17 septembre 2017

A large doucai 'Eight Buddhist Emblems' square vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 28. A large doucai 'Eight Buddhist Emblems' square vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Height 19 3/8  in., 49.3 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 62,500 USD. © Sotheby's. of baluster form with a splayed foot and waisted neck, densely decorated to the body with the auspicious emblems surrounded by leafy flower scrolls, all between a band of upright lappets and stylized florets, the neck encircled by formalized foliate scrolls, the foot with... [Lire la suite]

08 septembre 2017

A Chinese Imperial Lemon-Yellow Glazed Porcelain Dish with Incised Decoration, Qing Dynasty, Yongzheng Mark and Period

Lot 78242. A Chinese Imperial Lemon-Yellow Glazed Porcelain Dish with Incised Decoration, Qing Dynasty, Six-character Yongzheng mark in blue underglaze and of the period (1723-1735); 1-1/4 inches high x 5-1/2 inches diameter (3.2 x 14.0 cm). Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000. SOLD FOR: $7,500.00. Courtesy of Heritage Auctions. The dish decorated to interior with incised anhua dragon and phoenix bracketing a shou symbol, exterior cavetto with anhua "Eight Buddhist Symbols."  Two microscopic fleabites... [Lire la suite]
08 septembre 2017

A Rare Chinese Imperial Porcelain Famille Rose Footed Bowl, Qing Dynasty, Yongzheng Period, circa 1723-1735

Lot 78235. A Rare Chinese Imperial Porcelain Famille Rose Footed Bowl, Qing Dynasty, Yongzheng Period, circa 1723-1735; 3 inches high x 7-1/8 inches diameter (7.6 x 18.1 cm). Estimate: $20,000 - $40,000. Courtesy of Heritage Auctions. The bowl having a fencai peony floral spray emitting from rockwork decoration to exterior, interior decorated with buds and a butterfly, unmarked to underside.  Provenance: Edward H. Bennett (1874-1954) Collection, Chicago, IllinoisPurchased from Nathan... [Lire la suite]
08 septembre 2017

Qing Dynasty treasures expected to be among most coveted lots at Heritage Auctions' Asian Art Auction

DALLAS, TX.- A Large and Extremely Rare Chinese Imperial Cloisonné and Gilt Bronze Censer and Cover, Qing Dynasty, 18th century (est. $200,000-400,000) is expected to be the top lot in Heritage Auctions’ Asian Art Auction Sept. 12 in New York. Large cloisonné and bronze censers often are associated with the vast temples and chambers of Beijing’s Forbidden City, at times used for burning various forms of incense or as heat-generating braziers. This example comes from the collection of Henry C. Gibson (1830-91), a... [Lire la suite]
29 août 2017

"Golden Techniques: Art of the Chinese Goldsmiths" at the Art Museum of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

HONG KONG - The research project “Ancient Chinese Gold Techniques” is a collaborative effort of Art Museum of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shaanxi Provincial Institute of Cultural Relics Protection, the Master Studio of Chow Tai Fook, and the Conservation Office of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department of Hong Kong, for the first time to use interdisciplinary research methods to reconstruct several major ancient goldsmithing techniques and the history of the development. Golden Techniques: Art of the Chinese... [Lire la suite]
28 août 2017

A blue-glazed anhua-decorated 'dragon' dish, Qing dynasty, early 18th century

Lot 20. A blue-glazed anhua-decorated 'dragon' dish, Qing dynasty, early 18th century. Diameter 8 1/2  in., 22.7 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot Sold 30,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to a flared rim left white, incised to the interior with a central medallion enclosing three stylized ruyi clouds, the cavetto decorated in anhua with two dragons pacing amidst further ruyi clouds, covered overall in a blue glaze, the white... [Lire la suite]

26 août 2017

An iron-rust glazed censer, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 6. An iron-rust glazed censer, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Diameter 7 5/8  in., 19.4 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot Sold 7,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of bombé form rising from a slightly tapered foot to a waisted neck and flared mouth, the exterior applied with a rust-red glaze suffused with iridescent speckles, extending over the rim and stopping unevenly at the neck. Provenance:  Collection of Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge (1882-1973), Giralda, Madison, New Jersey.Sotheby Parke... [Lire la suite]
26 août 2017

Doyle to auction Asian works of art on September 11

NEW YORK, NY.- Scheduled during the week of Asian sales in New York, Doyle's Asian Works of Art auction on Monday, September 11 at 10am presents the arts of China, Japan and Southeast Asia from the Neolithic Period through the 20th century. Offerings include porcelain, pottery, jade, scholar's objects, bronzes, screens, furniture and paintings.  Highlighting the auction is property from a Private Minneapolis Collection. Comprising 23 lots in the sale, the Collection is particularly rich in Chinese jades and Khmer... [Lire la suite]
14 août 2017

Vase with magnolia design in underglaze blue, Qing Dynasty, 17th - 18th century

Vase with magnolia design in underglaze blue, Qing Dynasty, 17th - 18th century, Jingdezhen Ware. H. 44.6, mouth D. 13.1, bottom D. 14.3. Gift of Mr. Hirota Matsushige, TG2666 © 2004-2017 Tokyo National Museum.
14 août 2017

Dish with plum tree design in famille rose enamels, Qing Dynasty, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Dish with plum tree design in famille rose enamels, Qing Dynasty, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Jingdezhen Ware. H. 4.4, D. 17.3, bottom D. 10.8. Important Cultural Property. Gift of Dr. Yokogawa Tamisuke, TG1333 © 2004-2017 Tokyo National Museum.