10 mai 2011

A large blue and white brushpot, bitong. Chongzhen-Shunzhi

A large blue and white brushpot, bitong. Chongzhen-Shunzhi. Photo Bonhams Superbly painted in vivid blue with a dignitary and his entourage including four warriors wielding lances, a banner and a canopy, with a horse in the background below the gnarled tree, all before a kneeling farmer and his companion leading two water buffaloes amidst rockwork and the characteristic V-shaped grass, the scene divided by a mountainous landscape amidst cloud scrolls, all framed by incised borders enclosing foliate patterns. 22.6cm (8 7/8in)... [Lire la suite]
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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]
15 avril 2011

Boxwood wristrest, brushpot, square vase. Qing Dynasty, 18th -19th century

A carved Boxwood wristrest. Qing Dynasty, 18th century. Photo Sotheby's. naturalistically carved as a slightly curled section of tree bark with irregular openings and cracks, one side carved in low relief with a branch of prunus blossom, the underside decorated with a sprig of three narcissus, the smooth patina of warm honey tone: 20.2 cm., 8 in. Estimate 150,000—250,000 HKD. Lot Sold 350,000 HKD A carved Boxwood brushpot. Qing Dynasty, 18th -19th century. Photo Sotheby's. well carved in high relief with a sleeping sage... [Lire la suite]
15 avril 2011

A very large huanghuali brushpot. Qing Dynasty, 17th-18th century.

A very large huanghuali brushpot. Qing Dynasty, 17th-18th century. Photo Sotheby's. carved from a single section of tree trunk of wide cylindrical form, the wood of rich reddish-brown color with characteristics 'fur' markings, wood stand; diameter 28 cm., 11 in. Estimate 400,000—600,000 HKD. Lot Sold 524,000 HKD  Sotheby's. Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 08 Apr 11. Hong Kong. www.sothebys.com
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11 mars 2011

Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art to Be Offered at Sotheby's in New York

An Important Imperial Nian Rebellion Battle Painting 'Siege Of Pingyu', from a set of eighteen paintings commemorating the campaign of the victories over the Nian, 1853-1868, by Qingkuang et al. Qing Dynasty, Guangxu Period, ink and colour on paper, framed and under glass, 122 x 54 in., 309.9 x 137.1 cm. Est. $800,000 - 1,200,000. NEW YORK, N.Y.- On 23 March 2011 Sotheby’s Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art sale will offer superb examples of Chinese painting, jades, furniture, ceramics and other works of art. The 200 lot sale... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2011

Zitan, Brushpot, 18th century,

Chinese Zitan Brushpot, 18th Century. photo courtesy Doyle New York Of natural irregular cylindrical form, the thick walls with a dark rich patina. Height 7 1/2 inches. Estimate $12,000-18,000 Doyle New York. Asian Works of Art. Monday, March 21, 2011 www.doylenewyork.com
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26 février 2011

Chinese Yellow Glazed Porcelain Brushpot, 18th Century.

Chinese Yellow Glazed Porcelain Brushpot, 18th Century. photo courtesy Doyle New York Of cylindrical form, worked in relief with three horses beneath a willow tree in a rocky landscape by a river, base with impressed seal mark. Height 4 1/2 inches. Estimate $3,000-5,000 Doyle New York. Asian Works of Art. Monday, March 21, 2011 www.doylenewyork.com
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29 janvier 2011

Rock Cristal Brushpot. China, 19th century

Rock Cristal Brushpot. China, 19th century. Courtesy Vanderven & Vanderven Oriental Art Height: 16 cm  - Price € 7.500,- Provenance: private collection, The Netherlands Decorated with monkeys in trees. Chinese artists often used locally found natural materials to produce artifacts. The most talented artisans could highlight the best features of a stone or crystal, incorporating the natural coloration and textural features in the overall design. Vanderven & Vanderven Oriental Art, Nachtegaalslaantje 1,... [Lire la suite]
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27 octobre 2010

A white glass brushpot, China, incised Qianlong four-character mark and of the period.

A white glass brushpot, China, incised Qianlong four-character mark and of the period. photo courtesy Nagel H. 13 cm. Good condition - Estimate € 4 500 Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
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]