13 mai 2019

Bonhams presents Hong Kong Jewels and Jadeite Sale featuring jewellery for contemporary collectors for all occasions

 Lot 598. A 9.98 Carat ‘No Oil’ Colombian Emerald and Diamond Ring. Estimate: HK$4,800,000-6,000,000 (€ 540,000 - 680,000). Sold for HK$ 4,975,625 (€ 566,661). © Bonhams 2001-2019.. Hong Kong – The international auction house Bonhams will present its Hong Kong Jewels and Jadeite sale on Sunday 26 May 2019, offering a collection of jewellery which is perfect for every occasion, be it daytime, cocktails or dinner. Led by a mesmerising and near-flawless 9.98 carat Colombian 'no oil' emerald ring, this... [Lire la suite]

12 mai 2019

Mark Rothko (1903-1970), No. 16/No. 12 (Mauve Intersection), 1949

 Lot 63. Mark Rothko (1903-1970), No. 16/No. 12 (Mauve Intersection), oil on canvas, 58 3/8 x 64 ¼ in. (135.6 x 163.2 cm.) Painted in 1949. Estimate USD 2,000,000 - USD 3,000,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  Provenance: Sidney Janis Gallery, New York. The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C. (acquired from the above, 1957); sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries Inc., New York, 17 November 1971, lot 8. Cecil “Titi” Blaffer von Fürstenberg, Houston (acquired at the above sale). By descent from the... [Lire la suite]
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12 mai 2019

Fine emerald and diamond ring

Lot 442. Fine 11.55 carats Colombian emerald and diamond ring. Estimate  800,000 — 1,400,000 CHF (802,992 - 1,405,236 USD). Lot sold 692.000 CHF / 687.011 $. Courtesy Sotheby's Set with a step-cut emerald weighing 11.55 carats, the mount accented with brilliant-cut and baguette diamonds, size 591/2, partial Italian maker's mark. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 106297, dated 3 April 2019 and Gübelin report no. 0607045, dated 2 August 2006, each stating... [Lire la suite]
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12 mai 2019

Superb pair of emerald and diamond pendent earrings

Lot 413. Property from a Royal Collection. Superb pair of 17.01 and 17.71 carats Colombian emerald and diamond pendent earrings. Estimate  800,000 — 1,400,000 CHF (802,992 - 1,405,236 USD). Lot sold 980.000 CHF / 972.934 $. Courtesy Sotheby's Each set with a cushion-shaped emerald weighing 17.01 and 17.71 carats respectively, embellished with step-cut and baguette diamonds, post and clip fittings. Accompanied by Gübelin reports no. 0611177 and no.... [Lire la suite]
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12 mai 2019

Fancy purplish pink diamond ring

Lot 434. Fancy purplish pink diamond ring, weighing 7.56 carats. Estimate  1,100,000 — 1,800,000 CHF (1,104,114 - 1,806,732 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's Set with a cut-cornered rectangular modified brilliant-cut fancy purplish pink diamond weighing 7.56 carats, size 52. Accompanied by GIA report no. 2181113183, stating that the diamond is Fancy Purplish Pink, Natural Colour, SI1 Clarity. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Geneva, 14 may 2019
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12 mai 2019

Spectacular pair of diamond earrings

Lot 422. Spectacular pair of 33.25 and 33.88 carats diamond earrings. Estimate  1,150,000 — 1,500,000 CHF (1,154,301 - 1,505,610 USD). Lot sold 1.400.000 CHF / 1.389.906 $. Courtesy Sotheby's Each set with a cushion-shaped diamond weighing 33.25 and 33.88 carats respectively, the surmount set with a button-shaped cultured pearl, post and butterfly fittings. Accompanied by GIA reports no. 2195814281 and no. 2195814301, stating that... [Lire la suite]
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12 mai 2019

Important ruby and diamond ring, Bulgari

Lot 431. Important 5.14 carats Burmese 'pigeon blood' ruby and diamond ring, Bulgari. Estimate  1,250,000 — 1,350,000 CHF (1,254,675 - 1,355,049 USD). Lot sold 1.700.000 CHF / 1.687.743 $. Courtesy Sotheby's Set with a cushion-shaped ruby weighing 5.14 carats, within a surround of marquise- and pear-shaped diamonds, size 501/2, signed Bulgari, maker's mark. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 97594, Gübelin report no. 18097220 and AGL report no. 1089907, each... [Lire la suite]
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12 mai 2019

Fernand Léger (1881-1955) La grande parade (Le Cirque), 1949

 Lot 30 A. Fernand Léger (1881-1955) La grande parade (Le Cirque), signed and dated ‘F. LEGER 49’ (lower right), oil on canvas, 38 ¼ x 51 ½ in. (97.2 x 130.8 cm.) Painted in 1949. Estimate USD 6,000,000 - USD 9,000,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  Provenance: Acquired from the artist by the present owner, October 1953. Literature: L.E. Levick, "Centuries Telescoped in Orbit of New Shows" in New York Journal-American, 3 March 1962, p. 7 (illustrated). G.... [Lire la suite]
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12 mai 2019

A large Fahua jar, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 102. A large Fahua jar, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 32.3 cm, 12 3/4  in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the robustly potted baluster body rising from a gently splayed foot to a rounded shoulder surmounted by a short neck and a lipped rim. boldly decorated to the body with two scenes of the Daoist philosopher Laozi setting off on his donkey and transmitting his teachings, between lotus lappets at the base and ruyi panels enclosing anbaxian emblems,... [Lire la suite]
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12 mai 2019

A rare and large 'fahua' figure of Buddha, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 168. A rare and large 'fahua' figure of Buddha, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644); 62cm (24 1/2in) high. Estimate £ 50,000 - 60,000 (€ 58,000 - 70,000). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2019. Finely modelled seated in dhyanasana on a lotus throne supported on a high pedestal base, his hands in auspicious mudras and wearing a loose flowing robe tied at the waist, his face with gentle expression beneath hair curled tightly around the ushnishaterminating in a bud finial, all brightly glazed in rich cream,... [Lire la suite]
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