01 mai 2014

A green and pink tourmaline double-gourd-shaped snuff bottle, 19th century

A green and pink tourmaline double-gourd-shaped snuff bottle, 19th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The bottle is carved in the form of a double-gourd with nine bats amongst ruyi heads and scrolling clouds. There is a stylised shou character on the lower bulbous section to one side. The stone is of a pale two-tone with cloudy inclusions; with stopper. 2 ½ in. (6.3 cm.) high. Estimate £4,000 – £6,000 ($6,724 - $10,086) Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 13 May 2014, London, King Street -... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2014

A pink and green tourmaline belt hook, 19th century

A pink and green tourmaline belt hook, 19th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The belt hook is carved to depict a crouching chilong grasping a lingzhi branch in its mouth, facing a dragon head. The curved shaft is later mounted with an inlaid metal fitting. The stone is of an attractive pale pink tone, shading to dark green. 3 ½ in. (8.9 cm.) wide. Estimate £10,000 – £15,000 ($16,810 - $25,215) Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 13 May 2014, London, King Street - http://www.christies.com/

01 mai 2014

Three pink tourmaline pendants, 19th century

Three pink tourmaline pendants, 19th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The first pendant is carved in the form of a melon growing from a leafy vine. The second and third pendants depict a group of peaches with a bat resting upon them. The first stone is of a pale pink tone, and the other two are of brighter pink tones. The largest, 2 in. (5.1 cm.) long. Estimate £8,000 – £12,000 ($13,448 - $20,172) Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 13 May 2014, London, King Street - http://www.christies.com/
01 mai 2014

A large pink tourmaline model of an elephant , 19th century

A large pink tourmaline model of an elephant , 19th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The recumbent beast is carved with the legs tucked under the body and its trunk curled to one side. The stone is of an attractive and even bright pink tone. 3 ½ in. (8.8 cm.) long. Estimate £8,000 – £12,000 ($13,448 - $20,172) Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 13 May 2014, London, King Street - http://www.christies.com/
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01 mai 2014

A pink tourmaline 'Eagle and Bear' pendant, 19th century

A pink tourmaline 'Eagle and Bear' pendant, 19th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The pendant is carved in the form of a crouching bear with its head turned sharply backwards towards the eagle resting upon its back. The stone is of a pale pink tone with some orange inclusions. The tassle with a coral bead. 1 ? in. (4.2 cm.) wide. Estimate £6,000 – £8,000 ($10,086 - $13,448) Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 13 May 2014, London, King Street - http://www.christies.com/
01 mai 2014

A pink and green tourmaline 'Ruyi and sharon fruit' carving, 19th century

A pink and green tourmaline 'Ruyi and sharon fruit' carving, 19th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The green part of the stone is carved in the shape of three sharon fruits, with a ruyi and tassel resting on top, delicately highlighted in the pink area. The stone is of pale green and pink tones with some small areas of cloudy inclusions. 1 ¼ in. (3.2 cm.) wide. Estimate £4,000 – £6,000 ($6,724 - $10,086) Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 13 May 2014, London, King Street - http://www.christies.com/


30 avril 2014

Court Velvet Jacket with Embroidery, Ottoman Empire, 19th century

Court Velvet Jacket with Embroidery, Ottoman Empire, 19th century. Photo AUCTIONATA Bordeaux-colored velvet with embroideries of gold and metallic thread and colored wool. acket of a gentlewoman in the Ottoman Empire. Back length: 45 cm, sleeve length: 56 cm; collar width: 36 cm. Estimation : 400 € / 500 € Provenance: Important Austrian private collection The present velvet jacket from the 19th century comes from the court of the Ottoman sultans, where it was worn on special occasions by women. It is embellished with... [Lire la suite]
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30 avril 2014

Velvet Jacket with Gold Embroidery, Ottoman Empire, 19th century

Velvet Jacket with Gold Embroidery, Ottoman Empire, 19th century. Photo AUCTIONATA Dark purple velvet with gold embroidery. Long jacket with long sleeves for women at the court of the Ottoman sultan. Cotton lining. Back length: 59 cm; sleeve length: 51 cm; collar width: 45 cm. Estimation : 560 € / 700 € Provenance: Important Austrian private collection The present long jacket was a courtly garment for women at the court of the Ottoman sultan. It consists of dark purple velvet and is embellished with rich gold thread... [Lire la suite]
30 avril 2014

Court Kaftan with Gold Embroidery, Ottoman Empire, 19th century

Court Kaftan with Gold Embroidery, Ottoman Empire, 19th century. Photo AUCTIONATA Dark Purple velvet with gold thread embroidery. Woman's garment that was worn at the court of the Sultan. Back length: 135 cm; sleeve length: 43 cm; collar: 40 cm. Estimation : 1 440 € / 1 800 € Provenance: Important Austrian private collection The present classic Ottoman kaftan was worn by women at the court of the Sultan, and dates from the 19th century. It is made of dark purple velvet and embellished with rich gold thread... [Lire la suite]
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30 avril 2014

Gold Embroidered Short Velvet Jacket, Ottoman Empire, 19th century.

Gold Embroidered Short Velvet Jacket, Ottoman Empire, 19th century. Photo AUCTIONATA Aubergine-colored velvet with gold thread embroidery. Short jacket with long sleeves, worn by women in the sultan's court. Rich embroidery on front and back. Cotton lining. Back length: 37 cm; sleeve length: 46 cm; collar width: 33 cm. Good overall conditionProvenance: Important Austrian private collectionThe present short velvet jacket from the 19th century was intended for women at the court of the... [Lire la suite]


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