18 février 2012

An amber carving of a landscape

An amber carving of a landscape. Photo Bonhams Decorated with an acolyte sounding a large temple bell beside the entrance to a building surrounded by pine and other trees; 8cm (3in) high. Estimate: £3,000 - 3,500, € 3,600 - 4,200, HK$ 37,000 - 43,000 Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 29 Feb 2012. London, Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com
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18 février 2012

A Beijing glass, yellow brushpot. Qianlong four-character mark

A Beijing glass, yellow brushpot. Qianlong four-character mark. Photo Bonhams Of cylindrical form. 14cm (5½in) high. Estimate: £800 - 1,200, € 960 - 1,400, HK$ 9,800 - 15,000 Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 29 Feb 2012. London, Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com
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18 février 2012

An associated pair of turquoise and coral inlaid figures of cranes

An associated pair of turquoise and coral inlaid figures of cranes. Photo Bonhams Each bird decorated in enamel and standing on a fixed wood stand. The tallest bird about 31cm (12in) high (2). Estimate: £1,000 - 2,000, € 1,200 - 2,400, HK$ 12,000 - 24,000 Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 29 Feb 2012. London, Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com
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18 février 2012

A parcel-gilt bronze incense burner, gui. 17th century, Yunjian Hu Wenming zhi markA parcel-gilt bronze incense burner, gui. 17t

A parcel-gilt bronze incense burner, gui. 17th century, Yunjian Hu Wenming zhi mark. Photo Bonhams The compressed globular body decorated on each side with taotie masks, below the waisted neck with archaistic bird motifs, all reserved on a geometrical diaper ground, flanked by a pair of mythological animal-head handles, all raised on the spreading foot decorated with continuous floral scrolls, the mark incised on a gilt rectangular plaque at the base. 17cm (6¾in) wide. Estimate: £15,000 - 20,000, € 18,000 -... [Lire la suite]
18 février 2012

A white metal ewer and cover, Kundika. Ming Dynasty or later

A white metal ewer and cover, Kundika. Ming Dynasty or later. Photo Bonhams Each side decorated with panels delicately cast with designs of dragons among lotus below a formal lotus medallion, the spout decorated with scrolling designs, on a high splayed foot. 26cm (10¼in) high (2). Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000, € 2,400 - 3,600, HK$ 24,000 - 37,000 Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 29 Feb 2012. London, Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com
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18 février 2012

A green jade reticulated hat finial

A green jade reticulated hat finial. Photo Bonhams Elaborately carved with two storks among flowers and leaves, the stone of an even dark green tone with some brown inclusions. 6cm (2¼in) high.  Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 29 Feb 2012. London, Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com
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18 février 2012

A jade snuff bottle

A jade snuff bottle. Photo Bonhams Designed as a bat beside a large peach; the stone of pale green hue with some mottled, russet inclusion, jadeite stopper (2). Estimate: £600 - 1,000, € 720 - 1,200, HK$ 7,300 - 12,000I Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 29 Feb 2012. London, Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com
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18 février 2012

A small blue glass tapering vase

A small blue glass tapering vase. Photo Bonhams 12cm (4¾in) high. Estimate: £300 - 500, € 360 - 600, HK$ 3,700 - 6,100 Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 29 Feb 2012. London, Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com
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18 février 2012

Two rock crystal bowls

Two rock crystal bowls. Photo Bonhams Comprising one shaped as a peach and decorated with five bats in shallow relief; the other of oval form, each of the paired handles designed as one of the Laughing Twins, 'He He Er Xia'. The latter 13.3cm (5¼in) wide (2). Estimate: £800 - 1,200, € 960 - 1,400, HK$ 9,800 - 15,000 Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 29 Feb 2012. London, Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com
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18 février 2012

A rock crystal brushwasher. Qing Dynasty

A rock crystal brushwasher. Qing Dynasty. Photo Bonhams The stone carved as two open peaches beside a gnarled branch; 14cm (5½in) long.. Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000, € 2,400 - 3,600, HK$ 24,000 - 37,000. Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 29 Feb 2012. London, Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com