18 octobre 2013

A blue and white ‘lotus’ double-gourd vase, Jiajing mark and period

A blue and white ‘lotus’ double-gourd vase, Jiajing mark and period. Photo: Sotheby's. well-potted with a broader lower bulb supporting a smaller bulb, each painted with a wide band of blooming lotus borne on undulating foliate stems, the waist encircled with a band of florets and the shoulder with lappets, the foot skirted with a band of ruyi-shaped lappets, all divided by line borders, the rim inscribed with a horizontal six-character reign mark; 24cm., 9 1/2 in. ESTIMATION 15,000-20,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine... [Lire la suite]

18 octobre 2013

Verdura’s Holiday 2013 Collection. Shell Brooch

Verdura’s Holiday 2013 Collection. Shell Brooch. Noble Scallop shell, ruby and gold.
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18 octobre 2013

Verdura’s Holiday 2013 Collection. Vintage Ribbon Pendant Earclips

Verdura’s Holiday 2013 Collection. Vintage Ribbon Pendant Earclips. Vintage diamond and platinum earclips with peridot, diamond and platinum drops.
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18 octobre 2013

A blue and white ‘Three Star Gods’ censer, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A blue and white ‘Three Star Gods’ censer, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Photo: Sotheby's. the bombé body rising from a spreading foot to an everted lipped rim, painted to the exterior with the Three Star Gods divided by the characters fu, lu and shou, all above a ruyi band and below a chevron border at the rim, the base with an apocryphal Xuande mark within a double-circle; 21.7cm., 8 1/2 in. ESTIMATION 8,000-12,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2013

A blue and white stemcup, Qianlong Seal Mark And Period

A blue and white stemcup, Qianlong Seal Mark And Period. Photo: Sotheby's. the deep flaring sides supported on a tall spreading foot, decorated to the exterior with Tibetan lança characters supported on stylised lotus blooms borne on thin stems issuing curling leaves, the foot with jewelled tassels below stylised floral bands and lotus lappets, the interior similarly decorated with a floral medallion, inscribed with a horizontal six-character seal mark inside the foot; 15cm., 5 7/8 in. ESTIMATION... [Lire la suite]
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18 octobre 2013

Verdura’s Holiday 2013 Collection. Byzantine Bead Necklace

Verdura’s Holiday 2013 Collection. Byzantine Bead Necklace. Apatite, amethyst, ruby, emerald, diamond and gold.
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18 octobre 2013

Verdura’s Holiday 2013 Collection. Honeybee Earstuds

Verdura’s Holiday 2013 Collection. Honeybee Earstuds. Enamel and gold.
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18 octobre 2013

A blue and white ‘phoenix’ vase, yuhuchunping, Yuan dynasty

A blue and white ‘phoenix’ vase, yuhuchunping, Yuan dynasty. Photo: Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body rising from a spreading foot to a slender waisted neck flaring at the rim, painted in vivid shades of cobalt-blue with a pair of phoenix in flight amidst meandering lotus scrolls between cash coin and diaper bands, all between broad lappet bands around the shoulder and foot, the neck encircled by upright plantain leaves above a keyfret band, the interior rim with a classic scroll; 25.5cm., 10in. ESTIMATION... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2013

A green-glazed double-gourd vase, Liao Dynasty (907-1125)

Lot 5. A green-glazed double-gourd vase, Liao Dynasty (907-1125); 22cm., 8 5/8 in. Estimate 6,000-8,000 GBP. Lot sold 11,250 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the large globular lower bulb supported on a short foot, rising to a constricted waist and a smaller bulb with lipped rim, the shoulder of the lower bulb incised with two lines, covered overall in a translucent mottled olive-green glaze Provenance: Toguri Museum of Art, Tokyo.Sotheby’s London, 10th June 2004, lot 570. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2013

Verdura’s Holiday 2013 Collection. Stardust Cluster Earclips

Verdura’s Holiday 2013 Collection. Stardust Cluster Earclips. Blue-green Mozambique tourmaline, diamond and white gold.
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