23 mars 2018

A very rare civil official's rank badge of a golden pheasant, buzi, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 2148. A very rare civil official's rank badge of a golden pheasant, buzi, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 19 3/8 in. (49 cm.) square. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 475,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Made for a second-rank civil official, the badge is finely worked in satin stitch, depicting a regal golden pheasant rendered in shades of blue, green, yellow, white and coral, shown facing the sun as it alights on a rock emerging from crashing waves. The main decoration is... [Lire la suite]

03 janvier 2017

Golden pheasant, second rank civil official, 1700s-early 1800s

Golden pheasant, second rank civil official, 1700s-early 1800s. Woven silk and metal thread tapestry with painted details, height: 11 1/4 in, 28.575 cm; width: 12 in, 30.48 cm. Neusteter Textile Collection: Gift of James P. Grant & Betty Grant Austin, 1977.229 © Denver Art Museum Black silk with pheasant surrounded by many symbolic shapes: trees, mountains, ocean, pearls, musical stones, lotus pod, clouds, bats. Metallic (gold) edges and accents. Back lined in lime green.
30 juin 2016

Five pairs of civil rank badges with metallic-wrapped threads, Late Qing-Republic period

Lot 9198. Five pairs of civil rank badges with metallic-wrapped threads, Late Qing-Republic period. Estimate USD 1,500 ~ 2,500. Sold for US$ 2,500 (€2,251). Photo: Bonhams. The first pair kesi-woven with a second rank golden pheasant in gilt-wrapped threads amid blue cloud scrolls and bright red sun (borders torn, worn); the second pair embroidered in counted stitch with a fourth rank wild goose separately worked and applied onto a black gauze badge now lined with cerise silk, both badges and birds combining... [Lire la suite]
22 juillet 2012

Ferdinand Von Rayski, a Golden pheasant. Germany, circa 1826

Ferdinand Von Rayski, a Golden pheasant. Germany, circa 1826 © 2012 MALLETT ANTIQUES A naturalistically rendered watercolour of a golden pheasant. Signed and dated.  Rayski was born in 1806 in Pegau. From the age of ten he studied drawing under Traugott Faber at the Freimaurerinstitut in Dresden and from 1823 to 1825 studied at Kunstakademie (Academy of Arts) in Dusseldorf. After quitting his military career, he began to work as a professional artist in 1829, painting portraits of his noble relatives... [Lire la suite]
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22 juillet 2012

A Chinese gouache painting of a Golden pheasant in a rocky landscape, circa 1780

A Chinese gouache painting of a Golden pheasant in a rocky landscape, circa 1780. © 2012 MALLETT ANTIQUES
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11 janvier 2012

$3 million gift from the Avenir Foundation to the Denver Art Museum

Detail of Dragon insignia roundel, silk and gold thread embroidery on silk. China , Qing Dynasty, second half 19th century. Denver Art Museum ; Neusteter Textile Collection: Gift of Mrs. Carroll B. Malone DENVER, CO.- The Denver Art Museum announced today a $3 million gift from the Avenir Foundation that will transform the institution’s textile art program. In addition to expanding the current textile art gallery space to more than six times its current square footage, the gift will allow for the development of scientific and... [Lire la suite]
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