25 février 2016

A gilt copper alloy figure of Chakrasamvara, Tibet, 15th century

Lot 32. A gilt copper alloy figure of Chakrasamvara, Tibet, 15th century. Estimate US$ 200,000 - 300,000 (€180,000 - 270,000). Photo: Bonhams. Masterfully cast, the deities in yab-yum with Chakrasamvara striding in alidhasana on prostrate figures, his twelve arms creatively angled holding various ritual implements, Vajravarahi wrapping her right leg around his waist while gazing into his primary face, their eyes finely delineated in black and red. 15 in. (38 cm) high 'The distinction... [Lire la suite]
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25 février 2016

A gilt copper repoussé figure of a bodhisattva, Nepal, circa 16th century

Lot 25. A gilt copper repoussé figure of a bodhisattva, Nepal, circa 16th century. Estimate US$ 300,000 - 500,000 (€270,000 - 460,000). Photo: Bonhams. Reclining into 'royal ease' while displaying the gesture of teaching with an attentive gaze. 17 in. (43.2 cm) high This masterpiece of Nepalese repoussé sculpture couches the bodhisattva in regalia, bedecked with inset semi-precious stones of diverse colors. His figure is composed with a naturalistic sense of his weight resting on his left arm with a slight... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2016

Taffin jewelry.

Taffin jewelry. White sapphire, bakelite and rose gold ring. Taffin jewelry. A ceramic take on a classic Taffin setting 3 cts brown diamond ring. Taffin jewelry. Spinel and ceramic ring with gold.
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25 février 2016

A Longquan celadon-glazed tripod incense burner, Ming dynasty

Lot 8079. A Longquan celadon-glazed tripod incense burner, Ming dynasty. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,700 - 4,600). Photo: Bonhams. The shallow bowl raised on three molded feet and punctuated on the exterior with six applied bosses on a recessed band below the rim, all covered with a rich warm green glaze only revealing the biscuit on a raised circle on the underside and in the well of the interior, wood stand. 7in (17.8cm) diameter Provenance: The Joanna Lau Sullivan Trust Bonhams. CHINESE WORKS... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2016

A Longquan celadon-glazed stem cup, Ming dynasty

Lot 8083. A Longquan celadon-glazed stem cup, Ming dynasty. Estimate US$ 1,500 - 2,500 (€1,400 - 2,300). Photo: Bonhams. Thickly molded with a wide, curving well and raised on a tall spreading foot, the interior walls incised with a fluidly drawn lotus flower and leaf scroll pattern that repeats on the exterior below a key-fret band, the stoutly formed foot encircled by a raised string band and deeply hollowed, a well-preserved and lustrous olive green glaze covering all surfaces except the foot pad. 5in... [Lire la suite]
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25 février 2016

A large and rare Longquan celadon-glazed dish with lobed rim, Yuan-early Ming Dynasty, 14th-15th Century

Lot 8082. A large and rare Longquan celadon-glazed dish with lobed rim, Yuan-early Ming Dynasty, 14th-15th Century. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,700 - 4,600). Photo: Bonhams. Thickly potted and of shallow concave shape, with fluted walls curving up to a wide, everted rim, molded with elegant bracket lobes, surrounding a plain, circular well, covered all over in a thick, light, olive-green glaze, the underside with an unglazed ring burnt orange from firing. 18 1/2in (47cm) diameter Notes: Longquan... [Lire la suite]

25 février 2016

Anoplognathus montanus, Anoplognathus rothschildti, Anoplognathus prasinus

Anoplognathus montanus Anoplognathus rothschildti Anoplognathus prasinus
25 février 2016

An enamelled porcelain snuff bottle, Imperial, Jingdezhen kilns, Daoguang mark and of the period, 1821-1850

Lot 6009. An enamelled porcelain snuff bottle, Imperial, Jingdezhen kilns, Daoguang mark and of the period, 1821-1850. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,700 - 4,600). Photo: Bonhams. Of moonflask form with a straight neck, slightly concave lip, oval foot ring, glazed interior; painted in soft-hued enamels and iron-red on one side with a Manchu groom leading a camel laden with hunting rifles attached to the saddle, the reverse painted with a Manchu huntsman on a horse and leading a dog by a leash, the recessed foot... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2016

A famille rose enameled porcelain 'katydid' snuff bottle, Imperial, Jingdezhen kilns, Daoguang mark and of the period, 1821-1850

Lot 6002. A famille rose enameled porcelain 'katydid' snuff bottle, Imperial, Jingdezhen kilns, Daoguang mark and of the period, 1821-1850. Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€3,600 - 5,500). Photo: Bonhams. The ovoid bottle rising to a gently waisted neck, rounded lip, sensitively painted in enamels with black penciled details depicting a katydid on an overturned cage, the reverse featuring the same insect with long thin antennae, the concave foot with thefour-character mark in seal script. 2 3/4in (7cm) high ... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2016

A polychrome enameled porcelain snuff bottle, Imperial, Jingdezhen kilns, Daoguang mark and of the period, 1821-1850

Lot 6001. A polychrome enameled porcelain snuff bottle, Imperial, Jingdezhen kilns, Daoguang mark and of the period, 1821-1850. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,700 - 4,600). Photo: Bonhams. Of compressed globular form with a cylindrical neck, rounded lip, finely painted on one side with two frolicking Pekinese, the verso depicting a pair of doves by graceful bamboo; the slightly recessed foot neatly inscribed with the four-character mark. 2 1/4in (5.7cm) high Provenance: Robert Hall, 12th November 1985 ... [Lire la suite]