06 janvier 2017

Wen Zhengming (Chinese, 1470 - 1559), Landscape in Rain, c. 1500-1559, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Wen Zhengming (Chinese, 1470 - 1559), Landscape in Rain, c. 1500-1559, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Fan. Ink on paper. H. 5 3/4 in x W. 16 1/2 in, H. 14.5 cm x W. 42 cm (image); H. 13 1/4 in x W. 24 in, H. 33.7 cm x W. 61 cm (overall). Museum purchase, B79D20 © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture This scene depicts a quiet river landscape. The details of the distant mountains and the boat are intentionally softened to make them look as if they were being viewed through a... [Lire la suite]

27 janvier 2016

Fan, 1760s, Netherlands

Fan, 1760s, Netherlands. Leaf hand-painted with garden, fruit and human figures; open-work ivory sticks with silver and gold inlay. 28.0cm (length) / 51.0cm (width). AC5778 88-19-7. ©The Kyoto Costume Institute, photo by Toru Kogure. The entire leaf of this folding fan is illustrated with precise figures of Rococo period courtiers relaxing in a garden. The ivory sticks are decorated with elaborate open-work and silver and gold decoration. This fan provides proof of the high quality of craftwork in the period. ... [Lire la suite]
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05 novembre 2013

Li Shida [Li Shih-ta] (c.1549 - c.1621), 'Returning Home in Wind and Snow', 1612

Li Shida [Li Shih-ta] (c.1549 - c.1621), 'Returning Home in Wind and Snow', 1612. Photo courtesy Kaikodo Folding fan, ink and colour on gold-surfaced paper. Dimensions: 19 x 48 cm. (7 1/2 x 19 in.). Artist’s seal: Shida.  ASIAN ART IN LONDON. 31st October - 9th November 2013. Kaikodo. Fans of Chinese Painting. Howard Rogers, Mary Ann Rogers, Carol Conover. Phone +01 (0)808 960 5859 - London Phone +44 (0)207 493 3249... [Lire la suite]
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28 avril 2011

A rare ivory and tortoiseshell hand screen & two tortoiseshell brisé monogrammed fans

A rare ivory and tortoiseshell hand screen in the shape of a butterfly. Late 19th century. photo Bonhams The wings of tortoiseshell carved with four butterflies within scrolling flowers and leaves, so elaborately carved that the butterflies are loose and only held in place by fronds of plants, the body and handle of ivory, fitted case, lucite stand. The guardstick 25cm (10in) high (3). Estimate: £8,000 - 12,000, HKD 100,000 - 150,000, $ 13,000 - 20,000 A tortoiseshell brisé monogrammed fan. Mid 19th century. photo Bonhams ... [Lire la suite]
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07 mai 2010

Lavender jadeite @ Sotheby's, Hong Kong, 07 Apr 10

Pair of jadeite, lavender jadeite and diamond 'fan' brooches. photo Sotheby's Comprising of two carved fans, one of translucent apple green colour with splashes of emerald green, and the other of translucent lavender tone, the edges decorated by swags of brilliant-cut damonds, mounted in 18 karat white gold. (2) - fans approximately 35.40 x 53.37 x 5.78mm and 40.68 x 59.10 x 6.28mm. Est. 75,000—100,000 HKD. Lot Sold 93,750 HKD NOTE: Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory certificates numbered KJ 43486 and KJ... [Lire la suite]
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23 juillet 2008

Two 18th/19th century Chinese fans

Two 18th/19th century Chinese fans One with carved ivory guards and painted ivory sticks, with a paper leaf depicting three Chinese figures and foliage, (28cm), boxed; the other with a perforated paper lace edging to leaf which is hand painted in gray, black and white, with a sea scape and Chinese figures attached to later simulated tortoiseshell plastic sticks and guards, (27.5cm), (some damage to leaf on both fans).(2 + box). Estimate: £100 - 200 Provenance: From the Papillon Estate, Crowhurst Park, Sussex. (Copyright... [Lire la suite]
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23 juillet 2008

An 18th century Chinese fan

An 18th century Chinese fan In the cabriolet style of having two concentric leaves on the same sticks, the leaves depicting Chinese figures, many holding fans, with raised ivory faces; the reverse leaf with Chinese landscapes and foliage, to finely carved mother of pearl sticks and guards; the 5th stick from the right is broken and missing a piece and the leaf above split; in a floral painted fan box. (1 + box). 28cm - Estimate: £150 - 200  (Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights... [Lire la suite]
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