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]

21 décembre 2018

A flambé-glazed bottle vase, Qing dynasty, late 18th-early 19th century

Lot 518. A flambé-glazed bottle vase, Qing dynasty, late 18th-early 19th century; 35.7 cm, 14 1/8  in. Estimate £1,000 - £1,500. Sold: £6,875. © Sotheby's the globular body rising from a short foot to a tall waisted neck, coverered overall with a rich purplish-raspberry glaze feathered with milky-blue and draining from the rim leaving a buff-coloured band. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Chinese Art, London, 10 November 2017
06 juin 2018

A pair of blue and white porcelain Cong vases, Qing dynasty, late 18th-early 19th century

Lot 134. A pair of blue and white porcelain Cong vases, Qing dynasty, late 18th-early 19th century. H. : 26,2 cm (10 ¼ in.). Estimation: 3 000 € / 4 000 €. Lot sold 5,460 EUR. Courtesy Artcurial. De section carrée, reposant sur un petit pied, orné de trigrammes stylisés sur les angles, les quatre faces à décor de fleurs stylisées et rinceaux feuillagés, le col orné d'une frise de motifs géométriques et fleurs de lys, ancienne étiquette Bing, Paris, à la base. Art d'Asie chez Artcurial, 75008... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2018

A pair of Chinese export porcelain famille-rose elephant candle holders, Qing dynasty, late 18th-early 19th century

Lot 537. A pair of Chinese export porcelain famille-rose elephant candle holders, Qing dynasty, late 18th-early 19th century; height 11 3/4 in., 29.8 cm. Estimate 8,000-12,000 USD. Lot sold 62,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's with wood stands.  Sotheby's. Property from the Estate of Brooke Astor. New York, 24 sept. 2012
18 septembre 2017

A pair of 'Dehua' 'Montgolfier balloon' ewers, Qing dynasty, late 18th century

Lot 987. A pair of 'Dehua' 'Montgolfier balloon' ewers, Qing dynasty, late 18th century. Height of taller 10 3/4  in., 27.3 cm. Estimate 7,500 — 12,500 USD. Lot sold 35,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby’s. each well-modeled as a hot-air balloon tethered to a gondola, the prow rising and curving to form the spout, the stern curling inwards and forming the handle, all raised on a pierced, wave-form base, stopper (3). Property from the Collection of Richard Lehman Gray. Note: In... [Lire la suite]
03 août 2017

A gemset and enamelled sword (tulwar) hilt, Benares, Late 18th-early 19th century

Lot 151. A gemset and enamelled sword (tulwar) hilt, Benares, Late 18th-early 19th century. Hilt 7¾in. (19.6cm.) long. Estimate £25,000 - GBP 35,000. Price realised GBP 40,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Of typical form with upper suspension loop, the ground of green enamel with pink floral highlights, set with a series of diamonds in gold mounts forming rosettes and floral sprays, hand guard withmakara head finial with agate eyes, with original similarly decorated chape, minor loss of enamels. ... [Lire la suite]
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17 mai 2016

A large enamel box, China, late 18th-early 19th century

Lot 167. A large enamel box, China, late 18th-early 19th century. Estimate 4 000 € / 6 000 €. Photo Veritas Art Auctioneers Polychrome enamel on yellow metal. Polychrome decoration with floral scrolls on yellow ground, dragons and phoenix. Cover with Chinese symbol. Diam.: 42 cm (restorations) VERITAS ART AUCTIONEERS, LISBOA. Antiquités, Objets d'Art, Argenterie & Bijoux (Partie 1), le 17 Mai 2016 à 21h00
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17 mai 2016

Celadon white jade table screen on spinach green base, Qing Dynasty, late 18th-early 19th century

Lot 123. Celadon white jade table screen on spinach green base, Qing Dynasty, late 18th-early 19th century. Estimate 15 000 € / 18 000 €. Photo Veritas Art Auctioneers finely carved plaque depicting landscape with mountains, figures and pagoda; on the other side engraved gilt decoration depicting landscape with mountains. Base with carved decoration. 25x18 cm (screen), 35x21,5 cm (total) VERITAS ART AUCTIONEERS, LISBOA. Antiquités, Objets d'Art, Argenterie & Bijoux (Partie 1), le 17 Mai... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2016

A Chinese Export lacquered six-fold screen, Qing Dynasty, late 18th-early 19th century

Lot 343. A Chinese Export lacquered six-fold screen, Qing Dynasty, late 18th-early 19th century. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP (10,308 - 15,462 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. decorated to both sides with reserves of courtly scenes, fisherman and boat racing; each panel 204cm. high by 55.5cm. wide; 6ft. 8¼in., 1ft. 10¼in.  Sotheby's. Collections & Collectors, London, 28 Apr 2016, 10:00 AM
15 mars 2016

Piva & C srl at TEFAF Maastricht 2016

Francesco Albotto (Venice 1721-1757), View of the church of Santa Maria della Salute in Venice form the Canal Grande. Oil on canvas, 61 x 97 cm. Piva & C srl © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016 Francesco Albotto (Venice 1721-1757), View of the Arsenal in Venice, Venice, circa 1740-1745. Oil on canvas, 63 x 97.5 cm. Piva & C srl © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016 Provenance: Carlo Du-Bois collection, Venice Literature: Catalogo di una raccolta di 354 dipinti, di Carlo Du-Bois,... [Lire la suite]