22 avril 2017

A rare massive Zheijiang green-glazed relief-decorated tripod scroll holder, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 140. A rare massive Zheijiang green-glazed relief-decorated tripod scroll holder, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), 36cm (14in) diam. (3). Estimate £30,000 - 40,000 (€36,000 - 48,000). Photo: Bonhams. The slightly-tapering deep bowl crisply carved and molded all around the exterior with long curling branches of crisp and leafy chrysanthemum and peony, standing on three short curving feet, all under a widely-crackled even green glaze, elaborate wood stand relief carved with scrolling foliage and similar domed... [Lire la suite]

22 avril 2017

A large Longquan celadon-glazed carved dish, 14th century

Lot 161. A large Longquan celadon-glazed carved dish, 14th century, 44cm (17 1/4in) diam. Estimate £8,000 - 12,000 (€9,600 - 14,000). Photo: Bonhams. Robustly potted with shallow rounded sides, the interior carved with two flowers, the cavetto with a lotus scroll, the short flat rim with a wave pattern, covered overall in a lustrous olive-green glaze, a wide unglazed ring on the base burnt orange-brown.  Provenance: a British private collection, and thence by descent. Bonhams. FINE CHINESE... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2017

An approximately 23.56 carats square step-cut fancy intense yellow diamond and diamond ring, by David Webb

Lot 213. An approximately 23.56 carats square step-cut fancy intense yellow diamond and diamond ring, by David Webb. Estimate USD 300,000 - USD 500,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. Of bombé design, set with a square step-cut fancy intense yellow diamond, weighing approximately 23.56 carats, within a baguette-cut diamond and circular-cut yellow diamond surround, gallery and hoop, 1978, ring size 6, mounted in platinum and 18k gold. Signed Webb for David Webb Accompanied by report no. 5181155864 dated 6... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2017

A pair of fine and rare imperial yellow-glazed dishes, Zhengde marks and period (1506-1521)

Lot 125. A pair of fine and rare imperial yellow-glazed dishes, Zhengde marks and period (1506-1521), 15.3 cm, 6 1/8  in. Estimation 50,000 — 70,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's  the shallow rounded sides of each rising from a short tapered foot to a slightly everted rim, applied overall with an even glaze of rich egg-yolk tone, the base left white and inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character mark within a double circle  Provenance: Sotheby's London, 14th March 1972, lot 142 (£2,600). ... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2017

A multi-gem, enamel and gold bracelet, by J. Lacloche

Lot 167. A multi-gem, enamel and gold bracelet, by J. Lacloche. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. Designed as a three-row oval-cut peridot band, joined by a sculpted gold and light blue enamel clasp, set with oval cabochon ruby and circular-cut diamond scrolls, circa 1950, 7 1/2 ins., with French assay marks for platinum and 18k gold. Signed J. LaCloche for Jacques LaCloche, Paris, Cannes, no. 3754 (partially indistinct) Christie's. Magnificent... [Lire la suite]
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22 avril 2017

A multi-gem, enamel and gold bracelet, by J. Lacloche

Lot 166. A multi-gem, enamel and gold bracelet, by J. Lacloche. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. Designed as a three-row oval-cut pink tourmaline band, joined by a sculpted gold and light blue enamel clasp, set with oval cabochon emerald and circular-cut diamond scrolls, circa 1950, 7 1/2 ins., with French assay marks for platinum and 18k gold. Signed J. LaCloche for Jacques LaCloche, Paris, Cannes. Note: LaCloche Frères & J. LaCloche A prominent exponent... [Lire la suite]
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22 avril 2017

An extremely rare copper-red dish, Xuande mark and period (1426-1435)

Lot 124. An extremely rare copper-red dish, Xuande mark and period (1426-1435), 17.5 cm, 7 in. Estimation 300,000 — 400,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's the rounded sides rising from a short tapered undercut foot to a white, slightly everted rim, applied evenly with a sacrificial-red glaze suffused with tiny darker specs, the exterior convex base with a bluish-white glaze and inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character mark within a double-circle. Provenance: Mrs Enid and Francis Brodie Lodge. Sotheby's... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2017

A 4.60 carats Russia demantoid garnet and diamond ring, by Tiffany & Co.

Lot 169. A 4.60 carats Russia demantoid garnet and diamond ring, by Tiffany & Co. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. Set with a circular-cut demantoid garnet, weighing approximately 4.60 carats, flanked on either side by a pear-shaped diamond, ring size 6, mounted in platinum and 18k gold. Signed Tiffany & Co., no. S00969 Accompanied by report no. CS 1076798 dated 14 July 2016 from the AGL American Gemological Laboratories stating that it is the opinion of the Laboratory... [Lire la suite]
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22 avril 2017

A 9.70 carats Brazil cushion-cut Paraiba tourmaline and diamond ring, by Tiffany & Co

Lot 73. A 9.70 carats Brazil cushion-cut Paraiba tourmaline and diamond ring, by Tiffany & Co. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. Set with a cushion-cut Paraiba tourmaline, weighing approximately 9.70 carats, to the circular-cut diamond surround and bifurcated shoulders, ring size 6, mounted in platinum, in a Tiffany & Co. black case and blue outer box. Signed Tiffany & Co. Accompanied by report no. CS 1081954 dated 7 March 2017 from the American... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2017

A 'Longquan' celadon dish, 14th-15th century

Lot 223. A 'Longquan' celadon dish, 14th-15th century, 26.2cm, 10 3/8 in. diameter. Estimation 2,000 — 3,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's shaped circular, carved to the centre with a lotus and two characters: Ji Chang, with floral scrolls to the well, below an inverted bracket lobed rim, covered with an olive green glaze. Sotheby's. From Earth to Fire, Londres, 04 mai 2017, 10:30 AM  
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