13 octobre 2017

Diamond tiara, early 20th century

Lot 111. Diamond tiara, early 20th century. Estimate 80,000 — 100,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. Designed as an upright floral motif flanked by a pair of wings mounted en tremblant, set throughout with circular-cut diamonds and a pear-shaped diamond to the centre, to a headband millegrain-set with rose diamonds, inner circumference approximately 255mm, headband signed Boucheron, French assay and maker's marks, floral motif detachable, band with two rose diamonds deficient.  ... [Lire la suite]
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31 août 2017

Sapphire and diamond brooch, early 20th century

Lot 60. Sapphire and diamond brooch, early 20th century. Estimate £10,000–15,000. Photo: Sotheby's. Of openwork garter design, set with oval and cushion-shaped sapphires, with cushion and circular-cut diamond borders, Russian assay and maker's mark, later brooch fitting to the reverse.  Accompanied by a gemmological report. Sotheby's. Fine Jewels, London, 20 Sep 2017, 10:00 AM
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25 mars 2017

A bronze coin-shaped ritual plaque, early 20th century

Lot 73. A bronze coin-shaped ritual plaque, early 20th century. EstimateHKD 10,000 - HKD 15,000 (USD 1,293 - USD 1,940). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The coin-shaped plaque is cast on one side with a four-character inscription, Xianfeng zhongbao, ‘Treasured Currenty of the Xianfeng period’, and on the other with a two-character inscription, Zhenku, ‘Protecting the Treasury’, and another inscription from left to right in Manchu, above a four-character inscription in a line, Neiting gongfeng, ‘For... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2017

Van Gelder Traditional Indian Folk Jewellery, TEFAF Maastrich 2017, Stand 241

Guttapusal necklace,  India, Andhra Pradesh, probably Hyderabad, late 18th century © Van Gelder Traditional Indian Folk Jewellery Elaborate gold, made up of a series of eighty-three open, tubular elements, each set with a cabochon ruby or emerald and a natural pearl on top, alternated on either side with seven petal-shaped decoration and each set with a single diamond, ruby or emerald. Length 57 cm.  On either side of the center pendant is an oval-shaped element attached to the double tubular pendant, each... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2016

Baroque drop shaped natural pearl and diamond pendant, early 20th century

Lot 430. Baroque drop shaped natural pearl and diamond pendant, early 20th century. Estimate 295,000 — 485,000 CHF. Lot sold 658,000 CHF. Photo  Sotheby's. The slightly baroque drop shaped natural pearl measuring approximately 14.35 x 15.00 x 21.00mm,weighing 31.14 carats, capped with rose diamonds. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 79291, stating that the pearl was found to be natural, saltwater.  Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Genève, 12 mai 2015,... [Lire la suite]
14 novembre 2016

Sotheby's Hong Kong announces Important Jewels and Jadeite Sale

Lot 1790. Gem-set and Diamond Dragon Bracelet, Early 20th Century. Estimate HK$640,000 – 800,000 / US$82,500 – 104,000. Photo: Sotheby's. HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong Important Jewels and Jadeite sale will take place on 28 November at Sotheby’s Hong Kong Gallery. The sale is highlighted by a tasteful selection of signed jewellery by renowned brands such as Van Cleef & Arpels and Cartier, alongside a collection of specially-curated pieces for cosmopolitan gentlemen, further complemented by an... [Lire la suite]

15 octobre 2016

A Dehua standing figure of Magu and deer, Republic period (1912-1949), early 20th century

Lot 169. A Dehua standing figure of Magu and deer, Republic period (1912-1949), early 20th century. Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 80,000 (USD 6,478 - USD 10,365). Price Realised HKD 93,750 (USD 12,142). Photo Christie’s Images Limited 2016. The figure is elegantly potted modelled standing beside a deer, her back impressed with a Xu Yunlin zhi seal mark. 15 3/4 in. (40 cm.) high.  Christie’s. Sale 12557. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
12 septembre 2016

A Chinese purple ground five claws dragon robe, early 20th century

Lot 285. A Chinese purple ground five claws dragon robe, early 20th century. Estimate $500-700. Sold for $1,063 . Photo Freeman's L: 44 in., 112 cm; W: 61 in., 155 cm.  Freeman's. Asian Arts, Sat, Sep 10 2016 10:00 AM
04 juin 2016

A large Dehua standing figure of Guanyin, Republic period, early 20th century

Lot 3330. A large Dehua standing figure of Guanyin, Republic period, early 20th century. Estimate HK$200,000 - HK$300,000 ($25,867 - $38,801). Price Realized HK$750,000 ($96,973). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The figure of the Bodhisattva is standing on a base of swirling clouds, both hands held in front of the body, hidden under voluminous robes exposing pendent jewellery chains and bare feet, the full-face finely modelled with eyes downcast and corners of the lips slightly indented to provide a serene... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2016

A Dehua figure of Manjushri seated on a lion, Republic period, early 20th century

Lot 3329. A Dehua figure of Manjushri seated on a lion, Republic period, early 20th century. Estimate HK$400,000 - HK$600,000 ($51,735 - $77,602). Price Realized HK$500,000 ($64,649). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The elegant figure is shown seated on a lion and wearing loose robes falling to the exposed left foot, with hair separated into two knots which rest on either shoulder and holding a tied scroll in the right hand and rosary beads in the left. The back is impressed with a double-gourd Dehua mark and a square... [Lire la suite]