08 septembre 2015

Silver-Topped Gold, Pearl and Diamond Tiara-Necklace, late 19th century

Silver-Topped Gold, Pearl and Diamond Tiara-Necklace, late 19th century. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. The graduating scrollwork flourishes set with numerous single, rose and old mine-cut diamonds weighing approximately 4.70 carats, accented by 14 button-shaped pearls measuring approximately 6.4 to 4.1 mm; together with a tiara fitting, the sides of the design are detachable for variety of wear; late 19th century.With fitted box stamped Carrington & Co. Jewellers.  ... [Lire la suite]
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04 septembre 2015

Magnificent painting by Ike Taiga leads Bonhams Japanese Art Sale in New York

Ike Taiga (1723-1776), Kochukenkon 壷中乾坤 (The Universe in a Jar), dated 1755. Estimate US$ 100,000 - 150,000 (€89,000 - 130,000). Photo: Bonhams. NEW YORK, NY.- An important handscroll with an unbroken line of provenance since it was first commissioned in 1775 leadsBonhams Japanese Art sale in New York on 15 September.  Painted by the artist Ike Taiga (1723-1776), Kochukenkon – The Universe in a Jar was created at the request of the noble Yoshimitsu family. Subsequently it was held in the collection of... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2015

An embroidered silk lady's informal court robe, Qing dynasty, late 19th century

An embroidered silk lady's informal court robe, Qing dynasty, late 19th century. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. embroidered with eight medallions, each with a pair of cranes surrounded by and wide band of prunus sprigs and butterflies, the design repeated on the cuffs, collar and sleeve bands, edged in black and gold brocade, with terrestrial diagram and lishui border at the hem - Length  55 in., 140 cm;  Width 80 in., 203 cm Provenance: James Acheson,... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2015

An unusual embroidered midnight-blue-ground surcoat with crane roundels, gua, late 19th century

An unusual embroidered midnight-blue-ground surcoat with crane roundels, gua, late 19th century. Estimate $20,000 – $30,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The midnight-blue satin is embroidered with eight crane roundels interspersed with various auspicious treasures above the terrestrial diagram and lishui stripe, the decoration repeated again on the cuffs. 54 ¾ in. (139 cm.) long x 71 ¾ in. (182.2 cm.) wide Provenance: Ethno-Textil, Germany, 2005.  Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS... [Lire la suite]
15 juillet 2015

Chinese Famille Rose enameled porcelain vase, reticulated design, Qianlong apocryphal mark, late 19th century

Chinese Famille Rose enameled porcelain vase, reticulated design, Qianlong apocryphal mark, late 19th century. Estimate $30,000 – $50,000. Photo 888 Auctions. with an inset medallion depicting auspicious waves in front of crashing waves, above and below the geometric dragon band features foreign lotus scrolls borne on lobed-tipped branches; flared rim decorated with a narrow meander register above pendant trefoil shaped heads; six-character Qianlong mark on base but late 19th century. H: 41 cm, D: 25 cm. ... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2015

A late 19th century natural pearl, cultured pearl and diamond brooch, circa 1890

A late 19th century natural pearl, cultured pearl and diamond brooch, circa 1890. Estimate HK$ 130,000 - 180,000 (€15,000 - 21,000). Photo: Bonhams. Of stylised floral motif, centrally set with a button-shaped cultured pearl measuring 11.5mm, surrounded by old brilliant-cut diamonds, to openwork scrolls of similarly cut diamonds, suspending a detachable natural pearl drop, measuring 11.6 x 9.6mm, diamonds approximately 9.50 carats total, length 6.0cm Accompanied by a GIA report stating that the button-shaped... [Lire la suite]

25 mai 2015

A large carved coral "three Guanyin with peacock and rooster", China, Qing Dynasty, late 19th century

A large carved coral "three Guanyin with peacock and rooster", China, Qing Dynasty, late 19th century. Estimate 15 000 € / 20 000 € © Cambi Casa D'Aste gr 1989, cm 29x41 CAMBI CASA D'ASTE, La Splendeur du Corail Chinois, le 26 Mai 2015 à 9h0 - 20121 MILANO
03 mai 2015

Natural pearl and diamond brooch, late 19th century

  Natural pearl  and diamond brooch, late 19th century. Estimate 146,000 — 245,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's. Designed as a ribbon set with cushion-shaped diamonds, accented with a button shaped natural pearl measuring approximately 15.56 x 15.94 x 14.37mm, and a detachable natural pearl drop measuring approximately 11.80 x 14.00 x 20.20mm, capped with rose diamonds, brooch fitting later added. Accompanied by SSEF report no. 80047, stating that the pearls were found to be natural, saltwater. ... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2015

Ruby and diamond brooch, late 19th century

Ruby and diamond brooch, late 19th century. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 CHF (18,868 - 28,302 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. Designed as a butterfly with wings en tremblant, set throughout with circular-cut and cushion-shaped diamonds and oval and cushion-shaped rubies, the eyes collet-set with cabochon rubies, detachable brooch fitting. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Genève, 12 mai 2015, 10:30 AM
29 avril 2015

Ruby and diamond pendant, late 19th century

Ruby and diamond pendant, late 19th century. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 CHF (9,434 - 14,151 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. Set with an oval ruby within a graduated frame of cushion-shaped diamonds, suspended from a similarly set surmount. Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Genève, 12 mai 2015, 10:30 AM
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