10 mars 2015

Asian Art Studio, "Treasures from the Middle Kingdom" at Asia Week New York 2015

Wang Bingrong. A magnificent unglazed, carved porcelain brush pot. China, 1820-1860. Height: 7 3/8 inches (18.7 cm). Diameter: 8 3/8 inches (21.3 cm). Asian Art Studio at Asia Week New York 2015. (left) A glass snuff bottle, carved in imitation of aquamarine. Imperial, attributed to the Palace Workshops, Beijing. 1750-1795. Height: 2 inches (4.9 cm). (right) Aquamarine snuff bottle, incised with lotus and butterflies and carved with an integral stand. Probably Imperial,... [Lire la suite]

05 mars 2015

A glazed porcelain snuff bottle carved with figures and landscape, 1820-1860

e A glazed porcelain snuff bottle carved with figures and landscape, 1820-1860. Estimate US$ 2,500 - 4,000 (€2,300 - 3,600). Photo Bonhams.  The compressed spherical form bottle rising from a concave foot, its cylindrical neck incised with key-fret patterns, the sides well carved with a continuous tranquil landscape with two figures walking across a bridge towards secluded houses nestled in the shades of lush trees along a riverbank, with mountains in distance, covered overall with a thin white enamel. 2 1/8in (5.4cm)... [Lire la suite]
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26 septembre 2010

A molded and carved yellow-glazed porcelain snuff bottle, 1820-1860. School of Wang Bingron, Jingdezhen.

A molded and carved yellow-glazed porcelain snuff bottle, 1820-1860. School of Wang Bingron, Jingdezhen. photo courtesy Sotheby's . of slender, flattened pear form, decorated in relief on both faces with a coiling five-clawed dragon chasing a 'flaming pearl' amongst cloud scrolls, the underside of the base with a raised molded four character mark Ziqin Zhenwan; height 2 3/8 in., 6 cm. Estimate 8,000—12,000 USD. Lot Sold 10,625 USD PROVENANCE: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 29th April 1992, lot 399. LITERATURE AND... [Lire la suite]