07 octobre 2018

A Jadeite Bangle

Lot 2149. A Jadeite Bangle. Estimate HKD 1,800,000 - 2,800,000 (USD 229,727 - 357,353). Lot sold HKD 2,832,000 (USD 361,437). © Poly Auction.  The semi-cylindrical jadeite bangle of light green ground to the section suffused with intense emerald green patches, of high translucency, weighing 381.02 carats, inner diameter approximately 56.95 mm, thickness approximately 12.96 mm. Accompanied by report no. SJ174370 dated 28 August 2018 from the Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory Limited... [Lire la suite]
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07 octobre 2018

An Exceptionally Large Pair of Jadeite and Diamond Earrings

Lot 2218. Property of A Noble Collector. An Exceptionally Large Pair of Jadeite and Diamond Earrings. Estimate HKD 1,800,000 - 2,800,000 (USD 229,727 - 357,353). Lot sold HKD 2,832,000 (USD 361,437). © Poly Auction.  Each set with an oval jadeite cabochon of bright green colour with good translucency, surrounded by marquise-shaped diamonds, mounted in 18K gold, jadeite cabochon approximately 26.42 x 19.81 x 5.41 mm and 26.43 x 19.83 x 6.00 mm, earrings length 3.5 cm, width 2.7 cm. Accompanied... [Lire la suite]
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07 octobre 2018

A Superb Jadeite, Ruby and Diamond Bracelet

Lot 2105. A Superb Jadeite, Ruby and Diamond Bracelet. Estimate HKD 4,000,000 - 6,000,000 (USD 510,504 - 765,756). Lot sold HKD 4,484,000 (USD 572,275). © Poly Auction.  Designed as a series of five graduated oval jadeite cabochons of emerald green colour and high translucency, weighing 10.82 to 5.23 carats, approximately 14.65 x 12.88 x 8.02 to 12.35 x 11.06 x 5.42 mm within a ruby-set surround weighing 15.67 carats in total, completed by circular-cut diamond band, diamonds altogether... [Lire la suite]
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07 octobre 2018

An Exceptionally Fine and Elegant Jadeite, Ruby and Diamond Necklace

Lot 2104. An Exceptionally Fine and Elegant Jadeite, Ruby and Diamond Necklace. Estimate HKD 2,400,000 - 3,600,000 (USD 306,302 - 459,454). Lot sold HKD 3,068,000 (USD 391,557). © Poly Auction.  Composed of ninety-nine slightly graduated highly translucent jadeite beads of emerald green colour, spaced by brilliant-cut diamond links and baguette-cut ruby-set roundels and clasp, jadeite bead diameter approximately 6.93 mm, mounted in 18K gold, length approximately 75.3 cm. Accompanied by report no.... [Lire la suite]
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07 octobre 2018

An Extraordinary Set of Jadeite and Diamond ‘Peapod’ Jewellery

Lot 2221. An Extraordinary Set of Jadeite and Diamond ‘Peapod’ Jewellery. Estimate HKD 2,800,000 - 3,800,000 (USD 357,353 - 484,979). Lot sold HKD 3,540,000 (USD 451,796). © Poly Auction.  Set with a jadeite of intense green colour and high translucency, carved as a ‘Peapod’, to the variously shaped diamond surmount, to a fine neck chain spaced by collet-set diamond, a pair of ear pendants en suite of similar material, mounted in 18K gold, largest ‘peapod’ approximately 36.03 x 14.70 x 7.71 mm, necklace and... [Lire la suite]
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07 octobre 2018

An Iznik pottery rimless ‘grape’ dish, Turkey, circa 1570-80

Lot 183. An Iznik pottery rimless ‘grape’ dish, Turkey, circa 1570-80; 29cm. diam. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. painted in shades of cobalt blue and dark green with a central roundel containing three large bunches of grapes within spiralling tendrils issuing fleshy leaves, cavetto with stylised palmettes and geometric border, the underside with collection label. Note: Iznik grape dishes tell an interesting story about the cross-cultural pollination between Chinese and Ottoman art. Yuan... [Lire la suite]
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07 octobre 2018

An Iznik polychrome pottery dish with tulips, carnations and hyacinths, Turkey, circa 1580

  Lot 190. An Iznik polychrome pottery dish with tulips, carnations and hyacinths, Turkey, circa 1580; 31.4cm. diam. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. fritware painted in underglaze cobalt blue, green and bole red with black outlines and details, featuring a spray of tulips, carnations and hyacinths with small florettes, border with stylised waves and scrolls, tulip bunches and rosettes to exterior, the underside with one drill to the rim and one drill to the foot. Provenance: Ex-collection Dr. Anton... [Lire la suite]
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07 octobre 2018

An Iznik polychrome pottery dish with rosettes and saz leaves, Turkey, circa 1570

  Lot 191. An Iznik polychrome pottery dish with rosettes and saz leaves, Turkey, circa 1570; 29.4cm. diam. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. fritware, underglaze-painted in cobalt blue, turquoise green and bole red with fine green-black outlines with a design of two long serrated twisting saz leaves enclosing a symmetrical design of rosettes and hyacinths with trefoil clasp, serrated rim,underside with paired tulips and flowerhead motifs, old collection labels 'Jean... [Lire la suite]
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07 octobre 2018

A monumental Iznik polychrome pottery tankard, Turkey, circa 1575-80

Lot 186. A monumental Iznik polychrome pottery tankard, Turkey, circa 1575-80; 27.5cm. height, 15.2cm. diam. Estimate: £50,000 - £70,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. fritware cylindrical body painted under the glaze in cobalt blue, green and bole red with black outlines, with curved saz leaves, overlapping roses, florettes and two cypress trees, square-shaped handle. Note: his is an extremely rare model of an over-sized tankard, most known examples measuring in the region of twenty to twenty-three... [Lire la suite]
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07 octobre 2018

A monumental calligraphic tile, Central Asia or Persia, 14th century

Lot 131. A monumental calligraphic tile, Central Asia or Persia, 14th century; 59.5 by 48cm. Estimate: £50,000 - £70,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the stonepaste body with tall moulded calligraphic inscription between foliate stems under a protruding band with smaller line of Kufic calligraphy, painted in white with black outlines and turquoise band on a cobalt blue ground under a transparent glaze, set onto custom metal mount. Provenance: Private European family collection since the 1960s. Private European family... [Lire la suite]
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