19 mars 2012

Skull. Japan, 19th Century

Skull. Japan, 19th Century. Photo Hampel Finely worked ivory skull with a snake and toad.  Estimate € 300-500 Hampel. Friday, 23 march 2012. http://www.hampel-auctions.com/
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19 mars 2012

A fine Guan-Type Faceted Vase (Hu). Qianlong Seal Mark And Period

A fine Guan-Type Faceted Vase (Hu).  Qianlong Seal Mark And Period. Photo Sotheby's well-potted of canted rectangular section, the pear-shaped body supported by a splayed foot, rising gently to a slightly waisted neck flanked by a pair of tubular handles, covered overall with a rich, evenly applied pale green glaze, the unglazed footring with a brown wash, four-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Height 5 3/4 in., 15 cm. Estimate 40,000-60,000 USD PROVENANCE: Collection of Johanna... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2012

Round Plate with "Memento mori" Motif, 18th Century.

Round Plate with "Memento mori" Motif, 18th Century. Photo Hampel Base and framing in oak wood, fine wood moldings with throat move in kind of a looping ribbon motif on the outer skirt, topped with orange-red spotted marble in the longitudinal fields and porphyry marble slabs in the round medallions. In the center of large round pietra dura plate in black slate, is placed skull with crossed bones and Divis tape with the word "memento mori", Journal of the skull with crown. Estimate € 7000-8000 Hampel. Friday, 23... [Lire la suite]
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19 mars 2012

A celadon-glazed double-gourd vase. Qianlong Seal Mark

A celadon-glazed double-gourd vase. Qianlong Seal Mark.  Photo Sotheby's the lower bulb of compressed globular form with pronounced shoulders and surmounted by a pear-shaped upper bulb above the narrow constricted waist, covered overall with a thick bubble-suffused glaze of pale sea-green color drained to white at the rim, the countersunk base encircled by an unglazed footring burnt orange along the perimeter, sixcharacter seal mark in underglaze blue. Height 12 3/4 in., 32.3 cm.... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2012

Marmortondo as a table top in Pietra Dura technique, 17th-18 Century

Marmortondo as a table top in Pietra Dura technique, 17th-18th Century. Photo Hampel Strong outer edge in brown, white veined marble is black slate inlay depicting a winged skull with laurel wreath in Giallo Antico marble, green, white and dark brown marble.Surrounding the inscription in capital letters "MEMENTO HOMO Quia PULVIS ES ET IN pulverem REVERTERIS" (Remember man that thou art dust and to dust will return).Inner core of wood. Estimate € 7000-8000 Hampel. Friday, 23 march... [Lire la suite]
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19 mars 2012

A rare celadon-glazed six-necked vase (Liukongping). Qianlong Seal Mark And Period

A rare celadon-glazed six-necked vase (Liukongping). Qianlong Seal Mark And Period. Photo Sotheby's superbly potted with five outer baluster-form bodies enclosing the inner central and tallest vase, rising to narrow cylindrical necks, each with a single raised filet and terminating in an everted mouth and tapering to form a joined base, covered overall in a vitreous pale seagreen celadon glaze, seal mark in underglaze blue, wood stand (2). Height 8 3/4 in., 22.5 cm. Estimate 70,000-90,000 USD... [Lire la suite]


19 mars 2012

Rare Augsburg silver leaping deer. Augsburger mark, 1640 - 1645.

Rare Augsburg silver leaping deer. Augsburger mark, 1640 -1645. Photo Hampel The deer stands with both hind legs in jumping to the left on a helped shape, in silver-driven and molded rock base, filled with animals such as frogs and lizards, as well as broader semi-precious stones as well as including a gemugelter, large amethyst and a spherical rock crystal in the form of a fruit with drooping leaves . Between scrollwork cartouches with stones. The body of the animal supported by a plant stalk, which pulls up... [Lire la suite]
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19 mars 2012

A rare large carved celadon-glazed bowl. Yongzheng Mark And Period.

A rare large carved celadon-glazed bowl. Yongzheng Mark And Period. Photo Sotheby's with rounded sides rising to a flared rim, finely carved in relief with six ruyi lappets enclosing smaller ruyi heads, interspersed with smaller bifurcated lappets, above a border of petal lappets encircling the splayed foot with an incised key-fret border just below the mouthrim, all covered with a translucent misty-green glaze pooling in the recessed areas elegantly highlighting the carved design, six-character... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2012

Carved figure of St. Sebastian

Carved figure of St. Sebastian. Southern Germany / Austria, early 18th Century. Photo Hampel Height: 79 cm.. Estimate € 12.000 - 14.000 Slender body moving in a gentle attitude tied to a tree, mitgeschnitzt the ropes. Right leg just completed, the left leg is taken back, head bowed. Revert to get even better with some age patina. Good, masterful Schnitzstil Hampel. Friday, 23 march 2012. http://www.hampel-auctions.com/
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19 mars 2012

A rare doucai candlestick, Qianlong Seal Mark And Period

A rare doucai candlestick, Qianlong Seal Mark And Period.  Photo Sotheby's the columnar candlestick above a wide drip pan with slightly flaring sides and everted rim, supported on a tall bell-shaped base and enameled and gilt throughout with a dense colorful lotus scroll issuing leaves with ruyi and key-fret bands, all banded or outlined in underglaze blue, six-character seal mark in a line within a gilt and iron-red border Height 13 3/4 in., 35 cm - Estimate 180,000-250,000 USD ... [Lire la suite]


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