18 avril 2016

A pair of 6.26 and 5.96 carats Colombian emerald and diamond ear pendants, Ruser

Lot 137. A pair of 6.26 and 5.96 carats Colombian emerald and diamond ear pendants, Ruser. Estimate US$40,000 - 60,000 (€35,000 - 53,000). Photo Bonhams. each suspending a pear-shaped emerald, weighing 6.26 and 5.96 carats, within a round brilliant-cut diamond surround, to the round brilliant and marquise-cut diamond cluster surmount, pendant drops detachable; signed Ruser; estimated total diamond weight: 12.80 carats; mounted in platinum; length 2 1/8in. Accompanied by AGL report # CS 1073225 A and... [Lire la suite]

18 avril 2016

A 4.79 carats diamond ring, Hemmerle

Lot 51. A 4.79 carats diamond ring, Hemmerle. Estimate US$60,000 - 90,000 €53,000 - 80,000). Photo Bonhams.  centering a pear-shaped modified brilliant-cut diamond, weighing 4.79 carats, flanked by trapeze and baguette-cut diamonds; signed GH; mounted in 18k gold; size 6 1/2 Accompanied by GIA report # 1156035283 dated October 4, 2012 stating the diamond is: G color, VVS2 clarity. Accompanied by HRD Antwerp report # 13008251002 dated March 21, 2013 stating the diamond is: F color, VVS2... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2016

A 43.00 carats diamond necklace

Lot 49. A 43.00 carats diamond necklace. Estimate US$25,000 - 35,000 (€22,000 - 31,000). Photo Bonhams. the flexible line of sixty-four round brilliant-cut diamonds, graduating in size from the center; estimated total diamond weight: 43.00 carats; mounted in 18k gold; length: 14 1/2in. Bonhams. FINE JEWELLERY, 15:00 EDT, NEW YORK
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18 avril 2016

An exceptional pair of diamond earrings, by Harry Winston, circa 1976

Lot 131. An exceptional pair of diamond earrings, by Harry Winston, circa 1976. Estimate £150,000 - 200,000 (€190,000 - 250,000). Photo Bonhams. Set throughout with marquise-cut and pear-shaped diamonds, diamonds 25.37 carats total, maker's mark for Jacques Timey, numbered 8043, length 3.3cm  Accompanied by a report from GIA stating that the pear-shaped diamond weighing 2.85 carats is E colour, VVS2 clarity, potential. Report number 673768, dated 4 March 2016.Accompanied by a report from GIA stating that... [Lire la suite]
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18 avril 2016

A magnificent 15.52 carats step-cut Type IIa diamond single-stone ring, by Harry Winston, circa 1973

Lot 132. A magnificent 15.52 carats step-cut Type IIa diamond single-stone ring, by Harry Winston, circa 1973. Estimate £700,000 - 900,000 (€880,000 - 1.1 million). Photo Bonhams. The step-cut diamond, weighing 15.52 carats, between tapered baguette-cut diamond shoulders, signed Winston, ring size K Accompanied by a report from GIA stating that the diamond is D colour, VVS2 clarity, potential. Report number 2175516935, dated 4 March 2016. Accompanied by an additional letter from GIA stating that the... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2016

A porcelain dish, Nabeshima ware, Okawachi official kilns, Hizen (Imari city), Edo period (1680-1720)

Lot 32. A porcelain dish, Nabeshima ware, Okawachi official kilns, Hizen (Imari city), Edo period (1680-1720). Estimate $50,000 - $70,000. Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The circular dish on raised foot, decorated in underglaze-blue and polychrome enamels with water hollyhocks, underside with three tasseled coin clusters and comb-tooth band around the foot; 8 in. (20.3 cm.) diameter. With wood box. Note: Americans have long appreciated the fawless glaze and stunning designs of... [Lire la suite]

18 avril 2016

A porcelain dish, Nabeshima ware, Okawachi official kilns, Hizen (Imari city), Edo period (1680-1720)

Lot 31. A porcelain dish, Nabeshima ware, Okawachi official kilns, Hizen (Imari city), Edo period (1680-1720). Estimate $10,000 - $15,000. Price Realized $16,250. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The circular dish on raised foot, decorated in underglaze-blue and polychrome enamels with water-weed and a flowing stream, underside undecorated; 5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm.) diameter. With wood box Provenance: Kochukyo Co., Ltd, Tokyo, acquired 15th October 1966 Christie's. AN INQUIRING MIND: AMERICAN COLLECTING... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2016

A porcelain dish, Nabeshima ware, Okawachi official kilns, Hizen (Imari city), Edo period (1680-1720)

Lot 30. A porcelain dish, Nabeshima ware, Okawachi official kilns, Hizen (Imari city), Edo period (1680-1720). Estimate $5,000 - $7,000. Price Realized $11,875. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The circular dish on raised foot, decorated in underglaze-blue and celadon glaze with a branch of camellia, underside with three flower sprays and a comb-tooth band around the foot; 5 ¾ in. (14.6 cm.) diameter. With wood box Provenance: Kochukyo Co., Ltd, Tokyo, acquired 15th October 1966 Christie's. AN... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2016

Makino Baisen (? - 1860), Whales and hunting boats

Lot 21. Makino Baisen (? - 1860), Whales and hunting boats. Each sealed Baisen and Masaoki. Estimate $40,000 - $60,000. Price Realized $137,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Pair of six-panel screens; ink, color and gold flecks on paper; 62 ¾ x 155 ¾ in. (159.4 x 395.7 cm.) each Provenance: Private Collection, Akita Prefecture, Japan Note: The depiction of whale is extremely rare in Japanese art and not so many examples are known.  The renown print artist from the same... [Lire la suite]
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18 avril 2016

Anonymous (17th century), Stable with fine horses

Lot 20. Anonymous (17th century), Stable with fine horses. Estimate $60,000 - $80,000. Price Realized $75,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Twelve paintings mounted as a pair of six-panel screens; ink, color and gold flecks on paper; 52 x 19 ¾ in. (132.1 x 50.2 cm.) each approx. Note: Twelve prized steeds are on display, tethered in the immaculate equestrian wing of a samurai household. These horses are presented as public icons of the wealth and power of their owner, a member of Japan's newly important... [Lire la suite]
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