25 juillet 2009

Chinese erotic albums, 19th & 20th century.

Anonymous (19th Century) Two erotic albums Two albums, each with twelve leaves, ink and color on white or green paper. 6 3/4 x 6in (17 x 15.5cm) each for the large album. 3 1/4 x 3 1/4in (8.3 x 8.3cm) each for the small album - Estimate: $1,000 - 1,500 Anonymous (20th Century). A small erotic album Album of twelve leaves, ink and light color on silk. 5 1/4 x 5in (13.5 x 13cm) each. Estimate: $600 - 900 Bonhams. Asian Decorative Arts, 28 Jul 2009. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco www.bonhams.com
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05 juillet 2009

A Ming lacquer table @ Victoria & Albert Museum

Lacquer table, 28 x 94 x 41 cm, China, Ming, c.1400 - 1420, Victoria & Albert Museum © V&A Picture Library It is covered overall in red lacquer which is then decorated in the 'qiang jin' incised gold technique, whereby the pattern is incised with a sharp point and subsequently filled in with gold leaf. It was acquired in 1993 for  £42,000 with  £10,500 from The Art Fund from Nicholas Grindley. (www.artfund.org)
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04 juillet 2009

Vase. China, Quing-Zeit, 19. Jahrhundert.

Vase. China, Quing-Zeit, 19. Jahrhundert. Höhe: 33 cm. Adjugé € 2.400Doppelbauchige Kürbisvase. Porzellan mit Weißglasur und Blaubemalung, umlaufend stilisierte Blütenbänder sowie Landschaften mit figürlicher Szenerie in zwei Ebenen: im Oberteil Philosoph mit Teekanne vor einem Baum sitzend; im Unterteil Fahnenträger vor einem Krieger. Hampel. Arts d'Asie. Vendredi, 26 juin 2009 www.hampel-aucntiond.com
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04 juillet 2009

Chinesisches Terracotta-Pferd China, Tang-Dynastie, 618 - 907 n. Chr

Chinesisches Terracotta-Pferd China, Tang-Dynastie, 618 - 907 n. Chr Höhe: 43 cm. Länge: 45 cm.. Adjugé € 5.800 Hampel. Arts d’Asie. Vendredi, 26 juin 2009 www.hampel-aucntiond.com
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15 mai 2009

New acquisition of Lichtenstein Museum : Kendi pouring vessel, Wan Li period (1573–1620), Mounts England, c. 1600

China, Wan Li period (1573–1620), Mounts England, c. 1600. Kendi pouring vessel adapted as a ewer with English silver mounts Porcelain, underglaze cobalt blue painting silver, gilt , England; height 25 cm ; Inv.-No. PO2531 Provenance: acquired in 2007 from an english art dealer by Prince Hans Adam II von und zu Liechtenstein This ewer belongs to a group of porcelain objects that were made during the reign of Emperor Wan Li and exported to Europe. The term kendi derives from Sanskrit and denotes drinking vessels with... [Lire la suite]
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09 mai 2009

A fine carved bamboo winecup, China, 18th century

A fine carved bamboo winecup, China, 18th century Small repair below the rim. L. 14,3 cm. Est. 3 000 € Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
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09 mai 2009

J. China--Blaeu, China veteribus Sinarum regio. Amsterdam, [1635]

J. China--Blaeu,  China veteribus Sinarum regio. Amsterdam, [1635] Hondius, J. China. Amsterdam, 1606, together 2 double-page engraved maps, each approx. 335 x 455mm., hand coloured (2). Est. ,500—2,000 GBP. Lot Sold 1,500 GBP  Sotheby's. Natural History, Travel, Atlases and Maps. 07 May 09. London www.sothebys.com
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09 mai 2009

A fine gilt-bronze enamel planter with fine jade and stone leaves with fruit branches, China, Qianlong period

A fine gilt-bronze enamel planter with fine jade and stone leaves with fruit branches, China, Qianlong period Very minor restorations. H. 46 cm. Est. 10 000 € Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
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09 mai 2009

A rare group of 18 carved stone heads of louhans, China, Ming dynasty

A rare group of 18 carved stone heads of louhans, China, Ming dynasty Mounted on metal stands - Minor wear, slightly chipped. ca. 23-28 cm. Est. 18 000 € Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
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09 mai 2009

A large painted stucco figure of seated Buddha, China, Ming dynasty

A large painted stucco figure of seated Buddha, China, Ming dynasty Restorations. H. 96,5 cm. Est. 12 000 € Provenance: Christie's New York, 22.3.1999, Lot 165 Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
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