08 octobre 2011

Shopping of sapphire @ Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite. Hong Kong

Sapphire and Diamond ring  Photo Sotheby's The ring centring on an antique cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 10.40 carats, flanked on each side by a cushion-shaped diamond weighing 2.41 and 2.07 carats respectively, mounted in platinum. ESTIMATE 6,500,000-8,000,000 HKD - Lot Sold: 10,180,000 HKD Ring size: 6 Accompanied by SSEF report numbered 59268, dated 7 April 2011, stating that the 10.40 carat sapphire is natural, o Kashmir origin, with no indications of heating. Further accompanied by GIA reports numbered... [Lire la suite]
08 octobre 2011

A Quatrefoil Blue Peking Glass Bowl

A Quatrefoil Blue Peking Glass Bowl. Photo Leslie Hindman Auctioneers  the thickly made vessel of transparent blue glass and having tapering walls, having four character Qianlong seal mark on the underside in a double square. Width 8 inches. Having two chips to the rim, with heavy surface wear and scratching throughout with heavy shelfwear to the feet.Estimate $1,000-2,000 - Lot 256 Sold for: $1,2200 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Asian Works of Art . 4-5 october 2011 www.lesliehindman.com
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08 octobre 2011

An Exceptionally Rare and Large 'Snowflake-Blue' Bowl. Mark and Period of Xuande

An Exceptionally Rare and Large 'Snowflake-Blue' Bowl. Mark and Period of Xuande. Photo Sotheby's heavily potted with thick sides rising from a flat base with a broad shallow footring, the exterior glazed evenly with a mottled intense cobalt-blue xuehualan glaze, darkening to a lapis lazuli shade in some areas and fading to a turquoise blue in others, the interior left plain white save for the inscribed six-character reign mark within a double-ring in underglaze blue in the centre; 25.4 cm., 10 in. Estimate 8,000,000-12,000,000 HKD... [Lire la suite]
08 octobre 2011

Goura de Victoria, Ibis rouge , Touraco violet, Martin chasseur, Rollier & Spréo d'Hildebrandt

 Goura de Victoria II-B, bagué. Goura victoriae. Photo Chevau-Légers Enchères Estimation : 400 / 500 € Ibis rouge II-B bagué. Eudocimus ruber. Photo Chevau-Légers Enchères Estimation : 350 / 400 € Touraco violet II-B.  Musophaga violacea. Photo Chevau-Légers Enchères Estimation : 200 / 300 € Martin chasseur à tête grise NR. Halcyon leucocephala.Photo Chevau-Légers Enchères Estimation : 150 / 250 €   Rollier à longs brins NR. Coracias caudata. Photo Chevau-Légers Enchères Estimation : 150 / 200 € ... [Lire la suite]
08 octobre 2011

Carved Coral & Coral Snuf Nbottles @ Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

A Coral Carving of a Shoulao. Photo Leslie Hindman Auctioneers depicting the god of longevity with exaggerated cranium on the natural form branch with carved shell decoration throughout, raised upon a fitted hardwood base. Item in overall good condition having light wear with no visible damage or repairs. Weight 1.474 lbs.  Height of coral 11 inches. Estimate $2,000-4,000 - Sold for: $18,600 Property from a Private Collection, Chicago, Illinois    A Chinese Gold, Coral, Enamel and Gem Stone Mounted Model of... [Lire la suite]
08 octobre 2011

A Pierce Carved Buffalo Horn Libation Cup on Stand

A Pierce Carved Buffalo Horn Libation Cup on Stand. Photo Leslie Hindman Auctioneers the cup of honey brown color, carved in high relief with a monkey surrounded by a fruiting plant, raised atop a fitted hardwood stand carved with rocks and lingzhi fungus. The cup having two small chips, one to a flower petal at the top right and another to a leaf near the side, the stand having no visible damage or repairs.  Height of cup 3 inches.  Estimate $ 4,000-6,000. Provenance:  The Collection of Ms. Grace Nicholson The... [Lire la suite]
08 octobre 2011

A Chinese Carved Rhinoceros Horn Stand

A Chinese Carved Rhinoceros Horn Stand. Photo Leslie Hindman Auctioneers of blond color having natural dark brown spot at the center of the top surface, raised upon multiple legs in the form of coral branches. Having light wear throughout, with a light crackle to the surface throughout with four small pits to the top polished surface, with no other visible damage or repairs.  Height 1 7/8 inches.  Estimate $   4,000-6,000 - Lot Sold for: $9,760 Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Asian Works of Art . 4-5... [Lire la suite]
08 octobre 2011

Cacatoès, Amazones, Perruche royale, Lori, Conure Nanday, Caïque & Perruche de Stanley @ Chevau-Légers Enchères

Cacatoès souffré (adulte) II-B. Cacatuea sulphurea. Photo Chevau-Légers Enchères Estimation : 400 / 500 € Amazone vineuse I-A. Amazona vinacea. Photo Chevau-Légers Enchères Estimation : 300 / 400 € Perruche royale II-B. Alisterus scapularis. Photo Chevau-Légers Enchères Estimation : 250 / 350 € Lori écaillé II-B. Eos squamata. Photo Chevau-Légers Enchères Estimation : 200 / 300 € Amazone à front bleue II-B. Amazona aestiva. Photo Chevau-Légers Enchères Estimation : 200 / 300 € Amazone à front bleue II-B. Amazona... [Lire la suite]
08 octobre 2011

Strong results for Leslie Hindman Auctioneers’ October 4-5 Asian Works of Art auction

A Pair of Chinese Huanghuali Armchairs, sold for $122,000. CHICAGO, IL.- Leslie Hindman Auctioneers’ October 4-5 Asian Works of Art auction continued to see strong results, driven by prices realized for traditional Chinese works bought by Mainland Chinese buyers. The two day sale drew a crowd to the Chicago auction room adding to the often overflowing bank of telephone bidders. The sale realized over $3.08 million against a low estimate of approximately $1.02 million. “We are thrilled to be experiencing continued success in our... [Lire la suite]


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