15 août 2012

An Art Deco Diamond, Emerald and Onyx Ring

An Art Deco Diamond, Emerald and Onyx Ring. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The old brilliant-cut diamond millegrain-set within a hexagonal surround set with rows of calibré-cut emeralds and onyx, between old-cut diamond three stone shoulders, circa 1925, finger size L - Estimate £4,000 - £5,000 Christie's. Jewellery. 5 September 2012. London, South Kensington
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15 août 2012

A Chinese porcelain large armorial dish. Kangxi-Yongzheng, Circa 1720-30

A Chinese porcelain large armorial dish. Kangxi-Yongzheng, Circa 1720-30. Photo Marchant painted in the centre with the arms of Thomas Pitt of Blandford, Baron Londonderry, with those of his wife Lady Frances Ridgeway in pretence above a banderol inscribed with the motto AMITIE, the rim with the stork crest beneath a baron`s coronet between fronds, within four oval panels alternating with gold and iron-red floral sprays, the underside with lingzhi mark within a double circle in underglaze-blue. 13 5/8 inches, 34.6cm... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2012

An 18ct White Gold Diamond and Coloured Diamond Pendant, by Theo Fennell

An 18ct White Gold Diamond and Coloured Diamond Pendant, by Theo Fennell. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 Modelled as a pavé black diamond serpent entwined within a brilliant-cut diamond-set openwork heart, mounted in 18ct white gold, 6.6cm long, black diamonds not tested for natural colour origin, London hallmark. Signed Fennell - Estimate £5,000 - £7,000 Christie's. Jewellery. 5 September 2012. London, South Kensington
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15 août 2012

A pair of Chinese Imperial porcelain famille rose butterfly cups. Six-character sealmark of Daoguang in iron-red and of the peri

A pair of Chinese Imperial porcelain famille rose butterfly cups. Six-character sealmark of Daoguang in iron-red and of the period, 1821-1850. Photo courtesy Marchant of tall beaker form with gently flared rims, each delicately painted on the exterior with a branch of fruiting pomegranate and three butterflies in flight. 2 7/8 inches, 7.3 cm high. • Exhibited at the Art Gallery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, in their exhibition of Imperial Porcelain of Late Qing, from the Kwan Collection, 1983;... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2012

A French Mid 19th Century Green Enamel and Pearl Bracelet

A French Mid 19th Century Green Enamel and Pearl Bracelet. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 Each stylised figure-of-eight link decorated with green guilloché enamel set with a central pearl to half-pearl connecting links, circa 1850, fitted case, 21.5cm long, pearls have not been tested for natural origin - Estimate £3,000 - £4,000 Christie's. Jewellery. 5 September 2012. London, South Kensington
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15 août 2012

A Chinese imperial porcelain famille rose fencai bowl. Daoguang six-character sealmark in underglaze blue and of the period

A Chinese imperial porcelain famille rose fencai bowl. The base with a six-character sealmark of Daoguang in underglaze blue and of the period, 1821-1850.  Photo courtesy Marchant of conical form, painted on the exterior with ten magpies perched amongst branches beside flowering tree peony, with a further magpie standing on grass, the reverse with a twelfth magpie in flight, the interior glazed white. 5 3⁄8 inches, 13.7 cm diameter.  • Sold by Sotheby’s Hong Kong in their auction of Fine... [Lire la suite]


15 août 2012

A Diamond and Gem 'Panthere' Ring by Cartier

A Diamond and Gem 'Panthere' Ring by Cartier. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The broad band pavé set with brilliant-cut diamonds with buff-top ruby, sapphire and emerald detail, French marks, finger size K½, maker's case; Signed Cartier, no. 615942, 52 - Estimate £5,000 - £6,000 Christie's. Jewellery. 5 September 2012. London, South Kensington
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15 août 2012

A pair of Chinese Imperial porcelain famille rose bowls, Six-character mark of Yongzheng within a double ring in underglaze blue

A pair of Chinese Imperial porcelain famille rose bowls, Six-character mark of Yongzheng within a double ring in underglaze blue and of the period, 1723-1735. Photo courtesy Marchant one painted with flowering branches of peony and chrysanthemum with delicate leaves in turquoise and green enamel, the reverse with butterflies in flight and the interior with a single cymbidium flower head, lanhua; the other painted on the exterior with flowering branches of white and pink hibiscus amongst purple and blue daisies with... [Lire la suite]
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15 août 2012

An Opal and Diamond Dress Ring

An Opal and Diamond Dress Ring. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The oval cabochon opal within a tapered pavé single-cut diamond surround, finger size L - Estimate £2,000 - £3,000 Christie's. Jewellery. 5 September 2012. London, South Kensington
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15 août 2012

A Chinese Imperial porcelain famille rose bowl. Six-character sealmark of Qianlong in underglaze blue and of the period

A Chinese Imperial porcelain famille rose bowl. Six-character sealmark of Qianlong in underglaze blue and of the period, 1736-1795. Photo courtesy Marchant of deep “u” form with upright straight rim decorated with three branches of fruit, peach, pomegranate and lychee, each brightly painted amongst folded leaves heightened in turquoise, green and yellow enamel, the interior glazed white. 6 1/8 inches, 15.5 cm diameter. • Formerly in a private American collection. • Sold by S. Marchant & Son at the... [Lire la suite]


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