09 janvier 2017

Coupe à vin, Inde, Empire moghol (1526-1857), 18e siècle

Coupe à vin, Inde, Empire moghol (1526-1857), 18e siècle. Emeraude, jade, or, rubis. Hauteur : 24 cm. Diamètre : 6 cm. Paris, musée Guimet - musée national des Arts asiatiques, donation Jean et Krishnâ Riboud, MA6809. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (musée Guimet, Paris) / Thierry Ollivier
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09 janvier 2017

Dague (khanjar) avec poignée à tête de cheval, Inde, Empire moghol (1526-1857), 18e siècle

Dague (khanjar) avec poignée à tête de cheval, Inde, Empire moghol (1526-1857), 18e siècle. Acier, jade, or, rubis. Hauteur : 35,8 cm. Paris, musée Guimet - musée national des Arts asiatiques, donation Jean et Krishnâ Riboud, MA6797. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (musée Guimet, Paris) / Thierry Ollivier
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09 janvier 2017

A Lacquer Casket Commissioned by the Portuguese, Momoyama period, late 16th century

Lot 8. A Lacquer Casket Commissioned by the Portuguese, Momoyama period, late 16th century. © Christie's Image Ltd 2017 The rectangular casket with domed hinged cover, decorated in gold hiramaki-e and inlaid in mother-of-pearl and bordered with chequered bands, the cover and the front with two lozenge-shaped panels containing a pavilion amongst a maple tree and kikyo [Chinese bellflowers] and a hawk amongst tachibana on a shippo-hanabishi ground, the sides with... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2017

A Lacquer Casket Commissioned by the Portuguese, Momoyama period, late 16th - early 17th century

Lot 6. A Lacquer Casket Commissioned by the Portuguese, Momoyama period, late 16th - early 17th century © Christie's Image Ltd 2017 The rectangular casket with domed hinged cover, decorated in shark skin, gold hiramaki-e and inlaid in mother-of-pearl over a black ground, each panel bordered with inlaid bands and shippo patterns, copper gilt fittings engraved with stylised flowers - 16.9cm. wide. Estimate GBP 5,000 - 7,000 Notes: For an example decorated in shark skin in the Tokyo... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2017

A fine Junyao ‘bubble’ bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty

Lot 3686. A fine Junyao ‘bubble’ bowl, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty; 8.7 cm., 3 1/2  in. Estimate 2,000,000 — 3,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 5,440,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby’s well potted with gently rounded sides rising to a slightly incurved mouthrim, applied overall with a bubble-suffused pale blue glaze thinning to a buff colour at the rim, the interior with several mottled purplish-blue splashes, the interior and exterior decorated with splashes of purple, all supported on a neatly finished... [Lire la suite]
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09 janvier 2017

An extremely rare robin’s egg glazed double-gourd brushwasher, Incised Seal Mark and Period of Yongzheng

Lot 3620. An extremely rare robin’s egg glazed double-gourd brushwasher, Incised Seal Mark and Period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 24.1 cm., 9 1/2  in. Estimate 5,000,000 —7,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 7,240,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby’s.  robustly potted with a flat shallow well conforming to the curves of a double-gourd with a slightly incurved mouthrim, the base with a meandering vine issuing a large palmette leaf, two small double-gourds and long curling tendrils, brightly covered... [Lire la suite]

09 janvier 2017

Grande tablette de cérémonie, "yu mei gui", Chine, dynastie Qing (1644-1911), 18e siècle

Grande tablette de cérémonie, "yu mei gui", Chine, dynastie Qing (1644-1911), 18e siècle. Néphrite, bois. Hauteur : 27,5 cm; Largeur : 6 cm; Profondeur : 2,5 cm. Don Gieseler, 1932, MNAAG Paris, MG18376bis. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (musée Guimet, Paris) / Thierry Ollivier.
09 janvier 2017

Démêloir, Chine, dynastie Zhou ((vers 1046- 256 av. J.-C.)

Démêloir, Chine, dynastie Zhou (vers 1046- 256 av. J.-C.). Néphrite. MNAAG Paris, MA3844. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (musée Guimet, Paris) / Thierry Ollivier.
09 janvier 2017

Octagonal Box with Birds, Peony Flowers, and Peach Branches, Ming dynasty (1368–1644), Jiajing mark and period (1522–1566)

Octagonal Box with Birds, Peony Flowers, and Peach Branches, Ming dynasty (1368–1644), Jiajing mark and period (1522–1566). Porcelain painted in underglaze blue. Restricted gift of Josephine P. Albright in memory of Alice Higgenbothem Patterson, 1967.366a-b. The Art Institute of Chicago ©2015 The Art Institute of Chicago  
09 janvier 2017

Bottle-Shaped Vase with Figures in Garden, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Chongzhen period (1627-1644)

Bottle-Shaped Vase with Figures in Garden, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Chongzhen period (1627-1644). Porcelain painted in underglaze blue. H. 42.7 cm (16 13/16 in.); diam. 20.6 cm (8 1/8 in.). Bequest of Russell Tyson, 1964.703. The Art Institute of Chicago ©2015 The Art Institute of Chicago.