07 novembre 2016

A gilt silver-inlaid box and cover, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 141. A gilt silver-inlaid box and cover, Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 25,000 (USD 18,690 - USD 31,150). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016.  The box is in the shape of a ruyi. The top is inset in coral, mother-of-pearl and semi-precious stones with a central shou character surrounded by five bats wu fu, all on a filigree geometric ground. 3 ½ in. (9 cm.) wide.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 8 November 2016, London,... [Lire la suite]
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31 octobre 2010

A rare silver- and gilt silver-inlaid cast bronze 'Shou' jar, China, Xuande four-character mark, Kangxi period

A rare silver-and gilt silver-inlaid cast bronze 'Shou' jar, China, Xuande four-character mark, Kangxi period. photo courtesy Nagel of archaic 'pou' form, the rounded sides supported on a low splayed foot rising to a short neck with squated everted rim, decorated with inlaid. H. 18,5 cm - Estimate 6 000 / 10 000 € Provenance: From an old private European collection - See. Sotheby's Hongkong, 8.10.2006, Lot 1154 Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 4th 2010 www.auction.de