04 avril 2017

A carved russet and white jade ‘chilong’ disc, bi, Song-Ming dynasty (960-1644)

Lot 166. A carved russet and white jade ‘chilong’ disc, bi, Song-Ming dynasty (960-1644), 4¼ in. (10.7 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000 (USD 12,927 - USD 19,390). Price realised HKD 112,500 (USD 14,543) © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. The disc is carved in high relief with two kui dragons, the reverse carved with ruyi-heads and dot motifs. The stone is of a yellowish-beige tone with minor mottling and some russet and grey inclusions. Christie's. The... [Lire la suite]

04 avril 2017

A dark spinach-green jade cong, Shang dynasty (c. 1600-1100 BC)

Lot 167. A dark spinach-green jade cong, Shang dynasty (c. 1600-1100 BC), 3 ½ in. (8.9 cm.) high, box. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 260,000 (USD 19,390 - USD 33,610). Price realised HKD 187,500 (USD 24,238) © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. The thick-sided square-section facetted exterior is left undecorated, terminating in a short circular foot and mouth, the interior aperture of characteristic circular section, the highly polished stone of an attractive mottled dark sea-green tone.  ... [Lire la suite]
04 avril 2017

A pink tourmaline pendant, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 21. A pink tourmaline pendant, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), 1 3/4 in. (3.5 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 80,000 (USD 6,463 - USD 10,341). Price realised HKD 93,750 (USD 12,119) © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. The stone is carved with two chilong clambering on the sides of a large lingzhi head emerging from a branch bearing smaller lingzhi. The translucent stone is of an attractive, intense ruby-pink tone. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese... [Lire la suite]
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04 avril 2017

An aquamarine 'Mythical beast' seal, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 20. An aquamarine 'Mythical beast' seal, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), 2 in. (5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000 (USD 3,878 - USD 6,463). Price realised HKD 187,500 (USD 24,238) © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. The seal is carved to the upper finial with a recumbent mythical beast with a long bifurcated tail, above a chilong and bat clambering up one narrow side, and a bat hovering above a lingzhi spray on the other side. The stone is of a transparent, pale... [Lire la suite]
04 avril 2017

Important Natural Pearl and Diamond Necklace

Lot 1796. Important Natural Pearl and Diamond Necklace. Estimate 3,000,000 — 3,900,000 HKD (362,743 - 471,566 EUR). Lot sold 8,620,000 HKD (1,042,281 EUR). Photo Sotheby's Composed of sixty-three graduated natural pearls measuring approximately 15.10 to 5.30mm, the front spaced by faceted diamond beads and rondelles, completed by a clasp set with a button-shaped pearl and old European-cut diamonds, the diamonds weighing approximately 6.00 carats in total, mounted in silver and... [Lire la suite]
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04 avril 2017

Very Fine Fancy Intense Blue Diamond and Diamond Ring

Lot 1784. Very Fine Fancy Intense Blue Diamond and Diamond Ring. Estimate 30,000,000 — 40,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 37,225,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's Set with an emerald-cut fancy intense blue diamond weighing 3.13 carats, flanked by two step-cut diamonds, to the circular-cut diamond-set oval band, the diamonds weighing approximately 2.50 carats in total, mounted in white gold. Ring size: 5¼ Accompanied by GIA portrait report numbered 10095242, dated 13 December 2016, stating that the 3.13 carat diamond is natural, Fancy... [Lire la suite]
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04 avril 2017

A set of eight small red-glazed dishes, Qianlong six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795) (two

Lot 145. A set of eight small red-glazed dishes, Qianlong six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795) (two possibly later), 4 3/8 in. (11.2 cm.) diam., wood box, cloth box. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 250,000 (USD 19,390 - USD 32,317). Price realised HKD 187,500 (USD 24,238) © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. Each dish is covered inside and out with a glaze of bright liver-red tone, the base applied with a clear glaze. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese... [Lire la suite]
04 avril 2017

A flambé-glazed square vase, fanghu, Daoguang incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 144. A flambé-glazed square vase, fanghu, Daoguang incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850), 11 7/8 in. (30.3 cm.) high, Japanese wood box. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000 (USD 25,854 - USD 38,781). Price realised HKD 375,000 (USD 48,476) © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. The rectangular vase is raised on a short foot and has a pair of lug handles applied to the neck. Each side is moulded with peach-shaped panels. It is covered overall in a rich glaze ranging... [Lire la suite]
04 avril 2017

A Ge-type glazed garlic mouth vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 143. A Ge-type glazed garlic mouth vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century, 15 3/8 in. (39.2 cm.) high, Japanese wood box. Estimate HKD 180,000 - HKD 250,000 (USD 23,268 - USD 32,317). Unsold © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. The vase is covered overall with a glaze of greenish-blue grey colour suffused with dark grey and pale gold crackle in imitation of Ge ware, the unglazed foot is covered with a brown dressing. Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1990s  ... [Lire la suite]
04 avril 2017

A copper-red glazed stem bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue in a line and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 142. A copper-red glazed stem bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue in a line and of the period (1723-1735), 6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000 (USD 38,781 - USD 64,634). Unsold © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. The stem bowl is applied to the exterior with a glaze of liver-red tone, the interior with a clear glaze, the reign mark inscribed in a horizontal line on the inner foot.  Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]