01 janvier 2017

Vase in the shape of a bird, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 18th century

Vase in the shape of a bird, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 18th century. Jade (nephrite). H. 5 5/16 in. (13.5 cm); W. 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm); D. 2 11/16 in. (6.9 cm). Gift of Heber R. Bishop, 1902, 02.18.658a, b © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

01 janvier 2017

Brush holder with two brushes, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 18th century

Brush holder with two brushes, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 18th century. Jade (nephrite). Brush holder: H. 6 in. (15.3 cm); Diam. 6 3/4 in. (17.2 cm) Brush (each): L. 12 1/8 in. (30.8 cm). Gift of Heber R. Bishop, 1902, 02.18.623a–d © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
01 janvier 2017

Fantastic animal and cub, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 18th century

Fantastic animal and cub, Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 18th century. Jade (nephrite). H. 2 13/16 in. (7.1 cm); W. 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm); D. 2 15/16 in. (7.5 cm). Gift of Heber R. Bishop, 1902, 02.18.619 © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
19 décembre 2016

Knife and Sheath, India, 18th century

Knife and Sheath, India, 18th century. Silver; gilded, enameled, and set with rubies over foil and turquoise; 7 in.. Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 17.190.821a, b © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 
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17 décembre 2016

A celadon glazed censer, 18th century

Lot 8154. A celadon glazed censer, 18th century. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000 (€1,900 - 2,900).  Photo Bonhams. Thickly molded with a cupped rim, the flared strap handles rising along the waisted neck and canted shoulder of a globular body raised on a tall waisted foot, the olive green glaze covering most surfaces but burnt cinnamon brown where thinly applied on the inside and outside edges of the unglazed foot pad. 9 1/4in (23.5cm) length across censer handles Property from the Portland Art Museum,... [Lire la suite]
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13 décembre 2016

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

Lot 764. A rhinoceros horn 'chilong' libation cup, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 275,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.  the flaring vessel skilfully carved on the exterior with gnarled branches and bamboo shoots forming the handle on one side, further rendered with lingzhi blooms of varying sizes and clambering chilong, the patina of a warm reddish-brown colour - h. 7.5 cm, 3 in.  Notes: A rhinoceros horn cup similarly carved in... [Lire la suite]

08 décembre 2016

ARTS D’ASIE chez Sotheby's Paris, 15 décembre 2016

  Paris – Dernier rendez-vous de l’année chez Sotheby’s à Paris, la vente d’Arts d’Asie se tiendra le 15 décembre à la galerie Charpentier. La première session offrira une collection de pierres dures sculptées et jades archaïques chinois comprenant l’ancienne collection Max Loehr (1903 – 1988). L’après-midi, un remarquable ensemble de 114 lots provenant de diverses collections particulières européennes sera mis en vente. Cette session rassemble une belle sélection de bronzes chinois et tibétains. De rares exemples de jades... [Lire la suite]
07 décembre 2016

A 'Jun' bowl, Song-Ming dynasty and a celadon-glazed vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 502. A 'Jun' bowl, Song-Ming dynasty and a celadon-glazed vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 HKD. Lot sold 37,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the bowl with a slightly incurved rim, covered with a somewhat decayed glaze of variegated greyish-blue colour; the 'archer' vase of elongated pear shape with a pair of lug handles, covered overall with a smooth pale celadon glaze, save for the unglazed tapered footring burnt orange in the firing - 8.4 and 16.6 cm, 3 1/4... [Lire la suite]
04 décembre 2016

A guan-type baluster vase, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 69. Vase en porcelaine à glacure de type guan, Chine, dynastie Qing, XVIIIème siècle. Estimate EUR 10,000 - EUR 15,000 (USD 10,686 - USD 16,029). © Christie’s Images Limited 2016. De forme balustre au col légèrement évasé, ce vase à section hexagonale est flanqué de deux anses tubulaires autour du col et repose sur un pied hexagonal évasé. Le vase est recouvert d'une glaçure céladon infusé d'un réseau de fines craquelures. Hauteur : 28.5 cm. (11 ¼ in.)  A guan-type baluster vase, China, Qing... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2016

New world record for Tibetan sculpture at Bonhams Images of Devotion Sale in Hong Kong

Lot 108. A monumental brass alloy figure of Canda Vajrapani, Tibet, 13th century. Estimate HKD 22,000,000 ~ 28,000,000. Sold for HK$ 49,260,000 (€5,971,705), a new world record price for a Tibetan sculpture. Photo: Bonhams. HONG KONG.- An imposing brass Figure of Canda Vajrapani from the collection of Ulrich von Schroeder set a new world record price for a Tibetan sculpture at auction when it sold for HK$ 49,260,000 (US$ 6,351,479) at Bonhams Images of Devotion Sale in Hong Kong on 29 November.... [Lire la suite]