29 juillet 2015

A fine diamond clip brooch, by Cartier, circa 1932

A fine diamond clip brooch, by Cartier, circa 1932. Estimate CHF53,000 - CHF65,000 ($38,574 - $47,307). Price Realized CHF88,200 ($64,192). Photo Christie's Image Ltfd 1998 Designed as a circular-cut diamond stylised pyramid within a baguette-cut diamond openwork surround to the diamond-set arched bar top, circa 1932. Signed by Cartier, London, nos. 7881 and 133  Christie's. ART DECO JEWELLERY, 17 November 1998.  Geneva
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29 juillet 2015

An impressive twin-stone diamond ring, by Cartier, circa 1935

An impressive twin-stone diamond ring, by Cartier, circa 1935. Estimate CHF130,000 - CHF150,000 ($94,614 - $109,170). Price Realized CHF190,500 ($138,646). Photo Christie's Image Ltfd 1998 Set with two old mine-cut diamonds weighing 6.13 and 6.33 carats to the tiered baguette-cut diamond shoulders and plain hoop, circa 1935, size 6¼, with French assay marks. Signed by Cartier, number indistinct  Christie's. ART DECO JEWELLERY, 17 November 1998.  Geneva
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29 juillet 2015

A fine gem-set pendant-brooch, circa 1930

A fine gem-set pendant-brooch, circa 1930. Estimate CHF130,000 - CHF150,000 ($94,614 - $109,170). Price Realized CHF190,500 ($138,646). Photo Christie's Image Ltfd 1998 Designed as a pierced curved bar with diamond palmette terminals suspending an articulated plaque of marquise-cut diamonds and carved ruby, emerald, sapphire, amethyst or citrine flowerheads with diamond-set borders to the emerald, diamond and yellow diamond tassels, circa 1930, with French assay marks   Note: Floral... [Lire la suite]
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29 juillet 2015

An impressive emerald and diamond pendant-brooch, by Cartier

An impressive emerald and diamond pendant-brooch, by Cartier. Estimate CHF100,000 - CHF120,000 ($72,780 - $87,336). Price Realized CHF163,000  ($118,632). Photo Christie's Image Ltfd 1998. Designed as an old European and old mine-cut diamond openwork panel with a central rectangular-cut emerald weighing 12.28 carats, suspending a diamond palmette and emerald bead drop, to the pear-shaped diamond surmount, circa 1927, in its original Cartier red leather fitted case. By Cartier Christie's. ART DECO... [Lire la suite]
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29 juillet 2015

An exceptionally rare gem-set Egyptian Revival pendent sautoir, by Van Cleef & Arpels

An exceptionally rare gem-set Egyptian Revival pendent sautoir, by Van Cleef & Arpels. Estimate CHF440,000 - CHF580,000 ($320,233 - $422,125). Price Realized CHF465,500 ($338,792). Photo Christie's Image Ltfd 1998. The pendant designed as a pavé-set diamond panel with central seated figure of Maat in domed calibré-cut rubies to the chevron border with lotus flower terminals and gem-set fringe, suspended by a series of twelve shaped rectangular panels, each depicting a falcon, with collet and buckle spacers to the ruby,... [Lire la suite]
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29 juillet 2015

A moulded 'Longquan' celadon figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, China, Ming dynasty, 15th century

A moulded 'Longquan' celadon figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, China, Ming dynasty, 15th century. Estimate 5000/7000 €. Sold 13.000 €. Photo Nagel the moulded deity seated in dhyanasana on a lotus throne raised on a tiered pedestal base, wearing a loose robe opened at the chest revealing a wan symbol and falling in folds over his legs and the base, the face with gentle smile and framed by curly hair, covered overall in a thick sage-green glaze save for the head and chest reserved in the biscuit and fired... [Lire la suite]


29 juillet 2015

A rare moulded 'Longquan' celadon figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, China, Ming dynasty, 15th century

A rare moulded 'Longquan' celadon figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, China, Ming dynasty, 15th century. Estimate 5000/7000 €. Sold 5.000 €. Photo Nagel the moulded deity seated in dhyanasana on a lotus throne raised on a tiered pedestal base, wearing a loose robe opened at the chest revealing a wan symbol and falling in folds over his legs and the base, the face with gentle smile and framed by curly hair, covered overall in a thick sage-green glaze save for the face, chest and hands reserved in the biscuit and... [Lire la suite]
29 juillet 2015

A fine and large Longquan celadon dish, China, 15th century

A fine and large Longquan celadon dish, China, 15th century. Estimate 3000/5000 €. Sold 4.500 €. Photo Nagel the well-potted body raised on a slightly tapered foot, finely carved to the interior with a peony and leaves covered with a lustrous glaze of soft olive-green tone thinning to a paler tone at the rim. D. 42,7 cm. Firing imperfection to rim otherwise good condition Property from an European private collection Note: Vessels of large form and extremely fine quality, were made in the... [Lire la suite]
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29 juillet 2015

A Longquan celadon-glazed plate, China, early Ming dynasty

A Longquan celadon-glazed plate, China, early Ming dynasty. Estimate 900/1800 €. Sold 900 €. Photo Nagel D. 31,6 cm. Very minor wear Property from a South German private collection  NAGEL. "Asian Art". Sale 722, 06/06/2015   
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29 juillet 2015

Two Longquan celadon-glazed plates, China, early Ming dynasty

Two Longquan celadon-glazed plates, China, early Ming dynasty. Estimate 1500/2000 €. Sold 1.500 €. Photo Nagel D. 33 cm. Very minor wear Property from a South German private collection  NAGEL. "Asian Art". Sale 722, 06/06/2015 
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