01 mars 2019

Christie's to offer one of the most significant collections of Chinese Export art

The Tibor Collection © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced The Tibor Collection: A Noble Eye for Chinese Export, one of the most significant collections of Chinese Export porcelain in the world. Covering all aspects of Chinese Export porcelain, from late Ming blue and white to 18th century armorial and European subject wares, the sale is named for the stunning, oversized vases, jars and ‘soldier vases’ known in Hispanic America as tibores, of which more than 50 examples are offered,... [Lire la suite]

12 janvier 2009

A Large Pair of Geese, 19th century

A Large Pair of Geese, 19th century Both standing on broad, webbed feet glazed orange, one with head raised and the other turned back, preening his wing, talons glazed gray and the beady eyes black. 15¼ in. (38.7 cm.) high (2) - Estimate $8,000 - $12,000 Christie's. Chinese Export Porcelain. 21 January 2009. New York, Rockefeller Plaza. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2009. www.christies.com
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12 janvier 2009

A Massive Pair of Geese, Late 18th century/ealy 19th century

A Massive Pair of Geese, Late 18th century/early 19th century One standing with head held high on his long, slender neck, the other turned back, preening a wing, the plumage on their wings and tails picked out in molded details and the pebbly skin of their broad webbed feet glazed orange, open beaks revealing tiny teeth. 22¼ in. (56.5 cm.) high (2) - Estimate $60,000 - $90,000 Notes: In China geese are considered romantic, symbolizing loyalty and marital happiness. They are said to fly always in pairs and to mate for life,... [Lire la suite]