.4cm) diameter. Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000 . Price Realized £9,750 Provenance: UK trade, 1990s A pair of Seljuk gold bracelets, Iran, 13th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. The shank of triangular cross-section... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2010

Emerald @ Bonhams, NY

An emerald, colored diamond and diamond necklace and pair of pendant earrings. photo Bonhams the necklace designed as nineteen oval emerald and round brilliant-cut diamond clusters each with yellow diamond floral cluster spacers; a pair of earrings en suite; estimated total emerald weight for the set: 48.95 carats; estimated total diamond weight for the set: 18.65 carats; mounted in eighteen karat gold; necklace length: 15 1/2in. (colored diamonds not tested for origin of color). Estimate: $35,000 - 45,000 An emerald... [Lire la suite]
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]
03 avril 2010

Two banded agate snuff bottles & a small dendritic agate snuff bottle @ Bonhams

A banded agate snuff bottle 瑪瑙玉帶紋鼻煙壺 Of elegant tapered cylindrical form with recessed footrim inscribed yi jin zhai 詒晉齋 "appreciation of imperial favor studio", the stone exhibiting graduated bands of white and beige rings, very well hollowed out, coral glass stopper with green glass finial. 2in (5.3cm) high - Sold for $3,050 Provenance 來源: Wing Hing, purchased October, 2003 A small dendritic agate snuff bottle 瑪瑙皮影鳳尾草鼻煙壺 19th Century 十九世紀 photo courtesy Bonhams Of flattened pear shape with flat base and... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2010

Three white jade snuff bottles @ Bonhams

A white jade snuff bottle 白玉茄形鼻煙壺 19th Century 十九世紀. photo courtesy Bonhams Fashioned in the form of a slender eggplant with overlapping leaves of dark green to the top, en suite dark green jade stopper in the shape of a crooked stem. 3in (7.6cm) high. Sold for $13,420 inclusive of Buyer's Premium Provenance 來源: Chris RandallExhibited 展出: Gallery of New South Wales,Sydney, Australia, 1991Chinese Culture Center, San Francisco, July, 2000Illustrated 出版圖片: Hidden Treasures of the Dragon (1991), cat. no. 150The Chinese eggplant... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2010

A large octagonal canton enamel sweetmeat box and cover & a painted enamel jardinière. Qing Dynasty, 19th century

A large octagonal canton enamel sweetmeat box and cover. Qing Dynasty, 19th Century. photo Sotheby's painted on the cover with a five-clawed dragon in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', the interior fitted with eight trays of trapezoid form each painted with a dragon and a phoenix, centering an octagonal tray (11) - diameter 18 in., 46 cm. Est. 12,000—15,000 USD. Lot Sold 140,500 USD A painted enamel jardinière. Qing Dynasty, 19th century. photo Sotheby's painted with panels reserved on a yellow floral ground -... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2010

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes, Etchings with aquatint from La Tauromaquia

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes, Modo con que los Antiguos Espanoles Cazaban Los Toros Á Caballo En El Campo; Capean otro Encerrado; El Cid Campeador Lanceando otro Toro (D. 224, 227, 234; H. 204, 207, 214). photo courtesy Sotheby's Etchings with aquatint, three plates from La Tauromaquia, 1816, fine impressions of the first edition, on laid paper, H. 204 and 207 with Morato watermark, with margins (3) - each circa 250 by 350mm; 9¾ by 13¾in. Est. 3,000—5,000 GBP. Lot Sold 12,500 GBP Francisco José de Goya y... [Lire la suite]
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