23 octobre 2011

A rare Imperial copper-red 'three fish' bowl. China. Underglaze blue six-character mark and period of Yongzheng

A rare Imperial copper-red 'three fish' bowl. China. Underglaze blue six-character mark and period of Yongzheng.. photo Nagel Auctions Of well potted flared form standing on a slightly tapering foot of rounded section, the exterior decorated in copper-red of deep mushroom pink colour with three fish, the interior undecorated. Good condition. D. 15,2 cm.. Estimate 35 000 / 50 000 € Similar bowls are illustrated in Sekai Toji Zenshu, vol. 12, fig. 55 an in the Min Ch'iu Society, Hong Kong, Exhibition of Ch'ing Dynasty Porcelain,... [Lire la suite]
23 octobre 2011

A very rare rock crystal goat-form vessel, China, wheel-cut four-character seal reign mark of Jiaqing and of the period

A very rare rock crystal goat-form vessel. China, wheel-cut four-character seal reign mark of Jiaqing and of the period. photo Nagel Auctions The stone of nearly flawless clarity, carved in the form of an archaic goat standing foresquare and hollowed to form a vessel, possibly a censer or a brushwasser. The deep crompressed body carved in high relief with stilized scrolling plumage. The base is incised with the four-character Jiaqing yuwan seal mark. L. 14 cm. Estimate 40 000 / 60000 € Ewers fashioned out of rock crystal... [Lire la suite]

23 octobre 2011

Four rhinoceros horn cups, China, 17th century & 17th-18th century @ Nagel

A very rare and important rhinoceros horn cup, China, 17th century. photo Nagel Auctions The relatively heavy rhinoceros horn cup is depicting an intricate and dramatic landscape scenery with torrents and tumultuous waves, a lake and a man punting forward his raft with a long pole against the current and wind blown waves among reeds and along the shore. The masterly and delicate carving renders and realises successfully the dramatic composition and scenery in every tiny detail. Inside, below and parallel to the... [Lire la suite]
23 octobre 2011

Two metal water pipes & A hardwood box and cover decorated with Mother-of-pearl inlays, Vietnam, 19th century

Two metal water pipes, one with Mother-of-pearl inlays, Vietnam, 19th century. photo Nagel Losses to Mother-of-pearl inlays, traces of age; H. 21,5-60 cm. Estimate 800 € A hardwood box and cover decorated with Mother-of-pearl inlays, Vietnam, 19th century. photo Nagel H. 11,4 cm. Estimate 500 € Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. November 3rd 2011. www.auction.de
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23 octobre 2011

Grès vietnamiens du XVe siècle @ Piasa

Ensemble de deux bols et une coupe en grès émaillé céladon. Thanh Hoa, Vietnam, XIIe-XIIIe siècle. Diamètres : 14,6 cm, 15,6 cm et 17 cm. Lot 63. Estimation : 100 / 150 €    Bol en grès à décor moulé de fleurs. Vietnam, XVe siècle. Photo Piasa (Restaurations). Diamètre : 16 cm. Lot 58. Estimation : 80 / 100 € Pot en grès émaillé beige à décor en brun de fleurs de lotus stylisés. Vietnam. Photo Piasa (Fêlures). Hauteur : 12 cm. Lot 60. Estimation : 50 / 80 € Piasa - Paris. Mardi 25 octobre 2011. Drouot... [Lire la suite]
23 octobre 2011

Groupes et statuettes en corail rouge chinois @ Piasa

Groupe en corail rouge jeunes femmes, enfants, oiseau et dragon. Chine. Photo Piasa Hauteur : 19 cm - Estimation : 6 000 / 8 000 € Groupe en corail rouge, poussah entouré d'enfants. Chine. Photo Piasa Hauteur : 13,5 cm. Estimation : 3 000 / 4 000 € Statuette de jeune femme debout en corail rouge tenant un chasse-mouches. Chine. Photo Piasa Hauteur : 16,5 cm. Estimation : 600 / 800 € Sirène allongée en corail rouge entourée de poissons. Chine. Photo Piasa Longueur : 18 cm. Estimation : 500 / 600 € Piasa - Paris. Mardi... [Lire la suite]
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23 octobre 2011

A Coral-Red imitation lacquer box and cover. Seal mark and period of Qianlong

A Coral-Red imitation lacquer  box and cover. Seal mark and period of Qianlong. Photo Sotheby's shaped like a pumpkin, the ten-lobed circular cover centred with a molded florette, the box of conforming shape, applied on the exterior with a coral-red enamel imitating cinnabar lacquer, and turquoise on the interiors and base, the rims trimmed with gold, the base inscribed with a six-character reign mark in iron red; 14.2 cm., 5 5/8 in. Estimate 500,000-700,000 HKD - Lot Sold: 620,000 HKD PROVENANCE: A Japanese Collection. ... [Lire la suite]
23 octobre 2011

Une Auvergnate retrouve deux œuvres du musée Guimet dans une cave

Le Musée Guimet - 2010 - © photo Ludosane CLERMONT-FERRAND  – Le musée Guimet réclame à une habitante du Puy-de-Dôme la restitution de deux œuvres d’art japonaises portant l’estampille du musée. Cette habitante affirme les avoir découvertes dans la cave de sa mère et que les peintures avaient été offertes à son grand-père au début du siècle.  Alors qu’elle range la résidence de sa mère, récemment partie en maison de retraite, une habitante du Puy-de-Dôme découvre dans la cave deux kakémonos, ces peintures japonaises... [Lire la suite]
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23 octobre 2011

A Faux-Bois and Gilt-Decorated Bowl. Seal mark and period of Qianlong

A Faux-Bois and Gilt-Decorated Bowl.  Seal mark and period of Qianlong. Photo Sotheby's well potted with curved sides elegantly rising from a flat foot to a flaring mouthrim, the interior and the rim covered with an even layer of gilding, the exterior painted in different tones of reddish brown simulating wood with concentric knots and grain extending to the underside, the countersunk base inscribed in gilt with a six-character reign mark ; 13.7 cm., 5 3/8 in. Estimate 200,000-250,000 HKD - Lot Sold: 250,000 HKD... [Lire la suite]


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