25 juillet 2016

A Renaissance Revival cat's-eye quartz, diamond and enamel pendant, circa 1880, by Giuliano

Lot 164. A Renaissance Revival cat's-eye quartz, diamond and enamel pendant, circa 1880, by Giuliano. Estimate £2,500 - £3,500 ($4,928 - $6,899). Price Realized £4,200 ($8,278).Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2006 The central oval cat's-eye within the old-cut diamond surround, to the lozenge-shaped openwork scrolling border adorned with red enamel and diamond-set stars to the cardinal points, circa 1880, 5.2 cm. high. With maker's mark CG for Carlo Giuliano.  Provenance: Christie's London, 1... [Lire la suite]

25 juillet 2016

Hans Holbein the Younger, Portrait of a Man with a Falcon, 1542

Hans Holbein the Younger, Portrait of a Man with a Falcon, 1542. 
25 juillet 2016

Hans Holbein le Jeune (1497-1498-1543), Portrait de Robert Cheseman, 1533

Hans Holbein le Jeune (1497-1498-1543), Portrait de Robert Cheseman, 1533, détrempe sur panneau, 59 × 63 cm © Mauritshuis, La Haye
25 juillet 2016

A pair of blue and white moulded candlesticks, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 72. A pair of blue and white moulded candlesticks, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Each candlestick is decorated with a rectangular mouth atop a spiralling stem, all upon a foliate base. Each section is decorated with floral panels, scrolls, and insects in flight amongst flower sprays. 5 ½ in. (14 cm.) high. Light scratches and surface wear in keeping with its age. One candlestick: has a chip to the chip measuring max. approx. 1cm x 0.8cm. Some light fritting to the rim... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 22:49 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,
25 juillet 2016

A blue and white bottle vase, Chongzhen period (1628-1644)

Lot 71. A blue and white bottle vase, Chongzhen period (1628-1644). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The globular body is decorated with a continuous scene of a messenger making haste to deliver a document to an official in a fenced garden landscape. The tall neck is painted with upright tulips and lotus scroll. 14 ½ in. (37 cm.) high. The mouth rim has a re-stuck section measuring approx. 5cm and approx. 9cm in circumference with an associated infilled chip that has been overpainted measuring max. approx. 2cm x... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 22:40 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,
25 juillet 2016

A pair of blue and white 'European ladies' vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 70. A pair of blue and white 'European ladies' vases, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Each vase is decorated with two scenes enclosing European ladies in long robes admiring a peony in a jardiniere, all below a band of prunus and bamboo. Each vase is painted with an artemisia leaf to the base. 7 ¼ in. (8.5 cm.) high. Both vases have some minor crackling to the glaze, which occurred during the making. One vase: There are two tiny chips to the foot rim. The other... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 22:31 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,

25 juillet 2016

A Belle Epoque emerald and diamond pendant, circa 1900

Lot 303. A Belle Epoque emerald and diamond pendant, circa 1900. Estimate £10,000 - £15,000 ($19,710 - $29,565). Price Realized £16,800 ($177,390).Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2006 The drilled emerald bead within the diamond fleur-de-lys cage, suspending a diamond crown with diamond line tassles, to the diamond collet and fleur-de-lys surmount, adapted, circa 1900, 12.0 cm. high .  Christie's. IMPORTANT JEWELLERY, 6 December 2006, London, King Street
Posté par Alain Truong à 22:18 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,
25 juillet 2016

A fine antique diamond riviere, circa 1870

Lot 309. A fine antique diamond riviere, circa 1870. Estimate £40,000 - £60,000 ($78,840 - $118,260). Price Realized £90,000 ($177,390).Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2006 Comprising forty-six graduated old-cut diamond collets, mounted in silver and gold, circa 1870, 36.9 cm. long, in original fitted case.  Christie's. IMPORTANT JEWELLERY, 6 December 2006, London, King Street
Posté par Alain Truong à 22:11 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : ,
25 juillet 2016

A fine antique diamond riviere, circa 1850

Lot 322. A fine antique diamond riviere, circa 1850. Estimate £40,000 - £50,000 ($78,840 - $98,550). Price Realized £110,400 ($217,598).Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2006 Comprising twenty-four graduated old-cut diamond collets to the pavé-set diamond floral clasp, mounted in silver and gold, each collet with small blue enamel plaque on either side, having E for Elizabeth and its number in Roman numerals, circa 1850, 36.0 cm. long, in original green leather case crown embossed 'E' for Archduchess Elisabeth of Austria... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2016

A Dehua wine pot and cover, 17th century

Lot 69. A Dehua wine pot and cover, 17th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The vessel is decorated with a chilong handle and spout, the flat cover surmounted by a finial shaped as a further chilong. 7 in. (18 in.) wide handle to spout. The cover: The tip of the dragon's nose has been restored. There are two shallow chips to the inner rim. The wine pot: There is an area of restoration to the mouth rim, spanning approx. 1/3 of the circumference. There is restoration to the... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 21:55 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,