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24 novembre 2020

A very rare blue and white 'Immortals' sleeve vase, Chongzhen period (1627-1644)

Lot 41. A very rare blue and white 'Immortals' sleeve vase, Chongzhen period (1627-1644); 37cm (14.6in) high. Estimate £ 20,000-30,000. Sold for £ 35,062 (€ 39,445). Courtesy Bonhams. The tall cylindrical body expertly painted in vibrant tones of cobalt-blue around the exterior with a continuous scene of the Eight Immortals within a mountainous landscape, all beneath pendent plantain leaves at the neck.   Provenance: a European private collection, acquired in 1975. Note: The Eight... [Lire la suite]

24 novembre 2020

A rare blue and white 'Shoulao' sleeve vase, Circa 1640

Lot 41. A rare blue and white 'Shoulao' sleeve vase, Circa 1640. 40.5cm (15 3/4in) high. Estimate £ 20,000-30,000. Sold for £ 60,062 (€ 67,570). Courtesy Bonhams. The tall cylindrical body deftly painted in cobalt-blue around the exterior with a continuous scene of the elderly bearded sage Shoulao seated beside a deer and accompanied by several attendants with fans, a figure bows before the sage lighting incense on a stand, all amidst a mountainous landscape with wispy clouds.  Provenance: Marc Michot,... [Lire la suite]
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24 novembre 2020

Three blue and white boxes and covers, Ming Dynasty

Lot 41. A pair of large blue and white 'lotus' jars, Wanli period (1573-1620). Estimate £ 2,000-3,000. Sold for £ 4,812 (€ 5,414). Courtesy Bonhams. Comprising a square box and cover, the cover painted with three sages gazing up at the moon, the sides painted with lotus scrolls, supported on four mythical-beast head feet, 8.7cm (3 3/8in) wide; an oval box and cover, painted with a phoenix amidst clouds, 11.5cm (4 1/2in) long; and a small circular jar and cover, the body painted with lotus scrolls between... [Lire la suite]
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24 novembre 2020

A pair of large blue and white 'lotus' jars, Wanli period (1573-1620)

  Lot 40. A pair of large blue and white 'lotus' jars, Wanli period (1573-1620). The largest 37.4cm (14 3/4in) high. Estimate £ 2,000 3,000. Sold for £ 13,812 (€ 15,539). Courtesy Bonhams. Each of ovoid form, robustly potted, rising to the high shoulders and short waisted neck with lipped rim, painted around the exterior in vivid varying shades of blue with continuous foliate lotus scrolls, between upright overlapping lappets border above the foot and foliate scroll around the neck, the base unglazed with... [Lire la suite]
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24 novembre 2020

A pair of jadeite and diamond earrings

Lot 624. A pair of jadeite and diamond earrings. Estimate HK$ 1,250,000 - 1,800,000 (€ 140,000 - 200,000). Photo: Bonhams. Each set with a highly translucent jadeite cabochon of bright emerald green colour, within a brilliant-cut diamond surround; estimated total diamond weight 4.16 carats; jadeite measures approximately 15.1 x 13.1 x 6.4 and 15.0 x 13.1 x 6.7mm; length 2.3cm. Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory report #KJ 102211 and KJ 102212, dated 27 Octobr 2020, stating that the... [Lire la suite]
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24 novembre 2020

An impressive Art deco diamond bracelet, Cartier, Paris

Lot 643. An impressive Art deco diamond bracelet, Cartier, Paris. Estimate HK$ 1,200,000 - 2,000,000 (€ 130,000 - 220,000). Photo: Bonhams. Designed as a trailing vine set throughout with old European-cut diamonds and four pear-shaped diamonds set at intervals, interspersed with baguette, French and square-cut diamond detail; signed Cartier, Paris, no. 9124B, with French assay marks; estimated total diamond weight 24.17 carats; length 8.0cm; accompanied by a signed box. Accompanied by GIA report... [Lire la suite]
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24 novembre 2020

A ruby and diamond ring

Lot 624. A 7.05 carats Mozambique ruby and diamond ring. Estimate HK$ 1,400,000 - 2,000,000 (€ 150,000 - 220,000). Photo: Bonhams. Set with a cushion-shaped ruby, weighing 7.05 carats, within a pear and round brilliant-cut diamond surround, extended to the bifurcated half hoop; estimated total diamond weight 4.20 carats; mounted in 18k white gold; size 5½ Accompanied by Gübelin report #20081219, dated 2 September 2020, stating that the natural ruby has no indications of heat treatment and... [Lire la suite]
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24 novembre 2020

An important 'Tutti Frutti' bracelet, Cartier

Lot 630. An important 'Tutti Frutti' bracelet, Cartier. Estimate HK$ 1,950,000 - 2,800,000 (€ 210,000 - 300,000). Photo: Bonhams. Set with a carved emerald, weighing 93.34 carats, decorated with square sugarloaf cabochon sapphires, in a round brilliant and square-cut diamond frame, to the carved ruby and emerald bead and carved sapphire leaf 'Tutti Frutti' cluster extending five strands of carved emeralds and rubies, with diamond-set rondelle spacers and carved sapphire leaf detail; signed Cartier, no.... [Lire la suite]
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24 novembre 2020

A fine pair of emerald and diamond earpendants

  Lot 630. A fine pair of Colombian emerald and diamond earpendants. Estimate HK$ 2,100,000 - 2,800,000 (€ 230,000 - 300,000). Photo: Bonhams. Each set with an octagonal-cut emerald, weighing 3.67 and 3.16 carats, within a micro-pavé diamond and vari-cut diamond frame, suspended from an octagonal-cut emerald, weighing 1.50 and 1.76 carats, to the diamond-set frame; estimated total diamond weight 2.37 carats; mounted in platinum and 18k white gold; length 4.9cm Accompanied by four SSEF reports... [Lire la suite]
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23 novembre 2020

An important ruby and diamond ring

Lot 630. An important 4.37 carats Burmese ruby and diamond ring. Estimate HK$ 2,400,000 - 3,400,000 (€ 260,000 - 370,000). Photo: Bonhams. Set with a cushion-shaped ruby, weighing 4.37 carats, flanked by cushion-cut diamonds, weighing 0.91 and 1.00 carats, accented by round brilliant-cut diamonds; estimated total diamond weight 2.28 carats; mounted in 18k white gold; size 3¾ Accompanied by SSEF report #111702, dated 16 January 2020, stating that the ruby has no indications of heat treatment and... [Lire la suite]
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