13 avril 2014

A blanc-de-chine figure of Guandi, 17th century

Lot 22. A blanc-de-chine figure of Guandi, 17th century; 46cm (18 1/8in) high. Estimate £10,000 - 15,000 (€12,000 - 18,000). Sold for £ 12,500 (€ 14,030). ©  Bonhams. The figure finely modelled wearing a cloth cap tied in a simple knot over the head with two trailing ribbons, the face with steeply-slanting eyes beneath frowning brows and the mouth surrounded by holes for a moustache and beard, the hands clasped across the rounded belly and concealed beneath long flowing sleeves, the figure standing on... [Lire la suite]
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13 avril 2014

An archaistic white-glazed tripod incense burner, ding. Chenghua seal mark, 17th century

An archaistic white-glazed tripod incense burner, ding. Chenghua seal mark, 17th century. Photo: Bonhams. The bulbous body moulded and incised with four taotie masks above archaistic motifs and beneath keyfret scrolls at the rim, the two handles each modelled as an animal head, all raised on three slender slightly splayed legs issuing from animal heads each moulded with chilong above a yinyang symbol and archaistic scrolls, the underside with an incised Chenghua seal mark. 28.9cm (11 3/8in) high. Estimate £4,000 - 6,000 (€4,800 -... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2014

A Cizhou painted baluster vase, Ming Dynasty

A Cizhou painted baluster vase, Ming Dynasty. Photo: Bonhams. The rounded body painted in black on the white slip ground with three lozenge-shaped panels, one with an elaborately-armoured horseman galloping through a rocky landscape carrying a spear, another with two male figures, one carrying a child on his back, discovering another child tied to a tree, and the last with a deer prancing freely over a hare, all surrounded by tightly packed spirals, and enclosed with decorative bands of larger spirals and tendrils at the shoulder... [Lire la suite]
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13 avril 2014

18 karat gold, platinum and diamond bracelet, Aletto Brothers

18 karat gold, platinum and diamond bracelet, Aletto Brothers. Photo Sotheby's The flexible band set with numerous round diamonds weighing approximately 15.05 carats, gross weight approximately 89 dwts, length 7 inches, signed Aletto Bros.Estimation 40,000 — 60,000 USD Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels, New York | 29 avr. 2014 - www.sothebys.com
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13 avril 2014

Pair of 18 karat gold, ruby and diamond earclips, Aletto Brothers

Pair of 18 karat gold, ruby and diamond earclips, Aletto Brothers. Photo Sotheby's Of foliate design, set with 12 cabochon rubies weighing approximately 35.00 carats, accented by round diamonds weighing approximately 1.55 carats, signed Aletto Bros., numbered 110313. Estimation 12,000 — 15,000 USD Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels, New York | 29 avr. 2014 - www.sothebys.com
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13 avril 2014

Platinum, invisibly-set ruby and diamond bracelet, Aletto Brothers

Platinum, invisibly-set ruby and diamond bracelet, Aletto Brothers. Photo Sotheby's The flexible band set with numerous calibré-cut invisibly-set rubies weighing approximately 40.00 carats, bordered by round diamonds weighing approximately 5.60 carats, length 7 inches, signed Aletto Bros., numbered 12914. Estimation 45,000 — 65,000 USD Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels, New York | 29 avr. 2014 - www.sothebys.com
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13 avril 2014

Pair of 18 karat white gold, sapphire, white topaz and diamond earclips, Aletto Brothers

Pair of 18 karat white gold, sapphire, white topaz and diamond earclips, Aletto Brothers. Photo Sotheby's The cluster-form earclips set with 20 oval-shaped sapphires weighing approximately 18.00 carats, accented by round diamonds weighing approximately 1.20 carats, further set with 20 white topaz rondelles, signed Aletto Bros. Estimation 12,000 — 15,000 USD Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels, New York | 29 avr. 2014 - www.sothebys.com
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13 avril 2014

18 karat white gold, platinum, sapphire and diamond bracelet, Aletto Brothers

18 karat white gold, platinum, sapphire and diamond bracelet, Aletto Brothers. Photo Sotheby's The flexible band set with numerous round sapphires weighing approximately 68.00 carats, bordered by round diamonds weighing approximately 8.90 carats, length 6½ inches, signed Aletto Bros., numbered 12314. Estimation 45,000 — 65,000 USD Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels, New York | 29 avr. 2014 - www.sothebys.com
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13 avril 2014

Two-color gold, diamond and colored stone brooch, Nardi

Two-color gold, diamond and colored stone brooch, Nardi. Photo Sotheby's Designed as a snake charmer composed of carved ebony, the snake set with round and oval-shaped emeralds, with two cabochon ruby eyes, further accented by round diamonds weighing approximately 5.00 carats, signed Nardi. Estimation 18,000 — 22,000 USD Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels, New York | 29 avr. 2014 - www.sothebys.com
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13 avril 2014

Platinum and diamond ring, Nardi

Platinum and diamond ring, Nardi. Photo Sotheby's Set with a modified square-cut diamond weighing 6.43 carats, the mounting accented by round diamonds weighing .75 carat, size 6, signed Nardi. Estimation 100,000 — 150,000 USD Accompanied by a Letter of Authenticity from Nardi. Litterature: Illustrated in Nardi, Venezia by Nicholas Foulkes, page 158. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels, New York | 29 avr. 2014 - www.sothebys.com
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