08 novembre 2015

A rare wucai ‘dragon’ dish, Yongzheng mark and period

A rare wucai ‘dragon’ dish, Yongzheng mark and period. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the curved sides divided into six lobes and supported on a short tapered foot, painted to the exterior with four scaly dragons writhing amongst scrolling clouds and flame wisps in pursuit of flaming pearls, the base with a six-character reign mark in three vertical columns within a double-circle - 15.7cm., 6 ¼in. Provenance: Collection of J. Dearman Birchall (1828-1897). Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art,... [Lire la suite]

08 novembre 2015

A coral, onyx and diamond 'serpenti' bracelet-watch, by Bulgari

A coral, onyx and diamond 'serpenti' bracelet-watch, by Bulgari. Estimate CHF145,000 – CHF190,000 ($146,058 - $191,387). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Designed as a coiled snake, the sprung body applied with coral, onyx and diamond scales, the head with pear-shaped diamond eyes and hinged jaw opening to reveal the circular dial with baton and dot hour markers, within a diamond bezel, mechanical movement, in brown leather Bulgari case. Signed Bvlgari, case no. 585307A  Christie's. GENEVA... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2015

A jadeite, ruby and diamond 'serpenti' watch-bracelet, by Bulgari

A jadeite, ruby and diamond 'serpenti' watch-bracelet, by Bulgari. Estimate CHF145,000 – CHF190,000 ($146,058 - $191,387). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Designed as a coiled dragon, the sprung body of naturalistic design applied with marquise-cut diamond clusters, to the pavé-set diamond and cabochon jadeite crest and tail, with ruby eyes, the hinged jaw opening to reveal the circular dial with baton hour markers, within a diamond surround, mechanical movement, mounted in gold and silver, in red leather Bulgari... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2015

A pair of doucai cups, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A pair of doucai cups, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. each with rounded sides rising from a slightly spreading foot to a flared rim, painted in underglaze-blue and bright enamels with four roundels formed from makara and lotus, all between stylised scrolling flowers at the rim and foot, the base with apocryphal Chenghua mark. Quantité: 2 - 6.2cm., 2 1/2 in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 11 nov. 2015, 11:00 AM
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08 novembre 2015

A green-enamel 'dragon' dish, Daoguang seal mark and period

A green-enamel 'dragon' dish, Daoguang seal mark and period. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a short foot to a flared rim, enamelled to the interior with a central medallion enclosing a green five-clawed dragon, writhing among flames in pursuit of a flaming pearl, the exterior similarly decorated with a pair of dragons striding in pursuit of a flaming pearl against an incised ground of turbulent waves and rocks, the base with a... [Lire la suite]
08 novembre 2015

A fine emerald and diamond brooch

A fine 14.95 carats Colombian emerald and diamond brooch.  Estimate CHF240,000 – CHF330,000 ($241,752 - $332,409). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The circular panel centering a cushion mixed-cut emerald, weighing approximately 14.95 carats, set within a rose and old-cut diamond openwork surround, suspending three rose, old-cut drops, the oval old-cut diamond surmount to the graduated rose-cut diamond pendant loop, with detachable pendant fitting, 10.0 cm, with French import marks for silver and gold ... [Lire la suite]

08 novembre 2015

An emerald and diamond brooch, by Suzanne Belperron

An emerald and diamond brooch, by Suzanne Belperron. Estimate CHF19,000 – CHF28,000($19,139 - $28,204). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The two pavé-set diamond crescents surmounted by a collet-set emerald cameo, suspending two asymmetrical pendants with pear-shaped diamond and pavé-set diamond globe terminals, circa 1955, 10.3 cm, with French assay marks for platinum and goldWith maker's mark of Groene et Darde for Suzanne Belperron  Notes: Elegant and mysterious, Suzanne Belperron pioneered a new aesthetic in... [Lire la suite]
08 novembre 2015

A pair of Art Déco diamond earrings, by Lacloche Frères

A pair of Art Déco diamond earrings, by Lacloche Frères. Estimate CHF19,000 – CHF28,000 ($19,139 - $28,204). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Of swirl design, each set with baguette and circular-cut diamonds, 1930s, 2.5 cm, with French assay marks for platinum. Signed Lacloche Frères, no. 1735  Notes: Lacloche Frères was founded in Madrid in 1875 by four brothers, Fernand, Jules, Leopold and Jacques. Subsequently, they opened branches in San Sebastian, Biarritz and at 15, rue de la Paix in Paris before... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2015

A large Dehua ‘lotus’ bowl, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A large Dehua ‘lotus’ bowl, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides naturalistically modelled in the form of a lotus leaf, elegantly rising to a rim with furled edges, the interior and exterior lightly incised with veins, applied to the exterior with sprigs of flowering and budding lotus, leaves and arrowheads rising above the lobed rim, covered overall in a creamy white glaze - 20.3cm., 8in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 11 nov. 2015, 11:00... [Lire la suite]
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08 novembre 2015

A Dehua figure of Manjushri, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A Dehua figure of Manjushri, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. well modelled, seated on pierced rockwork beside a Buddhist lion, wearing loose robes tied at the waist and elaborate jewellery, with hair in a high chignon, holding a ruyi sceptre in the right hand, the reverse impressed with a double-gourd seal reading He Chaozong, wood stand. Quantité: 2 - 24cm., 9 1/2 in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 11 nov.... [Lire la suite]
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