23 février 2011

Coral jewelry @ Doyle New York

Indian Silver, Gold, Foiled-Back Diamond and Coral Bead Fringe Necklace . Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York  Rose-cut & table-cut diamonds. With adjustable woven black cord. Estimate $1,500-2,000 Unsold Double Strand Coral Bead Necklace with Gold and Coral Cameo Pendant. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York 22 kt., gold, coral beads ap. 3.6 to 3.4 mm., pendant signed Steve Schultz. Length 17 1/2 inches. Coral: medium orange. Beads slightly out of round. Good condition. Estimate $400-600. Sold for $1,250 Pair... [Lire la suite]
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12 janvier 2011

Asian Art Dealers to Present Thirty-Two Exhibitions in Celebrations of Asia Week 2011

NEW YORK, NY.- Asian art aficionados from both here and abroad will experience a unique wealth of beauty, diversity and scholarship when they are in New York from March 18-26 as 32 member dealers of Asian Art Dealers New York (AADNY) offer simultaneous exhibitions open to the public throughout Manhattan as part of Asia Week New York 2011. With members coming to exhibit from England, France, Japan and Italy to join those dealers based in Manhattan, a truly global treasure chest will be on view. Asia Week New York 2011, an... [Lire la suite]
20 décembre 2010

Indian jewelry @ Doyle New York, Important Estate Jewelry, December 8, 2010

Indian Gold, Ruby and Emerald Bead Necklace. photo Doyle New York The stylized floret plaques set with 63 round rubies, spaced by fancy-shaped plaques set with 44 oval rubies, total approximately 21.00 cts., all spaced by 20 emerald beads approximately 5.8 to 5.6 mm., approximately 35.2 dwt. Length 20 1/2 inches. Rubies: bright rich pinkish-red, well-matched, minor table edge abrasions, not visible to eye, lively. Emerald beads: deeper green than photo. Gold: rich yellow gold color. Good condition. Estimate $6,000-8,000 Sold... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2010

A pair of important Indian Kadas & An Indian emerald and diamond necklace

A pair of important Indian Kadas. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Each anklet set with a series of twelve rose-cut diamond flowerheads on the convex edge to a gold and dark blue enamel background, the sides with floral and foliate polychrome enamel on a white ground to a central line of green and gold decoration, opens by way of screw fitting, Jaipur, 19th century, 694.4 and 687.5 grams, 12.5 cm diameter, 3.3 cm wide (2). Estimate CHF 60,000 - CHF 80,000 - Price Realized CHF 117,000 Provenance: The property of a Royal... [Lire la suite]
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14 novembre 2010

A magnificent Indian sarpech, circa 1925.

A magnificent Indian sarpech, circa 1925. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 The turban ornament designed as a central line of four diamonds, with three branches each of which suspends a circular-cut diamond, to the detachable diamond rosette brooch with twin baguette-cut diamond spacers suspending a pear shaped diamond cluster drop, 15.0 cm - Estimate CHF1,000,000 - CHF1,500,000 ($1,028,223 - $1,542,335) The 17 principal diamonds weighing a total of 152.64 carats Christie's. Jewels: The Geneva Sale, 17 November 2010.... [Lire la suite]
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28 mars 2010

Indian jewelry @ Christie's Amsterdam

A pair of indian ruby earrings. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Of stepped bell-shaped form, each set with numerous cabochon rubies and a fringe of gold balls, later clips (2) - Est. €1,600 - €1,800 An antique indian necklace. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Strung with flower blossom-shaped gold beads divided by pairs of gold spheres, to an adjustable textile strap, 19th Century - Est. €1,500 - €2,500 An indian enamel and gem-set navratna bracelet. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Composed of... [Lire la suite]
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11 mars 2010

Curators Claim "Lost" Emperor Portrait is Largest Mughal Painting Ever Seen

Jahangir holding a globe, Mughal, attributed to Abu’l-Hasan, 1617. Private Collection LONDON.- Curators of the National Portrait Gallery's new exhibition The Indian Portrait 1560-1860 - which opens tomorrow - will reveal a six-foot, seventeenth-century life-size portrait of the Emperor Jahangir which they claim is the largest painting to come from the Mughal empire. Jahangir holding a globe, dating from 1617, is opulently painted in gold and watercolour on cotton and includes relief jewellery. Apart from its appearance in an... [Lire la suite]
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11 mars 2010

Art of the Islamic and Indian World at Christie's in April

A Crusader Sword, probably 14th century, Italian or German with added Mamluk inscriptions. Estimate: £150,000 - £200,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. LONDON.- A broad variety of works of art, paintings, manuscripts and an intricate and jewel-like panelled room will be offered at Christie’s sale of Islamic and Indian Art on 13 April 2010. The painted and gilt carved room (estimate: £200,000-300,000) recreates the splendour and beauty of Damascus in the late 18th/early 19th century. The fashion for richly decorated... [Lire la suite]
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15 juin 2009

'Light of the Sufis: The Mystical Arts of Islam' @ the Brooklyn Museum

Sample of Persian Calligraphy from a Mughal Album. Calligraphy: Iran, Safavid, 16th century; margins: India, Mughal, 17th century. Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper. Brooklyn Museum, Purchased with funds given by anonymous donors and the Helen Babbott Sanders Fund, 1991.185 This installation features approximately twenty-five objects from the collections of the Brooklyn Museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and private collections related to a mystical branch of Islam known as Sufism. While differing Muslim sects and... [Lire la suite]
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09 juin 2009

A diamond and multi-gem sarpech. Indian, mid 20th century

A diamond and multi-gem sarpech. Indian, mid 20th century The rose-cut diamond centre measuring 17.0 mm diameter to the vari-cut diamond, ruby, sapphire and emerald trophy of arms with similarly set aigrette suspending five emerald drops, 14.5 cm long. Estimate £20,000 - £30,000 ($31,660 - $47,490) Christie's. Jewellery. 10 June 2009. London, King Street www.christies.com
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