20 novembre 2013

A lavender jadeite pendant

A lavender jadeite pendant. Photo Bonhams.  Designed as a 'Chi-long' dragon, the lavender jadeite with white mottling of good translucency, measuring approximately 55.4 x 55.0 x 9.4mm, accompanied by a green cord, necklace length 35.4cm. Estimate HK$ 50,000 - 70,000 (€4,800 - 6,700) Accompanied by a Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory report stating that the natural jadeite has no resin detected. Report number SJ 75496, dated 30 July 2013. Bonhams. FINE JEWELLERY & JADEITE. Hong Kong. 23 Nov 2013 14:00... [Lire la suite]
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20 novembre 2013

A jadeite and diamond pendant

A jadeite and diamond pendant. Photo Bonhams. The translucent jadeite carved as a 'Buddha' of lavender and green colour, measuring approximately 53.8 x 52.0 x 16.4mm, to a surmount designed as a coin, set with brilliant-cut diamonds, length 44.0cm. Estimate HK$ 88,000 - 110,000 (€8,400 - 11,000) Accompanied by a Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory report stating that the natural jadeite has no resin detected. Report number SJ 75495, dated 30 July 2013. Bonhams. FINE JEWELLERY &... [Lire la suite]
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20 novembre 2013

A fine jade 'chi dragon' water coupe, 17th/18th century

A fine jade 'chi dragon' water coupe, 17th-18th century. Photo Bonhams.  The washer on a short hollow foot rising to gently curved sides, carved and pierced by three chi dragons clambering up and holding onto the rim, their muscular limbs and powerfully twisted bodies with head framed by elongated mane running down the back of the spines, silver-inlaid zitan stand. 12.5cm wide. (2). Estimate HK$ 100,000 - 150,000 (€9,600 - 14,000) Bonhams. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART. Hong Kong. 24 Nov 2013 14:00 CST
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20 novembre 2013

A pale green jade 'chi dragon' ring, Late Ming Dynasty

A pale green jade 'chi dragon' ring, Late Ming Dynasty. Photo Bonhams. The circular ring raised atop a pierced continuous wispy cloud scroll depicting two chi dragons clambering with heads raised upwards peering over the rim carefully carved in high relief. 6.2cm wide. Estimate HK$ 120,000 - 150,000 (€11,000 - 14,000) See also a comparable jade ring with three chi dragons from a European private collection, previously acquired from Spink & Son Ltd., London, sold in our London rooms, 16 May 2013, lot 353 Bonhams. FINE... [Lire la suite]
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20 novembre 2013

A fine pale green and russet jade carving of a young boy, Early Qing dynasty

A fine pale green and russet jade carving of a young boy, Early Qing dynasty. Photo Bonhams. His joyful facial expression framed by bald head and flanked by two tufts of neatly tied hair, his left hand holding a lingzhi, and right hand carrying a spring of lotus blossom and leaves over the shoulders. 6.1cm high. Estimate HK$ 400,000 - 600,000 (€38,000 - 57,000) Bonhams. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART. Hong Kong. 24 Nov 2013 14:00 CST
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20 novembre 2013

A fine small jade carving of a recumbent hound, Ming dynasty

A fine small jade carving of a recumbent hound, Ming dynasty. Photo Bonhams. The canine carved with front paws outstretched and rear legs tucked under the belly, the forward-facing head flanked by a pair of loose ears resting at the side, its emanciated body showing bony ribs below a pronounced spine and ending in a curled tail. 10.5cm wide. Estimate HK$ 200,000 - 400,000 (€19,000 - 38,000) Bonhams. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART. Hong Kong. 24 Nov 2013 14:00 CST
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20 novembre 2013

A fine and rare cream and black jade 'recumbent hound' carving, Song dynasty

A fine and rare cream and black jade 'recumbent hound' carving, Song dynasty.  Photo Bonhams. Carefully carved using the different shades of dark and light tones, its head resting atop its paws flanked by a pair of ears falling loosely down the side of his head, his emaciated body revealing bony ribs and spine, all ending in a curled furry tail. 6cm wide. Estimate HK$ 500,000 - 800,000 (€48,000 - 76,000)  Bonhams. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART. Hong Kong. 24 Nov 2013 14:00 CST
20 novembre 2013

Pair of 18 karat gold, emerald, ruby and diamond earclips, Cartier London

Pair of 18 karat gold, emerald, ruby and diamond earclips, Cartier London. Photo Sotheby's. The stylized flowerheads centered by two fluted emeralds measuring approximately 12.0 by 11.0 mm and 12.0 by 9.0 mm, framed by 16 oval-shaped ruby beads measuring approximately 7.0 by 5.0 by 3.0 mm, further set with old European-cut diamonds weighing approximately 1.50 carats, signed Cartier London J.C.; circa 1940. Estimation 75,000 — 100,000 USD An emerald ring of similar design is illustrated in Platinum by Cartier:... [Lire la suite]
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20 novembre 2013

Very fine platinum, emerald and diamond ring

Very fine platinum, emerald and diamond ring. Photo Sotheby's. Set with an emerald-cut emerald weighing approximately 12.00 carats, the mounting accented by single-cut diamonds weighing approximately .60 carat,size 6¼, one diamond missing; circa 1930. Estimation 500,000 — 700,000 USD Accompanied by AGL report no. CS 56437 stating that the emerald is of Classic Colombian origin, clarity enhancement: insignificant, type: traditional. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. New York | 11 Dec 2013, 10:00... [Lire la suite]
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20 novembre 2013

Newly discovered Old Master painting by Lucas Cranach for sale at Bonhams in London

Lucas Cranach the Elder, Venus with Cupid stealing Honey, 1537. Estimate: £1,500,000-2,000,000. Photo: Bonhams.  LONDON.- A painting by the German 16th century master Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553), not seen in public for over 100 years, is to be sold at Bonhams Old Master Paintings sale at 101 New Bond Street London on Wednesday 4 December. It is estimated at £1,500,000-2,000,000.  Painted in oil on panel in 1537, Venus with Cupid stealing Honey has been in a private collection unrecognised since the early 20th... [Lire la suite]
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