10 mai 2015

Natural pearl and diamond necklace, circa 1925

From a noble family. Natural pearl and diamond necklace, circa 1925. Estimate 43,000 — 54,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's Composed of a graduated strand of roundish to oval, button and barrel shaped natural pearls measuring from approximately 6.35 to 10.40mm, alternating with seed pearls, the clasp decorated with three circular-cut diamonds, encircled by single-cut stones, length approximately 515mm, French assay and partial maker's marks. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 78448, stating that the forty-two... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2015

Pair of natural pearl and diamond ear clips

Pair of natural pearl and diamond ear clips. Estimate 43,000 — 53,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's Each designed as an articulated line of foliate motifs, accented with circular-, single-cut and rose diamonds, suspending a drop shaped natural pearl, one light grey measuring approximately 10.25 x 10.30 x 14.80mm, the other measuring approximately 10.10 x 10.35 x 14.65mm, one small diamond deficient. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 78446, stating that the pearls were found to be natural, saltwater, the light... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2015

A large Longquan celadon-glazed 'lotus' dish, Early 15th century

A large Longquan celadon-glazed 'lotus' dish, Early 15th century. Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€4,100 - 6,900). Photo: Bonhams. The heavily potted dish on a short wide foot, incised in the well with a single lotus flower surrounded by verdant leaves, covered in an olive-green glaze. 39.5cm (15 1/2in) diam.  Provenance: a European private collection and thence by descent Note: Compare with a related dish in the British Museum illustrated by J.Harrison-Hall in Ming Ceramics in the British Museum,... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2015

A large Longquan celadon-glazed carved 'peony' dish, 14th-15th century

A large Longquan celadon-glazed carved 'peony' dish, 14th-15th century. Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€4,100 - 6,900). Photo: Bonhams. The broad shallow dish heavily potted and incised with three peony blossoms on foliate scrolls under the rim encircling the slightly domed but unembellished central medallion, the exterior also plain, all covered with a rich green glaze pooling to a darker tone in the recesses. 45.6cm (18in) diam. Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, 14 May 2015 10:00 BST - LONDON, NEW BOND... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2015

A large Longquan celadon-glazed carved dish, 15th century

A large Longquan celadon-glazed carved dish, 15th century. Estimate £6,000 - 8,000 (€8,200 - 11,000). Photo: Bonhams. The heavily potted dish incised to the centre with a cash and trellis diaper design, the gently rounded sides boldly carved to the interior with scrolling peonies, all beneath a dish-shaped rim incised with scrolling motifs, the exterior left plain, covered overall in a thick olive-green glaze pooling in the recesses.45.5cm (17 7/8in) diam. Provenance: a European private collection  ... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2015

Natural pearl, emerald and diamond choker

Natural pearl, emerald and diamond choker. Estimate 63,000 — 105,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's Composed of five rows of natural pearls measuring from approximately 4.05 to 4.70mm, decorated with a step-cut emerald within a double frame of cushion-shaped diamonds, highlighted with similarly cut diamond barrettes, shortest length approximately 345mm, French assay and maker's marks, emerald and diamond jewel detachable. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 80046, stating that three hundred and... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2015

A rare junyao foliate-rim dish, Yuan Dynasty

A rare junyao foliate-rim dish, Yuan Dynasty. Estimate £8,000 - 12,000 (€11,000 - 16,000). Photo: Bonhams. The shallow dish delicately potted with gently rounded sides moulded with eight lotus petals rising to a barbed foliate rim, all under an attractive crackled glaze of lavender blue tone thinning to the rim and the ribs. 13cm (5 1/8in) diam. Provenance: A.Schoenlicht Collection (label)A European private collection Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, 14 May 2015 10:00 BST - LONDON, NEW BOND STREET
10 mai 2015

Natural pearl, cultured pearl and diamond necklace

Natural pearl, cultured pearl and diamond necklace. Estimate 16,000 — 27,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's Composed of a graduated line of button shaped multi-coloured natural pearls and cultured pearls measuring from approximately 4.80 to 9.15mm, alternating with cushion-shaped diamonds, length approximately 350mm. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 79771, stating that two pearls were found to be natural, saltwater, and that one pearl was found to be cultured; the remainder of the pearls have not been tested.  ... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2015

A painted enamel 'immortal island' vase, Qianlong four-character seal mark and of the period

A painted enamel 'immortal island' vase, Qianlong four-character seal mark and of the period. Estimate £25,000 - 35,000 (€34,000 - 48,000). Photo: Bonhams. The baluster body vividly painted in strong shades of cobalt blue with a continuous landscape scene depicting an Immortal island with a huabiao column, tiled pavilions and rocky outcrops emerging from a ground of foaming waves, approached by a mythical crane flying amidst scrolling clouds, all beneath a band of ruyi-heads to the shoulder and key-fret bands... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2015

A painted enamel 'dragon' waterpot, 18th century

A painted enamel 'dragon' waterpot, 18th century. Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€4,100 - 6,900). Photo: Bonhams. Brightly painted on the exterior with two three-clawed dragons, one with yellow scales and breathing smoke and the other with green scales and chasing a red pearl, all amidst cloud scrolls and above foaming waves, set with two gilt lion-mask handles. 5.9cm (2 1/4in) wide Provenance: an English private collection and thence by descent Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, 14 May 2015 10:00 BST... [Lire la suite]
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