15 avril 2011

Boxwood wristrest, brushpot, square vase. Qing Dynasty, 18th -19th century

A carved Boxwood wristrest. Qing Dynasty, 18th century. Photo Sotheby's. naturalistically carved as a slightly curled section of tree bark with irregular openings and cracks, one side carved in low relief with a branch of prunus blossom, the underside decorated with a sprig of three narcissus, the smooth patina of warm honey tone: 20.2 cm., 8 in. Estimate 150,000—250,000 HKD. Lot Sold 350,000 HKD A carved Boxwood brushpot. Qing Dynasty, 18th -19th century. Photo Sotheby's. well carved in high relief with a sleeping sage... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2011

Chinese jades @ Christie's Interiors

A small chinese grey jade carving of a qilin. 19th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 The recumbent mythical beast is carved with its head turned to one side, grasping a spray of lingzhiin its mouth, attached on a later black stand; 1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) wide, fixed lacquered wood stand. Estimate £600 - £1,000 - Price Realized  £6,000 A small chinese white jade shallow dish. 20th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 Carved in the form of an upturned flower head, the eight petals forming the gently lobed sides,... [Lire la suite]
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07 novembre 2010

A pair of Wedgwood black basalt griffin candlesticks. Late 18th/early19th century

A pair of Wedgwood black basalt griffin candlesticks. Late 18th-early19th century. photo courtesy Sotheby's each supporting a metal candle nozzle and modelled with its wings upraised seated on its haunches on a rectangular base.; height 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm) - Estimate 6,000—8,000 USD. Lot Sold 6,250 USD PROVENANCE: Sold, Christie's, London, February 10, 1986, lot 128 NOTE: The model for these griffins is from William Chamber's drawing printed in the 1791 third edtion of his Treatise on Civil Architecture. Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]
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02 avril 2010

White jade ruyi sceptre, archaistic censer and cover & plaque, 18th/19th century

A white jade ruyi sceptre. 18th/19th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 The ruyi-shaped head carved in low relief with a prunus tree and wannianqing growing from rocks partially highlighted in russet color - 14½ in. (37 cm.) long. Est. $25,000 - $35,000. Price Realized $542,500 Provenance: Acquired in the 1950s-60s. A finely carved white jade archaistic censer and cover. 18th/19th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Raised on a short, circular foot, the sides carved in low relief with taotie... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2009

Three copper-red decorated porcelains @ Nagel Auctions

A copper-red decorated porcelain stemcup, China, 18th/19th century Good condition - H. 12,2 cm - Est. 1 500,00 € Cf. Christie's London, 12.11.2002, Lot 58 - Old paper labe to base: L'Exposition Nationale Suisse, Zurich 1885 An iron-red decorated dragon dish, China, Guangxu mark and period Very short hairline to rim - D. 21,3 cm - Est. 650,00 € A copper-red decorated porcelain stemcup, China, probably Qing dynasty Stand with few very small chips - D. 15,5 cm - Est. 600,00 € Property from an... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2009

Four underglaze blue and red porcelains @ Christie's

An underglaze blue and copper red bottle vase, Qianlong (1736-1795). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2009 decorated with a scaled dragon and a phoenix, its wings opened in flight, surrounded by large peony blossoms and scrolling leafy foliage -- 11 7/8in. (30cm.) high. Est. £5,000 - £8,000 An underglaze blue and iron-red dragon dish, 18th/early 19th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd. 2009 painted to the central well with an iron-red dragon persuing a flaming pearl amongst underglaze blue cloud scrolls, the... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2009

A pair of large pale blue glass bottle vases and a smaller bottle vase, 18th 19th century

A pair of large pale blue glass bottle vases and a smaller bottle vase, 18th 19th century the smaller vase drilled . The pair 13in. (33cm.) high (2) Estimate $2,500 - $3,500 Christie's. Christie's Interiors. 1 - 2 April 2009. New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com Image 2009 Christie's Ltd
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30 mars 2009

A group of three chinese porcelain monochrome-glazed vases, Qing dynasty (18th/19th century)

A group of three chinese porcelain monochrome-glazed vases, Qing dynasty (18th/19th century) comprising an aubergine-glazed meiping; a tea dust-glazed ovoid vase with everted rim; and a yellow-glazed pear-shaped vase (reduced rim) with detached later gilt-metal rim mount. The tea dust-glazed vase, the tallest, 13in. (33cm.) high (3) Estimate $2,000 - $3,000 Christie's. Christie's Interiors. 1 - 2 April 2009. New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com Image 2009 Christie's Ltd 
21 mars 2009

A Dehua porcelain Guanyin. 18th/19th Century

A Dehua porcelain Guanyin. 18th/19th Century Shown seated in 'royal ease' with applied bead necklaces and separately modeled hands, the right hand grasping a scroll while the other rests on the raised left knee, the shiny glaze applied to the exterior and the interior walls with patches also appearing on the foot (tiny chips). 7 5/8in (19.5cm) high - Estimate: $1,000 - 1,200 Bonhams. Asian Decorative Arts, 23 Mar 2009. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco www.bonhams.cvom (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and... [Lire la suite]
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21 mars 2009

A Dehua porcelain seated Guanyin 18th/19th Century

A Dehua porcelain seated Guanyin 18th/19th Century Molded holding a scroll in one hand that rests upon the other hand supported with the right knee raised as the figure sits in 'royal ease' swathed in voluminous garments, the reverse bearing the stamped seal Lin Xiaozeng yin visible beneath the ivory-tinged glaze (chips to the finger tips). 7 1/4in (18.5cm) high - Estimate: $1,000 - 1,500 Bonhams. Asian Decorative Arts, 23 Mar 2009. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco www.bonhams.cvom (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793... [Lire la suite]
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