14 mai 2018

A celadon-glazed jardinière, 18th-19th century

Lot 177. A celadon-glazed jardinière, 18th-19th century; 8 ¼ in. (21. cm) diam. Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000 (USD 5,404 - USD 8,106). Price realised GBP 5,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The rounded body is covered to the interior and exterior with a pale celadon glaze. The base has an unglazed ring enclosing a four-character hallmark reading zhiyuantang zhi (made for the far distant hall) in underglaze blue within a double square. Christie's. Fine... [Lire la suite]

23 avril 2018

A gem-set gold peacock pendant, probably Deccan, India, 18th-19th century

Lot 148. A gem-set gold peacock pendant, probably Deccan, India, 18th-19th century; 3 ½in. (9cm.) high. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 8,418 - USD 11,224). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 In the form of a ruby and emerald-set peacock, the border fitted with baroque pearls, the chain with stones alternating with pearls. Note: Peacocks are considered sacred in India. Often associated with the Indian goddess Lakshmi, the peacock is also the animal mount of Kartikeya, the Hindu god of war.... [Lire la suite]
20 avril 2018

A Mughal or Ottoman shagreen and gem-set hilted dagger and scabbard, India or Turkey, 18th/19th century

Lot 164. A Mughal or Ottoman shagreen and gem-set hilted dagger and scabbard, India or Turkey, 18th-19th century; 30cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. the slightly curved watered-steel blade with openwork horizontal central ridge and gold decoration comprising palmettes and inscriptions to each side, the hilt covered in green-stained shagreen set with gilt mounts containing pink gemstones, scabbard with en-suite decoration and gem-set jade terminal, bespoke velvet case. ... [Lire la suite]
20 avril 2018

Indian Jewelry at Sotheby's London, 25 Apr 2018

Lot 155. A gem-set and enamelled necklace, earrings and ring, India, circa 19th century. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby’s 2018.   the gold necklace composed of rectangular beads each depicting a flower with a central diamond set in the kundan technique, red enamel petals against a green criss-cross design, the reverse enamelled with red and green floral blossoms on a white ground, with hanging gem-set and seed pearl beads, matching pendant earrings, together with a large... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2018

A robin's-egg glazed hu vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century 

Lot 2315. A robin's-egg glazed hu vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 400,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012  The vase is supported on a slightly splayed foot, the bulbous pear-shaped body rising to a waisted neck, with two raised bands beneath the neck, flanked on either side by a pair of elephant-head ring handles. It is covered with a finely mottled opaque glaze of turquoise and lavender hue that... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2018

A rare pair of ruby-red-overlay snowflake glass bottle vases, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 2134. A rare pair of ruby-red-overlay snowflake glass bottle vases, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 10 in. (25.4 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 250,000 - HKD 350,000. Price realised HKD 500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 Each globular body is finely carved through the ruby-red overlay to the snowflake ground with a scene of Liu Hai teasing a three-legged toad with a string of cash in the far distance, and in the near distance Shoulao is standing on a mountain path followed by his attendant.... [Lire la suite]

06 mars 2018

A Langyao triple-spouted vase, 18th-19th century

Lot 8046. A Langyao triple-spouted vase, 18th-19th century; 15in (38cm) high. Estimate US$ 1,500 - 3,000 (€ 1,200 - 2,400). © Bonhams 2001-2018 Potted as three conjoined ovoid vases with cylindrical necks, the bodies rising from a short trefoil foot, applied overall with with a crushed raspberry-red glaze, thinning at the mouth rims and streaking towards the foot, the unglazed foot ring surrounding the crackle-glazed foot.  Property from the Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire.... [Lire la suite]
12 janvier 2018

Coupe libatoire en corne de rhinoceros, Chine, Dynastie Qing, XVIII-XIXe siècle

Lot 358. Coupe libatoire en corne de rhinocéros, Chine, Dynastie Qing, XVIII-XIXe siècle; 8,2 cm, 3 1/4 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 EUR. Lot sold 10,000 EUR. Photo: Sotheby's 2008 délicatement sculptée sur l'extérieur de chilong et de fleurs de magnolias, la corne avec une riche patine brune. A carved rhinoceros horn libation cup, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Sotheby's. Asian Arts, Paris, 12 Jun 2008
12 janvier 2018

Coupe libatoire en corne de rhinocéros, Chine, Dynastie Qing, XVIII-XIXe siècle

Lot 359. Coupe libatoire en corne de rhinocéros, Chine, Dynastie Qing, XVIII-XIXe siècle. Larg. 14,5 cm, 5 3/4 in. Estimate 12,000 — 15,000 EUR. Lot sold 17,500 EUR. Photo: Sotheby's 2008 sculptée en forme de fleurs et boutons de magnolia, la tige feuillagée formant l'anse, sur un socle en bois sculpté. A large rhinoceros horn libation cup carved in the form of magnolia, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Sotheby's. Asian Arts, Paris, 12 Jun 2008
28 décembre 2017

A well-carved white jade vase and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 242. A well-carved white jade vase and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; height 8 in., 20.3 cm. Est. 80,000 — 100,000 USD. Lot sold 80,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of slender baluster shape rising from a tall, slightly everted foot decorated with four flanges, the body finely carved in low-relief with large pendent lappets each enclosing a stylized taotie mask, the shoulder and neck decorated with a band of taotie masks between S-shaped curls and set... [Lire la suite]
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