30 août 2017

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Series: Hall of Mental Cultivation of The Palace Museum – Imperial Residence of Eight Emperors

Interior of East Warmth Chamber of the Hall of Mental Cultivation of The Palace Museum – Imperial Residence of Eight Emperors. HONG KONG - Hall of Mental Cultivation (Yangxin Dian) was the living place of the Qing emperors and the political centre of the Qing dynasty. It is one of the mostly visited places in The Palace Museum, and it houses the most well-known and invaluable artefacts relating to the emperors Kangxi, Yongzheng and Qianlong, etc. As the Hall is closed for large-scale renovation, artefacts previously housed in... [Lire la suite]

28 août 2017

Achaemenid Gold Cloisonné Pectoral, 6th-4th century B.C.E.

Achaemenid Gold Cloisonné Pectoral, 6th-4th century B.C.E. Gold and cloisonné, H. 26 cm.; W. 24 cm. © Miho Museum This pectoral is the most splendid example of Achaemenid court jewelry presently known. It comprises three different parts: a collar-like front section that is flat; a long, clasp-like, tubular element that attaches at duck's-head terminals; and a pendant hinged to the front. According to ancient sources, the Achaemenid "Kings of Kings" sometimes honored their followers with jewelry. These gifts befitted not only the... [Lire la suite]
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21 mars 2017

A cloisonné Zun-Form vase, 18th century

Lot 2125. A cloisonné Zun-Form vase, 18th century. Estimate USD 30,000 ~ 40,000. Sold for US$ 35,000 (€32,401). Photo: Bonhams. The sloping sides rise to an angular shoulder below a short, flaring, trumpet neck, the main register of the vase decorated with phoenixes set against a background of peony blossoms and foliage, the shoulder and neck adorned with multi-colored archaistic scrollwork. 12 3/4in (32.4cm) high Note: A very closely related vase, with nearly identical shape and a similar combination... [Lire la suite]
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24 février 2017

Michael C. Hughes LLC at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

A Large Famille Verte Baluster Vase, China, Kangxi Period (1662-1722). Height: 17 1/4 inches © Michael C. Hughes LLC Ming Cloisonné Deep Basin. Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644. Diameter: 15 1/4 inches © Michael C. Hughes LLC Jizhou Wave Vase. Song-Yuan Dynasty, 12th-14th Century. Height: 7 1/4 inches © Michael C. Hughes LLC An Opaque Imperial-Yellow Glass Bottle. Qing Dynasty, 1644-1911. Height: 2 1/2 inches © Michael C. Hughes LLC Michael C. Hughes LLC (New... [Lire la suite]
20 janvier 2017

Two Ming Dynasty's Cloisonné, Vanderven Oriental Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017

Cloisonné Cup and Stand, China, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), mid-16th century. Ø: 14.4 H: 4 cm. Vanderven Oriental Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017.  Provenance: Private Collection, The Netherlands 2014With Spink & Son London, UK 1990  Round Cloisonné Box, China, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), mid-16th century. H: 3,8 cm; Ø: 20,5 cm. Vanderven Oriental Art at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017.  Vanderven Oriental Art. Chinese early ceramics from the Han... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2013

A Rare and Fine Pair of Chinese Cloisonné Caparisoned Elephants, Jiaqing, 1796-1820

A Rare and Fine Pair of Chinese Cloisonné Caparisoned Elephants, Jiaqing, 1796-1820. Photo courtesy Woolley & Wallis ASIAN ART IN LONDON. 31st October - 9th November 2013. ASIAN ART IN LONDON. 31st October - 9th November 2013. John Axford. Phone +44 (0)1722 424 500 - Fax +44 (0)1722 424 508 - Email johnaxford@woolleyandwallis.co.uk - Website www.woolleyandwallis.co.uk
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22 septembre 2013

A very rare pair of magnificent Cong cloisonné vases, China, Qing-dynasty (1644-1911)

A very rare pair of magnificent Cong cloisonné vases, China, Qing-dynasty (1644-1911), Four-character Qianlong-mark. Photo Auktionshaus Stahl. Polychrome cloisonné on a bronze body. Tall rectangular body in square-cut-shape with slightly projecting neck and foot. At all 4 sides of the wall a sumptious decoration in repeated composition but with varying themes: The upper section with architecture in landscape. The lower section with floral depictions and animals, including peaches,... [Lire la suite]
30 juin 2013

A rare and fine pair of Chinese cloisonné caparisoned elephants, Jiaqing, 1796-1820

A rare and fine pair of Chinese cloisonné caparisoned elephants, Jiaqing 1796-1820. Woolley & Wallis. Photo courtesy Woolley & Wallis Asian Art in London 2013. 31 October - 9 November. Woolley & Wallis, 51-61 Castle Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 3SU. Telephone: +44 (0)1722 424 506 - +44 (0)1722 424 508. Contact: John Axford. E-mail: johnaxford@woolleyandwallis.co.uk. Website: http://www.woolleyandwallis.co.uk . Auctions: Asian Art I, Wednesday, 13... [Lire la suite]
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17 février 2013

A very fine cloisonné vase with cover, China, around 1900 (Qing dynasty 1644-1911)

A very fine cloisonné vase with cover, China, around 1900 (Qing-dynasty 1644-1911). Photo Auktionshaus Stahl Blue-white enamelled cloisonné on a copper body. Large ovoid vase with cover with a dense flower decoration on a bright cobalt underground. On a finely carved wooden stand. H. 31,5 cm. Estimation : 900 €Provenance: Two objects from the collection of Curt Rothkegel, acquired in Tsingtau (Qingdao) around 1910 (Lot 855 - 856).Curt Rothkegel (1876-1945) was a German architect, working in China between... [Lire la suite]
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17 février 2013

A cloisonné paperweight for scroll paintings,China, end of 19th cent. (Qing-dynasty 1644-1911)

A cloisonné paperweight for scroll paintings, China, end of 19th cent. (Qing dynasty 1644-1911). Photo Auktionshaus Stahl Polychrome cloisonné on black underground on a copper body. Rectangular weight, the top decorated with a fine ornamental flower pattern. 7 x 11 cm. Estimation : 400 € Auktionshaus Stahl.  Samedi 23 février 2013. Graumannsweg 54 - 22087 Hamburg. Tel. +49 (0) 40 34 34 71
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