30 avril 2015

A famille-verte 'Accomplishments' baluster jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A famille-verte 'Accomplishments' baluster jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP (8,139 - 10,852 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. brightly enamelled with a continuous scene of scholars engaged in the four scholarly accomplishments, all set within a landscape of open pavilions, bridges and terraces and beneath an 'antiques', diaper and keyfret border at the shoulder - 34cm., 13 3/8 in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 13 mai 2015, 11:00 AM

30 avril 2015

An emerald and diamond ring

A Colombian emerald and diamond ring. Estimate CHF700,000 – CHF900,000 ($734,473 - $944,323). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Set with a cut-cornered square-cut emerald, weighing approximately 7.21 carats, to the square-cut diamond shoulders, weighing approximately 1.82 and 1.78 carats, mounted in platinum, ring size 6  Accompanied by report no. CS 52051 dated 13 February 2015 from the AGL American Gemological Laboratories stating that the emerald is of Colombian origin, with no indications of clarity... [Lire la suite]
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30 avril 2015

A fine pair of famille-verte cups, Daoguang marks and period

A fine pair of famille-verte cups, Daoguang marks and period. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP (10,852 - 16,278 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. each painted with fruiting persimmon sprays and a bamboo shoot, below a hovering bat, the countersunk base with six-character mark in underglaze blue. Quantité: 2 - 8.5cm., 3 3/8 in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 13 mai 2015, 11:00 AM
30 avril 2015

An impressive emerald and diamond necklace

An impressive 45.65 carats Colombian emerald and diamond necklace. Estimate CHF800,000 – CHF1,000,000 ($839,398 - $1,049,248). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Suspending an octagonal-cut emerald, weighing approximately 45.65 carats, to the flexible brilliant and baguette-cut diamond triple line chain, interspersed with baguette-cut diamond links, 42.0 cm  Accompanied by report no. 79282 dated 23 March 2015 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the emerald is of Colombian... [Lire la suite]
30 avril 2015

A famille-verte water cistern, cover and basin, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A famille-verte water cistern, cover and basin, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP (13,565 - 20,348 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. the flat backed cistern of ribbed pear shape, surmounted by a domed cover, painted with pheasants amongst flowers and foliage, the fluted basin similarly decorated. Quantité: 3. The cistern 41cm., 15 7/8 in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 13 mai 2015, 11:00 AM
30 avril 2015

A superb pair of antique emerald bangles

A superb pair of antique emerald bangles, 1900s, India. Estimate CHF1,500,000 – CHF2,000,000 ($1,573,871 - $2,098,495). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each set with twenty-three graduated rectangular-cut emeralds, in a raised openwork scrolling gold mount, 1900s, India, inner circumference 16.2 cm, each in a red leather fitted case bearing the initial 'B'  Accompanied by report no. 79094 dated 18 March 2015 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the 46 emeralds are of Colombian... [Lire la suite]
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30 avril 2015

A green and yellow enamelled 'Dragon' bowl

  A green and yellow enamelled 'Dragon' bowl. Estimate £1,500 – £2,500 ($2,301 - $3,835). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bowl is finely incised with two striding dragons chasing the flaming pearl amongst scrolling clouds above a cloud collar band which encircles the foot. The interior is similarly decorated. The base with an apocryphal Zhengde mark. 8 ½ in. (21.5 cm.) diam. Christie's. CHINESE CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART AND TEXTILES, 12 May 2015, London, South Kensington
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30 avril 2015

A green and yellow enamelled 'Dragon' dish

A green and yellow enamelled 'Dragon' dish. Estimate £2,000 – £3,000 ($3,068 - $4,602). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The foliate dish is enamelled and incised to the interior with a central roundel enclosing two dragons amidst floral sprays chasing flaming pearls. The interior cavetto and exterior are similarly decorated with two striding dragons and pearls. There is an apocryphal Qianlong seal mark to the base. 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm.) diam. Christie's. CHINESE CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART AND TEXTILES, 12 May... [Lire la suite]
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30 avril 2015

Emerald and diamond ring, monture Cartier

11.49 carats Colombian emerald and diamond ring, monture Cartier. Estimate 69,000 — 98,000 CHF (65,094 - 92,453 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. The hexagonal emerald weighing 11.49 carats, set between baguette diamond shoulders, size 51, signed monture Cartier, numbered, French assay and maker's marks. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 75780, stating that the emerald is of Colombian origin, with a minor amount of oil in fissures. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Genève, 12... [Lire la suite]
30 avril 2015

Pair of emerald, ruby and diamond earrings, Bulgari

Pair of Colombian emerald, ruby and diamond earrings, Bulgari. Estimate 78,000 — 138,000 CHF (73,585 - 130,189 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. Each suspending a pear-shaped emerald weighing 5.39 and 6.93 carats, from a line of calibré-cut cabochon rubies, accented with a brilliant-cut and two pear-shaped diamonds, each signed Bulgari, numbered, Italian assay and maker's marks, post and hinged back fittings. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 79578, stating that the emeralds are... [Lire la suite]