30 avril 2011

Two Platinum, Carved Jadeite and Diamond Brooch, Circa 1925

Platinum, Carved Jadeite and Diamond Brooch, Circa 1925.  Photo Sotheby's Set with an oval pierced plaque of brilliant emerald green color, carved in a relief of flower and peach motif, within a platinum frame set with baguette and old European-cut diamonds. Estimate 9,000—12,000 USD. Lot Sold 22,500 USD Platinum, Jadeite and Diamond Brooch, Black Starr & Frost, Circa 1925. Photo Sotheby's Composed of carved jadeite plaques of foliate design, set in the center with a marquise-shaped diamond weighing approximately .75... [Lire la suite]
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17 avril 2011

Yellow jadeite @ Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite, 06 Apr 11, Hong Kong

Icy jadeite and jadeite 'Guan Yin' pendant and yellow jadeite, tsavorite garnet and diamond 'Gourd' pendant. Photo Sotheby's icy jadeite, yellow diamond, tsavorite garnet, diamond and gold The Guan Yin of highly translucent icy jadeite material, resting on a lotus throne holding two lotus flowers, surmounted by an inverted pear-shaped jadeite of translucent emerald green colour, framed by brilliant-cut diamonds, extending to the halo, mounted in 18 karat white and pink gold; the carved gourd of yellowish-brown colour and good... [Lire la suite]
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05 avril 2011

Two jadeite pendants. Late Qing dynasty.

  Two jadeite pendants. Late Qing dynasty. Photo Sotheby's each of attractive emerald-green color, one pierced and carved in relief on one side with a phoenix perched on rockwork beside a cluster of bamboo, the reverse depicting a recumbent qilin; the second pierced and carved on both sides with chilong clambering around a bi disc (2); lengths 2 3/8 in., 6 cm and 2 1/4 in., 5.7 cm. Estimate 10,000—15,000 USD. Lot Sold 56,250 USD Property from the descendants of Robert E. and Katharine Chew Tod Sotheby's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]
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03 février 2011

Platinum, Jadeite, Diamond, Onyx and Enamel Pendant-Earrings & Necklace, Circa 1935

Pair of Platinum, Jadeite, Diamond, Onyx and Enamel Pendant-Earrings. photo Sotheby's Set with carved jadeite segments of floral design, framed by black enamel and accented by old European-cut and rose-cut diamonds, spaced by onyx cabochons and old European-cut diamonds, total diamond weight approximately 1.50 carats. With fitted box. Estimate 7,500—10,000 USD. Lot Sold 16,250 USD Platinum, Gold, Jadeite and Diamond Necklace, Circa 1935. photo Sotheby's Composed of carved jadeite segments of floral and foliate... [Lire la suite]
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03 février 2011

Jadeite, Diamond, Onyx and Enamel Pendant-Necklace & Pendant-Earrings, Circa 1925

Jadeite, Diamond, Onyx and Enamel Pendant-Necklace, Circa 1925. photo Sotheby's The pendant composed of a carved jadeite plaque, circa 1900, depicting scholar's ornaments and auspicious emblems, surmounted by a geometric platinum openwork plaque set with single-cut diamonds weighing approximately 1.05 carats, and onyx tablets, suspended from a white gold chain composed of jadeite beads measuring approximately 4.5 mm, and white gold links applied with black enamel, length 20 inches. Estimate 5,000—7,000 USD. Lot Sold 12,500 USD ... [Lire la suite]
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15 novembre 2010

Mandarin court necklaces & belt. Qing dynasty

An amber and jadeite mandarin court necklace. Qing dynasty, circa 1900. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 composed of 121 amberoid beads and four spherical jadeite terminal beads, one with tassel. Estimate £4,000 - £5,000. Price Realised £5,000 A yellow glass bead belt with gilt buckle and a collection of jewelery. Qing dynasty, 19th century and later. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010  the belt composed of three strings of beads, the gilt buckle worked with bats, rui fungus, a shou character and a cat head... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2010

Black diamond 'Zebra' Brooch, Michele della Valle & Pair of black diamond and jadeite 'Panda' cufflinks

Black diamond and diamond 'Zebra' Brooch, Michele della Valle. photo courtesy Sotheby's Modelled as a mother and baby zebra, the bodies set with alternating stripes of brilliant-cut black and white diamonds together weighing approximately 3.30 and 1.50 carats respectively, mounted in 18 karat white gold, signed and numbered 10724. Estimate 50,000—70,000 HKD. Lot Sold 62,500 HKD NOTE: Accompanied by a signed box. Pair of black diamond, diamond and jadeite 'Panda' cufflinks. photo courtesy Sotheby's The pair of... [Lire la suite]
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15 octobre 2010

Art deco jadeite jade jewelry by Marsh & Co from the Estate of Margaret Roebling Perrine

An art deco jadeite jade and diamond brooch, Marsh & Co, circa 1930 © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd of openwork design, centering a carved jadeite pagoda accentuated with round brilliant-cut diamond detail, within a blackened steel frame; signed Marsh's; mounted in platinum - Estimate: $6,000 - 8,000 An art deco jadeite jade and diamond bracelet, Marsh & Co, circa 1935 © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd designed as three openwork shaped-lozenge blackened steel panels each centering separate scenes of a... [Lire la suite]
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14 octobre 2010

A superb pair of jadeite imperial seals. Qing dynasty, Jiaqing period.

A superb pair of jadeite imperial seals. Qing dynasty, Jiaqing period. photo courtesy Sotheby's each of square form, surmounted by a superbly carved pair of addorsed dragons, each with bulging eyes and flaring nostrils above curling whiskers and a partially open mouth revealing sharp fangs, the scales and flowing mane defined by fine incisions, the two bodies intertwined and crouching low on the haunches, pierced through the centre with an aperture, one seal deeply and crisply carved with the characters... [Lire la suite]
13 octobre 2010

Icy jadeite and diamond jewelry @ Sotheby's, Hong Kong

Icy jadeite and diamond demi-parure. photo courtesy Sotheby's The necklace composed of thirteen highly translucent oval icy jadeite cabochons, framed by brilliant-cut diamonds, joined by brilliant-cut diamond-set links, length approximately 400mm; pair of matching earrings, each similarly-set with oval and round icy jadeite cabochons; and a ring set with an oval icy jadeite cabochon of matching colour and translucency; mounted in 18 karat blackened gold. (3); cabochons on necklace, ring and earrings approximately 13.63 x 11.65... [Lire la suite]
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