09 mars 2009

A Blue and White 'Lotus' Jar, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century

A Blue and White 'Lotus' Jar, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century the ovoid body well-potted, vibrantly painted with two main registers of large scrolling lotus heads and feathery leaves, above upright lappets at the foot, the ruyi-head border below a short lip. height 15 in., 38.1 cm. Estimate 10,000—15,000 USD - Sold 10,000 USD PROVENANCE: Christie's New York, 12th March 1981, lot 591.Thereafter with the present owner. Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
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08 mars 2009

A Robin's Egg-Glazed Vase, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century

A Robin's Egg-Glazed Vase, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century wood stand, Japanese wood box (3). height 13 in., 33 cm. Estimate 20,000—25,000 USD Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
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05 mars 2009

Italian, first half 19th century. After the Antique. Bust of Apollo Belvedere

Italian, first half 19th century. After the Antique. Bust of Apollo Belvedere on a modern black marble base. white marble. overall: 82cm., 32¼in. Estimate 4,000—6,000 GBP Sotheby's. Paintings, Furniture And Works Of Art From The Collection Of Gianni Versace Villa Fontanelle, Moltrasio. 18 Mar 09. London www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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28 février 2009

A Bamboo and Elm Three-Shelf Bookcase with Drawers, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century

A Bamboo and Elm Three-Shelf Bookcase with Drawers, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century the frame of upright rectangular shape with three shelves and a pair of drawers, the top floating panel with rounded corners, the legs joined with a rounded, lapped wrapping, each shelf bordered on three sides with a latticework gallery of cushion section, with hardwood shelves and drawers. 63 1/2 x 31 x 14 in., 161.3 x 78.7 x 35.6 cm. Estimate 5,000—7,000 USD Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy... [Lire la suite]
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28 février 2009

A 'hongmu' pedestal-top table with side drawers, Qing Dynasty, Late 19th Century

A 'hongmu' pedestal-top table with side drawers, Qing Dynasty, Late 19th Century of unusual small size with a rectangular top formed from a floating panel within a rectangular frame, set with three frieze drawers with brass pull handles, all above two pedestals at each end fitted with a single drawer above a lattice-work base, flanked by beaded legs, the wood a deep brown. 32 1/4 x 44 1/2 x 22 1/4 in., 82 x 112.5 x 56.5 cm. Estimate 5,000—7,000 USD Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York www.sothebys.com Photo... [Lire la suite]
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28 février 2009

A Group of Three Rhinoceros Horn Necklaces, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century

A Group of Three Rhinoceros Horn Necklaces, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century comprising one with circular beads of amber color; the second with short cylindrical beads of dark-brown color, with three circular amber beads; the third with honey-colored flat beads (3). total length of longest 34 in., 86.4 cm. Estimate 6,000—8,000 USD Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
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28 février 2009

A Pink Peking Glass Cup, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century

A Pink Peking Glass Cup, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century together with a small red-overlay glass jar (2). diameter of cup 3 1/8 in., 7.9 cm diameter of jar 2 1/2 in., 6.4 cm. Estimate 5,000—7,000 USD Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
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24 février 2009

A Pair Of Large 'Famille-Rose' Relief-Decorated Rouleau Vases, Qing dynasty, 19th century

A Pair Of Large 'Famille-Rose' Relief-Decorated Rouleau Vases, Qing dynasty, 19th century each molded to the exterior with a lively display of the 'Hundred Antiques' and 'Precious Emblems', depicting various floral bouquets arranged in porcelain vases supported on stands, the neck with a ruyi scepter, peaches and a censer, all against a white ground (2). height 23 1/2 in., 59.7 cm. Estimate 10,000—15,000 USD PROVENANCE: Sotheby's New York, 19th March 1997, lot 327.Thereafter with the present owner. Sotheby's. Chinese... [Lire la suite]