25 mars 2009

A magnificent pair of extremely rare carved gold lacquer bookcases. Mark and Period of Wanli

A magnificent pair of extremely rare carved gold lacquer bookcases. Mark and Period of Wanli each with evenly-spaced two shelves housed within a rectangular structure, heavily carved on the front of the 'gold thread' nanmu framework with eight pairs of confronting dragons centered on a ruyi-shaped cloud, above jagged chevrons representing mountains at the base of the legs, the sides divided into three sections, each with a square panel with canted corners and a cusped top frame, containing a pair of... [Lire la suite]
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20 mars 2009

Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Spring Sale in April @ Sotheby's Hong Kong

HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Spring Sale 2009 will be held on 8th April, 2009 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. An exceptional collection of rare and magnificent imperial Chinese Ceramics and works of art from the Tang, Ming and Qing dynasties will be featured. Together with two extraordinary sales, a total of over 70 lots will be offered and the sale is estimated to fetch HK$200 million. Nicolas Chow, Sotheby’s International Head of Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, commented on... [Lire la suite]
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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