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]

09 avril 2015

New Rubin Museum of Art exhibition features nearly 100 masks and costumes from diverse cultures

NEW YORK, NY.- Across culture and time, masks have served to imbue power, transform identity, and connect people with each other and with their sense of the divine and the spiritual. The Rubin Museum of Art delves into the significance of masks to peoples across the globe, showcasing their diverse uses and meanings, in the exhibition Becoming Another: The Power of Masks. On view March 13, 2015 – February 8, 2016, the exhibition highlights stunning masks and costumes from across the globe, including Siberia, the... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2015

Tran Van Ha (b. 1911), Riverside, Lacquer Painting, Vietnam, 20th century

Tran Van Ha (b. 1911), Riverside. Lacquer painting, Vietnam, 20th century. Estimate €8,000 – €10,000. Photo Auctionata AG Paint with polychrome lacquer on wood, highlighted with gold. Presumably by Tran Van Ha (b. 1911) - Vietnamese artist. Depicted is a lake with fishing boats and pavilions on the side; A promontory with trees and lotus flowers can be found in the foreground. Verso a label. Dimensions: 75 x 127.5 cm. Good condition Auctionata AG. Premium... [Lire la suite]
12 mars 2015

Susan Ollemans, 'Jewels from the Asian World' at Asia Week New York 2015

A ruby and gold snake ring, South India, 19th Century. Diameter: 3 cm. Size: US 8. Weight: 12 grams. Susan Ollemans at Asia Week New York 2015 Pair of Gold Ear Ornaments. Cyprus, 2nd Millenium BC. 1.5 x 1.5 inches (3.5 x 3.5 cm). Susan Ollemans at Asia Week New York 2015 A Gold and Coral Saddle Ring (ga tshi-go), Tibet, 19th Century. Length: 3 cm; Width 2.5 cm; Weight: 23.73 grams. Susan Ollemans at Asia Week New York 2015 A Diamond and Enamel... [Lire la suite]
04 juillet 2014

A jacket constructed from Chinese embroidered panels, 20th century

A jacket constructed from Chinese embroidered panels, 20th century. Photo Bonhams. Centre-front opening, of red velvet, the front panel featuring five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls, surrounded by clouds, bats and auspicious symbols, above mountains and crashing waves, the sleeves also featuring dragon and phoenix motifs, embroidered in gilt and polychrome silk threads, edged with embroidered black satin bands, lined with green damask silk. Sold for £275 (€345) Bonhams. BRITISH & EUROPEAN CERAMICS, GLASS & ASIAN... [Lire la suite]
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04 juillet 2014

A fur-lined embroidered Chinese robe, 20th century

A fur-lined embroidered Chinese robe, 20th century. Photo Bonhams. Of black silk satin embroidered with roundels depicting scenes of Chinese life and floral and butterfly motifs, edged with embroidered cream satin bands and lined with cream rabbit fur, 104 x 148cm. Sold for £212 (€267) Bonhams. BRITISH & EUROPEAN CERAMICS, GLASS & ASIAN ART, Oxford, 2 Jul 2014. http://www.bonhams.com/


02 avril 2014

A Chinese embroidered dragon robe, 20th century

A Chinese embroidered dragon robe, 20th century. Photo: Bonhams. A later reproduction of an earlier style robe, of blue silk, featuring nine couched gilt thread five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls, amongst clouds, bats, flying cranes and further auspicious symbols, above mountains, crashing waves and a lishui hem, with horseshoe cuffs and edging bands in embroidered black silk and gilt buttons, 145 x 205cm. Sold for £5,625 (€6,793) Provenance: Commander A.P. Barrow-Green Collection, acquired when he was serving in China in... [Lire la suite]
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15 mars 2014

A pair of ear pendants, India, Rajasthan, 20th century

A pair of ear pendants, India, Rajasthan, 20th century. Photo courtesy Van Gelder Indian Jewellery. A pair of gold dome shape enamelled ear pendants set with rubies and emeralds,suspended are pearls. Van Gelder Indian Jewellery. MasterArt at TEFAF 2014. 14-23 march 2014 - http://www.masterart.com/
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15 février 2014

A blanc-de-chine figure of Guanyin, 20th century

A blanc-de-chine figure of Guanyin, 20th century. Photo Bonhams. Modelled with a serene expression, with flowing robes and a hood folded over the high chignon, the right hand holding a small scroll, with lotus and flowerhead jewellery reaching from the neck down to the feet, standing on stylised clouds. 46cm (18in) high. Estimate £2,000 - 2,500 (€2,400 - 3,000) Bonhams. ASIAN DECORATIVE ARTS. 4 Mar 2014, San Francisco - www.bonhams.com
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04 décembre 2013

Xie Zhiguang (1899-1976). Appreciating the Plum Blossom. China, 20th century

Xie Zhiguang (1899-1976). Appreciating the Plum Blossom. China, 20th century. Photo courtesy China 2000 Fine Art. Ink and color on paper, hanging scroll. 53.5 x 11.75 inches (136 × 30 cm). China 2000 Fine Art. 177 East 87th Street, Suite 601, New York 10128. T (212) 472 9800 - M (917) 685 6088 - c2000fa@aol.com - www.china2000fineart.com Asia Week New York. MARCH 15–21 2014
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