17 mai 2016

A cabinet with stand, China, 18th century

Lot 122. A cabinet with stand, China, 18th century. Estimate 8 000 € / 12 000 €. Photo Veritas Art Auctioneers Red and black lacquered wood. Gilt decoration depicting flowers and riverscapes with figures and pagoda. Cabinet with two doors and interior with ten different size drawers. Stand with scalloped apron, cabriole legs with stretchers and ball and claw feet. Scalloped and engraved mounts. 137x100x52 cm VERITAS ART AUCTIONEERS, LISBOA. Antiquités, Objets d'Art, Argenterie... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2016

A celadon-glazed 'Lotus and Shoulao' puzzle cup, 18th century

Lot 525. A celadon-glazed 'Lotus and Shoulao' puzzle cup, 18th century. Estimate £600 - £800 ($865 - $1,154). Price Realised £1,063 ($1,530). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The lotus-form cup is supported on three low feet and decorated to the exterior with veins in low relief, a standing figure of Shoulao with underglaze blue robes can be seen emerging from the centre. 4 3/8 in. (11 cm.) diam. Provenance: Property from a Private American Collection, assembled prior to 1960.  ... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2016

An underglaze-blue and copper-red 'Monkey' vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 254. An underglaze-blue and copper-red 'Monkey' vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 12,000 — 15,000 GBP. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's. the tapering ovoid body rising from a recessed base to a tall broad neck with a rolled rim, decorated around the sides with six playful monkeys hanging on different parts of a pine tree, one perched on a rocky outcrop below, the other side with a flowering tree growing next to a large rock with wasps in flight below a copper-red... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2016

A blue and white ‘Chilong and Lingzhi’ box and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 251. A blue and white ‘Chilong and Lingzhi’ box and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's. of circular form, the flat top of the stepped cover pencilled in underglaze-blue with a central medallion enclosing a pair of chilong writhing amongst stylised lingzhi scrolls and flame wisps, the sides encircled by a band of lingzhi heads repeated on the box, the rims bordered by a keyfret band, the interior similarly painted with a... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2016

A  famille rose 'phoenix tail' vase, 18th century

Lot 122. A  famille rose 'phoenix tail' vase, 18th century. Estimate £1,500 - £2,500 ($2,157 - $3,595). Price Realized £10,625 ($15,321). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The vase is decorated in brightly coloured enamels with scholarly figures gathered beneath a pine tree, below a band of shaped landscape panels reserved on a floral ground. 17 in. (43 cm.) high Provenance: Property from the Lever Collection, acquired prior to 2000. Christie's. CHINESE CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART AND... [Lire la suite]
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11 mai 2016

A blue-glazed bottle vase, 18th century

Lot 121. A blue-glazed bottle vase, 18th century. Estimate £3,000 - £5,000 ($4,314 - $7,190). Price Realized £7,500 ($10,815). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The vase is covered in a rich dark blue glaze stopping just above the foot, and thinning to white at the mouth rim. 16 in. (40.5 cm.) high Provenance: Property from the Lever Collection, acquired prior to 2000. Christie's. CHINESE CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART AND TEXTILES PART I, 11 May 2016, London, South Kensington
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11 mai 2016

A celadon jade ‘Monkey and Peach’ group, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3. A celadon jade ‘Monkey and Peach’ group, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 21,250 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's worked in the form of two monkeys climbing on a large peach borne on leafy flowering branches issuing flowers around the sides, one monkey perched on the large fruit, while the other grasps on a branch beside, the stone of an even celadon tone, wood stand. Quantité: 2 - 11 cm, 4 3/8 in. Provenance: Roger Keverne, London. Sotheby's. Important... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2016

A white jade ‘Toad and Pomegranate’ group, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 2. A white jade ‘Toad and Pomegranate’ group, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 26,250 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's worked in the form of a crouching toad with large bulging eyes and dimpled skin, its mouth grasping a leafy branch bearing three large pomegranates bursting with seeds, the stone of an even white stone, wood stand. Quantité: 2 - 7 cm, 2¾  in. Provenance: Roger Keverne, London. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 11 mai 2016, 10:00 AM
06 mai 2016

Man's Vest, Chinese, 18th century

Man's Vest, Chinese, 18th century. Brown silk cut and uncut velvet; black silk satin; gold metal buttons; blue silk plain weave, 26 x 30 5/16 inches (66 x 77 cm), 1940-4-825. Purchased with the John T. Morris Fund from the Carl Schuster Collection, 1940 © 2016 Philadelphia Museum of Art
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05 mai 2016

A soapstone figure of Budai, 18th century

Lot 167. A soapstone figure of Budai, 18th century. Estimate £5,000 - 8,000 (€6,300 - 10,000). Photo Bonhams. The figure of the future Buddha, Maitreya, delicately carved with long brocade robes open at the large belly, seated at ease with one hand atop the right knee, the face with a joyful expression, flanked with elongated earlobes, crowned with a bald pate, the features picked out with pigment, wood stand. 7.8cm (3in) high (2).  Bonhams. AUCTION 23541: ASIAN ART, 10:30 BST... [Lire la suite]
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