22 novembre 2020

An important pair of coloured diamond earclips, Carvin French

Lot 640. An important pair of 10.22 and 10.98 carats fancy intense yellow diamond earclips, Carvin French. Estimate HK$ 3,200,000 - 4,500,000 (€ 350,000 - 490,000). Photo: Bonhams. Each set with a radiant-cut fancy intense yellow diamond, weighing 10.22 and 10.98 carats, the mount with brilliant-cut diamonds of yellow tint; mounted in 18k gold Accompanied by GIA report #6197450754, dated 18 June 2018, stating that the 10.98 carat diamond is fancy intense yellow, natural colour, VS1... [Lire la suite]
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22 novembre 2020

An important and rare emerald and diamond ring

Lot 635. An important and rare 10.00 carats Colombian emerald and diamond ring. Estimate HK$ 3,700,000 - 5,000,000 (€400,000 - 540,000). Photo: Bonhams. Set with a rectangular-cut emerald, weighing 10.00 carats, flanked by bezel-set shield-shaped diamonds; mounted in platinum; size 6. Accompanied by SSEF report #104266, dated 15 January 2019, stating that the emerald is of Colombian origin with no indications of clarity modifications. Accompanied by Gübelin report #19127030, dated 16... [Lire la suite]
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22 novembre 2020

A rare and fine pair of jadeite, ruby and diamond ear pendants

Lot 616. A rare and fine pair of jadeite, ruby and diamond ear pendants. Estimate HK$ 4,200,000 - 6,000,000 (€460,000 - 650,000). Photo: Bonhams. Each suspending two highly translucent jadeite hoops 'huaigu' of intense emerald green colour, accented by briolette, rose and brilliant-cut diamonds, to the cabochon ruby-set surmount; estimated total diamond weight 2.10 carats; estimated total ruby weight 3.3 carats; jadeite measures approximately 17.7 x 5.1 x 5.2; 17.7 x 5.2 x 5.4; 17.7 x 5.2 x 5.2 and... [Lire la suite]
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22 novembre 2020

PEM celebrates 250 years of female designers challenging fashion norms and fighting for opportunity

   Jamie Okuma (Luiseño/Shoshone-Bannock), For J. Okuma, Dress, 2018. Museum purchase, made possible by the Anna Pingree Phillips Acquisition Fund. 2020.4.1. Courtesy of Jamie Okuma. Photo by Cameron Linton. Model: Corel Taylor. SALEM, MASS.- This fall, the Peabody Essex Museum goes behind the seams to reveal the often-overlooked contributions of women in the fashion world with its headlining exhibition, Made It: The Women Who Revolutionized Fashion. From 19th-century White House seamstress Elizabeth Keckley... [Lire la suite]
22 novembre 2020

A rare copper-red glazed stem bowl, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 31. A rare copper-red glazed stem bowl, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 12cm (4 3/4in) diam. Estimate £ 4,000-6,000. Sold for £ 12,562 (€ 14,053). Photo: Bonhams. Finely potted with a flared rim to the wide, curving well and raised on a tall conical foot, covered with a glaze of crushed-raspberry tone to the interior and exterior, the rim and interior of the foot left white, the interior of the foot with a single line of seal script. Provenance: a European private... [Lire la suite]
22 novembre 2020

A copper-red-glazed stem bowl, Qianlong underglaze blue six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1333. A copper-red-glazed stem bowl, Qianlong underglaze blue six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 4½ in. (11.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000. Price realised GBP 71,475. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The bowl rises from a tall spreading foot to a flared rim. The bowl is covered all over in a deep red glaze, the rim has been left white. Christie's. Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles, London, South Kensington, 17 May 2013   ... [Lire la suite]
22 novembre 2020

A rare yellow-glazed incised bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 30. A rare yellow-glazed incised bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722); 12cm (4 3/4in) diam. Estimate £ 4,000-6,000. Sold for £ 6,312 (€ 7,061). Photo: Bonhams. Incised around the exterior with four floral medallions interspersed with billowing clouds above a band of upright lappets, all between a double incised line encircling the foot and rim, the interior similarly incised with a central floral medallion, all beneath a pale yellow glaze, save for the base left white. ... [Lire la suite]
22 novembre 2020

A yellow-glazed bowl, Kangxi mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 18. A yellow-glazed bowl, Kangxi mark and of the period (1662-1722). Diameter 12 cm, 4¾ in. Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 18,750 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. incised around the exterior with four floral medallions interspersed with billowing clouds above a band of upright lappets, all between a double incised line encircling the foot and rim, the interior similarly incised with a central floral medallion, all beneath a pale yellow glaze, save for the base left white and... [Lire la suite]