08 février 2016

A Meissen monkey-band, 20th century, blue crossed swords marks, pressnummern and incised numerals

A Meissen monkey-band, 20th century, blue crossed swords marks, pressnummern and incised numerals. © Christie's Image 2008 After 18th century originals, on gilt scroll-moulded bases, comprising: a conductor and stand, a fife and drum player, a bagpiper, a trumpeter, a drum beater and bearer, a guitar player, a hurdy-gurdy player, a spinet player, a cello player, three singers, a flautist, a triangle player, a French horn player, a bassonist, a harpist, and a violinist. The conductor 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm.) high (21). Lot... [Lire la suite]
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16 novembre 2015

Fu Baoshi scroll and stellar jades star in Michaan's December Fine Asian Works of Art Auction

Fu Baoshi (1904-1965), Wandering Poet. Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper, inscribed, dated to 1943, and signed, with three seals of the artist. 20th Century 18 3/4 x 19 1/4 inches (47.6 x 48.9 cm). Provenance: Dedicated directly to Mrs. Shum Wai Yu in 1943, and thence by descent within the family. Estimate: $200,000/300,000.  ALAMEDA, CA.- Fu Baoshi’s (1904-1965) paintbrush masterfully transforms a paper scroll into a candid snapshot of reflection in the ink and color work Wandering Poet, highlighting... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2015

A Chinese blue ground silk informal robe with embroidered floral roundels, 20th century

A Chinese blue ground silk informal robe with embroidered floral roundels, 20th century. Estimate $1,500-2,500 © 2015 Freeman's. L: 49 1/2 in., 126 cm  Freeman's. ASIAN ARTS. 12 SEPTEMBER 2015
25 août 2015

A Chinese embroidered yellow ground silk dragon robe, 20th century

A Chinese embroidered yellow ground silk dragon robe, 20th century. Estimate $2,000-4,000  © 2015 Freeman's. L: 56 1/2 in., 143.5 cm  Freeman's. ASIAN ARTS. 12 SEPTEMBER 2015
20 août 2015

A pair of Chinese yellow glass vases and covers, 20th century

A pair of Chinese yellow glass vases and covers, 20th century. Estimate £600 – £1,000 ($940 - $1,566). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each decorated in mirror image with birds perched upon flowering branches within shaped panels, the covers carved with flowers; 8 ½ in. (21.6 cm.) high, wood stands Property from The Geronimo Berenguer de Los Reyes, Jr. Collection CHRISTIE'S INTERIORS - INCLUDING ASIAN WORKS OF ART, 9 September 2015 - London, South Kensington 
20 août 2015

A pair of Chinese yellow glass wine cups and a carved yellow glass vase, 20th century

A pair of Chinese yellow glass wine cups and a carved yellow glass vase, 20th century. Estimate £600 – £1,000 ($940 - $1,566). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The exterior of the bowl is carved with an idyllic riverside landscape scene with pavilions, pine trees and tall mountains, featuring two scholars sitting by the riverbank and a fisherman playing the flute on a sampan; 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) wide Property from The Geronimo Berenguer de Los Reyes, Jr. Collection Provenance: With P. C. Lu Works of Art Ltd, Hong... [Lire la suite]


18 août 2015

A pair of Chinese yellow glass 'Dragon' bottle vases, 20th century

A pair of Chinese yellow glass 'Dragon' bottle vases, 20th century. Estimate £2,000 – £3,000 ($3,132 - $4,698). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each vase boldly carved with two writhing dragons chasing the flaming pearl above waves to the body, and a further dragon encircling the long neck, all amongst fire scrolls; 15 in. (38 cm.) high, wood stands Property from The Geronimo Berenguer de Los Reyes, Jr. Collection CHRISTIE'S INTERIORS - INCLUDING ASIAN WORKS OF ART, 9 September 2015 - London, South... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2015

A Chinese yellow glass 'Dragon' bottle vase, 20th century

A Chinese yellow glass 'Dragon' bottle vase, 20th century. Estimate £800 – £1,200 ($1,253 - $1,879). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Boldly carved with two writhing dragons chasing the flaming pearl above waves to the body, and a further dragon encircling the long neck, all amongst fire scrolls; 14 ½ in. (36.8 cm.) high, wood stand Property from The Geronimo Berenguer de Los Reyes, Jr. Collection CHRISTIE'S INTERIORS - INCLUDING ASIAN WORKS OF ART, 9 September 2015 - London, South Kensington
18 août 2015

A Chinese glass 'Lotus' candlestick, 20th century

A Chinese glass 'Lotus' candlestick, 20th century. Estimate £800 – £1,200 ($1,253 - $1,879). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The milky-white candle holder and drip dish modelled as an open lotus flower, raised on a carved and pierced stand decorated with lotus, fish, various ducks and birds with deep-red overlay on a snowflake ground; 11 ½ in. (29.2 cm.) high Property from The Geronimo Berenguer de Los Reyes, Jr. Collection CHRISTIE'S INTERIORS - INCLUDING ASIAN WORKS OF ART, 9 September 2015... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2015

Two jadeite boxes and covers and a jadeite ‘chilong’ washer, late Qing dynasty and 20th century

Two jadeite boxes and covers and a jadeite ‘chilong’ washer, late Qing dynasty and 20th century. Estimate  40,000 — 60,000  HKD.  Lot. sold 525,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's the first box in the form of a leafy gourd wreathed in flowering branches, detailed with a mangosteen and a variety of insects picked out in the bright green and russet inclusions of the stone; the second box of circular form carved with a shou character surrounded by bats on the cover; the washer modelled... [Lire la suite]