22 février 2020

A well-carved white jade snuff bottle, probably Suzhou, 1750-1850

Lot 1566. A well-carved white jade snuff bottle, probably Suzhou, 1750-1850; 2 3/8 in. (6.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 218,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. Of flattened form, one main side carved with a long-tailed crested bird on a flowering prunus branch with two lines of verse by the Southern Dynasties poet Lu Kai, followed by one seal reading Shanyue, the reverse left undecorated to highlight the attractive color of the stone, agate... [Lire la suite]
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21 juillet 2019

A gem set gold archer’s ring, South India or Deccan, possibly Tanjore, 1750-1850

Lot 14. A gem set gold archer’s ring, South India or Deccan, possibly Tanjore, 1750-1850. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 60,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Set with diamonds, rubies and emeralds; ¾ in. (2.1 cm.) high; 1 1/8 ins.(2.9 cm.) wide; 1 5/8 ins. (4.1 cm.) deep. Exhibited: Grand Palais, Paris 2017, p.183, no.137The Doge’s Palace, Venice 2017, p.210, no.143The Palace Museum, Beijing 2018, p.233, no.147. Christie's. Maharajas & Mughal... [Lire la suite]
11 septembre 2016

A carved amber snuff bottle, 1750-1850

Lot 437. A carved amber snuff bottle, 1750-1850. Estimate USD 2,400 - USD 3,400. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The naturalistic pebble-form bottle is of deep orange tone and is carved with a scene of boys at play, one carrying a blossoming lotus branch and the others dancing amid trees. 2 ¼ in. (5.6 cm.) high, glass stopper Provenance: Gerd Lester Collection; Sotheby's New York, 17 September 1996, lot 182.Vanessa F. Holden Collection, New York.Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts,... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2016

An inside-painted crystal snuff bottle, Wang Xisan, dated to the jiyou year (1969), the bottle 1750-1850

Lot 518. An inside-painted crystal snuff bottle, Wang Xisan, dated to the jiyou year (1969), the bottle 1750-1850;  2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm.) high. Estimate $12,000 – $15,000. Price realised USD 15,000. Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The interior is painted on both sides with a scene of three kittens amidst rocks and flowering plants playing whimsically with butterflies, with an inscription and seal of the artist in the reserve. The bottle is carved with blossoming orchids and butterflies, quartz stopper ... [Lire la suite]
21 août 2015

A well-carved grey and white jade snuff bottle, 1750-1850

A well-carved grey and white jade snuff bottle, 1750-1850. Estimate $12,000 – $18,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 One side is carved in relief with an eagle perched on the branch of a pine tree above the sun rising from waves, and the reverse is carved with a pair of egrets, each standing on one leg in a pond amidst the flowers and leaves of lotus plants. 2 ½ in. (6.5 cm.) high, glass stopper Provenance: Robert Hall, London, 2009.Hugh Moss (HK) Ltd., Hong Kong, 2009.Ruth and Carl Barron Collection,... [Lire la suite]
21 août 2015

A rare five-color-overlay pink glass snuff bottle, Imperial, Palace Workshops, Beijing, 1750-1850

A rare five-color-overlay pink glass snuff bottle, Imperial, Palace Workshops, Beijing, 1750-1850. Estimate $18,000 – $22,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bottle is carved through the opaque dark green, pale blue, yellow, red and pink overlay to the translucent pink glass ground with a design of a woven basket overflowing with blossoms and fruit including two finger citrons, begonias, sweet peas and a large peony. 2 7/8 in. (6 cm.) high, rose quartz stopper Provenance: Hugh Moss (HK) Ltd., Hong Kong,... [Lire la suite]

18 mars 2015

Chinese snuff bottles fetch sparkling prices at Bonhams in Asia Week 2015

 An enameled and slip-decorated Yixing snuff bottle, 1800-1880. Sold for US$ 37,500 (€35,260). Photo: Bonhams NEW YORK, NY.- Asia Week 2015 at Bonhams New York was opened with the auction of Fine Chinese Snuff Bottles from the Collection of Barbara and Marvin Dicker, which took place at the Madison Avenue galleries on March 16. In a packed saleroom, the collection fetched far above its high estimates – with 97 per cent sold by lot – to make a total of $708,438.  The Dickers began collecting... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2015

Robert Hall at TEFAF 2015 Antiques

Three snuffbottles, China, Beijing, Imperial Workshops, 1750-1850. Robert Hall (stand 164) - TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015) Jade, one carved overall with basket weave design, the others left plain Three snuffbottles, China, Jingdezhen, 1780-1850. Robert Hall (stand 164) - TEFAF 2015 Antiques (13-22 March 2015) Porcelain, moulded carved and enamelled as two fish and a squirrel on a bunch of grapes. Robert Hall´s interest in Chinese Snuff Bottles started over twenty-... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2015

A lacquer on wood 'monkey' snuff bottle, Fuzhou, probably Imperial, 1750-1850

A lacquer on wood 'monkey' snuff bottle, Fuzhou, probably Imperial, 1750-1850. Estimate US$ 6,000 - 8,000 (€5,300 - 7,100). Photo Bonhams. Carved in the form of a squatting monkey, its left hand resting on the crossing feet, while its right hand raised to stabilize a large peach supported on its back, the top of the peach opened to form the mouth of the bottle, the surfaces painted mostly black over red, rubbed through in the peach areas, the monkey's face in gilt and red, the sides embellished with an incised... [Lire la suite]
12 mars 2014

A celadon nephrite snuff bottle with russet skin, 1750-1850

A celadon nephrite snuff bottle with russet skin, 1750-1850. Photo Bonhams. Of compressed form with a straight neck and flat lip, supported by a high oval foot rim, with fixed ring lion mask handles to each side, one face of the bottle slightly concave and displaying a russet skin. 2 3/8in (5.9cm) high. Estimate US$ 5,000 - 7,000 (€3,600 - 5,000) Property from the Collection of Emmanuel Dimitri Gran (1894-1969) Bonhams.CHINESE ART FROM THE SCHOLAR'S STUDIO. 17 Mar 2014, New York - www.bonhams.com
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