08 avril 2018

A blue and white brush holder, Joseon Dynasty, (19th century)

Lot 136. A blue and white brush holder, Joseon Dynasty, (19th century); 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2018. Cylindrical form with a recessed base, decorated in underglaze-blue with two flying cranes and stylized clouds, double lines at the mouth rim and base, applied with a glossy transparent glaze. Christie's. Japanese and Korean Art, New York, 18 April 2018
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04 janvier 2018

A rare moulded ‘Longquan’ celadon brush holder, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 261. A rare moulded ‘Longquan’ celadon brush holder, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 9.5cm., 3 3/4 in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 20,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the cylindrical body divided into six lobes and supported on a stepped plinth, moulded to the exterior with three scaly dragons pacing amongst blooming leafy lotus, the top pierced with six circular apertures around a round medallion, covered overall in a sea-green glaze. Provenance: The Hong Rui Tang Collection.Sotheby's London, 5th... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2017

Brush holder with lotus decoration, Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392–1910), mid-19th century

  Brush holder with lotus decoration, Korea, Joseon dynasty (1392–1910), mid-19th century. Porcelain with openwork design. H. 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm); Diam. 5 1/4 in. (13.3 cm). Hewitt Fund, 1911, 11.142.1 © 2000–2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art.  Scholarly men of the Joseon dynasty collected and used tasteful accessories, such as this piece and the water droppers, for writing or painting. The lotus is an emblem of the Confucian scholar aptly used here to ornament an object for his study.
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04 décembre 2011

A rare mammoth ivory brush holder. Ming dynasty (1368-1644).

A rare mammoth ivory brush holder. Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Photo Czerny's Finely moulded according to the natural shape of the material. Depicting the effigy of a savant. Small parts worn. 10 cm. Estimate 3000.00 | 3200.00 € CZERNY'S INTERNATIONAL AUCTION HOUSE 11 december 2011. Ltd. P.zza V. Veneto, 17-19 19038 Sarzana (Sp) Italy. Tel.: +39 0187 69 13 76 Fax: +39 0187 69 27 03 info@czernys.com
18 novembre 2011

Transitional blue and white slender cylindrical brush holder. Circa 1640

Transitional blue and white slender cylindrical brush holder. Circa 1640. Photo Bonhams Delicately pencilled on one side with a boy riding a buffalo beside a large cluster of pine issuing from the banks of a river within delicately incised brocade-style borders, wood stand. 14.5cm (5¾in) high (2). Sold for £25,000 Provenance: George and Cornelia Wingfield-Digby, Dorset, purchased from S.Marchant and Son, London, 1975S.Marchant and Son, LondonThe Harriet Szechenyi Collection, SwitzerlandExhibited: S.Marchant and Son, Ming... [Lire la suite]
02 novembre 2011

A Transitional blue and white slender cylindrical brush holder. Circa 1640

A Transitional blue and white slender cylindrical brush holder. Circa 1640.  Photo Bonhams Delicately pencilled on one side with a boy riding a buffalo beside a large cluster of pine issuing from the banks of a river within delicately incised brocade-style borders, wood stand. 14.5cm  (5¾in) high (2). Estimate: £10,000 - 12,000, CNY 99,000 - 20,000, HK$ 120,000 - 140,000 Provenance: George and Cornelia Wingfield-Digby, Dorset, purchased from S.Marchant and Son,  London, 1975S.Marchant and Son, LondonThe Harriet... [Lire la suite]
24 novembre 2010

Chinese Glass @ Bonhams, Hong Kong

A rare red glass bottle vase. Yongzheng four-character wheel-cut mark and of the period. photo Bonhams Of sumptuous globular form, skilfully moulded with a raised ridge at the shoulder and surmounted by a tall tapering neck, the glass of a rich mottled red colour suffused with bubbles and inclusions. 23cm high. Sold for HK$1,560,000 Provenance: Ashkenazie & Co., San Francisco, 12 May 1988.Illustrated 出版: A Chorus of Colors, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, 1995, pp.50-51, no.24R.Kleiner, Chinese Snuff Bottles... [Lire la suite]