11 mai 2018

The Eyrie-Rockefeller 'Buddhist Lion’ Carpet, Ningxia, North China, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period, First Quarter 18th Century

Lot 992. The Eyrie-Rockefeller 'Buddhist Lion’ Carpet, Ningxia, North China, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period, First Quarter 18th Century. Approximately 13 ft. 8 in. x 14 ft. 11 in. (417 cm. x 455 cm.) Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 225,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  With a central pinched cartouche containing two circling 'Buddhist lions’ around a brocade ball amidst auspicious emblems on a maize-colored field of peony scroll within rosette and meandering key-fret... [Lire la suite]

20 janvier 2018

A very large pair of iron-red and underglaze blue jars and covers, Kangxi period, first quarter 18th century

Lot 22. A very large pair of iron-red and underglaze blue jars and covers, Kangxi period, first quarter 18th century; 24 ¼ in. (61.5 cm.) high, overall. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 56,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 With bands of petal-shaped panels enclosing landscape vignettes, the collar of scrollwork, and the domed covers of conforming decoration with underglaze blue knop finial. Provenance: The Benjamin F. Edwards III Collection of Chinese Export Porcelain,... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2016

A very large pair of iron-red and underglaze blue jars and covers, first quarter 18th century

Lot 346. A very large pair of iron-red and underglaze blue jars and covers, first quarter 18th century. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2016. With bands of petal-shaped panels enclosing landscape vignettes, the collar of scrollwork, and the domed covers of conforming decoration with underglaze blue knop finial - 24 ¼ in. (61.5 cm.) high, overall  Provenance: The Benjamin F. Edwards III Collection of Chinese Export Porcelain, Christie's New York, 22 January 2002, lot... [Lire la suite]
11 octobre 2008

A pair of Italian late baroque giltwood mirrors. Venice, first quarter 18th century

A pair of Italian late baroque giltwood mirrors. Venice, first quarter 18th century. Photo: Courtesy Sotheby's the shaped plate within a molded border decorated with floral and foliate motifs, the lower rail centered by a mask. 87 cm; 44 cm. Estimate 7,000—10,000 USD Sotheby's. The Foster-Gwin Collection. 24 Oct 08. New York - www.sothebys.com