19 juin 2011

A carved ivory seal paste box with figural decoration. Kangxi Period

A carved ivory seal paste box with figural decoration. Kangxi Period. Photo Bonhams The low box and cover of circular section with shou medallions and flowering plants carved in relief to the sides, the top of the cover featuring three young boys at play amid three auspicious rams and the underside centered with a dragon in relief encircled by a leiwen frame; 2 3/8in (6cm) diameter. Estimate: US$5,000 - 7,000 Property from Various Owners Bonhams. Fine Asian Art, 21 Jun 2011, San Francisco www..bonhams.com
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07 avril 2009

A small cinnabar lacquer seal paste box and cover. Mark and period of Yongle

A small cinnabar lacquer seal paste box and cover. Mark and period of Yongle of compressed globular form delicately carved to reveal the layer of ochre-yellow lacquer beneath the cinnabar-red, the cover with a camellia blossom encircled by scrolling stems and smaller blooms and opening buds, the shallow sides of the box similarly decorated, the interior and base lacquered black, incised on the base with the six-character mark. 6.4 cm., 2 1/2 in. Estimate 120,000—150,000 HKD NOTE: Cinnabar lacquer seal paste boxes... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2009

A peachbloom seal paste box and cover. Mark and period of Kangxi

A peachbloom seal paste box and cover. Mark and period of Kangxi of entirely plain compressed circular form, the domed cover of pinkish tone shading to a light mushroom colour around the sides and on the upper part of the box, transmuting to a pale liver colour towards the base, the footrim with a neatly finished groove around the outer edge, inscribed on the underside with a six-character reign mark in underglaze-blue. 7.2 cm., 2 3/4 in. Estimate 300,000—400,000 HKD PROVENANCE: From an Asian Family Collection.Christie's... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2009

A group of six chinese porcelain copper red-glazed tablewares, 18th-early 20th century

A group of six chinese porcelain copper red-glazed tablewares, 18th-early 20th century comprising a small double gourd vase; a dish; a circular seal paste box and cover, with six character apocryphal Kangxi mark; a small water pot; a censer; and an ink palette; together with an enameled pinkish-red small dish, qianlong mark. The dish, the largest, 7¾in. (19.7cm.) diameter (8) Estimate $1,500 - $2,000 Christie's. Christie's Interiors. 1 - 2 April 2009. New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com Image 2009 Christie's Ltd