19 mars 2016

A small apple-green-glazed bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 1448, A small apple-green-glazed bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate USD 3,000 — 5,000. Lot sold 3,750 USD. Photo Sotheby's. the ovoid body rising to a tall cylindrical neck, all covered in a bright green crackled glaze, the mouth and foot rims applied with dark brown wash. Height 6 in., 15.3 cm Provenance: Collection of Richard Ronald John Copeland (1884-1958).John Sparks Ltd., London, 8th November 1982.  Sotheby’s. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art New... [Lire la suite]

19 mars 2016

An incised green and yellow 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period

Lot 1447, An incised green and yellow 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period. Estimate USD 5,000 ~ 7,000. Lot sold 10,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. the steeply rounded sides rising from a short straight foot, the exterior decorated with two dragons chasing flaming pearls separated by two phoenix amongst cloud and flame motifs, the interior with a shou medallion, seal mark in underglaze blue. Diameter 4 3/4  in., 12 cm Sotheby’s. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2016

A Famille-Verte 'Floral' cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

Lot 1441, A Famille-Verte 'Floral' cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period. Estimate USD 1,500 ~ 2,000. Lot sold 1,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's. he steep sides supported on a tall splayed foot, enameled and gilded on the exterior with three panels enclosing various flowering plants issuing from rockwork. Height 4 7/8  in., 12.3 cm Provenance: Sotheby's New York, 8th-9th December 1983, lot 311. Sotheby’s. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art New York, 19 mars 2016
19 mars 2016

A wucai 'figural' jar, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1439, A wucai 'figural' jar, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Estimate USD 1,500 ~ 2,000. Lot sold 2,375 USD. Photo Sotheby's. of baluster form, painted to the exterior with an official kneeling before the emperor to receive an imperial edict, all within a terrace setting with rockwork and trees. Height 12 1/8  in., 30.9 cm Sotheby’s. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art New York, 19 mars 2016
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19 mars 2016

A wucai 'figural' beaker vase, 17th century

Lot 1438, A wucai 'figural' beaker vase, 17th century. Estimate USD2,000 ~ 3,000. Lot sold 2,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's. of gu form, painted around the neck with a garden scene depicting an official pointing to the sun, representing the wish that one may soon rise in rank (zhiri gaosheng), all above bands of detached floral sprigs and fruiting branches. Height 16 1/2  in., 42 cm Sotheby’s. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art New York, 19 mars 2016
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19 mars 2016

Embroidery Samples, France, ca. 1770 at Cooper Hewitt

Embroidery Sample (France), ca. 1770; silk, paper; H x W: 21.5 x 15.5 cm (8 7/16 x 6 1/8 in.); Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund; 1932-1-16. Cooper Hewitt. Embroidery Sample (France), ca. 1770; silk, paper; H x W: 31.1 x 19 cm (12 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.); Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund; 1932-1-10. Cooper Hewitt. Embroidery Sample (France), ca. 1770; silk, paper; H x W: 29 x 18 cm (11 7/16 x 7 1/16 in.); Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund; 1932-1-14. Cooper Hewitt. Embroidery Sample (France), ca. 1770;... [Lire la suite]

19 mars 2016

Sword, Vietnam, 19th century

Sword, Vietnam, 19th century. Photo: Czerny's International Auction House Straight, double-edged blade of lenticular section, ribbed at the base, with small engravings depicting spirals and geometrical motifs at the forte; bronze quillon decorated with bas-relieved dragon head with remains of silver plating on a side, pommel en suite, silver ring-nut, horn grip with floral chiselling. Wooden scabbard with mother of pearl tarsia depicting floral motifs, silver mounts with bas-relieved decorations. Length 75 cm. Sold... [Lire la suite]
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19 mars 2016

An underglaze-blue and copper-red pomegranate-shaped vase, Qing dynasty

Lot 1457, An underglaze-blue and copper-red pomegranate-shaped vase, Qing dynasty. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Lot sold 3,750 USD. Photo Sotheby's. of almost spherical shape rising to a waisted neck, the lobed mouth resembling the calyx, painted under the pale celadon glaze with a flowering peony growing from behind a garden rock, surrounded by bamboo and grasses, the foot ring coated with an iron-wash. Height 6 1/4  in., 16 cm Sotheby’s. Saturday at... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2016

A blue and white bottle vase, 17th century

Lot 1456, A blue and white bottle vase, 17th century. Estimate USD 2,000 ~ 3,000. Unsold. Photo Sotheby's. of pear shape, the exterior delicately painted in elegant strokes with full chrysanthemum blossoms and leafy bamboo shoots growing from rockwork, supported on a tall splayed foot. Sotheby’s. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art New York, 19 mars 2016
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19 mars 2016

Two blue and white 'mandarin duck' form water droppers, Late Ming dynasty

Lot 1461, Two blue and white 'mandarin duck' form water droppers, Late Ming dynasty. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Lot sold 5,625 USD. Photo Sotheby's. each modeled with the ducks swimming side by side, with a circular aperture on the back opening to the hollow bodies freely painted with plumage in shades of blue, the beak of one pierced to form a spout. Length 5 in., 12.7 cm PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF CORNELIA GUEST, FORMERLY FROM THE COLLECTION OF C.Z. AND WINSTON... [Lire la suite]