25 mars 2019

Various Calligraphy

Lot 1429. Attributed to Wu Kuan, Attributed to Chen Liu, Attributed to Chen Jiru, Attributed to Qian Qianyi, Attributed to Mao Xiang, Attributed to Liu Yong, Various Calligraphy, with various seals of the artists, ink on gold paper, six fan leaves,17.8 by 55.9 cm. 7 by 22 in. (and various sizes). Estimate 4,000 - 6,000 USD. Lot sold 122,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's.  Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 23 March 2019

25 mars 2019

An Exquisite Pair of Sapphire and Diamond Pendent Earrings

Lot 1716. An Exquisite Pair of 4.67 and 4.67 carats Burmese Royal Blue Sapphire and 5.01 and 5.01 carats Diamond Pendent Earrings, D Colour, Internally Flawless, Type IIa. Estimate 6,800,000 — 8,500,000 HKD (866,320 — 1,082,900 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. Each set with an oval sapphire weighing 4.67 and 4.67 carats, suspending a pear-shaped diamond weighing 5.01 and 5.01 carats respectively, decorated with brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in 18 karat white... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2019

An Important Diamond Ring

Lot 1713. An Important 12.98 carats Diamond Ring, D Colour, VVS2 Clarity. Estimate 7,500,000 — 8,500,000 HKD (955,500 — 1,082,900 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. Set with a brilliant-cut diamond weighing 12.98 carats, to the pavé-set brilliant-cut diamond prongs and shank, mounted in 18 karat white gold, size 6. Accompanied by GIA report no. 16353362, dated 1 April 2014, stating that the diamond is D Colour, VVS2 Clarity, with Excellent Cut, Polish and... [Lire la suite]
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25 mars 2019

Burmese "Pigeon blood" Ruby and Diamond Bracelet

Lot 1790. Burmese "Pigeon blood" Ruby and Diamond Bracelet. Estimate 8,500,000 — 9,500,000 HKD (1,082,900 — 1,210,300 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. Designed as three rows of oval and cushion-shaped rubies weighing 39.95 carats in total, spaced by cushion- and marquise-shaped diamonds weighing 25.42 carats in total, decorated with brilliant-cut diamonds, length approximately 155mm. Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 18067102, dated 26 July 2018 and SSEF report... [Lire la suite]
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25 mars 2019

An Impressive Diamond Ring

Lot 1715. An Impressive 20.01 carats D Colour, VVS1 Clarity, Type IIa Diamond Ring. Estimate 11,000,000 — 16,000,000 HKD (1,401,400 — 2,038,400 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. Set with a pear-shaped diamond weighing 20.01 carats, embellished with brilliant-cut diamonds and diamonds of pink tint, size 7¾. Accompanied by GIA report no. 12362315, dated 21 August 2018, stating that the diamond is D Colour, VVS1 Clarity, with Excellent Polish and Symmetry; further... [Lire la suite]
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25 mars 2019

A Fine Fancy Vivid Blue Diamond and Diamond Ring

Lot 1788. A Fine .56 carats Fancy Vivid Blue Diamond and Diamond Ring. Estimate 21,000,000 — 28,000,000 HKD (2,675,400 - 3,567,200 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's Set with a cut-cornered rectangular modified brilliant-cut fancy vivid blue diamond weighing 2.56 carats, decorated with brilliant-cut diamonds and diamonds of pink tint, mounted in 18 karat white and pink gold, size 6. Accompanied by GIA report no. 5192617192, dated 11 September 2018, stating that the diamond is Fancy... [Lire la suite]
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25 mars 2019

Rare masterpiece by Jean-Léon Gérôme leads Sotheby's annual Orientalist Sale

Lot 26. Jean-Léon Gérôme (French, 1824-1904), Rider and his Steed in the Desert, 1872, signed J.L.GÉRÔME lower right, oil on canvas, 60 by 101cm. Estimate £1,000,000-1,500,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. LONDON.- A rare masterpiece by Jean-Léon Gérôme will lead Sotheby’s annual Orientalist Sale in London. Cinematic in scale and impact, Rider and His Steed in the Desert is a unique work in Gérôme’s oeuvre. The highly charged picture captures both the stoicism of the North African... [Lire la suite]
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25 mars 2019

A blue and white 'Fish' jardinière, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 327. A blue and white 'Fish' jardinière, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 9 1/2  in., 24.1 cm. Estimate 12,000 - 15,000 USD. Lot sold 27,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the steeply rounded sides rising to an everted, lipped rim, the exterior well painted in shaded tones of underglaze-blue with four large fan-tailed fish, a carp, mandarin fish and two kinds of bream, swimming in varying poses amongst an array of aquatic plants, set between double lines, coll.... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2019

A famille-verte 'Lady of the Red Whisk' weiqi box, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 320. A famille-verte 'Lady of the Red Whisk' weiqi box, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Diameter 4 3/4  in., 12.1 cm. Estimate 8,000 - 10,000 USD. Lot sold 27,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of slightly compressed globular form, richly enameled around the exterior with a continuous narrative scene depicting Li Shimen, a contender to the throne, in red playing against a Daoist master, with Liu Wenjing observing the game from above, Qui Ran Ke, identifiable by the long beard... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2019

A large and rare famille-verte triple-gourd vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 758. A large and rare famille-verte triple-gourd vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 28  in., 71.1 cm. Estimate 10,000 - 15,000 USD. Lot sold 25,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. well potted, the vessel comprising three orbs of diminishing size, the largest of globular form supported on a low foot, the center globular, and the top section pear-shaped rising to a slender neck and slightly flaring rim, all richly enameled and gilt,... [Lire la suite]