19 novembre 2016

A rare Paul Poiret ensemble for his famous One Thousand and Second Night party, 10th January 1914

Lot 53 : A rare Paul Poiret ensemble for his famous One Thousand and Second Night party, 10th January 1914. Estimate:£2000 - £3000. © Kerry Taylor Auctions A rare Paul Poiret ensemble for his famous One Thousand and Second Night party, 10th January 1914. large woven Poiret label, the back annotated in ink '45.278 - Mme Barachin Germaine, Robe de la Reine de Perse', comprising: fuchsia velvet harem pants with attached nude organza bodice richly overlaid with bands of Russian silver bobbin lace, with pearl... [Lire la suite]

19 novembre 2016

A Charles Frederick Worth visiting dress, circa 1875

Lot 52 : A Charles Frederick Worth visiting dress, circa 1875. Estimate:£4000 - £6000. © Kerry Taylor Auctions A Charles Frederick Worth visiting dress, circa 1875. the jacket-like bodice with ivory waist stay printed in gold 'Worth, 7 Rue de la Paix, Paris', of puce silk faille trimmed with pale blue silk with gold satin stripes, the lapel bands and cuffs inset with ivory lace, the sleeves with slash-effects at the cuffs revealing striped silk, the rear basque tails with off-centre bow and ribbons; the... [Lire la suite]
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19 novembre 2016

A gentleman's brocaded silk banyan, circa 1760

Lot 41 : A gentleman's brocaded silk banyan, circa 1760. Estimate:£800 - £1000. © Kerry Taylor Auctions A gentleman's brocaded silk banyan, circa 1760. of pale peach silk brocaded with ivory and pale green ribbon garlands and blossom, double-breasted with silk cord covered buttons, wide curved sleeves with broad cuffs, short stand collar, pocket slits and two internal linen patch pockets, lined in green taffeta, chest 102cm, 40in. Kerry Taylor Auctions. Monday December 12th at 2pm
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19 novembre 2016

A 21.33 carats VVS2 clarity Fancy Pink-Brown diamond ring

Lot 120. A 21.33 carats VVS2 clarity Fancy Pink-Brown diamond ring. Estimate £600,000 - 800,000 (€700,000 - 930,000). Photo: Bonhams. The step-cut diamond, weighing 21.33 carats, between split shoulders set with baguette-cut diamonds, ring size L½ Accompanied by a report from GIA stating that the diamond is Fancy Pink-Brown, natural colour, VVS2 clarity. Report number 5171972188, dated 26 October 2016.Accompanied by a photocopy of a report from GIA stating that the diamond is Fancy Pink-Brown, natural... [Lire la suite]
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19 novembre 2016

A rare marbled-glazed dish, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 3120. A rare marbled-glazed dish, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234). Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000 (USD 12,955 - USD 19,433). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2014. The dish is finely potted with a flat base rising to shallow flaring sides terminating in an everted lipped rim, covered overall. It is covered overall with a cream and brick marble glaze. 6 9/16 in. (16.8 cm.) diam., box. Christie's. Chinese Ceramics From The Yangdetang Collection, 30 November 2016, Hong Kong, HKCEC... [Lire la suite]
19 novembre 2016

Diamond Bracelet, Tiffany & Co.

Lot 1639. Diamond Bracelet, Tiffany & Co. Estimate 380,000 — 500,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. OOf floral design, set with circular-cut and marquise-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 12.00 carats in total, mounted in platinum, signed Tiffany & Co. and numbered, length approximately 200mm.. Sotheby's. Important Jewels and Jadeite, Hong Kong, 28 Nov 2016, 01:00 PM
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19 novembre 2016

Pair of Diamond Pendent Ear Clips, Harry Winston

Lot 1726. Pair of Diamond Pendent Ear Clips, Harry Winston. Estimate 640,000 — 800,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Of cluster design, set with oval, pear- and marquise-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 22.00 carats in total, mounted in platinum, signed Winston, earring tops detachable. Sotheby's. Important Jewels and Jadeite, Hong Kong, 28 Nov 2016, 01:00 PM
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19 novembre 2016

Bamboo brush-holder depicting a scene of horse herding by Wu Zhi-fan, Late 17th to early 18th century

Bamboo brush-holder depicting a scene of horse herding, by Wu Zhi-fan, Late 17th to early 18th century. h. 15.5 cm, diam. of mouth 7.4 cm. © National Palace Museum  The three-footed brush-holder is made of a stem section, with one joint kept for the base which curves a little inward. The surface is slightly scraped off using the jiandi technique (thinning the ground) along the top and bottom rims so both look somewhat flared. In low relief is carved a horse lying on the back rolling and... [Lire la suite]
19 novembre 2016

Bamboo brush-holder depicting a letter-reading scene from the Romance of the West Chamber, Mid-17th century

Bamboo brush-holder depicting a letter-reading scene from the Romance of the West Chamber. With signature of Ju Sansong. Mid-17th century. h. 13.5 cm, diam. of mouth 8.5 cm, diam. of foot 8.7 cm © National Palace Museum Zhu Zhizheng, born around 1559 (year died unknown), active from 1573 to 1619, was Zhu Ying's third son. Among the many works which have come down to today carrying his sobriquet signature of "Sansong" (Third Pine), this holder is the most famous one. The high-relief scene shows a lady, her hair... [Lire la suite]
19 novembre 2016

Jadeite Bead and Diamond Necklace

Lot 1756. Jadeite Bead and Diamond Necklace. Estimate 350,000 — 550,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Composed of fifty-five graduated translucent jadeite beads of medium green colour suffused with bright emerald green streaks, completed by a diamond-set clasp, mounted in 18 karat white gold, length approximately 570mm. Jadeite beads approximately 11.36 to 9.25mm.. Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory certificate numbered KJ 93966(1-3), dated 11 October 2016, stating that the... [Lire la suite]
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