11 avril 2009

A French Chinoiserie patinated bronze and champlevé enamel three-piece clock garniture. Paris, circa 1880

A French Chinoiserie patinated bronze and champlevé enamel three-piece clock garniture. Paris, circa 1880 the dial signed Prosper Roussel R Paris; the twin train movement with the Japy Frères stamp. height of the clock 50.5 cm. Estimate 8,000—12,000 USD Sotheby's. 19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Ceramics, Silver & Works of Art. 20 Apr 09. New York www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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11 avril 2009

A large pair of Chinese export champlevé enamel horses, early 20th century

A large pair of Chinese export champlevé enamel horses, early 20th century height 112 cm, 129.5 cm. Estimate 10,000—15,000 USD Sotheby's. 19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Ceramics, Silver & Works of Art. 20 Apr 09. New York www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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11 avril 2009

A pair of Chinese export champlevé enamel planters

A pair of Chinese export champlevé enamel planters each with associated tripod form brown fabric lined pedestals. planters height 43 cm, 53.5 cm. Estimate 6,000—9,000 USD Sotheby's. 19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Ceramics, Silver & Works of Art. 20 Apr 09. New York www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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11 avril 2009

Two carved jadeite pendants

Two carved jadeite pendants One of highly translucent icy jadeite material carved as a laughing Buddha, decorated with brilliant-cut diamond-set scrolls extending to the surmount, highlighted by two translucent jadeite huaigus of emerald green colour, mounted in 18 karat blackened gold; the other of highly translucent emerald green jadeite carved as a laughing Buddha, framed by brilliant-cut diamonds extending to the surmount, highlighted by an oval ruby, mounted in 18 karat white gold; accompanied by two necklaces of matching... [Lire la suite]
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11 avril 2009

Tri-coloured jadeite carving

Tri-coloured jadeite carving The semi-translucent tri-coloured plaque suffused with celadon, rich honey and intense emerald green colour, carved with a mythical creature to the front and the reverse, supported by carved lingzhi ruyi heads, pine trees and coins, signifying longevity and prosperity, strung on a brown cord accented with a pink tourmaline bead, length approximately 200 mm. plaque approximately 61.90 x 41.66 x 10.18 mm, tourmaline bead approximately 8.90 mm. Estimate 100,000—120,000 HKD. Lot Sold 162,500 HKD NOTE:... [Lire la suite]
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11 avril 2009

Jadeite, black diamond and diamond 'bat' brooch

Jadeite, black diamond and diamond 'bat' brooch The translucent jadeite 'bi' of mottled green colour, suffused with dark emerald green patches, accentuated by a flying bat, signifying good fortune and happiness, pavé-set throughout with black and brilliant-cut diamonds, and the eyes set with circular-cut rubies, mounted in 18 karat white and blackened gold, pendant loop fitting. diameter and thickness of 'bi' approximately 54.05 and 3.60 mm. Estimate 50,000—80,000 HKD. Lot Sold 125,000 HKD NOTE: Accompanied by Hong Kong Jadeite... [Lire la suite]
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11 avril 2009

August Neresheimer (1839 - 1939). A fine German silver-mounted carved ivory tankard depicting Diana. Hanau, circa 1880

August Neresheimer (1839 - 1939). A fine German silver-mounted carved ivory tankard depicting Diana. Hanau, circa 1880 height 28 cm. Estimate 10,000—15,000 USD Sotheby's. 19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Ceramics, Silver & Works of Art. 20 Apr 09. New York www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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11 avril 2009

A large carved ivory and silvered-metal mounted tankard depicting a boar hunt. German, circa 1850

A large carved ivory and silvered-metal mounted tankard depicting a boar hunt. German, circa 1850 height 40.5 cm. Estimate 20,000—30,000 USD Sotheby's. 19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Ceramics, Silver & Works of Art. 20 Apr 09. New York www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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11 avril 2009

A large carved ivory and silver-mounted tankard depicting a bacchanalian scene. German, circa 1900

A large carved ivory and silver-mounted tankard depicting a bacchanalian scene. German, circa 1900 lid, handle and base with similar standard export marks and 925 DKK. height 14 1/2 in. 35.5 cm. Estimate 30,000—50,000 USD Sotheby's. 19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Ceramics, Silver & Works of Art. 20 Apr 09. New York www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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11 avril 2009

Diamond necklace.

Diamond necklace. The articulated band composed of graduated brilliant- and asscher-cut diamonds together weighing approximately 53.60 and 18.10 carats respectively, spaced by swirls of tapered baguette diamonds together weighing approximately 6.20 carats, mounted in platinum, length approximately 380 mm. Estimate 900,000—1,100,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,160,000 HKD Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels & Jadeite. 07 Apr 09. Hong Kong www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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