19 mai 2011

Two rock crystal 'lotus' & 'chilong' brush washers. Late 18th-early 19th century

A rock crystal 'lotus' brush washer. Late 18th-early 19th century. Photo Bonhams Deeply carved in the form of a curled lotus leaf with undulating rim, its stem forming the base, with further stems and lotus flowers carved in high relief to the sides, the crystal of a smokey brown hue. 9.8cm (4in) wide. Sold for £3,360 A rock crystal 'chilong' brush washer. Late 18thearly 19th century The deep quatrefoil vessel carved in high relief around the sides with two clambering chilongs and sprouting lingzhi fungus, the crystal of a... [Lire la suite]
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15 novembre 2010

Céramiques ivoires, Vietnam, Dynastie Trần (1225 - 1400) @ Cornette de Saint Cyr

L'émergence de la dynastie est liée à l'accès au trône de Trần Thái Tông (1226-1258) qui dépose la Dynastie Lý. Après 175 ans, elle connaitra son terme avec l'abdication du roi Thiếu Đế, âgé de 5 ans en faveur de son grand père maternel, Hồ Quý Ly. Rare et Important Bassin Circulaire à couverte ivoire craquelée. Vietnam, Dynastie Trần (1225 - 1400). photo courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr  Le pourtour est imprimé d'une rangée de cercles bruns. Traces de pernettes dans le fond. D. 24,8 cm ; H. 11 cm. Estimation : 600 / 1... [Lire la suite]
14 novembre 2010

Rare Plateau à Offrandes en argent. Vietnam, Royaume du Champā (8° - 13° siècles).

Rare Plateau à Offrandes en argent. Vietnam, Royaume du Champā (8° - 13° siècles). photo courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr  composé d'un pied supportant un plateau circulaire décoré au repoussé d'un motif de lotus épanoui. H. 9,5 cm - D. 18,5 cm - Estimation : 6 000 / 10 000 € Au centre, un autre motif floral associé à un fort pistil sert à unir le plateau et le pied. Une inscription en Cham ancien court à l'intérieur, mentionnant un poids d'argent, (probablement celui de tout un ensemble offert en même temps,... [Lire la suite]
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30 octobre 2010

A fine gold painted enamel covered bowl with lotus design and fitting larger bowl, China, Qianlong seal mark and period

A fine gold painted enamel covered bowl with lotus design and fitting larger bowl, China, Qianlong seal mark and period. photo courtesy Nagel D. 13/10,5 cm. Partly small restorations - Estimate 2 800 € Property from an old Austrian private collection Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
08 juin 2010

Two Central Javanese Period Gold Rings @ Theresa McCullough

Ring. Java, Central Javanese Period, 9th century. Solid cast and repoussé gold. Height: 1 ¼ in (3.2 cm) © Theresa McCullough Price on application Provenance: American Collection, purchased New York art market, 1995. A gold ring with a cast band, enlarged at the shoulders, and decorated with stylized floral motifs with central nagas, finished with a row of granulation in an oval shape to accommodate the bezel, which is elaborately formed with a cast moulded flange secured with two rows of coiled gold wire, and a... [Lire la suite]
15 mai 2010

Waterpots @ Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 13 May 2010. New Bond Street

A rare pale green jade waterpot and cover, 18th century. photo Bonhams The square vessel rising to the slanted shoulders and rectangular opening, superbly carved with a chilong dragon clambering over the side in pursuit of the flaming pearl atop the cover and with further two chilongs emerging from the crested crashing waves, the underside carved with swirling waves, the stone of a pale green tone with minor russet inclusions to the underside, wood stand. 12cm wide. (3). Sold for £45,600 A blue-glazed waterpot, 16th... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2009

A celadon jade lotus jar and cover

A celadon jade lotus jar and cover carved as two lotus pods joined together, with a budding flower to the reverse, all 'tied' together, jade cover, wood cover and wood stand. 10cm., 3 7/8in. Est. 4,000—6,000 GBP. Lot Sold 5,000 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 13 May 09. London www.sothebys.com
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