11 septembre 2010

Scholars's objects @ Doyle New York

Large and fine Chinese carved bamboo mountain. 18-19th century. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York Typical form, deeply carved and undercut to show hilltop pagoda among pine and blossoming trees flanking a procession of approximately sixty-three immortals and attendants, over scrolling sea and well-worked rock work, good patina. H: 13 W: 5 1/4 in.. Estimate $20,000-30,000 PROVENANCE: Private collection of a Princeton Gentleman Purchased Jade Dragon 2002 Chinese White Jade Brushpot . 19th Century. Photo:... [Lire la suite]
25 juin 2009

A 'spinach' jade cricket cage and cover and a marriage bowl, Qianlong

A 'spinach' jade cricket cage and cover. Qianlong Mark The cover of rectangular section with cusped corners and deeply undercut panels of figures in a verdant landscape setting that rests upon a low, footed base finished with a raised collar at the top, the underside bearing a four-character mark in seal script. 8 1/2in (21cm) long. Estimate: $12,000 - 15,000 A fine 'spinach' jade marriage bowl. Qianlong Its low, curving well centered with a raised peony flower head, the flower... [Lire la suite]