18 juillet 2010

A fine pair of aubergine hexagonally shaped baluster vases, 清代 Qing Dynasty, 康熙 Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

A fine pair of aubergine hexagonally shaped baluster vases, 清代 Qing Dynasty, 康熙 Kangxi Period (1662-1722). photo Vermeer & Griggs the sides rising gracefully to a foliate mouth rim. The bodies covered in a deep qiepi zi, aubergine-eggplant skin purple, glaze derived from manganese varying in tone where the glaze runs down the body. The bases are unglazed revealing an incredibly smooth and slick biscuit surface. Height:  17 1/2" (44.5cm). Condition:  Excellent, no chips, cracks or restorations.... [Lire la suite]
18 juillet 2010

An extremely rare pair of massive bronze form yen yen vases covered in a rich deep qiepi zi glaze, Kangxi Period

An extremely rare pair of massive bronze form yen yen vases covered in a rich deep qiepi zi (aubergine-eggplant skin purple) glaze. 清代 Qing Dynasty, 康熙 Kangxi Period (1662-1722). photo Vermeer & Griggs The central section of the vase flares outward from the tall waisted splayed foot to slightly inclined rounded shoulder and is carved in relief with a ferocious dragon amidst flames in pursuit of a flaming pearl bracketed by boss applied borders.  On the tall splayed foot are carved pendant ruyi form foliate... [Lire la suite]
18 juillet 2010

An aubergine glazed flanged double gourd vase, 明代 Ming Dynasty, 萬曆 Wanli Period (1573-1619).

An aubergine glazed flanged double gourd vase, 明代 Ming Dynasty, 萬曆 Wanli Period (1573-1619). photo Vermeer & Griggs the lower bulb of campana shape and the upper bulb shouldered below the short neck, each section encircled by four vertical notched flanges, covered overall in a rich purple qiepi zi  (aubergine-eggplant skin purple) glaze pooling around the base which is unglazed and with a shallow rounded foot rim. Height:  6 1/4" (16 cm). Condition: Firing hair crack, three flanges with minor damage.... [Lire la suite]
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18 juillet 2010

An Aubergine Lion Mask Handled bombé bronze form censer. 明代 Ming Dynasty, 崇禎 Chongzhen Period (1628-1644).

An Aubergine Lion Mask Handled bombé bronze form censer. 明代 Ming Dynasty, 崇禎 Chongzhen Period (1628-1644). photo Vermeer & Griggs the compressed bulbous body sits atop a splayed foot, rising to a slightly everted flat rim with opposing male lion-headed handles mounted on the shoulder covered entirely in a deep eggplant purple toned glaze. The bottom shows evidence of radial chatter marks from the potter's wheel.Height:  2" (5.1cm)  Diameter mouth:  4 5/8" (11.8cm). Condition:... [Lire la suite]
18 juillet 2010

Amethyst @ Sotheby's. Jewels. 15 Jul 10. London

Gold and amethyst demi-parure, circa 1820. photo Sotheby's Est. 7,000—10,000 GBP. Lot Sold 15,625 GBP Amethyst, pearl and diamond pendant, 19th century. photo Sotheby's Est. 7,000—10,000 GBP Lot Sold 9,375 GBP Amethyst and diamond combination jewel and cultured pearl necklace. photo Sotheby's Est. 4,000—6,000 GBP Lot Sold 8,500 GBP Amethyst and diamond brooch/pendant, late 19th century. photo Sotheby's Est. 5,000—7,000 GBP. Lot Sold 8,125 GBP Amethyst and diamond pendant, circa... [Lire la suite]
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18 juillet 2010

Emilio Pucci "Leaf" Signature Print Silk Dress, Circa 1990. Italy

Emilio Pucci "Leaf" Signature Print Silk Dress, Circa 1990. Italy. photo The Paper Bag Princess This is a stretchy silk "Leaf" signature print dress by Emilio Pucci. It has a 3/4" sleeve and a keyhole with a button on the back neck. Price $895 The Paper Bag Princess. 8818 West Olympic Blvd. Los Angeles, CA, 90211. Phone: 310 385-9036 - E-Mail: elizabeththepaperbagprincess@gmail.com
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18 juillet 2010

Yves Saint Laurent Silk Peasant Blouse. France. 1970's

Yves Saint Laurent Silk Peasant Blouse. France. 1970's. photo 20th Century Couture Yves Saint Laurent peasant blouse in multi color flower print on purple silk. Sold 20th Century Couture. 3800 Segovia Street, Coral Gables, FL, 33134. Phone: 305.476.1125. E-Mail: connywind@mac.com
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18 juillet 2010

60’s Emilio Pucci Dress with Black Fringes and Matching Scarf. Italy

60’s Emilio Pucci Dress with Black Fringes and Matching Scarf. Italy. photo 20th Century Couture Beautiful Emillio Pucci Dress with matching scarf or belt. Front zipper and Pucci signature all over the print. Silk. Size: 12 UK, bust: 36 in., waist: 32 in., hip: 36 in., length: 54 in. Price $950 20th Century Couture. 3800 Segovia Street, Coral Gables, FL, 33134. Phone: 305.476.1125. E-Mail: connywind@mac.com
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18 juillet 2010

Améthystes @ Artcurial - Briest-Poulain-F.Tajan

Bracelet en double lien d'or jaune cordé, orné d'une importante améthyste taillée en poire et de turquoise, agrémenté de diamants sur or gris. photo Artcurial - Briest-Poulain-F.Tajan Poids brut : 81 g - Estimation : 8 000 / 10 000 € AN AMAZING AMETHYST, TURQUOISE, DIAMOND AND GOLD BRACELET Importante bague en or jaune sertie d'une améthyste taillé en poire cernée de diamants taillés en brillant, le panier et l'épaulement sertis d'émeraudes trapisches. photo Artcurial - Briest-Poulain-F.Tajan Poids de la pierre:... [Lire la suite]
18 juillet 2010

A pair of Chinese Imperial porcelain copper-red glazed jardinières and stands. Yongzheng four character sealmarks and period

A pair of Chinese Imperial porcelain copper-red glazed jardinières and stands.  Yongzheng four character sealmarks and of the period, 1723-1735.  photos courtesy Marchant of deep “U”-form with flat everted lipped rim, the stands with chrysanthemum petal ribs on the exterior, covered over all in a rich red glaze, thinning to a paler tone on the petals, the rim interior and base glazed white.  4 ¼ inches, 10.6cm total height. Price on application Formerly in the collection of a North American Chinese family,... [Lire la suite]