19 mai 2011

Two rock crystal 'lotus' & 'chilong' brush washers. Late 18th-early 19th century

A rock crystal 'lotus' brush washer. Late 18th-early 19th century. Photo Bonhams Deeply carved in the form of a curled lotus leaf with undulating rim, its stem forming the base, with further stems and lotus flowers carved in high relief to the sides, the crystal of a smokey brown hue. 9.8cm (4in) wide. Sold for £3,360 A rock crystal 'chilong' brush washer. Late 18thearly 19th century The deep quatrefoil vessel carved in high relief around the sides with two clambering chilongs and sprouting lingzhi fungus, the crystal of a... [Lire la suite]
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22 avril 2010

Japanese Art at Bonhams Puts Armour in the Spotlight with Beards and Dragons

A splendid example of Japanese armour –estimated to sell of £100,000-150,000. Photo: Bonhams LONDON.- There is something about Japanese armour that makes Westerners do a double-take. It may well have something do with the fact that the helmets often come equipped with a beard as well as a dragon. Bonhams next sale of Fine Japanese Art on May 11th, a massive auction of 480 lots estimated to sell for around £1.6m, includes a splendid example of Japanese armour – boasting both beard (white) and dragon (gold and scarlet). The... [Lire la suite]
25 octobre 2009

Five Beijing glass vases & bowl @ Nagel Auctions

A fine and rare imperial blue Beijing glass brushwasher, China, incised four character mark Qianlong and of the period D. 11,3 cm - Est. 12 000,00 € Cf. Zhang Rong 'Luster of Autumn Water - Glass of the Qing Imperial Workshop', Beijing, 2005, no. 178 (a vase of very similar colour) A red-overlay white Beijing glass vase, China, 18th/19th century Few tiny chips - H. 20,2 cm - Est. 3 500,00 € A good blue Beijing glass vase, China, 18th/19th century Very tiny chip to rim, good condition - H. 24,3 cm... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2009

A fine mughal-style enamel gold box and cover, 18th/19th century

A fine mughal-style enamel gold box and cover, 18th/19th century Very minor losses to enamels. B. 7,2 cm. Est. 4 000 € Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
09 mai 2009

A fine mughal-style enamel gold box and cover, 18th/19th century

A fine mughal-style enamel gold box and cover, 18th/19th century Small dent to body, very minor losses to enamel. H. 6,3 cm. Est. 5 500 € Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
09 mai 2009

A green-ground black-decorated dragon bottle vase, China, Xuande six-character mark, 18th/19th century

A green-ground black-decorated dragon bottle vase, China, Xuande six-character mark, 18th/19th century H. 18,4 cm. Est. 1 200 € Provenance: Property from the collection of an old German industrial family, from the Dobrikow Collection, Beijing acquired with Lepke Berlin, 1.3.1930, Lot 361 Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
09 mai 2009

An unusual and rare famille noire bisquit porcelain box and cover for ink, China, 18th/19th century

An unusual and rare famille noire bisquit porcelain box and cover for ink, China, 18th/19th century Very small restored chip to rim inside, good condition. D. 12,1 cm. Est. 1 500 € Provenance: Property from an old German private collection Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
09 mai 2009

A fine carved rock-crystal vase and cover, China, 18th/19th century

A fine carved rock-crystal vase and cover, China, 18th/19th century Very slightly chipped. H. 14,8 cm. Est. 900 € Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
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09 mai 2009

A turquoise glazed monochrome vase, 18th/19th century

A turquoise glazed monochrome vase, 18th/19th century Of gourd form; decorated across the body and neck with a formal lotus and floral design. 23cm (9in) high. Estimate: £1,500 - 1,800 Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 11 May 2009. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com
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09 mai 2009

A pair carved celadon jade wall vases, China, 18th/19th century

A pair carved celadon jade wall vases, China, 18th/19th century Good condition. H. 16,7 cm. Est. 6 500 € Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
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