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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21 octobre 2016

A doucai 'Immortals' dish, Chenghua six-character mark, 18th century

Lot 47. A doucai 'Immortals' dish, Chenghua six-character mark, 18th century. Estimate: £3,000 - 5,000 (€3,400 - 5,600). Photo: Bonhams.  Finely enamelled depicting the Queen Mother of the West and an attendant carrying a fan descending from the sky on wispy clouds, the Eight Immortals with their various attributes pay homage, the exterior decorated with the 'Three Friends of Winter'. 15.8cm (6 2/8in) diam.. Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, 10 november 2016, 10:30 GMT, LONDON, NEW BOND STREET

21 octobre 2016

A doucai barrel-shaped 'lotus scroll' armrest, 18th century

Lot 46. A doucai barrel-shaped 'lotus scroll' armrest, 18th century. Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000 (€2,200 - 3,400). Photo: Bonhams.  Vividly enamelled in red, green, yellow and aubergine, the gently curving sides decorated with four foliate cartouches each enclosing dense scrolling foliage bearing a lotus flower head, separated by a smaller lotus spray above clusters of billowing clouds, all beneath a continuous band of ruyi heads, the top similarly decorated with a floral cartouche. 18.2cm (7 1/8in) high. ... [Lire la suite]
19 octobre 2016

An aubergine-glazed 'Three Auspicious Fruits' vase, meiping, 18th century

Lot 24. An aubergine-glazed 'Three Auspicious Fruits' vase, meiping, 18th century. Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€3,300 - 5,600). Photo: Bonhams. Of baluster form, the body finely incised with sprays of finger citrons, pomegranates, peaches and lychees, between bands of lappets at the shoulder and at the foot. 28.5cm (11 1/4in) high Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, 10 november 2016, 10:30 GMT, LONDON, NEW BOND STREET
18 octobre 2016

Gents Shot Silk Frock Coat, 18th century

  Gents Shot Silk Frock Coat, 18th century. Estimate:  $400 - $600. Sold for: $984. Photo courtesy Charles A. Whitaker Auction Company. Blue-gold silk in a woven pattern of tiny diamonds, having stand collar, deep cuff, shaped pocket flap and self buttons, lined in silk and linen. Ch-38, Sh-15, Slv-24, L-36. (Wear to cuffs, underarms and some edges, missing one button) very good. Fall Couture & Textiles, 10/17/2015 10:00 AM EDT. Charles A. Whitaker Auction Company
17 octobre 2016

Seated luohan (arhat) in a grotto, 18th century, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Seated luohan (arhat) in a grotto, 18th century, Qing dynasty (1644–1911). Malachite. H. 9 in. (22.9 cm); W. 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm). Bequest of Edmund C. Converse, 1921 (21.175.136) © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.