13 mai 2013

A wucai ‘Dragon and Phoenix’ bowl, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 165. A wucai ‘Dragon and Phoenix’ bowl, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722); 13cm., 5 1/8 in. Estimate 15,000 - 20,000 GBP. Lot sold 52,500 GBP. Photo: Sothebys 2013. The rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a gently flaring rim, painted to the exterior with a green and a red dragon striding in pursuit of flaming pearls, divided by a pair of swooping phoenix, all below a band of bajixiang interspersed with ruyi emblems, the interior with a central medallion enclosing a... [Lire la suite]

13 mai 2013

A coral-ground reserve-decorated ‘Lotus’ bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period

A coral-ground reserve-decorated ‘Lotus’ bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period - Sothebys the deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to a flared rim, the exterior covered in brilliant coral-red enamel, decorated in reserve with stylised meandering lotus scrolls, the outlines of the leaves and petals pencilled in iron-red, the interior glazed white, inscribed to the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze-blue; 12.7cm., 5in. Estimation: 15,000 - 20,000 GBP PROVENANCE: A Swedish Private Collection.... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2013

An underglaze blue and red celadon ground bottle vase, Qianlong mark and period

An underglaze blue and red celadon ground bottle vase, Qianlong mark and period. Photo Sotheby's the elongated pear-shaped body rising from a short spreading foot to a long slender neck, the exterior painted in underglaze blue and red with prunus growing from rockwork, the reverse with bamboo canes, all reserved on a celadon ground, the base inscribed with a six-character reign mark; 53cm., 20 7/8 in. Estimation: 15,000 - 20,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. London | 15 mai 2013 -... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2013

Bague "Tourbillon" perle mabé et calcedoine, par Suzanne Belperron

Bague "Tourbillon" perle mabé et calcedoine, par Suzanne Belperron. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Ornée d'un perle mabé, le tour du doigt en calcédoine godronnée, taille 46, poids brut: 12.80 gr., vers 1950. Estimate €10,000 – €15,000 Accompagnée d'un certificat de Belperron LLC no. B41303202013 en date du 20 mars 2013 A MABE PEARL AND CHALCEDONY "TOURBILLON" RING, BY SUZANNE BELPERRON Christie's. PARIS BIJOUX. 29 May 2013. Paris.
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13 mai 2013

Clip "Bombe" émeraudes, saphirs et rubis, par Suzanne Belperron

Clip "Bombe" émeraudes, saphirs et rubis, par Suzanne Belperron. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 De forme bombée, bordé de deux lignes d'émail noir et ponctué d'émeraudes carrées, de rubis ovales et carré et de saphirs ronds en serti clos, monture en or et argent, poinçons français, poids brut: 20.10 gr., vers 1935. Poinçons de la Société Groene & Darde pour Suzanne Belperron. Estimate €10,000 – €15,000 Accompagné d'un certificat de Belperron LLC no. B41103202013 en date du 20 mars 2013 ... [Lire la suite]
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13 mai 2013

An Exceptional Emerald and Diamond Necklace

An Exceptional Emerald and Diamond Necklace. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Designed as a line of graduated old European and cushion-shaped diamonds alternating with baguette-cut diamonds, the front suspending a fringe of emerald drops, flanked by cabochon emeralds, accented by a sugarloaf emerald clasp, mounted in platinum and 18k yellow gold, 39.5 cm long, with French assay marks for platinum and gold, in grey suede Boucheron case. Estimate HK$24,000,000 – HK$40,000,000Mounted by... [Lire la suite]

13 mai 2013

A Sapphire, Emerald and Diamond Pendent Necklace-Brooch, by Cartier

A Sapphire, Emerald and Diamond Pendent Necklace-Brooch, by Cartier. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Designed as an openwork brilliant-cut diamond girandole pendant, set to the centre with a cushion-shaped sapphire weighing approximately 45.82 carats, suspending graduated sapphire and emerald drops, to the double-strand emerald bead neckchain with diamond roundel accents, joined at intervals by brilliant-cut diamond stylized links, the clasp further enhanced by a sapphire drop (with brooch fitting), mounted in... [Lire la suite]
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13 mai 2013

A Famille-rose boneless ‘Egret and Lotus’ dish, Yongzheng mark and period

A Famille-rose boneless ‘Egret and Lotus’ dish, Yongzheng mark and period - Sothebys the rounded sides rising from a short foot, painted to the interior in the boneless style with three egrets amongst flowering and leafing lotus, the base inscribed with a six-character mark in three vertical columns within a double-circle; 20.3cm., 8in. Estimation: 20,000 - 30,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. London | 15 mai 2013 - www.sothebys.com
13 mai 2013

A rare pair of wucai openwork chilong standing salts, early 17th century

A rare pair of wucai openwork chilong standing salts, early 17th century - Sothebys   each of hexalobed baluster form, rising from a stepped foot to a waisted neck with galleried rim, the body pierced to each face with geometric openings, all divided by clambering chilong and lingzhi sprays against a diaper ground, the shoulder encircled with overlapping leaves and the foot with a lappet band, the neck similarly decorated, encircled at the rim with a keyfret border, set with a coup to the interior with a... [Lire la suite]
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13 mai 2013

A fine doucai bowl, Yongzheng mark and period - Sothebys

A fine doucai bowl, Yongzheng mark and period - Sothebys the deep rounded sides resting on a straight foot, painted to the exterior with five underglaze-blue shou characters formed from stylised foliate scrolls, all framed by further foliate scrolls with iron-red bats, the base with a six-character mark within a double-circle; 13cm., 5 1/8 in  Estimation: 25,000 - 30,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Sotheby’s London, 10th June 1997, lot 93. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. London |... [Lire la suite]
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