08 mai 2012

Rare et impressive natural pearl and diamond tiara, Chaumet, 1920

Rare et impressive natural pearl and diamond tiara, Chaumet, 1920.  Photo Sotheby's Designed as a graduated series of foliate scrolls set with rose, single- and circular-cut and cushion-shaped diamonds, highlighted in the centre with a baroque button-shaped natural pearl measuring approximately 25.2 x 21.2 x 20.0mm, weighing 75.84 carats, (303.37 grains) and two button-shaped natural pearls measuring approximately 16.8-18.2 x 13.1 and 17.4 -18.4 x 12.8mm, inner circumference approximately 365mm,... [Lire la suite]
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08 mai 2012

A fine pair of green-enamelled 'dragon' jars and covers. Qianlong seal marks and period

A fine pair of green-enamelled  'dragon' jars and covers. Qianlong seal marks and period. Photo Sotheby's each with a globular tapering body rising to a rounded shoulder surmounted by a short neck, decorated in underglaze-blue and green enamel with a pair of ferocious dragons in pursuit of a flaming pearl amongst scrolling clouds, all below a frieze of beribboned bajixiang framed with bands of swirls and ruyi heads, skirted at the foot with a lappet band, the cover with a coiled dragon... [Lire la suite]

08 mai 2012

Magnificent emerald and diamond necklace, Bulgari, circa 1970

Magnificent emerald and diamond necklace, Bulgari, circa 1970. Photo Sotheby's Designed as a graduated series of flower head clusters, each set with a step-cut emerald bordered with brilliant-cut diamonds, spaced by four marquise-shaped diamonds, suspending a pear-shaped and a step-cut emerald surrounded by brilliant-cut stones, length approximately 430mm, Italian assay and maker's marks, signed Bulgari, case. Lot 733. Estimation 1,400,000-2,800,000 CHF Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 12020038,... [Lire la suite]
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08 mai 2012

A fine and rare celadon-glazed beaker vase, Gu. Yongzheng seal mark and period

A fine and rare celadon-glazed beaker vase, Gu. Yongzheng seal mark and period. Photo Sotheby's of archaic bronze form, the central bulb decorated with taotie masks on a leiwen ground between narrow bands of classic scrolls, the splayed base and the trumpet neck with pendent and upright stiff leaves, the galleried rim encircled by a wide classic scroll band, covered overall with a pale celadon glaze, the base with a six-character Yongzheng seal mark in underglaze-blue; 20.8cm., 8 1/4 in.... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2012

Very attractuve fancy deep blue diamond and diamond ring, Graff

Very attractuve fancy deep blue diamond and diamond ring, Graff. Photo Sotheby's Set at the centre with a fancy deep blue marquise-shaped diamond weighing 2.07 carats, between heart-shaped diamond shoulders, size 47, signed Graff, case. Lot 722. Estimation 780,000-1,100,000 CHF Accompanied by GIA report no. 11332187, stating that the diamond is Fancy Deep Blue, Natural Colour, VS2 Clarity. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels. Genève | 14 mai 2012, 11:00 AM www.sothebys.com
08 mai 2012

A blue-glazed porcelain vase, Cong. Seal mark and period of Qianlong

A blue-glazed porcelain vase, Cong. Seal mark and period of Qianlong. Photo Sotheby's of archaic cong form, the tall rectangular body rising from a broad circular base to a short cylindrical neck with a rounded rim, set on each sides with elephant-head handles suspending fixed rings, covered overall save for the foot rim with an thick unctuous purplish-blue glaze thinning to a paler tone around the handles edges, the base inscribed with the six-character reign mark in underglaze blue, wood... [Lire la suite]


08 mai 2012

Impressive sapphire and diamond ring

Impressive sapphire and diamond ring. Photo Sotheby's The cushion-shaped mixed-cut sapphire weighing 33.56 carats, set between pear-shaped diamonds weighing respectively 1.73 and 1.96 carats, size 53. Lot 694. Estimation 325,000-415,000 CHF Accompanied by AGL report no. CS 47515, stating that the sapphire is of Burmese origin, with no gemmological evidence of heat.Together with GIA report no. 6127905567, stating that the 1.73 carat diamond is D Colour, Internally Flawless, and GIA report no.... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2012

An unusual and rare monochrome blue-glazed porcelain brushwasher with bat handels, China, Yongzheng seal mark, 18th/19th ct

An unusual and rare monochrome blue-glazed porcelain brushwasher with bat handels, China, Yongzheng seal mark, 18th/19th ct..Photo Nagel Few tiny chips to underside of the handles, two small unglazed spots in the center. B. 18,3 cm. Lot 1400. Estimate 1000 € Property from an old German private collection  Nagel Auctions. "Asian Art". May 10th 2012  http://www.auction.de/
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08 mai 2012

Sapphire ring

Sapphire ring. Photo Sotheby's Set with a step-cut sapphire weighing 16.58 carats, size 52.  Lot 368. Estimate 92,000-142,000 CHF Accompanied by Gubelin report no. 12030108, stating that the sapphire is of Burmese origin, 'Royal Blue' colour, with no indications of heating. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels. Genève | 14 mai 2012, 11:00 AM www.sothebys.com
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08 mai 2012

An Imperial sacrificial blue glazed porcelain bowl, China, Yongzheng six-character mark and period

An Imperial sacrificial blue glazed porcelain bowl, China, Yongzheng six-character mark and period. Photo Nagel  Good condition. D. 13,5 cm. Lot 1399. Estimate 6000 € Property from an old German diplomate collection, bought in China prior 1945 Nagel Auctions. "Asian Art". May 10th 2012  http://www.auction.de/


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