15 mars 2014

Carved polychrome ivory relief plaque of Mummadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar of Mysore, India, 19th century

Carved polychrome ivory relief plaque of Mummadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar of Mysore, India, 19th century. Photo courtesy Amir Mohtashemi Ltd. Dimension: 23cm by 20cm including the frame the maharaja poses under a swagged canopy in front of an open armchair with looped arms, his right hand rests on a tilt top table with a box and a basket of flowers, against a blue stained background, details picked out in green, black and gilt, in original metal studded frame the arms of the chair that loop under the backrail and sweep forward from... [Lire la suite]
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15 mars 2014

Pen box Qalamdan, North India, probably Sialkhot, 19th century

Pen box Qalamdan, North India, probably Sialkhot, 19th century. Photo courtesy Alexis Renard. Iron damascened with gold in the koftgari technique Height: 2,5 cm. ; Width: 20,3 cm. ; Depth: 3 cm. Alexis Renard. MasterArt at TEFAF 2014. 14-23 march 2014 - http://www.masterart.com/
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14 mars 2014

A natural lavender jade bangle, 19th century

A natural lavender jade bangle, 19th century. Photo courtesy California Asian Art Auction Gallery. Of perfectly round form, the bangle made from natural lavender jade with mottled lavender color and is slightly translucent, with visible stone veins. D: 3 1/4 in (8.3 cm) Weight:100 grams. Estimated Price: $4,500 - $5,000 California Asian Art Auction Gallery USA. March 15, 2014. 123 S. Mission Dr. San Gabriel, CA, 91776 USA - Phone: 888-977-9588 - Email: info@californiaasianartauction.com
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14 mars 2014

A pair of gold child bangles, Bal Kadas, India, Rajasthan, Jaipur, 19th century

A pair of gold child bangles, Bal Kadas, India, Rajasthan, Jaipur, 19th century. Photo courtesy Van Gelder Indian Jewellery. With magara (mythical sea creatures) head finials, set with diamonds and rubies and enamelled in the traditional Champlevé technique, with a scroll of red flowers and green leafs on a white ground, with red and green parrots all executed in safe chalwan enamel, the outside with green enamel, kachnar ki patti. The presentation of bangles to a newborn baby was a tradition, which originated in Rajasthan, the... [Lire la suite]
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13 mars 2014

A dragon and phoenix glass overlay snuff bottle, 19th century

A dragon and phoenix glass overlay snuff bottle, 19th century. Photo Bonhams. Of upright rounded rectangular form, with a flat lip and wide mouth, the opaque white glass with an overlay of red and blue, with a blue dragon on one side, reversed by a phoenix in red, with a red overlay foot rim with waves under the dragon changing to rocks under the phoenix. 2 1/4in (5.7cm) high. Estimate US$ 4,000 - 6,000 (€2,900 - 4,300) For a similar red and blue glass overlay bottle see White, Snuff Bottles from China the Victoria and Albert... [Lire la suite]
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13 mars 2014

A fossiliferous limestone snuff bottle, 19th century

A fossiliferous limestone snuff bottle, 19th century. Photo Bonhams. Of compressed globular form, with a flat lip and oval foot rim surrounding a slightly convex foot, the surface covered with a floriform cell pattern, with a corresponding stopper. 1 7/8in (4.7cm) high. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 3,000 (€1,400 - 2,200) Property from the Collection of Emmanuel Dimitri Gran (1894-1969) Bonhams.CHINESE ART FROM THE SCHOLAR'S STUDIO. 17 Mar 2014, New York - www.bonhams.com


13 mars 2014

A fossiliferous limestone snuff bottle, 19th century

A fossiliferous limestone snuff bottle, 19th century. Photo Bonhams. Of flattened ovoid form with a concave oval foot and a slightly concave mouth, the body displaying a dynamic pattern of white dashes on a black ground. 2in (5cm) high. Estimate US$ 1,200 - 1,800 (€860 - 1,300) Property from the Collection of Emmanuel Dimitri Gran (1894-1969) Bonhams.CHINESE ART FROM THE SCHOLAR'S STUDIO. 17 Mar 2014, New York - www.bonhams.com
12 mars 2014

A dali marble and huanghuali table screen, Xiaozuopingfeng, 19th century

A dali marble and huanghuali table screen, Xiaozuopingfeng, 19th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The attractive, variegated black and white stone panel is suggestive of a mountain range and is slotted into a huanghuali stand with shoe feet and standing spandrels joined by an openwork panel carved with chilong and lingzhi. 17 in. (43.1 cm.) high. Estimate $6,000 – $8,000 Provenance: Ho Cheung Antique Furniture, Hong Kong, 1994. Property from a Private American Collection Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART.... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2014

A child's silk 'Dragon' robe, Qing Dynasty, 19th century

A child's silk 'Dragon' robe, Qing Dynasty, 19th century. Photo Sotheby's couched in gold-covered threads with dragons chasing 'flaming pearls', amid clouds and auspicious objects, above terrestrial diagram and lishui border, framed. Length 27 1/2 in., 69.8 cm; Width 46 1/4 in., 117.5 cm. Estimation 6,000 — 8,000 USD Provenance: Sotheby's New York, 9th and 10th October 1987, lot 81 Sotheby's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS & WORKS OF ART. 18 MARS 2014 - 19 MARS 2014. NEW YORK - www.sothebys.com
10 mars 2014

A rare Imperial embroidered 'Five Symbol' gauze dragon robe , Qing Dynasty, 19th century

A rare Imperial embroidered 'Five Symbol' gauze dragon robe , Qing Dynasty, 19th century. Photo Sotheby's finely worked in counted stitch and couched gold-wrapped threads with nine five-clawed dragons, the faces and claws of the front-facing dragons incorporating silver-wrapped threads, the symbols for the sun and moon placed on the shoulders, the constellation of Ursa Major split into two groups on the back, the ax-head and fu-symbol flanking the main dragon on the front, all surrounded by clouds and auspicious emblems,... [Lire la suite]


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