31 mars 2019

Sapphire and Diamond Ring

Lot 1791. 17.62 carats Royal Blue Burmese  Sapphire and Diamond Ring. Estimate HK$3,200,000 — 4,000,000 / US$407,680 - 509,600. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's. Set with a step-cut sapphire weighing 17.62 carats, flanked to each side by triangular shaped and baguette diamonds, mounted in 18 karat white gold, size 6. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 103190, dated 5 October 2018,  and Gübelin report no. 18097160, dated 14 September 2018, stating that the... [Lire la suite]
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31 mars 2019

Sapphire and Diamond Ring

Lot 1710. 9.05 carats Kashmir Sapphire and Diamond Ring. Estimate HK$4,500,000 — 6,000,000 / US$573,300 - 764,400. Lot Sold 4,000,000 HKD (510,240 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. Set with a cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 9.05 carats, to the surround embellished with baguette, marquise- and pear-shaped diamonds, mounted in 18 karat white gold, size 6¼. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 98648, dated 7 March 2018, stating that the sapphire is of Kashmir origin, with no... [Lire la suite]
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31 mars 2019

Diamond Ring

Lot 1793. A D Colour, Internally Flawless 8.02 carats Type IIa Diamond Ring. Estimate HK$4,500,000 — 6,000,000 / US$573,300 - 764,400. Lot Sold 4,975,000 HKD (634,611 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. Set with a pear-shaped diamond weighing 8.02 carats, flanked by tapered baguette diamonds, size 5. Accompanied by GIA report no. 5191068431, dated 17 July 2018, stating that the diamond is D Colour, Internally Flawless; further accompanied by diamond type classification... [Lire la suite]
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31 mars 2019

Pair of Fancy Pink-Brown Diamond and Diamond Pendent Earrings

Lot 1709. Pair of SI1 Internally Flawless 6.98 and 6.66 carats Fancy Pink-Brown Diamond and Diamond Pendent Earrings. Estimate HK$4,600,000 — 6,000,000 / US$586,040 - 764,400. Lot Sold 5,455,000 HKD (695,840 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. Each set with a pear-shaped fancy pink-brown diamond weighing 6.98 and 6.66 carats respectively, framed with oval diamonds, to the kite-shaped diamond surmount, decorated with brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in 18 karat white... [Lire la suite]
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31 mars 2019

Veiled world of Qing Empresses revealed in Smithsonian's Freer│Sackler exhibition

WASHINGTON, DC.- “Empresses of China’s Forbidden City, 1644–1912” is on view at the Smithsonian’s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery March 30 through June 23. This major international exhibition, the largest at the Freer|Sackler in more than a decade, explores empresses’ lives during the emperor-centric Qing dynasty. Despite the empresses’ accomplishments and status, they are largely missing from Qing court history. Through imperial portraits, narrative paintings, furnishings, attire (jewelry and costume) and religious art,... [Lire la suite]
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