28 septembre 2010

Précieuse ménagerie @ Sotheby's New York

18 Karat Gold, Colored Diamond, Emerald and Onyx 'Tiger' Ring, Cartier. photo courtesy Sotheby's Set with round single-cut diamonds of yellow hue, accented by black onyx stripes and nose, the eyes set with marquise-shaped emeralds, size 4½, signed Cartier, numbered 607984, partial maker's mark, one onyx segment missing. Estimate 12,000—15,000 USD. Lot Sold 43,750 USD 18 Karat Gold, Peridot, Ruby and Diamond Seahorse Brooch, Tiffany & Co. photo courtesy Sotheby's The body set with round peridots, accented by a... [Lire la suite]
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27 septembre 2010

Andy Warhol (1928 - 1987), Untitled (Art) & ean-Michel Basquiat (1960 - 1988), Untitled (Monkey)

Andy Warhol (1928 - 1987), Untitled (Art). photo courtesy Sotheby's . Executed in 1986, signed, silkscreen on Levi Strauss & Co. denim jacket; image: 14 in. 35.5 cm (diameter) - jacket: 32 by 24 1/2 in. 81.3 by 62.2 cm. Estimate 30,000—40,000 USD. Lot Sold 25,000 USD PROVENANCE: Decorated Denim: The Aids Benefit Auction, Barney's New York, 1986, lot 1Acquired by the present owner from the above sale NOTE: DECORATED DENIM: THE AIDS BENEFIT - 1986 Bringing together the worlds of fashion, music, art and... [Lire la suite]
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24 janvier 2010

Chinese export animals from the Private Collection of Elinor Gordon @ Sotheby's New York

A very rare Chinese export figure of a reclining stag. Second half 18th century. photo Sotheby's its coat thickly enamelled in yellow, the white enamelled spots with an incised whorl pattern, its head fitted with detachable antlers. length 8 in., 20.3 cm. Estimate 15,000—25,000 USD. Lot Sold 62,500 USD NOTE: This exact model of reclining deer is apparently unrecorded. A figure of a reclining deer with white spotted brown coat in the Copeland Collection at the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts is illustrated and... [Lire la suite]