05 novembre 2010

Three Chinese glass vase, two are incised Qianlong four-character mark and of the period

A purplish glass faceted vase. Incised Qianlong four-character mark and of the period © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd The pear-shaped ten-faceted vase with a tall neck, the facets divided by raised ribs, supported on a short slightly-spreading foot, the semi-transparent glass of deep purple-blue tone; 23cm (9in) high - Estimate: £5,000 - 8,000, HK$ 61,000 - 98,000, USD 7,900 - 13,000 Provenance: an English private collection, purchased by the father of the present owner between 1918-1939. A transparent amber... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2009

A brown glass overlay snuff bottle. Yangzhou school, early 19th century

A brown glass overlay snuff bottle. Yangzhou school, early 19th century Of flattened rectangular form rising from a short straight oval foot ring, finely carved through the layer of pale brown overlay to the opaque milky white glass, depicting a traveller riding a mule across a bridge, followed by an attendant, the reverse with a fisherman standing in a boat trying to sell his catch to an elderly gentleman seated on a pier, the sides each with a seven-character inscription written in archaic script, stopper. 7.1cm... [Lire la suite]
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