27 mai 2009

A pair of diamond earrings

A pair of diamond earrings Each articulated earring, pavé-set with brilliant-cut diamond bell-shaped motifs, spaced by pear-shaped rose-cut diamonds within brilliant-cut diamond surrounds, mounted in platinum, rose-cut diamonds approximately 4.60 carats total, earring length 7.5cm.. Sold for HK$33,600 Bonhams. Fine Jewellery and Jadeite and Modern Wristwatches, 21 May 2009. Island Shangri-La Hong Kong Hotel, Admiralty, Hong Kong www.bonhams.com
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27 mai 2009

A carved purple glass snuff bottle. mid Qing dynasty

A carved purple glass snuff bottle. mid Qing dynasty Of spherical form rising from a short splayed foot ring, carved on either side with a medallion of archaistic confronted qilins, the sides with lion mask and ring handles, the glass of a deep lilac colour, in imitation of amethyst, stopper. 5.5cm (2¼in) high. (2). Sold for HK$33,600 Bonhams. Fine Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Paintings, 21 May 2009. Island Shangri-La Hong Kong Hotel, Admiralty, Hong Kong www.bonhams.com
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27 mai 2009

A cushion-shaped rubellite and diamond suite

A cushion-shaped rubellite and diamond suite Each earring set with a cushion-shaped rubellite within a brilliant-cut diamond surround, suspended from a pear-shaped surmount set with a double tier of diamonds, accompanied by a pendant of similar design, mounted in 18k yellow gold, rubellites approximately 49.30 carats total, diamonds approximately 3.20 carats total, earring length 4.2cm, pendent length 4.4cm. (2) Sold for HK$105,600 Bonhams. Fine Jewellery and Jadeite and Modern Wristwatches, 21 May 2009. Island... [Lire la suite]
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27 mai 2009

A carved green glass overlay 'crabs' snuff bottle. Attributed to Beijing, mid Qing dynasty

A carved green glass overlay 'crabs' snuff bottle. Attributed to Beijing, mid Qing dynasty Of flattened circular form surmounted by a slender curved neck, resting on a short oval footring, finely carved through the attractive pale green overlay on both sides with a continuous design of crabs amidst aquatic plants, stopper. 6cm (2¼in) high. (2). Sold for HK$96,000 Bonhams. Fine Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Paintings, 21 May 2009. Island Shangri-La Hong Kong Hotel, Admiralty, Hong Kong www.bonhams.com
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27 mai 2009

A Burmese cabochon star sapphire and diamond ring

A Burmese cabochon star sapphire and diamond ring The oval cabochon star sapphire, weighing 15.58 carats, within a brilliant-cut diamond surround and similarly set diamond shoulders, mounted in 18k white gold, diamonds approximately 1.20 carats total, ring size 6¼. Sold for HK$26,400 Note: Accompanied by a certificate from Gemresearch Swisslab, stating that the natural star sapphire is of Burmese (Myanmar) origin, has no indication of thermal treatment and is blue in colour. Report number GRS2008-020571T, dated 27th... [Lire la suite]
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27 mai 2009

A very finely carved glass ‘dragon’ snuff bottle. Beijing Palace Workshops, 18th century

A very finely carved glass ‘dragon’ snuff bottle. Beijing Palace Workshops, 18th century Of flattened circular form, boldly carved with very fine naturalistic detail all over the body, the front side with a chilong dragon depicted propped up on its haunches amidst mystical cloud scroll, its long sinuous tail coiling down the body to form a short oval foot, the reverse with an additional chilong depicted in profile, the glass of a brilliant, clear aquamarine colour, box. 6cm (2¼in) high. (2). Sold for HK$312,000 ... [Lire la suite]
27 mai 2009

A pair of cultured pearl and diamond earrings

A pair of cultured pearl and diamond earrings Each cultured pearl surmount suspending a geometric line of brilliant and baguette-cut diamonds, terminating in a drop-shaped cultured pearl, mounted in 18k white gold, diamonds approximately 3.80 carats total, earring length 8.9cm. Sold for HK$45,600 Bonhams. Fine Jewellery and Jadeite and Modern Wristwatches, 21 May 2009. Island Shangri-La Hong Kong Hotel, Admiralty, Hong Kong www.bonhams.com
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27 mai 2009

A very fine green and white overlay pink glass snuff bottle. Li Junting, attributed to Yangzhou, 1800-1840

A very fine green and white overlay pink glass snuff bottle. Li Junting, attributed to Yangzhou, 1800-1840 Of flattened circular form with a cylindrical neck, resting on a white rounded foot ring, very finely carved through white overlays with silk worms and cocoons resting on and eating luxuriant leaves carved through green overlays, stopper. 6cm (2¼in) high. (2). Sold for HK$240,000 Note: Li Junting's glass bottles represent some of the finest glass craftsmanship created during the Qing dynasty. From... [Lire la suite]
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27 mai 2009

A jadeite ornament

A jadeite ornament Realistically carved as two snails, in black jadeite suffused with pale green and brown patches, depicting the rebus '相親相愛', meaning 'an intimate pair falls in love', on a fitted wooden stand, dimensions of one of the top snail 76.4 x 42.4 x 32.2mm. (2). Sold for HK$33,600 Accompanied by a report from the Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory, stating that the selected carving is natural jadeite and no resin was detected. Report number KJ 41861, dated 18th March 2009. Bonhams. Fine Jewellery and... [Lire la suite]
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27 mai 2009

A very rare pair of imperial carved cinnabar lacquer 'dragon' armchairs. Qianlong period (1736-1795)

A very rare pair of imperial carved cinnabar lacquer 'dragon' armchairs. Qianlong period (1736-1795) Each chair elaborately carved through layers of cinnabar lacquer in relief against the dark green keyfret ground, the central back splat curved into a cylindrical scrolled crested rail, decorated with a majestic dragon amongst clouds and waves holding a shou roundel above its head within lotus scroll borders, the dragon motif repeated on the reverse of the back panel and the seat board, the back side panels and the armrests in... [Lire la suite]
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