31 mai 2015

A pair of natural pearl and diamond ear pendants

A pair of natural pearl and diamond ear pendants. Estimate HK$400,000 – HK$550,000 ($50,000-70,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each set with a roundish cream or brownish grey natural pearl measuring approximately 15.8 - 17.6 and 15.8 - 16.7 mm respectively, surmounted by an old European-cut diamond, mounted in white gold, 2.7 cm long  Accompanied by report no. 77992 dated 15 January 2015 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the analysed properties confirm the authenticity of these two... [Lire la suite]

31 mai 2015

A two-strand natural pearl and diamond necklace

A two-strand natural pearl and diamond necklace. Estimate HK$480,000 – HK$650,000 ($60,000-80,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Composed of one hundred fifty-seven round white natural pearls measuring approximately 5.8 - 8.6 mm, to the diamond-set clasp, mounted in platinum, 56.0 cm long Accompanied by report no. 1172072218 dated 16 March 2015 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that one hundred fifty-seven pearls are natural saltwater. The tested pearls show no indication of treatment  ... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2015

A pair of natural pearl earrings

A pair of natural cream button pearl earrings. Estimate HK$550,000 – HK$800,000 ($70,000-100,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each set with a natural cream button pearl measuring approximately 12.6 x 8.2 and 12.9 x 6.9 mm, mounted in 18k white gold Accompanied by report no. 67496 dated 8 April 2013 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the analysed properties confirm the authenticity of these two saltwater natural pearls(2) Christie's. HONG KONG MAGNIFICENT JEWELS, 2 June... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2015

A natural pearl, diamond, onyx and seed pearl necklace

A natural pearl, diamond, onyx and seed pearl necklace. Estimate HK$800,000 – HK$1,200,000 ($100,000-150,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The diamond roundel and seed pearl necklace, set with three oval-shaped brown natural pearls measuring approximately 11.6 x 11.9 to 12.3 x 14.3 mm, flanked by cone shape onyx, to the marquise-cut diamond clasp, mounted in platinum, 42.7 cm long Accompanied by report no. 79650 dated 30 March 2015 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the analysed properties... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2015

A Qingbai bowl. Song Dynasty (907–1279)

A Qingbai bowl. Song Dynasty (907–1279). Estimate €400 - €500. Photo courtesy Lempertz 1845 A Qingbai bowl, decorated to the exterior with two rows of petals, covered with a bluish crackled glaze except for the rim and the base. D 17 cm Lempertz 1845. Asian Art, 06.03.2015, 10:00, Cologne 
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31 mai 2015

A shallow Qingbai dish. Song dynasty & A miniature Qingbai ewer, warmer, stand and a stem cup. Southern Song dynasty

A shallow Qingbai dish. Song dynasty & A miniature Qingbai ewer, warmer, stand and a stem cup. Southern Song dynasty.  Photo courtesy Lempertz 1845 A shallow Qingbai dish with lobed rim, porcelaneous body with carved leafy scrolls, and covered with a creamy crackled glaze except for the base. Diameter 14.6 cm. Estimate €1.000 - €1.500 Provenance: Wolfgang Nolting, Rheinland-Pfalz (acquired from Christian Böhm, London, 28.9.1992) A miniature Qingbai ewer, warmer, stand and stem cup with... [Lire la suite]

31 mai 2015

An inscribed Qingbai 'melon' box and cover, Song dynasty

Lot 606. An inscribed Qingbai 'melon' box and cover, Song dynasty (960-1279). Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 HKD  (1,800 - 2,400 EUR). Lot sold 18,750 HKD (2,193 EUR). Photo Sotheby's 2015.  of compressed globular form resembling a melon with lobed sides and cover moulded with a stem, applied overall with a transparent glaze pooling to a light turquoise blue in the recesses, save for the raised interior rim and base left unglazed revealing a white body, the latter impressed with... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2015

A rare Qingbai 'chrysanthemum' dish, Northern Song dynasty

A rare Qingbai 'chrysanthemum' dish, Northern  Song dynasty. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD  (18,001 - 24,001 EUR). Photo Sotheby's.  with shallow rounded sides and an gently everted rim, supported on a narrow tapered foot, finely moulded on the interior and on the underside with overlapping radiating petals resembling a chrysanthemum flower, the recessed centre incised with a lotus, applied overall with a translucent glaze slightly tinged to blue with yellowing... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2015

A rare Qingbai 'chrysanthemum' dish, Northern Song dynasty

A rare Qingbai 'chrysanthemum' dish, Northern  Song dynasty. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD  (18,001 - 24,001 EUR). Photo Sotheby's.  with shallow rounded sides and an gently everted rim, supported on a narrow tapered foot, moulded on the interior and on the underside with overlapping radiating petals resembling a chrysanthemum flower, the recessed centre incised with a lotus, applied overall with a translucent glaze slightly tinged to blue with yellowing undertones, save... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2015

A Qingbai lobed cup and cupstand, Northern Song dynasty

A Qingbai lobed cup and cupstand, Northern  Song dynasty. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD  (24,001 - 36,002 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. delicately potted with rounded sides supported on a short splayed foot, rising to a lobed everted rim divided in six foliations, set on an associated circular six-lobed stand moulded on the interior with a central raised ring and resting on a splayed recessed base formed from six lappets, each pierced with a central trefoil motif, both applied with a... [Lire la suite]