04 octobre 2013

Pair of ruby, natural pearl and diamond pendent earrings

Pair of ruby, natural pearl and diamond pendent earrings. Photo: Sotheby's. Each suspending on a cushion-shaped ruby weighing 7.05 and 6.59 carats respectively, surmounted by two natural pearls measuring approximately 9.20 x 7.90 x 7.10mm to 4.60 x 5.10mm, spaced by facetted diamond beads, embellished by circular-cut diamonds and rubies, mounted in 18 karat blackened gold. Estimation  3,600,000 — 4,200,000 HKD  Accompanied by Gübelin report numbered 13081106-1 and 2, and GRS reports... [Lire la suite]
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04 octobre 2013

Multi-coloured natural pearl and diamond necklace

Multi-coloured natural pearl and diamond necklace. Photo: Sotheby's. The double-stranded necklace composed of one hundred and ninety graduated natural pearls measuring approximately 8.45 to 3.30mm, each spaced by a faceted diamond bead, completed by a clasp set with button-shaped natural pearl measuring approximately 8.65 x 8.55mm, surrounded by circular-cut diamonds, mounted in silver-topped gold, length approximately 520mm. Estimation 650,000 — 750,000 Accompanied by SSEF report numbered 69075,... [Lire la suite]
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04 octobre 2013

Natural pearl and diamond ring

Natural pearl and diamond ring. Photo: Sotheby's. Centring on a baroque button-shaped natural pearl measuring approximately 12.60 - 13.88 x 11.67mm, to a stylised mount set with circular-cut diamonds together weighing approximately 2.20 carats, mounted in platinum. Ring size: 6½. Estimation 140,000 — 170,000 HKD  Accompanied by a Gem report stating that the pearl is natural saltwater pearl, with no evidence of treatment.  Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite. Hong Kong | 07 oct. 2013... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2013

Melo-pearl and diamond ring

Melo-pearl and diamond ring. Photo: Sotheby's. Set with a round melo-pearl weighing 49.57 carats, amid a conforming frame pavé-set with brilliant-cut diamonds extending to the shoulders, the diamonds together weighing approximately 1.50 carats, mounted in 18 karat pink gold. Ring size: 5½. Estimation  650,000 — 750,000 HKD  Accompanied by GRS report numbered GRS2013-062357, dated 8 June 2013, stating that the 49.57 carat melo-pearl is natural.  Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and... [Lire la suite]
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04 octobre 2013

Antique Collectors’ Club presents “21ST-CENTURY JEWELLERY DESIGNERS: AN INSPIRED STYLE”

A Colored Diamond and Emerald Ring, by Wallace Chan from FD Gallery. Photo courtesy of Antique Collectors’ Club ‘Salamander Xochimilco’ Brooch by Lydia Courteille- fire opal, green garnet, spessartite garnet, orange sapphire, brown and white diamond, rhodium-plated black gold, yellow gold. Photo courtesy of Antique Collectors’ Club Lydia Courteille. Photo courtesy of Antique Collectors’ Club   Anna Hu. photo courtesy of Antique Collectors’ Club ‘Dream in Lotus Garden’ Necklace by Wallace Chan (Inspired by the... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2013

A blue-ground wucai 'Dragon' bowl, Mark and period of Kangxi

A blue-ground wucai 'Dragon' bowl, Mark and period of Kangxi. Photo: Sotheby's. well potted with deep rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot to a gently everted rim, vigorously painted on a blue-ground with a green and a red five-clawed dragon, each striding among flames in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' floating in mid-air above quatrefoil multi-coloured clouds, all above three rows of overlapping petals springing from a double-line border encircling the foot, the interior similarly... [Lire la suite]
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04 octobre 2013

A fine copper-red meiping, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3061. A fine copper-red meiping, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 23.3 cm., 9 1/8  in. Estimate 200,000 - 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,060,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. of slender form with a waisted lower body rising up to high shoulders and a short waisted neck, covered overall with a rich sacrificial-red glaze finely suffused with carmine specks and pooling in a darker layer toward the base, the glaze neatly controlled under the mouthrim and above the... [Lire la suite]
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04 octobre 2013

A famille-rose 'Mille-Fleurs' cup, Seal mark and period of Jiaqing

A famille-rose 'Mille-Fleurs' cup, Seal mark and period of Jiaqing. Photo: Sotheby's. of deep 'U' form with slightly flaring sides rising from a small foot, the exterior and foot delicately painted in brilliant enamels of magenta, yellow, green, lavender, iron-red and white with a dense bouquet of mixed flowers including large clusters of chrysanthemum, surrounded by sprigs of camellia, iris, lotus, hydrangea, daylily and aster, all blooming against a ground of dense foliage below a gilt rim, the interior and base left... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2013

A very rare turquoise-ground famille-rose perfumier, seal mark and period of Qianlong

A very rare turquoise-ground famille-rose perfumier, seal mark and period of Qianlong. Photo: Sotheby's. the spherical body supported on a narrow concave base and pierced on top with a circular aperture fitted with a porcelain plug, further reticulated around the sides with four evenly spaced gilt-rimmed medallions, each containing two confronted bats in puce enamel, and further divided by double-lotus wreathed in scrolling foliage above single blossoms interlinked around the base, all painted in... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2013

A large blue-glazed bottle vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1735-1795)

Lot 3058. A large blue-glazed bottle vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1735-1795); 45.7 cm., 18 in. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD. Lot sold 875,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2013. of slender ovoid form, with a pear-shaped body rising from a slightly splayed foot to tall tubular neck, covered overall with a deep blue glaze of vibrant purplish colour finely suffused on the surface with a light 'orange peel' effect, the glaze slightly draining to white at the mouth rim and... [Lire la suite]