14 juillet 2013

Fine Chinese rhinoceros horn carved libation cup, 19th century

Fine Chinese rhinoceros horn carved libation cup, 19th century. Photo courtesy 888 Auctions the horn shaft richly carved with elaborated grapes and animals. Base with repeated designs. Marked Kangxi. H: 27 cm, W: 14 cm, 765 grams. Estimated Price: CAD2,000 - CAD4,000 This item was carved in the 19th century and buyer is responsible for proper export permits. 888 Auctions. July 18, 2013, 2:00 PM EST. 280 West Beaver Creek #15, Richmond Hill, ON, L4B 3Z1 Canada. Phone: 905-763-7201

14 juillet 2013

Fine Chinese wucai porcelain brushpot, Ming Dynasty, Wanli six-character mark

Fine Chinese wucai porcelain brushpot, Ming Dynasty, Wanli six-character mark. Photo courtesy 888 Auctions of cylindrical shape, body painted with auspicious pomegranate and sparrow. Bottom marked six-characters Ming Wanli mark. H: 13 cm, D: 9.7 cm. Estimated Price: CAD3,000 - CAD6,000 888 Auctions. July 18, 2013, 2:00 PM EST. 280 West Beaver Creek #15, Richmond Hill, ON, L4B 3Z1 Canada. Phone: 905-763-7201
14 juillet 2013

Fine Chinese rhinoceros horn carved libation cup, 19th century

Fine Chinese rhinoceros horn carved libation cup, 19th century. Photo courtesy 888 Auctions the horn shaft richly carved with continuous and repeating court scenes, pine trees and cranes. H: 32 cm, W: 12 cm, 921 grams. Estimated Price: CAD4,000 - CAD8,000 This item was carved in the 19th century and buyer is responsible for proper export permits. 888 Auctions. July 18, 2013, 2:00 PM EST. 280 West Beaver Creek #15, Richmond Hill, ON, L4B 3Z1 Canada. Phone: 905-763-7201
14 juillet 2013

Chinese carved coral covered vase, 19th century

Chinese carved coral covered vase, 19th century. Photo courtesy of Freeman's Boy surmounted cover over dragon carved base, raised on wood stand. Coral H: 4 1/2 in. Estimated Price: $3,000 - $5,000 Property of a Philadelphia Gentleman Freeman's. July 18, 2013, 10:00 AM EST. 1808 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19103 USA. Phone: +1 215.563.9275 - Fax: +1 215.563.8236 - Email: Info@freemansauction.com
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14 juillet 2013

Large Chinese carved malachite covered vase

Large Chinese carved malachite covered vase. Photo courtesy of Freeman's The Fu-lion surmounted cover over baluster base, carved to show twin lion masks supporting free-moving rings, the body carved to show dragon over celestial sea, raised on oval foot. H: 11 1/4 in. Estimated Price: $3,000 - $5,000 Property of a Philadelphia Gentleman Freeman's. July 18, 2013, 10:00 AM EST. 1808 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19103 USA. Phone: +1 215.563.9275 - Fax: +1 215.563.8236... [Lire la suite]
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14 juillet 2013

Chinese carved malachite Fu-lion grouping

Chinese carved malachite Fu-lion grouping. Photo courtesy of Freeman's Graduating pair, paws raised over balls, well carved heads and scrolling tails, over wood stand. L: 12 in. Estimated Price: $3,000 - $5,000 Property of a Philadelphia Gentleman Freeman's. July 18, 2013, 10:00 AM EST. 1808 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19103 USA. Phone: +1 215.563.9275 - Fax: +1 215.563.8236 - Email: Info@freemansauction.com
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14 juillet 2013

Unusual Chinese carved glass Quanyin

Unusual Chinese carved glass Quanyin.  Photo courtesy of Freeman's Typical tall standing beauty grasping peony and scrolling halo. H: 12 1/2 in. Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,000 Freeman's. July 18, 2013, 10:00 AM EST. 1808 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19103 USA. Phone: +1 215.563.9275 - Fax: +1 215.563.8236 - Email: Info@freemansauction.com
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14 juillet 2013

Impressive Chinese carved coral Daoist grouping, 19th century

 Impressive Chinese carved coral Daoist grouping, 19th century. Photo courtesy of Freeman's Branch-like out line carved to show central robed monk, flanked by various animals, over later wood stand. Coral H: 12 L: 8 in; overall good with minor fillings. Estimated Price: $15,000 - $20,000PROVENANCE: Property of a Philadelphia Gentleman Freeman's. July 18, 2013, 10:00 AM EST. 1808 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19103 USA. Phone: +1 215.563.9275 - Fax: +1 215.563.8236... [Lire la suite]
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14 juillet 2013

"The Poetry of Paper" at J. Paul Getty Museum

Cornelis Dusart (Dutch, 1660-1704),A Seated Peasant Looking Down to the Right, Holding a Pitcher, about 1680s, Dutch, Black and red chalk, 24.7 x 22.9 cm, 2004.72, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles.  When looking at drawings, one generally focuses on what’s there: the figures, landscape, buildings, and other objects in the work. The Poetry of Paper however, focuses on what’s NOT there — the artists’ use of negative space, described as areas of paper left blank to create the illusion of light and form. Featuring... [Lire la suite]
14 juillet 2013

Rock crystal treasures from the Silver Museum. Museo degli Argenti, Firenze

Florentine manufacture. Ewer in the shape of a fish. Rock crystal mounted in gold, 16th century. Silver Museum. Museo degli Argenti, Firenze Cup of Diana de Poitiers. Carved rock crystal and gold, 1550. Silver Museum. Museo degli Argenti, Firenze Valerio Belli. Medici Box. Carved rock crystal and gilded silver, 1530 - 1532. Silver Museum. Museo degli Argenti, Firenze Giovanni Desiderio Bernardi. Carved rock crystal and gilded silver. Central design of the Noah's Ark. Mid-16th century. Silver Museum. Museo degli Argenti,... [Lire la suite]
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