26 mai 2019

A large inscribed celadon jade mountain, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

    Lot 452. A large inscribed celadon jade mountain, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 31 cm, 12 1/4  in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 31,250 GBP (39,938 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. carved to the front face with a mountain path winding past pagodas and steep rock faces, the upper-most rock with a three-line calligraphic inscription, the reverse with cranes standing and in flight amidst bamboo and fir trees, similarly carved to the upper rocks with a five-line calligraphic... [Lire la suite]

26 mai 2019

An Art Deco carved emerald, sapphire, diamond and pearl aigrette, Paul Iribe for Robert Linzeler

Lot 356. An Art Deco carved Colombian emerald, sapphire, diamond and pearl aigrette, Paul Iribe for Robert Linzeler. Estimate USD 500,000 - USD 700,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Hexagonal-shaped carved emerald, circular cabochon and calibré sapphires, old-cut diamonds, pearls, platinum and 18k white gold (French marks), 3 ½ ins., 1910, unsigned. AGL, 2019, report no. 1100327: Colombia, insignificant to minor clarity enhancement, traditional type. Provenance: Madame Jeanne IribeCartierPrivate... [Lire la suite]
26 mai 2019

The Shah Jahan Emerald. A carved emerald

Lot 340. The Shah Jahan Emerald. A carved oval cabochon Colombian emerald of 30.60 carats, 24.90 x 21.98 x 7.41 mm, circa 1621-1622. Estimate USD 500,000 - USD 700,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. AGL, 2019, report no. 1100307: 30.60 carats, Colombia, minor clarity enhancement, modern type. Literature: Jaffer 2013, p. 95, no. 11. Exhibited: The Miho Museum, Koka 2016, p. 77, no. 48Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p. 42, no. 13The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p. 55, no. 8The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018,... [Lire la suite]
26 mai 2019

An antique emerald bead and pearl bazuband

Lot 142. An antique Colombian emerald bead of 267.57 carats total and pearl bazuband, late 18th century. Estimate USD 500,000 - USD 700,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The armband set with tumbled emerald beads of 267.57 carats total, pearls, 7 ins. (adjustable), late 18th century, restrung at a later date. AGL, 2019, report no. 1100316: Colombia, minor clarity enhancement, traditional type. Exhibited: Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p. 53, no. 35The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p. 68, no.... [Lire la suite]
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26 mai 2019

A carved emerald

Lot 226. Oval-shaped tabular carved Colombian emerald of 218.21 carats, with protruding lugs on three sides, 54.00 x 35.75 x 12.87 mm, late 17th to early 18th century. Estimate USD 700,000 - USD 1,200,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. AGL, 2019, report no. 1100308: 218.21 carats, Colombia, insignificant clarity enhancement, traditional typeGübelin, 2015, report no. 15030102: 218.22 carats, Colombia, minor clarity enhancement. Literature: The Miho Museum, Koka 2016, p. 165, no. 127Grand Palais, Paris 2017,... [Lire la suite]
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26 mai 2019

A carved emerald bead

Lot 223. A drop-shaped carved Colombian emerald drilled bead of 82.08 carats, 25.40 x 17.55 x 27.20 mm, mid to late 17th century. Estimate USD 700,000 - USD 1,200,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. AGL, 2019, report no. 1100309: 82.08 carats, Colombia, insignificant clarity enhancement, traditional type. Exhibited: Victoria and Albert Museum, London 2015, p. 72, no. 14The Miho Museum, Koka 2016, p. 173, no. 135Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p. 47, no. 29The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p. 60, no. 13The... [Lire la suite]

26 mai 2019

An emerald

Lot 172. Octagonal modified buff-top step-cut Colombian emerald of 44.41 carats, 29.62 x 23.28 x 8.82 mm, mid-18th to mid-19th century. Estimate USD 800,000 - USD 1,200,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. AGL, 2019, report no. 1100344: 44.41 carats, Colombia, minor clarity enhancement, traditional type Exhibited: The Miho Museum, Koka 2016, p. 169, no. 131Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p. 46, no. 25The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p. 66, no. 24The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p. 79, no. 25. ... [Lire la suite]
26 mai 2019

An Art Deco emerald, diamond and enamel brooch, Cartier

Lot 274. An Art Deco Colombian emerald of 88.03 carats, diamond and enamel brooch, Cartier. Estimate USD 1,000,000 - USD 1,500,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Hexagonal carved emerald of 88.03 carats, circular cabochon carved emerald of 15.65 carats, oval cabochon emeralds, square and old-cut diamonds, black enamel, platinum and 18k white gold (French marks), 2 5/8 ins., 1927, signed Cartier, 'Made in France,' no. 02553. Cartier, 2011: Certificate of AuthenticityAGL, 2019, report no. 1100318:... [Lire la suite]
26 mai 2019

'The Taj Mahal Emerald'. Carved emerald and diamond brooch, Cartier

Lot 388. 'The Taj Mahal Emerald'. Carved Colombian emerald of 141.13 carats and diamond brooch, Cartier. Estimate USD 1,500,000 - USD 2,500,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Hexagonal-shaped carved tablet emerald of 141.13 carats, circular-cut diamonds, platinum and 18k white gold (French marks), 2 1/8 ins., 2012, signed Cartier, no. TI9645, red Cartier case inscribed 'Taj Mahal' emerald. AGL, 2019, report no. 11003346: 141.13 carats, Colombia, no clarity enhancement. Literature: Rudoe 1997, p.... [Lire la suite]
26 mai 2019

An Art Deco emerald, diamond, onyx and enamel necklace

Lot 275. An Art Deco Colombian emerald, diamond, onyx and enamel necklace, circa 1925. Estimate USD 2,000,000 - USD 3,000,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Hexagonal-shaped carved emerald tablet, emerald beads, old, rose, single and briolette-cut diamonds, faceted onyx beads, green enamel, black silk cord, restrung at a later date, pendant 4 ½ ins., cord 23 ins., carved emerald 19th century, necklace circa 1925. AGL, 2019, report no. 1100337: Classic Colombia, insignificant clarity enhancement, traditional... [Lire la suite]