13 avril 2015

A blue and white circular box and cover, Wanli Mark And Period

A blue and white circular box and cover, Wanli Mark And Period. Estimate 25,000 — 30,000 GBP (33,913 - 40,695 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. the exterior of the cover painted with a 'flaming pearl' supported on a stylized blossom surrounded by blossoms supporting the 'Eight Daoist symbols' (babao) and repeated on the sides of the cover and box, the base inscribed with a six-character mark in underglaze-blue within a double circle; 15cm., 5 7/8 in. ... [Lire la suite]
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13 avril 2015

A large blue and white 'Mandarin Duck' fish bowl, Wanli mark and period

A large blue and white 'Mandarin Duck' fish bowl, Wanli mark and period. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP (54,260 - 81,390 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. sturdily potted, with deep rounded sides painted in soft tones of underglaze blue with a continuous scene of ducks swimming amongst flowering lotus, arrow grass and other aquatic weeds, all below a border of florets reserved against a stylised wave band at the rim, interrupted by a rectangular cartouche enclosing the six-character reign... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2015

A blue and white 'Mandarin ducks' bowl, Yuan dynasty

A blue and white 'Mandarin ducks' bowl, Yuan dynasty. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 GBP (108,520 - 162,780 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a slightly spreading foot, the interior painted with two mandarin ducks in a lotus pond above a tortoise within a circular panel, below a wide band of classic scroll at the rim, the exterior painted with a band of scrolling lotus above a wide band of lappets at the foot; 18cm., 7in. Notes: This... [Lire la suite]
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13 avril 2015

A fine gilt-bronze mounted blue and white ‘Dragon’ meiping, Wanli mark and period

A fine gilt-bronze mounted blue and white ‘Dragon’ meiping, Wanli mark and period. Estimate 250,000 — 300,000 GBP (339,125 - 406,950 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. sturdily potted with high rounded shoulders rising to a short waisted neck and lipped rim, boldly painted in rich cobalt-blue tones with a ferocious four-clawed dragon grasping a sprig of lingzhi in its mouth, the sinuous scaly body with trailing flame-like extensions, the head detailed with whiskers and a long mane,... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2015

A rare blue and white facetted vase, Xuande mark and period (1426-1435)

  Lot 38. A rare blue and white facetted vase, Xuande mark and period (1426-1435); 13.8cm., 5 1/2 in. Estimate 200,000 — 250,000 GBP (271,300 - 339,125 EUR). Lot sold 3,845,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the square body with chamfered corners and supported on a splayed foot, surmounted by a tall cylindrical neck with lipped rim, flanked by a pair of curved handles issuing from the mouths of moulded dragon heads with short horns, bulging eyes and sharp fangs, the... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2015

Platinum and Diamond Ring

Platinum and 14.33 carats Type lla Diamond Ring. Estimate $950,000 — 1,100,000 (863,409 - 999,736 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. Centering a marquise-shaped diamond weighing 14.33 carats, flanked by two triangle-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 1.40 carats, size 6¾.  Accompanied by GIA report no. 1162931137 stating that the diamond is D color, VVS1 clarity. Together with a letter from the GIA stating that the diamond has been determined to be Type lla. Sotheby's. Magnificent... [Lire la suite]

13 avril 2015

Important Platinum, 18 Karat Rose Gold, Fancy Light Pink Diamond and Diamond Ring

Important Platinum, 18 Karat Rose Gold, 11.41 carats Fancy Light Pink Diamond and Diamond Ring. Estimate $1,900,000 — 2,200,000 (1,726,817 - 1,999,473 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. Centering a round-cornered rectangular modified brilliant-cut Fancy Light Pink diamond weighing 11.41 carats, accented by round diamonds of near colorless and pink hues weighing approximately 1.15 carats, size 5¾. Accompanied by GIA report no. 2165608603 stating that the diamond is Fancy Light Pink, Natural... [Lire la suite]
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13 avril 2015

Magnificent Platinum and Diamond Ring

Magnificent Platinum and 22.30 carats D color, Internally Flawless Type lla Diamond Ring. Estimate $2,800,000 — 3,200,000 (2,544,784 - 2,908,324 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. Centering an oval-shaped diamond weighing 22.30 carats, size 5¾, numbered 2229. Accompanied by GIA report no. 2175050992 stating that the diamond is D color, Internally Flawless. Together with a letter from the GIA stating that the diamond has been determined to be Type lla.  Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels, New... [Lire la suite]
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13 avril 2015

Highly Important Platinum and Diamond Pendant Necklace

A Highly Important Platinum and 52.26 carats, D color, SI1 clarity Diamond Pendant-Necklace. Estimate $3,800,000-4,200,000 (3,453,635 - 3,817,175 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. The pear-shaped diamond weighing 52.26 carats, suspended from a chain set with eight round diamonds weighing .87 carat, length adjusts from 16 to 17 inches. Accompanied by GIA report no. 2175001379 stating that the diamond is D color, SI1 clarity, with Excellent Polish and Symmetry. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels, New... [Lire la suite]
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13 avril 2015

A Spectacular Emerald-Cut Diamond

A Spectacular 100.20 carats D color and Internally Flawless clarity Emerald-Cut Type lla Diamond. Estimate $19,000,000 — 25,000,000  (17,268,175 - 22,721,283 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's The emerald-cut diamond weighing 100.20 carats, mounted in platinum, size 6½.  Accompanied by a GIA monograph. Accompanied by GIA report no. 5161435897 stating that the diamond is D color, Internally Flawless. Together with a letter from the GIA stating that the diamond has... [Lire la suite]
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