19 mars 2015

A pair of Chinese Huanghuali and mixed hardwood side table (tiaozhuo), Qing dynasty, 19th century

A pair of Chinese Huanghuali and mixed hardwood side table (tiaozhuo), Qing dynasty, 19th century. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Unsold. Photo Sotheby's each with a rectangular floating panel set within a standard mortise and tenon molded frame, supported by three transverse stretchers, the short recessed waist surmounting a shaped and beaded apron, supported on four square section beaded legs terminating in hoof feet (2). Height 33 3/4  in., 84.4 cm; Width 35 1/2  in., 90.1... [Lire la suite]

16 mars 2015

Back on the Collection of Barbara Taylor Bradford at Bonhams, 5 Dec 2013

A magnificent 14.07 carats diamond single-stone ring, by David Morris. Estimated £330,000-£460,000. Sold for £446,500 (€626,139). Photo Bonhams The cushion-shaped diamond, weighing 14.07 carats, within an architectural scrolling mount of brilliant-cut diamonds in micro-pavé settings, signed David Morris, ring size O, maker's case Accompanied by a report from GIA stating that the diamond is G colour, VS1 clarity. Report number 1152466968, dated 21 May 2013. "'When you wear this, you don't need any other... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2015

Giuseppe Piva Japanese Art, '400 Years of Japanese Art' at Asia Week New York 2015

A Nabeshima Dish, Early Edo period (late 17th century). Decorated in underglaze blue and red, green and yellow enamels with an irregular exhagonal pattern; the reverse with shippo-musubi [tied shippo] motifs, the ring foot with comb design; 15 cm diameter, 4.5 cm high. Giuseppe Piva Japanese Art at Asia Week New York 2015 Maki-e lacquer, Japan, Late Edo Period, 19th century. 6.9 x 5.7 x 4.7 inches (17.5 x 14.5 x 12 cm). Giuseppe Piva Japanese Art at Asia Week New York 2015 A... [Lire la suite]
12 mars 2015

Susan Ollemans, 'Jewels from the Asian World' at Asia Week New York 2015

A ruby and gold snake ring, South India, 19th Century. Diameter: 3 cm. Size: US 8. Weight: 12 grams. Susan Ollemans at Asia Week New York 2015 Pair of Gold Ear Ornaments. Cyprus, 2nd Millenium BC. 1.5 x 1.5 inches (3.5 x 3.5 cm). Susan Ollemans at Asia Week New York 2015 A Gold and Coral Saddle Ring (ga tshi-go), Tibet, 19th Century. Length: 3 cm; Width 2.5 cm; Weight: 23.73 grams. Susan Ollemans at Asia Week New York 2015 A Diamond and Enamel... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2015

BachmannEckenstein 'Japanese Art | Pre-modern and Beyond' at Asia Week New York 2015

Otagaki Rengetsu (1791-1875). Fresh Water Container (Mizusashi): "Under Lotus Leaves". Japan, 19th century. BachmannEckenstein at Asia Week New York 2015.  Tomioka Tessai (1836-1924) & Tanomura Chokunyu (1814-1907). The Three Landscapes of Japan. Ink on silk. 41 1/2 x 14 1/4 inches (105.7 x 36 cm).  BachmannEckenstein at Asia Week New York 2015.   Iwase Yoshiyuki (1904-2001). Ama Diver. Vintage gelatin silver print. 16 x 14 inches (41 x 35.8 cm).... [Lire la suite]
04 mars 2015

I.M. Chait announces March 22 auction of premier Chinese and other Asian art, led by superb gilt-bronze Bodhisattva

Important  gilt bronze Bodhisattva Vajrasattva, Ming Dynasty, Xuande six-character Mark and of the Period. Estimate $400,000-500,000. © I. M. Chait Gallery.  BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – Asia Week in New York attracts a global contingent of art buyers who travel many thousands of miles – primarily from China – to immerse themselves in a frenzied schedule of specialty shows, exhibitions and other activities around Manhattan. But a new West Coast tradition embraced by Asian art... [Lire la suite]

26 février 2015

Chinese Glass at Doyle New York, Asian Works of Art, Monday, March 16, 2015

Chinese Red Overlay Pink Glass Bottle Vase, Qianlong Mark and of the Period. Estimate $50,000-70,000. 2015 © William Doyle Galleries, Inc he compressed globular body rising to a tall cylindrical neck, supported on a slightly splayed foot, carved in relief through the transparent red overlay to the raspberry pink ground with a continuous scene of two deer, and crane amongst pine, willow, rockwork and lingzhi, the neck worked with five bats, all between a lappet band at the neck, base with incised... [Lire la suite]
17 février 2015

A blanc-de-chine vase, 19th century

A blanc-de-chine vase, 19th century. Estimate £1,000 - 1,500 (€1,300 - 2,000). Photo Bonhams. The pear-shaped vessel embellished with applied moulded dragons striding amongst scrolling clouds and flames, the mouth-rim with a ruyi head band, the interior with lamp fitting. 36.2cm (14 1/4in) high Bonhams. ASIAN ART. 25 Feb 2015 10:30 GMT - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
09 août 2014

Some famous Baroque Pearls

Flemish manufacture. Pendant depicting Hercules, gold, enamel and pearl, Scaramazza, 16th century,via Christie"s Geneva Flemish manufacture. Pendant in the form of a marine animal in gold, enamel, precious pearl piettre, Scaramazza, 16th century, via Christie"s Geneva. "The Canning Jewel". Flemish manufacture. Gold, precious stones, pearl Scaramazza from 16th century, Victoria and Albert Museum, London © Victoria Albert Museum. Dutch Manufacture, 16th century, gold and enamel pendant with baroque pearl in the form of a... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2014

Five Chinese paintings at the Peabody Essex Museum

Yuan Jie (Dates unknown, 16th century), Landscape after Ni Zan (1301-1374), 1554, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Ink on paper. Mark and Dolores Pratt Collection. © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum. Lan Ying (1578- active beyond 1660), Landscape after Ni Zan (1301-1374), 1647, Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Ink on paper. Mark and Dolores Pratt Collection. © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum. Both of these landscapes strongly allude to the style of the Yuan dynasty artist Ni Zan. Dry, sparsely applied ink, the ‘one-river, two banks’... [Lire la suite]