16 septembre 2017

A rare yellow glass pomegranate-form water pot, Imperial Glassworks, Beijing, Qianlong mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1050. A rare yellow glass pomegranate-form water pot, Imperial Glassworks, Beijing, Qianlong four-character wheel-cut mark and of the period (1736-1795); 2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The small waterpot has a globular body rising to a short waisted neck below a flared mouth in the form of five sepals. The glass is of transparent amber-yellow tone. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]

16 septembre 2017

A rare small red-overlay white glass double-gourd vase, probably Palace Workshops, Beijing, 18th century

Lot 1049. A rare small red-overlay white glass double-gourd vase, probably Palace Workshops, Beijing, 18th century; 3 7/8 in. (9.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 5,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The body is carved in relief through the ruby red overlay to the opaque white ground with five bats (wufu) flying amidst trailing clouds on the lower body and with shou symbols and further bats on the upper body, all beneath key fret and inverted lappets... [Lire la suite]
14 septembre 2017

A Chinese ruby glass bowl, carved with birds among flowering branches, Four-character Qianlong mark and probably of the period

Lot 334. A Chinese ruby glass bowl, carved with birds among flowering branches, Four-character Qianlong mark and probably of the period. D: 6 1/8 in., 15.5cm. Estimate $1,200-1,500. Sold for $3,500. © Freeman’s ASIAN ARTS, 9 SEPTEMBER 2017
30 juillet 2017

Vase, Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period (1736–95)

Vase, Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period (1736–95). Glass, H. 14,9 x W. 7,7 cm. William Sturgis Bigelow Collection, 26.627 © 2017 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
30 juillet 2017

Plate, Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period (1736–95)

Plate, Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period (1736–95). Glass,H. 4,1 x W. 19,4 cm. William Sturgis Bigelow Collection, 26.600 © 2017 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Provenance: (See Bill of Sale of June 8, 1921)
30 juillet 2017

Bowl, flaring from bottom to rim, Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period (1736–95)

 Bowl, flaring from bottom to rim, Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period (1736–95). Glass, 7,5 x 16,1 cm. William Sturgis Bigelow Collection, 22.424 © 2017 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Provenance: Lent by W.S. Bigelow, 03/07/1914

30 juillet 2017

Flask, Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period (1736–95)

Flask, Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period (1736–95). Glass, 14,1  x 7,6 cm. William Sturgis Bigelow Collection, 12.115 © 2017 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Provenance: Lent by W.S. Bigelow, March 7, 1914
30 juillet 2017

Flat bowl, Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period (1736–95)

Flat bowl, Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period (1736–95). Glass, 4,5 x 17,8 cm. William Sturgis Bigelow Collection, 12.115 © 2017 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.  
30 juillet 2017

Bowl, Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period (1736–95)

Bowl, Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period (1736–95). Glass, 7,5 x 17 cm. William Sturgis Bigelow Collection, 11.9682 © 2017 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Provenance: By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850 - d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 3, 1911) Note: Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow... [Lire la suite]
30 juillet 2017

Straight-sided bowl, Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period (1736–95)

Straight-sided bowl, Qing dynasty, Qianlong mark and period (1736–95). Glass, 8,2 x 16,3 cm. William Sturgis Bigelow Collection, 11.9680 © 2017 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Provenance: By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850 - d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 3, 1911) Note: Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States.... [Lire la suite]