11 juillet 2016

An apple-green glazed porcelain dish, China, 18th century

Lot 547. An apple-green glazed porcelain dish, China, 18th century. Estimate €600/1.000. Unsold. Photo Nagel D. 18,3 cm - Good condition Property from an ols South German private collection, assembled between 1970 and 1995 Nagel. "Asiatische Kunst". 06.05.2016

05 juillet 2016

A grisaille, gold and silver plate richly decorated with European figures in a Chinese setting, China, 18th century

Lot 433. A grisaille, gold and silver plate richly decorated with European figures in a Chinese setting, China, 18th century. Estimate CHF  1 000 / 1 500 (€ 930 / 1 390). Sold for CHF 7 000. Photo Koller diameter 22.6 cm. Oxidised silver and a few small rim chips. Koller.  Art Asiatique: Chine, Tibet, Nepal - lundi 06 juin 2016, 10:00
05 juillet 2016

Three famille rose plates painted with figurative scenes, China, 18th century

Lot 432. Three famille rose plates painted with figurative scenes, China, 18th century. Estimate CHF  000 / 3 000 (€ 1  850 / 2 780). Sold for CHF 1 700. Photo Koller diameter 22-23 cm. Minor restored rim chips. (3) Koller.  Art Asiatique: Chine, Tibet, Nepal - lundi 06 juin 2016, 10:00
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05 juillet 2016

A large and fine pair of famille rose dishes, China, 18th century

Lot 416. A large and fine pair of famille rose dishes, China, 18th century. Estimate CHF 3 000 / 5 000 (€ 2 780 / 4 630). Sold for CHF 6 500. Photo Koller Length 49.5 cm. Minor wear. One dish with small firing flaws. Koller.  Art Asiatique: Chine, Tibet, Nepal - lundi 06 juin 2016, 10:00
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27 juin 2016

A pair of famille rose baluster vases and covers, 18th century

Lot 8229. A pair of famille rose baluster vases and covers, 18th century. Estimate US$ 8,000 - 12,000 (€7,300 - 11,000). Photo Bonhams. Each brightly enameled with two lobed cartouches, one containing a house and distant pagoda across a river and the other with a scholar in a pavilion within a mountainous landscape, each cartouche separated by peony, magnolia and aster blossoms issuing from a vase amid precious objects, all beneath richly embellished lappets at the shoulder composed of stylized phoenix in gilt... [Lire la suite]
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27 juin 2016

A selection of jade items at Bonhams, San Francisco, 28 june 2016

Lot 8048. A fine archaistic very pale greenish-white jade vase, Qianlong period (1735-1795). Estimate US$ 80,000 - 120,000 (€72,000 - 110,000). Photo Bonhams. Exceptionally carved from a single piece of very pale greenish-white stone, the flattened body swelling elegantly before narrowing to rest on a small stepped foot, the smooth sides minimally embellished with a band of shallow-carved taotie masks above the foot and another band of confronted chilong around the neck, flanked by a pair of chilong handles... [Lire la suite]

26 juin 2016

Special collections of fine English ceramics lead Skinner's Auction of European Furniture & Decorative Arts

Lot 365. Wedgwood Numbered First Edition Copy of the Portland Vase, England, 18th century. Estimate $40,000-$60,000. Photo Skinner MARLBOROUGH, MASS.- Skinner, Inc. will present a summer auction of European Furniture & Decorative Arts in its Marlborough Gallery on Friday, July 15 at 10AM. With over 750 lots on offer, the auction will feature Part II of the Troy Dawson Chappell Collection of 17th and 18th century English Pottery and Part I of the Paul Lauer Collection of Wedgwood, as well as an expansive selection... [Lire la suite]
26 juin 2016

Statuette de Manjusri en bronze doré, Dynastie Qing, XVIIIe siècle

Lot 160. Statuette de Manjusri en bronze doré, Dynastie Qing, XVIIIe siècle. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 €. Lot sold 52,500 €. Photo: Sotheby's. assis en vajrasana sur un double socle lotiforme, la main gauche en vitarka mudra tenant une tige de lotus s'épanouissant près de l'épaule, la main droite brandissant une épée au-dessus de la tête, richement paré de bijoux et d'une tiare incrustée de turquoise et corail, les cheveux retenus en un double chignon, le visage charnu... [Lire la suite]
21 juin 2016

Blue-and-White Hookah Base, Scholars in a Garden, China, 18th century

Lot 1. Blue-and-White Hookah Base, Scholars in a Garden, China, 18th century. Estimate 1 800 € - 2 340 €. Unsold. Photo Auctionata AG Porcelain with underglaze blue painting. Of rounded form, with waisted neck and flaring mouth, on the exterior a blue-and white garden scenery and stylized floral decoration. White glazed base with artemisia leaf mark in underglaze blue. Height: 18 cm. Good condition The characteristic form of Huqqa (engl. Waterpipe, also spelled hookah) bases had only appeared in... [Lire la suite]
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21 juin 2016

Plat en porcelaine bleu blanc et rouge de cuivre sur fond bleu poudré, Chine, Dynastie Qing, XVIIIe siècle

Lot 69. Plat en porcelaine bleu blanc et rouge de cuivre sur fond bleu poudré, Chine, Dynastie Qing, XVIIIe siècle. Estimation 1,500 — 2,000 €. Photo Artcurial Circulaire, orné au centre d'un médaillon lobé, sur fond bleu poudré, décoré d'une femme assise dans un pavillon, entouré d'une terrasse arborée et imaginant une scène de l'opéra pékinois, le revers bleu poudré et émaillé de branchages fleuris, marque apocryphe Kangxi à la base ; un fêle et petits éclats à la bordure - D. : 33 cm (13 in.)  ... [Lire la suite]