08 mai 2011

A Mughal-style carved jade bowl, China, 18th century

A Mughal-style carved jade bowl, China, 18th century. Photo Sotheby's of pale green tones, the walls carved with six lobes, decorated in relief with flowering lily plants and scrolling leaves above a palmette arcade, the well with a central lotus flower with enveloping petals, the base with concentric bands of lotus petals; 10cm. diam. Estimate 8,000—12,000 GBP. Lot Sold 39,650 GBP PROVENANCE: Ec-Collection of Charles Kelekian (inv. no.632)Sold in these rooms 15 October 1998, lot 133 NOTE: The Chinese interest in... [Lire la suite]
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08 mai 2011

A Kangxi blue and white porcelain huqqa base for the Indian market, China, 1662-1722

A Kangxi blue and white porcelain huqqa base for the Indian market, China, 1662-1722. Photo Sotheby's of squat bulbous form with a narrow neck with a broad horizontal flange and swollen neck, the underglaze decoration composed of six bracketed cartouches each enclosing a flowering stem, the shoulder with a frieze of stylised floral motifs within a collar of serrated leaves, the flange with a further series of leaves, the neck with a register alternately of blossoming and unopened flowers, the mouth and flange edge in brown; 18.2cm.... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2011

A sancai glazed tripod pottery vessel. China, Tang dynasty 618-907 CE

A sancai glazed tripod pottery vessel. China, Tang dynasty, 618-907 CE. photo Blitz Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Height 14 cm. Diameter 16 cm - Price on application Blitz Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. TEFAF Antiques / Stand 259. PO Box 15715.Prinsengracht 851,1001 NE Amsterdam.The Netherlands. T +31 20 623 26 63 - M +31 650262698 - F +31 20 627 78 39 - www.DriesBlitz.com - mail@DriesBlitz.com
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19 novembre 2010

China 19th century photographs @ Swann Galleries

Select group of 13 historic photographs including one by Felice Beato and 4 by A. Fong, 1865-1870s courtesy of Swann Auction Galleries.  with views of ancient pagodas and temples, a woman with bound feet, picturesque scenes of Hong Kong, Kowloon, and Canton, 8 are uncredited scenes. Albumen prints, most are 8 1/2x 11 inches (21.5x27.9 cm.), mounted, many with handwritten or printed captions. Estimate $3,500-4,500 The illustration is titled "Flower Pagoda, Canton" (Circa 1865) and by Beato. There are 4... [Lire la suite]
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15 novembre 2010

kesi rank badges. China, Revivalist period, 1860s & Qing dynasty, 19th century

A pair of kesi rank badges of the first rank crane. Revivalist, late 19th, early 20th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 woven in kesi weave in gilt on a black ground with the first rank Crane; 12.5ins (30cm. square). Estimate £1,000 - £2,000. Price Realised £4,375 Provenance: Comnène-Everts-Logan Collections Two pairs of kesi rank badges. China, Revivalist period, 1860s. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 both woven with the first rank crane in gilt kesi weave on a black ground (2). Estimate £1,000... [Lire la suite]
31 octobre 2010

A rare silver- and gilt silver-inlaid cast bronze 'Shou' jar, China, Xuande four-character mark, Kangxi period

A rare silver-and gilt silver-inlaid cast bronze 'Shou' jar, China, Xuande four-character mark, Kangxi period. photo courtesy Nagel of archaic 'pou' form, the rounded sides supported on a low splayed foot rising to a short neck with squated everted rim, decorated with inlaid. H. 18,5 cm - Estimate 6 000 / 10 000 € Provenance: From an old private European collection - See. Sotheby's Hongkong, 8.10.2006, Lot 1154 Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 4th 2010 www.auction.de
31 octobre 2010

A fine gilt-bronze figure of a bodhisattva, possibly Samantabhadra, China, Ming dynasty

A fine gilt-bronze figure of a bodhisattva, possibly Samantabhadra, China, Ming dynasty. photo courtesy Nagel inscribed at the reverse side on the shoulder: tianxia emei shengjing and on the robe chaoyangmen nanxiaojie sun lian zao zhu. H. 47,5 cm - Estimate 60 000 / 80 000 € Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 4th 2010 www.auction.de
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30 octobre 2010

A very rare pair of hardwood folding tables with cloisonné enamel panels, China, 18th-19th century

A very rare pair of hardwood folding tables with cloisonné enamel panels, China, 18th-19th century. photo courtesy Nagel H. 51,5 cm. Wood Very slightly chipped - Estimate 9 000 € Property from an old European private collection Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
30 octobre 2010

A fine Canton enamel phoenix wall vase, China, 18th century

A fine Canton enamel phoenix wall vase, China, 18th century.photo courtesy Nagel H. 17 cm.  Very minor wear, good condition  Estimate 1 500 € Property from an old European private collection Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
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30 octobre 2010

A large Canton enamel box and cover, China, Qianlong period

A large Canton enamel box and cover, China, Qianlong period.  photo courtesy Nagel D. 34,2 cm. Slightly chipped, old overpainted losses to enamels - Estimate 5 000 € Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
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