24 février 2017

Robert Hall Asian Art Limited at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

Lu Shoukun, Zen Lotus, 1974. Ink on Paper, 84 x 153 cm © Robert Hall Asian Art Ltd Chinese Snuff Bottle: glass, snowflake with red overlay carved with panels each side. Palace Glassworks, Beijing, 1736-1795. Height: 7.7 cm © Robert Hall Asian Art Ltd Chinese Snuff Bottle: glass, opaque white, of tall elegant form, with deep sapphire-blue overlay exquisitely carved on each side, 1736-1795. Height: 7.5 cm © Robert Hall Asian Art Ltd Robert Hall Asian Art Ltd(London,... [Lire la suite]

11 février 2017

Flacon à tabac, dynastie Qing (1644-1911), 19e siècle, marque "Peint lors des mois d'hiver par Chou Le-yüan"

Flacon à tabac, dynastie Qing (1644-1911), 19e siècle, marque "Peint lors des mois d'hiver par Chou Le-yüan", verre peint, Hauteur : 6 cm. Taïwan, Taipei, Musée national du Palais, K1D001808N. Photo © National Palace Museum, Taipei, Taïwan, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / image NPM Les flacons à tabac étaient de fréquents cadeaux de cour. Chou Le-yüan était actif à la fin du 19ème siècle.
11 février 2017

Flacon à tabac en forme de segment de bambou, règne de Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Flacon à tabac en forme de segment de bambou, règne de Yongzheng (1723-1735), émail sur verre, Hauteur : 6,5 cm-Diamètre : 2,2 cm. Taïwan, Taipei, Musée national du Palais, K1E000931N. Photo © National Palace Museum, Taipei, Taïwan, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / image NPM
11 février 2017

A famille rose-enameled white glass snuff bottle, Imperial, Yangzhou, circa 1770-1820

Lot 369. A famille rose-enameled white glass snuff bottle, Imperial, Yangzhou, circa 1770-1820. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The semi-opaque glass body is decorated with a continuous scene of three monkeys in a landscape. 2 ¼ in. (5.3 cm.) high, glass stopper Provenance: Margaret Pollack Collection; Bonham's San Francisco, 22 June 2011, lot 2077.Hugh Moss (HK) Ltd., Hong Kong, 2012.Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 5332. ... [Lire la suite]
09 février 2017

An unusual inside-painted glass snuff bottle, signed Ma Shaoxuan, dated dingyou year (1897)

Lot 323. An unusual inside-painted glass snuff bottle, signed Ma Shaoxuan, dated dingyou year (1897). Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 10,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The bottle is decorated on one side with a figure in a sampan fishing within a mountainous landscape interspersed with a few huts. The reverse has a long inscription which incorporates the date, first month of dingyou, and the poem Lou Shi Ming ('A Eulogy On My Humble Abode'), followed by the name and seal of the artist. 2 ½ in. (6.4 cm.)... [Lire la suite]
09 février 2017

A rare inside-painted glass snuff bottle, signed Ma Shaoxuan, circa 1900

Lot 323. A rare inside-painted glass snuff bottle, signed Ma Shaoxuan, circa 1900. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The bottle is decorated on one side with a figure holding a staff while walking on a winding path within a mountainous landscape with tall trees and two huts. The reverse has a long inscription which incorporates a name, Fuchen, and excerpts of the poem Lou Shi Ming ('A Eulogy On My Humble Abode'), followed by the name and seal of the artist. 2 3/8... [Lire la suite]

08 janvier 2017

A rare imperial green-overlay white glass ‘mythical beast’ waterpot, Incised mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3762. A rare imperial green-overlay white glass ‘mythical beast’ waterpot, Incised mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD. Lot sold 625,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the tapering ovoid body rising to an incurved rim, the opaque white body overlaid in pale turquoise-green, carved with chilong and a mythical beast writhing above turbulent crashing waves, incised with a four-character reign mark below the rim - 6.3 cm., 2 1/2  in. Notes: This... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2016

An extremely rare and exquisitely enamelled 'pheasants' glass bottle vase, blue enamel mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795) 

Lot 3621. An extremely rare and exquisitely enamelled 'pheasants' glass bottle vase, blue enamel mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Estimate 10,000,000 — 15,000,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the ovoid body surmounted by a tall and gently waisted neck and everted rim, the body exquisitely enamelled with a continuous scene depicting a pair of pheasants amidst lush and verdant vegetation, the male pheasant perched on a bamboo shoot whilst looking at the other pheasant on pierced jagged... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2016

A rare enamelled 'figures and landscape' glass cup, blue enamel mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3620. A rare enamelled 'figures and landscape' glass cup, blue enamel mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Estimate 17,000,000 — 20,000,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. of guyuexuan ('ancient moon pavilion') type, with deep rounded sides resting on a short foot, the exterior finely enamelled with an idyllic setting detailed with a river stream surrounded by tall overhanging trees and mountainous cliffs, the scene further set with architectural elements such as pavilions and bridges,... [Lire la suite]
26 septembre 2016

A finely carved imperial ruby-red overlay glass 'warriors' box and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 117. A finely carved imperial ruby-red overlay glass 'warriors' box and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate 250,000 — 300,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.    exquisitely carved through the outer layer of ruby-red glass to the speckled white ground, the top of the cover decorated with a medallion enclosing a dramatic scene of two warriors, one rendered attacking the other with his long spear, the victim depicted falling off his horse, the landscape set... [Lire la suite]