27 septembre 2010

A carved beryl snuff bottle, 1760-1840. Possibly Imperial, attributed to the Palace workshops, Beijing

A carved beryl snuff bottle, 1760-1840. Possibly Imperial, attributed to the Palace workshops, Beijing. photo courtesy Sotheby's of rounded rectangular form with sloping shoulders and a short cylindrical neck, the well hollowed stone of bright translucent yellow-green color, carved in low relief making use of the natural flaws in the stone on one face with bamboo and on the other with blossoming prunus branches; height 2 5/8 in., 6.7 cm. Estimate 18,000—25,000 USD. Lot Sold  23,750 USD PROVENANCE: Gerry P.... [Lire la suite]
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11 janvier 2010

Drusy Rings by Marta Sànchez Oms

Azurite Sterling silver ring with natural drusy Azurite. From Isis collection. This piece is a one-of-a-kind handmade ring. Stone size: 19 x 15 mm.  $120.00 USD Beryl Sterling silver ring with natural Beryl with inclusions. Inclusions are brown and gold, and the stone is very transparent, you can see through it. This piece is a one-of-a-kind handmade ring. Stone size: 30 X 24 mm. $150.00 USD Citrine Silver ring with natural raw citrine crystal. This piece is a one-of-a-kind handmade ring. Stone size: 19... [Lire la suite]