28 octobre 2017

A first rank civil official surcoat, late Qing dynasty

Lot 67. A first rank civil official surcoat, late Qing dynasty. Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,600 - 4,300). Photo: Bonhams. Made of black silk, with a front opening, the back sewn with a first rank civil official badge, portraying a crane standing on a rock rising from turbulent waves, surrounded by clouds and auspicious emblems, a similar badge divided down the middle sewn to the front. 44in (112cm) long. Bonhams. ASIAN WORKS OF ART. 30 Oct 2017, 10:00 EDT, NEW YORK

30 août 2015

An Imperial dark blue-ground 'dragon roundel' kesi surcoat, gunfu, 19th century

An Imperial dark blue-ground 'dragon roundel' kesi surcoat, gunfu, 19th century. Estimate US$ 35,000 - 50,000 (€31,000 - 44,000). Photo: Bonhams. The robe opening down the front, the dark blue silk ground woven in kesi technique with four roundels, each containing a golden five-clawed front-facing dragon encircling a flaming pearl above rolling waves and surrounded by pink and blue bats and two elaborate shou medallions, each dragon beneath one of the Twelve Symbols of Imperial Authority, the moon on the... [Lire la suite]
14 juin 2015

'Treasure Ships: Art in the Age of Spices' opens at the Art Gallery of South Australia

Japan, Scenes of traders in Nagasaki, Mid-18th century, Nagasaki pair of hand scrolls, opaque watercolour, ink and gold on paper; box, wood, paper and ink. M.J.M Carter AO Collection through the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation 2014. Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide.   ADELAIDE.- Treasure Ships: Art in the Age of Spices at the Art Gallery of South Australia in June and at the Art Gallery of Western Australia in October is the first exhibition in Australia to present the complex artistic and... [Lire la suite]
30 avril 2014

A Chinese midnight blue silk surcoat, 19th century

A Chinese midnight blue silk surcoat, 19th century. Photo Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions. embroidered with woven satin roundels depicting confronting dragons chasing flaming pearls, against a background of scrolling clouds and lotuses, the collar with designs of floral shrubs, cranes and peonies, the sleeve bands with blooming peonies. Estimate £500-700 清 十九世纪 蓝地龙纹吉服 Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions. Chinese Ceramics and Asian Works of Art. 17th May... [Lire la suite]
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02 décembre 2011

Chinese Imperial black silk and metallic thread embroisered surcoat

Chinese Imperial black silk and metallic thread embroisered surcoat. Photo Grogan and Company with five clawed frontal facing dragons;  Estimate $500-1,000 Grogan and Company.  THE DECEMBER AUCTION  -  Dec 11 2011 www.groganco.com
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16 mai 2010

Chinese robes & embroidered rank badges @ Nagel - Auction Fine Asian Art. May 7th 2010

A fine embroidered and fur-lined surcoat with flowers and shou characters against chestnut ground. China, Qianlong-Jiaqing period. © 2010 Nagel - Auction L. 136 cm. Estimate €4500. Sold €8500 A dark red winter robe with fur lining. China, 19th ct. © 2010 Nagel - Auction woven brocade with graphic roundels against a ruyi square ground, wide cut sleeves. Minor stains, the reverse partly discoloured. L. 129 cm. Estimate €2000. Sold €2000 Property from an old German Noble collection A blue silk dragon robe with... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2008

A fine kesi-woven midnight blue ground lady's surcoat with medallion reserves. 19th Century

A fine kesi-woven midnight blue ground lady's surcoat with medallion reserves. 19th Century The circular reserves containing lion dogs at play amid auspicious symbols and blossoms woven in bright threads with gilt highlights and some painted details, the wide lishui border worked en suite and repeated in reduced size along the outer edge of the sleeves (small tears, repairs). 55 1/2iin (141cm) long - Sold for $10,200 Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 9 Dec 2008. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco. Copyright © 2002-2009... [Lire la suite]
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