24 janvier 2020

A rhinoceros horn 'Lotus leaf' libation cup, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 211. A rhinoceros horn 'Lotus leaf' libation cup, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Length 6 1/8 in., 15.5 cm. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 28,125 USD. Photo Sotheby's carved in the form of a lotus leaf, the exterior with stalks of calamus, lotus and other aquatic plants, the stems bent upwards to form the handle, all supported on a base of swirling waves, the horn a reddish-brown color. Provenance: Collection of Dr. Louis Livingston Seaman... [Lire la suite]

23 janvier 2020

A huali six-poster canopy bed, jiazichuang, 18th century

Lot 1574. A huali six-poster canopy bed, jiazichuang, 18th century; 86 5/8 in. (220 cm.) high, 90½ in. (228 cm.) wide, 62½ in. (158.8 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 120,000 - USD 180,000. Price realised USD 147,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013.  The framed soft-cane top is set into the platform above a narrow waist and rounded plain apron continuing to the square legs with incurving hoof feet. The four corner posts and two front posts are joined on the three sides and part of... [Lire la suite]
23 janvier 2020

A nanmu square-corner display cabinet, wanligui, 18th century

Lot 1568. A nanmu square-corner display cabinet, wanligui, 18th century; 65 7/8 in. (167.3 cm.) high, 29 in. (73.6 cm.) wide, 14 1/8 in. (35.8 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 25,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013.  Of rectangular shape, the cabinet has an open top shelf enclosed by plain aprons and spandrels, above the cabinet with two doors, deeply carved with dense peony meander issuing from rocks. The two doors are fitted flush and open to reveal... [Lire la suite]
23 janvier 2020

A pair of zitan lowback armchairs, meiguiyi, 18th century

Lot 1561. A pair of zitan lowback armchairs, meiguiyi, 18th century; 28¾ in. (73 cm.) high, 22 in. (55.7 cm.) wide, 17 5/8 in. (44.7 cm.) deep. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013.  Each has a straight toprail continuing through the rounded corners to the back posts. The straight, open back is framed on three sides by an inset, beaded apron and shaped spandrels. The straight arms continue down to form the front posts, which are... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2020

An iron-red square stemcup, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 18. An iron-red square stemcup, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Height 2 1/2 in., 6.2 cm. Estimate 800 — 1200 USD. Lot sold 7,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's of square section with canted corners rising to a slightly everted rim, decorated on the exterior in iron-red with roundels of stylized dragons on each side, all supported on a stepped pedestal foot.  Property from the Estate of William and Jennifer Shaw. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 27th October 1993, lot 226. ... [Lire la suite]
16 janvier 2020

A Navaratna Pin, Jaipur, India, 18th century

A Navaratna Pin, Jaipur, India, 18th century. Width 4cm. Price On Request. © Susan Ollemans. A Navartana pendant with an inscribed ruby in the center and two rows of holy stones surrounding the ruby (sun).The reverse has extremely fine floral enameling. The pin fitting is modern. Susan Ollemans. 13 Georgian House, 10 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y6AA, United Kingdom - Tel: + 44 ( 0 ) 7775566356 - Email: sue@ollemans.com
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13 janvier 2020

A pair of glazed bowls with cut-out decoration, 18th century

Lot 1373. A pair of glazed bowls with cut-out decoration, 18th century; 4 3/16 in. (10.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 11,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 Each has deep, rounded sides that flare towards the rim and are decorated with a delicately cut-out band of flower sprays, and covered overall with a clear glaze of pale blue-green tint that fills in the cut-out design and ends in a neat line on the foot. An apocryphal Xuande mark is on the base. Note: Very... [Lire la suite]
13 janvier 2020

A pair of iron-red-decorated stem cups, 18th century

Lot 1366. A pair of iron-red-decorated stem cups, 18th century; 14 in. (35.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 22,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The thinly potted sides of each bowl are delicately painted in shaded tones of iron red with three fish, and the spreading stem foot is encircled at the top by a bow-string band. An apocryphal Chenghua mark is in underglaze blue on the inside of the foot of each. Provenance: Barbara Hutton (1912-1979)... [Lire la suite]
13 janvier 2020

An unusual blue and white faceted vase, hu, 18th century

Lot 1335. An unusual blue and white faceted vase, hu, 18th century; 14 in. (35.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 10,000. Price realised USD 16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 Each side of the faceted body, which is of rectangular section, is painted with a riverscape in a panel, and the facets of the canted shoulder with further landscape panels incorporating pine trees, lingzhi and rocks, all within 'fishroe' borders. The flaring neck, decorated with bands of flower scroll,... [Lire la suite]
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13 janvier 2020

A pair of large blue and white jardinières, 18th century

Lot 1325. A pair of large blue and white jardinières, 18th century; 24½ in. (61 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 62,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 Each is heavily potted and painted around the deep sides with a continuous river landscape in which figures are shown at various pursuits in pavilions nestled amidst forested mountains, all below scrolling clouds and a border of reverse-decorated dots below the molded rim, gilt wood stands.  ... [Lire la suite]
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