27 janvier 2012

A pair of 'Famille-Verte' 'Chrysanthemum' tazzas. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A pair of   'Famille-Verte'  'Chrysanthemum' tazzas. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Photo Sotheby's each modelled in the form of a flower with lobed petals, the central recessed medallion brightly enamelled with a stylised floret surrounded by radiating petals, the outer register with further petal lappets each enclosing a leafy floral sprig, the flared foot with further petal motifs and floral scrolls 2.0. 17.7cm., 7in. Estimate 6,000-8,000 GBP. Lot Sold: 12,500 GBP ... [Lire la suite]

27 janvier 2012

18 karat gold and ruby Cuff Bracelet, David Webb

18 karat gold and ruby Cuff Bracelet, David Webb.  Photo Sotheby's The hinged cuff depicting a textured gold gorilla in high relief, the eyes set with round cabochon rubies, gross weight approximately 77 dwts., internal circumference 6½ inches, signed Webb. Estimate 7,000-9,000 USD Sotheby's. Important Jewels. New York | 09 Feb 2012 www.sothebys.com
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27 janvier 2012

A pair of 'Famille-Verte' Biscuit figures of phoenix. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A pair of  'Famille-Verte' Biscuit figures of phoenix. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Photo Sotheby's almost identical, each modelled standing on a rocky base with the crowned head lifted upwards, its wings tucked behind its body, brightly enamelled with green, iron-red, aubergine, blue and yellow plumage. 2.0. 17.5cm., 6 7/8 in. Estimate 8,000-12,000 GBP. Lot Sold: 32,450 GBP  Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. Londres | 09 Nov... [Lire la suite]
27 janvier 2012

18 karat gold, diamond and turquoise brooch, France

18 karat gold, diamond and turquoise brooch, France. Photo Sotheby's Designed as a flower set in the center with turquoise segments, the petals and stem set with round and marquise-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 10.50 carats, signed France, French export marks, two turquoise segments missing. Estimate 8,000-12,000 USD otheby's. Important Jewels. New York | 09 Feb 2012 www.sothebys.com
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27 janvier 2012

A pair of 'Famille-Verte' Phoenix Head kendis. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A pair of 'Famille-Verte' Phoenix Head kendis. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Photo Sotheby's each with a facetted body rising from a barbed flared foot to a waisted bamboo-form neck and everted mouth, the shoulder applied with a long spout in the form of a phoenix head, painted on each side in bright enamels with panelled designs of floral branches issuing from rockwork and different diaper grounds. 2.0. 23.7cm., 9 3/8 in. Estimate 10,000-15,000 GBP. Unsold Sotheby's. Fine... [Lire la suite]
27 janvier 2012

18 karat gold, turquoise, lapis lazuli and diamond bird brooch, Cartier, Paris, circa 1955

18 karat gold, turquoise, lapis lazuli and diamond bird brooch, Cartier, Paris, circa 1955.  Photo Sotheby's Designed as a goose composed of turquoise and lapis lazuli segments, accented by round diamonds weighing approximately .80 carat, signed Cartier, Paris, numbered 14170 maker's and French assay marks. Estimate 10,000-15,000 USD Sotheby's. Important Jewels. New York | 09 Feb 2012 www.sothebys.com 
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27 janvier 2012

A pair of 'Famille Noire' Biscuit Ewers and Covers. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A pair of 'Famille Noire' Biscuit  Ewers and Covers. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Photo Sotheby's each with a hexagonal baluster body applied with six openwork panels of the Three Friends of Winter including prunus, pine and bamboo, reserved on a black ground above a moulded band of lotus lappets, encircled at the high shoulders with stylised floral scrolls, the neck with ruyi heads and various diaper grounds, set at the sides with a fish handle opposite to a curved facetted spout issuing... [Lire la suite]
27 janvier 2012

Two 18 karat white gold, diamond, mother-of-pear and rock crystal 'Nautilius' brooches, Vhernier

Two 18 karat white gold, diamond, mother-of-pear and  rock crystal 'Nautilius' brooches, Vhernier. Photo Sotheby's Designed as carved rock crystal shells backed by mother-of-pearl accented by blue or orange patterns, set with round diamonds weighing approximately 1.40 carats, signed Vhernier. Estimate 10,000-15,000 USD Sotheby's. Important Jewels. New York | 09 Feb 2012 www.sothebys.com 
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27 janvier 2012

A 'Famille-Verte' biscuit 'Pony and Groom' group. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A 'Famille-Verte' biscuit 'Pony and Groom' group.  Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Photo Sotheby's painted in bright green, yellow and aubergine glazes, the animal standing foursquare withits head slightly turned to its right, set with a saddle and a bridle suspending small bells, its striated mane and tail lightly incised, on its right a groom stands wearing loose robes, trousers and a wide-brimmed hat, all raised on a rectangular plinth 16.5cm., 6 1/2 in. Estimate  10,000-15,000... [Lire la suite]
27 janvier 2012

Platinum, coral, enamel and diamond Lady bug clip-brooch, Cartier, Paris, circa 1940

Platinum, coral, enamel and diamond Lady bug clip-brooch, Cartier, Paris, circa 1940. Photo Sotheby's The body set with a carved coral segment studded with small round and single-cut diamonds, the face and legs applied with black enamel, signed  Cartier, Paris, maker's mark, French assay marks. Estimate 18,000-22,000 USD.  NOTE: A similar style lady bug set as earclips is illustrated in The Cartier Collection, by Françoise Chaille, p. 250, no. EG 17 A36; and in Amazing Cartier:... [Lire la suite]
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