02 mars 2011

Sotheby's in New York to Offer Property from Palm Beach Private Collector in Dedicated Sale

Property of a Palm Beach Private Collector features approximately 80 lots of Chinese porcelain and works of art, encompassing a range of style and media and with estimates ranging from $1,000 to $700,000. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, N.Y.- On 29 March 2011, Sotheby’s will offer Imperial Chinese and Chinese porcelain and works of art and English and Continental furniture in the dedicated sale of Property of a Palm Beach Private Collector. The worldly collection was assembled in the 1950s and 60s, with an eclectic combination of works... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2010

A Qianlong pair of 'famille-rose' 'soldier' vases and covers & a fine 'famille-rose' 'sanduo' bowl.

A pair of 'famille-rose' 'soldier' vases and covers. Qing dynasty, Qianlong period. photo Sotheby's each baluster body brightly enamelled with pairs of birds perched amidst rockwork issuing flowers, all between lotus-lappets at the base and an elaborate lambrequin collar, the waisted neck with quatrefoil landscape panels reserved on a prunus and cracked-ice ground, the domed cover similarly decorated with panels within lotus and ruyi bands - 122 cm. Est. 40,000—60,000 GBP Lot Sold 163,250 GBP Property of a titled Spanish... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2009

Magnificent 'famille rose' porcelains sold @ Sotheby's London

A pair of 'famille rose' 'soldier' vases and covers. Qing dynasty, Qianlong period. photo courtesy Sotheby's each body of baluster form with waisted neck, brightly enamelled around the exterior with a pair of phoenix in a garden enclosing peony blooms issuing from rockwork, all within diaper bands, the domed cover with an elaborate floral band and surmounted by a lion dog finial, with two black and gilt lacquer hexagonal stands, painted with figure panels. 134.7cm., 53in.. Est. 80,000—120,000 GBP - Sold 97,250 GBP ... [Lire la suite]