29 avril 2015

A flambé-glazed bottle vase, 18th century

A flambé-glazed bottle vase, 18th century. Estimate £3,000 – £6,000 ($3,048 - $4,572). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase is covered in a streaked dark strawberry-red glaze infused with purple splashes thinning to a mushroom colour at the mouth rim. The base is covered in a brown glaze. 13 1/8 in. (33.5 cm.) high Provenance: Acquired by the current owner's family prior to 1940. Christie's. CHINESE CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART AND TEXTILES, 12 May 2015, London, South Kensington

27 avril 2015

A white-glazed,bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A white-glazed,bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate £3,000 — 5,000 (4,070 - 6,783 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. the compressed angular body rising from a tall foot to a tall neck with a galleried rim, with raised bands encircling the body and neck, covered overall with a bluish-ivory glaze - 22.4cm., 8 7/8 in. Provenance: Chait Galleries, New York, 1964.Collection of Evelyn Annenberh Hall.Christie's New York, 29th March 2006, lot 128. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art,... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2015

A Guan type washer, 18th century

A Guan type washer, 18th century. Estimate £1,000 - 1,500 (€1,400 - 2,100). Photo: Bonhams. Set on a short foot with gently rounded tapering sides, covered in a pale greyish celadon glaze, stopping short of the footrim, to reveal the buff coloured ware. 9cm (3.1/2in) diam. Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 11 May 2015 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
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23 avril 2015

Newly discovered Asian treasures to be auctioned with Dreweatts

  A rare embroidered Imperial apricot ground twelve symbols dragon robe, jifu, 19h century. Estimated Price: £8,000 - £10,000. Photo courtesy Dreweatts. DONNINGTON PRIORY.- Dreweatts present the first Chinese Ceramics & Asian Works of Art sale of 2015. Featuring 170 lots from Yuan through Ming, Qing and the other Imperial dynasties to 20th century, the auction features textiles, ceramics, works of art and artworks from a number of private collections. The auction will be held on Tuesday... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2015

Two tea cups in the form of half peaches by Gongqi Wang, Qing Dynasty, 18th century

Two tea cups in the form of half peaches by Gongqi Wang, Qing Dynasty, 18th century. Yixing, Jiangsu Province. Stoneware with ocher or reddish shards. Height: 5 cm (KGM 79.1492) - Diameter: 8.2 cm (KGM 79.1492) - Height: 4 cm (KGM 79.1493) - Diameter: 7.8 cm (KGM 79.1493). Ident.Nr. KGM 79.1492 - KGM 79.1493. Collection: Museum of Asian Art. © Photo: Museum of Asian Art, the National Museums in Berlin - Prussian Cultural Heritage. The handles of the two tea cups in the form of half peaches are formed of branches whose foliage and... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2015

A unusual Mughal jade Candlestick, Northern India, 18th Century

A unusual Mughal jade Candlestick, Northern India, 18th Century. Estimate £8,000 - 12,000 (€11,000 - 17,000). Photo Bonhams. of mid greyish-green mottled jade, made in three sections, the ribbed cylindrical body with a rib of chevron motif above and below, on a slightly flaring foot, with sloping shoulder, the truncated neck with horizontal rib, delicately carved in low relief with acanthus leaves 18 cm. high  Provenance: acquired Bonhams, Islamic and Indian Art, 7th October 2010, lot 393. The unusual... [Lire la suite]


16 avril 2015

A large blue and white 'Double-fish and Chime' vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A large blue and white 'Double-fish and Chime' vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate HK$60,000 - HK$80,000 ($7,777 - $10,369). Price Realized HK$112,500 ($14,581). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The baluster body is painted on each side with a twin-fish suspending a chime on a dense ground of Indian lotus scroll, the trumpet neck with two lotus blooms each enclosing a Shou medallion, separated by a pair of underglaze-blue handles in the form of kui phoenix. The base is unglazed. 29 3/4 in. (74.6 cm.)... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2015

A Mughal jade-hilted dagger (khanjar) with watered-steel blade, North India, 18th century

A Mughal jade-hilted dagger (khanjar) with watered-steel blade, North India, 18th century. Estimate 4,121 - 6,869 EUR. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. the jade hilt of pistol-grip form carved with leafy flowers, pommel with rosette studded on either side with coloured stone in gold setting, the watered-steel blade double-edged, swollen at the tip with central ridge - 39cm.  Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, Londres, 22 avr. 2015, 10:30 AM
16 avril 2015

A Mughal jade-hilted dagger with watered-steel blade, India, 18th century

A Mughal jade-hilted dagger with watered-steel blade, India, 18th century. Estimate 5,495 - 8,242 EUR. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. the spinach jade pistol-grip hilt carved with leafy fronds highlighted with gold leaf, the watered-steel double-edged blade swelled at the tip, with central ridge - 39.5cm. Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, Londres, 22 avr. 2015, 10:30 AM
16 avril 2015

A Mughal gem-set jade-hilted dagger (khanjar) and scabbard, North India, 18th century

A Mughal gem-set jade-hilted dagger (khanjar) and scabbard, North India, 18th century.  Estimate 10,990 - 13,737 EUR. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. the jade hilt of pistol grip form with colourful gemstones set in gold kundan settings in a vine and flowerhead design, watered-steel double-edged blade with swelled central ridge and tip, gold koftgari decoration at forte, with silk covered wood scabbard. Quantité: 2 - 40cm.  Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, Londres, 22 avr. 2015, 10:30 AM