22 juin 2017

A rare white and russet jade cup, Liao Dynasty

Lot 59. A rare white and russet jade cup, Liao Dynasty, 8.5cm (3 1/4in) wide. Estimate HK$120,000 - 150,000 (US$15,000 - 19,000). Sold for HK$ 1,980,000 (€227,254). Photo: Bonhams. The exquisitely carved thinly-walled cup of oval form supported on an oval foot, the sides with two raised lobes with a stylised dragon handle to one side, the lustrous and translucent stone of milky-white tone suffused with attractive russet inclusions. Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong in 2008The Songzhutang... [Lire la suite]

02 mai 2017

A German parcel-gilt silver cup, Oswald Haussner, Nuremberg, circa 1650/57

Lot 71. A German parcel-gilt silver cup, Oswald Haussner, Nuremberg, circa 1650-57. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. shell bowl surmounted by cherub with falcon and victory wreath showing traces of cold painted enamel, similar figure forming the stem above domed foot embossed with shells and lobate ornament, marked on body and foot; 31.5cm, 12 1/2in high; 273gr, 8oz 15dwt Exhibition: Klaus Pechstein et al., Deutsche Goldschmiedekunst vom 15.bis zum 20.Jahrhundert Aus Dem... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2017

Coupe à décor de quatre motifs en noir, céramique, Nishapur, Iran, Xe s.

Lot 931. Coupe à décor de quatre motifs en noir, céramique, Nishapur, Iran, Xe s, D 21 cm. Estimation : 500 CHF / 800 CHF.  Photo Genève Enchères. A 10th century Nishapur cup. Art Asiatique chez Genève Enchères, 1201 Genève, le 04 Mai 2017 à 12h00.
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01 mai 2017

Coupe aux médaillons, Nishapur, Iran, Xe s.

Lot 929. Coupe aux médaillons, Céramique, Nishapur, Iran, Xe s, D 24 cm. Estimation : 400 CHF / 600 CHF.  Photo Genève Enchères. A 10th century Nishapur cup. Art Asiatique chez Genève Enchères, 1201 Genève, le 04 Mai 2017 à 12h00.
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14 décembre 2016

A very rare Longquan celadon cup, jue, Chenghua six-character mark and of the period (1465-1487) 

Lot 3021. A very rare Longquan celadon cup, jue, Chenghua six-character mark and of the period (1465-1487).  Estimate HKD 250,000 - HKD 350,000 (USD 33,000 - USD 45,000). Price Realised HKD 275,000 (USD 35,468). © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The body of the vessel supported by a kneeling deer, a bee, and a seated monkey above a flat platform base, the exterior of the oblong receptacle decorated in trailed slip with overall scrollwork dividing a chrysanthemum petal border around the base and a... [Lire la suite]
16 novembre 2016

First look inside the new V&A Gilbert Galleries

V&A Gilbert Galleries. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. LONDON.- The V&A’s spectacular Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Galleries re-open to the public on Wednesday 16 November 2016. The newly updated suite of four galleries display highlights from one of the most important collections of decorative art ever given to the nation, alongside recent acquisitions.   Over 500 precious objects amassed by 2oth-century collectors Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert, including European silver and gold plate, delicate gold... [Lire la suite]

04 octobre 2016

A small rhinoceros horn cup, late Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 531. A small rhinoceros horn cup, late Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Estimate 6,000 - $8,000. Price Realized incl. BP:$47,120 . Photo Mosgreen. carved with a lotus leaf and flowers, the translucent amber-colored horn darkening to black at the base; 6.5cm high, 11cm diameter, fitted box. Provenance: Wong Yin Hou, Kowloon early 1980’s Mosgreen. The Peter Elliott Collection, 30/08/2015
09 septembre 2016

ARPAB / Álvaro Roquette - Pedro Aguiar Branco à la Biennale des Antiquaires 2016

Cup. Gold, 20 cm high, Portugal, ca. 1730-50 © Pedro Lobo Table cabinet. Exotic wood, tortoiseshell, ivory, and silver, Ceylon (Sri Lanka), Late 16th century, 24.2 x 47.6 x 32.6 cm © Pedro Lobo Tazza. Gilded silver, 21 x 29.5 x 29.5 cm, Lisbon, 1548. Provenance: Royal Collections – D Fernando II of Portugal © Pedro Lobo Tazza. Gilded silver, 21 x 29.5 x 29.5 cm, Lisbon, 1548. Provenance: Royal Collections – D Fernando II of Portugal © Pedro Lobo Biennale des Antiquaires 2016. ARPAB / Álvaro Roquette - Pedro Aguiar... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2016

A glazed white stoneware cup, Sui-Early Tang Dynasty, 7th century

Lot 102. A glazed white stoneware cup, Sui-Early Tang Dynasty, 7th century; Diameter 3 3/8  in., 8.6 cm. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Lot sold 16,250. Photo Sotheby's thinly potted of deep U-shape, supported on a low flaring solid foot, covered overall in a transparent glaze suffused with crackles, pooling to shades of green to the interior and around the foot, stopping neatly above the foot to reveal the white body. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 13 sept. 2016, 10:30 AM
15 juin 2016

An incised celadon-glazed cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 795. An incised celadon-glazed cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Lot sold 37,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. delicately modelled with fluted sides rising to a lobed everted rim, the interior incised with a flower spray and the base encircled with petals, applied overall with a sage-green glaze, the base glazed white and marked in underglaze blue with a sprig of lingzhi; 8.8 cm, 3 1/2  in. Provenance: R.F.A. Riesco... [Lire la suite]