23 mai 2013

A very rare Pair of Imperial Inscribed Cloisonne Enamel Peach-Shaped Wall Vases, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

A very rare Pair of Imperial Inscribed Cloisonne Enamel Peach-Shaped Wall Vases, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Photo Christies Image Ltd 2013 Each vase is of peach shape with a gilt flat back, decorated in brightly coloured enamels with leafy branches bearing blossoming peach flowers, on a graduating pistachio-green, white, pink and red ground, superimposed with lines of gilt poetic inscriptions, one written in lishu script and the other in zhuanshu script. Both poems are surmounted by the... [Lire la suite]

23 mai 2013

A very rare Imperial Champleve and Gilt-Bronze Archaistic Vase, Hu. Qianlong period (1736-1795)

 A very rare Imperial Champleve and Gilt-Bronze Archaistic Vase, Hu. Qianlong period (1736-1795). Photo Christies Image Ltd 2013 The baluster body of the hu-shaped vase is decorated on both sides in champlevé enamels of deep blue, turquoise, orange, black, white and green with interlaced scrollwork in relief issuing from stylised taotiemasks and terminating in dragon-heads, linked by mythical beast masks, all reserved on the gilt-bronze ground. The tapering neck is adorned by an undulating band filled with... [Lire la suite]
23 mai 2013

A pair of Restauration Ormolu-Mounted Chinese Porcelain Celadon-Glazed Vases, second quarter 19th century   

A pair of Restauration Ormolu-Mounted Chinese Porcelain Celadon-Glazed Vases, second quarter 19th century. Photo Christies Image Ltd 2013 Each of melon-reeded inverted baluster shape, with gadrooned rim and swan-neck handles terminating in foliage, on an acanthus-cast socle and square foot with incurved corners; 11 in. (28 cm.) high (2). Estimate $10,000 – $15,000 Christies. THE CONNOISSEUR'S EYE. 7 June 2013. New York, Rockefeller Plaza.
23 mai 2013

A Pair of Ormolu-Mounted Chinese Export Turquoise Porcelain Ostriches. The porcelain 18th Century, the mounts circa 1820-1830

A Pair of Ormolu-Mounted Chinese Export Turquoise Porcelain Ostriches. The porcelain 18th Century, the mounts circa 1820-1830. Photo Christies Image Ltd 2013 Each modeled as an ostrich beside trees on a rocky mound; 8¾ in. (22 cm.) high (2). Estimate $5,000 – $8,000 Christies. THE CONNOISSEUR'S EYE. 7 June 2013. New York, Rockefeller Plaza.
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23 mai 2013

A Silver Ice Bowl and Ice Spoon, mark of Gorham MFG Co. Providence, 1870 

A Silver Ice Bowl and Ice Spoon, mark of Gorham MFG Co. Providence, 1870. Photo Christies Image Ltd 2013 The bowl formed as ice blocks hung with icicles and chased with frost, set on a conforming shaped oval foot, applied at each end with a polar bear; the ice spoon formed as a harpoon entwined with rope, with polar bear finial, the bowl pierced with stylized leaves, marked under base, the spoon marked on handle and bowl. The bowl 11 in. (27.9 cm.) long, the spoon 10½ in (26.7 cm.) long; 32 oz. 10 dwt. (1,013... [Lire la suite]
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23 mai 2013

An Italian Parcel-Gilt Silver Centerpiece, mark of Lisi, Florence, 20th century 

An Italian Parcel-Gilt Silver Centerpiece, mark of Lisi, Florence, 20th century. Photo Christies Image Ltd 2013 Circular, on four turtle feet, the base modelled as a shell, with silver mussels, clams, coral, starfish and other crustaceans supporting a silver-gilt oval bowl, marked underneath two turtles, the side engraved LISI 925 STERLING, 23½ in. (59.7 cm.) long; 290 oz. 10 dwt. (9,041 gr.). Price Realized: $23,750 Christies. SILVER 21 May 2013.New York, Rockefeller Plaza

23 mai 2013

A silk blue dress, China, early 20th century

A silk blue dress, China, early 20th century. Photo Cambi Casa d'Aste Estimation : 500 / 600 € Cambi Casa d'Aste. Jeudi 23 mai 2013. Castello Mackenzie - Mura di San Bartolomeo 16. Contact: Emilie Volka 0039 (0) 108395029 -emilie@cambiaste.com
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23 mai 2013

A silk embroidered dress, China, Qing Dynasty, 19th century

A silk embroidered dress, China, Qing Dynasty, 19th century. Photo Cambi Casa d'Aste Estimation : 1 500 / 2 000 € Cambi Casa d'Aste. Jeudi 23 mai 2013. Castello Mackenzie - Mura di San Bartolomeo 16. Contact: Emilie Volka 0039 (0) 108395029 -emilie@cambiaste.com
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23 mai 2013

A Large German Silver Model of a Stag, mark of Neresheimer, Hanau, circa 1901 

A Large German Silver Model of a Stag, mark of Neresheimer, Hanau, circa 1901. Photo Christies Image Ltd 2013 Realistically formed as a ten-point stag, with detachable head, marked on head, also with import marks of Berthold Müller, London, 1901; 15 in. (38 cm.) long; 65 oz. 10 dwt. (2,041 gr.). Price Realized: $8,125 Christies. SILVER 21 May 2013.New York, Rockefeller Plaza
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23 mai 2013

A Pair of Large Silver-Gilt and Gem-Set Lions retailed by Asprey & Co., 20th century 

A Pair of Large Silver-Gilt and Gem-Set Lions retailed by Asprey & Co., 20th century.  Photo Christies Image Ltd 2013 Each realistically modelled, with hardstone eyes and gold and diamond-set nose, marked under rear foot, and with Swiss hallmarks/ 26 in. (66 cm.) long; 377 oz. (11,726 gr.) gross weight (2). Price Realized: $43,750 Christies. SILVER 21 May 2013.New York, Rockefeller Plaza
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