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]

23 février 2013

Very unusual Chinese tortoiseshell box, four-character Qianlong mark

Very unusual Chinese tortoiseshell box. © 2013 I.M Chait of rectangular form, with very elaborately carved top and sides with reticulated design of squirrels amid foliage, with four-character Qianlong mark; the interior fitted with a rectangular white jade plaque/pendant; L: 4" (box) - Estimate $1,500-2,000 I.M Chait. IMPORTANT CHINESE CERAMICS & ASIAN WORKS OF ART  -  March 17 2013 - Telephone 310.285.0182 - www.chait.com
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18 juin 2011

A tortoiseshell snuff bottle. Four-character Qianlong Mark

A tortoiseshell snuff bottle. Four-character Qianlong Mark. Photo Bonhams Of moon-flask shape, with flat, capped mouth rim and straight oval capped foot, molded from two separate pieces with a stylized shou character enclosed by abstract foliate tendril bands, the thin walls exhibiting natural pale amber and brown patches; 2in (5.3 cm) high. Estimate: US$2,000 - 3,000 Property from the Norman Stiller Collection, San Francisco, California Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 21 Jun 2011, San Francisco www.bonhams.com
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21 février 2010

An Imperial-yellow monochrome Peking glass vase. Four-character Qianlong mark

An Imperial-yellow monochrome Peking glass vase. Four-character Qianlong mark © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd. With cylindrical neck and oviform body. 13cm (5in) high. Estimate: £2,500 - 2,800 Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 3 Mar 2010. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com