02 mai 2014

A qingbai carved meiping, Song dynasty (960-1279)

A qingbai carved meiping, Song dynasty (960-1279). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The vase is finely potted with broad shoulders and tall tapered sides, with a short cylindrical ribbed neck. It is freely carved to the exterior with scrolling foliate designs highlighted by combed incisions. The transparent glaze is of a pale blue tone, thinning to a creamy white at the extremities. 13 ? in. (34 cm.) high. Estimate £10,000 – £15,000 ($16,880 - $25,320) Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 13 May 2014, London, King... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2014

A small qingbai carved globular vase, Song dynasty (960-1279)

A small qingbai carved globular vase, Song dynasty (960-1279). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The vase is delicately potted with a wide globular body, rising to a straight cylindrical neck and a foliate rim, all supported on a short tapered foot. The body is intricately incised with scrolling floral designs. The vase is covered in a pale greenish-blue glaze, thinning to white at the extremities. 6 ¼ in. (15.9 cm.) high. Estimate £6,000 – £8,000 ($10,128 - $13,504) Provenance: With Priestley & Ferraro, London, 7... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2014

Diamond brooch, Lacloche, early 20th century

Diamond brooch, Lacloche, early 20th century. Photo Sotheby's. Composed of a geometric open work plaque, set with circular-, single-cut, rose and baguette diamonds, signed Lacloche, partially numbered, French assay and partial maker's marks. Estimation 7,500 — 11,000 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Genève | 13 mai 2014 - http://www.sothebys.com/
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02 mai 2014

Natural pearl, seed pearl and diamond brooch, Lacloche frères, circa 1910

Natural pearl, seed pearl and diamond brooch, Lacloche frères, circa 1910. Photo Sotheby's. Suspending a drop-shaped natural pearl measuring approximately 9.30 x 9.55 x 14.80mm, from a chain of single-cut diamonds, the bar element set with circular-cut diamonds and seed pearl terminals, signed Lacloche Frères, numbered, French assay and partial maker's marks. Estimation 17,500 — 22,000 CHF Accompanied by SSEF report no. 73561, stating that the pearl was found to be natural, saltwater. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2014

Diamond brooch, Jacques Lacloche, circa 1937

Diamond brooch, Jacques Lacloche, circa 1937. Photo Sotheby's. Designed as a bouquet of violets, set with circular-, single-cut and baguette diamonds, signed J. Lacloche, French assay and maker's marks. Estimation 10,000 — 18,500 CHF Provenance: This brooch was designed by Charles Jacqueau, father of the current owner. Educated at the École des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, followed by apprenticeships in goldsmithing and bronze work, the young Charles Jacqueau (1885-1968) was recruited by Louis Cartier as a designer in 1909.... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2014

A celadon-glazed 'Lotus' dish, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

A celadon-glazed 'Lotus' dish, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The dish is sturdily potted with curved sides and a foliate rim, supported on a short slightly tapered foot. It is moulded to the interior with overlapping lotus petals, emanating outwards from a central bud. The glaze is of a pale greenish-blue tone, thinning to white at the rim. 10 in. (25.4 cm.) diam. Estimate £6,000 – £8,000 ($10,128 - $13,504) Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 13 May 2014, London, King Street -... [Lire la suite]

02 mai 2014

A guan-type crackle-glazed lobed bowl, Qianlong underglaze-blue four-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

A guan-type crackle-glazed lobed bowl, Qianlong underglaze-blue four-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The bowl is formed with deep rounded lobed sides, supported on a short straight foot. The glaze is of a creamy bluish-grey tone with irregular crackles. 4 ? in. (11.7 cm.) diam. Estimate £10,000 – £15,000 ($16,880 - $25,320) Provenance: Christie's London, 14 May 2013, lot 250. Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 13 May 2014, London, King Street -... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2014

Diamond and pink sapphire ring, Bulgari

Diamond and pink sapphire ring, Bulgari. Photo Sotheby's The circular-cut diamond of yellow tint, collet-set within a hexagonal mount decorated with circular-cut pink sapphires, size 511/2, signed Bulgari, Italian assay mark. Estimation 9,000 — 14,000 CHF PROPERTY OF A LADY OF TITLE Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Genève | 13 mai 2014 - http://www.sothebys.com/
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02 mai 2014

Diamond Brooch, Bulgari

Diamond Brooch, Bulgari. Photo Sotheby's Featuring three brilliant-cut diamonds weighing 4.53, 7.51 and 4.55 carats, signed Bulgari. Estimation 50,000 — 60,000 CHF PROPERTY OF A NOBLE FAMILY Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Genève | 13 mai 2014 - http://www.sothebys.com/
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02 mai 2014

A Longquan celadon carved bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century

A Longquan celadon carved bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The bowl is sturdily potted with deep sides rising from a short foot and is covered overall in a rich celadon glaze. The interior is moulded with a central flower head surrounded by large carved flower heads. 14 in. (35.7 cm.) diam. Estimate £10,000 – £15,000 ($16,880 - $25,320) Provenance: Acquired in the 19th century by the Duc et Prince de Blacas (1853-1937), and thence by descent within the family at the Chateau d'Usse, Loire Valley,... [Lire la suite]