05 mai 2015

A double-gourd vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A double-gourd vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's the upper gourd painted in underglaze-blue and red with leafy branches bearing six peaches, the lower gourd covered in a celadon glaze beneath a red and green floral scroll band, the base inscribed with mark reading Shijin Tang zhi (Hall of Generations of Splendour)23.8cm., 9 3/8 in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art Londres, 13 mai 2015, 11:00 AM

05 mai 2015

A wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' dish, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 138. A wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' dish, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722); 31.7cm., 12 1/2 in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Lot sold 40,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's the rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim, the interior painted with a pair of five-clawed dragons and a pair of phoenix amidst scrolling, leafy stems of peony, the design repeated in the well and on the exterior, all within double blue line borders, the underside inscribed with a six-character reign mark... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2015

A doucai 'Floral' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period

A doucai 'Floral' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period. Estimate 25,000 — 35,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's the deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a gently everted rim, finely decorated on the interior with a medallion of composite iron-red, white and blue-petalled flowers encircled by interlocking blue and green strapwork, the exterior with six similar clusters of flowers springing from the foot and framed by interlocked foliate... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2015

A pair of doucai 'Bajixiang' bowls, Qianlong seal marks and period

A pair of doucai 'Bajixiang' bowls, Qianlong seal marks and period. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's each body of ogee form rising from a recessed base to a flaring rim, brightly painted and enamelled to the interior with a floret, peach and ruyi medallion  encircled by the bajixiang in the well, the exterior with a foliate scroll band above ruyi lappets. Quantité: 2 - 20.4cm., 8in. Notes: Bowls of this form and design are held... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2015

A fine pair of blue and yellow 'Dragon' bowls, Qianlong seal marks and period

A fine pair of blue and yellow 'Dragon' bowls, Qianlong seal marks and period. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's each with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to an everted rim, freely painted in reverse in rich cobalt-blue tones and heightened in yellow with two five-clawed scaly dragons in pursuit of a flaming pearl, all amidst fire and cloud scrolls and above a lotus lappet band, the interior with a dragon medallion, the base with seal mark in underglaze-blue. Quantité:... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2015

Pair of diamond earrings

  From an aristocratic family. Pair of diamond earrings. Estimate 138,000 — 195,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's  Each millegrain-set with a circular-cut diamond, suspending a larger similarly cut diamond, post back fittings. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Genève, 12 mai 2015, 10:30 AM
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05 mai 2015

Diamond tiara-necklace, 1880s

Lot 477. Formely in the collection of the Earl of Mar and Kellie. Diamond tiara-necklace, 1880s. Estimate 145,000 — 285,000 CHF. Lot sold 442,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's Designed as a graduated row of lanceolated motifs set with circular-cut diamonds, alternating with lines of smaller collet-set diamonds, supported by a row of diamonds in box collets, length approximately 480mm, detachable into five sections measuring 205mm, 80mm, 70mm, 97mm and 10mm, together with a... [Lire la suite]
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05 mai 2015

Diamond bracelet, Bulgari

Diamond bracelet, Bulgari. Estimate 145,000 — 240,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's Designed as a graduated line of step-cut diamonds, within a background of pear-shaped diamonds, length approximately 180mm, signed Bulgari. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Genève, 12 mai 2015, 10:30 AM
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05 mai 2015

Diamond necklace, late 1960s

Diamond necklace, late 1960s. Estimate 370,000 — 540,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's Of ribbon design, set with drop shaped motifs framing cushion-shaped diamonds, highlighted throughout with brilliant-cut diamonds, further accented with pear-shaped and baguette diamonds, inner circumference approximately 355mm. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Genève, 12 mai 2015, 10:30 AM
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05 mai 2015

Alexandrite and diamond ring, Jérémie Pauzié

Alexandrite and diamond ring, Jérémie Pauzié. Estimate 370,000 — 540,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's Set with a cushion-shaped alexandrite weighing 23.75 carats, in a decorative mount set throughout with brilliant-cut diamonds, size 54, signed Jérémie Pauzié, French assay and maker's marks. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 55437, dated 9 February 2010, stating that the alexandrite is of Ceylon origin, with no indications of treatment and with a strong colour change. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble... [Lire la suite]