14 mai 2014

A pair of ruby and diamond earrings, by Bulgari

A pair of ruby and diamond earrings, by Bulgari. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The central oval and circular-cut ruby foliate cluster with brilliant-cut diamond accents, to the baguette-cut diamond and ruby undulating surround, mounted in platinum and 18k white gold, 2.9 cm long. Signed Bulgari (2). Estimate HK$300,000 – HK$500,000 ($38,884 - $64,806) Christie's. HONG KONG MAGNIFICENT JEWELS, 27 May 2014, Convention Hall - http://www.christies.com/
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14 mai 2014

A coloured diamond and diamond ring, by Bulgari

A coloured diamond and diamond ring, by Bulgari. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The marquise-cut fancy intense yellow diamond weighing approximately 3.56 carats, flanked by baguette-cut diamonds, to the pavé-set brilliant-cut diamond tapered half-hoop, mounted in platinum, ring size 5¾. Signed Bulgari. Estimate HK$400,000 – HK$600,000 ($51,845 - $77,768) Accompanied by report no. 2155767425 dated 6 November 2013 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the 3.56 carat diamond is fancy intense yellow, natural colour,... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2014

A pair of emerald and diamond ear pendants, by Bulgari

A pair of emerald and diamond ear pendants, by Bulgari. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Each set with a pear-shaped emerald, within a marquise and pear-shaped diamond surround, to the marquise and brilliant-cut diamond foliate surmount, mounted in platinum, 5.6 cm long. Signed Bulgari. Estimate HK$1,350,000 – HK$1,800,000 ($174,977 - $233,303) Accompanied by report no. 73626 dated 24 March 2014 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the emeralds weighing approximately 5.20 and 4.70 carat are of Colombia origin,... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2014

An important sapphire and diamond necklace, by Bulgari

An important sapphire and diamond necklace, by Bulgari. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The front designed as a fringe of cabochon sapphires, each within a brilliant and baguette-cut diamond surround or border, to the neckchain of alternating brilliant-cut diamond trefoils and baguette-cut diamonds, to a cabochon sapphire clasp, mounted in platinum and 18k white gold , 36.5 cm long, in navy blue leather Bulgari case. Signed Bulgari. Estimate HK$1,600,000 – HK$2,500,000 ($207,380 - $324,031) Accompanied by report no. 73694 dated... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2014

An important sapphire and diamond ring, by Bulgari

An important sapphire and diamond ring, by Bulgari. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Set with an oval-shaped sapphire weighing approximately 17.24 carats, flanked by shield-shaped diamonds, mounted in platinum and 18k yellow gold, ring size 5½. Signed Bulgari. Estimate HK$2,000,000 – HK$3,000,000 ($259,225 - $388,838) Accompanied by report no. 11040001 dated 5 April 2011 from the Gübelin Gemmological Laboratory stating that the 17.24 carat sapphire is of Burma (Myanmar) origin, with no indications of heating Christie's. HONG... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2014

A magnificent ruby, sapphire, emerald and diamond necklace, by Bulgari

A magnificent ruby, sapphire, emerald and diamond necklace, by Bulgari. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Designed as a graduated fringe of cabochon sapphires embellished with cabochon rubies and brilliant-cut diamonds, suspending five cabochon rubies weighing 11.89, 10.12, 9.59, 7.86 and 5.48 carats, each within a brilliant-cut diamond surround, linked throughout by cabochon emeralds and accented further by brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in 18k gold, 38.7 cm long, in pink leather Bulgari case. Signed Bulgari. Estimate... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2014

A rare small coral netsuke of a shishi. By Kinba, 19th century

A rare small coral netsuke of a shishi. By Kinba, 19th century. Photo Bonhams. Seated, its body curled to the right and its head raised, its forelegs outstretched and the hind legs drawn in beneath, the coral of pale pink colour with white inclusions, signed Kinba. 3.5cm (1 3/8in) wide. Estimate £1,000 - 1,500 (€1,200 - 1,800) Provenance: Michael Tomkinson, (no.1339, sold at Glendining & Co. Ltd., London, 24th April 1922, lot 1436, illustrated in the catalogue, pl.XXXIV), the great-grandfather of the present owner, and... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2014

A gold lacquer four-case inro. By Koma Kyuhaku after a design by Hanabusa Itcho, 19th century

A gold lacquer four-case inro. By Koma Kyuhaku after a design by Hanabusa Itcho, 19th century. Photo Bonhams. Of wide form, bearing a kinji ground and lacquered with a continuous design of the Wagojin, gods of conjugal harmony, smiling in conversation, in coloured togidashi maki-e, inscribed Hanabusa Itcho with seal, the interior of nashiji with kinji edges, signed Koma Kyuhaku. 7.9cm (3 1/8in) high. Estimate £2,000 - 3,000 (€2,400 - 3,700) Bonhams. FINE JAPANESE ART, London, New Bond Street, 15 May... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2014

A large gold lacquer and metal-inlaid four-case inro. By Jitokusai Gyokuzan, 19th century

A large gold lacquer and metal-inlaid four-case inro. By Jitokusai Gyokuzan, 19th century. Photo Bonhams. Bearing a rich kinji ground, inlaid with the Shichifukujin (Seven Gods of Good Fortune) in shakudo with copper and gilt details, walking and conversing among trees by a stream in a rocky landscape with pavilions and mountains in the distance, in gold takamaki-e with details of e-nashiji and kirikane, the interior of nashiji, signed Jitokusai Gyokuzan with kao; with ivory netsuke of Jurojin with a boy attendant. 11.7cm (4... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2014

A black lacquer four-case inro. By a member of the Kajikawa family, 19th century

A black lacquer four-case inro. By a member of the Kajikawa family, 19th century. Photo Bonhams. Decorated in gold, silver and iro-e takamaki-e with a teamaster on his hands and knees, visible from the partially-open sliding door of a snow-covered rustic tea hut, greeting his guest, shown on the reverse, as he walks along the narrow garden path paved with imperfect stones, his body humbly lowered in preparation for the experience of tea, a stone basin for ritual cleansing and ladle in the left foreground, the interior of... [Lire la suite]
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