27 mai 2016

An important pair of diamond ear pendants, by G

Lot 1992. An important pair of diamond ear pendants, by G. Estimate HK$3,800,000 – HK$5,800,000 (US$490,000-750,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Each designed as a pear-shaped diamond openwork lozenge-shaped frame, to the back fitting, set with a circular-cut diamond teardrop-shaped hoop, suspending a pear-shaped diamond, mounted in gold, 4.9 cm. With maker's mark for G Accompanied by twenty-two reports dated from 5 December 2000 to 24 August 2011 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating... [Lire la suite]
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27 mai 2016

A rare Ru-type glazed hu-form vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3216. A rare Ru-type glazed hu-form vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate HK$1,800,000 – HK$2,600,000 (US$232,820 - $336,295). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Of archaic hu-form, the vase is sturdily potted with an ovoid body rising from a splayed foot to a gently flaring mouth, the neck is flanked by a pair of handles each in the form of a mythical animal, tianlu. The exterior is moulded in relief with raised strapwork centred by four... [Lire la suite]
27 mai 2016

A rare moulded celadon-glazed pear-shaped archaistic 'dragon' vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark and of the period

Lot 3204. A rare moulded celadon-glazed pear-shaped archaistic 'dragon' vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate HK$1,000,000 – HK$1,500,000 (US$129,337 - $194,006). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The vase is finely potted with a full rounded body rising to a waisted cylindrical neck, the shoulder is applied with two dragon handles with mock rings, and a horizontal bow string. The body and neck are moulded with sinuous interlaced dragons and scrolls,... [Lire la suite]
27 mai 2016

A fine celadon-glazed double-gourd form lobed vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 3203. A fine celadon-glazed double-gourd form lobed vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735).  Estimate HK$800,000 – HK$1,500,000 (US$103,470 - $194,006). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The lower section of the vase is subtly moulded with five lobes, supporting the bulbous upper section which narrows to a small mouth. The vessel is covered overall in a soft celadon glaze, with the recessed base bearing the archaistic reign mark. 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) high ... [Lire la suite]
27 mai 2016

An important 19.04 carats cushion-shaped Burma sapphire and diamond ring

Lot 2062. An important 19.04 carats cushion-shaped Burma sapphire and diamond ring. Estimate HK$3,500,000 – HK$5,500,000 (US$452,680 - $711,354). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Set with a cushion-shaped sapphire, weighing approximately 19.04 carats, flanked by triangular-shaped diamonds, mounted in gold, ring size 5¼ Accompanied by report no. 85195 dated 29 March 2016 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the sapphire is of Burma (Myanmar) origin, with no indications of heatingReport no. 9209001... [Lire la suite]
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27 mai 2016

A blue and white 'flowers of the four seasons' conjoined vase, Qianlong seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 3202. A blue and white 'flowers of the four seasons' conjoined vase, Qianlong four-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate HK$400,000 – HK$600,000 (US$51,735 - $77,602). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The vessel is skilfully potted in the shape of four conjoined cylindrical vases, each tapering from the shoulder to a delicately waisted neck and a flared mouth rim, painted in deep shades of blue with a flower of the four season on each cylinder, including lotus, chrysanthemum,... [Lire la suite]

27 mai 2016

A fine rare blue and white 'dragon' jar, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 3201. A fine rare blue and white 'dragon' jar, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722). Estimate HK$500,000 – HK$700,000 (US$64,669 - $90,536). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The ovoid body is well painted with two leaping three-clawed dragons pursuing flaming pearls amidst fire scrolls. 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm.) high, box Provenance: Carl Alfred Jensen (1886-1953), Denmark Notes: Carl Alfred Jensen was a Danish engineer who worked for the... [Lire la suite]
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27 mai 2016

A coloured diamond and diamond ring

Lot 2072. A pear-shaped fancy intense pink, fancy intense yellow-orange, fancy intense yellowish green and fancy blue-grey diamond and diamond ring. Estimate HK$5,500,000 – HK$8,000,000 (US$700,000-1,000,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Designed as a stylized flowerhead, each petal set with a pear-shaped fancy intense pink, fancy intense yellow-orange, fancy intense yellowish green and fancy blue-grey diamond, weighing approximately 1.41, 1.37, 1.07 and 1.03 carats respectively, within a circular-cut diamond border,... [Lire la suite]
27 mai 2016

A pair of 15.10 and 14.86 carats pear-shaped fancy yellow diamond and diamond ear pendants

Lot 1971. A pair of 15.10 and 14.86 carats pear-shaped fancy yellow diamond and diamond ear pendants. Estimate HK$5,500,000 – HK$8,000,000 (US$700,000-1,000,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Each suspending a pear-shaped fancy yellow diamond, weighing approximately 15.10 and 14.86 carats, suspendedfrom a marquise and pear-shaped diamond cluster, each weighing approximately 1.01 to 0.70 carats, mounted in gold, 4.2 cm Accompanied by report no. 5151211157 dated 17 January 2013 from the GIA Gemological Institute of... [Lire la suite]
27 mai 2016

An important pair of light blue and light pink diamond and diamond ear pendants

Lot 2053. An important pair of light blue and light pink diamond and diamond ear pendants. Estimate HK$5,500,000 – HK$8,000,000 (US$700,000-1,000,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Each set with a pear-shaped light blue or light pink diamond, weighing approximately 4.01 and 3.52 respectively, within a circular-cut pink diamond trim and oval-shaped diamond surround, juxtaposed by a similarly designed surmount, set to the centre with a circular-cut light pink or light blue diamond, weighing approximately 0.98 and 1.01... [Lire la suite]