07 mai 2015

Diamond ring, Cartier

Diamond ring, Cartier. Estimate 39,000 — 59,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's The step-cut diamond weighing 4.51 carats, set between trapeze-shaped diamond shoulders, size 51, signed Cartier, numbered.  Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Genève, 12 mai 2015, 10:30 AM
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07 mai 2015

The Estate of Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe. Pair of natural pearl and diamond earrings, Cartier, circa 1935

Lot 494. Property of Mary Duchess of Roxburghe. Pair of natural pearl and diamond earrings, Cartier, circa 1935. Estimate 39,000 — 69,000 CHF. Lot sold 394,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's.  Each of chandelier design, set with light brownish grey to greyish brown natural pearls measuring from approximately 6.75 x 6.95mm to 9.45 x 9.55mm, highlighted with circular- and single-cut diamonds, unsigned, post and butterfly fittings.  Accompanied by SSEF report no. 79525, stating that the eight pearls were found to be... [Lire la suite]
07 mai 2015

The Estate of Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe. Natural pearl and diamond double clip brooch, Cartier, circa 1935

Lot 495. The Estate of Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe. Natural pearl and diamond double clip brooch, Cartier, circa 1935. Estimate 49,000 — 69,000 CHF. Lot sold 334,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's Composed of a pair of shield-shaped plaques of geometric design, set with circular-, single-cut and baguette diamonds, framing a central detachable motif accented with three brownish grey natural pearls, one button shaped, and two round to roundish, measuring approximately 10.05 x 10.10 x 9.90mm, 9.60 x 9.80mm and 9.65 x 10.25mm, and baguette... [Lire la suite]
07 mai 2015

Superb gem set vanity case, Cartier, 1925

Superb gem set vanity case, Cartier, 1925. Estimate 110,000 — 160,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's The octagonal gold box decorated with white enamel wave motifs, mother-of-pearl inlay, and black enamel, the terminals covered in carved coral flowers, seed pearls, cabochon emeralds, and circular-, single-cut and rose diamonds, each end opening to reveal a powder compartment, the length opening on two sides to reveal a compartment, a lipstick holder and a fold out mirror, dimensions approximately 120 x 45 x... [Lire la suite]
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07 mai 2015

Pair of fine gem set and diamond clips, Cartier, circa 1930

Pair of fine gem set and diamond clips, Cartier, circa 1930. Estimate 69,000 — 98,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's Each set with a carved emerald leaf, within a frame of cabochon rubies, ruby beads and baguette and single-cut diamonds, the clip fittings backed with mother-of-pearl, each signed Cartier, numbered, French assay marks, fitted case stamped Cartier.  Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Lydia, Lady Deterding. Bibliography: Cf: Alexandra Rhodes and Stefano Papi, 20th... [Lire la suite]
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07 mai 2015

A pair of Famille Rose vases and covers, Guangxu six-character marks in iron red and of the period (1875-1908)

A pair of Famille Rose vases and covers, Guangxu six-character marks in iron red and of the period (1875-1908). Estimate £4,000 – £6,000 ($6,080 - $9,120). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each vase is delicately decorated to the exterior with five boys playing with cockerels and their young, surrounded by chrysanthemum stems and leafy vines with double gourds to one side, and large peony blooms beside goldfish swimming in a river to the other. The covers are moulded with a double peach finial and surrounded by... [Lire la suite]

07 mai 2015

A pair of Famille Rose lime green-ground dishes, Daoguang six-character seal marks in iron red and of the period (1821-1850)

                                                    A pair of Famille Rose lime green-ground dishes, Daoguang six-character seal marks in iron red and of the period (1821-1850). Estimate £5,000 – £8,000 ($7,600 - $12,160). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 ach dish is decorated with an interior roundel enclosing a scene of a lady within a pavilion, beside an elderly gentlemen holding symbols,... [Lire la suite]
07 mai 2015

A Famille Rose turquoise-ground rectangular parfumier and cover, 19th century

A Famille Rose turquoise-ground rectangular parfumier and cover, 19th century. Estimate £5,000 – £8,000 ($7,600 - $12,160). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The parfumier is decorated to each side with lotus scrolls, peaches and bats, and is applied with animal-head handles. Two of the sides are painted in gilt with 'double happiness' characters, shuangxi. The cover is decorated with three pierced medallions. There is a Daoguang seal mark to one side. 14 ¼ in. (36.2 cm.) wide Provenance: With Tung Tak, Hong... [Lire la suite]
07 mai 2015

A large Famille Rose figural charger, the enamels 18th century, the porcelain possibly earlier

A large Famille Rose figural charger, the enamels 18th century, the porcelain possibly earlier. Estimate £7,000 – £10,000 ($10,640 - $15,200). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The dish is decorated in enamels and gilt with two ladies conversing by a pavilion in a garden with a lotus pond. The well has a scrolling leafy border with scattered flower heads and fruits, and the underside is decorated with three iron red floral sprigs. 15 ¾ in . (40 cm.) diam. Christie's. CHINESE CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART AND... [Lire la suite]
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07 mai 2015

A large Famille Rose dish, 18th century, the porcelain 15th century

A large Famille Rose dish, 18th century, the porcelain 15th century. Estimate £7,000 – £10,000 ($10,640 - $15,200). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The interior of the dish is decorated with three female immortals in a garden setting beside a deer pulling a small cart with auspicious fruit, all below a further immortal seated on the back of a phoenix in flight. The cavetto has eight shaped cartouches containing flowers, antiques and figures in exterior scenes. 15 in. (38.2 cm.) diam. Provenance: The... [Lire la suite]