31 mai 2016

An important pair of jadeite cabochon and diamond ear pendants

Lot 2008. An important pair of jadeite cabochon and diamond ear pendants. Estimate HK$3,800,000 - HK$5,800,000 ($480,000-750,000). Price Realized HK$4,060,000 ($525,108). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Each suspending a modified pear-shaped jadeite cabochon, surmounted by a circular jadeite cabochon, linked by a pear-shaped rose-cut diamond, mounted in gold, largest cabochon approximately 32.7 x 16.5 x 3.8 mm, ear pendants 5.1 cm Accompanied by report nos. KJ92518 and KJ92519 dated 14 March 2016 from Hong Kong... [Lire la suite]

31 mai 2016

An unusual pair of carved jadeite archaic bell and pear-shaped diamond trefoil ear pendants, by Oscar Heyman & Brothers

Lot 2041. An unusual pair of carved jadeite archaic bell and pear-shaped diamond trefoil ear pendants, by Oscar Heyman & Brothers. Estimate HK$3,800,000 - HK$5,800,000 ($480,000-750,000). Price Realized HK$5,080,000 ($657,032). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Each suspending a carved jadeite archaic bell, suspended from a pear-shaped diamond trefoil surmount with gold wire details, linked by a marquise-cut yellow diamond, mounted in platinum and gold, largest plaque approximately 26.3 x 19.0 x 4.9 mm, ear pendants... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2016

'Electric Paris' at Bruce Museum

Alfred Maurer (American, 1868-1932), 'Nocturne, Paris', n.d. Oil on board, 10 1/4 x 13 3/4 in. Avery Galleries, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. Courtesy of Avery Galleries GREENWICH, CT. - Paris had been known as the City of Light long before the widespread use of gaslight and electricity. The name arose during the Enlightenment, when philosophers made Paris a center of ideas and of metaphorical illumination.  By the mid-nineteenth century, the epithet became associated with the city’s adoption of artificial... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2016

First Canadian exhibition for renowned photographer Steve McCurry at Galerie Got Montréal

Steve McCurry, Afghan Girl, Sharbat Gula Nasir Bagh Refugee Camp, Peshawar, Pakistan, 1984 © Steve McCurry. MONTREAL.- Galerie Got Montréal hosts the first Canadian exhibition featuring the work of internationally-renowned American photographer Steve McCurry, member of the Magnum Agency. On view from May 27 to June 30, 2016, this exhibition-sale features over fifteen photographs from the award-winning photographer, and marks the official opening of Galerie Got Montréal, located at 50 Saint-Paul Street West, in Old... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2016

Chaumet

Dessin d'une broche, vers 1885 © Chaumet Grande Broche Liseron. Platine, Diamants, 1885 © Chaumet Dessin de la broche Sauterelle sur gerbe de blé. Vers 1890 © Chaumet Broches Églantine et Sauterelle sur gerbe de blé. Platine, Diamants, 1890 © Chaumet Collier Pensée. Platine, Diamants, vers 1885 © Chaumet Broche Graminées. Platine Diamants, 1885 © Chaumet Négatif sur verre. Broche Graminées, 1885 © Chaumet Dessin d'une broche, vers 1895 © Chaumet Dessin d’une broche ombellifère, vers 1895 © Chaumet ... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2016

Philip de László, portraits mondains

Philip de László (1869-1937), Portrait of Comtesse Jean de Castellane, née Marie Dorothée de Talleyrand-Périgord, other married name Fürstin Karl Egon IV zu Fürstenberg, 1899. Photo Jacqueline Hyde © de Laszlo Foundation Philip de László (1869-1937), Portrait de la comtesse Greffulhe, née Caraman-Chimay, 1905. Philip de László (1869-1937), Portrait d'Elaine, Duchesse de Guiche, née Greffulhe, 1905. Philip de László (1869-1937), Portrait of Princess Max Egon von Hohenlohe-Langenburg, née María de la Piedad de Yturbe, 1906.... [Lire la suite]

30 mai 2016

Harry Winston

Harry Winston. Sublime elegance captured in the 4.04-carat Cushion-Cut Ruby Ring set in marquise and round brilliant. Designed to perfection. The magnificent 9.56-carat Cushion-Cut Emerald Ring is accented with diamonds by Harry Winston. The Ruby Ring from The Incredibles by Harry Winston is a prized possession spotlighting a remarkable 6.34-carat oval shape ruby center stone. A timeless statement of unsurpassable style. The 14.26-carat Colombian Emerald Ring framed by Baguette Diamonds by Harry Winston.
30 mai 2016

A Guan-type tripod censer, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 3310. A Guan-type tripod censer, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Estimate HK$300,000 – HK$500,000 ($38,801 - $64,669). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The vessel is heavily potted with a compressed body, upright neck and everted rim, with three narrow ribs beginning at the edge of the shoulder and trailing down to each leg. The vessel is covered overall except for the bottom of the feet in a crackle-suffused glaze of greyish-green tone that thins on the ribs and rim. 8 1/4 in. (21 cm.) wide, box ... [Lire la suite]
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30 mai 2016

A large Jun purple-splashed bowl, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 3309. A large Jun purple-splashed bowl, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644). Estimate HK$200,000 – HK$300,000 ($25,867 - $38,801). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The thickly potted bowl is covered on the exterior with a milky blue glaze suffused almost entirely with deep violet-red splashes which extend sporadically onto the interior, against a broadly crackled sky-blue glazed ground, the glaze stopping irregularly above the foot revealing the purplish-brown body. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm.) diam., box Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2016

An extremely rare coral-red enamelled leys jar, zhadou, Zhengde mark and period (1506-1521)

Lot 3317. An extremely rare coral-red enamelled leys jar, zhadou, Zhengde six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1506-1521). Estimate HK$300,000 – HK$500,000 ($38,801 - $64,669). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The vessel is finely potted with a compressed globular body rising from a low foot to an elegantly flared mouth. The exterior is enamelled in thick, rich coral-red which stops neatly below the mouth and at the foot. The interior and base covered with... [Lire la suite]
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