28 décembre 2016

A large Chinese dish decorated in the famille rose palette for the Persian market, Qianlong period (1736-1795), circa 1740

A large Chinese dish decorated in the famille rose palette for the Persian market, Qianlong period (1736-1795), circa 1740. © Galerie Nicolas Fournery 2016 Of octogonal form, painted in the famille rose palette, the wide rim moulded in eight planes sloping inwards, with angles clearly showing where they radiate towards the points on the rim. Decorated with eight sepia roundels, each gilded with one of two alternating flowers and set within an irregular border of sepia scrollwork, heightened with thick icy-pink... [Lire la suite]

28 décembre 2016

Colombian emerald and diamond pendant, 19th century

Lot 371. Colombian  emerald and diamond pendant, 19th century. Estimate 146,000 — 245,000 CHF. Lot sold 430,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's. Set with a step-cut emerald weighing 9.24 carats, within a frame of cushion-shaped diamonds, suspending a detachable briolette emerald drop, brooch fitting deficient. Accompanied by SSEF report  no. 77072, stating that the step-cut emerald is of Colombian origin, with a minor amount of oil in fissures; and by SSEF report no. 77071, stating that the drop... [Lire la suite]
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28 décembre 2016

A very large famille rose dish, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 305. A very large famille rose dish, Yongzheng period (1723-1735). Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2016. Richly enameled with the farewell scene from The Dream of the Western Chamber - 21 ¼ in. (53.3 cm.) diameter  The Popowich Collection. Christie's. Chinese Export Art, 18 January 2017, New York, Rockefeller Center
28 décembre 2016

Natural pearl and diamond necklace

Lot 316. From a noble family. Natural pearl and diamond necklace. Estimate 39,000 — 58,000 CHF. Lot sold 454,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's. Designed as a graduated line of natural pearls measuring from approximately 4.95 to 14.05mm, the clasp accented with two circular-cut diamonds, length approximately 410mm. Accompanied by an SSEF report no. 79542, stating that the forty-three pearls were found to be natural, saltwater. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels,... [Lire la suite]
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28 décembre 2016

A large Chinese famille rose armorial dish for the Italian market, Yongzheng period (1723-1735), circa 1722

A large Chinese famille rose armorial dish for the Italian market, Yongzheng period (1723-1735), circa 1722. © Galerie Nicolas Fournery 2016 Painted in the center with the magnificent arms of Visconti and Cusani, both of Milan, within a demi-ruyi-head border around the well and a cell diaper border around the cavetto, the rim with two sprays of fans and peonies and two sprays of iris and fungi, all alternating with four shaded rose hibiscus blossoms within a brown and gilt whorl band on the edge. 12.20 in. (31,5... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2016

Pair of fine gem set and diamond clips, Cartier, circa 1930

Lot 469. Pair of fine gem set and diamond clips, Cartier, circa 1930. Estimate 69,000 — 98,000 CHF. Lot sold 466,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's. Each set with a carved emerald leaf, within a frame of cabochon rubies, ruby beads and baguette and single-cut diamonds, the clip fittings backed with mother-of-pearl, each signed Cartier, numbered, French assay marks, fitted case stamped Cartier. Formerly in the collection of Lydia, Lady Deterding. Biliography: Cf: Alexandra Rhodes and Stefano... [Lire la suite]
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28 décembre 2016

A large Famille Rose punch bowl, Early Qianlong period

Lot 303. A large Famille Rose punch bowl, Early Qianlong period. 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
28 décembre 2016

Natural pearl and diamond necklace

Lot 422. Natural pearl and diamond necklace. Estimate 390,000 — 585,000 CHF. Lot sold 466,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's. Designed as a graduated line of natural pearls measuring from approximately 5.55 to 10.45mm, the clasp collet-set with a marquise-shaped diamond, length approximately 550mm, clasp signed Cartier, numbered. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 78985, stating that the sixty-one pearls were found to be natural, saltwater. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels,... [Lire la suite]
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28 décembre 2016

Cantor Arts Center exhibition presents exquisite Dutch Golden Age prints by Rembrandt van Rijn and his peers

Works by master printmakers, including Rembrandt and his peers, are on view in “The Wonder of Everyday Life: Dutch Golden Age Prints” at Cantor Arts Center at Stanford. Courtesy Cantor Arts Center STANFORD, CA.- The Cantor Arts Center is presenting The Wonder of Everyday Life: Dutch Golden Age Prints, a major exhibition running through March 20. The approximately 55 works on view, by Rembrandt van Rijn and his Dutch peers, were created during an extraordinary moment in the history of prints, when unprecedented economic... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2016

A pair of “Rockefeller Pattern” dishes, Late Qianlong (1736-1795), circa 1790-1800

 A pair of “Rockefeller Pattern” dishes, Late Qianlong (1736-1795), circa 1790-1800. © Galerie Nicolas Fournery 2016 A pair of Rockefeller pattern dishes decorated in the highest quality of the end of the Qianlong period, with Mandarin scenes within roundels center the design while finely rendered sepia landscapes float in reserve against meticulously detailed gilded ground. 7.48 in. (19.5 cm). Price upon request (Reference :B390)  Related works: For a large part dinner, property... [Lire la suite]