27 octobre 2013

A ‘Longquan’ celadon tripod censer, Southern Song Dynasty

Lot 231. A ‘Longquan’ celadon tripod censer, Southern Song Dynasty ; 12.9cm., 5 1/8 in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 GBP. Lot sold 116,500 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. of compressed globular form with a straight neck and broad everted rim, supported on three splayed legs each moulded with a vertical flange, covered overall with an attractive sea-green glaze. Exhibited: The Splendor of Chinese Celadons, National Taiwan Museum, Taiwan, 1991, cat.no.54. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and... [Lire la suite]

27 octobre 2013

A 'Longquan' celadon washer, Southern Song Dynasty

A 'Longquan' celadon washer, Southern Song Dynasty. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. the tapering sides rising from a short tapering foot to an everted rim, covered overall in a rich bluish-green glaze; 11.8cm., 4 5/8 in. Estimation 20,000 — 30,000 GBP Provenance: Momoyama Gallery, Japan. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. London | 06 nov. 2013 - http://www.sothebys.com
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27 octobre 2013

A ‘Longquan’ celadon vase, Song Dynasty

A ‘Longquan’ celadon vase, Song Dynasty. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. the compressed globular body rising from a short foot to a wide tapering cylindrical neck, moulded to the exterior with eight raised fillets, applied overall with a pale celadon glaze running short of the footring revealing the buff-coloured body, the rim cut and bound with copper, wood stand. Quantité: 2; 14cm., 5 1/2 in. Estimation 20,000 — 30,000 GBP  Provenance: Collection of Y.C. Chen. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics &... [Lire la suite]
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27 octobre 2013

A pair of ruby and diamond earrings, by Tiffany & Co

A pair of ruby and diamond earrings, by Tiffany & Co. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Each set with a cushion-shaped ruby, weighing approximately 4.63 and 4.43 carats, to the graduated brilliant-cut diamond hoop surround and baguette-cut diamond scrolling tops, 3.9 cm. Signed Tiffany & Co. Estimate:  $105,592 – $155,609 Accompanied by report no. GRS2013-014441 and GRS2013-014442 dated 25 January 2013 from the GRS GemResearch Swisslab stating that both rubies are of Siam (Thailand) origin, with no... [Lire la suite]
27 octobre 2013

A rare coloured diamond ring

A rare coloured diamond ring. ‘The Argyle Pink Diamond Kimberley Red’.  Centering upon a fancy purplish-red cut-cornered square-cut diamond, weighing approximately 1.61 carat, within a surround of eight oval-shaped diamonds, weighing a total of approximately 4.11 carats, with pink diamond detail, mounted in platinum and gold, ring size 5¾. Estimate:  $1,278,218 – $1,889,539 Accompanied by report no. 1102999072 dated 10 August 2009 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is... [Lire la suite]
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27 octobre 2013

A set of antique ruby and diamond jewellery

A set of antique ruby and diamond jewellery. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 The necklace composed of eighteen graduated diamond clusters, each centering upon an oval or cushion-shaped ruby, interspersed by diamond collets, suspending at the front a detachable pendant with two similarly-set clusters, a pair of ear clips en suite, mounted in silver and gold, with three additional brooch fittings, late 19th Century, 40.5 cm. Estimate:  $444,597 – $666,896 Accompanied by report no. 64303 dated 20 July 2012 from... [Lire la suite]
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27 octobre 2013

A carved 'Yaozhou' 'Lotus' dish, Song dynasty

A carved 'Yaozhou' 'Lotus' dish, Song dynasty. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. the shallow rounded sides supported on a short straight foot, freely carved to the interior with a medallion enclosing a lotus, covered overall in a rich olive-green glaze; 13.8cm., 5 3/8 in. Estimation 20,000 — 30,000 GBP  Provenance: Priestley & Ferraro, London. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. London | 06 nov. 2013 - http://www.sothebys.com
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27 octobre 2013

A carved ‘Yaozhou’ bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 227. A carved ‘Yaozhou’ bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); 19.7cm., 7 3/4 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 27,500 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. the shallow rounded sides rising from a short foot to a flared everted rim, freely carved to the interior with a central medallion enclosing foliate designs within a line border, covered overall in a translucent olive-green glaze pooling at the recesses, Japanese wood box. Quantité: 2 Provenance: Collection of J.T. Tai.Sotheby's New York,... [Lire la suite]
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27 octobre 2013

A carved ‘Yaozhou’ bowl, Song dynasty

A carved ‘Yaozhou’ bowl, Song dynasty. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a short foot to an everted lipped rim, freely carved to the interior with a leafy floral spray surrounded by cresting wave bands, covered overall in a translucent sea-green glaze stopping above the foot to reveal the brown body; 13.7cm., 5 3/8 in. Estimation 20,000 — 30,000 GBP  Provenance: Collection of George Eumorfopoulos.The Riesco Collection.  Litterature: R.L Hobson, The George Eumorfopoulos... [Lire la suite]
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27 octobre 2013

An Art Deco mother-of-pearl, diamond and gem-set chinoiserie desk clock, by Lacloche Frères

An Art Deco mother-of-pearl, diamond and gem-set chinoiserie desk clock, by Lacloche Frères. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 The rectangular dial with mother-of-pearl chinoiserie floral and bird decoration enhanced by carved coral, applied rose-cut diamond Arabic chapters and pavé-set diamond hands, to the black laquer case, rose quartz surmount with carved agate crown and blue enamel floral panels, on carved rose quartz dogs (accidents) and blue enamel floral pilars, the black laquer base with six rose quartz feet, mechanical... [Lire la suite]
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