09 mai 2014

A diamond necklace. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The flexible tapered band entirely set with graduated brilliant-cut diamond

A diamond necklace. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The flexible tapered band entirely set with graduated brilliant-cut diamonds, to the gold ropework spacers, mounted in gold, inner circumference 37.0 cm. Signed Delaneau. Estimate CHF14,000 – CHF18,000 ($16,034 - $20,615) Christie's. GENEVA MAGNIFICENT JEWELS. 14 May 2014, Geneva -http://www.christies.com/
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09 mai 2014

A diamond, onyx, emerald and enamel leopard brooch, by Van Cleef & Arpels

A diamond, onyx, emerald and enamel leopard brooch, by Van Cleef & Arpels . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Designed as a pavé-set diamond and onyx spot panther lying on a branch, with articulated paw and tail, emerald eyes and black enamel nose, 1976, 8.5 cm, with French assay mark for gold, in brown suede Van Cleef & Arpels pouch. Signed Van Cleef & Arpels, no. 26888. Estimate CHF30,000 – CHF40,000 ($34,358 - $45,811) Christie's. GENEVA MAGNIFICENT JEWELS. 14 May 2014, Geneva -http://www.christies.com/
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09 mai 2014

An art deco ruby and diamond sautoir

An art deco ruby and diamond sautoir. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Designed as two strands of ruby beads linked by twelve circular and baguette-cut diamond geometric panels with square-cut diamond collet detail, detachable to be worn as four bracelets, 1920s, 82.5 cm, with French assay marks for platinum (4). Estimate CHF100,000 – CHF150,000 ($114,527 - $171,791) Christie's. GENEVA MAGNIFICENT JEWELS. 14 May 2014, Geneva -http://www.christies.com/
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09 mai 2014

An art deco onyx, coral and diamond bracelet, by Boucheron

An art deco onyx, coral and diamond bracelet, by Boucheron. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Designed as two lines of graduated onyx and coral beads interspersed with diamond set elements, 1920s, 19.0 cm. Signed Boucheron Paris. Estimate CHF30,000 – CHF40,000 ($34,358 - $45,811) Christie's. GENEVA MAGNIFICENT JEWELS. 14 May 2014, Geneva -http://www.christies.com/
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09 mai 2014

A diamond and coloured diamond ring

A diamond and coloured diamond ring. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Set with a heart-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 3.02 carats, flanked on either side by fancy intense pink heart-shaped diamonds, weighing approximately 0.47 and 0.41 carat, to the micro pavé-set diamond hoop, mounted in gold, ring size 6. Estimate CHF140,000 – CHF180,000 ($160,338 - $206,149) Accompanied by report no. 6157223574 dated 26 January 2013 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the 3.02 carat diamond is D colour, Internally... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2014

A celadon and brown jade mythical beast, late Ming dynasty

A celadon and brown jade mythical beast, late Ming dynasty. Photo Sotheby's carved recumbent with its legs tucked beneath its body and tail curled alongside its rear haunches, detailed with rounded eyes beneath bushy eyebrows, the mouth opened to reveal sharp fangs, the stone in a greyish celadon tone suffused with brown-black inclusions; 8.5cm., 3 3/8 in. Estimation 12,000 — 15,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. London, 14 mai 2014 - http://www.sothebys.com/
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09 mai 2014

An archaistic celadon and russet jade ‘Chilong’ rhyton, late Ming dynasty

Lot 10. An archaistic celadon and russet jade ‘Chilong’ rhyton, late Ming dynasty;  17.5cm., 6 7/8 in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Lot sold 18,750 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the well-hollowed vessel terminating to a horned dragon head, carved to one side with a chilong peering over the rim forming the handle opposite another clambering chilong in high relief, the exterior carved in low relief with stylised cloud scrolls and a wide band of archaistic swirls, all below a keyfret band and foliate scroll at... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2014

A celadon and russet jade ‘Peach and Bat’ group, 17th-18th century

A celadon and russet jade ‘Peach and Bat’ group, 17th-18th century. Photo Sotheby's carved in the form of two bats perched on a pair of large peaches borne on gnarled leafy branches, the stone of a greyish celadon tone with russet-brown inclusions, wood stand. Quantité: 2 - 17.5cm., 6 7/8 in. Estimation 15,000 — 25,000 GBP Provenance: Collection of Lord Cunliffe (by repute).Bluett’s, London. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. London, 14 mai 2014 - http://www.sothebys.com/
09 mai 2014

A white and russet jade ‘Pine and Monkey’ vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 130. A white and russet jade ‘Pine and Monkey’ vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 12cm., 4 5/8 in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 80,500 GBP. © Sotheby's. carved and hollowed in the form of a knotted tree trunk, the exterior issuing gnarled leafy pine branches with three playful monkeys clambering atop, the base with lingzhi sprigs extending up the side, the opaque white stone suffused with russet-brown inclusions. Provenance: Jacques Vic, Cannes, acquired in the 1980s. Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2014

A pale green and russet jade 'Parrot and Peach' libation cup, Yuan-Ming dynasty

A pale green and russet jade 'Parrot and Peach' libation cup, Yuan-Ming dynasty. Photo Sotheby's exceptionally well worked in the form of a hollowed half peach with an intricately carved arrangement of entwined leaves, tendrils and flowering stems forming the handle, with a large parrot purchased atop beside two small fruiting peaches, the pale green and russet stone with a high polish; 10.7cm., 4 1/2 in. Estimation 30,000 — 50,000 GBP Provenance: A French Private Collection Exquisitely carved with rhythmically curling leaves... [Lire la suite]