23 novembre 2020

An important ruby and diamond ring

Lot 630. An important 4.37 carats Burmese ruby and diamond ring. Estimate HK$ 2,400,000 - 3,400,000 (€ 260,000 - 370,000). Photo: Bonhams. Set with a cushion-shaped ruby, weighing 4.37 carats, flanked by cushion-cut diamonds, weighing 0.91 and 1.00 carats, accented by round brilliant-cut diamonds; estimated total diamond weight 2.28 carats; mounted in 18k white gold; size 3¾ Accompanied by SSEF report #111702, dated 16 January 2020, stating that the ruby has no indications of heat treatment and... [Lire la suite]
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23 novembre 2020

An important Sapphire and Diamond ring

Lot 640. An important 16.56 carats Burma Royal Blue Sapphire and Diamond ring. Estimate HK$ 3,200,000 - 4,500,000 (€ 350,000 - 490,000). Photo: Bonhams. Set with an oval-cut sapphire, weighing 16.56 carats, between half moon-shaped diamond shoulders, accented by brilliant-cut diamonds on the half hoop; estimated total diamond weight 2.30 carats total; mounted in platinum; size 6½. Accompanied by a report from SSEF stating that the natural sapphire has no indications of heat treatment and originates... [Lire la suite]
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23 novembre 2020

A pair of famille rose 'ladies' dishes, Yongzheng period (1723-1736)

Lot 39. A pair of famille rose 'ladies' dishes, Yongzheng period (1723-1736); Each 19.7cm (7 3/4in) diam. Estimate £ 4,000-6,000. Sold for £ 37,562 (€ 42,258). Photo: Bonhams. Each potted with shallow rounded sides rising to an everted rim, the interior finely painted with a seated lavishly dressed lady painting a leaf by a table, her attendant holding a floral fan to her side, a group of lingzhi stems, fly whisk and incense burner resting on the gilt stand behind them, one dish... [Lire la suite]
23 novembre 2020

A rare famille rose 'floral sprays' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period, the enamels probably later added

  ot 34. A rare famille rose 'floral sprays' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period, the enamels probably later; 19cm (7 1/2in) diam. Estimate £ 3,000-5,000. Sold for £ 25,062 (€ 28,036)). Photo: Bonhams. Thinly potted with gently curving sides rising from slightly tapered foot, enamelled possibly later with a peony spray in the well, with four sprigs of lotus, magnolia, chrysanthemums and prunus around the cavetto. Provenance: Sotheby's London, 28 April 1953, lot... [Lire la suite]
23 novembre 2020

A famille verte square vase, Shunzhi-early Kangxi

Lot 36. A famille verte square vase, Shunzhi-early Kangxi; 35.5cm (14in) high. Estimate £ 1,500-2,000. Sold for £ 26,312 (€ 29,434). Photo: Bonhams. The stoutly potted body with tapered rectangular sides supporting a waisted cylindrical neck and everted rim, each side painted in bright enamels with legendary figures from history and folklore including generals, scholars and emperors, the neck with florets and lozenges. Provenance: Robert Stanley Hope Smith (1910-1979), and thence by descent.... [Lire la suite]
23 novembre 2020

A rare green enamelled incised 'dragon' dish, Hongzhi six-character mark, 17th century

  Lot 34. A rare green enamelled incised 'dragon' dish, Hongzhi six-character mark, 17th century; 18cm (7 1/8in) diam. Estimate £ 3,000-5,000. Sold for £ 16,312 (€ 18,248). Photo: Bonhams. Provenance: Montague L. Meyer collection, no.352 (label)Sotheby's London, 10 July 1951, lot 109Robert Stanley Hope Smith (1910-1979), collection no.V16, and thence by descent. Note: A similar dish from the Hongzhi period of the same size and shape but with the dragon surrounded by waves, deeply incised... [Lire la suite]

23 novembre 2020

Assiette en porcelaine à décor de dragons, Chine, dynastie Qing, époque Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 169. Assiette en porcelaine à décor de dragons, Chine, dynastie Qing, époque Kangxi (1662-1722); 18 cm, 7 1/16 in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 EUR. Lot sold 10,625 EUR. Photo Sotheby's. circulaire le rebord évasé, l'intérieur incisé avec un dragon vert présentant ses griffes dans les flots, le pourtour avec deux dragons allongés courant au-dessus des vagues, marque Hongzhi à six caractères dans un double cercle en bleu sous couverte. Note: A closely related dish from the Hongzhi... [Lire la suite]
23 novembre 2020

A Junyao purple-splashed dish, Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 34. A Junyao purple-splashed dish, Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368); 21.4cm (8 7/8in) diam. Estimate £ 1,500-2,000. Sold for £ 35,062 (€ 39,222). Photo: Bonhams. The shallow dish covered in a thick glaze of lavender-blue, darkening at the everted rim to a mushroom hue, the interior highlighted with three purple splashes, all supported on a short foot. Provenance: George de Menasce (1890-1967) collection, no.276 (label)Robert Stanley Hope Smith (1910-1979), acquired in 1951, collection no.S3, and thence... [Lire la suite]
23 novembre 2020

A Dingyao moulded 'Buddhist lion' dish, Jin Dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 31. A Dingyao moulded 'Buddhist lion' dish, Jin Dynasty (1115-1234); 13cm (5 1/8 in) diam. Estimate £ 1,500-2,000. Sold for £ 17,562 (€ 19,646). Photo: Bonhams. The shallow body finely moulded to the interior with a central medallion enclosing a striding Buddhist lion reaching towards a bunch of lotus, encircled by a fluted border at the rim, covered inside and out with a creamy-white glaze, all supported on a short straight foot, the rim bound in copper.  Provenance: John Sparks Ltd.,... [Lire la suite]
23 novembre 2020

A rare café-au-lait ground famille rose 'orchid' bowl, Daoguang iron-red seal mark and of the period

Lot 31. A rare café-au-lait ground famille rose 'orchid' bowl, Daoguang iron-red seal mark and of the period (1821-1850); 11.5cm (4 1/2in) diam. Estimate £ 3,000-5,000. Sold for £ 4,062 (€ 4,544). Photo: Bonhams. Finely potted with deep rounded sides rising to an everted rim from a short, inward-tapered foot, the exterior delicately enamelled with three clusters of orchids reserved on a café-au-lait ground below the gilt rim, one side with a calligraphic inscription.  Provenance: a... [Lire la suite]