18 mars 2014

Candid glimpse of the Daoguang Emperor leaves a lasting impression at Bonhams

Anonymous, an Informal Portrait of the Daoguang Emperor (1782-1850) (detail). Early 19th Century. Ink and color on silk, now framed and glazed. 51 1/2 x 29 1/4in (130.8 x 74.3cm). Sold $389,000. Photo: Courtesy of Bonhams. NEW YORK, NY.- An informal portrait of the Daoguang Emperor (1782-1850) from the early 19th century reigned at Bonhams Chinese Art from the Scholar’s Studio sale on March 17. The vibrant composition sold for more than seven times the pre-sale estimate, reaching $389,000 after a lengthy bidding war. The portrait... [Lire la suite]
17 mars 2014

Pair of important Qajar doors, Imami School, Isfahan or Tehran, Iran, 19th century

Pair of important Qajar doors, Imami School, Isfahan or Tehran, Iran, 19th century. Photo courtesy Amir Mohtashemi 195 x 105cm Each lacquered narrow wooden fruitwood door is of rectangular form decorated wtih arabesque cartouches representing courtly entertainment scenes. Amir Mohtashemi (stand 235) at TEFAF 2014. 14-23 march 2014 - http://www.tefaf.com/
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15 mars 2014

Ceramic panel with radiating star design, Central Asia, 19th century

Ceramic panel with radiating star design, Central Asia, 19th century. Photo courtesy Alexis Renard. Underglaze painted ceramic Height: 64cm ; Length: 62,8cm Provenance: formerly in the collection of Henry-René d’Allemagne (1863-1950) Alexis Renard. MasterArt at TEFAF 2014. 14-23 march 2014 - http://www.masterart.com/
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15 mars 2014

Satake Eikai (1803 - 1874), Spring and Autumn, Edo period (1615-1868), 19th century

Satake Eikai (1803 - 1874), Spring and Autumn, Edo period (1615-1868), 19th century. Photo courtesy Helena Markus Antique Japanese Screens. Pair of six-fold screens. Signed and sealed “Eikai”. Ink and colour on buff paper with gold sand (kin-sunago). H 46 x W 125 cm Satake Eikai was born in Aizu but later moved to Edo to commence his studies under Tani Bunchō. Later, for a certain period, he also studied under Sakai Hōitsu .After completing his apprenticeship he was called by the feudal lords of Hikone to serve as an official... [Lire la suite]
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15 mars 2014

Matsumura Keibun (1779 - 1843), Birds & Flowers, Shijō School, Edo period (1615-1868), beg. 19th century

Matsumura Keibun (1779 - 1843), Birds & Flowers, Shijō School, Edo period (1615-1868), beg. 19th century. Photo courtesy Helena Markus Antique Japanese Screens. Pair of two-fold screens. Signature “Keibun”. Seals “Keibun Keika (?)”. Ink and colour on buff paper with gold sand (kin-sunago).H 173 x W 182 cm Matsumura Keibun lived in Kyōto and studied with his elder brother Matsumura Goshun as well as with Maruyama Ōkyo. Ōkyo’s blend of realism and decorative beauty exerted a great influence on him. He served as an attendant... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2014

Solitary Plum Tree, Rinpa school artist, Edo period (1615-1868), 19th century

Solitary Plum Tree, Rinpa school artist, Edo period (1615-1868), 19th century. Photo courtesy Helena Markus Antique Japanese Screens. Six-panel screen. Ink and mineral colours on gold and silver leaf. H 168.5 x W 373.4 cm The plum is a symbol of spring, a tree which resists the cold and begins to blossom at the end of winter. It was probably introduced from China in the Nara period and was initially the most frequently mentioned flower in Japanese poetry, celebrated for its sweet perfume and delicate blossoms. This painting is... [Lire la suite]
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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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