19 novembre 2016

Jadeite and Diamond Necklace

Lot 1754. Jadeite and Diamond Necklace. Estimate 480,000 — 600,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Set with twenty-six graduated translucent jadeite cabochons of bright green colour, spaced by circular-cut diamond floral motifs weighing approximately 6.00 carats in total, mounted in white gold, length approximately 440mm.Cabochons approximately 13.18 x 10.15 x 3.62 to 9.70 x 7.35 x 3.50mm. Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory certificate numbered KJ 93787(1-3), dated 23... [Lire la suite]
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19 novembre 2016

Jadeite 'Guanyin' and Diamond Pendent Necklace

Lot 1761. Jadeite 'Guanyin' and Diamond Pendent Necklace. Estimate 880,000 — 1,000,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. The jadeite of very good translucency and bright emerald green colour, carved as a Guanyin, sitting on a lotus pedestal, embellished with variously-shaped diamonds weighing approximately 4.50 carats in total, mounted in 18 karat white gold, accompanied by a link-chain necklace, length approximately 450mm. Guan Yin approximately 49.48 x 32.68 x 2.63mm. Accompanied by Hong Kong... [Lire la suite]
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19 novembre 2016

A large Yaozhou moulded 'chrysanthemum' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 3119. A large Yaozhou moulded 'chrysanthemum' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 150,000 (USD 10,364 - USD 19,433). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2014. The bowl is moulded on the interior with a chrysanthemum scroll and carved to the exterior with vertical lines representing lotus petals, covered overall with a sea-green glaze with the exception of the foot ring. 8 in. (20.5 cm.) diam., box. Christie's. Chinese Ceramics From The Yangdetang Collection, 30 November... [Lire la suite]
19 novembre 2016

A Yaozhou carved 'rhinoceros' dish, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 3118. A Yaozhou carved 'rhinoceros' dish, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234). Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 160,000 (USD 15,546 - USD 20,728). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2014. The dish is carved to the interior with a shaped cartouche enclosing a recumbent rhinoceros gazing up at a full moon, encircled by scrolls beneath the well, covered inside and out with a glossy olive-green glaze pooling at the recesses, the base and foot unglazed. 8 1/2 in. (21.5 cm.) diam., box. Literature: Tan... [Lire la suite]
19 novembre 2016

A rare Yaozhou carved ‘floral’ bowl and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 3117. A rare Yaozhou carved ‘floral’ bowl and cover, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127). Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,500,000 (USD 103,642 - USD 194,328). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2014. The bowl is carved fluently with a broad floral scroll, the cover is similiarly carved and surmounted by an indented finial. Both the cover and bowl are applied with a glossy glaze of deep yellowish-olive tone, with the exception of the base and foot ring.5 3/4 in. (14.8 cm.) diam., box. Note: It is rare to find a... [Lire la suite]
19 novembre 2016

A Yaozhou carved ‘Peony’ ewer, Five Dynasties-Northern Song Dynasty (907-1127)

Lot 3116. A Yaozhou carved ‘Peony’ ewer, Five Dynasties-Northern Song Dynasty (907-1127). Estimate HKD 1,200,000 - HKD 1,800,000 (USD 155,463 - USD 233,194). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2014. The ewer is carved in relief with a broad peony band, applied to the shoulder with a lion-form spout and strap handle, covered overall with a densely crackled glaze of pale celadon tone with the exception of the foot ring revealing the pale grey body. 8 1/2 in. (21.5 cm.) high, box. Literature: Tan... [Lire la suite]

19 novembre 2016

A 19.41 carats Cat's Eye Alexandrite and Diamond Ring

Lot 640. A 19.41 carats Cat's Eye Alexandrite and Diamond Ring. Estimate HK$ 380,000 - 500,000 (€46,000 - 61,000). Photo: Bonhams. The cabochon cat's eye alexandrite, weighing 19.41 carats, within a surround of brilliant-cut diamonds of brown tint and briolette-cut diamonds of yellow tint, accented by brilliant-cut diamonds to the hoop, diamonds approximately 5.35 carats total, ring size 4 Accompanied by a GRS report stating that the natural cat's eye alexandrite has no indication of heat... [Lire la suite]
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19 novembre 2016

A 16.82 carats Ceylon Alexandrite and Diamond Ring, by Hatik

Lot 639. A 16.82 carats Ceylon Alexandrite and Diamond Ring, by Hatik. Estimate HK$ 620,000 - 750,000 (€75,000 - 91,000). Photo: Bonhams. The cushion-shaped alexandrite, weighing 16.82 carats, within an brilliant-cut diamond surround, extending to the gallery and hoop, diamonds approximately 2.40 carats total, signed Hatik, maker's mark, ring size 6¼ Accompanied by a GRS report stating that the natural alexandrite changes from Olive-Green to Salmon-Red colour and originates from Ceylon (Sri Lanka).... [Lire la suite]
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19 novembre 2016

A large Jun green-glazed, foliate-rim bowl, Jin-Yuan Dynasty (1115-1368)

Lot 3115. A large Jun green-glazed, foliate-rim bowl, Jin-Yuan Dynasty (1115-1368). Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000 (USD 38,866 - USD 64,776). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2014. The bowl is potted with rounded fluted sides rising to a bracket-lobed rim, covered overall with a thick glaze of deep sea-green tone. 10 3/8 in. (26.2 cm.) diam., box. Note: Compare to a blue-glazed Jun bowl of very similar form and of a slightly smaller size (23.9 cm. diam.), exhibited in Eskenazi Ltd., London, Junyao,... [Lire la suite]
19 novembre 2016

A large and very rare purple-splashed Jun bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 3114. A large and very rare purple-splashed Jun bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty (960-1234). Estimate HKD 4,000,000 - HKD 6,000,000 (USD 518,208 - USD 777,313). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2014. The large bowl is covered overall with a pale sky-blue glaze, applied liberally on the exterior with large splashes of purple, the unglazed foot ring revealing the purplish-brown body. 9 in. (23 cm.) diam., box. Provenance: Acquired in Taipei in the 1980s Notes: The current bowl appears to be... [Lire la suite]