14 novembre 2017

A pair of large blue and white 'phoenix and lotus' vases, hu, 18th-19th century

Lot 213. A pair of large blue and white 'phoenix and lotus' vases, hu, 18th-19th century. 22 in. (55.8 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 40,000. Price realised GBP 25,000. © Christies Images Ltd 2017 Each vase is decorated with two tubular bamboo-form handles to the neck. The main body is decorated in reverse with two pairs of confronting phoenix amongst dense lotus scrolls, all above a wide lappet band to the foot. The shoulders are decorated with ruyi-head, wave, and geometric... [Lire la suite]

14 novembre 2017

A rare and large blue and white twin-handled ‘dragon’ vase, hu, 18th-19th century

Lot 97. A rare and large blue and white twin-handled ‘dragon’ vase, hu, 18th-19th century. 21 ½ in. (54.6 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000. Price realised GBP 25,000. © Christies Images Ltd 2017 The vase is decorated with two tubular handles to the neck above concentric ribs to the shoulder. The body is finely decorated in varying shades of cobalt blue with nine writhing four-clawed dragons amongst dense tumultuous waves. Note: A large bottle vase dating to the Jiaqing-Daoguang period... [Lire la suite]
31 octobre 2017

A large celadon relief-decorated floral vase, 18th-19th century

Lot 122. A large celadon relief-decorated floral vase, 18th-19th century. 25in (63.5cm) high. Estimate USD  10,000 - 15,000. Sold for US$ 10,000 (€8,592). Photo: Bonhams. The globular body supported on a pedestal foot and finely carved in low relief with a band of stylized lotus blossoms borne on scrolling leafy vines, surmounted by a tall cylindrical neck, decorated with finger citrons and wisteria, and flanked by a pair of tubular handles, the decoration all set between bands of key-fret and... [Lire la suite]
29 octobre 2017

A Guan-type lingzhi brush washer, xi, 18th-19th century

Lot 272. A Guan-type lingzhi brush washer, xi, 18th-19th century. 5 ¾ in. (14.5 cm.) wide. Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000 (USD 5,244 - USD 7,866) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The shallow washer is smoothly potted as a large lingzhi fungus with low raised curled edges forming the sides of the vessel. A smaller fungus is attached to the crescent-form stem on one side. The piece is covered overall with an unctuous pale grey glaze suffused with dark and russet crackles, the base with spur marks... [Lire la suite]
20 octobre 2017

A pair of enamelled and diamond-set earrings, India, 18th-19th century

Lot 184. A pair of enamelled and diamond-set earrings, India, 18th-19th century. Estimate 18,000 — 25,000 USD. © Sotheby's. each set with lasque diamonds in the kundan technique in a flowerhead design with hanging bell-shaped pendant with green and red enamel interior, set with a fringe of seed pearls, reverse with polychrome enamels, re-mounted for ear piercings. Quantité: 2 - each: 7.1cm. height; 4cm. diam.  Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 25 oct. 2017, 10:30... [Lire la suite]
14 octobre 2017

An enamelled emerald and diamond-set kundan brooch (or pendant), India, Jaipur, 18th-19th century

Lot 68. An enamelled emerald and diamond-set kundan brooch (or pendant), India, Jaipur, 18th-19th century. Estimate 35,000 — 45,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's designed as a floral blossom comprising diamonds set in the kundan technique around a large central emerald, suspended spinel, the reverse with detailed polychrome enamelling, two small hooks above for attaching; 9cm. by 6.4cm.; 3 9/16 by 2 1/2  in. Note: The present item was decorated in the kundan technique, a... [Lire la suite]

26 septembre 2017

A large blue-glazed bottle vase, 18th-19th century

Lot 1238. A large blue-glazed bottle vase, 18th-19th century, 19 in. (48.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 27,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The heavily potted vase is covered on the exterior with a deep blue glaze in contrast to the white mouth rim, interior and base. Property from the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation, New York.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 14 - 15 September 2017, New York
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26 septembre 2017

A large blue-glazed bottle vase, 18th-19th century

Lot 1235. A large blue-glazed bottle vase, 18th-19th century; 19 ½ in. (49.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 4,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The heavily potted vase is covered in a rich blue glaze in contrast to the white mouth rim, interior and base.  Property from the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation, New York.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 14 - 15 September 2017, New York
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20 septembre 2017

Heritage's Asian Art Auction soars past $3.3 million during Asia Week New York

NEW YORK, NY.- Aggressive bidding among shrewd collectors pushed numerous lots well past their pre-auction estimates in Heritage Auctions’ Asian Art Auction in New York, ultimately driving the total realized to nearly $3.3 million.  “We made a big impression during Asia Week New York and these results show it,” said Richard Cervantes, Director, Asian Art. “Our clients are extremely happy with the scholarship and marketing we put behind their precious objects.” The top lot was a Tibetan Thangka Depicting Two... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2017

A 'Dehua' figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 819. A 'Dehua' figure of Guanyin, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Height 20 in., 50.8 cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Lot sold 21,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby’s. the standing deity wearing voluminous robes falling in heavy folds and a single-strand beaded necklace, the hair covered with a cowl and the head turned slightly to the left with a peaceful gaze, the back with an impressed jinfeng square seal mark. Exhibited: Blanc de Chine: Divine Images in Porcelain, China... [Lire la suite]
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