10 octobre 2010

Mughal jade Candlestick, Archer's Ring, Bowl & Dish. India, 18th Century

An unusual Mughal jade Candlestick. Northern India, 18th Century. © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd of mid greyish-green mottled jade, made in three sections, the ribbed cylindrical body with a rib of chevron motif above and below, on a slightly flaring foot, with sloping shoulder, the truncated neck with horizontal rib, delicately carved in low relief with acanthus leaves; 18 cm. high - Sold for £9,600 Note: The unusual form of object in jade can be attributed to a Muslim craftsmen probably working in Norther India in the 18th... [Lire la suite]
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29 mars 2009

A pair of Royal Worcester Corinthian candlesticks and a Royal Worcester shell on coral. Dated 1891 and 1899.

A pair of Royal Worcester Corinthian candlesticks and a Royal Worcester shell on coral. Dated 1891 and 1899. In blush ivory with gold detail, the candlesticks 20cm, shape no.3/10, the shell on coral 21cm, shape 4/94, printed puce marks (candlesticks with restoration) (3) Estimate: £100 - 150 Bonhams. European Ceramics, Glass and Asian Art including selected glass from the Whittle Collection, 31 Mar 2009. Knowle www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved)
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21 mars 2009

A blue and white porcelain candlestick. Transitional

A blue and white porcelain candlestick. Transitional The waisted shaft with flower and leaf patterns rising from a large, hollow base in the form of an inverted bowl with flared rim painted with a scholar attended by servants at his rural retreat, all rendered shades of rich cobalt beneath a celadon-tinged glaze (old chips, glaze frits). 9 1/4in (23.5cm) high. Estimate: $2,000 - 3,000 Bonhams. Asian Decorative Arts, 23 Mar 2009. 220 San Bruno Avenue, San Francisco www.bonhams.cvom (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd.,... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2009

Sancai and Blue Glazed Candlestick. Tang Dynasty, first half of the 8th century. Gongxian, Henan Province. Glazed Earthenware

Sancai and Blue Glazed Candlestick. Tang Dynasty, first half of the 8th century. Gongxian, Henan Province. Glazed Earthenware Height: 12 ¼ in, 32 cm Note: This example is particularly noteworthy for its large size and for the careful and exact application of the lead based sancai glazes which are notoriously viscous. The artisan has enhanced the strong architectural form, based on a metal prototype, by decorating the various elements in different and contrasting sancai and blue glazes. Egyptians, Greeks, Etruscans and... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2009

An extremely rare pair of famille rose candlesticks. Qianlong

An extremely rare pair of famille rose candlesticks. Qianlong Modelled after the style of a George II original; decorated in orange, gilt, red and green enamel with a floral design on the hexafoil and shell shaped base. 21cm (8¼in) high. (2). Estimate: £8,000 - 10,000 Unsold. Provenance: Ex. A Private French Collection. Footnote: The George II style was typical of the mid 18th century, being one of the most common and popular styles of Georgian silver candlesticks. Often seen with a shaped square base and shell corners,... [Lire la suite]
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