Ming Dynasty Stem Bowl Sells in Christie’s Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Sale.
Prices for the best untreated coloured gemstones have been exceptionally strong this year.
Sold at Sotheby’s New York in December 2013, it made $100,000 – a record sum for a jewel of this type.
From the collection of the late Mrs. John Dilks of Philadelphia, it had originally been acquired from prestigious London snuff bottle dealer Robert Hall.
Our specialists reviewed a variety of objects from James Madison’s personal French canopy bed to the monumental Tiffany stained glass windows of Lyndhurst castle and the Alberto Giacometti bronze crypt doors at Falling Water.
LES COSMOGONES by Wolfgang Paalen (1907-1959) sells at Sotheby’s
on behalf of a Pall Mall Art Advisors’ client on November 19, 2015.