15 septembre 2014

A carved nephrite jade bowl set with hardstones, Mughal, 18th century

Lot 226. A carved nephrite jade bowl set with hardstones, Mughal, 18th century; 17cm. diam.; 7.7cm. height. Estimate 18,000 — 25,000 GBP. Lot Sold 22,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby’s. the nephrite carved with foot ring, flared walls and everted rim, the exterior decorated with a register of poppy plants inlaid with gold wire and set with carved orange hardstones. Notes: This bowl belongs to an exceptional group of inlaid jade objects that date from the early... [Lire la suite]

15 septembre 2014

A carved jade bowl, Mughal or Deccan, circa 17th century

Lot 224. A carved jade bowl, Mughal or Deccan, circa 17th century. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot Sold 23,750 GBP. Photo: Sotheby’s. the nephrite jade carved as a stylised petalled foot leading to a polylobed bowl with detailed foliate leaves around the base, two scroll terminals to each end; 11.1cm. max. diam.; 3.4cm. height. Notes: Two similar bowls are in the al-Sabah collection, inv. no. LNS 355 HS and LNS 375 HS (illustrated in Keene 2001, p.96, nos. 8.4 and 8.5). ... [Lire la suite]
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02 septembre 2014

Sotheby’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Autumn Sale to take place on 7 October

HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Autumn Sale 2014 will take place on 7 October at Hall 3, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The upcoming sale will highlight an array of rare and important colourless and coloured diamonds, including a 8.41-carat Internally Flawless Fancy Vivid Purple-Pink Diamond (Est. HK$100 – 120 million / US$13 – 15.5 million) and a 50.05-carat DIF Type IIa Diamond estimated at HK$60 – 70 million / US$7.7 – 9 million. They are complemented by coloured gemstones of... [Lire la suite]
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