01 mai 2014

A large pink tourmaline model of an elephant , 19th century

A large pink tourmaline model of an elephant , 19th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The recumbent beast is carved with the legs tucked under the body and its trunk curled to one side. The stone is of an attractive and even bright pink tone. 3 ½ in. (8.8 cm.) long. Estimate £8,000 – £12,000 ($13,448 - $20,172) Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 13 May 2014, London, King Street - http://www.christies.com/
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01 mai 2014

A pink tourmaline 'Eagle and Bear' pendant, 19th century

A pink tourmaline 'Eagle and Bear' pendant, 19th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The pendant is carved in the form of a crouching bear with its head turned sharply backwards towards the eagle resting upon its back. The stone is of a pale pink tone with some orange inclusions. The tassle with a coral bead. 1 ? in. (4.2 cm.) wide. Estimate £6,000 – £8,000 ($10,086 - $13,448) Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 13 May 2014, London, King Street - http://www.christies.com/
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01 mai 2014

A pink and green tourmaline 'Ruyi and sharon fruit' carving, 19th century

A pink and green tourmaline 'Ruyi and sharon fruit' carving, 19th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The green part of the stone is carved in the shape of three sharon fruits, with a ruyi and tassel resting on top, delicately highlighted in the pink area. The stone is of pale green and pink tones with some small areas of cloudy inclusions. 1 ¼ in. (3.2 cm.) wide. Estimate £4,000 – £6,000 ($6,724 - $10,086) Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 13 May 2014, London, King Street - http://www.christies.com/
01 mai 2014

A green and pink tourmaline 'Qilin and Bat' pendant, 18th-19th century

  A green and pink tourmaline 'Qilin and Bat' pendant, 18th-19th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The pink area of the stone is carved in the form of a bearded beast holding a lingzhi in its mouth, and standing on scrolling waves. There is a bat below the waves, which is carved from the green section of the stone. The stone is of a vibrant pink tone, shading to paler pink and green. 1 ? in. (3.5 cm.) high. Estimate £4,000 – £6,000 ($6,724 - $10,086) PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE ASIAN COLLECTION This impressive... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2014

A gold lidded box, China, Qianlong period or later

A gold lidded box, China, Qianlong period or later. Photo Nagel engraved four character Qianlong to base. The scalloped-shaped oval box with fitting lid, its outside decorated with wire decoration of foliate design, its lid with central red coral shou-character surrounded by bat motifs, both box and lid lavishly set with cabochon sapphire and ruby as well pearls, the inside deprived of any decoration and the base incised with four character mark Qianlong; 388,8 gram and 18-21 kt. Very minor wear. 10,5x8,5x5,6cm.... [Lire la suite]
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21 avril 2014

A meticulously carved openwork Imperial ivory box decorated with dragon motifs

A meticulously carved openwork Imperial ivory box decorated with dragon motifs, China, 18th century. Photo Nagel inscribed "Yu yan wen bao" - Dense openwork carving depicting confronting dragons playing with a flaming pearl and dragons en face decorating the short sides. The lid of the box bears a centre motif of dragons flanking a cartouche with carved inscriptions. This refers to the four treasures of the studio made for imperial use. It is known from brush handles and writing boxes alike. Minor restoration... [Lire la suite]
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19 avril 2014

Vase en stéatite ? à long col étroit à fond jaune décoré en rouge à l'imitation du marbre

Vase en stéatite ? à long col étroit à fond jaune décoré en rouge à l'imitation du marbre. Photo Aguttes. Au revers, un cachet incisé à 6 caractères. Haut : 16 cm. Estimation : 2 500 € / 3 000 € AGUTTES. Arts d'Asie. Le 25 Avril 2014 à 14h. Drouot. Tel 01 47 45 55 55
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18 avril 2014

Asian Art Week at Christie's London taking place between 13 and 16 May 2014

Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  LONDON.- Christie’s Asian Art sales in London this spring will take place between 13 and 16 May, with a rich offering of dynamic, rare and beautiful works with stellar provenance, many of which are coming to the market for the first time in many decades. The sales include: The C. Philip Cardeiro Collection of Chinese Art and Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art on 13 May at King Street; and at South Kensington: a new two-day sale format of Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles on... [Lire la suite]
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08 avril 2014

iGavel Auctions announces an important sale of Asian, ancient & ethnographic works of art

NEW YORK, NY.- Lark Mason, founder and president of Lark Mason Associates, has announced that more than 300 lots of important Asian art will soon be up for bidding on iGavel Auctions in a sale that goes live on April 15th and closes on April 30th. The outstanding works of art represent the breathtaking scope of Asian periods and disciplines, from the Sui dynasty through the 20th century.  Says Mr. Mason, “Following on the heels of the Asia Week sales, we look forward to presenting a fine selection of Imperial paintings,... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2014

Important Corail sculpté à décor de femme et enfants

Important Corail sculpté à décor de femme et enfants. Photo Besch Cannes Auction. Hauteur : 28 cm. Poids 750 grs, (socle bois). Petit accident sur le Phénix (petit morceau recollé). Estimation : 8 000 € / 1 000 €Besch Cannes Auction. 20 Avril 2014. SALONS DE L'HÔTEL MARTINEZ - 73, BOULEVARD DE LA CROISETTE - 06400 CANNES. Tel: +33 (0)4 93 99 33 49
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