17 mars 2011

Shopping of Chinese Glass @ Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers

Rare set of eight Chinese simulated coral glass immortal figures, 19th century. Courtesy Freeman's Auctioneers & Appraisers Tall coral-tone figures representing the eight Taoist immortals mounted over wood stands. Glass H: 9 in. Pits and pores to glass likely intended to mimic coral surface; one figure repaired / rebuilt at ankle level; very small chip to nose of one figure and small chip to drapery at foot of another. Estimate $15,000-30,000 PROVENANCE:  Property from the Ina and Sandford Gadient Collection of Fine... [Lire la suite]