11 octobre 2009

Chine, époque Kangxi (1662-1722) Coupe en porcelaine blanche décorée en bleu sous couverte et émaux polychrome dits "doucai"

Chine, époque Kangxi (1662-1722) Coupe en porcelaine blanche décorée en bleu sous couverte et émaux polychrome dits "doucai" d un lettré tenant une pêche de longévité sous un pin survolé par une grue et accompagné par un serviteur lui offrant des pêches.Le bord décoré d un poème gra vé. Diam. 15,4 cm - Estimation : 1200/1500€ Chine, époque Kangxi (1662-1722)  Revers de la coupe en porcelaine portant la marque apocryphe de Chenghua à six caractères en kaishu en bleu sous couverte. DIMANCHE 11 OCTOBRE à... [Lire la suite]
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11 octobre 2009

A collection of Fatimid glasses, probably Egypt or Syria, 9th-10th century & 10th-11th century

A Fatimid clear cut-glass bottle, Egypt or Syria, 10th-11th century. photo Sotheby's of cylindrical form on a short spreading foot, with a narrow neck and everted rim, gently sloping shoulders leading to the body decorated with two relief-cut curved and etched vine scrolls with upward and downward-pointing palmette terminals. 6.5cm. height. Est. 20,000—30,000 GBP - Sold 73,250 GBP NOTE: This bottle was produced during the Fatimid period for use as a container for perfume and scented oils. A rock-crystal bottle of similar... [Lire la suite]
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11 octobre 2009

Chine, époque Yongzheng (1723-1735) Important bol en porcelaine blanche décorée en bleu sous couverte et émaux "doucai"

Chine, époque Yongzheng (1723-1735) Important bol en porcelaine blanche décorée en bleu sous couverte et émaux rouges, verts, jaunes et manganèse dit "doucai" de coqs à longue queue, poules et poussins près d un bananier et d un papyrus et rochers percés, pivoines et lys. marque à six caractères de Yongzheng en Kaishu en bleu sous couverte. Diam. 15,2 cm - Haut. 6,9 cm - Estimation : 60 000/80 000€  Expert Cabinet THierry PORTIER Tél. 01 48 00 03 41 DIMANCHE 11 OCTOBRE à 15 h 00. Me Pascal... [Lire la suite]
11 octobre 2009

A collection of icy jadeite sold @ Sotheby's Hong Kong

Icy jadeite and diamond ring and pair of matching ear studs The ring centring on a highly translucent icy jadeite cabochon, within a twisted border set with brilliant-cut diamonds, to a double shank; and a pair of ear studs en suite; mounted in 18 karat pink gold. (2). Icy jadeite cabochon on ring approximately 14.50 x 11.83 x 7.26mm; and icy cabochons on ear studs approximately 12.05 x 11.55 x 6.98mm and 12.39 x 11.68 x 6.98mm. ring size: 7. Est. 60,000—90,000 HKD - Sold 100,000 HKD NOTE: Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade... [Lire la suite]
11 octobre 2009

Deux cabinets en bois et nacre, Chine du Sud ou Vietnam, XIXème siècle

Chine du Sud ou Vietnam, XIXème. Cabinet en bois de fer et incrustations de nacre Haut. 110 - larg. 113 - prof. 45 cm - Estimation : 600/800€ Cabinet indochinois en bois sculpté et laqué les portes ornées d'un décor en relief de fleurs, oiseaux et arbres fleuris. Epoque fin XIXème (accidents) Haut.186 - larg. 100 - Prof. 27 cm - Estimation : 600/800€ DIMANCHE 11 OCTOBRE à 15 h 00. Me Pascal BLOUET - Email : pascalblouet@orange.fr
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11 octobre 2009

A Dichromic Tourmaline belt buckle. Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period

A Dichromic Tourmaline belt buckle. Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period. photo Sotheby's the two-colour transparent stone of light pink and olive green tone cleverly carved with a green pair of peaches and their attendant peaches on the back forming the catch of the belt hook, enclosed by a border of five pink bats with linked wingd, (fitted box). 7.5 cm., 2 7/8 in. Est. 80,000—120,000 HKD - Sold 250,000 HKD PROVENANCE: Acquired in Hong Kong, 1985. NOTE: This exquisitely carved belt-buckle, made in dichromic... [Lire la suite]
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11 octobre 2009

Monet @ the Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal

WUPPERTAL.- The great French painter Claude Monet has gone down to art history as the founder of French impressionist painting and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement's philosophy of expressing one's perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plein-air landscape painting. Born in 1840, one year earlier than Auguste Renoir, to whom the Von der Heydt-Museum had dedicated a noteworthy exhibition in late 2007, Monet lived and worked until 1926 and created a great number of masterpieces that enjoy... [Lire la suite]
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11 octobre 2009

An extremely fine celadon-glazed 'Three Rams' vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 1632. An extremely fine celadon-glazed 'Three Rams' vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 32.8 cm., 12 7/8 in. Estimate 9,000,000 — 12,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 20,260,000 HKD. photo Sotheby's 2009 finely potted, the globular body supported by a flared foot and rising to a thick waisted neck and flared mouth, encircled by two double-raised fillets around the body and another at the base of the neck, and applied with three ram heads at the shoulders, the glaze thinning to reveal... [Lire la suite]
11 octobre 2009

'China Design Now' @ the Portland Art Museum

Ji Ji, Hi Panda, 2006 © Pole Design PORTLAND, OR.- This October, the Portland Art Museum will present China Design Now, a multi-sensory experience reflecting the new Chinese urban environment and encapsulating the scale, speed, and energy of change in China today. Visitors will embark on a journey of discovery through China, focusing on the graphic design, fashion, interior design, and architecture emerging from three vibrant and rapidly evolving cities. Organized by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, China Design Now... [Lire la suite]
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11 octobre 2009

Shopping of Kashmir and Ceylon Sapphire @ Sotheby's Hong Kong

Important and rare Kashmir Sapphire and Diamond ring. photo Sotheby's Set with a cushion-shaped sapphire weighing 18.08 carats, flanked by two similarly-cut diamonds together weighing 2.96 carats, mounted in platinum. Estimate Upon Request - Sold 11,748,000 HKD Ring size: 5 3/4 Accompanied by AGTA, AGL and Gübelin reports stating that the 18.08 carat sapphire is natural, of Kashmir origin, with no indications of heating. Sapphires which have not been heated are scarce; also accompanied by a special AGTA portfolio... [Lire la suite]