08 décembre 2010

Joaillerie Cartier @ Pierre Bergé & associés

Cartier. Années 1970. Importante et magnifique bague ornée d'un saphir coussin monté en solitaire. Monture en platine rehaussé de quatre diamants baguette. Signé. Tdd:49. Poids du saphir: 19,39 carats (sans traces de traitement thermique). Origine: Birmanie. Estimation : 180 000 - 250 000 € Accompagnée d'un certificat du laboratoire GUBELIN en date du 11 Mai 2010 . Cartier. Epoque Art Deco.. Paire de pendants d'oreilles à pompons de perles fines et boules d'onyx. Ils sont retenus par des culots de jade jadéite... [Lire la suite]
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08 décembre 2010

Jade, néphrite, Serpentine @ Artcurial - Briest-Poulain-F.Tajan - Paris

Collier de boules de jade en chute et pendentif, coupées de barrettes en platine serties de diamants taillés en brillant et de deux anneaux en corail retenant un pendentif rectangulaire sculpté. Long. : 44 cm - Poids brut : 35 g - Estimation : 6 500 / 7 000 € Broche. en alliage d'or jaune et gris 14K laquée rouge et noir stylisée d'un bonzaï dans un pot, le bord serti d'une ligne de diamants taillés en brillant, les feuilles en néphrite. Haut. : 3,8 cm - Poids brut : 8,7 g - Estimation : 2 500 / 3 000 € Paire... [Lire la suite]
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29 novembre 2010

Eskenazi to Bring Chinese Treasures to New York

Parcel-gilt Silver Melon-shaped Box and Cover, Tang period, 618-907. Height: 8.0 cm. NEW YORK, NY.- Rare and luxurious articles made for emperors, courtiers and scholars are the focus of the fifteenth annual New York exhibition staged by London gallery Eskenazi Ltd, one of the world’s leading dealers in Asian art. Early Chinese Metalwork in Gold and Silver and Works of Art of the Ming and Qing Dynasties will take place at the Ukrainian Institute, 2 East 79th Street , New York , from Tuesday 15 to Saturday 26 March 2011. The... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2010

David Webb jade & nephrite jewelry @ Sotheby's Geneva

Important enamel, nephrite, ruby and diamond Chimera bangle, David Webb. photo Sotheby's The two 'Chimera' head terminals of carved nephrite enhanced with cabochon rubies and brilliant-cut diamonds, the sides set with fluted nephrite sections alternating with white enamel bands, mounted in platinum and yellow gold, signed Webb. Est. 60,000—100,000 CHF. Lot Sold 86,500 CHF LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Cf: Magnificent Jewels, Sotheby's, New York, 2008, page 220-221 for an example of a 'Chimera' bangle by David Webb. ... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2010

Jade jewelry @ Doyles New York

Long Lavender Jade Bead Necklace with Diamond Ball Clasp. photo Doyles New York 18 kt. blackened white gold, composed of 71 beads approximately 13.6 to 10.0 mm., completed by a ball clasp set with 108 round diamonds approximately 2.70 cts. Length 33 5/16 inches. Estimate $8,000-12,000 With GIA report no. 2125743396 stating that the color origin cannot currently be determined, no indications of impregnation. Pair of Art Deco Platinum, Carved Jade, Diamond and Black Enamel Pendant-Earrings. photo Doyles New York ... [Lire la suite]
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22 novembre 2010

Treasures of Ancient Chinese Art Return to Public View @ the Freer Gallery of Art

        Ornament in the form of a human face. Longshan culture (ca. 3000'17'' B.C.E.). Jade (nephrite). Photo: Freer Gallery of Art. WASHINGTON, DC.- Ancient jades and bronzes widely considered to be among the greatest treasures of Chinese art returned to public view at the Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery of Art Nov. 20. More than 100 works have been reinstalled in two newly renovated galleries after more than a decade in storage. Chinese jade carvings and vessels cast from bronze are some of the oldest... [Lire la suite]
16 novembre 2010

Cross Pendant @ Doyle New York

Japanese Gold and Shakudo Cross Pendant  © Doyle New York Shakudo decorations on both sides, early 20th century. 2 3/8 x 1 1/2 inches. Estimate $2,000-3,000 Good condition. 2 3/8 x 1 1/2". Gold, Jade and Diamond Cross Pendant with Chain © Doyle New York 18 kt., jade ap. 33.0 x 23.0 mm., ap. 7.6 dwt. Length 16 inches. 1 5/8 x 1 inch. With GIA report no. 5121742051, natural color, no indications of impregnation. Estimate $2,000-3,000 Antique Gold and Diamond Cross Pendant  © Doyle New York ... [Lire la suite]
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12 novembre 2010

Chinese Emperor's Personal White Jade Dragon Seal Sells for £2.7 Million @ Bonhams

This iconic Chinese object, a small exquisite work of art, created huge interest before the sale in Europe and as well as China. Photo: Bonhams LONDON.- A stunning piece of China’s Imperial history – a seal personally commissioned and used by the Qianlong Emperor (1711-1799) – sold for £2,708,000 at Bonhams Sale of Fine Chinese Art on November 11th in London. The perfect four centimetre square jade seal bearing the inscription `Zi Qiang Bu Xi’, (‘Self-Strengthening Never Ceases’) is closely linked to the Emperor’s 80th birthday... [Lire la suite]
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05 novembre 2010

The Chinese Jade Collection of Mrs R. Gladwyn @ Bonhams

The Collection of the Late Lieutenant Colonel R.F.C. Gladwyn and the late Mrs R. Gladwyn Lt. Col. Gladwyn served in Korea from 1952 to 1953 and was then posted to Hong Kong, where he served from 1953 to 1955 and was joined there by his family. The collection of Chinese jade carvings and ceramics was formed during the stay in Hong Kong. He had an eye for detail and collected these works of art because he thought they were beautiful. Their intricate designs and small details fascinated him, and he admired the great skills of the... [Lire la suite]
15 octobre 2010

Art deco jadeite jade jewelry by Marsh & Co from the Estate of Margaret Roebling Perrine

An art deco jadeite jade and diamond brooch, Marsh & Co, circa 1930 © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd of openwork design, centering a carved jadeite pagoda accentuated with round brilliant-cut diamond detail, within a blackened steel frame; signed Marsh's; mounted in platinum - Estimate: $6,000 - 8,000 An art deco jadeite jade and diamond bracelet, Marsh & Co, circa 1935 © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd designed as three openwork shaped-lozenge blackened steel panels each centering separate scenes of a... [Lire la suite]
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