09 juin 2021

A rare turquoise gilt-bronze belt hook, Warring States-Han Dynasty

. Lot 547. A rare turquoise gilt-bronze belt hook, Warring States-Han Dynasty; 21cm (8 1/4in) long. Sold for £ 19,000 (€ 22,079). © Bonhams.  Cast with a central writhing chilong, terminating at each end with a mythical-beast head, the reverse with a round knob, finely inlaid with turquoise stones, box.Note: See a related turquoise-inlaid gilt bronze belt hook, Eastern Zhou dynasty, J.Rawson and E.Bunker, Ancient Chinese and Ordos Bronzes, Hong Kong, 1990, no.132. Bonhams. Roger Keverne Ltd Moving On (Part II),... [Lire la suite]

05 octobre 2020

A turquoise rectangular Sarira box and cover, Tang – Five Dynasties (618-960)

Lot 115. A turquoise rectangular Sarira box and cover, Tang – Five Dynasties (618-960); 7.9 cm, 3 ⅛ in. Estimate: 80,000 - 100,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of trapezoidal form, the cover and sides of the box carved with a corresponding pattern of concentric diamonds, the sides further embellished with blue semi-precious stones, all resting on a constricted foot along the lower edge. Property from the Hei-Chi Collection. Literature: Jiang Tao and Liu Yunhui, Jades from Hei-Chi... [Lire la suite]
14 juin 2020

Fibule en cuivre et argent repoussé incrusté de turquoise, Dynastie Song (960-1279)

Lot 106. Fibule en cuivre et argent repoussé incrusté de turquoise, Dynastie Song (960-1279). Longueur: 19 cm. (7 ½ in.). Estimate EUR 10,000 - EUR 15,000 (USD 11,323 - USD 16,985). © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Elle représente deux poissons accolés. Les écailles finement ciselées, les yeux incrustés de turquoise. Provenance: Previously in the collection of M. Emile Vignier, brother of M. Charles Vignier (1863-1934), dealer and expert in Asian art. Literature: Revue des Arts Asiatiques,... [Lire la suite]
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17 décembre 2019

A turquoise, dark-blue and ochre-glazed porcelain model of a shrine, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty

Lot 40. A turquoise, dark-blue and ochre-glazed porcelain model of a shrine, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty; 12 in. (30 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised: USD 2,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The shrine is well molded with the Daoist diety Zhenwu sitting in the middle, with a tortoise at the front and two guardians at two sides, under a small Daoist figure seated in dhyanasana, partially covered with dark-blue and ochre glazes. The Robert B. and Beatrice C.... [Lire la suite]
10 juin 2019

A large turquoise carving of a gourd, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 686. A large turquoise carving of a gourd, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century;16.5 cm, 6 1/2  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 500,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. modelled in the form of a double gourd, borne on gnarled stems issuing smaller attendant gourds and curling tendrils around the exterior, detailed with two bats perched on the fruits. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 30 may 2019 - 31 may 2019
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13 décembre 2018

A turquoise bottle vase, Ming dynasty (1369-1644)

Lot 560. Chine, Dynastie Ming,Vase à long col dit ‘bouteille’ recouvert d’une glaçure turquoise. Hauteur : 18 cm. Estimation: 600 € / 800 €.  Unsold. Courtesy Artprecium. Un léger défaut de glaçure au col.Provenance : Collection Spoerry, inventorié dans le carnet de collection sous le numéro 1059.Une facture de la Companie Chinoise Tonying à Paris datée de Juin 1931 accompagne ce lot.A Chinese Ming dynasty turquoise bottle vase.Provenance: Spoerry collection, mentioned in the collector’s personal... [Lire la suite]

28 août 2017

Achaemenid Gold Bracelet with Inlaid Termini in the Form of Seated Ducks, mid-6th-4th century B.C.E.

Achaemenid Gold Bracelet with Inlaid Termini in the Form of Seated Ducks, mid-6th-4th century B.C.E. Gold with lapis lazuli, turquoise, onyx, and rock crystal inlay, mid-6th-4th century B.C.E., W. 10.5 cm. © Miho Museum The jeweler of this bracelet chose ducks as terminal figures and combined them with a rather heavy looking circlet that can be opened. The ducks were fashioned separately, and all the feathers and the eyes were originally characterized by inlays. The ducks' bills are not preserved. The birds are fixed to a single... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2017

A turquoise, enamel and gold necklace, by Louis Comfort Tiffany, Tiffany & Co

Lot 149. A turquoise, enamel and gold necklace, by Louis Comfort Tiffany, Tiffany & Co. Estimate: USD 30,000-USD 50,000. Price realised USD 150,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Suspending a rectangular green and blue champlevé enamel plaque, centering upon an oval turquoise cabochon, to the finelink double-strand neckchain, set with turquoise cabochon and ancient Egyptian lotus motif enamel links, circa 1910, 15 ins., mounted in gold. Signed Tiffany & Co. Provenance: The... [Lire la suite]
03 juillet 2017

Turquoise frog, Shang dynasty

Turquoise frog, Shang dynasty. Excavated in Tengzhou, Shangdong province, China.
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09 mai 2017

Turquoise, sapphire and diamond demi-parure, M. Gérard

Lot 161. Turquoise, sapphire and diamond demi-parure, M. Gérard. Estimate 82,000 — 142,000 CHF. Photo: Sotheby's.  Comprising: a necklace set with turquoise cabochons, cabochon sapphires and brilliant-cut diamonds, length approximately 600mm, and a pair of ear clips; each signed M. Gerard, numbered, French assay and maker's marks.  Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels, Sessions 1 and 2, Genève, 16 mai 2017, 10:30 AM
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