24 février 2011

Chinese Gilt-Bronze Brush Rest . Possibly Ming.

Chinese Gilt-Bronze Brush Rest . Possibly Ming.  photo courtesy Doyle New York Cast as a dragon, the sinuous body incised with long hair and mane detailing, split tail. Length 5 1/2 inches. average gilt wear. Two small holes under neck where the piece may have fitted onto a base. No breaks or cracks. Estimate $3,000-5,000 Doyle New York. Asian Works of Art. Monday, March 21, 2011 www.doylenewyork.com
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26 février 2010

Rare blue and white seal Da Ming Jiajing Nian Zao & Wanli 'dragon' brush

A rare blue and white porcelain seal Da Ming Jiajing Nian Zao six-character mark in underglaze blue in a line and of the period. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2010 The top molded with a tortoise above lingzhi sprays on three sides and the reign mark on the fourth, the base with a four-character intaglio seal, Wo si guren - 1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) square - Estimate : $25,000 - $35,000 Provenance: Sydney L. Moss Ltd., London, Literature! Paul Moss, Emperor, Scholar, Artisan, Monk: The Creative Personality in Chinese Works of Art,... [Lire la suite]
26 septembre 2009

Chinese Scholar's Objects from the Geldart Collection sold @ Bonhams

A square ink stone with zitan base and cover, 18th Century © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd The square stone fashioned with a recessed well and carved with an inscription in archaistic juan shu script, bearing a date of the 57th year of the Kangxi reign (1718), and the signature of the noted 18th century inkstone enthusiast Huang Ren as well as a seal reading Xintian Huang Shi Zhen Cang (from the collection of Mr. Huang of Xintian). 2x5in square (5 x 12.5cm) (方形石碩與紫檀蓋盒). Sold for $7,625 An ink stone with... [Lire la suite]
25 juin 2009

A collection of jade brush washer, brush rest, brush pot, cups, water coupes and carvings

A carved white jade brush pot. Qing Dynasty Finely carved to resemble a plum tree trunk, a magpie perched on one of its blooming branches, all rendered in high relief and some deep undercutting; the evenly hued stone polished to a soft luster marked with pinpoint icy-white inclusions and a few dark spots. 4 1/4in (10.8cm) high. Estimate: $7,000 - 10,000 A mottled greenish white jade water coupe. 17th/18th Century The ovoid contours of the boulder ingeniously retained to create a shallow basin shaped as two... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2009

A White Porcelain Brush Rest. Joseon dynasty (19th century)

A White Porcelain Brush Rest. Joseon dynasty (19th century) Modelled in the form of the Diamond Mountains, known in Korea as the Geumgang mountains, applied with a lustrous clear glaze of pronounced blue color with small flecks of intense blue; flat base unglazed. 4 7/8 x 3½ x 1 5/8in. (12.5 x 8.8 x 4.2cm.) . Estimate $80,000 - $100,000 PUBLISHED:Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Richo no bunbogu/The Scholar's Implements of the Yi Dynasty, Korea, exh. cat. (Osaka: Museum of Oriental Ceramics, 1994), pl. 86._____, Richo hakuji... [Lire la suite]
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