13 juin 2011

Record pour une vente composée d’Arts d’Asie à Paris

   Rhyton en jade sculpté, Chine, dynastie Qing, époque Qianlong, daté 1787.  Photo Sotheby's Après les ventes d’Art Impressionniste et Moderne la semaine dernière, c'est au tour de la vente consacrée aux Arts d’Asie de Sotheby's à Paris de remporter un immense succès. Selon Philippe Delalande, directeur européen des Arts d’Asie, et Christian Bouvet, spécialiste en Arts d’Asie chez Sotheby’s France : « Les résultats éblouissants obtenus aujourd’hui à la galerie Charpentier devant un parterre d'enchérisseurs... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2011

A rare large mottled grey jade rhyton. 17th century

A rare large mottled grey jade rhyton. 17th century. Photo Christies Ltd 2011 The well-hollowed vessel terminating in a ferocious dragon head, supported on the horns of the beast, the sides with a clambering chilong, the body finely carved in shallow relief with cloud scrolls, the stone of an attractive greenish-grey tone with lighter inclusions; 9½ in. (24 cm.) high. Estimate £25,000 - £35,000 ($41,775 - $58,485) Notes: This style of rhyton with the cup held in the mouth of a dragon belongs to a distinct group of jade carvings.... [Lire la suite]
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09 janvier 2011

A biscuit-glazed aubergine bull's head rhyton. Kangxi period

A biscuit-glazed aubergine bull's head rhyton. Kangxi period. Glazed a soft aubergine with finely articulated horns a darker tone, molded with a leather tether, the interior glazed a soft green4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) long - Estimate $2,000 - $3,000 Christie's.  Chinese Export Art , 25 January 2011, New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com
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19 décembre 2010

A rare Chinese archaistic celadon and russet jade rhyton.

A rare Chinese archaistic celadon and russet jade rhyton. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 The well-hollowed vessel of characteristic elongated form, the base carved with the large head of a mythical beast with bulging eyes under bushy brows and short antlers laid back above pointed ears, the pierced base formed by the open jaw exposing fangs and tongue, carved to one side with with a chi dragon-head handle and another coiling dragon underneath the spout, further carved with a band in shallow relief with a taotie-mask to... [Lire la suite]
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30 novembre 2010

Verres antiques & médiévaux @ Pierre Bergé & associés

Exceptionnelle phiale côtelée à décor marbré. italienne, fin du Ier siècle av. J.-C. - début du Ier siècle ap. J.-C. Époque augustéenne ou tibérienne. photo Pierre Bergé & associés Verre moulé poli aubergine et blanc opaque, décor gravé et côtelé. Production Diam_17,5 cm - Estimation : 80 000 - 100 000 € De type Isings 3, elle est à paroi arrondie, moulée, taillée à la meule et polie. L'extérieur est orné de vingt-huit godrons verticaux rayonnant depuis le fond vers le bord. Riche décor de marbrures blanc opaque en forme... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2010

A fine white jade rhyton. Qing dynasty, 18th century.

A fine white jade rhyton. Qing dynasty, 18th century. photo courtesy Sotheby"s of characteristic trumpet form and oval section rising from three short feet, finely carved to the flattened sides with four archaistic zoomorph bearing phoenix heads, with a sinuous chilong climbing up one side peering over the mouthrim, the opposite side carved in high-relief with a chilong head, its flaring openwork wings and scrolls flattening to low-relief from the beast's head to the vessel's side, interwoven with a pair of keyfret... [Lire la suite]
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30 mai 2010

A fine and rare rhyton-form 'dragon' rhinoceros horn libation cup. 17th-18th century

A fine and rare rhyton-form 'dragon' rhinoceros horn libation cup. 17th-18th century. photo Bonhams The hollowed horn of archaistic form, tapering from a wide heart-shaped mouth, folding over and terminating in a scroll work handle, all supported by the flattened base deftly carved in the form of a stylised dragon head, with jaws wide open, as if swallowing the cup, the sides with rows of bosses in low high, all below classic scrolls at the rim. 12.9cm (5in) high. Sold for HK$3,840,000Provenance: Purchased from... [Lire la suite]
01 janvier 2010

Rare Figural Sancai Glazed Rhyton, China, Tang Dynasty (618-907)

Rare Figural Sancai Glazed Rhyton, China, Tang Dynasty (618-907) Glazed Earthenware. Height: 4 7/8 inches - Sold The drinking cup of trumpet-form is crisply molded and finely hand-finished. The handle, formed of a leafy stem, issues a stippled Buddha’s hand citron upon which is straddled a high-capped Central Asian figure with a large wine jar in his arms. The mouth of the cup is decorated with symmetrically applied lotus blossoms. A lustrous Sancai glaze is applied overall and three spur marks at the base reveal the pale... [Lire la suite]
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25 octobre 2009

A Greek private collection of fine jade carvings @ Bonhams

The collection was formed during the 1950s and 60s by a Greek lady in the privileged environment of a well known Athenian family, who similarly to other prominent Greek families of the period, participated in international shipping as well as being pioneers of the Greek textile industry. Pictures of the period show her as a beautiful young woman, who supported her family's social and business standing, creating several beautiful homes, with the family's main residence just opposite the Greek Royal palace. The family was frequented... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2009

Rare et exceptionnel rhyton en jade gris et rouille sculpté. Chine, dynastie Ming (1368-1644)

Rare et exceptionnel rhyton en jade gris et rouille sculpté. Chine, dynastie Ming (1368-1644) de forme ch'iu, la surface sulptée en trois registres d'arabesques archaïsantes, phénix et dragons, une bande de motifs en spirale sous une frise formelle au bord, la crinière et les cornes d'un animal mythique formant la base du vase, deux perles enflammées de chaque côté, la pierre d'une belle teinte grise avec incrustations noires et rouille ; socle en bois. 22,2 cm, 8 3/4 in. Est. 60,000—80,000 EUR. Lot Sold 156,750 EUR ... [Lire la suite]
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