09 mai 2014

A celadon jade boat, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A celadon jade boat, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Photo Sotheby's carved in the form of a flat-bottomed boat on a bed of swirling waves, the bow covered with a rounded woven roof and the mast folded backwards, carved with a standing figure at the prow and a scholar seated at the front deck, his arms opening a scroll on a low table and his head looking up, the stone of a pale celadon tone; 16.4cm., 6 ½ in. Estimation 30,000 — 50,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. London, 14 mai... [Lire la suite]
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08 mai 2014

An amber ‘Mythical Beast’ paper weight, Qing dynasty, 18th century

An amber ‘Mythical Beast’ paper weight, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Photo Sotheby's of rectangular form, carved with a recumbent mythical beast atop, detailed with a long mane and a bifurcated tail, its front left paw clutching a foliate spray, the translucent amber of an attractive blood-orange tone, Japanese wood box. Quantité: 2 - 8.7cm., 3 3/8 in. Estimation 6,000 — 8,000 GBP Provenance: Mitsui Family Collection (according to label on box).Japanese Private Collection. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art.... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2014

An antique diamond rivière necklace

An antique diamond rivière necklace. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Designed as a series of graduated old-cut diamond collets with closed-back setting, mounted in silver and gold, 18th Century, 42.0 cm. Estimate CHF300,000 – CHF400,000 ($344,219 - $458,959) Christie's. GENEVA MAGNIFICENT JEWELS. 14 May 2014, Geneva - http://www.christies.com/
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08 mai 2014

An underglaze-blue and red 'Sanduo' dish, Qing dynasty, 18th century

  An underglaze-blue and red 'Sanduo' dish, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Photo Sotheby's the rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to a slightly everted rim, brightly painted to the interior with two apples, the exterior with pairs of apples, peaches and pomegranates, 18cm., 7 1/8 in. Estimation 10,000 — 20,000 GBP Provenance: Collection of Carl Kempe, no. 1197. Exposition: Kunst Industri Museet, Kobenhavn, 1950, cat. no. 476. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. London, 14 mai... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2014

A celadon glazed 'Dragon and Lingzhi' cup, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A celadon glazed 'Dragon and Lingzhi' cup, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Photo Sotheby's of octagonal form, the deep slightly flaring sides rising from a short spreading foot to an everted rim, finely incised to the front and back face with a dragon medallion flanked on the corners by lingzhi and divided by a pair of archaistic scroll handles, covered overall in a pale celadon glaze thinning to white at the rim, wood stand. Quantité: 2 - 9.5cm., 3 3/4 in. Estimation 4,000 — 6,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics &... [Lire la suite]
07 mai 2014

A near pair of Chinese Armorial vegetable tureens and covers, 18th century

A near pair of Chinese Armorial vegetable tureens and covers, 18th century. Photo Bonhams Each of circular form with shell-shaped handles and pomegranate finial, the vessels and covers enamelled en-suite with a gilt and iron-red spearheadborder at the rims and two coats of arms, probably French, one tureen and cover with ecclesiastical arms surmounted by a galero and flanked by three hanging tassels on either side, the other with arms accolé. Each 21cm (8¼in) wide (4). Estimate £600 - 800 (€730 - 970) Bonhams. ASIAN ART, London,... [Lire la suite]


07 mai 2014

A famille rose tureen and stand, 18th century

A famille rose tureen and stand, 18th century. Photo Bonhams The tureen enamelled with a scene of Pan Yue and his admirers, surrounded with a gilt ruyi head and foliate border, with animal handles and a pomegranate finial, the tray similarly decorated. The stand: 39.5cm (15 1/2in) wide (3). Estimate £800 - 1,200 (€970 - 1,500) Pan Yue 潘岳 (AD247–300) was a Jin dynasty poet. A child prodigy, he grew up to be famous for both his poems and incredible good looks. Wherever he ventured in his travelling chair women would throw flowers to... [Lire la suite]
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07 mai 2014

A puce enamelled dish, 18th century

A puce enamelled dish, 18th century. Photo Bonhams Painted with a scene of gentlemen at leisure seated at a table playing cards, a serving lady with a ewer to one side, a group of cockerels, hen and chicks to the foreground, all in a tree-strewn landscape, within a border of floral and foliate panels. 26.3cm (10.3/8in) diam. Estimate £500 - 800 (€610 - 970) Property from the Collection of Jacques and Galila Hollander Bonhams. ASIAN ART, London, Knightsbridge, 12 May 2014 - http://www.bonhams.com
05 mai 2014

A blue glazed pear-shaped vase, 18th century

  A blue glazed pear-shaped vase, 18th century. Photo Bonhams. With tall gently flaring cylindrical neck, the glaze paling towards the rim. 20.5cm (8.1/8in) high. Estimate £7,000 - 9,000 (€8,500 - 11,000)  Bonhams. ASIAN ART, London, Knightsbridge, 12 May 2014 - http://www.bonhams.com/
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05 mai 2014

A blanc-de-chine incense burner, gui, 18th century, Chenghua six character mark to base

A blanc-de-chine incense burner, gui, 18th century, Chenghua six character mark to base. Photo Bonhams. Of compressed rounded form, with everted rim and applied lion mask handles, set on a short gently flaring foot. 15.2cm (6in) wide across the handles. Estimate £500 - 1,000 (€610 - 1,200) Bonhams. ASIAN ART, London, Knightsbridge, 12 May 2014 - http://www.bonhams.com/
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