11 mai 2009

Important Pair of diamond pendent earrings, Harry Winston, circa 1975

Important Pair of diamond pendent earrings, Harry Winston, circa 1975 Each surmount designed as a cluster of pear- and marquise-shaped diamonds, two of the pear-shaped stones weighing respectively 2.24 and 2.76 carats, suspending a detachable pendant set with a marquise- and a pear-shaped diamond, the pear-shaped stones weighing respectively 8.43 and 8.91 carats, mounted in platinum, unsigned, maker's marks for Jacques Timey. Estimate Upon Request Accompanied by four GIA reports: nos. 1102517646 and 1102517644 stating that... [Lire la suite]

11 mai 2009

A rare polychrome yellow-ground 'dragon' dish. Wanli mark and period

A rare polychrome yellow-ground 'dragon' dish. Wanli mark and period the rounded sides rising from a short foot to a slightly everted rim, freely enamelled to the interior in aubergine, turquoise, green and black with a medallion enclosing two scaly dragons writhing amidst clouds above rocks and foaming waves, encircled in the well by six dragon roundels and all reserved on a rich egg-yolk yellow ground, the exterior with leafy fruit and flower sprays. 26cm., 10 1/4 in. Est. 4,000—6,000 GBP NOTE: A closely related example,... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2009

Magnificent Diamond necklace/bracelet, Harry Winston, circa 1975

Magnificent Diamond necklace/bracelet, Harry Winston, circa 1975 The front set with eleven marquise-shaped diamonds weighing respectively 1.70, 1.97, 1.98, 2.27, 2.79, 2.94, 4.26, 4.36, 4.14, 4.51 and 6.09 carats, alternating with clusters of pear-shaped, circular- and brilliant-cut stones, the back row set with similar diamonds, mounted in platinum, length approximately 435mm, unsigned, pochette, detaches into five sections, the front part to be worn as a bracelet measuring approximately 165mm, the remaining parts to be... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2009

A pair of 'doucai' cups. Kangxi marks and period

A pair of 'doucai' cups. Kangxi marks and period each delicately potted with deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to an everted rim, delicately painted around the exterior with leafy floral medallions between double lines at the foot and rim. 7.5cm., 3in. Est. 15,000—20,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Private Collection, England. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 13 May 09. London www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's.
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11 mai 2009

Magnificent 22.30 carats Marquise-shaped Diamond ring, Harry Winston, circa 1975

Magnificent 22.30 carats Marquise-shaped Diamond ring, Harry Winston, circa 1975 Claw-set with a marquise-shaped diamond weighing 22.30 carats, between trapeze diamond shoulders, mounted in platinum, size 53, unsigned. Accompanied by GIA report no. 1102517508 stating that the diamond is D Colour, VVS1 Clarity. Estimate Upon Request Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste and , Magnificent Jewels from a Private Collection. 12 May 09. Geneva www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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11 mai 2009

A doucai stem bowl. Qing dynasty, Daoguang period

A doucai stem bowl. Qing dynasty, Daoguang period the rounded sides rising to a straight rim from a domed foot, painted with a central stylized band of lotus, between a band of ruyi at the rim and lappets above the foot, with a further band of lotus on the foot, marked to the interior of the foot 'Hao Ran Tang'. 13.8cm., 5 3/8 in. Est. 4,000—6,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Private Collection, Hong Kong. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 13 May 09. London www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's.
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11 mai 2009

Emerald and diamond demi-parure, 1970s

Emerald and diamond demi-parure, 1970s Comprising: a pair of ear clips and a brooch of stylised floral design, set with circular-cut emeralds and brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in yellow gold, all with French assay marks and numbered, ear clips with maker's marks, a few stones deficient. Est. 24,000—34,000 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste and , Magnificent Jewels from a Private Collection. 12 May 09. Geneva www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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11 mai 2009

A pair of doucai dishes. Chenghua marks, Kangxi period

A pair of doucai dishes. Chenghua marks, Kangxi period the rounded sides of each rising to slightly flared rims, painted to the interior with a stylized tree with large leaves and pomegranate fruit, enclosed by a band three detached fruiting leafy branches. 20.9cm., 8 1/4 in. Est. 5,000—7,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Private Collection, Hong Kong. Sotheby's Hong Kong, 5th and 6th November, 1996. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 13 May 09. London www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's.
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11 mai 2009

Emerald and diamond ring, David Webb and a diamond and yellow gold bracelet

Emerald and diamond ring, David Webb and a diamond and yellow gold bracelet The ring of cross over design, set with a cabochon emerald and brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in yellow gold and platinum, signed Webb, size 48, the bracelet of stylised braid design, set with brilliant-cut diamonds and rope work yellow gold, circumference approximately 150mm. Est. 11,000—16,000 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels And A Celebration of Taste and , Magnificent Jewels from a Private Collection. 12 May 09. Geneva... [Lire la suite]
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11 mai 2009

A pair of 'doucai' shou-character dishes. Qianlong seal mark and period

A pair of 'doucai' shou-character dishes. Qianlong seal mark and period each body with gently rounded side rising from a short tapering foot to an everted rim, painted and polychrome enamelled to the interior with a medallion enclosing a shou-character encircled by ruyi-shaped strapwork, all with in double lines. 20.7cm., 8 1/8 in. Est. 6,000—8,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Private Collection, Hong Kong. Christie's Swire, 2nd May 1994, lot 698. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 13 May 09. London... [Lire la suite]