19 juin 2017

Unmounted 14.07 carat Tajikistan spinel

Lot 2020. Unmounted 14.07 carat Tajikistan spinel. Estimate CHF 42 000 / 62 000 (€ 38 890 / 57 410) © Koller Auctions Very fine, pear-shaped spinel of 14.07 ct, from Tajikistan With Gübelin-Report no. 16050179, June 2016. Koller Auctions. Jewellery - Thursday 29 June 2017, 02.00 PM
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19 juin 2017

Unmounted 15.07 carat Tajikistan spinel

Lot 2016. Unmounted 15.07 carat Tajikistan spinel. Estimate CHF 45 000 / 65 000 (€ 41 670 / 60 190) © Koller Auctions Very fine, triangular spinel of 15.07 ct, from Tajikistan. With Gübelin-Report no. 16050177, June 2016. Koller Auctions. Jewellery - Thursday 29 June 2017, 02.00 PM
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19 juin 2017

Unmounted 15.55 carat Tajikistan spinel

Lot 2022. Unmounted 15.55 carat Tajikistan spinel. Estimate CHF 47 000 / 67 000 (€ 43 520 / 62 040). © Koller Auctions Very fine, oval spinel of 15.55 ct, from Tajikistan. With Gübelin-Report no. 16050178, June 2016.   Koller Auctions. Jewellery - Thursday 29 June 2017, 02.00 PM
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19 juin 2017

A 'Yue' celadon-glazed ram, Western Jin dynasty (265–316)

Lot 407. A 'Yue' celadon-glazed ram, Western Jin dynasty (265–316), 15.5 cm, 6 1/8  in. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Lot sold 250,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. modelled recumbent with its legs tucked underneath, its raised head pierced with a circular aperture to the top, applied overall with a greyish-celadon glaze. Note: Modelled as a reclining ram with large protruding eyes, this charming piece belongs to a group of playful vessels made for the scholar’s desk... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2017

A carved 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed zhadou, Northern Song dynasty

Lot 406. A carved 'Yaozhou' celadon-glazed zhadou, Northern Song dynasty, 12 cm, 4 3/4  in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot sold 106,250 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. with the compressed globular body rising to a slightly waisted neck opening into a wide, six-lobed rim with down-turned petal tips, covered overall with an olive-green glaze. Note: Three zhadou of similar form, excavated at the 'Yaozhou' kiln site, are illustrated in The Yaozhou Kiln Site of... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2017

A carved 'Yaozhou' celadon 'lotus' bowl, Northern Song dynasty

Lot 405. A carved 'Yaozhou' celadon 'lotus' bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 13.7 cm, 5 3/8  in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot sold 525,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. with the five-lobed sides extending to an everted rim, the interior incised with a flower head, the exterior carved with petals, covered overall with a sage-green glaze. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017

19 juin 2017

A Qingbai lobed box and cover, Song dynasty

Lot 404. A Qingbai lobed box and cover, Song dynasty, height 8.5 cm, 3 3/8  in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot sold 137,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the sides skillfully modelled with lobed sides simulating petals, the box with a dense diapered pattern, covered overall save for the countersunk base with a pale blue-tinged clear glaze. Provenance: Acquired on 20th March 1988. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017
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19 juin 2017

Rijksmuseum exhibits examples of Dutch micro-carving from the late Middle Ages

Installation view. Photo Rijksmuseum.  AMSTERDAM.- They are among the most sophisticated, mysterious and unknown works of Dutch art: the masterfully carved figurines, miniature shrines, coffins, skulls and prayer nuts of boxwood from the 16th century. They are often no larger than a few tens of millimetres and were intended purely for private use. About 130 examples are still in existence today. No fewer than 60 of them from around the world will be on display at the Rijksmuseum during the 'Small Wonders'... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2017

Burma ruby, enamel and gold ring, ca. 1860

Lot 2109. 5.10 carat Burma ruby cabochon, enamel and gold ring, ca. 1860. Estimate CHF 35 000 / 55 000 (€ 32 410 / 50 930). © Koller Auctions Yellow gold. Set with 1 fine, oval, pink-red Burma ruby cabochon of ca. 5.10 ct, not heated. French import marks. Size ca. 55. With GCS-Report no. 5776-4673, February 2016.  Koller Auctions. Jewellery - Thursday 29 June 2017, 02.00 PM
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19 juin 2017

Sapphire and diamond bracelet, by Tiffany, ca. 1925

Lot 2135. Sapphire and diamond bracelet, by Tiffany, ca. 1925. Estimate CHF 35 000 / 55 000 (€ 32 410 / 50 930). © Koller Auctions Platinum. Art-Déco bracelet, set with 4 round sapphires weighing ca. 5.00 ct, not heated, 5 circular-cut diamonds totalling ca. 4.00 ct and enhanced by circular- and single-cut diamonds of ca. 2.50 ct. Signed Tiffany & Co., no. 2363. L ca. 17,5 cm. Koller Auctions. Jewellery - Thursday 29 June 2017, 02.00 PM
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