29 décembre 2007

A studio ceramic charger with falcon design - Japan 19th Century

A studio ceramic charger with falcon design - Japan 19th Century The thickly potted porcelain charger painted across its shallow curving well in subtly colored enamels with a falcon resting on a fantastic faceted rock covered with lichen and the rm showing traces of gilt striping (wear to enamels). Diameter 16in (40.5cm) - Estimate: $500 - 700   Bonhams. SoMa Estate Auction, 13 Jan 2008. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco
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29 décembre 2007

A bright red silk brocade lady's coat - Late Qing Dynasty

A bright red silk brocade lady's coat - Late Qing Dynasty With right side closure, the ivory satin border bands embroidered in bright colors with various birds, flowering plants and garden rocks; red satin lining (wear to lining, lacking sleeve bands). 42in (106.5cm) long - Sold for $1,200 plus Premium and tax Provenance: on loan to the Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, 1975-1990Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 18 Dec 2007. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco, California
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29 décembre 2007

A lady's yellow silk brocade coat - Late Qing Dynasty

A lady's yellow silk brocade coat - Late Qing Dynasty Constructed with a right side closing, pale blue silk borders embroidered in bright colors with garden rocks, flowering plants, birds and insects, the sleeve bands of teal blue silk embroidered with flower heads surrounding crane roundels and butterflies; red silk lining (minor soiling). 43in (109cm) long - Sold for $1,200 plus Premium and tax Provenance: on loan to the Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, 1975-1990Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 18 Dec 2007. 220 San Bruno... [Lire la suite]
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29 décembre 2007

A fine cinnabar lacquer ruyi scepter - Qianlong Period

A fine cinnabar lacquer ruyi scepter - Qianlong Period Its handle carved in high relief with gourd vines growing between the head and center plaques depicting beauties and children in a garden while the plaque at the base displays further children playing beneath a tree, the reverse undecorated (repaired, retouched). 19 3/4in (50cm) - Sold for $4,250 plus Premium and tax   Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 18 Dec 2007. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco, California
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29 décembre 2007

A fine cinnabar lacquer circular covered box - Qianlong Period

A fine cinnabar lacquer circular covered box - Qianlong Period Its lobed exterior walls carved in high relief with a lotus and chrysanthemum flower and leaf border and the flat top with a pair of ribbon-tied ruyi scepters against cloud forms bordered by intertwined C-scrolls, the interior and base finished in black lacquer (losses, repairs). 4 3/8in (11cm) diameter - Estimate: $8,000 - 12,000 - Unsold. Provenance: Nagatani, ChicagoBonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 18 Dec 2007. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco,... [Lire la suite]
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29 décembre 2007

An ivory brush pot - 19th Century

An ivory brush pot - 19th Century Of cylindrical section, carved meticulously in relief and some undercutting with a multitude of figures engaged in various pursuits in an outdoor palace setting, its tall foot decorated with openwork tendril scrolls and blossoms (lacking base plate, age cracks). 8in (20.3cm) high - Sold for $3,750 plus Premium and tax   Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 18 Dec 2007. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco, California
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29 décembre 2007

An export ivory hinged box - 19th Century

An export ivory hinged box - 19th Century Of rectangular form, the hinged cover with rounded corners and barbed rims carved within three reserves in relief with figures engaged in various leisure pursuits in a palace garden setting, all against densely carved blossoms including roses, peonies, chrysanthemums, and prunus, two capitalized letters 'D' incised in the center of the cover panel; all side panels carved in relief with a similar motif of figural and garden scenes, the rims of the cover and base panels decorated with... [Lire la suite]
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29 décembre 2007

Eight small melon shaped jarlets - Vietnam - Late 15th/Early 16th Century

Eight small melon shaped jarlets - Vietnam - Late 15th/Early 16th Century Each of compressed globular form with vertical ribs and painted with bamboo growing around garden rocks, two jarlets also including birds in the decoration (glazes degraded, chips, staining). 2 5/8in (6.5cm) average diameter - Sold for $275 plus Premium and tax   Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 18 Dec 2007. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco, California
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29 décembre 2007

Twelve underglaze blue and enameled small boxes - Vietnam - Late 15th/Early 16th Century

Twelve underglaze blue and enameled small boxes - Vietnam - Late 15th/Early 16th Century The cover of each box painted with a cursory landscape and the surfaces showing remains of red and green enamel decoration (glazes degraded, chips, staining).2 1/2in (6.5cm) average diameter - Sold for $120 plus Premium and tax   Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 18 Dec 2007. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco, California
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29 décembre 2007

Rolex. Pearlmaster, Datejust lady's 18ct gold diamond set calendar bracelet watch

Rolex. A fine and rare lady's 18ct gold diamond set calendar bracelet watch - Pearlmaster, Datejust, Sold in April 1998 29-jewel Cal:2135 automatic movement adjusted to 5 positions and temperatures, mother of pearl dial with diamond hour markers, sweep centre seconds, date aperture, polished case with diamond set bezel, screw down Oyster crown and screw on back, fitted makers link bracelet set with brilliant cut single stones on each link surrounded by rose of brilliant cut diamonds with folding clasp, together with makers... [Lire la suite]
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