16 mai 2009

A large documentary polychrome-glazed pottery tripod censer, Wanli, dated 1589 and of the period

A large documentary polychrome-glazed pottery tripod censer, Wanli, dated 1589 and of the period Raised on three monster-mask legs, the body deftly carved in high relief around the exterior with a pair of confronted dragons amidst a single blossoming lotus flower on one side, and scrolling lotus flowers on the reverse, the front of the rim with an inscription dating it to a festive day of the 12th month of the 16th year of the Wanli Emperor, each upright handle with dedicatory inscription, together with wood stand and... [Lire la suite]

16 mai 2009

Cut-cornered rectangular step-cut diamond ring

Cut-cornered rectangular step-cut diamond ring Set with a cut-cornered rectangular step-cut diamond weighing 5.20 carats, the shoulders decorated with single-cut stones, mounted in platinum, size 47½. Accompanied by GIA report no. 10217839 stating that the diamond is E Colour, VS2 Clarity, together with an additional GIA worksheet stating that the diamond may be Potentially Flawless after repolishing. Est. 140,000—170,000 CHF. Lot Sold 170,500 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste and... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2009

L’Afrique - Pendule. Époque fin XVIIIe siècle.

L’Afrique - Pendule. Époque fin XVIIIe siècle. en bronze ciselé, doré et patiné. Le personnage représenté assis sur le mouvement. Le cadran émaillé marqué Marteau Fils à ROUEN. Il tient un arc et une flêche à ses pieds une tortue à ses côtés un léopard. Yeux en émail et boucle d’oreille en verre. Le socle orné d’enfants chasseurs ou pécheurs. Guirlandes de fleurs sur les côtés. Pieds tournés. Haut. 45,5 cm - Larg. 37 cm - Prof : 15,6 cm. Estimation : 25000 / 30000 € Bibl. : Modèle similaire reproduit dans :-... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2009

A blue and white green-enamelled baluster vase. Second half of the 16th century

A blue and white green-enamelled baluster vase. Second half of the 16th century Painted with four vertical lotus scrolls outlined in blue and reserved in white against the blue ground, emanating from a border of lotus lappets decorated in green enamel bordered by white in reserve on a blue ground, with a band of upright stiff leaves around the spreading foot decorated in green enamel and blue. 27.5cm (10¾in) high. Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000 - Unsold. Provenance: a Southern French private collectionNote Compare a smaller... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2009

Rare fancy intense pink pear-shaped diamond ring

Rare fancy intense pink pear-shaped diamond ring The fancy intense pink pear-shaped diamond weighing 5.29 carats, flanked by shield-shaped stones, mounted in platinum, size 51½, illustrated unmounted. Accompanied by GIA report no. 17451666 stating that the diamond is Fancy Intense Pink, Natural Colour, VS2 Clarity.  Further accompanied by a GIA diamond type classification report stating that the diamond is Type IIa. Est. 2,100,000—3,100,000 CHF - Lot Sold 2,266,500 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2009

Claude Michel dit Clodion (Nancy, 1738 - Paris, 1814), Vestale portant un tambour de basque rempli de fruits. Fin du XVIIIe siè

Claude Michel dit Clodion (Nancy, 1738 - Paris, 1814), Vestale portant un tambour de basque rempli de fruits. Fin du XVIIIe siècle. Statuette en terre cuite. Signée au dos, sur la terrasse : CLODION. (N renversé). (Petits accidents et manques.). Haut. : 43,5 cm ; Diam. base : 13 cm. Estimation : 30000 / 40000 € Note: Neveu et élève de Lambert-Sigisbert Adam, puis de Pigalle, Clodion remporte le Grand Prix de Sculpture en 1759, puis, après trois ans passés à l'École royale des Elèves Protégés, devient... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2009

A wucai sweetmeat box, Wanli six-character mark and of the period

A wucai sweetmeat box, Wanli six-character mark and of the period Comprising six mallow-shaped compartments painted around the rim with a narrow blue band, the exterior walls decorated with five cartouches enclosing pairs of birds perched on flowering branches or in flight, all reserved on an iron-red and green enamelled floral honeycomb ground. 18.5cm (7¼in) diam. Estimate: £4,000 - 6,000. Unsold Provenance: the Fayerman Collection, PennsylvaniaNote: The shape of the present box is characteristic of wucai sweetmeat... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2009

Diamond necklace, 1930s

Diamond necklace, 1930s Of undulating design, set with cushion-shaped and circular-cut diamonds, suspending a pear-shaped diamond drop weighing 10.83 carats, length approximately 390mm, French assay marks. Accompanied by GIA report no. 2105595077 stating that the pear-shaped diamond is H Colour, SI1 Clarity. Est. 230,000—345,000 CHF - Lot Sold 320,500 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... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2009

Mobilier de salon. Époque Louis XVI.

Mobilier de salon. Époque Louis XVI. composé d’un canapé et de six fauteuils à dossier écusson en bois laqué mouluré et sculpté de tors de laurier et de rais de cœur. Les accotoirs et supports d’accotoirs ornés de feuilles d’acanthe et d’enroulements. Les ceintures mouvementées à décrochement, pieds fuselés à cannelures rudentées et dès de raccordement ornés de rosaces. Les pieds arrières surmontés de feuillages. Le canapé à 3 places repose sur 8 pieds. Ils sont recouverts d'une soierie à fond bleu à décor de... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2009

A wucai 'Eight Immortals' baluster vase and cover, Jiajing

A wucai 'Eight Immortals' baluster vase and cover, Jiajing Enamelled in colours with the Eight Immortals and their attributes, Cao Guojiu, Han Xiang Zi, Zhongli Quan, Lan Caihe, Lu Dongbin, He Xiangu, Li Tieguai, Zhang Guo Lao, Xiwang mu and Shoulao, all in a garden amidst bamboo, wutong tree and waterfalls, with part of the decoration in relief, above a pale blue lotus pond, the shoulders with Buddhist lions amidst a leafy peony scroll, between key-fret and lappet borders, the neck with a floral scroll, the domed cover with a... [Lire la suite]


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