28 avril 2016

Pot in blue and white porcelain 'IHS', Company of Jesus, 18th Century, Qianlong period

Lot 99. Pot in blue and white porcelain 'IHS', Company of Jesus, 18th Century, Qianlong period. Estimate : 600 ~ 800 €. Photo Marques Dos Santos. the blue decoration, the Order's insignia of the Jesuits in front. Dim:. 12.5 cm.  MARQUES DOS SANTOS , PORTO. Antiquités Chinoises & Mobilier, le 30 Avril 2016 à 15h30

27 avril 2016

A fine white and coral-red glazed wine libation cup, 18th century

Lot 545. A fine white and coral-red glazed wine libation cup, 18th century. Estimate 4000/6000 €. Photo Nagel. L. 14,2 cm - Old collector's label to base, few tiny overpainted glaze frits Property from an old German private collection  Nagel Auctions. "Asiatische Kunst", Sale 736, 06.05.2016
25 avril 2016

A carved rhinoceros horn libation cup, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 10. A carved rhinoceros horn libation cup, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 25,000 — 35,000 GBP (31,928 - 44,699 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. the oval body with steep flaring sides, finely carved around the exterior with pairs of phoenix in flight and perched upon scrolling leafy magnolia, all supported on an oval flower stem foot extending up the side of the body to form the handle, the horn of reddish-brown tone - 16.8 cm, 6 5/8  in. Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
19 avril 2016

A Kangxi gilt-decorated powder-blue ewer, China, with later Ottoman metal mounts, 18th century

Lot 205. A Kangxi gilt-decorated powder-blue ewer, China, with later Ottoman metal mounts, 18th century. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. decorated in gilt around the body on a blue ground with floral blossoms and spider webs, the crescent-moon shaped mouth with hinged metal lid topped with red stone, the spout with a long silver mount and dragon-head terminal, both with tughra stamps; 31.3cm.  Note: This ewer is of a type known to have been made in China for the... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2016

A miniature Ottoman gold pilgrim flask, Turkey, 18th century

Lot 212. A miniature Ottoman gold pilgrim flask, Turkey, 18th century. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP (25,342 - 38,013 EUR) . Photo Sotheby's of bulbous, matara form, engraved on each side with ‘Muhammad’ between laurel wreaths and floral designs on a punched ground, with an arched handle and lid with chain; 10.8cm. height, 8cm. width, 6.6cm. length Note: Composed entirely of gold, this miniature flask would have been made for a pilgrim of nobility, most probably for... [Lire la suite]
15 avril 2016

A white porcelain tiered box and cover, Joseon Dynasty, 18th century

Lot 104. A white porcelain tiered box and cover, Joseon Dynasty, 18th century. Estimate $60,000 - $80,000. Price Realised $75,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The circular box composed of three stacking containers with a fitted slightly domed lid, set on a short right foot, applied with a glossy clear glaze; 7 ¼ in. (18.4 cm.) high Note: For a blue and white porcelain tiered box and cover, see Itoh Ikutaro, eds., Glory of Korean Pottery and Porcelain of the Yi Dynasty (Osaka: Museum of... [Lire la suite]
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15 avril 2016

A Large White Porcelain Jar, Joseon dynasty, 18th century

Lot 102. A Large White Porcelain Jar, Joseon dynasty, 18th century. Estimate $20,000 - $30,000. Price Realised $47,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Of lantern form set on a short circular foot and with tall, upright rim with flat mouth, decorated with a clear glaze of blue cast and variegated crackle, foot rim unglazed, kiln cracks on the base; 13 ½ in. (34.3 cm.) high Note: For other jars see Catalogue 14, Special Exhibition of White Porcelain Jars in Choson Period, exh. cat. (Seoul: Ewha Womans... [Lire la suite]
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12 avril 2016

A ruby-back famille-rose dish, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 91. A ruby-back famille-rose dish, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD (5,645 - 7,902 EUR). Lot sold 500,000 HKD (56,446 EUR). Photo Sotheby's thinly potted with an eggshell body, the shallow rounded sides resting on a tapered foot, brightly painted to the interior with two butterflies hovering amongst a rose, an aster and various other flowers and leafy sprays, the exterior applied with a mottled ruby-pink glaze stopping neatly... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2016

A Baroque silvergilt chalice, 18th century

Lot 3. A Baroque silvergilt chalice, 18th century. Estimate 1 000 €. Photo Nagel Unreadable marks. C. 293g. Minor dents. H. 20 cm  Provenance: Formerly collection Carl von Weinberg (1861-1943). 1949 restituted to the next relative in legal order of succession, Richard von Szilvinyi, and since then in direct family property. Formerly from the chapel of the Weinberg'sche Villa Waldfried, Frankfurt a.M. Nagel. "Collection - Carl von Weinberg", 13th April 2016
10 avril 2016

An imperial Ottoman aigrette (surguc), Turkey, 18th century

Lot 162. An imperial Ottoman aigrette (surguc), Turkey, 18th century. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP (50,684 - 76,026EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. centred on a large foil-backed emerald encircled by rows of rubies and diamonds, surmounted by a turban-form mount also set with emeralds, rubies and diamonds, the stylised tulip-form terminals emanating peacock feathers, on a pin, with engraved foliate motifs and hook to reverse; 15cm; with feathers: 25.5cm.  Note: This... [Lire la suite]