13 août 2016

Tokyo Chuo Auction 2016 Autumn Sales feature imperial treasures, Chinese paintings and tea wares

HONG KONG.- Tokyo Chuo Auction will hold its 2016 Autumn Sales at Tokyo Dome Hotel from 30 August to 4 September, featuring an Evening Sale of Important Chinese Art, Ancient Bronzes from the Hayashibara Collection, Fine Chinese Classical Paintings and Calligraphy, Fine Chinese Modern Paintings, Fine Chinese Works of Art, Rubbings, Rare Books & Manuscripts, Scholar’s Objects and Ichigo Ichie - The Art of Tea Ceremony. More than 2,000 Chinese works of art with excellent provenance will be offered in the... [Lire la suite]

12 août 2016

Asian Art Week at Bonhams, with special preview of inaugural Hong Kong Auction

Lot 9044. A white and russet jade snuffbottle, 1770-1830, 5cm. Estimate USD 15,000 ~ 20,000. Photo: Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- Bonhams presents a week of Asian Art, Sept. 9-16, with auctions that cover a wide range of Chinese, Japanese and Korean art in New York. These sales will be accompanied by a special exhibition preview of Bonhams’ inaugural Hong Kong auction of Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asia art. “The Fleming collection is a testament to the highly refined tastes of a beloved Denver... [Lire la suite]
06 août 2016

Aiguière, règne de Jiajing (1522-1566)

Aiguière, règne de Jiajing (1522-1566), porcelaine. Paris, musée Guimet - musée national des Arts asiatiques, G5967. Photo © Musée Guimet, Paris, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Jean-Yves et Nicolas Dubois
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11 juillet 2016

A tourmaline, amber and jadeite rosary, 19th-20th century

Lot 8087. A tourmaline, amber and jadeite rosary, 19th-20th century. Estimate USD 4,000 ~ 6,000. Sold for US$ 5,625 (€5,081). Photo: Bonhams. Comprised of 17 amber beads and one later replacement, with rose quartz beads, a tourmaline plaque in a 14k gold mount, adorned with seed pearls, with jadeite teardrops in gilt metal mounts. 12 1/2in (31.8cm) long Bonhams. CHINESE, INDIAN, HIMALAYAN AND SOUTHEAST ASIAN ART AND PAINTINGS, 2016-06-28 - SAN FRANCISCO
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11 juillet 2016

Petit reliquaire portatif en or, Dynastie Qing, XVIIe-XVIIIe siècle

Lot 161. Petit reliquaire portatif en or, Dynastie Qing, XVIIe-XVIIIe siècle. Estimate 10,000 — 12,000 €. Lot sold 35,000 €. Photo Sotheby's en forme de pétale de lotus, renfermant une petite effigie en pierre sombre d'une divinité irritée debout sur une base lotiforme et piétinant un corps, tenant divers attributs, quelques rehauts d'or, dans un petit étui en cuir brun ouvragé - 4.1 cm; 1 5/8  in. A small reliquary amulet in a gold case, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century ... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2016

A rare jewelled and Canton-enamelled gilt-decorated sword and basse-taille scabbard with gold foils Qing Dynasty, Jiaqing Period

Lot 33. A rare jewelled and Canton-enamelled gilt-decorated sword and basse-taille scabbard with gold foils Qing Dynasty, Jiaqing Period, Circa 1800. Estimate 100,000 — 200,000 GBP. Lot sold 125,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the long straight blade gilt and etched on both sides with western motifs including a Roman soldier, crowns, as well as the arms of the Order of the Garter, inscribed with the mottos Honi soit qui mal y pense ('Let he who thinks ill there be shamed') and Dieu et mon droit ('God and my... [Lire la suite]

22 juin 2016

Best of d'art chinois chez Osenat, Arts d'Asie, le 18 Juin 2016

Lot 16. A pale green jade vase, 20th century. Estimation : 600 € / 900 €. Adjugé à 28 000 €. Photo Osenat Vase en jade vert clair sculpté de forme balustre quadrangulaire, les anses ajourées en forme de qilins , à motifs sur chaque face de masques de taoti, et de ruyis. 20ème siècle  Provenance : Collection particulière, Seine-et-Marne  Lot 44. Bronze circular incense burner, Western Zhou Dynasty, (1066 BC - 771 BC). Estimation : 8 000 € / 12 000 €. Adjugé à 26 000 €. Photo Osenat ... [Lire la suite]
22 juin 2016

Chinese Snuff Bottles from the American collections at Bonhams, 28 june 2016

Lot 7074. A green and russet jade snuff bottle, 1780-1880, 2 7/16in (6.2cm) high. Estimate US$ 10,000 - 15,000 (€8,800 - 13,000). Photo: Bonhams. Provenance: Robert Hall, 19 October 2006 Collection of Marcia J. Howard Lot 7001. A carved white jade 'chrysanthemum' snuff bottle, 1760-1880, 2 1/4in (5.7cm) high. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,700 - 4,400). Photo: Bonhams. Provenance: From the Estate of Joanna Lau Sullivan Lot 7006. Three carved coral snuff... [Lire la suite]
17 juin 2016

Artworks fit for kings make their North American debut at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

Meat-shaped stone. Qing dynasty (1644–1911). Stone: jasper; stand: gold. National Palace Museum, Taipei, Guza 000178 Lü-413. Photograph © National Palace Museum, Taipei. SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- The centerpiece of the Asian Art Museum’s 50th anniversary year, Emperors’ Treasures : Chinese Art f rom the National Palace Museum, Taipei , presents nearly 150 imperial masterworks, many of which are making their North American debut. Visitors will discover a trove of exquisite paintings, ceramics, jades and more from one of the... [Lire la suite]
07 juin 2016

A rock crystal vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 148. A rock crystal vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate: 5,000 EUR - 6,000 EUR. Photo Kunsthaus Lempertz A rock crystal vase of quatrefoil, baluster shape with dragon head and ring handles, and a small prunus branch carved under the rim. Two cracks. 18th century. Height 16 cmProvenance: Mary Innes-Ker, Duchess of Roxburghe (1915-2014), sold at Sotheby's, London, The Duchess Property & Precious Objects from the Estate of Mary, 28.5.2009, lot 513Literature: Illustrated in: West... [Lire la suite]