29 juillet 2019

A yellow jade 'horse' paperweight, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 3615. A yellow jade 'horse' paperweight, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 7 cm., 2 3/4  in. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000  HKD. Lot sold 750,000 HKD. © Sotheby's the greenish-yellow stone with russet inclusions carved as a horse lying on its side and looking back towards its hind legs turned up and pulled in towards the body, revealing the bottom of its hooves and its tail in between, with its front legs tucked under its body, the hair of its mane and tail meticulously picked out. ... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2019

A famille rose enamelled glass snuff bottle, Imperial Palace Workshop, Beijing, 1770-1790

Lot 95. A famille rose enamelled glass snuff bottle, Imperial Palace Workshop, Beijing, 1770-1790; 1 ¾ in. (4.4 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000. Price realised GBP 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  The bottle is finely decorated in famille rose enamels with a garden scene of rocks, bamboo, a blossoming prunus tree and chrysanthemums, all below a band of stylised flowers and foliage to the neck.  Provenance: Christie's London, 16 December 1983, lot... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2015

A turquoise porcelain 'purse' snuff bottle, Qing dynasty, Qianlong-Jiaqing period

A turquoise porcelain 'purse' snuff bottle, Qing dynasty, Qianlong-Jiaqing period.  Estimate  20,000 — 30,000 HKD (2,389 - 3,584 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. 5.1 cm., 2 in. Provenance: Hugh Moss (HK) Ltd, 1997.  Literature: Hugh Moss, Victor Graham and Ka Bo Tsang, A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles: The Mary and George Bloch Collection, vol. 6, Hong Kong, 2007, no. 1167.  Sotheby's. Snuff Bottles from the Mary and George Bloch Collection: Part... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2015

An 'iron-imitation' porcelain snuff bottle, Qing dynasty, 18th- 19th century

An 'iron-imitation' porcelain snuff bottle, Qing dynasty, 18th- 19th century. Estimate  30,000 — 40,000 HKD (3,584 - 4,779 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. 7.5 cm., 3 in. Provenance: Robert Hall, London, 1990. Literature: Robert Hall, Chinese Snuff Bottles III, London, 1990, cat. no. 71.Lindsey Hall, 'Trompe L'Oeil and Chinese Snuff Bottles - Part Two: AnExamination of Porcelain Imitations’, Journal of the International Chinese Snuff Bottle Society, Autumn 1998, p.... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2015

A moulded white porcelain 'boy and double-gourd' snuff bottle, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century 

A moulded white porcelain 'boy and double-gourd' snuff bottle, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate  40,000 — 60,000 HKD (4,779 - 7,168 EUR). Photo Sotheby's 4.3 cm., 1 3/4  in. Provenance: Universal Antiques and Fine Arts Co., Taipei, 2006. Robert Hall, London, 2006.  Literature: Hugh Moss, Victor Graham and Ka Bo Tsang, A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles: The Mary and George Bloch Collection, vol. 6, Hong Kong, 2007, no. 1196. ... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2015

A white carved porcelain 'fu' snuff bottle, Seal mark and period of Daoguang

A white carved porcelain 'fu' snuff bottle, Seal mark and period of Daoguang. Estimate  40,000 — 60,000 HKD (4,779 - 7,168 EUR). Photo Sotheby's 5.2 cm., 2 in. Provenance: Hugh Moss (HK) Ltd., 1997.  Literature:Hugh Moss, Victor Graham and Ka Bo Tsang, A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles: The Mary and George Bloch Collection, vol. 6, Hong Kong, 2007, no. 1349. Sotheby's. Snuff Bottles from the Mary and George Bloch Collection: Part X, Hong Kong, 01 Jun... [Lire la suite]

16 mai 2015

A golden-yellow glazed stoneware 'basket-weave' snuff bottle, Mark and period of Daoguang

A golden-yellow glazed stoneware 'basket-weave' snuff bottle, Mark and period of Daoguang. Estimate  55,000 — 65,000 HKD (6,571 - 7,766 EUR). Photo Sotheby's 5.8 cm., 2 1/4  in. Provenance: Collection of John Ault.Robert Kleiner, London, 2002.  Literature: Robert Kleiner, Chinese Snuff Bottles from the Collection of John Ault, Hong Kong, 1990, no. 133.Hugh Moss, Victor Graham and Ka Bo Tsang, A Treasury of Chinese Snuff Bottles: The Mary and... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2011

Treasury 1, no. 185: A 'red jadeite' double-gourd snuff bottle. Possibly imperial, perhaps palace workshops, Beijing, 1780–1820

Treasury 1, no. 185: A 'red jadeite' double-gourd snuff bottle. Possibly imperial, perhaps palace workshops, Beijing, 1780–1820. Photo Bonhams Jadeite; carved in the form of a double gourd and reasonably well hollowed into each bulb of the gourd, with a flat foot. Height: 5.9 cm. Mouth/lip: 0.55/1.6 cm. Stopper: jadeite; ruby finial; vinyl collar; Sold for HK$300,000 紅翡翠葫蘆形鼻煙壺 或御製品,或宮廷作坊,北京,1780~1820 Condition: workshop conditionProvenance: Hugh M. Moss Ltd. (1987)The Mary and George Bloch Collection Published: Treasury... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2011

Treasury 3, no. 434: A carved coral 'landscape' snuff bottle. Possibly Imperial, 1700-1770.

Treasury 3, no. 434: A carved coral 'landscape' snuff bottle. Possibly Imperial, 1700-1770.  Photo Bonhams Coral; well hollowed but leaving a deep inner foot area, with a flat lip and recessed flat foot surrounded by a protruding rounded footrim; carved with oval panels on each main side, one with two scholars standing chatting beneath a pine tree in a mountainous landscape, the other with an open pavilion rising from waves offshore from a rocky bank on which a mature pine tree grows, the panels enclosed in... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2011

Treasury 1, no. 80: A yellow nephrite snuff bottle. Probably Imperial, attributable to the palace workshops, Beijing, 1700-1800

Treasury 1, no. 80: A yellow nephrite snuff bottle, dish, thumb ring, finger ring and belt hook, Probably Imperial, attributable to the palace workshops, Beijing, 1700-1800. Photo Bonhams Nephrite; very well hollowed, with a recessed foot; carved with mask-and-ring handles. Height: 5.09 cm. Mouth/lip: 0.95/1.43 cm. Stopper: pearl; turquoise matrix collar. Sold for HK$237,500 Provenance: Arthur GadsbySotheby's, Hong Kong, 2 May 1991, lot 220The Mary and George Bloch Collection Published: Kleiner, Yang, and Shangraw... [Lire la suite]