23 mars 2015

A rare blue and white alms bowl and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

A rare blue and white alms bowl and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD (68,366 - 91,155 EUR). Photo Sotheby's well potted with a compressed globular body, the exterior and interior both similarly decorated with a dense ground of composite floral scrolls, including lotus and peony blossoms, all wreathed in curling leaves borne on the undulating stems, the outer rim bordered with a 'classic' scroll band, the well-fitted domed cover similarly decorated on the... [Lire la suite]

10 mars 2015

Nicholas Grindley Works of Art Ltd at Asia Week New York 2015

Pair of Lokapala Heads, China, Tang Dynasty (618-907) or Five Dynasties (907-960). Nicholas Grindley Works of Art Ltd at Asia Week New York 2015.  China. Ming dynasty, Wanli period, dated 1619. Lacquer, filled-in and engraved qiangjin technique. Diameter: 15 inches (38.2 cm). Nicholas Grindley Works of Art Ltd at Asia Week New York 2015.   A huangyangmu (boxwood) hexagonal foliate brushpot. Qing dynasty, 18th century, probably Qianlong period (1736 – 1795). Height: 12.5 cm / 4... [Lire la suite]
03 mars 2015

A rare Imperial yellow jade archer's ring inscribed with a poem by the QIanlong emperor, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

A rare Imperial yellow jade archer's ring inscribed with a poem by the Qianlong emperor, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. of characteristic cylindrical shape, the exterior incised with a flower (identified as Hosta Plantaginea aschers), accompanied by a poem written by the Qianlong Emperor, well worn with areas of russet inclusions - Diameter 1 in., 2.5 cm Notes: English translation of the inscription: The ‘Jade Hairpin’ Poem* Of... [Lire la suite]
03 mars 2015

DA GUAN TANG BAO: An important Imperial jade seal, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

DA GUAN TANG BAO: An important Imperial jade seal, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period. Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. of square form, surmounted by two intertwined dragons back to back, each dragon finely carved with bulging eyes and open-jawed baring sharp fangs, the body covered with small scales and flowing mane, an aperture drilled through the center for a yellow silk string, the seal face bears an inscription of four characters DA GUAN TANG BAO in zhuanshu, the... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2015

A rare inscribed famille rose and doucai moonflask, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

A rare inscribed famille rose and doucai moonflask, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate $150,000 – $200,000. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2015 The flattened, circular body is decorated in famille rose enamels on one side with a circular panel enclosing blossoming peony and chrysanthemum beneath a flowering osmanthus tree, and on the other side with another panel enclosing a lengthy poetic inscription in kaishu describing the autumnal scene and ending with the characters Qian... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2015

A Chinese export porcelain tea pot, Qianlong Period (1736-1795)

A Chinese export porcelain tea pot, Qianlong Period (1736-1795). Estimation : 300 € / 400 €. Photo Veritas Art Auctioneers, Lisboa. Polychrome decoration depicting flowers and roster (restoration to the cover). Alt.: 12 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.


20 février 2015

A Chinese export porcelain scalloped dish, Qianlong Period (1736-1795)

A Chinese export porcelain scalloped dish, Qianlong Period (1736-1795). Estimation : 500 € / 700 €. Photo Veritas Art Auctioneers, Lisboa. Gilt and polychrome decoration with bouquets (with hole at the base); 36x27 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.
20 février 2015

A Chinese export porcelain octogonal dish, Qianlong Period (1736-1795)

A Chinese export porcelain octogonal dish, Qianlong Period (1736-1795). Estimation : 600 € / 800 €. Photo Veritas Art Auctioneers, Lisboa. Rich polychrome Famille Rose and gilt decoration depicting bouquet, tab decorated with floral motifs and fish-scales; 32,5x25 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.
20 février 2015

A Chinese export porcelain oval dish, Qianlong Period (1736-1795)

A Chinese export porcelain oval dish, Qianlong Period (1736-1795). Estimation : 300 € / 400 €. Photo Veritas Art Auctioneers, Lisboa. Polychrome decoration with flowers - 35x41 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.
20 février 2015

A Chinese export porcelain octogonal dish, Qianlong Period (1736-1795)

A Chinese export porcelain octogonal dish, Qianlong Period (1736-1795). Estimation : 200 € / 300 €. Photo Veritas Art Auctioneers, Lisboa. Polychrome and gilt decoration with oriental figures (wear to the polychromy) - 21x29 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.