20 mai 2017

A carved celadon Yaozhou ‘lotus’ ewer, Five dynasties (907-960)

Lot 3120. A carved celadon Yaozhou ‘lotus’ ewer, Five dynasties (907-960), 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000 (USD 51,650 - USD 77,475). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The ewer is carved in relief with a broad band of lotus scroll, beneath the gently sloping shoulder between beaded edges and incised with curvilinear lines, which is applied with a curved spout further marked with cross-hatched design opposite to a strap handle, covered overall with a densely crackled glaze of... [Lire la suite]

20 mai 2017

A very rare Yue mise box and cover, late Tang dynasty-Five dynasties, 9th-10th century

Lot 3119. A very rare Yue mise box and cover, late Tang dynasty-Five dynasties, 9th-10th century, 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000 (USD 51,650 - USD 77,475) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The box and cover are of the same shallow domed shape with straight sides, with an incised band near the upper rim of the cover, covered overall under an even and semi-translucent glaze of yellowish-olive tone, with the exception of the ten oval spur marks... [Lire la suite]
20 mai 2017

A fine Xiangzhou moulded celadon ‘floral’ dish, Northern Qi-Sui dynasty (550-618)

Lot 3117. A fine Xiangzhou moulded celadon ‘floral’ dish, Northern Qi-Sui dynasty (550-618), 4 ¼ in. (10.6 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 180,000 (USD 15,495 - USD 23,243) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The dish is supported on a low solid foot, finely moulded with a central flowerhead in high relief, surrounded by lotus petals separated by rows of dots, below a band of vertical lines around the rim, covered with an olive-green glaze pooling at the recesses, stopping mid-way on the reverse above... [Lire la suite]
20 mai 2017

An impressive fancy red diamond and diamond brooch, by Scott West

Lot 2076. The Red Winter Flower. An impressive fancy red diamond and diamond brooch, by Scott West. Estimate HKD 15,500,000 - HKD 25,000,000 (US$2,000,000-3,200,000). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Designed as a vari-cut diamond flower brooch, centering on a square-shaped fancy red diamond, weighing approximately 1.58 carats, within a surround set with a square-shaped fancy purplish red diamond, weighing approximately 0.36 carat, rectangular-cut fancy red diamond, weighing approximately... [Lire la suite]
20 mai 2017

A charming fancy intense green diamond and diamond ring

Lot 2069. A charming 5.28 carats fancy intense green diamond and diamond ring. Estimate HKD 18,000,000 - HKD 28,000,000 (US$2,300,000-3,500,000). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Set with a square-shaped fancy intense green diamond, weighing approximately 5.28 carats, flanked by a rectangular-cut fancy intense purplish pink and fancy vivid purplish pink diamond, weighing approximately 0.52 and 0.49 carat respectively, within a partial surround of circular-cut pink diamonds, mounted in... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2017

A rare multi-coloured diamond and diamond bracelet

 Lot 2075. A rare multi-coloured diamond and diamond bracelet. Estimate HKD 22,000,000 - HKD 30,000,000 (US$2,800,000-3,800,000). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Designed as a series of flowerheads, each set to the centre with an oval-shaped multi-coloured diamond, weighing approximately 1.32 to 0.63 carats, within a circular-cut pink diamond trim and pear-shaped diamond petal surround, alternating with florets, each set with a circular-cut fancy vivid purplish pink diamond, weighing approximately 0.13... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2017

A charming pair of fancy purplish pink diamond and diamond earrings

Lot 2074. A charming pair of 4.64 and 4.01 carats fancy purplish pink diamond and diamond earrings. Estimate HKD 22,000,000 - HKD 30,000,000 (US$2,800,000-3,800,000). Price realised HKD 26,300,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Each set with an oval-shaped fancy purplish pink diamond, weighing approximately 4.64 and 4.01 carats, to the pear and marquise-cut diamond partial surround, mounted in gold, 2.5 cm Accompanied by two reports nos. 2165432878 and 1162342933 dated4 August 2014 and 18 August... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2017

An exceptional rectangular-cut fancy vivid blue diamond ring, by Moussaieff

Lot 2077. An exceptional 3.98 carats rectangular-cut fancy vivid blue diamond ring, by Moussaieff. Estimate HKD 64,000,000 - HKD 85,000,000 (USD 8,000,000-11,000,000). Price realised HKD 68,860,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The rectangular-cut fancy vivid blue diamond, weighing approximately 3.98 carats, within a cushion and triangular-shaped pink diamond surround, to the baguette-cut pink diamond bifurcated half-hoop, mounted in gold, ring size 5. Signed Moussaieff Please... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2017

Sotheby's HK Gallery Presents 'Visual Dialogues: Hong Kong through the Lens of Fan Ho' Selling Exhibition

  Fan Ho with camera. Hong Kong - Sotheby’s Hong Kong Gallery is thrilled to present Visual Dialogues: Hong Kong through the Lens of Fan Ho, the most comprehensive exhibition on Fan Ho’s photography, from 14 to 30 June 2017. This selling exhibition features over 30 vintage works by celebrated photography master and film director Fan Ho (1931 – 2016). Each photo captures a moment in time, nostalgically documenting life in Hong Kong in the 1950s. For the first time, Fan Ho’s photography and related objects, among them the... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2017

Exhibition of new paintings by Gerhard Richter opens at Albertinum in Dresden

German artist Gerhard Richter gestures in front of his painting "Abstract Painting (946-3)" during a press conference before the opening of the new exhibition "Gerhard Richter, New Paintings" of the Gerhard Richter Archive at Albertinum in Dresden, eastern Germany, on May 19, 2017. Photo Robert Michael / AFP. DRESDEN.- Gerhard Richter (*1932 in Dresden) is one of the most significant contemporary artists. His work covers a period of more than five decades. On the occasion of his 85th birthday, the Gerhard Richter Archive of... [Lire la suite]
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