25 mars 2017

A pair of famille rose dishes, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 713. A pair of famille rose dishes, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 12,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. each with shallow rounded sides, the exterior decorated with a colorful leafy lotus scroll interspersed with iron-red roundels enclosing the characters wan shou wu jiang, the interior painted with five iron-red bats (wufu) encircling a shou character, the base with an apocryphal Jiaqing seal mark in iron-red (2). Diameter 6 1/2  in., 16.5... [Lire la suite]
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24 mars 2017

An Ottoman jade and gem-set silver-gilt casket, Turkey and China, 19th century

Lot 209. An Ottoman jade and gem-set silver-gilt casket, Turkey and China, 19th century. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of rectangular form on four applied gem-set cusped feet, the exterior set with rubies, emeralds, amethysts and sapphires against a ground of engraved floral motifs, the lid mounted with an openwork carved Chinese jade plaque - 8.9 by 10 by 8cm. Note: The present casket, as with the previous lot, is a product of the Ottoman taste for Chinese artefacts, in this case, carved... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2017

A pair of enamelled and gem-set bracelets, North India, 19th century

Lot 193. A pair of enamelled and gem-set bracelets, North India, 19th century. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. each set with lasque diamonds and rubies in floral-shaped settings on an emerald-green ground, the interior enamelled with green floral motifs on a white engraved wave ground. Quantity: 2 - 9.9cm. diam. each. Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, London, 26 Apr 2017, 10:30 AM
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24 mars 2017

An emerald and diamond-set enamelled turban ornament (sarpech), North India, 19th century

Lot 198. An emerald and diamond-set enamelled turban ornament (sarpech), North India, 19th century. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. gently curved jewel featuring a central hexagonal-cut emerald carved with flowerheads, between two oval carved emeralds, a drop-shape carved emerald above with diamond-set petalled border, two hanging spinels and seed pearls, polychrome floral enamelling to reverse, clasps on either side with metal-thread cord - main jewel: 7 by 7.6cm. Sotheby's. Arts of the... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2017

A gem-set and enamelled gold necklace, North India, 19th century2

Lot 194. A gem-set and enamelled gold necklace, North India, 19th century. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. comprising facet-cut white sapphires set in gold with foil backing, on flexible openwork chain surrounded by seed-pearl borders, hanging flowerhead-shaped pendant with spinel drop, enamelled on the reverse in red, green and white with floral details on each setting, rows of pearl-strings leading to square clasp - 32.5cm. max. unclasped - 20.5cm width. Note: Commissioned by a... [Lire la suite]
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18 mars 2017

Van Gelder Traditional Indian Folk Jewellery, TEFAF Maastrich 2017, Stand 241

Guttapusal necklace,  India, Andhra Pradesh, probably Hyderabad, late 18th century © Van Gelder Traditional Indian Folk Jewellery Elaborate gold, made up of a series of eighty-three open, tubular elements, each set with a cabochon ruby or emerald and a natural pearl on top, alternated on either side with seven petal-shaped decoration and each set with a single diamond, ruby or emerald. Length 57 cm.  On either side of the center pendant is an oval-shaped element attached to the double tubular pendant, each... [Lire la suite]

04 mars 2017

A pair of red overlay white glass vases, 19th century

Lot 2159. A pair of red overlay white glass vases, 19th century. Estimate US$ 6,000 - 8,000 (€5,700 - 7,600). Photo: Bonhams. Each with a pear-shaped body surmounted by a cylindrical neck, supported on a splayed foot, the exterior skilfully carved through the red overlay to the white ground with a paradise flycatcher perched on a branch amid large peony blossoms. 7in (17.8cm) high Bonhams. CHINESE WORKS OF ART AND PAINTINGS, 13 Mar 2017, 12:00 EDT, NEW YORK
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27 février 2017

Runjeet Singh at Asia Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

Bejeweled Dagger, India-Turkey, 17th-18th century. Overall 445mm. Blade 320mm © Runjeet Singh Tibetan Four-Mirror Armour, Tibet, 19th century. Steel, Gilt copper, leather. Front plate 7.5 in diameter © Runjeet Singh Votive Steel and Gold Trident, Tibet, 18th-19th Century. Steel with applied gold and a contemporary red blood wooden shaft. Length: 17 inches (430 mm) © Runjeet Singh Iron Cuirass body-armor, Hyderabad, Deccan, India, 16th-17th Century. Height... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2017

Susan Ollemans at Asia Week, New York, 9-18 march 2017

A Gold and Enamel Ring in the Form of a Bird, Mughal, 17th-18th century. Height: approx. 3 cm © Susan Ollemans. A Pair Of Double Sided Drop Earrings, North India, 19th Century. Length: 13 cm. © Susan Ollemans. A Gold Coiled Naga Ring Inset with Gems, Thailand, 16-17th Century. 14 Carat Gold © Susan Ollemans. Susan Ollemans (London, UK), Ancient and Modern Design in Asian Jewels, 9-18 march 2017 at Les Enluminures, 23 East 73rd Street, 7th... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2017

Kang Collection Korean Art at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

Jongsook Kim (b. 1968), Utopia 10, 2012. Mixed Media on canvas, made with Swarovski’s cut crystals. 51 1/4 x 64 in (130.2 x 162.6 cm). © Kang Collection Korean Art  Embroidered Rank Badge with Crane, Korea, 19th century, Joseon Dynasty. Embroidery on silk. 10 x 10 in (25.4 x 25.4 cm). © Kang Collection Korean Art   Details of Eight-Panel Chaekkori Screen, Circa 1920-1940. Ink and color on paper. Full screen size (including the frame): 61 1/2 x 162 in (156.2 x 411.5... [Lire la suite]