29 avril 2017

A Dehua figure of Budai, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 106. A Dehua figure of Budai, Qing dynasty, 18th century, 30.5 cm, 12 in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.  standing on a sack holding a peach in his outward stretched right hand, wearing long robes that have fallen open to reveal his front, the face with a joyous expression Provenance: Collection of Vilhelm Meyer (1878-1935). Thence by descent to the present owner. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 10 May 2017, 02:00 PM  
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29 avril 2017

A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 105. A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century, 26.5 cm, 10 1/2  in.  Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. seated in lalitasana holding a scroll in the left hand, wearing long flowing robes, the face with a serene downcast expression and hair ornately tied and set with jewellery, with a matching pendant to the chest, the reverse impressed with a gourd-shaped He Chaozong mark  Provenance: Collection of Vilhelm Meyer... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2017

A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 104. A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th century, 32.7 cm, 12 3/4  in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. standing on a cloud scroll base and wearing long flowing robes, the hands clasped together in front of the waist, the face with a serene expression, the hair in a high chignon and draped with a cowl Provenance: Collection of Vilhelm Meyer (1878-1935). Thence by descent to the present owner. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 10 May... [Lire la suite]
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29 avril 2017

A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 103. A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century, 33 cm, 13 in. Estimate 3,000 — 4,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. seated in lalitasana on a rockwork base holding a scroll in the left hand, wearing long flowing robes, the face with a serene downcast expression and hair ornately tied and set with jewellery Provenance: Collection of Vilhelm Meyer (1878-1935). Thence by descent to the present owner. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 10 May 2017, 02:00... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2017

A fine Dehua figure of Budai, 17th century

Lot 102. A fine Dehua figure of Budai, 17th century, 25.5 cm, 10 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. seated in lalitasana on a pierced rockwork base and holding a pearl in the left hand, wearing flowing robes that open at the front, the face with a broad smiling expression.  Provenance: Collection of Vilhelm Meyer (1878-1935). Thence by descent to the present owner. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 10 May 2017, 02:00 PM  ... [Lire la suite]
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29 avril 2017

A fine Dehua figure of Guandi, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 101. A fine Dehua figure of Guandi, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century, 25 cm, 9 7/8  in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. seated on an animal skin, wearing flowing robes concealing his armour, the right hand raising his belt to reveal the floral tunic, the face with a severe expression and wearing an official's hat  Provenance: Collection of Vilhelm Meyer (1878-1935). Thence by descent to the present owner. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 10 May 2017,... [Lire la suite]

29 avril 2017

A Blanc-de-Chine figure of Guandi on horseback, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 206. A Blanc-de-Chine figure of Guandi on horseback, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 27cm (10 5/8in) high. Estimate £2,500 - 3,500 (€3,000 - 4,100). Photo: Bonhams. The figure modelled wearing armour beneath his robe, wearing a cap with two braids falling on his shoulders, facing to one side and sitting astride a horse with full trappings. Provenance: an Italian private collection Note: Compare with a similar, but smaller, blanc-de-chine figure of Guandi on horseback, Kangxi, illustrated by... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2017

A Blanc-de-Chine figure of Budai, 17th century

  Lot 207. A Blanc-de-Chine figure of Budai, 17th century.,15.3cm (6 1/8in) wide. Estimate £7,000 - 9,000 (€8,300 - 11,000). Photo: Bonhams. The monk modelled with stippled hair and seated with one leg across, his right hand resting on his raised knee, the other resting on his treasure sack, wearing long robes falling into heavy folds and opened at the chest to reveal the large belly, the cheerful face with benign expression flanked by long pendulous ears. Provenance: an Italian private collection ... [Lire la suite]
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29 avril 2017

Pair of impressive diamond ear clips, Chaumet

Lot 354. Pair of impressive diamond ear clips, Chaumet. Estimate 610,000 — 810,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's. Each surmount set with a brilliant-cut diamond, supporting a detachable pendant set with a step-cut and a pear-shaped diamond weighing 21.98 and 23.70 carats respectively, French assay marks, maker's marks for Chaumet, screw back fittings. Accompanied by GIA report no. 2185276535 and no. 2185276315, stating that the pear-shaped diamonds are H Colour, SI2 and SI1 Clarity.  ... [Lire la suite]
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29 avril 2017

Diamond ring

Lot 367. 10.12 carats, D Colour, VVS1 Clarity Diamond ring. Estimate 810,000 — 1,210,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's. Set with a pear-shaped diamond weighing 10.12 carats, size 53. Accompanied by GIA report no. 2181179773, stating that the diamond is D Colour, VVS1 Clarity, together with a working diagram stating that the diamond may be internally flawless after minor repolishing. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Session 3, Geneva, 16 May 2017, 07:00 PM
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