28 mars 2016

Important Sapphire and Diamond Ring

Lot 1874, Important 12.00 carats Kashmir Sapphire and Diamond Ring. Estimate 14,000,000 — 16,000,000 HKD (1,618,458 - 1,849,667 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. Centring on a modified cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 12.00 carats, flanked on each side by bullet-shaped diamonds, mounted in platinum. Ring size: 6 Accompanied by Gübelin, SSEF  and AGL reports numbered 16025010, 84266 and CS1073170, dated 22 February 2016, 24 February 2016, and 25 January 2016 respectively,... [Lire la suite]

28 mars 2016

A pair of blue and white 'dragon and phoenix' bowls, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 100, A pair of blue and white 'dragon and phoenix' bowls, Late Ming dynasty. 5 3/4 in. (14.7 cm.) diam. Estimate 40,000 – HK$60,000 HKD ($5,181 - $7,772). Price realised HKD 50,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  Each bowl is finely painted on the exterior in underglaze blue with a dragon and phoenix divided by a flaming pearl and stylised clouds. The interior is decorated with a central medallion enclosing a four-clawed dragon.The base is inscribed with an apocryphal Chenghua six-character... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2016

A rare blue and white 'fruit and flower' hexafoil bowl, Xuande six-character mark and of the period (1426-1435)

Lot 99. A rare blue and white 'fruit and flower' hexafoil bowl, Xuande six-character mark in underglaze within a double circle and of the period (1426-1435); 8 7/8 in. (22.7 cm.) diam. Estimate 800,000 – HK$1,200,000 HKD ($103,625 - $155,437). Price realised HKD 2,920,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The interior of the shallow widely-flaring conical bowl is painted in rich blue tones with a medallion enclosing a fruiting and flowering peach below individual sprays of lotus,... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2016

Important Sapphire and Diamond Ring

Lot 1739, Important 38.88 carats Burmese 'Royal Blue' Sapphire and Diamond Ring. Estimate 14,000,000 — 16,000,000 HKD (1,618,458 - 1,849,667 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. Centring on a cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 38.88 carats, within an openwork bombé surround set with marquise-shaped and circular-cut diamonds, to the diamond-set hoop, the diamonds together weighing approximately 8.00 carats, mounted in 18 karat white gold. Ring size:5¾ ... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2016

An exceptional Imperial Mughal-style white jade 'ram's' cup, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

Lot 3015, An exceptional Imperial Mughal-style white jade 'ram's' cup, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period. Estimate 8,000,000 — 12,000,000 HKD (916,783 - 1,375,175 EUR). Photo Sotheby's the lustrous and even white stone exquisitely worked in the form of a lobed floral bloom with delicate rounded walls rising steeply from the foot, one side elegantly tapering into an openwork handle modelled in the form of a ram's head depicted turned to one side, the beast sensitively... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2016

A pair of Imperial albums by the Qianlong emperor after Ni Zan, inset with jade discs, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

Lot 3007, A pair of Imperial albums by the Qianlong emperor after Ni Zan, inset with jade discs, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period. Estimate 15,000,000 — 20,000,000 HKD (1,718,969 - 2,291,958 EUR). Photo Sotheby's each album carefully placed within zitan covers, the interior with a silk-lined cavity for the jade jue on the left, the right side with an ink on paper painting, one depicting an overhanging pine branch above a flowing stream and... [Lire la suite]

28 mars 2016

Emerald and Diamond Ring, Cartier

Lot 1828, 17.49 carats Colombian Emerald and Diamond Ring, Cartier. Estimate 6,900,000 — 9,500,000 HKD (797,669 - 1,098,240 EUR). Photo Sotheby's Set with a step-cut emerald weighing 17.49 carats, flanked on each side by a baguette diamond, mounted in platinum, signed. Ring size: 5 Accompanied by Gübelin and SSEF reports numbered 16020005 and 84246, dated 3 February 2016 and 22 February 2016 respectively, stating that the 17.49 carat emerald is natural, of... [Lire la suite]
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28 mars 2016

Important Jadeite Bangle

Lot 1815, Important Jadeite Bangle. Estimate 7,000,000 — 9,000,000 HKD (809,229 - 1,040,438 EUR). Photo Sotheby's The circular jadeite bangle of fine translucency and bright apple green colour, suffused with emerald green streaks and white patches .Inner diameter and thickness approximately 57.32 x 11.83mm. Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory certificate numbered KJ 92072, dated 6 January 2016, stating that the jadeite is natural, known in the trade... [Lire la suite]
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28 mars 2016

Impressive Jadeite and Diamond Demi-Parure

Lot 1722, Impressive Jadeite and Diamond Demi-Parure. Estimate 9,000,000 — 12,000,000 HKD (1,040,438 - 1,387,250 EUR). Photo Sotheby's Comprising a necklace, set with seventeen graduated jadeite cabochons of fine translucency and emerald green colour, spaced and completed by princess-cut diamonds; and a pair of earclips, the diamonds altogether weighing approximately 18.30 carats, mounted in 18 karat white gold, length approximately 425mm. (2)Cabochons on... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2016

‘The Glass of the Architects. Vienna 1900-1937’ at Venice, Island of San Giorgio Maggiore

Josef Hoffmann, Beaker, 1912, clear glass, etching, corroding, gilding, J & L Lobmeyr, Dm: 6,7 cm, H: 10 cm, MAK © MAK-Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art. VENICE - With over 300 works, mostly from the collection of the MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art in Vienna and from private collections, the exhibition The Glass of the Architects. Vienna 1900-1937, curated by Rainald Franz, will run from April 18th to July 31st, 2016 on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, in Venice. The... [Lire la suite]