11 décembre 2018

A carved rock crystal vase and its stained ivory and wood stand, China, Qing dynasty, late 19th century

Lot 35. A carved rock crystal vase and its stained ivory and wood stand, China, Qing dynasty, late 19th century. Hauteur du vase : 9 cm (3 1/2 in.). Estimation 600 - 800 €. Vendu 4 160 €. © Artcurial En forme de tronc d'arbre, sculpté en relief de lingzhi, pêches et chauves-souris, socle en bois et ivoire teinté sculpté de lingzhi; petits éclats. On y joint une attestation d'expertise par Monsieur Michaël Combrexelle, expert près la Cour d'Appel de Paris, qui sera remise à l'acquéreur. Cette... [Lire la suite]
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07 juin 2016

A rock crystal vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 148. A rock crystal vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate: 5,000 EUR - 6,000 EUR. Photo Kunsthaus Lempertz A rock crystal vase of quatrefoil, baluster shape with dragon head and ring handles, and a small prunus branch carved under the rim. Two cracks. 18th century. Height 16 cmProvenance: Mary Innes-Ker, Duchess of Roxburghe (1915-2014), sold at Sotheby's, London, The Duchess Property & Precious Objects from the Estate of Mary, 28.5.2009, lot 513Literature: Illustrated in: West... [Lire la suite]
20 mai 2016

An exceptional rock crystal vase, waterpot and lingzhi group with ivory stand, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 109. An exceptional rock crystal vase, waterpot and lingzhi group with ivory stand, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate £50,000 - 80,000 (€65,000 - 100,000). Unsold. Photo Bonhams. Boldly carved as an archaistic hu vase with scrolling kui dragon handles flanking the waisted neck, and a well-fitted cover with gently-sloping edges, beside a globular water pot, all surrounded by entwining gnarled lingzhi stems and leafy branches of peaches, 22cm (8 5/8in) wide; the ivory stand meticulously carved with openwork... [Lire la suite]
21 juin 2015

A massive rock crystal vase with Shoulao and Xi Wangmu, Late Qing-Republic period

A massive rock crystal vase with Shoulao and Xi Wangmu, Late Qing-Republic period. Estimate : US$ 20,000 - 30,000 (€18,000 - 27,000). Photo Bonhams. The deeply hollowed clear stone carved on one side with the God of Longevity floating on a cloud scroll and holding aloft a branch of fruiting peach and on the other with the Queen Mother of the West standing on a flying long-tailed phoenix also holding up a peach branch, the vase carved supported around the base with reticulated leafy branches issuing peaches incised... [Lire la suite]