27 décembre 2011

Editorial: 'Snake Wave' with Won Kim by Kim Tae Woo for Vogue Korea, November 2011

Model: Won Kim (IMG Milan) - Photographer: Kim Tae Woo - Stylist: Kim Mi Jins - Source: mode.newslicious
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27 décembre 2011

A reticulated nephrite hat ornament. Qing dynasty

A reticulated nephrite hat ornament. Qing dynasty. Photo Bonhams With a crested dragon head emerging above stylized peony flowers and leaves, his body visible twisting amid the reticulated branches, the bottom concave and drilled with four holes for mounting; the matrix of gray green with a small russet patch to one side. 2 1/8 (5.4cm) high. Sold for US$15,000 Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 20 Dec 2011, California, San Francisco www.bonhams.com
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27 décembre 2011

A carved and reticulated nephrite hat finial. Ming dynasty

A carved and reticulated nephrite hat finial. Ming dynasty. Photo Bonhams With egrets depicted standing amid lotus leaves and flowers, with four holes to the bottom for mounting to a hat, the matrix of a soft luster in a translucent pale gray-green hue with russet patches. 1 3/4in (4.4cm) high. Sold for US$11,250 Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 20 Dec 2011, California, San Francisco www.bonhams.com
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27 décembre 2011

BUCCELLATI. A Citrine and Gold Ring

BUCCELLATI. A Citrine and Gold Ring. Photo Philips de Pury & Company Designed as a pierced openwork foliate band, centering upon an oval-cut citrine, with engraved gold borders, mounted in 18K yellow and rose gold, size 6.  Signed 'Buccellati Italy 18K' for Mario Buccellati. ESTIMATE $7,000-9,000. Unsold Philips de Pury & Company. Jewels. New York. 6 december 2011 www.phillipsdepury.com
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27 décembre 2011

BUCCELLATI. A Pair of Diamond and Gold Earclips

BUCCELLATI. A Pair of Diamond and Gold Earclips. Photo Philips de Pury & Company Each designed as a brushed yellow gold button earclip, set with circular-cut diamonds, within engraved navette-shaped white gold detail, mounted in 18K yellow gold, 4/5 inches diameter.  Signed 'M.Buccellati Italy' with a Buccellati blue leather box. ESTIMATE $6,000-8,000. Unsold Philips de Pury & Company. Jewels. New York. 6 december 2011 www.phillipsdepury.com
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27 décembre 2011

BUCCELLATI. A Diamond and Gold Cuff Bracelet

BUCCELLATI. A Diamond and Gold Cuff Bracelet. Photo Philips de Pury & Company Designed as a brushed yellow gold hinged cuff, set with circular-cut diamonds, within engraved navette-shaped white gold detail, mounted in 18K yellow gold, 2 1/4 inches diameter.  Signed 'M.Buccellati' with a Buccellati blue leather box. ESTIMATE $8,500-10,000. SOLD AT $10,625. Philips de Pury & Company. Jewels. New York. 6 december 2011 www.phillipsdepury.com
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27 décembre 2011

nephrite carving of a Buddha's hand citron. 18th/19th century

A nephrite carving of a Buddha's hand citron. 18th-19th century. Photo Bonhams The large citron with hollowed-out interior and undercut fingers growing amid leafy stems next to a smaller citron, both supported on a reticulated stem that forms the foot to the container, the veins in the leaves indicated by incised lines; the pale gray-green matrix displaying some cloudy white inclusions and two patches of pale russet hue. 3 3/4in (9.5cm) high. Sold for US$4,000 Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 20 Dec 2011, California, San... [Lire la suite]
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27 décembre 2011

A small white jade citron

A small white jade citron. Photo Bonhams carved naturalistically with the fingers elegantly curling at the end with a smaller fruit at the side, a leafy gnarled branch joining the two and a flying bat along the side. 4 1/8in (10.5cm) long. Estimate: US$15,000 - 20,000. Unsold Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 20 Dec 2011, California, San Francisco www.bonhams.com
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27 décembre 2011

A carved white jade finger citron

A carved white jade finger citron. Photo Bonhams Naturalistically shaped, with the curly tendrils twisting into itself, the body carved to imitate the fruit's peel, with a gnarled branch and five leaves, the stone an even white hue.6 1/2in (16.5cm) long. Sold for US$26,250 Property from the Dr. Philip M. Hatfield Collection Provenance: purchased Robyn Turner Gallery, San Francisco, CA 1999 Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 20 Dec 2011, California, San Francisco www.bonhams.com
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27 décembre 2011

A Manchu woman's gilt silver court torque (lingyue) with coral, nephrite, and tourmaline inlay. Late 19th century

A Manchu woman's gilt silver court torque (lingyue) with coral, nephrite, and tourmaline inlay. Late 19th century. Photo Bonhams Of circular form shaped as joined dragons with coral-bead eyes chasing globular spheres that hide a hinge, each attached to a smaller movable section terminating in a filigree lion cub at the clasp, the sections inset with pieces of coral in gilt silver filigree mountings with kingfisher overlay and separated by two pink tourmaline and one jadeite cabochon..7 5/8in (19.5cm) diameter. Sold for... [Lire la suite]


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