26 novembre 2018

An exceptionally rare and important yellow jade 'Heavenly' horse, tianma, Song Dynasty or earlier

Lot 110. An exceptionally rare and important yellow jade 'Heavenly' horse, tianma, Song Dynasty or earlier; 7.6cm (3in) long. Estimate: HK$1,500,000.00 - HK$2,000,000.00 (€ 170,000 - 220,000). Unsold. © Bonhams. The mythical beast deftly carved as a recumbent horse with the right foreleg extended forward and the others tucked alongside with detailed hooves, its head raised in anticipation and the mouth open as if neighing, revealing the teeth, with short oval-shaped ears flanking the crested mane... [Lire la suite]

26 novembre 2018

An exceedingly rare and important white and russet jade carving of a bear, Western Han Dynasty

Lot 108. An exceedingly rare and important white and russet jade carving of a bear, Western Han Dynasty (206 BC- 8 AD); 5.7cm (2 5/16in) long. Estimate: HK$4,000,000.00 - HK$6,000,000.00 (€ 450,000 - 670,000). Sold for HK$ 6,700,000 (€ 752,149). © Bonhams. Powerfully carved in movement, with the right foreleg extended forward, the head slightly tilted to the left, the round eyes gazing forward flanking the nose with small indentations for nostrils, the wide head with incised lines along the edges... [Lire la suite]
26 novembre 2018

The Moon of Baroda. Historical Coloured Diamond Pendant Necklace

Lot 1961. The Moon of Baroda. Historical 24.04 carats Fancy Yellow Diamond Pendant Necklace. Estimate: HK$4,000,000.00 - HK$6,000,000.00 (US$500,000-750,000). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Fancy yellow pear modified brilliant-cut diamond of 24.04 carats, black leather cord, gold, black fitted case. GIA, 2018, report no. 5192555037 and Monograph: 24.04 carats, Fancy Yellow colour, VS2 clarity, potential. Christie's. Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels, Hong Kong, 27 November 2018
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26 novembre 2018

Rare Sapphire and Diamond Pendant Necklace, Mounted by Etcetera

Lot 1884. Rare 396.89 carats Burmese Sapphire and Diamond Pendant Necklace, Mounted by Etcetera. Estimate: HK$4,000,000.00 - HK$8,000,000.00 (US$500,000-1,000,000). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Cabochon sapphire of 396.89 carats, rose-cut sapphires, marquise-cut diamonds of 1.01 and 1.01 carats, circular-cut diamonds, gold, 74.0 cm, maker's mark (Etcetera). Guinness World Records, 2018: 396.89 carats, the largest cabochon-cut sapphire, MyanmarGübelin, 2018, report no. 1803118/1: 396.89 carats, Burma, no... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2018

Important Sapphire and Diamond Ring

Lot 2059. Important 9.11 carats Kashmir Sapphire and Diamond Ring. Estimate: HK$4,800,000.00 - HK$6,500,000.00 (US$600,000-800,000).  © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Cushion-shaped sapphire of 9.11 carats, pear and circular-cut diamonds, gold, ring size 5¾. SSEF, 2014, report no. 75203: 9.118 carats, Kashmir, no indications of heatingGübelin, 2014, report no. 14067114: 9.11 carats, Kashmir, no indications of heatingAGL, 2014, report no. CS 61364: 9.11 carats, Kashmir, no heat and clarity enhancement8... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2018

Important Coloured Diamond and Diamond Earrings

Lot 1964. Important 15.10 and 14.86 carats Fancy Yellow Diamond and Diamond Earrings. Estimate: HK$4,800,000.00 - HK$6,500,000.00 (US$600,000-800,000). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Fancy yellow pear brilliant-cut diamonds of 15.10 and 14.86 carats, ten marquise and pear brilliant-cut diamonds of 1.01 to 0.70 carats, gold, 4.3 cm . GIA, 2013, report no. 5151211157: 15.10 carats, Fancy Yellow colour, Internally Flawless clarityGIA, 2013, report no. 2155192509: 14.86 carats, Fancy Yellow colour, VS2... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2018

Rare Emerald and Diamond Earrings

Lot 2003. Rare 8.88 and 7.46 carats Colombian Emerald and Diamond Earrings. Estimate: HK$5,300,000.00 - HK$8,000,000.00 (US$670,000-1,000,000). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Cushion-shaped emeralds of 8.88 and 7.46 carats, circular, shield and hexagonal-shaped diamonds, platinum, 4.5 cm. SSEF, 2017-2018, report no. 91588 and 99992: 8.887 and 7.461 carats, Colombia, no indications of clarity modification. AGL, 2017-2018, report no. 1082986 and 8087822: 8.88 and 7.46 carats, Colombia, no clarity... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2018

An impressive iron articulated sculpture of a dragon, Edo period (18th-19th century)

Lot 3828. An impressive iron articulated sculpture of a dragon, Edo period (18th-19th century); 37 3/8 in. (94.9 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 1,600,000 - HKD 2,400,000 (USD 205,080 - USD 307,620). Price realised HKD 2,000,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The russet-iron dragon finely constructed of numerous hammered plates jointed inside the body; the mouth opens, the tongue, limbs and claws move, the body bends, the head is applied with ears, elaborate horns, spines and whiskers, the details are finely... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2018

An iron articulated sculpture of a long snake, Early 20th century, signed Muneyoshi (Tanaka Tadayoshi; ?-1958)

Lot 3811. An iron articulated sculpture of a long snake, Early 20th century, signed Muneyoshi (Tanaka Tadayoshi; ?-1958); 81 7/8 in. (208 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 1,600,000 - HKD 2,400,000 (USD 205,080 - USD 307,620). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The russet-iron snake constructed of numerous hammered plates jointed inside the body, the head incised with scales and fitted with a hinged jaw, gilt eyes, signature on underside of jaw. Literature: Kuo Hong-Sheng and Chang Yuan-Feng, chief eds. et... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2018

An iron articulated sculpture of a mythical beast (shachi), Edo period (18th-19th century)

Lot 3827. An iron articulated sculpture of a mythical beast (shachi), Edo period (18th-19th century); 20 ½ in. (52.1 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 2,800,000 - HKD 4,000,000 (USD 358,890 - USD 512,700). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The russet-iron mythical beast with tiger head and fish body finely constructed of numerous hammered plates jointed inside the body; the mouth opens, the tongue moves, the fins open and spread and the body bends, the head applied with elaborate horns and spines and the eyes... [Lire la suite]
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