25 avril 2011

Treasures of the Chinese Scholar @ Nagel

A carved bamboo libation cup with pines and rocks, China, 18th ct.. © 2011 Nagel - Auctions D. 11,7 cm. Minor wear. Estimate 1800 € A cylindrical 'huanghuali' brushpot, China, 18th ct.  2011 Nagel - Auctions H. 12,8 cm. Very slightly chipped, fine short age crack. Estimate 1700 € Property from a Scandinavian private collection A rootwood brushwasher with lacquer decoration, China, 18th/19th ct.  2011 Nagel - Auctions  B. 15 cm. Rim slightly chipped, old repair to rim  Estimate 900 € Provenance: Former... [Lire la suite]
11 septembre 2010

Scholars's objects @ Doyle New York

Large and fine Chinese carved bamboo mountain. 18-19th century. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York Typical form, deeply carved and undercut to show hilltop pagoda among pine and blossoming trees flanking a procession of approximately sixty-three immortals and attendants, over scrolling sea and well-worked rock work, good patina. H: 13 W: 5 1/4 in.. Estimate $20,000-30,000 PROVENANCE: Private collection of a Princeton Gentleman Purchased Jade Dragon 2002 Chinese White Jade Brushpot . 19th Century. Photo:... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2009

'Shape & Spirit: Selections from the Lutz Bamboo Collection' @ the Denver Art Museum

DENVER, CO.- Beauty and function meet in the newly installed Walter + Mona Lutz Gallery in the fifth level Asian art space in the Denver Art Museum’s North Building. The inaugural exhibition, Shape & Spirit: Selections from the Lutz Bamboo Collection, opening September 26, 2009, showcases the wonder of bamboo through more than 200 objects that capture the spirit and cultural character of their makers. Woven baskets, carved figures and everyday tools are displayed in the new space designated for bamboo pieces from East Asia.... [Lire la suite]
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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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