01 avril 2014

Bracelet manchette en argent filigrané, Chine, XXe siècle

Bracelet manchette en argent filigrané, Chine, XXe siècle. Photo courtesy Tajan. orné d’un cabochon baroque en jadéite verte et orné, en émaux polychromes translucides, de caractères shou, chauves-souris et nœuds sans fin. Poids (brut) 60 g. Estimation : 200 € / 400 € Tajan. Arts d'Asie. 03 Avril 2014 à 10h - www.tajan.com
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01 avril 2014

Lot de trois ornements de parure et de coiffure, Chine, dynastie Qing, XVIIIe-XIXe siècles

Lot de trois ornements de parure et de coiffure, Chine, dynastie Qing, XVIIIe-XIXe siècles. Photo courtesy Tajan. en argent rehaussé de plumes de martin-pêcheur, jade néphrite céladon pâle, jadéite, tourmaline et corail, en forme d’un vase empli de fleurs ou, pour l’épingle trembleuse, à décor d’un bouquet de fleurs animé d’un papillon. Poinçons insculpés aux revers. (Quelques accidents et manques). Haut. (max) 18 cm. Estimation : 600 € / 800 € Tajan. Arts d'Asie. 03 Avril 2014 à 10h - www.tajan.com
29 mars 2014

A very rare carved ivory figure of a foreigner, Yuan Dynasty

A very rare carved ivory figure of a foreigner, Yuan Dynasty. Photo: Sotheby's. carved as a standing foreigner with a beard and moustache holding a tray with both hands in front of his chest with a pheasant with finely incised plumage perched atop the tray, the figure's shoulders inclining to his left, his bulging eyes and prominent eyebrows accenting his stern expression, wearing a dotted 'sugarloaf' hat flanked by wing-shaped tips and layers of long robes with the hems ending just above the base, a knot tied loosely in the... [Lire la suite]
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22 mars 2014

Sotheby's Chinese Art Sales in New York total $43.7 million, exceeding high estimate

Lot 230. A Rare Molded Blue and White Barbed Rim Dish, Yuan Dynasty, 14th Century. Diameter 18 in., 45.7 cm. Est. $200000-300,000. Sold for $4,197,000. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- This week at Sotheby’s, the auctions of Chinese Art brought a combined total of $43,687,377 million – comfortably exceeding the high estimate for the three sales of $31.3 million. The top lot of the week at Sotheby’s was A Rare Molded Blue And White Barbed Rim Dish, Yuan Dynasty, 14th Century, which sold for $4,197,000, dwarfing the $200/300,000... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2014

A root amber snuff bottle, 1760-1850

A root amber snuff bottle, 1760-1850. Photo Bonhams. Of irregular shape, with a flat lip surrounding a circular mouth, with a flat irregular foot, the body of a translucent honey color with opaque caramel and dark brown markings. 2 1/8in (5.5cm) high. Sold for US$ 6,875 (€4,941) Property from the Collection of Emmanuel Dimitri Gran (1894-1969)Bonhams.CHINESE ART FROM THE SCHOLAR'S STUDIO. 17 Mar 2014, New York -www.bonhams.com
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20 mars 2014

A chalcedony double fish snuff bottle, 1820-1880

A chalcedony double fish snuff bottle, 1820-1880. Photo Bonhams. Formed as two fish joined at the belly, with flat lips around their mouths, their curved tails overlapping, with the individual scales delineated, the interiors very well-hollowed. 2 1/4in (5.8cm) high. Sold for US$ 2,375 (€1,707) For a very similar example, see Hughes, The Blair Bequest, Chinese Snuff Bottles From the Princeton University Art Museum, Baltimore, 2002 no 46, where the author notes that while double fish bottles are not uncommon, the form in chalcedony... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2014

Coupe couverte en vermeil, Moscou, 1756, attribuée à André Konstrinkii

Coupe couverte en vermeil, Moscou, 1756, attribuée à André Konstrinkii. Photo Artcurial - Briest-Poulain-F.Tajan. A décor au repoussé de cupules, posant sur un pied circulaire, le fût en forme de tronc d'arbre avec un bûcheron et sa hache, le couvercle orné d'une prise en bouquet, feuillage et fruit ; bosses. Hauteur : 39 cm. (15 ¼ in.), Poids : 446 g. Estimation : 8 000 / 12 000 € A RUSSIAN SILVER-GILT PINEAPPLE CUP AND COVER, MOSCOW 1756, ATTRIBUTED TO ANDRE KONSTRINKII Artcurial - Briest-Poulain-F.Tajan. Mercredi 19 mars 2014.... [Lire la suite]
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14 mars 2014

Mounted Porcelain & Lacquer Incense Burner. Porcelain: China, Kangxi Period (1662-1722), gilt-bronze & Japanese lacquer: 18th ce

Mounted Porcelain & Lacquer Incense Burner. Porcelain: China, Kangxi Period (1662-1722), gilt-bronze & Japanese lacquer: 18th century. Photo courtesy Vanderven Oriental Art. Height: 25cm Width: 15cm. An enamel on biscuit horse mounted on a gilt bronze base of curling leaves. On its back, gilt bronze leafy oak branches, support a Japanese red lacquer bowl and cover mounted as an incense burner. The top of the cover is surmounted with a coral branch with a bronze base. Provenance: Private Collection UK Literature:... [Lire la suite]
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13 mars 2014

A fossiliferous limestone snuff bottle, 19th century

A fossiliferous limestone snuff bottle, 19th century. Photo Bonhams. Of compressed globular form, with a flat lip and oval foot rim surrounding a slightly convex foot, the surface covered with a floriform cell pattern, with a corresponding stopper. 1 7/8in (4.7cm) high. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000 (€1,400 - 2,200) Property from the Collection of Emmanuel Dimitri Gran (1894-1969) Bonhams.CHINESE ART FROM THE SCHOLAR'S STUDIO. 17 Mar 2014, New York - www.bonhams.com
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13 mars 2014

A fossiliferous limestone snuff bottle, 19th century

A fossiliferous limestone snuff bottle, 19th century. Photo Bonhams. Of flattened ovoid form with a concave oval foot and a slightly concave mouth, the body displaying a dynamic pattern of white dashes on a black ground. 2in (5cm) high. Estimate US$ 1,200 - 1,800 (€860 - 1,300) Property from the Collection of Emmanuel Dimitri Gran (1894-1969) Bonhams.CHINESE ART FROM THE SCHOLAR'S STUDIO. 17 Mar 2014, New York - www.bonhams.com
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