10 mai 2014

A reticulated celadon jade ‘Bird and Flower’ plaque, Jin-Yuan dynasty

A reticulated celadon jade ‘Bird and Flower’ plaque, Jin-Yuan dynasty. Photo Sotheby's of oval form, carved in openwork with a long-tailed bird perched amongst leafy flowering branches, the stone of an even celadon tone; 9.3cm., 3 5/8 in. Estimation 6,000 — 8,000 GBP Provenance: A French Private Collection. For a very similar plaque, see, Jessica Rawson, Chinese Jade from the Neolithic to the Qing, London, 1995, pl. 25:14. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. London, 14 mai 2014-http://www.sothebys.com/

10 mai 2014

A greyish celadon jade ‘Longevity’ hat finial, Yuan dynasty

A greyish celadon jade ‘Longevity’ hat finial, Yuan dynasty. Photo Sotheby's densely carved in openwork with Shoulao and a clambering monkey amongst gnarled fruiting branches of peach, the stone of a greyish celadon tone with black flecks; 5.5cm., 2 1/8 in. Estimation 4,000 — 6,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. London, 14 mai 2014-http://www.sothebys.com/
10 mai 2014

A carved and polychrome wood figure of Guanyin, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1366)

Lot 302. A carved and polychrome wood figure of Guanyin, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1366); 84cm., 33in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 GBP. Lot sold 68,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's seated in rajalilasana, both hands held in vitarkamudra, the right arm rested on the raised right knee and the left arm on a rocky ledge, dressed in a long flowing robe falling into elegant folds, the chest and the legs adorned with beaded jewellery, the face with a benevolent expression, the head turned slightly towards the left, crowned with a... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2014

A red lacquer ‘Chrysanthemum’ dish, Song-Yuan dynasty

A red lacquer ‘Chrysanthemum’ dish, Song-Yuan dynasty. Photo Sotheby's delicately modelled with lobed sides flaring from a circular centre, covered overall in a deep red lacquer save for the base lacquered black and inscribed in red paint De zhi and an illegible yellow seal mark, Japanese wood box. Quantité: 2 - 16cm., 6 ¼ in. Estimation 8,000 — 12,000 GBP Provenance Michel Beurdeley, Paris.Lahmani Collection, Paris. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. London, 14 mai 2014-http://www.sothebys.com/
10 mai 2014

A brown lacquer foliate dish, Song dynasty

A brown lacquer foliate dish, Song dynasty. Photo Sotheby's each of the five rounded lobes rising from a recessed base to an everted rim bound in metal, the lacquer patinated to a warm reddish-brown tone, Japanese wood box Quantité: 2 - 18cm., 7 1/8 in. Estimation 8,000 — 12,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. London, 14 mai 2014- http://www.sothebys.com/
10 mai 2014

A diamond bracelet

A diamond bracelet. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Designed as a very flexible lattice of marquise, shield-shaped, baguette and brilliant-cut diamond collets, 19.2 cm, with French assay marks for platinum and gold. Estimate CHF30,000 – CHF40,000 ($34,182 - $45,576) Christie's. GENEVA MAGNIFICENT JEWELS. 14 May 2014, Geneva -http://www.christies.com/
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10 mai 2014

A diamond bracelet, by Bulgari

A diamond bracelet, by Bulgari. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Designed as a series of brilliant-cut, marquise and pear-shaped diamond flowerhead clusters, mounted in platinum, 1960s, 18.0 cm, in black satin Bulgari case. Signed Bulgari. Estimate CHF60,000 – CHF80,000 ($68,364 - $91,152) Christie's. GENEVA MAGNIFICENT JEWELS. 14 May 2014, Geneva -http://www.christies.com/
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10 mai 2014

A pair of shield-shaped diamond earrings

A pair of diamond earrings. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Each set with a shield-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 10.81 and 10.19 carats, to a micro-pavé diamond surround and top, mounted in gold, 3.0 cm. Estimate CHF110,000 – CHF160,000 ($125,333 - $182,303) Accompanied by report no. 12342394 dated 24 January 2003 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the 10.81 carat diamond is J colour, VS2 clarity Report no. 12344065 dated 24 January 2003 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2014

An art deco diamond bracelet-watch, by Cartier

An art deco diamond bracelet-watch, by Cartier. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The miniature cream rectangular dial, with Arabic numerals and blued steel hands, flanked by baguette-cut and pavé-set diamond shoulders to the circular-cut diamond buckle-link bracelet, mechanical movement, 1920s, 16.5 cm, with French assay mark for platinum. Dial signed Cartier, nos. 10038 and 25604. Estimate CHF22,000 – CHF32,000 ($25,067 - $36,461) Christie's. GENEVA MAGNIFICENT JEWELS. 14 May 2014, Geneva -http://www.christies.com/
10 mai 2014

A coral, onyx, and diamond necklace

A coral, onyx, and diamond necklace. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The necklace composed of coral and onyx beads, alternated with diamond-set rondelles, suspending a detachable diamond, onyx and coral geometrical pendant, necklace 44.0 cm (2). Estimate CHF8,000 – CHF10,000 ($9,115 - $11,394) Christie's. GENEVA MAGNIFICENT JEWELS. 14 May 2014, Geneva -http://www.christies.com/
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