26 septembre 2016

A nice Kesi silk military rank badge (Buzi), 19th Century

Lot 45. A nice Kesi silk military rank badge (Buzi), 19th Century. Estimate 600.00€ - 800.00 €. Photo: Czerny's Depicting a leopard on the stones, it represented a third-rang soldier's wife; surrounded by swastikas. Slight scraping on the border. 29 x 29 cm. Czerny's. CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART
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26 septembre 2016

A nice Kesi silk military rank badge (Buzi), 19th Century

Lot 43. A nice Kesi silk military rank badge (Buzi), 19th Century. Estimate 600.00€ - 800.00 €. Photo: Czerny's Depicting a third rang soldier's wife; embroidered with a leopard on a rock; featuring Buddhist symbols of good omen among clouds and around a red sun. Small scraping on the border. 30.5 x 29 cm. Notes: Women were allowed to wear a rank badge. The distinction between male and female rank badges was made by positioning the red disk (symbolizing the sun) differently. Both military and civil rank... [Lire la suite]
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16 septembre 2016

A white-glazed green-splashed 'landscape' inkstick rest, signed Wang Bingrong, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 909. A white-glazed green-splashed 'landscape' inkstick rest, signed Wang Bingrong, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. modeled in the form of an open scroll, finely carved to the top with a recessed cartouche of conforming shape, enclosing a riverscape showing a long narrow path leading to three river houses, one with two scholars sitting inside, all surrounded by craggy rockwork, trees and distant mountains, the underside incised with a... [Lire la suite]
15 septembre 2016

State Cap, India, 19th century

State Cap, India, 19th century. Gold wire embroidery, feathers, rubies, pearls and emeralds.  This state cap is reputed to have belonged to the last Muslim King of Delhi, Bahadur Shah Zafar II (1775-1862) who was a descendent of the Mughal Dynasty. King Zafar succeeded to the throne of Delhi in 1837 but was imprisoned in 1858 by the British after the 1857 revolution.
12 septembre 2016

An agate 'ducks and lotus' jar and cover, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 208. An agate 'ducks and lotus' jar and cover, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000. Photo: Sotheby's. of tapering cylindrical form, the vessel carved around the exterior with ducks wading among flowering lotus and other water plants, an upright handle set to either side, the domed cover similarly carved and with a bud-form knop, the translucent stone of a pale milky-beige color (2). Width 4 3/4  in., 12.1 cm.  Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 13 sept. 2016,... [Lire la suite]
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12 septembre 2016

A Chinese blue ground dragon robe, 19th century

Lot 283. A Chinese blue ground dragon robe, 19th century. Estimate $3,000-5,000. Sold for $2,470 . Photo Freeman's of typical nine-dragon form, embroidered with gold metallic thread. H: 56 in., 143 cm .  Provenance: Property of a Missouri collector Freeman's. Asian Arts, Sat, Sep 10 2016 10:00 AM
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12 septembre 2016

Four Chinese rank badges, 19th century

Lot 282. Four Chinese rank badges, 19th century. Estimate $600-800. Sold for $688 . Photo Freeman's including one third-rank peacock, two sixth-rank egrets, and one ninth-rank paradise flycatcher. H of largest: 11 1/4 in., 28.5 cm; W: 12 1/2 in., 32 cm Provenance: Property of a Pennsylvania collector Freeman's. Asian Arts, Sat, Sep 10 2016 10:00 AM
11 septembre 2016

A Chinese famille rose 'immortals' cup, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 189. A Chinese famille rose 'immortals' cup, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Estimate $1,000-1,500. Sold for $10,625. Photo Freeman's of bell form, painted to one side with Shoulao, two immortals and a boy in a landscape, inscribed on the reverse with a ten-character inscription and with two seal impressions, with iron-red borders of bats at the rim and foot. H: 4 1/4 in., 11 cm; W: 4 in., 10 cm    Provenance: Formerly of a private Japanese collection Note: For similar famille rose... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2016

A 'Dehua' figure of a seated Buddha, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 298. A 'Dehua' figure of a seated Buddha, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD.Photo: Sotheby's depicted seated in dhyanasana on a foliate-incised double-lotus base, wearing a draped robe falling loosely over a belted dhoti, the hair in tight, pointed whorls over the domed ushnisha, the face with a serene, meditatve expression and downcast gaze, covered overall in a milky white glaze - Height 13 1/2  in., 34.3 cm From the Collection of Richard... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2016

A 'Dehua' figure of Guanyin, 19th century, Qing dynasty

  Lot 294. A 'Dehua' figure of Guanyin, 19th century, Qing dynasty. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD.Photo: Sotheby's finely modeled in a pose of 'royal ease', adorned in loose robes and a single-strand beaded necklace, the hair swept up in a chignon with two knotted plaits falling in tresses over the shoulders, the left arm holding a ruyis cepter and leaning on a tripod armrest, the back impressed with a double-gourd seal reading He Chaozhong - Height 8 1/2... [Lire la suite]
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