21 février 2014

Glasgow business magnate reveals a rare empress robe

An impressive Chinese Imperial festive summer robe, belonging to an Empress, from the collection of Leonard Gow, the noted Glaswegian shipping magnate. Estimate £15,000 and 25,000,  EDINBURGH.- An impressive Chinese Imperial festive summer robe, belonging to an Empress, from the collection of a Glasgow shipping magnate, is to be offered in Lyon & Turnbull’s Fine Asian Works of Art sale in June. Valued at between £15,000 and 25,000, it comes from the collection of Leonard Gow, the noted Glaswegian shipping magnate... [Lire la suite]
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12 avril 2013

A Chinese Imperial yellow-glazed Saucer Dish, Daoguang, 1821-1850

A Chinese Imperial yellow-glazed Saucer Dish, Daoguang, 1821-1850. Photo courtesy Sworders incised with a five claw dragon chasing the flaming pearl, the underside with two further dragons, seal mark and period, 17cm. Estimated Price: £6000 - £8000 Sworders Fine Art Auctionners. Tue 23rd April 2013. http://www.sworder.co.uk

12 avril 2013

A Chinese Imperial porcelain blue and white Stem Bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period, 1736-1795

A Chinese Imperial porcelain blue and white Stem Bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period, 1736-1795.  Photo courtesy Sworders painted on the exterior with the Eight Buddhist emblems, each above a lotus bloom, the interior with a shou character, set on a foot of ammonite scrolls, florets and 'S' scrolls, six character seal mark of Qianlong, rim ground and restored, 18.5cm diameter. Estimated Price: £6000 - £8000 Sworders Fine Art Auctionners. Tue 23rd April 2013. http://www.sworder.co.uk
24 septembre 2012

iGavel online fall auction of important Asian, ancient & ethnographic works of art goes live October 9-24

A Rare and Important 18th Century Chinese Imperial Zitan Armchair. Estimate: $150-250,000. Photo iGavel auction NEW YORK, NY.- iGavel's online Fall auction of important Asian, Ancient & Ethnographic works of art will go live on Tuesday, October 9 through Wednesday, October 24, it was announced by Lark Mason, founder and president of the Harlem-based auction house, at 227 East 120th Street. Over 500 lots drawn from a cross-section of periods and disciplines, from antiquities through the 20th century, will be offered.  ... [Lire la suite]
20 août 2012

Rare Chinese Imperial zitan long table. Qianlong period

Rare Chinese Imperial zitan long table. Qianlong period. 2012 © Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers The rectangular top inset with double planks and carved with a rounded edge over an intricate alternating lappet band to waist; continuous molding on apron and legs forms an intertwined scroll at center; with lappet-carved spandrels and lingzhi-carved feet. H: 35 1/2 in. W: 75 1/2 in. D: 17 1/2 in. Estimate $100,000-200,000  PROVENANCE: Property from a Prominent Private Collection Freeman's Auctioneers... [Lire la suite]
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02 décembre 2011

Chinese Imperial black silk and metallic thread embroisered surcoat

Chinese Imperial black silk and metallic thread embroisered surcoat. Photo Grogan and Company with five clawed frontal facing dragons;  Estimate $500-1,000 Grogan and Company.  THE DECEMBER AUCTION  -  Dec 11 2011 www.groganco.com
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14 juillet 2011

A Chinese Imperial porcelain wucai saucer dish. Six-character mark of Jiajing within a double ring in underglaze blue, Kangxi,

A Chinese Imperial porcelain wucai saucer dish.  Six-character mark of Jiajing within a double ring in underglaze blue, Kangxi, 1662-1722. Courtesy Marchant painted in the centre with two iron-red carp, one leaping from the water and the other swimming beneath, all amongst lotus leaves, flowers, arrowhead, grasses and aquatic plants, encircled by an underglaze-blue double ring, the cavetto with four further carp and a mandarin fish amongst dense aquatic plants, flowerheads and grasses, beneath an underglaze-blue double line... [Lire la suite]
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18 juillet 2010

A pair of Chinese Imperial porcelain copper-red glazed jardinières and stands. Yongzheng four character sealmarks and period

A pair of Chinese Imperial porcelain copper-red glazed jardinières and stands.  Yongzheng four character sealmarks and of the period, 1723-1735.  photos courtesy Marchant of deep “U”-form with flat everted lipped rim, the stands with chrysanthemum petal ribs on the exterior, covered over all in a rich red glaze, thinning to a paler tone on the petals, the rim interior and base glazed white.  4 ¼ inches, 10.6cm total height. Price on application Formerly in the collection of a North American Chinese family,... [Lire la suite]
04 juillet 2010

A Chinese Imperial porcelain wucai dragon and phoenix bowl. Six character sealmark of Jiaqing and of the period, 1796-1820.

A Chinese Imperial porcelain wucai dragon and phoenix bowl. Six character sealmark of Jiaqing and of the period, 1796-1820. photos courtesy Marchantwith slightly flared rim, painted with a green and iron-red dragon in pursuit of flaming pearls, separated by two swooping phoenix birds, all amongst flowers and foliage, beneath a band of the bajixian, alternating with ruyi-heads, the well of the interior with a similar iron-red dragon medallion, encircled by two underglaze blue double rings; 5 1/8 inches, 13cm diameter.... [Lire la suite]


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