27 juillet 2018

Isaak Soreau, A still life with strawberries in a Wan-li porcelain bowl, a bunch of grapes, a glass vase with columbines...

Lot 147. Isaak Soreau (Frankfurt-Am-Main 1604 - in or after 1645), A still life with strawberries in a Wan-li porcelain bowl, a bunch of grapes, a glass vase with columbines and eglantine, a silver spoon, an inlaid knife and a half peach with a fly and dragon fly on a wooden table top, oil on panel, 11 by 15 3/8 in.; 27.9 by 39.1 cm. Estimate 250,000 — 350,000 USD. Lot sold 302,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.   Provenance: Anonymous Sale, Clermont-Ferrand, France, Claude Aguttes &... [Lire la suite]
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27 juillet 2018

Jacob van Hulsdonck, A still life with a vase of carnations and a basket of peaches, plums, black and white grapes, and cherries

Lot 176. Jacob van Hulsdonck (Antwerp 1582 – 1647), A still life with a vase of carnations and a basket of peaches, plums, black and white grapes, and cherries on a wooden table top, with a maybug, a red admiral butterfly and a bluebottle, signed lower left IVHVLSDONCK.FE. (IVH in compendium), oil on panel, 19 1/4 by 25 5/8 in.; 49 by 65 cm. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 USD. Lot sold 722,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.  Provenance: Anonymous sale, New York,... [Lire la suite]
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27 juillet 2018

Laurens Craen, Still life with a lobster on a pewter plate, lemons, grapes, apricots, oysters and a gold-mounted blue and white

Lot 73. Laurens Craen (The Hague (?) circa 1620 - 1670 Middelburg), Still life with a lobster on a pewter plate, lemons, grapes, apricots, oysters and a gold-mounted blue and white porcelain ewer, all on a wooden table top with a swallowtail butterfly, signed and dated lower left: Laurens Craen f. / 1653, oil on panel, 24 by 29 1/2 in.; 61 by 74.9 cm. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 USD. Lot sold 506,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Anonymous Sale, Paris, Millon... [Lire la suite]
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27 juillet 2018

Osias Beert the Elder, Still life of grapes and other fruits with a knife, Façon de Venise wineglasses and other objects...

Lot 152. Osias Beert the Elder (Antwerp (?) circa 1580 (?) - 1624), Still life of grapes and other fruits with a knife, Façon de Venise wineglasses and other objects on a draped table, oil on panel, 28 5/8 by 41 1/2 in.; 72.7 by 105.5 cm. Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000 USD. Lot sold 902,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Anonymous sale, London, Christie's, 11 December 1987, lot 80;With Galerie de Jonckheere, Paris;From whom acquired by the present owner. ... [Lire la suite]
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27 juillet 2018

Luis Meléndez (Naples 1716 - 1780 Madrid), Still life with tomatoes, a bowl of aubergines and onions

Lot 197. Luis Meléndez (Naples 1716 - 1780 Madrid), Still life with tomatoes, a bowl of aubergines and onions, oil on canvas, 14 1/4 by 19 1/4 in.; 36.8 by 49 cm. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,000,000 USD. Lot sold 2,210,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Private collection, Spain;With Derek Johns, London, by 2004. Exhibited: Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado, Luis Meléndez, Bodegones, 17 February-16 May 2004, cat. no. 13;Dublin, National Gallery of Ireland, Luis Meléndez, Still Lifes,... [Lire la suite]
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27 juillet 2018

Emerald and Fancy Vivid Orangy Yellow Diamond Ring

Lot 1849. 8.04 and 7.98 carats Colombian Emerald and Fancy Vivid Orangy Yellow Diamond Ring. Estimate 4,000,000 — 5,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 4,880,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Set with two octagonal-shaped emeralds weighing 8.04 and 7.98 carats respectively, flanked on each side by a pear-shaped fancy vivid orangy yellow diamond weighing 0.51 and 0.49 carat respectively, mounted in 18 karat yellow gold. Ring size: 6½ Accompanied by two SSEF reports numbered 75960 and 75961, both dated 20 August... [Lire la suite]

27 juillet 2018

Emerald and Diamond Necklace and Pair of Matching Pendent Earrings, House of Taylor Jewelry; and Emerald and Diamond Ring

Lot 1724. Colombian Emerald and Diamond Necklace and Pair of Matching Pendent Earrings, House of Taylor Jewelry; and Colombian Emerald and Diamond Ring. Estimate 2,000,000 — 3,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 4,520,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. The necklace set with ten pear-shaped emeralds, to diamond-set links of graduated floral motif, suspending from a line of brilliant-cut diamonds; and pair of pendent earrings en suite; the emeralds and diamonds altogether weighing approximately... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2018

Emerald and Diamond Bib Necklace

Lot 1861. Colombian Emerald and Diamond Bib Necklace. Estimate 5,000,000 — 6,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 5,840,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Of cascading design, set with seventy-two graduated pear-shaped emeralds, linked by lines of brilliant-cut, marquise and pear-shaped diamonds, the emeralds and diamonds together weighing approximately 325.00 and 220.00 carats respectively, mounted in 18 karat white gold, length approximately 395mm. Accompanied by Gübelin report numbered 15051035, dated 27 May... [Lire la suite]
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27 juillet 2018

Fine Emerald and Diamond Ring

Lot 1857. Fine 7.99 carats Colombian Emerald and Diamond Ring. Estimate 5,300,000 — 6,300,000 HKD. Lot sold 6,440,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Centring on a cushion-shaped emerald weighing 7.99 carats, surrounded by ten brilliant-cut diamonds together weighing 5.30 carats, the shoulders pavé-set with circular-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum. Ring size: 6¼ Accompanied by Gübelin and SSEF reports numbered 14101035 and 80727, dated 31 October 2014 and 29 June 2015 respectively, stating... [Lire la suite]
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27 juillet 2018

A Cizhou-type blackish-brown-glazed ribbed jar and a white-glazed shallow bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 9. A Cizhou-type blackish-brown-glazed ribbed jar and a white-glazed shallow bowl, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century: The bowl 3 1/2 in. (8.8 cm.) diam., the jar 3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) high. Estimate : USD 2,000 - 3,000. Price Realised: USD 2250.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The small jar is decorated with six pairs of vertical ribs of raised slip and is applied with two loop handles at the neck, and is covered with a brownish-black glaze that continues into the... [Lire la suite]