16 avril 2016

5-piece ‘Café-au-Lait’ Suite with Flowers and Birds, China, 19th century

Lot 107. 5-piece ‘Café-au-Lait’ Suite with Flowers and Birds, China, 19th century. Estimation : 1 200 € / 1 560 €. Photo Auctionata AG. Two cylindrical vases and three vases with cover in baluster shape - Each wall is decorated with reserves in the shape of leaves with polychrome enamel painting - Therein a detailed flower and bird painting is visible - Revolving border at the upper and the lower edge - Each base with a double ring mark - Height: c. 25.5-27.5 cm - Good... [Lire la suite]

15 avril 2016

A dragon tortoise-form stand with cup-form reservoir, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century

Lot 101. A dragon tortoise-form stand with cup-form reservoir, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Price Realised $11,875. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The large water dropper modeled as a longevity tortoise with an integral extended reservoir base that is carved in low relief with clouds; the central circular reserve for the cup reservoir pierced with six small holes placed to resemble a floret through which flows the water into the body of the turtle water dropper and through the tortoise's... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2016

A blue and white porcelain jar, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century

Lot 107. A blue and white porcelain jar, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century. Estimate $10,000 – $15,000. Price Realized $12,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Of ovoid form with tapered lower body and tall, straight neck, decorated in underglaz-blue with scrolling flower, the shoulder with auspicious fungus-head-shaped cloud collars, the entire jar applied with a glossy transparent glaze; 9 ½ in. (24.1 cm.) high Christie’s. AN INQUIRING MIND: AMERICAN COLLECTING OF JAPANESE AND KOREAN ART, 15 April... [Lire la suite]
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14 avril 2016

A blue and white porcelain bottle vase, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century

Lot 109. A blue and white porcelain bottle vase, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century. Estimate $10,000 – $15,000. Price Realized $35,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The globular body with tall neck set on a short circular foot, decorated in underglaze-blue with a large phoenix flying and stylized clouds, applied with a glossy transparent glaze; 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high Christie’s. AN INQUIRING MIND: AMERICAN COLLECTING OF JAPANESE AND KOREAN ART, 15 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza
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14 avril 2016

A Blue and White Porcelain Dragon Jar, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century

Lot 105. A Blue and White Porcelain Dragon Jar, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century. Estimate $15,000 – $20,000. Price Realized $23,750. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Of ovoid form with wide shoulders, tapered lower body and tall, cylindrical neck, painted in controlled outlines and washes of dark and medium cobalt underglaze with two animated dragons striding through clouds in pursuit of a flaming pearl, the clouds unusually conceived as billowing clusters integrated with the dragons to suggest they surround the dragons in... [Lire la suite]
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14 avril 2016

A blue and white porcelain globular jar, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century

Lot 108. A blue and white porcelain globular jar, Joseon Dynasty, 19th century. Estimate $50,000 – $60,000. Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The globular body set on a short circular foot, decorated in underglaze-blue with a large phoenix flying and stylized clouds, applied with a glossy transparent glaze; 9 in. (22.9 cm.) high Note: Phoenix with stylized clouds is one of the most popular subjects on blue and white wares from Joseon Dynasty. However it is very rare to have a large single phoenix designed... [Lire la suite]
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14 avril 2016

A blue and white porcelain jar with a tiger and mythical lion (haetae), Joseon Dynasty, 19th century

  Lot 110. A blue and white porcelain jar with a tiger and mythical lion (haetae), Joseon Dynasty, 19th century. Estimate $150,000 – $250,000. Price Realized $965,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The ovoid form, vividly painted in underglaze-blue with a tiger and mythical lion (haetae), and clusters of scalloped clouds interspersed with smaller cloud ribbons, the neck and lower body with auspicious fungus-head-shaped cloud collars, the body applied with a lustrous transparent overglaze; 16 ¾ in. (42.5 cm.) ... [Lire la suite]
12 avril 2016

A small Renaissance style carved ivory cup and cover, 19th century

Lot 161. A small Renaissance style carved ivory cup and cover, 19th century. Estimate 1800 EUR. Photo Nagel. a horseman on the top. Minor damages. H. 18,5 cm  Nagel. Sale 733, 13th April 2016
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12 avril 2016

A rare carved ivory Situla and cover, German, 19th century

Lot 128. A rare carved ivory Situla and cover, German, 19th century. Estimate 18 000 EUR. Photo Nagel. The body with six relief carved Holy Bishops, each named in an oval cartouche underneath their feet, silver mounts to top and stand, marked at the bottom, crown-shaped cover set with gemstones and a medaillon depicting Johann II of Palatine-Zweibrücken Duke of Bavaria (1548 - 1635), the movable handle also set with ivory appliques and gemstones. Natural cracks to ivory, minor damages due to age. H. 30 cm ... [Lire la suite]
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12 avril 2016

A splendid German gilt silver and ivory tankard, 19th century

Lot 128. A splendid German gilt silver and ivory tankard, 19th century. Estimate 9 000 EUR. Photo Nagel. Stand, cover, handle and inner liner worked in cast and embossed gilt silver, the ivory body with relief carving depicting Mother of God enthroned and the Four Evangelists. Silver marked "13" at the stand. Minor damages due to age. H. 23 cm Nagel. Sale 733, 13th April 2016
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