21 mai 2019

A rare Khotan jade imperial scroll weight, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 60. A rare Khotan jade imperial scroll weight, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 39.3 cm, 15 1/2 in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 25,000 GBP (32,303 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. of elongated rectangular form with rounded corners, finely carved on one side with simplified archaistic motifs in relief, including a central taotie mask flanked by gui dragons interspersed with 'C' scrolls, the well polished stone of even olive-green tone. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 23rd October 2005,... [Lire la suite]

21 mai 2019

An archaistic silver and gold-inlaid bronze wine vessel and cover, You, 17th-18th century

Lot 59. An archaistic silver and gold-inlaid bronze wine vessel and cover, You,  17th-18th century; 25.4 cm, 10 in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 25,000 GBP (32,303 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the flattened, pear-shaped body cast on each side with a large taotie mask with silver and gold damascened details, between bands of archaistic birds encircling the neck and foot and the sides of the cover, all reserved against a leiwen ground, the arched, rope-twist handle attached to... [Lire la suite]
21 mai 2019

A blue and white 'lotus bouquet' saucer dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 34. A blue and white 'lotus bouquet' saucer dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735); 13 cm. 5 1/4  in. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 GBP. Lot sold 25,000 GBP (32,303 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the gently rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to an everted rim, painted in rich cobalt-blue tones to the interior with a medallion enclosing a leafy lotus bouquet, encircled in the well by classic and lotus scroll bands, the exterior with a lotus scroll band between classic scroll... [Lire la suite]
21 mai 2019

Two famille-verte 'figural' dishes, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 138. Two famille-verte 'figural' dishes, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 38.5 cm, 15 1/8  in. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 25,000 GBP (32,303 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. one dish painted to the centre with the scene from the Romance of the Western Chamber to the centre, the second decorated with the story of Sima Xiangru inscribing his ambition on a bridge pillar, the rims painted with six foliate panels enclosing auspicious emblems, the... [Lire la suite]
21 mai 2019

A cloisonné enamel tripod incense burner and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 121. A cloisonné enamel tripod incense burner and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 19 cm, 7 1/2. Estimate 10,000 — 20,000 GBP. Lot sold 27,500 GBP (35,533 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the hexagonal square sides rising from three toatie mask short legs, the body divided into three bands of archaistic geometric scrollwork and set with a pair of gilt-bronze dragon-headed handles, the domed cover similarly decorated with lotus and geometric scrollwork, all surmounted... [Lire la suite]
21 mai 2019

Galleria Borghese opens 'Lucio Fontana: Earth and Gold' curated by Anna Coliva

ROME.- The Lucio Fontana. Earth and Gold exhibition, curated by Anna Coliva, is dedicated to two specific modes of Lucio Fontana’s production, ceramics and paintings, selected among his Crucifixes and his works employing gold, respectively. Fontana is the first twentieth-century Italian artist to be exhibited inside the Museum, after the retrospectives dedicated to great figures such as Bacon, Giacometti, and Picasso, to continue the series of exhibitions conceived to familiarize visitors with the Galleria Borghese through the... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2019

Diamond ring

Lot 2004. A 17.59 carats, E colour, VVS1 clarity diamond ring. Estimate: HK$8,300,000 - HK$10,000,000 (US$1,050,000-1,250,000). © Christie's Image Ltd 2019  Rectangular-cut diamond of 17.59 carats, baguette-cut diamonds, gold, ring size 6. GIA, 2018, report no. 2175003635: 17.59 carats, E colour, VVS1 clarity Christie's. Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels, Hong Kong, 28 May 2019
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20 mai 2019

Diamond ear studs

Lot 2040. 6.71 and 6.31 carats D colour, Flawless clarity, Type IIa diamond ear studs. Estimate HKD 8,700,000 - HK$12,000,000  (US$1,105,000 1,500,000). © Christie's Image Ltd 2019  Round brilliant-cut diamonds of 6.71 and 6.31 carats, gold. GIA, 2019, report no. 6193883781 and 15706468: 6.71 and 6.31 carats, D colour, Flawless clarity, Type IIa, excellent cut, polish and symmetry Christie's. Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels, Hong Kong, 28 May 2019
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20 mai 2019

Important diamond ring

Lot 2060. Important 16.44 carats, D colour, Internally Flawless clarity, Type IIa diamond ring. Estimate HKD 9,500,000 - HK$15,000,000  (US$1,200,000-1,900,000). © Christie's Image Ltd 2019  Cut-cornered rectangular step-cut diamond of 16.44 carats, circular-cut diamonds, gold, ring size 6 (illustrated unmounted). GIA, 2019, report no. 12376258: 16.44 carats, D colour, Internally Flawless clarity, Type IIa Christie's. Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels, Hong Kong, 28 May 2019
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20 mai 2019

Exclusive coloured diamond and diamond necklace, Bulgari

Lot 2055. Exclusive diamond, fancy vivid green-blue diamond and 11.69 carats diamond necklace, Bulgari. Estimate HKD 12,500,000 - HK$18,000,000 (US$1,600,000-2,300,000). © Christie's Image Ltd 2019  Modified pear brilliant-cut diamond of 11.69 carats, fancy vivid green-blue pear modified brilliant-cut diamond of 1.02 carats, circular and baguette-cut diamonds, gold, 35.8 cm, signed Bvlgari, made in Italy, no. 5677. GIA, 2019, report no. 6194987302: 11.69 carats, F colour, Internally Flawless... [Lire la suite]
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