05 mars 2011

Chinese jades @ Christie's Interiors

A small chinese grey jade carving of a qilin. 19th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 The recumbent mythical beast is carved with its head turned to one side, grasping a spray of lingzhiin its mouth, attached on a later black stand; 1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) wide, fixed lacquered wood stand. Estimate £600 - £1,000 - Price Realized  £6,000 A small chinese white jade shallow dish. 20th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 Carved in the form of an upturned flower head, the eight petals forming the gently lobed sides,... [Lire la suite]
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24 décembre 2010

Yuan Porcelains @ "The world of Kubilai Khan" @ Metropolitan Museum New York

Plate with Peonies and Waves in Reverse Pattern, 14th century, Yuan dynasty (1271–1368), China. Porcelain with underglaze cobalt blue decoration (Jingdezhen ware); H. 3 11/16 in. (9.4 cm), Diam. 17 13/16 in. (45.3 cm). Lent by The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka The Yuan dynasty was one of the most innovative periods in the decorative arts of China. The native arts of pottery and lacquer were transformed by the coming together of artistic traditions from the north and the south, while craftsmen brought into China from other... [Lire la suite]
15 novembre 2010

Céramiques blanches, 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. Beau Bol. Vietnam, Dynastie Trần (1225 - 1400). photo courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr  Orné dans le fond d'un qilin entouré d'un décor floral. Couverte blanche. D. 17,8 cm, H. 6,8 cm. Estimation : 400 / 600 € Beau Bol. Vietnam, Dynastie Trần (1225 - 1400). photo... [Lire la suite]
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25 octobre 2010

A rare export-style Imperial blue and white Qilin and phoenix decorated porcelain bowl, China, Kangxi six-character mark

A rare export-style Imperial blue and white Qilin and phoenix decorated porcelain bowl, China, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period. photo courtesy Nagel D. 31,8 cm. Good condition - Estimate € 15 000 Provenance: Former collection H. von Helmersen Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
05 septembre 2010

Chinese Dehua & Blanc de Chine @ Doyle New York

Pair of Chinese Blanc de Chine Guanyin. 19th Century. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York Each standing on a square stylized rockwork base, each figure dressed in long layered robes, holding a lingzhi fungus in one hand, a small deer standing in attendance dressed with a collar hung with bells, plumes and lingzhi fungus, a vase of flowers balanced on his back, impressed seal mark. Height 15 1/2 inches. Estimate $8,000-10,000 Chinese Blanc de Chine Seated Guanyin. 19th Century. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York ... [Lire la suite]
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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21 novembre 2009

Chine. Cinq bassins ronds. Fin XVIIIème siècle, début XIXème siècle

Chine. Bassin rond. Fin XVIIIème siècle, début XIXème siècle. à décor polychrome aux émaux de la famille rose au centre dans un médaillon d'une femme avec un enfant à son balcon. Sur la chute, un mandarin assis entouré de lettrés. Sur l'aile, instruments taoïstes et filet or. Au revers branches de bambou à fond corail. Diam. : 30,5 cm. Estimation : 1 000 / 1 200 € Chine. Bassin rond. Fin XVIIIème siècle, début XIXème siècle. à décor polychrome au centre d'une courtisane à son balcon. Sur la chute, trois personnages... [Lire la suite]
22 mai 2009

An amber carving of a qilin seated on a green stained ivory stand, the stand 18th century

An amber carving of a qilin seated on a green stained ivory stand, the stand 18th century the amber beast modelled with a horn to the top if its head, with defined circular nodes to the spine and incised mane and tail detailing, the ivory stand carved and pierced as rockwork issuing bamboo branches and lingzhi sprays, stained a vibrant green -- the stand, 2¾in. (7cm.) wide. Est. £1,200 - £1,500 - Price Realised £23,750 Christie's. Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art & Textiles. 15 May 2009. London, South Kensington... [Lire la suite]
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20 mai 2009

A mottled white jade carving of a qilin, 17th century

A mottled white jade carving of a qilin, 17th century The recumbent mythical beast carved with its head turned towards the back, the head with a horn between elongated scrolling eyebrows above the ruyi-shaped nose and snarling jaws revealing the menacing teeth, with a finely incised beard and mane, the spine with flame-like scrolls terminating in the tail carved with key-fret, the haunches and legs carved with fire scrolls and key-fret, the mottled yellow-white stone with fine russet streaks.. 10.7cm (4¼in) long. Sold for... [Lire la suite]
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