31 mai 2011

Bijoux "Crocodile", "Cobra", "Dragon" & "Protomée d'éléphant"

Important bracelet rigide ouvrant en argent noirci ciselé et partiellement vermeillé. Photo Thierry De Maigret figurant un crocodile, le corps pavé de grenats verts, la gueule enserrant une citrine ronde facettée. Poids brut: 132.80 g. Diam: 5.5 cm. Long: 15.5 cm. Estimation : 1 500 - 2 000 € Bague en argent noirci, stylisant un cobra dressé. Photo Thierry De Maigret le corps pavé de saphirs ronds facettés, les yeux en saphirs jaunes et la tête surmontée d'un cabochon d'améthyste en serti clos. Poids brut: 53 g. TDD:... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2011

An inscribed ruby-red glass snuff bottle ('Extended Refinement'), Treasury 5, no. 751. Wanya xuan mark, 1700–1770

An inscribed ruby-red glass snuff bottle ('Extended Refinement'), Treasury 5, no. 751. Wanya xuan mark, 1700–1770. Photo Bonhams Transparent ruby-red glass with a few air bubbles of different sizes, some of oval form, and gold pigment; with a concave lip and flat, bulging rectangular foot; engraved low on one side in seal script, Wanya xuan ('Studio for Appreciating the Elegant'), the mark filled with gold pigment. Height: 8 cm. Mouth/lip: 0.56/1.10 cm. Stopper: turquoise; nephrite collar. Sold for HK $66,000 Condition:... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2011

Parure "Serpent" en argent noirci martelé et vermeil

Elégant collier torque rigide. Photo Thierry De Maigret ouvrant en argent noirci martelé et vermeil, figurant un serpent au corps ponctué de cabochons de rubis dans un pavage de pierres précieuses et fines, la gueule retenant en pampille une perle de culture baroquée amovible. Poids brut: 153.30 g. Tour de cou: 40 cm env. Estimation : 1 500 - 2 000 € Bracelet rigide ouvrant en argent noirci et vermeil, Photo Thierry De Maigret stylisant un serpent, le corps ponctué d'une chute de cabochons de rubis en serti clos dans... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2011

A yellow glass 'kui dragons' snuff bottle ('Imperial Show Stopper'). Treasury 5, no. 828. Imperial glassworks, Beijing 1736–1770

A yellow glass 'kui dragons' snuff bottle ('Imperial Show Stopper'). Treasury 5, no. 828. Imperial glassworks, Beijing, 1736–1770. Photo Bonhams bubbles; with a flat lip and recessed, slightly convex foot surrounded by a protruding, rounded footrim; carved with a continuous formalized archaistic design of a band of confronting kui dragons framed top and bottom by lotus petals and set on an engraved, floral diaper ground, with further lotus-petal borders at the upper neck and around the base, the narrow sides with antelope... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2011

Étonnante bague en argent doré et noirci, surmontée d'une tête de mort couronnée

Étonnante bague en argent doré et noirci, surmontée d'une tête de mort couronnée.  Photo Thierry De Maigret habillée d'une améthyste ovale facettée, dans un décor végétal, l'ensemble pavé de pierres précieuses et fines. Poids brut: 32 g. TDD: 50.5. Estimation : 1 000 - 1 500 € Thierry De Maigret. Mercredi 01 juin à 14h00. DROUOT RICHELIEU salle 3.. EMail : contact@thierrydemaigret.com - Tél. : 01 44 83 95 20
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31 mai 2011

A sapphire-blue glass 'peaches' snuff bottle ('Imperial Peach'). Treasury 5, no. 839. Imperial glassworks, Beijing, 1730–1790

A sapphire-blue glass 'peaches' snuff bottle ('Imperial Peach'). Treasury 5, no. 839. Imperial glassworks, Beijing, 1730–1790. Photo Bonhams Transparent sapphire-blue glass with a few scattered small air bubbles, with a flat lip and flat foot; carved with a continuous design of a severed, leafy branch with two peaches growing from it. Height: 5.1 cm. Mouth/lip: 0.56/1.5 cm. Stopper: tourmaline; gilt-silver collar. Condition: insignificant miniscule nibbles to inner lip; lip probably repolished at some time, and, given the... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2011

Cinq bijoux de Jean Vendome @ Thierry De Maigret

Jean Vendome. Paire de clips d'oreilles en or. Année: 2003.  Photo Thierry De Maigret ornés de tranches de tourmaline et de 2 émeraudes en serti-clos sur feuille d'or froissé. Poinçon de maître. Pièce unique. Poids brut: 37.10 g. Dim: 5.5 x 3 cm. Bibliographie: photographie de la broche en parure de cette paire de clips d'oreilles page 331 de l'ouvrage: Jean Vendome, les voyages précieux d'un créateur. Marlène Crégut-Ledué. Editions Faton. Jean Vendome. "Chassé-croisé''. Année: 2005.  Photo Thierry De Maigret Bague... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2011

Rhinoceros horn libation cups & A rare Arabic-inscribed rhinoceros horn stemcup. Late Ming dynasty

A finely carved 'Ode to the Red Cliff' rhinoceros horn libation cup. Late Ming / early Qing dynasty. Photo Bonhams Superbly carved in deep relief to depict a scene from 'Ode to the Red Cliff', depicting Su Dongpo accompanied by two other figures seated on a raft on a fast-flowing river, all below large, cragged rock faces, a cascading waterfall and over-hanging pine and wutong trees, with a scholar and attendant seated on the riverbank, a large gnarled pine tree forming the openwork handle, the horn of a warm honey tone, carved... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2011

An exceptional coloured diamond and diamond necklace

An exceptional coloured diamond and diamond necklace. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 Designed as a line of twenty-eight graduated pear-shaped diamonds alternating with brilliant-cut pink diamonds, mounted in 18k white and rose gold, 39.6 cm long. Estimate Accompanied by twenty-six reports dated 11 February 2008 to 14 February 2011 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the twenty-six diamonds weighing from 7.58 to 0.71 carats are D colour, internally flawless clarityThe total weight of the certified diamonds is... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2011

An important unmounted diamond

An important unmounted diamond. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 An unmounted brilliant-cut diamond weighing 18.88 carats. Estimate HK$25,000,000 - HK$40,000,000 ($3,226,188 - $5,161,900) Accompanied by report no.513053566 dated 8 February 2011 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the 18.88 carat diamond is D colour, flawless clarity, with excellent cut, polish and symmetryAlso accompanied by a supplemental letter from the Gemological Institute of America stating the 18.88 carat diamond has been determined to... [Lire la suite]
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