14 avril 2011

Beijing glass @ Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. May 6-7th 2011

A rare turquoise-blue imperial Gu-shaped Beijing glass vase, China, incised Qianlong four-character mark and of the period. photo Nagel Auktionen Good condition. H. 18,3 cm. Estimate 8000 € Property from an old European private collection. A yellow glass snuffbottle with dragon-phoenix design, China, late Qing dynasty. photo Nagel Auktionen Good condition. H. 8,2 cm. Estimate 600 € Property from a German private collection A white Beijing glass vase with red-overlay of branches and birds, China, 18th/19th ct. photo... [Lire la suite]
05 novembre 2010

Three Chinese glass vase, two are incised Qianlong four-character mark and of the period

A purplish glass faceted vase. Incised Qianlong four-character mark and of the period © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd The pear-shaped ten-faceted vase with a tall neck, the facets divided by raised ribs, supported on a short slightly-spreading foot, the semi-transparent glass of deep purple-blue tone; 23cm (9in) high - Estimate: £5,000 - 8,000, HK$ 61,000 - 98,000, USD 7,900 - 13,000 Provenance: an English private collection, purchased by the father of the present owner between 1918-1939. A transparent amber... [Lire la suite]
05 novembre 2010

The Chinese Jade Collection of Mrs R. Gladwyn @ Bonhams

The Collection of the Late Lieutenant Colonel R.F.C. Gladwyn and the late Mrs R. Gladwyn Lt. Col. Gladwyn served in Korea from 1952 to 1953 and was then posted to Hong Kong, where he served from 1953 to 1955 and was joined there by his family. The collection of Chinese jade carvings and ceramics was formed during the stay in Hong Kong. He had an eye for detail and collected these works of art because he thought they were beautiful. Their intricate designs and small details fascinated him, and he admired the great skills of the... [Lire la suite]
27 octobre 2010

A white glass brushpot, China, incised Qianlong four-character mark and of the period.

A white glass brushpot, China, incised Qianlong four-character mark and of the period. photo courtesy Nagel H. 13 cm. Good condition - Estimate € 4 500 Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
27 octobre 2010

A fine Imperial Green Beijing Glass Censer, China, incised Qianlong four-character mark and of the period.

A fine Imperial Green Beijing Glass Censer, China, incised Qianlong four-character mark and of the period. photo courtesy Nagel D. 12,7 cm. Good condition - Estimate € 9 000 This shape is based on that of bronze censers of the Ming dynasty. A similar censer in opaque turquoise glass from the collection of Robert Hatfiel Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
01 juin 2009

A blue overlay glass snuff bottle. Beijing Palace Workshops, incised Qianlong four-character mark and of the period

A blue overlay glass snuff bottle. Beijing Palace Workshops, incised Qianlong four-character mark and of the period Of flattened circular form raised on a short oval base, finely cut through the sapphire blue overlay to the opaque white glass to depict a blossoming lotus scroll, stopper.  5.7cm (2½in) high (2). Estimate: HK$60,000 - 80,000, $7,700 - 10,000. Unsold Bonhams. Fine Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Paintings, 21 May 2009. Island Shangri-La Hong Kong Hotel, Admiralty, Hong Kong www.bonhams.com