17 juin 2011

Coupe libatoire en corne de rhinocéros sculptée. Chine, Dynastie Qing, XVIIIE siècle

Coupe libatoire en corne de rhinocéros sculptée. Chine, Dynastie Qing, XVIIIE siècle. Photo Sotheby's à décor d'écureuils, feuilles de vignes et grappes de raisin sur un sarment noueux formant l'anse et la base, l'intérieur figurant les nervures d'une feuille, la corne d'une belle teinte miel ; petits accidents et manques, 10 x 15 x 10 cm, 4 x 6 x 4 in. ESTIMATE 50,000-70,000 EUR - Lot Sold: 132,750 EUR Note: Compare with a cup dated 17th century, finely carved with a squirrel and grapes illustrated in T. Fok, Connoisseurship of... [Lire la suite]
17 juin 2011

Coupe libatoire en corne de rhinocéros sculptée. Chine, dynastie Qing, XVIIE siècle

Coupe libatoire en corne de rhinocéros sculptée. Chine, dynastie Qing, XVIIE siècle. Photo Sotheby's finement sculptée d'un dragon à la poursuite de la perle enflammée en vol dans des nuages stylisés et d'un tigre dans un paysage lacustre ponctué de rochers, planté d'arbustes formant l'anse et  de pins s'épanouissant à l'intérieur de la coupe, la corne d'une belle teinte miel; 11,5 cm, 4 5/8 in. ESTIMATE 100,000-150,000 EUR - Lot Sold: 240,750 EUR Note: This cup is exceptional for the fine... [Lire la suite]
17 juin 2011

A pair of blue and white porcelain dragon bowls. Jiajing Mark and Period

A pair of blue and white porcelain dragon bowls. Jiajing Mark and Period. Photo Bonhams Each of inverted bell form with a flared rim and tall foot, a dragon roundel centering the floor of the well and two dragons on the exterior walls pursuing a flaming pearl above a jeweled lappet band, the recessed base displaying the six-character mark in regular script enclosed within a double ring. 6 1/8 (15.5cm) diameter - Estimate: US$10,000 - 15,000 Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 21 Jun 2011, San Francisco www.bonhams.com
17 juin 2011

A blue and white porcelain dish with phoenix and floral spray decoration. Ming Dynasty, 16th/17th Century

A blue and white porcelain dish with phoenix and floral spray decoration. Ming Dynasty, 16th-17th Century. Photo Bonhams The deep dish surrounded on the exterior and interior walls with a band of lotus blossoms and leaf scrolls that repeat across the floor of the well in a roundel with opposing phoenix. 12in (30.5cm) diameter. Estimate: US$1,500 - 2,500 Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 21 Jun 2011, San Francisco www.bonhams.com
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17 juin 2011

History Written With A Sword Early Gem-Set Saber To Highlight June Arms & Armor Auction

An historic gem-set and gilt silver-mounted Islamic saber attributed to Tipu Sultan and captured at the Siege of Seringapatam in 1799, probably Turkish, 17th century. Photo Bonhams At its Antique Arms & Armor sale on June 20, 2011 in San Francisco, Bonhams & Butterfields is excited to present a historic gem-set saber, likely 17th century Turkish and originating from Mysore, India during the period of the Tipu Sultan's ruling (est. $15,000-25,000).  The gilt silver-mounted sword boasts an impressive, curved 32½-inch... [Lire la suite]
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