23 juin 2015

A parcel gilt and enameled archer's ring, Qianlong period

A parcel gilt and enameled archer's ring, Qianlong period. Sold for US$ 23,750 (€21,197). Photo: Bonhams. The exterior finely executed in an openwork archaic bronze style band of split-tailed zoomorphs, each body composed of interlocking geometric spirals enclosed by narrow bands of kui-dragons on a green enameled border. 1 1/4in (3.2cm) high Bonhams. FINE CHINESE WORKS OF ART AND PAINTINGS, 23 Jun 2015 10:00 PDT - SAN FRANCISCO
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21 avril 2015

A Mughal gem-set ivory Archer's Ring; and a Mughal jade Archer's Ring, India, 18th-19th Century

A Mughal gem-set ivory Archer's Ring; and a Mughal jade Archer's Ring, India, 18th-19th Century. Estimate £2,500 - 3,000 (€3,500 - 4,200). Photo Bonhams. each of typical form; the ivory ring with tapering protruding front, set with rubies, emeralds and diamonds in gold in the form of a floral spray; the jade ring of pale green colour, carved in low relief with floral and foliate motifs - ivory ring 4.4 cm., jade ring 4 cm. (length)(2) Bonhams. ISLAMIC AND INDIAN ART, 21 Apr 2015 10:30 BST... [Lire la suite]
03 mars 2015

A rare Imperial yellow jade archer's ring inscribed with a poem by the QIanlong emperor, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

A rare Imperial yellow jade archer's ring inscribed with a poem by the Qianlong emperor, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. of characteristic cylindrical shape, the exterior incised with a flower (identified as Hosta Plantaginea aschers), accompanied by a poem written by the Qianlong Emperor, well worn with areas of russet inclusions - Diameter 1 in., 2.5 cm Notes: English translation of the inscription: The ‘Jade Hairpin’ Poem* Of... [Lire la suite]
17 février 2014

Chinese rock crystal archer's ring, Qing dynasty

Chinese rock crystal archer's ring, Qing dynasty. Photo Freeman's  The ring with bevelled edges, exterior carved with a continuous landscape and a fu beast. H: 7/8 inches D: 1 1/4 inches. Estimate $500-800 Freeman's. ASIAN ARTS. Saturday, March 15 at 10am - www.freemansauction.com
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17 février 2014

Fine Chinese carved tourmaline archer's ring, Qing dynasty

Fine Chinese carved tourmaline archer's ring, Qing dynasty. Photo Freeman's Circular cross section retaining its organic form at bevelled edges, carved in low relief with fu bats among clouds. D: 1 1/4 inches. Estimate $1,000-1,500  Freeman's. ASIAN ARTS. Saturday, March 15 at 10am - www.freemansauction.com
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17 février 2014

Chinese white jade archer's ring

Chinese white jade archer's ring. Photo Freeman's  Relief carved and inscribed, slightly concave on top edge, jade with two slight fissure near base. D: 1 1/8 inches. Estimate $3,000-5,000  Freeman's. ASIAN ARTS. Saturday, March 15 at 10am - www.freemansauction.com
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09 août 2013

A GEM-SET JADE ARCHER'S RING, INDIA, CIRCA 1800

A GEM-SET JADE ARCHER'S RING, INDIA, CIRCA 1800. Photo courtesy Sotheby's the pale grey jade of typical form inlaid with foliate gold tendrils issuing kundan-set buds and flowerheads of emerald and ruby encircling a central cut-diamond; 4.5cm. Lot Sold: 5,000 GBPSotheby's. Arts of The Islamic World. London | 06 Apr 2011 - www.sothebys.com
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29 septembre 2012

A rare and important Mughal jade Archer's ring inscribed 'Akbar Shah', India, dated 1009 AH/1600-1 AD

A rare and important Mughal jade Archer's ring inscribed 'Akbar Shah', India, dated 1009 AH/1600-1 AD - Photo Sotheby's of characteristic form, composed of a light green jade with slight brown inclusions, engraved on the shaped outer face with 'Akbar Shah 1009' within a lobed medallion; 4.5cm. Estimation: 30,000 - 50,000 GBP NOTE DE CATALOGUE: inscriptions'Akbar Shah 1009 [AH] (1600-1 AD) Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World. London | 03 oct.... [Lire la suite]
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16 juin 2012

Sotheby's Paris Asian Art Sale totals $13.4 million; Record for Qing porcelain at Sotheby's France

A very rare Qianlong blue-and-white porcelain six-necked vase. Sold for: €1,207,150  ($1.513.078). Photo: Sotheby's PARIS.- The sale of Asian Art at Sotheby’s Paris totalled €10,688,875 ($13.397.757), surpassing presale high expectations (estimate of €3.5-4.9 million*). The auction established extremely strong sell through rates of 75.3% sold by lot and 90.2% sold by value. 72% of lots were sold above their high estimate.  The €10.7m ($13.4m) total marks the sixth time in a row that a sale of Asian Art at Sotheby’s Paris... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2011

The Melikian Collection of chinese amber @ Bonhams

A carved amber group of playful children. 18th Century. Photo Bonhams Depicting five little boys teasing a cat that sits on a drum while another cat nestles to one side, the amber of dark honey brown hue with some incised details and deep fissure lines. 3 1/3in (8.5cm) long - Estimate: US$6,000 - 9,000 Property from the Melikian Collection, Phoenix, Arizona A carved amber figure of a Chinese gentleman. Photo Bonhams With his chest and belly exposed, his face with a grimace, his long queue extending down his back. 4 3/8in... [Lire la suite]
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