28 février 2012

Chinese Famille Rose Glazed Porcelain Buddhist Stupa, 18th Century

Chinese Famille Rose Glazed Porcelain Buddhist Stupa, 18th Century. Photo Doyle New York  The globular shrine enameled with a lotus meander below jeweled and forward facing lion bands, all on a bright yellow ground, the arched opening to one side accommodating the figure of Buddha seated in dhyanasana on a lotus throne, all below a set of thirteen Buddhist umbrellas tapering to a pink draped cap below a blue and iron red treasure vase, the stupa supported on a waisted stepped square base finely... [Lire la suite]
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28 février 2012

The Langsdorf Collection pf Chinese monochrome porcelain @ Doyle New York

   Chinese Celadon Glazed Porcelain Vase, 18th Century. Photo Doyle New York This remarkable collection comprises almost 200 lots of Chinese monochrome porcelain dating primarily to the 18th and 19th centuries. The collection was assembled by Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Langsdorf of St. Louis, Missouri, through forty years of acquisitions in Asia, London, Paris and across the United States. Benefactors of the St. Louis Art Museum, Mr. and Mrs. Langsdorf are also active in the Museum’s Asian Art programs. Among the... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2012

A rare and important Chinese Imperial cannon

  Chinese Bronze Cannon and Caisson, Dated 34th Year of the Reign of the Emperor Kangxi, 1695. Certain to attract attention is an important bronze cannon commissioned by the Emperor Kangxi, with inscriptions in Chinese and Manchurian dating it to 1695, the 34th year of his reign (est. $400,000-600,000). Made in Jingshan Nei, now part of Beijing, the cannon is also inscribed with its given name, General Zhisheng, and comes with its partially-original rebuilt caisson. The cannon guarded Beijing's Hata Gate and was captured during... [Lire la suite]
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28 février 2012

The Bromberger Collection of snuff bottles @ Doyle New York

 Chinese White Jade Snuff Bottle. Qianlong Period. Photo Doyle New York The selection of snuff bottles in the Bromberger Collection includes an 18th century white jade snuff bottle carved as a persimmon (est. $15,000-20,000); an 18th/19th century jade snuff bottle with embellishment by the Isuda Family, Kyoto, Japan, 1900-1940 (est. $10,000-15,000); and an 18th/19th century snuff bottle of white jadeite with apple green and lavender inclusions (est. $8,000-12,000). A Chinese inside painted glass snuff bottle... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2012

The Bromberger Collection of Chinese jade articles @ Doyle New York

  The Bromberger Collection is particularly rich in Chinese jade articles. Dating to the Ming Dynasty is a celadon jade figure of a recumbent lion grabbing a ball, length 6 7/8 inches (est. $80,000-120,000). Also featured are an 18th century white jade covered censer, height 4 1/2 inches (est. $60,000-80,000); an 18th century white jade mountain carving, height 5 1/2 inches (est. $50,000-70,000); and a 17th/18th century celadon jade libation cup carved with five baby dragons, height 3 inches, width 6 1/4 inches (est.... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2012

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28 février 2012

Le Beau Sancy. Un diamant d’une importance historique exceptionnelle en vente chez Sotheby’s

  Le Beau Sancy, diamant taille poire double rose pesant 34,98 carats (est. $2-4 millions). Photo Sotheby's Genève, le 28 février 2012 – SOTHEBY’S GENÈVE a l’honneur d’annoncer que le Beau Sancy, l’un des diamants historiques les plus importants jamais mis aux enchères sera présenté lors de sa prochaine vente de haute joaillerie et de bijoux de provenance aristocratique, le 15 mai 2012. Témoin privilégié de plus de quatre siècles d’histoire européenne, le célèbre joyau a appartenu à la Couronne de France,... [Lire la suite]
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28 février 2012

Chinese Ming Style Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Bowl. Qianlong Seal Mark and of the Period

Chinese Ming Style Blue and White Glazed Porcelain Bowl. Qianlong Seal Mark and of the Period. Photo Doyle New York Well painted in shades of cobalt blue with a central composite foliate meander, within a similar border, a classic scroll at the rim, the exterior with varied flowerheads on a scrolling foliate vine, below a squared scroll band at the rim. Diameter 16 inches. Estimate $250,000-350,000 C The Honorable Judge Edgar Bromberger Collection  The Honorable Judge Edgar Bromberger... [Lire la suite]