30 octobre 2017

A 18.96 carats D colour VVS1 clarity Potentially Internally Flawless Diamond Ring, by Van Cleef & Arpels

Lot 400. A 18.96 carats D colour VVS1 clarity Potentially Internally Flawless Diamond Ring, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate CHF 1,500,000 - CHF 2,000,000 (USD 1,505,743 - USD 2,007,657). Price realised CHF 2,292,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Set with a rectangular cut-cornered diamond, weighing approximately 18.96 carats, between French-cut diamond shoulders, ring size 6, with French assay mark for platinum. Signed V.C.A., with maker's mark for Van Cleef & Arpels. ... [Lire la suite]
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30 octobre 2017

A 22.69 carats D colour VVS2 clarity Type IIa Diamond Ring

Lot 502. A 22.69 carats D colour VVS2 clarity Type IIa Diamond Ring. Estimate CHF 1,700,000 - CHF 2,200,000 (USD 1,706,508 - USD 2,208,423). Price realised CHF 2,592,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Set with a rectangular cut-cornered diamond, weighing approximately 22.69 carats, between kite-shaped diamond shoulders, ring size 6.  Accompanied by report no. 1334401 dated 1 August 2017 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is D colour, VVS2 clarity; also with a... [Lire la suite]
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30 octobre 2017

A Diamond and 9.17 carats Fancy Intense Pink colour SI1 clarity Type IIa Diamond Necklace

Lot 460. A Diamond and 9.17 carats Fancy Intense Pink colour SI1 clarity Type IIa Diamond Necklace. Estimate CHF 3,700,000 - CHF 4,500,000 (USD 3,714,165 - USD 4,517,228). Price realised CHF 5,150,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The graduated circular and baguette-cut diamond necklace suspending a fancy intense pink pear brilliant-cut diamond, weighing approximately 9.17 carats, pendant detachable to be replaced by a cultured pearl and diamond pendant, 46.5 cm, mounted in platinum and... [Lire la suite]
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30 octobre 2017

A Magnificent 101.27 carats F colour VVS1 clarity Excellent polish Excellent symmetry Type IIa Diamond Tiara

Lot 425. A Magnificent 101.27 carats F colour VVS1 clarity Excellent polish Excellent symmetry Type IIa Diamond Tiara. Estimate CHF 4,500,000 - CHF 6,500,000 (USD 4,517,228 - USD 6,524,885). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Centering a modified shield-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 101.27 carats, to the diamond-set extending scrolls, inner diameter 11.0 cm, mounted in gold, in black leather case.  Accompanied by report no. 10468562 dated 15 June 2017 from the Gemological Institute of... [Lire la suite]
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30 octobre 2017

A Superb 8.67 carats Fancy Intense Blue VVS1 clarity Potentially Internally Flawless Type IIb Diamond Ring

Lot 495. A Superb 8.67 carats Fancy Intense Blue VVS1 clarity Potentially Internally Flawless Type IIb Diamond Ring. Estimate CHF 7,500,000 - CHF 10,500,000 (USD 7,528,714 - USD 10,540,199). Price realised CHF 13,137,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Set with a fancy intense blue rectangular step-cut diamond, weighing approximately 8.67 carats, to the plain hoop, ring size 6 ½, mounted in gold. Accompanied by report no. 2185469086 dated 6 June 2017 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America... [Lire la suite]
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30 octobre 2017

A blue and white jar cover, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1424)

Lot 254. A blue and white jar cover, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1424). 5.8 cm, 2 1/4  in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the well-crafted circular dome topped with an onion-shaped finial, the exterior finely painted in tones of cobalt blue with 'heaped and piled' curling floral vines surrounding the finial encircled by a border of floral blooms separated by double circles, the finial covered with a further floral motif, all above a base of circular form. ... [Lire la suite]

30 octobre 2017

A polychrome 'bird' dish, Ming dynasty, Tianqi period (1621-1627)

Lot 250. A polychrome 'bird' dish, Ming dynasty, Tianqi period (1621-1627). 15.4 cm, 6 1/16  in. Estimate 750 — 1,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the curved sides rising to a slightly everted rim, the interior painted in red, green, and yellow with a lively flock of birds flying over reeds and lingzhi shaped rockwork issuing from a stream, the base with an apocryphal six-character Chenghua mark in underglaze blue within a circle. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale:... [Lire la suite]
30 octobre 2017

A blue and white garlic-necked bottle vase, Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period (1627-1644)

Lot 237. A blue and white garlic-necked bottle vase, Ming dynasty, Chongzhen period (1627-1644). 38 cm, 14 15/16  in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a short spreading foot to a tall slender garlic neck with a slightly flared rim, finely painted around the exterior in rich cobalt-blue tones with a continuous military encampment scene in a mountainous landscape with a kneeling messenger being received by a fully... [Lire la suite]
30 octobre 2017

A blue and white garlic-mouth bottle vase, 17th century

Lot 236. A blue and white garlic-mouth bottle vase, 17th century. 35.5 cm, 14 in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body rising from a short foot to a tall slender neck with a garlic-head mouth, the body painted in bright cobalt-blue tones with composite leaf scrolls including gingko leaves, all between bands of ruyi-head pendants, the foot skirted with a key fret border, the base with the trigram symbol qian in underglaze blue.  ... [Lire la suite]
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30 octobre 2017

A blue and white 'Dharmachakra' jar, Zhengde mark and period (1506-1521)

Lot 253. A blue and white 'Dharmachakra' jar, Zhengde mark and period (1506-1521). 18.5 cm, 7 1/4  in. Estimate 3,000 — 4,000 GBP. Lot Sold 6,875 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the baluster body surmounted by a waisted neck with a flared rim, the exterior painted with a band of flaming Dharmachakra (Wheel of the law) and scrolling ruyi shaped clouds, between borders of lappet petals with a band of key frets at the rim, the base with a four-character mark in underglaze blue... [Lire la suite]