23 novembre 2018

A fine Ding carved ‘lotus’ hexafoil bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 8005. A fine Ding carved ‘lotus’ hexafoil bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm.) diam. Estimate: HK$1,200,000.00 - HK$1,800,000.00 (USD 153,810 - USD 230,715). Price realised HKD 1,750,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2018.  The bowl is elegantly potted with thin, slightly rounded sides flaring to a lobed rim, fluidly carved on the interior with lotus blossoms and leaves on slender stems, covered inside and out with a lustrous, pale ivory-toned glaze with the exception of the... [Lire la suite]
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23 novembre 2018

An important and extremely rare jun 'number four' jardiniere, Yuan-early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century

  Lot 8021. An important and extremely rare Jun 'number four' jardiniere, Yuan-early Ming dynasty, 14th-15th century; 10 in. (25.4 cm.) wide. Estimate: HK$30,000,000.00 - HK$50,000,000.00 (USD 3,845,250 - USD 6,408,750). Unsold. © Christie's Image Ltd 2018. The jardinière is of a deep inverted bell form, and covered overall with a thick and finely flecked lavender-blue glaze shading to brown at the rim and foot. The base is pierced with five drainage holes, and covered with a wash of light... [Lire la suite]
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23 novembre 2018

An important and very rare Longquan celadon mallet-shaped ‘kinuta’ vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279)

Lot 8007. An important and very rare Longquan celadon mallet-shaped ‘kinuta’ vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279); 9 1/8 in. (23.4 cm.) high. Estimate On Request. Price realised HKD 42,850,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2018. The vase is superbly potted with a mallet-shaped body, with sides tapering slightly from the canted shoulder towards the foot. The tall neck is surmounted by a widely flared mouth with lipped rim. The vase is covered overall with an even glaze of soft bluish-green tone.  ... [Lire la suite]
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23 novembre 2018

An important and extremely rare Ru ‘sky-blue’ tea bowl, Northern Song dynasty, late 11th-early 12th century

Lot 8006. An important and extremely rare Ru ‘sky-blue’ tea bowl, Northern Song dynasty, late 11th-early 12th century; 4 in. (10.2 cm.) diam. Estimate On Request. Price realised HKD 56,350,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2018. The bowl is exquisitely potted with rounded sides supported on a short foot, rising to a slightly tapering mouth. It is covered overall with a subtly crackled unctuous glaze of soft, attractive greyish-blue tone, thinning at the rims to reveal the ashen body underneath. The foot ring has... [Lire la suite]
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23 novembre 2018

Important Diamond Ring, Harry Winston

Lot 2046. Important 9.03 carats D IF Type IIa Diamond Ring, Harry Winston. Estimate: HK$5,500,000.00 - HK$8,000,000.00 (US$700,000-1,000,000). © Christie's Image Ltd 2018. Rectangular-cut diamond of 9.03 carats, tapered baguette-cut diamonds, platinum, ring size 6¾, signed Winston. GIA, 2017, report no. 12928582: 9.03 carats, D colour, Internally Flawless clarity, Type IIa.  Christie's. Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels, Hong Kong, 27 November 2018
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23 novembre 2018

Coloured Diamond and Diamond Ring

Lot 1938. 7.48 carats IF Fancy Vivid Yellow Diamond and Diamond Ring. Estimate: HK$6,000,000.00 - HK$8,000,000.00 (US$750,000-1,000,000). © Christie's Image Ltd 2018.  Fancy vivid yellow rectangular-cut diamond of 7.48 carats, trapeze-shaped diamonds, gold, ring size 6 GIA, 2018, report no. 5192553159: 7.48 carats, Fancy Vivid Yellow colour, Internally Flawless clarity, excellent polish and symmetry.  Christie's. Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels, Hong Kong, 27... [Lire la suite]
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23 novembre 2018

A yellow-glazed saucer dish, mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 5. A yellow-glazed saucer dish, mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566); 9.6 cm, 3 3/4  in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Unsold. © Sotheby's. with shallow rounded sides rising from a short foot to a slightly everted rim, applied overall with an even yellow glaze of rich egg-yolk tone, the base left white and inscribed in underglaze blue with a reign mark within a double rectangle. Provenance: Collection of Hans Öström, Stockholm.Collection of Emil Hultmark (1872-1943),... [Lire la suite]
23 novembre 2018

A parcel-gilt bronze incense burner, gui, by Hu Wenming, Ming dynasty, 17th century

Lot 2. A parcel-gilt bronze incense burner, gui, by Hu Wenming, Ming dynasty, 17th century; 14.7 cm, 5 3/4  in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot sold Lot Sold 112,500 HKD (14,385 USD). © Sotheby's. the compressed body surmounted by a pair of mythical animal heads issuing loop handles, chased in relief with a band of auspicious emblems, the base incised with Yunjian Hu Wenming zhi (made by Hu Wenming of Yunjian) within a... [Lire la suite]
23 novembre 2018

Emerald and diamond ring, Van Cleef & Arpels

Lot 43. 20.10 carats Colombian Emerald and diamond ring, Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate $600,000 - $800,000. © Sotheby's. Set with a modified rectangular step-cut emerald weighing 20.10 carats, between baguette diamond shoulders, size 7½, signed Van Cleef Arpels, Paris, partially legible numbering. Accompanied by AGL report no. 1090178 stating that the emerald is of Classic Colombian origin, clarity enhancement: insignificant to minor, type: traditional. Fine... [Lire la suite]
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23 novembre 2018

Emerald and diamond necklace

Lot 373. Emerald and diamond necklace. Estimate: £170,000 - £200,000. © Sotheby's. Composed of two rows of graduated polished emerald beads, interspersed by spacers set with brilliant-cut diamonds, to a brilliant-cut diamond clasp, length approximately 475mm, sponsor's marks. Accompanied by Gübelin, report no. 18082068/1 to 95, dated 12th September 2018, stating that the emeralds are natural, with indications of minor clarity enhancement. Measurements from approximately 7.85-7.90 x 6.10mm to 15.50-15.80 x... [Lire la suite]
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