18 septembre 2018

Two 'huanghuali' continuous back armchairs, 19th-20th century

Lot 1332. Two 'huanghuali' continuous back armchairs, 19th-20th century. Height of taller 38 in., 96.5 cm; Width 21 1/2  in., 54.6 cm; Depth 18 in., 45.7 cm. Estimate: 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Sold Price: 56,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each with a straight top rail joined to back posts, continuing through the hard-mat seat frame and forming the back legs, the central splat with varying paneled and openwork decoration, the serpentine arms continuing to shaped, recessed supports, all raised... [Lire la suite]

28 juillet 2018

An amber-glazed relief-decorated brush pot, 19th-20th century

Lot 32. An amber-glazed relief-decorated brush pot, 19th-20th century; 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm.) high. Estimate : USD 1,000 - 1,500. Price Realised: USD 2500.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The exterior is carved overall with a riverscape including two horses standing next to the river bank, all beneath a mottled-amber-tone glaze. The base is with a four-character mark reading Wang Bingrong zuo (made by Wang Bingrong).  Property from the Studio of Clear Garden Collection. ... [Lire la suite]
14 octobre 2017

An engraved calligraphic emerald set in a gold ring, Persia, 19th-20th Century

Lot 197. An engraved calligraphic emerald set in a gold ring, Persia, 19th-20th Century. Estimate £4,000 - 6,000 (€4,500 - 6,700). Photo: Bonhams. of rectangular form with flattened edges, engraved with inscriptions in nasta'liq, the later gold ring of plain form; the emerald 1.8 x 1.3 cm., 20.2 g. Note: Inscriptions: Qur'an, sura LXIII, al-talaq, verse 3. Bonhams. ISLAMIC AND INDIAN ART INCLUDING MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIAN ART, 23 Oct 2017, 14:00 BST, LONDON, NEW BOND... [Lire la suite]
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30 juin 2017

A pair of faux-bois jardinières and drainage trays, 19th-20th century

Lot 728. A pair of faux-bois jardinières and drainage trays, 19th-20th century; 12.6 cm, 5 in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 150,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. each potted to resemble a wood pail, the base with a small drainage hole surrounded by an apocryphal four-character Yongzheng mark, the trays similarly decorated Note: See a very similar pair of jardinières and trays sold in our New York rooms, 19th March 2016, lot 1411. A pair of faux-bois jardinières and... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2016

A 'Dehua' figure of Budai, 19th-20th century

Lot 296. A 'Dehua' figure of Budai, 19th-20th century. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD.Photo: Sotheby's modeled wearing loose-fitting robes ribbon-tied below a well-rounded stomach, the jovial deity holding a pearl in the right hand, standing on a knotted cloth sack with waves curling up from beneath, the back with impressed double gourd mark reading He Chaochun - Height 6 1/4  in., 15.9 cm. From the Collection of Richard Lehman Gray Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 13 sept.... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2016

A 'Dehua' figure of Damo, 19th-20th century

Lot 292. A 'Dehua' figure of Damo, 19th-20th century. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD.Photo: Sotheby's the luohan balancing atop a slender reed above a base of swirling waves, with hands clasped beneath the voluminous folds of long layered robes, the bald head slightly turned to one side with well defined features and penetrating gaze beneath thick furrowed brows, the back impressed with Taoya tang rectangular seal mark - Height 13 1/4  in., 33.7 cm. From the... [Lire la suite]

27 juillet 2016

A robin's-egg glazed circular box and cover, 19th-20th century

Lot 130. A robin's-egg glazed circular box and cover, 19th-20th century. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016  The finely potted circular box is evenly covered in a mottled bright turquoise and deep blue glaze. 4 in. (10.2 cm.) diam. There is a tiny chip to the foot rim. There is some minor general age-related surface wear. Otherwise, this is in overall fairly good condition. Estimation: USD 1,000 - 1,500 Christie's on line. The Art of China.
11 juillet 2016

A tourmaline, amber and jadeite rosary, 19th-20th century

Lot 8087. A tourmaline, amber and jadeite rosary, 19th-20th century. Estimate USD 4,000 ~ 6,000. Sold for US$ 5,625 (€5,081). Photo: Bonhams. Comprised of 17 amber beads and one later replacement, with rose quartz beads, a tourmaline plaque in a 14k gold mount, adorned with seed pearls, with jadeite teardrops in gilt metal mounts. 12 1/2in (31.8cm) long Bonhams. CHINESE, INDIAN, HIMALAYAN AND SOUTHEAST ASIAN ART AND PAINTINGS, 2016-06-28 - SAN FRANCISCO
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05 juillet 2016

A large pair of famille noire fengwei-vases decorated with birds in a blossoming plum tree, China, 19th-20th century

Lot 388. A large pair of famille noire fengwei-vases decorated with birds in a blossoming plum tree, China, 19th-20th century. Estimate CHF 10 000 / 15 000 (€ 9 260 / 13 890). Sold for CHF 9 000. Photo Koller Height 85 cm. Minor damages. (2) Koller.  Art Asiatique: Chine, Tibet, Nepal - lundi 06 juin 2016, 10:00
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27 mars 2016

Lark Mason Associates announces sale of more than 400 lots of important Asian art on iGavel

Chinese Huanghuali Cosmetic Chest, ca. 1700. Height: 15 inches, width: 13 3/4 inches, depth: 10 1/4 inches. Estimate $40 000-60 000. NEW BRAUNFELS, TX.- Lark Mason, founder and president of Lark Mason Associates, has announced that more than 400 lots of important Asian art will be up for bidding on igavelauctions.com in an online sale that goes live on March 29 and closes on April 19th. The outstanding works of art represent a wide swathe of Asian periods and disciplines, from the Sui dynasty through... [Lire la suite]