02 janvier 2018

A very rare and finely enamelled glass 'quails' snuff bottle, Imperial, Palace Workshops, Beijing, Qianlong mark and period

  Lot 66. A very rare and finely enamelled glass 'quails' snuff bottle, Imperial, Palace Workshops, Beijing, Qianlong four-character mark in blue enamel and of the period (1736-1795); 1 ¾ in. (4.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000. Price realised GBP 50,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2015. The exterior of the bottle is exquisitely decorated with a continuous scene depicting five quails amidst colourful leafy sprays of peony and millet, below a... [Lire la suite]

02 janvier 2018

A very rare and finely enamelled famille rose glass snuff bottle, Imperial, Palace Workshops, Beijing, Qianlong mark and period

Lot 65. A very rare and finely enamelled famille rose glass snuff bottle, Imperial, Palace Workshops, Beijing, Qianlong four-character mark in blue enamel and of the period (1736-1795); 2 1/8 in. (5.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000. Price realised GBP 80,500. © Christie’s Images Limited 2015. The semi-translucent white glass snuff bottle is finely decorated to the compressed pear shaped body with a continuous design depicting camellia and wintersweet, below a band of pink... [Lire la suite]
20 décembre 2017

A deep cut turquoise-blue Beijing glass 'Dragon' bottle vase, engraved Qianlong four-character mark, 18th-19th century

Lot 850. A deep cut turquoise-blue Beijing glass 'Dragon' bottle vase, engraved Qianlong four-character mark, 18th-19th century. H. 21,5 cm. Estimate 2.000/3.000 €. Lot sold 1.800 €. Courtesy Nagel Glass bubbles, few tiny chips. Provenance: From the collection of a member of the Family Baron von Goldschmidt-Rothschild, formerly Palais Grüneburg, Frankfurt on the Main. Nagel. "Asiatische Kunst - Salzburg", 07.12.2017
20 décembre 2017

A corn-yellow ground five colors overlay Beijing glass bottle vase, 19th century

Lot 848. A corn-yellow ground five colors overlay Beijing glass bottle vase, 19th century. H. 19,7 cm. Estimate 1.000/1.500 €. Lot sold 1.000 €. Courtesy Nagel Very slightly chipped, partly slightly polished. Provenance: From the collection of a member of the Family Baron von Goldschmidt-Rothschild, formerly Palais Grüneburg, Frankfurt on the Main. Nagel. "Asiatische Kunst - Salzburg", 07.12.2017
20 décembre 2017

A good blue-green Beijing glass bottle, incised Qianlong four-character mark and of the period

  Lot 531. A good blue-green Beijing glass bottle, incised Qianlong four-character mark and of the period (1736-1795). H. 17 cm. Estimate 2.000/3. 000 €. Lot sold 2.000 €. Courtesy Nagel Tiny polished chip to stand. Provenance: From the collection of a member of the Family Baron von Goldschmidt-Rothschild, formerly Palais Grüneburg, Frankfurt on the Main. Nagel. "Asiatische Kunst - Salzburg", 06.12.2017
12 décembre 2017

A red glass overlay bottle, Incised Qianlong four-character mark and of the period (1736-95)

Lot 295. A red glass overlay bottle, Incised Qianlong four-character mark and of the period (1736-95). Height: 27 cm. Estimate 5 000 € / 8 000 €. Courtesy Veritas Art Auctioneers. Snowflake glass ground with a layer of ruby red glass. Carved decoration depicting floral motifs (restored)  Provenance: Christie’s, London 2001 - Chinese Ceramics & Export Ceramics & Works of Art (Lot 105) Antiquités et Œuvres d’Art chez Veritas Art Auctioneers, Lisboa, le 12... [Lire la suite]

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.