01 septembre 2015

Shanghainese Deco: Vanities in the Roaring Twenties at the Liang Yi Museum

Vanity box, Cartier, 1920s © 2015 Liang Yi Museum. Compact. Lacloche, around 1925. Gold, enamel, diamonds and mother-of-pearl with internal mirror. © 2015 Liang Yi Museum Vanity box. China (Qing dynasty), 17th century. Huanghuali with coral and ivory inlays. © 2015 Liang Yi Museum. Nécessaire. Cartier, around 1930. Gold, toirtoiseshell, lacquer, lapis-lazuli and turquoise with internal mirror. © 2015 Liang Yi Museum. A minaudière by Van Cleef & Arpels with mirror and lipstick, 1925, coated in red enamel with a... [Lire la suite]

26 août 2015

A 17th century gem-set, pearl and enamel brooch, earnings and a ring

A 17th century gem-set, pearl and enamel brooch, earnings and a ring. Estimate £4,000 - 6,000 (€5,500 - 8,200). Photo: Bonhams. 1st: The brooch of tapered scrolling design, decorated with flowerheads and blue, white, pink and black enamel, accented by table-cut rubies and garnets, in foiled closed-back settings and seed pearls, suspending a 9.0mm pearl drop, 2nd: The pendent earrings surmounted by a striped enamel tulip, suspending a scrolling foliate enamel, seed pearl and table-cut ruby spacer, to a 8.6mm-9.5mm... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2015

Otto Jakob, Gogonia Earrings

Otto Jakob Gogonia Earrings – Partially oxidized yellow and white gold, 2 baguette-cut diamonds, coral inlays. Fitting the coral inlays into their respective cells (Photo courtesy of Otto Jakob) Otto Jakob’s rendering for the Gorgonia earrings, inspired by the Trapanesi objects (Photo courtesy of Otto Jakob) Detail of a Trapani mirror from the last third of the 17th century. (Perrin Antiquaires)
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23 août 2015

A huanghuali continuous yokeback armchair (nanguanmaoyi), 17th century

A huanghuali continuous yokeback armchair (nanguanmaoyi), 17th century. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. an elegantly arched crestrail with flattened headrest curving towards the corner posts which bow slightly before passing through the molded seat frame to form the back legs, centered by a very attractively figured S-curved rectangular splat, the gently serpentine armrests continuing to the corner posts, the soft-mat seat above front and side plain mitered aprons, the legs of cylindrical section... [Lire la suite]
23 août 2015

A huanghuali corner-leg square table (fangzhuo), 17th century

A huanghuali corner-leg square table (fangzhuo), 17th century. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the two-board floating panel set flush in a wide molded-edge frame of typical miter, mortise and tenon construction, above a narrow waist and beaded apron with an elegant and delicate foliate carving at each corner, all supported on sturdy legs of square section joined by beaded humpback stretchers and terminating in hoof feet. Height 33 1/2  in., 85.1 cm; Width 34 5/8  in., 88 cm; Depth... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2015

A pair of huanghuali octagonal incense stands (xiangji), Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty, 17th century

A pair of huanghuali octagonal incense stands (xiangji), Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty, 17th century. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. each with an octagonal floating panel set within a molded frame formed by eight straight segments, above a high waist divided into eight plain panels extending to wide lappet-form scalloped aprons with outlined edges, supported on four slender cabriole legs terminating in slipper feet set into an ingot-shaped base raised on four low bracket feet (2). Height 34... [Lire la suite]


22 août 2015

A huanghuali yokeback armchair (sichutou guanmaoyi), 17th century

A huanghuali yokeback armchair (sichutou guanmaoyi), 17th century. Estimate 70,000 — 90,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the shaped crestrail with extending truncated ends, the two corner posts with a gentle S-curve to the seat frame and forming the back legs, centered by a wide serpentine rectangular splat, the outscrolled arms with S-form mid and front supports, the molded edged frame enclosing a hard mat seat, above beaded and shaped front and side aprons, the cylindrical legs joined by low front and side... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2015

A rare pair of rectangular huanghuali cabriole-leg stools (changfangdeng), 17th century

  A rare pair of rectangular huanghuali cabriole-leg stools (changfangdeng), 17th century. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. each with a waisted molded frame enclosing a soft-mat seat, supported by two bowed stretchers and four S-curve giant arm braces, with elegantly beaded scrolling and cusped aprons, resting on gently curving cabriole legs terminating in outward-turned scrolled feet (2). Height 20 3/8  in., 51.8 cm; Width 23 in, 58.4 cm; Depth 18 in., 45.7 cm Property from the Zihanxuan... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2015

A rare yellow-glazed vase (hu), Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty, 17th century

A rare yellow-glazed vase (hu), Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty, 17th century. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the bulbous body raised on a straight foot ring, rising to a cylindrical neck flanked by a two tubular handles, carved on each side with a single peony enclosed by a leafy stem, with an incised wave border at the rim, covered overall in a rich semi-transparent yellow glaze. Height 7 1/4  in., 18.3 cm  Provenance: Mallié & Co., Paris (according to label). ... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2015

A Chinese wucai baluster jar, 17th century

A Chinese wucai baluster jar, 17th century. Estimate £4,000 – £6,000 ($6,264 - $9,396). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Decorated with four Buddhist lions amongst peony, lotus blooms and scrolling foliage, below a ruyi-head lappet band; 11 ¼ in. (28.5 cm.) high CHRISTIE'S INTERIORS - INCLUDING ASIAN WORKS OF ART, 9 September 2015 - London, South Kensington
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