28 avril 2013

Fine fancy light pink diamond and diamond ring - Sotheby's

Fine fancy light pink diamond and diamond ring - Sotheby's The marquise-shaped fancy light pink diamond weighing 10.61 carats, set between tapered baguette diamond shoulders, size 47, sizing band. Estimation: 565,000 - 845,000 CHF Accompanied by GIA report no. 5151361931, stating that the diamond is Fancy Light Pink, Natural Colour, VVS1 Clarity. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels. Genève | 14 mai 2013 - www.sothebys.com
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28 avril 2013

A rare huanghuali armchair 'meiguiyi', China, 17th century. 

A rare huanghuali armchair 'meiguiyi', China, 17th century. Photo Nagel Auktionen The straight, rectangular frame-seat of the armchair is perched on round corner legs with stretchers and a foot-rest; the low rectangular back-rest has an ornamental apron; the stretchers above the seat are on suppoting poles. Restored, replaces pats, missing stretchers. 83 x 59 x 45 cm. Estimate 6 000 / 10 000 € Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art, 2013/05/10. http://www.auction.de
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28 avril 2013

Important diamond ring - Sotheby's

Important diamond ring - Sotheby's The octagonal step-cut diamond weighing 18.32 carats, to triangular diamond shoulders, size 591/2. Estimation: 750,000 - 940,000 CHF Accompanied by GIA report no. 11462976, dated 15th March 2001, stating that the diamond is E Colour, VVS2 Clarity. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels. Genève | 14 mai 2013 - www.sothebys.com
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28 avril 2013

A fine huanghuali armchair, China, 17th century

A fine huanghuali armchair, China, 17th century. Photo Nagel Auktionen The rectangular seat with soft mat; the back legs extended to the backrest, connected with a bow above a middle panel divided in three compartments with rootwood plates and carved details; the armrests on supporting posts; the corner legs with a carved apron on the front, floor stretchers and a footrest. H. 105 cm. Estimate 30 000 / 50 000 € From an important Bavarian private collection, purchased in 1976 from Robert Ellsworth,... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2013

Fancy light purplish pink diamond ring - Sotheby's

Fancy light purplish pink diamond ring - Sotheby's The cut-cornered rectangular mixed cut fancy light purplish pink diamond weighing 12.85 carats, the front of the mounting pavé-set with brilliant-cut diamonds, size 49. Estimation: 1,125,000 - 1,695,000 CHF Accompanied by GIA report no. 5151031187, stating that the diamond is Fancy Light Purplish Pink, Natural Colour, VVS1 Clarity Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels. Genève | 14 mai 2013 - www.sothebys.com
28 avril 2013

A pair of fine huanghuali armchairs, China, 17th century

A pair of fine huanghuali armchairs, China, 17th century. Photo Nagel Auktionen The rectangular seat has a soft mat; it's back legs extended to the backrest, connected with a bow above a central panel divided into three compartments with rootwood plates and carved details; the armrests on supporting posts; the corner legs with a carved apron on the front, floor stretchers and a footrest. On the underside of the seat stretchers inscribed: 'shangfa huang dacheng' and 'eryue niansan' (23rd of 2nd month), 'qian... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2013

Impressive diamond ring

Impressive diamond ring - Sotheby's Set with a cushion brilliant-cut diamond weighing 31.35 carats, size 51. Estimation: 1,310,000 - 1,680,000 CHF Accompanied by GIA report no. 2155345047, stating that the diamond is H Colour, VS2 Clarity, excellent polish, excellent symmetry. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels. Genève | 14 mai 2013 - www.sothebys.com
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28 avril 2013

A pair of huanghuali horseshoe armchairs, China, 1550-1650

A pair of huanghuali horseshoe armchairs, China, 1550-1650. Photo Nagel Auktionen With five-part pressure wedge pin overlapping scarf joints supported on two rear circular section uprights which continue through the seat rail to form the back legs. The front legs are of similar construction, square in the section beneath the seat rail are tenoned into the underside of the arm with small sprandrels beneath the outcurving 'handles'. The plain S-curved splat is tenoned into the underside of the arm and into the back... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2013

Important and fine diamond necklace, Graff - Sotheby's

Important and fine diamond necklace, Graff - Sotheby's Designed as a graduated line of pear-shaped diamonds ranging from 1.00 to 3.26 carats, suspending a detachable pear-shaped diamond pendant weighing 12.60 carats, length approximately 425mm, signed Graff, accompanied by an additional chain necklace to suspend the diamond pendant, length approximately 400mm, case and a pouch stamped Graff. Estimation: 1,410,000 - 1,880,000 CHF Accompanied by GIA report no. 14823597, stating that the diamond weighing 12.60 carats... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2013

Fancy yellow diamond and diamond jewel, late 19th century

Lot 585. Formely in the private collection of his Late Imperial Majesty Sultan Ahmed Shah Qajar (B.1898-1930). A 74.53 carats Fancy yellow diamond and diamond jewel, late 19th century. Estimate:  1,310,000 – 1,680,000 CHF. Lot sold 2,853,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's 2013. The cushion shaped fancy yellow diamond weighing 74.53 carats, set within a border of similarly shaped diamonds.  Provenance: Sold by Sotheby’s on the 13 of May 1983, the diamond was auctioned on behalf of the... [Lire la suite]