03 avril 2017

Pair of Alexandrite and Diamond Pendent Earrings

Lot 1758. Pair of Brazilian Alexandrite and Diamond Pendent Earrings. Estimate 2,400,000 — 2,800,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Each set with an oval alexandrite weighing 4.78 and 4.56 carats respectively, surrounded by pear-shaped diamonds, suspended from the circular-cut diamond surmount, the diamonds stated to weigh approximately 8.48 carats in total, mounted in 18 karat white gold and platinum. Accompanied by two Gübelin reports numbered 16081059 and 16081060, both... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2017

Ruby and Diamond Necklace

Lot 1654. Burmese Ruby and Diamond Necklace. Estimate 1,950,000 — 2,800,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Of fringe design, suspending cushion-shaped, circular-cut and oval rubies embellished with circular- and single-cut diamonds, supported by a line of similarly shaped rubies decorated with circular-cut diamonds, the rubies and diamonds weighing approximately 85.00 and 23.50 carats in total respectively, mounted in platinum and white gold, one synthetic ruby, length... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2017

Important Ruby and Diamond Ring

Lot 1693. Important Burmese "Pigeon's Blood" Ruby and Diamond Ring. Estimate 7,000,000 — 10,000,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Set with an oval ruby weighing 5.02 carats, flanked on each side by a heart-shaped ruby weighing 2.12 and 1.89 carats respectively, decorated with circular-cut diamonds, mounted in white and yellow gold. Ring size: 6. Accompanied by Gübelin and SSEF reports numbered 15116186 / 1 to 3 and 85054, dated 1 December 2015 and 18 March 2016 respectively, stating that all the rubies are... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2017

Important Ruby and Diamond Ring, Cartier

Lot 1780. Important Burmese "Pigeon's Blood" 5.04 carats Ruby and Diamond Ring, Cartier. Estimate 8,000,000 — 12,000,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Set with an oval ruby weighing 5.04 carats, embellished with circular-cut diamonds weighing approximately 1.40 carats in total, mounted in platinum, signed Cartier, numbered, French assay and maker's marks. Ring size: 7¾, case stamped Cartier. Accompanied by Gübelin and SSEF reports numbered 17021109 and 90509, dated 17 February 2017 and 28... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2017

A fine Yue celadon lotus leaf-form bowl, Five Dynasties (907-960)

Lot 96. A fine Yue celadon lotus leaf-form bowl, Five Dynasties (907-960), 5 1/2 in. (14 cm.) long, box. Estimate HKD 350,000 - HKD 600,000 (USD 45,285 - USD 77,631) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The bowl is potted with flaring sides, with two ends of the mouth incurving and undulating in reminiscence of a lotus leaf, the interior is lightly incised with leaf veins, covered overall with a yellowish-olive toned glaze with the exception of the ring foot revealing the light greyish-brown body. ... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2017

A Yue moulded and incised ewer, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 95 A Yue moulded and incised ewer, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127), 7 ¾ in. (19.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000 (USD 7,763 - USD 10,351) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The body is moulded and incised with six sets of equidistant narrow vertical paired strips, and incised on each side with a florette enclosed within a double shaped cartouche. Provenance: Acquired in San Francisco, 20 February 1995  Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 April... [Lire la suite]

03 avril 2017

A Yue carved 'peony' washer, Five Dynasties (907-960)

Lot 59. A Yue carved 'peony' washer, Five Dynasties (907-960), 5 1/4 in. (13 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000 (USD 12,939 - USD 19,408) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The washer is carved with a peony spray on the interior and covered overall with a glaze of pale celadon tone. Provenance: Acquired in San Francisco, 20 February 1995  Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 April 2017, Hong Kong
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03 avril 2017

A Yue alms bowl and a celadon-glazed 'Guanyin' censer, Five Dynasties (907-960)

Lot 58. A Yue alms bowl and a celadon-glazed 'Guanyin' censer, Five Dynasties (907-960). Estimate HKD 70,000 - HKD 100,000 (USD 9,057 - USD 12,939) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The alms bowl is covered overall with a yellowish-brown glaze with the exception of the base left unglazed exposing the grey biscuit. The censer is potted with a row of seated figures of Guanyin around the shoulder and flanked on both sides with loop handles. It is covered overall in a greyish-celadon glaze stopping in an irregular line above... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2017

A Shanxi moulded amber-glazed 'Double-Lion' pillow, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 88. A Shanxi moulded amber-glazed 'Double-Lion' pillow, Jin dynasty (1115-1234), 11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm.) long, Japanese wood box. Estimate HKD 40,000 - HKD 80,000 (USD 5,175 - USD 10,351) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The pillow is shaped as two opposing lion heads, the top panel moulded with a honeycomb pattern, glazed all-over including the base with a rich amber glaze, with sporadic splashes of green glaze. There is a ventilation hole at the back and two small spur marks on both the front and back... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2017

An incised sancai pillow and an amber-glazed marbled pillow, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 87. An incised sancai pillow and an amber-glazed marbled pillow, Tang dynasty (618-907). Estimate HKD 70,000 - HKD 90,000 (USD 9,057 - USD 11,645) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The sancai pillow is incised to the top with a stylised floral scroll bearing two blossoms, picked out in green, amber and cream glazes, the four sides resist-decorated in cream against a rich amber ground, one of which is pierced, the base mostly unglazed revealing the pale buff body. The marbled pillow is decorated to the top... [Lire la suite]