28 avril 2017

Pair of fine diamond earrings

Lot 370. Pair of fine 9.34 and 9.72 carats type IIa diamond earrings. Estimate 1,510,000 — 2,010,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's. Each suspending a pear-shaped diamond weighing 9.34 and 9.72 carats, hook fittings.  Accompanied by GIA report no. 2175765763 and no. 2175590740, stating that the diamonds are D Colour, Flawless, Excellent Polish and Symmetry, together with two type IIa classification letters. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Session 3, Geneva, 16 May... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2017

Important diamond ring, Van Cleef & Arpels

Lot 372. Important 21.60 carats type IIa diamond ring, Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate 1,610,000 — 2,010,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's. Set with a step-cut diamond weighing 21.60 carats, between tapered baguette diamonds, size 52, signed Van Cleef & Arpels, numbered, French assay and maker's marks.  Accompanied by GIA report no. 5181179788, stating that the diamond is D Colour, VVS1 Clarity, together with a working diagram stating that the diamond may be internally flawless after... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2017

A large blue and white 'Nine dragons' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 107. A large blue and white 'Nine dragons' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1723-1735), 24 ¼ in. (61.7 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 50,000 - GBP 80,000 (USD 64,300 - USD 102,880) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. The dish is decorated with a central writhing dragon amongst crashing waves, surrounded by four further dragons amongst cloud scrolls within a wave border. The exterior is similarly decorated with four additional dragons. Christie's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2017

An underglaze blue and iron-red dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 105. An underglaze blue and iron-red dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1723-1735); 4 5/8 in. (11.8 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 12,860 - USD 19,290) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. The interior is finely detailed in underglaze blue with the Eight Immortals among wispy clouds, all reserved on a ground of iron-red waves repeated on the exterior where five bats (wufu) are in flight above cresting waves and rocks.  ... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2017

A doucai 'lotus' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 103. A doucai 'lotus' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735), 6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 12,860 - USD 19,290) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017.  The centre is decorated with a medallion enclosing a iron-red lotus bloom surrounded by four similar blossoms on intertwined underglaze blue leafy stems with scrolling tendrils. The exterior is decorated with a similar repeated frieze of eight lotus... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2017

Attractive fancy pink diamond ring

Lot 364. Attractive 21.11 carats fancy pink diamond ring. Estimate 3,010,000 — 5,015,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's. Set with a cushion-shaped fancy pink diamond weighing 21.11 carats, the mount highlighted with brilliant-cut diamonds of near colourless and pink tints, size 541/2.   Accompanied by GIA report no. 15270288, dated 15 November 2006, stating that the diamond is Fancy Pink, Natural Colour, VVS2 Clarity; together with a working diagram stating that the diamond is... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2017

Fancy vivid blue diamond ring

Lot 363. 3.32 carats Fancy vivid blue diamond ring. Estimate 6,055,000 — 8,070,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's. Set with a step-cut diamond weighing 3.32 carats, between triangular diamond shoulders, size 511/2. Accompanied by GIA report no. 11892488, dated 12 March 2002, stating that the diamond is Fancy Vivid Blue, Natual Colour, Internally Flawless; together with an updated report, dated 18 April 2017, stating that diamond is Fancy Vivid Blue, Natural Colour, Internally Flawless.  ... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2017

Superb fancy intense purplish pink diamond ring, Piaget

Lot 371. Superb 7.04 carats fancy intense purplish pink diamond ring, Piaget. Estimate 8,030,000 — 12,040,000. Photo: Sotheby's. Set with a modified rectangular brilliant-cut fancy intense purplish pink diamond weighing 7.04 carats, between triangular diamond shoulders, size 51, signed Piaget. Accompanied by GIA report no. 2185179812, stating that the diamond is Fancy Intense Purplish Pink, Natural Colour, VS1 Clarity, together with a type IIa classification letter. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2017

A wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 104. A wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722), 6 in. (15.3 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 7,000 - GBP 10,000 (USD 9,002 - USD 12,860) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017.  The exterior is decorated with one iron-red and one green dragon each chasing a flaming pearl amongst scrolling flowers, separated by downward-swooping phoenixes, all below a band of bajixiang and ruyi heads to the rim. There... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2017

A verte imari 'narrative' jar and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 101. A verte imari 'narrative' jar and cover, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 24 in. (61 cm.) high overall. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000 (USD 19,290 - USD 25,720) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017.  The jar is boldly decorated with large shaped panels enclosing narrative scenes, separated by scrolling iron-red and gilt lotus on a blue ground. The shoulder is decorated with a trellis band with cartouches enclosing sea creatures, and the neck is with a band depicting scholars in a mountainous landscape. The... [Lire la suite]