10 décembre 2021

Mauboussin broche 'Giardinetto' Art déco

Lot 63. Mauboussin broche 'Giardinetto' Art déco. Estimate €10,000-€15,000. © Christie's 2021 METAL: platinum (950) (customs mark)DIAMONDS: circular-cut, single-cut, kite-shaped and baguette-cut diamonds of approximate weight of 1.5-2.5 caratsSAPPHIRES: square-shaped cushion-cut sapphire of 22.37 carats and engraved, carved, fancy sapphiresEMERALDS: engraved, carved and fancy-shaped emeralds of approximate weight of 11.5-14.5 caratsRUBIES: fancy-shaped cabochon rubies of approximate weight of 0.9-1.5... [Lire la suite]
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10 décembre 2021

Jean Fouquet, Collier Art Déco Aigues-Marines

Lot 17. Jean Fouquet, Collier Art Déco Aigues-Marines. Estimate €100,000-€150,000. © Christie's 2021 METAL: platinum (950) and 18k (750) white gold (French assay marks)DIAMONDS: circular-cut, old-cut and single-cut diamonds with approximate total weight of 2.5-3.5 caratsAQUAMARINES: emerald-cut aquamarines with approximate total weight of 96.0-118.0 caratsCORAL: flat rectangular coral cabochonDATE: circa 1935MARKS: signed FOUQUET, maker’s mark (Jean Fouquet)CASE: official J.Fouquet Paris brown leather... [Lire la suite]
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10 décembre 2021

Cartier Broche Belle Époque Nœud Diamants

Lot 37. Cartier Broche Belle Époque Nœud Diamants. Estimate €150,000-€200,000. © Christie's 2021 METAL: 18k (750) white gold (French assay marks) and platinum (950)DIAMONDS: round-corned square modified brilliant-cut, old-cut, marquise-cut, single-cut ,oval and pear-shaped diamonds with approximate total weight of 22.0-27.0 caratsCERTIFICATE: GIA, 2017, report no. 5182713682: 4.92 carats, F color, VS2 clarity, no fluoDATE: circa 1900MARKS: signed Cartier Paris, Londres, New York, maker's mark,... [Lire la suite]
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10 décembre 2021

A large archaic bronze bell, yong zhong, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770-221 BC)

Lot 810. A large archaic bronze bell, yong zhong, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770-221 BC); h. 53.5 cm. Lot sold: 945,000 HKD (Estimate: 300,000-500,000 HKD). © Sotheby's. The dating of the pair of 'owl' jars is consistent with the result of a thermoluminescence test, Oxford Authentication Ltd, sample no. C103a87. Provenance: Chang Wei-Hwa, Taipei, 2012. Note: A smaller Eastern Zhou dynasty bell (yong zhong) from the collection of J. T. Tai was sold in our New York rooms, 22nd... [Lire la suite]
10 décembre 2021

An extremely rare large archaic bronze ritual 'snake' lamp, Warring States period - early Western Han dynasty

Lot 806. An extremely rare large archaic bronze ritual 'snake' lamp, Warring States period - early Western Han dynasty; h. 55.2 cm. Lot sold: 378,000 HKD (Estimate: 300,000-500,000 HKD). © Sotheby's. The dating of this lot is consistent with the results of a thermoluminescence test, Oxford Authentication, Ltd., no. C204c75. Provenance: Sotheby's New York, 31st March/1st April 2005, lot 162. Note: Snake-form lamps are very rare. Compare a Zhou Dynasty bronze ornament in the shape of a coiled... [Lire la suite]
10 décembre 2021

An archaic bronze ritual wine vessel, zun, Early Western Zhou dynasty

Lot 806. An archaic bronze ritual wine vessel, zun, Early Western Zhou dynasty; h. 31.3 cm. Lot sold: 504,000 HKD (Estimate: 400,000-600,000 HKD). © Sotheby's. Provenance: Hartman Rare Art, New York. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online: A Private Asian Collection, Hong Kong, 3 December 2021

10 décembre 2021

A pair of brown and green-glazed 'owl' jars and covers, and a brown-glazed pottery figure of an owl, Han dynasty

Lot 804. A pair of brown and green-glazed 'owl' jars and covers, and a brown-glazed pottery figure of an owl, Han dynasty (206 BC -220 AD); 18.5 and 19.8 cm. Lot sold: 56,700 HKD (Estimate: 30,000-50,000 HKD). © Sotheby's. The dating of the pair of 'owl' jars is consistent with the result of a thermoluminescence test, Oxford Authentication Ltd, sample no. C103a87. Provenance: 'Owl' jars: L.H.W. Investment & Trading Limited, Hong Kong, 1999. Collection of Julius Eberhardt... [Lire la suite]
10 décembre 2021

A gilt-silver comb, Tang dynasty

Lot 802. A gilt-silver comb, Tang dynasty (618-907); l. 13.9 cm. Lot sold: 52,920 HKD (Estimate: 30,000-50,000 HKD). © Sotheby's. Provenance: J.J. Lally & Co., New York, 1998. Collection of Julius Eberhardt(1936-2012). Nagel Stuttgart, 2nd November 2013, lot 3074. Literature: Regina Krahl, Collection Julius Eberhardt: Early Chinese Art, vol. 1, Hong Kong, 1999, p. 236f. Note: Three related combs in the Idemitsu Museum of Arts, Tokyo, are illustrated in Ancient Chinese Arts in... [Lire la suite]
10 décembre 2021

An archaic bronze axe, Western Zhou dynasty

Lot 801. An archaic bronze axe, Western Zhou dynasty; l. 13.3 cm. Lot sold: 27,720 HKD (Estimate: 20,000-30,000 HKD). © Sotheby's. Note: Another closely related bronze axe is in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, gift of Ernest Erickson Foundation, 1985, accession no,. 1985.214.30 (https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/49499).  Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online: A Private Asian Collection, Hong Kong, 3 December 2021
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10 décembre 2021

Van Cleef & Arpels: Art Deco amethyst, jade, diamond and enamel nécessaire, circa 1925-30

Lot 58. Van Cleef & Arpels: Art Deco amethyst, jade, diamond and enamel nécessaire, circa 1925-30. Sold for £ 31,500 (€ 36,738) (Est: £4,000 - £6,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The cover set with buff-top sugarloaf amethysts and rose cut diamonds between borders of carved and fluted jade panels, rose-cut diamonds and black enamel, opening to reveal a mirror, two powder compartments and a lipstick holder, via a rose-cut diamond-set thumbpiece, enamel with losses, signed Van Cleef & Arpels Paris, numbered... [Lire la suite]
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