06 juin 2016

Pair of natural pearl and diamond earrings, late 19th century

Lot 1. Pair of natural pearl and diamond earrings, late 19th century. Estimate 4,500 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 5,625 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. Each designed as a natural pearl framed by circular-cut diamonds, hook fittings.  Accompanied by The Gem & Pearl Laboratory report no. 09130, stating that the pearls were found to be natural, saltwater. Sotheby's. Fine Jewels, London | 06 Jun 2016
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05 juin 2016

A Manchu woman's headdress (dianzi), late 19th century

Lot 184. A Manchu woman's headdress (dianzi), late 19th century. Estimate: 1,000 EUR - 1,500 EUR. Photo Kunsthaus Lempertz  A Manchu woman's headdress (dianzi), the framework of iron wrapped with silk threads with a silken net and velvet. To the front four large kingfisher ornaments displaying bats and fruiting branches, to the back two smaller ornaments, and one large ornament on the flat top. Minor losses. Late 19th century. Wooden stand. H ca. 16 cmProvenance: Private collection, Rhineland ... [Lire la suite]
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05 juin 2016

A Manchu military officer's silk and metal ceremonial armour, late 19th century

Lot 182. A Manchu military officer's silk and metal ceremonial armour, late 19th century. Estimate: 20,000 EUR - 30,000 EUR. Photo Kunsthaus Lempertz A Manchu military officer's silk and metal partial suit of ceremonial armour (dingjia) including a jacket and a skirt of blue satin with gilt-metal studs and embroidered with dragon roundels and borders of silk velvet, the jacket with two shoulder guards attached with gilt-metal plates chased with dragons and three subsidiary flaps with black velvet edging. The skirt in two... [Lire la suite]
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06 mai 2016

Man's Robe, Chinese, Late 19th century

Man's Robe, Chinese, Late 19th century. Golden brown silk twill with warp patterning; round brass-colored metal buttons; light padding; blue silk plain weave; 53 3/8 inches × 6 feet 7 1/2 inches (135.5 × 202 cm). 1951-30-2. Purchased with Museum funds, 1951 © 2016 Philadelphia Museum of Art
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06 mai 2016

Man's Jacket, Chinese, Late 19th century

Man's Jacket, Chinese, Late 19th century. Dark plum silk voided velvet; black silk satin; bright blue silk satin; 24 1/2 x 65 3/4 inches (62.2 x 167 cm). 1940-4-832. Purchased with the John T. Morris Fund from the Carl Schuster Collection, 1940 © 2016 Philadelphia Museum of Art
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22 avril 2016

A gilt-bronze mounted blue and white Chinese porcelain cachepot, the porcelain Kangxi, circa 1700, the mounts, late 19th century

Lot 334. A gilt-bronze mounted blue and white Chinese porcelain cachepot, the porcelain Kangxi, circa 1700, the mounts, late 19th century. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP (5,154 - 7,731 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. 29.5cm. high; 11¾in. Sotheby's. Collections & Collectors, London, 28 Apr 2016, 10:00 AM
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22 avril 2016

A Louis XV style gilt-bronze mounted Chinese turquoise porcelain pot-pourri vase, late 19th century

Lot 332. A Louis XV style gilt-bronze mounted Chinese turquoise porcelain pot-pourri vase, late 19th century. Estimate 7,000 — 12,000 GBP (9,020 - 15,462 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. the domed lid fitted with a foliate finial above a pierced collar of c-scrolls and acanthus issuing voluted handles centred with berried acanthus shoots, raised on a pierced plinth with acanthus scrolls; 34cm high; 1ft. 1¼in. Sotheby's. Collections & Collectors, London, 28 Apr 2016, 10:00 AM
21 avril 2016

A late 19th century diamond and cultured pearl brooch

Lot 12. A late 19th century diamond and cultured pearl brooch. Sold for £128,500 (€163,292) inc. premium. Photo Bonhams. The principal old brilliant-cut diamond, weighing 14.99 carats, within a surround of old brilliant and cushion-shaped diamonds, suspending a later cultured pearl drop, with brilliant-cut diamond cap, remaining diamonds approximately 5.45 carats total, length 5.0cm Accompanied by a report from GIA stating that the diamond is S to T colour range, VS2 clarity. Report number 1176455804, dated 20... [Lire la suite]
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18 avril 2016

A Meissen figure of a nodding pagoda, late 19th century

Lot 262. A Meissen figure of a nodding pagoda, late 19th century. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Lot sold 18,750 USD. Photo: Sotheby's similarly modelled to the preceding example, crossed swords mark in blue, red painted L to the interior of figure. height 12 in., 30.5 cm. Sotheby's. Collections: Silver, Vertu, Ceramics, and Russian Works of Art, New York, 15 Apr 2016
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18 avril 2016

A Meissen figure of a nodding pagoda, late 19th century

Lot 262. A Meissen figure of a nodding pagoda, late 19th century. Estimate 18,000 — 22,000 USD. Lot sold 22,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's modelled seated cross-legged with a nodding head and articulated tongue and hands, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue, incised numerals 2884 and impressed 73. height 12 1/4 in., 31.1 cm. Sotheby's. Collections: Silver, Vertu, Ceramics, and Russian Works of Art, New York, 15 Apr 2016
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