16 décembre 2021

A fine and rare rhinoceros horn wine cup with lotus, China, Ming dynasty

Lot 387. A fine and rare rhinoceros horn wine cup with lotus, China, Ming dynasty. H. 11,2/ L. 14,1 cm Weight 474 gr. Sold: €12,000 (Est: €15,000 - €20,000). © 2021 Nagel Auctions Very minor traces of age. Old North German private collection, assembled prior 2007 from an old North German estate. Nagel Auctions. Asian Art, December 7, 2021 

16 décembre 2021

A superb carved brown rhinoceros horn 'lotus' wine cup, China, 17th-18th century

Lot 366. A superb carved brown rhinoceros horn 'lotus' wine cup on wood stand, China, 17th-18th century. L. 14,1/ H. 7,2 cm, H. mit Stand 13 cm. Sold: €20,000 (Est: €18,000 - €25,000). © 2021 Nagel Auctions Rim with small polished chip, very few very small chips to stand. Estate of Dr. Otto Schwend (1892 - 1951), collected between 1923 and 1925 in Tungkun, Canton Province and since then continuously in family possession. Nagel Auctions. AsianArt, December 7, 2021
16 décembre 2021

A very fine carved brown rhinoceros wine cup, China, 18th century

Lot 365. A very fine carved brown rhinoceros wine cup with taotie masks, chilong handles and ring handle on carved wood stand, China, 18th century. L. 13 cm/ H. 10,2 cm, H. mit Stand 15,5 cm Weight: 176 gr. Sold: €33,000 (Est: €12,000 - €18,000). © 2021 Nagel Auctions Estate of Dr. Otto Schwend (1892 - 1951), collected between 1923 and 1925 in Tungkun, Canton Province and since then continuously in family possession. Nagel Auctions. AsianArt, December 7, 2021
16 décembre 2021

A pair of huanghuali official's hat chairs with mat seats

Lot 346. A pair of huanghuali official's hat chairs with mat seats, China, 18th century. H. 110,5 cm. Sold: €298,000 (Est: €30,000 - €50,000). © 2021 Nagel Auctions Minor traces of age, very minor age crack to one chair's backrest. From a European private collection, acquired prior to 1990. Nagel Auctions. AsianArt, December 7, 2021
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20 octobre 2021

A carved bamboo chrysanthemum-form scepter, China, 18th century

  Lot 45. A carved bamboo chrysanthemum-form scepter, China, 18th century; 15 in. (38.1 cm.) long. Price Realised USD 9,375 (Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000). © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 27-28 April 1993, lot 316.Judith Rutherford, Sydney, Australia, 2004. Christie's. Asia! New York, 14 Sept - 28 Sept 2021
28 janvier 2021

A fine and rare pair of huanghuali continuous yoke back arm chairs, China, Qing dynasty

Lot 371. A fine and rare pair of huanghuali continuous yoke back arm chairs, China, Qing dynasty; H. 111 cm. Estimate: € 20.000 - € 30.000. Result: € 400.000. Courtesy Nagel.  Property from the collection of Friedrich and Ruth Boss, assembled in China between 1911 and 1938. Note: This exquisite box belongs to a small group of inlaid containers typically produced in the precious zitan wood, and occasionally in huanghuali. Generally they are of rectangular form and are finished with elegantly rounded... [Lire la suite]

28 juin 2020

A Rare Famille Rose Figure of a Seated Ksitigarbha, China, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period (1736-1795)

Lot 137. A Rare Famille Rose Figure of a Seated Ksitigarbha, China, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period (1736-1795). Hauteur totale: 35 cm. (13 7/8 in.). Estimate EUR 20,000 - EUR 30,000. Price realised EUR 156,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Il est assis en vajrasana sur un socle lotiforme séparable. Ses deux mains soutiennent le cintamani, reposant gracieusement sur ses genoux. Il est vêtu de robes monastiques émaillées jaune, rouge et turquoise. Aux yeux mi-clos, son... [Lire la suite]
25 mai 2020

A rare large Yaozhou celadon molded conical bowl, China, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 11th-12th century

Lot 3259.  A rare large Yaozhou celadon molded conical bowl, China, Northern Song-Jin Dynasty, 11th-12th century; 8 in. (20.4 cm.) diam. Estimate $2,000 – $3,000. Price realised USD 4,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bowl has slightly rounded conical sides and is molded in the center with two cranes in flight amidst clouds and between two ribbon-tied stems of lotus leaves and flowers. The exterior is carved with simplified petals that rise to a line border, all under a slightly greyish... [Lire la suite]
26 janvier 2020

LEMAIRE, Stand 118b at BRAFA, 26 janvier-2 février 2020

Trompe-l'oeil carp, China, Qianlong period, circa 1750-1770. Porcelain. H 17.2 x 28.2 cm. © Lemaire Literature: W. R. Sarent, The Copeland collection, Chinese and Japanese ceramic figures, The Peabody museum of Salem, 1991, pp. 214-215. Ewer, China, Qianlong period, 1735-1795. Celadon porcelain, Louis XV period gilded chased bronze frame, circa 1740-45. H 34.5 cm. © Lemaire
23 janvier 2020

Gui vessel, China, Western Zhou Dynasty, 1100-771 BC

Gui vessel, China, Western Zhou Dynasty, 1100-771 BC. Bronze. H 24 cm. © Eric Pouillot This vessel was intended to preserve cooked rice, millet and sorghum. It rests on three small feet in the shape of a 'taotié' which can be found in the round on the handles. A similar model is kept in the collection of the Cernuschi Museum, Paris, inventory n° MC.99. ERIC POUILLOT, Stand 26c at BRAFA, 26 janvier-2 février 2020
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