09 mai 2013

Natural pearl and diamond demi-parure, first half of the 19th century

Natural pearl and diamond demi-parure, first half of the 19th century - Sothebys Comprising: a necklace suspending a fringe of graduated drops of foliate and berry motifs, set with natural pearls and circular-cut diamonds, to a line of similarly cut diamonds, length approximately 405mm; the pendent earrings en suite, screw back fittings, case stamped Petochi. Estimation: 10,000 - 15,000 CHF Accompanied by an SSEF report. PROPERTY OF A PRINCELY FAMILY Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble... [Lire la suite]

09 mai 2013

A red-glazed bowl, Yongzheng mark and period

A red-glazed bowl, Yongzheng mark and period - Sothebys the deep rounded sides rising from a tall spreading foot, applied to the exterior with a rich liver-red glaze stopping neatly at the foot, the interior and the base glazed white, inscribed to the base with a six-character mark within a double-circle; 15.2cm., 6in. Estimation: 20,000 - 30,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. London | 15 mai 2013 www.sothebys.com
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09 mai 2013

Attractive garnet and diamond demi-parure, second half of 19th century

Lot 364. Attractive garnet and diamond demi-parure, second half of 19th century. Estimate 10,000 - 15,000 CHF. Lot sold 37,500 CHF. Photo Sothebys 2013 Comprising: a necklace composed of cabochon garnets within borders of carré-cut and rose diamonds, length approximately 385mm; a brooch similarly set, brooch fitting detachable, Austrian/Hungarian assay marks; and a pair of earrings en suite, later post and butterfly fittings.  FROM A MEMBER OF A ROYAL FAMILY ... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2013

A yellow-glazed ‘Floral Scroll’ dish, Yongzheng mark and period

A yellow-glazed ‘Floral Scroll’ dish, Yongzheng mark and period - Sothebys the rounded sides supported on a straight foot, incised to the exterior with an undulating composite floral scroll, covered overall in a rich egg-yolk yellow glaze, the white base inscribed with a six-character mark within a double-circle; 15.8cm., 6 1/4 in. Estimation: 20,000 - 30,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. London | 15 mai 2013 www.sothebys.com
09 mai 2013

Ruby and diamond tiara, mid-19th century

 Lot 541. From the descendants of Earl Manvers and Viscount Chetwynd. Ruby and diamond tiara, mid-19th century. Estimate 12,000 - 18,000 CHF. Lot sold 60,000 CHF. Photo Sothebys 2013 Set with foil backed rubies and circular-cut and rose diamonds, length approximately 370mm, may be worn as a necklace with a detachable chain, additional brooch fittings, inner circumference of tiara approximately 180mm, fitted case.  Provenance: From the descendants of Earl Manvers and Viscount... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2013

A jun bowl, Song dynasty - Sothebys

A Jun bowl, Song dynasty - Sothebys well-potted with deep rounded sides supported on a short foot, applied overall with a lavender-blue glaze thinning to a mushroom tone at the rim, the glaze coagulating unevenly just short of the foot; 22.5cm., 8 7/8 in. Estimation: 20,000 - 30,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Collection of John Kenny.Sotheby's Melbourne, 17th May 2004, lot 12. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. London | 15 mai 2013 www.sothebys.com
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09 mai 2013

Formerly in the collection of Maximilian I of Mexico. Diamond ring, mid-19th century

Lot 574. Formerly in the collection of Maximilian I of Mexico. Diamond ring, mid-19th century. Estimate 22,000 - 34,000 CHF. Lot sold  65,000 CHF. Photo Sothebys 2013 Set with rose diamonds in closed back settings, size 52, original inventory number to reverse.  Accompanied by a document from Hammer Galleries, New York, dated 1943, stating that this ring was formerly in the collection of Maximilian I of Mexico, and a photograph of this and the many other rings in his collection. ... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2013

A Ding foliate dish, 10th century

A Ding foliate dish, 10th century - Sothebys the wide conical sides rising from a short foot to a five-lobed rim, the cavetto applied with five vertical ribs radiating from the central medallion, covered overall in an ivory glaze pooling in characteristic teardrops down the exterior; 25cm., 9 7/8 in. Estimation: 20,000 - 30,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. London | 15 mai 2013 www.sothebys.com
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09 mai 2013

Diamond devant de corsage, 1860s

Diamond devant de corsage, 1860s - Sothebys Designed as a floral spray suspending three detachable pampilles from knife-edge linking, set with cushion-, pear-shaped and rose diamonds, two sprays detachable, central flower head motif detachable, additional fittings deficient. Estimation: 57,000 - 75,000 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels. Genève | 14 mai 2013 www.sothebys.com
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09 mai 2013

An incised white-glazed ‘dragon’ dish, Jiajing mark and period

An incised white-glazed ‘dragon’ dish, Jiajing mark and period - Sothebys the rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to a flared rim, incised to the interior with a sinuous five-clawed dragon writhing amongst stylised clouds, the exterior similarly decorated with two dragons pacing amongst clouds in pursuit of flaming pearls, the base inscribed with a six-character mark within a double-circle; 30.5cm., 12in. Estimation: 30,000 - 50,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. London | 15... [Lire la suite]