21 mars 2015

A blue and white meiping, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A blue and white meiping, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate $10,000 - $15,000. Price Realized $68,750 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The body decorated with a wide band of composite floral scroll between decorative bands at the neck and upright leaf tips at the foot;10 in. (25.4 cm.) high  Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, before 1977. Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART III - CHINESE WORKS OF ART: QING CERAMICS, GLASS AND JADE... [Lire la suite]

20 mars 2015

A white-glazed anhua-decorated meiping, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A white-glazed anhua-decorated meiping, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Price Realized $16,250. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The body lightly incised with a dragon chasing a flaming pearl, with an apocryphal Chenghua four-character mark on the base; 7 ½ in. (19 cm.) high Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, before 1977. Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART III - CHINESE WORKS OF ART: QING CERAMICS, GLASS AND JADE... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2015

A small pale blue glass vase, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A small pale blue glass vase, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Price Realized $17,500 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The thick-walled, high-shouldered body with short, waisted neck, the opaque glass of turquoise color with pale greenish swirls - 4 ½ in. (11.4 cm.) high The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART III - CHINESE WORKS OF ART: QING CERAMICS, GLASS AND JADE CARVINGS, 19 March... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2015

An iron-rust-glazed ovoid jar, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century

An iron-rust-glazed ovoid jar, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Price Realized $3,750. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The jar covered inside and out with an iron-rust glaze, below the white mouth rim, the base similarly glazed - 5 ¾ in. (14.6 cm.) high  Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, before 1977. Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART III - CHINESE WORKS OF ART: QING CERAMICS, GLASS AND JADE CARVINGS, 19 March... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2015

A red glass faceted bottle vase, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A red glass faceted bottle vase, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate $18,000 - $25,000. Price Realized $15,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The pear-shaped body and tall neck cut with facets, the translucent glass of red color suffused with pale golden inclusions at the neck and foot - 9 7/8 in. (25.4 cm.) high The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART III - CHINESE WORKS OF ART: QING CERAMICS, GLASS AND JADE CARVINGS, 19 March... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2015

An amber carving and a stand; Stand, Qing dynasty, 18th century; Carving, Qing dynasty, 19th century

An amber carving and a stand; Stand, Qing dynasty, 18th century; Carving, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 10,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's the irregularly shaped boulder carved on one side with a figure seated beside a crane perched on a rock all under a pine tree, the reverse with two further figures standing under a pine tree, attached to a stand carved as swirling clouds above waves. Height 6 3/4  in., 17.1 cm Sotheby's. Important Chinese Works of... [Lire la suite]


19 mars 2015

A pair of Huanghuali yokeback sidechairs (dengguayi), Qing dynasty, 18th century

A pair of Huanghuali yokeback sidechairs (dengguayi), Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 52,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's each with a yoke-shaped crest rail terminating in truncated ends, set above a plain S-shaped rectangular backsplat of matched grain and undulating backposts, set upon the hard cane seat secured within a rectangular molded frame to the legs joined by a cusped and outlined apron in the front and plain arched stretchers along the sides and back, all... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2015

Chinese Huanghuali furniture fetches soaring prices at Bonhams

A Huanghuali kang table, 18th century. The two-board top set into a mitered, mortise and tenon frame over elaborate shaped aprons carved in high relief with centered addorsed brackets framed by disintegrated zoomorphs and cloud scrolls over a beaded border extending through the cabriole legs. 17 1/8 x 52 3/4 x 30 1/4in (43.5 x 134 x 76.8cm). Sold for: $341,000  (€321,941). Photo: Bonhams. NEW YORK, NY.- The Chinese Works of Art from the Scholar’s Studio sale at Bonhams totaled $2.89 million that... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2015

A rare Ming-style doucai 'Lotus' jar, 18th century

A rare Ming-style doucai 'Lotus' jar, 18th century. Estimate $30,000 – $50,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The sides are decorated in a rich doucai palette with six ribbon-tied lotus sprays separated by ruyi-cloud spandrels, all between a band of petal lappets at the foot and a band of ruyi-heads on the shoulder. An apocryphal Chenghua mark is on the base. 6 in. (15 cm.) high Notes: The decoration and shape of this well-painted jar are based on Chenghua period (1465-1487) prototypes,... [Lire la suite]
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13 mars 2015

A 'soft paste' mallet-form vase, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A 'soft paste' mallet-form vase, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate $7,000 – $10,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The sides molded with four carp, and covered inside and out with an unctuous white glaze; 7 ½ in. (19 cm.) high Provenance: William B. Gruber (1903-1965) Collection, B-154. Norma Gruber Schofield Collection; Christie’s New York, 2 December 1982, lot 461.With Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York. CHRISTIE'S. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART III - CHINESE WORKS OF... [Lire la suite]