09 avril 2014

The 'BI Yun Feng' Laoshan serpentine scholar's rock , Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period

The 'BI Yun Feng' Laoshan serpentine scholar's rock , Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period. Photo Sotheby's the attenuated deep green stone of vertical orientation with a fine tight golden speckled grain and black veining, polished to a high gloss, zitan stand; 30 cm., 11 3/4 in. Estimation 300,000 — 500,000 HKD - Lot. Vendu 375,000 HKD Provenance: Richard Rosenblum Collection. Exposition: Robert Mowry and Claudia Brown, World Within Worlds: The Richard Rosenblum Collection of Chinese Scholars' Rocks, Asia Society, New York, 1997,... [Lire la suite]
05 avril 2014

A spinach-green jade Buddha within a grotto, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

A spinach-green jade Buddha within a grotto, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period. Photo Sotheby's carved as Buddha seated in dhyanasana on a double lotus pedestal in a niche framed with jagged rockwork, dressed in loose robes with sleeves draping over his bent knees, his expression serene with his eyes closed, flanked by long pendulous earlobes, his head covered in small curls, his hands held in dhyana mudra, the reverse with further jagged rockwork and a small pine tree, the stone of a deep spinach green tone mottled with light... [Lire la suite]
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02 avril 2014

A carved rhinoceros horn archaistic 'chilong' libation cup, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

A carved rhinoceros horn archaistic 'chilong' libation cup, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period. Photo Sotheby's deftly carved with wide flaring sides, carved in low relief around the exterior with a frieze of taotie masks against a finely defined leiwen ground, one side further carved in openwork with a pair of clambering chilong forming the handle, the larger one with sharp claws and a bifurcated tail peeking over the key-fret decorated rim, the horn of a warm chocolate brown tone, wood and metal stand; 16.7 cm., 6 5/8 in.... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2014

A fine famille-rose drum-shaped armrest, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

A fine famille-rose drum-shaped armrest, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period. Photo: Sotheby's. well potted and hollowed out, the cylindrical body tapering slightly at the top and around the foot, brightly decorated around the sides with a frieze of large lotus blooms borne on leafy stems and reserved on a rich ruby ground finely incised with dense feathery scrolls, between two bands of triangular designs simulating drapes against lotus blooms on a ground of turquoise foliate scrolls, pierced at the apex in the form of a coin and... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2014

A molded porcelain snuff bottle, Qianlong period

A molded porcelain snuff bottle, Qianlong period. Photo Bonhams. Of double gourd form, the body molded in high relief with a leafy stalk running from the mouth to the foot, with overlapping five petal flowers and a tied patterned cloth at the waist, the porcelain with a clear glaze suffused with a crackle. 2 3/4in (7cm) high. Sold for US$ 2,000 (€1,437) Bonhams.CHINESE ART FROM THE SCHOLAR'S STUDIO. 17 Mar 2014, New York - www.bonhams.com
19 mars 2014

A pale celadon jade 'Eight Emblems' bowl, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period

A pale celadon jade 'Eight Emblems' bowl, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period. Photo Sotheby's finely carved to the exterior in relief with lappet panels each containing one of the Eight Buddhist Emblems above a narrow beaded border, the interior sides carved with two registers of finely incised lotus petals, the center forming the pod, repeated at the base, all resting on a shaped petal-form foot, the translucent stone suffused with pale milky occlusions and a single russet streak. Diameter 4 5/8 in., 11.7 cm. Estimation 30,000 —... [Lire la suite]


19 mars 2014

Pair of famille rose loving cups, covers and stands, Qianlong period, circa 1790

Pair of famille rose loving cups, covers and stands, Qianlong period, circa 1790. Photo courtesy Cohen & Cohen. Pair of famille rose loving cups and covers of European form with moulded double strap handles, the knops as curled twigs, the covers and feet with two borders of piecrust gadrooning, the decoration in bright enamels with a bird on a rock with borders of flowers and floral panels on a puce scale ground. Cohen & Cohen. MasterArt at TEFAF 2014. 14-23 march 2014 - http://www.masterart.com/
19 mars 2014

Armorial dish, Qianlong period, circa 1740

Armorial dish, Qianlong period, circa 1740. Photo courtesy Cohen & Cohen. Fine Chinese export dish painted in grisaille and gilt with the arms of a European family, the border of fruiting vine. Cohen & Cohen. MasterArt at TEFAF 2014. 14-23 march 2014 - http://www.masterart.com/
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19 mars 2014

Chinese export porcelain european subject famille rose dinner plate, English or French Market, Qianlong period, circa 1750

Chinese export porcelain european subject famille rose dinner plate, English or French Market, Qianlong period, circa 1750. Photo courtesy Cohen & Cohen. A rare dinner plate with a European subject scene of harvest, the border with a gilt rococo shell and scroll. Diameter: 9 inches; 23cm This is one of the rarest of such European scenes and is taken from an unidentifed European print of the type produced by Nicholas Larmessin and others - probably from a series of the seasons. Another of An Allegory of Summer, after a print by... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2014

A large finely-carved pale celadon jade boulder, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

A large finely-carved pale celadon jade boulder, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Photo courtesy Littleton & Hennessy Asian Art Ltd. Height 19.5 cm Both sides finely carved with a mountain scene; the front with several riding figures on a mountain path amongst rocks and trees. The back with three other figures on a path leading to an open gate. Provenance: Christie's London, 12th June 1989, Lot 467 Littleton & Hennessy Asian Art Ltd (stand 269) at TEFAF 2014. 14-23 march 2014 - http://www.tefaf.com/
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