18 septembre 2010

Platinum, Diamond and Mexican Opal Brooch

Platinum, Diamond and Mexican Opal Brooch.. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York  One fire opal ap. .95 ct., 74 diamonds ap. 2.70 cts., c. 1920, ap. 6.7 dwt. Estimate $2,000-3,000 Doyle New York. Important Estate Jewelry - Wednesday, September 29 at 10am www.doylenewyork.com
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18 septembre 2010

A very rare carved polychrome lacquer 'Knick-knack Peddler' box and cover. Jiajing mark and period

A very rare carved polychrome lacquer 'Knick-knack Peddler' box and cover. Jiajing mark and period. photo courtesy Sotheby's the straight-sided domed cover finely carved through the cinnabar, yellow and green lacquer with a raised medallion of eight children surrounding a jovial and bearded peddler carrying a massive horn-like yoke on his back from which is strapped a pair of rattan arches, each balancing a large balustraded square basket filled with carved lacquer vases, food containers and tall rattan canes... [Lire la suite]
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