27 décembre 2012

A pair of Chinese export blue and white phoenix-head ewers, Kangxi period

A pair of Chinese export blue and white phoenix-head ewers, Kangxi period. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2012 Of lobed baluster form with floral decoration in bright cobalt blue; 9 1/8 in. (23 cm.) high (2). Estimate $6,000 - $9,000 Provenance: With Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York. Christie's. English Pottery and Chinese Export Art, 28 January 2013, New York, Rockefeller Plaza.

27 décembre 2012

Two Chinese Imari porcelain octagonal jardineres, Kangxi period

Two Chinese Imari porcelain octagonal jardineres, Kangxi period. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2012 Each with eight short bracket feet, the rim decorated with flower-heads and ruyi heads on an iron-red trellis ground; 15 7/8 in. (40.5 cm.) wide, the wider (2). Estimate $10,000 - $15,000 Provenance: The larger: The Benjamin F. Edwards III Collection; Christie's, New York, 20 January 2004, lot 134.The smaller: The Benjamin F. Edwards III Collection; Christie's, New York, 22 January 2002, lot 11. ... [Lire la suite]
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27 décembre 2012

Pair of ruby and diamond earrings, Early 20th Century, Russian - Sotheby's

Pair of ruby and diamond earrings, Early 20th Century, Russian - Photo Sotheby's Each of cluster design set with an oval ruby within a border of circular-cut diamonds, Russian assay and maker's marks, post fittings. Estimation: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP - Lot. Vendu 20,000 GBP NOTE DE CATALOGUE: Accompanied by Laboratoire Français de Gemmologie report no. 188281, stating that the rubies are Burmese, with no indications of heating. Sotheby's. The Jewellery Collection of the Late Michael Wellby:... [Lire la suite]
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27 décembre 2012

Emerald and diamond necklace-brooch, Circa 1905

Emerald and diamond necklace-brooch, Circa 1905 - Photo Sotheby's The central jewel of folded lace ribbon design, set with calibré-cut emeralds, millegrain set with circular-cut and rose diamonds, suspended from knife edge linking, highlighted at intervals by diamonds, length approximately 450mm,accompanied by original screw driver and alternative brooch fitting, fitted case, Koch. Estimation: 5,000 - 7,000 GBP - Lot. Vendu 16,250 GBP Sotheby's. The Jewellery Collection of the Late Michael Wellby:... [Lire la suite]
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27 décembre 2012

A large Chinese Export verte-Imari jar and cover, Kangxi period

A large Chinese Export verte-Imari jar and cover, Kangxi period. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2012 With a colorfully enameled Buddhist lion finial on the domed cover, painted overall with scrolling chrysanthemum vine, the cover possibly associated; 24 in. (61 cm.) high (2). Estimate $10,000 - $15,000 Property from the Estate of Benjamin F Edwards III Christie's. English Pottery and Chinese Export Art, 28 January 2013, New York, Rockefeller Plaza
27 décembre 2012

A pair of Chinese Export blue and white baluster vases and covers, late Kangxi Period

A pair of Chinese Export blue and white baluster vases and covers, late Kangxi Period. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2012 Each painted in bright cobalt blue with an overall pattern of phoenix on a field of large peony blooms on scrolling vines; 13½ in. (34 cm.) high (4). Estimate $10,000 - $15,000 Notes: Two similar jars have been excavated in China and are illustrated in Z. Bai Complete Collection of Ceramic Art Unearthed in China, vol. 7, no. 219 and vol. 10, no. 108. Christie's. English Pottery and... [Lire la suite]

27 décembre 2012

Diamond necklace, First half of 19th Century Composite - Sotheby's

Diamond necklace, First half of 19th Century Composite - Photo Sotheby's The front of foliate design, set with cushion-shaped, single-cut and rose diamonds, the back composed of cannetille work floral links, the plaque clasp set with rose diamonds, length approximately 425mm, front and back sections detachable, cannot be worn separately. Estimation: 5,000 - 7,000 GBP - Lot. Vendu 13,750 GBP Sotheby's. The Jewellery Collection of the Late Michael Wellby: An Eclectic Eye - Jewels Spanning Four... [Lire la suite]
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27 décembre 2012

Gold and diamond tiara-necklace, early 19th Century, composite - Sotheby's

Gold and diamond tiara-necklace, early 19th Century, composite - Photo Sotheby's The chased gold frame supporting a row of pinched collet-set table-cut and rose diamonds, to a surmount with floral and foliate gold work, capped with similarly cut stones, each side later set with rows of fine link chains allowing tiara to be worn as necklace, inner circumference approximately 365mm, Dutch assay marks, chain back not illustrated. Estimation: 5,000 - 7,000 GBP - Lot. Vendu 13,750 GBP ... [Lire la suite]
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27 décembre 2012

Rare jarre en grès émaillé blanc, Chine, Dynastie Ming, marque à six caractères et époque Jiajing (1522-1566)

 Rare jarre en grès émaillé blanc, Chine, Dynastie Ming, marque à six caractères et époque Jiajing (1522-1566). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2012 De forme balustre, elle est ornée d'un registre à décor secret anhua, de dragons. La partie inférieure est rehaussée de pétales de lotus, l'épaulement d'une frise de ruyi. La base porte une marque à six caractères de l'Empereur Jiajing en bleu sous couverte. Hauteur: 11,3 cm. (4½ in.). Estimate €5,000 - €7,000. Price Realized €21,250 ... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2012

Coupe libatoire en stéatite sculptée, Chine, Dynastie Qing, XIXème siècle

Coupe libatoire en stéatite sculptée, Chine, Dynastie Qing, XIXème siècle. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2012 De forme contournée, l'extérieur est sculpté de branchages de pêches. L'intérieur est rehaussé d'une feuille en métal argenté. Longueur: 20 cm. (7 7/8 in.). Estimate €1,000 - €1,500. Price Realized €1,250  A CARVED SOAPSTONE LIBATION CUP. CHINA, QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY Christie's. Art d'Asie, 19 December 2012, Paris