29 avril 2015

An impressive set of ruby and diamond jewellery

Lot 327. An impressive set of Burmese  'Pigeon Blood Red' ruby and diamond jewellery. Estimate CHF1,500,000 – CHF2,500,000 ($1,577,640 - $2,629,400). Price realised CHF 1,685,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Comprising a necklace designed as twenty graduated pear-shaped diamond flower clusters, each centering upon an oval-shaped ruby, a pair of ear pendants en suite, mounted in platinum and gold, necklace 46.1 cm, ear pendants 3.5 cm  Accompanied by Premium Report no.... [Lire la suite]
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29 avril 2015

A coral-imitation porcelain snuff bottle, Jiaqing seal mark and period

A coral-imitation porcelain snuff bottle, Jiaqing seal mark and period. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP (2,713 - 4,070 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. of elongated ovoid form, densely decorated with a dragon and phoenix writhing amongst ruyi-shaped clouds and flame wisps, all between bands of ruyi heads, keyfret and raised bosses, covered overall in a coral-red glaze, the base with a four-character Jiaqing seal mark in gilt, silver-mounted jadeite stopper; Quantity: 2 - 7.7cm.,... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2015

Ruby and diamond bracelet, circa 1935

Burmese  ruby and diamond bracelet, circa 1935. Estimate 78,000 — 115,000 CHF (73,585 - 108,491 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. Set with a cushion-shaped diamond between graduated lines of circular-cut, oval and cushion-shaped rubies, within stylised scroll motifs of pavé-set circular-cut and baguette diamonds, length approximately 170mm, French assay and maker's marks. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 79749, stating that the twenty rubies are of Burmese origin, with no indications of... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2015

A sang-de-boeuf pear-shaped vase, Qianlong

A sang-de-boeuf pear-shaped vase, Qianlong. Estimate £1,500 - 2,000 (€2,100 - 2,800). Photo Bonhams The thickly potted vase with a bulbous body rising to a tall cylindrical neck, all covered with a mottled deep crimson glaze with a delicate crackle, thinning at the mouth to a rich creamy colour, wood stand. 36.5cm (14 3/8in) high (2). Provenance: Roy Davids Collection, no.89 Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 11 May 2015 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
29 avril 2015

Ruby and diamond necklace

Property of a European noble family. Ruby and diamond necklace. Estimate 78,000 — 115,000 CHF (73,585 - 108,491 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. The bow motif set with two cabochon rubies, decorated with circular-cut and baguette diamonds, on a similarly set detachable necklace, length approximately 410mm, necklace may be worn as two bracelets, lengths approximately 190mm each, French assay and maker's marks. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 78206, stating that the rubies on the bow motif are... [Lire la suite]
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29 avril 2015

Ruby and diamond bracelet, 1930s

Ruby and diamond bracelet, 1930s. Estimate 98,000 — 145,000 CHF (92,453 - 136,793 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. Of geometric buckle design, set with step-cut rubies and brilliant-cut and baguette diamonds, length approximately 190mm, detachable into two segments. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Genève, 12 mai 2015, 10:30 AM
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29 avril 2015

Ruby and diamond ring

Burmese ruby and diamond ring. Estimate 146,000 — 245,000 CHF (137,736 - 231,132 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. Set with an oval ruby weighing 5.13 carats, within a frame of similarly shaped diamonds, the shoulders decorated with brilliant-cut stones, size 53, sizing band signed VCA, numbered.  Accompanied by SSEF report no. 37033, dated 26 March 2001, stating that the ruby is of Burmese origin, with no indications of thermal enhancement.  Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble... [Lire la suite]
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29 avril 2015

Important ruby and diamond bangle-bracelet, Boucheron, circa 1935

Property of a European imperial royal family. Important ruby and diamond bangle-bracelet, Boucheron, circa 1935. Estimate 390,000 — 680,000 CHF (367,925 - 641,510 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. Of hinged design, one side decorated with calibré-cut rubies in concealed settings, the other pavé-set with brilliant-cut and baguette diamonds, inner circumference approximately 185mm, signed Boucheron, French assay and maker's marks, four small diamonds deficient.  ... [Lire la suite]
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29 avril 2015

A pair of copper red-glazed bowls, Qianlong six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

                                                                                         A pair of copper red-glazed bowls, Qianlong six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate £4,000 – £6,000 ($6,096 - $9,144). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each bowl is covered... [Lire la suite]
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29 avril 2015

Two copper red-glazed dishes, Qianlong six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Two copper red-glazed dishes, Qianlong six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate £3,000 – £5,000 ($4,572 - $7,620). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each dish is covered to the interior and exterior with a rich red glaze, the rim and base left white. The larger 7 ¼ in. (18.5 cm.) diam. Christie's. CHINESE CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART AND TEXTILES, 15 May 2015, London, South Kensington