07 novembre 2013

Emerald pendant

Emerald pendant. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. The hexagonal-shaped emerald carved with floral and foliate motifs in the Mughal style, probably late 19th century, drilled at the top with a pendant loop. Estimate:  13,000 – 19,000 CHF Sotheby's. Magnificent Jewels. Genève | 13 nov. 2013 - http://www.sothebys.com

04 novembre 2013

Porcelain famille verte seal paste box, China, Qing dynasty, 19th Century

Porcelain famille verte seal paste box, China, Qing dynasty, 19th Century. Length: 3 1/4 inches, 8.3cm Width: 3 1/4, 8.3cm Height: 1 1/4, 3.2cm. Photo courtesy Ben Janssens Oriental Art Ltd ASIAN ART IN LONDON. 31st October - 9th November 2013. Ben Janssens Oriental Art Ltd. Maryam Shuttleworth, Grace Tu. Phone +44 (0)20 7976 1888 - Fax +44 (0)20 7976 2588- info@benjanssens.com- www.benjanssens.com
04 novembre 2013

A four-case lacquer inrō decorated with snakes in high relief on a ground of fine gold kirikane, 19th century

A four-case lacquer inrō decorated with snakes in high relief on a ground of fine gold kirikane, 19th century. From a European private collection of inro. Dimensions (height): 9.6 cm, 3 4/5 in. Photo courtesy Malcolm Fairley Ltd ASIAN ART IN LONDON. 31st October - 9th November 2013. Malcolm Fairley Ltd. Malcolm Fairley, Valerie Sturgeon, Asako Bavister. Phone +44 (0)20 7930 8770 - Fax +44 (0)20 7930 5800 - Email malcolmgfairley@aol.com - Website www.malcolmfairley.com
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04 novembre 2013

A Chinese Carved Caramel and Grey and Honey-Colour Cameo Agate Snuff Bottle, 19th Century

A Chinese Carved Caramel and Grey and Honey-Colour Cameo Agate Snuff Bottle, 19th Century. Provenance: Lizzadro Collection, Chicago, Illinois, acquired prior to 1960. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2013 ASIAN ART IN LONDON. 31st October -- 9th November 2013. CHRISTIE'S SOUTH KENSINGTON. Auction: Chinese Interiors
, Wednesday, 6 November, 2013. From a selection to be offered within the Chinese Interiors Sale and the Chinese Ceramic, Works of Art & Textiles from the Lizzadro Collection of Chinese... [Lire la suite]
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30 octobre 2013

A rare Canton tribute embellished silver-gilt jadeite casket, Qing dynasty, 19th century

A rare Canton tribute embellished silver-gilt jadeite casket, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Photo Sotheby's of rectangular form, the hinged cover and body comprised of eight facets, each mounted with a jadeite panel outlined with a single row of seed pearls, with foil back garnets along horizontal sides, on a gilt-metal body, the base engraved with musical instruments, including a violin and a frame of interlacing ribbons, the interior lined with purple velvet, with box. Quantité: 2 - 12.5 by 11 by 10.4cm., 4 7/8 by... [Lire la suite]
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30 octobre 2013

An amber and jadeite court necklace, chaozhu, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 272. An amber and jadeite court necklace, chaozhu, Qing dynasty, 19th century; 156.2cm., 61 1/2 in. Estimate 6,000 -- 8,000 GBP. Lot sold 10,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the 108 amber beads divided by four jadeite fotou (Buddha heads), the fotou at the back connected to a gourd-shaped fotouta (Buddha head stupa) suspending a jadeite beiyun (back cloud) oval plaque and terminating with a jadeite tear-shaped bead, the threejinnian strands of coral beads each... [Lire la suite]

20 octobre 2013

A lacquered wood figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, North Vietnam, ca. 19th century

A lacquered wood figure of Buddha Shakyamuni, North Vietnam, ca. 19th century.  seated in vajrasana with his right hand lowered in a form of vitarkamudra while the left rests on his lap, clad in monk's attire including an inner garment and a mantle covering body. H. 57,5 cm. Estimate 1800/2500 € Provenienz: Aus einer deutschen Privatsammlung - Minim. berieben, kleinere Altersschäden, etwas rest. Nagel Auktionen. 2013/05/11. http://www.auction.de
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12 octobre 2013

China, 19th century, bridal headdress

China, 19th century, bridal headdress.
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09 octobre 2013

A celadon-ground Famille-Rose 'Pomegranate' vase Qing dynasty, 19th century

A celadon-ground Famille-Rose 'Pomegranate' vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Photo: Sotheby's. of almost spherical form sweeping up to a short waisted neck and five pointed sepals forming a calyx mouth, finely moulded in relief and painted in bright enamels on a pale celadon-ground with a fruiting and flowering branch of pomegranate bearing five ripening fruits and attendant flowers and buds, their skin bursting open revealing numerous seeds, the fruits in pale yellow, rose pink and white, the flowers... [Lire la suite]
08 octobre 2013

An Imperial yellow-ground kesi ‘Twelve Symbols’ semi-formal ‘Dragon’ robe, jifu, QIng dynasty, 19th century

Lot 3086. An Imperial yellow-ground kesi ‘Twelve Symbols’ semi-formal ‘Dragon’ robe, jifu, Qing dynasty, 19th century;  length 152.5 cm., 60 in. width 227.5 cm., 89 1/2  in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold: 2,320,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. exquisitely woven with nine gold-thread 'five-clawed' longdragons grasping flaming pearls, four in profile clutching 'flaming pearls' amidst dense blue clouds, and shou characters in three different scripts, finely shaded pink... [Lire la suite]