24 mars 2012

An antique diamond bouquet brooch en tremblant, circa 1875

An antique diamond bouquet brooch en tremblant, circa 1875. Photo Bonhams composed of rose, old mine and modified brilliant-cut diamonds; accompanied by fitted presentation box; estimated total diamond weight: 4.90 carats; mounted in silver-topped fourteen karat gold; length: 2 3/4in. (one diamond deficient). Estimate: US$3,000 - 5,000 Bonhams. Salon Jewelry & Watches, 26 Mar 2012. California, San Francisco and California, Los Angeles www.bonhams.com 
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24 mars 2012

An antique diamond en tremblant floral and foliate spray brooch, circa 1880

An antique diamond en tremblant floral and foliate spray brooch, circa 1880. Photo Bonhams accentuated by a baroque-shaped pearl measuring approximately 14.1 x 10.5mm.;mounted in silver-topped gold; length: 4 5/8in. (pearl untested, some small rose-cut diamonds deficient). Estimate: US$2,500 - 3,000  Bonhams. Salon Jewelry & Watches, 26 Mar 2012. California, San Francisco and California, Los Angeles www.bonhams.com 
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24 mars 2012

A diamond and ruby strawberry pendant/brooch

A diamond and ruby strawberry pendant/brooch. Photo Bonhams estimated total diamond weight: 3.20 carats; mounted in eighteen karat yellow and fourteen karat white gold; length: 1 3/4in. (two diamonds deficient). Estimate: US$2,000 - 3,000  Bonhams. Salon Jewelry & Watches, 26 Mar 2012. California, San Francisco and California, Los Angeles www.bonhams.com 
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24 mars 2012

A rock crystal, diamond and hydrogrossular garnet flower brooch, Austria.

A rock crystal, diamond and hydrogrossular garnet flower brooch, Austria.  Photo Bonhams with Vienna, Austria assay mark; mounted in eighteen karat gold; length: 2 3/4in. Estimate: US$1,500 - 2,500  Bonhams. Salon Jewelry & Watches, 26 Mar 2012. California, San Francisco and California, Los Angeles www.bonhams.com 
24 mars 2012

A pair of shell and ruby earclips, Maz

A pair of shell and ruby earclips, Maz. Photo Bonhams signed Maz; mounted in eighteen karat gold; length: 1in. (one gold detail deficient). Estimate: US$1,200 - 1,500  Bonhams. Salon Jewelry & Watches, 26 Mar 2012. California, San Francisco and California, Los Angeles www.bonhams.com 
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24 mars 2012

A rare small turquoise-inlaid silvery bronze circular mirror with ring. Warring States Period (475-221 BC)

A rare small  turquoise-inlaid silvery bronze circular mirror with ring. Warring States Period  (475-221 BC). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012  Thinly cast, the back inlaid with a design of four scrolling arabesques issuing from an outer line border to surround a central turquoise cabochon, the outer border interrupted by three loops suspending loose rings; 3 9/16 in. (9 cm.) diam., 1/16 in. (.2 cm.) thick, box  152.9g. Estimate $6,000 - $8,000. Price Realized $16,250 戰國... [Lire la suite]


24 mars 2012

A bronze circular mirror with animals and inscription. Eastern Han dynasty (25-220)

A bronze circular mirror with animals and inscription. Eastern Han dynasty (25-220). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012  The large knob set within a square from which project four 'T' motifs positioned below a dragon, a bird, a tiger and a unicorn separated by four nipples, all encircled by an inscription, a hatchured band and a band of stylized animls, all below a band comprised of a bird, dragons and foliate scrolls issuing from a horn or cornucopia on the rim, with dark grey patina; 4 7/16 in. (11.4 cm.)... [Lire la suite]
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24 mars 2012

A cranberry red glass snuff bottle with luohan and dragon. Beijing, probably Imperial glassworks 1750-1830

A cranberry red glass snuff bottle with luohan and dragon. Beijing, probably Imperial glassworks, 1750-1830. Photo Bonhams Of compressed globular form, with a flat lip and wide mouth, its oval foot rim surrounding a shallowly recessed foot, one side with a luohan and dragon, reversed by a four character inscription in seal script reading ke nian zuo sheng "overcome your thoughts to become saintly", followed by two etched seals. 2 3/8in (6cm)high. Sold for US$15,000  紅料降龍羅漢鼻煙壺 京派, 或為宮廷御製作坊作品... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2012

A rare imperial glasswork yellow snuff bottle, 1696-1750

A rare imperial glasswork yellow snuff bottle, 1696-1750. Photo Bonhams Of flattened circular form, with a flat and wide mout, its oval foot rim surrounding a slightly recessed foot, two raised concentric panels to the front and back, the edges of the bottle ribbed as if in imitation of bamboo, the bottle an evenminghuang "imperial yellow" tone. 2in (5cm) high. Sold for US$8,125  黃料磨楞竹節鼻煙壺 Provenance: Sotheby's New York, March 17, 1997 lot 4 Frederick Von Schleinitz Collection Property of... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2012

A carved coral snuff bottle, 1850-1920

A carved coral snuff bottle, 1850-1920. Photo Bonhams Of rounded rectangular form with a flat lip, the body carved in high relief with a boy gesturing to the moon while riding an ox, reversed by a longma exhaling a vaporous cloud bearing a symbol of yin and yang, the sides each with a chi dragon whose entwined tails form the foot rim, the coral a salmon color with white splashes. 2 3/8in (6cm) high. Sold for US$13,750 珊瑚刻龍馬吐雲鼻煙壺 Provenance: : Dennis G. Crow Ltd., 1993  Property of Dr.... [Lire la suite]
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