23 avril 2014

A red-ground silk jacket with dragon motif & An embroidered red-ground satin silk robe with blue flower design, China, late Qing

A red-ground silk jacket with dragon motif, China, late Qing dynasty, Guangxu period. Photo Nagel. Shoulder worn, stained. L. 105 cm. Estimate 1800 € An embroidered red-ground satin silk robe with blue flower design, China, late Qing dynasty, Guangxu period. Photo Nagel. Silk partly discoloured, wear due to age. L. 110 cm. Estimate 600 € Nagel. "Asiatische Kunst". 9.5.2014 - http://www.auction.de/
22 avril 2014

An unusual blue and white decorated porcelain stemcup, China, 17th century

An unusual blue and white decorated porcelain stemcup, China, 17th century. Photo Nagel. Good condition. H. 16,7 cm. Estimate 2000/3000 € Nagel. "Asiatische Kunst". 9.5.2014 - http://www.auction.de/

22 avril 2014

Three Wanli porcelain at Nagel, "Asiatische Kunst", 9.5.2014

A large blue and white Swatow dragon bowl, China, Wanli period. Photo Nagel. Few small rim chips or frits. D. 39,7 cm. Estimate 3000/4000 € Property from an old European private collection, bought in Asia in the 1960's  A lotos-shaped blue and white and iron-red decorated porcelain dish, China, Wanli six-character mark and period. Photo Nagel. Rim restored. D. 17,7 cm. Estimate 1000/1500 € Property from an old German private collection A blue and white porcelain... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2014

Three pairs of Chinese 19th century's rank badges at Nagel, "Asiatische Kunst", 8.5.2014

A pair of paradise flycatcher rank badges of a second rank official, China, 19th century. Photo Nagel. Dense knot stitch embroidery on blue satin, depicting the bird within auspicious flower and fruit on an ocean of eight buddhist symbols. Front badge resewn, good condition. 31 x 30 cm. Estimate 1500/2500 € Property from an old South German private collection. A pair of gold embroidered peacock rank badges of a third-rank official, China, 19th century. Photo Nagel. Gold and silver... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2014

A gold lidded box, China, Qianlong period or later

A gold lidded box, China, Qianlong period or later. Photo Nagel engraved four character Qianlong to base. The scalloped-shaped oval box with fitting lid, its outside decorated with wire decoration of foliate design, its lid with central red coral shou-character surrounded by bat motifs, both box and lid lavishly set with cabochon sapphire and ruby as well pearls, the inside deprived of any decoration and the base incised with four character mark Qianlong; 388,8 gram and 18-21 kt. Very minor wear. 10,5x8,5x5,6cm.... [Lire la suite]
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21 avril 2014

Jade from the collection Jacques Poberejsky at Nagel, "Asiatische Kunst", 8.5.2014

A very long and heavy archaic jade ceremonial blade, China, later Neolithic period, ca. 3rd to 2nd millennium BC. Photo Nagel tthe very long and thick blade of dark grey jade is partly covered with a thin white, chalky deposit as a result of being long time buried in the earth. The condition and also the remarkable thickness of the blade provethat the initial shaping ofthe future blade has already been done, but the grindling process of this blade had only started. The two cutting edges are only indicated,oneside is a bit more... [Lire la suite]


05 avril 2014

A Chinese vase with Islamic metal, China, 17th Century

A Chinese vase with Islamic metal, China, 17th Century. Photo Florence Number Nine Interesting Chinese porcelain pear-shaped bottle stylistically similar to the "transition period" porcelain (1620-1663). The floral and vegetal decoration is divided into vertical bands separated by fretwork and abstract motifs. The fragile bottle neck has suffered the same fate as the previous lot and has been replaced with a metal mount of characteristic Islamic "arabesque" style. Porcelain with underglaze cobalt blue decoration. h 18,5 cm.... [Lire la suite]
05 avril 2014

A cloisonné container, China, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century

A cloisonné container, China, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century. Photo Florence Number Nine A bronze cloisonné container decorated with yellow dragons on black ground. Elegantly-made, it is presented on a gilt bronze base, with two opposing dragons that hold the flaming pearl in their claws. Diametro 24 cm. Estimate: €2,000 - €2,500 Florence Number Nine. 05 Apr 2014 10:30am. http://www.florencenumbernine.com/ - Tel: +39 0555277665
05 avril 2014

An court outfit, China, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century

An court outfit, China, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century. Photo Florence Number Nine An elegant outfit embroidered with gold thread on blue silk, it presents the classical motif of waves, dragons and clouds. It is well preserved and is complete with lining, braiding and double sleeves. l 126 cm. Estimate: €2,000 - €2,500 Florence Number Nine. 05 Apr 2014 10:30am. http://www.florencenumbernine.com - Tel: +39 0555277665
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27 mars 2014

"Blue and white" porcelain, Kangxi period in Musée Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbonne

Dish, China, 17th century, Kangxi period. "Blue and white" porcelain. Musée Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbonne "Blue and white" porcelain, China, 17th century, Kangxi period. Musée Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbonne. "Blue and white" porcelain, China, 17th century, Kangxi period. Musée Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbonne.


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