10 mai 2009

A group of four blanc de chine figures. Qing dynasty, 17th to 19th century

A group of four blanc de chine figures. Qing dynasty, 17th to 19th century comprising a figure of Wen Chang, wearing loose-fitting robes with rank badge and high hat, seated on a horseshoe-shaped chair, a figure of Guandi, seated on a low chair with stern expression, another figure of Guandi, standing holding his belt, and a figure of Guanyin, seated and holding a ruyi sceptre. the largest 38cm., 15in.  Est. 3,000—4,000 GBP PROVENANCE: The figure of Wen Chang, Roger Keverne, Summer Exhibition, 2004 no 44; the seated... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2009

Natural pearl and diamond brooch

Natural pearl and diamond brooch Set with three pearls measuring approximately 8.4, 8.1 and 7.9mm respectively bordered by intertwined circles of baguette, single-, circular- and brilliant-cut diamonds. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 53438 stating that the three pearls are natural. Est. 8,000—12,000 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste and , Magnificent Jewels from a Private Collection. 12 May 09. Geneva www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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10 mai 2009

A blanc de chine figure of Damo. Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

A blanc de chine figure of Damo. Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century the bearded ascetic seated in meditation on a rockwork base, his hands hidden beneath the folds of his loose-fitting robe, 20.3cm., 8in; together with a blanc de chine figure of a Luohan, 19th Century, seated holding a fly whisk, the open robes revealing the emaciated chest, a blanc de chine figure of Zhenwu, 17th/18th Century, the figure clad in a suit of armour and seated on rockwork with a snake and tortoise, and a figure of Luohan, 17th/18th Century, the... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2009

Important natural pearl, emerald and diamond necklace

Important natural pearl, emerald and diamond necklace Composed of fifty-one pearls measuring from approximately 11.1 to 7.8mm, to a clasp set with a step-cut emerald within a surround of circular-, single- and rose-cut diamonds, length approximately 500mm. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 53488 stating that the fifty-one pearls are natural. Est. 485,000—595,000 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste and , Magnificent Jewels from a Private Collection. 12 May 09. Geneva www.sothebys.com... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2009

Five blanc de chine figures. Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Five blanc de chine figures. Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century comprising a figure of Damo, dressed in loose-fitting robes, standing on swirling waves, a figure of Zhenwu, seated in a horseshoe-shaped chair draped in an animal skin, a figure of a Buddhist acolyte, seated holding a fly whisk, and two figures of Guanyin, both seated, the smaller figure holding a ruyi sceptre, impressed mark. Est. 3,000—5,000 GBP PROVENANCE: The acolyte figure, Roger Keverne Summer Exhibition, 1999; the larger Guanyin  figure, Robert... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2009

Conch pearl, natural pearl and diamond brooch

Conch pearl, natural pearl and diamond brooch Set with a conch pearl and two pearl drops, suspended from a stylised leaf motif set with baguette, single-, circular- and brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 53464 stating that the conch pearl and the two pearls are natural. Est. 12,000—18,000 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste and , Magnificent Jewels from a Private Collection. 12 May 09. Geneva www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's.
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10 mai 2009

Five blanc de chine figures. Qing dynasty, 17th to 20th century

Five blanc de chine figures. Qing dynasty, 17th to 20th century comprising a figure of Budai, standing on his sack on waves holding a fly whisk, 24.5cm., 9 5/8 in., a figure of Damo, wearing loose-fitting robes, standing on swirling waves, impressed marks, 34.5cm., 13 1/2 in., and three figures of Guanyin, the largest seated holding a child, 25cm., 9 7/8 in., 18cm., 7 1/8 in., 17.2cm., 6 3/4 in. Est. 3,000—5,000 GBP PROVENANCE: The figure of Budai, Sotheby's London, 9th & 10th November 2005, lot 782. The collection of... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2009

Pearl, ruby, gem-set, enamel and diamond sautoir

Pearl, ruby, gem-set, enamel and diamond sautoir Suspending a pearl tassel, Cartier, with a geometric plaque surmount set with variously shaped rubies and diamonds, accented with cabochon onyx, to similarly set and black enamel connections with strands of twisted pearls, the centre set to either side with a series of links designed as stylised fruiting vines, set with cabochon rubies, highlighed with cushion-shaped and circular-cut diamonds, length approximately 630mm, tassel length approximately 105mm, French assay and maker's... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2009

A blanc de chine figure of Guanyin. Qing dynasty, 17th century

A blanc de chine figure of Guanyin. Qing dynasty, 17th century modelled seated in Royal Ease, with her right hand resting on her raised right knee, the face with a serene expression, the loose robe partially open at the front revealing a necklace with a ruyi pendant. 19.7cm., 7 3/4 in. Est. 4,000—6,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Christie's London, 7th June 2004, lot 6. E.T. Hall Collection, no.220. The collection of the late Patrick Huth Jackson  Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 13 May 09. London... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2009

Pair of pearl and diamond earrings, Cartier, 1930s

Pair of pearl and diamond earrings, Cartier, 1930s Each surmount designed as a line of square-, single- and baguette diamonds, suspending a pearl drop, mounted in platinum, signed Cartier, French assay and maker's marks, screw back fittings. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 52543 stating that the two pearls are natural. Est. 42,000—60,000 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste and , Magnificent Jewels from a Private Collection. 12 May 09. Geneva www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's.
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