20 mai 2019

Diamond ear studs

Lot 2040. 6.71 and 6.31 carats D colour, Flawless clarity, Type IIa diamond ear studs. Estimate HKD 8,700,000 - HK$12,000,000  (US$1,105,000 1,500,000). © Christie's Image Ltd 2019  Round brilliant-cut diamonds of 6.71 and 6.31 carats, gold. GIA, 2019, report no. 6193883781 and 15706468: 6.71 and 6.31 carats, D colour, Flawless clarity, Type IIa, excellent cut, polish and symmetry Christie's. Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels, Hong Kong, 28 May 2019
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20 mai 2019

Important diamond ring

Lot 2060. Important 16.44 carats, D colour, Internally Flawless clarity, Type IIa diamond ring. Estimate HKD 9,500,000 - HK$15,000,000  (US$1,200,000-1,900,000). © Christie's Image Ltd 2019  Cut-cornered rectangular step-cut diamond of 16.44 carats, circular-cut diamonds, gold, ring size 6 (illustrated unmounted). GIA, 2019, report no. 12376258: 16.44 carats, D colour, Internally Flawless clarity, Type IIa Christie's. Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels, Hong Kong, 28 May 2019
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20 mai 2019

Exclusive coloured diamond and diamond necklace, Bulgari

Lot 2055. Exclusive diamond, fancy vivid green-blue diamond and 11.69 carats diamond necklace, Bulgari. Estimate HKD 12,500,000 - HK$18,000,000 (US$1,600,000-2,300,000). © Christie's Image Ltd 2019  Modified pear brilliant-cut diamond of 11.69 carats, fancy vivid green-blue pear modified brilliant-cut diamond of 1.02 carats, circular and baguette-cut diamonds, gold, 35.8 cm, signed Bvlgari, made in Italy, no. 5677. GIA, 2019, report no. 6194987302: 11.69 carats, F colour, Internally Flawless... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2019

Important sapphire and diamond ring, Tabbah

Lot 2057. Important 12.87 carats 'royal blue' Kashmir sapphire and diamond ring, Tabbah. Estimate HK$13,500,000 - HK$18,000,000 (US$1,700,000-2,200,000). © Christie's Image Ltd 2019  Cushion-shaped sapphire of 12.87 carats, circular, pear and marquise-cut diamonds, platinum, ring size 8½, signed Tabbah. SSEF, 2019, report no. 105756: 12.872 carats, Kashmir, no indications of heating, 'royal blue', Appendix Letter AGL, 2019, report no. 1098002: 12.87 carats, Kashmir, no gemological evidence of heat, no clarity... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2019

A parcel-gilt-bronze figure of Vishnu seated on Garuda, Qianlong seven-character mark in a horizontal line and of the period

Lot 267. A parcel-gilt-bronze figure of Vishnu seated on Garuda, Qianlong seven-character mark in a horizontal line and of the period (1736-1795); 9 ¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000. Price realised GBP 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  The finely cast figure depicts the four-armed Vishnu seated astride Garuda, with one leg in rajalilasana, the right hand in karana mudra. The front of the base bears the inscription 'Da Qing Qianlong nian... [Lire la suite]
20 mai 2019

A gilt-bronze figure of Green Tara, Mongolia, 18th century 

Lot 262. A gilt-bronze figure of Green Tara, Mongolia, 18th century; 9 7/8 in. (25 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000. Price realised GBP 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  The figure is elegantly cast seated in lalitasana on a lotus base, with her outstretched right leg on a lotus. Her face is modelled with downcast eyes and her hair is fashioned in a high chignon behind a small figure of Amitabha. Her right hand rests on her knee invaradamudra and her left... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2019

A very large brocade 'dragon' hanging, late 18th-19th century

Lot 185. A very large brocade 'dragon' hanging, late 18th-19th century; 105 7/8 in. x 86 ¼ in. (269 cm. x 219 cm.). Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000. Price realised GBP 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  The hanging is finely woven with two pairs of dragons chasing flaming pearls amongstruyi-head clouds and large flower blossoms, within a wide border of Buddhist lions amongst lotus and tendrils. The scales of the dragon and the flaming pearls are delicately highlighted with gold... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2019

A carved and pierced white jade 'dragon and phoenix' vase and cover, 18th-19th century

Lot 128. A carved and pierced white jade 'dragon and phoenix' vase and cover, 18th-19th century; 7 ½ in. (18.4 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000. Price realised GBP 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  The vase is intricately carved with a dragon chasing a flaming pearl opposite a phoenix holding a peony branch, beside bamboo and lingzhi sprays. The cover is surmounted by a finial shaped as a coiled chilong dragon. The stone is of a pale greenish-white... [Lire la suite]
20 mai 2019

A rare and large cloisonné enamel 'lotus-leaf' brush washer, Xi, 18th century

Lot 114. A rare and large cloisonné enamel 'lotus-leaf' brush washer, Xi, 18th century; 15 ¾ in. (40 cm.) wide. Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000. Price realised GBP 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.   The impressive washer is fashioned as a broad, deep lotus leaf with its veins finely and naturalistically detailed in shades of green and russet enamels. The long spiralling gilt-bronze stems form the stand, and bear a further folded leaf, a lotus pod, and a blossoming lotus flower with... [Lire la suite]
20 mai 2019

A famille rose enamelled glass snuff bottle, Imperial Palace Workshop, Beijing, 1770-1790

Lot 95. A famille rose enamelled glass snuff bottle, Imperial Palace Workshop, Beijing, 1770-1790; 1 ¾ in. (4.4 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000. Price realised GBP 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  The bottle is finely decorated in famille rose enamels with a garden scene of rocks, bamboo, a blossoming prunus tree and chrysanthemums, all below a band of stylised flowers and foliage to the neck.  Provenance: Christie's London, 16 December 1983, lot... [Lire la suite]