01 novembre 2010

A pair of French early 19th century Empire beechwood chairs. By Jean-Pierre Louis, Paris, for the Château of Compiègne

A pair of French early 19th century Empire beechwood chairs. By Jean-Pierre Louis, Paris, for the Château of Compiègne © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Each with a square back and seat on baluster turned front legs and sabre legs to the back, one chair stamped J.LOUIS and with CP marks for Château of Compiègne, also numbered in ink C 4968 and with old paper labels, one inscribed Meubles N.1, the other chair also with CP marks and numbered C 4968 and 28258, each with green and yellow silk cover,(2) - Sold for AUD 3,600 inclusive of... [Lire la suite]
01 novembre 2010

A parcel-gilt decorated japanned tole tray early 19th century, on later stand

A parcel-gilt decorated japanned tole tray early 19th century, on later stand © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Of rectangular form with a Chinoiserie figurative central cartouche within a floral ground, on later simulated bamboo parcel-gilt folding stand, 59.5cm wide, 48cm deep, 49cm high (23" wide, 18.5" deep, 19" high). Sold for AUD 900 inclusive of Buyer's Premium Bonhams. The Andre & Cecile Fink Liquidation Sale, 31 Oct 2010. Sydney www.bonhams.com
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28 octobre 2010

A coral glazed openwork and relief snuff bottle decorated with dragon and phoenix, China, Jiaqing mark, 19th century.

A coral glazed openwork and relief snuff bottle decorated with dragon and phoenix, China, Jiaqing mark, 19th century. photo courtesy Nagel monochrome coral red glaze, the bottom bearing a golden four character seal script mark, with stopper. H. 8 cm. Small enamel frits retouched - Estimate 900 € Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
28 octobre 2010

A yellow glass snuff bottle in the shape of a full moon with coral stopper, China, 19th century.

A yellow glass snuff bottle in the shape of a full moon with coral stopper, China, 19th century. photo courtesy Nagel Carved stopper, plain glass bottle. H. 6 cm. Minor imperfections of the material - Estimate 900 € Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
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28 octobre 2010

Two Beijing glass vase with blue overlay decoration, Qianlong-Jiaqing period & 19th century

A fine carved Beijing glass vase with blue overlay on white ground, China, Qianlong-Jiaqing period. photo courtesy Nagel decorated with peony and phoenix. H. 15 cm. Few very tiny chips, good condition - Estimate 2 800 € An opaque white Beijing glass vase with blue overlay decoration depicting tripod and four-legged censers, China, 19th century. photo courtesy Nagel various shapes of cencers in two registers, blue foot rim and mouth. H. 10,5 cm. Good condition - Estimate 1 500 € Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November... [Lire la suite]
27 octobre 2010

Six Famille Noire porcelain vases, Kangxi & 19th century

A  Famille Noire porcelain vase with flowering prunus branches, bamboo and birds. China, Lozhenge mark, Kangxi period. photo courtesy Nagel H. 34,8 cm. Tiny chip to stand, good condition - Estimate € 5 000 Provenance: Former old German private collection A large pair of Famille Noire porcelain vases. China, 19th century. photo courtesy Nagel H. 90,5 cm. One vase with restored area of 5 x 8 cm to rim - Estimate € 4 500 Property from an old European private collection A Famille Noire porcelain vase... [Lire la suite]
25 octobre 2010

Pair of Chinese 19th century glazed pottery figures of an aristocratic couple and their attendents

A wonderful pair of Chinese 19th century glazed pottery figures of an aristocratic couple and their attendents, with charming painted silk parasols. photo courtesy of Kentshire @ The 29th San Francisco Fall Antiques Show www.kentshire.com
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18 octobre 2010

Two chrype, Tekke, 19th century, a khalat Bokhara & a wedding robe. Ottoman, 1880s

A green ceremonial chrype. Tekke, mid 19th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 embroidered in silks with tulips and guls, with vestigial sleeves - Estimate £4,000 - £6,000 . Price Realized £4,375 A yellow silk chrype (ceremonial robe) . Tekke, 19th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 embroidered with star-burst flowers and serrated palmette flowers, wth residual sleeves tipped in red satin, with fringed hem - Estimate £2,000 - £4,000. Price Realized £1,875 Notes: Yellow silk robes are... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2010

19th century ivory @ Nagel - Auctions

An relief ivory triptych depicting a historical scene. 19th ct. © 2010 Nagel - Auctions Damages due to age. H. 30 cm - Estimate (EUR) 5000 An ivory ornamental and figural receptacle for holy water. 19th ct. © 2010 Nagel - Auctions The Evangelists and the Virgin and Child seated enthroned. Damages due to age. H. 20,5 - H. 20,5 - Estimate (EUR) 3000 Memento mori. 19th ct. © 2010 Nagel - Auctions Ivory, carved in full round. Wooden base. Traces due to age. H. 18/24,5 cm - Estimate (EUR) 1800 A lady... [Lire la suite]
25 septembre 2010

A rare coconut snuff bottle, 19th century

A rare coconut snuff bottle, 19th century. photo courtesy Sotheby's . of rounded square form with convex faces, below a waisted neck and a flared foot, one face carved in relief with three columns of calligraphy in archaic bronze script, set on a textured ground, adjacent to a two-column inscription lightly incised followed by a seal, Yuanyin, the reverse occupied by a poetic inscription filled with red pigment;  height 2 in., 5.1 cm. Estimate 10,000—15,000 USD. Lot Sold  7,500 USD PROVENANCE: Hugh... [Lire la suite]
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