15 septembre 2021

A bronze 'mythical beast' pole finial, Shang dynasty

Lot 42. A bronze 'mythical beast' pole finial, Shang dynasty. Height 4½ in., 11.43 cm. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 well cast as a hollow conical socket issuing from a ferocious bovine mask with bulging eyes and a broad flattened nose, flanked by flaring ears, all below tall curved horns cast with intaglio coil details, the conical socket with further intaglio motifs and pierced with two apertures, the bronze with a reddish-brown patina with malachite encrustation, stand. ... [Lire la suite]
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15 septembre 2021

A bronze garlic-head flask (Bianhu), Han dynasty (206 -220 AD)

Lot 41. A bronze garlic-head flask (Bianhu), Han dynasty (206 -220 AD). Width 13½ in., 34.3 cm. Estimate: 5,000 - 7,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 of flattened oblong form set over a slightly splayed rectangular foot rising to a short waisted neck and garlic bulb-shaped mouth, the broad sides each with raised and stepped concentric ovals, the narrow sides plain, the surface with grey patina and malachite encrustation. Property from the Estate of John W. Wilkins. Provenance: J.J.... [Lire la suite]
15 septembre 2021

A repoussé silver 'lotus' box and cover, Five Dynasties - Northern Song dynasty (907-1126)

  Lot 40. A repoussé silver 'lotus' box and cover, Five Dynasties - Northern Song dynasty (907-1126). Diameter 2¼ in., 5.7 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 of compressed cushion form, the shallow domed cover decorated with continuous lotus blossoms and foliate scrolls against a punched ground, the straight sides with bands of classic scroll. Provenance: Christie's London, 13th November 2001, lot 79. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 21... [Lire la suite]
15 septembre 2021

A pair of coral-ground reserve-decorated 'lotus' bowls, Qianlong underglaze blue seal marks and of the period (1736-1795))

Lot 330. A pair of coral-ground reserve-decorated 'lotus' bowls, Qianlong underglaze blue seal marks and of the period (1736-1795); 5 1/8in (13cm) diameter; 2 1/2in (6.3cm) high. Estimate US$ 30,000 - 50,000 (€ 25,000 - 42,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The bell-form bowls each raised on a short flared foot and decorated with two rows of flower-heads and fronted lotus in an interlocking network of leafy tendrils, the details finely rendered in iron-red and all reserved on a rich coral ground. ... [Lire la suite]
15 septembre 2021

A huanghuali and huamu square-corner cabinet, Fangjiaogui, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 235. A huanghuali and huamu square-corner cabinet, Fangjiaogui, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 73 1/2in (186.7cm) high; 43 1/4in (109.8cm) long; 20 3/8in (51.8cm) deep. Estimate US$ 30,000 - 50,000 (€ 25,000 - 42,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The square-section rectangular frame of standard mitred, mortise and tenon construction, the side and front panels composed of huanghuali veneer, each door inset with one circular and two shaped rectangular burlwood panels set into elegant beaded frames,... [Lire la suite]
15 septembre 2021

A cloisonné enamel pomegranate form jar, Late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th century

Lot 180. A cloisonné enamel pomegranate form jar, Late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th century; 4 1/2in (11.4cm) high. Estimate US$ 30,000 - 50,000 (€ 25,000 - 42,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The bulbous body rendered on the rich, leafy green ground with a continuous pattern of six lotus blossoms enclosed by radiating branches below the mouth shaped as an open bud, the blossoms executed in delicate white, blue, red, and yellow enamels above the gilt metal straight foot. Provenance: Christie's,... [Lire la suite]

15 septembre 2021

A Pair of Chinese Wucai Porcelain Jars and Covers, Transitional Period

Lot 143A. A Pair of Chinese Wucai Porcelain Jars and Covers, Transitional Period. Height 15 inches. Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000. © 2021 William Doyle Galleries, Inc. Each decorated with scenes of courtly figures in classical attire. Property from the Hallenbeck Family Collection. Provenance: Purchased from Santos, London, 2000. Doyle. Asian Works of Art, September 20, 2021 at 10am EDT
15 septembre 2021

A Fine Chinese Imperial Celadon Glazed Porcelain Vase, Yongzheng Seal Mark and of the Period (1723-1735)

Lot 191. A Fine Chinese Imperial Celadon Glazed Porcelain Vase, Yongzheng Seal Mark and of the Period (1723-1735). Height 12 inches. Estimate: $80,000 - $120,000. © 2021 William Doyle Galleries, Inc. Of baluster form, the body with three ribbed horizontal bands and molded ring handles at top of shoulder. Provenance: Property of an American Collector. Doyle. Asian Works of Art, September 20, 2021 at 10am EDT
15 septembre 2021

Doyle to auction the Sarah Belk Gambrell Falangcai Vase

Lot 189. The Sarah Belk Gambrell Falangcai Vase. A Partial Chinese Imperial Falangcai European-Subject Porcelain Vase, Qianlong four-character seal mark in blue and of the period (1736-1795). Height 4 7/8 inches, width overall 4 inches.. Estimate $100,000-300,000. © 2021 William Doyle Galleries, Inc. NEW YORK, NY.- Doyle Auctioneers & Appraisers will auction the Sarah Belk Gambrell Falangcai Vase as a highlight of the Asian Works of Art sale on Monday, September 20 at 10am EDT. Created... [Lire la suite]
14 septembre 2021

A large Junyao dish, Song-Jin dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 240. A large Junyao dish, Song-Jin dynasty, 11th-12th century; 8 5/16in (21cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 40,000 - 70,000 (€ 34,000 - 59,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The thickly potted dish rising from a short foot rim to a flat everted rim and covered with an elegant turquoise-blue glaze with rich purple splash to one side, the glaze thinning to a mushroom color on the side of the cavetto and at the rim edge and continuing on the underside to the foot and interior of the base, five spur marks visible... [Lire la suite]
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