02 juin 2009

A pair of ruby chopsicks and a diamond mandarin and pear salt and pepper shaker set

A pair of ruby chopsicks and a diamond mandarin and pear salt and pepper shaker set The chopsticks engraved with abstract design, reverse-set with circular-cut rubies, accompanied by a pear and mandarin salt and pepper shaker each reverse-set with a brilliant-cut diamond, mounted in silver-topped gold and silver, chopstick length 22.1cm, mandarin dimensions 6.3 x 5.0cm, pear dimensions 5.5 x 7.0cm. (3) Sold for HK$36,000 Bonhams. Fine Jewellery and Jadeite and Modern Wristwatches, 21 May 2009. Island Shangri-La... [Lire la suite]
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02 juin 2009

A jadeite laughing Buddha

A jadeite laughing Buddha The translucent lavender jadeite with white and pale green patches, finely carved as the laughing Buddha carrying peaches, representing the rebus 'always laughing', on a wooden stand, dimensions 104.2 x 55.3 x 35.6mm. Sold for HK$150,000 Accompanied by a report from the Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory, stating that the carving is natural jadeite and no resin was detected. Report number KJ 41712, dated 12th March 2009. Bonhams. Fine Jewellery and Jadeite and Modern... [Lire la suite]
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02 juin 2009

A jadeite Buddha

A jadeite Buddha Carved from translucent, light lavender jadeite suffused with pale green and brown, depicting the Shakyamuni Buddha, founder of Buddhism, holding a highly translucent bright green jadeite begging bowl and a Buddhist relic, wearing jadeite bangles of light brown colour, the lavender jadeite protuberance on his head, representing wisdom, on a wooden stand, dimensions 143.5 x 55.0 x 35.6mm.. Sold for HK$162,000 Accompanied by a report from the Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory, stating that the... [Lire la suite]
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01 juin 2009

A brown glass overlay snuff bottle. Yangzhou school, cyclically dated jiashen, corresponding to 1824

A brown glass overlay snuff bottle. Yangzhou school, cyclically dated jiashen, corresponding to 1824 Of flattened rectangular form with gently rounded shoulders surmounted by a short cylindrical neck, resting on an oval foot, finely carved through the pale brown overlay with a scene of a figure fanning himself under a plantain tree, the reverse with a figure looking out at birds, the shoulders flanked by archaistic ring handles carved from the brown overlay, all against an opaque white ground, stopper. 6.3cm (2½in) (2).... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2009

A carved yellow glass snuff bottle, late Qing dynasty

A carved yellow glass snuff bottle, late Qing dynasty Of flattened ovoid form rising from a short oval foot ring, carved on either side with archaistic confronted qilins, the sides carved with mask and ring handles, the glass of a rich egg-yoke tone, stopper. 7cm (2¾in) high. (2). Sold for HK$9,600 Bonhams. Fine Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Paintings, 21 May 2009. Island Shangri-La Hong Kong Hotel, Admiralty, Hong Kong www.bonhams.com
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01 juin 2009

A red glass overlay snuff bottle. School of Li Junting, cyclically dated renwu, corresponding to 1822

A red glass overlay snuff bottle. School of Li Junting, cyclically dated renwu, corresponding to 1822 Of flattened circular form rising from a straight oval foot, finely carved through the red overlay to the opaque milky white glass, showing a boy fishing in a lotus pond, with a four character inscription above, the reverse showing four mandarin ducks swimming in a pond, stopper.. 6cm (2¼in) high. (2). Estimate: HK$60,000 - 80,000, $7,700 - 10,000. Unsold Bonhams. Fine Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and... [Lire la suite]
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01 juin 2009

A blue overlay glass snuff bottle, mid Qing dynasty

A blue overlay glass snuff bottle, mid Qing dynasty Of flattened pear-shaped form, resting on a pronounced straight foot, well-carved through the transparent blue overlay on each side with a large fish leaping out from a torrent, one side facing upwards, the other facing downwards, stopper. 6.5cm(2½in) high. (2). Estimate: HK$15,000 - 20,000, $1,900 - 2,600. Unsold Bonhams. Fine Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Paintings, 21 May 2009. Island Shangri-La Hong Kong Hotel, Admiralty, Hong Kong www.bonhams.com
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01 juin 2009

A blue overlay glass snuff bottle. Beijing Palace Workshops, incised Qianlong four-character mark and of the period

A blue overlay glass snuff bottle. Beijing Palace Workshops, incised Qianlong four-character mark and of the period Of flattened circular form raised on a short oval base, finely cut through the sapphire blue overlay to the opaque white glass to depict a blossoming lotus scroll, stopper.  5.7cm (2½in) high (2). Estimate: HK$60,000 - 80,000, $7,700 - 10,000. Unsold Bonhams. Fine Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Paintings, 21 May 2009. Island Shangri-La Hong Kong Hotel, Admiralty, Hong Kong www.bonhams.com
01 juin 2009

An unusual blue overlay glass snuff bottle, late Qing dynasty

An unusual blue overlay glass snuff bottle, late Qing dynasty Of slender pear-shaped form, resting on a short straight foot, well carved through the transparent blue overlay with two tear-shaped panels depicting crashing and frothing waves below a full moon, stopper. 6.9cm (2¾in) high (2). Sold for HK$16,800 Bonhams. Fine Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Paintings, 21 May 2009. Island Shangri-La Hong Kong Hotel, Admiralty, Hong Kong www.bonhams.com
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01 juin 2009

Importante tête de Bodhisattva en pierre. Chine ca XIVe siècle

Importante tête de Bodhisattva en pierre. Chine ca XIVe siècleH. : 40,5 cm. Estimation : 20 000 / 30 000 € Provenance : Offerte au professeur Maurice Loeper en souvenir du congrès international de l'insuffisance hépatique tenu à Vichy du 16 au 18 septembre 1937, et conservée depuis dans la famille. Note: Le visage aux traits réguliers est surmonté d'un important diadème dont le fleuron central est orné d'un mantra en écriture lantsa indienne stylisée.Le style particulier de cette belle sculpture est caractéristique de la... [Lire la suite]
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