15 juillet 2021

A small agate cup, Qing dynasty

Lot 2008. A small agate cup, Qing dynasty; 9.9 cm, wood stand. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold: 25,200 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Eclectic, Hong Kong, 14 July 2021  
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29 juillet 2019

A set of three gold-mounted Du Paquier porcelain flasks and an agate cup in a Japanese lacquer box, Vienna, circa 1725-1730

A set of three gold-mounted Du Paquier porcelain flasks and an agate cup in a Japanese lacquer box, Vienna, circa 1725-1730. © Galerie Kugel Provenance: -Empress Maria Theresa (1717-80);-Brandýs Castle, Brandýs nad Labem (Brandeis an der Elbe), near Prague, by ca. 1918;-Dr. Quido Szopkó, Southern Slovakia, acquired ca. 1920, thence by descent;-Sold by the descendants of the above after 1993. An inscription at the bottom of this small agate cup contained within the Japanese lacquer casket reads, “de la cassette de... [Lire la suite]
08 janvier 2017

A rare agate cup, Incised seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3774. A rare agate cup, Incised seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735). Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,060,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.  the exquisite caramel and golden-yellow material highlighted with attractive darker-brown veins, superbly carved with delicate sides rising steeply from a short splayed foot, the countersunk base incised with a four-character seal mark - 10.7 cm., 4 1/4  in. Provenance: An old Scottish collection. Note: A... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2015

Survivor of Holy Roman Imperial luxury for sale at Bonhams

An important set of three gold-mounted Du Paquier porcelain flasks and an agate cup in a Japanese lacquer box, circa 1725-30.  Estimate £120,000-180,000 (€170,000 - 250,000). Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- A Japanese lacquer box containing costly and exotic objects mounted in gold is the centrepiece of Bonhams European Ceramics sale in London on 17 June. This rare survival from the age of splendour at the Holy Roman Imperial Court is estimated at £120,000-180,000. The box holds three porcelain tea flasks, and was... [Lire la suite]