23 septembre 2017

Very Rare and Impressive Ruby and Diamond Ring, Designed and Mounted by BHAGAT

Lot 1857. Very Rare and Impressive 13.26 carats Burmese 'pigeon blood red' Ruby and Diamond Ring, Designed and Mounted by BHAGAT. Estimation 68,000,000 — 88,000,000 HKD. © Sotheby’s Set with an oval ruby weighing 13.26 carats, embellished with two rose-cut diamonds on the side and diamond-set prongs, to the graduated open sprung hoop set with calibrated faceted diamond beads, highlighted by two ruby bead terminals, the diamonds weighing approximately 10.50 carats in total, mounted in... [Lire la suite]
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23 septembre 2017

Important Ruby and Diamond Ring

Lot 1844. Important 6.01 carats Burmese Ruby and 4.25 carats Type IIa Diamond Ring. Estimation on request. © Sotheby’s Of toi et moi design, set with a cushion-shaped ruby and diamond weighing 6.01 and 4.25 carats respectively, to the circular-cut diamond gallery and shoulders, mounted in 18 karat white gold. Ring size: 5½  Accompanied by AGL report numbered CS 69608, dated 11 August 2015, stating that the 6.01 carat ruby is natural, of Burmese (Myanmar) origin, with... [Lire la suite]
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23 septembre 2017

Maison des Beaux Arts de L’Indochine, An important Coromandel lacquer screen

Lot 1030. Maison des Beaux Arts de L’Indochine, An important Coromandel lacquer screen, engraved with a seal of the school, lacquer on wood panel, in 10 parts; each: 160.5 by 27.5 cm; 63 1/4  by 10 3/4  in (10); overall: 160.5 by 279 cm; 63 1/4  by 109 3/4  in.  Estimate 700,000 — 900,000 HKD. © Sotheby’s Provenance: Private Collection, France. Note: With the founding contributions of the French painters Joseph Inguimberty, Victor... [Lire la suite]
23 septembre 2017

Nguyễn Gia Trí (1909-1993), Paysage (Landscape), 1940

Lot 1029. Nguyễn Gia Trí (Chương Mỹ, Hà Tây 1909 - 1993), Paysage (Landscape), signed and dated 40, lacquer on wood, in 6 parts; each: 97.5 by 33 cm; 38 1/4  by 13 in. (6); overall: 97.5 by 198 cm; 38 1/4  by 78 in. Estimate 700,000 — 900,000 HKD. © Sotheby’s Provenance: Private Collection, France. Note: Revered as a master of modern Vietnamese painting, Nguyễn Gia Trí is best known for his lacquer works. Born in 1908 in Hà Tây province (North Vietnam) to a... [Lire la suite]
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23 septembre 2017

Vietnamese Dreamscapes by David Schermann

Vietnamese Dreamscapes by David Schermann, Vienna, Austria
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23 septembre 2017

A blue and white 'Phoenix tail' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1207. A blue and white 'Phoenix tail' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 13 7/8 in. (35.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 8,125. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The baluster body and tall trumpet-shaped neck are decorated with continuous riverside landscape scenes each incorporating a solitary figure.  Provenance: Collection of Ambassador Ti-Tsun Li (1901-1981), and thence by descent to the present owner. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]

23 septembre 2017

A blue and white baluster jar, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1206. A blue and white baluster jar, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 9 ¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 2,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The high-shouldered, tapering body is decorated in shades of blue with two leafy flowering trees amidst rock formations, birds, and insects.  Provenance: Collection of Ambassador Ti-Tsun Li (1901-1981), and thence by descent to the present owner. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 14 -... [Lire la suite]
23 septembre 2017

A blue and white jardinière, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1205. A blue and white jardinière, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 12 ½ in. (31.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 4,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The heavily potted jardinière is decorated on the sides with a continuous river landscape in which figures are shown engaging in various pursuits including resting in pavilions nestled amidst forested mountains and against a waterfall.  Provenance: J. T. Bradbury Collection, Charlotte, North... [Lire la suite]
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23 septembre 2017

A blue and white mallet vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1201. A blue and white mallet vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 7 ½ in. (19.1 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 40,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  The vase has a domed body and a tall cylindrical neck rising to a lipped rim, and is decorated with two stylized phoenixes grasping a ring in their beaks. The base is inscribed with an artemisia leaf.  Note: A related Kangxi-period mallet-form blue and white vase in the Palace Museum, Beijing, is... [Lire la suite]
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23 septembre 2017

A pair of blue and white bowls, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1199. A pair of blue and white bowls, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  Each bowl is decorated on the exterior with two blossoming prunus trees against a washed background, all between bands of 'cracked ice and prunus' pattern, which is repeated in a medallion in the center and at the rim of the interior. An apocryphal Chenghua mark is inscribed on each base.  ... [Lire la suite]
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