09 janvier 2018

Indian Jewelry at Susan Ollemans

Basra Pearl Nosering, North India, 19th century. Pearls and Gold. Price On Request © Susan Ollemans A Ruby And Diamond Ring, South India, 19th century. Gold, Ruby and Diamond. Price On Request © Susan Ollemans   A Gilt-Bronze Ear Piece, Tibet or Nepal, 19th century. Gilt-Bronze. Length: 18.5cm. Price On Request © Susan Ollemans A Gold Diamond And Ruby Pendant, North India, 20th century. Gold, Ruby and Diamond. Length: 6 cm. Price On Request © Susan Ollemans Susan Ollemans started her business in 1979 and has traded... [Lire la suite]

09 janvier 2018

Chinese Antique Jewelry at Susan Ollemans

A Gold Finger Ring With Kylin, China, Liao dynasty, 11th century, gold. Price On Request © Susan Ollemans Silver- Gilt Filigree Bracelet, China, Qing Dynasty, 19th century. Silver-Gilt. Diameter: 9cm. Price On Request © Susan Ollemans Susan Ollemans started her business in 1979 and has traded in Oriental Works of Art ever since. She was trained at the Percival David Foundation, SOAS London University, and worked as an agent for Spink and Sons for 15 years. She has sold to the Museum of New South Wales, Australia; the Cultural... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2018

A celadon bowl, Five dynasties-Song dynasty

Lot 26. A celadon bowl, Five dynasties-Song dynasty, from the Tsuneichi Inoue Collection; 14.1cm., 5 1/2 in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP (4,070 - 6,783 EUR). Lot sold 17,500 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2015 the deep flaring sides rising from a short straight foot, covered overall in a greyish-celadon glaze, the footring unglazed revealing the grey body, Japanese wood box. Quantité: 2 Exhibited: Chūgoku tōji meiho ten [Exhibition of the great works of Chinese ceramics], The Gotoh Museum, Tokyo, 1966. ... [Lire la suite]
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09 janvier 2018

A parcel-gilt silver shell-form box and cover, Tang dynasty (618-907)

Lot 16. A parcel-gilt silver shell-form box and cover, Tang dynasty  (618-907); 4.2cm., 1 5/8 in. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 21,250 GBP. Photo Sotheby's.  modelled in the form of a shell, the exterior engraved with birds in flight amongst scattered floral sprays and mountains, all reserved on a ring-punched ground, the hinged cover similarly decorated, Japanese wood box. Quantité: 3. Provenance: Mayuyama & Co. Ltd., Tokyo.  ... [Lire la suite]
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09 janvier 2018

A jade fish-form ornament, Shang dynasty (c.1600-1046 BCE)

Lot 8. A jade fish-form ornament, Shang dynasty (c.1600-1046 BCE); 5.8cm., 2 1/2 in. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP. Lot sold 10,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's.  of curved form, resembling an abstract fish-form with angular contours, the convex side carved with bands of diagonal grooves to denote dorsal and pelvic fins, the stone of an opaque calcified ivory tone with patches of russet-brown, Japanese wood box. Quantité: 2 Sotheby's. The Soul of Japanese Aesthetics – The Tsuneichi Inoue... [Lire la suite]
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09 janvier 2018

An archaic bronze horse, Han dynasty

Lot 49. An archaic bronze horse, Han dynasty; 8.2cm., 3 1/4 in., together with an archaic bronze ‘bird’ belthook, Han dynasty, and an Ordos bronze plaque. Estimate 1,500 — 2,000 GBP. Lot sold 10,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. cast standing with one foreleg extended forward, detailed with geometric patterns, wood stand, Japanese wood box; together with an archaic bronze ‘bird’ belthook, Han dynasty, wood stand and an Ordos bronze plaque, Japanese wood boxes. Quantité: 8 ... [Lire la suite]

09 janvier 2018

A gilt-bronze bear-form support, Han dynasty

Lot 17. A gilt-bronze bear-form support, Han dynasty; 8.6cm., 3 3/8 in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 EUR. Lot sold 15,000 GBP. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2015. hollow-cast in a half-kneeling position with the right fore paw raised above the head and the jaw open, the body finely incised with fur markings, with a D-shaped aperture in the top of the head and a circular opening in the base, Japanese wood box. Quantité: 2. Sotheby's. The Soul of Japanese Aesthetics – The Tsuneichi Inoue... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2018

Jar Bat and cloud design in underglaze blue and overglaze red enamel, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-95)

Jar Bat and cloud design in underglaze blue and overglaze red enamel, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-95), Jingdezhen ware, China, TG-2291 © Tokyo National Museum
09 janvier 2018

A rare iron-red decorated `Bat' double-gourd vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 97. A rare iron-red decorated `Bat' double-gourd vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 10cm., 4in. Estimate 50,000 — 80,000 GBP. Lot sold 168,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's 2007 the ample voluptuous double gourd finely painted with bats in flight, their eyes picked out in black enamel, all beneath a gilt band at the neck. Note: Vases decorated with the design of innumerable bats were made for special celebratory occasions. Bats have traditionally been the... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2018

A good blue and white 'Dragon' moonflask, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 105. A good blue and white 'Dragon' moonflask, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 34cm., 13 3/8 in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 22,800 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's 2007 of compressed globular form, painted to either side in rich cobalt-blue tones with a central dragon medallion encircled by a leafy composite floral scroll, the tall waisted neck with Buddhist emblems and flanked by a pair of dragon handles. Provenance: Private collection, Leipzig, purchased in 1991... [Lire la suite]