Alain.R.Truong

28 avril 2017

Fancy vivid blue diamond ring

Lot 363. 3.32 carats Fancy vivid blue diamond ring. Estimate 6,055,000 — 8,070,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's. Set with a step-cut diamond weighing 3.32 carats, between triangular diamond shoulders, size 511/2. Accompanied by GIA report no. 11892488, dated 12 March 2002, stating that the diamond is Fancy Vivid Blue, Natual Colour, Internally Flawless; together with an updated report, dated 18 April 2017, stating that diamond is Fancy Vivid Blue, Natural Colour, Internally Flawless.  ... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2017

Superb fancy intense purplish pink diamond ring, Piaget

Lot 371. Superb 7.04 carats fancy intense purplish pink diamond ring, Piaget. Estimate 8,030,000 — 12,040,000. Photo: Sotheby's. Set with a modified rectangular brilliant-cut fancy intense purplish pink diamond weighing 7.04 carats, between triangular diamond shoulders, size 51, signed Piaget. Accompanied by GIA report no. 2185179812, stating that the diamond is Fancy Intense Purplish Pink, Natural Colour, VS1 Clarity, together with a type IIa classification letter. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2017

A wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 104. A wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722), 6 in. (15.3 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 7,000 - GBP 10,000 (USD 9,002 - USD 12,860) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017.  The exterior is decorated with one iron-red and one green dragon each chasing a flaming pearl amongst scrolling flowers, separated by downward-swooping phoenixes, all below a band of bajixiang and ruyi heads to the rim. There... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2017

A verte imari 'narrative' jar and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 101. A verte imari 'narrative' jar and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 24 in. (61 cm.) high overall. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000 (USD 19,290 - USD 25,720) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017.  The jar is boldly decorated with large shaped panels enclosing narrative scenes, separated by scrolling iron-red and gilt lotus on a blue ground. The shoulder is decorated with a trellis band with cartouches enclosing sea creatures, and the neck is with a band depicting scholars in a mountainous landscape. The... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2017

A wucai dish, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 32. A wucai dish, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722), 6.5 in. (16.7 cm) diam. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 12,860 - USD 19,290) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017.  The dish is delicately enamelled to the interior with flowers and buds, in bright tones of red, green and purple. The exterior is decorated with blooming sprigs.  Provenance: From the private collection of a European Lady Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works of Art, 9 May... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2017

Sotheby's Genève lance une nouvelle série de ventes de Joaillerie : "Fine Jewels", Première édition le 1er juin

GENÈVE – Sotheby’s Genève a le plaisir d’annoncer une nouvelle série de ventes régulières de joaillerie intitulée « Fine Jewels ». La toute première édition de cette série aura lieu le 1er juin 2017 dans la nouvelle galerie de Sotheby’s située au 2, rue François-Diday à Genève. Cette vente inaugurale de « Fine Jewels » sera menée par une captivante sélection de créations signées Michele della Valle, un des artistes joailliers les plus originaux et les plus créatifs de notre époque. Ces 82 bijoux regorgent de la joie de vivre qui a... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2017

A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 126. A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 13 7/8 in. (35 cm.) high.  Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 10,288 - USD 15,432) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017.  The bodhisattva is modelled with hands held in the respectful gesture of salutation, anjali mudra. A well-detailed foliate crown centered around a depiction of Amitabha Buddha surmounts the head above the serene face which has a 'third eye' in the centre of the forehead. The bodhisattva, draped in long robes... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2017

A large Longquan celadon jar and cover, guan, 16th-17th century

Lot 124. A large Longquan celadon jar and cover, guan, 16th-17th century; 12 3/8 in. (31.5 cm.) high overall. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 7,716 - USD 10,288) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017.  The body of the jar is carved with moulded panels each enclosing peach, begonia, asters, and peonies, all above a stiff leaf band by the foot. The cover is decorated with scrolling flowers surrounding a brown-washed Buddhist lion finial. The jar and cover are covered in a thick olive-green glaze. ... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2017

A Ge-type glazed jar, guan, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 120. A Ge-type glazed jar, guan, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 8 ½ in. (21.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 10,288 - USD 15,432) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017.  The jar is glazed overall with a greenish-grey glaze suffused with two layers of crackle, one thick and dark, the other thin and golden, jinsitiexian, meaning gold floss and iron thread. The base with a diamond-shaped area left unglazed. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works of Art, 9 May... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2017

A yellow-glazed incised 'dragon' dish, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 115. A yellow-glazed incised 'dragon' dish, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1522-1566); 6 5/8 in. (17 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 10,288 - USD 15,432) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. The centre of the dish is incised with a roundel enclosing a dragon chasing a flaming pearl amongst clouds and flame scrolls. The exterior is decorated with two striding dragons chasing the flaming pearl above a band of waves. The interior and... [Lire la suite]
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