07 mai 2017

A pair of large square-section wucai vases, 19th century

Lot 100. A pair of large square-section wucai vases, 19th century. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 12,920 - USD 19,380) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  Each vase is boldly decorated in mirror image with various mythical beasts, one standing upon a rocky outcrop and others scattered above, all on a ground of prunus flowers and iron-red spirals. Each face is decorated with two of the Eight Precious Things, babao, one on the neck and one on the centre of the panel. Each vase with an apocryphal... [Lire la suite]
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07 mai 2017

A pair of Dayazhai famille rose turquoise ground rectangular jardinières and stands, Guangxu period (1875-1908)

     Lot 98. A pair of Dayazhai famille rose turquoise ground rectangular jardinières and stands, Guangxu period (1875-1908), Four-character yong qing chang chun marks in iron-red. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 12,920 - USD 19,380) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Each jardinière is decorated in mirror image to each long side with a bird perched on a flowering wisteria vine beside a rose branch rising from the foot with an iron-red Dayazhai oval... [Lire la suite]
07 mai 2017

A famille rose sgraffiato blue-ground bottle vase, 19th century

Lot 97. A famille rose sgraffiato blue-ground bottle vase, 19th century. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 12,920 - USD 19,380) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The vase is decorated with four gilt roundels enclosing scenes from the romantic fable, Niu lang zhi nu, 'The Weaver Girl and the Cowherd', between interspersed famille rose ruyi-shaped clouds on a blue ground decorated with a foliate sgraffiato design. The interior and base are glazed turquoise save for the apocryphal Qianlong... [Lire la suite]
07 mai 2017

An Exceptional Ruby, Tsavorite Garnet and Diamond Ring, by Ferri

Lot 591. An Exceptional 10.06 carats Kenyan Ruby, Tsavorite Garnet and Diamond Ring, by Ferri. Estimate HK$ 1,500,000 - 2,000,000 (€180,000 - 230,000). Photo: Bonhams. The step-cut ruby, weighing 10.06 carats, within a pavé-set circular-cut tsavorite garnet surround, accented by brilliant-cut diamonds, garnets approximately 11.60 carats total, signed FERRI, ring size 6½ Accompanied by an AGL (American Gemological Laboratories) report stating that the natural ruby has no indications of heat... [Lire la suite]
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07 mai 2017

A Sapphire and Diamond Ring

Lot 584. A 10.27 carats Madagascar Padparadscha Sapphire and Diamond Ring. Estimate HK$ 620,000 - 670,000 (€73,000 - 79,000). Photo: Bonhams. The cushion-shaped Padparadscha sapphire, weighing 10.27 carats, within a pavé-set brilliant-cut diamond surround, extending to the gallery and bifurcated hoop, accented by similarly cut diamonds of pink tint, ring size 5 Accompanied by an AGL (American Gemological Laboratories) report stating that the natural 'Padparadscha' sapphire is... [Lire la suite]
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07 mai 2017

An Opal and Diamond Pendant/Brooch Necklace, by Bruce Harding

Lot 550. An Australian Black Opal and Diamond Pendant/Brooch Necklace, by Bruce Harding. Estimate HK$ 330,000 - 420,000 (€39,000 - 49,000). Photo: Bonhams. The fan-shaped black opal plaque, within a brilliant-cut diamond surround, accented by similarly cut diamonds, suspending a pear-shaped diamond of yellow tint, completed by a detachable fancy-link neckchain, diamonds approximately 4.90 carats total, opal approximately 33.00 carats, maker's mark, pendant convertible to become brooch, pendant... [Lire la suite]

07 mai 2017

A famille rose 'bats and peaches' vase, 19th century, Shende tang zhi hall mark in iron red

 Lot 94. A famille rose 'bats and peaches' vase, 19th century, Shende Tang zhi hall mark in iron red. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 25,000 (USD 25,840 - USD 32,300) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The vase is decorated with a tree bearing nine peaches rising from a sea of frothing waves behind pierced rocks growing moss and lingzhi fungus, all below two iron-red bats in flight. 12 3/8 in. (31.5 cm.) high Provenance: Predominantly acquired in Amsterdam in the 1980s and 1990s Note: A vase... [Lire la suite]
07 mai 2017

A famille rose jar, Daoguang six-character seal mark in iron-red and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 93. A famille rose jar, Daoguang six-character seal mark in iron-red and of the period (1821-1850). Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 12,920 - USD 19,380) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The ovoid jar is decorated to the body with colourful flowering chrysanthemums amongst asters next to pierced rocks and butterflies in flight, all below turquoise-ground ruyi-head bands decorated with bats, peaches and lotus blooms. The neck and foot are decorated with further turquoise-ground floral... [Lire la suite]
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07 mai 2017

A pink-ground famille rose foliate jardinière and stand, Jiaqing six-character seal marks in iron red and of the period (1796-18

    Lot 92. A pink-ground famille rose foliate jardinière and stand, Jiaqing six-character seal marks in iron red and of the period (1796-1820). Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000 (USD 19,380 - USD 25,840) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The lobed jardinière is decorated and gilt with bats and chimes separated by scrolling lotus, all reserved on a pink ground. The flat-topped rim is decorated with a yellow-ground band of flower sprays. The interior and base are enamelled turquoise around the seal... [Lire la suite]
07 mai 2017

A blue-ground famille rose foliate stand, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in iron-red and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 91. A blue-ground famille rose foliate stand, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in iron-red and of the period (1796-1820). Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 12,920 - USD 19,380) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Raised on four ruyi-head feet, the exterior is decorated with lotus sprays on a blue-ground, and the everted flat rim is similarly decorated on a yellow ground. The interior of the stand is enamelled turquoise while the base is enamelled blue apart from the mark. The edges of the rim and base are... [Lire la suite]
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