23 juillet 2013

Finely carved bowl with flowers and birds, agate, China, 19th century

Finely carved bowl with flowers and birds, agate, China, 19th century. Photo Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers 3"h. Estimated Price: $6,000 - $8,000 Sold at Christie's June, 2011.  Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers. Asian Art. July 26, 2013. 2690 Stratford Road PO Box 369 Delaware, OH, 43015 USA. Phone: +1 740 362 4771 - Fax: +1 740 363 0164 - Email: info@garths.com
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22 juillet 2013

Symbolism in Islamic Art in the David Collection

Bronze mirror with an animal-combat motif. Ghazna, Afghanistan; c. 1100. Diam: 8.5 cm. Inv. no. 71/1979. The David Collection © THE DAVID COLLECTION The animal-combat motif is rooted in a large number of pre-Islamic cultures in the Middle East, and it is generally considered to symbolize rebirth. The powerful animal lives by killing weaker ones and in doing so gains the strength to survive in a cruel world. Particularly the lion attacking an ox has been seen as a symbol of the beginning of the new agricultural year. Both... [Lire la suite]
14 juillet 2013

Fine Chinese rhinoceros horn carved libation cup, 19th century

Fine Chinese rhinoceros horn carved libation cup, 19th century. Photo courtesy 888 Auctions the horn shaft richly carved with elaborated grapes and animals. Base with repeated designs. Marked Kangxi. H: 27 cm, W: 14 cm, 765 grams. Estimated Price: CAD2,000 - CAD4,000 This item was carved in the 19th century and buyer is responsible for proper export permits. 888 Auctions. July 18, 2013, 2:00 PM EST. 280 West Beaver Creek #15, Richmond Hill, ON, L4B 3Z1 Canada. Phone: 905-763-7201
14 juillet 2013

Fine Chinese rhinoceros horn carved libation cup, 19th century

Fine Chinese rhinoceros horn carved libation cup, 19th century. Photo courtesy 888 Auctions the horn shaft richly carved with continuous and repeating court scenes, pine trees and cranes. H: 32 cm, W: 12 cm, 921 grams. Estimated Price: CAD4,000 - CAD8,000 This item was carved in the 19th century and buyer is responsible for proper export permits. 888 Auctions. July 18, 2013, 2:00 PM EST. 280 West Beaver Creek #15, Richmond Hill, ON, L4B 3Z1 Canada. Phone: 905-763-7201
14 juillet 2013

Chinese carved coral covered vase, 19th century

Chinese carved coral covered vase, 19th century. Photo courtesy of Freeman's Boy surmounted cover over dragon carved base, raised on wood stand. Coral H: 4 1/2 in. Estimated Price: $3,000 - $5,000 Property of a Philadelphia Gentleman Freeman's. July 18, 2013, 10:00 AM EST. 1808 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19103 USA. Phone: +1 215.563.9275 - Fax: +1 215.563.8236 - Email: Info@freemansauction.com
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14 juillet 2013

Impressive Chinese carved coral Daoist grouping, 19th century

 Impressive Chinese carved coral Daoist grouping, 19th century. Photo courtesy of Freeman's Branch-like out line carved to show central robed monk, flanked by various animals, over later wood stand. Coral H: 12 L: 8 in; overall good with minor fillings. Estimated Price: $15,000 - $20,000PROVENANCE: Property of a Philadelphia Gentleman Freeman's. July 18, 2013, 10:00 AM EST. 1808 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19103 USA. Phone: +1 215.563.9275 - Fax: +1 215.563.8236... [Lire la suite]
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10 juillet 2013

Beautiful 19th century blond tortoiseshell and Ivory box

Beautiful 19th century blond tortoiseshell and Ivory box. Photo courtesy Manatee Galleries with old label from the Appointment to the His Highness Maharaja of Mysore; measures (18cm x 8.5cm) 7'' x 3.25''. Estimate 500.00 - 800.00 USD Manatee Galleries. Asian Works of Art From The Ambassador Petri Collection. Thursday, June 27 - Saturday, July 27. 1007 10th ave west Palmetto, FL Us - http://manateegalleries.auctionflex.com/
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07 juillet 2013

Two green ducks. China, 19th century, jade.

Two green ducks. China, 19th century, jade. Photo courtesy Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers 1.5"h. Total weight 115g. Estimate $ 600-800 Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers. Asian Art  -  Jul 26 2013 2:00 PM http://garthslive.com/
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07 juillet 2013

Green jadeite bangle and a white jade pendant, China, 19th century

Green jadeite bangle and a white jade pendant, China, 19th century. Photo courtesy Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers 2"h.Total weight 62g. Estimate $ 1,500-2,500 Ex private Brazilian collection.  Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers. Asian Art  -  Jul 26 2013 2:00 PM http://garthslive.com/
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06 juillet 2013

Ceramic Jun Yao lotus shaped bowl. China, 19th century

Ceramic Jun Yao lotus shaped bowl. China, 19th century. Photo courtesy Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers 1.75"h. Estimate $ 400-600 Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers. Asian Art  -  Jul 26 2013 2:00 PM http://garthslive.com/
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