24 septembre 2012

A fine Ru-type peach-shaped washer. Seal mark and period of Qianlong

A fine Ru-type peach-shaped washer. Seal mark and period of Qianlong - Photo Sotheby's the shallow flat-base washer potted in the shape of a peach with irregular incurved sides and a wavy profile, set to one side with a large ripe peach modelled in the round attached to a branch with two flat leaves resting on the rim,  covered overall in a thick greyish-blue glaze suffused with a fine network of crackles, the base inscribed with a six-character reign mark in underglaze blue and encircled by six tiny... [Lire la suite]

24 septembre 2012

Platinum, Emerald and Diamond Necklace

Platinum, Emerald and Diamond Necklace - Photo Sotheby's Set with nine oval emeralds, together weighing approximately 27.85 carats, framed and accented by numerous marquise-shaped and round diamonds weighing approximately 6.10 carats, length 17 inches. Estimation: 90,000 - 120,000 USD  Sotheby's. Important Jewels. New York | 20 sept. 2012 www.sothebys.com
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24 septembre 2012

A superb celadon-glazed ovoid jar and cover. Mark and period of Yongzheng

A superb celadon-glazed ovoid jar and cover. Mark and period of Yongzheng - Photo Sotheby's well potted with the gently curved sides rising to broad shoulders sweeping up to a short narrow neck, all supported on a broad low foot complementing with the overall profile, fitted with a small cylindrical cover with a flat top and rounded sides, covered overall in a classic flawless pale-celadon glaze, the recessed base inscribed with a six-character reign mark within a double circle in underglaze blue; 13.9 cm., 5 1/2... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2012

14 Karat White Gold, Pearl and Diamond Necklace - Sotheby's

14 Karat White Gold, Pearl and Diamond Necklace - Photo Sotheby's The double-strand necklace composed of 169 pearls graduating in size from approximately 8.0 to 4.3 mm, the clasp set with single-cut diamonds weighing approximately .10 carat, length 19½ inches. Estimation: 30,000 - 50,000 USD - Lot. Vendu 74,500 USD NOTE DE CATALOGUE: Accompanied by GIA report no. 5141385835 stating the pearls to be predominantly natural, with six pearls bead cultured Sotheby's. Important Jewels. New York |... [Lire la suite]
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24 septembre 2012

A fine and oustanding 'robin's egg' tripod censer. Incised seal mark and period of Yongzheng

A fine and oustanding 'robin's egg' tripod censer. Incised seal mark and period of Yongzheng - Photo Sotheby's  well potted, the bombé sides rising to a straight mouth, flanked by a pair of upright arched handles on the rim, supported on three short tapered feet, brightly covered overall in a 'peacock feather' variation of the glaze with liberally applied vibrant turquoise streaks covering a bronze-coloured ground, the base incised with a six-character reign mark beneath the mottled glaze, the tips of the feet... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2012

18 Karat Two-Color Gold, Emerald and Diamond Ring-Pendant

18 Karat Two-Color Gold, Emerald and Diamond Ring-Pendant - Photo Sotheby's   Centered by an emerald-cut emerald weighing 16.65 carats, framed by numerous tapered baguette diamonds weighing approximately 4.50 carats, together with attachments to be worn as a ring or a pendant. Estimation: 30,000 - 40,000 USD - Lot. Vendu 77,500 USD NOTE DE CATALOGUE: Accompanied by AGL report no. CS 50227 stating that the emerald is of Colombian origin, clarity enhancement: faint, type: modern. ... [Lire la suite]
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24 septembre 2012

A fine and outstanding pair of Guan-Type rectangular jardinieres, seals mark and period of Qianlong

A fine and outstanding pair of  Guan-Type rectangular jardinieres, seals mark and period of Qianlong - Photo Sotheby's each robustly potted of rectangular form with four bombé sides rising to a wide flared mouth with an everted rim, all supported on four stylised ruyi-cloud bracketed feet connected by an apron, the corners each set with three thinly moulded interlinked ruyi heads, the base pierced with two small apertures for water drainage, covered overall save... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2012

Gold, Silver, Sapphire and Diamond Brooch, Circa 1890

Gold, Silver, Sapphire and Diamond Brooch, Circa 1890 - Photo Sotheby's Centered by an oval sapphire weighing 25.09 carats, framed by old mine-cut diamonds weighing approximately 4.00 carats, together with a removable brooch fitting and retractable pendant-loop. Estimation: 60,000 - 80,000 USD - Lot. Vendu 101,500 USD NOTE DE CATALOGUE: Accompanied by SSEF report no. 55910 stating that the sapphire is of Sri Lankan origin, with no indications of heating. Sotheby's. Important Jewels. New York |... [Lire la suite]
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24 septembre 2012

A superb Teadust-Glazed Double-gourd Vase with Handles. Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong

A superb Teadust-Glazed Double-gourd Vase with Handles. Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong - Photo Sotheby's elegantly potted of double-gourd form with a globular lower bulb rising to a waisted neck and a smaller upper bulb with an incurved rim, the mouth flanked by a pair of arched ruyi-shaped handles attached to the shoulders on the lower bulb, the neck collared by a raised ring above a faint fillet around the top of the lower bulb, covered overall with an olive-coloured glaze flecked... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2012

Platinum and Diamond Ring

Platinum and Diamond Ring - Photo Sotheby's The cushion-shaped rose-cut diamond weighing 10.06 carats, framed and accented by round diamonds weighing approximately .50 carat, size 7½. Estimation: 50,000 - 70,000 USD - Lot. Vendu 101,500 USD  Accompanied by GIA report no. 2145780245 stating that the diamond is K, Faint Brown color, VS2 clarity. Sotheby's. Important Jewels. New York | 20 sept. 2012 www.sothebys.com
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