14 février 2017

Diamond ring, Cartier, 1930s

From the property of Mary Duchess of Roxburghe. Diamond ring, Cartier, 1930s. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP.  Lot sold 167,000 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's set with two pear-shaped diamonds weighing 2.31 and 2.34 carats respectively, further accented with two marquise-shaped diamonds, size L, signed Cartier London, case stamped Cartier Paris. A photograph of Mary Crewe-Milnes before her marriage to the Duke of Roxburghe, age 19. Mary Evelyn Hungerford Crewe-Milnes (named after her godmother Queen... [Lire la suite]
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14 février 2017

Natural pearl and diamond brooch-pendant, late 19th century

Lot 622. From the property of Mary Duchess of Roxburghe. Natural pearl and diamond brooch-pendant, late 19th century. Estimate 5,500 — 7,500 GBP. Lot sold 8,125 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. of open work circular foliate design, set with circular-cut and rose diamonds accented with natural pearls, with similarly set suspension loop, several small diamonds deficient.  Sotheby's. The Duchess Property & Precious Objects from the Estate of Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe London, 27 May 2015
14 février 2017

A pair of Chinese celadon-glazed garlic-mouth vases, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 208. From the property of Mary Duchess of Roxburghe. A pair of Chinese celadon-glazed garlic-mouth vases, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 12,500 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a stepped foot, surmounted by a tall waisted neck terminating to a garlic-form mouth, the neck flanked by a pair of foliate scroll handles, decorated to the exterior with rows of lotus lappets, covered overall in a sea-green... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2017

A small Chinese cloisonné enamel 'lotus' box and cover, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 509. From the property of Mary Duchess of Roxburghe. A small Chinese cloisonné enamel 'lotus' box and cover, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795). Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 17,500 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. of circular form, the rounded sides rising from a short spreading foot, brightly enamelled with lotus strapwork reserved on a turquoise ground, the domed cover similarly decorated, the interior and base gilt, the base inscribed with a four-character reign mark and shou... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2017

A Chinese jade figure of a boy, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 507. From the property of Mary Duchess of Roxburghe. A Chinese jade figure of a boy, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate  400 - 600GBP. Lot sold 22,500 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's modelled crouching over a basket, with another small boy on his back, the stone of a pale celadon tone, hardwood stand.  Sotheby's. The Duchess Property & Precious Objects from the Estate of Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe London, 27 May 2015