22 mai 2016

A rare 9.06 carats D colour, internally flawless clarity Type IIa old mine-cut diamond ring

Lot 2033. A rare 9.06 carats D colour, internally flawless clarity Type IIa old mine-cut diamond ring. Estimate HK$8,000,000 – HK$12,000,000 (US$1,000,000-1,500,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Set with an old mine-cut diamond, weighing approximately 9.06 carats, mounted in gold, ring size 5¼ Accompanied by report no. 2165872148 dated 11 December 2014 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is D colour, internally flawless clarity; and a Diamond Type Classification... [Lire la suite]
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22 mai 2016

A rare celadon-glazed bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 10. A rare celadon-glazed bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate HK$500,000 - 700,000 (€57,000 - 80,000). Photo: Bonhams. Elegantly and deeply potted with a slightly everted foot rising to a gently flaring rim, the exterior decorated with six ruyi-heads enclosing smaller lappets issuing from a band of flower petals and keyfret scrolls at the rim, covered overall in a translucent soft celadon glaze, the base with a six-character kaishu mark in... [Lire la suite]
22 mai 2016

A 12.89 carats, VS2 clarity Type IIa marquise-cut fancy brown-pink diamond and diamond ring

Lot 2054. A 12.89 carats, VS2 clarity Type IIa marquise-cut fancy brown-pink diamond and diamond ring. Estimate HK$8,500,000 – HK$12,000,000 (US$1,100,000-1,500,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Set with a marquise-cut fancy brown-pink diamond, weighing approximately 12.89 carats, within an oval-shaped diamond and circular-cut pink diamond surround, to the circular-cut pink diamond and single-cut diamond foliate gallery, extending to the single-cut diamond half-hoop, mounted in gold, ring size 5 ... [Lire la suite]
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22 mai 2016

An album with seven sections of a painting, Early 18th century

            Lot 8. An album with seven sections of a painting, Early 18th century. Estimate HK$150,000 - 200,000 (€17,000 - 23,000). Photo: Bonhams. Ink and colour on silk, comprising seven album leaves depicting scenes of the Qing military expedition to Tibet of 1720, leaf four with accompanying separate leaf with a kaishu inscription, detached album cover. Each: 46cm (18 1/8in) x 39.5cm (15 1/2in) (9). Provenance: Lieutenant-Colonel T.S.Cox and thence by... [Lire la suite]
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22 mai 2016

An important 9.43 carats Kashmir octagonal-shaped sapphire and diamond ring, by Tiffany & Co.

Lot 2063. An important 9.43 carats Kashmir octagonal-shaped sapphire and diamond ring, by Tiffany & Co. Estimate HK$5,600,000 – HK$8,000,000 (US$700,000-1,000,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Set with an octagonal-shaped sapphire, weighing approximately 9.43 carats, flanked by vari-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum, ring size 6¼. Signed Tiffany & Co. (indistinct) Accompanied by report no. 14120080 dated 16 December 2014 from the Gübelin GemLab stating that the sapphire is of Kashmir... [Lire la suite]
22 mai 2016

An Imperial blue-glazed altar vessel and cover for the Temple of Heaven, dou, Qianlong seal marks and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 7. An Imperial blue-glazed altar vessel and cover for the Temple of Heaven, dou, Qianlong seal marks and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate HK$250,000 - 350,000 (€29,000 - 40,000). Photo: Bonhams. The stem bowl raised on a high splayed hollow foot, moulded with decorative bands around the sides, the domed cover decorated with overlapping wave bands, surmounted by a pair of rope-twist handles, covered overall with a rich lustrous glaze of deep violet-blue. 27cm (10 1/2in) high (2). ... [Lire la suite]

22 mai 2016

An important 10.76 carats, VS2 clarity square-shaped fancy vivid yellow diamond and diamond ring

Lot 1972. An important 10.76 carats, VS2 clarity square-shaped fancy vivid yellow diamond and diamond ring. Estimate HK$9,500,000 – HK$15,000,000 (US$1,200,000-1,900,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Set with a square-shaped fancy vivid yellow diamond, weighing approximately 10.76 carats, flanked by trapeze-cut diamonds, mounted in gold, ring size 6 Accompanied by report no. 6173365208 dated 29 October 2015 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is fancy vivid yellow... [Lire la suite]
22 mai 2016

A rare Imperial cloisonné enamel 'eight Buddhist emblems' alms bowl, Enamelled Qianlong four-character mark and of the period

Lot 5. A rare Imperial cloisonné enamel 'eight Buddhist emblems' alms bowl, Enamelled Qianlong four-character mark and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate HK$250,000 - 350,000 (€29,000 - 40,000). Photo: Bonhams. The compressed globular body finely cast with rounded bulging shoulders below a slightly incurved lipped mouth rim, the exterior vibrantly enamelled in red, yellow, blue, green and white with the Eight Buddhist Emblems scattered amidst leafy tendrils issuing from blossoming lotus, between crashing waves and... [Lire la suite]
22 mai 2016

An Imperial cloisonné enamel double-gourd wall vase, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 4. An Imperial cloisonné enamel double-gourd wall vase, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate HK$200,000 - 300,000 (€23,000 - 34,000). Photo: Bonhams. Cast as a double-gourd vase and stand, the upper and lower lobes finely enamelled with the characters da and ji in gilt, encircled by the Eight Daoist Emblems, anbaxian, and the Eight Buddhist Emblems, bajixiang, respectively, tied at the waist with a gilt ribbon, all on a rich turquoise ground embellished with extensive... [Lire la suite]
22 mai 2016

An impressive 5.79 carats Kashmir cushion-shaped sapphire and 5.01 carats cushion-shaped diamond, by Bulgari

Lot 2061. An impressive 5.79 carats Kashmir cushion-shaped sapphire and 5.01 carats, E colour, VS1 clarity cushion-shaped diamond, by Bulgari. Estimate HK$7,000,000 – HK$9,000,000 (US$900,000-1,150,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Designed as a crossover ring, each terminal set with a cushion-shaped sapphire, weighing approximately 5.79 carats, and a cushion-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 5.01 carats, joined to the baguette-cut diamond quarter-hoop, mounted in platinum and gold, ring size... [Lire la suite]