02 avril 2012

Diamond and onyx brooch, circa 1915, Cartier, New York

Diamond and onyx  brooch, circa 1915, Cartier, New York. Photo Sotheby's Suspending on an oscillating pear-shaped diamond weighing 3.46 carats, supported by a link chain set with circular-cut diamonds and marquise-shaped onyx, the diamonds together weighing approximately 1.00 carats, mounted in platinum, signed. Estimate 1,300,000-1,500,000 HKD NOTE: Accompanied by GIA report numbered 2126058447, dated 26 April 2011, stating that the 3.46 carat diamond is D colour, Internally Flawless... [Lire la suite]
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02 avril 2012

A fine Ming-style blue and white ewer. Seal mark and period of Qianlong

A fine Ming-style blue and white ewer. Seal mark and period of Qianlong. Photo Sotheby's the pear-shaped body tapering up to a narrow neck and an everted rim, set on one side with a curved spout joined to the neck by a cloud-shaped strut,  opposite the arched strap handle adorned by grooves and surmounted by a small loop on top and accented with three knobs of clay at the base, imitating metalwork studs, finely painted in early Ming style with deep cobalt imitating 'heaping and piling,' with a... [Lire la suite]

02 avril 2012

Diamond bracelet, circa 1954, Van Cleef & Arpels New York, circa 1954

Diamond bracelet, circa 1954, Van Cleef & Arpels New York, circa 1954. Photo Sotheby's The bracelet set with circular-cut and baguette diamonds together weighing approximately 50.00 carats, mounted in platinum, signed and numbered 23045, length approximately 180mm. Estimate 1,800,000-2,400,000 HKD Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite. Hong Kong | 03 Apr 2012, 02:00 PM www.sothebys.com 
02 avril 2012

An extremely rare blue and white cup stand. Yuan dynasty, 14th Century

An extremely rare blue and white cup stand. Yuan dynasty, 14th Century. Photo Sotheby's with flat base and an everted rim, moulded in the centre with a raised ring corresponding to  a recessed ring on the underside, painted in bright cobalt blue with a 'flaming pearl' on the interior, resembling the word 'Allah' written in Arabic, encircled by a half cash-diaper border on the raised ring, surrounded by petal lappets enclosing flaming pearls and 'classic' scroll on the rim, the exterior left plain,... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2012

Very fine pair of jadeite and diamond pendent earrings.

Very fine pair of jadeite and diamond pendent earrings. Photo Sotheby's Each suspending on a highly translucent intense emerald green jadeite cabochon, surmounted and suspending on marquise, pear-shaped and brilliant-cut diamonds, the diamonds altogether weighing approximately 4.80 carats, mounted in 18 karat white gold. Cabochons approximately 20.02 x 16.91 x 6.63mm and 19.98 x 16.95 x 6.48mm respectively. Estimate 10,000,000-13,000,000 HKD NOTE: Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade & Stone... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2012

A fine Famille-Verte coral-ground floral bowl. Yu Zhi mark and period of YongzhengA fine Famille-Verte coral-ground floral bowl

A fine Famille-Verte coral-ground floral bowl. Yu Zhi mark and period of Yongzheng.  Photo Sotheby's finely potted with translucent round sides supported on a slightly splayed foot, the exterior delicately painted with meadow flowers, naturalistically rendered in great detail in red, blue, two kinds of green, pale yellow and black enamels, reserved on an overall ground of dark orange-red enamel, the interior left undecorated, the base inscribed with a four-character underglaze blue mark... [Lire la suite]


02 avril 2012

Important pair of jadeite double-hoop, diamond and emerald pendent earrings, Solange

Important pair of  jadeite double-hoop, diamond and emerald pendent earrings, Solange. Photo Sotheby's Each composed of a jadeite double-hoop of highly translucent intense emerald green colour, surmounted by a circular-cut emerald, linked by swirl motif pavé-set with circularcut emeralds, the emeralds altogether weighing approximately 2.35 carats, mounted in 18 karat blackened gold, signed. Estimate 6,000,000-8,000,000 HKD NOTE: Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory... [Lire la suite]
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02 avril 2012

An extremely rare blue and white brush handle. Mark and period of Xuande

An extremely rare blue and white brush handle. Mark and period of Xuande. Photo Sotheby's of tubular form tapering slightly towards the flat base, densely decorated with foliate scrolls reserved in white on an uneven blue ground, collared with a band of diapers at the tapered end and a cartouche enclosing a six-character reign mark inscribed horizontally flanked by a key-fret border, just below the unglazed socket fitted with dark and light bristles; 14.3 cm., 5 5/8 in. Estimate... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2012

Sapphire and diamond ring, circa 1920

Sapphire and diamond ring, circa 1920.  Photo Sotheby's Composed of a cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 3.13 carats and a Old European-cut diamond weighing 1.89 carats, to a mount embellished by circular-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum. Estimate 950,000-1,200,000 HKD NOTE: Ring size: 7Accompanied by AGL report numbered CS 46922, dated 9 January 2012, stating that the 3.13 carat sapphire is natural, of Kashmir origin, with no gemological evidence of heat; also accompanied by GIA report... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2012

A blue and white 'grape' charger. Ming Dynasty, Yongle period

A blue and white 'grape' charger. Ming Dynasty, Yongle period. Photo Sotheby's with deep rounded sides and an everted rim, painted on the broad flat centre with three pendent bunches of grapes among curling tendrils, broad leaves and withered blossoms, the round ripe grapes shaded in varying cobalt tones creating a three-dimensional effect, surrounded on the cavetto by a composite floral scroll with twelve blooms comprising camellia, peach, chrysanthemum, pomegranate, hibiscus, lotus, rose, herbaceous... [Lire la suite]


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