14 janvier 2018

An imperial celadon jade 'Han Chun Tang' seal, Qing dynasty, Jiaqing period (1796-1820)

Lot 3013. An imperial celadon jade 'Han Chun Tang' seal, Qing dynasty, Jiaqing period (1796-1820); 6 by 4.1 cm., 2 3/8  by 1 5/8  in. Estimation 750,000 — 950,000 HKD. Lot sold 4,840,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2013 of rectangular form, surmounted by a pair of addorsed dragons, each deftly carved with bulging eyes and flared nostrils above curling whiskers and a partially open mouth revealing sharp fangs, the scales and flowing mane finely defined with... [Lire la suite]

07 mars 2013

A Large Imperial Celadon Jade Seal. Qing Dynasty, Seal Of Empress Dowager Cixi (1835-1908)

A Large Imperial Celadon Jade Seal. Qing Dynasty, Seal Of Empress Dowager Cixi (1835-1908). Photo Sotheby's of large square form, surmounted by a well-carved pair of addorsed dragons, each powerfully carved with piercing eyes and nostrils flaring above curling whiskers and clenched mouths bearing sharp fangs, the two scaly bodies tightly intertwined and crouching on the haunches, pierced through the centre with an aperture, the square seal deeply carved with the characters Yikun Gong yulan (Imperially Appreciated... [Lire la suite]
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17 août 2012

Sotheby's New York to offer Chinese ceramics and works of art on 11 & 12 September

A Pair of Huanghuali Yokeback Armchairs (Sichutou Guanmaoyi), 17th century. Height 45 ¼ in., 115 cm. Width 22 5/8 in., 57.5 cm. Depth 17 ¼ in., 44 cm. Est. $180/250,000. NEW YORK, NY.- On 11 & 12 September 2012 Sotheby’s New York will present the bi-annual two-day sale of Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. Major highlights include a recently discovered Blue and White Moonflask from the Ming Dynasty, Yongle Period (1403-1424) and a Wucai ‘Fish’ Jar and Cover from the Jiajing Period (1522-1566) that is consigned by The... [Lire la suite]