06 mai 2014

A coloured sapphire and diamond ring

A coloured sapphire and diamond ring. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Set with a cushion-shaped pink-purple sapphire, weighing approximately 27.22 carats, to the fancy-cut diamond shoulders, mounted in gold, ring size 6. Estimate CHF70,000 – CHF110,000 ($79,838 - $125,459)Accompanied by report no. cs58686 dated 16 January 2014 from the AGL American Gemological Laboratories stating that the pink-purple sapphire is of Ceylon origin, with no indications of heating Christie's. GENEVA MAGNIFICENT JEWELS. 14 May 2014,... [Lire la suite]

06 mai 2014

A coloured sapphire and diamond ring

Lot 186. A Ceylon pink cushion-shaped sapphire weighing approximately 49.04 carats and diamond ring. Estimate CHF220,000 – CHF260,000 ($250,919 - $296,541). Price realised CHF 1,805,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Set with a pink cushion-shaped sapphire, weighing approximately 49.04 carats, to the diamond-set buckle shoulders, mounted in silver, ring size 7¼.  Accompanied by report no. 73644 dated 20 March 2014 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the sapphire is of... [Lire la suite]
06 mai 2014

A coloured sapphire and diamond ring

A coloured sapphire and diamond ring. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Set with an oval-shaped pink sapphire, weighing approximately 13.06 carats, to the pavé-set diamond gallery and graduated french-cut diamonds shoulders, mounted in platinum, ring size 6. Estimate CHF110,000 – CHF140,000 ($125,459 - $159,676) Accompanied by report no. 71136 dated 3 October 2013 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the sapphire is a natural pink sapphire, with no indications of heating Report no. GRs2013-0715564 dated 16 July... [Lire la suite]
06 mai 2014

A doucai 'Boys' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A doucai 'Boys' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Photo Sotheby's the deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to an everted rim, brightly decorated around the exterior with boys at play in a fenced garden, the interior with a medallion enclosing a geometric feathery roundel, the base with underglaze-blue apocryphal Chenghua mark; 11.7cm., 4 1/8 in. Estimation 5,000 — 7,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London | 14 mai 2014 - http://www.sothebys.com/
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06 mai 2014

A pair of gilt-decorated powder-blue ground famille-rose double-gourd ewers and covers, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A pair of gilt-decorated powder-blue ground famille-rose double-gourd ewers and covers, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Photo Sotheby's each of double-gourd form, supported on a short foot, flanked by a loop handle and a curved spout, painted overall with shaped flowers and birds cartouches, reserved on a powder-blue ground gilt with floral sprays and ruyi bands, the domed cover surmounted by a knop. Quantité: 4 - 18.8cm., 7 3/8 in. Estimation 3,000 — 5,000 GBP Provenance: Marchant Ltd., London (according to label).Ralph M. Chait... [Lire la suite]
06 mai 2014

A famille-verte bamboo-form teapot and cover, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A famille-verte bamboo-form teapot and cover, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Photo Sotheby's the baluster body divided into sectioned lobes simulating bamboo, set with a curved spout and loop handle, painted with birds and floral sprays, the stepped cover similarly decorated and surmounted by a twisted bamboo finial. Quantité: 2 - 13.5cm., 5 ¼ in. Estimation 6,000 — 8,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London | 14 mai 2014- http://www.sothebys.com/

06 mai 2014

A famille-verte 'Flower Baasket' charger, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A famille-verte 'Flower Baasket' charger, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Photo Sotheby's brightly enamelled to the centre with a large basket filled with blossoming chrysanthemum and peony, the rim with shaped cartouches enclosing various floral sprays against a scrolling lotus ground; 36.5cm., 14 3/8 in. Estimation 5,000 — 7,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London | 14 mai 2014 - http://www.sothebys.com/
06 mai 2014

A pair of famille-verte vases, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A pair of famille-verte vases, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Photo Sotheby's each pear-shaped body rising from a tall spreading foot to a waisted knopped neck, brightly enamelled with two beribboned floral bouquets below large ruyi-shaped lappets enclosing leafy yellow chrysanthemum scrolls reserved on a green ground, similarly decorated in iron-red around the knopped section of the neck, all below a band of stiff plantain leaves and a chevron border at the rim, skirted around the foot with a spear-shaped band above a chevron border... [Lire la suite]
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06 mai 2014

An emerald and diamond ring, by Van Cleef & Arpels

An emerald and diamond ring, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Set with a pear-shaped emerald in a brilliant-cut diamond surround, ring size 4, with French assay marks for platinum and gold. Signed and with maker's mark for Van Cleef & Arpels, no. 277 and 309 (partially illegible). Estimate CHF60,000 – CHF80,000 ($68,432 - $91,243) Accompanied by report no. 66909 dated 25 February 2013 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the emerald is of Colombian origin, with indications of minor... [Lire la suite]
06 mai 2014

A pair of emerald and diamond ear clips, by Van Cleef & Arpels

A pair of emerald and diamond ear clips, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Each centering upon a pear-shaped emerald with a brilliant-cut diamond surround, to the hinged suspension hoop at the base to potentially suspend a pendant, 2.7 cm, with French assay marks for platinum and gold. Signed and with maker's mark for Van Cleef & Arpels, no. 11820 cs. Estimate CHF40,000 – CHF50,000 ($45,622 - $57,027) Accompanied by report no. 66910 dated 25 February 2013 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute... [Lire la suite]