12 août 2019

A carved yellow jade snuff bottle, Imperial, Palace Workshops, Beijing, 1730-1800

Lot 1169. A carved yellow jade snuff bottle, Imperial, Palace Workshops, Beijing, 1730-1800; 2 3/16 in. (5.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Of flattened form with a flat lip and recessed foot surrounded by a foot rim, the narrow sides carved with mask and ring handles, the stone of greenish-yellow tone with a few white and russet inclusions, glass stopper.  Provenance: Roger Mereffrey, Governor of Indochina and French Ambassador to... [Lire la suite]
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12 août 2019

A very fine white and russet jade snuff bottle, Imperial, Palace Workshops, Beijing, 1730-1800

Lot 1172. A very fine white and russet jade snuff bottle, Imperial, Palace Workshops, Beijing, 1730-1800; 2 3/16 in. (5.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. The well-hollowed ovoid bottle very finely carved in relief with a pair of chilong, one with leonine head and one with fenghuang head, writhing amidst swirling clouds and a bat, the stone of even white tone save for two feathery russet patches to one side, coral... [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]
12 septembre 2010

A realgar-splashed dark amber glass snuff bottle. Imperial, Attributed to the Palace workshops, Beijing, 1730-1800

A realgar-splashed dark amber glass snuff bottle.  Imperial, Attributed to the Palace workshops, Beijing, 1730-1800. photo courtesy Sotheby's  of flattened circular form, tapering towards a narrow neck, the metal of a very dark red-amber color boldly splashed with patche of mottled bright orange; height 2 1/4 in., 5.7 cm - Estimate 6,000 - 9,000 USD PROVENANCE/ Jack Rose Collection. Sotheby's London, 6th June, 1988, lot 263. White Wings Collection, no. 46. Sotheby's New York, 23rd March 2004, lot 4 ... [Lire la suite]