12 janvier 2018

Coupe libatoire en corne de rhinoceros, Chine, Dynastie Qing, XVIII-XIXe siècle

Lot 358. Coupe libatoire en corne de rhinocéros, Chine, Dynastie Qing, XVIII-XIXe siècle; 8,2 cm, 3 1/4 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 EUR. Lot sold 10,000 EUR. Photo: Sotheby's 2008 délicatement sculptée sur l'extérieur de chilong et de fleurs de magnolias, la corne avec une riche patine brune. A carved rhinoceros horn libation cup, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Sotheby's. Asian Arts, Paris, 12 Jun 2008

12 janvier 2018

Coupe libatoire en corne de rhinoceros, Chine, Dynastie Qing, XIXe siècle

Lot 357. Coupe libatoire en corne de rhinoceros, Chine, Dynastie Qing, XIXe siècle; hauteur 9 cm (hors socle), H.3 1/2 in. (w/o base). Estimate 12,000 — 18,000 EUR. Lot sold 24,750  EUR. Photo: Sotheby's 2008 sculptée à décor archaïsant de trois qilong, l'un formant l'anse, la tête et les pattes griffues posées sur la bordure, une frise géométrique similaire des deux côtés de la bordure, la base marquée; sur un socle en bois sculpté de pins et de lingzhi. ... [Lire la suite]
19 décembre 2017

A fine light amber rhinoceros horn libation cup with four immortals and prunus, bamboo and pine with magnolia and rocks, 17th ce

Lot 264. A fine light amber rhinoceros horn libation cup with four immortals and prunus, bamboo and pine with magnolia and rocks, 17th century. L.14/H.12,6(20,6 cm). Estimate 20,000/30,000 €. Lot sold 40.000 €. Courtesy Nagel finely carved wood stand. Polished chips to mouth rim, very slightly chipped, fine age cracks.  Provenance: Property from an old German private collection, bought prior 1990. Note: Cf. T. Fok, Connoisseurship of Rhinoceros Horn Carving in China, Hong Kong, 1999, p. 207, no.... [Lire la suite]
12 décembre 2017

An extraordinary finely carved rhinoceros horn libation cup, 17th-18th century

Lot 25. An extraordinary finely carved rhinoceros horn libation cup, 17th-18th century. H 11,5 - B 15 - D 10,5 cm - Weight: 467g. Courtesy Carlo Bonte the flaring sides finely carved in partial openwork with scholars strolling underneath trees in a rocky landscape and a fishing boat by the shore, a large rock to the inside upon which grows a pine tree, the flat base carved with stylised waves. Art Asiatique chez Salle des Ventes Carlo Bonte, 20 8000 Brugge (Belgique), le 12 Décembre 2017 à 10h00
29 novembre 2017

An important european private collection of exceptional rhinoceros horn carvings sold at Bonhams Hong Kong, 28 nov 2017

Photo: Bonhams. Lot 48. An exceptionally rare rhinoceros horn 'boys and goat' libation cup, 17th-18th century. Estimate HK$500,000 - 800,000 (US$64,000 - 100,000). Sold for HK$ 3,700,000 (€398,943). Photo: Bonhams. Exquisitely carved as a naturalistic large lotus leaf flaring towards the rim to form a deep vessel, the exterior further carved with smaller leafy branches of lotus bud and lotus leaves, all borne on long stems grasped by two men with one men sitting on a recumbent goat and the other accompanied by a boy,... [Lire la suite]
26 octobre 2017

A carved rhinoceros horn libation cup, Qing Dynasty, 17th-18th Century

Lot175. A carved rhinoceros horn libation cup, Qing Dynasty, 17th-18th Century. Estimate 7,000 — 9,000 USD. Lot sold 22,800 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the tapered cup finely carved on the exterior with a scholar seated on a rock beneath a tree next to a flowing stream, his attendant appearing from behind another tree carrying a ruyi sceptre, all beneath wispy clouds and a flying crane at the rim, the handle formed by the trunks of two trees growing from a rocky cliff and overhanging... [Lire la suite]

07 septembre 2017

Rhinoceros horn cup with phoenix, lotus, peonies, chrysanthemum, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Rhinoceros horn cup with phoenix, lotus, peonies, chrysanthemum, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), 9.2 × 18.3 × 10.6 cm. Felton Bequest, 1947; 632-D4 © National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
24 juillet 2017

A finely carved rhinoceros horn libation cup, Late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th century

Lot 4163. A finely carved rhinoceros horn libation cup, Late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th century, 8 1/4 in. (21 cm.) across. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,500,000. Price realised HKD 3,860,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The cup is crisply carved in high relief around the sides to represent a steep cliff face with clusters of pine and wutong trees, above a stream in the foreground meandering through jagged rocks. The handle is formed by a large pierced and carved pine tree... [Lire la suite]
17 juillet 2017

A small rhinoceros horn libation cup, 17th century

Lot 4. A small rhinoceros horn libation cup, 17th century, 2¾ in. (7 cm.) wide. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000. Price realised GBP 25,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The octagonal vessel supported on a short recessed foot, the rim finely carved with a thin key-fret band, and with a loop handle to one side, the striated horn of a rich brown colour.  Provenance: The Van Veen Collection, Holland.Christie's London, 12 May 2009, lot 26.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and... [Lire la suite]
17 juillet 2017

A rhinoceros horn libation cup, 17th century

Lot 11. A rhinoceros horn libation cup, 17th century, 5 3/8 in. (13.7 cm.) wide, carved wood stand. Estimate GBP 100,000 - GBP 150,000. Price realised GBP 109,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The deep flaring sides carved and pierced to the exterior with two gnarled branches forming the handle, with blossoming prunus branches around the sides and bottom forming the base, the inner mouth rim with a key-fret band, the horn of a dark brown tone.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]