Alain.R.Truong

26 juillet 2016

A blue and white 'Prunus and Bamboo' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 113. A blue and white 'Prunus and Bamboo' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016  The vase is painted with a large prunus branch beside rocks and bamboo. The mouth is mounted with a later white metal rim and cover with a stylised floral design. 9 in. (23 cm.) high including later white metal cover. Approx. half of the foot rim has been restored, with associated overspraying to the base. This is possibly to conceal chips. Although the mount to the mouth rim cannot... [Lire la suite]

26 juillet 2016

A blue and white phoenix-tail vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 110. A blue and white phoenix-tail vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016  The vase in decorated with four phoenix in flight amongst peony blossoms on a scrolling leafy ground. The base is marked with a double circle in underglaze blue. 18 in. (46 cm.) high. A triangular section of the mouth rim is missing measuring max. approx. 1.2cm x 2cm. Large triangular section of the rim and neck has been broken and visibly re-attached measuring max. 38cm diameter and 13.5cm... [Lire la suite]
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26 juillet 2016

A pair of fine natural pearl and diamond earclips

Lot 326. A pair of fine natural pearl and diamond earclips. Estimate £30,000 - £40,000 ($59,130 - $78,840). Price Realized £38,400 ($75,686).Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2006 Each designed as the round bouton pearl weighing 65.61 and 55.05 grains within the old-cut diamond surround Accompanied by report No. 981455 dated 2 October 2006 from the Precious Stone Laboratory, London, stating that both pearls were found to be natural (2)  Christie's. IMPORTANT JEWELLERY, 6 December 2006, London,... [Lire la suite]
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26 juillet 2016

A small Ding-type molded deep bowl, Ming-Qing dynasty (1368-1911)

Lot 86. A small Ding-type molded deep bowl, Ming-Qing dynasty (1368-1911). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016  The bowl is molded on the interior with a central flower enclosed by panels of floral spray, and the character guo in the well. 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) diam. Some surface rubbing to the glaze; a shallow chip to the interior; minor polishing to the foot rim. Estimation: USD 2,500 - 3,500 Provenance: Professor Jan Hellner (1917-2002) Collection, Stockholm,... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2016

A Belle Epoque sapphire and diamond brooch and a pair of ear pendants, circa 1905

Lot 280. A Belle Epoque sapphire and diamond brooch and a pair of ear pendants, circa 1905. Estimate £8,000 - £12,000 ($15,768 - $23,652). Price Realized £13,200 ($26,017).Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2006 The central circular-cut sapphire and diamond cluster drop within the rose-cut diamond floral wreath with diamond bow terminals, suspending a sapphire and diamond drop, earrings en suite, adapted, mounted in platinum, circa 1905, brooch 6.7 cm. high, in original cream leather fitted case (3).  ... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2016

A pair of Belle Epoque pearl and diamond pendants, circa 1905

Lot 283. A pair of Belle Epoque natural pearl and diamond pendants, circa 1905. Estimate £7,000 - £10,000 ($13,797 - $19,710). Price Realized £16,800 ($33,113).Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2006 Each composed of a pearl drop measuring 14.55 and 14.48 mm. high to the diamond twin line surmount, circa 1905, in original red leather fitted case embossed with initials P.A. for Philip Alexius de Laszlo (1869-1937) Accompanied by report No. 981295 dated 24 August 2006 from the Precious Stone Laboratory, London,... [Lire la suite]

26 juillet 2016

A Belle Epoque amethyst and diamond brooch, circa 1900

Lot 278. A Belle Epoque amethyst and diamond brooch, circa 1900. Estimate £6,500 - £7,500 ($12,812 - $14,783). Price Realized £8,400 ($16,556).Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2006 The circular-cut amethyst within the diamond garland surround, suspending a graduated fringe of diamond leaves to the three pear-shaped drops, millegrain setting, mounted in platinum and gold, circa 1900, 6.9 cm. high.  Christie's. IMPORTANT JEWELLERY, 6 December 2006, London, King Street
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26 juillet 2016

Two café-au-lait-ground famille rose bowls, Daoguang six-character seal marks in iron-red and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 97. Two café-au-lait-ground famille rose bowls, Daoguang six-character seal marks in iron-red and of the period (1821-1850). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016  One bowl is of ogee-form with a foliate rim and is decorated with flowers and insects. The other bowl is decorated with two birds amongst peonies and pine. The largest, 6 5/8 in. (16.9 cm.) diam. Smaller bowl: light surface wear and scratches and some light rubbing to enamels. Larger bowl: Light surface wear and scratches and... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2016

A famille rose faux bois 'foreigners' medallion bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 78. A famille rose faux bois 'foreigners' medallion bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The ogee-form bowl is decorated with three roundels enclosing foreigners in a garden setting, all in reserve on a faux boisground. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) diam. There is a chip restored to the rim with composite material (the chip approx. 1.5 cm., with slight overpainting beyond). There is possibly some minor... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2016

An Art Deco emerald and diamond brooch-pendant

Lot 246. An Art Deco emerald and diamond brooch-pendant, circa 1925. Estimate £5,000 - £8,000($9,855 - $15,768). Price Realized £11,400 ($22,469).Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2006 The central cabochon emerald drop within the vari-cut diamond openwork surround with emerald and diamond drop detail, millegrain setting, circa 1925, 8.5 cm. high.  Christie's. IMPORTANT JEWELLERY, 6 December 2006, London, King Street
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