23 décembre 2016

Pair of fine natural pearl and diamond pendent ear clips, Petochi

Lot 478. Pair of fine natural pearl and diamond pendent ear clips, Petochi. Estimation 245,000 — 340,000 CHF. Lot sold 3,010,000 CHF. Photo Sotheby's.  Each set with a button shaped natural pearl measuring approximately 13.65 x 13.70 x 12.10mm and 13.40 x 13.50 x 12.45mm, suspending a detachable pendent set with a drop shaped natural pearl measuring 11.75 x 12.95 x 21.00 and 11.45mm x 12.55 x 20.05mm, from a single-cut diamond embellished cap and circular-cut and marquise-shaped diamonds, one... [Lire la suite]

23 décembre 2016

Deep cup with auspicious phrase, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566)

Deep cup with auspicious phrase, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566), China, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. Diam. 5 in. Gift of Roy Leventritt, B69P37L. © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture Jiajing mark of the period. The six-character mark at the base reads: "Produced during the Jiajing reign of the great Ming."
23 décembre 2016

Vase in a shape of ancient bronze vessel, Ming dynasty, Jiajing six-character mark within double-circles and of the period

Vase in a shape of ancient bronze vessel, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Jiajing six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1522-1566), China, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. H. 9 3/16 in. Gift of Roy Leventritt, B69P35L. © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture Jiajing mark of the period. The six-character mark at the base reads: "Produced during the Jiajing reign of the great Ming."
23 décembre 2016

Jar with golden red fish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566)

Jar with golden red fish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566), China, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Porcelain with underglaze blue and overglaze red decoration. H. 12 in x W. 15 in. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60P1227. © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture Jiajing mark of the period. The six-character mark at the base reads: "Produced during the Jiajing reign of the great Ming".
23 décembre 2016

Bowl with chrysanthemum panels, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Reign of the Jiajing emperor (1522-1566)

Bowl with chrysanthemum panels, Ming dynasty  (1368-1644), Reign of the Jiajing emperor (1522-1566), China, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Porcelain with incised decoration under glaze. H. 3 3/4 in x Diam. 8 in, H. 9.5 cm x Diam. 20.3 cm. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60P184. © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture
23 décembre 2016

Yellow glaze porcelain bowl, Ming dynasty, Jiajing six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1522-1566)

Yellow glaze porcelain bowl, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Jiajing six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1522-1566), China, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. H. 3 3/8 in x Diam. 7 3/4 in, H. 8.6 cm x Diam. 19.7 cm. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60P180. © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture

23 décembre 2016

Bonhams presents 101 years of motoring history at Grand Palais sale

The 1935 Aston Martin Ulster 'CML 719', Chassis no. A5/537/U, Engine no. A5/537/U. Estimate €1,600,000 - 1,800,000 (£1,400,000 - 1,500,000). Photo: Bonhams. PARIS.- The Grand Palais will once again play host Bonhams Grande Marques du Monde sale on 9th February. With lots ranging from the veteran 1900 Benz Ideal 4.5 HP to a brace of modern Bentleys, the sale spans more than a century of the finest motor cars from all over the world.  Representing the best of British motoring is the star... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2016

Jar with fish in lotus pond, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Jar with fish in lotus pond, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566), China, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Porcelain with underglaze blue and overglaze orange enamel decorations. H. 12 in x W. 13 1/2 in. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60P57. © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture
23 décembre 2016

Covered vase with incised phoenixes amid clouds, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Covered vase with incised phoenixes amid clouds, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566), China, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Porcelain with incised decoration under glaze. H. 18 in x Diam. 8 1/4 in, H. 45.7 cm x Diam. 21.0 cm. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60P51.a-.b. © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture 
23 décembre 2016

Covered vase with dragons, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566)

Covered vase with dragons, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566), China, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Porcelain with incised decoration under white glaze. H. 18 in x Diam. 8 1/4 in, H. 45.8 cm x Diam. 21 cm. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60P50. © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture Jiajing mark and six-character mark on the shoulder