11 avril 2013

18 Karat White Gold and Diamond 'Broderie' Bracelet, Van Cleef & Arpels - Sotheby's

18 Karat White Gold and Diamond 'Broderie' Bracelet, Van Cleef & Arpels - Sotheby's Designed with openwork flowering vines, set with round and marquise-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 28.60 carats, internal circumference approximately 7 inches, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered ML2988, with French assay and maker's marks. With signed box. Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 USD Property from the estate of Lynn Wolfson This bracelet is a part of the Couture Collection from Van Cleef & Arpels, a collection... [Lire la suite]
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11 avril 2013

A fine and extremely rare blue and white 'Tibetan' bowl, Mark and period of Xuande (1426-1435)

Lot 3020. A fine and extremely rare blue and white 'Tibetan' bowl, Mark and period of Xuande (1426-1435); 15 cm, 5 7/8  in. Estimate 8,000,000 - 12,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 9,640,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's finely potted with deep rounded sides rising from a narrow slightly tapered foot, freely painted in deep tones of cobalt accented with 'heaping and piling', the exterior with a composite scroll alternating between eight flowers including lotus,... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2013

Platinum, Carved Colored Stone and Diamond Bracelet, Marcus & Co. - Sotheby's

Platinum, Carved Colored Stone and Diamond Bracelet, Marcus & Co. - Sotheby's The openwork bracelet of foliate design, set with baguette, square, round, old European and single-cut diamonds weighing approximately 19.00 carats, decorated with carved ruby, sapphire and emerald leaves, length 6 5/8 inches, signed Marcus & Co., one diamond missing; circa 1930. Estimate: 75,000 - 100,000 USD Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. New York | 17 Apr 2013 - www.sothebys.com
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11 avril 2013

Gold, Platinum, Colored Stone, Natural Pearl and Diamond Necklace - Sotheby's

Gold, Platinum, Colored Stone, Natural Pearl and Diamond Necklace - Sotheby's Centering a ruby carved with foliate motifs measuring approximately 29.9 by 24.8 mm, suspended by a pearl measuring approximately 12.4 by 11.8 mm, supported by a necklace set with ten cushion-cut cabochon sapphires weighing approximately 207.00 carats, accented by 20 old European-cut diamonds weighing approximately 5.50 carats, further decorated with ten carved emerald leaves, length 18½ inches, with French assay and maker's... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2013

A magnificient and rare 'Jun' mallow-shaped lavender-glazed Imperial flowerpot, Ming dynasty, early 15th century

Lot 3046. A magnificient and rare 'Jun' mallow-shaped lavender-glazed Imperial flowerpot, Ming dynasty, early 15th century; height 19 cm., 7 1/2  in.; diameter 27.3 cm, 10 3/4  in. Estimate 7,000,000 - 9,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 16,840,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's superbly potted of hexagonal section with deep bracket-lobed flaring sides rising from a slightly splayed foot to a broad everted galleried rim, covered overall with a lustrous lavender glaze heightened with vivid sky-blue... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2013

A fine and extremely rare snowflake-blue vase, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3049. A fine and extremely rare snowflake-blue vase, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 7.3 cm., 10 3/4  in. Estimate 8,000,000 - 12,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 21,400,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's finely potted of slender ovoid form rising to a waisted neck and a flared mouthrim, carefully applied with a pale bluish-celadon glaze ground flecked and streaked overall with dark cobalt-blue speckles of vivid, violet tone, evoking a snowfall in a winter... [Lire la suite]

11 avril 2013

Platinum, Ruby and Diamond Bracelet, Cartier, London

Platinum, Ruby and Diamond Bracelet, Cartier, London - Sotheby's The flexible strap set with 48 round and oval-shaped rubies weighing approximately 29.00 carats, centered by a rectangular diamond weighing approximately 1.25 carats, accented by round and baguette diamonds weighing approximately 19.65 carats, length 6¾ inches, signed Cartier London, numbered 04132; circa 1935. Estimate: 100,000 - 150,000 USD Accompanied by AGL report no. CS 53849 stating that over 50% of the rubies were tested and are of Burmese... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2013

Gold, Demantoid Garnet and Diamond Ring

Gold, Demantoid Garnet and Diamond Ring - Sotheby's Centered by a round demantoid garnet weighing 7.66 carats, framed by 12 round diamonds of light brown hue weighing approximately 4.20 carats and flanked by two baguette diamonds weighing approximately .20 carat, size 5¼. Estimate: 80,000 - 120,000 USD Accompanied by AGL report no. CS 52268 stating that the garnet is Natural Andradite Garnet, variety: Demantoid, origin: Russia.Please note that the diamonds have not been tested for natural origin of color. ... [Lire la suite]
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11 avril 2013

A Magnificient and Rare wucai 'Fish' Jar, Mark and period of Jiajing

Lot 3007. A Magnificient and Rare wucai 'Fish' Jar, Mark and period of Jiajing; diameter 40.5 cm., 15 7/8  in. Estimate 25,000,000 - 30,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 25,880,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's of broad shouldered form, the stoutly potted body rising to a short neck with lipped rim, painted in vivid iron red and wucai enamels with a frieze showing a lotus pond ablaze with large and small golden carp, their elongated bodies in yellowish-orange enamel, the scales,... [Lire la suite]
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11 avril 2013

Gold, turquoise, garnet and diamond necklace, 1850s

Gold, turquoise, garnet and diamond necklace, 1850s - Sotheby's Designed as an articulated serpent set with cabochon turquoise, the head decorated with rose diamonds and garnet eyes, length approximately 400mm. Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 GBP - Lot Sold: 13,750 GBP LITERATURE: Cf: Shirley Bury, 'Jewellery 1789-1910, The International Era, Volume I' Woodbridge, 1991, page 137 for similar examples of serpent jewellery from the mid 19th Century Sotheby's. Jewels. London | 11 Apr 2013... [Lire la suite]
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