03 avril 2011

A rare 'Jun' 'Ruyi'-shaped Pillow. Song-Jin Dynasty.

A rare 'Jun' 'Ruyi'-shaped Pillow. Song-Jin Dynasty. photo Sotheby's covered in a pale blue glaze mottled with creamy patches, the top with faint purple splashes, fitted in a yellow silk and brocade-covered stand.  2 pieces; length 9 1/2 in. 24.2 cm. Estimate 10,000—15,000 USD. Lot Sold 40,625 USD PROVENANCE: R. H. Macy & Co., Inc, New York (according to paper label) NOTE: 'Jun' pillows are extremely unsual. For a pale blue-green-glazed example in the Percival David Foundation, also of ruyi-form see Stacey Pierson,... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2011

A William III parcel-gilt scarlet-japanned brass-mounted cabinet on a stand, stand possibly continental. Late 17th Century

A William III parcel-gilt scarlet-japanned brass-mounted cabinet on a stand, stand possibly continental. Late 17th Century. photo Sotheby's Two drawers with an old paper label printed with a monogram CES above Ascot Lodge. / Ascot. / Berks. Carcass with an old inked inscription Hon bl Emily Cullen? Underside of one drawer with inked inscription ESC / Ascot Lodge / 1893 and with a faint inscription Thought (?)... / ... Street (?) of O.C... / 1745  (?); height overall 5 ft. 4 1/2 in. width 42 in.; depth 24 in./133.4 cm;... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2011

Chinese celadon-glazed & Ru-type vases from a Palm Beach Private Collector

A Chinese celadon-glazed bottle vase. Qing dynasty, 18th- 19th century. photo Sotheby's the bulbous body tapering to a slender neck and a molded garlic-head mouth, all covered in an even pale celadon glaze; height 11 in. 28 cm. Estimate 15,000—25,000 USD. Lot Sold 68,500 USD A Chinese Ru-type bottle vase. Qing dynasty, 18th- 19th century. photo Sotheby's covered in a rich gray-blue glaze suffused with fine yellow-brown crackling, the foot dressed in brown; height 11 1/4 in. 28.6 cm. Estimate 10,000—15,000 USD. Lot Sold... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2011

A fine white jade bowl and cover. Qing dynasty, 18th century

A fine white jade  bowl and cover. Qing dynasty, 18th century. photo Sotheby's well carved, of flattened zhadou form, the rounded sides carved in shallow relief with four medallions enclosing auspicious symbols, a band of bats flying amidst a flower scroll on the wide flared mouth and repeated around the domed cover, the reticulated chilong knop encircled by a band of raised ruyi-heads, the stone of even tone, carved wood stand (3); diameter 4 5/8 in., 11.7 cm. Estimate 25,000—35,000 USD. Lot Sold 230,500 USD Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2011

A Famille-Verte vase. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A Famille-Verte vase. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period.. photo Sotheby's of baluster form, the exterior painted with a battle scene from the Qing Dynasty, 'Three Kingdoms', depicting Guandi and his followers in pursuit of the retreating opposition, all amidst mountainous rocky landscape below scrolling iron-red clouds, the shoulders painted with a floral band interrupted by four evenly-spaced leaf-form panels each containing further flower sprays, the trumpeted neck painted with three boys at play; height 17 1/8 in., 43.5 cm.... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2011

Two fine powder-blue-and gilt-decorated, Yen-Yen & Rouleau vases. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

A fine powder-blue-and gilt-decorated, Yen-Yen vase. Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. photo Sotheby's the gracefully potted baluster form surmounted by a long cylindrical neck everting to a trumpet-shaped mouth, brilliantly decorated in gilding on a mottled cobalt-blue ground with different shaped cartouches, all except one enclosing a bird perched on a branch surrounded by foliage and the other with a swimming fish, all reserved on a fine gilt ground of scrolling lotus flowers with a band of lappets around the base and keyfret scroll... [Lire la suite]


03 avril 2011

Robe de mandarin & Partie de textile en kesi à décor d'un dragon frontal à cinq griffes

Broderie en hauteur sur soie à fond rouge à décor des huit immortels. Chine, XIXe siècle. photo Piasa - Paris 287 x 153 cm - Estimation : 600 / 800 € Robe de mandarin en soie brodée de fils d'or et polychromes de dragons pourchassant la perle sacrée sur un fond de fleurs et bleu foncé. Chine, XIXe siècle. photo Piasa - Paris Estimation : 300 / 400 € Partie de textile en kesi à décor d'un dragon frontal à cinq griffes. photo Piasa - Paris 8,5 x 11,5 cm (à vue). Encadré - Estimation : 50 / 60 € Piasa - Paris. Vente aux... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2011

Ensemble de six épingles à cheveux en cuivre et argent. Chine, XIXe siècle.  photo Piasa - Paris décorées de plumes de martin pêcheur, néphrite et quartz rose de paniers fleuris, insectes et fleurs. Hauteurs : de 5 à 17 cm. Estimation : 250 / 300 € Piasa - Paris. Vente aux enchères du Lundi 4 avril 2011. Vente aux enchères du Lundi 4 avril 2011. Tel.: +33 (0)1 53 34 10 10
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03 avril 2011

Miroir en bronze à patine brune à décor d'un cheval sous les pins. Signé Mitsushige. Japon, vers 1900

Miroir en bronze à patine brune à décor d'un cheval sous les pins. Signé Mitsushige. Japon, vers 1900. photo Piasa - Paris (Petite restauration). Longueur : 24 cm - Estimation : 80 / 120 € Piasa - Paris. Vente aux enchères du Lundi 4 avril 2011. Vente aux enchères du Lundi 4 avril 2011. Tel.: +33 (0)1 53 34 10 10
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03 avril 2011

"Tea & Immortality. Contemporary Chinese Yixing Teapots from the James T. Bialac Collection" @ Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art

Zhou Xiaoming, Teapot Incised with Dragons. Buff stoneware. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum; Gift of James T. Bialac in honor of the Museum's 50th Anniversary, 2009.232.A-B. Photo by Mark Hendrickson NORMAN, OK.- Following a major gift of Native American art by private collector James T. Bialac a year ago, the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art presents a new exhibition of contemporary Chinese teapots from Bialac’s collection. Tea & Immortality: Contemporary Yixing Teapots from the James T. Bialac Collection opened with a reception... [Lire la suite]


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