21 octobre 2012

Boulder opal and emerald ring in 18-karat gold by Jane Taylor, Amherst, Mass

Boulder opal and emerald ring in 18-karat gold by Jane Taylor, Amherst, Mass
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21 octobre 2012

A fine and very rare silk kesi panel, Central Asia, Yuan dynasty, 13th ct. or early

A fine and very rare silk kesi panel, Central Asia, Yuan dynasty, 13th ct. or early. Photo Nagel Woven with gold lions, leaves, palmettes, buds and smaller flowers in a repeating pattern of parallel rows, which face first left, then right. The lions with curly coats and manes, their mouths open and tongues protruding; their bodies worked in gold thread, made from gold leaf on an animal substrate and edged in red silk, now faded; their manes in polychrome silks. The leaves, palmettes and flowers in naturalistic colours, edged in... [Lire la suite]
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21 octobre 2012

"Reine de Jadélénie" ring, platinum, diamonds and jadeilite jade by Dior Joaillerie

"Reine de Jadélénie" ring, platinum, diamonds and jadeilite jade by Dior Joaillerie 
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21 octobre 2012

A very rare Imperial inscribed greyish olive-green jade bowl, China, Qianlong period

A very rare Imperial inscribed greyish olive-green jade bowl, China, Qianlong period. Photo Nagel The flared sides carved as six barbed petals, each inscribed in lishu calligraphy with a poetic inscription alluding to the beauty of nature and flowers and high-lighted in gilding, the whole raised on six ruyi supports, the translucent grey-green stone with altered areas of opaque buff and brown color. Very minor wear. D. 18,1 cm - Estimate 50 000/80 000 € Provenance: Christie’s New York, 21.3.2000, Lot 130,... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2012

Earrings titanium collection by Francis Mertens

Earrings titanium collection by Francis Mertens 
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21 octobre 2012

An Impérial Wucai floral dish, China, underglaze blue Wanli six-character mark and of the period

An Impérial Wucai floral dish, China, underglaze blue Wanli six-character mark and of the period. Photo Nagel The interior decorated with four large iron-red peony blooms reserved on a ground of green and blue foliage, encircled on the cavetto with a border boughs od lychee, groundnut, peach and kaki. Short firing crack to rim, good condition. D. 38,6 cm. Estimate 30 000/40 000 € Property from a Swiss private collection Wanli polychrome dishes of related floral pattern, varying slightly in size, can be found... [Lire la suite]

21 octobre 2012

Ring from the Mythology collection in 18k gold and precious stones by Magerit

Ring from the Mythology collection in 18k gold and precious stones by Magerit 
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21 octobre 2012

A very rare Imperial champlevé enamel circular box and cover, China, Wanli cyclical Jiayin eightcharacter mark, corresponding to

A very rare Imperial champlevé enamel circular box and cover, China, Wanli cyclical Jiayin eightcharacter mark, corresponding to a.d. 1614, and of the period. Photo Nagel Of circular form, the top decorated with two fiveclawed dragons circling a central lotus blossom amidst clouds and flames on a blue ground, above a narrow band of blue clouds on the sides and two dragons striding after lotus blooms on the sides of the box, all in translucent enamels of blue, amber, pink and mauve tones reserved on a mottled blue ground,... [Lire la suite]
21 octobre 2012

Sapphire and diamond earrings by Leo Pizzo

Sapphire and diamond earrings by Leo Pizzo 
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21 octobre 2012

A fine and rare blue and white lotus bouquet dish, China, Yongle period

A fine and rare blue and white lotus bouquet dish, China, Yongle period. Photo Nagel Well potted with low rounded sides, painted in underglaze cobalt-blue with ‘heaping and piling’ effect, the centre vividly decorated with a bouquet of lotus in bud and full bloom, together with leaves on slender stems, seed pods, an arrowhead leaf, a millet stem and long thin rush leaves, all tied together with a long swirling ribbon, within a triple line border, the well decorated with thirteen blooms comprising two chrysanthemums, two... [Lire la suite]
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