22 mars 2015

A pair of painted grey pottery figures of horses and riders, China, Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 220)

Lot 786. A pair of painted grey pottery figures of horses and riders, China, Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 220);  26 ¼ in. (66.7 cm.) high. Estimate $18,000 - $25,000. Price Realized $47,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each horse shown standing foursquare facing forward with mouth open and decorated with painted trappings, each separate rider made to sit astride the horse and with sockets within the ends of the sleeves of his tunic for the insertion of hands, all detailed in dark red, orangey red and black... [Lire la suite]

22 mars 2015

A large Cizhou-type russet-painted blackish-brown-glazed jar, China, Jin-Yuan Dynasty, 13th Century

Lot 852. A large Cizhou-type russet-painted blackish-brown-glazed jar, China, Jin-Yuan Dynasty, 13th Century 16 ¼ in. (41.3 cm.) high. Estimate $20,000 - $30,000. Price Realized $60,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The heavily potted, ovoid body covered with a lustrous blackish glaze freely painted around the sides in russet slip with two leafy stems, one bearing two large lotus blossoms, box Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, acquired in Hong Kong, 1986. Note: This magnificent... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2015

A Yaozhou celadon figure of a lion, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th-13th century

  Lot 815. A Yaozhou celadon figure of a lion, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 12th-13th century;  6 ¼ in. (15.8 cm.) high. Estimate $15,000 - $25,000. Price Realized $60,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The muscular beast shown resting its right forepaw on a ball, the face modeled with a ferocious expression, covered overall with a glaze of matte olive-green color, wood stand  Provenance: Christie's New York, 5 June 1986, lot 155.The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York. ... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2015

Fancy Light Pink-Brown Diamond and Diamond Ring

8.88 carats Pear-shaped Fancy Light Pink-Brown Diamond and Diamond Ring. Estimate 405,569 - 473,163 EUR. Photo Sotheby's. Centring on a pear-shaped fancy light pink-brown diamond weighing 8.88 carats, framed by circular-cut pink diamonds, to an openwork basket set with marquise-shaped and circular-cut diamonds, the pink diamonds and diamonds together weighing approximately 2.65 carats, mounted in 18 karat white and pink gold. Ring size: 6 Accompanied by GIA report numbered 1139502152, dated 10... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2015

Fancy Intense Green Diamond, Pink Diamond and Diamond Ring

Fancy Intense Green Diamond, Pink Diamond and Diamond Ring. Estimate 428,100 - 506,961 EUR. Photo Sotheby's. Centring on a rectangular-shaped fancy intense green diamond weighing 2.16 carats, framed by circular-cut pink diamonds, further surrounded by pear-shaped diamonds together weighing approximately 4.50 carats, mounted in 18 karat white gold. Ring size: 6 Accompanied by GIA report numbered 5156646309, dated 28 August 2013, stating that the 2.16 carat diamond is natural, Fancy Intense Green... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2015

Fine Fancy Intense Blue Diamond, Pink Diamond and Diamond Ring

Fine Pear-shaped Fancy Intense Blue Diamond, Pink Diamond and Diamond Ring. Estimate 991,390 — 1,126,580 EUR. Photo Sotheby's. Centring on a pear-shaped fancy intense blue diamond weighing 2.13 carats, framed by circular-cut pink diamonds, to an outer surround set with heart- and pear-shaped diamonds together weighing approximately 3.65 carats, mounted in platinum and 18 karat pink gold. Ring size: 6 Accompanied by GIA report numbered 1132058371, dated 5 October 2011, stating that the 2.13 carat... [Lire la suite]

22 mars 2015

Very Fine and Important Fancy Intense Purple-Pink Diamond and Diamond Ring

Very Fine and Important 5.59 carats Pear-shaped Fancy Intense Purple-Pink Diamond and Diamond Ring. Estimate 3,943,029 — 4,506,319 EUR. Photo Sotheby's. Centring on a pear-shaped fancy intense purple-pink diamond weighing 5.59 carats, flanked on each side by a heart-shaped diamond together weighing approximately 1.10 carats, mounted in 18 karat pink gold and platinum. Ring size: 3½  Accompanied by GIA report numbered 2165583427, dated 2 October 2014, stating that the 5.59 carat diamond is... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2015

Very Rare Fancy Vivid Pink Diamond and Diamond Ring, mounted by Carvin French

Very Rare Fancy Vivid Pink Diamond and Diamond Ring, mounted by Carvin French. Estimate 5,407,583 - 6,196,189 EUR. Photo Sotheby's. Centring on a heart-shaped fancy vivid pink diamond weighing 4.57 carats, surrounded by pear-shaped diamonds together weighing 5.85 carats, mounted in platinum, signed. Ring size: 6  Accompanied by GIA report numbered 5131498907, dated 29 March 2012, stating that the 4.57 carat diamond is natural, Fancy Vivid Pink colour, Internally Flawless... [Lire la suite]
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22 mars 2015

Rare and Exquisite Pair of Fancy Intense Purple-Pink Diamond, Fancy Intense Purplish-Pink Diamond and Diamond Pendent Earrings

Rare and Exquisite Pair of Type IIa diamond Fancy Intense Purple-Pink Diamond, Fancy Intense Purplish-Pink Diamond and Diamond Pendent Earrings. Estimate 5,407,583 - 6,196,189 EUR. Photo Sotheby's. Suspending a pear-shaped fancy intense purple-pink diamond weighing 4.01 carats and a fancy intense purplish-pink diamond weighing 3.72 carats, surmounted by an inverted heart-shaped fancy purplish pink and fancy intense pink diamond weighing 0.63 and 0.55 carat respectively, to a step-cut diamond background... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2015

Three painted red pottery equestrian figures, China, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907)

Three painted red pottery equestrian figures, China, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907). Estimate $10,000 - $15,000. Price Realized $68,750. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 One a court lady wearing a long-sleeved robe, her hair dressed in a helmet-like coif, accompanied by a male attendant holding a cloth-wrapped gift and a female attendant holding a box - 14 ¼ to 14 ½ in. (36.2 to 37 cm.) high Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, before 1991. Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD... [Lire la suite]