20 mai 2019

A pale greenish-white jade 'pine tree' brush pot, bitong, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 129. A pale greenish-white jade 'pine tree' brush pot, bitong, Qing dynasty (1644-1911); 6 3/8 in. (16.3 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 42,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019  The large brush pot is naturalistically carved as a section of the trunk of a pine tree, with the surface carved in relief with two spreading pine branches on a ground of knots and whorls in imitation of the natural surface of the tree.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]

20 mai 2019

A famille rose inscribed 'figural' vase, Republic period (1912-1949), with the seal mark of Wang Dafan (1888-1961)

Lot 334. A famille rose inscribed 'figural' vase, Republic period (1912-1949), with the seal mark of Wang Dafan (1888-1961); 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000. Price realised GBP 43,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019  The elegantly potted vase is decorated to the exterior with a continuous mountainous landscape scene featuring the famous female poet and musician Cai Wenji riding a camel and accompanied by attendants, one of which is carrying her two young sons in a large... [Lire la suite]
20 mai 2019

Critically acclaimed exhibition marks first retrospective of Andy Warhol's work in 25 years

  Andy Warhol, Self-Portrait, 1986; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; gift, Anne and Anthony d’Offay in honor of Thomas Krens; © 2019 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Licensed by Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art announces the exclusive West Coast presentation of the critically acclaimed exhibition, Andy Warhol—From A to B and Back Again on view from May 19 through September 2, 2019. Spanning the artist’s 40-year... [Lire la suite]
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19 mai 2019

Jadeite bead, ruby and diamond necklace

Lot 2029. Jadeite bead, ruby and diamond necklace. Estimate: HK$ 15,000,000 - HK$25,000,000 (US$2,000,000-3,200,000). © Christie's Image Ltd 2019  Forty-seven jadeite beads of approximately 13.3 to 9.8 mm, oval-cut ruby, baguette and circular-cut diamonds, gold, 56.5 cm. HK Jade & Stone Lab, 2019, report no. KJ 100140(1-3): natural colour Fei Cui (Jadeite Jade), without resin. Christie's. Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels, Hong Kong, 28 May 2019  
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19 mai 2019

Superb emerald, diamond and pearl earrings

Lot 2064. Superb 23.34 and 23.18 carats Colombian emerald, 3.01 and 3.01 carats diamond and pearl earrings. Estimate: HK$ 30,000,000 - HK$50,000,000 (US$3,800,000-6,500,000). © Christie's Image Ltd 2019  Pear-shaped emeralds of 23.34 and 23.18 carats, cushion brilliant-cut or old mine brilliant-cut diamond of 3.01 and 3.01 carats, pearl, platinum, 4.5 cm SSEF, 2012, report no. 62999: 23.345 and 23.184 carats, Colombia, no indications of clarity modification, Appendix letterAGL, 2012, report no.... [Lire la suite]
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19 mai 2019

Superb sapphire and diamond brooch

Lot 2065. Superb 26.41 carats Kashmir sapphire and diamond brooch. Estimate: HK$ 32,000,000 - HK$50,000,000 (US$4,000,000-6,500,000). © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 Cushion-shaped sapphire of 26.41 carats, old-cut diamonds, gold, 3.6 cm SSEF, 2011, report no. 60825: 26.419 carats, Kashmir, no indications of heating, Appendix letterGübelin, 2011, report no. 11097113: 26.42 carats, Kashmir, no indications of heating, Appendix letterAGL, 2011, report no. CS 46197: 26.42 carats, Kashmir, no heat enhancement, no... [Lire la suite]
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19 mai 2019

Elegant coloured diamond ring

Lot 2043. Elegant Fancy vivid blue cut-cornered rectangular step-cut diamond of 3.01 carats and fancy intense purplish pink or fancy intense purple-pink ring. Estimate: HK$ 38,000,000 - HK$55,000,000 (US$4,800,000-7,000,000). © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 Fancy vivid blue cut-cornered rectangular step-cut diamond of 3.01 carats, fancy intense purplish pink or fancy intense purple-pink heart brilliant-cut diamonds of 0.24 and 0.21 carats, gold, ring size 6 GIA, 2018, report no. 5191488274:... [Lire la suite]
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19 mai 2019

Superb coloured diamond and diamond ring, Moussaieff 

Lot 2051. Superb Fancy vivid purplish pink cushion modified brilliant-cut diamond of 3.44 carats and diamond ring, Moussaieff. Estimate: HK$46,800,000 - HK$65,000,000 (US$6,000,000-8,000,000). © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 Fancy vivid purplish pink cushion modified brilliant-cut diamond of 3.44 carats, pear-shaped pink diamonds, marquise-cut diamonds, gold, ring size 5, maker's mark GIA, 2012, report no. 1152126470: 3.44 carats, Fancy Vivid Purplish Pink colour, Internally Flawless clarity Please note that... [Lire la suite]
19 mai 2019

A huanghuali armchair, Mid Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 77. A huanghuali armchair, Mid Qing Dynasty (1644-1911);  99.5cm (39 1/4in) high x 64.5cm (25 1/2in) wide x 51cm (20in) deep.  Estimate £ 30,000 - 50,000. Sold for £ 37,562 (€ 42,882). © Bonhams 2001-2019 The chair with a straight top rail joined to back posts, continuing through the seat frame and forming the back legs, with a slightly curved central splat, the serpentine arms supported by curved stiles and continuing to the front posts, the legs joined by double stretchers set with... [Lire la suite]
19 mai 2019

A fine famille rose blue-sgraffiato-ground 'medallion' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 132. A fine famille rose blue-sgraffiato-ground 'medallion' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and of the period (1821-1850); 14.5cm (5 3/4in) diam. Estimate £ 12,000 - 16,000. Sold for £ 40,062 (€ 45,736). © Bonhams 2001-2019 Delicately enamelled around the exterior with four medallions, one of the weaver girl, one of the cowherd, alternating with two landscapes, each within gilt borders and separated by clouds, all reserved on a blue engraved ground incised with feathery scroll, the interior painted in... [Lire la suite]