29 mai 2015

A very rare sacrificial blue-glazed vase, ganlanping, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

A very rare sacrificial blue-glazed vase, ganlanping, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a d ouble circle and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate HK$12,000,000 – HK$18,000,000 ($1,600,000 - $2,300,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase is well potted with an elegant rounded body tapering towards the slightly spreading foot and towards the waisted neck that rises to a flared rim. The exterior is covered with a rich blue glaze in contrast to the white rim and interior. 16 in. (41... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 22:17 - - Commentaires [1] - Permalien [#]
Tags : ,

29 mai 2015

A fine and rare 'eel-skin' glazed cylindrical 'ribbed' vase, Yongzheng four-character incised seal mark and of the period

A fine and rare 'eel-skin' glazed cylindrical 'rib bed' vase, Yongzheng four-character incised seal mark and of the period (1727-1735). Estimate HK$2,400,000 – HK$3,000,000 ($310,000 - $390,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase is potted of cylindrical form of Song period prototype, the sides gently tapering to the low flat foot. The body is moulded with evenly spaced horizontal raised bands from the shoulder to the foot, the short waisted neck with a lipped rim and wide mouth. Applied overall with a eel-skin... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2015

A rare large Guan-type hu-form vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

A rare large Guan-type hu-form vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate HK$5,000,000 – HK$8,000,000 ($650,000 - $1,000,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The pear-shaped body is of rectangular section and raised on a pedestal foot pierced with a rectangular aperture on each of the narrow sides, with a double bow-string band encircling the upper body and another below the tubular rectangular handles. The vase is covered overall with an even glaze of widely... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 21:45 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : ,
29 mai 2015

A fine and very rare teadust-glazed cylindrical vase, Yongzheng incised four-character seal mark and of the period

A fine and very rare teadust-glazed cylindrical vase, Yongzheng incised four-character seal mark and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate HK$2,400,000 – HK$3,500,000 ($310,000 - $450,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase is potted with a tall columnar body rising to angular shoulders and a cylindrical neck below a flared mouth rim, all supported on a ribbed splayed foot. It is covered in a rich lightly speckled olive-green glaze, thinning to brown at the rim. 10 5/8 in. (27 cm.) high, box  ... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2015

A fine and rare celadon-glazed moulded 'rope twist' globular vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark and of the period

A fine and rare celadon-glazed moulded 'rope twist' globular vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate HK$3,000,000 – HK$5,000,000 ($390,000 - $650,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase is finely moulded to the exterior of the globular body with a band of interlocking knotted ropes forming a repeated diamond pattern. Further modelled with a moulded rope-form loop handle to the top of the band on each side of the shoulder. It is applied with a subtle... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2015

An impressive pair of jadeite and diamond earrings

An impressive pair of translucent emerald green jadeite cabochon and diamond earrings. Estimate HK$6.5 million - 8.5 million (€760,000 - 1 million). Photo: Bonhams. Each highly translucent jadeite cabochon of rich intense emerald green colour, measuring 26.4 x 19.8 x 5.9mm and 26.4 x 19.8 x 5.4mm, within a marquise-cut diamond surround, diamonds approximately 8.00 carats total, length 3.4cm Accompanied by two Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory reports stating that the natural colour fei cui (jadeite jade)... [Lire la suite]

29 mai 2015

A pair of emerald and diamond pendent earrings

A pair of Colombian emerald and diamond pendent earrings. Estimate HK$700,000 - 900,000 (€120,000 - 180,000). Photo: Bonhams. The hexagonal step-cut emeralds, each weighing 4.97 and 4.07 carats, within pavé-set old brilliant-cut diamond surrounds, to similarly set diamond surmounts, between cushion-shaped diamonds, each weighing 1.02 and 1.00 carats, accented by princess-cut diamonds, remaining diamonds approximately 1.10 carats total, length 4.0cm  Accompanied by two Gubelin reports stating that the 4.97... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2015

A fine art deco emerald and diamond cuff, by Cartier, circa 1925

A fine art deco emerald and diamond cuff, by Cartier, circa 1925. Estimate HK$1 million - 1.5 million (€120,000 - 180,000). Photo: Bonhams. The old brilliant-cut diamond cuff set with a row of five emerald cabochons, set between baguette-cut diamond borders and accents, completed by a brick-link bracelet strap with a single and baguette-cut diamond clasp, diamonds approximately 21.00 carats total, signed Cartier, numbered, inner diameter 5.0 x 4.3cm Bonhams. FINE JEWELLERY & JADEITE, 3 Jun 2015... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 19:20 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , ,
29 mai 2015

A fine emerald and diamond bracelet, by Cartier, circa 1960

A fine Colombian emerald and diamond bracelet, by Cartier, circa 1960. Estimate HK$800,000 - 1.2 million (€94,000 - 140,000). Photo: Bonhams. The articulated bracelet set with eight graduated step-cut emeralds, each between courses of brilliant-cut diamonds,diamonds approximately 11.50 carats total, signed Cartier Paris, numbered, length 16.0cm Accompanied by an AGL (American Gemological Laboratories) report stating that the natural emeralds have minor clarity enhancement and originate from Colombia. Report... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 19:15 - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , ,
29 mai 2015

An Art Deco jadeite, diamond and onyx brooch, by Cartier, circa 1925

An Art Deco jadeite, diamond and onyx brooch, by Cartier, circa 1925. Estimate HK$70,000 - 90,000 (€8,200 - 11,000). Photo: Bonhams. The carved 'Double Happiness' jadeite plaque of bright green colour, measuring approximately 18.7 x 12.9 x 1.8mm, accented by rose-cut diamonds and calibré-cut onyx, signed Cartier Paris, numbered, maker's mark, French assay mark, length 5.0cm  Accompanied by a Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory report stating that the selected natural colour fei cui (jadeite jade) has no resin... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 19:09 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , , , ,