08 janvier 2017

Bowl, Tonkin, Vietnam, 14th century-15th century

Bowl, everted rim, raised foot, four incised/stamped flower motifs running , Tonkin, Vietnam, 14th century-15th century, stoneware, green copper glaze, 6.2 × 16.9 cm diameter.  Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Michael Abbott, Founder Benefactor, 1984; AS79-1984 © National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne 

08 janvier 2017

Bowl, Tonkin, Vietnam, 14th century-15th century

Bowl, everted rim, shallow foot, interior: molded petal and floral meander motif; Tonkin, Vietnam, 14th century-15th century, stoneware, clear glaze, 5.5 × 16.5 cm diameter.  Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Michael Abbott, Founder Benefactor, 1984; AS80-1984 © National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
08 janvier 2017

Natural pearls "orient" necklace

Natural pearls "orient" necklace. Photo courtesy Theilkaes
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08 janvier 2017

Natural Conch pearl, 7.50 ct.

Natural Conch pearl, 7.50 ct. Photo courtesy Theilkaes
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08 janvier 2017

A small blue and white beaker vase, 17th century

Lot 3558. A small blue and white beaker vase, 17th century. Estimate $10,000 – $15,000. Price Realized $8,125. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2015 Of elongated, cylindrical form flaring towards the neck, the vase is painted on one side with a leaf-shaped panel containing a four-clawed dragon emerging from waves in pursuit of a flaming pearl. The reverse is decorated with a stylized rock formation and a berry branch. 8 in. (20.3 cm.) high  Provenance: Jan van Beers, London, 1984.Collection of... [Lire la suite]
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08 janvier 2017

A large blue and white dish, Early Kangxi period, circa 1670

Lot 3573. A large blue and white dish, Early Kangxi period, circa 1670. Estimate $8,000 – $12,000. Price Realized $11,250. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2015 The large dish, with narrow everted rim, is decorated in the center with a scene of a warrior standing beneath a willow tree and addressing an approaching figure on horseback with groom, with three fruiting sprays on the rim. The exterior with three similar sprays and a fourth on the base.  14 ½ in. (36.8 cm.) diam.   Provenance:... [Lire la suite]

08 janvier 2017

A rhinoceros horn ‘Prunus tree’ libation cup, Qing Dynasty , 17th-18th century

Lot 3792. A rhinoceros horn ‘Prunus tree’ libation cup, Qing Dynasty , 17th-18th century. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot Sold 937,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby’s. the tapered horn carved on the exterior with an irregular surface with subtle ridges and knots simulating a tree trunk, one side detailed in high relief with a gnarled branch and thin twigs issuing prunus blossoms of varying sizes and extending across the exterior and onto the interior of the cup, the horn patinated to a dark... [Lire la suite]
08 janvier 2017

A carved rhinoceros horn ‘Lychee’ libation cup, Qing Dynasty , 17th-18th century

Lot 3782. A carved rhinoceros horn ‘Lychee’ libation cup, Qing Dynasty , 17th-18th century. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,120,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby’s. carved on the exterior with stems issuing long furled leaves, floral blooms and two lychees, the lychees detailed with various floral-diaper grounds, the undercut handle formed with two undulating stems, the horn of a warm chestnut tone lightening to a rich amber colour towards the mouthrim, wood stand; 15.2 cm., 6... [Lire la suite]
08 janvier 2017

Vase hu à couvercle à décor archaïsant, Chine, dynastie Qing, Règne de Qianlong (1736-1795)

Vase hu à couvercle à décor archaïsant. Décor de dragons et poème impérial. Chine, dynastie Qing, Règne de Qianlong (1736-1795). Néphrite. MNAAG, Paris, MG335. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (musée Guimet, Paris) / Mathieu Rabeau
08 janvier 2017

Vase fangding, Chine, dynastie Qing (1644-1911), 18e siècle

Vase fangding, Chine, dynastie Qing (1644-1911), 18e siècle. Néphrite. MNAAG, Paris, MG2727. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (musée Guimet, Paris) / Thierry Ollivier