20 mars 2015

A small pale blue glass vase, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A small pale blue glass vase, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Price Realized $17,500 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The thick-walled, high-shouldered body with short, waisted neck, the opaque glass of turquoise color with pale greenish swirls - 4 ½ in. (11.4 cm.) high The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART III - CHINESE WORKS OF ART: QING CERAMICS, GLASS AND JADE CARVINGS, 19 March... [Lire la suite]

20 mars 2015

A small purple glass bowl, China, Qing dynasty, Qianlong four-character wheel-cut mark within a square and possibly of the perio

A small purple glass bowl, China, Qing dynasty, Qianlong four-character wheel-cut mark within a square and possibly of the period. Estimate $1,500 - $2,500. Price Realized $8,750 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The translucent purple glass bowl with everted rim and raised on a thick, straight foot - 4 ¼ in. (10.9 cm.) diameter Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, before 1977. Literature: C. Brown and D. Rabiner, Clear as Crystal, Red as Flame, China Institute in... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2015

A yellow glass bottle vase, China, Qing dynasty, Qianlong four-character wheel-cut mark within a square and of the period

A yellow glass bottle vase, China, Qing dynasty, Qianlong four-character wheel-cut mark within a square and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate $12,000 - $18,000. Price Realized $75,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The thick-walled vase with tapering, high-shouldered body surmounted by a tall, cylindrical neck, the opaque glass of lemon-yellow color - 9 ½ in. (24 cm.) high The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART III - CHINESE WORKS... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2015

A red glass faceted bottle vase, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A red glass faceted bottle vase, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate $18,000 - $25,000. Price Realized $15,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The pear-shaped body and tall neck cut with facets, the translucent glass of red color suffused with pale golden inclusions at the neck and foot - 9 7/8 in. (25.4 cm.) high The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART III - CHINESE WORKS OF ART: QING CERAMICS, GLASS AND JADE CARVINGS, 19 March... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2015

A rare opaque turquoise glass tripod censer, Qing dynasty, Qianlong four-character wheel-cut mark within a square and of the per

A rare opaque turquoise glass tripod censer, China, Qing dynasty, Qianlong four-character wheel-cut mark within a square and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate $40,000 - $60,000. Price Realized $425,000 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The censer with a compressed body raised on three conical supports and with a pair of angled, arched handles rising from the flat rim - 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm.) diameter Provenance: With Robert Sistrunk, New York, late 1970s.The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York,... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2015

A rare garnet-red glass bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng four-character wheel-cut mark within a square and of the period

A rare garnet-red glass bottle vase, China, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng four-character wheel-cut mark within a square and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate $300,000 – $500,000. Price Realized $233,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, before 1997. Literature: C. Brown and D. Rabiner, Clear as Crystal, Red as Flame, China Institute, New York, 1990, p. 55, no. 18. Exhibited: C. Brown and D. Rabiner, Clear as Crystal, Red as Flame, China Institute, New York,... [Lire la suite]


27 février 2015

A red overlay white glass snuff bottle. Possibly Imperial, 1730-1800

A red overlay white glass snuff bottle. Possibly Imperial, 1730-1800. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,700 - 4,400). Photo Bonhams. Well-hollowed, of baluster form with a waisted neck, flat lip, finely finished, rounded circular foot ring, the translucent milky-white ground overlaid in red, expertly carved with two rampant dragons chasing a flaming jewel. 2in (5.1cm) high Provenance: Robert Kleiner, Asia Week, March 2007 Bonhams. Chinese Snuff Bottles from the Collection of Barbara and Marvin... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2015

A fine ruby-red faceted glass snuff bottle, Imperial, Palace Workshops, Beijing, 1730-1800

A fine ruby-red faceted glass snuff bottle, Imperial, Palace Workshops, Beijing, 1730-1800. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000 (€1,800 - 2,700). Photo Bonhams. Well-hollowed, designed in the form of a double-gourd, carved overall with a symmetrical pattern of irregular facets. 2 1/2in (6.4cm) Provenance: Robert Hall, October 1989 Notes: Snuff bottles in faceted forms derive from European influence during the early years of the Beijing Palace glassworks. At the time, the workshops were under the supervision... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2015

A pair of red glass snuff bottles, Imperial, Palace Workshops, Beijing, 1730-1800

A pair of red glass snuff bottles, Imperial, Palace Workshops, Beijing, 1730-1800. Estimate US$ 4,000 - 5,000 (€3,600 - 4,400). Photo Bonhams. Very well-hollowed, each of high-shouldered tapering baluster form with a waisted neck, thin flat lip, circular foot ring, the color of translucent rich ruby-red. 2in (5.1cm) height of each Provenance: Hugh Moss, November 1990Janet Gordon Bonhams. Chinese Snuff Bottles from the Collection of Barbara and Marvin Dicker, 16 Mar 2015 10:00 EDT- NEW... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2015

A red overlaid glass snuff bottle decorated with gourds and butterflies. Possibly Imperial, Palace Workshops, Beijing, 1780-1850

A red overlaid glass snuff bottle decorated with gourds and butterflies. Possibly Imperial, Palace Workshops, Beijing, 1780-1850. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 4,000 (€2,700 - 3,600). Photo Bonhams. Well-hollowed, the pear form bottle with a waisted neck, flat lip and foot, carved through the red overlay against a milky-white ground, depicting double-gourds borne on supple leafy vines, with two delicate butterflies hovering around. 2 1/8in (5.3cm) high Provenance: Eldred's, 26 August 1993, lot 12 ... [Lire la suite]


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