23 avril 2013

An Art Deco emerald and diamond brooch, by Cartier

An Art Deco emerald and diamond brooch, by Cartier. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Centering upon a cabochon emerald within smaller cabochon emerald surround, to the pavé-set diamond frame enhanced by square-cut diamond collets, 1930s, 5.0 cm, with French assay mark for platinum. Signed Cartier, no. 6483. Estimate CHF85,000 – CHF120,000 Christie's. MAGNIFICENT JEWELS. 15 May 2013. Geneva
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23 avril 2013

A large Iznik polychrome pottery dish, Turkey, circa 1575

A large Iznik polychrome pottery dish, Turkey, circa 1575 - Sotheby's of shallow rounded form, decorated in underglaze cobalt blue, viridian green and relief red, outlined in black, featuring a vase emanating sprays of tulips and hyacinths, with an arabesque motif in the centre, the rim with a series of lobed archways, the reverse with paired tulips; 36cm. diam. Estimation: 60,000 - 80,000 GBP NOTE: The present dish stands out for its deep and richly coloured design comprising tulip stems and hyacinths... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2013

An emerald and diamond tiara-necklace, mounted by Cartier 

An emerald and diamond tiara-necklace, mounted by Cartier. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Designed as a series of graduated diamond-set openwork palm motifs, each centering upon a diamond collet, the central motif enhanced by a cabochon emerald, raised on a metal frame, with additional snake-link back chain to wear as a necklace, 1953, necklace 36.5 cm, with French assay marks for platinum and gold, in red leather fitted Cartier case with screwdriver. Signed Monture Cartier, no. N582C. Estimate CHF95,000 –... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2013

An extremely rare Mughal monochrome-glazed pottery bottle, India, 17th-18th Century - Sotheby's

An extremely rare Mughal monochrome-glazed pottery bottle, India, 17th-18th Century - Sotheby's of elegant pear shaped form on a thin foot, with narrow cylindrical neck, decorated with a light turquoise glaze, old collection label to base; 29.5cm. height. Estimation: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World. London | 24 avr. 2013 - www.sothebys.com
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23 avril 2013

A sapphire and diamond ring

A sapphire and diamond ring. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Centering upon a collet-set cushion-shaped sapphire in a circular-cut diamond frame, to the shield-shaped calibré-cut sapphire and circular-cut diamond surround and shoulders, mounted in platinum, ring size 6½. Estimate CHF25,000 – CHF35,000 Accompanied by report no. 11080042 dated 14 September 2011 from the Gübelin GemLab stating that the sapphire is of Burmese origin, with no indications of heating Christie's. MAGNIFICENT JEWELS. 15 May... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2013

A Ming blue and white porcelain Jar with Qajar brass mounts, China and Persia, 17th-19th century

Lot 196. A Ming blue and white porcelain Jar with Qajar brass mounts, China and Persia, 17th-19th century; 37.5 cm. height. Estimate 5,000 - 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 6,250 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's 2013 the ceramic body of globular form on a wide, flat circular base, painted in underglaze blue with a design of floral tendrils, mounted in brass at the shoulder with a waisted neck with ribbed torus moulding and a domical cover with conical finial surmounted by an enamelled terminal, with applied square... [Lire la suite]

23 avril 2013

A sapphire and diamond ring 

A sapphire and diamond ring . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Set with a sugarloaf cabochon sapphire, weighing approximately 18.19 carats, to the tapered baguette-cut diamond surround and shoulders, mounted in platinum, ring size 6. Estimate CHF15,000 – CHF25,000 Accompanied by report no. 92042410 dated 5 March 2007 from the AGTA Gemological Testing Center stating that the sapphire shows no indications of heatingPlease note that the report is more than 5 years old and might require an update ... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2013

A monumental Safavid blue and white dish, Persia, 17th Century

A monumental Safavid blue and white dish, Persia, 17th Century - Sotheby's of shallow round form on a low wide foot, decorated in grey-blue with a central design featuring a lush bouquet of lotus blossoms emanating from a vase, surrounded by an eight bracket Kraak frame filled with alternating panels of vegetal and tree designs between a geometric lattice, the reverse with similar frames encompassing floral motifs, the base with a pseudo-Chinese mark; 51.5cm. diam. Estimation: 10,000 - 12,000 GBP ... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2013

A Belle Epoque enamel and agate desk clock, by Cartier 

A Belle Epoque enamel and agate desk clock, by Cartier.  Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 The rectangular case paneled in pink opaline guilloché enamel, with winding holes to the rear, on stepped and agate base, the circular dial with white enamel beaded work on the bezel, painted Arabic numerals and diamond-set hands, with winding key, circa 1910, 7.5 x 5.9 x 5.0 cm, in red leather fitted Cartier travel case. Dial signed Cartier. Estimate CHF15,000 – CHF25,000 Christie's. MAGNIFICENT JEWELS. 15 May... [Lire la suite]
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23 avril 2013

A Kangxi blue and white porcelain huqqa base for the Indian market, China, 1662-1722 AD

A Kangxi blue and white porcelain huqqa base for the Indian market, China, 1662-1722 AD - Sotheby's the porcelain body of squat bulbous form with a later added silver neck and mouth piece, decorated in underglaze blue with six panels each containing a different floral stem, the shoulder with a frieze of flowerheads; 18cm. Estimation: 10,000 - 15,000 GBP NOTE: A similar example sold in these rooms, 6 April 2011, lot 363. Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World. London | 24 avr. 2013 - www.sothebys.com