23 décembre 2016

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23 décembre 2016

A very large pair of iron-red and underglaze blue jars and covers, first quarter 18th century

Lot 346. A very large pair of iron-red and underglaze blue jars and covers, first quarter 18th century. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2016. With bands of petal-shaped panels enclosing landscape vignettes, the collar of scrollwork, and the domed covers of conforming decoration with underglaze blue knop finial - 24 ¼ in. (61.5 cm.) high, overall  Provenance: The Benjamin F. Edwards III Collection of Chinese Export Porcelain, Christie's New York, 22 January 2002, lot... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2016

A large pair of famille verte jars and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 339. A large pair of famille verte jars and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2016. Vividly enameled as two rows of petal-shaped panels filled with Chinese riverscapes alternating with blossoming plants and trees, all above colorful lappet borders at the bases and below further plants and grasses on the necks, the covers decorated to match and centered by large blue knops - 23 ½ in. (58.42 cm.) high  Christie's. Chinese Export... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2016

A large famille rose armorial porcelain snuff box, Qianlong period (1735-1796)

Lot 375. A large famille rose armorial porcelain snuff box, Qianlong period (1735-1796). Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 8,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2016. On the cover the coat-of-arms probably of Cantrell, basketweave-molded sides, the interior finely enameled with a European lady daydreaming in her boudoir - 2 ¾ in. (7 cm.) long The Popowich Collection Christie's. Chinese Export Art, 18 January 2017, New York, Rockefeller Center
23 décembre 2016

A large famille rose punchbowl, Early Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 303. A large famille rose punchbowl, Early Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2016. A continuous palace garden scene on the exterior, a deep floral border above a large central floral cluster inside - 15 ½ in. (38.1 cm.) diameter The Popowich Collection Christie's. Chinese Export Art, 18 January 2017, New York, Rockefeller Center
23 décembre 2016

A very large famille rose dish, Yongzheng period (1723-35)

Lot 301. A very large famille rose dish, Yongzheng period (1723-35). Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2016. Vividly enameled with a benevolent Emperor observing a spirited deer hunt from his terrace, the rim embellished with vibrant European flowers - 21 in. (53.3 cm.) diameter Christie's. Chinese Export Art, 18 January 2017, New York, Rockefeller Center
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23 décembre 2016

Pair of 10.63 and 10.83 carats type IIa diamond pendants

Lot 416A. Pair of 10.63 and 10.83 carats type IIa diamond pendants. Estimation 1,460,000 — 2,450,000 CHF. Lot sold 1,870,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's.  Set with pear-shaped diamonds weighing 10.63 and 10.83 carats. Accompanied by GIA report no. 2165366266 and no. 2165366281, stating that the 10.63 and 10.83 carat pear-shaped diamonds are both D Colour, VVS1 and VVS2 Clarity respectively, both type IIa, together with working diagrams stating that both diamonds may be internally flawless after... [Lire la suite]
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23 décembre 2016

31.52 carats Kashmir step-cut sapphire ring, Fontana

Lot 470. 31.52 carats Kashmir step-cut sapphire ring, Fontana. Estimation 195,000 — 295,000 CHF. Lot sold 2,110,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's.  Claw-set with a step-cut sapphire weighing 31.52 carats, size 54, signed Fontana, French assay mark. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 78987 and Gübelin report no. 15030111, each stating that the sapphire is of Kashmir origin, with no indications of heating. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Genève, 12 mai 2015
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23 décembre 2016

The Estate of Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe. A Diamond Tiara, by Cartier, circa 1930s

Lot 497. The Estate of Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe. A Diamond Tiara, by Cartier, circa 1930s. Estimation 295,000 — 495,000 CHF. Lot sold 2,410,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's.  Of geometric design, set throughout with circular-cut diamonds surmounted by a graduated series of thirty-one collet-set diamonds, inner circumference approximately 415mm, signed Cartier, fitted case stamped Cartier, the exterior of the case with monogram and coronet for Mary, Duchess of... [Lire la suite]
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23 décembre 2016

Very fine 17.39 carats Type IIa diamond ring

Lot 446. Very fine 17.39 carats Type IIa diamond ring. Estimation 2,400,000 — 2,800,000 CHF. Lot sold 2,710,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's.  Set with a brilliant-cut diamond weighing 17.39 carats, size 52.  Accompanied by GIA report no. 2165988391, stating that the diamond is D Colour, Internally Flawless, Excellent Cut, Polish and Symmetry, together with a Type IIa classification letter.  Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Genève, 12 mai 2015
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