18 février 2015

An "European Figures" punch-bowl, Chinese export porcelain, Qianlong Period (1736-1795)

An "European Figures" punch-bowl, Chinese export porcelain, Qianlong Period (1736-1795). Estimation : 2 000 € / 3 000 €. Photo Veritas Art Auctioneers, Lisboa. Polychrome decoration "European Figures". Cartouches depicting hunting scenes. Diam.: 29 cm Veritas Art Auctioneers, Lisboa. Antiquités, Objets d'Art, Argenterie et Bijoux, le 25 Février 2015 à 21h.Contact: Igor Olho-Azul. Tel: +351 21 794 8000 - info@veritasleiloes.com.

18 février 2015

A pair of plates, Chinese export porcelain, Qianlong Period (1736-1795)

A pair of plates, Chinese export porcelain, Qianlong Period (1736-1795). Estimation : 2 000 € / 3 000 €. Photo Veritas Art Auctioneers, Lisboa. Rich polychrome Famille Rose and white decoration. Centre with garden view with peonies and a couple of quails. Tab with floral bianco-supra-bianco decoration and flower frieze (minor wear to the enamels). Diam.: 22,5 cm Bibliography: Howard, David; Ayers, John, "China for the West", vol. I, p. 152, fig. 132. Veritas Art Auctioneers,... [Lire la suite]
18 février 2015

A pair of armorial sauce cellars, Chinese export porcelain, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period, ca. 1770

A pair of armorial sauce cellars, Chinese export porcelain, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period, ca. 1770. Estimation : 3 000 € / 4 000 €. Photo Veritas Art Auctioneers, Lisboa. Polychrome Famille Rose and gilt decoration depicting small bouquets on relief ground representing leaves. Cartouche flanked by putti bearing unidentified ecclesiastical coat-of-arms under Bishop hat and tassels. Alt.: 10,5 cm Bibliography: Varela Santos, A., "Portugal in China Porcelain - 500 Years of Trade", vol. II, pp. 678-679. ... [Lire la suite]
18 février 2015

A pair of octogonal "Tea-Leaf" dishes, Chinese export porcelain, Qianlong Period (1736-1795)

A pair of octogonal "Tea-Leaf" dishes, Chinese export porcelain, Qianlong Period (1736-1795). Estimation : 3 000 € / 5 000 €. Photo Veritas Art Auctioneers, Lisboa. Polychrome and gilt decoration "Tea-leaf" (minor chips) - 20x28 cm Veritas Art Auctioneers, Lisboa. Antiquités, Objets d'Art, Argenterie et Bijoux, le 25 Février 2015 à 21h.Contact: Igor Olho-Azul. Tel: +351 21 794 8000 - info@veritasleiloes.com.
18 février 2015

A pair of armorial salt cellars for the Portuguese market, Chinese export porcelain, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period, ca. 1770

A pair of armorial salt cellars for the Portuguese market, Chinese export porcelain, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period, ca. 1770. Estimation : 4 000 € / 6 000 €. Photo Veritas Art Auctioneers, Lisboa. Polychrome Famille Rose, yellow, black and gilt decoration depicting garlands, and Sebastião Xavier da Gama Lobo coat-of-arms. Base with fish-scales friezes and stylized flowers (one with chip)  Bibliography: Castro, Nuno de, "The Chinese Porcelain and the coats of the Empire", p. 158;... [Lire la suite]
18 février 2015

An important pair of armorial flower vases, Chinese export porcelain, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period, ca. 1790

An important pair of armorial flower vases, Chinese export porcelain, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period, ca. 1790. Estimation : 12 500 € / 15 500 €. Photo Veritas Art Auctioneers, Lisboa. Polychrome Famille Rose decoration depicting garlands and four relief cartouches bearing flowers and fruits on the sides and Royal Portuguese coat-of-arms and Lisbon coat-of-arms at the front and back. Cartouche under ecclesiastical hat and tassels. Base with feathers frieze, ribbons and flowers. Handles molded as... [Lire la suite]


18 février 2015

A rare pair of armorial vases, Chinese export porcelain, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period, ca. 1790-95

A rare pair of armorial vases, Chinese export porcelain, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period, ca. 1790-95. Estimation : 30 000 € / 50 000 €. Photo Veritas Art Auctioneers, Lisboa. Blue underglaze decoration depicting at the base and body stylized friezes. Three cartouches, one bearing St Francis Order coat-of-arms, other bearing a bird and the third plain (possibly for inscription indicating the contents) Franciscan commission, possibly for the St Francis monastery-Old Goa. (both with hairline and one with chips... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2014

jade Bi Discs, Eastern Han Dynasty & Qianlong period,

Bi Disc, 1726-1795, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), Qianlong period. Jade, mounted on a carved teakwood stand. Anonymous Gift, 1945, E24776 © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum. Bi Disc, Eastern Han Dynasty (25-220 C.E.). Jade. Anonymous Gift, 1945, E39477 © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum. The bi disc is prescribed in the Western Han dynasty (206-8 B.C.E.) Book of Rites as one of six ritual jade shapes in ancient China, although they are also found in burials dating to 2500 B.C.E. Although the meaning of... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2014

The Peabody Essex Museum's Chinese Glass Masterpieces

Cuspidor, China, Qianlong period (1736-1796), glass with teak stand © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum. Bowl, China, Jiaqing period (1796-1820), glass with teak stand. © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum
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08 juillet 2014

Chinese glass achieves exceptional price at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions

An unusual pink overlay Peking glass bottle vase, Qianlong period, with globular body and tall, the opaque milky white body decorated in rich overlay with bats, butterflies and other insects hovering amid floral shrubs, pitted rocks and vaporous clouds, the base incised with Qianlong four character mark, 20cm high. The bottle from the top of the neck to the base of the neck is gradated very pale yellow through to white. Sold for £21,080. Photo Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions NEWBURY.- A sale of ‘Interiors’ at... [Lire la suite]
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