02 juillet 2016

A Roman amber glass Harvest beaker, circa 1st century A.D.

Lot 241. A Roman amber glass Harvest beaker, circa 1st century A.D. Estimate £50,000 – £80,000 ($66,500 - $106,400). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The body blown into a two-part mould, decorated with two bands of scrolling ivy leaves and grape clusters, two ribbed bands below, around the middle and above, the separate base plate decorated with a thick concentric circle on the underside; 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm.) high Provenance: Acquired prior to 1998. Exhibited: The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Made by... [Lire la suite]

02 juillet 2016

A Roman amber glass cup signed by Ennion, circa first half of the 1st century A.D.

Lot 240. A Roman amber glass cup signed by Ennion, circa first half of the 1st century A.D. Estimate £200,000 – £300,000 ($266,000 - $399,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Blown in a three-part mould, two vertical sections for the sides and one for the lower body and base, the sides decorated with an animal frieze consisting of four pairs of confronting animals either side of a vertical palmette with out-turned leaves, a bull and a lion, two cockerels, a hare and a dog and two birds, perhaps crows, between two... [Lire la suite]
22 septembre 2012

An amber glass waterpot. Qing dynasty, 18th century

An amber glass waterpot. Qing dynasty, 18th century. Photo Sotheby's the bulbous body crisply molded in relief with prunus blossoms extending around the sides to a branch of blooming peonies, the walls formed with an outer layer of amber glass and an inner layer of pale yellow-green glass, wood stand (2). Width 2 1/2 in., 6.4 cm. Estimation: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Unsold PROVENANCE: Sydney L. Moss, London. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York | 11 sept.... [Lire la suite]
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01 août 2012

Bowl with Design of Flowering Peony, wheelcut and etched transparent amber glass , 1735-1795

Bowl with Design of Flowering Peony, wheelcut and etched transparent amber glass , 1735-1795. 3 x 6 in. (7.7 x 15.2 cm). Gift of Mrs. Edward L. Brewster in memory of Edward L. Brewster, 1993. 47.679. The Walters Art Museum Provenance: Mr. Edward L. Brewster, Pikesville, Maryland; Mrs. Edward L. Brewster, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1993, by gift.
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27 mai 2012

An amber glass lobed octagonal bottle-shaped vase. 18th century

An amber glass lobed octagonal bottle-shaped vase. 18th century. Photo Bonhams Blown and moulded from an unusually thick lustrous glass of amber tone, the lobed body carefully finished, the entire body kneaded with gold flakes, carved Qianlong four-character mark.39.4cm high. Lot 97? Sold for AU$ 11,400  Bonhams. 27 May 2012 10 a.m. Sydney, Byron Kennedy Hall. Asian Art
22 novembre 2011

An amber-coloured glass vase, 20th century

An amber-coloured glass vase, 20th century. Photo Lempertz the whole body covered with lotus petals. At the base four-character mark Qianlong.  H 16,3 cm. Estimate 700 € Lempertz. Auction 991 Asian Art. December 9, 2011 www.lempertz-online.de
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17 mars 2011

Shopping of Chinese Glass @ Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers

Rare set of eight Chinese simulated coral glass immortal figures, 19th century. Courtesy Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers Tall coral-tone figures representing the eight Taoist immortals mounted over wood stands. Glass H: 9 in. Pits and pores to glass likely intended to mimic coral surface; one figure repaired / rebuilt at ankle level; very small chip to nose of one figure and small chip to drapery at foot of another. Estimate $15,000-30,000 PROVENANCE:  Property from the Ina and Sandford Gadient Collection of Fine... [Lire la suite]
05 novembre 2010

Three Chinese glass vase, two are incised Qianlong four-character mark and of the period

A purplish glass faceted vase. Incised Qianlong four-character mark and of the period © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd The pear-shaped ten-faceted vase with a tall neck, the facets divided by raised ribs, supported on a short slightly-spreading foot, the semi-transparent glass of deep purple-blue tone; 23cm (9in) high - Estimate: £5,000 - 8,000, HK$ 61,000 - 98,000, USD 7,900 - 13,000 Provenance: an English private collection, purchased by the father of the present owner between 1918-1939. A transparent amber... [Lire la suite]