11 novembre 2010
The snuff-box was presented to the Turkish diplomat, Turkhan Pasha (1846-1927), in December 1913. Estimate: £400,000-600,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 LONDON.- Christie’s upcoming Russian Works of Art sale on 29 November 2010 will be led by an important jewelled vari-coloured gold and guilloché enamelled Imperial presentation snuff-box, marked Fabergé, with the workmaster’s mark of Henrik Wigström. It was presented to the Turkish diplomat, Turkhan Pasha (1846-1927), in December 1913 on behalf of Emperor Nicholas II... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2010
A Fabergé Imperial Gem-Set Bowenite, Gold and Enamel Parasol Handle, Workmaster Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, circa 1895.
A Fabergé Imperial Gem-Set Bowenite, Gold and Enamel Parasol Handle, Workmaster Michael Perchin, St. Petersburg, circa 1895. photo courtesy Sotheby's the handle set with a carved, cushion-shaped piece of bowenite surmounted with a raised disk of lilac enamel over a wavy guilloché ground encircled by a band of rose diamonds, the collar with lilac enamel over a wavy guilloché ground with a series of bright-cut gold bands, with a gold band at the top and a rose diamond band at the bottom; height 2 3/4 in. (excluding screw). -... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2010
Heritage Auctions presents the first Official ANA Auction of Ancient & World Coins in more decades than anyone at Heritage can remember — and that includes all of us 'old-timers.' Following our first Signature Auction of Ancient and World Coins as the Official Auctioneer of the CICF, and our record-setting NYINC auctions, you can easily see that Heritage is dedicated to bringing you the very finest numismatic properties in the most important auctions of the year. This auction will take place August 12-16 in Boston and over the... [Lire la suite]