06 novembre 2016

Princess Marie von Hatzfeldt's 20.14 carats Kashmir cushion-shaped sapphire and diamond bangle, 1887

Lot 318. Princess Marie von Hatzfeldt's 20.14 carats Kashmir  cushion-shaped sapphire and diamond bangle, 1887. Estimate 500,000 — 800,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's Set with a cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 20.14 carats, between circular-cut diamond shoulders, inner circumference approximately 155mm.   Accompanied by SSEF report no. 87520 and Gübelin report no. 16090078, each stating that the sapphire is of Kashmir origin, with no indications of heating, together with... [Lire la suite]

06 novembre 2016

Burmese sapphire and diamond necklace

Lot 304. Burmese sapphire and diamond necklace. Estimate 685,000 — 979,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's Composed of a line of cushion-shaped sapphires alternating with similarly shaped diamonds, length approximately 375mm..   Accompanied by Gübelin report no. 16030113, stating that the majority of the sapphires are of Burmese origin, twenty with no indications of heating, and one with indications of heating; together with fifteen Gübelin reports dated 1995. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble... [Lire la suite]
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06 novembre 2016

Attractive 16.34 carats Kashmir cushion-shaped sapphire and diamond ring

Lot 310. Attractive 16.34 carats Kashmir cushion-shaped sapphire and diamond ring. Estimate 690,000 — 985,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's Set with a cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 16.34 carats, within a frame of brilliant-cut diamonds, size 52, sizing band.   Accompanied by SSEF report no. 71490, dated 30 October 2013, and Gübelin report no.16090077, dated 19 September 2016, each stating that the sapphire is of Kashmir origin, with no indications of heating; together with appendix... [Lire la suite]
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06 novembre 2016

A 12.54 carats Kashmir cushion-shaped sapphire ring

Lot 233. A 12.54 carats Kashmir cushion-shaped sapphire ring. Estimate 979,000 — 1,470,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's Set with a cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 12.54 carats, size 53.  Accompanied by SSEF report no. 82606 and Gübelin report no. 16100043, each stating that the sapphire is of Kashmir origin, with no indications of heating.   Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Genève, 16 nov. 2016, 10:30 AM
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06 novembre 2016

A blue and white bottle vase, circa 1640

Lot 337. A blue and white bottle vase, circa 1640. Estimate GBP 8,000 — 12,000. Photo Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a short tapering foot to a tall slightly waisted neck and flaring mouth, painted around the exterior in rich cobalt-blue tones with a presentation to an official within a garden, all below a band of stylised flowers at the neck; 37 cm, 14 1/2  in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 09 nov. 2016, 11:30 AM
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06 novembre 2016

A blue and white bottle vase, circa 1640

Lot 336. A blue and white bottle vase, circa 1640. Estimate GBP 8,000 — 12,000. Photo Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a short spreading foot to a tall slightly waisted neck and flaring mouth, painted around the exterior in rich cobalt-blue tones with scholars seated conversing in a garden, all below a band of stylised flowers at the neck: 38 cm, 15 in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 09 nov. 2016, 11:30 AM
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06 novembre 2016

A pair of iron-red and green-enamelled 'dragon' dishes, 17th century

Lot 334. A pair of iron-red and green-enamelled 'dragon' dishes, 17th century. Estimate GBP 1,500 — 2,000. Photo Sotheby's. the gently curved sides of each, rising from a short tapering foot to a flaring rim, the interior painted with a five-clawed dragon chasing a 'flaming pearl', the exterior with two prancing dragons, the base with the marks Wai Shanfang (Outer Culinary Bureau). Quantité: 2 - 16.3 cm, 6 3/8  in.. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 09 nov. 2016, 11:30 AM
06 novembre 2016

A blue and white double-gourd vase, 17th century

Lot 333. A blue and white double-gourd vase, 17th century. Estimate GBP 6,000 — 8,000. Photo Sotheby's. painted with a continuous moonlit mountainous river landscape scene of scholars standing on a bank bidding another scholar farewell, with another scholar on horseback with attendants on the far bank, approaching retreats amongst swirling clouds, all below a thin band of ascending leaves at the cylindrical neck: 25.4 cm, 10 in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 09 nov. 2016, 11:30 AM
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06 novembre 2016

A blue and white stemcup, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 331. A blue and white stemcup, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century. Estimate GBP 5,000 — 7,000. Photo Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a tall, gently tapering foot to a flared rim, the exterior painted with lively Buddhistic lions, playing with brocaded balls, 11.3 cm, 4 1/2  in.. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 09 nov. 2016, 11:30 AM
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06 novembre 2016

A large blue and white 'emblems' bowl, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1

Lot 15. A large blue and white  'emblems' bowl, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1522-1566). Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 25,000 (USD 18,690 - USD 31,150). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The large bowl is decorated to the exterior with numerous Daoist emblems and scattered flowers. The interior has a similarly decorated roundel to the centre. 15 1/8 in. (38.4 cm.) diam.. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 8 November... [Lire la suite]