13 mars 2014

An yixing snuff bottle, 1770-1830

An yixing snuff bottle, 1770-1830. Photo Bonhams. Of compressed globular form, with a flat lip and straight neck, with a high oval foot rim, one side enamelled with prunus and bat, reversed by enamelled bamboo, the foot and interior of the neck with white enamel. 2 1/8in (5.4cm) high. Estimate US$ 2,500 - 4,000 (€1,800 - 2,900) Property from the Collection of Emmanuel Dimitri Gran (1894-1969) Bonhams.CHINESE ART FROM THE SCHOLAR'S STUDIO. 17 Mar 2014, New York - www.bonhams.com
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13 mars 2014

A three-color glass overlay floral snuff bottle, 1770-1880

A three-color glass overlay floral snuff bottle, 1770-1880. Photo Bonhams. An ovoid bottle with a flat lip and concave foot, the body carved through the rose-pink, pale green and yellow overlays to the semi-translucent milky white glass with peonies, mallow and a butterfly. 1 ¾in (4.6cm) high. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000 (€1,400 - 2,200) Property from the Collection of Emmanuel Dimitri Gran (1894-1969) Bonhams.CHINESE ART FROM THE SCHOLAR'S STUDIO. 17 Mar 2014, New York - www.bonhams.com
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13 mars 2014

A black glass overlay snuff bottle imitating repaired porcelain, 1760-1840

A black glass overlay snuff bottle imitating repaired porcelain, 1760-1840. Photo Bonhams. Of compressed spherical form, with a flat lip and oval foot rim around a convex foot, the black glass overlay carved to resemble nine rivets, with fixed ring mask handles to the sides. 2 1/4in (5.6 cm) high. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,200 - 3,600) A small number of bottles with the black overlay carved to mimic the rivets used to repair porcelain are known. For another "nine rivet" example see Moss, Graham, and Tsang The Art of the... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2014

Wartski @ TEFAF Maastricht 2014

Van Cleef and Arpels, A two row diamond bracelet, New York, c1939. Photo courtesy Wartski. set with rows of baguette cut diamonds punctuated by pentagonal cut stones. René Lalique. An Art Nouveau carved opal and engraved glass pendant, Paris, c1900. Photo courtesy Wartski.   mounted in gold, presented in its original gilded leather case. Height (pendant): 8.8cm Wartski (stand 242). TEFAF Maastricht. 2014 14-23 march - http://www.tefaf.com/
13 mars 2014

A gold bracelet watch with three flowerheads by Cleef & Arpels, France, circa 1940

A gold bracelet watch with three flowerheads by Cleef & Arpels, France, circa 1940. Photo courtesy van Kranendonk Duffels. Designed as three tubogas bands gathered by three flowerheads, set with blue and yellow sapphires and rubies mounted in 18 carat gold. The watch-face hidden beneath the hinged flowerhead. Signed and numbered van Kranendonk Duffels (stand 245). TEFAF Maastricht. 2014 14-23 march - http://www.tefaf.com/
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13 mars 2014

A vermillion-splashed glass snuff bottle, 18th century

A vermillion-splashed glass snuff bottle, 18th century. Photo Bonhams. Of compressed form and pinched slightly at the foot, with a waisted neck and flat lip surrounding a wide mouth, with an oval concave foot, the body bearing vermillion splashes on an opalescent ground. 1 3/4in (4.6cm) high. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000 (€1,400 - 2,200) Property from the Collection of Emmanuel Dimitri Gran (1894-1969) Bonhams.CHINESE ART FROM THE SCHOLAR'S STUDIO. 17 Mar 2014, New York - www.bonhams.com
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13 mars 2014

A dragon and phoenix glass overlay snuff bottle, 19th century

A dragon and phoenix glass overlay snuff bottle, 19th century. Photo Bonhams. Of upright rounded rectangular form, with a flat lip and wide mouth, the opaque white glass with an overlay of red and blue, with a blue dragon on one side, reversed by a phoenix in red, with a red overlay foot rim with waves under the dragon changing to rocks under the phoenix. 2 1/4in (5.7cm) high. Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€2,900 - 4,300) For a similar red and blue glass overlay bottle see White, Snuff Bottles from China the Victoria and Albert... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2014

Marjan Sterk Antique Jewellery @ TEFAF Maastricht 2014

Drop pendant earrings of pear-shaped, baguette and navette diamonds in platinum, Circa 1950. Photo courtesy Marjan Sterk Antique Jewellery. Two rings. Photo courtesy Marjan Sterk Antique Jewellery. An invisible set sapphire and navette diamond ring. Signed Van Cleef & Arpels, ParisAn invisible set diamond ring. Signed Van Cleef & Arpels, Paris Marjan Sterk Antique Jewellery. TEFAF Maastricht. 2014 14-23 march - http://www.tefaf.com/
13 mars 2014

A blue overlay white glass snuff bottle, Yangzhou school, 1800-1840

A blue overlay white glass snuff bottle, Yangzhou school, 1800-1840. Photo Bonhams. Of compressed pear spherical form with a flat lip and sapphire blue oval foot rim surrounding a flat foot, with fixed mask ring handles to each side, the blue glass carved in low relief with one face with a fisherman on a rocky outcropping, with a seal overhead reading Daya, the other face with a boy in boat with lotus beneath the inscription Xiang Yuan Yi Qing, the water's ripples lightly etched into the glass. 2 1/4in (5.7cm) high. Estimate... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2014

A blue glass overlay snuff bottle, 1750-1800

A blue glass overlay snuff bottle, 1750-1800. Photo Bonhams. Of compressed spherical form, with a flat lip and oval foot rim around a convex foot, the sapphire blue overlay carved with a butterfly among melon vines on one face reversed by a squirrel and grape fine, with fixed ring mask handles to the sides. 2 1/4in (5.8cm) high. Estimate US$ 1,500 - 2,500 (€1,100 - 1,800) Bonhams.CHINESE ART FROM THE SCHOLAR'S STUDIO. 17 Mar 2014, New York - www.bonhams.com
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