10 octobre 2015

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10 octobre 2015

A sapphire and diamond necklace, by Van Cleef & Arpels

A sapphire and diamond necklace, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate $130,000 – $180,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Designed as a graduated series of eight oval-cut sapphires and circular-cut diamond clusters, centering upon a detachable cushion-cut sapphire, to the circular-cut diamond surround, spaced by marquise and circular-cut diamond links to the circular-cut diamond backchain, 16 1/2 ins. (may also be worn as a bracelet), with French assay marks for platinum and 18k gold. Signed Van Cleef & Arpels,... [Lire la suite]
10 octobre 2015

A rare blue glass vase, Wheel-cut mark and period of Qianlong

A rare blue glass vase, Wheel-cut mark and period of Qianlong. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000HKD. Lot sold 500,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's of ganlan form, rising in three gentle curves to incorporate the body swelling from the splayed foot and tapering gracefully before the flared mouth, the glass of a translucent bright blue tone, the base with a four-character wheel-cut mark within a double-square - 18.2 cm., 7 1/8  in. Notes: Glass vases of this ganlan form are very... [Lire la suite]
10 octobre 2015

An Art Deco diamond bracelet, by Van Cleef & Arpels

An Art Deco diamond bracelet, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate $150,000 – $200,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Designed as a series of articulated circular and baguette-cut diamond openwork plaques, spaced by baguette-cut diamond links, circa 1925, 7 ins., mounted in platinum and 18k white gold. Signed Van Cleef et Arpels, no. 39362 Christie's. IMPORTANT JEWELS, 20 October 2015, New York, Rockefeller Plaza
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10 octobre 2015

An enamelled glass 'landscape' vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

An enamelled glass 'landscape' vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 250,000 — 300,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's the translucent white glass of elongated ovoid form, the body finely painted in the famille-rose palette with a continuous scene of life on a riverboat among lush surroundings, with a lady and children playing on the boat and a lone fisherman by floating reeds, all below a border of cloud scrolls and banana leaf lappets rising to an everted rim, the base with a... [Lire la suite]
10 octobre 2015

A pair of turquoise and diamond ear pendants, by Van Cleef & Arpels

A pair of turquoise and diamond ear pendants, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate $25,000 – $35,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each flower surmount set with a circular cabochon turquoise, within a circular-cut diamond surround, suspending a detachable pendant centering upon a navette cabochon turquoise, within a circular-cut diamond surround, 2 3/4 ins., with French assay mark for 18k gold. Signed Van Cleef & Arpels, N.Y., no. 17432, with maker's mark Christie's. IMPORTANT JEWELS, 20 October... [Lire la suite]
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10 octobre 2015

A yellow overlay turquoise glass vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

A yellow overlay turquoise glass vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's deeply carved through the bright yellow to an opaque turquoise ground, the globular body decorated with a continuous scene depicting a pheasant perched on a rocky boulder, the rockwork extending to slender branches issuing camellia, peony and narcissus blooms and their associate foliage, the leafy stems extending to the cylindrical neck, all resting on a slightly... [Lire la suite]
10 octobre 2015

A diamond and ruby 'mystery-set' flower brooch,  by Van Cleef & Arpels

A diamond and ruby 'mystery-set' flower brooch,  by Van Cleef & Arpels.  Estimate $40,000 – $60,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Designed as a circular-cut diamond flower, to the calibré-cut ruby and baguette-cut diamond petals, approximately 2 ins., mounted in platinum. Signed V.C.A. for Van Cleef & Arpels, N.Y., no. 1407 ORMERLY FROM THE ESTATE OF ELLA HARGROVE SAYRE SULLIVAN, MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA Christie's. IMPORTANT JEWELS, 20 October 2015, New York, Rockefeller Plaza
10 octobre 2015

An octagonal ruby-red glass vase, Wheel-cut mark and period of Qianlong

Lot 3741. An octagonal ruby-red glass vase, Wheel-cut mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795);  14 cm., 5 1/2  in.. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot sold 100,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's of octagonal form, supported on a tall foot, the sides rounding to a bulbous pear-shaped body and rising to a slender neck, the central bulb cut with gently curving facets, the recessed base with a wheel-cut four-character reign mark within a square, the glass of an even... [Lire la suite]
10 octobre 2015

A pair of diamond and emerald ear clips, by Van Cleef & Arpels

A pair of diamond and Colombian emerald ear clips, by Van Cleef & Arpels.  Estimate $20,000 – $30,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each designed as a circular-cut diamond flower blossom, centering upon an oval cabochon emerald, weighing approximately 4.14 and 3.86 carats, 7/8 in., mounted in 18k gold. Signed V.C.A. for Van Cleef & Arpels, N.Y., no. 3K879-2 Accompanied by report no. CS 64163-64 dated 25 November 2014 from the... [Lire la suite]