14 mai 2016

A small en grisaille 'landscape' lantern vase, Republic period (1912-1949)

Lot 558. A small en grisaille 'landscape' lantern vase, Republic period (1912-1949). Estimate £1,500 - £2,500 ($2,163 - $3,605). Price Realised £2,000 ($2,880). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The vase is delicately enamelled with figures within a rural and mountainous river landscape. Parts of the tree foliage decorated in sepia tones. The reverse with two sampans moored at the river's edge. The base has an apocryphal Qianlong four-character mark. 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) high. Provenance:... [Lire la suite]

27 avril 2016

A famille-rose porcelain 'chicken' cup, Republic period or earlier

Lot 559. A famille-rose porcelain 'chicken' cup, Republic period or earlier. Estimate 3000/5000 €. Photo Nagel. Apocryphal underglaze blue Qianlong fangu six-character mark. D. 8,4 cm. Good condition Provenance: Former collection of a Nurenberg Industrial family, bought in China in the 1920's (by repute), sold Lempertz Cologne, 2.6.1987, Lot 1193  Nagel Auctions. "Asiatische Kunst", Sale 736, 06.05.2016
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06 mai 2015

New fine & decorative arts auction format a resounding success at Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates

Set of Chinese Export porcelain famille rose Ming-style months tea bowls, Republic period, 20th Century. Estimate: 1,000.00 - 1,500.00. Price Realized: 21,850.00. Photo Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates. MT. CRAWFORD, VA.- In a sign of continued growth, Jeffrey S. Evans and his staff decided at the beginning of the year to add two Fine and Decorative Arts auctions to their 2015 schedule. This change will allow the firm to place their consignments of European and Asian material, along with late... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2015

Chinese Glass from The Geronimo Berenguer de los Reyes, Jr. Collection at Christie's, 12 May 2015

A four-colour overlay glass tripod censer and cover, 18th century. Estimate £6,000 – £10,000 ($8,900-15,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The censer is carved through the red, pale green and blue overlay with four sinuous chilong amongst scattered clouds and bats on an opaque greyish-white ground, the cover similarly decorated. 5 in. (12.7 cm.) high, wood stand Provenance: Property from the Geronimo Berenguer de los Reyes, Jr. collection. A ruby-red overlay snowflake... [Lire la suite]
21 juin 2014

Natural Chinese Very Translucent Jadeite Bangle

Natural Chinese Very Translucent Jadeite Bangle. Photo RB Gallery. "Republic period. Accompanied by A Lab Certificate, Guarantee Grade A jadeite or refund within 30 days Inner Diameter: 6.5cm ( 2 1/2 in). Estimated Price: $20,000 - $50,000.RB Gallery. June 22, 2014, 3:00 PM PST. 550 Broadway, Millbrae , California, USA 94030. Telephone : 650-697-7966 - Email : rbgallery168@gmail.com
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08 mars 2014

Chinese jadeite faceted vase and cover, Republic period

Chinese jadeite faceted vase and cover, Republic period. Photo Freeman's. The slender hu-form square vase with splayed feet and plain cover, the body carved in openwork with birds among peony sprigs. H: 9 1/2 inches. Estimate $6,000-8,000 Freeman's. ASIAN ARTS.Saturday, March 15 at 10am - www.freemansauction.com
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08 mars 2014

Chinese jadeite ovoid vase and cover, Republic period

Chinese jadeite ovoid vase and cover, Republic period. Photo Freeman's. Vase with double elephant and ring andles to body and cover; the body carved in low relief with dragons among scrolling clouds and the cover surmounted with a fu dog finial; jade of pale lavender to green tones. H with cover: 8 1/4 inches. Estimate $6,000-8,000 Freeman's. ASIAN ARTS.Saturday, March 15 at 10am - www.freemansauction.com
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22 octobre 2013

Sotheby's to auction fine Chinese ceramics from The Alfred Beit Foundation in London

Lot 75. A Rare Coral Ground Famille-Verte Bowl, Yongzheng Mark and Period (1723-1735). Estimate: £80,000-120,000 / €95,000-143,000. Lot sold 104,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.  LONDON.- Continuing its tradition of bringing to market rare and extraordinary property, Sotheby’s announced the sale of Fine Chinese Ceramics from The Alfred Beit Foundation. The group of 20 ceramics was assembled by Sir Alfred Beit (1903-1994), renowned art collector and philanthropist, and purchased through Chinese art dealer John Sparks in the... [Lire la suite]
17 mars 2012

An opaque yellow glass bead necklace. Republic period

  An opaque yellow glass bead necklace. Republic period. Photo: Courtesy of Bonhams Of 77 graduated beads with the largest at the bottom, suspended on yellow cotton thread knotted between each bead, with a yellow metal C-clasp (losses). 32in (81.2cm) long. Estimate: US$500 - 800 - Unsold Purchased: A&J Speelman Oriental Art Gallery, London; May 30th, 1989 Bonhams. Asian Decorative Arts, 13 Mar 2012, California, San Francisco www.bonhams.com
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03 avril 2010

Two carved coral snuff bottles, 18th century & Republic Period @ Bonhams

A carved coral snuff bottle 珊瑚瓜形子孫萬代鼻煙壺 Republic Period 民國 photo courtesy Bonhams Of gourd form with small recessed shaped foot, carved in relief with leafy vines and a beetle, the tourmaline stopper carved as a branch. 2in (5.3cm) high. Sold for $7,320 inclusive of Buyer's Premium Provenance 來源: Wing Hing, purchased October, 1991Exhibited 展出: Frye Museum, Seattle, Washington, October, 1998Chinese Culture Center, San Francisco, July, 2000The bottle gourd (hulu 葫蘆) is a popular motif in Chinese art. As it contains hundreds of... [Lire la suite]
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