06 février 2016

Blue and white eight tiered pagoda, China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), late 18th century-early 19th century

Blue and white eight tiered pagoda, China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911), late 18th century-early 19th century. Porcelain decorated in underglaze cobalt blue and gold, 90 x 28 cm © Jorge Welsh Works of Art Porcelain models of pagodas, such as the present example, were rare and costly export items for the West. During the 18th century, these towering structures were perhaps the most distinctive symbol of the East, and, for Westerners, became a favourite decorative motif in paintings, engravings and on Chinese export... [Lire la suite]
06 février 2016

Pair of urns and covers, Qing dynasty, Jiaqing period (1796-1820), circa 1800-1820

Pair of urns and covers, Qing dynasty, Jiaqing period (1796-1820), circa 1800-1820. Porcelain decorated in overglaze polychrome enamels and gold, 47.5 x 23 cm. © Jorge Welsh Works of Art Urns were produced in various shapes and decorative themes for the export market during the late 18th and early 19th century. It is clear that many were ordered privately, as they often incorporate initials, inscriptions or coats of arms. This striking pair of urns was probably modelled on a European silver prototype. The finial in... [Lire la suite]
06 février 2016

Anonymous Pine and Crane (Longevity Painting), Qing dynasty, 1894

Anonymous, Pine and Crane (Longevity Painting), bestowed by Empress Dowager Cixi on Madame Peng, Mother of Duke Kong Lingyi, Qing dynasty, 1894. Hanging scroll; gold pigment on paper 115 x 55 cm (painting), 248 x 76.5 cm (overall with mounting). Kong Residence Cultural Relics Archive, Cultural Relics Administrative Committee of Qufu City, Shandong Province
05 février 2016

Anonymous, Memorial Portrait of Madame Li, Wife of Kong Chuanduo, 68th-generation Duke for Perpetuating the Sage, Qing dynasty

Anonymous, Memorial Portrait of Madame Li, Wife of Kong Chuanduo, 68th-generation Duke for Perpetuating the Sage, Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk, 176.5 × 97 cm (painting only), 313.5 × 118 cm (overall with mounting). Kong Residence Cultural Relics Archive, Cultural Relics Administrative Committee of Qufu City, Shandong Province.
30 janvier 2016

Impressive jadeite and tourmaline court necklace, Qing dynasty

Impressive jadeite and tourmaline court necklace, Qing dynasty. Photo Sotheby's Composed of a hundred and eight pink tourmaline beads, intersected by four jadeite foudou and a gourd-shaped fodouda of semi-translucent apple-green colour, supporting a silk cord tassel intersected by a flattened rectangular jadeite pendant of similar colour in a filigree silver-gilt mount, terminating to a pink tourmaline drop enhanced by three jinian strands, each composed of blue tourmaline beads, terminating with a filigree-silver mount... [Lire la suite]
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28 janvier 2016

Pair of tri-colour jadeite bangles, Qing dynasty

Pair of tri-colour jadeite bangles, Qing dynasty. Photo Sotheby's The matching circular bands of translucent bright apple-green, suffused with celadon and russet tones. Interior diameter, thickness and width approximately 58.84 x 10.85 x 10.31mm and 58.43 x 10.85 x 10.10mm respectively. Estimate 1,200,000 — 1,800,000 HKD. Lot 1444 sold 1,460,000 HKD Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory certificate numbered KJ 47096 and KJ 47097, dated 26 January 2010, stating that the... [Lire la suite]
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24 janvier 2016

Night Blue Barrel shaped Jar, Qing dynasty, Qianlong six-character mark

Night Blue Barrel shaped Jar, Qing dynasty, Qianlong six-character mark. Estimate : 600 € / 780 €. © Auctionata AG Harmonious barrel shape with a recessed base within an unglazed foot ring (Gudingguan). Foot and neck ornate with a border of revolving bosses. On the side figural handles in the shape of stylized heads of mystical creatures with rings. A flat inverted mouth rim. Height: 16 cm. Good condition  AUCTIONATA AG, D-14055 BERLIN. Trésors de l'Art Asiatique, le... [Lire la suite]
24 janvier 2016

Moulded Celadon Brush Washer with Ruyi, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng six-character mark

Moulded Celadon Brush Washer with Ruyi, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng six-character mark. Estimate : 500 € / 650 €. © Auctionata AG Porcelain with celadon glaze. Bulbous body on a raised foot. Short neck with wide mouth rim, ornate with a ruyi border. Height: 8 cm. Good condition  AUCTIONATA AG, D-14055 BERLIN. Trésors de l'Art Asiatique, le 25 Janvier 2016 à 18h00
24 janvier 2016

Molded Celadon Vase Hu in Archaic Style, Qianlong six-character mark

Molded Celadon Vase Hu in Archaic Style, Qing dynasty, Qianlong six-character mark. Estimate : 1 500 € / 1 950 €. © Auctionata AG Bulbous baluster shaped body on a flared foot with meander border. Slightly waisted neck with sweeping mouth rim. Two handles with mystical creatures flank the side. The wall is decorated with a flower décor in archaic style. Revolving ornaments such as banana leaves and stylized bats adorn the body and the neck. Height: 32 cm. Good... [Lire la suite]
20 janvier 2016

Famille verte Rouleau vase with seven scholars in a landscape, Qing dynasty

Famille verte Rouleau vase with seven scholars in a landscape, Qing dynasty, porcelain, h 45cm × d 12.9cm. AK-RBK-16343. Mr and Mrs Drucker-Fraser Bequest, Montreux, 1949. Rijskmuseum, Amsterdam. Cylindrical vase with flat shoulder, neck straight and flat edge with raised edge of porcelain, painted on the glaze in blue, red, green, yellow, aubergine, black and gold with seven scholars in a landscape with a pavilion. The wall has a continuous representation with various ministers, three scholars from bamboo, a... [Lire la suite]
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