14 mai 2016

Set of four diamond plaques de cou, Cartier, 1907

Lot 449. Set of four diamond plaques de cou, Cartier, 1907. Estimate 220,000 — 380,000 CHF (201,062 - 347,288 EUR). Photo Sotheby's he central plaque decorated with a pierced and millegrain-set articulated plaque of foliate design set with circular-cut and rose diamonds, supporting three slightly baroque button shaped natural pearls measuring approximately 9.05 x 9.15 x 7.45mm, 9.70 x 10.60 x 8.70mm and 9.10 x 9.50 x 7.65mm, to a later collar composed of ten rows of natural... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2016

A blue and white 'Sparrows' vase, Republic period (1912-1949)

Lot 559. A blue and white 'Sparrows' vase, Republic period (1912-1949). Estimate £2,000 - £4,000 ($2,884 - $5,768). Price Realised £40,000 ($57,600). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.   The slender vase is decorated in varying shade of blue with sparrows perched upon a gnarled branch. Accompanied with two seals reading Wang Bu and Zhu xi. 9 in. (23 cm.) high.   Christie's. CHINESE CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART AND TEXTILES PART  II, 13 May 2016, London, South... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2016

A small en grisaille 'landscape' lantern vase, Republic period (1912-1949)

Lot 558. A small en grisaille 'landscape' lantern vase, Republic period (1912-1949). Estimate £1,500 - £2,500 ($2,163 - $3,605). Price Realised £2,000 ($2,880). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The vase is delicately enamelled with figures within a rural and mountainous river landscape. Parts of the tree foliage decorated in sepia tones. The reverse with two sampans moored at the river's edge. The base has an apocryphal Qianlong four-character mark. 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high. Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2016

Pair of ruby, emerald and diamond clips, 'Tutti Frutti', Cartier, circa 1925

Lot 456. Pair of ruby, emerald and diamond clips, 'Tutti Frutti', Cartier, circa 1925. Estimate 75,000 — 115,000 CHF (68,544 - 105,100 EUR). Photo Sotheby's Each of palmette design, set with a carved emerald and rubies, within a border of circular- and single-cut diamonds, each signed Cartier, one indistinctly numbered. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Geneva, 17 May 2016, 10:00 AM
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14 mai 2016

A celadon-glazed 'Lotus and Shoulao' puzzle cup, 18th century

Lot 525. A celadon-glazed 'Lotus and Shoulao' puzzle cup, 18th century. Estimate £600 - £800 ($865 - $1,154). Price Realised £1,063 ($1,530). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The lotus-form cup is supported on three low feet and decorated to the exterior with veins in low relief, a standing figure of Shoulao with underglaze blue robes can be seen emerging from the centre. 4 3/8 in. (11 cm.) diam. Provenance: Property from a Private American Collection, assembled prior to 1960.  ... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2016

A Longquan celadon-glazed moulded ‘figural’ bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 524. A Longquan celadon-glazed moulded ‘figural’ bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century. Estimate £2,000-3,000 ($2,600-3,800). Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The deep bowl is moulded to the centre with a double fsh medallion encircled by panels enclosing various named characters from the Chinese play “The Tale of the Pipa” including the equestrian scholar Cai Bojie and the oficial Niu. 7 in. (17.7 cm.) diam. Provenance: Property from a Private American Collection, assembled prior to... [Lire la suite]

14 mai 2016

Nephrite, rock crystal, sapphire and diamond brooch, Cartier, circa 1930

Lot 332. Nephrite, rock crystal, sapphire and diamond brooch, Cartier, circa 1930. Estimate 120,000 — 170,000 CHF (109,670 - 155,366 EUR). Photo Sotheby's The rock crystal hoop suspending a half-moon motif set with polished nephrite, cabochon sapphires, circular- and single-cut diamonds, signed Cartier. .  Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Geneva, 17 May 2016, 10:00 AM
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14 mai 2016

Two celadon-glazed pottery figures, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 523. Two celadon-glazed pottery figures, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century. Estimate £1,500 - £2,500 ($2,163 - $3,605). Price Realised £1,875 ($2,700). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  One figure is modelled as Guanyin seated on a lotus base with a kneeling attendant. The other figure is modelled as a standing Budai holding his cloth sack. The taller 9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm) high, wood stands.  Provenance: Property from a Private American Collection, assembled prior to 1960.  ... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2016

A Longquan celadon and biscuit figure of Xuan Wu, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 522. A Longquan celadon and biscuit figure of Xuan Wu, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century. Estimate £1,500 - £2,000 ($2,163 - $2,884). Price Realised £12,500 ($18,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The bowl and cover are each finely decorated with butterflies amongst trailing vine bearing numerous gourds. 8 ¾ in. (22.4 cm.) diam. Provenance: Property from a Private American Collection, assembled prior to 1960. Christie's. CHINESE CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART AND TEXTILES PART... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2016

Pair of gem set and diamond ear clips, 'Tutti Frutti', Cartier, circa 1925

Lot 454. Pair of gem set and diamond ear clips, 'Tutti Frutti', Cartier, circa 1925. Estimate 75,000 — 115,000 CHF (68,544 - 105,100 EUR). Photo Sotheby's Each set with carved and fluted emeralds, buff-top sapphires, a cabochon ruby and accented with baguette and single-cut diamonds, screw back fittings, one deficient, each signed Cartier, numbered, French assay marks, fitted case stamped Cartier.  Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Geneva,... [Lire la suite]
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