14 novembre 2016

A copper-red and underglaze-blue 'Landscape' jardinière, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 247. A copper-red and underglaze-blue 'Landscape' jardinière, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 35,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. of steeply rounded form, painted with a continuous scene with figures in a rocky mountainous landscape, fishermen poling sampans on a wide river, pavilions nestled amidst lush vegetation, with sections of the trees highlighted in copper-red, the base perforated with a circular hole, all below a ruyi border... [Lire la suite]

13 novembre 2016

A malachite ‘lotus’ waterpot, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 226. A malachite ‘lotus’ waterpot, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP. Lot sold 2,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. modelled as a curled lotus leaf borne on stems issuing lotus flower and arrowheads; 9 cm, 3 1/2  in.  Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 09 Nov 2016
10 novembre 2016

A doucai 'lanca' bowl, 18th century

Lot 28. A doucai 'lanca' bowl, 18th century. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 7,446 - USD 9,928). Price Realised GBP 8,750 (USD 10,859). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016.    The bowl is painted on the exterior with eight mandorlas separated by lanca characters. The interior is similarly decorated below a band of lanca characters. The base has a cai hua tang zhi mark, 'made for the Hall of Colourful Flowers', in iron-red within a double... [Lire la suite]
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04 novembre 2016

Metal box with decoration of angels playing in painted enamels on a gilt bronze body, 18th century

Metal box with decoration of angels playing in painted enamels on a gilt bronze body, 18th century © National Palace Museum
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28 octobre 2016

Water dropper in the shape of a crane, 18th century, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Water dropper in the shape of a crane, 18th century, Qing dynasty (1644–1911). Carnelian and white agate. H. 2 3/8 in. (6 cm); W. 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm). Gift of Heber R. Bishop, 1902 (02.18.876a, b) © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. A crane holding a branch of peaches symbolizes longevity. The crane is believed to live for more than a thousand years and has been associated with immortals who would ride on its back. The peach is understood to have more potent life-extending power. In Chinese legend, the... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2016

Flower holder with floral design, 18th century, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Flower holder with floral design, 18th century, Qing dynasty (1644–1911). Carnelian and white agate. H. 5 in. (12.7 cm); W. 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm); D. 4 in. (10.2 cm). Gift of Heber R. Bishop, 1902 (02.18.868) © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

28 octobre 2016

Vase with cover and base, 18th century, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Vase with cover and base, 18th century, Qing dynasty (1644–1911). Smoky quartz. H. 10 in. (25.4 cm). Gift of Heber R. Bishop, 1902 (02.18.858a–c) © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
27 octobre 2016

Vase, 18th century, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Vase, 18th century, Qing dynasty (1644–1911). Rose quartz. H. 5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm); W. 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm); D. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm). Gift of Heber R. Bishop, 1902, 02.18.856. © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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27 octobre 2016

Dish with frog and lotus leaves, 18th century, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Dish with frog and lotus leaves, 18th century, Qing dynasty (1644–1911). Rock crystal. H. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); W. 4 in. (10.2 cm); D. 3 in. (7.6 cm). Gift of Heber R. Bishop, 1902, 02.18.840. © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
27 octobre 2016

Figure of a lion, 18th century, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Figure of a lion, 18th century, Qing dynasty (1644–1911). Rock crystal. H. 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); W. 4 in. (10.2 cm). Gift of Heber R. Bishop, 1902, 02.18.842. © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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