18 septembre 2016

Fine Pair of Jadeite 'Peapod" and Diamond Pendent Earrings

Lot 1764. Fine Pair of Jadeite 'Peapod" and Diamond Pendent Earrings. Estimate 4,800,000 — 5,800,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Each suspending a highly translucent jadeite of bright emerald green colour, carved as a peapod, to the circular-cut diamond floral top, diamonds weighing approximately 5.80 carats in total, mounted in 18 karat white gold. Peapods approximately 41.78 x 17.51 x 6.01mm and 41.57 x 17.55 x 6.61mm. Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade and Stone Laboratory certificate numbered KJ 93206... [Lire la suite]
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18 septembre 2016

Important Jadeite Bangle

Lot 1671. Important Jadeite Bangle. Estimate 5,000,000 — 6,500,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. The circular jadeite bangle of good translucency and celadon tone, with a patch of bright emerald green colour, with flattened inner rim. Inner diameter and thickness approximately 57.75 x 15.93mm. Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade and Stone Laboratory certificate numbered KJ 93368, dated 10 August 2016, stating that the jadeite is natural, known in the trade as "A Jade".   Sotheby's. Magnificent... [Lire la suite]
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18 septembre 2016

Rare and Fine Pair of Jadeite 'Double Hoop' and Diamond Pendent Earrings

Lot 1788. Rare and Fine Pair of Jadeite 'Double Hoop' and Diamond Pendent Earrings. Estimate 5,000,000 — 6,000,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Each set with a highly translucent jadeite double hoop of bright emerald green colour, surmounted by an oval diamond each weighing 1.01 carats, to a diamond-set hook surmount, mounted in 18 karat white gold. Diameter and thickness of hoops approximately 17.63 x 6.05mm and 17.09 x 5.81mm. Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory... [Lire la suite]
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18 septembre 2016

Attributed to Tôn thất Sa and Trần Văn Phềnh, 20th century, circa 1900 - 1920

Lot 272. Attributed to Tôn thất Sa and Trần Văn Phềnh, 20th century, circa 1900 - 1920, Twelve drawings of Bleu de Huế (Chinese blue and white) porcelains from an important collection. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. watercolour and gouache on paper, in 11 parts, one of which is double-sided, (framed together as 5 pieces); each: numbered and inscribed (12), each in various size, smallest: 20.5 by 14.5 cm; 8 by 5 3/4  in., largest: 21 by 30 cm;... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2016

A pair of blue and white 'eight daoist immortals' bowls, Daoguang six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 70. A pair of blue and white 'eight daoist immortals' bowls, Daoguang six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850). Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000 (USD 12,947 - USD 19,420). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  Each is painted with Eight Daoist Immortals on the exterior and a roundel enclosing the Three Star Gods on the centre of interior. 4 3/8 in. (11 cm.) diam.  Provenance: Georg Weishaupt Collection, Berlin Acquired by the present family in... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2016

A fine blue and white 'eight immortals' bowl, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 69. A fine blue and white 'eight immortals' bowl, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-1820). Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 80,000 (USD 6,473 - USD 10,357). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The exterior is painted with the Eight Daoist Immortals and the centre of the interior with a roundel containing Three Star Gods. 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm.) diam.  Provenance: Georg Weishaupt Collection, Berlin Acquired by the present family in 2002  ... [Lire la suite]

18 septembre 2016

A blue and white garlic-mouth vase, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1820-1850)

Lot 68. A blue and white garlic-mouth vase, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1820-1850). Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000 (USD10,357 - USD 15,536). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The vase is painted with six sprays of alternating blossoming and fruiting branches, between decorative borders. 11 in. (28 cm.) high.  Provenance: Albert Sze (1932-2008) Collection, Paris Acquired by the present family in 1992   Property from a... [Lire la suite]
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18 septembre 2016

A fine blue and white ‘lotus bouquet’ dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the pe

Lot 67. A fine blue and white ‘lotus bouquet’ dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000 (USD 10,357 - USD 15,536). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The centre of the dish is painted with a lotus bouquet surrounded by a foliate scroll on the cavetto, with the exterior similarly painted. 5 1/4 in. (13.5 cm.) diam. Provenance: Max Müller (1867-1960), German Consul to China, who acquired the present... [Lire la suite]
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18 septembre 2016

Nguyễn Khang (1911-1989), A traditional Vietnamese opera actress reading under moonlight, 1943

Lot 263. Nguyễn Khang (1911-1989), A traditional Vietnamese opera actress reading under moonlight, stamped with a seal of the artist and dated 43; accompanied with an exhibition sticker on the edge of the reverse, lacquer on wood, 70 by 50 cm; 27 1/2  by 19 1/2  in. Estimate  200,000 — 300,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. Provenance: Private Collection, France Notes: The artist Nguyễn Khang graduated in 1935 from the Hanoi School of Fine Arts. Along with... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2016

A pair of white-glazed altar vessels, dou, Guangxu incised six-character marks in a line and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 66. A pair of white-glazed altar vessels, dou, Guangxu incised six-character marks in a line and of the period (1875-1908). Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000 (USD 25,894 - USD 38,840). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Each is modelled after an archaic bronze dou as a stem bowl and cover, and moulded with various decorative bands of archaistic design. The mark is incised in a line inside the flared foot. 10 in. (25.4 cm.) high. Provenance: Georg Weishaupt Collection, BerlinAcquired by... [Lire la suite]