14 juillet 2012

Chinese cinabar comb. Early 20th century

Chinese cinabar comb. Early 20th century.  Width : 2 3/4 inch - Height : 3 1/4 inch - Depth : 1/8 inch.  Very rare comb featuring a Chinese Heavenly princess incised in cinnabar mineral. http://www.creative-museum.com
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14 juillet 2012

Chinese comb, peony buds motif. China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Chinese comb, peony buds motif. China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911) Width : 5 7/8 inch - Height : 5 3/4 inch - Depth : inch. Finely carved and pierced comb with 3 peony buds on a lacy background edged with lotus flowers. Carved on the reverse side.  http://www.creative-museum.com
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14 juillet 2012

Tortoiseshell comb, dragon motif. China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Tortoiseshell comb, dragon motif. China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911) Width : 3 5/8 inch-Height : 5 1/8 inch-Depth : 1/16 inch. Very finely carved, this comb has a vertical western shape. The dragon is emblematic of China. This motif was in vogue in the 1900s. http://www.creative-museum.com
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14 juillet 2012

Chinese silver comb with flowers. Late 19th century

Chinese silver comb with flowers. Late 19th century Width : 7 1/2 inch-Height : 7 7/8 inch-Depth : 1/8 inch. Rare embossed silver comb with foliage decor. Chinese hallmarks.  http://www.creative-museum.com
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14 juillet 2012

Chinese bronze comb, dragon motif

Chinese bronze comb, dragon motif. Width : 7 1/4 inch-Height : 2 7/8 inch-Depth : 1/8 inch. Verdigris bronze with some gold marks. Dragon motif with the traditional back reverse head. http://www.creative-museum.com
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14 juillet 2012

Chinese tortoiseshell comb, lotus motif. China

Chinese tortoiseshell comb, lotus motif. China.  Width : 8 inch - Height : 6 3/8 inch - Depth : 1/8 inch. Extremely refined large tortoiseshell haircomb. Pierced openwork carved with two lotuses, in a foliage background. http://www.creative-museum.com
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14 juillet 2012

Tortoiseshell comb, ornated with a bird. China.

Tortoiseshell comb, ornated with a bird. China. Width : 16,5 inch-Height : 22 inch-Depth : 0;2 inch. Lovely bird in a lotus flowers and foliage background, cut in a piece of tortoiseshell. Chinese work for western clientele. http://www.creative-museum.com
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14 janvier 2012

Jin-style chased gold comb. Late Ming dynasty

A Jin-style chased gold comb. Late Ming dynasty.  Photo Bonhams The arched frame of the comb with raised repousse band of flowers and birds, the reverse unadorned but for a makers mark reading possibly yong yi and a similarly sized seal reading zu jin; the frame suspending a tortoise-shell comb (minor losses to tooth ends). 5 1/4in (13.5cm) long. Sold for US$5,000 Bonhams. Asian Works of Art, 21 Dec 2011 California, San Francisco www.bonhams.com
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26 décembre 2011

A Jin-style chased gold comb. Late Ming dynasty

A Jin-style chased gold comb. Late Ming dynasty. Photo Bonhams The arched frame of the comb with raised repousse band of flowers and birds, the reverse unadorned but for a makers mark reading possibly yong yi and a similarly sized seal reading zu jin; the frame suspending a tortoise-shell comb (minor losses to tooth ends). 5 1/4in (13.5cm) long - Sold for US$5,000 Bonhams. Asian Works of Art, 21 Dec 2011, California, San Francisco www.bonhams.com
05 juin 2011

'Gifts of the Sultan: The Arts of Giving at the Islamic Courts' @ Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

Shah Jahan Receives the Persian Ambassador, Muhammad Ali Beg. Folio from the Windsor Padshahnama, India, c. 1633. Ink, colors, and gold on paper. 12 5/8 x 8 5/8. The Royal Collection, Windsor. ©2011 Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) presents Gifts of the Sultan: The Arts of Giving at the Islamic Courts, a major international loan exhibition, which explores Islamic art through the universal tradition of gift giving. Many of the most spectacular and historically significant... [Lire la suite]


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