11 juillet 2019

A trapezoidal-shaped tabular carved Colombian emerald of 26.70 carats, mid to late 17th century

Lot 60. A trapezoidal-shaped tabular carved Colombian emerald of 26.70 carats, mid to late 17th century. Estimate USD 120,000 - USD 180,000. Price realised USD 137,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  Trapezoidal-shaped tabular carved emerald of 26.70 carats, 23.48 x 28.46 x 5.24 mm, mid to late 17th century. AGL, 2019, report no. 1100342: 26.70 carats, Colombia, insignificant clarity enhancement, traditional type. Literature: Jaffer 2013, p. 96, no. 16 Exhibited: Victoria and... [Lire la suite]

24 juin 2019

A carved emerald

Lot 351. A Colombian hexagonal-shaped tabular carved emerald of 80.24 carats, mid to late 17th century. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. Price realised USD 447,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Hexagonal-shaped tabular carved emerald of 80.24 carats, protruding lugs on opposing sides, 34.95 x 35.00 x 7.95 mm, mid to late 17th century AGL, 2019, report no. 1100329: 80.24 carats, Colombia, insignificant clarity enhancement, traditional type Literature: Jaffer 2013, p. 96, no.... [Lire la suite]
08 juin 2019

An Imperial Tumbled Spinel Bead of 54.50 carats, mid to late 17th century

Lot 44. An Imperial Tumbled Spinel Bead of 54.50 carats, mid to late 17th century. Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. Price realised USD 187,500. Price realised USD 187,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Provenance: Mrs. David Graham PolePrivate CollectionSotheby's, London, 26 April 2017, lot 191. Exhibited: The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p. 81, no. 39. Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence, New York, 19 June 2019