20 mai 2013

Two small carved tortoise boxes, China, Qing Dynasty, 19th century

Two small carved tortoise boxes, China, Qing Dynasty, 19th century. Photo Cambi Casa d'Aste Decorations with pagodas and figures, diam cm 9,5 h cm 2,5 cm 3x4x12 - Estimation : 1 500 / 2 000 € Cambi Casa d'Aste. Jeudi 23 mai 2013. Castello Mackenzie - Mura di San Bartolomeo 16. Contact: Emilie Volka 0039 (0) 108395029 -emilie@cambiaste.com
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20 mai 2013

A tortoise box carved with floral motives, China, Canton, Qing Dynasty, end 19th century

A tortoise box carved with floral motives, China, Canton, Qing Dynasty, end 19th century. Photo Cambi Casa d'Aste cm 24x9,5x6 - Estimation : 1 200 / 1 500 € Cambi Casa d'Aste. Jeudi 23 mai 2013. Castello Mackenzie - Mura di San Bartolomeo 16. Contact: Emilie Volka 0039 (0) 108395029 -emilie@cambiaste.com
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20 mai 2013

A tortoise teapot, China, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Mark and the period (1736-1795)

A tortoise teapot, China, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Mark and the period (1736-1795). Photo Cambi Casa d'Aste Decorations with poem ideograms on the sides,cm 16x7,5x12,5 - Estimation : 8 000 / 10 000 € Cambi Casa d'Aste. Jeudi 23 mai 2013. Castello Mackenzie - Mura di San Bartolomeo 16. Contact: Emilie Volka 0039 (0) 108395029 -emilie@cambiaste.com
21 juillet 2012

A Edwardian silver table bell in the form of a tortoise. Hallmarks Chester, England, 1910

A Edwardian silver table bell in the form of a tortoise. Hallmarks Chester, England, 1910. W: 5.9 in (15.0 cm) © 2012 MALLETT ANTIQUES
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21 juillet 2012

A charming early 20th century silver gilt tortoise bell with hallmarks on the side of the 'shell' for Grey and Company, Chester.

A charming early 20th century silver gilt tortoise bell with hallmarks on the side of the 'shell' for Grey and Company, Chester., 1912.  H: 2.0 in (5.0 cm). W: 3.1 in (8.0 cm). L/D: 5.7 in (14.5 cm)  © 2012 MALLETT ANTIQUES
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21 juillet 2012

A rare and charming early twentieth century gilt tortoise bell with a silver top with hallmarks on the side of the 'shell'

A rare and charming early twentieth century gilt tortoise bell with a silver top with hallmarks on the side of the 'shell' for Grey and Company, Chester, 1912. H: 2.0 in (5.0 cm); L/D: 6.7 in (17.0 cm) © 2012 MALLETT ANTIQUES
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13 mai 2012

Inkstone in the shape of a tortoise. Vietnam, Lê dynasty, 15th–16th century

Inkstone in the shape of a tortoise. Stoneware with white glaze, carved and incised decoration, Chu dau kilns.. Overall: 7.5 x 18 cm (2 15/16 x 7 1/16 in.). Vietnam,  Lê dynasty, 15th–16th century. Anonymous gift. Accession number 2002.746. © 2012 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Inkstone in the shape of a tortoise with flat recessed area on top of shell and deep indentation (reservoir for ink) immediately behind the head. PROVENANCE: Collected by the donor in Vietnam in 1989 or slightly... [Lire la suite]
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17 août 2011

Pillow in the form of a tortoise with raised head, late 13th-14th century. Tran dynasty

Pillow in the form of a tortoise with raised head, late 13th-14th century. Tran dynasty. Stoneware with iron pigment under translucent (underfired) glaze, iron oxide wash on base. H: 9.8 W: 12.1 D: 16.7 cm. Vietnam. F1985.37a-b.  Smithsonian's Freer Gallery of Art This pillow was excavated from the site of an abandoned Buddhist monastery in Bangkok. Smithsonian's Freer Gallery of Art www.asia.si.edu
12 décembre 2010

Cartier jewelry @ Bonhams. Fine Jewellery, New Bond Street, 9 Dec 2010

A rare diamond and pearl bow brooch, by Cartier, circa 1960. photo Bonhams The looped ribbons set throughout with brilliant and baguette-cut diamonds, suspending two large baroque pearl drops, each with a brilliant and single-cut diamond cap, diamonds approximately 14.00 carats total, signed Cartier London, length at longest point 7.2cm., fitted maker's case - Sold for £300,000 Note: Accompanied by an AnchorCert certificate stating that both pearls were found to be natural and of saltwater origin. Certificate number... [Lire la suite]
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03 juillet 2010

Meissen white porcelains @ Christie's, The Althorp Attic Sale

A Meissen model of a duck. Circa 1740, blue crossed swords and cancellation mark to side of base at back. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Naturally modelled standing on a reed and frond-moulded circular mound base, its plumage incised, 11 in. (28 cm.) high - Estimate £4,000 - £6,000 Literature: Probably W.B. Honey, Catalogue of the Porcelain and Pottery both Oriental and European in the Collection of Earl Spencer at Althorp, 1937, no. 593 Two Meissen white artichoke boxes and covers and a rose box and cover.... [Lire la suite]


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