29 mai 2012

A small Yixing 'plum blossom' vase and a 'pine' cup. Mid Qing dynasty

A small Yixing 'plum blossom' vase and a 'pine' cup. Mid Qing dynasty. Photo Bonhams The brushpot formed as a section of pine trunk, naturalistically potted and carved in high relief with branches and pine needles, the tree bark and scales vividly depicted, the body of a grey-brown colour, together with a small vase(beige and red spotted), decorated with high relief prunus branches, buds and flowers, the beige body impressed with three seals and spotted with red splashes. The largest: 13cm long. (2).... [Lire la suite]
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29 mai 2012

An Yixing stoneware teapot and cover. Qing dynasty, signed She Weng, incised by Nan Weng

An Yixing stoneware teapot and cover. Qing dynasty, signed She Weng, incised by Nan Weng. Photo Bonhams The curved and elongated conical-shaped body rising from a slightly recessed base, flanked by a short spout and an extended 'C'-shaped handle, surmounted by a domed cover and knop, a square seal mark at the lower end of the handle, another circular seal mark at the base, fitted box. 12.7cm high. (3). Lot 605. Sold for HK$ 2.2 million From a distinguished Asian family collection Notes: Mei Tiaoding... [Lire la suite]
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29 mai 2012

An inscribed white nephrite snuff bottle. Probably Imperial, attributable to the palace workshops, Beijing 1720–1780

An inscribed white nephrite snuff bottle. Probably Imperial, attributable to the palace workshops, Beijing 1720–1780. Photo Bonhams 3.8cm high. Lot 53. Sold for HK$ 350,000 Treasury 1, no. 89 白玉王維詩句鼻煙壺擬御製品,傳宮廷作坊製品,北京,1720~1780An inscribed white nephrite snuff bottleFlawless nephrite; not very well hollowed and with a deeply recessed foot; each side with an oval panel framed by a raised ridge, one carved with a scholar beneath a pine tree in a rocky landscape, the other with an inscription in... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2012

An inscribed yellow nephrite snuff bottle. Shen Kan mark, possibly Imperial, perhaps palace workshops, Beijing, 1740–1820

An inscribed yellow nephrite snuff bottle. Shen Kan mark, possibly Imperial, perhaps palace workshops, Beijing, 1740–1820. Photo Bonhams 5.1cm high. Lot 19. Sold for HK$ 237,500  Treasury 1, no. 86 黃玉鼻煙壺 沈堪款,擬御製品,或御用作坊作,北京,1740~1820An inscribed yellow nephrite snuff bottleNephrite; very well hollowed, with a recessed foot; carved with mask-and-ring handles, the foot incised in regular script with the name Shen KanShen Kan mark, possibly imperial, perhaps palace workshops, Beijing,... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2012

A white nephrite 'plum blossom' snuff bottle. Probably Imperial, attributable to the palace workshops, Beijing, 1740–1799

A white nephrite 'plum blossom' snuff bottle. Probably Imperial, attributable to the palace workshops, Beijing, 1740–1799. Photo Bonhams 5.61cm high. Lot 14. Sold for HK$ 225,000 Treasury 1, no. 108 白玉雕梅花鼻煙壺擬御製品,傳宮廷作坊製品,北京,1740~1799A white nephrite 'plum blossom' snuff bottleFlawless nephrite; well hollowed, with a recessed, rounded-rectangular foot; incised on one side with branches of blossoming prunus and on the other with a related poem in clerical script, the two main panels convex and contained... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2012

Vase archaisant en porcelaine émaillée blanc à décor oulé. Chine, Dynastie Qing, marque et époque Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Vase archaisant en porcelaine émaillée blanc à décor oulé. Chine, Dynastie Qing, marque et époque Jiaqing (1796-1820). Photo Sotheby's A white-glazed soft-paste porcelain vase with moulded design, China, Qing Dynasty, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820)  de forme balustre aplatie sous un long col évasé agrémenté d'anses ajourées figurant des phénix stylisés, la panse délicatement décorée de dragons archaïques kui et chauvessouris dans des entrelacs géométriques, l'épaulement agrémenté de... [Lire la suite]


29 mai 2012

Rare vase à six cols en porcelaine bleu blanc, Liukongping. Chine, Dynastie Qing, marque et époque Qianlong (1736-1795)

Rare vase à six cols en porcelaine bleu blanc, Liukongping. Chine, Dynastie Qing, marque et époque Qianlong (1736-1795). Photo Sotheby's A fine and rare blue and white porcelain six-spouted vase, Liukongping, China, Qing Dynasty, four-character Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795), red paper inventory label composé d'un vase balustre central entouré de cinq vases plus petits de forme identique, chaque vase s'élargissant en un long col étroit aux bords évasés, le col central surplombant... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2012

Bol en porcelaine bleu blanc. Chine, Dynastie Qing, marque et époque Kangxi (1662-1722)

Bol en porcelaine bleu blanc.  Chine, Dynastie Qing, marque et époque Kangxi (1662-1722). Photo Sotheby's A blue and white porcelain 'dragon' bowl, Chine, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722) les bords très légèrement évasés, reposant sur un court pied droit, à décor de deux dragons à cinq griffes à la poursuite de la perle enflammée dans des nuages stylisés, marque à six caractères dans un double cercle en bleu sous couverte à la base; 16 cm, 6 1/4 in. Lot 67. Estimate... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2012

Christie's announces an exhibition from the Collection of Sir Timothy Rice to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee

English School c.1520, Portrait of Henry VIII. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012.  LONDON.- To mark the celebration of the Diamond Jubilee, Christie’s announced ‘Jubilee Line’, an exceptional exhibition dedicated to the Royal Portrait Collection of Sir Timothy Rice. From 30 May to 1 June, this collection of important works of art will be open to the public at the historical London premises of Christie's, King Street. The collection comprises of more than fifty portraits of members of The Royal Family, ranging from a... [Lire la suite]
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29 mai 2012

The Royal Academy celebrates the Queen's Diamond Jubilee with several displays

Peter Greenham RA, 'Study for a Portrait of Her Majesty The Queen', 1964. Oil on canvas. © estate of the artist. Photo: Royal Academy of Arts, London / Prudence Cuming Associates Ltd. LONDON.- This summer, as Britain celebrates the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, the Royal Academy of Arts marks the occasion with a series of displays and events. Peter Greenham’s Study for a Portrait of Her Majesty the Queen (1964) has gone on show in the RA’s entrance hall, while displays in the John Madejski Fine Rooms celebrate the... [Lire la suite]


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