Alain.R.Truong

10 février 2016

A very rare two-strand natural pearl and diamond necklace

A very rare two-strand natural pearl and diamond necklace. © Christie's Image 2011 The two-strand necklace composed of one hundred and twenty graduated white natural pearls and one cultured pearl measuring from 4.7 to 12.2 mm, joined to the diamond clasp, mounted in platinum, 45.6 cm long - Lot 3253. Estimate HK$5,500,000 - HK$7,500,000 ($700,000-900,000). Price Realized HK$11,524,000 ($1,488,246) Accompanied by report no. 58880 dated 18 March 2011 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological... [Lire la suite]
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10 février 2016

A pair of rare ruby and diamond ear pendants

A pair of rare 5.23 and 5.13 carats Burma "pigeon's blood red" ruby and diamond ear pendants. © Christie's Image 2011 Each set with an oval-shaped ruby weighing 5.23 and 5.13 carats, within a marquise-cut diamond surround, accented by circular-cut rubies, joined to the trefoil diamond surmount each set with a pear-shaped diamond weighing 0.96 and 0.95 carat, mounted in 18k white gold, 3.9 cm long - Lot 3278. Estimate HK$13,500,000 - HK$20,000,000 ($1,700,000-2,500,000). Price... [Lire la suite]
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10 février 2016

An Attractive Three Strand Natural Pearl and Diamond Necklace

An Attractive Three Strand Natural Pearl and Diamond Necklace. © Christie's Image 2011 The three-strand necklace composed of one hundred and forty-three white natural pearls measuring from 2.5 to 12.8 mm, spaced by cushion, brilliant and baguette-cut diamond links, suspending a drop-shaped natural pearl measuring approximately 13.9 to 14.1 x 23.3 mm, joined to a pear-shaped rose-cut diamond cap, mounted in 18k gold, 34.8 cm long - Lot 3258. Estimate HK$9,600,000 - HK$15,000,000... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2016

A pair of diamond ear pendants, by Etcetera

A pair of diamond ear pendants, by Etcetera © Christie's Image 2011  Each set with old mine-cut diamonds in quatrefoil formation, suspending three marquise-cut diamonds, joined to the marquise-cut diamond spacer and old mine-cut diamond surmount, mounted in 18k white gold, 6.3 cm long. With maker's mark for Etcetera - Lot 3140. Estimate HK$1,400,000 - HK$2,000,000 ($175,000-250,000). Price Realized HK$1,820,000 ($235,041) Christie's. HONG KONG MAGNIFICENT JEWELS, 31 May... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2016

A pair of unusual emerald, natural pearl and diamond ear pendants, by Etcetera

A pair of unusual Colombian emerald, natural pearl and diamond ear pendants, by Etcetera. © Christie's Image 2011 Each suspending a square-shaped emerald weighing 9.12 and 8.84 carats, enhanced by brilliant-cut diamond accents, to the drop-shaped natural pearl measuring 10.3 - 10.5 x 16.0 and 10.2 - 10.4 x 16.8 mm, joined to the sugarloaf emerald and half-domed pearl surmount with diamond detail, mounted in 18k white gold, 5.2 cm long, in fitted pink leather case. With maker's mark for Etcetera - Lot... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2016

Henri Fantin-Latour (1836 – 1904), Floral Still Lifes in private collections

Henri Fantin-Latour (1836 – 1904), Cyclamens, 1860, oil on canvas. Private Collection. Henri Fantin-Latour (1836 – 1904), Autumn Flowers, 1861, oil on canvas. Private Collection. Henri Fantin-Latour (1836 – 1904), Dahlias, Queens Daisies, Roses and Corn Flowers, 1861, oil on canvas. Private Collection. Henri Fantin-Latour (1836 – 1904), Flowers, 1861, oil on canvas, 47 x 48.9 cm. Private Collection. Henri Fantin-Latour (1836 – 1904), Camelias and Tulips,... [Lire la suite]


10 février 2016

Figure of european woman, China (Jingdezhen), Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, ca. 1700

Figure of european woman (Madame de Maintenon), China (Jingdezhen), Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, ca. 1700. Porcelain painted with overglaze enamels. Height: 22.6 cm female figure. Basil Ionides Bequest. Museum number: C.109-1963 © V&A Images. Chinese porcelain figure of lady (Madame de Maintenon) in 18th century European dress, decorated with mainly famille verte (green, yellow and black) enamel colours. European prints and drawings were utilised as a source of designs for the manufacture of... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2016

Figure of Louis XIV, China, Jingdezhen, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, ca. 1700

Figure of Louis XIV, China, Jingdezhen, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period, ca. 1700. Porcelain painted with overglaze enamels. Height: 24.9 cm. Basil Ionides Bequest. Museum number: C.109-1963 © V&A Images. Chinese porcelain figure of a gentleman (Louis XIV) in 18th century European dress, decorated mainly with famille verte (green, yellow and black) enamel colours.  This figure of a man in 18th century European dress is generally thought to be a Chinese depiction of Louix XIV, King of France.... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2016

Porcelain water sprinkler, painted in Imari style, Jingdezhen, China, 1700-1750

Porcelain water sprinkler, painted in Imari style, Jingdezhen, China, 1700-1750. Porcelain painted in underglaze blue, iron-red enamel and gold. Diameter: 9.2 cm, Height: 20.3 cm. Bought in Iran, 11s for the pair. Museum number: 1643-1876 © V&A Images. Porcelain water sprinkler, one of a pair, with bulbous body and long neck, painted in underglaze blue, iron-red enamel and gold in Imary style with flower branches.  From about 1680 the kilns of Jingdezhen started producing enamelled wares in... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2016

Porcelain brush-washer with moulded design and inscription, China, Qing dynasty, ca.1680-1780

Porcelain brush-washer with moulded design and inscription, China, Qing dynasty, ca.1680-1780. Moulded porcelain. Length: 14.6 cm From register (in 5.75). Museum number: C.44-1935 © V&A Images.  Porcelain brush-washer of square shape, decorated under a clear glaze with a moulded design of fantastic animals emerging from waves and clouds, and with a ru-yi pattern on the rim. A long poem is inscribed on the base.  Inscription on the base. Translation from register: 'The sea horses and... [Lire la suite]