18 mars 2019

A 6.75 Carat 'Pigeon Blood' Burmese Ruby and Diamond Ring

Lot 2193. A 6.75 Carat 'Pigeon Blood' Burmese Ruby and Diamond Ring. Estimate Upon Request. 2019 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Centering upon a cushion-shaped Burmese ruby weighing 6.75 carats, surrounded by 8 pear-shaped diamonds altogether weighing 6.75 carats, mounted in 18K gold, ring size 6 1/2. Accompanied by report no. 19011153 dated 28 January 2019 from Gubelin stating that the 6.75 carat ruby is of Burma(Myanmar) origin, with no indications of heating, pigeon blood red colorAlso accompanied by a... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2019

A rare yellow soapstone seal, Qing dynasty-Republic period

Lot 555. A rare yellow soapstone seal, Qing dynasty-Republic period; 1 3/4in (4.5cm) high. Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000. Sold for US$ 37,575 (€ 33,108) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2019 The square sectioned seal body surmounted by horned mythical beast with powerful claws and bushy tail, seated with its head turned to one side, the seal face carved in intaglio with four characters reading jingrong zhuhe, flanked by two dragons contesting a flaming pearl carved in relief, the stone of a rich... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2019

A jadeite hanging flower basket, Late Qing dynasty-Republic period

Lot 542. A jadeite hanging flower basket, Late Qing dynasty-Republic period; 5 1/8in (13cm) high. Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000. Sold for US$ 43,825 (€ 38,615) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2019 Carved with a loose ring at the top of the cusped handle which pivots within the arched handles on flattened basket shape filled with a flowering peony plant, the rim of the basket finished with a row of tiny raised bosses and the opposing walls of the body filled with reserves of composite flowers and leaves in... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2019

An very rare gilt and enameled porcelain figure of Amitayus, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 528. An very rare gilt and enameled porcelain figure of Amitayus, Qianlong period (1736-1795);4 5/8in (11.8cm) high. Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000. Sold for US$ 50,075 (€ 44,122) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2019 Portrayed seated in dhyanasana, the hands held in dhyanamudra and supporting a amrita kalasha adorned with jewels picked out in iron-red enamel, wearing sanghati with borders of undulating lines between raised pearls, the serene expression with downcast eyes,... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2019

A rare and large gilt-lacquered bronze figure of Mahasthamaprapta, Ming dynasty (368-1644)

Lot 511. A rare and large gilt-lacquered bronze figure of Mahasthamaprapta, Ming dynasty (368-1644); 23in (58.5cm) high. Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000. Sold for US$ 52,575 (€ 46,325) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2019 Heavily cast in great detail, portrayed seated in dhyanasana, the left hand in vitakamudra and the right in dhyanamudra, the palms of both hands and the soles of the feet incised with the 'wheel of the Buddhist law', dressed in loose robes with elaborate lotus scroll... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2019

A rare soapstone 'duck' water coupe, 17th-18th century

Lot 582. A rare soapstone 'duck' water coupe, 17th-18th century; 4in (10cm) long. Estimate: US$2,500 - US$4,000. Sold for US$ 81,325 (€ 71,658) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2019 Carved in the form of a mandarin duck with a leaf-shaped sail feather rising behind the overlapping feathers of the lower wing and the curling feathers across its breast, a leafy water weed tendril grasped in its mouth, the hollowed interior covered by a stopper finished with a finial of curling flower petals, the pale straw... [Lire la suite]

18 mars 2019

A rare yellow-ground green-enamelled 'Peach and Bird' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 523. A rare yellow-ground green-enamelled 'Peach and Bird' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735); 4 7/8in (12.4cm) diam. Estimate: US$20,000 - US$30,000. Sold for US$ 150,075 (€ 132,715). © Bonhams 2001-2019 Well potted with deep rounded sides supported on a tapered foot ring, the exterior finely incised and reserved in green enamel against the yellow-glazed ground with a repeated pattern of a fruiting peach tree and blossoming sprays growing adjacent to a garden rock, with... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2019

A Highly Important 41.08 Carat Fancy Intense Yellow, Internally Flawless Diamond and Diamond Ring-Pendant

Lot 2131. A Highly Important 41.08 Carat Fancy Intense Yellow, Internally Flawless Diamond and Diamond Ring-Pendant. Estimate Upon Request. 2019 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Centering upon a cushion-shaped fancy intense yellow diamond weighing 41.08 carats, within a brilliant-cut diamond surround, pear-shaped diamond accents, to the open-work diamond-set gallery, diamonds altogther weighing 12.84 carats, ring mount detachable, with pendant fitting, mounted in 18K gold, ring size 6 1/2. Please note that the GIA... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2019

A Spectacular Pair of 16.43 and 15.19 Carat Colombian Emerald and Diamond Ear Pendants, By Jacques Timey for Harry Winston

Lot 2061. A Spectacular Pair of 16.43 and 15.19 Carat Colombian Emerald and Diamond Ear Pendants, By Jacques Timey for Harry Winston. Estimate Upon Request. 2019 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Each suspending an rectangular-shaped emerald weighing 16.43 and 15.19 carats, to a diamond cluster surmount set with pear-and marquise-shaped diamonds, pendants detachable, mounted in 18K gold, length 4.1 cm.Cluster signed with maker’s mark of Jacques Timey for Harry Winston. Accompanied by report no.99216 dated 25 March... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2019

A green-enameled 'Dragon' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736.1795)

Lot 530. A green-enameled 'Dragon' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Diameter 7 in., 17.8 cm. Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,0000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the shallow, rounded sides set over a tapered foot, the interior centered with an emerald-green-enameled five-clawed dragon writhing in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', flame scrolls encircling the beast, all enclosed by a green band bordered in underglaze-blue lines and repeated at the rim, the exterior similarly decorated, the base inscribed with a... [Lire la suite]