13 septembre 2017

Icy jadeite, jadeite and diamond 'The Love Key' pendant, Oli

Lot 8. Icy jadeite, jadeite and diamond 'The Love Key' pendant, Oli. Estimate HK$60,000 - 90,000 (US$7,700 - 11,500). © Tiancheng International Modelled as a key, suspending a highly translucent icy jadeite plaque, decorated with a pear-shaped jadeite cabochon of translucent bright emerald green colour, brilliant- and radiant-cut diamonds, accented by circular-cut rubies and a cabochon ruby, the diamonds together weighing approximately 1.15 carats, mounted in 18 karat white, yellow and blackened gold,... [Lire la suite]
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13 septembre 2017

Jadeite, ruby and diamond ring, Jason Koo

Lot 39. Jadeite, ruby and diamond ring, Jason Koo. Estimate HK$3,600,000 - 5,600,000 (US$460,000 - 720,000). © Tiancheng International Centring on an oval jadeite cabochon of very fine translucency and rich emerald green colour, to a stylised mount decorated with circular-cut rubies and brilliant-cut diamonds, the diamonds together weighing approximately 2.15 carats, mounted in 18 karat white and blackened gold, signed. Ring size: 7. Cabochon measuring approximately 21.73 x 18.10 x 9.48mm. ... [Lire la suite]
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13 septembre 2017

Amethyst, tsavorite garnet and diamond 'Prince Frog' pendant

Lot 89. Amethyst, tsavorite garnet and diamond 'Prince Frog' pendant. Estimate HK$78,000 - 120,000 (US$10,000 - 15,400). © Tiancheng International Modelled as a prince frog holding a treasure, the treasure set with an octagonal amethyst weighing approximately 23.05 carats, the frog set with circular-cut tsavorite garnets together weighing approximately 14.05 carats, highlighted by cabochon red hardstone-set eyes together weighing approximately 1.20 carats, to the crown decorated with brilliant-cut... [Lire la suite]
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13 septembre 2017

Tanzanite, gem-set and diamond 'hummingbird' brooch, Nisan

Lot 93. Tanzanite, gem-set and diamond 'hummingbird' brooch, Nisan. Estimate HK$58,000 - 88,000 (US$7,400 - 11,300). © Tiancheng International Modelled as a humming bird holding, the humming bird set with circular-cut pink, yellow sapphires, tsavorite garnets, black diamonds and diamonds, suspending to the beak with an oscillating pear-shaped tanzanite weighing approximately 4.05 carats, spaced by a pear-shaped diamond, the coloured sapphires and tsavorite garnets together weighing approximately 7.00 and... [Lire la suite]
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13 septembre 2017

Blue titanium, coloured sapphire and diamond 'butterfly' brooch, Nisan

Lot 21. Blue titanium, coloured sapphire and diamond 'butterfly' brooch, Nisan. Estimate HK$80,000 - 150,000 (US$10,300 - 19,200). © Tiancheng International Modelled as a butterfly, the brooch set with circular-cut coloured sapphires together weighing approximately 25.70 carats, decorated with rose- and single-cut diamonds together weighing approximately 2.55 carats, the thorax highlighted by an oval pink sapphire weighing approximately 1.65 carats, mounted in blue titanium, 18 karat yellow and blackened... [Lire la suite]
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13 septembre 2017

An Important Gray Schist Figure of a Standing Buddha, Gandhara, 2nd-3rd century

Lot 603. An Important Gray Schist Figure of a Standing Buddha, Gandhara, 2nd-3rd century, 32. in. (81.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 300,000 - USD 500,000. Price realised USD 792,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  Provenance: with Walter Randel, New York, 1961.Acquired by Alice M. Kaplan from the above by 1962. A Private East Coast Collection Mr. and Mrs. Jacob and Alice M. Kaplan, late 1950s or early 1960s. Alice M. Kaplan (1903-1995) is remembered for her generosity and... [Lire la suite]

13 septembre 2017

A gray schist figure of a Seated Buddha, Gandhara, 2nd-3rd century

Lot 602. A gray schist figure of a Seated Buddha, Gandhara, 2nd-3rd century, 37 ½ in. (95 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 87,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  Provenance: Acquired by the present owner from the New York Art Market on 13 January 1995. Note: The Buddha depicted seated in meditation on a throne showing Buddha at center flanked by devotees and with a plush cushion of kusha grass draped over the edges. Sacred throughout... [Lire la suite]
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13 septembre 2017

A life-size stucco head of Buddha, Gandhara, 3rd-4th century

Lot 601. A life-size stucco head of Buddha, Gandhara, 3rd-4th century, 16 ½ in. (45 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 52,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Provenance: Acquired by the present owner from the New York Art Market on 9 April 1996. Note: Exceptionally finely rendered with deeply carved features, including heavily-lidded downcast eyes and a plump rosebud mouth. Compare the sensitive modeling with a stucco head of Buddha in the Tokyo... [Lire la suite]
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13 septembre 2017

Phạm Hầu (1903-1995), A family of deer in a forest

Lot 1028. Phạm Hầu (1903-1995), A family of deer in a forest, signed and stamped with a seal of the artist, lacquer on wood panel, in 3 parts; each: 100 by 93 cm; 39 1/4  by 36 1/2  in. (3); overall: 100 by 279 cm; 39 1/4  by 109 3/4. Estimate 800,000 — 1,500,000 HKD. © Sotheby’s Provenance: Private Collection, U.S.A.  Note: Lacquer painting is one of the most significant legacies of 20th-century Vietnamese art. Although natural lacquer or s’on ta, was used... [Lire la suite]
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13 septembre 2017

Lê Phổ (1907-2001), La famille (The Family), circa 1938-40

Lot 1027. Lê Phổ (1907-2001), La famille (The Family), signed in Vietnamese and Chinese, stamped with the seal of the artist; titled on the reverse; ink and gouache on silk laid on paper; 63 by 46 cm; 24 3/4 by 18 1/4 in.; executed circa 1938-40. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,500,000 HKD. © Sotheby’s. Provenance: Acquired from Galerie Romanet by the previous owner, thence by descentPrivate Asian Collection Note: This season, Sotheby’s is proud to offer an exceptional and elaborate silk painting by... [Lire la suite]
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