17 juillet 2017

A large rhinoceros horn full-tip cup, 19th century

Lot 1. A large rhinoceros horn full-tip cup, 19th century, 25 in. (63.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 40,000 - GBP 60,000. Price realised GBP 63,650. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The large lotus-form receptacle supported on a tapering long stem pierced and carved with scholars and attendants engaged in leisurely pursuits amidst bamboo, prunus and pine trees, the horn of a pale caramel tone; carved wood stand.  Provenance: Hélène Lelianoff Collection, acquired in the 1940s. ... [Lire la suite]

10 juillet 2017

A fine puce-decorated five dragon porcelain hu-shaped vase, 19th century

Lot 674. A fine puce-decorated five dragon porcelain hu-shaped vase, 19th century. H. 48,2 cm. Estimate €8 000/12 000. Lot sold €10 000. Courtesy Nagel. Restored chip to mouth rim, one handle with re-stuck. Property from an old Italian private collection, acquired in the 1980s. Nagel. Fine Asian Art - Salzburg, 16./17.06.2017
08 juillet 2017

A blue and white fishbowl, 19th century

Lot 1400. A blue and white fishbowl, 19th century. Diameter 39.5 cm. Estimated price €2.000 - €2.500. Result: €3.720. Courtesy Lempertz With rounded sides and a lipped rim, decorated in underglaze-blue around the globular body with a figure scene with pavilions and an altar. Provenance: Private collection, Southern Germany  Lempertz. Asian Art II China, Tibetan/Nepalese Art, 18.06.2017, 14:00, Brussels
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08 juillet 2017

A blue and white baluster-shaped vase, 19th century

Lot 1381. A blue and white baluster-shaped vase, 19th century. Height 44 cm. Estimated price €2.000 - €2.500. Result: €3.720. Courtesy Lempertz Decorated in underglaze-blue with a scene of ladies and hundred boys at play in a garden terrace.  Lempertz. Asian Art II China, Tibetan/Nepalese Art, 18.06.2017, 14:00, Brussels
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08 juillet 2017

A blue and white baluster-shaped vase, 19th century

Lot 1397. A blue and white baluster-shaped vase, 19th century. Height 24.5 cm. Estimated price €800 - €1.500. Result: €1.488. Courtesy Lempertz Painted with a figure scene in a garden landscape. Restored.  Lempertz. Asian Art II China, Tibetan/Nepalese Art, 18.06.2017, 14:00, Brussels
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01 juillet 2017

Amir Mohtashemi Ltd at Masterpiece London 2017

Iznik tile, Turkey, Second half of the 16th century. Amir Mohtashemi Ltd., Stand C5 © 2017 MASTERPIECE LONDON LTD Mughal octogonal container, India, Late 17th - early 18th century. Amir Mohtashemi Ltd., Stand C5 © 2017 MASTERPIECE LONDON LTD A study of a binjai (mangifera caesia), Probably Penang, 19th century. Amir Mohtashemi Ltd., Stand C5 © 2017 MASTERPIECE LONDON LTD Amir Mohtashemi Ltd. 69 Kensington Church Street, London, W8 4BG, United Kingdom. T  +44 20 7937... [Lire la suite]

01 juillet 2017

A famille-rose 'Lotus' bowl and cover, Qing dynasty, 19th century, shendetang hall mark

Lot 716. A famille-rose 'Lotus' bowl and cover, Qing dynasty, 19th century, shendetang hall mark; 10.7 cm, 4 1/4  in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 HKD. Lot sold 187,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.  with the straight flared sides rising from a recessed base, painted to the exterior with two dragons in pursuit of 'flaming pearls', the base with a four-character hall mark  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017 
29 juin 2017

A carved full-tip rhinoceros horn 'Flower and Double Gourds' libation cup, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 631. A carved full-tip rhinoceros horn 'Flower and Double Gourds' libation cup, Qing dynasty, 19th century, 30.3 cm, 11 7/8  in. Estimate 80,000 -- 120,000 HKD. Lot sold 250,000. Photo: Sotheby's the full length of the horn carved and pierced from the tip to the rim with gnarled branches and leafy long meandering stems bearing floral buds and double gourds, the cup modelled in the form of a five-petalled flower with a stamen on the interior, the horn of a warm honey-brown colour... [Lire la suite]
17 juin 2017

A  beige-ground gold-thread and silk embroidered dragon robe for a religious statue, China, 19th century

  Lot 289. A  beige-ground gold-thread and silk embroidered dragon robe for a religious statue, China, 19th century. Height 130 cm. Estimate CHF 2 500/3 500 (€ 2 310/3 240). Unsold © Koller Auctions Polychrome silk embroidery in flat stitches, supplemented by embroidery in gold threads and a flower bouquet in Beijing's nodding embroidery. Eight golden dragons decorate the robe, the main dragon on the chest is prominently placed in the eye. The decor is complemented... [Lire la suite]
17 juin 2017

A yellow damask dragon robe, China, 19th century

Lot 288. A yellow damask dragon robe, China, 19th century. Length 139 cm. Estimate CHF 3 000 / 5 000 (€ 2 780/4 630). Unsold © Koller Auctions The knitted decor consists of frontal as well as laterally depicted five-clawed kites in clouds, with shou signs, flamed pearls and Buddhist emblems. The Urozean with the Weltenberg rises above the wavy stripes. The sleeves end in the typical manchu horseshoe shape, the garment is closed with brass buttons on the sides. With light... [Lire la suite]
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