01 juin 2015

 An emerald, cultured pearl and diamond necklace

 A hexagonal carved emerald, cultured pearl and diamond necklace. Estimate HK$950,000 – HK$1,500,000 (US$120,000-190,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The central hexagonal emerald carved on both sides with floral motifs, Indian early-mid-19th century, set within a brilliant-cut diamond 24k gold frame, joined to two-strands of round cream cultured pearls measuring approximately 9.0 - 9.4 mm, to the diamond-set clasp, mounted in rose gold, 37.3 cm long Christie's. HONG KONG MAGNIFICENT JEWELS, 2... [Lire la suite]

01 juin 2015

A rare famille-verte 'Flowers and birds' octagonal jardinière, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 683. A rare famille-verte 'Flowers and birds' octagonal jardinière, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722);  48 by 48 by 24.5 cm., 18 7/8  by 18 7/8  by 9 5/8  in. Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 HKD (120,007 - 180,010 EUR). Lot sold  2,360,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of octagonal form with flared sides and a lobed everted rim, resting on bracket feet moulded with multicoloured scrolls, each of the eight side panels finely enamelled with a... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2015

A sapphire and diamond ring, by Gimel

A 24.00 carat Ceylon sapphire and diamond ring, by Gimel. Estimate HK$2,000,000 – HK$3,000,000 (US$250,000-380,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Set with a cushion-shaped sapphire, within a brilliant-cut diamond surround, to the similarly-cut diamond half-hoop, mounted in platinum and 18k yellow gold, ring size 6¼. Signed Gimel Accompanied by report no. 79647 dated 30 March 2015 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the approximately 24.00 carat sapphire is of Ceylon (Sri Lanka)... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2015

 A sapphire and diamond necklace

 A Burma sapphire and diamond necklace. Estimate HK$2,400,000 – HK$3,500,000 (US$300,000-440,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Designed as a series of graduated cushion and oval-shaped sapphires alternating with trefoil pear-shaped diamond links, mounted in 18k white gold, 42.3 cm long Accompanied by report no. 76386 dated 23 September 2014 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the sapphires weighing approximately 70.00 carats total are of Burma (Myanmar) origin, with no indications of... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2015

An important sapphire and diamond brooch

An important 23.00 carat Burma sapphire and diamond brooch. Estimate HK$2,500,000 – HK$3,500,000 (US$320,000-440,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The detachable pendant, set to the centre with a cushion-shaped sapphire, within a collet-set brilliant-cut diamond surround, suspended from a double bar brooch set throughout with brilliant-cut diamonds, between openwork circular diamond-set sides, the middle further accented by an overlapping loop, suspending three terminals composed of graduating diamond... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2015

A blue and white 'Mythical beast' sprinkler, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 698. A blue and white 'Mythical beast' sprinkler, Ming dynasty, 16th century;  21.9 cm., 8 1/4  in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 HKD.  Photo Sotheby's 2015. well potted with a spherical body supported on a tall flaring foot, the top shaped like a lid with a small pointed finial, connected to a cup-shaped mouth by six curving tubes springing from the shoulder, the body decorated with three slender archaistic dragons, the loops decorated with alternating lattice and... [Lire la suite]

01 juin 2015

A blue and white 'Leaping carp' saucer, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1620)

Lot 551. A blue and white 'Leaping carp' saucer, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1620);  11.7 cm., 4 5/8  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 25,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. the interior finely decorated with a carp leaping from tempestuous waves with rockwork and clouds in the distance, the underside with floral sprays, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark within a double-circle. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 2nd May 2000, lot 700. Note:... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2015

A blue and white hexagonal box and cover, Mark and period of Wanli

A blue and white hexagonal box and cover, Mark and period of Wanli. Estimate 350,000 — 450,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. of hexagonal section, the straight sides supported on an integral base with a pierced apron, the exterior painted in inky tones of cobalt with six panels under a band of lingzhi, each enclosing a trigram and a crane among clouds, set with a pair of mythical beast-head handles, the fitted cover similarly decorated and surmounted by a finial in the form of a seated qilin, the... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2015

 A wucai figure of Shoulao, Ming dynasty, Wanli period

 A wucai figure of Shoulao, Ming dynasty, Wanli period. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. raised on a plinth painted with clouds and waves breaking against rocks, the deity seated on a recumbent deer with hide dotted with flowers, resting his right hand between his companion’s antlers, his outer robe painted with a circular medallion of cobalt-blue and iron-red waves across the chest, with a scene of a rabbit observing a bat in flight on the back, his long beard and brows painted in underglaze... [Lire la suite]
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01 juin 2015

A wucai 'dragon' bowl, Mark and period of Wanli

Lot 548. A wucai 'dragon' bowl, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1620);  18 cm., 7 1/8  in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot sold 125,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. decorated around the exterior with four multi-coloured five-clawed dragons writhing above tempestuous waves, alternating with other mythical creatures including conches and horses, their scaly body emitting red flames against a blue ground, all set between a blue and red floral band around the rim and a border of precious... [Lire la suite]
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