24 juillet 2021

Top six Antique glass at Bonhams London, 6 July 2021

Lot 8. A Roman amber glass 'Victory' beaker, Circa early-mid 1st Century A.D.; 6.5cm high. Estimate £20,000 - £30,000. Sold for £ 25,250 (€ 29,517). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Blown in a two-part mould, of cylindrical form with a narrow everted rim, with three registers of decoration divided by horizontal ribs, the upper and lower with six stylised victory wreaths, a pair of opposing palm branches concealing the vertical mould seams, the central register with Greek inscription: ɅABE THИ NEIKHN ('Seize the... [Lire la suite]

27 février 2016

Qianlong mark and period Chinese Glass at Freeman's March 12 2016

LOT 279. A fine Chinese yellow glass octagonal faceted bottle vase, Qianlong four-character wheel-cut mark within a square and of the period. Estimate $30,000-50,000. Photo Freeman's H: 5 3/4 in., 14.5cm.  Provenance: Property from the Andrews family collection, southern Florida. Notes: For two Qianlong-marked examples of similar form, see Christie's Hong Kong, May 28, 2014, Sale 3320, Lot 2916; and Christie's Hong Kong, December 1, 2010, Sale 2831, Lot 2925. For two Yongzheng-marked examples... [Lire la suite]
11 décembre 2015

A green glass brushwasher, China, engraved Guangxu four-character mark and period

Lot 897. A green glass brushwasher, China, engraved Guangxu four-character mark and period. Estimate 600/1000 €. Lot sold 1.000 €. © 2015 Nagel Auctions wood stand - D. 8,2 cm - Minor wear Nagel. "Asian Art", 08/12/2015
17 avril 2015

A pair of green glass double-gourd vases, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 200. A pair of green glass double-gourd vases, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 8 3/4 in. (22.3 cm.) high. Estimate HK$120,000 - HK$180,000 ($15,553 - $23,330). Price Realized HK$150,000 ($19,442). © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each vase is supported on a short foot rising to a compressed globular lower section and an elongated bulbous upper section. The metal is of an even opaque apple-green tone, stands, box (2)  Provenance: Horstmann and Godfrey  Property from the collection of... [Lire la suite]
03 juin 2014

Three centuries of snuff bottles are not to be sniffed at Lyon & Turnbull

 There are 157 bottles in the collection which are made from a wide variety of materials. EDINBURGH.- One of the largest collections of Chinese snuff bottles, valued at £40,000, are for sale at Lyon & Turnbull on the 4th June 2014, spanning three centuries the snuff bottles belong to Mrs Chris Bennett who lives in Perthshire. She started collecting in 1976 with a visit to a local auction, she said “I saw a small painted glass bottle. I bid for it and came away with the bottle in my pocket, having spent all of £3.”  ... [Lire la suite]
31 décembre 2013

Pair of small oblong-shaped pendant earrings adapting probably a vegetation form. Green glass. Vietnam, Đông Sơn Period (Bronze

Pair of small oblong-shaped pendant earrings adapting probably a vegetation form. Green glass. Vietnam, Đông Sơn Period (Bronze Age). Photo courtesy Expertisim Height: 3,5 cm (1-1/3 in.). http://en.expertissim.com

21 juin 2013

Large Chinese Green Peking Glass Plate, Qing Dynasty

Large Chinese Green Peking Glass Plate, Qing Dynasty. Photo courtesy Wensly Auctions Oval Shape with double Dragon on it.13 1/8 x 7 1/2". Estimated Price: $3,000 - $6,000 June 22, 2013, 1:00 PM EST. Miami, FL, USA. Fine Asian Antiques Porcelain, Jewelry collections by Wensly Auctions
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08 mars 2013

A Roman Green Glass Cinerary Urn, circa 1st-2nd Century A.D.

A Roman Green Glass Cinerary Urn, circa 1st-2nd Century A.D. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2012 Free-blown, with ovoid body, concave base, the wide horizontal rim folded under, together with a disc shaped lid with central hollow knob, pinched at the top; 10¼ in. (26 cm.) high - Price Realized: £8,125 Provenance: Private collection, Barcelona, Spain, prior to 1970. Christie's. Antiquities. 25 October 2012 . London, South Kensington.
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01 août 2012

Jar with Design of a Dragon, transparent green glass, overlays in white, brown and red, 18th century

Jar with Design of a Dragon, transparent green glass, overlays in white, brown and red, 18th century. 2 15/16 x 5 3/16 in. (7.4 x 13.2 cm). Gift of Mrs. Edward L. Brewster in memory of Edward L. Brewster, 1993. 47.691. The Walters Art Museum Provenance: Mr. Edward L. Brewster, Pikesville, Maryland; Mrs. Edward L. Brewster, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1993, by gift.
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28 mai 2012

A transparent green glass 'kui dragons' snuff bottle. Imperial glassworks, Beijing, 1720-1770.

A transparent green glass 'kui dragons' snuff bottle. Imperial glassworks, Beijing, 1720-1770. Photo Bonhams 5.12cm high. Lot 34. Sold for HK$ 200,000 Treasury 5, no. 825 透明綠色玻璃夔龍紋鼻煙壺御用玻璃廠,北京,1720~1770A transparent green glass 'happiness' snuff bottleTransparent emerald-green glass with a few small air bubbles; with a flat lip and recessed flat foot surrounded by a protruding rounded footrim; carved on each main side with the character xi ('happiness') made up of four kui dragons sharing two... [Lire la suite]