16 décembre 2023

A small 'peach bloom'-glazed baluster vase, Qing Dynasty, 19th-20th century, apocryphal Kangxi mark

Lot 9. A small 'peach bloom'-glazed baluster vase, Qing Dynasty, 19th-20th century, apocryphal Kangxi mark. Hauteur : 17,5 cm. Vendu : EUR 5,292 (Estimation : EUR 4,000 – EUR 6,000). © Christie's Images Ltd 2023 La base porte une marque Kangxi apocryphe à six caractères en bleu sous couverte. Provenance: European private collection, acquired by the grandfather of the current owner at Ferdinand Weber, Mannheim, December 1933 (according to the collector's notebook). The grandfather... [Lire la suite]

14 septembre 2021

A huanghuali altar table, qiaotou'an ,19th-20th century, composed of Ming dynasty elements

Lot 240. A huanghuali altar table, qiaotou'an, 19th-20th century, composed of Ming dynasty elements; 33 1/2 x 67 1/4 x 16 3/8in (83.8 x 170.9 x 42.6cm). Estimate US$ 50,000 - 70,000 (€ 42,000 - 59,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The single board top with up-turned scroll ends over a thumb-print edge, set above a plain beaded apron and elegant cloud-collar spandrels bisected by flared supports enclosing transverse cut-out beaded panels, the well-figured wood a rich honey-brown color. Bonhams. Chinese... [Lire la suite]
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08 août 2021

A Yixing turquoise-enameled 'peach' cup, 19th-20th century

Lot 26. A Yixing turquoise-enameled 'peach' cup, 19th-20th century; Width 4¾ in., 12 cm. Estimate: 800 - 1,200 USD. Lot sold: 5,670 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Property from the Collection of Loyd and Linda Crawley.  Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 11-22 June 2021  
07 août 2021

A teadust-glazed vase, 19th-20th century

Lot 112. A teadust-glazed vase, 19th-20th century; Height 11⅞ in., 30.2 cm. Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 USD. Lot sold: 4,788 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Property from the Collection of Loyd and Linda Crawley. Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 11-22 June 2021
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07 août 2021

A teadust-glazed fanghu-form vase, 19th-20th century

Lot 110. A teadust-glazed fanghu-form vase, 19th-20th century; Height 14⅛ in., 36 cm. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD. Lot sold: 2,142 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Property from the Collection of Loyd and Linda Crawley. Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 11-22 June 2021  
17 avril 2021

A diamond-set enamelled gold necklace, India, 19th-20th Century

Lot 104. A diamond-set enamelled gold necklace, India, 19th-20th Century; 24 cm. long approx.; 207g. Est: £6,000 - £8,000. Sold: 5 500 £. Courtesy Bonhams comprising fifteen openwork elements of floral form, set with diamonds, each surmounted by a pearl, pendant diamond-set gold elements of teardrop form to lower edge and pearl and bead fringe, the reverse decorated in polychrome enamel with floral sprays and perching birds. Provenance: Private UK collection, acquired at Mansur Galleries, Al Ghurair... [Lire la suite]
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17 avril 2021

A pair of diamond-set enamelled gold bazubands, North India, 19th-20th Century

Lot 101. A pair of diamond-set enamelled gold bazubands, North India, 19th-20th Century; each 9 cm. max excluding string; 70g. total weight. Est: £2,000 - £3,000. Sold: 3,020. Courtesy Bonhams. each with two multifaceted elements flanked by hinged openwork floral motifs, with floral suspension loops to each end, inlaid with diamonds and decorated in polychrome enamel with rosettes and geometric motifs, the strings mounted with bands of seed pearls to each end. Provenance: Private German collection.... [Lire la suite]
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24 janvier 2021

A famille verte bowl, 19th-20th century

Lot 107. A famille verte bowl, 19th-20th century; 63⁄16 in. (15.7cm.) diam. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised USD 1,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021. The bowl is decorated on the exterior with two peony clusters and butterflies, over incised decoration of two dragons chasing two pearls. The base is with an apocryphal Kangxi mark. Provenance: The Lenora and Walter F. Brown Collection, San Antonio, Texas, 1978. Christie's. Art of China. Including Property from... [Lire la suite]
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23 janvier 2021

Three civil official's rank badges, buzi, 19th-20th century

Lot 59. Three civil official's rank badges, buzi, 19th-20th century; Largest, 127⁄8 in. (32.7 cm.) square. Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000. Price Realised USD 6,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021. The embroidered badge made for a fifth rank civil official, 20th century, is decorated with a silver pheasant alights on a rock emerging from turbulent waves amidst auspicious emblems. The embroidered badge made for a seventh degree civil official, Daoguang period (1821-1850), is decorated with a... [Lire la suite]
17 mars 2020

A diamond and emerald-set enamelled bracelet, India, 19th-20th century

Lot 204. A diamond and emerald-set enamelled bracelet, India, 19th-20th century; 7cm. height; upper motif: 4.2cm. width. Estimate: 12,000 - 18,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the openwork foliate-form settings set in the kundan technique with emeralds and rose and table-cut diamonds on linked band, underside and thick edges with polychrome enamels featuring floral motifs, screw pin to fasten. Provenance: Previously property of an Indian maharani. Private collection, UK, since the early 1970s. Note:... [Lire la suite]