18 juin 2011

A tortoiseshell snuff bottle. Four-character Qianlong Mark

A tortoiseshell snuff bottle. Four-character Qianlong Mark. Photo Bonhams Of moon-flask shape, with flat, capped mouth rim and straight oval capped foot, molded from two separate pieces with a stylized shou character enclosed by abstract foliate tendril bands, the thin walls exhibiting natural pale amber and brown patches; 2in (5.3 cm) high. Estimate: US$2,000 - 3,000 Property from the Norman Stiller Collection, San Francisco, California Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 21 Jun 2011, San Francisco www.bonhams.com
21 février 2010

An Imperial-yellow monochrome Peking glass vase. Four-character Qianlong mark

An Imperial-yellow monochrome Peking glass vase. Four-character Qianlong mark © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd. With cylindrical neck and oviform body. 13cm (5in) high. Estimate: £2,500 - 2,800 Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 3 Mar 2010. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com