21 février 2010

A Peking glass, single-blue overlay snuff bottle; with stopper. Circa 1780-1840

A Peking glass, single-blue overlay snuff bottle; with stopper. Circa 1780-1840 © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Estimate: £1,500 - 2,000 . Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 3 Mar 2010. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com
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02 août 2009

About Su Fengyi's snuff bottles

Last month, two of his snuff bottles was sold at Bonham's & Butterfield, San Francisco : Su Fengyi (b. 1960) An inside-painted crystal snuff bottle Of ovoid form with flat lip and recessed foot, the interior skillfully painted with black ink of subtly varied shade, depicting a placid scene of fish swimming amid water grasses; with inscription and dated wuzi (2008), both sides signed Fengyi with a painted red seal mark; carved red stone stopper. 5cm high. Sold for $1,098 @ Bonhams, Asian Decorative Arts, 28 Jul 2009. 220... [Lire la suite]
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28 juillet 2009

A collection of Peking glass snuff bottles and a necklace

A Peking glass necklace Strung with one hundred-and-eight dark blue and lobed Peking glass beads with ribbed finish, separated by three larger size green glass beads, the three subsidiary strings each with ten red-colored beads, ending in a tear drop pendant made from either green glass or rose quartz, the counterweight a rounded square green glass pendant, finished with a metal-mounted green glass bead top. 43 1/2in (110.5cm) long  Estimate: $1,000 - 1,500 Two overlay decorated Peking glass snuff bottles The... [Lire la suite]
03 juin 2009

A rare six-colour overlay glass snuff bottle. Attributed to Beijing, mid Qing dynasty

A rare six-colour overlay glass snuff bottle. Attributed to Beijing, mid Qing dynasty Of flattened pear-shaped form rising from a flat oval foot, carved through the red, green, orange, pink, purple and blue overlay to the milky white opaque glass, depicting eight writhing chi dragons, stopper. 6.9cm (2¼in) high. (2). Sold for HK$45,600 Provenance: Neal W. and Frances R. Hunter collectionSotheby's New York, 15 September 1998, lot 50Note: Compare a similar six-colour 'chi dragon' overlay glass snuff bottle from the... [Lire la suite]
03 juin 2009

An aventurine-splashed blue glass snuff bottle. Attributed to Beijing, mid Qing dynasty

An aventurine-splashed blue glass snuff bottle. Attributed to Beijing, mid Qing dynasty Of flattened pear-shaped form rising from a straight oval foot ring, carved on both sides with lion-mask and ring handles, the sapphire-blue glass with surface inclusions of aventurine-glass fragments, stopper. 6.7cm (2¾in) high. (2). Estimate: HK$20,000 - 25,000, $2,600 - 3,200. Unsold Bonhams. Fine Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Paintings, 21 May 2009. Island Shangri-La Hong Kong Hotel, Admiralty, Hong Kong www.bonhams.com
03 juin 2009

A magnificent splashed glass snuff bottle. Beijing Palace Workshops, Qianlong

A magnificent splashed glass snuff bottle. Beijing Palace Workshops, Qianlong Of slightly flattened pear-shaped form rising to a cylindrical neck and resting on a short straight foot, the clear glass decorated with a profusion of brilliant splashes in varying tones of pink, blue and white, stopper. 6.3cm (2½in) high. (2). Estimate: HK$60,000 - 80,000, $7,700 - 10,000. Unsold Provenance: Jin Hing and Company, Los Angeles, 1984Neal W. and Frances R. Hunter CollectionSotheby's New York, 15 September 1998, lot 66,... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2009

A brown glass overlay snuff bottle. Yangzhou school, cyclically dated jiashen, corresponding to 1824

A brown glass overlay snuff bottle. Yangzhou school, cyclically dated jiashen, corresponding to 1824 Of flattened rectangular form with gently rounded shoulders surmounted by a short cylindrical neck, resting on an oval foot, finely carved through the pale brown overlay with a scene of a figure fanning himself under a plantain tree, the reverse with a figure looking out at birds, the shoulders flanked by archaistic ring handles carved from the brown overlay, all against an opaque white ground, stopper. 6.3cm (2½in) (2).... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2009

A carved yellow glass snuff bottle, late Qing dynasty

A carved yellow glass snuff bottle, late Qing dynasty Of flattened ovoid form rising from a short oval foot ring, carved on either side with archaistic confronted qilins, the sides carved with mask and ring handles, the glass of a rich egg-yoke tone, stopper. 7cm (2¾in) high. (2). Sold for HK$9,600 Bonhams. Fine Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Paintings, 21 May 2009. Island Shangri-La Hong Kong Hotel, Admiralty, Hong Kong www.bonhams.com
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01 juin 2009

A red glass overlay snuff bottle. School of Li Junting, cyclically dated renwu, corresponding to 1822

A red glass overlay snuff bottle. School of Li Junting, cyclically dated renwu, corresponding to 1822 Of flattened circular form rising from a straight oval foot, finely carved through the red overlay to the opaque milky white glass, showing a boy fishing in a lotus pond, with a four character inscription above, the reverse showing four mandarin ducks swimming in a pond, stopper.. 6cm (2¼in) high. (2). Estimate: HK$60,000 - 80,000, $7,700 - 10,000. Unsold Bonhams. Fine Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and... [Lire la suite]
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01 juin 2009

A blue overlay glass snuff bottle, mid Qing dynasty

A blue overlay glass snuff bottle, mid Qing dynasty Of flattened pear-shaped form, resting on a pronounced straight foot, well-carved through the transparent blue overlay on each side with a large fish leaping out from a torrent, one side facing upwards, the other facing downwards, stopper. 6.5cm(2½in) high. (2). Estimate: HK$15,000 - 20,000, $1,900 - 2,600. Unsold Bonhams. Fine Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Paintings, 21 May 2009. Island Shangri-La Hong Kong Hotel, Admiralty, Hong Kong www.bonhams.com
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