13 mai 2019

A superb greenish-white jade octagonal 'marriage' bowl, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 160. A superb greenish-white jade octagonal 'marriage' bowl, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 23.5cm (9 1/4 in) wide. Estimate £ 80,000 - 120,000 (€ 93,000 - 140,000). Sold for £ 275,062 (€ 314,016). © Bonhams 2001-2019. Deftly carved around the waisted exterior in shallow relief with archaistic taotie masks on a key-fret ground, the short neck with pendent plantain leaves and triangles on the mouth-rim, four handles in the form of acanthus leaves and auspicious lingzhi fungus suspending loose rings, all standing on... [Lire la suite]

13 mai 2019

Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, Attese, 1960

Lot 57. Lucio Fontana (1899-1968), Concetto spaziale, Attese, signed, titled and inscribed 'l. fontana "Concetto spaziale" ATTESE 1+1-3U' (on the reverse), waterpaint on canvas, 39 x 31 1/8 in. (99 x 79 cm.) Executed in 1960. Estimate USD 800,000 - USD 1,200,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  Provenance: Private collection, Japan.Private collection, Paris.Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo.Cecil “Titi” Blaffer von Fürstenberg, Houston (acquired from the above, 1968). By descent from... [Lire la suite]
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13 mai 2019

Bonhams presents Hong Kong Jewels and Jadeite Sale featuring jewellery for contemporary collectors for all occasions

 Lot 598. A 9.98 Carat ‘No Oil’ Colombian Emerald and Diamond Ring. Estimate: HK$4,800,000-6,000,000 (€ 540,000 - 680,000). © Bonhams 2001-2019.. Hong Kong – The international auction house Bonhams will present its Hong Kong Jewels and Jadeite sale on Sunday 26 May 2019, offering a collection of jewellery which is perfect for every occasion, be it daytime, cocktails or dinner. Led by a mesmerising and near-flawless 9.98 carat Colombian 'no oil' emerald ring, this collection features important coloured gemstones,... [Lire la suite]
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