16 janvier 2022

A Dehua censer, 17th-18th century

Lot 14. A Dehua censer, 17th-18th century; 6 1/4in (15.9cm) diam. Sold for US$ 3,825 / € 3,341 (Est: $1,500 - $2,500). © Bonhams 2001-2022 Of bombe form set over a spreading foot, molded with a pair of lion-mask handles, the glaze a cool white tone. Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, LosAngeles, 16 Dec 2021
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20 décembre 2021

A small blue and white 'celestial horse' saucer and two blue and white small 'dragon' stemcups, Qing dynasty, 17th century

Lot 154. A small blue and white 'celestial horse' saucer and two blue and white small 'dragon' stemcups, Qing dynasty, 17th century; From 4.6 to 9.4 cm, from 1¾ to 3¾ in. Lot sold: 2,394 EUR (Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 EUR). (C) 2021 Sotheby's Property from an old European collection. Sotheby's. Arts d'Asie, Paris, 9 December 2021
18 décembre 2021

A rare and large hardwood painting table 'huazhuo', 17th-18th century

Lot 342. A rare and large hardwood painting table 'huazhuo', 17th-18th century. L. 190 / H. 78,5 cm. Sold: €36,000 (Est: €20,000 - €30,000). © 2021 Nagel Auctions The wide top with rounded edges set with two fine large well-figured floating panels, the frieze formed as a single horizontal rib curving into an elegant loop at the join with each plain cylindrical leg, each leg further secured to the top beneath the joint by two 'flying buttress' sections behind the frieze. Provenance: From a Dutch... [Lire la suite]
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17 décembre 2021

Dragon chuba (robe for a gentleman), China, early Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century, later assembled in Tibet

Lot 108. Dragon chuba (robe for a gentleman), China, early Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century, later assembled in Tibet. L. 152 cm, B. 196 cm. Sold: €17,000 (Est: €3,000 - €5,000). © 2021 Nagel Auctions Navy blue silk satin with additional pattern weft threads of colored silk (red, white, shades of blue and green) and gold threads (round for the dragons and flat for the outlines). Garment lined with blue and red silk. On the front and back, three frontal dragons set on top of each other, flanked by... [Lire la suite]
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16 décembre 2021

A well carved brown magnolia rhinoceros horn wine cup with carved wood stand, China, 17th-18th century

Lot 364. A well carved brown magnolia rhinoceros horn wine cup with carved wood stand, China, 17th-18th century. L. 11,8/ H. 5,4 cm H. mit Stand 11,2 cm. Sold: €5,000 (Est: €5,000 - €8,000). © 2021 Nagel Auctions Few very small or tiny chips. Estate of Dr. Otto Schwend (1892 - 1951), collected between 1923 and 1925 in Tungkun, Canton Province and since then continuously in family possession. Nagel Auctions. Asian Art, December 7, 2021 
16 décembre 2021

A fine and rare rhinoceros horn wine cup with lotus, China, Ming dynasty

Lot 387. A fine and rare rhinoceros horn wine cup with lotus, China, Ming dynasty. H. 11,2/ L. 14,1 cm Weight 474 gr. Sold: €12,000 (Est: €15,000 - €20,000). © 2021 Nagel Auctions Very minor traces of age. Old North German private collection, assembled prior 2007 from an old North German estate. Nagel Auctions. Asian Art, December 7, 2021 

16 décembre 2021

A light brown colored rhinoceros horn libation cup with chilong handles, China, 17th-18th century

Lot 368. A light brown colored rhinoceros horn libation cup with chilong handles, China, 17th-18th century. L. 13,8/ H. 7 cm Weight: 157 gr. Sold: €16,000 (Est: €5,000 - €8,000). © 2021 Nagel Auctions Repair to spout, few very small filled chips to rim. Estate of Dr. Otto Schwend (1892 - 1951), collected between 1923 and 1925 in Tungkun, Canton Province and since then continuously in family possession. Nagel Auctions. Asian Art, December 7, 2021
16 décembre 2021

A superb carved brown rhinoceros horn 'lotus' wine cup, China, 17th-18th century

Lot 366. A superb carved brown rhinoceros horn 'lotus' wine cup on wood stand, China, 17th-18th century. L. 14,1/ H. 7,2 cm, H. mit Stand 13 cm. Sold: €20,000 (Est: €18,000 - €25,000). © 2021 Nagel Auctions Rim with small polished chip, very few very small chips to stand. Estate of Dr. Otto Schwend (1892 - 1951), collected between 1923 and 1925 in Tungkun, Canton Province and since then continuously in family possession. Nagel Auctions. AsianArt, December 7, 2021
16 novembre 2021

A finely embroidered satin panel of Amitayus, Tibet, 17th-18th century

Lot 330.  A finely embroidered satin panel of Amitayus, Tibet, 17th-18th century; 30 by 21.5 cm, 11¾ by 8¾ in. Lot sold: 10,080 GBP (Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP). (C) 2021 Sotheby's depicted seated in dhyanasana on a double lotus base, hands in dhyana mudra, a five-pointed crown with a jewel crests the top of the head and the downcast face framed by elongated ears and earrings, the bare chest adorned with necklaces and wrapped in flowing ribbons, the whole is... [Lire la suite]
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14 novembre 2021

A pair of huanghuali yokeback armchairs, guanmaoyi, 17th-18th century

Lot 244. A pair of huanghuali yokeback armchairs, guanmaoyi, 17th-18th century. Each 122cm (48in) high x 60.7cm (24in) wide x 51cm (20in) deep. Sold for £ 119,000 (€ 139,173). (Estimate £ 30,000 - £50,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Each with a well-carved protruding crestrail supported on a broad S-shaped splat and curved rear posts continuing to form the rear legs of cylindrical section, the curved arms supported on tapering stiles and curved front posts continuing through the seat frames to form the front legs, the... [Lire la suite]