28 avril 2017

A blue and white stem bowl, Qianlong underglaze blue six-character mark in a line and of the period (1736-1795) 

Lot 112. A blue and white stem bowl, Qianlong underglaze blue six-character mark in a line and of the period (1736-1795), 5 ¾ in. (14.7 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 25,000 (USD 19,290 - USD 32,150) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017.  The bowl is decorated with lanca characters spaced between a leafy meander of stylised lotus scrolls. It is supported on a flaring base decorated with beaded tassels below ruyi and floral borders.  Provenance: Christies... [Lire la suite]

28 avril 2017

A pair of doucai 'medallion' bowls, Qianlong six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795) 

    Lot 102. A pair of doucai 'medallion' bowls, Qianlong six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795), 5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000 (USD 19,290 - USD 25,720) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017.  Each bowl is finely pencilled in underglaze blue and enamelled in yellow, iron-red and green with five roundels containing alternating flowering and fruiting trees divided by pomegranate sprays above a band of overlapping leaf... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2017

A magnificent pair of famille rose 'butterfly' double-gourd vases, Qianlong six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of t

         Lot 99. A magnificent pair of famille rose 'butterfly' double-gourd vases, Qianlong six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795), 9 in. (23 cm.) high. Estimate On Request. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017.   Each vase is elaborately decorated to the bulbous lower section with butterflies of various sizes and colours flying amidst leafy floral sprays including peony, chrysanthemum, morning glory, rose and aster, above a... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2017

Important diamond ring, Harry Winston

Lot 325. Important 16.92 carats type IIa diamond ring, Harry Winston. Estimate 1,110,000 — 1,910,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's. Set with a marquise-shaped diamond weighing 16.92 carats, between tapered baguette diamonds, size 49, signed Winston, maker's mark.  Accompanied by GIA report no. 2183227935, stating that the diamond is D Colour, VVS1 Clarity, together with a working diagram stating that the diamond may be internally flawless after minor repolishing, also accompanied by a... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2017

Important diamond ring, M. Gérard

Lot 376. Important 19.53 carats type IIa diamond ring, M. Gérard. Estimate 1,310,000 — 1,910,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's. Set with a marquise-shaped diamond weighing 19.53 carats, between pear-shaped diamond shoulders, size 511/2, sizing band, signed M. Gérard, numbered, French assay and maker's marks.   Accompanied by GIA report no. 2183179826, stating that the diamond is D Colour, VVS2 Clarity, together with a working diagram stating that the diamond may be internally... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2017

Fine sapphire and diamond ring

Lot 340. Fine 11.64 carats Kashmir 'royal blue' sapphire and diamond ring. Estimate 1,310,000 — 1,910,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's. Set with a cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 11.64 carats, between triangular diamond shoulders, size 57, sizing band, maker's mark for Jacques Timey.   Accompanied by SSEF report no. 90970 and Gübelin report no. 13080071, each stating that the sapphire is of Kashmir origin, with no indications of heating, 'royal blue' colour as stated in the SSEF... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2017

A blue and white famille rose Buddhist emblem altar ornament stand, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of t

Lot 96. A blue and white famille rose Buddhist emblem altar ornament stand, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795), 7 ¼ in. (18.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000 (USD 19,290 - USD 25,720) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017.  The top of the pedestal is decorated and gilt with underglaze blue and puce-enamel floral bands. It is supported by a central column flanked by colourfully-enamelled foliate scrolls rising from a beribboned vase... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2017

A pair of famille rose caparisoned elephants, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 95. A pair of famille rose caparisoned elephants, Qianlong period (1736-1795), 10 ¾ in. (27.3 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 50,000 - GBP 80,000 (USD 64,300 - USD 102,880) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017.  Each elephant is modelled standing foursquare with its head turned to one side, with bluish-ivory coloured tusks and the hide naturalistically marked in grey. Each wears colourful and gilt trappings, the saddlecloth is decorated with foaming waves below tasselled chimes, and each saddle bears a... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2017

A pair of inscribed iron-red-decorated bowls, Qianlong bingyin cyclical date in iron-red, corresponding to 1746 and of the perio

    Lot 88. A pair of inscribed iron-red-decorated bowls, Qianlong bingyin cyclical date in iron-red, corresponding to 1746 and of the period, 4 ¼ in. (10.7 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000 (USD 19,290 - USD 25,720) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017.  The exterior is inscribed in iron-red with a poem written in kaishu script, followed by a cyclical date, early-Spring of thebingyin year, and two iron-red seals, Qian and Long, all between... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2017

Important diamond ring, Harry Winston

Lot 326. Important 32.42 carats type IIb diamond ring, Harry Winston. Estimate 1,510,000 — 2,510,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's. Set with a pear-shaped diamond weighing 32.42 carats, between tapered baguette diamond shoulders, size 49, signed Winston, maker's mark.   Accompanied by GIA report no. 667088, stating that the diamond is D Colour, VVS1 Clarity, together with a working diagram stating that the diamond may be internally flawless after minor repolishing, and a type IIb... [Lire la suite]
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