02 mai 2014

A sapphire and diamond ring, by Tiffany & Co

A sapphire and diamond ring, by Tiffany & Co. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. Set with a cushion-shaped sapphire in an old-mine cut diamond surround, mounted in gold, ring size 6¼. Signed Tiffany & Co. Estimate CHF40,000 – CHF50,000 ($45,683 - $57,104) Accompanied by report no. 66105 dated 6 December 2012 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the sapphire is of Kashmir origin, with no indications of heating Report no. 14030048 dated 13 March 2014 from the Gübelin GemLab stating that the sapphire is of... [Lire la suite]

02 mai 2014

A blue and white 'Peony' bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze-blue and of the period (1821-1850)

A blue and white 'Peony' bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze-blue and of the period (1821-1850). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The bowl has tall rounded sides rising to a flaring rim, supported on a short foot. The exterior is painted in bright shades of cobalt-blue to depict a band of peony flowers with leafy scrolls. 6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) diam. Estimate £4,000 – £6,000 ($6,752 - $10,128) Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 8 October 2010, lot 2789. Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 13 May 2014,... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2014

A blue and white bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze-blue and of the period (1821-1850)

A blue and white bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze-blue and of the period (1821-1850). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The bowl is potted with deep rounded sides rising to a flaring rim, supported on a short foot. The exterior is painted in bright shades of cobalt-blue with sanskrit characters interspersed with leaf-shaped panels of foliage. The interior is similarly decorated, with further sanskrit characters encircling the mouth. 7 ? in. (18.1 cm.) diam. Estimate £8,000 – £12,000 ($13,504 - $20,256) Notes:... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2014

A pair of Ming-style blue and white 'Lotus' dishes, Daoguang six-character seal marks in underglaze-blue and of the period

A pair of Ming-style blue and white 'Lotus' dishes, Daoguang six-character seal marks in underglaze-blue and of the period (1821-1850). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. Each dish is potted with shallow rounded sides, with the interior painted with three lotus flowers surrounded by leafy scrolls. The exterior is similarly decorated with further lotus flowers. 6 ? in. (15.5 cm.) diam. Estimate £8,000 – £12,000 ($13,504 - $20,256) Provenance: Offered at Christie's Hong Kong, 4 November 1996, lot 768. Christie's. FINE CHINESE... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2014

A Ming-style blue and white bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze-blue and of the period (1821-1850)

A Ming-style blue and white bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze-blue and of the period (1821-1850). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The bowl has gently rounded sides rising from a tapered foot. The exterior is delicately painted with three groups of fruiting branches bearing peaches, pomegranate and melons, set between a band of classic scrolls at the rim and a lappet band surrounding the foot. The interior is decorated with further peaches to the centre, with a band of classic scrolls at the rim. 6 ? in. (15.4... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2014

A blue and white quatrefoil tray, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze-blue and of the period (1821-1850)

A blue and white quatrefoil tray, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze-blue and of the period (1821-1850). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The interior of the tray is delicately painted with a tasselled kite hanging from the branches of a flowering peony branch, encircled by a band of stylised lotus sprays with leafy tendrils. The exterior is similarly decorated with lotus sprays. 6 ? in. (16.2 cm.) wide. Estimate £10,000 – £15,000 ($16,880 - $25,320) Provenance: Christie's Hong Kong, 31 May 2010, lot 2002. Christie's.... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2014

A blue and white Eight Immortals' bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze-blue and of the period (1821-1850)

A blue and white Eight Immortals' bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze-blue and of the period (1821-1850). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The bowl is potted with deep sides raised on a short foot, with the exterior painted with the Eight Daoist Immortals shown with their respective attributes. The centre of the interior is decorated with the Three Star Gods under a tall pine tree. 5 ? in. (15 cm.) diam. Estimate £6,000 – £8,000 ($10,128 - $13,504) Notes: Compare this bowl to a similar one in the Simon Kwan... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2014

A blue and white 'Three friends of winter' dish, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze-blue and of the period (1821-185

A blue and white 'Three friends of winter' dish, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze-blue and of the period (1821-1850). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The dish is potted with shallow rounded sides, supported on a short foot. The interior is painted in different shades of cobalt blue to depict the 'Three Friends of Winter', sui han san you, comprising bamboo, prunus and pine. The exterior is decorated with a mother watching her two boys at play in a garden scene. 7 in. (17.7 cm.) diam. Estimate £6,000 – £8,000 ($10,128... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2014

Sapphire and diamond ring

Sapphire and diamond ring. Photo Sotheby's. The cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 8.18 carats, claw-set between step-cut diamonds, size 53, French import mark. Estimation 50,000 — 68,000 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Genève | 13 mai 2014 - http://www.sothebys.com/
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02 mai 2014

Sapphire and diamond ring, Graff

Sapphire and diamond ring, Graff. Photo Sotheby's. The step-cut sapphire stated to weigh 10.04 carats, set within a frame of baguette diamonds, the shoulders decorated with similarly cut stones, size 511/2, signed GRAFF. Estimation 45,000 — 65,000 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Genève | 13 mai 2014 - http://www.sothebys.com/
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