23 juillet 2013

Finely carved bowl with flowers and birds, agate, China, 19th century

Finely carved bowl with flowers and birds, agate, China, 19th century. Photo Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers 3"h. Estimated Price: $6,000 - $8,000 Sold at Christie's June, 2011.  Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers. Asian Art. July 26, 2013. 2690 Stratford Road PO Box 369 Delaware, OH, 43015 USA. Phone: +1 740 362 4771 - Fax: +1 740 363 0164 - Email: info@garths.com
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14 juillet 2013

Chinese carved coral covered vase, 19th century

Chinese carved coral covered vase, 19th century. Photo courtesy of Freeman's Boy surmounted cover over dragon carved base, raised on wood stand. Coral H: 4 1/2 in. Estimated Price: $3,000 - $5,000 Property of a Philadelphia Gentleman Freeman's. July 18, 2013, 10:00 AM EST. 1808 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19103 USA. Phone: +1 215.563.9275 - Fax: +1 215.563.8236 - Email: Info@freemansauction.com
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14 juillet 2013

Large Chinese carved malachite covered vase

Large Chinese carved malachite covered vase. Photo courtesy of Freeman's The Fu-lion surmounted cover over baluster base, carved to show twin lion masks supporting free-moving rings, the body carved to show dragon over celestial sea, raised on oval foot. H: 11 1/4 in. Estimated Price: $3,000 - $5,000 Property of a Philadelphia Gentleman Freeman's. July 18, 2013, 10:00 AM EST. 1808 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19103 USA. Phone: +1 215.563.9275 - Fax: +1 215.563.8236... [Lire la suite]
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14 juillet 2013

Chinese carved malachite Fu-lion grouping

Chinese carved malachite Fu-lion grouping. Photo courtesy of Freeman's Graduating pair, paws raised over balls, well carved heads and scrolling tails, over wood stand. L: 12 in. Estimated Price: $3,000 - $5,000 Property of a Philadelphia Gentleman Freeman's. July 18, 2013, 10:00 AM EST. 1808 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19103 USA. Phone: +1 215.563.9275 - Fax: +1 215.563.8236 - Email: Info@freemansauction.com
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14 juillet 2013

Impressive Chinese carved coral Daoist grouping, 19th century

 Impressive Chinese carved coral Daoist grouping, 19th century. Photo courtesy of Freeman's Branch-like out line carved to show central robed monk, flanked by various animals, over later wood stand. Coral H: 12 L: 8 in; overall good with minor fillings. Estimated Price: $15,000 - $20,000PROVENANCE: Property of a Philadelphia Gentleman Freeman's. July 18, 2013, 10:00 AM EST. 1808 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19103 USA. Phone: +1 215.563.9275 - Fax: +1 215.563.8236... [Lire la suite]
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13 juillet 2013

Treasures from Liao dynasty

Crown, Northern Song dynasty or Liao dynasty, 10th-11th century (bronze with gilding & repoussé decor), Chinese School / Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri, USA / Funds given by Edith Spink in memory of her husband, C. C. Johnson Spink / The Bridgeman Art Library. © copyright 1972-2013 Bridgeman Art Library Limited Liao dynasty gold crowns with dragon and phoenix imagery to denote the male and female wearers, respectively. Photo courtesy TK Asian Antiquities. This exquisite pair of Liao dynasty gold crowns utilizes dragon... [Lire la suite]
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13 juillet 2013

Experts row over 'earliest' Chinese inscriptions find at the Zhuangqiaofen archaeological site

Chinese character inscriptions carved into a wall at Kuimen, in Qutang Gorge, in central China, photographed on June 6, 2003. AFP PHOTO.  BEIJING (AFP).- Fierce debate has erupted among experts in China over the discovery of 5,000-year-old inscriptions that some believe represent the earliest record of Chinese characters. Pottery pieces and stone vessels unearthed at the Zhuangqiaofen archaeological site in the eastern province of Zhejiang push "the origin of the written language back 1,000 years", the state-run Global Times... [Lire la suite]
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06 juillet 2013

Bowl. China, late 19th-early 20th century, spinach jade

Bowl.  China, late 19th-early 20th century, spinach jade. Photo courtesy Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers 3.25"h. 9"d. Weigh 552g. Estimate $ 2,500-3,500  Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers. Asian Art  -  Jul 26 2013 2:00 PM http://garthslive.com/
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06 juillet 2013

Carved duck. China, 19th century, malachite

Carved duck. China, 19th century, malachite. Photo courtesy Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers 2.75"h. Estimate $ 300-500 Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers. Asian Art  -  Jul 26 2013 2:00 PM http://garthslive.com/
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06 juillet 2013

Court necklace with yellow beads. China, 20th century

 Court necklace with yellow beads. China, 20th century. Photo courtesy Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers Estimate $ 400-600 Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers. Asian Art  -  Jul 26 2013 2:00 PM http://garthslive.com/
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