08 octobre 2009

A superb and rare large blue and white 'dragon' moonflask. Seal mark and period of Qianlong

A superb and rare large blue and white 'dragon' moonflask. Seal mark and period of Qianlong the well potted body of flattened globular form, superbly painted on each side in vivid tones of cobalt-blue with simulated 'heaping and piling' with a medallion enclosing a ferocious full-faced dragon, the scaly five-clawed beast framed by flaring horns and flowing mane, leaping amidst swirling vaporous clouds and flames, the medallion reserved on a ground of scrollwork issuing three large lotus blooms extending up each... [Lire la suite]
05 octobre 2009

Quatre sujets érotiques. Chine, circa 1900

Deux femmes se masturbant & Couple debout se masturbant. Chine, circa 1900 Estimation : 600 / 800 € chaque Couple sur un lit. Chine, circa 1900 Estimation : 600 / 800 € Couple sur un fauteuil. Chine, circa 1900 Estimation : 600 / 800 € Vente Delorme - Collin du Bocage. Vente du Mardi 6 octobre 2009. Erotica : Vente Interdite aux Mineurs. Peintures & Arts Graphiques. Pour tout renseignement,veuillez contacter la maison de ventes au 01 58 18 39 05.
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04 octobre 2009

'Imperial Chinese Porcelain from the Baur Collections in Geneva' @ Museu de ceramica, Barcelona

Alfred Baur collected some 7,000 Asian pieces from 1907 to 1947. BARCELONA.- A tireless worker, businessman and traveler, the curious, sensitive Alfred Baur collected some 7,000 Asian pieces from 1907 to 1947. In 1924 and advised by the Japanese art dealer Kumasaku Tomita, he began his Chinese porcelain collection, composed of “…small, rare pieces…”, showing a remarkable artistic knowledge that paired elegance and simplicity with sumptuousness. Shortly before his death, Baur acquired a mansion in Geneva’s residential district... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2009

Trois sujets érotiques en porcelaine de Chine, circa 1900-1920

Deux porcelaines figurant un couple très amoureux. Chine, circa 1900 L'homme assis pointant son sexe, la femme couchée, les jambes relevées. Dim. : 24 cm - Estimation : 1 200 / 1 500 € Two china pieces displaying a very horny couple. The man sitting down with his penis erect; the woman laying down, legs up. China, ca 1900 Couple en position ''69''. Chine, circa 1920 Porcelaine (anonyme). Dim. : 21 cm - Estimation : 800 / 1 000 €Couple in 69 position giving each other oral pleasure. Piece of porcelain (anonymous)... [Lire la suite]
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03 octobre 2009

Tête en ivoirine rouge et plomb. Le visage formé de femmes entrelacées. Travail asiatique, XXème siècle.

Tête en ivoirine rouge et plomb. Le visage formé de femmes entrelacées. Travail asiatique, XXème siècle. Dim. : 7,5 cm - Estimation : 400 / 600 €Red ivorine and lead head. The face features intertwined naked women.  Asia, 20th century. Vente Delorme - Collin du Bocage. Vente du Mardi 6 octobre 2009. Erotica : Vente Interdite aux Mineurs. Peintures & Arts Graphiques. Pour tout renseignement,veuillez contacter la maison de ventes au 01 58 18 39 05.
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03 octobre 2009

"Harigata". Chine, circa 1900

"Harigata". Chine, circa 1900 Coffret en bois laqué rougeâtre, de forme carrée, à 10 compartiments intérieurs, contenant une collection de pénis et accessoires érotiques en écaille de tortue. Appelé aussi Dildo (pénis postiche). Couvercle manquant. Dim. : 22 x 21 cm - Estimation : 2 000 / 3 000 € "Harigata". Red lacquered wooden presentation box with 10 compartments containing a collection of tortoise-shell phalluses and erotic accessories. China, ca 1900. Vente Delorme - Collin du Bocage. Vente du Mardi... [Lire la suite]
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03 octobre 2009

A collection of monochrome porcelains sold @ Christie's New York

A group of three Chinese guan-type vessels comprising a pale bluish-green crackle-glazed large mallet vase, Qing dynasty; a crackle-glazed pear-shaped ewer, possibly 18th century; a crackled bluish-green-glazed pear-shaped small vase; together with a pale brown crackle-glazed octagonal cup; the pale bluish-green crackle-glazed vase 8in. (20.4cm.) high (12) - Est. $1,200 - $1,800 - Price Realized $42,500 A small Chinese pottery ma jun wine cup, Yuan Ming dynasty (1279-1644) The cup 2in. (5cm.) diameter (2) - Est. $300... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2009

Trois groupes de corail, École de Pékin - Chine, XIXème siècle

Important corail. École de Pékin - Chine époque de l'empereur Guangxi (1875 - 1908)  à cinq digitations principales de couleur rouge orangée de lagon, sculpté de dignitaires impériaux et de nombreux enfants dont l un tire une charrette. Ht 21cm Larg 2 6cm - Estimation : 7 000/9 000€ Beau corail rouge de lagon Lurie. École de Pékin - Chine fin XIXe  digitations finement sculpté de deux princesses impériales et d un enfant parmi les fleurs et les fruits. Ht 24cm Larg 16cm - Estimation : 7 000/9 000€ ... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2009

The Freer Gallery of Art Acquires Renowned Object of Japanese Tea Culture

Tea-leaf Storage Jar, named Chigusa, Southern China, Southern Song or Yuan dynasty 13th-14th century, Stoneware with iron glaze, H: 41.8 cm., Freer Gallery of Art WASHINGTON, DC.- A humble jar widely revered as an icon of Japanese tea culture has been acquired by the Smithsonian's Freer Gallery of Art. The jar was purchased at an auction held by Christie's in New York City Sept. 17. The jar, made in China during the late Southern Song or Yuan dynasty (13th or 14th century) and shipped to Japan as a container for a commercial... [Lire la suite]
27 septembre 2009

A collection of "doucai" porcelains sold @ Sotheby's NY

Two 'doucai' 'dragon medallion' bowls. Kangxi marks and period. photo courtesy Sotheby's each of U-shape, the exterior painted with four dragon medallions, each dragon displaying distinct colors of either green enamel, iron-red, aubergine enamel or yellow enamel, interspersed with two registers of scrolling cloud motifs, the interior well painted in underglaze-blue with an archaistic scrolling dragon pursuing a scrolling lotus (2) diameter 5 1/2 in., 14 cm. Est. 30,000—40,000 USD - Sold 64,900 USD NOTE: An identical... [Lire la suite]