07 novembre 2010

Beijing glass @ Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 8 Nov 2010. Knightsbridge

A Beijing yellow monochrome vase with trumpet neck © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Decorated with curled dragons. 26cm (10in) high. Estimate: £1,200 - 1,500, EUR 1,400 - 1,700, HKD 15,000 - 19,000 A green glass vase with tapering cylindrical neck and oviform body. Qianlong four-character mark © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd About 28cm (11in) high - Estimate: £800 - 1,200, EUR 910 - 1,400, HKD 10,000 - 15,000 A ruby red glass bowl. Qianlong four-character incised mark © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Decorated in... [Lire la suite]
17 septembre 2010

A carved green glass snuff bottle, 1750-1820. Imperial, attributed to the Palace workshops

A carved green glass snuff bottle, 1750-1820. Imperial, attributed to the Palace workshops, Beijing. photo courtesy Sotheby's of rounded form, the transparent green glass carved in low relief on each face with a recessed circular panel, carved on one side with a parrot chained to a perch, the reverse with a parrot swinging from a perch, flanked by mock mask and ring handles on the shoulders; height 2 1/4 in., 5.7 cm - Estimate 8,000—12,000 USD. Lot Sold 17,500 US PROVENANCE: Collection of Arthur Loveless.Kardos... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2010

An octagonal facetted green glass bottle vase. Qianlong mark and of the period & An Imperial yellow glass bottle vase. Qing

An octagonal facetted green glass bottle vase. Qianlong wheel-cut four-character mark and of the period. photo Bonhams The brilliant emerald-green glass of elegant pear-shaped form, supported on a tall foot, the swollen body cut into eight symmetrical facets and gently rising to a tall tapering neck, the recessed base with wheel-cut four character mark within a prominent square, Japanese inscribed wood box. 14.7cm (5 3/4in) high. Sold for HK$228,000 清乾隆 綠料八角瓶 四字楷書刻款It is rare to find a glass vase of this form in green, but... [Lire la suite]