15 octobre 2017

Jadeite, onyx and diamond pendant, Boucheron, circa 1925

Lot 256. Jadeite, onyx and diamond pendant, Boucheron, circa 1925. Estimate 12,000 — 15,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. Set with an oval jadeite disc carved on both sides with a design of double gourds on a vine, within a millegrain border set with rose and circular-cut diamonds, the base set with polished onyx and jadeite sections, suspended from a diamond set tapered loop, one diamond deficient, signed Boucheron, French assay marks.  Sotheby's. S. J. Phillips: A Bond... [Lire la suite]
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04 octobre 2017

Impressive Pair of Jadeite, Diamond and Ruby Pendent Earrings

Lot 1666. Impressive Pair of Jadeite, Diamond and Ruby Pendent Earrings. Estimate 6,000,000 — 8,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 8,500,000 HKD. © Sotheby's Each suspending a highly translucent jadeite of brilliant emerald green colour, carved as a bat atop a Chinese character shuang xi, symbolising "double happiness", embellished with calibré-cut ruby gallery, to the circular-cut diamond-set surmount and cluster top, the diamonds and rubies stated to weigh approximately... [Lire la suite]
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18 septembre 2017

A jadeite 'Lingzhi' pendant, Late Qing dynasty

Lot 1051. A jadeite 'Lingzhi' pendant, Late Qing dynasty. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Lot sold 43,750 USD. Courtesy Sotheby’s. the apple-green and emerald dappled stone well-carved to each side with clusters of lingzhi, pierced with a silk cord fastened with seed pearls clustered around a glass bead. Height of jadeite 2 in., 5 cm. Provenance: Yamanaka & Co., London.Collection of Lady Moya Melisende Browne Campbell (1892-circa 1970), daughter of the sixth... [Lire la suite]
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13 septembre 2017

Jadeite 'Laughing Buddha' and diamond pendant

  Lot 130. Jadeite 'Laughing Buddha' and diamond pendant. Estimate HK$1,400,000 - 2,200,000 (US$180,000 - 282,000). © Tiancheng International The jadeite of very fine translucency and imperial green colour, carved as a 'laughing Buddha', decorated with pear-, marquise-shaped and brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in 18 karat white gold. Laughing Buddha measuring approximately 34.28 x 41.32 x 5.50mm. Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory report numbered KJ96093, dated 26 July 2017, stating that... [Lire la suite]
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13 septembre 2017

Icy jadeite, jadeite and diamond 'The Love Key' pendant, Oli

Lot 8. Icy jadeite, jadeite and diamond 'The Love Key' pendant, Oli. Estimate HK$60,000 - 90,000 (US$7,700 - 11,500). © Tiancheng International Modelled as a key, suspending a highly translucent icy jadeite plaque, decorated with a pear-shaped jadeite cabochon of translucent bright emerald green colour, brilliant- and radiant-cut diamonds, accented by circular-cut rubies and a cabochon ruby, the diamonds together weighing approximately 1.15 carats, mounted in 18 karat white, yellow and blackened gold,... [Lire la suite]
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29 juillet 2017

A jadeite magnolia and lingzhi vase, Late Qing dynasty

Lot 4324. A jadeite magnolia and lingzhi vase, Late Qing dynasty, 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 250,000 - HKD 350,000. Price realised HKD 250,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The vase is carved in openwork in the form of a blooming magnolia flower growing alongside lingzhi fungus, peach and plum trees bearing flowers and buds, accompanied by a swooping bird. The stone ranges in colour from a greyish white to bright apple green and is fixed to a wood stand.   Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
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29 juillet 2017

A finely reticulated jadeite cylindrical 'Cranes' parfumier, Qing dynasty, late 19th-early 20th century 

Lot 4209. A finely reticulated jadeite cylindrical 'Cranes' parfumier, Qing dynasty, late 19th-early 20th century, 9 1/8 in. (23.1 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price realised HKD 596,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 Of cylindrical form, the parfumier is deeply carved in relief and openwork with cranes in a rocky mountain landscape, interspersed with pine trees and narrow winding steps, all between ruyi-cloud borders.; stand.   Provenance: Sold at... [Lire la suite]
29 juillet 2017

A jadeite tripod censer and cover, Late Qing dynasty

Lot 4323. A jadeite tripod censer and cover, Late Qing dynasty, 7 1/2 in. (19.2 cm.) across handles. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 350,000. Price realised HKD 1,940,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The compressed globular body is carved around in low relief withtaotie masks below a band of ruyi heads, surmounted by a neck adorned with keyfret band, supported on three columnar feet issuing from dragon-heads, and flanked by a pair of dragon-head loop handles with loose rings. The circular... [Lire la suite]
29 juillet 2017

A finely carved jadeite belt hook, late Qing dynasty

Lot 4322. A finely carved jadeite belt hook, late Qing dynasty, 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price realised HKD 4,220,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The stone is finely carved with a characteristic curved shaft terminating in a dragon-head hook, opposite a sinuous chilong dragon in high relief. The reverse side is carved with a tab for attachment. The stone is of an exceptionally brilliant emerald green tone, Japanese wood box.   Note: A... [Lire la suite]
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29 juillet 2017

A fine and rare carved jadeite archaistic wine cup, jue, late Qing dynasty-early 20th century 

Lot 4276. A fine and rare carved jadeite archaistic wine cup, jue, late Qing dynasty-early 20th century, 6 3/8 in. (16.4 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 1,800,000 - HKD 2,200,000. Price realised HKD 9,020,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The vessel has a wide cupped mouth flanked by two posts in the form of a loop hanging ruyi-cloud shaped loose rings. It is set with a double archaistic dragon handle on the wide side and an mythical-beast head handle hanging loose ring on the narrow side. Intricately... [Lire la suite]