19 juin 2011

A carved ivory seal paste box with figural decoration. Kangxi Period

A carved ivory seal paste box with figural decoration. Kangxi Period. Photo Bonhams The low box and cover of circular section with shou medallions and flowering plants carved in relief to the sides, the top of the cover featuring three young boys at play amid three auspicious rams and the underside centered with a dragon in relief encircled by a leiwen frame; 2 3/8in (6cm) diameter. Estimate: US$5,000 - 7,000 Property from Various Owners Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 21 Jun 2011, San Francisco www..bonhams.com
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19 juin 2011

A rare red silk ground brocade robe of state (chaopao) & a pair of blue silk ground embroidered dragon badges. Kangxi Period..

A rare red silk ground brocade robe of state (chaopao). Kangxi Period.. Photo Bonhams The upper section of the pieced robe woven with a quatrefoil reserve filled with two opposing four-clawed dragons at front and back striding toward a flaming pearl beneath a narrow lishui border, the motif woven in polychrome silk threads and repeated in the woven band to the pleated skirt and matching rectangle sewn with other pieces that comprise the two long sleeves; 48 1/2in (123cm) long. Estimate: US$20,000 - 30,000 Property from... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2011

An iron-red enameled porcelain dragon bowl. Kangxi Mark and Period

  An iron-red enameled porcelain dragon bowl.  Kangxi Mark and Period.. Photo Bonhams Its curving exterior walls encircled by two dragons chasing flaming pearls amid clouds, their eyes dotted in black pigment and the recessed base centered with the six-character mark written in underglaze blue regular script within a double ring.: 6 1/8in (15.5cm) diameter. Estimate: US$3,000 - 5,000 Property from the Collection of J. Lester Jervis Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 21 Jun 2011, San Francisco www..bonhams.com
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19 juin 2011

A famille verte enameled porcelain saucer dish & a pair of famille verte export porcelain chargers. Kangxi Period

A famille verte enameled porcelain saucer dish. Kangxi Period. Photo Bonhams Its shallow, curving well displaying a young mother seated in a garden as she helps her baby boy to stand on a table while he grasps a miniature ruyi scepter in his hands, the reverse undecorated.; 7 1/4in (18.5cm) diameter. Estimate: US$3,500 - 4,000 Property from Various Owners A pair of famille verte export porcelain chargers. Kangxi Period. Photo Bonhams Each displaying a wide rim flange carved in shallow relief with a flower and leaf pattern,... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2011

A wucai-decorated porcelain jar. Kangxi Period.

A wucai-decorated porcelain jar. Kangxi Period. Photo Bonhams Its tall neck encircled by a band of stiff leaves and its curving body displaying alternating dragons and phoenix amid clouds and flames above a lishui band, the motives drawn in brilliantly hued enamels with bright underglaze blue highlights, the glazed and deeply recessed base centered with an artemesia leaf mark painted en suite; now drilled and mounted with metal for use as a table lamp; 13 1/4in (33.5cm) high including metal mount to base. Estimate: US$2,500 -... [Lire la suite]
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19 juin 2011

Kangxi blue and white porcelain @ Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 21 Jun 2011, San Francisco

  A pair of blue and white yenyen vases. Kangxi Marks and Period. Photo Bonhams The trumpet neck surrounded by a pair of dragons chasing a flaming pearl amid clouds and flames while three other dragons appear in same activity to the curving body, the inset foot surrounding a glazed and recessed base bearing the six-character mark in regular script within a double ring.; 18in (46cm) high. Estimate: US$10,000 - 15,000 Property from a New York Private Collection A blue and white porcelain yenyen vase. Kangxi Period. Photo... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2011

A peach bloom glazed porcelain beehive water pot & a celadon glazed porcelain bottle vase with carved decoration. Kangxi Period

A peach bloom glazed porcelain beehive water pot. Kangxi Mark and Period.  Photo Bonhams Its curving exterior walls incised with three dragon roundels and covered with a mottled rosy-red layer exhibiting patches of faint green beneath the celadon-tinged glaze covering the interior and the base centered with the underglaze blue six-character mark in two rows of regular script, the original mouth and neck replaced by a metal band mount; 5in (12.5cm) diameter. Estimate: US$5,000 - 7,000 Property Formerly from the Daibutsu... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2011

Three Kangxi Period's 'Chinese Imari' export porcelain @ Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 21 Jun 2011, San Francisco

A 'Chinese Imari' export porcelain charger with landscape decoration. Kangxi Period. Photo Bonhams Its canted rim and low cavetto painted in underglaze blue, iron red and gilt with a continuous landscape scene while a lotus garden encircled by mountains fills the floor of the well, the reverse without decoration; 19 1/8in (48.5cm) diameter. Estimate: US$6,000 - 9,000   Exhibited:  Phoenix Art Museum, 1980 - January 2010     Two 'Chinese Imari' export porcelain triple gourd vases. Kangxi Period. Photo... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2011

Belles pièces de Saint Amand du XVIIIème siècle à l'Hotel des Ventes de Saint Omer

SAINT AMAND, XVIII° siècle. Aiguière et son bassin en faïence de grand feu décor au rocher percé en camaïeu bleu. Bassin L30.5 X 26.5 cm (fêle). Pichet: H 21.5 cm (leger fêle). Estimation : 1800/2200€. Photo Hotel des Ventes de Saint Omer & Internechères Quelques faiences de la Manufacture de Saint Amand datant du XVIIème siècle seraont proposées par l'Hotel des Ventes de Saint Omer le dimanche 26 juin prochain à 15h; dont deux aiguières et leurs bassins,  une potiche, trois assiettes et une saucière. La céramique de... [Lire la suite]
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19 juin 2011

Bonhams to Sell J.M.W Turner Masterpiece

Joseph Mallord William Turner, RA (British, 1775-1851), Oyster beds at Whitstable, Kent, signed 'J M W Turner' (lower left), watercolour, 15.7 x 24.3cm (6 3/16x 9 9/16in). Estimate: £120,000 - 180,000, € 140,000 - 200,000. Photo Bonhams One of the highlights of Bonhams next 19th Century Paintings sale will be a remarkable watercolour of the Oyster Beds at Whitstable, Kent by the master of colour, light and atmosphere, J.M.W. Turner. It is estimated to sell for £120,000-180,000 when it is offered for auction on 13th July 2011, at... [Lire la suite]
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