Alain.R.Truong

20 novembre 2018

A fine and rare doucai 'dragon' saucer-dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 72. A fine and rare doucai 'dragon' saucer-dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735);11.7cm (4 1/2in) diam. Estimate: HK$350,000.00 - HK$450,000.00(€ 39,000 - 50,000). © Bonhams. Finely potted, the well vividly painted in the interior delicate underglaze blue and colourfully enamelled in yellow, green, iron-red and pink with a writhing five-clawed dragon chasing a flaming pearl amidst fire and lingzhi-shaped cloud scrolls, the cavetto with lingzhi-shaped cloud scrolls at each point... [Lire la suite]
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20 novembre 2018

Diligent research propels a Gainsborough study, initially believed a copy, to $103,125

Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788), Study for The Honourable Mrs. Graham. Estimate $75,000-$100,000. Sold for $103,125. © Woodshed Art Auctions. FRANKLIN, MASS.- Diligent research by Bruce Wood of Woodshed Art Auctions propelled what was initially believed to be an ordinary copy of a painting to a six-figure finish at the firm’s November 1st fine art auction titled Gainsborough, Monet, Warhol & Friends. The painting was an oil portrait study by Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788) titled The... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 13:48 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
20 novembre 2018

Gainsborough’s Family Album at the National Portrait Gallery, London

Thomas Gainsborough (1727–1788), Portrait of the Artist's Daughters, about 1763-64, Worcester Art Museum. © Worcester Art Museum LONDON - The National Portrait Gallery London is to bring together for the first time all twelve surviving portraits of Thomas Gainsborough’s daughters in a major new exhibition, Gainsborough’s Family Album, opening on 22 November 2018, it was announced today 6 December 2017. The portraits, which trace the development of the Gainsborough girls from playful young... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 13:04 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
19 novembre 2018

Extraordinary Natural Pearl, Cultured Pearl and Diamond Earrings, Etcetera for Paspaley

Lot 1980. Extraordinary Natural Pearl, Cultured Pearl and Diamond Earrings, Etcetera for Paspaley. Estimate: HK$6,500,000.00 - HK$9,500,000.00 (US$800,000-1,200,000). © Christie's Images Ltd Undrilled slightly baroque natural pearl drops of approximately 12.90 -15.40 x 18.05 mm and 10.50 - 12.00 x 13.70 mm, undrilled slightly baroque natural pearls of approximately 18.20 x 14.80 x 13.65 mm and 14.65 x 12.85 x 10.15 mm, cultured Keshi half-pearl caps, rectangular-cut diamonds of 3.02 and 3.01 carats,... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 21:20 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
19 novembre 2018

Important Diamond Ring

Lot 1993. Important 15.60 carats E VVS2 Diamond Ring. Estimate: HK$7,300,000.00 - HK$10,000,000.00 (US$930,000-1,250,000). © Christie's Images Ltd Rectangular-cut diamond of 15.60 carats, half moon and baguette-cut diamonds, platinum, ring size 6¼ GIA, 2018, report no. 2195389010: 15.60 carats, E colour, VVS2 clarity, excellent polish.  Christie's. Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels, Hong Kong, 27 november 2018
Posté par Alain Truong à 20:57 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
19 novembre 2018

Important Diamond Pendant with Tiffany & Co Neckchain

Lot 1982. Important 15.04 carats F VVS1  Diamond Pendant with Tiffany & Co Neckchain. Estimate: HK$8,000,000.00 - HK$12,000,000.00 (US$1,000,000-1,500,000). © Christie's Images Ltd Pear brilliant-cut diamond of 15.04 carats, circular-cut diamonds, gold, pendant 4.6 cm, neckchain 42.0 cm, neckchain signed T & Co. GIA, 2005, report no. 14733588: 15.04 carats, F colour, VVS1 clarity.  Christie's. Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels, Hong Kong, 27 november 2018  
Posté par Alain Truong à 20:51 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]

19 novembre 2018

Important Diamond Pendant Necklace

Lot 2045. Important 10.98 carats D IF Type IIa Diamond Pendant Necklace. Estimate: HK$8,200,000.00 - HK$12,000,000.00 (US$1,050,000-1,500,000). © Christie's Images Ltd Heart brilliant-cut diamond of 10.98 carats, circular-cut diamonds, gold, 41.0 cm  GIA, 2018, report no. 1192355300: 10.98 carats, D colour, Internally Flawless clarity, excellent polish and symmetry, Type IIa.  Christie's. Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels, Hong Kong, 27 november 2018
Posté par Alain Truong à 20:36 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
19 novembre 2018

Important Sapphire and Diamond Ring

Lot 2062. Important 28.39 carats Burmese 'royal blue' Sapphire and Diamond Ring. Estimate: HK$8,000,000.00 - HK$12,000,000.00 (US$1,000,000-1,500,000). © Christie's Images Ltd Oval-shaped sapphire of 28.39 carats, shield-shaped and circular-cut diamonds, gold, ring size 6  SSEF, 2018, Premium report no. 97708: 28.396 carats, Burma, no indications of heating, 'royal blue', Appendix Letter Gübelin, 2017, report no. 17117104 and Gemmological Profile: 28.39 carats, Burma, no indications of... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 20:29 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
19 novembre 2018

An exceptionally rare Imperial Ming-style underglaze-blue and copper-red vase, jiu'er zun, Qianlong seal mark and of the period

Lot 71. An exceptionally rare Imperial Ming-style underglaze-blue and copper-red vase, jiu'er zun, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 34.3cm (13 1/2in) high. Estimate: HK$6,000,000.00 - HK$9,000,000.00 (€ 670,000 - 1,000,000). © Bonhams. Of archaic bronze ovoid form, rising from the slightly spreading foot to the waisted neck, flanked by a pair of zoomorphic elephant ring handles set above a raised band around the shoulders, the body exquisitely painted with a continuous meandering... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 19:16 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
19 novembre 2018

A rare blue and white 'dragons and lotus' stem bowl, Yongzheng seal mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 70. A rare blue and white 'dragons and lotus' stem bowl, Yongzheng seal mark and of the period (1723-1735); 18.2cm (7 1/8in) diam. Estimate: HK$200,000.00 - HK$300,000.00 (€ 23,000 - 34,000). © Bonhams. Well potted with deep everted round sides supported on a ribbed and slightly splayed stem foot, vividly painted around the exterior with two writhing five-clawed dragons striding amidst large lotus heads borne on continuous scrollwork, the foot decorated on the raised rib with the 'Eight Buddhist Emblems',... [Lire la suite]
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