06 décembre 2015

A moulded Qingbai mallow-shaped dish, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279)

Lot 2827. A moulded Qingbai mallow-shaped dish, Southern Song dynasty (1127–1279). Estimate HK$50,000 - HK$70,000 ($6,482 - $9,075). Price Realized HK$100,000 ($12,964). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The dish is delicately moulded with the cavetto in the form of six fluted lobes, below a wide flared circular rim. It is decorated to the interior with a single flower spray in the centre radiating double petals along each lobe. The rim is further moulded with florets and leaves. It is covered inside out... [Lire la suite]

06 décembre 2015

A carved Qingbai shallow bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 2826. A carved Qingbai shallow bowl, Northern Song dynasty, 11th-12th century. Estimate HK$40,000 - HK$60,000 ($5,185 - $7,778). Price Realized HK$52,500 ($6,806). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bowl is potted with slightly flared sides resting on a short foot ring. The interior is carved with a single flower head and stylized waves, combed to delineate details. It is applied overall with a whitish-blue glaze. 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box Christie's. THE CLASSIC AGE OF... [Lire la suite]
06 décembre 2015

Royal jewels and rare gems achieve top prices at Bonhams Fine Jewellery Sale

LONDON.- Christmas has come early for a number of lucky bidders following Bonhams London’s last Fine Jewellery sale of 2015.  Jewellery from celebrated designers including Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels, along with a pair of exceptional Kashmir sapphires belonging to a European Princess, went under the hammer today (Saturday 5th December). Bidders in the saleroom, online and on the telephones, competed for the two top lots, both of which exceeded their high estimates. The fancy greyish-blue, 2.97cts... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2015

La saison 6 de Downton Abbey sur TMC : dernier tour de piste pour les Crawley

Michelle Dockery dans la saison 6 de "Downton Abbey" Allen Leech et Michelle Dockery dans la saison 6 de "Downton Abbey" Michelle Dockery, Matthew Goode et Allen Leech dans la saison 6 de "Downton Abbey" Michelle Dockery et Maggie Smith dans la saison 6 de "Downton Abbey" Michelle Dockery dans la saison 6 de "Downton Abbey" Michelle Dockery et Matthew Goode dans la saison 6 de "Downton Abbey" Matthew Goode dans la saison 6 de "Downton Abbey"  Allen Leech, Brendan Coyle, Hugh Bonneville et Kevin Doyle dans... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2015

Exhibition of work by jeweller Romilly Saumarez Smith and artist Verdi Yahooda opens in Norwich

Romilly Saumarez Smith, Gertrude’s Jewel, 2013. Photo: Lucinda Douglas-Menzies NORWICH.- Newfoundland is an exhibition of work by contemporary jeweller Romilly Saumarez Smith and artist Verdi Yahooda. Each of the 70+ pieces in the exhibition are unique and have at their core Roman, Anglo-Saxon or Medieval metalwork, dropped or discarded hundreds of years ago. In 2011, Romilly became fascinated by the amazing availability of these antique objects, which she discovered on eBay – the finds of metal... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2015

Hermès rarities = Holiday Luxury at Heritage Auctions' accessories signature auction

Hermès 30cm Matte White Himalayan Nilo Crocodile Birkin Bag with Palladium Hardware. Estimate: $80,000 - $100,000. Photo  Heritage Auctions DALLAS, TX.- An Hermès 30cm Matte White Himalayan Nilo Crocodile Birkin Bag, with Palladium Hardware, considered the pinnacle of Birkin bags, is expected to bring $80,000+ when it crosses the block on Dec. 8. 2015, as the top lot in Heritage Auctions' Holiday Luxury Accessories Signature® Auction. "Known the world over as a Holy Grail handbag, the... [Lire la suite]

05 décembre 2015

A Henan russet-splashed twin-handled jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th century

Lot 2824. A Henan russet-splashed twin-handled jar, Northern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th century. Estimate HK$240,000-400,000 ($32,000-52,000). Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 spreading foot and towards the collar-like neck with lipped mouth. The exterior is covered with a lustrous black glaze liberally splashed in russet that thins to more of a caramel colour on the pair of loop handles and stops above the foot exposing the greyish-white body. The inside of the neck is glazed... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2015

A very rare Jizhou tixi-style painted meiping, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century

Lot 2825. A very rare Jizhou tixi-style painted meiping, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 13th-14th century;8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm.) high. Estimate HK$1,000,000 - HK$1,500,000 ($129,636 - $194,454). Price Realized HK$2,920,000 ($378,537). © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The slender oviform body is painted with an overall pattern of ruyi-shaped panels enclosing connecting spirals in a creamy coffee brown glaze, simulating tixi lacquer. The narrow neck is further decorated with a key-fret... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2015

A large Henan russet-painted black-glazed wine jar, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 2823. A large Henan russet-painted black-glazed wine jar, Jin dynasty (1115-1234). Estimate HK$300,000 - HK$500,000 ($38,891 - $64,818). Price Realized HK$300,000 ($38,891). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The high shouldered body is surmounted by a ribbed neck below an everted mouth rim. It is decorated in bold brush strokes with three abstract phoenix of russet-brown tone, reserved against a black ground that stops above the narrow foot exposing the buff body. 11 1/8 in. (28.2 cm.) high,... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2015

An 'oil spot' black-glazed shallow bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 2821. An 'oil spot' black-glazed shallow bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). EstimateHK$1,000,000 - HK$1,500,000 ($129,636 - $194,454). Price Realized HK$2,440,000 ($316,312). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bowl with wide flared sides is covered inside and out in a lustrous black glaze suffused with a dense pattern of fine silver 'oil spots', ending in an irregular line above the neatly cut foot ring to expose the pale grey stoneware. 4 5/8 in. (11.9 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box ... [Lire la suite]
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