20 mars 2015

A small pale blue glass vase, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A small pale blue glass vase, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate $4,000 - $6,000. Price Realized $17,500 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The thick-walled, high-shouldered body with short, waisted neck, the opaque glass of turquoise color with pale greenish swirls - 4 ½ in. (11.4 cm.) high The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART III - CHINESE WORKS OF ART: QING CERAMICS, GLASS AND JADE CARVINGS, 19 March... [Lire la suite]

28 mai 2012

An inscribed pale blue glass 'lotus-design' snuff bottle. Probably Imperial, attributable to Beijing, Guangxu engraved four-char

An inscribed pale blue glass 'lotus-design' snuff bottle. Probably Imperial, attributable to Beijing, Guangxu engraved four-character mark and of the period, 1874-1908. Photo Bonhams 8.16cm high. Lot 102. Sold for HK$ 275,000 Treasury 5, no. 858 天藍玻璃荷花紋鼻煙壺擬御製品,傳北京,陰刻「光緒年製」楷書款,1874~1908 A pale blue glass 'lotus-design' snuff bottleSemi-transparent, pale turquoise-blue, with an inner layer of translucent, milky turquoise-blue glass, the outer layer suffused with air bubbles of various sizes,... [Lire la suite]