17 février 2018

Important diamond pendant-necklace, Reza, Paris

Lot 363. Important 48.91 carats diamond pendant-necklace, Reza, Paris. Estimate 700,000 — 1,000,000 USD. Lot sold 1,552,000 USD. Photo Sotheby’s 2007. Designed as a flexible collar continuously set with 192 baguette diamonds slightly graduating in size, weighing approximately 30.00 carats, supporting a pear-shaped diamond weighing 48.91 carats, surmounted by 2 trapeze-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum, length approximately 18 inches, maker’s mark and assay marks, pendant detachable.  ... [Lire la suite]
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17 février 2018

Superb emerald and diamond ring, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 1968

Lot 351. Superb 18.54 carats Colombian emerald and diamond ring, Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 1968. Estimate 700,000 — 900,000 USD. Lot Sold 1,888,000 USD. Photo Sotheby’s. The emerald-cut emerald weighing 18.54 carats, flanked by 2 tapered baguette diamonds weighing 1.23 carats, mounted in 18 karat gold, size 5½, signed VCA, numbered NY 4144 SO. With signed box.  PROPERTY OF THE HERBERT AND NELL SINGER FOUNDATION, CONTINUED Accompanied by AGL report no. CS 38757 stating that... [Lire la suite]
17 février 2018

Fancy Intense Yellow Diamond Pendant-Necklace

Lot 352. 74.95 carats Fancy Intense Yellow Diamond Pendant-Necklace. Estimate  Upon Request. Lot sold 2,056,000 USD. Photo Sotheby’s 2007 The cut-cornered rectangular modified brilliant-cut diamond of fancy intense yellow color weighing 74.95 carats, within an 18 karat gold prong mounting, supported on a chain of 18 karat gold, length 21 inches.  Accompanied by GIA report no. 13376900 stating that the diamond is Fancy Intense Yellow, Natural Color, VS2 clarity. Sotheby’s. Magnificent... [Lire la suite]
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17 février 2018

Emerald intaglio ring, mounting probably Chinese, 19th Century

Lot 46. Emerald intaglio ring, mounting probably Chinese, 19th Century. Estimate  25,000 — 35,000 USD. Lot sold 33,000 USD. Photo Sotheby’s 2007. The rectangular emerald intaglio carved with an inscription borderd by decorative elements, measuring approximately 20.0 by 17.0 by 3.4 mm., within a silver and gold mounting engraved with flowers and scrolls, mounting probably Chinese, 19th Century, size 6½.  Note: The intaglio’s inscription mentions the name David Jolie (or... [Lire la suite]
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17 février 2018

Rarely seen seventeenth-century painting makes its North American debut at the Yale Center for British Art

Unknown artist (Dutch School), The Paston Treasure, ca. 1663, oil on canvas, Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Norwich, UK, courtesy of Norfolk Museums Service. NEW HAVEN, CONN.- The Yale Center for British Art presents an exhibition featuring the enigmatic masterpiece The Paston Treasure (ca. 1663) in its North American debut. Organized in partnership with the Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, UK, and on view from February 15 through May 27, 2018, The Paston Treasure: Microcosm of the Known... [Lire la suite]
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16 février 2018

A ruby-ground famille-rose 'Floral' bowl, seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 3123.  A ruby-ground famille-rose 'Floral' bowl, seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820); 9.2 cm., 3 5/8  in. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD. Lot Sold 750,000  HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2013. with shallow rounded sides supported on a narrow footring, finely enamelled around the exterior with a lush variety of flower sprays clustered around the narrow footring or arching below the rim, including peony, hibiscus, lily, chrysanthemum,... [Lire la suite]
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16 février 2018

A ruby-ground famille-rose 'Flower' bowl, Yuzhi mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3258. A ruby-ground famille-rose 'Flower' bowl, Yuzhi mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 9.2 cm., 3 5/8  in. Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,240,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2013. with shallow rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot, finely enamelled around the exterior with a variety of floral sprays clustered around the narrow footring, including peony, hibiscus, exotic lily, chrysanthemum, camellia, and aster, all reserved on... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2018

A small iron-red decorated 'Dragon' cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 2576. A small iron-red decorated 'Dragon' cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 6.3 cm., 2 1/2 in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot Sold 62,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's 2008 the deep rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim, decorated on the exterior in iron-red with a pair of dragons playfully striding in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' through flames and cloud swirls and above splashing waves, all between double-line borders, inscribed on the base with an... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2018

A wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 2650. A wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820); 14.8 cm., 5 7/8 in. Estimate 120,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot Sold 200,000HKD. Photo Sotheby's 2008 the deep rounded sides rising from a short foot, finely painted on the exterior with two dragons amidst flower sprays and divided by two descending phoenix, all below a narrow ruyi and bajixiang band at the rim, the interior with a medallion enclosing a scaly five-clawed dragon in... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2018

A pair of copper-red 'Bats and Cranes' dishes, marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 2575. A pair of copper-red 'Bats and Cranes' dishes, marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 15.8 cm., 6 1/4 in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot Sold . 200,000HKD. Photo Sotheby's 2008 each with a flat base angling to steeply everted sides, the interior with five bats plunging and swooping around the centre and rim, the exterior with six circular medallions enclosing cranes with wings spread apart amidst stylised clouds. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong,... [Lire la suite]