A Roman marble torso of Venus Circa 2nd century A.D.  Estimate: $300,000-500,000

CHRISTIE’S TO OFFER EXQUISITE ANTIQUITIES AND ANCIENT JEWELRY THIS DECEMBER IN NEW YORK

  • Christies
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  • November 25, 2009

Christie’s is proud to present two sales of ancient art, Antiquities and Ancient Jewelry, on December 11 featuring over 350 lots showcasing the broad range of works from Predynastic Egypt through ...

The Winter Palace, an illuminated music box fabricated of Rock Crystal Quartz, Diamonds and Aquamarines, highlights the lapidary works of art section of the winter sale (est.  Estimate $250,000-300,000).

Merry & Bright Gold, Gemstones and Jewelry Shine at Holiday Natural History Auction at Bonhams & Butterfields

  • Bonhams
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  • November 25, 2009

International auctioneers Bonhams & Butterfields, will hold its annual holiday auction of Natural History on Sunday, December 6, 2009.  The sale will feature a diverse group of ...

Untitled XVI by Willem de Kooning (1904-1997), new exhibitor L&M Arts.

BIGGER AND BETTER THAN EVER BEFORE – TEFAF MAASTRICHT MARCH 12-21, 2010

  • Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions
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  • November 23, 2009

TEFAF Maastricht, the world’s most influential art and antiques fair, will have a record number of 260 exhibitors from 17 countries when the 23rd edition opens at the MECC (Maastricht Exhibition ...

Large kovsh Carl Fabergé, over-stamping workmaster’s mark Feodor Rückert, Moscow, 1899-1908 Silver-gilt, opaque and painted filigree enamel, cabochon amethysts, 29.8 x 38.3 x 24 cm © Khalili Collection, courtesy of Khalili Family Trust

KHALILI COLLECTION OF ENAMELS OF THE WORLD TO BE UNVEILED AT THE HERMITAGE MUSEUM, ST PETERSBURG

  • The State Hermitage Museum
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  • November 10, 2009

Enamels of the World 1700-2000 from the Khalili Collections, to be exhibited at the State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, from 8 December 2009 to 14 March 2010, is the inaugural presentation of a ...

Estimated to sell for £25,000-35,000, this rare necklace comes from the Collection of Maharajah Ranjit Singh and Maharani Jindan Kaur (1817-63).

NECKLACE OWNED BY WIFE OF THE LAST SIKH RULER, THE LION OF THE PUNJAB, FOR SALE AT BONHAMS

  • Bonhams
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  • October 1, 2009

FROM THE FIGHTING INDIAN QUEEN WHO DEFIED BRITAIN. An important 19th Century emerald and seed-pearl Necklace from the Lahore Treasury, reputedly worn by Maharani Jindan Kaur wife of Ranjit ...

The Hope Diamond is displayed for the first time as a stand-alone gem, with no setting at all for exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History in Washington.

Hope Diamond Goes on Display for the First Time Out of Its Setting

  • National Museum of Natural History
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  • September 24, 2009

To mark its 50th anniversary at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, the renowned Hope Diamond is displayed for the first time as a stand-alone gem, with no setting at all. ...

A very fine and rare 18k gold Ulysse Nardin automatic hour repeating wristwatch (est.  $25,000-35,000) from the Clavius Collection.  sold for $45,750 with buyer's premium.

No Time Like Vegas Time; Timepieces Bring Strong Prices at Bonhams & Butterfields First Salon Jewelry Auction at The Venetian® Las Vegas

  • Bonhams
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  • September 23, 2009

International auctioneers, Bonhams & Butterfields held its fall auction of Salon Jewelry on September 21, 2009 during the company's first jewelry sale at The Venetian Las Vegas.  ...