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]
09 juin 2009
A diamond ring, by Graff Of bombé design, the brilliant-cut diamond weighing 4.99 carats within a step-cut diamond pavé-set mount. Signed Graff (worn). Estimate £40,000 - £50,000 ($63,320 - $79,150) Accompanied by report No. 1102602765 dated 5 March 2009 from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) stating that the diamond is F colour, VS2 clarity Christie's. Jewellery. 10 June 2009. London, King Street www.christies.com