06 août 2009

Zinc Cooling Bottle with Silver & Gilt Mounts, Mughal India, 18th century

Zinc Cooling Bottle with Silver & Gilt Mounts, Mughal India, 18th century silver, gilt & zinc. height: 32.5cm, diameter: 22cm, weight: 1.546kg. Price On Request This rare bottle comprises a bulbous base fashioned from plain zinc sheets shaped and soldered together and a neck and lid in high grade cast and chased silver. The faceted neck rises to an acanthus leaf border. The lid, in the form of an architectural Mughal-like dome, rises to a gilded bud like finial above a petal flourish. The silver mounts and chain... [Lire la suite]
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20 juin 2009

A Cizhou type black glazed bottle. Jin-Yuan Dynasty

A Cizhou type black glazed bottle. Jin-Yuan Dynasty Of pear form raised on a tall foot and finished with a rim to the flared neck, the black slip glaze applied to the exterior brushed with a lighter iron oxide wash to form a stylized leaf scroll design. 11 3/4in (29cm) high. Estimate: $2,500 - 4,000 Provenance: King Kong Lee, 1985 Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art, 29 Jun 2009. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco www.bonhams.com
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12 mai 2009

A very fine small famille rose-enamelled glass bottle. Early 20th century, attributed to Ye Bengqi

A very fine small famille rose-enamelled glass bottle. Early 20th century, attributed to Ye Bengqi The globular body supported on a short straight-cut foot and with a cylindrical neck ending in a gently flaring rim, brightly enamelled around the exterior with large rose blooms and daylillies issuing from elaborate rockwork and two small birds perched on a delicately enamelled branch, all below three flying insects around the neck, the base with a Qianlong blue-enamel four-character mark. 3½ in. (9 cm.) high. Estimate £18,000 -... [Lire la suite]
09 avril 2009

A Safavid pottery Bottle (surahi) Persia, 17th Century

A Safavid pottery Bottle (surahi)  Persia, 17th Century of globular form with long and slightly tapering neck, underglaze, decorated in cobalt blue on a white ground with floral sprays and birds. 29.5 cm. high. Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000 Bonhams. Islamic & Indian Art, 2 Apr 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved)
07 avril 2009

An Abbasid moulded glass Bottle with Figures. Persia or Mesopotamia, 8th-11th Century

An Abbasid moulded glass Bottle with Figures. Persia or Mesopotamia, 8th-11th Century made in green glass with bluish tinge, the funnel neck with cut and smoothed rim on a body blown into an octagonal mould, each panel decorated with a figure with a large head, seven facing figures with their arms held out differently, and one sitting sideways holding a rud upright, a six-petalled rosette on the underside of base. 9 cm. high. Estimate: £2,000 - 2,500. Unsold Footnote: The closest parallel to this unusual bottle is a... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2009

Safavid blue, red and white soft paste porcelain bottle, Kirman, South East Iran, 17th century

Safavid blue, red and white soft paste porcelain bottle, Kirman, South East Iran, 17th century Of flattened drop shape, each side with large fleshy trefoils and half-palmettes heightened underglaze with light red and reserved on cobalt blue foliate lattice, the neck mounted with a tubular copper spout, rising from a flat foot, small repairs around the mouth and the foot, minor areas of repainting. 13 3/8in. (33.9cm.) high. Estimate £6,000 - £8,000 Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds 31 March 2009 . London, King... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2009

A Diamond Engraved Blue Glass Bottle, Possibly Nishapur, North East Iran, 9th Century

A Diamond Engraved Blue Glass Bottle, Possibly Nishapur, North East Iran, 9th Century With rounded body rising from slightly flared foot to tall slightly tapering neck, the body engraved with a register of reciprocal triangles filled with concentric roundels, above and below a minor band of dotted motifs, around the shoulder a register of kufic inscription and a further band of triangles filled with hatching, neck restored. 7 5/8in. (19.3cm.) high - Estimate £20,000 - £30,000  Notes: The inscription around the shoulder... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2009

A White Porcelain Box and Cover and a Small White Porcelain Bottle, Joseon dynasty (19th and 18th century)

A White Porcelain Box and Cover and a Small White Porcelain Bottle, Joseon dynasty (19th and 18th century) The box and cover of circular shape with short ring foot and domed lid recessed in the circular center and applied overall save the rims with a blue-tinged clear glaze; the small bottle of compressed disc form rising from a short circular foot to a rolled lip, applied with a powdery clear glaze with bluish cast. Box 2 5/8in. (6.8cm.) high, 3 7/8in. (9.7cm.) diameter; bottle 2 5/16in. (5.8cm.) high, 3 9/16in. (9.1cm.)... [Lire la suite]
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