18 avril 2015

An iron-red decorated ‘Five Bats’ bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

An iron-red decorated ‘Five Bats’ bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850). Estimate HK$50,000-70,000 (US$6,500-9,000). Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bowl is painted on the exterior in iron red with five bats between decorative scrolls bearing peaches and ruyi-heads. 4√ in. (12.5 cm.) diam. Provenance: Sold at Christie’s Paris, 14 June 2006, lot 385 Property from the Sui Yuan Zhai Collection Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE -... [Lire la suite]

18 avril 2015

A famille rose ‘Baragon Tumed’ cup, Daoguang period (1821-1850), ‘Baragon Tumed’ mark in mongolian script in iron red

A famille rose ‘Baragon Tumed’ cup, Daoguang period (1821-1850), ‘Baragon Tumed’ mark in mongolian script in iron red. Estimate HK$40,000-60,000 (US$5,200-7,700). Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The cup is enamelled on the exterior with the Buddhist emblems of the ‘Seven Regal Treasures’, including the Wheel of the Law, elephant, horse, jewel, the Queen, the Minister and the General, within leaf-shaped panels, supported on lotus blossoms above stylised waves and rocks and below... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2015

A pair of green-ground famille rose ‘Double Happiness’ bowls, Daoguang six-character seal marks in iron red and of the period

A pair of green-ground famille rose ‘Double Happiness’ bowls, Daoguang six-character seal marks in iron red and of the period (1821-1850). Estimate HK$300,000-500,000 (US$39,000-65,000). Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each bowl is delicately enamelled on the exterior with four lotus blooms and ‘double happiness’ characters interspersed with iron-red bats and Shou characters, all reserved on a bright lime-green ground. 51/2 in. (14.1 cm.) diam. (2) Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2015

A pair of blue and white stem bowls, Late Ming dynasty, 17th century

A pair of blue and white stem bowls, Late Ming dynasty, 17th century. Estimate HK$200,000-400,000 (US$26,000-52,000). Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each is painted on the exterior of the bowl with a continuous garden scene depciting a man looking out from a roofed dwelling at two officials in conversation accompanied by a fan-holding attendant; the other side with another official riding on a horse, followed byan attendant carrying a zither. The interior is painted with a central medallion with a... [Lire la suite]
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18 avril 2015

A small blue and white jar, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

A small blue and white jar, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Estimate HK$180,000-300,000 (US$24,000-39,000). Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The globular body is painted with a frieze of chrysanthemum scroll between a band of pendent lotus petals below and a band of classicscroll above. 3,7/8 in. (10 cm.) high Provenance: Ronald W. Longsdorf, collection label no. 914 Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 6 April 2015, 22nd Floor
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18 avril 2015

Platinum and Diamond Ring

Platinum and 12.27 carats Diamond Ring. Estimate 240,000 — 280,000 USD (218,124 - 254,478 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's Centering an oval-shaped diamond weighing 12.27 carats, flanked by triangle-shaped brilliant-cut diamonds weighing approximately 3.20 carats, size 5¼. Accompanied by GIA report no. 8446838 dated April 14, 1994 stating that the diamond is F color, SI1 clarity.  Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels New York, 21 avr. 2015, 10:00 AM
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18 avril 2015

Platinum, Sapphire and Diamond Ring, Carvin French & Platinum, Emerald and Diamond Ring, Tiffany & Co., circa 1925

  Platinum, Sapphire and Diamond Ring, Carvin French & Platinum, Emerald and Diamond Ring, Tiffany & Co. Photo courtesy Sotheby's Platinum, Kashmir Sapphire and Diamond Ring, Carvin French. Estimate 275,000 — 325,000 USD (249,934 - 295,377 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's.  Centering a cushion-cut sapphire weighing 5.80 carats, flanked by tapered baguette diamonds weighing approximately .60 carat, size 6, with maker's mark.  Accompanied by AGL report no. CS 63492 stating that the sapphire... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2015

Platinum, Sapphire and Diamond Necklace, Harry Winston

Platinum, Burmese Sapphire and Diamond Necklace, Harry Winston. Estimate 300,000 — 400,000 USD (272,655 - 363,541 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's The necklace designed as a rivière, set with 73 round diamonds weighing approximately 42.00 carats, length 15¼ inches, with maker's mark; circa 1978; suspending a detachable pendant centering a pear-shaped sapphire weighing 16.95 carats, framed by round and pear-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 5.95 carats; circa 1979. With signed... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2015

Platinum and Diamond Ring

Platinum and 12.14 carats Diamond Ring. Estimate 325,000 — 425,000 USD (295,377 - 386,262 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's Centering an emerald-cut diamond weighing 12.14 carats, flanked by tapered baguette diamonds weighing approximately 1.20 carats, size 5¼. Accompanied by GIA report no. 11448458 stating that the diamond is H color, VVS2 clarity. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels New York, 21 avr. 2015, 10:00 AM
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18 avril 2015

A blue and white bottle vase, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 46. A blue and white bottle vase, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 13.5cm., 5 3/5 in. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP (2,713 - 4,070 EUR). Lot sold 6,875 GBP Photo courtesy Sotheby's. he pear-shaped body rising from a tapering foot to a waisted neck flaring at the rim, the exterior painted with panels enclosing stylised floral sprays, all below a wide band of further floral sprays, Japanese wood box; together with a Zhangzhou polychrome-decorated bottle vase, Japanese wood box... [Lire la suite]