15 avril 2014

A pewter mounted Dutch Delft `Bleu Persan' jug, early 18th century

A pewter mounted Dutch Delft `Bleu Persan' jug, early 18th century. Photo Sotheby's A Chinese blue and white tankard and cover, 17th century, with European silver-hinged mounts. Photo Sotheby's A pewter mounted Dutch Delft blue and white jug. Photo Sotheby's the ovoid body and flared neck enamelled in white with birds, insects and flowers against a bright blue-glazed ground, APW mark for De Paauw (The Peacock) factory; together with a Chinese blue and white tankard and cover, 17th... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2014

A blanc-de-chine figure of Guandi, 17th century

A blanc-de-chine figure of Guandi, 17th century. Photo: Bonhams. The figure finely modelled wearing a cloth cap tied in a simple knot over the head with two trailing ribbons, the face with steeply-slanting eyes beneath frowning brows and the mouth surrounded by holes for a moustache and beard, the hands clasped across the rounded belly and concealed beneath long flowing sleeves, the figure standing on an integral base deeply incised, all covered in a rich creamy glaze. 46cm (18 1/8in) high. Estimate £10,000 - 15,000 (€12,000 -... [Lire la suite]
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13 avril 2014

An archaistic white-glazed tripod incense burner, ding. Chenghua seal mark, 17th century

An archaistic white-glazed tripod incense burner, ding. Chenghua seal mark, 17th century. Photo: Bonhams. The bulbous body moulded and incised with four taotie masks above archaistic motifs and beneath keyfret scrolls at the rim, the two handles each modelled as an animal head, all raised on three slender slightly splayed legs issuing from animal heads each moulded with chilong above a yinyang symbol and archaistic scrolls, the underside with an incised Chenghua seal mark. 28.9cm (11 3/8in) high. Estimate £4,000 - 6,000 (€4,800 -... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2014

A pair of huanghuali round-corner cabinets (yuanjiaogui), Late Ming dynasty, 17th century

A pair of huanghuali round-corner cabinets (yuanjiaogui), Late Ming dynasty, 17th century. Photo: Sotheby's each with a single panel top secured in a rounded projecting frame carved with fine ridges along the edges, supported on four round posts at each corner forming the tapered silhouette, the pair of well-figured doors with wooden dowels fitting into sockets in the upper frame and lower front rail each side of a central removable post, mounted in the centre with three conjoined baitong plates, pulls and pin and opening to two... [Lire la suite]
09 avril 2014

A huanghuali wine table, jiuzhuo, 17th century

A huanghuali wine table, jiuzhuo, 17th century. Photo Sotheby's the floating-panel top secured within a mitered frame with molded edge and two transverse stretchers on the underside, on paired recessed legs of circular section secured by parallel stretchers, the straight apron finely detailed with a beaded edge and rounded spandels joined to the legs, the well-figured wood smoothly patinated to a warm golden colour; 81 by 92 by 59 cm., 31 7/8 by 36 1/4 by 23 1/4 in. Estimation 700,000 — 900,000 HKD - Lot. Vendu 937,500 HKD ... [Lire la suite]
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08 avril 2014

A silver wire-inlaid ink pourer, Ming dynasty, 17th century

A silver wire-inlaid ink pourer, Ming dynasty, 17th century. Photo: Sotheby's. of square section with a slightly tapered body, the everted rim set on one side with a small U-shaped channel, set at an right angle to a slender square-sectioned handle with a downturned stem, the flat base of the interior detailed with a wire inlay lingzhi stalk, the rim with wire key-fret band, and the handle with a foliate vine rising out of the water, fitted with a wooden cover with an old Chinese coin and a wooden stand; 10.9 cm., 4 1/4 in.... [Lire la suite]


08 avril 2014

iGavel Auctions announces an important sale of Asian, ancient & ethnographic works of art

NEW YORK, NY.- Lark Mason, founder and president of Lark Mason Associates, has announced that more than 300 lots of important Asian art will soon be up for bidding on iGavel Auctions in a sale that goes live on April 15th and closes on April 30th. The outstanding works of art represent the breathtaking scope of Asian periods and disciplines, from the Sui dynasty through the 20th century.  Says Mr. Mason, “Following on the heels of the Asia Week sales, we look forward to presenting a fine selection of Imperial paintings,... [Lire la suite]
05 avril 2014

A Mughal pendant, India, Mughal, 17th Century

A Mughal pendant, India, Mughal, 17th Century. Photo Florence Number Nine Plaque of grey nephrite jade; inlaid with gold in kundan technique and set with rubies and emeralds. h 5 cm. Estimate: €5,000 - €7,000 Jewels of this type are shown in several international museums. Cfr. The Al-Sabah collection Kuwait national museum. Florence Number Nine. 05 Apr 2014 10:30am. http://www.florencenumbernine.com/ - Tel: +39 0555277665
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05 avril 2014

A Safavid bowl, Iran, probably Kirman, 17th Century

A Safavid bowl, Iran, probably Kirman, 17th Century. Photo Florence Number Nine A pleasing bowl that is similar to the preceding lot. The decoration is again with a stylised peacock once again set amidst vegetal elements that can be seen as trees or bushes. The bottom of the interior is decorated with a circular reserve with a stylised representation of an eye. Rectangular mark on the base. Fritware with underglaze black and blue decoration. Diametro x Altezza 13,5 x 6,5 cm. Estimate: €350 - €450 Florence Number Nine. 05 Apr... [Lire la suite]
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05 avril 2014

A small blue and white bowl, Iran, probably Kirman, 17th Century

A small blue and white bowl, Iran, probably Kirman, 17th Century. Photo Florence Number Nine A delightful small bowl with rounded sides and slight waisting at the upper area. With a double blue line that outlines the decorative areas both on the interior and exterior. The interior bottom of the bowl is embellished by a circular reserve that contains a cobweb motifs, whilst the exterior is enlivened three times by a sort of abstract bird in flights amongst trees that are also rather schematically depicted. Rectangular mark on... [Lire la suite]
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