10 mars 2011

Chinese Turquoise Glass Vase. Qianlong four-character mark. Chinese Turquoise Glass Vase. Qianlong four-character mark.

Chinese Turquoise Glass Vase.  Qianlong four-character mark. photo courtesy Doyle New York The body of squat ovoid form, rising to a long neck, carved with a raised dragon crawling on the shoulder, base with Qianlong four-character mark. Height 9 3/4 inches. Estimate $6,000-8,000 Very good condition. Doyle New York. Asian Works of Art. Monday, March 21, 2011 www.doylenewyork.com
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04 décembre 2010

The Shorenstein Collection of Chinese Glass @ Christie's Hong Kong

An Introduction to the Chinese Works of Art in the Shorenstein Collection The Chinese works of art in the collection of Walter and Phyllis Shorenstein are spectacular in their beauty, their technical excellence and their historical importance. They include examples of Chinese glass, imperial porcelain and jade of particular distinction. The Shorenstein’s impressively comprehensive collection of glass is one of the most admired and important in America.Both Walter and Phyllis Shorenstein will be remembered for their immense... [Lire la suite]
24 novembre 2010

Chinese Glass @ Bonhams, Hong Kong

A rare red glass bottle vase. Yongzheng four-character wheel-cut mark and of the period. photo Bonhams Of sumptuous globular form, skilfully moulded with a raised ridge at the shoulder and surmounted by a tall tapering neck, the glass of a rich mottled red colour suffused with bubbles and inclusions. 23cm high. Sold for HK$1,560,000 Provenance: Ashkenazie & Co., San Francisco, 12 May 1988.Illustrated 出版: A Chorus of Colors, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, 1995, pp.50-51, no.24R.Kleiner, Chinese Snuff... [Lire la suite]
08 octobre 2010

A turquoise glass censer, Palace workshops, Beijing. Wheel-cut mark and period of Qianlong & a 'realgar' glass, Qing dynasty

A turquoise glass censer, Palace workshops, Beijing. Wheel-cut mark and period of Qianlong. photo courtesy Sotheby's of bombé form, the plain opaque turquoise glass with rounded sides set on three short rounded legs, the slightly everted rim flanked by a pair of upright loop handles, the underside wheel-cut with a four-character reign mark within a double square; 11.5 cm., 4 5/8 in. - Estimate 350,000—400,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,160,000 HKD PROVENANCE: Christie's Hong Kong, 1st November 2004, lot 981. NOTE: A closely... [Lire la suite]
17 septembre 2010

A carved pink and white glass snuff bottle, 1750-1820. Possibly Imperial, attributed to the Palace workshops

A carved pink and white glass snuff bottle, 1750-1820. Possibly Imperial, attributed to the Palace workshops, Beijing. photo courtesy Sotheby's of tapered ovoid form, the glass of mottled pink color overlaid over white at the neck and shading to white towards the foot, carved with three rows of lotus petals above a curled leaf; height 2 5/8 in., 6.7 cm. Estimate 15,000—25,000 USD. Lot Sold 11,250 USD PROVENANCE: Joseph Baruch Silver Collection.Clare Lawrence Ltd.The Alexander Brody Collection.Clare Lawrence... [Lire la suite]
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12 septembre 2010

A realgar-splashed dark amber glass snuff bottle. Imperial, Attributed to the Palace workshops, Beijing, 1730-1800

A realgar-splashed dark amber glass snuff bottle.  Imperial, Attributed to the Palace workshops, Beijing, 1730-1800. photo courtesy Sotheby's  of flattened circular form, tapering towards a narrow neck, the metal of a very dark red-amber color boldly splashed with patche of mottled bright orange; height 2 1/4 in., 5.7 cm - Estimate 6,000 - 9,000 USD PROVENANCE/ Jack Rose Collection. Sotheby's London, 6th June, 1988, lot 263. White Wings Collection, no. 46. Sotheby's New York, 23rd March 2004, lot 4 ... [Lire la suite]
07 juillet 2010

Tristano di Robilant, "Water-Point" @ Faggionato Fine Arts

Tristano di Robilant, Reasons for Treason, 2009, glass, height 40 cm. Photo: Courtesy Faggionato Fine Arts. LONDON.- Faggionato Fine Arts presents Water-Point an exhibition of recent glass sculptures by the Italo-American artist Tristano di Robilant. The exhibition presents 9 works, which at first appear to be simple and rudimentary organic compositions in delicate hues of amber, green, pale yellow and clear glass. The complexity of the pieces only becomes understood from a detailed observation. Di Robilant begins the... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2010

A Baroque pearl, crystal, glass and gold snuff bottle; Imperial, attributed to Guangzhou, 1760–1799

A Baroque pearl, crystal, glass and gold snuff bottle. snuff bottle, attributed to Guangzhou, 1760–1799. photo Bonhams 3.92cm high. Sold for HK$840,000 Footnote: Treasury 7, 1659 異形珍珠、水晶、玻璃、 金鼻煙壺御製品,推定為廣州作,1760~1799The Emperor's Southern PearlBaroque pearl, crystal, transparent red and green glass, and gold; well hollowed with flat lips and no functional foot; the baroque pearl body asymmetrically encased around the upper area with gold, giving way to a formal, waisted neck, the mantle encrusted with... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2010

An octagonal facetted green glass bottle vase. Qianlong mark and of the period & An Imperial yellow glass bottle vase. Qing

An octagonal facetted green glass bottle vase. Qianlong wheel-cut four-character mark and of the period. photo Bonhams The brilliant emerald-green glass of elegant pear-shaped form, supported on a tall foot, the swollen body cut into eight symmetrical facets and gently rising to a tall tapering neck, the recessed base with wheel-cut four character mark within a prominent square, Japanese inscribed wood box. 14.7cm (5 3/4in) high. Sold for HK$228,000 清乾隆 綠料八角瓶 四字楷書刻款It is rare to find a glass vase of this form in green, but... [Lire la suite]
30 janvier 2010

Blue and Green Macchia with Orange Lip, 1990

Dale Chihuly, Macchia, 1985 Glass, hand-blown. 14.25 x 17.5 x 16.5 in. Estimate: from $18,000 to $25,000 Note: Dale Chihuly's mid-eighties' Macchia with yellow and purple wrap with blue coloring, shows a strong opaque orange interior which is variously revealed near the bottom. This work is Unique. Dale Chihuly, Blue and Green Macchia with Orange Lip, 1990 Glass, unique blown glass. 17.25 x 26.5 x 13.5 in. Estimate: from $20,000 to $30,000Notes: Evoking the sea, Dale Chihuly's huge and dramatic, early nineties'... [Lire la suite]
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