31 janvier 2010

18K Gold Enamel Frog Brooch With Diamond & Ruby Eyes. Italy. 1960"s

18K Gold Enamel Frog Brooch With Diamond & Ruby Eyes. Italy. 1960"s Beautifully executed whimsical frog brooch in 18K yellow gold finished in green enamel with diamond & ruby studded eyes. It measures 2" x 1 1/4" and is stamped: ITALY and 18K. Price $995 Dragonette LTD. 711 N. La Cienega Blvd. Los Angeles CA, 90069. Phone: 310-855-9091 - E-Mail: dragonette@mac.com
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31 janvier 2010

Italy, 18th century. Farnese Hercules

Italy, 18th century. Farnese Hercules. photo Sotheby's bronze. inscribed: ΕΛΥΚζΟΝ ΑΟΗΝΛΙΟº ΗΟΙΟΙ on front of rocky support; and bearing the inscription ANNO.1602 on front right side of plinth. height 28 3/4 in., 73 cm. Est. 30,000—40,000 USD. Lot Sold 68,500 USD PROVENANCE: Heim Gallery, London LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Penny 1992, vol. II, no. 416 NOTE: RELATED LITERATURE: Haskell and Penny, 1981, no. 46 The colossal antique marble figure of the Farnese Hercules, signed by Glycon and now in the Museo... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2010

Attributed to Tiziano Aspetti (1550 - 1606), Apostles Peter and Paul, Italy, Venice, circa 1600

Attributed to Tiziano Aspetti (1550 - 1606), Apostles Peter and Paul, Italy, Venice, circa 1600. photo Sotheby's a pair, bronze; heights 35 7/8 in., 35 1/2 in.; 91 cm, 90 cm. Est. 300,000—500,000 USD. Lot Sold 542,500 USD PROVENANCE: Baron Maurice de Rothschild, Paris; Mrs. Anna Thomson Dodge, Rose Terrace, Grosse Point Farms, Michigan; Sold Christie's, London, June 24, 1971, lot 4; Cyril Humphris, London LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Duveen 1938, vol.II NOTE: RELATED LITERATURE: Benacchio 1930-1939;... [Lire la suite]
07 janvier 2010

Pair of 18 karat gold, sapphire and diamond pendant-earclips, Buccellati, Italy. Photo Sotheby's

Pair of 18 karat gold, sapphire and diamond pendant-earclips, Buccellati, Italy. Photo Sotheby's Round diamonds weighing approximately 3.15 carats, further set with pear-shaped sapphires, mounted in 18 karat white and yellow gold, signed M. Buccellati, Italy. With signed box. Est. 25,000—35,000 USD - Lot Sold.  Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium: 28,750 USD Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 09 Dec 09. New York www.sothebys.com
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25 octobre 2009

Buccellati jewelry @ Sotheby's New York

18 karat gold and diamond cuff bracelet, Buccellati, Italy. necklace. photo Sotheby's Square modified brilliant-cut and round diamonds weighing approximately 1.65 carats, mounted 18 karat white and yellow gold, signed M. Buccellati, Italy, internal circumference 6 1/2 inches. Est. 15,000—20,000 USD - Sold 20,000 USD 18 karat gold necklace and bracelet, Buccellati, Italy. photo Sotheby's Gross weight approximately 136 dwts., necklace signed M. Buccellati, length 15 1/2 inches; bracelet signed M. Buccellati, Italy,... [Lire la suite]
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22 août 2009

The "Telato" Diamond and Sapphire Parure by Mario Buccellati. Italy, 1967

Superb and Important Diamond and Sapphire Suite by Mario Buccellati. Italy, 1967 18K yellow and white gold. The necklace has approximately 43 carats of diamonds and approximately 8 carats of oval sapphires. The earrings have a total weight of approximately 13 carats and 30 points of diamonds. Fully signed and marked Mario Buccellati Italy. Superb and Important Diamond and Sapphire Necklace, Earring Pendant and Pin Combination Suite made in the '' Telato'' manner by Mario Buccellati. "Telato'' refers to... [Lire la suite]
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04 août 2009

Raphael's Renaissance Masterpiece @ The Portland Art Museum

Raphael, La Donna Velata, c. 1514-1516. Oil on canvas, Palazzo Pitti, Galleria Palatina, Florence, Italy PORTLAND, OR.- This October, the Portland Art Museum will present a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to view Raphael's renowned painting The Woman with a Veil. This single-painting exhibition will bring one of the most important paintings of the Renaissance to Oregon for the first time. The Woman with a Veil (la velata or la donna velata) was painted in 1516 and depicts a serene woman looking intently at the viewer. It is... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2009

Diamond bangle-bracelet, Buccellati, Italy, circa 1975

Diamond bangle-bracelet, Buccellati, Italy, circa 1975 The hinged bangle designed as a wide openwork band of foliate motifs, set with numerous round diamonds weighing a total of 10.96 carats, mounted in 18 karat white and yellow gold, signed M. Buccellati, Italy, numbered 6644. With signed box. Est. 25,000—35,000 USDSotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 23 Apr 09. New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
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15 avril 2009

Jade and diamond bracelet, Buccellati, circa 1970, Italy

Jade and diamond bracelet, Buccellati, circa 1970, Italy Designed as eight articulated openwork links, set with 8 round jade discs, accented by numerous round diamonds weighing 3.45 carats, length 7½ inches, signed Buccellati, Italy. With signed box. Est. 15,000—20,000 USD Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. 23 Apr 09. New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
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30 mars 2009

"Taking Shape: Finding Sculpture in the Decorative Arts" @ the Getty Center in Los Angeles

Clock movement by Jean-Jacques Fieffe (French, about 1700-1770, maitre 1725) and case possibly after a design by Juste-Aurele Meissonier, Wall Clock (Pendule a repetition), about 1735-1740. Gilt bronze, enameled metal, wood carcass, glass. Object: H: 133.4 X 67.3 X 14.3 cm. 72.DB.89 The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles LOS ANGELES, CA.- The disciplines of sculpture and decorative arts are often viewed in opposition to one another, the former as a fine art created for aesthetic purposes and the latter created as an applied art... [Lire la suite]