14 janvier 2012

A rare and massive chinese export famille verte figure of a boy. lLte 18th/early 19th century.

A rare and massive chinese export famille verte figure of a boy. Late 18th/early 19th century. photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2012 Modeled standing, sweetly smiling with his hair in a high top-knot, wearing a gilt-decorated hasp necklace, bracelets and anklets, his robes enameled with scrolling foliage and blossoms, a blue-glazed bottle vase in one hand, a small playful boy at the back of his feet clutching his robe; 30½ in. (77.5 cm.) high. Estimate $30,000 - $50,000 Christie's. Chinese Export Art. 23 January... [Lire la suite]
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19 mai 2011

Two rock crystal 'lotus' & 'chilong' brush washers. Late 18th-early 19th century

A rock crystal 'lotus' brush washer. Late 18th-early 19th century. Photo Bonhams Deeply carved in the form of a curled lotus leaf with undulating rim, its stem forming the base, with further stems and lotus flowers carved in high relief to the sides, the crystal of a smokey brown hue. 9.8cm (4in) wide. Sold for £3,360 A rock crystal 'chilong' brush washer. Late 18thearly 19th century The deep quatrefoil vessel carved in high relief around the sides with two clambering chilongs and sprouting lingzhi fungus, the crystal of a... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2011

In the style of Lang Shining (Giuseppe Castiglione), 'The Fragrant Concubine,' Qing Dynasty, 18th / 19th Century

In the style of Lang Shining (Giuseppe Castiglione), 'The Fragrant Concubine,' Qing Dynasty, 18th / 19th Century. photo Sotheby's Oil on paper, framed; 27 by 19 1/2 in., 68.6 by 49.5 cm. Estimate 100,000—150,000 USD. Lot Sold 1,202,500 USD to an Asian Trade PROVENANCE: Collection of William Haynsworth.Sotheby's New York, 9th and 10th October 1987, lot 40. NOTE: Few female subjects in the Chinese painting repertoire of the Qing dynasty have summoned the level of curiosity and myth-making as the woman seated in the present picture.... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2010

Japanese Art at Bonhams Puts Armour in the Spotlight with Beards and Dragons

A splendid example of Japanese armour –estimated to sell of £100,000-150,000. Photo: Bonhams LONDON.- There is something about Japanese armour that makes Westerners do a double-take. It may well have something do with the fact that the helmets often come equipped with a beard as well as a dragon. Bonhams next sale of Fine Japanese Art on May 11th, a massive auction of 480 lots estimated to sell for around £1.6m, includes a splendid example of Japanese armour – boasting both beard (white) and dragon (gold and scarlet). The... [Lire la suite]
25 octobre 2009

Seven Beijing glass vases & bowl @ Nagel Auctions

A fine and rare imperial blue Beijing glass brushwasher, China, incised four character mark Qianlong and of the period D. 11,3 cm - Est. 12 000,00 € A red-overlay white Beijing glass vase, China, 18th/19th century Few tiny chips - H. 20,2 cm - Est. 3 500,00 € A good blue Beijing glass vase, China, 18th/19th century Very tiny chip to rim, good condition - H. 24,3 cm - Est. 2 200,00 € A pair of emerald green Beijing glass vases,  China, Tongzhi... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2009

A fine mughal-style enamel gold box and cover, 18th/19th century

A fine mughal-style enamel gold box and cover, 18th/19th century Very minor losses to enamels. B. 7,2 cm. Est. 4 000 € Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
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09 mai 2009

A fine mughal-style enamel gold box and cover, 18th/19th century

A fine mughal-style enamel gold box and cover, 18th/19th century Small dent to body, very minor losses to enamel. H. 6,3 cm. Est. 5 500 € Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
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09 mai 2009

A green-ground black-decorated dragon bottle vase, China, Xuande six-character mark, 18th/19th century

A green-ground black-decorated dragon bottle vase, China, Xuande six-character mark, 18th/19th century H. 18,4 cm. Est. 1 200 € Provenance: Property from the collection of an old German industrial family, from the Dobrikow Collection, Beijing acquired with Lepke Berlin, 1.3.1930, Lot 361 Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
09 mai 2009

An unusual and rare famille noire bisquit porcelain box and cover for ink, China, 18th/19th century

An unusual and rare famille noire bisquit porcelain box and cover for ink, China, 18th/19th century Very small restored chip to rim inside, good condition. D. 12,1 cm. Est. 1 500 € Provenance: Property from an old German private collection Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
09 mai 2009

A fine carved rock-crystal vase and cover, China, 18th/19th century

A fine carved rock-crystal vase and cover, China, 18th/19th century Very slightly chipped. H. 14,8 cm. Est. 900 € Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
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