01 décembre 2012

Zitan wooden scepter with three jade openwork. Qing Dynasty

Zitan wooden scepter with three jade openwork. Qing Dynasty. © Aste di Antiquariato Boetto s.r.l. inlaid with silver and ideograms 'Shou' written in a hundred different ways and significant 'returns of the day'. In the present jade flowers and bats. length. 48cm. Estimate €  3.000-5.000 Provenance: Christie's London Auction 10/06/1999 Lot 383  Aste di Antiquariato Boetto s.r.l. Arte Orientale. Martedì 11 Dicembre 2012 http://www.asteboetto.it

19 septembre 2011

A Rare Jadeite-Inset Kingfisher Feather-Embellished Gilt-Metal Ruyi Scepter. Late Qing Dynasty

A Rare Jadeite-Inset Kingfisher Feather-Embellished Gilt-Metal Ruyi Scepter. Late Qing Dynasty. photo Christie's Ltd 2011 The head, center section and tip inset with jadeite plaques carved in relief with various scenes incorporating a qilin, phoenix and lion, set into the gilt-metal filagree shaft inlaid in kingfisher feather, the tip set with an orange silk tassle; 22½ in. (57.2 cm.) long, cloth stand, display case. Estimate $40,000 - $60,000. Price Realized $302,500 Provenance: Acquired prior to World War II and thence by... [Lire la suite]
07 juin 2010

Rhinoceros Horn Raft Cup, libation cup & scepter, 17th-18th19th Century -

A Rare Rhinoceros Horn Raft Cup. 18th-19th Century Carved in the form of a log boat, the well-hollowed out vessel fashioned with bird-form awnings on either side sheltering a wizened Zhang Qian piloting his pine-bough raft through the waters, the honey-colored horn shading to a deep brown tone. 10 1/2 inches (26.8 cm) long - Estimate: $60,000 - 80,000 Provenance: Sold Bonhams and Butterfields, Fine Asian Works of Art 5 November 2002, Lot 5376By repute, ex collection Dimitri Emannuel Gran, Shanghai, New York and San Francisco... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2009

A fine silver-inalid hardwood scepter with fine carved white jade placques, China, 18th/19th century

A fine silver-inalid hardwood scepter with fine carved white jade placques, China, 18th/19th century Very small repairs to handle. L. 45,3 cm. Est. 18 000 € Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
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03 mai 2009

A fine carved jade scepter, China, Qianlong period

A fine carved jade scepter, China, Qianlong period L. 41,3 cm. Good condition. Est. 18000 EUR. Provenance: Former collection Princess Wilhemina Borghese, sold Sotheby's London, 3.7.1973, Lot 35 Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
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