28 avril 2016

Rhinoceros horn ashtray, Africa, former portuguese colonies, c.1940-50

Lot 232. Rhinoceros horn ashtray, Africa, former portuguese colonies, c.1940-50. Estimate : 3 750 € / 5 000 €. Photo Marques Dos Santos. rhinoceros horn, carved. Approx. Weight: 206grs. Dim.: 10cm.  MARQUES DOS SANTOS , PORTO. Antiquités Chinoises & Mobilier, le 30 Avril 2016 à 15h30
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28 avril 2016

Rhinoceros horn libation cup, China, Minguo period

Lot 234. Rhinoceros horn libation cup, China, Minguo period. Estimate : 18 000 € / 24 000 €. Photo Marques Dos Santos. China, Minguo period, libation cup in rhinoceros horn, carved, relieved decoration with pine trees. Superficial fissures. Approx. Weight: 668grs. Dim.: 12,5cm.  MARQUES DOS SANTOS , PORTO. Antiquités Chinoises & Mobilier, le 30 Avril 2016 à 15h30
25 avril 2016

A carved rhinoceros horn libation cup, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 10. A carved rhinoceros horn libation cup, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 25,000 — 35,000 GBP (31,928 - 44,699 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. the oval body with steep flaring sides, finely carved around the exterior with pairs of phoenix in flight and perched upon scrolling leafy magnolia, all supported on an oval flower stem foot extending up the side of the body to form the handle, the horn of reddish-brown tone - 16.8 cm, 6 5/8  in. Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2016

A carved rhinoceros horn libation cup, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 11. A carved rhinoceros horn libation cup, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP (51,084 - 76,626 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. the flaring plain body in the form of a lotus, supported on a naturalistically carved  base of ribbon-tied lotus buds and pods, the stems extending up the side of the vessel to form the handle - 18 cm, 7 1/8  in. Provenance: Bonhams London, 12th May 2011, lot 224. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 11 mai 2016,... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2016

A rhinoceros horn libation cup, China, 17th-18th century

Lot 498. A rhinoceros horn libation cup, China, 17th-18th century. Estimate 15000/25000 €. Photo Nagel of open flower form, the exterior carved with a continuous scene of grapes suspending from branches amidst leafs, all supported on a gnarled vine branch encircling the foot and extending to the rim to form the handle - L. 15 cm - Few small chips, some polished Provenance: European priavte collection, collected in Europe in the 1980's by repute. Nagel Auctions. "Asiatische Kunst", Sale 736,... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2016

A finely carved Chinese rhinoceros horn libation cup, 18th century

Lot 21, A finely carved Chinese rhinoceros horn libation cup, 18th century. Estimate USD 30,000 ~ 50,000. Photo Freemans H: 3 1/2 in., 9 cm  PROVENANCE: Property from the Estate of Charles V. Swain, Doylestown, PA; thence by family descent.  Freemans. Asian Arts, Sat, Mar 12 2016 10:00 AM

13 février 2016

A rare signed and inscribed rhinoceros horn ear cup, signed Bao Tiancheng, 17th-18th century

A rare signed and inscribed rhinoceros horn ear cup, signed Bao Tiancheng, 17th-18th century. © Christie's Image 2003 The translucent horn simply and elegantly carved in imitation of Han dynasty prototypes made from other materials, raised on a rounded rectangular foot, the base finely inscribed in seal script with a lengthy inscription and the seal of Bao Tiancheng - 5 1/8in. (13cm.) long, elaborate wood stand, two boxes - Lot 75. Estimate $50,000 - $70,000. Price Realized $59,750  Notes: The... [Lire la suite]
13 février 2016

A landscape-carved rhinoceros horn libation cup, 17th-18th century

A landscape-carved rhinoceros horn libation cup,  17th-18th century. © Christie's Image 2003 The sides well carved in high relief with a river and trees growing from rocky ledges, with a large pine tree, rock and the trunk of a smaller tree forming the handle at one end - 5in. (12.2cm.) long  - Lot 74. Estimate $12,000 - $15,000. Price Realized $14,340  CHRISTIE'S. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 September 2003, New York, Rockefeller Plaza
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13 février 2016

A rhinoceros horn libation cup, 17th-18th century

A rhinoceros horn libation cup,  17th-18th century. © Christie's Image 2003 Well carved in high relief with birds perched in a prunus tree, a pair of pheasants and lotus plants and a peacock and prunus, the stem carved at one end a continuation of the coiled stem that forms the oval foot rim - 5 5/8in. (14.2cm.) long, box  - Lot 71. Estimate $8,000 - $12,000. Price Realized $9,560  CHRISTIE'S. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 September 2003, New York, Rockefeller... [Lire la suite]
13 février 2016

A rhinoceros horn libation cup, 17th-18th century

A rhinoceros horn libation cup,  17th-18th century. © Christie's Image 2003 Finely carved as a leaf with outturned edges nestled in the leafy branches of fruiting lychee which form the base, a single leaf and a section of branch extending over one end of the rim - 5½in. (13.8cm.) long - Lot 70. Estimate $12,000 - $15,000. Price Realized $16,730 CHRISTIE'S. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 September 2003, New York, Rockefeller Plaza