01 mai 2010

Ming dyansty jade @ Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 13 May 2010

A pale green jade 'monkey and horse' group, Ming Dynasty. photo Bonhams Well carved in the round to depict a recumbent horse with his head turned sharply to the left over his body, looking at a small monkey clambering up his back, the stone of a greyish-green tone with brown inclusions, wood stand, fitted box. 8.2cm (3¼in) wide (3). Estimate: £5,000 - 7,000, HK$59,000 - 83,000 Provenance: Purchased at Bluett & Sons, London, 1960sThe Collection of Mr Harold Cooper A green jade carving of a toad. Ming Dynasty.... [Lire la suite]
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30 avril 2010

Ming blue & white porcelains @ Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 13 May 2010

A rare blue and white double-gourd moonflask, bianping. Late Yongle. photo Bonhams Modelled after a Middle Eastern prototype, each domed face well painted illustrating the characterstic 'heaping and piling' with an eight-pointed lappet starburst, one face with overlapping palmettes and radiating from a central petal medallion enclosing a yinyang motif, the other face interlaced with ruyi-shaped lappets encircling the medallion with inward-pointing petals, all encircled by a narrow foliate scroll band on one side and a... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2010

A fine and rare copper-red 'dragon' 'lingzhi' double-gourd vase. Seal mark and period of Qianlong

A fine and rare copper-red 'dragon' 'lingzhi' double-gourd vase. Seal mark and period of Qianlong. photo Sotheby's superbly potted, the lower globular bulb supporting a smaller similarly shaped bulb, delicately painted in fine copper-red dots forming nine lively chi dragons clambering among lingzhi borne on scrolling stems wrapped around the vessel, all below a row of pendant ruyi heads encircling the slightly flared rim, the footrim encircled by a key-fret border, the copper-red of burgundy tone, the countersunk base... [Lire la suite]
04 avril 2010

Grand vase. Vietnam, Manufacture de Biên Hoà, années 1950

Grand vase. Vietnam, Manufacture de Biên Hoà, années 1950 représentant 2 dragons en réserve sur fond bleu. Ils regardent la perle sacrée -  H 53 cm. Estimation : 100/150€ SVV GEOFFROY BEQUET. SAMEDI 17 AVRIL à 14H00. 6, rue Raymond Poincaré  17206 Royan. Tél. : 05.46.38.69.35 - Fax : 05.46.39.28.05 - Email : contact@royanencheres.com
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04 avril 2010

Miroir en forme de croissant de lune biseauté autour duquel s'enroule un dragon sculpté en bois patiné.

Miroir en forme de croissant de lune biseauté autour duquel s'enroule un dragon sculpté en bois patiné. photo courtesy Delorme & Collin du Bocage Haut. : 68 cm - Larg. : 51 cm (Petit accident) GK - Estimation : 1 500 - 2 000 € Delorme & Collin du Bocage. Meuble et objets d'art. Vendredi 16 avril à 14h00. Drouot Richelieu - Salle 7. EMail : info@parisencheres.com - Tél. : 01 58 18 39 05
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24 mars 2010

Qing 'dragon' bowl, 'wine cups. saucer dishes, dragon and phoenix' bowl @ Sotheby's

A fine green and aubergine enameled 'dragon' bowl. Jiaqing seal mark and period. photo courtesy Sotheby's incised around the exterior with two dragons in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', the decoration in aubergine on a translucent green ground - diameter 4 3/8 in., 11.2 cm. Est. 8,000—10,000 USD. Lot Sold 31,250 USD PROVENANCE: S. Marchant & Son, London, 1981.Christie's New York, 24th March 2004, lot 223. A fine 'wucai' 'dragon and phoenix' bowl. Daoguang mark and period. photo courtesy Sotheby's the... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2010

Ming dynasty, Wanli period porcelains @ Sotheby's, Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, 23 Mar 2010, New York

A blue and white 'dragon' box and cover. Wanli mark and  period. photo Sotheby's of well potted rectangular form with indented corners resting on a short foot, the cover with a rectangular panel enclosing two five-clawed dragons contesting a 'flaming pearl' amid cloud swirls and above rolling waves crashing against rockwork, surrounded by lotus blooms on meandering leafy stems above a keyfret band, the box decorated with a similar scrolling lotus meander below a keyfret band, inscribed on the base with the six-character... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2010

A diamond-set novelty bangle

A diamond-set novelty bangle. photo Bonhams Modelled as a dragon, the head with brilliant-cut diamond highlights and ruby eyes, to a scaly bangle of textured finish, inner diameter 5.0cm. Sold for £1,320 Bonhams. Jewellery, 10 Mar 2010. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com
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26 février 2010

Rare blue and white seal Da Ming Jiajing Nian Zao & Wanli 'dragon' brush

A rare blue and white porcelain seal Da Ming Jiajing Nian Zao six-character mark in underglaze blue in a line and of the period. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2010 The top molded with a tortoise above lingzhi sprays on three sides and the reign mark on the fourth, the base with a four-character intaglio seal, Wo si guren - 1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) square - Estimate : $25,000 - $35,000 Provenance: Sydney L. Moss Ltd., London, Literature! Paul Moss, Emperor, Scholar, Artisan, Monk: The Creative Personality in Chinese Works of Art,... [Lire la suite]
09 février 2010

Famille Noire Dragon Bottle Vase Bi Qi Zun. 清代 Qing Dynasty, 康熙 Kangxi Period (1662-1722)

Famille Noire Dragon Bottle Vase Bi Qi Zun. 清代 Qing Dynasty, 康熙 Kangxi Period (1662-1722) A rare tall bottle vase of unusual proportions called by the Chinese a water chestnut form, bi qi zun. Height:  17" (43.2cm )  Width:  9 1/2" (24.1cm). Condition:  Areas of degradation to the black ground. Price on application Provenance:  Vermeer & Griggs Collection No. 609 Notes: The shape was popular in the 18th C during the 康熙 Kangxi, 雍正 Yongzheng and 乾隆 Qianlong reigns and... [Lire la suite]
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