04 novembre 2011

Deux zarfs en or pour le marché ottoman. Suisse pour l'Orient, XIXème siècle

Zarf en or, onyx et diamants pour le marché ottoman. Suisse pour l'Orient, XIXème siècle. Photo Leclere Support de coupelle au rebord droit, en or ajouré et ciselé de palmes, rehaussé de filets d'émail noir et orné de six médaillons ovales en onyx cerclés de diamants taillés en rose et ponctués de frises de petits rubis et diamants. H. : 6,1 cm. Estimation : 4 000 / 6 000 € Zarf en or et émail pour le marché ottoman. Suisse pour l'Orient, XIXème siècle. Photo Leclere Support de coupelle au rebord dentelé, en or et émaux... [Lire la suite]
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04 novembre 2011

A rare spinach-green jade libation cup, 18th century

A rare spinach-green jade libation cup, 18th century.  Photo Bonhams The deep green stone naturalistically worked in imitation of a rhinoceros horn cup, carved as a deeply-hollowed lotus leaf decorated in high relief over the exterior with large blooming lotus flowers on tall slender stems intertwined with hummingbirds, a pair of mandarin ducks clutching a lotus seed pod, and a crab grasping at a fish. 17.8cm (7in) long. Estimate: £100,000 - 150,000, CNY 990,000 - 1,500,000, HK$ 1,200,000 - 1,800,000 Note: The interest... [Lire la suite]
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04 novembre 2011

Rhinoceros horn libation cups @ Bonhams

A finely-carved rhinoceros horn libation cup, Kangxi. Photo Bonhams Intricately carved around the exterior with a continuous riverscape, containing a single standing scholar amidst large rocky outcrops, overhanging pine and wutong trees, the openwork handle in the form of further gnarled pine and wutong trunks reaching over the rim, the horn of an attractive honey-brown tone.10.3cm wide x 13.5cm long x 10.3cm high (4in wide x 5¼in long x 4in high). Estimate: £200,000 - 300,000, CNY 2,000,000 - 3,000,000, HK$... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2011

Rhinoceros horn libation cups & Full-tip rhinoceros horns

A carved rhinoceros horn libation cup, 17th century. Photo Sotheby's of slender tapering form resting on a slightly spreading foot, the exterior carved in various levels of relief with multi-storied pavilions and distant figures nestled amongst trees and leafy bushes in a landscape with cragged rocks and billowing clouds, the handle carved and pierced in the form of two gnarled trees with umbrella-like clusters of pine needles extending up the side and curling over the rim, the horn of dark chocolate brown tone with a lighter... [Lire la suite]
03 novembre 2011

Asian Art in London 2011

Head of Manasa, the serpent goddess, Eastern India, Gupta period, early 6th century, Terracotta. Height: 30cm. John Eskenazi Ltd. LONDON.- Since its inception in 1998, Asian Art in London has become one of the world’s most important focal points for international collectors of Asian art, with its series of specialist gallery exhibitions and vents hosted by leading UK dealers and auction houses. In a new move that further enhances its global appeal, Asian Art in London has for the first time invited overseas specialist dealers to... [Lire la suite]
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03 novembre 2011

Tian Yi by Kevin Sinclair in Elle Vietnam, November 2011

Model: Tian Yi (Fusion) - Photographer: Kevin Sinclair - Stylist: Andrew Holden - Hair: Yoichi Tomizawa - Makeup: Nam Vo
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02 novembre 2011

A Transitional blue and white slender cylindrical brush holder. Circa 1640

A Transitional blue and white slender cylindrical brush holder. Circa 1640.  Photo Bonhams Delicately pencilled on one side with a boy riding a buffalo beside a large cluster of pine issuing from the banks of a river within delicately incised brocade-style borders, wood stand. 14.5cm  (5¾in) high (2). Estimate: £10,000 - 12,000, CNY 99,000 - 20,000, HK$ 120,000 - 140,000 Provenance: George and Cornelia Wingfield-Digby, Dorset, purchased from S.Marchant and Son,  London, 1975S.Marchant and Son, LondonThe Harriet... [Lire la suite]
02 novembre 2011

A rare documentary blue and white alms bowl. Dated Wanli 32nd year, corresponding to AD1605 and of the period

A rare documentary blue and white alms bowl. Dated Wanli 32nd year, corresponding to AD1605 and of the period. Photo Bonhams The shallow body incurling towards the upper rim, the glaze only extending partially inside the bowl, the exterior painted in a wide band with two large winged dragons flying above breaking waves in mutual pursuit below a thin continuous inscription, wood stand. 16cm (6¼in) wide (2). Estimate: £20,000 - 30,000, CNY 200,000 - 300,000, HK$ 240,000 - 360,000 Provenance: The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston,... [Lire la suite]
02 novembre 2011

A blue and white globular jar. Jiajing kuei mao nian zhi cyclical date corresponding to AD1543 and of the period

A blue and white globular jar. Jiajing kuei mao nian zhi cyclical date corresponding to AD1543 and of the period. Photo Bonhams Painted on one side with two seated figures playing weiqi, each attended by a standing boy, the reverse with a scholar and an attendant holding a qin, wood stand. 13.5cm (5¼in) wide (2). Estimate: £15,000 - 18,000, CNY 150,000 - 180,000, HK$ 180,000 - 220,000 Provenance: S.Marchant and Son, LondonThe Harriet Szechenyi Collection, SwitzerlandExhibited: S.Marchant and Son, Ming Blue and White:... [Lire la suite]
02 novembre 2011

A fine blue and white square baluster jar. Jiajing six-character mark and of the period

A fine blue and white square baluster jar. Jiajing six-character mark and of the period. Photo Bonhams Boldly painted in a rich dark blue on each of the four faces with a single five-clawed dragon rising and grasping at a long slender coiling meander of leafy lotus, between bands of squared spirals around the straight neck, cloud-collar lappets on the shoulder and still leaves above the crisply-cut foot, silk bag, Japanese wood box. 12.7cm (5in) high (2). Estimate: £15,000 - 20,000, CNY 150,000 - 200,000, HK$ 180,000 -... [Lire la suite]