01 mai 2013

A diamond double clip brooch 

A diamond double clip brooch. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Designed as two stylized brilliant and baguette-cut diamond floral sprays, each centering upon a larger brilliant-cut diamond collet, weighing approximately 1.31 and 1.20 carats, to the scrolling scalloped pavé-set diamond openwork sides, can be detached to form two separate clip brooches, 1950s, 8.0 cm. Estimate CHF28,000 – CHF48,000 Christie's. MAGNIFICENT JEWELS. 15 May 2013. Geneva
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01 mai 2013

A fine lobed turquoise glass chrysanthemum bowl decorated with incised lines of verse, Qianlong four-character seal mark and of

A fine lobed turquoise glass chrysanthemum bowl decorated with incised lines of verse, China, Qianlong four-character seal mark and of the period. Photo Nagel Auktionen Opaque turquoise glass, each lobed petal inscribed and filled with gold in the calligraphy style of Jin Nong (1687-1763), poems of He Shangzhi (5th ct.) and Yang Fu (3rd ct.), the ends marked by seals reading "Jin" and "Nong". Small polished chip to one petal. H/D. 5,1/12,7 cm. Estimate 20 000 / 30 000 € Cf. Yang Rong et al.,... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2013

A ruby and diamond crossover ring

A ruby and diamond crossover ring. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Set with an oval-shaped ruby and an oval-shaped diamond, with tapered baguette-cut diamond detail, mounted in platinum and gold, ring size 5. Estimate CHF28,000 – CHF48,000 Christie's. MAGNIFICENT JEWELS. 15 May 2013. Geneva
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01 mai 2013

An opaque pink glass vase with lobed rim and segmented body, Qianlong four-character mark within a framed square

An opaque pink glass vase with lobed rim and segmented body, China, Qianlong four-character mark within a framed square and possibly of the period. Photo Nagel Auktionen The shape of this monochrome glass can also be seen with Qianlong porcelain - Good condition. H. 17,3 cm. Estimate 9000/15000 € Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art, 2013/05/10. http://www.auction.de
01 mai 2013

A diamond 'Toi et Moi' ring, by Bulgari

A diamond 'Toi et Moi' ring, by Bulgari. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Set with two cushion-shaped diamonds, weighing approximately 4.03 and 4.01 carats, to the tapered baguette-cut diamond shoulders, mounted in platinum, ring size 6, in grey fabric Bulgari pouch. Signed Bulgari. Estimate CHF145,000 – CHF190,000 Accompanied by report no. 16792215 dated 28 January 2008 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the 4.03 carat diamond is G colour, VS2 clarityReport no. 16319796 dated 22... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2013

A pair of white glass wine cups, China, 19th century

A pair of white glass wine cups, China, 19th century. Photo Nagel Auktionen Jade-like opaque white vessels, imitating their equivalents made of carved jade - Good condition. H/D. 6,2/8,2 cm. Estimate 900/1500 € Cf. Gabbert, Chinesisches Glas, Frankfurt 1980, no. 617, with a pair of bowls dated to the 2nd half of the 18th ct.; Elegance and Radiance (The K.F. Lee Collection), Hongkong 2000, no. 38 for an identically shaped cup (pink) dated to the 19th ct.; see also Spink & Son, Chinese Jewellery,... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2013

A pair of diamond earclips, by Van Cleef & Arpels

A pair of diamond earclips, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Each designed as an openwork snowflake set with baguette and brilliant-cut diamonds, 1960s, 3.0 cm, with French assay mark for gold. Signed V.C.A. and with maker's mark for Van Cleef & Arpels, no. 80707. Estimate CHF34,000 – CHF52,000 Christie's. MAGNIFICENT JEWELS. 15 May 2013. Geneva
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01 mai 2013

A blue bottle vase with cylindrical neck rising from a compressed globular body, China, 19th century

A blue bottle vase with cylindrical neck rising from a compressed globular body, China, 19th century. Photo Nagel Auktionen Opaque glass, plain surface - Tiny chip to mouth rim. H. 20,2 cm. Estimate 3000/5000 € Cf. Yang et al.; Luster and Autumn Water, Beijing 2005, no. 20 for a Qianlong period item similar in colour and diameter of the glass mass; see also A Chorus of Colours, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco 1995, no. 51; purchased in 1989 at Motamed  Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art,... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2013

A pair of diamond earrings, by Graff

A pair of diamond earrings, by Graff. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Each set with a marquise-shaped diamond surmounted by two marquise-shaped and a brilliant-cut diamond, to the graduated diamond line surmount, mounted in platinum and gold, 3.3 cm, in navy blue leather Graff pouch. Signed Graff, no. 7337. Estimate CHF5,000 – CHF7,000 Christie's. MAGNIFICENT JEWELS. 15 May 2013. Geneva
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01 mai 2013

A pink glass bowl with plain surface, China, Qing dynasty

A pink glass bowl with plain surface, China, Qing dynasty. Photo Nagel Auktionen Very minor wear. H/D. 5,6/11,2 cm. Estimate 1200/1800 € Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art, 2013/05/10. http://www.auction.de
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