14 janvier 2022

A rare limestone tripod inkstone and cover, Six dynasties (265-589)

Lot 813. A rare limestone tripod inkstone and cover, Six dynasties (265-589); h. 17 cm. Lot sold: 1,134,000 HKD (Estimate: 40,000-60,000 HKD). © Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online: A Private Asian Collection, Hong Kong, 3 December 2021

02 janvier 2022

A large burlwood tea tray, Qing dynasty

Lot 5031. A large burlwood tea tray, Qing dynasty; w. 78.3 cm. Lot sold: 20,160 HKD (Estimate: 15,000 - 25,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2021 Property from the Aoyama Studio Collection. Sotheby's. Echoes of Fragrance – Evolution of Tea Culture from the Tang to the Qing Dynasties, Hong Kong, 16 December 2021
24 décembre 2021

A carved lapis lazuli 'rabbit and lingzhi' boulder, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 3007. A carved lapis lazuli 'rabbit and lingzhi' boulder, Qing dynasty, 19th century; wood stand, 8.6 cm. Lot sold: 15,120 HKD (Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 HKD). © 2021 Sotheby's Property from the Tuyet Nguyet and Stephen Markbreiter Collection. Sotheby's. A Scholarly Journey: The Tuyet Nguyet and Stephen Markbreiter Collection, Hong Kong, 17 December 2021
24 décembre 2021

A turquoise matrix mountain, Late Qing dynasty

Lot 3002. A turquoise matrix mountain, Late Qing dynasty; wood stand, 13 cm. Lot sold: 40,320 HKD (Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD). © 2021 Sotheby's Property from the Tuyet Nguyet and Stephen Markbreiter Collection. Sotheby's. A Scholarly Journey: The Tuyet Nguyet and Stephen Markbreiter Collection, Hong Kong, 17 December 2021
19 décembre 2021

A rare Imperial gold-splashed bronze 'chilong' scroll weight, Qianlong four-character mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 211. A rare Imperial gold-splashed bronze 'chilong' scroll weight, Qianlong four-character mark and of the period (1736-1795); 12cm (4 3/4in) long. Sold for HK$ 315,000 (€ 35,638) (Est: HKD200,000 - HKD300,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Well cast a chi-phoenix with five smaller chi-dragons climbing on her body, the surface with liberal slashes of gold, the bronze patinated to a rich golden-brown colour, the surface with liberal splashes of gold, near the phoenix tail incised with four-character mark... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2021

An unusual carved rhinoceros horn wine cup with chilong handles, China, Ming-early Qing dynasty

Lot 367. An unusual carved rhinoceros horn wine cup with chilong handles, China, Ming-early Qing dynasty. L. 9,8 cm/ H. 4,3 cm Weight: 63 gr. Sold: €4,500 (Est: €4,000 - €5,000). © 2021 Nagel Auctions Very slightly chipped and small losses due to insect damage. Estate of Dr. Otto Schwend (1892 - 1951), collected between 1923 and 1925 in Tungkun, Canton Province and since then continuously in family possession. Nagel Auctions. Asian Art, December 7, 2021

16 décembre 2021

A well carved brown magnolia rhinoceros horn wine cup with carved wood stand, China, 17th-18th century

Lot 364. A well carved brown magnolia rhinoceros horn wine cup with carved wood stand, China, 17th-18th century. L. 11,8/ H. 5,4 cm H. mit Stand 11,2 cm. Sold: €5,000 (Est: €5,000 - €8,000). © 2021 Nagel Auctions Few very small or tiny chips. Estate of Dr. Otto Schwend (1892 - 1951), collected between 1923 and 1925 in Tungkun, Canton Province and since then continuously in family possession. Nagel Auctions. Asian Art, December 7, 2021 
16 décembre 2021

A fine and rare rhinoceros horn wine cup with lotus, China, Ming dynasty

Lot 387. A fine and rare rhinoceros horn wine cup with lotus, China, Ming dynasty. H. 11,2/ L. 14,1 cm Weight 474 gr. Sold: €12,000 (Est: €15,000 - €20,000). © 2021 Nagel Auctions Very minor traces of age. Old North German private collection, assembled prior 2007 from an old North German estate. Nagel Auctions. Asian Art, December 7, 2021 
16 décembre 2021

A light brown colored rhinoceros horn libation cup with chilong handles, China, 17th-18th century

Lot 368. A light brown colored rhinoceros horn libation cup with chilong handles, China, 17th-18th century. L. 13,8/ H. 7 cm Weight: 157 gr. Sold: €16,000 (Est: €5,000 - €8,000). © 2021 Nagel Auctions Repair to spout, few very small filled chips to rim. Estate of Dr. Otto Schwend (1892 - 1951), collected between 1923 and 1925 in Tungkun, Canton Province and since then continuously in family possession. Nagel Auctions. Asian Art, December 7, 2021
16 décembre 2021

A superb carved brown rhinoceros horn 'lotus' wine cup, China, 17th-18th century

Lot 366. A superb carved brown rhinoceros horn 'lotus' wine cup on wood stand, China, 17th-18th century. L. 14,1/ H. 7,2 cm, H. mit Stand 13 cm. Sold: €20,000 (Est: €18,000 - €25,000). © 2021 Nagel Auctions Rim with small polished chip, very few very small chips to stand. Estate of Dr. Otto Schwend (1892 - 1951), collected between 1923 and 1925 in Tungkun, Canton Province and since then continuously in family possession. Nagel Auctions. AsianArt, December 7, 2021