23 octobre 2010

An extremly rare copper-red glazed brushwasher by Tang Ying (1682-1756), China, marked Tao cheng tang zhi, Yongzheng-Qianlong

An extremly rare copper-red glazed brushwasher by Tang Ying (1682-1756), China, marked Tao cheng tang zhi, Yongzheng-Qianlong period. photo courtesy Nagel This brushwasher belongs to a very small group of porcelains of imperial quality but without reign mark. D. 7,6 cm - Estimate € 4 000 / 6 000 Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
29 mai 2010

Miniature Chinese Art Makes World Record Prices at Bonhams

A Baroque pearl, crystal, glass and gold Imperial snuff bottle, attributed to Guangzhou, 1760-1799, is presented at a Bonhams in Hong Kong, China. EPA/ALEX HOFFORD, LONDON.- Bonhams Hong Kong today celebrated the first-ever “Golden Gavel Auction” in its history, when part of the world’s finest collection of important Chinese snuff bottles, the Mary and George Bloch Collection, sold 100% and achieved world record prices. Against presale estimates of HK$20,000,000 (£1.8m), the sale total was HK$66,146,800 (£5.8m), with every one... [Lire la suite]