Alain.R.Truong

29 mars 2015

Cassowary

Cassowary

The Cassowary are ratites, large flightless birds, native to New Guinea & Northeast Australia.

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Red-fan Parrot (Deroptyus accipitrinus)

Red-fan Parrot (Deroptyus accipitrinus)

The Red-fan Parrot (Deroptyus accipitrinus), also known as the Hawk-headed Parrot, is an unusual New World parrot hailing from the Amazon Rainforest. Photo by Dennis Avon

Tibetan Blood Pheasant (Ithaginis cruentus tibetanus)

Tibetan Blood Pheasant (Ithaginis cruentus tibetanus) - Adult male;Thrumshingla National Park, Bhutan

Tibetan Blood Pheasant (Ithaginis cruentus tibetanus) - Adult male; Thrumshingla National Park, Bhutan

Ocellated Turkey (Meleagris ocellata)

Ocellated Turkey (Meleagris ocellata)

Ocellated Turkey (Meleagris ocellata). Tikal National Park, Guatemala

New Zealand Kea by Ed Janwattana

New Zealand Kea by Ed Janwattana

New Zealand Kea by Ed Janwattana

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A Jizhou leaf-decorated black-glazed bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

A Jizhou leaf-decorated black-glazed bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

A Jizhou leaf-decorated black-glazed bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1279) 2

A Jizhou leaf-decorated black-glazed bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1279) 3

A Jizhou leaf-decorated black-glazed bowl, Song Dynasty (960-1279)Estimate HK$800,000 – HK$1,000,000 ($103,635 - $129,544). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015

The well potted bowl with rounded sides is covered inside and out with a dark brown glaze. It is further decorated to the interior with a delicate leaf of yellowish-buff and pale brown colour. The glaze ends irregularly in a line above the foot exposing the buff stoneware body. 4 1/4 in. (11 cm.) diam., box 

Christie's. FINE CHINESE WORKS OF ART FROM THE YAOGUSHANFANG COLLECTION, 6 April 2015, 22nd Floor

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A Northern black-glazed pear-shaped vase, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

A Northern black-glazed pear-shaped vase, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

A Northern black-glazed pear-shaped vase, Song Dynasty (960-1279)Estimate HK$400,000 – HK$500,000($51,817 - $64,772). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015

The pear-shaped body rises to a flaring rim and is covered overall with a lustrous black glaze ending at the slightly splayed foot to expose the granular buff ware. 11 3/4 in. (30 cm.) high 

Christie's. FINE CHINESE WORKS OF ART FROM THE YAOGUSHANFANG COLLECTION, 6 April 2015, 22nd Floor

Emerald and Diamond Ring

Emerald and Diamond Ring

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5.63 carats Colombian Emerald and Diamond RingEstimate 2,200,000 — 2,500,000 HKD (247,848 - 281,645 EUR). Photo Sotheby's.

Centring on a step-cut emerald weighing 5.63 carats, flanked on each side by a trapezoid mixed-cut diamond together weighing 1.43 carats, mounted in platinum. Ring size: 5¾

Accompanied by SSEF and Gübelin reports numbered 75632 and 14071131 respectively, stating that the 5.63 carat emerald is natural, of Colombian origin, with no indications of clarity modification. Also accompanied by GIA reports numbered 2115950002 and 2115950000, stating that the 0.73 and 0.70 carat diamonds are E and F colour, VS2 and VVS2 clarity respectively.

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels & Jadeite, Hong Kong, 06 avr. 2015, 01:00 PM

 

Emerald and Diamond Necklace, Boucheron, Circa 1930s

Emerald and Diamond Necklace, Boucheron, Circa 1930s

Emerald and Diamond Necklace, Boucheron, Circa 1930sEstimate 2,500,000 — 3,200,000 HKD (281,645 - 360,506 EUR). Photo Sotheby's.

Designed as a supple openwork collar, set with numerous brilliant-cut diamonds together weighing approximately 40.00 carats, the centre highlighted by a briolette emerald weighing 65.33 carats, mounted in platinum, signed Boucheron Paris, length approximately 355mm, one tiny diamond deficient.

Accompanied by Gübelin report numbered 12067095, dated 25 June 2012, stating that the 65.33 carat emerald is natural, of Colombian origin, with indications of minor clarity enhancement

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels & Jadeite, Hong Kong, 06 avr. 2015, 01:00 PM

Emerald and Diamond Ring

Emerald and Diamond Ring

8.02 carats Colombian GRS-type Muzo green Emerald and Diamond RingEstimate 3,300,000 — 3,800,000 HKD (371,771 - 428,100 EUR). Photo Sotheby's.

Centring on a cushion-shaped emerald weighing 8.02 carats, flanked on each side by a cushion-shaped diamond weighing 1.65 and 1.52 carats respectively, mounted in platinum. Ring size: 5¾ 

Accompanied by AGL, Gübelin and GRS reports numbered CS 65742, 14105039 and GRS2014-128407 respectively, stating that the 8.02 carat emerald is natural, of Colombian origin, with no indications of clarity enhancement. Also accompanied by GRS Appendix stating that 'the vivid saturated green emerald of 8.02ct is reminiscent of the legendary colour variety found in the world renowned Muzo mines (GRS-type Muzo green).'
Further accompanied by two GIA reports numbered 5151564753 and 2165445196, dated 31 July 2013 and 29 July 2014 respectively, stating that the 1.65 and 1.52 carat diamonds are both F colour, VS2 clarity. 

Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels & Jadeite, Hong Kong, 06 avr. 2015, 01:00 PM



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