07 août 2021

A flambé-glazed vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

  Lot 116. A flambé-glazed vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; Height 16 in., 40.7 cm. Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 USD. Lot sold: 3,780 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: B.D. Oosterman, Haarlem, 1989. Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 11-22 June 2021

08 juillet 2021

A rare imperial amber ritual zhaijie pendant ,Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 3157. A rare imperial amber ritual zhaijie pendant, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 2 3⁄8 in. (6 cm.) high, box. Estimate HKD 40,000 - HKD 60,000. Price realised HKD 100,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 The rectangular plaque with canted corners is carved on one side with two incised characters, zhaijie, 'fasting and purification', enclosed within a cartouche, surrounded by an Indian-lotus meander, the reverse similarly decorated and inscribed in... [Lire la suite]
04 juillet 2021

A pale celadon jade Mughal-style dish, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 201. A pale celadon jade Mughal-style dish, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Diamètre: 14,5 cm. (5 ¾ in.). Estimate EUR 2,000 - EUR 3,000. Price realised EUR 4,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 Reposant sur un petit pied, la panse est délicatement incisée de rinceaux de feuillages, le col et le pied à décor de frise de feuilles stylisées. Christie's. Art d'Asie, Paris, 9 juin 2021
04 juillet 2021

A Mughal style agate footed dish and an agate bowl, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 158. A Mughal style agate footed dish and an agate bowl, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Diam. 10.9 cm; 14.7 cm, 4¼ in.; 5¾ in. Estimate: 3,800 - 4,500 EUR. Lot sold: 4,788 EUR. Photo Sotheby's. the dish with lobed sides and a barbed everted rim, raised on a high foot, the deep bowl similarly carved with lobed sides and rim evoking flower petals. Property from a European private collection. Sotheby's. Arts d'Asie, Paris, 10 june 2021
04 juillet 2021

A Mughal pale green jade-handled gemstone-inlaid dagger, 18th-19th century

Lot 782. A Mughal pale green jade-handled gemstone-inlaid dagger, 18th-19th century; 38cm (15in) long. Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500. Sold for £ 22,750 (€ 26,452). Courtesy Sotheby's. The pale green jade hilt of pistol-grip form with swelling grip, the knuckle-guard with a bud-shaped gilt pommel set at the centre with a red gemstone, delicately inlaid overall with floral designs, the petal and leaves elegantly inset with diamonds. Note: Compare with a similar Mughal-style jade sword hilt inset with... [Lire la suite]
11 juin 2021

A fine small jadeite 'lingzhi and bat' rectangular pendant, 18th-19th century

Lot 36. A fine small jadeite 'lingzhi and bat' rectangular pendant, 18th-19th century; 4.3cm (1 3/4in) long. Sold for HK$ 277,500 (€ 29,493). © Bonhams.  Intricately carved in openwork as a spray of lingzhi fungus within its curled leaf on the underside, the bottom with one outstretched bat with interlocked wings perched on a lingzhi, the smoothly-polished jadeite of even green tone, box. Note: The lingzhi motif is commonly found in Chinese art. It is a pun for age (ling 齡).... [Lire la suite]

11 juin 2021

An aloeswood reticulated 'orchid and lingzhi' plaque, 18th-19th century

Lot 8. An aloeswood reticulated 'orchid and lingzhi' plaque, 18th-19th century; 5.5cm (2 1/4in) high x 4cm (1/2in) wide. Sold for HK$ 53,550 (€ 5,691). © Bonhams.  Of rectangular form, the jianan aloeswood plaque intricately carved in openwork on both sides with lingzhi fungus and orchid amidst scrolling leaves within an archaistic chi dragon board, box. Note: The plaque belongs to a group of accessories made of aloeswood for the ladies, consorts and concubines in the Imperial... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2021

A gold filigree gemstone-mounted double-gourd hairpin, 18th-19th century

Lot 6. A gold filigree gemstone-mounted double-gourd hairpin, 18th-19th century; 12.5cm (4 7/8in) long. Sold for HK$ 63,750 (€ 6,775). © Bonhams. The gemstone-embellished terminal formed as a delicately worked double-gourd bordered with two layers of dense ruyi-cloud-scroll filigree, all secured to the tapering shaft finely detailed as a tree trunk extended to a repousse cloud, a filigree ruyi-head and a leaf enclosing a blue gemstone, box. Note: Gold filigree hairpins inset with gemstones such as the present lot was known as zan,... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2021

Two underglaze-blue and copper-red 'immortals' dishes, Qing dynasty, 18th / 19th century

Lot 152. Two underglaze-blue and copper-red 'immortals' dishes, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Diameter 6 ½ in., 16.3 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD. Lot sold: 16,380 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each with shallow rounded sides, the short gently tapered foot rising to an everted rim, the exterior painted with the 'Eight Daoist Immortals' in underglaze blue against a swirling ground of stylized copper-red waves, the interior centering a medallion enclosing Shoulao and a deer against a further wave ground, cloud scrolls and a... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2021

An unusual huanghuali round low table, 18th-19th century

Lot 835. An unusual huanghuali round low table, 18th-19th century; 13 in. (33 cm.) high, 33 ½ in. (85.1 cm.) diam. EstimateUSD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 822,000. © Christie's 2021  The attractively-grained single-panel top is raised on thick, inward-curving legs terminating in scroll-form feet. Provenance: The Collection of Dr. Frank E. (1897-1971) and Lillian (1907-1986) Whitacre, acquired between 1938-1939, and thence by descent within the family. Dr. Frank E.... [Lire la suite]
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