14 avril 2019

A rare white-glazed vase and cover, Five Dynasties, 10th century or later

Lot 198. A rare white-glazed vase and cover, Five Dynasties, 10th century or later; 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000 (USD 26,100 - USD 39,150). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The well-potted vase has an inverted pear-shape with narrow splayed foot and a domed cover with finial, all covered with a creamy ivory-coloured glaze. Provenance: Collection of Professor Ferdinando Cappelletti, acquired in Rome in the late 1970s. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]

14 avril 2019

A pair of emerald and diamond pendent earrings

Lot 141. A pair of 2.89 and 2.64 carats Colombian emerald and 3.13 and 3.19 carats diamond pendent earrings. Estimate £ 70,000 - 90,000 (€ 81,000 - 100,000). © Bonhams 2001-2019. The cushion-shaped emerald surmounts, weighing 2.89 and 2.64 carats, each suspending a pear-shaped diamond drop, weighing 3.13 and 3.19 carats, connected by a brilliant-cut diamond, within an engraved mount, length 3.4cm Accompanied by a report from GCS stating that the emeralds weighing 2.89 and 2.64 carats are of Colombian origin, with indications... [Lire la suite]
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14 avril 2019

A Colombian oval emerald cabochon and diamond cluster ring

Lot 188. A 12.15 carats Colombian oval emerald cabochon and diamond cluster ring. Estimate £ 14,000 - 18,000 (€ 16,000 - 21,000). © Bonhams 2001-2019 The oval emerald cabochon, weighing 12.15 carats, within a surround of tapered baguette-cut diamonds, between bifurcated shoulders, French and Austrian assay marks, ring size J½ Accompanied by a report from AGL stating that the emerald is of Colombian origin, with insignificant to minor clarity enhancement (traditional). Report number 1099715, dated 19 March 2019. ... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2019

A Colombian emerald and diamond 'Two Bees' ring, by Jean Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co, circa 1965

Lot 177. An 22.02 carats Colombian emerald and diamond 'Two Bees' ring, by Jean Schlumberger for Tiffany & Co, circa 1965. Estimate £ 65,000 - 85,000 (€ 75,000 - 99,000). © Bonhams 2001-2019 The step-cut emerald, weighing 22.02 carats, within an elaborate mount formed of two marquise and brilliant-cut diamond honey bees and two curving brilliant-cut diamond leaves, with polished wirework decoration,signed Schlumberger and Tiffany & Co, ring size L Accompanied by a report from GCS stating that the emerald is of Colombian... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2019

A Colombian emerald and diamond ring, by Cartier

Lot 190. A 6.55 carats Colombian emerald and diamond ring, by Cartier. Estimate £ 30,000 - 50,000 (€ 35,000 - 58,000). © Bonhams 2001-2019 The step-cut emerald, weighing 6.55 carats, within a bombé surround of baguette and brilliant-cut diamonds, diamonds approximately 2.80 carats total, one diamond deficient, signed Cartier, numbered 89995, ring size J Accompanied by a report from AGL stating that the emerald is of Colombian origin, with minor clarity enhancement (traditional). Report number 1099714, dated 19 March 2019. ... [Lire la suite]
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14 avril 2019

A 10.779 carats Colombian emerald and diamond ring

Lot 146. A 10.779 carats Colombian emerald and diamond ring. Estimate £ 100,000 - 150,000 (€ 120,000 - 170,000). © Bonhams 2001-2019 The step-cut emerald, weighing 10.779 carats, between demi-lune-shaped diamond shoulders, weighing 0.97 carat and 1.03 carat, ring size N Accompanied by a report from SSEF stating that the emerald is of Colombian origin, with minor oil in fissures. Report number 99410, dated 18 April 2018. Accompanied by a report from GIA stating that the diamond weighing 0.97 carat is E colour, SI1 clarity.... [Lire la suite]
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14 avril 2019

A large Chinese wucai porcelain jar and cover, Transitional period, mid-17th century

Lot 1150. A large Chinese wucai porcelain jar and cover, Transitional period, mid-17th century; height 56.5cm. Estimate: £2,000 - £4,000. Courtesy Toovey's. the stout shouldered body painted with a scene of an artist standing at a bridge with three female attendants, horse and boy in a rocky landscape, the domed cover with boys and rocks (repaired neck). Provenance: R.H. Benson Collection sale, Christie's, 1st July 1924, Lot 183, purchased by Edward Grenfell, 1st Baron St. Just, then left to... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2019

A large Chinese wucai porcelain jar and cover, Transitional period, mid-17th century

Lot 1028. A large Chinese wucai porcelain jar and cover, Transitional period, mid-17th century; height 56.5cm. Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000. Courtesy Toovey's. the stout shouldered body painted with two figures on horseback accompanied by six musicians within a rocky landscape, the short neck and domed cover with flowers and leaves (restoration). Toovey's. Asian and Islamic Ceramics and Works of Art, 18 Apr 2019 -  auctions@tooveys.com ·  +44 (0)1903 891955
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13 avril 2019

An Iznik polychrome pottery tile fragment with saz leaves and lotus blossoms, Turkey, circa 1550-1600

Lot 250. An Iznik polychrome pottery tile fragment with saz leaves and lotus blossoms, Turkey, circa 1550-1600; 20 by 29cm. Estimate £3,000 - £5,000. Photo: Sotheby's. decorated in underglaze blues, turquoise, viridian green and bole red with black outlines, mounted. Provenance: Ex-collection Sir Howard Hodgkin (1932-2017).Ex-private collection, Germany, since 1983 (as published in catalogue).Artcurial, Paris, 24 May 2016, lot 133. Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World including Fine Rugs and... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2019

An Iznik cobalt blue and white pottery tile fragment with a peacock, Turkey, circa 1540-50

Lot 249. An Iznik cobalt blue and white pottery tile fragment with a peacock, Turkey, circa 1540-50; 23.5 by 17.5cm. Estimate £2,000 - £3,000. Photo: Sotheby's. decorated in underglaze cobalt blue and turquoise with peacock, mounted. Provenance: Ex-collection Sir Howard Hodgkin (1932-2017).Piasa, Paris, 5 December 2005, lot 18. Note: The fine drawing like quality of this tile is exceptional. It is comparable to the drawings in the albums of Murad III (Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Vienna)... [Lire la suite]