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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20 décembre 2017

Two iron-rust glazed incense burners, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 983. Two iron-rust glazed incense burners, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 5 3/8 and 5in (3.7 and 2.7cm) wide across handles. Estimate $2,000 - 3,000. Sold for US$ 3,500 (€2,954) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2017 Each of carefully potted bombé form, simulating Ming dynasty bronze censers, the first standing on a flared foot, its waisted neck and swelling sides supporting two arched openwork handles, all surfaces, except the recessed base and the floor of the interior well, applied with a... [Lire la suite]
20 décembre 2017

A deep cut turquoise-blue Beijing glass 'Dragon' bottle vase, engraved Qianlong four-character mark, 18th-19th century

Lot 850. A deep cut turquoise-blue Beijing glass 'Dragon' bottle vase, engraved Qianlong four-character mark, 18th-19th century. H. 21,5 cm. Estimate 2.000/3.000 €. Lot sold 1.800 €. Courtesy Nagel Glass bubbles, few tiny chips. Provenance: From the collection of a member of the Family Baron von Goldschmidt-Rothschild, formerly Palais Grüneburg, Frankfurt on the Main. Nagel. "Asiatische Kunst - Salzburg", 07.12.2017
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]