29 mai 2009

A emerald-cut diamond ring, by Harry Winston

A  emerald-cut diamond ring, by Harry Winston The emerald-cut diamond, weighing 3.42 carats, between fancy-cut diamond shoulders, mounted in platinum, stamped 'Winston', ring size 5.. Estimate: HK$575,000 - 675,000, $74,000 - 87,000 - Unsold Note: Accompanied by a report from GIA, stating that the 3.42 carats diamond is E colour and VVS1 clarity. Report number 15828639, dated 26th August 2008. Bonhams. Fine Jewellery and Jadeite and Modern Wristwatches, 21 May 2009. Island Shangri-La Hong Kong Hotel,... [Lire la suite]
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29 mai 2009

A large gilt lacquered-bronze Buddha. Ming dynasty, 17th century

A large gilt lacquered-bronze Buddha. Ming dynasty, 17th century cast seated in dhyanasana on a double lotus base, his right hand in bhumisparshamudra and his left in dhyanamudra, wearing a shawl and dhoti, its loose folds falling over his crossed legs and left shoulder, the full face with meditative expression, traces of gilt-lacquer decoration. 49cm., 19 1/4 in. Est. 6,000—8,000 GBP. Lot Sold 31,250 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 13 May 09. London www.sothebys.com
29 mai 2009

A cushion-shaped fancy yellow diamond and diamond ring

A cushion-shaped fancy yellow diamond and diamond ring The cushion-shaped fancy yellow diamond, weighing 4.20 carats, within a two tiered surround, gallery and shoulders set with brilliant-cut diamonds, some of yellow hue, mounted in 18k white and yellow gold, ring size 6. Estimate: HK$320,000 - 420,000, $41,000 - 54,000. Unsold Note: Accompanied by a certificate from GIA, stating that the 4.20 carats diamond is fancy yellow, natural colour and VS1 clarity. Report number 16389124, dated 8th November 2007. ... [Lire la suite]
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29 mai 2009

A gilt-bronze dragon head axe fitting. Tang dynasty

A gilt-bronze dragon head axe fitting. Tang dynasty the animal with a 'pearl' clenched between his teeth, the eyes raised in high relief, with picked out fur and scales, the head terminating in a rounded axe blade above a tubular support. 10.1cm., 4in. Est. 15,000—25,000 GBP. Lot Sold 18,750 GBP PROVENANCE: Private collection Hong Kong, 1970s. NOTE: Compare a ceremonial hatchet in the Metropolitan Museum, New York, Rogers Fund, 1916 Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 13 May 09. London... [Lire la suite]
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29 mai 2009

A cut-cornered rectangular modified brilliant-cut fancy yellow diamond and diamond ring

A cut-cornered rectangular modified brilliant-cut fancy yellow diamond and diamond ring The cut-cornered rectangular modified brilliant-cut fancy yellow diamond, weighing 7.03 carats, between fancy-cut diamond shoulders, mounted in 18k white and yellow gold, ring size 5½. Estimate: HK$620,000 - 720,000, $80,000 - 93,000 - Unsold. Note: Accompanied by a certificate from GIA, stating that the 7.03 carats diamond is fancy yellow, natural colour and is VVS1 clarity. Report number 17241687, dated 2nd June 2008. ... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2009

A gilt-bronze 'dragon head' fitting. Han dynasty

A gilt-bronze 'dragon head' fitting. Han dynasty the cylindrical shaft terminating in a large dragon's head with bulging eyes and a long upturned snout. 14cm., 5 1/2 in. Est. 6,000—8,000 GBP. Lot Sold 7,500 GBP PROVENANCE: Private Collection, Hong Kong, 1970s. NOTE: A related example, but with incised scales on the slightly curving neck, excavated from the Han tomb no. 2 at Ganguan in Hanjiang, Jiangsu Province, is illustrated in Wenwu, 1981, vol. 11, pl. 1, fig. 5. Compare also similar dragon-head handles, but cast... [Lire la suite]
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29 mai 2009

A marquise-cut diamond ring

A marquise-cut diamond ring The marquise-cut diamond, weighing 5.11 carats, within a brilliant-cut diamond surround and bifurcated shoulders, mounted in 18k white gold, ring size 5. Estimate: HK$830,000 - 930,000, $110,000 - 120,000 - Unsold Note: Accompanied by a certificate from GIA, stating that the 5.11 carats diamond is H colour and IF clarity. Report number 15277332, dated 18th August 2006. Bonhams. Fine Jewellery and Jadeite and Modern Wristwatches, 21 May 2009. Island Shangri-La Hong Kong Hotel,... [Lire la suite]
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29 mai 2009

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Têtes de soldats, cavaliers

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864 - 1901), Têtes de soldats, cavaliers encre sur papier. 21,3 x 15,1 cm ; 8 3/8 x 5 7/8 in. Est. 5,000—7,000 EUR. Lot Sold 8,750 EUR PROVENANCE: M. & Mme George Stein, New YorkVente : Sotheby's, New York, 6 octobre 1989, lot 9Collection particulière, France LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: M. G. Dortu, Toulouse-Lautrec et son œuvre, New York, 1971, no. D. 1759, reproduit p. 289 NOTE: pen and ink on paper. Sotheby's. Impressionist & Modern Art. 28 May 09. Paris www.sothebys.com
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29 mai 2009

A pear-shaped diamond ring

A pear-shaped diamond ring The pear-shaped diamond ring, weighing 5.09 carats, mounted in 18k white gold, ring size 6½. Sold for HK$2,280,000 Note: Accompanied by a certificate from GIA, stating that the 5.09 carats diamond is D colour IF clarity with excellent polish and excellent symmetry. Report number 16776498, dated 10th January 2008. Bonhams. Fine Jewellery and Jadeite and Modern Wristwatches, 21 May 2009. Island Shangri-La Hong Kong Hotel, Admiralty, Hong Kong www.bonhams.com
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29 mai 2009

Auguste Rodin (1840 – 1917). Buste de Suzon, réduction no. 3

Auguste Rodin (1840 – 1917). Buste de Suzon, réduction no. 3 Conçu entre 1873 et 1875, cette épreuve circa 1900. signé A. Rodin (sur le rebord du cou à droite). biscuit de Sèvres. h. : 22,5 cm (hors socle) . Est. 10,000—15,000 EUR. Lot Sold 12,500 EUR Cette œuvre sera incluse dans le Catalogue critique de l'œuvre sculptée d'Auguste Rodin actuellement en préparation à la Galerie Brame & Lorenceau sous la direction de Jérôme Le Blay sous le numéro 2009-2540B. PROVENANCE: Collection particulière, France ... [Lire la suite]
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