03 avril 2020

A rock crystal vase and cover, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century

Lot 3233. A rock crystal vase and cover, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD. Lot Sold 560,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the hexagonal-sectioned body supported on a pronounced foot, gently curving at the shoulders to a flared neck, flanked by four animal-mask handles, each suspending a loose ring, the hexagonal cover surmounted by a finial of conforming shape. Provenance: Estate of Dorothy H. Guider.Sotheby's New York, 26th November... [Lire la suite]
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31 mars 2020

Lark Mason Associates announces online bidding for 2 Asian art sales

An 18th century Chinese export porcelain Hong Kong Bowl. Estimate: $15,000-25,000. Courtesy Lark Mason Associates NEW YORK, NY.- Lark Mason Associates will present two major Asian art sales: Chinese Export Porcelain and Works of Art from an American Collector– will open for bidding on www.igavelauctions.com on March 31-April 21st,, with the second one– Asian, Ancient, Ethnographic Works of Art- commencing on April 2-23rd.With over 1,000 lots, these two sales will a wide array of decorative Asian works of... [Lire la suite]
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13 mars 2020

Peigne, Chine, Dynastie Tang (618-907)

Lot 182. Peigne, Chine, Dynastie Tang (618-907). Argent partiellement doré. 9,3 x 13,5 cm. Estimation: €1,000 - €1,500. © Cornette de Saint-Cyr.  Peigne ornemental de coiffure classique orné en repoussé& dans sa partie supérieure d’un décor d’oiseaux à longues queues, probablement des perruches, parmi des branchages.Pour la typologie, Cf British Museum inv. 1938,0524.282 et 1938,0524.283. Cornette de Saint-Cyr. ART PRÉCOLOMBIEN - ART D'ASIE. Mercredi 25 Mars 2020 14:30
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26 février 2020

A hardstone-inlaid brown lacquer plaque, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 107. A hardstone-inlaid brown lacquer plaque, Qing dynasty, 19th century; 153.6 by 104 by 46cm., 60 1/2  by 41 by 18 1/8 in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 43,750 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of ruyi shape raised on four scrolled legs, the top inlaid with stained ivory, mother-of-pearl, soapstone, turquoise, lapis lazuli, agate, malachite, jade and tortoiseshell, depicting deer and cranes among a riverside landscape with distant pavilions and trees, all... [Lire la suite]
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26 février 2020

A rare and large embellished black lacquer panel, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 231. A rare and large embellished black lacquer panel, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 28 3/4  in., 73 cm; Width 38 1/4  in., 97 cm. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 USD. Lot sold 52,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the black lacquer ground exquisitely inlaid in mother-of-pearl, hardwood, hardstones, green- stained bone and glazed porcelain with a scene of a pair of birds perched on a bough of flowering magnolia, lush flowering peony and crabapple blossoms emerging... [Lire la suite]
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26 février 2020

A rectangular inlaid zitan box and cover, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 229. A rectangular inlaid zitan box and cover, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Length 11 in., 28 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 25,000 USD. Lot sold 25,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of rectangular form with slightly canted corners, the cover skillfully inlaid depicting a malachite-crested and hardstone bird perched on a gnarled stained- bone branch issuing flowering mother-of pearl, hardstone and coral prunus blossoms and buds, and with hibiscus blooms issuing from rockwork... [Lire la suite]

26 février 2020

An embellished zitan rectangular two-door table cabinet, 18th century

Lot 1602. A rare embellished zitan rectangular two-door table cabinet, 18th century; 13 3/8 in. (34 cm.) high, 14 1/8 in. (36 cm.) long, 7½ in. (19 cm.) deep with later-added stand. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD USD 68,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The doors decorated in polychrome bone applique with peach and pomegranate trees growing amidst blue rocks and asters, with similar panels on the back, one end panel with a magnolia tree growing amidst rocks and camellia, the... [Lire la suite]
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26 février 2020

A rare embellished zitan rectangular box and cover, 17th-18th century

Lot 1402. A rare embellished zitan rectangular box and cover, 17th-18th century; 10½ in. (26.7 cm.) long. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD USD 20,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The top of the cover inlaid in mother-of-pearl, hardstone and horn with an unusual scene of two foreign merchants, one leading an angry-looking monkey by a silver wire rope, the other with demon-like face carrying a staff hung with a double-gourd flask, with rocks in the foreground and clouds above, the... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2020

A rare small embellished zitan tray, 17th-18th century

Lot 1400. A rare small embellished zitan tray, 17th-18th century; 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD USD 47,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 With shallow sides, the interior finely inlaid with a scene of a scholar contemplating a large overhanging vine-hung pine branch that extends from a rock face joined by a bridge to the rocky promontory on which he sits, all in soapstone and mother-of-pearl, the rim inlaid in silver wire with key fret, raised on four shallow... [Lire la suite]
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26 février 2020

An inlaid lacquer and zitan rectangular wall plaque, 19th century

Lot 1359. An inlaid lacquer and zitan rectangular wall plaque, 19th century; 30¾ in. x 25 in. (78 x 63.5 cm.). Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD USD 47,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The black lacquer panel inlaid in white jade with the character de (virtue) above a wood elephant standing on a rockwork base raised on a stand, the fringed blanket draped over the back centered by a shou character, the back surmounted by a vase filled with wannianqing, within a... [Lire la suite]
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