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What: Carpets & TapestriesWhere: Aguttes, Lyon, 13 bis, place Jules-Ferry 69006 LyonWhen: Jun 26, 2018, 01.30 pmTop lots of the sale:- Ghoum in Silk, (Persia), time of the Shah, mid-20th century. On a pinkish beige field, is arranged a pavement, composed of a multitude of medallions with frames «molded» old gold, polylobes. The medallions are ivory decorated with multicolored flowers. Rare palace dimension and very high distinction.620 x 420cm. Estimate: 40,000 - 50,000 € ($ 46,373 - $ 57,967)- Lotto (Asia Minor), from the 17th century. An ivory field with a stylized brick vegetable trellis, embellished with star-studded rhombuses with cruciform diamonds and small polychrome hooks and scrolls is surrounded by a magnificent bluish border. Insects stylized multicolored. 150 x 120cm. Estimate: 40,000 - 50,000 € ($ 46,373 - $ 57,967)- Heriz Serapi, (Persia), late 19th century. An oblong and polylobed navy and pink medallion, with a stylized floral decoration and a four-lobed plant heart. Two pink rims with floral garlands enclose the main marine following small floral medallions, florets, stems and oak leaves, all in polychrome. 475 x 365cm. Estimate: 18,000 - 25,000 € ($ 20,868 - $ 28,983)- Ispahan signed on silk chain and frame (Persia), mid-20th century. Very beautiful presence for this beautiful carpet, where enthroned on an oval ruby field, covered with an inextricable network of foliage in blooming polychrome circumvolution, a sublime floral rosette, starry marine, ivory and sky. Carpet of great distinction. 440 x 310cm. Estimate: 18,000 - 20,000 € ($ 20,868 - $ 23,186)- Tabriz (Persia), late 19th century. Decor similar to the Ardebil carpet exhibited at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. An ivory border with bluish branches, another with florets and «chis» frame the main fuchsia border or are carved ivory medallions and marine cartridges adorned with polychrome cruciform floral forms. 560 x 350cm. Estimate: 12,000 - 15,000 € ($ 13,912 - $ 17,390)- Kirman-Raver (Persia), circa 1880. A majestic pastel medallion, polylobe and its pendants are delicately placed on a field oblong old pink adorned with fine blooming polychrome foliage predominantly bluish Ivory is the hue of the main border. 468 x 308cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 12,000 € ($ 11,593 - $ 13,912)- Tabriz (Persia), late 19th century. A magnificent polylobed star-shaped medallion and its dangling pendants, ivory, old gold and sky, with a vegetal decoration, throne in the middle of an oval brick field, with braces, covered with flowery foliage in convolutions, old gold, ivory and navy. Very big class. 348 x 267cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 12,000 € ($ 11,593 - $ 13,912)For details, visit: https://www.aguttes.com/index.jspClick on the slideshow for the highlights of the sale.http://www.blouinartinfo.com/Founder: Louise Blouin
What: VariaWhere: Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers, Sundkrogsgade 30, DK-2150 Nordhavn (Copenhagen)When: 28 June, 08.00 pmTop lots of the sale:- “Blue Fluted” large porcelain service decorated in blue. Royal Copenhagen. (158). Estimate: Estimate: 30,000 – 40,000 kr. (US$ 3,360 – 4,479)- Carl Martin-Hansen: A selection of Royal Copenhagen porcelain figurines of girls and boys in folk costumes. H. 9.5–14.5 cm. (10). Estimate: 15,000 – 20,000 kr. (US$ 1,680 – 2,240)- Various Bing & Groendahl porcelain Christmas plates, decorated in underglaze blue, consisting of 1895–1983. (89) Estimate: 15,000 kr. (US$ 1,680)- A Chinese jichimu - “chicken-wing wood” - brushpot. Qing, 19th century. H. 16 cm Diam. 14.5 cm. Estimate: 15,000 kr. (US$ 1,680)- Borel Fils & Cie, Neuchatel, 14k gold hunter cased minute repeater pocket watch. Switzerland c. 1880–90. Together with a 14k gold watch chain. (2) Estimate: 15,000 kr. (US$ 1,680)- An English mahogany striking clock. Signed 'Gadsden, London'. Early 19th century. H. 51 cm. W. 30 cm. D. 20 cm. Estimate: 15,000 kr. (US$ 1,680)- “Blue Fluted Full Lace”. Part of a coffee set and a selection of serving pieces, consisting of 60 pieces. Royal Copenhagen. (60) Comprising: 9 luncheon plates no. 1086, 9 pastry plates no. 1088, 8 coffee cups and 6 saucers no. 1035, 6 tea cups and 5 saucers no. 1130, tureen no. 1109, 2 bowls no. 1018, fruit basket no. 1061, bowl on low foot no. 1023, sauceboat no. 1106, coffee pot no. 1030, platter no. 1062, 2 dishes no. 1041, 2 oval dishes no. 1146, 2 dishes no. 1058, dish no. 1115, dish no. 1151, butter jar no. 1003, butter jar no. 1176, beaker no. 1016, sugar bowl no. 1113, creamer no. 1032, tea pot no. 1118, centrepiece no. 1022, bowl on high foot no. 1020, shell shaped dish no. 1075, vase no. 1043, ashtray no. 1137 and dish no. 1216. Estimate: Estimate: 12,000 – 15,000 kr. (US$ 1,344 - 1,680))- “Rosenholm” silver cutlery, maker Danske Guldsmedes Solvvarefabrik. Weight excl. pieces with steel 3578 gr. (140) Comprising: 11 dinner forks, 10 dinner knives, handle L. 12 cm, 15 lunch forks, 14 lunch knives, handle L. 10.5 cm, 17 dessert spoons 7 lobster forks, 21 cake forks, 28 coffee spoons, 17 various serving pieces. Estimate: 12,000 – 15,000 kr. (US$ 1,344 - 1,680))- “Olympia” silver cutlery. Maker Cohr of Denmark. Weight excl. pieces with steel 3788 g. (110). Comprising: 12 dinner forks, 12 dinner knives, handle L. 11.5 cm, 6 soup spoons, 12 lunch forks, 8 fish knives, 6 fruit knives, 12 dessert spoons, 12 cake forks, 11 coffee spoons, 3 butter knives, 17 various serving pieces. Estimate: 10,000–12,000 kr. (US$ 1,120 - 1,344)For details, visit: https://bruun-rasmussen.dk/m/Click on the slideshow for the highlights of the sale.http://www.blouinartinfo.com/Founder: Louise Blouin
What: Jewelry & Fine PearlsWhere: Aguttes, 164 bis Charles de Gaulle Avenue, 92200 Neuilly-sur-Seine, FranceWhen: June 27, 02.00 pmTop lots of the sale:- Cartier: Ring set with a cushion-shaped sapphire on a platinum setting (950) highlighted with triangular pavings set with brilliants. Signed Mount Cartier and numbered. Weight of sapphire: approx 6.80 carats, Ring size: 46, Pb .: 14.6 gr. Estimate: 45,000 - 65,000 € ($ 52,137 - $ 75,309)- Necklace consisting of three rows of 46, 50 and 53 beads including 69 fine pearls falling and 79 cultured pearls. Clasp in 18K white gold (750) adorned with a count crown set with rose cut diamonds. Pb .: 65.6gr. Diam .: 1st rg: 4.6 x 9mm 2nd rg: 4.7 x 9.7mm approx 3rd rg: 4.6 x 10.8mm approx., A 69 natural pearls and 79 cultured pearls necklace. First row: 4.6 x 9mm, Second row: 4.7 x 9.7mm, Third row: 4.6 x 10.8mm. Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 € ($ 46,344 - $ 69,516)- Suzanne Belperron: Large «butterfly» brooch articulated in 18k yellow gold (750) and platinum (950). The two upper wings are set with emerald cabochons in a diamond pavement, the lower wings set with calibrated baguette and emerald diamond lines, the body and the antennas embellished with brilliants. The wings are articulated thanks to a system of kneecaps. Width of deployed wings: approx 13.5 cm, Pb: 98.7gr. Estimate: 35,000 - 50,000 € ($ 40,551 - $ 57,930)- Necklace consisting of two rows of 55 and 61 fine pearls falling. Clasp in 18K (750) white gold set with an emerald embellished with diamonds. Pb . : 45gr Diam .: approx 4.5 x 8.7 mm approx 4.7 x 9.4 mm. Two rows of 55 and 61 natural pearls necklace. Measuring from approximately 4.5 to 8.7 mm and 4.7 to 9.4 mm. Estimate: 20,000 - 25,000 € ($ 23,172 - $ 28,965)- Ring in 18K yellow gold (750) and silver (<800) set with a large yellow sapphire in an entourage of rose cut diamonds. Weight of the sapphire: 24.4 carats. Ring size: 57 - Pb: 15.4gr Estimate: 18,000 - 20,000 € ($ 20,855 - $ 23,172)- Pair of platinum (950) and 18K white gold (750) pendant earrings with a triangular pattern set with eight-eight-cut diamonds and a calibrated diamond holding a hexagonally shaped diamond drop and a fine pearl in drop. Around 1925, H: 4.5cm, Pb: 8.9gr. Dim: approx 9.7- 9.8 mm x not measurable approx 9.1- 9.3 mm x not measurable. Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 € ($ 17,379 - $ 23,172)- 18k white and yellow gold (750) ring set with an oval ruby in an entourage of eight-eight-cut diamonds. Ruby weight: 2.50 cts approx . Ring size : 57, Pb .: 4.29gr. Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 € ($ 17,379 - $ 23,172)For details, visit: https://www.aguttes.com/index.jspClick on the slideshow for the highlights of the sale.http://www.blouinartinfo.com/Founder: Louise Blouin
What: JewelleryWhere: Bruun Rasmussen Kunstauktioner, OnlineWhen: June 27, 8:00 PMTop Lots of the Sale: - «An unmounted radian-cut diamond» - weighing 3.03 ct. Colour: M. Clarity: SI. No remarks. New and unused. Estimated Price: 100,000–110,000 kr. (US $ 11,250 - US $ 12,350)- «A 14k gold bracelet» - L. 23.5 cm. Weight app. 204.5 g. Minimal wear due to age and use. Estimated Price: 30,000–40,000 kr. (US $ 3,370 - US $ 4,500)- «A necklace of 14k gold» - L. 44.5 cm. Weight app. 129.5 g. Minor wear due to age and use. Estimated Price: 20,000–25,000 kr. (US $ 2,250 - US $ 2,810)- «An unmounted radiant-cut diamond» - weighing 0.94 ct. Colour: Natural Fancy Brownish Yellow. Clarity: SI1. Accompanied by GIA certificate no. 5181227167. No remarks. New and unused. Estimated Price: 15,000–18,000 kr. (US $ 1,690 - US $ 2,020)- «A 14k gold necklace» - L. 54 cm. Weight app. 86 g. Minor wear due to age and use. Estimated Price: 15,000 kr. (US $ 1,690)- «A pair of pearl and diamond ear pendants set» - with a natural pearl and an old-cut diamond weighing a total of app. 0.16 ct., mounted in gold. Pearl diam. app. 10×7 mm. L. app. 1.8 cm. Circa 1900. (2) Accompanied by original case and Cisgem certificate no. 9006. Milan, 2018. Estimated Price: 15,000 kr. (US $ 1,690)- «A necklace with a diamond pendant set» - with a brilliant-cut yellow diamond weighing app. 0.74 ct. encircled by numerous brilliant-cut white diamonds weighing a total app. 0.14 ct., totalling app. 0.88 ct., mounted in 18k white gold. L. pendant app. 1 cm. L. necklace app. 42 cm. (2) Estimated Price: 15,000 kr. (US $ 1,690)- «A diamond necklace set» - with numerous brilliant-cut diamonds, totalling app. 1.11 ct., mounted in 18k white gold. Colour: (G). Clarity: VS. L. 45 cm. No remarks. New and unused. Estimated Price: 15,000 kr. (US $ 1,690)- «A diamond ring set» - with numerous brilliant-cut diamonds, totalling app. 1.22 ct. mounted in 18k white gold. Colour: G. Clarity: VS. Size 57. No remarks. New and unused. Estimated Price: 15,000 kr. (US $ 1,690)- «A bracelet of 14k gold» - W. 22 mm. L. 20 cm. Weight app. 78 g. 1960s. Minor wear due to age and use. Estimated Price: 12,000–15,000 kr. (US $ 1,350 - US $ 1,690)For details, visit: https://bruun-rasmussen.dkClick on the slideshow for the highlights of the sale.https://www.blouinartinfo.comFounder: Louise Blouin
What: Ancient & Modern JewelryWhere: Gros & Delettrez, Drouot - Richelieu Room 3When: June 27, 2:00 PMTop Lots of the Sale:- «Articulated platinum openwork bracelet entirely set» - with brilliant cut diamonds and adorned in the center with a pattern embellished with three rectangular cut diamonds, baguette diamonds and brilliant cut diamonds. Measured at Length: about 20cm. P. 120.5g. Estimated Price: 50,000 - 60,000 € (US$ 57,900 - 69,500)- «Rolex» - Cosmograph Daytona «Big red» - ref.6263 No. 62XXXXX around 1979/80 - Chronograph steel bracelet. Round case. Crown and bottom screwed. Telescope with tachymeter scale in bakelite. Silver dial with three black sub-meters. Screwed pushers, signed crown. Cal chronograph movement 727. Oyster steel bracelet ref.78350 / 19 end pieces 571 with signed folding clasp. Dial, case and movement signed. Measured at Diam .: 37mm. Estimated Price: 45,000 - 55,000 € (US$ 52,100 - 63,670)- «Pin platinum brooch paved» - with brilliant cut diamonds set in gilt surmounted by «drops» in yellow gold adorned with five old cut diamonds. Measured at P. 38.5g. Estimated Price: 45,000 - 50,000 € (US$ 52,100 - 57,900)- «White gold transformation necklace entirely set» - with brilliant cut diamonds and shuttle diamonds and decorated with a central cross pattern. It can break down into two bracelets and a brooch. Measured at Total weight of diamonds: 33, 83 carats. 108.3g. Estimated Price: 30,000 - 40,000 € (US$ 34,750 - 46,300)- «Platinum and white gold ring» - adorned with a ruby cut in sugar loaf trimmed with baguette diamonds and paved with brilliant cut diamonds. With Gubelin GemLab certificate attesting without any thermal modification. Measured at Ruby weight: 4.92 carats. Ring size: 51. P. 9.5g. Estimated Price: 30,000 - 35,000 € (US$ 34,750 - 40,520)- «White gold line bracelet entirely set» - with brilliant cut diamonds. Measured at Total weight of diamonds: 15.92 carats. Length: 17,5cm approximately. P. 19.5g. Estimated Price: 28,000 - 30,000 € (US$ 32,420 - 34,750)- «Pair of platinum brooches in platinum and white gold” – Belperron; engraved with faceted emeralds and brilliant cut diamonds, some more important. Bear a punch of master Darde & Fils. Measured at P. 37.4g. Estimated Price: 27,000 - 30,000 € (US$ 31,260 - 34,750)- »Platinum and yellow gold ring" - with a crisscross pattern set in the center, an oval ruby edged and surrounded by old cut diamonds, some more important. Measured at Finger size: 53. P. 13.2g. Estimated Price: 25,000 - 28,000 € (US$ 28,950 - 32,420)For details, visit: http://www.gros-delettrez.comClick on the slideshow for the highlights of the sale.https://www.blouinartinfo.comFounder: Louise Blouin
What: Paintings, Furniture and Art ObjectsWhere: Tessier-Sarrou & Associes, Room 10 - Drouot-Richelieu, 9, rue Drouot 75009 ParisWhen: June 29, 1:30 PMTop Lots of the Sale: - «Meditation» (version with arms), after 1900 - After Auguste Rodin; Bronze patina brown green, cast iron lost. Signed «A. Rodin »on the terrace,« C. C. Valsuani »(Claude Valsuani). Measured at H. 163 cm. Estimated Price: 30,000 - 50,000 € (US$ 34,750 - 57,900)- «Rare suite of four sconces» - In gilded and gilded bronze with three foliated arms of light. They escape from a rudent groove, laurel wreaths, ram's heads and friezes of tracery. The bobeches are twisted channels and the binets decorated with leaves. Measured at H. 53 cm. L.36 cm. Estimated Price: 15,000 - 20,000 € (US$ 17,400 - 23,150)- «Dresser in satin veneer and amaranth» - It opens with two rows of drawers with two compartments each. Straight uprights terminated by sheath feet with simulated splines. Beautiful ornamentation of chiseled and gilded bronzes. Louis XVI period. Measured at H. 90 cm. L. 115 cm. P. 59 cm. Estimated Price: 15,000 - 20,000 € (US$ 17,400 - 23,150)- «Pair of flares to children in bronze» - In chiselled bronze with foliage decoration. They represent three children with garlands of flowers around a baluster shaft surmounted by an ovoid vase and capped with a circular plate. Measured at H. 226 cm. L. 95 cm. Estimated Price: 15,000 - 20,000 € (US$ 17,400 - 23,150)- «Algiers», circa 1883 - Edward Richter (1844-1913); oil on canvas. Signed lower right and located «Algiers». Measured at 55.5 x 37 cm. Estimated Price: 12,000 - 15,000 € (US$ 13,900 - 17,400)- «Work of Thomas Thomsen, son, circa 1800» - Important pendulum with rotating circles, with music and ringtone at the passage in gilded and carved wood. Measured at H. 86 cm. L. 52.5 cm. P. 38 cm. (Small accidents). Estimated Price: 12,000 - 15,000 € (US$ 13,900 - 17,400)- «Rare two-body cabinet” - comes with an architecturally shaped shape in natural wood with inlaid ivory decor in the oriental style of geometric motifs, stylized flowers, rosettes, checkerboards, flower vases and foliage. Measured at H. 168 cm. L. 128.5 cm. P. 55.6 cm. Estimated Price: 12,000 - 15,000 € (US$ 13,900 - 17,400)- »The little shopkeeper of the four seasons", circa 1870 - Paul Saint-Jean (1842-1875); oil on canvas. Signed lower left. Beautiful wooden frame gilded stucco openwork decorations. Measured at 156 x 116 cm. Estimated Price: 10,000 - 15,000 € (US$ 11,600 - 17,400)For details, visit: http://www.tessier-sarrou.com/Click on the slideshow for the highlights of the sale.https://www.blouinartinfo.comFounder: Louise Blouin
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MOSCOW (AP) The Latest on Wednesday at the World Cup (all times local):
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