06 septembre 2012

Yellow Wulfenite crystals on matrix with vivid green Mimetite / Ojuela Mine, Mexico

Yellow Wulfenite crystals on matrix with vivid green Mimetite / Ojuela Mine, Mexico
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06 septembre 2012

A yellow-ground 'bats' bowl, Yongzheng Mark And Period

A yellow-ground 'bats' bowl, Yongzheng Mark And Period. Photo Sotheby's of steeply rounded form supported on a slightly splayed foot, incised around the exterior with twelve iron-red bats in flight, each holding a pale green double-gourd suspended from a blue ribbon in its mouth, on a ground of swirling green clouds with incised detailing, between interlinked ruyi-heads around the rim and a band of upright lotus petals around the foot, all against a bright yellow ground extending into the interior,... [Lire la suite]
06 septembre 2012

Grossular (Hessonite) with Vesuvianite / Québec, Canada

Grossular (Hessonite) with Vesuvianite / Québec, Canada 
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06 septembre 2012

A rare celadon jade carving of a mythical horse. Qing dynasty, 18th century

A rare celadon jade carving of a mythical horse. Qing dynasty, 18th century. Photo Sotheby's the figure well-carved with patches of scales on its shoulders and haunches, in a recumbent position with head turned back grasping in its mouth a section of the sash tied around a bundle of books resting on its back, supported on a base of churning waves, the stone with some opaque white inclusions and russet enhancement, wood stand (2). Length 8 1/2 in., 21.6 cm - ESTIMATION 60,000-80,000 USD ... [Lire la suite]
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06 septembre 2012

Tugtupite from the Arctic region

Tugtupite from the Arctic region
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06 septembre 2012

A pair of Underglaze-Blue and Yellow-Enamelled 'dragon' Dishes, Qianlong seal marks and period

A pair of Underglaze-Blue and Yellow-Enamelled 'dragon' Dishes, Qianlong seal marks and period. Photo Sotheby's each decorated on the interior with a scaly dragon in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' amidst flames and clouds within a band of striding dragons on the well, repeated on the underside above a lappet border, all picked out in mustard yellow enamel reserved on a blue wash ground, seal mark in underglaze blue. Diameter 9 7/8 in., 25.1 cm - ESTIMATION 60,000-80,000 USD NOTE DE CATALOGUE: See a... [Lire la suite]


06 septembre 2012

Malachite on Quartz / Musina Copper Mine / South Africa

Malachite on Quartz / Musina Copper Mine / South Africa 
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06 septembre 2012

A Green-Enameled, 'Dragon' Jar. Qianlong Seal Mark And Period

A Green-Enameled, 'Dragon' Jar. Qianlong Seal Mark And Period. Photo Sotheby's the ovoid body painted in underglaze blue and enameled in green with two striding fiveclawed dragons each in fierce pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' amidst swirling clouds and fire scrolls encircled by the bajixiang, the 'Eight Buddhist Emblems' around the shoulder and above a row of upright lappets, seal mark in underglaze blue, with wood cover (2). Height 8 1/2 in., 21 cm - ESTIMATION 60,000-80,000 USD ... [Lire la suite]
06 septembre 2012

Salammoniac / Yagnob River, Tajikistan

Salammoniac (rare mineral) / Yagnob River, Tajikistan
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06 septembre 2012

A huanghuali Side Table (tiaoan), 17th century

A huanghuali Side Table (tiaoan), 17th century. Photo Sotheby's the single panel set into a rectangular frame above a waisted apron supported on corner legs of square section joined by high square section stretchers with a pronounced arch rising up to touch the apron, the legs terminating in hoof feet, with two transverse stretchers beneath. Height 33¼ in, 84.5 cm; Width 37 5/8 in., 96 cm; Depth 19 in., 48.3 cm. ESTIMATION 60,000-80,000 USD PROVENANCE: M.D. Flacks, Ltd., New York ... [Lire la suite]
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