14 mars 2015

Violet, Fabergé, ca. 1908

Violet, Fabergé (Russian , 19th century), ca. 1908. Gold, enamel, diamond, nephrite, rock crystal; 3.5 in. high (8.89 cm. high); Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt, 47.20.238. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.
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14 mars 2015

Scarab Brooch, 1801 - 1947, Fabergé

Scarab Brooch, 1801 - 1947, Fabergé (Russian , 19th century), rhodolite garnet, gold, diamonds, rubies, enamel, silver; 1.125 x 1.5 in., 2.86 x 3.81 cm. Bequest of Lillian Thomas Pratt, 47.20.143. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts © Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.
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14 mars 2015

A large famille verte jar, guan, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

A large famille verte jar, guan, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate $50,000 – $70,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The broad body is decorated on the upper and lower body with scenes of figures at various pursuits framed by rocks and trees, including three tribute bearers bringing gifts to an official reclining on a luohanchuang, a military official and his entourage, a gathering of officials playing weiqi, and a man kneeling on a tiger skin while worshipping a figure of Budai, all between decorative... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2015

A Dingyao carved 'Lotus' dish, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127)

A Dingyao carved 'Lotus' dish, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127). Estimate $50,000 – $70,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The shallow, rounded dish is delicately carved on the interior with a leafy lotus stem bearing one large blossom, and covered overall with an even glaze of warm ivory tone below the unglazed rim. 8 ½ in. (21.8 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box Provenance: Private collection, Japan, formed in the 1940s. Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 15 - 16 March... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2015

A pair of Junyao shallow dishes, Southern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century

A pair of Junyao shallow dishes, Southern Song-Jin dynasty, 12th-13th century. Estimate $50,000 – $70,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each dish has slightly rounded, widely flared sides that curve up to the rim, and is covered overall with a glaze of rich, robin's egg-blue color that thins to mushroom on the rim. 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) diam., boxes Provenance: J. J. Lally & Co., New York, no. 3648 A & B. Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 15 - 16 March 2015, New York,... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2015

A rare Qingbai meiping, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127)

A rare Qingbai meiping, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127). Estimate $80,000 – $120,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The well-potted ovoid body is incised with five double vertical lines rising from the unglazed foot to a bow-string band encircling the rounded shoulder, and is covered with a translucent glaze of pale aquamarine tone applied in two layers. 11 ½ in. (29.2 cm.) high, box Provenance: Bluett & Sons, London, 1991.Robert Barron Collection, New Orleans, Louisiana.Christie's New York, 30 March... [Lire la suite]

14 mars 2015

A rare blue and white iron-red-ground archaistic vase, zun, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circl

A rare blue and white iron-red-ground archaistic vase, zun, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1522-1566). Estimate $80,000 – $120,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The heavily potted, bronze-form vase is applied with rectangular flanges that accentuate its shape. The flanges on the neck separate four upright petals, each enclosing a different flowering stem including lotus, peony, hibiscus and chrysanthemum, and overlapping another row of flower-filled... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2015

A rare large wucai box and cover, Wanli six character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

A rare large wucai box and cover, Wanli six character mark  in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619). Estimate $80,000 – $120,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The cover is decorated below the lotus bud finial with a band of radiating iron-red petal lappets and a continuous scene of scholars and attendants above a band of birds and butterflies amidst fruiting and flowering branches extending from either side of blue rocks on the sides. The sides of the bowl are decorated with... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2015

A Guan-type square section vase, Cong, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

A Guan-type square section vase, cong, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate $100,000 – $150,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The sturdily potted vase is relief-molded on each of the sides with the bagua, the Eight Daoist Trigrams, arranged into horizontal registers of two columns, and is supported on a spreading foot. It is covered overall in an unctuous, widely-crackled, Guan-type glaze stopping at the brown-dressed biscuit foot ring. 11 in. (28.5... [Lire la suite]
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14 mars 2015

A rare blue-glazed, bottle vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

A rare blue-glazed, bottle vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate $100,000 – $150,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase has a compressed globular body and a tall neck that flares at the rim, and is covered on the exterior with a glaze of rich, dark blue color in contrast to the white interior. 14 3/8 in. (36.5 cm.) high Provenance: Vallin Galleries, Connecticut, late 1990s. Notes: Vases of this shape, with a subtly compressed body and an... [Lire la suite]