28 juillet 2017

Round Box with Phoenixes, Vietnam, circa 1400-1600

Round Box with Phoenixes, Vietnam, circa 1400-1600. Wheel-thrown stoneware with painted decoration and clear glaze, 2 x 3 in. (5.08 x 7.62 cm). Purchased with funds provided by Mrs. Harold Keith (M.81.41a-b) © Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

28 juillet 2017

Pair of Altar Lamps with Dragons and Phoenixes, Vietnam, circa 1400-1600

Pair of Altar Lamps with Dragons and Phoenixes, Vietnam, circa 1400-1600. Wheel-thrown stoneware with cream slip, underglaze blue painted decoration, and clear and brown glazes. Height: 16 9/16 in. (42.07 cm). Gift of Lynda and Stewart Resnick (AC1998.98.1.1-.2) © Los Angeles County Museum of Art
23 mai 2014

Three Archaistic Jade Carvings of Mystical Creatures, China, Qing dynasty (1644-1912) or slightly later

Three Archaistic Jade Carvings of Mystical Creatures, China, Qing dynasty (1644-1912) or slightly later. Photo courtesy Auctionata Carved jade. Comprising: a rhyton, a chilong brush washer and a qilin surmounted by a phoenix. Traditional carvings following ancient prototypes from the Han and Ming dynasties. The stones varying in tone from pale celadon with russet inclusions to apple green jadeite. Dimensions: 9 to 12 cm. Good condition. Estimation : 800 € / 1 000 € Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2014

A fine honey and russet jade carving of a phoenix and young, Ming Dynasty, 16th-17th century

  A fine honey and russet jade carving of a phoenix and young, Ming Dynasty, 16th-17th century. Photo: Bonhams. The smoothly carved bird formed with its head gently inclined over its back towards the curving wings and sweeping tail and holding in its beak a double-floral stem, one strand of the stem also clutched by the young chick at its side, both birds with shallow curving claws finely delineated on the underside, wood stand. 7.6cm (3in) wide (2). Estimate £10,000 - 15,000 (€12,000 - 18,000) Provenance: Dubois Family... [Lire la suite]
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23 février 2014

Pair of Chinese rock crystal phoenix carvings

Pair of Chinese rock crystal phoenix carvings. Photo Freeman's Openwork carved as standing phoenix with a flower spray in its beak. H: 9 inches. Estimate $8,000-12,000 Freeman's. ASIAN ARTS. Saturday, March 15 at 10am - www.freemansauction.com
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11 février 2014

A pale green and russet jade carving of a phoenix, Ming Dynasty

A pale green and russet jade carving of a phoenix, Ming Dynasty. Photo Bonhams. The recumbent bird elegantly modelled with the head turned to the left, clutching a lingzhi spray in its beak, the legs tucked under the body and wings spread over the back, the tail feathers curled inwards, the details of the plumage well defined. 8cm (3.1/8in) long. Estimate £3,000 - 4,000 (€3,600 - 4,800) Bonhams. ASIAN ART. 19 Feb 2014. London, Knightsbridge - www.bonhams.com
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22 septembre 2013

A Kashan star-shaped lustre pottery tile with phoenix, Persia, 13th century

A Kashan star-shaped lustre pottery tile with phoenix, Persia, 13th century. Photo: Sotheby's. of octagonal form, featuring a phoenix moulded in relief and painted with underglaze cobalt blue and turquoise against an overglaze lustre ground; 21cm. diam. Estimation 10,000 — 15,000 GBP PROPERTY FROM THE GUERRAND-HERMÈS COLLECTION Phoenix and dragon motifs were popular during the Ilkhanid period and adorned important monuments such as Takht-i Sulaiman, the summer palace of the Mongol Ilkhan, Abaka,... [Lire la suite]
20 mai 2013

A small capped rock crystal vase with phoenix, China, Qing Dynasty, 19th century

A small capped rock crystal vase with phoenix, China, Qing Dynasty, 19th century. Photo Cambi Casa d'Aste h cm 12 - Estimation : 1 000 / 1 500 € Cambi Casa d'Aste. Jeudi 23 mai 2013. Castello Mackenzie - Mura di San Bartolomeo 16. Contact: Emilie Volka 0039 (0) 108395029 -emilie@cambiaste.com
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17 février 2013

A cloisonné vase with phoenix bird, China, around 1800 (Qing-dynasty 1644-1911)

A cloisonné vase with phoenix bird, China, around 1800 (Qing-dynasty 1644-1911). Photo Auktionshaus Stahl Polychrome cloisonné on a copper body. Bellied vase with thick neck. At the front of the wall a large depiction of phoenix between peony flowers. Verso with blossoming chrysanthemum and butterfly. Min. loss to the surface in the lower section. H. 25,5 cm. Estimation : 2 600 € Auktionshaus Stahl.  Samedi 23 février 2013. Graumannsweg 54 - 22087 Hamburg. Tel. +49 (0) 40 34 34 71
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16 février 2013

A bronze mirror with a pair of phoenix birds, China, Tang dynasty (618-907)

A bronze mirror with a pair of phoenix birds, China, Tang-dynasty (618-907). Photo Auktionshaus Stahl Mostly green patinated bronze. Circular mirror with eight-lobed rim and relief decoration. In the centre a symmetrical depiction of 2 phoenix birds with long tails, holding a tied bow with their beaks. Above them stylised mountains.The rim with a border of alternating dragonflies and stylised cloud motifs. Diam. 19 cm. Estimation : 1 200 €See: Chou, Circles of Reflection, The Carter Collection of Chinese... [Lire la suite]
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