22 mai 2016

An album with seven sections of a painting, Early 18th century

            Lot 8. An album with seven sections of a painting, Early 18th century. Estimate HK$150,000 - 200,000 (€17,000 - 23,000). Photo: Bonhams. Ink and colour on silk, comprising seven album leaves depicting scenes of the Qing military expedition to Tibet of 1720, leaf four with accompanying separate leaf with a kaishu inscription, detached album cover. Each: 46cm (18 1/8in) x 39.5cm (15 1/2in) (9). Provenance: Lieutenant-Colonel T.S.Cox and thence by... [Lire la suite]
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13 octobre 2015

A large Japanese Imari circular tureen and cover, Edo period, early 18th century

A large Japanese Imari circular tureen and cover, Edo period, early 18th century. Estimate 1,000 — 1,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's each painted in underglaze-blue, iron-red, green, turquoise, yellow and gilding with panels of flowering chrysanthemum, peony and prunus, against a dark blue ground, gilt with whorls beneath a border of leafy branches, the domed cover with button knop. Quantité: 2 - 33cm., 13 in. high PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE TIM CLARKE Sotheby's. Collections, Londres, 27... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2014

A pair of tall Dutch Delft polychrome beaker vases, early 18th century

A pair of tall Dutch Delft polychrome beaker vases, early 18th century. Photo Sotheby's by Pieter Adriaensz Kocx, each ribbed body painted in the 'cashmire' palette with birds on a rock amongst flowering shrubs and insects between lappet borders, iron-red PAK mark for Pieter Adriaensz Kocx, owner of De Grieksche A (The Greek A) factory, one vase restored. Quantité: 2; 43cm., 16 7/8 in. high. Estimation 1,000 — 1,500 GBP Sotheby's. The Gustav Leonhardt Collection, Property from the Bartolotti House, Amsterdam. London | 29 avr. 2014... [Lire la suite]
07 octobre 2012

A Finely Carved Rhinoceros Horn 'Bird and Flowers' Libation Cup. Qing Dynasty, Early 18th Century - Sotheby's

A Finely Carved Rhinoceros Horn 'Bird and Flowers' Libation Cup. Qing Dynasty, Early 18th Century - Photo Sotheby's the exterior carved to resemble a craggy garden rock surrounded by roses bushes with large blossoms and rosehips and a daylily, with a large undercut flowering hibiscus at one end forming the handle, the gnarly branches laden with open blossoms and buds, extending into and spreading across the rim forming a perch for a bird, the horn of a rich reddish brown color, wood... [Lire la suite]
07 octobre 2012

A Rare and Finely Carved 'Dongfang Shuo' Rhinoceros Horn Libation Cup. Qing Dynasty, Early 18th Century

A Rare and Finely Carved 'Dongfang Shuo' Rhinoceros Horn Libation Cup. Qing Dynasty, Early 18th Century - Photo Sotheby's of conical form, carved round the exterior to resemble a gnarled peach tree trunk, the handle at one end formed from a wind-blown figure of Dongfang Shuo holding a fly whisk in one hand, supporting a bough laden with three peaches over his shoulder, standing beneath a flowering leafy branch that grows from one side of the interior and extends half way round the rim, above another... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2009

A pair of green-glazed carved baluster vases. Early 18th century

A pair of green-glazed carved baluster vases. Early 18th century Each with a central register around the exterior finely incised with a dense peony scroll with meandering trellises and blossoming flower heads, the gently flaring neck with a horizontal rib dividing bands of incised lappets, all supported on a spreading foot, covered, except for the foot ring, with a vibrant green glaze. 25.2cm (10in) high. (2). Sold for £28,800 Provenance: purchased at Sotheby's London, 12 December 1989, lot 390The Jarras Collection,... [Lire la suite]

10 avril 2009

A very rare imperial gilt-bronze knife and white jadeite scabbard. Qing dynasty, early 18th century

A very rare imperial gilt-bronze knife and white jadeite scabbard. Qing dynasty, early 18th century the white jadeite scabbard of even tone carved with a intertwining lotus scroll in low-relief, surmounted near the opening by a chilong dragon in high-relief suspending a loose gilt-bronze ring around its neck, the gilt-bronze hilt similarly decorated with matching lotus scrolls, fitted with a green jadeite pommel carved with leiwen, the steel blade cast with a fuller down the middle on each side. 33 cm., 13 in. Estimate... [Lire la suite]
03 janvier 2009

A Pair of Chinese Blue And White Baluster Jars and Covers. Early 18th century

A Pair of Chinese Blue And White Baluster Jars and Covers. Early 18th century each painted with a continuous scene of a boy riding a water buffalo among a rocky and watery landscape, between lappets at the foot and floral sprigs on the neck, with domed covers surmounted by a bud finial. Some restoration. height 13 1/4 in/33.7 cm. Estimate 6,000—8,000 USD Sotheby's. Important Americana. 23 Jan 09. New York. photo courtesy Sotheby's. www.sothebys.com
02 janvier 2009

A Rare Chinese Famille-Verte Figure of Guandi, Early 18th century

A Rare Chinese Famille Verte Figure of Guandi, Early 18th century the general seated upon a rockwork base, gazing defiantly ahead, his right arm raised, dressed in a green-enameled dragon robe with accents picked out in aubergine-pink and lavender-blue, the face and hands unglazed. Minor restoration. 26.7 cm - Estimate 7,000—9,000 USD Sotheby's. Important Americana. 23 Jan 09. New York. photo courtesy Sotheby's. www.sothebys.com
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28 novembre 2008

A rare gilt-bronze and gold-mounted black and gilt Japanese lacquer casket, the mounts by Louis Mailly, Paris (circa 1737-38)

A rare gilt-bronze and gold-mounted black and gilt Japanese lacquer casket, the mounts by Louis Mailly, Paris (circa 1737-38), and with the charge mark of Hubert Louvet, the lacquer Edo period, early 18th century of rectangular form with rounded corners, the top with a shepherd seated on the back of a buffalo playing the pipes watched by a boy with a basket of flowers on his back and with a scythe in his hand, with foliate clasps at each corner, the frieze with sprigs of leaves and with a band of trelliswork enclosing... [Lire la suite]