14 août 2019

A gem-set mughal dagger (chilanum), Central India, late 16th or early 17th century

Lot 156. A gem-set mughal dagger (chilanum), Central India, late 16th or early 17th century; 11¾in. (29.8cm.) long. Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 40,000. Price realised GBP 35,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 With curved watered-steel double-edged blade with raised medial ridge and armour piercing point, the 'T'-shaped rectangular hilt with rounded knop finial, overlaid in gold and inset with a lattice of hardstones, later fitted velvet-lined wooden sheath. Note: The bifurcated hilt of this dagger... [Lire la suite]

08 août 2019

A 'Ceylan' Vase by René Lalique

Lot 412. A 'Ceylan' Vase by René Lalique, designed 1924. Estimate £ 3,500 - £4,000 (€ 3,800 - 4,300). © Bonhams. engraved 'R.LALIQUE FRANCE', designed 1924 opalescent glass, mould-pressed, frosted and polished; Marcilhac no. 905. Bonhams. Decorative Art & Design, 4 Sep 2019, 10:00 BST,London, Knightsbridge
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08 août 2019

A 'Danaïdes' Vase by René Lalique

Lot 435. A 'Danaïdes' Vase by René Lalique, designed 1926. diameter 24.5cm. Estimate £ 3,500 - £4,000 (€ 3,800 - 4,300). © Bonhams. wheel-cut 'R.LALIQUE FRANCE', designed 1926 clear glass, mould-pressed, frosted, polished and blue stained; Marcilhac no. 972. Bonhams. Decorative Art & Design, 4 Sep 2019, 10:00 BST,London, Knightsbridge
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08 août 2019

A 'Perruches' Bowl by René Lalique

Lot 433. A 'Perruches' Bowl by René Lalique, designed 1931; diameter 24.5cm. Estimate £ 3,500 - £4,000 (€ 3,800 - 4,300). © Bonhams. stencilled 'R.LALIQUE FRANCE', designed 1931; clear glass, mould-pressed, frosted, polished and blue stained; Marcilhac no. 419. Bonhams. Decorative Art & Design, 4 Sep 2019, 10:00 BST,London, Knightsbridge
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08 août 2019

BUCCELLATI: a large silver centrepiece, Italy, 20th century

  Lot 182. BUCCELLATI: a large silver centrepiece, Italy, 20th century; height 33cm, length 51cm, weight 90.5oz. Estimate £ 6,000 - 8,000 (€ 4,300 - 6,500). © Bonhams. stamped 925 Formed as a long shell, one end with a swathe of silver-gilt reeds and foliage curling over, the based formed as another shell. Bonhams. Decorative Art & Design, 4 Sep 2019, 10:00 BST,London, Knightsbridge
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08 août 2019

A 'Poissons' Vase by René Lalique

Lot 434. A 'Poissons' Vase by René Lalique, designed 1921. Estimate £ 6,000 - 8,000 (€ 6,500 - 8,700). © Bonhams. red glass, mould-blown, frosted and polished, and with Chinese carved wood stand; Marcilhac no. 925. Bonhams. Decorative Art & Design, 4 Sep 2019, 10:00 BST,London, Knightsbridge
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08 août 2019

A 'Nanking' Vase by René Lalique

Lot 410. A 'Nanking' Vase by René Lalique, designed 1925; 34cm high. Estimate £ 8,500 - 9,500 (€ 9,200 - 10,000). © Bonhams.  lightly engraved 'R.Lalique', moulded 'R.LALIQUE', designed 1925 clear glass, mould-blown, polished and frosted with grey staining; Marcilhac no. 24630 Bonhams. Decorative Art & Design, 4 Sep 2019, 10:00 BST,London, Knightsbridge
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08 août 2019

GERALD BENNEY: a large silver-gilt and enamel box, London, 1972

  Lot 109AR. GERALD BENNEY: a large silver-gilt and enamel box, London, 1972; height 6.7cm, length 20.8cm, weight total 50.5oz. Estimate £ 10,000 - 15,000 (€ 11,000 - 16,000). © Bonhams. Rectangular form with bark-effect texturing on the sides, the underside with radiating texturing, the cover decorated with dark blue and white enamel, the blue enamel over a textured ground resembling moiré silk, with a black leather-lined interior.  GERALD BENNEY CBE RDI (1930-2008) Gerald Benney was one of... [Lire la suite]
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08 août 2019

GERALD BENNEY: a unique 18 carat gold cup and cover, London, 1967

Lot 110. GERALD BENNEY: a unique 18 carat gold cup and cover, London, 1967. Estimate £ 30,000 - 50,000 (€ 33,000 - 54,000). © Bonhams. Elongated teardrop-form, with a fine textured surface, the cup with a polished band around the rim, the cup with tubular projections of varying length, some of which are set with approximately 197 diamonds, 70 emeralds and 38 sapphires, the spire of the cover also set with a diamond, weight of diamonds approximately 7.5 carats, weight total 469gms.  ... [Lire la suite]
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02 août 2019

A pair of antique diamond and multi-gem child's bazubands, mid to late 19th century

Lot 164. A pair of antique diamond and multi-gem child's bazubands, mid to late 19th century; each 2 ¾ ins. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The pair of armbands of florette design, rectangular and cushion-shaped table-cut spinels and foil-backed colorless gemstones, pear-shaped table-cut diamonds, cabochon emeralds, green, red, white and blue enamel on the reverse, gold on a lac core. Literature: Jaffer 2013, p. 197, no.... [Lire la suite]