25 juin 2010

A coral snuff bottle, 19th Century & A white coral snuff bottle

A coral snuff bottle, 19th Century. photo Bonhams Of ovoid form with concave oval base, the body carved overall in low relief with bats and clouds, with coral stopper and silvered metal reeded collar. 2 1/4in (5.8cm) Sold for $17,080 A white coral snuff bottle. photo Bonhams Carved to imitate the shape of a foshou (Buddha's hand citron), with a leafy branch wrapped around the shoulder and four bats circling the sides, with red coral stem form stopper. 2in (5.7cm) Sold for $7,320 Bonhams. Fine Asian Works of Art,... [Lire la suite]
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08 juin 2010

Treasures of the Chinese Scholar @ Nagel

A carevd agate brushwasher with lotos and boy on a carved wood stand, China, 19th ct. © 2010 Nagel - Auctions B. 18,5 cm - Few very small chips, good condition - Estimate (EUR) 1500 Sold (EUR) 3 600 Property from an European private collection A fine carved carneol brushwasher with tree and rock, China, 18th/19th ct © 2010 Nagel - Auctions L. 13,7 cm. - Slightly chipped - Estimate (EUR) 3500 Sold (EUR) 3 600 A spinach-green jade seal with dragon handle, China, seal to base: jize huangxuan © 2010 Nagel -... [Lire la suite]