27 octobre 2016

A Netherlands façon de Venise winged wine glass, early 17th century

Lot 16. A Netherlands façon de Venise winged wine glass, early 17th century. Estimate £2,500 - 3,000 (€2,800 - 3,400). Photo: Bonhams. With diamond-point engraved decoration, the shallow cup-shaped bowl engraved with formal flowers and foliate scrollwork including two highly-stylised birds, the hollow knopped and baluster stem applied with bright blue winged handles edged with pincered ornament in clear glass, the folded foot with further engraving in diamond-point, 12.2cm high, the bowl 12.7cm diam. ... [Lire la suite]

27 octobre 2016

A rare façon de Venise winged wine glass, late 17th century

Lot 15. A rare façon de Venise winged wine glass, late 17th century. Estimate £3,000 - 4,000 (€3,400 - 4,500). Photo: Bonhams. The conical bowl with white combed-thread or pulled-thread decoration of marvered loops, the hollow baluster stem below two mereses applied with two yellow trailed 'wings' with clear glass pincered ornament, on a wide folded foot, 16.5cm high (one tiny piece of pincering missing) Provenance: From the estate of a Swiss collector, purchased from Francis Walther, July 1995. ... [Lire la suite]
27 octobre 2016

A façon de Venise latticinio wine glass, probably Dutch, late 17th century

Lot 14. A façon de Venise latticinio wine glass, probably Dutch, late 17th century. Estimate £1,600 - 2,000 (€1,800 - 2,200). Photo: Bonhams. The conical bowl, spiral 'propeller' stem and conical foot all decorated with vetro a fili and a retorti, 15.8cm high Provenance: Sotheby's sale June 1994, lot 381From the estate of a Swiss collector. Bonhams. BRITISH AND EUROPEAN CERAMICS AND GLASS, 10:30 GMT - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
27 octobre 2016

Famous Rolls-Royce 'More like the Throne Room at Versailles than a car' for sale at Bonhams

1926 Rolls-Royce Phantom I. Coachwork by Brougham De Ville. Registration no. YE 939. Chassis no. 76TC. Estimate £500,000 - 700,000 (€560,000 - 790,000). Photo: Bonhams LONDON - A unique Rolls-Royce Phantom I built in 1926 for the American businessman Clarence Gasque as a gift for his wife Maude, is one of the star lots at Bonhams Bond Street Sale in London on 4 December. It is estimated at £500,000-700,000. Maude Gasque, a Woolworth's heiress, had a passion for French 18th century history and design and... [Lire la suite]
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27 octobre 2016

Flower holder with pomegranate, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Flower holder with pomegranate, Qing dynasty (1644–1911). Rose quartz. H. 5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm); W. 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm); D. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm). Gift of Heber R. Bishop, 1902, 02.18.856. © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
27 octobre 2016

Vase, 18th century, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Vase, 18th century, Qing dynasty (1644–1911). Rose quartz. H. 5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm); W. 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm); D. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm). Gift of Heber R. Bishop, 1902, 02.18.856. © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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27 octobre 2016

Dish with frog and lotus leaves, 18th century, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Dish with frog and lotus leaves, 18th century, Qing dynasty (1644–1911). Rock crystal. H. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); W. 4 in. (10.2 cm); D. 3 in. (7.6 cm). Gift of Heber R. Bishop, 1902, 02.18.840. © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
27 octobre 2016

Figure of a lion, 18th century, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Figure of a lion, 18th century, Qing dynasty (1644–1911). Rock crystal. H. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); W. 4 in. (10.2 cm). Gift of Heber R. Bishop, 1902, 02.18.842. © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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27 octobre 2016

4.00 carats cushion-shaped fancy intense orangy pink diamond ring

Lot 198. 4.00 carats cushion-shaped fancy intense orangy pink diamond ring. Estimate 587,000 — 785,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's. Set with a cushion-shaped fancy intense orangy pink diamond weighing 4.00 carats, size 52, illustrated unmounted.  Accompanied by GIA report no. 16214260, dated 25 July 2007, stating that the diamond is Fancy Intense Orangy Pink, Natural Colour, SI2 Clarity. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Geneva, 16 Nov 2016, 10:30 AM
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27 octobre 2016

8.73 carats VVS2 Clarity step-cut fancy intense pink diamond ring

Lot 296. 8.73 carats VVS2 Clarity step-cut fancy intense pink diamond ring. Estimate 2,460,000 — 4,430,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's. Set with a step-cut fancy intense pink diamond weighing 8.73 carats, size 51.  Accompanied by GIA report no. 2175893341, stating that the diamond is Fancy Intense Pink, Natural Colour, VVS2 Clarity. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Geneva, 16 Nov 2016, 10:30 AM
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