21 avril 2014

A gold lidded box, China, Qianlong period or later

A gold lidded box, China, Qianlong period or later. Photo Nagel engraved four character Qianlong to base. The scalloped-shaped oval box with fitting lid, its outside decorated with wire decoration of foliate design, its lid with central red coral shou-character surrounded by bat motifs, both box and lid lavishly set with cabochon sapphire and ruby as well pearls, the inside deprived of any decoration and the base incised with four character mark Qianlong; 388,8 gram and 18-21 kt. Very minor wear. 10,5x8,5x5,6cm.... [Lire la suite]
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21 avril 2014

A meticulously carved openwork Imperial ivory box decorated with dragon motifs

A meticulously carved openwork Imperial ivory box decorated with dragon motifs, China, 18th century. Photo Nagel inscribed "Yu yan wen bao" - Dense openwork carving depicting confronting dragons playing with a flaming pearl and dragons en face decorating the short sides. The lid of the box bears a centre motif of dragons flanking a cartouche with carved inscriptions. This refers to the four treasures of the studio made for imperial use. It is known from brush handles and writing boxes alike. Minor restoration... [Lire la suite]
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19 avril 2014

Vase en stéatite ? à long col étroit à fond jaune décoré en rouge à l'imitation du marbre

Vase en stéatite ? à long col étroit à fond jaune décoré en rouge à l'imitation du marbre. Photo Aguttes. Au revers, un cachet incisé à 6 caractères. Haut : 16 cm. Estimation : 2 500 € / 3 000 € AGUTTES. Arts d'Asie. Le 25 Avril 2014 à 14h. Drouot. Tel 01 47 45 55 55
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18 avril 2014

Asian Art Week at Christie's London taking place between 13 and 16 May 2014

Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  LONDON.- Christie’s Asian Art sales in London this spring will take place between 13 and 16 May, with a rich offering of dynamic, rare and beautiful works with stellar provenance, many of which are coming to the market for the first time in many decades. The sales include: The C. Philip Cardeiro Collection of Chinese Art and Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art on 13 May at King Street; and at South Kensington: a new two-day sale format of Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles on... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2014

A carved marble architectural frieze, Ming dynasty

A carved marble architectural frieze, Ming dynasty. Photo: Sotheby's. the thin fragment carved in low relief with a broad register containing an elaborate dragon anthropomorphising into a foliate scroll in pursuit of a stylised flaming pearl, all above a row of pendent heart-shaped lappets containing trefoils, metal stand; 28 by 115 by 9.5 cm., 11 by 45 1/4 by 3 3/4 in. Estimation 300,000 — 400,000 HKD -Lot. Vendu 437,500 HKD Architectural elements, such as this frieze, are known from temples and shrines of the Ming dynasty,... [Lire la suite]
09 avril 2014

A seated limestone lion, Tang dynasty.

A seated limestone lion, Tang dynasty. Photo Sotheby's carved seated on its haunches on a rectangular plinth, his head facing forward with large piercing eyes and wide open jaws baring fangs, framed by a finely combed mane extending from the edge of the jawline and cascading in thick curls down the back of head and shoulders, the powerful beast with a lean body, its attenuated front right leg supporting its broad chest, the tail raised with the tip swished over to the right, its left front leg playfully patting the cub nuzzling its... [Lire la suite]
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08 avril 2014

iGavel Auctions announces an important sale of Asian, ancient & ethnographic works of art

NEW YORK, NY.- Lark Mason, founder and president of Lark Mason Associates, has announced that more than 300 lots of important Asian art will soon be up for bidding on iGavel Auctions in a sale that goes live on April 15th and closes on April 30th. The outstanding works of art represent the breathtaking scope of Asian periods and disciplines, from the Sui dynasty through the 20th century.  Says Mr. Mason, “Following on the heels of the Asia Week sales, we look forward to presenting a fine selection of Imperial paintings,... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2014

Important Corail sculpté à décor de femme et enfants

Important Corail sculpté à décor de femme et enfants. Photo Besch Cannes Auction. Hauteur : 28 cm. Poids 750 grs, (socle bois). Petit accident sur le Phénix (petit morceau recollé). Estimation : 8 000 € / 1 000 €Besch Cannes Auction. 20 Avril 2014. SALONS DE L'HÔTEL MARTINEZ - 73, BOULEVARD DE LA CROISETTE - 06400 CANNES. Tel: +33 (0)4 93 99 33 49
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06 avril 2014

Corail sculpté à décor de femme chinoise jouant d'un instrument et décor floral

Corail sculpté à décor de femme chinoise jouant d'un instrument et décor floral. Photo Besch Cannes Auction. Hauteur : 25 cm. Poids 390 grs, (socle bois). Estimation : 3 500 € / 4 000 € Besch Cannes Auction. 20 Avril 2014. SALONS DE L'HÔTEL MARTINEZ - 73, BOULEVARD DE LA CROISETTE - 06400 CANNES. Tel: +33 (0)4 93 99 33 49
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04 avril 2014

Groupe en corail à deux branches représentant deux déesses du printemps. Chine, XXe

Groupe en corail à deux branches représentant deux déesses du printemps. Chine, XXe. Photo MARAMBAT- de MALAFOSSE sarl H : 26,5 cm. Estimation 5 000 € - 8 000 € MARAMBAT- de MALAFOSSE sarl (Successeurs de Me CHASSAING). Lundi 14 avril à 15h00 à Toulouse. HOTEL DES VENTES SAINT GEORGES. Tél. : 05 61 12 52 00 - Fax : 05 61 12 52 05 - contact@marambat-malafosse.com
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