12 novembre 2013

An impressive diamond single-stone ring

An impressive diamond single-stone ring. Photo courtesy Bonhams The marquise-cut diamond, weighing 5.13 carats, between shoulders pavé-set with brilliant, baguette and marquise-cut diamonds, remaining diamonds approximately 3.00 carats total, ring size 7. Estimate HK$ 2.3 million - 3 million (€220,000 - 290,000) Accompanied by a GIA report stating that the diamond is D colour and Internally Flawless.  Further accompanied by a letter from GIA stating that the diamond has been determined to be type IIa.... [Lire la suite]
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12 novembre 2013

Porcelain bowl, multi-coloured enamels and gold rim. Underneath with the six-character seal mark of the Daoguang period

Porcelain bowl, multi-coloured enamels and gold rim. Underneath with the six-character seal mark of the Daoguang period. Photo courtesy Auctionata Detailed landscape scene with pagodas and immortals. Excellent quality of painting. Convex base. Measurements: 16.5 x 7.5 cm (diameter x height). Perfect condition. Estimation : 2 000 / 2 500 € Provenance: from a German private collectionThis exquisitely decorated porcelain bowl dates back to the Qing Dynasty and was manufactured... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2013

A jadeite and diamond pendant

A jadeite and diamond pendant. Photo courtesy Bonhams The highly translucent intense emerald green jadeite, carved as a leaf, measuring approximately 36.6 x 22.9 x 5.0mm, to a brilliant and rose-cut diamond surmount, diamonds approximately 1.60 carats total, length 4.8cm. Estimate HK$ 1.7 million - 2.2 million (€160,000 - 210,000) Accompanied by a Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory report stating that the natural jadeite has no resin detected. Report number KJ 81937, dated 18 September 2013.  ... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2013

Guanyin, Sancai glaze, China, late Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

Guanyin, Sancai glaze, China, late Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Photo courtesy Auctionata Peaceful expression. Matching wooden base. Height: 63 cm. Estimation : 4 800 / 6 000 € Provenance: from a German private collectionThis large ceramic figure of Guanyin dates back to the late Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Guanyin is the Chinese goddess of mercy and compassion.The goddess is sitting in the lotus position on a finely carved wooden base from the 19th or 20th Century. She is wearing a... [Lire la suite]
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12 novembre 2013

An elaborate coloured diamond and diamond necklace

An elaborate coloured diamond and diamond necklace. Photo courtesy Bonhams The marquise-cut diamond, weighing 2.04 carats, set to one side, issuing articulated swags of radiant-cut diamonds of yellow tint, further embellished by undulating swirls of graduated brilliant-cut diamonds, to a simple back chain set with similarly cut diamonds with a concealed clasp, diamonds approximately 95.90 carats total, coloured diamonds not tested for natural colour, length 41.5cm. Estimate HK$ 1.4 million - 1.8 million... [Lire la suite]
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12 novembre 2013

White glazed porcelain with blue underglaze painting. Underside with Yongzheng period (1723-1735) six-character mark in undergla

White glazed porcelain with blue underglaze painting. Decorated with polychrome enamels. China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1912). Underside with Yongzheng period (1723-1735) six-character mark in underglaze blue. Photo courtesy Auctionata Archaic bats and ruyi symbols.Height: 14 cm. Excellent condition. Estimation : 16 000 / 20 000 € This extraordinary porcelain vase was crafted in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1912).The white glazed vase shows a fine decor of blue underglaze painting and... [Lire la suite]

12 novembre 2013

A sapphire and diamond cluster ring, by Tiffany & Co.

A sapphire and diamond cluster ring, by Tiffany & Co. Photo courtesy Bonhams The cushion-cut sapphire, weighing 4.46 carats, surrounded by old brilliant-cut diamonds, diamonds approximately 1.55 carats total, signed Tiffany & Co., ring size 6¼. Estimate HK$ 1.05 million - 1.3 million (€100,000 - 120,000) Accompanied by a SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute report stating that the natural sapphire has no indications of heat treatment and originates from Kashmir. Report number 59208, date 30 March 2011. ... [Lire la suite]
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12 novembre 2013

Glazed porcelain.China, Qianlong Period (1736-1795). Underside with underglaze blue six-character seal mark ‘Daqing Qianlong nia

Glazed porcelain.China, Qianlong Period (1736-1795). Underside with underglaze blue six-character seal mark ‘Daqing Qianlong nianzhi’. Photo courtesy Auctionata Even, deep blue glaze. Height: 30 cm. Excellent condition. Estimation : 20 000 / 25 000 €  Provenance: from a Hungarian private collection Note: A nearly identical vase was sold at Christie’s Hong Kong, on November 30 in 2011 for approx. 56,000 Euros - see screenshot at the picture sectionThis deep blue glazed porcelain vase... [Lire la suite]
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12 novembre 2013

A pair of diamond earstuds, by Graff

A pair of diamond earstuds, by Graff. Photo courtesy Bonhams Each cushion-shaped diamond, weighing 4.02 and 4.03 carats, to a gallery set with brilliant-cut diamonds,signed Graff, numbered, length 1.8cm. Estimate HK$ 775,000 - 975,000 (€74,000 - 94,000) Accompanied by two GIA reports stating:The 4.02 carat diamond is I colour and VVS2 clarity. Report number 2135501283, dated 23 February 2012.The 4.03 carat diamond is I colour and VS1 clarity. Report number 2121586709, dated 20 September 2010. Bonhams. FINE... [Lire la suite]
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12 novembre 2013

White glazed porcelain with blue underglaze painting, China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1912). Probably Kangxi period

White glazed porcelain with blue underglaze painting, China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1912). Probably Kangxi period (1662-1722); Jingdezhen ware. Photo courtesy Auctionata  Extensive decor with Chinese ‘shou’ characters.Extremely fine calligraphy set in perfect symmetry. Baluster form. Height: 48 cm. Very good condition. Estimation : 24 000 / 30 000 € Provenance: Private collectionThis porcelain vase was created in China during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1912), probably during the reign... [Lire la suite]
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