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27 août 2016

Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Incense Holder, Ming Dynasty

Lot 56. Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Incense Holder, Ming Dynasty. Estimate: $800 - $1,200. Photo Doyle Of fan shape with straight sides, one side with three apertures for holding incense, the exterior painted with stylized scrolling foliate motif. Length 2 3/4 inches. C Property from a Private New Jersey Collector  Doyle. Asian Works of Art. Mon, Sep 12, 2016 at 10am EDT
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27 août 2016

Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Sweetmeat Dish, Wanli Six-Character Mark and of the Period

Lot 55. Chinese Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Sweetmeat Dish, Wanli Six-Character Mark and of the Period. Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000. Photo Doyle The shallow form divided on the interior with seven compartments, each drawn with a striding dragon in pursuit of a flaming pearl, the exterior painted with four striding dragons. Diameter 9 5/8 inches. C Property from a Private New Jersey Collector Doyle. Asian Works of Art. Mon, Sep 12, 2016 at 10am EDT
27 août 2016

Bulgari Serpenti jewellery

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27 août 2016

Exhibition in Barcelona presents 126 artefacts from the impressive collections of the Nanjing Museum

Lidded vase in underglaze red, from the tomb of Princess Ancheng, 1384–1443. © Nanjing Museum BARCELONA.- “Great brilliance”. This is the meaning of the Chinese expression Da Ming, the name of the dynasty that ruled China for nearly three centuries. From 1368 to 1644, sixteen Ming emperors governed a population that rose from 65 million to nearly 175 million over the period, one that also saw the rise of a complex imperial system, the growth of social structures and a boom in the economy and in consumer culture. This long,... [Lire la suite]
27 août 2016

A gilt copper alloy funerary mask, Liao dynasty

Lot 6015. A gilt copper alloy funerary mask, Liao dynasty. Estimate US$10,000 - 15,000 (€8,900 - 13,000). Photo: Bonhams. Hammered from a thin copper, tin and silver alloy sheet and realistically modeled with thin, sunken eyes, wide brows setting off a long triangular nose and small mouth accenting the broad cheeks and long crescent ears, the surface covered with earthen encrustation. 7 1/4in (18.4cm) high; 8 1/8in (20.7cm) wide Provenance: Sloan's, September 1998, lot 620.  On Loan and... [Lire la suite]
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27 août 2016

Grande chope couverte en argent et vermeil par Andrej Kostrinskij, Moscou, vers 1745

Lot 4. Grande chope couverte en argent et vermeil par Andrej Kostrinskij, Moscou, vers 1745. Estimation 10,000 — 15,000 €. Photo: Sotheby's. reposant sur trois pieds en grenades, le corps ciselé et repoussé de paysages et rinceaux, le couvercle de même avec appui-pouce en grenade, gravé sous la base n°11 4 66 90 sol et n°3.4 9030A - Haut. 23 cm, diam. 19 cm, 2 031 g ; 9 in. high, 7 1/2 in diam., 65oz 6dwt Provenance: Vente Sotheby's Paris, 1er décembre 2011, lot 239 Sotheby's. Robert de... [Lire la suite]

26 août 2016

A chased and cast silver cup with gilt highlights, 10th-12th century

Lot 6013. A chased and cast silver cup with gilt highlights, 10th-12th century. Estimate US$10,000 - 15,000 (€8,900 - 13,000). Photo: Bonhams. Of inverted bell form raised on a low foot and flat base, the interior rim chased with a narrow band of overlapping petals or waves and the exterior walls engraved with a wider band of two garden rocks that separate peony branches in bloom against a minutely ring-punched ground, the surfaces showing traces of gilt. 2 3/8in (6cm) diameter; 1 7/16in (3.6cm)... [Lire la suite]
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26 août 2016

Chope couverte en vermeil, probablement Leipzig, vers 1660

Lot 3. Chope couverte en vermeil, probablement Leipzig, vers 1660. Estimation 8,000 — 12,000 €. Photo: Sotheby's. à décor de six cartouches, la prise en soldat, l'anse ornée d'une tête de dauphin stylisé, gravée à la main au-dessous N 1532 - K M M - Haut. 23,5 cm, 1 051 g ; 9 1/4 in, 33oz 15dwt A GERMAN COVERED SILVER-GILT TANKARD PROBABLY LEIPZIG, CIRCA 1660 Sotheby's. Robert de Balkany, Rue de Varenne, Paris – Vente du Soir, Paris, 20 sept. 2016, 05:00 PM
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26 août 2016

A rare gilt silver head ornament in the form of a phoenix, 9th-11th century

Lot 6006. A rare gilt silver head ornament in the form of a phoenix, 9th-11th century. Estimate US$ 10,000 - 15,000 (€8,900 - 13,000). Photo: Bonhams. The finely modeled crested bird with chased hollow body set off by a high crested tail and separately fashioned openwork wings attached through the body and pierced with two small holes at each tip suspending pendant chains, a further cluster of ornaments and chains falling from the slender beak, the small legs inserted through a bed of delicately fashioned layers of... [Lire la suite]
26 août 2016

Petite chope couverte en vermeil, probablement Allemagne, vers 1650

Lot 2. Petite chope couverte en vermeil, probablement Allemagne, vers 1650. Estimation 5,000 — 8,000 €. Photo: Sotheby's. à décor de chérubins et rinceaux sur fond amati (apparemment non poinçonné) - Haut. 14 cm, 368 g ; 5 1/2 in., 11oz 16dwt A SILVER-GILT COVERED TANKARD, PROBABLY GERMANY CIRCA 1650 Sotheby's. Robert de Balkany, Rue de Varenne, Paris – Vente du Soir, Paris, 20 sept. 2016, 05:00 PM
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