26 août 2016

A chased and cast silver cup with gilt highlights, 10th-12th century

Lot 6013. A chased and cast silver cup with gilt highlights, 10th-12th century. Estimate US$10,000 - 15,000 (€8,900 - 13,000). Photo: Bonhams. Of inverted bell form raised on a low foot and flat base, the interior rim chased with a narrow band of overlapping petals or waves and the exterior walls engraved with a wider band of two garden rocks that separate peony branches in bloom against a minutely ring-punched ground, the surfaces showing traces of gilt. 2 3/8in (6cm) diameter; 1 7/16in (3.6cm)... [Lire la suite]
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26 août 2016

Chope couverte en vermeil, probablement Leipzig, vers 1660

Lot 3. Chope couverte en vermeil, probablement Leipzig, vers 1660. Estimation 8,000 — 12,000 €. Photo: Sotheby's. à décor de six cartouches, la prise en soldat, l'anse ornée d'une tête de dauphin stylisé, gravée à la main au-dessous N 1532 - K M M - Haut. 23,5 cm, 1 051 g ; 9 1/4 in, 33oz 15dwt A GERMAN COVERED SILVER-GILT TANKARD PROBABLY LEIPZIG, CIRCA 1660 Sotheby's. Robert de Balkany, Rue de Varenne, Paris – Vente du Soir, Paris, 20 sept. 2016, 05:00 PM
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26 août 2016

A rare gilt silver head ornament in the form of a phoenix, 9th-11th century

Lot 6006. A rare gilt silver head ornament in the form of a phoenix, 9th-11th century. Estimate US$ 10,000 - 15,000 (€8,900 - 13,000). Photo: Bonhams. The finely modeled crested bird with chased hollow body set off by a high crested tail and separately fashioned openwork wings attached through the body and pierced with two small holes at each tip suspending pendant chains, a further cluster of ornaments and chains falling from the slender beak, the small legs inserted through a bed of delicately fashioned layers of... [Lire la suite]
26 août 2016

Petite chope couverte en vermeil, probablement Allemagne, vers 1650

Lot 2. Petite chope couverte en vermeil, probablement Allemagne, vers 1650. Estimation 5,000 — 8,000 €. Photo: Sotheby's. à décor de chérubins et rinceaux sur fond amati (apparemment non poinçonné) - Haut. 14 cm, 368 g ; 5 1/2 in., 11oz 16dwt A SILVER-GILT COVERED TANKARD, PROBABLY GERMANY CIRCA 1650 Sotheby's. Robert de Balkany, Rue de Varenne, Paris – Vente du Soir, Paris, 20 sept. 2016, 05:00 PM
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26 août 2016

A fine and rare gold cast ornamental plaque, Warring States Period (481 BC-403 BC)

Lot 6003. A fine and rare gold cast ornamental plaque, Warring States Period (481 BC-403 BC); 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 3 1/8in (2 x 7 x 8cm) 124 grams. Estimate US$ 30,000 - 50,000 (€27,000 - 44,000). Sold for US$ 56,250 (€ 45,025). Photo: Bonhams. Intricately cast and detailed, the plaque centered with a pair of intertwined creatures with scaly bodies supported on two hollow struts rising out of further intertwined bodies issuing composite heads or groups of heads on eight other hollow struts, the reverse showing concave... [Lire la suite]
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26 août 2016

Chope couverte en vermeil, par Dietrich Thor Moye, Hambourg, vers 1650

Lot 1. Chope couverte en vermeil, par Dietrich Thor Moye, Hambourg, vers 1650. Estimation 7,000 — 10,000 €. Photo: Sotheby's. à huit pans gravés séparés par des cupules, gravée sous la base: UNSERM LIEBEN CLAUDI ZUR ERINNERUNG, MUNCHEN 1883, la prise en artichaut - Haut. 18,5 cm, 652 g ; 7 1/4 in, 20oz 19dwt A SILVER-GILT COVERED TANKARD,  DIETRICH THOR MOYE, HAMBURG, CIRCA 1650 Sotheby's. Robert de Balkany, Rue de Varenne, Paris – Vente du Soir, Paris, 20 sept. 2016, 05:00 PM

26 août 2016

An Amethyst, Turquoise, and Diamond Ring, Cartier Paris, Circa 1950

Lot 82. An Amethyst, Turquoise, and Diamond Ring, Cartier Paris, Circa 1950. Estimate $5,000 - 8,000. Sold for $17,500. Photo Phillips. Centering upon a hexagonal amethyst, to the cabochon turquoise surround, and circular-cut diamond bombé shoulders and polished gold half-hoop, mounted in 18K yellow gold, size 7. Signed 'Cartier Paris', no.24731, with French assay marks. Phillips. JEWELS NEW YORK AUCTION 17 JUNE 2016
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26 août 2016

A russet-splashed black-glazed globular jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 715. A russet-splashed black-glazed globular jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 4.15/16 in. (12.5 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 81,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The jar is well potted with a compressed globular body and a narrow mouth, and is supported on a slightly splayed foot. It is covered with a thick lustrous blackish-brown glaze accented with russet splashes, stopping neatly above the lower body and exposing the body of greyish-brown color, Japanese... [Lire la suite]
26 août 2016

A Gold and Diamond Cuff Bracelet, Buccellati

Lot 99. A Gold and Diamond Cuff Bracelet, Buccellati. Estimate $20,000 - 30,000. Sold for $25,000. Photo Phillips. Designed as a textured gold hinged cuff, enhanced by three circular-cut diamonds within pierced open work surrounds, accented by collet-set diamonds and textured gold accents, mounted in 18K yellow and white gold, inner diameter 2 1/4 inches.Signed 'M. Buccellati', with Italian assay marks. Phillips. JEWELS NEW YORK AUCTION 17 JUNE 2016
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26 août 2016

A black-glazed ribbed jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 714. A black-glazed ribbed jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 8 in. (20.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 81,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The ribbed, globular body is supported on an unglazed splayed foot, and the neck is flanked by a pair of strap handles. The jar is covered with a blackish-brown glaze, and the raised ridges on the ribbed body are accentuated by vertical lines that were applied with creamy-white glaze, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Shimojo... [Lire la suite]