03 mai 2008

A RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP - 17TH/18TH CENTURY

A RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP - 17TH/18TH CENTURY Finely carved and pierced depicting a group of figures in a boat floating in gentle waters in a tree-lined rocky riverscape scene, a large pine tree and rockwork forming the handle to one side, the horn of a rich darkish brown patina. 5 3/8 in. (13.6 cm.) high  - Estmate: £15,000 - £20,000  ($29,655 - $39,540) CHRISTIE'S. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART INCLUDING EXPORT ART. 13 May 2008
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03 mai 2008

A SMALL RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP - 17TH/18TH CENTURY

A SMALL RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP - 17TH/18TH CENTURY Carved in the form of a lotus leaf with naturalistic veining, the base simulating swirling waves, the interior with two small shells, the horn of a warm deep brown tone. 4 3/8 in. (11.2 cm.) wide. Estmate: £15,000 - £20,000 ($29,655 - $39,540) CHRISTIE'S. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART INCLUDING EXPORT ART. 13 May 2008
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03 mai 2008

A RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP - KANGXI (1662-1722)

A RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP - KANGXI (1662-1722) Of flaring archaic bronze form, the openwork handle formed by a coiled dragon clambering up one side and over the rim, the side with a diaper pattern band, the horn of a dark brown tone. 5 in. (12.7 cm.) wide - Estimate: £12,000 - £15,000  ($23,724 - $29,655) CHRISTIE'S. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART INCLUDING EXPORT ART. 13 May 2008
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03 mai 2008

A RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP - 17TH/18TH CENTURY

A RHINOCEROS HORN LIBATION CUP - 17TH/18TH CENTURY In the form of a magnolia bloom, the exterior carved and pierced with other magnolia flowers and stalks forming the foot ring, the horn of a warm light amber tone. 4¾ in. (12.1 cm.) wide - Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000 ($15,816 - $23,724) CHRISTIE'S. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART INCLUDING EXPORT ART. 13 May 2008
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21 avril 2008

Selle en cuir à décor polychrome de motifs géométriques et os. Chine, Mongolie.

Selle en cuir à décor polychrome de motifs géométriques et os. Chine, Mongolie. Estimation : 600 - 1 000 € - Résultat : 2 100 € Pierre Bergé & Associés  La cargaison du marchand I Sin Ho / Une collection privée belge. Mardi 04 mars à 10h00.  SALLE DES BEAUX-ARTS BRUXELLES
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20 avril 2008

Une collection privée belge. Petites statuettes en bois naturel, représentant des immortels debout. Chine époque Ming

Ensemble de huit petites statuettes en bois naturel, représentant des immortels debout. Chine époque Ming. H_15 / 17 cm. Estimation : 300 - 500 € - Résultat : 650 € Ensemble de huit petites statuettes en bois naturel, représentant des immortels debout. Chine époque Ming. H_15 / 17 cm. Estimation : 300 - 500 € - Résultat : 700 € Ensemble de neuf petites statuettes en bois naturel, représentant des immortels debout. Chine époque Ming. H_15 / 17 cm. Estimation : 300 - 500 € - Résultat : 650 € ... [Lire la suite]
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09 avril 2008

An 'Imperial guard' Ceremonial Sword - China, 19th century

An 'Imperial guard' Ceremonial Sword - China, 19th century the ivory hilt carved with quatrefoil cartouches encircled by prunus and bamboo sprays flanked by ribboned double-gourd and scrolls, framed by geometric and petal panel borders, between the white metal shaped finial decorated with leaves issuing from branches framing the finial and the sword guard chased with floral sprays, the long bevelled blade incised with a dragon pursuing the flaming pearl, the reverse with an inscription, partly reading chi ('by Imperial... [Lire la suite]
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09 avril 2008

A Kingfisher feather Headdress and Hairpins - China, Late Qing Dynasty

A Kingfisher feather Headdress and Hairpins - China, Late Qing Dynasty the headdress elaborately decorated around the top section with a phoenix flanked by crabs, the domed section with phoenix above female musicians, and further phoenix, butterflies, cicadas and finger citron, the lower section with two confronting dragons, inlaid with coral, jade, seed pearls and pearls, turquoise and hardstones all mounted on gilt copper and red textile; and three gilt copper hair pins, variously decorated with bats, birds, lobster and... [Lire la suite]
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24 mars 2008

Les arts décoratifs à la vente Christie's d'Art Chinois du 19 mars dernier

As the rarest pieces came up, Chinese bidders went berserk. This Magnolia-form, rhinoceros horn libation cup, dated between the 17th and 18th century, sold for $34,600. (photo Christie's Images Ltd) A pair of rhinoceros horns carved with intricate openwork motifs, leaving the tops to serve as libation cups, soared to $229,000. This is an astonishing figure for 19th century pieces. (photo Christie's Images Ltd) - (source www.ith.com)
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23 mars 2008

Äußerst feine chinesische Lohan-Specksteinfigur - China, 17. Jahrhundert

Äußerst feine chinesische Lohan-Specksteinfigur - China, 17. Jahrhundert 11 x 11 cm. - Estimate € 12.000 - 15.000 Die männliche Gestalt sitzend dargestellt, mit einer Schale in der rechten und einer Kugel in der linken Hand, daneben fein ausgearbeitete Drachenfigur. Rötlicher Speckstein in feinster minutiöser Ausarbeitung mit filigranen Gravierungen und ausdrucksvollem Gesicht. Äußerst feine und ausdrucksvolle Speckstein-Schnitzarbeit, insbesondere hervorzuheben ist die Art der Berechnung der hellen und dunklen Partien... [Lire la suite]
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