09 octobre 2008

A fancy colored diamond, diamond and ruby pendant clip brooch, Cartier

A fancy colored diamond, diamond and ruby pendant clip brooch, Cartier centering a round brilliant-cut fancy vivid yellow diamond, weighing 1.48 carats, within a frame of marquise-cut diamonds and petals of pavé-set circular-cut rubies; with diamond-set pendant loop; signed Cartier, no. 11598; mounted in eighteen karat gold. - Estimate: $12,000 - 18,000 Accompanied by GIA report #17423315, dated June 23, 2008, stating: Natural, Fancy Vivid Yellow, VS1 clarity. (Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text... [Lire la suite]
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09 octobre 2008

A large celadon-glazed 'dragon' charger. Seal mark and period of Yongzheng

A large celadon-glazed 'dragon' charger. Seal mark and period of Yongzheng. Photo: Courtesy Sotheby's the interior finely carved and moulded with a three-clawed qilong dragon writhing amid cloud scrolls within a central medallion, the cavetto left undecorated, the exterior with overlapping upright lotus petals in Longquan-style, covered overall with an evenly-applied glossy soft blue-green glaze, the base inscribed with the six-character seal mark in underglaze-blue - 49.5 cm., 19 1/2 in - Lot Sold: 740,000 HKD ... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2008

A color treated diamond and diamond ring

A color treated diamond and diamond ring the pear-shaped brown-pink diamond, weighing 7.00 carats, within a two-tiered surround of round brilliant-cut diamonds and pink diamonds, completed by diamond bifurcated shoulders; remaining diamonds weighing approximately: 1.05 carats total; mounted in platinum and eighteen karat gold. (smaller pink diamonds not tested for origin of color) - Estimate: $12,000 - 18,000 Accompanied by GIA report #15737833, dated March 2, 2007, stating: fancy brown-pink color, HPHT treated, VS1... [Lire la suite]
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09 octobre 2008

A flambe-glazed vase, fanghu. Seal mark and period of Jiaqing

A flambe-glazed vase, fanghu. Seal mark and period of Jiaqing. Photo: Courtesy Sotheby's based on the archaic bronze form, the body of rectangular section swelling around the middle and tapering at the neck, moulded on each side with a slightly raised circle, the neck flanked by a pair of rectangular lug handles, covered overall in a solferino coloured glaze thinning at the edges and pooling in the furrows, with milky sky-blue drizzling down the shoulders, the base inscribed with the six-character reign mark beneath a brown... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2008

A color treated diamond and diamond ring

A color treated diamond and diamond ring the radiant-cut brownish-yellowish-orange diamond, weighing 6.50 carats, with triangular-shaped diamond shoulders and a plain mount; remaining diamonds weighing approximately: 2.00 carats; mounted in platinum. Estimate: $15,000 - 25,000 Accompanied by GIA report #15737829, dated March 2, 2007, stating: fancy deep brownish-yellowish-orange color, HPHT treated, I1 clarity. (Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved) Bonhams. Fine Jewelry, 14 Oct... [Lire la suite]
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09 octobre 2008

A blue and white 'dragon' dish. Mark and period of Jiajing

A blue and white 'dragon' dish. Mark and period of Jiajing. Photo: Courtesy Sotheby's the base of the interior painted with a sinuous five-clawed winged dragon with a long scrolling tail encircling a sprig of lotus, enclosed within double circles, the exterior decorated with a pair of similar winged dragons chasing each other on a cloud ground, the base inscribed with a six-character reign mark - 21.2cm., 8 1/4 in. - Lot Sold: 60,000 HKD PROVENANCE: A Private Japanese Collection Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]


09 octobre 2008

A color treated diamond and diamond ring

A color treated diamond and diamond ring the modified rectangular-cut pink-brown diamond within a frame of round brilliant-cut pink diamonds and further frame of round brilliant-cut diamonds, with micro pavé-set diamond shoulders and gallery; mounted in platinum and eighteen karat gold. (round pink diamonds not tested for origin of color) - Estimate: $25,000 - 35,000 (Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved) Bonhams. Fine Jewelry, 14 Oct 2008. San Francisco, Los Angeles... [Lire la suite]
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09 octobre 2008

A small blue and white box and cover. Du li fu mark, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period.

A small blue and white box and cover. Du li fu mark, Ming dynasty, Jiajing period. Photo: Courtesy Sotheby's of trapezoidal form, painted around the three sides in deep cobalt-blue with cranes swooping amongst cloud swirls, the fourth with a chysanthemum spray and an endless knot, the cover of conforming shape decorated with three bajixiang, including the parasol, vase and twin-fish, alternating with peach sprays, surmounted by a small circular knop, the base inscribed with the characters Du li fu ('Superintendant of the... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2008

A morganite and diamond ring, Paolo Costagli

A morganite and diamond ring, Paolo Costagli centering a pear-shaped morganite, weighing 18.05 carats, pointed off-center, completed by diamond shoulders and a plain mount; unsigned, attributed to Paolo Costagli; mounted in platinum and eighteen karat gold; size 6¼. Estimate: $7,000 - 9,000 (Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved) Bonhams. Fine Jewelry, 14 Oct 2008. San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York - www.bonhams.com
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09 octobre 2008

A pair of blue and white 'ruyi' dishes. Marks and period of Jiajing

A pair of blue and white 'ruyi' dishes. Marks and period of Jiajing. Photo: Courtesy Sotheby's each painted on the interior in deep tones of cobalt underglaze-blue with a central medallion of interlocking ruyi-heads and lotus buds enclosed within double-line borders repeated at the rim, the underside with stylised lotus sprays and pendant clouds divided by a zigzag band - 14.8 cm., 5 7/8 in. - Lot Sold: 187,500 HKD PROVENANCE: Sotheby's New York, 15th June 1983, lot 280.Collection of Eugene O. Perkins.Christie's... [Lire la suite]
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