24 septembre 2019

A very rare large late Ming wucai temple vase, Wanli six-character mark in a line and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 618. A very rare large late Ming wucai temple vase, Wanli six-character mark in a line and of the period (1573-1619); 26 7/8 in. (68.3 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 350,000 - HKD 450,000. Price realised HKD 573,600. © Christie's Image Ltd 2002   The tall beaker vase is well painted around the bulbous mid-section with blue and yellow baskets of flowers, on the gently splayed lower section with flowers growing from ornamental rockwork, on the neck with a floral scroll and upright... [Lire la suite]

24 septembre 2019

A very rare late Ming yellow-ground green and aubergine 'dragon' saucer, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 616. A very rare late Ming yellow-ground green and aubergine 'dragon' saucer, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619); 3 3/8 in. (8.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000. Price realised HKD  119,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2002  Of small size, the interior medallion enamelled with a green ascending dragon and an aubergine descending dragon contesting a 'flaming pearl' within a double circle border, the cavetto with floral sprays interspersed with... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2019

A rare late Ming anhua-decorated blue and white 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619

Lot 615. A rare late Ming anhua-decorated blue and white 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Wanli six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619); 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 100,000. Price realised HKD  95,600. © Christie's Image Ltd 2002 Painted in vibrant blue tones around the exterior to depict a dragon striding towards a phoenix with wings outstretched and streaming tail feathers above a band of lotus lappets around the foot, the... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2019

A fine and rare Ming blue and white 'boys' octagonal box and cover, Wanli six-character mark within a double circle and of the p

Lot 611. A fine and rare Ming blue and white 'boys' octagonal box and cover, Wanli six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619). The box 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 700,000. Price realised HKD 537,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2002 The box is superbly painted in characteristic bright purplish-blue, alternating on the eight sides with two scenes of boys at play in balustraded gardens, the flattened cover of corresponding octagonal shape,... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2019

A blue and white sweetmeat' box and cover, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1619)

Lot 120. A blue and white sweetmeat' box and cover, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1619); 18.4 cm, 7 1/4  in.. Estimate 120,000 — 150,000 HKD (15,343 - 19,179 USD). Lot Sold 275,000 HKD (35,016 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's of circular section, the domed cover decorated with a medallion depicting a seated official with two attendants to his left whilst receiving two other officials, surrounded by a band of four lobed cartouches, each enclosing flowering branches and two... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2019

A blue and white stand, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1619)

Lot 119 . A blue and white stand, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1619); 24.8 cm, 9 3/4  in. Estimate 120,000 — 150,000 HKD (15,343 - 19,179 USD). Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's of circular section, the openwork cabriole sides modelled with five cusped flanges alternating with five ruyi-shaped heads, all between two rings forming the top and base respectively, the sides decorated in underglaze blue with lingzhi scrolls and pairs of birds perched on fruiting... [Lire la suite]

24 septembre 2019

'Lucas Cranach – Renaissance Beauties' at Sinebrychoff Art Museum, Helsinki, 26 sep 2019 - 5 jan 2020

Lucas Cranach the Elder (Kronach 1472–1553 Weimar),  Portrait of a young woman, 1525), oil on beech wood, collection O. W. Klinckowström, Finnish National Gallery. Photo: Kansallisgalleria, Hannu Aaltonen. Courtesy Sinebrychoff Art Museum. Helsinki- Renaissance Beauties is the first monographic exhibition in Finland on the oeuvre of the great German Renaissance master Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472−1553). The works on display include paintings and prints from the collections of... [Lire la suite]
23 septembre 2019

A Fine Diamond Ring

Lot 1812. A Fine D Colour, VVS1 17.32 carats Diamond Ring. Estimate 10,000,000 — 14,000,000 HKD (1,275,900 - 1,786,260 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. Set with an emerald-cut diamond weighing 17.32 carats, mounted in 18 karat white gold, size 6. Accompanied by GIA report no. 2175003635, dated 16 July 2019, stating that the diamond is D Colour, VVS1 Clarity, Excellent Polish and Symmetry. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite, Hong Kong, 07 Oct 2019
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23 septembre 2019

Pair of Sapphire and Diamond Pendent Earrings

Lot 1818. Pair of 7.75 and 6.27 carats Kashmir Sapphire and Diamond Pendent Earrings. Estimate 10,200,000 — 13,000,000 HKD (1,301,418 - 1,658,670 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. Each set with a cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 7.75 and 6.27 carats, embellished with brilliant-cut diamonds, hook fittings. Accompanied by two Gübelin reports no. 19067327 and 19067328, both dated 20 June 2019, stating that the sapphires are of Kashmir origin, with no indications of... [Lire la suite]
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23 septembre 2019

A Fine Unmounted Diamond

Lot 1702. A Fine Unmounted 10.88 carats Type IIa Diamond. Estimate 10,200,000 — 14,000,000 HKD (1,301,418 - 1,786,260 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. The brilliant-cut diamond weighing 10.88 carats. Accompanied by GIA report no. 6204033658, dated 1 May 2019, stating that the diamond is D Colour, Flawless, Excellent Cut, Polish and Symmetry; further accompanied by a diamond type classification report stating that the diamond is determined to be a Type IIa diamond.... [Lire la suite]
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