04 octobre 2012

A Fine and Rare Turquoise-Glazed Bottle Vase. Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong

A Fine and Rare Turquoise-Glazed Bottle Vase. Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong - Photo Sotheby's  of ovoid form, beautifully potted with swelling rounded sides rising from a gently splayed foot to a cylindrical neck, applied overall with a brilliant turquoise glaze suffused with minute crackling and pooling delicately above the white footring to form a band of darker tone, the base similarly glazed and incised with a six-character seal mark; 25.8 cm., 10... [Lire la suite]

04 octobre 2012

A superb large Guan-Type Moonflask. Seal mark and period of Yongzheng

A superb large Guan-Type Moonflask. Seal mark and period of Yongzheng. Photo Sotheby's modelled after the Islamic metal prototype, of flattened globular form, rising from a splayed rounded square foot to a cylindrical neck set with a pair of archaistic animal scroll handles, the body moulded in relief on each side with a large central yin-yang boss encircled by eight trigrams, the flat sides moulded with bosses resembling rivets, the neck... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2012

A fine and rare robin's egg-ground gilt-decorated archaistic vase. Seal mark and period of Qianlong

A fine and rare robin's egg-ground gilt-decorated archaistic vase. Seal mark and period of Qianlong - Photo Sotheby's  based on the archaic bronze hu form with decoration imitating bronze and green patina, of compressed ovoid section with broad shoulders rising to a collared neck, flanked by a pair of reticulated archaistic gui dragons below an everted mouth, the body moulded in low relief in a café-au-lait glaze outlined in gilt with a wide register containing four pairs of... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2012

A Diamond Bracelet

A Diamond Bracelet. Photo Christie's image Ltd 2012 Set with three rectangular-cut diamonds, weighing approximately 5.03, 4.32 and 4.14 carats, to the circular and baguette-cut diamond band, mounted in platinum, 7 ins., with French assay marks and maker's mark (indistinct). Estimate $250,000 - $350,000 With report 2145809971 dated 29 June 2012 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond weighing approximately 4.32 carats is F color, VVS2 clarityWith report 2145809870 dated 29 June 2012 from the... [Lire la suite]
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04 octobre 2012

A Pair of Diamond Ear Pendants

A Pair of Diamond Ear Pendants. Photo Christie's image Ltd 2012 Each suspending a pear-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 6.94 and 6.79 carats, to the circular and baguette-cut diamond line, the surmount designed as a marquise and baguette-cut diamond scrolling plaque, mounted in platinum. Estimate $600,000 - $800,000  With report 2145622277 dated 13 April 2012 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond, weighing approximately 6.94 carats, is D color, VVS1 clarityWith report 2145622261... [Lire la suite]
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04 octobre 2012

A Diamond Necklace

A Diamond Necklace. Photo Christie's image Ltd 2012 Suspending a rectangular-cut diamond, weighing approximately 6.01 carats, within a circular-cut diamond surround, to the graduated circular-cut diamond neckchain, mounted in platinum, 17 ins. Estimate $125,000 - $200,000 With report 12595359 dated 4 September 2012 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is H color, SI2 clarity  Christie's. Magnificent Jewels. 16 October 2012. New York, Rockefeller Plaza
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04 octobre 2012

A Diamond Pendant Necklace Weighing Approximately 50.52 Carats

A Diamond Pendant Necklace Weighing Approximately 50.52 Carats. Christie's image Ltd 2012 Suspending a pear-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 50.52 carats, from a circular-cut diamond, weighing approximately 2.28 carats, to the fine link neckchain, mounted in platinum, 17½ ins. Estimate on request. With report 5131799881 dated 13 September 2011 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is D color, flawless clarity, with excellent polish and excellent symmetryAccompanied by a supplemental letter from... [Lire la suite]
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04 octobre 2012

Tête de Bouddha. Culture Cham. Royaume du Champa. Vietnam. 11ème à 12ème siècle

Tête de Bouddha. Culture Cham. Royaume du Champa. Vietnam. 11ème à 12ème siècle. Photo NERET-MINET & TESSIER les yeux incisés en amande surlignés par des sourcils très marqués se rejoignant au dessus d'un nez large, la bouche très charnue et les oreilles ornées de lourds pendants, coiffé d'épaisses boucles tressées et surmontées de la protu bérance crânienne ushnisha. Pierre grès gris sous une pellicule sableuse ocre. 27cm. Estimation : 2500/3000€ NERET-MINET &... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2012

Tête de Shiva. Culture Cham. Royaume du Champa. Vietnam. 11ème à 12ème siècle

Tête de Shiva. Culture Cham. Royaume du Champa. Vietnam. 11ème à 12ème siècle. Photo NERET-MINET & TESSIER les lèvres charnues, le nez large, les yeux sous d'épaisses arcades sourcilières. Le troisième il ouvert sur le front surmonté d'une coiffure étagée sur trois registres organisées en larges tresses bouclées terminée par un chignon muk uta. Pierre grès gris sous une pellicule sableuse ocre. 40cm. Estimation : 3500/4000€ NERET-MINET & TESSIER. LUNDI 15 OCTOBRE à 14 H... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2012

Tympan de temple ciselé. Culture Cham. Royaume du Champa. Vietnam. 11 ème à 12 ème siècle

Tympan de temple ciselé en haut relief d'une apsara dansante sur une base lotiforme. Culture Cham. Royaume du Champa. Vietnam. 11 ème à 12 ème siècle. Photo NERET-MINET & TESSIER elle est coiffée d'une haute tiare à diadème de larges pétales, vêtu d'un sarong noué à la taille, le torse nu paré de pendants d'oreilles. Pierre grès gris sous une pellicule sableuse ocre. 52cm. Estimation : 3000/3500€ NERET-MINET & TESSIER. LUNDI 15 OCTOBRE à 14 H 00. Drouot salle 2 -  9,... [Lire la suite]