14 décembre 2016

Ivory Decorative Plaques, Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC at the Cleveland Museum of Art

Decorative Plaque: Man; and Griffin in Combat, Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC, ivory, Overall: 6.50 x 3.90 cm (2 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches). Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1968.45. The Cleveland Museum of Art. Decorative Plaque: Winged Sphinx, Phoenician, Iraq, Nimrud, 9th-8th Century BC, ivory, Overall: 16.10 x 5.50 x 1.10 cm (6 5/16 x 2 1/8 x 3/8 inches). Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1968.46. The Cleveland Museum of Art.  Decorative Plaque: Ram-Headed Sphinxes Flanking a Sacred Tree, Phoenician, Iraq,... [Lire la suite]
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14 décembre 2016

Paul Ducuing, Le prince Vinh Thuy (Bao Dai adolescent)

Paul  Ducuing (1867/1868-1949), sculpteur. Le prince Vinh Thuy (Bao Dai adolescent), N° inv. 75.15193.11. Paris, musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac
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14 décembre 2016

A Dehua seated Guanyin, Late Ming Dynasty, 17th century

Lot 3327. A Dehua seated Guanyin, Late Ming Dynasty, 17th century. Estimate HKD 250,000 - HKD 300,000 (USD 33,000 - USD 39,000). Price Realised HKD 300,000 (USD 38,693). © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The deity is seated on a lotus base, the hands in dhana mudra, gesture of meditation, held above the legs crossed, hidden under the voluminous robes, the hair swept behind a floral diadem and tied in a topknot under the cowl, the facial features finely modelled with eyes downcast to provide an... [Lire la suite]
14 décembre 2016

Gem set brooch, René Boivin, circa 1968

Lot 233. Gem set brooch, René Boivin, circa 1968. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 6,875 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. Designed as two entwined koi fish, the eyes set with cabochon carnelians, signed René Boivin, French assay and maker's marks. Accompanied by a certificate from Françoise Cailles. Sotheby's. Fine Jewels, London, 13 Dec 2016
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14 décembre 2016

Pearl and gem set 'Blackamoor' brooch, Nardi

Lot 283. Pearl and gem set 'Blackamoor' brooch, Nardi. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 5,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. Designed as a Blackamoor with a carved amber head, set with a circular-cut peridot and rubies, seed pearls and brilliant-cut diamonds, signed G.Nardi, case stamped G.Nardi. Sotheby's. Fine Jewels, London, 13 Dec 2016
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14 décembre 2016

Gem set and diamond ring, Wallace Chan

Lot 354. Gem set and diamond ring, Wallace Chan. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 18,750 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. Claw-set with a cushion-shaped spinel set on top of a polished amethyst, framed by brilliant-cut diamonds and cabochon pink sapphires, size K, signed Wallace Chan. Sotheby's. Fine Jewels, London, 13 Dec 2016
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14 décembre 2016

A very rare Longquan celadon cup, jue, Chenghua six-character mark and of the period (1465-1487) 

Lot 3021. A very rare Longquan celadon cup, jue, Chenghua six-character mark and of the period (1465-1487).  Estimate HKD 250,000 - HKD 350,000 (USD 33,000 - USD 45,000). Price Realised HKD 275,000 (USD 35,468). © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The body of the vessel supported by a kneeling deer, a bee, and a seated monkey above a flat platform base, the exterior of the oblong receptacle decorated in trailed slip with overall scrollwork dividing a chrysanthemum petal border around the base and a... [Lire la suite]
14 décembre 2016

A fine late Ming blue and white 'lotus' jar, Wanli six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1573-1619) 

Lot 2993. A fine late Ming blue and white 'lotus' jar, Wanli six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1573-1619). Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 800,000 (USD 65,000 - USD 100,000). Price Realised HKD 500,000 (USD 64,488). © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The high-shouldered body superbly painted in purplish-blue cobalt with large lotus blooms arranged in three registers growing on undulating stems issuing curled leaves, all set between double-line borders and bands of interlocking... [Lire la suite]
14 décembre 2016

A large and very rare blue and white 'phoenix' fish bow, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566)

Lot 2990. A large and very rare blue and white 'phoenix' fish bow, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566). Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000 (USD 52,000 - USD 77,000). Price Realised HKD 500,000 (USD 64,488). © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The heavily potted body of slightly tapering form, decorated to the exterior in purplish tones of cobalt blue with a pair of phoenix in flight among lotus blooms borne on scrolling stems, between pendent and upright lotus panels enclosing... [Lire la suite]
14 décembre 2016

Natural Pearl Necklace with Platinum and Diamond Clasp

Lot 370. Natural Pearl Necklace with Platinum and Diamond Clasp. Estimate: $30,000 - $50,000.  Composed of 58 pearls approximately 9.48 to 3.72 mm., one cultured pearl at end, the clasp set with one marquise-shaped diamond approximately 2.35 cts. Length 14 inches.  Pearls: slightly creamy to creamy, several with faint rose hue, several of deeper creamy hue, circular to slightly out-of-round to modified oval/barrel shape, overall cleanish, several with minor dimples, several with faint ringing, several... [Lire la suite]
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