24 juin 2014

‘Treasured Masterpieces from the National Palace Museum, Taipei’ at Tokyo National Museum

Jadeite Cabbage, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. National Palace Museum, Taipei. TOKYO - Renowned works have been carefully selected for this exhibition from the cultural properties in the collection of the National Palace Museum, Taipei. The exhibition aims to introduce widely the characteristics and exquisiteness of Chinese culture.  From ancient times, people in Japan have been familiar with Chinese culture and have actively sought to assimilate it. Distinctive Japanese culture, which was formed subsequently,... [Lire la suite]

23 juin 2014

A very fine and rare gilt bronze oval snuff box, Qianlong, circa 1740-1770

A very fine and rare gilt bronze oval snuff box, Qianlong, circa 1740-1770. Photo Bonhams The lavishly gilt oval container decorated to its sides with four ogee reserves containing flowers in full bloom amongst dense leaf scrolls, the hinged cover finely inset with carved stones of jadeite, colored quartz, lapis lazuli, and coral, depicting two succulent peaches with leafy branches surrounded by five bats in flight, all against a ground filled with cloud wisps, the cover interior set with a mirror. 2 1/2 x 3 3/8 x 1 1/4in... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2014

19th century Chinese four-panel famille rose porcelain screen auctions for $126,900

Important antique large Chinese four-panel famille rose porcelain screen, 19th century, consisting of 4 large panels, mounted in a carved wooden frame, each panel is Famille rose, with four mountain scenes occupied with elders. Overall measures 38 1/2" x 46 3/4" (97.8cm x 118.7cm). The top row of small porcelain plaques each measure approximately 9 1/2" x 3 1/2" (24.13cm x 8.89cm). The side rows of small porcelain plaques each measure approximately 11 1/2" x 3 1/2" (29.21cm x 8.89cm). The outer large porcelain plaques each... [Lire la suite]
16 juin 2014

Ornement de vêtement, Chine, XIXe siècle

  Ornement de vêtement, Chine, XIXe siècle. Photo Tessier & Sarrou. composé de deux boites d'herbe parfumée ajourées en cuivre doré et incrusté de corail, lapis-lazuli et turquoise. L'une en forme losange, ornée de motif Svastika au milieu; l'autre en forme de panier de fleurs, à décor incrusté de fleurs et citron digité. Avec les perles en Chenxiang et franges. Hauteur total: 48 cm. Estimation : 6 000 - 8 000 € Tessier & Sarrou. ARTS D'ASIE. Lundi 16 juin à 14h00. Drouot Richelieu -... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2014

Important ensemble composé de trente neuf éléments de harnachement, Asie Centrale ou Est de la Chine, XIIIe-XIVe siècle

Important ensemble composé de trente neuf éléments de harnachement, Asie Centrale ou Est de la Chine, XIIIe-XIVe siècle. Photo BOISGIRARD ANTONINI PARIS Argent doré. Hauteur du plus grand : 7,5 ; Largeur du plus grand : 4 cm. Estimation : 10 000 € / 12 000 € L’art équestre Furusiyya est un des éléments les plus importants de la vie quotidienne aux périodes mongole et ilkhanide. Cet ensemble en est un excellent témoignage.Il est rare de trouver des exemples de ce type si complets.Ces luxueux éléments de harnachement sont ornés de... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2014

Coupelle aux poissons, Chine ou Sogdiane, VIIe-Xe siècle

Coupelle aux poissons, Chine ou Sogdiane, VIIe-Xe siècle. Photo BOISGIRARD ANTONINI PARIS Argent en partie doré. Hauteur : 3,8 ; Diamètre : 9 cm. Estimation : 1 500 € / 2 000 € Les coupelles de cette typologie se rencontrent sur une aire géographique vaste qui allait de la Chine à la Sogdiane.Le commerce intensif à cette période consistait en textiles de soie et objets de luxe. BOISGIRARD ANTONINI PARIS. Archéologie, Arts d'Orient. 18 Juin 2014 à 14h. DROUOT RICHELIEU - SALLE 7 - 9, RUE DROUOT - 75009 PARIS. Tel: +33 (0)1 47 70... [Lire la suite]


15 juin 2014

"Heavenly Horses: Two Thousand Years of Chinese and Japanese Equine Art" opens at the Bowers Museum

"Heavenly Horses: Two Thousand Years of Chinese and Japanese Equine Art" © 2014. Bowers Museum. SANTA ANA, CA.- The Bowers Museum presents its latest exhibition of “Heavenly Horses: Two Thousand Years of Chinese and Japanese Equine Art.” During this Year of the Horse, Bowers celebrates these animals that continue to fascinate and inspire people around the world.  The horse's impact on both Chinese and Japanese culture cannot be overstated. They shepherded goods, people and ideas across the expansive and varied climates... [Lire la suite]
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13 juin 2014

Secrets of the Fallen Pagoda: Treasures from Famen Temple and the Tang Court

Turtle-shaped container, China, by 874, partly gilded silver, 13 x 15 x 28.3 cm, probably used to store tea powder. From the rear chamber of the Famen Temple crypt. Famen Temple Museum. Image courtesy of Shaanxi Cultural Heritage Promotion Basket decorated with flying geese (longzi), China, by 874, gilded silver, 17.8 x 16.1 x 16.1 cm. From the rear chamber of the Famen Temple crypt. Famen Temple Museum. Image courtesy of Shaanxi Cultural Heritage Promotion Basin engraved with mandarin ducks... [Lire la suite]
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10 juin 2014

Two Feather-Embellished Hair Ornaments, 19-20th Century

Two Feather-Embellished Hair Ornaments, 19-20th Century. Photo Stockholms Auktionsverk inlaid with bright blue kingfishers feathers and glass stones, length c. 7-8 cm. Estimate SEK 3 000-4 000 (€ 340-460) PROVENANCE: From a Swedish private collection, purchased during 1970's Stockholms Auktionsverk. 9-12 june 2014 - http://auktionsverket.com/
10 juin 2014

Three Feather-Embellished Hair Ornaments, 19-20th Century

Three Feather-Embellished Hair Ornaments, 19-20th Century. Photo Stockholms Auktionsverk inlaid with bright blue kingfishers feathers and glass stones, comprising: two hair pins and one diadem, length c. 5-16 cm. Estimate SEK 3 000-4 000 (€ 340-460) PROVENANCE: From a Swedish private collection, purchased during 1970's Stockholms Auktionsverk. 9-12 june 2014 - http://auktionsverket.com/


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