17 mars 2019

A rare and important pair of famille-verte meiping, Qing dynasty, dated Xinsi year, corresponding to 1701

Lot 336. A rare and important pair of famille-verte meiping, Qing dynasty, dated Xinsi year, corresponding to 1701. Height 12 in., 30.5 cm. Estimate: US$80,000 - US$120,000. Lot Sold 100,000 US$. Courtesy Sotheby's. each superbly potted with a well-proportioned rounded shoulder tapering to a low, splayed base and surmounted by a short waisted neck with a gently flaring rim, the baluster body vibrantly enameled with similar scenes of scholars paying homage, in one a kneeling scholar presents credentials near... [Lire la suite]

03 août 2017

Adriaen Coorte (Dutch, c. 1660-aft 1707), Gooseberries on a Table, 1701

Adriaen Coorte (Dutch, c. 1660-aft 1707), Gooseberries on a Table, 1701, oil on paper mounted on wood, Framed: 45.5 x 38.5 x 4.5 cm (17 7/8 x 15 1/8 x 1 3/4 in.); Unframed: 29.7 x 22.8 cm (11 11/16 x 8 15/16 in.). Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund, 1987.32 © The Cleveland Museum of Art. Coorte worked in Middelburg, a wealthy maritime city in the southern part of the Netherlands, which fostered a poetic, scientific, and spiritual examination of the natural world. Gooseberries - a modest, local pleasure - could be picked in the wild,... [Lire la suite]
31 octobre 2016

Semi-circular flat based sundial. Gilt bronze, 1701

Semi-circular flat based sundial. Gilt bronze, 1701. Palace Museum, Beijing
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16 avril 2016

An Ottoman gem-set agate-hilted dagger with silver scabbard, Turkey, dated 1113 AH/1701 AD

Lot 157. An Ottoman gem-set agate-hilted dagger with silver scabbard, Turkey, dated 1113 AH/1701 AD. Estimate 12,000 — 18,000 GBP (15,205 - 22,808 EUR) . Photo Sotheby's the hilt composed of two faceted agate pieces with gem-set gripstrap (amethyst and turquoise), with a straight, double-edged steel blade with gold decoration comprising inscriptive cartouches and vegetal designs, the silver scabbard with chased floral decoration, carved entwining scrolls and short... [Lire la suite]
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12 avril 2014

A pair of wucai meiping, Kangxi period and dated to the Xinsi year corresponding to 1701

A pair of wucai meiping, Kangxi period and dated to the Xinsi year corresponding to 1701.. Photo Sotheby's Height 12 in., 30.5 cm Provenance: Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York.Collection of Mrs. Colis P. Huntington.Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York.Collection of David A. Berg, New York.Christie’s New York, 21st September 2000, lot 328.S. Marchant & Son, London 2002. Litterature: Gorer and Blacker, Chinese Porcelain and Hard Stones, London 1911, vol. I, pl. 118. The vases each depict departure scenes of a... [Lire la suite]
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