03 janvier 2014

A black and white jade parrot, 18th-19th century

A black and white jade parrot, 18th-19th century. Photo courtesy Bonhams. The plump bird carved with spindly legs tucked up against a puffed out chest flanked by finely detailed wings and talons, the details utilizing the variegated colors of the stone. 2 3/4 in (7cm) high. Sold for US$ 3,500 (€2,567) Property from the Collection of Emmanuel Gran, by DescentBonhams. FINE CHINESE WORKS OF ART, San Francisco, 17 Dec 2013 - www.bonhams.com
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22 novembre 2013

A black and white jade ‘Goldfish’ snuff bottle, attributed to Suzhou, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

A black and white jade ‘Goldfish’ snuff bottle, attributed to Suzhou, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Photo courtesy Sotheby's.  together with a watercolour illustration by Peter Suart;.6 cm., 2 5/8 in. - watercolour 40.7 by 33 cm., 16 by 13 1/8 in. Estimation 180,000 — 220,000 HKDProvenance: Sotheby’s New York, 27th June 1986, lot 91.Arts of China, Hong Kong, 1988.Exposition: Robert Kleiner, Boda Yang, and Clarence F. Shangraw, Chinese Snuff Bottles: A Miniature Art from the Collection of George and Mary... [Lire la suite]

18 novembre 2013

A black and white jade ‘Immortals at play’ snuff bottle, Suzhou, Qing Dynasty, 18th-19th century

A black and white jade ‘Immortals at play’ snuff bottle, Suzhou, Qing Dynasty, 18th-19th century. Photo courtesy Sotheby's 7.2 cm., 2 3/4 in. Estimation 1,000,000 — 1,200,000 HKDProvenance: The D.A. Ionides Will Trust.Christie's London, 11th/13th June 1990, lot 522.Exposition: Kleine Schätze aus China. Snuff bottles—Sammlung von Mary und George Bloch erstmals in Österreich, Creditanstalt, Vienna, 1993.Robert Kleiner, Boda Yang, and Clarence F. Shangraw, Chinese Snuff Bottles: A Miniature Art from the Collection of George... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2009

A black and white jade ram group. Qing dynasty, 18th century

A black and white jade ram group. Qing dynasty, 18th century finely and cleverly carved using the contrasting tones of the stone with a large recumbent ram with its two young at its side. 5.4cm., 2 1/8 in. Est. 4,000—6,000 GBP. Lot Sold 17,500 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 13 May 09. London www.sothebys.com
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