09 décembre 2018

An ormolu-mounted famille verte porcelain vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 123. An ormolu-mounted famille verte porcelain vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Hauteur totale : 47 cm (18 1/2 in.). Estimate: €1,500 - €2,000 (US$1,694 - US$2,259). Invendu. © Artcurial De forme quadrangulaire, les quatre faces à décor d'oiseaux, insectes, pivoines, magnolias, lotus et prunus en fleurs, monture en bronze doré ; col coupé, base percée et manques d'émail. Artcurial. Vente Art d’Asie - 10 décembre 2018

09 décembre 2018

A pair of blue and white ormolu-mounted porcelain vases, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 58. A pair of blue and white ormolu-mounted porcelain vases, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). H. : 46 cm (18 in.). Estimate: €4,000 - €6,000 (US$4,519 - US$6,779). Vendu 7 800 €. © Artcurial. De forme balustre, la panse décorée de fleurs et feuillages, l'épaulement et le pied ornés de fleurs dans des cartouches en forme de pétales en léger relief, le col agrémenté de trois registres de feuilles, monture en bronze, montés en lampe ; un vase avec un fêle, trous sur la panse des deux vases pour les... [Lire la suite]
30 décembre 2017

A pair of ormolu-mounted flambé-glazed bottle vases, 18th century

Lot 224. A pair of ormolu-mounted flambé-glazed bottle vases, 18th century; 8¼ in. (20.8 cm.) high overall. Estimate £2,000 – £4,000 ($3,194 – $6,388). Price Realized  £2,750 ($4,392). © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014 The vases are covered in a crackled deep red and lavender streaked glaze thinning to a mushroom tone at the rims. Each vase fixed on an ormolu base.  Christie’s. CHINESE CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART AND TEXTILES PART I, 4 November 2014, London, South Kensington
11 décembre 2017

An ormolu-mounted wucai 'Dragon' bottle vase, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620)

Lot 436. An ormolu-mounted wucai 'Dragon' bottle vase, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620); 35.5 cm, 14 in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot sold 462,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's of pear shape with a truncated neck, painted with writhing five-clawed dragons amid meandering floral scrolls and auspicious emblems, the foot and rim with gilt-bronze mounts. Provenance: Christie's London, 10th June 1996, lot 89.   Sotheby's. Chinese Art including... [Lire la suite]
06 octobre 2015

A massive ormolu-mounted 'ge'-type vase, hu, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng

Lot 3628. A massive ormolu-mounted 'ge'-type vase, hu, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735);  75 cm., 29 1/2  in. Estimate 5,500,000 — 7,500,000 HKD (641,955 - 875,394 EUR). Lot sold 6,680,000 HKD (767,906 EUR). Photo Sotheby's the monumental vessel of archaistic hu-form robustly potted with a pear-shaped body on a splayed foot, covered overall with a thick blue-grey glaze suffused with dark brown crackles, each side moulded with four large slightly inset ogival panels forming strapwork... [Lire la suite]
08 juillet 2015

The Longleat table à écrire by Carlin

A Louis XVI ormolu-mounted tulipwood, amaranth, sycamore, holly and mosaic parquetry table à écrire. By Martin Carlin, circa 1775, retailed by the marchand-ébéniste Nicholas-Pierre Severin. Estimate: £400,000-600,000 ($622,400 - $933,600). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The rectangular sliding top with canted breakfront angles, inlaid overall with square trellis parquetry filled with spiral rosettes within a rosette-filled entrelac border, with a three-quarter gallery, rosette and cabochon moulded edge above a sanded panelled... [Lire la suite]

08 juillet 2015

The Cressent ‘Bureau a Espagnolettes Bouclees’

An early Louis XV ormolu-mounted bois satiné and amaranth bureau plat (bureau à espagnolettes bouclées). By Charles Cressent  circa 1738-45. Estimate: £1,000,000-1,500,000 ($1,556,000 - $2,334,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The rectangular top with gilt-tooled leather writing-surface within a moulded border and with shell-cast mounts to the corners, above a quarter-veneered serpentine frieze with a leather-lined slide to the left side, five walnut-lined drawers to the front and opposing false drawers to the... [Lire la suite]
08 juillet 2015

A Louis XV ormolu-mounted chinese flambé-glazed porcelain vase

A Louis XV ormolu-mounted Chinese flambé-glazed porcelain vase. The mounts attributed to Jean-Claude Chambellan Duplessis, circa 1755, the porcelain second quarter 18th century. Estimate: £600,000-1,000,000 ($933,600 - $1,556,000).  Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase mounted with vigorously scrolling flared neck and paired acanthus handles, the base cast with scrolling acanthus, rocaille, shells and flowerheads, with fragmentary blue-bordered paper label to the inside of the neck inscribed …6 /... [Lire la suite]
08 juillet 2015

A late Louis XV ormolu-mounted Chinese celadon crackle-glazed porcelain two-handled vase

A late Louis XV ormolu-mounted Chinese celadon crackle-glazed porcelain two-handled vase. The mounts attributed to Jean-Claude-Thomas Duplessis, circa 1770, the porcelain 18th century. Estimate: £700,000-1,000,000 ($1,089,200 - $1,556,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The domed lid formed of an inverted shallow dish surmounted by a foliate and egg-and-dart cast cover with berried finial, flanked by twinned square-section panelled handles with pinecone bosses and foliate patera finials, issuing from a Greek-key frieze,... [Lire la suite]
21 juin 2015

A magnificent pair of George III period ormolu-mounted Coromandel lacquer and black gilt-japanned serpentine commodes

Francis Seymour, 1st Marquess of Hertford's magnificent pair of George III period ormolu-mounted Coromandel lacquer and black gilt-japanned serpentine commodes. Attributed to Pierre Langlois, English, circa 1770.  Photo courtesy Godson & Coles Each veneered overall with panels of Chinese incised ‘Coromandel ‘ lacquer, bordered with japanned foliate trails, the shaped top with serpentine front and sides divided into six panels of rocks, birds and flowers above a gadrooned band, one side decorated with... [Lire la suite]