22 janvier 2021

An Extremely Rare and Important Pair of Chinese Export Elephant-form Tureens, Covers and Stands, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period,

Lot 439. An Extremely Rare and Important Pair of Chinese Export Elephant-form Tureens, Covers and Stands, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period, circa 1770; length of tureen 6 3/8 in.; 16.2 cm. Estimate: 70,000 - 100,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each tureen delicately modeled as a recumbent elephant with the head turned to one side tucked snugly into the body with the trunk coiled, molded overall with naturalistic folds in the hide, the cover surmounted by a finial in the form of... [Lire la suite]

22 janvier 2021

A Fine and Rare Chinese Export Goose-form Tureen and Cover, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period, circa 1770

Lot 441. A Fine and Rare Chinese Export Goose-form Tureen and Cover, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period, circa 1770; height 16 in.; 40.6 cm. Estimate: 80,000 - 120,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. naturalistically and boldly modeled, the raised head supported by a long curving neck, the body finely enameled with sepia plumage, the folded wings molded with overlapping feathers in green, turquoise, iron-red, and sepia with details picked out in gilding, the webbed feet tucked under the body. Property of... [Lire la suite]
03 janvier 2021

An English Delftware blue and white colander bowl, Circa 1770, London or Bristol

Lot 28. An English Delftware blue and white colander bowl, Circa 1770, London or Bristol; 21.5cm. diameter, 8 1/2 in. Estimate: 400 - 600 GBP. Lot sold: 504 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. of typical form, the concave upper surface pierced with concentric apertures, painted with trailing branches below a bronw lined rim. Property of a descendant of William Beckford & The Dukes of Hamilton. Sotheby's. Royal & Noble. London, 7 January 2021
04 mai 2020

A gilt-bronze figure of Amitayus, Qianlong period, circa 1770

Lot 162. A gilt bronze figure of Amitayus, Qianlong period, circa 1770; 20,4cm high. Estimate HK$80,000 - 120,000. Sold for HK$ 100,000 (€ 11,862). Photo: Bonhams. Cast seated in dhyanasana on a rectangular plinth with foliate edges and a long cloth draped over the front, the back fitted with a separate flaming mandorla, the Bodhisattva with hands held in dhyana mudra, wearing robes draped over one shoulder and a foliate crown, the face with a serene expression, with a four-character inscription on the... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2017

Aronson Antiquairs at TEFAF New York Fall 2017

Pair of blue and white bowl and cover flower vases, Delft, circa 1695. Delftware, 29.2 x 29.5 cm (11.5 x 11.6 in.). Each marked 'AK' in blue for Adrianus Kocx, who was the owner of De Grieksche A (The Greek A) factory from 1686 to 1701. © Aronson Antiquairs Provenance: A Dutch Noble collection Pair of Polychrome Figures of Seated Dogs, Delft, circa 1770. Delftware. Heights 20.1 and 20.4 cm (7.9 and 8 in.). © Aronson Antiquairs Provenance: Private collection, Belgium ... [Lire la suite]
05 avril 2016

An 18th century diamond and ruby brooch

Lot 6. An 18th century diamond and ruby brooch. Estimate £2,200 – £3,000 ($3,126 - $4,263). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The floral spray with foiled ruby and table and rose-cut diamond cluster flowerheads, and table-cut diamond foliate detail, in silver mount, circa 1770, later brooch fitting, 5.0cm Christie's. JEWELLERY, 6 April 2016, London, South Kensington
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22 février 2016

Oliver Forge & Brendan Lynch Ltd at Asia Week New York 2016

Bhils Hunting Deer at Night by Faizullah, Lucknow, circa 1770. Opaque watercolor with gold on paper. Signed in nastal'iq script; 10 1/8 by 6 5/8 inches (25.7 by 16.8 cm) painting; 14 1/4 by 10 5/8 inches (36.2 by 27 cm) folio © Oliver Forge & Brendan Lynch Ltd Ramjidas Chatera, Maharaja Sawai Madho Singhji in durbar with his ministers, Jaipur, India, dated 1765 A.D. 19 3/8 by 12 3/4 inches (41.9 by 32.4 cm) © Oliver Forge & Brendan Lynch Ltd   The... [Lire la suite]
23 janvier 2016

A rare famille rose European couple, circa 1770

Lot 159. A rare famille rose European couple, circa 1770. Estimate: $15,000-25,000. Price Realized $43,750 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each wearing a colorful costume and holding a posy, the gentleman with his arm around the lady - 9 in. (23 cm.) high Provenance: The Collection of Mildred R. and Rafi Y. Mottahedeh; Sotheby's, New York, 19 October 2000, lot 409. Literature: D. Howard and J. Ayers, China for the West: Chinese Porcelain and Other Decorative Arts for Export Illustrated from... [Lire la suite]
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08 juillet 2015

A late Louis XV ormolu-mounted Chinese celadon crackle-glazed porcelain two-handled vase

A late Louis XV ormolu-mounted Chinese celadon crackle-glazed porcelain two-handled vase. The mounts attributed to Jean-Claude-Thomas Duplessis, circa 1770, the porcelain 18th century. Estimate: £700,000-1,000,000 ($1,089,200 - $1,556,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The domed lid formed of an inverted shallow dish surmounted by a foliate and egg-and-dart cast cover with berried finial, flanked by twinned square-section panelled handles with pinecone bosses and foliate patera finials, issuing from a Greek-key frieze,... [Lire la suite]
21 juin 2015

A magnificent pair of George III period ormolu-mounted Coromandel lacquer and black gilt-japanned serpentine commodes

Francis Seymour, 1st Marquess of Hertford's magnificent pair of George III period ormolu-mounted Coromandel lacquer and black gilt-japanned serpentine commodes. Attributed to Pierre Langlois, English, circa 1770.  Photo courtesy Godson & Coles Each veneered overall with panels of Chinese incised ‘Coromandel ‘ lacquer, bordered with japanned foliate trails, the shaped top with serpentine front and sides divided into six panels of rocks, birds and flowers above a gadrooned band, one side decorated with... [Lire la suite]