16 août 2011

Two Chinese tortoiseshell boxes and covers, 19th century.

Two Chinese tortoiseshell boxes and covers, 19th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 One of rectangular shape, the other circular, both densely carved in high relief with outdoor scenes, including gentlemen amidst pavilions, willow treesThe first 2 7/8 in. (7.4 cm.) wide (2) - Estimate £1,500 - £2,500 Christie's Interiors, 23 August 2011. London, South Kensington www.christies.com
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07 août 2011

Two Chinese Coral Carvings. 20th Century

Two Chinese Coral Carvings. 20th Century. Photo Doyle New York Comprising an immortal with peach before a pine tree and an immortal holding a lotus flower and bottle. Height of tallest 6 1/2 inches. Estimate $2,000-3,000 Doyle New York. Asian Works of Art. Monday, September 12, 2011 at 10am www.doylenewyork.com
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02 août 2011

A Chinese 19th century tortoiseshell brisé fan & a Chinese 19th century cabriolet fan

A Chinese 19th century tortoiseshell brisé fan. photo Bonhams Featuring scenes of Chinese life and figures playing musical instruments, around a central vignette of figures, the tops of each stick featuring animals, the reverse flat, with a silk brocade box featuring swastikas, labelled 'Hoaching, No.10 Old China Street', 17cm. Sold for £3,840     A Chinese 19th century cabriolet fan. photo Bonhams   Gilt and lacquer sticks and guards; with painted paper leaves; the upper leaf featuring scenes... [Lire la suite]
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01 août 2011

Grande lanterne chinoise provenant du palais impérial

Grande lanterne chinoise provenant du palais impérial. Photo ORNE ENCHERES à 4 panneaux de soie (75X55) - Estimation : 5 000 / 6 000€ ORNE ENCHERES SARL. SAMEDI 13 AOUT à 14H00. Chateau de L Estrezec, 22260 Runan. Tél. : 02.33.32.00.02 - Fax : 02.33.32.95.28 - Email :  commissaire.priseur.alencon@wanadoo.fr
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29 juillet 2011

Chinese kingfisher feather jewellery

Three ornate pieces of Chinese kingfisher feather jewellery. photo Bonhams To include a gilt mounted hair slide depicting a large lotus flower to centre, surrounded by an inverted V-shaped floral frame, with a bat and two birds en tremblant, embellished with faux pearls and red coloured stones; a tiara featuring a central lotus flower, flanked by two bats and floral sprays en tremblant; and a gilt mounted brooch/hair slide with a central chrysanthemum style flower with faux pearl centre, (some losses). (3) - Sold for £744 ... [Lire la suite]
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27 juillet 2011

Mandarin en ivoire du Musée de la Compagnie des Indes

Mandarin en ivoire. Automate, carton, métal, ivoire peint, soie. Chine, 1790-1800. Inv. 2010.16.1. Musée de la Compagnie des Indes de Lorient Obéissant à la tradition du portrait, de nombreux armateurs, capitaines et subrécargues européens puis américains, commandent, pendant tout le 17e et le 19e siècles, dans les ports de Canton ou d’Amoy en Chine, leur effigie, qu’elle soit peinte ou sculptée. Le corpus de ces représentations est faible aujourd’hui, d’une part parce qu’elles sont conservées dans des collections privées et,... [Lire la suite]
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26 juillet 2011

Rare Seven Foot Stone Horse from the Chinese Ming Dynasty Expected to Fetch Up to £100,000

This horse is one of 6 funerary sculptures that were exported from Hong Kong by Langhard DORCHESTER.- As the director of one of Switzerland’ leading luxury stores and a renowned collector himself, Hans Leu, alongside his broker, Mr. Lee of Hollywood Street, Hong Kong, were responsible for the export to the West of many oriental artefacts during the 1970’s and 1980’s. His close relationship with the Chinese government allowed him to act as an official conduit for antiques exported from the East and marketed for sale in the West. Of... [Lire la suite]
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19 juillet 2011

A late 19th / early 20th century Chinese silver cigar case, by Wang Hing,

A late 19th / early 20th century Chinese silver cigar case, by Wang Hing, Photo Bonhams the front embossed with a pagoda amongst bamboo, the reverse engraved "Presented by J. A. dos Remedios to Captain Dwyer," gilt interior, length 12.3cm. Estimate: £400 - 500, € 450 - 570 Bonhams. British & Continental Silver & Objects of Vertu, 20 Jul 2011, Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com
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19 juillet 2011

Chinese silver card cases & cigarette cases

Photo Bonhams A Chinese silver card case, by Sing Fat. character mark and 90 embossed in high leaf with flowers and a crane wading among flowers on the opposite side,length 9.2cm. A silver and enamelled cigarette case with four sets of character marks, plain sides enamelled in relief with flowers and prunus blossom, length 8.3cm. An unmarked Chinese silver cigarette example, embossed with scholars on one side around a shield reserve, bamboo on the opposite side with stippled ground, a large unmarked Chinese silver... [Lire la suite]
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18 juillet 2011

Chinese silver card case, cigarette case and boxes

photos Bonhams A Chinese silver card case, unmarked embossed in high relief with Iris's, length 10cm, other boxes and cases, an unmarked cigarette case, one side embossed with a dragon in high relief, on a stippled ground, engine turned bands on the reverse, length 13.5cm, a small rectangular box, makers mark WA, character mark and 90, top and sides embossed with chrysanthemums, two other rectangular boxes, a cylindrical box and cover, makers mark TC, character mark, top and sides embossed with chrysanthemums, a circular... [Lire la suite]
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