24 février 2017

Michael C. Hughes LLC at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

A Large Famille Verte Baluster Vase, China, Kangxi Period (1662-1722). Height: 17 1/4 inches © Michael C. Hughes LLC Ming Cloisonné Deep Basin. Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644. Diameter: 15 1/4 inches © Michael C. Hughes LLC Jizhou Wave Vase. Song-Yuan Dynasty, 12th-14th Century. Height: 7 1/4 inches © Michael C. Hughes LLC An Opaque Imperial-Yellow Glass Bottle. Qing Dynasty, 1644-1911. Height: 2 1/2 inches © Michael C. Hughes LLC Michael C. Hughes LLC (New... [Lire la suite]

24 février 2017

Robert Hall Asian Art Limited at Asian Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

Lu Shoukun, Zen Lotus, 1974. Ink on Paper, 84 x 153 cm © Robert Hall Asian Art Ltd Chinese Snuff Bottle: glass, snowflake with red overlay carved with panels each side. Palace Glassworks, Beijing, 1736-1795. Height: 7.7 cm © Robert Hall Asian Art Ltd Chinese Snuff Bottle: glass, opaque white, of tall elegant form, with deep sapphire-blue overlay exquisitely carved on each side, 1736-1795. Height: 7.5 cm © Robert Hall Asian Art Ltd Robert Hall Asian Art Ltd(London,... [Lire la suite]
11 février 2017

A rare enamelled porcelain snuff bottle, Imperial, Jingdezhen kilns, Daoguang four-character seal mark and of the period

Lot 303. A rare enamelled porcelain snuff bottle, Imperial, Jingdezhen kilns, Daoguang four-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1821-1850). Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The bottle is decorated on one side with a scene of a seated scholar in a moored boat before low hills and a large sun. The reverse is decorated with a young lady holding a basket with a fish beneath a willow tree, flanked by raised iron-red rectangular panels edged in gold on the narrow... [Lire la suite]
11 février 2017

A famille rose porcelain snuff bottle, Imperial, Jingdezhen kilns, Daoguang four-character seal mark in iron red and of the peri

Lot 344. A famille rose porcelain snuff bottle, Imperial, Jingdezhen kilns, Daoguang four-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1821-1850). Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The bottle is decorated on one side with an equestrian with a dog, the reverse with an official leading a camel. 2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high, glass stopper Provenance: Robert Hall, London, 2007.Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 4688. ... [Lire la suite]
11 février 2017

A famille rose-enameled white glass snuff bottle, Imperial, Yangzhou, circa 1770-1820

Lot 369. A famille rose-enameled white glass snuff bottle, Imperial, Yangzhou, circa 1770-1820. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The semi-opaque glass body is decorated with a continuous scene of three monkeys in a landscape. 2 ¼ in. (5.3 cm.) high, glass stopper Provenance: Margaret Pollack Collection; Bonham's San Francisco, 22 June 2011, lot 2077.Hugh Moss (HK) Ltd., Hong Kong, 2012.Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 5332. ... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2017

A famille rose porcelain snuff bottle, Imperial, Jingdezhen kilns, Daoguang four-character seal mark in iron red and of the peri

Lot 479. A famille rose porcelain snuff bottle, Imperial, Jingdezhen kilns, Daoguang four-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1821-1850). Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The bottle is decorated with a continuous scene based on Qiu Sheng Fu(Ode to the Sounds of Autumn) by the Song-dynasty poet Ouyang Xiu, and two lines taken from the poem depicting the scene. 2 ¼ in. (5.7 cm.) high, glass stopper Provenance: Asian Art Studio, Los Angeles,... [Lire la suite]

10 février 2017

A cameo agate snuff bottle, Official School, 1760-1850

Lot 469. A cameo agate snuff bottle, Official School, 1760-1850. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The well-hollowed bottle is of icy-grey tone and is carved on one side in high relief utilizing the dark markings in the stone with five monkeys in various pursuits amidst rocks. 2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high, quartz stopper Provenance: Pat Miller Collection, Hawaii. Robert Kleiner, London, 2008. Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 4722. ... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2017

A carved agate snuff bottle, 1760-1840

Lot 456. A carved agate snuff bottle, 1760-1840. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The bottle is of light honey-brown color and carved on one side with a horse tied to a hitching post beneath a banner with the four characters jun de liang cai, referring to the handsomeness and great qualities of the horse, the design using the orange-russet markings in the stone as highlights. 2 ½ in. (6.3 cm.) high, glass stopper Provenance: Robert Kleiner, Belfont Company... [Lire la suite]
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10 février 2017

A carved agate snuff bottle, 1780-1850

Lot 355. A carved agate snuff bottle, 1780-1850. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The bottle is finely carved through variously colored markings of the semi-transparent brownish-grey stone with a spider lowering itself towards rocks from a peach-laden branch on one side, while a long-tailed bird perches beside another peach borne on a branch on the reverse. 2 in. (5.1 cm.) high, glass stopper Provenance: Asian Art Studio, Los Angeles, 2011.Ruth and Carl Barron... [Lire la suite]
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10 février 2017

A jadeite snuff bottle, 1780-1860

Lot 357. A jadeite snuff bottle, 1780-1860. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The well-hollowed bottle is of flattened, ovoid form. The softly polished stone is suffused with pale, milky emerald-green cloud-like mottling. 2 in. (5.1 cm.) high, quartz stopper Provenance: Rachelle R. Holden Collection.Vanessa F. Holden Collection, New York, 1996.Ruth and Carl Barron Collection, Belmont, Massachusetts, no. 2344. Literature: Bob Stevens, The Collector's Book of... [Lire la suite]