04 décembre 2017

A large carved aloeswood brush pot, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 2971. A large carved aloeswood brush pot, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 8 1/4 in. (21 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 280,000 - HKD 450,000. Price realised HKD 812,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  The brush pot is carved from a large segment of aloeswood, in high and low relief to produce the effect of depth and perspective, with scholars and their attendants, gathered in groups and depicted in various pursuits to include scenery appreciation, tea drinking and scholarly discussion,... [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]
10 mai 2017

A carved aloeswood brush pot, bitong, late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 5. A carved aloeswood brush pot, bitong, late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century; 3 ¾ in. (9.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000 (USD 19,425 - USD 25,900). Price realised GBP 20,000 (USD 25,880). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The vessel, in the form of a libation cup, is finely carved in high relief to the exterior with a continuous scene of pavilions amongst willow, pine, and wisteria in a rock-strewn landscape.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works of Art, 9 May 2017, London,... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2016

An aloeswood scholar's rock, Qing Dynasty

Lot 104. An aloeswood scholar's rock, Qing Dynasty. Estimate £2,000 - 3,000 (€2,500 - 3,800). Photo Bonhams. The gnarled section rising from a narrow basing and twisting towards a sharp peak, with overhangs and niches, the light tan hued wood with a fragrant aroma, fixed wooden base. 26cm (10 1/4in) high A European Private Collection of Scholar's Rocks Bonhams. AUCTION 23541: ASIAN ART, 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
04 avril 2016

An aloeswood formation

Lot 171. An aloeswood formation. Estimate HK$30,000 – HK$50,000 ($3,886 - $6,476). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The wood formation is irregularly shaped with a broad base and pointed top, trimmed to leave the densely formed dark and fragrant resin. 5 1/2 in. (14 cm.) long, 93 g, Japanese wood box Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 5 April 2016, Hong Kong
14 novembre 2015

A carved aloeswood 'double-gourd' brush washer, xi, 18th century-early 19th century

A carved aloeswood 'double-gourd' brush washer, xi, 18th century-early 19th century. Estimate £3,000 - £5,000 ($4,554 - $7,590). Price Realized £21,250 ($32,258). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The washer is delicately carved as a double-gourd adjoined by a smaller one, and is entwined with leafy and fruiting vine. 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) wide, carved hardwood stand, possibly zitan Christie's. CHINESE CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART AND TEXTILES, 13 November 2015, London, South Kensington

03 août 2015

A Carved Chinese ChenXiang-Wood of Mountain Scenery

A Carved Chinese ChenXiang-Wood (Aloeswood) of Mountain Scenery. Estimate $1,200 – $1,800. Photo EDEN Fine Antiques Galleries This piece is carved from a single piece of wood and undercut in high relief with a landscape scene. The decoration comprises figures and pavilions amongst pine and wisteria trees in a rocky river landscape. The wood varies from reddish to dark-brown tones. Dimension: 6-1/4" H x 6-1/2" W  Note: Aloeswood, also referred to ChenXiangMu or eaglewood,... [Lire la suite]
03 août 2015

Important and very rare carved Chinese ChenXiang-wood Libation Cup, 18th century

Important and very rare carved Chinese ChenXiang-wood Libation Cup, 18th century. Estimate $2,000 – $3,000. Photo EDEN Fine Antiques Galleries Carved in form of deep bowl borne with flared lotus-leafs petal rim, deep carving of over laid stems and branches with group of tigers clambering up the side. The wood patina varies from reddish to dark-brown tones, with strong fragrance of Aloes-wood. Dimension: 4-1/4" H x 5-3/4" Diam. Note: Aloeswood, also referred to ChenXiangMu or eaglewood,... [Lire la suite]
26 juin 2013

A Set of Ten Aloeswood Libation Cups, 18th century

A Set of Ten Aloeswood Libation Cups, 18th century. Photo courtesy Michaan's Auctions Comprising ten libation cups variously carved in high relief with immortals, often depicting Shoulao accompanied by a boy attendant or deer relaxing and engaging in leisurely activities under pine or bamboo trees, accompanied by a compartmentalized wood carrying case. Height: 1 7/8 inches (4.8 cm) each approximately. Estimate: $30,000/50,000. Sold $29,500.00 Provenance: Portola Valley private collection, and... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2008

An aloeswood carved libation cup. 18th century

An aloeswood carved libation cup. 18th century Of conical form with an irregular outline, the surface carved in high relief with two magpies on gnarly blossoming prunus branches, the surface coated with a thin layer of lacquer, the interior lacquered brown, conforming wood stand. 10cm (4in) high. (2). Estimate: HK$220,000 - 300,000, $28,000 - 39,000 - Unsold. Bonhams. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 Dec 2008. Hong Kong. Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved