22 avril 2009

A wucai baluster vase and cover. Shunzhi

A wucai baluster vase and cover. Shunzhi Painted with qilins amongst blossoming peony scrolls and leafy trellises, the shoulder with a band of lotus scroll below borders of cloud scrolls and stiff lotus lappets, the domed cover similarly decorated with peonies and surmounted by a bud finial.  39.6cm (15½in) high. (2). Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000 Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 14 May 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved)
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22 avril 2009

A 27.94 carats rectangular-cut diamond ring

A 27.94 carats rectangular-cut diamond ring Set with a rectangular-cut diamond, weighing approximately 27.94 carats, to the brushed 18k green gold bifurcated hoop. With report 2105485367 dated 18 December 2008 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is U to V color range, VS2 clarity - Est. $350,000 - $500,000 - Sold $362,500 Christie's. Jewels: The New York Sale. 22 April 2009. New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2009
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22 avril 2009

A wucai baluster vase. Shunzhi

A wucai baluster vase. Shunzhi Painted with a large phoenix perched on rockwork, with two other smaller birds above, one in flight and another perched on a branch, with flowering peonies and chrysanthemums emerging from rocks, all on a red diaper ground. 37.2cm (14½in) high. Estimate: £2,500 - 3,500 Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 14 May 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved)
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22 avril 2009

A 11.91 carats cut-cornered triangular-cut diamond chandelier ring

A 11.91 carats cut-cornered triangular-cut diamond chandelier ring Set with a cut-cornered triangular-cut diamond, weighing approximately 11.91 carats, suspending an articulated fringe of tapered baguette-cut diamonds, to the platinum hoop. Est. $500,000 - $700,000 - Sold $674,500 With report 17492429 dated 18 November 2008 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is D color, internally flawless clarity, with excellent polish and excellent symmetryAccompanied by a supplemental letter stating that... [Lire la suite]
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22 avril 2009

A rare famille verte deep bowl and cover. Kangxi six-character mark and of the period

A rare famille verte deep bowl and cover. Kangxi six-character mark and of the period The gently rounded sides of the deep bowl painted with two lobed shaped panels, each enclosing a full frontal dragon amidst a flaming pearl, flame scrolls, clouds, and crashing waves, flanked on either side by lotus scrolls, the straight rim with band of confronted dragons, the domed cover similarly painted at the rim, the shoulder with stylised trellises, surmounted by a stylised dragon finial. 17.6cm (7in) high. (2). Estimate: £8,000 -... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2009

A 17.62 carats rectangular-cut diamond ring

A  17.62 carats rectangular-cut diamond ring Set with a rectangular-cut diamond, weighing approximately 17.62 carats, to the graduated square-cut diamond bifurcated shoulders and hoop, mounted in platinum. est. $600,000 - $800,000 - Sold $722,500 With report 17472431 dated 25 July 2008 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is H color, VVS2 clarity Christie's. Jewels: The New York Sale. 22 April 2009. New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2009
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22 avril 2009

Imperial Ming Jar Set To Defy Economic Gloom At Bonhams Chinese Art Sale

A rare enamelled and blue and white 'fish' jar, guan. Jiajing six-character mark and of the period A splendid Ming dynasty jar, a rare survivor from a vanished era of Imperial Chinese prestige, will be offered at Bonhams New Bond Street on 14 May. Created in the reign of the Emperor Jiajing (AD1522-66), and estimated at up to £250,000, it comes from the collection of the Palmer family, of Huntley and Palmer fame, and will be a highlight of London’s Summer Asia Week Chinese art auction sales.A Bonhams spokesman said: “Items... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2009

A superb ruby and diamond ring

A superb ruby and diamond ring Set with a cushion-cut ruby, weighing approximately 6.76 carats, flanked on either side by a cushion-cut diamond, weighing approximately 2.01 and 2.02 carats, mounted in platinum. Est. $500,000 - $700,000 - Sold $866,500 With report CS 38123 dated 19 December 2005 from the American Gemological Laboratories stating that it is the opinion of the Laboratory that the origin of this material would be classified as Classic Mogok, Burma (Myanmar). Heat enhancement: None. Clarity enhancement:... [Lire la suite]
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22 avril 2009

Ecole flamande du XVIIe siècle. Entourage de Frans Ykens, Bouquet de fleurs sur un entablement

Ecole flamande du XVIIe siècle. Entourage de Frans Ykens, Bouquet de fleurs sur un entablement Toile (Restaurations). Hauteur : 75,50 Largeur : 62 cm. Estimation 3 000 - 4 000 € Artcurial. Tableaux anciens et du 19e siècle et Mobilier Objets d'art. 22 avr. 2009. Hôtel Drouot #1. www.artcurial.com
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22 avril 2009

Coupe libatoire corne de rhinoceros You Kan (Zhi Sheng)

Coupe libatoire corne de rhinoceros You Kan (Zhi Sheng) Coupe libatoire en corne de rhinoceros sculptée en relief et détachée à l'intérieur d'une mante religieuse sur des chrysanthèmes, à l'extérieur de fleurs et boutons de fleurs dans leur feuillage. Signée d un cachet You Kan (Zhi Sheng). (manques). H . 7 cm. 14 cm. Estimation sur demande. Note: You Kan (Zhi Sheng): Probablement le célèbre sculpteur You Bei que l'empereur Kangxi fit venir à Beijing pour travailler dans les ateliers impériaux du... [Lire la suite]