03 mai 2014

A sapphire and diamond ring

A sapphire and diamond ring. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. Set with a cushion-shaped sapphire, weighing approximately 25.47 carats, to the brilliant and baguette-cut diamond base, ring size 6¾. Estimate CHF36,000 – CHF54,000 ($41,059 - $61,589) Accompanied by report no. 73615 dated 20 March 2014 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the sapphire is of Ceylon origin, with no indications of heating Christie's. GENEVA MAGNIFICENT JEWELS, 14 May 2014, Geneva - http://www.christies.com/
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03 mai 2014

A Chinese Export Dutch decorated Crucifixion saucer dish, Qing dynasty, circa 1735

Lot 201. A Chinese Export Dutch decorated Crucifixion saucer dish, Qing dynasty, circa 1735; 21.5cm., 8 1/2in. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 11,875 GBP. © Sotheby's. after Peter Paul Rubens, brightly enamelled depicting the crucifixion scene. The Julian Thompson Study Collection. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 May 2014
03 mai 2014

A pair of colored diamond earrings

A pair of colored diamond earrings. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. Each set with a triangular-cut fancy brown-orange diamond, weighing approximately 2.70 and 2.53 carats, suspended from a baguette-cut diamond line, with square-cut diamond tops, weighing approximately 0.93 carat each, mounted in gold, 4.0 cm. Estimate CHF45,000 – CHF70,000 ($51,324 - $79,838)Accompanied by report no. 2165008417 dated 28 March 2014 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the 2.70 carat diamond is Fancy Brown-Orange colour,... [Lire la suite]
03 mai 2014

Three Dutch-decorated Kakiemon-style bottle vases, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 200. Three Dutch-decorated Kakiemon-style bottle vases, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 22cm., 8 5/8 in. Estimate 2,500 — 3,500 GBP. Lot sold 3,500 GBP. © Sotheby's. each with an applied underglaze-blue moulded dragon to the shoulder and painted in iron-red and enamels with exotic birds beside lotus, chrysanthemum and prunus. Quantité: 3 The Julian Thompson Study Collection. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 May 2014
03 mai 2014

A pair of natural pearl and diamond earrings

A pair of natural pearl and diamond earrings. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The two button-shaped natural pearls, weighing approximately 62.85 and 62.11 grains, suspended from an articulated line of vari-cut diamonds, 3.9 cm. Estimate CHF22,000 – CHF32,000 ($25,092 - $36,497)Accompanied by reports nos. 69433 and 69431 dated 21 August 2013 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that both pearls are natural saltwater pearls Christie's. GENEVA MAGNIFICENT JEWELS, 14 May 2014, Geneva -http://www.christies.com/
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03 mai 2014

A Dutch-decorated Kakiemon-style Chinese dish, Qing dynasty, circa 1750

Lot 199. A Dutch-decorated Kakiemon-style Chinese dish, Qing dynasty, circa 1750; 22.8cm., 9in. Estimate 800 — 1,200 GBP. Lot sold 1,000 GBP. © Sotheby's. the shallow rounded sides rising from a tapering foot to an everted rim, enamelled to the interior with a Kakiemon-style design of quail beneath overhanging flowers, all within a band of four quatrefoil panels enclosing pairs of quail and reserved on a dense prunus and cracked-ice ground, the exterior entirely plain. The Julian Thompson Study Collection.... [Lire la suite]

03 mai 2014

A natural pearl ring

  A natural pearl ring. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. Set with a button-shaped natural pearl, measuring approximately 13.2-13.2 x 10.50 mm, to the tapered baguette-cut diamond shoulders, mounted in platinum, ring size 6½. Estimate CHF30,000 – CHF50,000 ($34,216 - $57,027) Accompanied by report no. 73083 dated 6 March 2014 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the pearl is a natural saltwater pearl Christie's. GENEVA MAGNIFICENT JEWELS, 14 May 2014, Geneva - http://www.christies.com/
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03 mai 2014

A famille-verte jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 196. A famille-verte jar, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 25cm., 8in. Estimate 1,000 — 1,500 GBP. Lot sold 2,875 GBP. © Sotheby's. of globular form, brightly enamelled around the exterior with a long-tailed bird perched upon rockwork isssuing leafy branches of peony and magnolia. The Julian Thompson Study Collection. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 May 2014
03 mai 2014

A natural pearl and diamond necklace

A natural pearl and diamond necklace. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. Designed as a line of circular-cut diamond collets suspending at the front six button-shaped natural pearls, to the associated disc link neckchain of later addition, 1910s, 43.5 cm. Estimate CHF10,000 – CHF12,000 ($11,405 - $13,686) Accompanied by report no. 57001 dated 3 August 2010 from the SSEF Swiss Gemmological Institute stating that the pearls are natural saltwater pearls Christie's. GENEVA MAGNIFICENT JEWELS, 14 May 2014, Geneva -... [Lire la suite]
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03 mai 2014

A Chinese Imari teapot and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A Chinese Imari teapot and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Photo Sotheby's. the cylindrical body rising from an angled tapering foot to a broad waisted neck, set to one side with a bamboo-form handle and to the other with a bamboo-form spout, painted to either side with a lotus cartouche, the domed cover with lotus bud finial. Quantité: 2; 20cm., 7 7/8 in. Estimation 500 — 700 GBP THE JULIAN THOMPSON STUDY COLLECTION Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London | 14 mai 2014 - http://www.sothebys.com/