27 septembre 2016

A rare Henan sgraffiato box and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 135. A rare Henan sgraffiato box and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000 (USD 10,362 - USD 15,543). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The box and cover are covered overall with creamy white slip under a clear glaze, with the exception of the foot rim which reveals the dark grey body; 3 in. (7.7 cm.) diam., box Property from a private Hong Kong family Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 October 2016, Hong Kong

27 septembre 2016

A fine pair of yellow ground green-enamelled 'dragon and phoenix' bowls, Xianfeng six-character marks and of the period

Lot 134. A fine pair of yellow ground green-enamelled 'dragon and phoenix' bowls, Xianfeng six-character marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1851-1861). Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 200,000 (USD 19,429 - USD 25,905). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Each bowl is incised and enamelled in bright green with two sinuous dragons striding around the exterior alternated with two long-tailed phoenixes, the interior centred with a roundel containing a Shou character; 4 1/4 in. (11 cm.) diam.,... [Lire la suite]
27 septembre 2016

An iron-red underglaze-blue decorated 'dragon' dish, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 133. An iron-red underglaze-blue decorated 'dragon' dish, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 180,000 (USD 15,543 - USD 23,314). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The base is inscribed with a Yongzheng six-character seal mark in black enamel, possibly of the period; 5 3/4 in. (14.5 cm.) diam., box Property from a private Hong Kong family Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 October 2016, Hong Kong
27 septembre 2016

Louisa Guinness Gallery opens first solo exhibition in the UK of Alexander Calder's jewellery

Anjelica Huston wearing The Jealous Husband (c. 1940) by Alexander Calder, 1976, photo by Evelyn Hofer, c. 2016 Calder Foundation, New York, Photo c. Estate of Evelyn Hofer.  LONDON.- Louisa Guinness Gallery presents the first solo exhibition in the UK of Alexander Calder’s jewellery: The Boldness of Calder. The exhibition brings together major pieces of Calder jewellery from around the world, presented amongst iconic images of the jewellery being worn on notable women throughout history, as well as contemporary... [Lire la suite]
27 septembre 2016

Collection Les Blés de Chanel: Fête des Moissons

Collier Fête des Moissons de Chanel en or blanc et jaune, sertis d'un diamant fancy intense yellow taille rectangulaire à pans coupés de 25 carats, 121 diamants multicolores taille fancy pour un poids total de 46.7 carats, 932 diamants jaunes taille brillant pour un poids total de 40,4 carats, 10 diamants taille marquise pour un poids total de 3,1 carats, 4 diamants taille fancy pour un poids total de 1,4 carat et 151 diamants taille brillant pour un poids total de 3,3 carats.fancy (46.7 carats). © Photos - Chanel Collection... [Lire la suite]
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26 septembre 2016

A large carved cinnabar lacquer 'dragon' box and cover, Jiajing incised and gilt six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566

Lot 56. A large carved cinnabar lacquer 'dragon' box and cover, Jiajing incised and gilt six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566). Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 250,000 (USD 12,951 - USD 25,902). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The sides of both the cover and box are carved with floral scrolls. The base is incised and gilt with a Jiajing six-character mark in a vertical line; 12 1/2 in. (32 cm.) diam., wood stand, box. Provenance: A. & J. Speelman, Ltd., LondonSold at Christie's... [Lire la suite]

26 septembre 2016

A carved cinnabar lacquer 'lychee' box and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 55. A carved cinnabar lacquer 'lychee' box and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 200,000 (USD 12,951 - USD 25,902). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Both the box and cover are carved through thick layers of cinnabar lacquer with fruiting branches bearing lychee; together with a Qianlong period carved cinnabar lacquer handle; 2 3/4 in. (7.1 cm.) diam. Provenance: The box and cover: Acquired by the present family in Germany in 1993 The handle: Spink &... [Lire la suite]
26 septembre 2016

A carved cinnabar lacquer square box and cover, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 54. A carved cinnabar lacquer square box and cover, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 200,000 (USD 19,426 - USD 25,902). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The sides of the box and cover are carved with flower branches within shaped panels and the corners are carved with eight treasures; 6 5/8 in. (17 cm.) square, box Property of a German family collection. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 October 2016, Hong Kong
26 septembre 2016

Orange-yellow Diamond, Diamond and Emerald Ring, Harry Winston

Lot 1604. Orange-yellow Diamond, Diamond and Emerald Ring, Harry Winston. Estimate 320,000 — 480,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Centring a step-cut diamond of orange-yellow tint weighing approximately 2.65 carats, to the surround set with tapered baguette emeralds and diamonds, flanked by two tapered baguette diamonds, signed Winston, with maker's mark for Jacques Timey. Ring size: 4¼, case stamped Harry Winston. The coloured diamond has not been tested for natural... [Lire la suite]
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26 septembre 2016

Pair of Diamond Ear Clips, Harry Winston

Lot 1786. Pair of Diamond Ear Clips, Harry Winston. Estimate 460,000 — 700,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Of cluster design, each set with pear- and marquise-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 9.50 carats in total, mounted in platinum, signed HW and numbered, case stamped Harry Winston. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels & Jadeite Hong Kong, 04 Oct 2016, 02:00 PM
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