14 août 2011

Pair of Chinese Jadeite Table Screens, Qing dynasty.

Pair of Chinese Jadeite Table Screens, Qing dynasty. Photo Doyle New York Each of rectangular shape, carved in mirror form, the front worked in high relief with a scholar and boy beneath a tree in a garden setting, the reverse with a figure in a boat in a landscape, gilt wood stand, the stone a celadon color with apple green and chestnut inclusions. Height overall 10 3/4 inches. Estimate $15,000-25,000 Doyle New York. Asian Works of Art. Monday, September 12, 2011 at 10am www.doylenewyork.com

14 août 2011

Chinese White Jade Inset Hongmu and Zitan Table Screen.

Chinese White Jade Inset Hongmu and Zitan Table Screen. Photo Doyle New York The jade carved as a hut among pine in a mountain landscape, in a bracket stand. Height 25 inches. Estimate $18,000-22,000 Doyle New York. Asian Works of Art. Monday, September 12, 2011 at 10am www.doylenewyork.com
14 août 2011

Chinese Spinach Green Jade Mughal Dish, Qing Dynasty.

Chinese Spinach Green Jade Mughal Dish, Qing Dynasty.Photo Doyle New York The flower-form dish carved as two layers of petals terminating in a gently curved rim, raised on a low foot. Diameter 9 inches. Estimate $20,000-30,000 Doyle New York. Asian Works of Art. Monday, September 12, 2011 at 10am www.doylenewyork.com
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14 août 2011

Fabulous Gold Pendant From Tipu Sultan's Treasury Leads Lord Glenconner Sale @ Bonhams

The gold pendant is set with a 38 carat emerald surrounded by nine precious stones including topaz, blue sapphire, ruby, diamond and pearl. Photo: Bonhams LONDON.- A gem-set gold pendant from the treasury of the legendary Indian ruler, Tipu Sultan, is among the star lots in the sale of the contents of Lord Glenconner’s St Lucian home at Bonhams in London on 28 September. It is estimated at between £80,000 and 120,000. The gold pendant is set with a 38 carat emerald surrounded by nine precious stones including topaz, blue... [Lire la suite]
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14 août 2011

A large yellow diamond known as 'the Golden Eye' go on auction

The 'Golden Eye' diamond is being auctioned off by The U.S. Marshal's Service, with bidding to start at $900,000. Photo/U.S. Marshals Service. CLEVELAND.- A large yellow diamond. The large yellow diamond, known as the Golden Eye, was seized in a federal drug and money laundering investigation in northeast Ohio and is going on the auction block with the minimum bid to start at $900,000. The 43.51 carat diamond belonged to an Ohio businessman convicted of money laundering and conspiracy. A refundable deposit of $180,000 is required... [Lire la suite]
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