07 février 2018

Department of Asian Art at The Met to co-host reception with Asia Week New York

Figure of a dog, China, Eastern Han dynasty, 25–220 A.D. Earthenware with dark green glaze. Gift of Stanley Herzman, in memory of Adele Herzman, 1991 (1991.253.1). Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. NEW YORK, NY.- The Department of Asian Art of The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Asia Week New York will co-host the annual reception in the Asian art galleries of The Museum on Monday, March 19 to celebrate Asia Week.  This private by-invitation only reception has become a must attend event on the... [Lire la suite]

11 janvier 2018

Bol en porcelaine émaillée bleu, Chine, marque et époque Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 331. Bol en porcelaine émaillée bleu, Chine, marque et époque Yongzheng (1723-1735). Diam. 17,2cm ; 6 ¾ in. Estimate 7,000 — 9,000 EUR. Lot sold 60,750 EUR. Photo: Sotheby's 2008 Les contours droits montant vers un bord évasé, décoré en léger relief de poissons et fleurs de lotus stylisées en émail blanc sur un fond bleu nuit, l'intérieur émaillé blanc avec la marque en zuanshu Yongzheng à six caractères dans un double cercle en bleu sous couverte; le couvercle décoré de façon... [Lire la suite]
10 janvier 2018

A gilt bronze figure of seated Buddha, China, Sixteen Kingdoms period, first half of the 5th century

Lot 4. A gilt bronze figure of seated Buddha, China, Sixteen Kingdoms period, first half of the 5th century. Height: 5 1/2  in. (14 cm). Photo courtesy Sotheby's 2013 Provenance: Private Japanese collection, early 20th century Literature: Y. Murata, "New examples of the early Chinese bronze Buddha”, Ars Buddhica 305, 2009. Note: Portable religious icons provide evidence of the early transmission of Buddhism from Central Asia into China. Gilt-bronze figures of Buddha were particularly... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2018

Chinese Antique Jewelry at Susan Ollemans

A Gold Finger Ring With Kylin, China, Liao dynasty, 11th century, gold. Price On Request © Susan Ollemans Silver- Gilt Filigree Bracelet, China, Qing Dynasty, 19th century. Silver-Gilt. Diameter: 9cm. Price On Request © Susan Ollemans Susan Ollemans started her business in 1979 and has traded in Oriental Works of Art ever since. She was trained at the Percival David Foundation, SOAS London University, and worked as an agent for Spink and Sons for 15 years. She has sold to the Museum of New South Wales, Australia; the Cultural... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2017

Goblet made of rhinoceros horn, China, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), before 1590

Goblet made of rhinoceros horn, China, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), before 1590, 6.0 x 6.0 x 12.2 cm, Green Vault, IV 320 © Dresden State Art Collections. In China, the artistic processing of Horn of the Rhino had a centuries-old tradition. The craving for the material as an aphrodisiac or as a crafting material meant that the rhinestone horn was soon traded as a costly rarity. In Europe, the horn, similar to the Narwalzahn, which was regarded as the horn of the unicorn was said to have comprehensive... [Lire la suite]
20 décembre 2017

A celadon-glazed ripped porcelain vase, China, 18th century

Lot 533. A celadon-glazed ripped porcelain vase, China, 18th century. H. 15,2 cm.  Estimate 3.000/5. 000 €. Lot sold 3.000 €. Courtesy Nagel Very small chip to mouth rim. Provenance: Property from an old German private collection, assembled prior to 1990. Nagel. "Asiatische Kunst - Salzburg", 06.12.2017

17 décembre 2017

A small annular 'yuan' and a 'huan' disc of creamy white and gray-green jade, China, Western Zhou Dynasty (circa 1046-771 BC)

Lot 142. A small annular 'yuan' and a 'huan' disc of creamy white and gray-green jade, China, Western Zhou Dynasty (circa 1046-771 BC). D. 8,7 cm. Estimate 1500/2500 €. Lot sold 4.000 €. Courtesy Nagel Traces of age and calcification on one disc Provenance: Property from an important German private collection, acquired from Axel Vervoordt, Antwerp, 19 Jan 1995 Note: Cf. Yang Boda, Chinese Archaic Jades from the Kwan Collection, 1994, nos. 20, 26, and 35, pp. 56, 62, and 75 as well as Loehr, Max, Ancient... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2017

A blue and white 'Dragon' dish, China, Qing dynasty, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 131. A blue and white 'Dragon' dish, China, Qing dynasty, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). Diamètre: 25,4 cm. (10 in.). Estimate EUR 10,000 - EUR 15,000. Price realised EUR 13,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017   Il est peint dans un médaillon central d'un dragon à cinq griffes à la poursuite de la perle enflammée parmi les nuages stylisés, le même décor se répétant le long des bords intérieurs et extérieurs.  ... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2017

An iron-red, yellow, green and aubergine-glazed hexagonal box and cover, China, Ming dynasty, Tianqi period (1621-1627)

Lot 35. Boite couverte en porcelaine émaillée rouge de fer, jaune, vert et aubergine, Chine, dynastie Ming, époque Tianqi (1621-1627). Hauteur: 11,7 cm. (4 5/8 in.). Estimate EUR 3,000 - EUR 4,000. Price realised EUR 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017   An iron-red, yellow, green and aubergine-glazed hexagonal box and cover, China, Ming dynasty, Tianqi period (1621-1627) De forme hexagonale, elle comprend deux compartiments. Le couvercle est orné d'une scène dans un médaillon... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2017

An important blue and white bell-shaped 'Five mythical creatures' jardinière, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

  Lot 21. Importante jardinière en porcelaine bleu et blanc, Chine, Dynastie Qing, Epoque Kangxi (1662-1722). Hauteur: 26 cm. (10 ¼ in.). Estimate EUR 15,000 - EUR 20,000. Price realised EUR 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017   An important blue and white bell-shaped 'Five mythical creatures' jardinière, China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722) En forme de cloche inversée, la panse est ornée des cinq créatures mythiques: le dragon, le phénix, le tigre,... [Lire la suite]