06 mai 2011

A Meissen figure of a nodding pagoda. Late 19th century.

A Meissen figure of a nodding pagoda. Late 19th century. Photo Sotheby's modelled seated cross legged with a nodding head and moveable hands, crossed swords mark in underglaze-blue.; 26 cm.. Estimate 6,000—8,000 USD. Lot Sold 7,500 USD Sotheby's. 19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Ceramics, Silver & Works of Art, 15 Apr 11, New York www.sothebys.com
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21 juillet 2010

An impressive pair of Meissen Pagoda Figures. Circa 1870

An impressive pair of Meissen Pagoda Figures. Circa 1870. photo Bonhams Modelled as a Chinaman and a Lady both sitting cross-legged, their generous bellies filling their robes which are painted with formal coloured flowers and insects, the nodding heads with separate moving tongues, their hands also waving up and down, 30cm and 31cm high, cancelled crossed swords marks in underglaze-blue, incised model numbers 2883 and 2884 (minor chip) (2) Sold for £15,600 Bonhams. Fine European Ceramics including the Collezione... [Lire la suite]
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13 avril 2009

A pair of carved Ivory pagodas. China. 1810

A pair of carved Ivory pagodas. China. 1810 A pair of Chinese ivory model pagodas made in Canton, complete with their garden terraces,trees,tables with precious objects, scholar's rocks, bells and Buddhas. Carved and painted ivory. height: 66.04 cm (2 ft. 2 in.), depth: 29.21 cm (11.5 in.), width/length: 25.4 cm (10 in.). Good antique condition. Price $75,000  Note: There is a Cantonese ivory boat of the same quality in the collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum that was brought back to England in 1803 by... [Lire la suite]
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