26 juillet 2018

Pair of Emerald and Diamond Pendent Earclips

Lot 1732. Pair of Colombian Emerald and Type IIa Diamond Pendent Earclips. Estimate 7,000,000 — 8,500,000 HKD (804,692 — 977,126 EUR). Lot sold 7,880,000 HKD (905,853 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. One earring suspending a pear-shaped diamond weighing 7.27 carats,  to a surmount set with a smaller pear-shaped diamond weighing 2.01 carats, linked by an emerald-cut diamond weighing 1.70 carats, the other earring of matching design set with three emeralds, the two... [Lire la suite]
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26 juillet 2018

Ruby and Diamond Necklace, Bulgari

Lot 1839. Burmese Ruby and Diamond Necklace, Bulgari. Estimate 4,000,000 — 6,000,000 HKD (459,824 — 689,736 EUR). Lot sold 8,360,000 HKD (961,032 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. Composed of twenty graduated oval rubies within brilliant-cut diamond frames, alternating with decorative motifs set with pear-, marquise-shaped and brilliant-cut diamonds, the rubies and diamonds together weighing approximately 65.00 and 40.00 carats respectively, mounted in platinum, length approximately 420mm,... [Lire la suite]
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26 juillet 2018

A famille verte 'Pheasant' dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 240. A famille verte 'Pheasant' dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 8 1/4 in. (20.9 cm.) diam. Estimation : GBP 1,000 - 2,000. Price Realised: GBP 1875.00 . © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The interior of the shallow dish is decorated with a long-tailed pheasant to the centre, surrounded by large floral sprays and rocks. The exterior is decorated with further rocks and peony sprays. The base is painted in cobalt blue to depict an auspicious symbol. Provenance: Private Dutch Collection,... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2018

A famille verte 'Figural' dish, 19th century

Lot 238. A famille verte 'Figural' dish, 19th century; 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) diam. Estimation : GBP 500 - 1,000. Price Realised: GBP 1375.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The dish is delicately potted with shallow rounded sides, supported on a short tapered foot. The interior is decorated with a garden scene featuring a scholar's desk and two ladies watching two hares beside them.  Provenance: Private Dutch Collection, predominantly assembled in the 1970s and 1980s, then by descent within the... [Lire la suite]
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26 juillet 2018

A famille verte 'Figural' dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 237. A famille verte 'Figural' dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 10 1/2 in. (26.5 cm.) diam. Estimation : GBP 1,500 - 2,500. Price Realised: GBP 6000.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The dish is decorated to the interior with a garden scene featuring a mother and her two young boys at play beside a rooster, encircled by a border with cartouches enclosing auspicious emblems in reserve on a stylised geometric ground. The base has an auspicious mark painted in cobalt blue within a double... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2018

A famille verte 'Painting scroll' dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 236. A famille verte 'Painting scroll' dish, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 14 in. (35.5 cm.) diameter. Estimation : GBP 1,500 - 2,500. Price Realised: GBP 2125.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The dish is colourfully decorated with a partially unrolled scroll to the interior, beside a butterfly and branches of peony and chrysanthemum. The rim is decorated with shaped panels of further floral sprays, set against a green ground.  Provenance: Christie's New York, 23 January 2007, lot 24. ... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2018

A famille verte rouleau vase, late 19th-early 20th century

Lot 235. A famille verte rouleau vase, late 19th-early 20th century; 17 1/2 in. (44.5) cm. high. Estimation : GBP 800 - 1,200. Price Realised: GBP 1000.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The vase is decorated in imitation of earlier Kangxi period examples, with phoenixes and large peony blooms below a border enclosing floral sprays encircling the shoulder. The base has an apocryphal Kangxi mark within double circles.  Provenance: From a private English collection. Christie's. The Art of... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2018

A famille verte 'Butterfly and Flower' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 233. A famille verte 'Butterfly and Flower' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722). 6 5/8 in. (17 cm.) high. Estimation : GBP 1,500 - 2,500. Price Realised: GBP 5625.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The exterior of the vase is decorated in bright enamels with a large butterfly amongst flowers and rocks.  Provenance: English Collection, predominantly assembled in the 1980s and 1990s. Christie's. The Art of China: London Summer Edition, 11-19 july 2018
26 juillet 2018

"En société. Pastels du 17e et 18e siècles" au Musée du Louvre

PARIS - Avec le château de Versailles, le musée du Louvre a la chance de conserver la collection de référence nationale de pastels européens des 17e et 18e siècles. Pour  l’essentiel peintes au siècle d’or du pastel (18e siècle), ces oeuvres, d’une extrême fragilité puisque créées à l’aide d’une poudre colorée que l’on a souvent comparée à celle couvrant les ailes de papillon, permettent de mesurer tout le génie des artistes qui les ont exécutées. Représentés par d’exceptionnels ensembles, Maurice Quentin de La Tour,... [Lire la suite]