05 mai 2014

A flambé glazed oviform vase, 19th century

A flambé glazed oviform vase, 19th century. Photo Bonhams. The rich red glaze with violet streaks, paling to a creamy olive glaze at the rim, carved wood stand and fitted box. The vase 31cm (12.1/4in) high. Estimate £1,000 - 1,500 (€1,200 - 1,800) Bonhams. ASIAN ART, London, Knightsbridge, 12 May 2014 - http://www.bonhams.com/
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03 mai 2014

A slip-decorated blue ground vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century

A slip-decorated blue ground vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Photo Sotheby's. of elegant bottle-shape with tall narrow neck and supported on a short straight foot, decorated around the body in white slip with birds and insects amidst flowering branches and all reserved on a rich blue ground, the base with an apocryphal Qianlong seal mark in underglaze-blue; 53.5cm., 21in. Estimation 2,500 — 3,000 GBP THE JULIAN THOMPSON STUDY COLLECTION Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London | 14 mai 2014 -... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2014

A green and pink tourmaline 'Three-legged toad' carving, 19th century

A green and pink tourmaline 'Three-legged toad' carving, 19th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The stone is carved in the form of a three-legged toad holding a string with two coins in its mouth. The stone is of pale green and pink tones with some cloudy inclusions. 1 ¼ in. (3.2 cm.) wide. Estimate £5,000 – £8,000 ($8,405 - $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 green and pink tourmaline 'Qilin and Bat' pendant, 19th century

A green and pink tourmaline 'Qilin and Bat' pendant, 19th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The pink section of the pendant is carved in the form of a recumbent bearded beast with a ruyi upon its back, standing on top of a bat carved from the green area of the stone. 1 ? in. (2.8 cm.) high. 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 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/


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