28 février 2011

Chinese Ivory Seal, 19th-20th Century

Chinese Ivory Seal, 19th-20th Century  photo courtesy Doyle New York Carved as a foo lion with pup seated on a large square block, both lions bearing teeth, the long mane and tail hair finely incised. Height 6 inches. Estimate $10,000-15,000 Published: Sassoon, Chinese Ivories, Volume three, no. 827 Doyle New York. Asian Works of Art. Monday, March 21, 2011 www.doylenewyork.com
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21 novembre 2010

A pair of chinese cloisonne enamel leopards. 19th-20th century

A pair of chinese cloisonne enamel leopards. 19th-20th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Each with hind legs in crouched position, the heads turned to the side, inset with large staring glass eyes, the yellow bodies enamelled all over with black fur markings and the underbelly with white enamel; 19½ in. (49.6 cm.) long (2) - Estimate £4,000 - £6,000. Price Realized £23,750 Christie's. Quai d'Orsay, Paris - An Apartment by Jacques Grange, 19 November 2010, London, King Street www.christies.com
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09 juillet 2010

Chinese famille verte porcelains @ Christie's, The Althorp Attic Sale

A Chinese famille verte sleeve vase. Late 19th-early 20th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Enamelled with rectangular panels enclosing a pheasant and peony on one side and birds and a dragonfly with bamboo and gourds on the other, reserved on a brick-red ground with dragons and scrolling foliage, the neck with stiff leaves, 17½ in. (44.5 cm.) high - Estimate £500 - £800 Price Realized £3,000 Notes: Photographed in the Ante Room at Spencer House, circa 1926, as one of a pair of sleeve vases, prior to being moved... [Lire la suite]
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19 avril 2010

Qing dynasty sprinklers & a Kangxi export ware turquoise glazed vase with later metal mounts, China

A pair of Qing dynasty sprinklers with later metal mounts, China, 19th/20th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. Of rounded form and of royal blue colour, the metal mounts to foot, and rising from the upper shoulder to stoppered lid - 10 3/4in (27.4cm) high (2). Est. £1,200 - £1,500. Price Realized £3,000 A group of Qing dynasty sprinklers with later metal mounts, China, 19th/20th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. Of rounded forms, with mounts to foot and neck - tallest 10 1/2in (26.6cm) (5). Est.... [Lire la suite]