19 novembre 2017

An important pair jadeite bangles

Lot 608. An important pair jadeite bangles. Estimate HK$ 2,300,000 - 2,800,000 (€250,000 - 300,000). Photo: Bonhams. The pair of translucent jadeite bangles with one third section of intense emerald green colour, suffused with patches and streaks of similar colour throughout, the outer, inner diameter and thickness measuring 79.3 x 57.9 x 11.0mm and 77.7 x 56.2 x 11.5mm (2) Accompanied by two Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory reports stating that the natural colour fei cui (jadeite jade) have no resin... [Lire la suite]
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19 novembre 2017

A highly important and extremely rare wucai ‘Fish’ jar and cover, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Lot 8006. A highly important and extremely rare wucai ‘Fish’ jar and cover, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1522-1566). 18 1/8 in. (46 cm.).Estimate on request. © Christies Images Ltd 2017 The globular jar is robustly potted and exuberantly painted around the sides with a continuous scene of eight golden carp depicted in different positions as they swim amidst floating aquatic plants above a band of lotus plants in shades of green and yellow and... [Lire la suite]
18 novembre 2017

A Fine Sapphire and Diamond Ring, Mounted by Bulgari

Lot 620. A Fine 17.33 carats Burmese Sapphire and Diamond Ring, Mounted by Bulgari. Estimate HK$ 2,900,000 - 3,900,000 (€310,000 - 420,000). Photo: Bonhams. The oval-cut sapphire, weighing 17.33 carats, between crescent-shaped diamond shoulders, diamonds approximately 1.20 carats total, signed 'mounting by Bulgari', numbered, ring size 6½, original case. Accompanied by a SSEF report stating that the natural sapphire has no indications of heat treatment and originates from Burma (Myanmar). Report number 80084, dated... [Lire la suite]
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18 novembre 2017

A Blue and White 'Dragon' Box and Cover, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1620)

Lot 316. A Blue and White 'Dragon' Box and Cover, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1620). 19.4 cm, 7 5/8  in.. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's of rectangular form with indented corners, the top of the cover vividly painted with a lobed panel enclosing a pair of five-clawed dragons ferociously writhing amongst clouds contesting a flaming pearl, above waves crashing against jagged mountains, all reserved against a diaper ground, the sides of the cover and box variously painted... [Lire la suite]
18 novembre 2017

A Fine Emerald and Diamond Ring

Lot 574. A Fine 10.02 carats Colombian Emerald and Diamond Ring. Estimate HK$ 3,400,000 - 4,000,000 (€370,000 - 430,000). Photo: Bonhams. The cushion-shaped emerald, weighing 10.02 carats, between trillion-cut diamond shoulders, diamonds 1.32 carats total, ring size 6. Accompanied by a SSEF report stating that the natural emerald has no indications of clarity enhancement and originates from Colombia. Report number 95268, dated 20 September 2017. Accompanied by a Gubelin report stating that the natural emerald... [Lire la suite]
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18 novembre 2017

A Rare Blue and White Ingot-Shaped ‘Dragon’ Box and Cover, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1620)

Lot 315. A Rare Blue and White Ingot-Shaped ‘Dragon’ Box and Cover, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1620). 21.6 cm, 8 1/2  in. Estimate: HK$400,000 - 600,000/US$51,000 - 77,000. Courtesy Sotheby's powerfully painted in vivid shades of cobalt blue, the domed cover painted with a pair of confronting five-clawed dragons writhing amongst flames and cloud scrolls contesting a flaming pearl, the rounded sides of both the box and cover similarly decorated with further dragons striding amongst... [Lire la suite]

18 novembre 2017

An Exceptional Ruby and Diamond Ring, by Harry Winston

Lot 619. An Exceptional 5.08 carats Burmese Mogok 'Pigeon's Blood' Ruby and Diamond Ring, by Harry Winston. Estimate HK$ 8,000,000 - 10,000,000 (€870,000 - 1,100,000). Photo: Bonhams. The oval-cut ruby, weighing 5.08 carats, between crescent-shaped diamond shoulders, diamonds approximately 1.40 carats total, signed HW, ring size 6. Accompanied by a SSEF report stating that the natural ruby is of 'Pigeon's Blood' red colour, of strong saturation, has no indications of heat treatment and... [Lire la suite]
18 novembre 2017

Chinese porcelain famille verte saucer dish, Kangxi mark and period, circa 1670

Chinese porcelain famille verte saucer dish, Kangxi mark and period, circa 1670. 13 ¼ inches, 33.7 cm diameter. © Marchant Chinese porcelain famille verte saucer dish with gently flared rim, painted in the centre with the bearded equestrian warrior Zhang Fei of dark complexion holding a spear while riding a black enamelled horse beside his bannerman, surrounded by four other equestrian warriors including the confronting Zhang He with a standing general behind rockwork and the General Wei Yan in an encampment... [Lire la suite]
18 novembre 2017

A Rare and Impressive Fancy Coloured Diamond and Diamond Dress Ring, by Cindy Chao

Lot 575. A Rare and Impressive 4.23 carats Fancy Coloured Diamond and Diamond Dress Ring, by Cindy Chao. Estimate HK$ 8,000,000 - 10,000,000 (€870,000 - 1,100,000). Photo: Bonhams. The oval-cut fancy pink-purple diamond, weighing 4.23 carats, within a stylised ribbon frame, pavé-set with brilliant-cut diamonds, extending to the hoop, highlighted by a cushion-shaped diamond, diamonds approximately 4.80 carats total, signed Cindy Chao, ring size 4½, with original pouch Accompanied by a GIA report stating... [Lire la suite]
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18 novembre 2017

A very rare wucai 'Boys' jar, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1522-1566)

 Lot 8005. A very rare wucai 'Boys' jar, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1522-1566). 5 1/2 in. (14 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 2,000,000 - HKD 3,000,000 (USD 257,337 - USD 386,006). © Christies Images Ltd 2017 The jar is painted with bright enamels with a continuous scene of eight boys at play engaged in various pursuits, including riding a wooden horse, holding a lotus leaf as a canopy, flying a flag, holding a vase, and spinning a top,... [Lire la suite]