25 février 2011

Chinese Tixi Black Lacquer Dish. Yuan-Ming Dynasty

Chinese Tixi Black Lacquer Dish. Yuan-Ming Dynasty. photo courtesy Doyle New York Of rounded shallow shape, carved in relief through layers of black and red with ruyi scrolls around a central floret, the reverse with deeply carved classic scrolls, Japanese wood box. Diameter 11 3/4 inches. Estimate $4,000-6,000 Doyle New York. Asian Works of Art. Monday, March 21, 2011 www.doylenewyork.com
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21 novembre 2010

A rare grey-white jade openwork 'dragon' plaque. Yuan-Ming Dynasty

A rare grey-white jade openwork 'dragon' plaque. Yuan-Ming Dynasty © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd The oval plaque finely carved with a writhing dragon amidst foliage, carved in profile looking towards the left, its mouth agape, the body with cross-hatched scales, the stone of grey-white tone, all set within a white-metal buckle. 8.7cm (3⅜in) wide. Sold for £3,000 Footnote: Compare a similarly carved dragon, but without upper body scales, attributed to the Song Dynasty, illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of... [Lire la suite]
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11 septembre 2010

Ming Dynasty 'Longquan' celadon & celadon @ Sotheby'sMing Dynasty 'Longquan' celadon & celadon @ Sotheby's

A large carved 'Longquan' celadon-glazed bowl. Ming Dynasty. photo courtesy Sotheby's with steeply rounded sides radially fluted to form petal-shaped panels, the exterior crisply carved with lotus blossoms growing leafy stems beneath a keyfret border at the rim, the interior further carved with a central petal-lobed medallion enclosing a lotus spray within radiating petal-form panels of lotus florets, all under a rich green glaze; diameter 13 in., 33 cm - Estimate 20,000 - 30,000 USD NOTE: A similar bowl but with different... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2010

Christie’s to Offer An Asian Interior - The Private Collection of The Baroness Dunn

South Kensington – Christie’s is proud to announce the first auction from the calendar of Sunday sales for 2010 – the sale of the Property from the Collection of The Baroness Dunn, to be held at Christie’s South Kensington on Sunday, 14 March 2010. The sale will consist of property from the former Cotswold home of Lydia, Baroness Dunn, comprising approximately 160 lots and with estimates ranging from £200 to £30,000. The Baroness Dunn Lydia, Baroness Dunn has led a distinguished and highly celebrated career in both... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2009

A collection of monochrome porcelains sold @ Christie's New York

A group of three Chinese guan-type vessels comprising a pale bluish-green crackle-glazed large mallet vase, Qing dynasty; a crackle-glazed pear-shaped ewer, possibly 18th century; a crackled bluish-green-glazed pear-shaped small vase; together with a pale brown crackle-glazed octagonal cup; the pale bluish-green crackle-glazed vase 8in. (20.4cm.) high (12) - Est. $1,200 - $1,800 - Price Realized $42,500 A small Chinese pottery ma jun wine cup, Yuan Ming dynasty (1279-1644) The cup 2in. (5cm.) diameter (2) - Est. $300... [Lire la suite]
23 août 2009

Two white-glazed anhua-decorated stem cups. Yuan/Ming dynasty, 14th-16th century

Two white-glazed anhua-decorated stem cups. Yuan/Ming dynasty, 14th-16th century. Image Christie's Ltd 2009 The smaller with deep rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim, and decorated in relief on the interior with a dragon pursuing a flaming pearl amidst clouds, all under a blue-tinted white glaze; the larger with broad bowl, the interior decorated in relief with the bajixiang (Eight Buddhist Emblems) below the rim, all under a white glaze. 4 3/8 and 5 7/8 in. (11.2 and 15 cm.) diam. (2) Est. $3,000 - $5,000 ... [Lire la suite]
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