10 juillet 2019

A jade elbow crutch handle, North India, circa 1650

Lot 117. A jade elbow crutch handle, North India, circa 1650; 5 1/8 ins. (12.8 cm.) across. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 150,000. © Christie's Images Ltd Set with agate and later-added diamonds in gold and silver settings. Provenance: Sheikh Saoud bin Mohamed bin Ali Al Thani. Literature: Ray 2009, pp. 32-33, no,10Jaffer 2013, p.60, no.25. Exhibited: London 1982, pp.118-19, no.359New York 2014, pp.30-31London 2015, pp.70-71, no.28Miho 2016,... [Lire la suite]

10 juillet 2019

A horse-headed jade-hilted dagger with scabbard, India, possibly Deccan, circa 1700

Lot 19. A horse-headed jade-hilted dagger with scabbard, India, possibly Deccan, circa 1700; 14 ½ ins. (36.8 cm.) long. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 150,000. © Christie's Images Ltd Set with ruby eyes, watered-steel blade, rain guard and chape with gold-damascened decoration on both sides. Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence, New York, 19 June 2019
10 juillet 2019

A carved Colombian emerald, ruby and gold Hindu saint pendant, original emerald pendant early 17th century

Lot 289. A carved Colombian emerald, ruby and gold Hindu saint pendant, original emerald pendant early 17th century. Estimate USD 150,000 - USD 250,000. Price realised USD 156,250. © Christie's Images Ltd Depicting a Hindu saint, carved emeralds, cabochon ruby, gold, modern mounting of 18k gold, ¾ in., original emerald pendant early 17th century. SSEF, 2011, report no. 61234: Colombia, moderate clarity enhancement, oil. Provenance: Lord Glenconner (1926-2010)Bonhams, London, 28 September... [Lire la suite]
10 juillet 2019

An antique colored sapphire, diamond, pearl and enamel pendant, 17th century

Lot 308. An antique yellow sapphire, diamond, pearl and enamel pendant, 17th century. Estimate USD 150,000 - USD 250,000. Price realised USD 162,500. © Christie's Images Ltd Octagonal-shaped step-cut yellow sapphire, table-cut diamonds, pearl drop, foil, gold, white, red and green enamel on the reverse, 2 ¼ ins., 17th century. AGL, 2019, report no. 1100345: Yellow Sapphire, Ceylon, no heat or clarity enhancement Provenance: Jaipur State. Exhibited: State Museums of the... [Lire la suite]
10 juillet 2019

A courtier feeding a goshawk, Mughal India, circa 1600-1610; Borders from the late Shah Jahan album, circa 1650-1658 

Lot 256. A courtier feeding a goshawk, Mughal India, circa 1600-1610; Borders from the late Shah Jahan album, circa 1650-1658. Estimate USD 120,000 - USD 180,000. Price realised USD 162,500. © Christie's Images Ltd Opaque pigments and gold on paper, blue and cream borders, illuminated cream album leaf, backed on cream card. Painting 5 3/8 x 5 ¼ ins. (13.6 x 8.2 cm.); folio 14 3/8 x 9 ¾ ins. (36.5 x 24.9 cm.. Provenance: Probably Georges Demottes, Paris 1909Maurice and Edmund de... [Lire la suite]
10 juillet 2019

An antique ruby, emerald and gold hawking ring, mid to late 18th century

Lot 254. An antique ruby, emerald and gold hawking ring, mid to late 18th century. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 162,500. © Christie's Images Ltd Designed as a bird, oval and circular cabochon rubies, cabochon emeralds, gold on a lac core, ring size 7 ¾, bird 2 ¾ ins., mid to late 18th century. Provenance: By repute, Tipu Sultan of Mysore Exhibited: The National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh 1999, pl. 28Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p. 185, no. 141bisThe Doge’s... [Lire la suite]

10 juillet 2019

Sotheby's unveils a collection dedicated to designer Martin Margiela

Martin Margiela, Spring-Summer 2006: A long coat made from a grey wool jacket with unfinished long panel at the back and left side. Estimate: €5,000-6,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. PARIS.- Sotheby's unveiled a collection dedicated to fashion’s most discreet designer Martin Margiela. Considered one of the most atypical couturiers of his generation, he is one of the very few designers to have achieved a radical renewal in the world of contemporary fashion. Nearly 220 items of clothing and accessories from a private... [Lire la suite]
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10 juillet 2019

A purple-splashed 'Jun' bubble bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 93. A purple-splashed 'Jun' bubble bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279). Diameter 3 3/8  in., 8.6 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Lot sold 173,000 USD. © Sotheby's. the shallow sides incurved towards the rim, covered overall with a bubble-suffused pale blue glaze thinning to a buff color at the rim, the interior with several mottled purple-blue splashes, the exterior with one vivid splash and three of more muted tone, all supported on a neatly finished unglazed foot. ... [Lire la suite]
10 juillet 2019

A purple-splashed 'Jun' bubble bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 92. A purple-splashed 'Jun' bubble bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279). Diameter of largest 4 1/2  in., 11.4 cm. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 USD. Lot sold 185,000 USD. © Sotheby's. well-potted with gently rounded sides slightly curved in at the rim, resting on a neatly finished foot of wedge-shaped section, applied overall with a rich milky-blue glaze suffused with bubbles, the smoothly rounded interior with three vivid splashes and the exterior with two... [Lire la suite]
10 juillet 2019

Three 'Jizhou' bowls, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 90. Three 'Jizhou' bowls, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Diameter of largest 4 1/2  in., 11.4 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 9,000 USD. Lot sold 8,125 USD. © Sotheby's. each with rounded sides rising in two of the bowls to a slightly indented ridged vertical rim and in the other to a slightly inverted rim, all supported on a round bottomed base with wedge-sectioned footrim, covered in a dark brown glaze, one painted in overglaze with a magpie and prunus... [Lire la suite]
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