14 novembre 2012

Bonhams Hong Kong to offer The Paul Braga Collection of snuff bottles on 24 November

Paul Braga snuff bottles. Photo: Bonhams HONG KONG.- Bonhams, the leading international auction house for Chinese snuff bottles, announces the sale of the Paul Braga Collection of Snuff Bottles on 24 November 2012 at the Island Shangri-La Hotel. The Paul Braga Collection provides a window into old Hong Kong, a bygone age when snuff bottles were displayed in baskets in antique shops and could be bought for several dollars each. Paul Braga was a true connoisseur in an era when little of substance was published on the subject, and the... [Lire la suite]

07 novembre 2012

A gold ingot. Qing dynasty, circa 1750

A gold ingot. Qing dynasty, circa 1750 - Photo Sotheby's cast as a rectangular bar, the top stamped twice with a two-character inscription reading dingyuan, the countersunk underside impressed with two square seals reading bao and a double-gourd seal reading yuanji; 7.9cm., 3 1/8 in. Estimation: 20,000 - 30,000 GBP - Lot. Vendu 25,000 GBP PROVENANCE: The Nanking Cargo.Christie’s Amsterdam, 28th April-2nd May 1986, lot 1923. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of... [Lire la suite]
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07 novembre 2012

A gold ingot. Qing dynasty, circa 1750

A gold ingot. Qing dynasty, circa 1750 - Photo Sotheby's of kidney shape, stamped with a circular seal just below the rim; 5.6cm., 2 1/4 in. Estimation: 40,000 - 50,000 GBP - Lot. Vendu 49,250 GBP PROVENANCE: The Nanking Cargo.Christie’s Amsterdam, 28th April-2nd May 1986, lot 1816. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. London | 07 nov. 2012 www.sothebys.com
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06 novembre 2012

Asian Art auctions at Koller Zurich: Record results thanks to the large demand from Chinese bidders

Figure of a Pancaraksha goddess, Nepalese School, Tibet, 14/15th century. Gilt copper alloy with stone inlays. H 32 cm. Sold for CHF 3.24 million. ZURICH.- Koller Auctions concluded its two days of Asian Art auctions on 30/31 October with an outstanding turnover of CHF 7.5 million. Chinese art accounted for the lion’s share, including a gilt figure of the Buddhist Pancaraksha goddess from the 14/15th century, which sold to a Chinese telephone bidder for CHF 3.24 million – one of the highest results worldwide for a comparable... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2012

A Carved Carnelian 'Longevity' Vase Group. Late Qing Dynasty

A Carved Carnelian 'Longevity' Vase Group. Late Qing Dynasty - Photo Sotheby's naturalistically hollowed in the form of two adjacent sections of a tree trunk, the exterior carved in high relief with gnarled branches of pine, peach andlingzhi, the stone of a bright vermillion-red tone with lighter and milky-white inclusions, fitted with wood stand. Quantité: 2 - 14.5cm., 5 3/4 in. Estimation: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. London | 07 nov. 2012 www.sothebys.com
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04 novembre 2012

A Carved Carnelian 'Finger Citron' Vase, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century

A Carved Carnelian 'Finger Citron' Vase, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century. Photo Sotheby's the large fruit naturalistically carved with elongated fingers and curling tips with two smaller attendant fruits, all issuing from an openwork leafy stalk forming the base, entwined with sprigs of lingzhi to the bottom and a gnarled branch bearing a pair of peaches at the top, the variegated stone of a transparent reddish pink tone suffused with milky-white and vermilion inclusions; 19.5cm., 7 5/8 in. Estimation: 10,000 -... [Lire la suite]
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01 novembre 2012

Christie's announces Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Autumn 2012 Auctions on November 28

A superb and very rare pair of large huanghuali square-corner display cabinets, liang’ge gui. Estimate: HK$2,400,000-4,000,000 / US$300,000-500,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012. HONG KONG.- On November 28, 2012 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Christie’s Autumn sale of Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art will present approximately 380 lots, valued in excess of HK$400 million. Highlighting the sales are two prominent collections: Fine Chinese Furniture from Private American Collections, and Important Chinese... [Lire la suite]
26 octobre 2012

A rare carved coral dragon vase with chilong, China, 18th ct

A rare carved coral dragon vase with chilong, China, 18th ct. Photo Nagel later carved jade stand in shape of waves -  Few tiny chips, good condition. H. 18 cm. Estimate 4500 € Property from an old European private collection  Nagel. Sale 689, 2012/11/02 http://www.auction.de
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24 octobre 2012

Vase uniplat en cristal de roche. Chine, XVIIIème-XIXème siècle

Vase uniplat en cristal de roche. Chine, XVIIIème-XIXème siècle. Photo AZUR ENCHERES CANNES décor en bas relief de paysages lacustres et pêche de longévité - les anses formées de mascarons - repose sur un socle. haut : 15.5 cm. Estimation : 600/800€ AZUR ENCHERES CANNES. SAMEDI 27 OCTOBRE à 14 H 00. 31, Boulevard d'Alsace 06400 Cannes. Tél. : 04.93.39.01.35 - Fax : 04.93.68.28.32 - Email :  f.issaly@issaly-pichon.com
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22 octobre 2012

Elegante au dragon

Elegante au dragon. Photo Brussels Art Auctions Corail taillé, travail chinois (socle en bois sculpté). H. 10 cm (hors socle / zonder sokkel). Estimation : 2 000 / 3 000 € Brussels Art Auctions. Mardi 23 octobre 2012. 7 & 9, Rue Ernest Allard (Sablon). Tel: 00 322 511 53 24.
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