04 août 2016

Chinese porcelain famille verte, wucai, large saucer dish, Kangxi period, circa 1700

Chinese porcelain famille verte, wucai, large saucer dish, Kangxi period, circa 1700. Photo Marchant with gently flared rim, painted with two seated ladies weaving silk beside a large open window in a covered building with a child watching on, a lady holding a candlestick and a tearful child holding her robes walking on a fenced path beside the wall with rockwork, water and branches in the foreground, all in a night scene beneath a new moon, stars and ruyi clouds with overhanging wutong branches, and a... [Lire la suite]

04 août 2016

Attractive emerald and diamond ring

Lot 546. Attractive Colombian emerald and diamond ring. Estimate 50,000 — 80,000 CHF. Lot sold 542,500 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's 2012 The step-cut emerald set between triangular diamond shoulders, size 50. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 64242, stating that the emerald is of Colombian origin, with a minor amount of oil in fissures.  Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels, Geneva, 14 Nov 2012
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04 août 2016

Chinese porcelain famille verte, wucai, large deep basin, Kangxi period, circa 1680

Chinese porcelain famille verte, wucai, large deep basin, Kangxi period, circa 1680. Photo Marchant painted in the centre with covered balcony scene of a maid servant kneeling down after spilling a tray with a bowl of rice and chopsticks in front of Liu Kuan holding a hu tablet beside his attendant holding a fan and a lady approaching from behind a large screen painted with a river landscape, the foreground with attendants holding lanterns beside rockwork and an iron-red marble fence, all beneath the moon and... [Lire la suite]
04 août 2016

Coral, amethyst and diamond bracelet, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1970s

Lot 434. Coral, amethyst and diamond bracelet, Van Cleef & Arpels, 1970s. Estimate 28,000 — 47,000 CHF. Lot sold 194,500 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's 2012 The clusters set with cabochon corals, circular-cut amethysts and brilliant-cut diamonds, length approximately 185mm, signed Van Cleef & Arpels and numbered, French assay and maker's marks. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels, Geneva, 14 Nov 2012
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04 août 2016

Chinese porcelain famille verte, wucai, rouge de fer and gilt large vase of rouleau form, Kangxi period, 1662-1722

Chinese porcelain famille verte, wucai, rouge de fer and gilt large vase of rouleau form, Kangxi period, 1662-1722. Photo Marchant painted with two ladies seated at a square table playing weiqi, while a young gentleman sits and watches, a further lady leaning on pierced rocks watching over children playing at acrobatics, fishing and blind man’s bluff, all in an outdoor terrace scene beside a balcony with rockwork,wutong and pine, all beneath butterflies in flight, ruyi-form clouds and the sun, the... [Lire la suite]
04 août 2016

Art Loss Register announces work with 100 auction houses

Paul Cézanne, Bouilloire et Fruits. The Cézanne was one of seven paintings stolen from a private residence in Boston in 1978, and recovered as part of the Bakwin Case. In 1999 after working closely with the FBI and Swiss Police the ALR recovered the Cézanne which was subsequently sold for $29.3million. Over the next ten years the ALR recovered the six remaining works, the last of which was returned to the theft victim in 2010. Image courtesy of the ALR.  LONDON.- The Art Loss Register announced... [Lire la suite]
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04 août 2016

Harry Winston

Radiant-cut yellow diamond ring by Harry Winston. An enchanting emerald and diamond necklace complements summer’s lush garden greens. Harry Winston. Like stars in a night sky, brilliant diamonds illuminate deep blue sapphire earrings. Harry Winston.
04 août 2016

Sotheby's to offer the Roy and Marilyn Papp Collection of Chinese paintings

Wang Hui (1632-1717), The Kangxi Emperor's Southern Inspection Tour, Section Of Scroll VI. Ink and color on silk, handscroll. Estimate $4/6,000,000. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s will present the Roy and Marilyn Papp Collection – one of the finest private collections of Chinese Paintings remaining in the United States – in the first evening sale of Chinese Paintings ever held in New York. Renowned for its breadth of schools, styles and formats, as well as its tremendous quality across all works, the... [Lire la suite]
04 août 2016

Chinese imperial porcelain famille rose, fencai bowl, Qianlong six-character sealmark in underglaze blue and of the period

Chinese imperial porcelain famille rose, fencai bowl, Qianlong six-character sealmark in underglaze blue and of the period, 1736-1795. Photo Marchant. with steep rounded side and cylindrical footrim, painted on the exterior with three pink peony flowerheads on green branches, with leaves on an opaque lemon-yellow ground surrounded by further branches with leaves, between nine blue flowerheads on a brilliant coral-red ground extending to the foot, the interior glazed white. 4 ⅜ inches, 11 cm diameter. The base with... [Lire la suite]
03 août 2016

Important pair of ruby and diamond ear clips, ruby and diamond necklace & Ruby and diamond ring, M. Gérard

Lot 518. Important pair of 6.03 carats and 7.11 carats Mogok Burmese ruby and diamond ear clips, M. Gérard. Estimate 480,000 — 760,000 CHF. Lot sold 578,500 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's 2012 Each centring on a cushion-shaped ruby weighing 6.03 carats and 7.11 carats respectively, within borders of brilliant-cut and pear-shaped diamonds, signed M. Gérard and numbered, French assay and maker's marks. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 36998 and Gübelin report no. 12070171 and no. 12070172,... [Lire la suite]