19 décembre 2010

A Chinese rhinoceros horn libation cup, 17th 18th Century

A Chinese rhinoceros horn libation cup, 17th 18th Century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 The flaring sides carved around the exterior with three scholars seated in a mountainous river landscape strewn with pagoda's and a bridge, the handle formed by the trunk of a gnarled pine tree extending into the interior of the cup, small chips; 10.5 cm. high, 15 cm. wide, wood stand - Estimate €20,000 - €30,000  Price Realized  €151,000 Notes: The rhinoceros horn is considered as one of the 'Eight Precious' symbols. It... [Lire la suite]
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06 novembre 2010

Dutch blue and white Delft, LV monogram marks, perhaps for Lambertus van Eenhoorn, 17th 18th century

A pair of Dutch delft pyramid flower vases, late 17th / early 18thcentury. photo courtesy Sotheby's formed of five tapering stages, one fixed, above a square plinth, (the top two stages later replacements), each stage with a gargoyle spout at each corner and painted in tones of blue with chinoiserie flowers, fungi and shells, the lower fixed stage with scroll feet separated by busts, the plinth sides with alternating panels of peacocks in gardens and Ceres among lush flowers with a cornucopia, on blue-washed bun feet;... [Lire la suite]
03 mai 2009

A fine carved jade dragon handle, China, 17th/18th century.

A fine carved jade dragon handle, China, 17th/18th century. H. 11,3 cm. Good condition. Est. 5500 EUR. Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
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