11 mai 2014

A green and russet jade 'chilong' ring, and a brown jade cylindrical cong, Ming Dynasty

A green and russet jade 'chilong' ring, and a brown jade cylindrical cong, Ming Dynasty. Photo: Bonhams. The ring carved with two chilong clambering around the exterior, one with its head cleverly carved from fine green stone, 6cm (2 3/8in) wide; the cong carved from greyish-brown streaked stone with four square layers flanked by a circular layer at each end, 4.2cm (1 5/8in) wide. (2). Estimate £2,000 - 3,000 (€2,400 - 3,700/) Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, London, New Bond Street, 15 May 2014 -http://www.bonhams.com/

05 mai 2014

A pair of blue-glazed square vases, cong, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period

A pair of blue-glazed square vases, cong, Guangxu six-character marks and of the period. Photo Bonhams. Each modelled after the archaic jade prototype, the square section rising from a short circular foot to a short tapering neck, the rectangular sides applied with a pair of moulded elephant-head handles suspending fixed rings, covered overall in a thick and rich purplish-blue glaze, wood stands. 29cm (11½in) high (4). Estimate £4,000 - 6,000 (€4,900 - 7,300) A very similar single blue-glazed cong vase, Guangxu mark and of the... [Lire la suite]
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]
14 avril 2014

A rare Ge-type vase, cong, Qianlong seal mark and of the period

A rare Ge-type vase, cong, Qianlong seal mark and of the period. Photo Bonhams. Strongly potted after the archaic jade form, the straight sides rising from the short spreading circular foot pierced with two apertures, rising to the narrow tapering circular neck, the body moulded to each corner with the bagua, the 'Eight Daoist Trigrams' in two tiers framing in the centre of each side an undulating band, pierced to one side with two pairs of holes for suspension, covered overall with a soft crackled greyish glaze stopping at the... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2014

A Ge-type vase, cong, Daoguang seal mark and of the period

A Ge-type vase, cong, Daoguang seal mark and of the period. Photo Bonhams. The square-sectioned vase rising from a circular spreading foot and with a narrow circular mouth, the four sides each moulded with the Eight Trigrams and the exterior and interior all covered in a thick glaze of soft pale blue tone and covered with characteristic fine craquelure contrasting with darker crackle lines, wood stand. 28cm (11in) high (2). Estimate £30,000 - 50,000 (€36,000 - 60,000) Provenance: according to the family, given by the Japanese... [Lire la suite]
05 avril 2014

A blue-glazed handled vase, cong, Seal mark and period of Qianlong

A blue-glazed handled vase, cong, Seal mark and period of Qianlong. Photo Sotheby's of archaistic cong form, the tall rectangular body rising from a circular foot to a short cylindrical neck with a rounded rim, set on two parallel sides with a pair of elephant-head handles suspending thin fixed rings, covered overall save for the footrim with an unctuous deep cobalt-blue glaze thinning to a paler tone around the handles and along the edges, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark; 29.3 cm.,... [Lire la suite]

12 décembre 2013

Vase en porcelaine tendre bleu blanc, cong, Dynastie Qing, XVIIIe siècle

Vase en porcelaine tendre bleu blanc, cong, Dynastie Qing, XVIIIe siècle. Photo Sotheby's de forme quadrangulaire, chaque face peinte d'une bande verticale abritant des fleurs de lotus dans leur feuillage, les angles habillés de motifs géométriques blancs en léger relief sur fond de rinceaux fleuris bleus; 21,7 cm, 8 1/2 in. Estimation 2,000 — 3,000 EUR. Lot. Vendu 2,250 EUR  A BLUE AND WHITE SOFT-PASTE VASE, CONG, QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY Sotheby's. Arts d'Asie. Paris | 12 déc. 2013 -... [Lire la suite]
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17 novembre 2013

An archaistic robin's-egg glazed vase, cong,18th century

An archaistic robin's-egg glazed vase, cong,18th century. Photo courtesy Bonhams. The square vessel with a hollowed circular foot rising to a circular mouth from a short splayed neck, decorated in raised relief featuring the eight trigrams motif at the edges interspersed between elongated waves motif, all lustrously covered in a thick and creamy robin's-egg glaze. 14.4cm high. Estimate HK$ 350,000 - 450,000 (€34,000 - 43,000) Although there are many archaic remnants of jadecong from the Shang and... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2013

Sotheby's to auction fine Chinese ceramics from The Alfred Beit Foundation in London

A Rare Coral Ground Famille-Verte Bowl, Yongzheng Mark and Period (1723-1735). Estimate: £80,000-120,000 / €95,000-143,000. Photo: Sotheby's.  LONDON.- Continuing its tradition of bringing to market rare and extraordinary property, Sotheby’s announced the sale of Fine Chinese Ceramics from The Alfred Beit Foundation. The group of 20 ceramics was assembled by Sir Alfred Beit (1903-1994), renowned art collector and philanthropist, and purchased through Chinese art dealer John Sparks in the 1950s. The 14 lots will be offered in... [Lire la suite]
22 septembre 2013

A very rare pair of magnificent Cong cloisonné vases, China, Qing-dynasty (1644-1911)

A very rare pair of magnificent Cong cloisonné vases, China, Qing-dynasty (1644-1911), Four-character Qianlong-mark. Photo Auktionshaus Stahl. Polychrome cloisonné on a bronze body. Tall rectangular body in square-cut-shape with slightly projecting neck and foot. At all 4 sides of the wall a sumptious decoration in repeated composition but with varying themes: The upper section with architecture in landscape. The lower section with floral depictions and animals, including peaches,... [Lire la suite]

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