09 septembre 2010

A Coral snuff bottle. 1750-1820

A Coral snuff bottle. 1750-1820. photo courtesy Sotheby's of slightly bulbous form, the material of a rich dark salmon-pink color attractively suffused with striations of a darker color occasional small whitish inclusions; height 2 3/8 in., 6 cm - Estimate 8,000 - 12,000 USD. Sotheby's. The Joe Grimberg Collection of Chinese Snuff Bottles, New York, 14 Sep 2010
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09 septembre 2010

Chinese Coral Carving of a Demon & a Vase, 19th Century

Chinese Coral Carving of a Demon. 19th Century. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York Shown standing on billowing clouds, holding a rope and sword, dressed in a long dhoti tied at the waist, the chest exposed with a dragon resting over his shoulders, the intense facial expression beneath long and upswept hair. Height 5 1/4 inches. Estimate $600-800 Minute chips to dorsal fin of dragon, very good color. Chinese Coral Carving of a Vase. 19th Century. Photo: Courtesy Doyle New York The slender vase filled with... [Lire la suite]
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09 septembre 2010

Chinese coral figural carving & coral snuff bottle. Qing dynasty

Chinese coral figural carving. Late Qing dynasty. Photo courtesy Freeman & Co Carved to depict a child in traditional dress with one leg raised and bearing a peach bough. H: 4 3/4 in. Estimate $1,000-1,500 Piece glued to wood base; minor surface wear Chinese coral snuff bottle. Qing dynasty. Photo courtesy Freeman & Co Small bottle of sleeve vase form with birds and floral adornment; with carved turquoise lid. H: 2 1/4 in. Estimate $1,000-1,500 Samuel T. Freeman & Company. Fine & Decorative... [Lire la suite]
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18 juillet 2010

A Chinese carved coral figural group. 19th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010

A Chinese carved coral figural group. 19th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Finely carved with seven Immortals holding various attributes and standing on a rockwork with crashing waves, the base with a two-character mark, 13 in. (33 cm.) wide. Estimate £2,000 - £3,000 Price Realized £21,250 Christie's. A View from the Spanish Steps - The Collection of Maria Angiolillo 15 July 2010 London, King Street www.christies.com
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11 juin 2010

XIXe siècle. Paire de vases de forme balustre en porcelaine émaillée rouge sang de boeuf.

XIXe siècle. Paire de vases de forme balustre en porcelaine émaillée rouge sang de boeuf. photo Piasa Monture en bronze doré. Hauteur : 52,5 cm - Estimation : 1 500 / 2 000 € Piasa - Paris. Vente du Vendredi 11 juin 2010. Drouot Richelieu - Salle 14 - 9, rue Drouot - 75009 Paris. Pour tout renseignement, veuillez contacter à la maison de ventes Benoît Bertrand au 01 53 34 10 10.
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15 mars 2010

Chasuble et dalmatique, Espagne ou Italie, XVIIe siècle

€ Chasuble et dalmatique, Espagne ou Italie, XVIIe siècle l'une en damas de soie rouge à décor de rinceaux fleuris entre lacés d'une couronne en cadrant un vase fleuri, la seconde en damas crème à plants de fleurs stylisés entre mêlés ; franges d'effilé couponné (trous sur la seconde ). Estimation : 150 / 180 € Coutau-Begarie - Paris. Vente du Mercredi 17 mars 2010. Drouot Richelieu - Salle 1 - 9, rue Drouot - 75009 Paris. Expert : Raphael Maraval-Hutin. Pour tout renseignement, veuillez contacter la maison de ventes au... [Lire la suite]
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10 novembre 2009

An unusual pair of Beijing ruby-red glass pricket candlesticks, Qing Dynasty

An unusual pair of Beijing ruby-red glass pricket candlesticks, Qing Dynasty © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd The rich dark-tinted glass of even tone, the sticks formed as a wide drip pan standing on a high-domed base and set with a metal spike at the top. 41.5cm (16¼in) high. (2). Sold for £4,800 Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 5 Nov 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
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21 octobre 2009

A ruby-glass 'double-dragon' seal. Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

A ruby-glass 'double-dragon' seal. Qing dynasty, Qianlong period. photo Sotheby's of square form, surmounted by a pair of chilong clambering along the edge of the seal in pursuit of each other with their eyes locked, the seal face carved crisply in intaglio with the characters Wei shan yi wei bao ('being virtuous is venerated'), the glass of crimson tone mixed with black and deeper maroon coloured swirls - 6.9 by 6.9 cm., 2 3/4 by 2 3/4 in. Est. 400,000—600,000 HKD - Sold 500,000 HKD NOTE: Imperial seals carefully... [Lire la suite]
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14 octobre 2009

Une collection de calices en cristal rouge et pâte de verre pourpre par Salvador Dali (1904-1989)

Salvador Dali (1904-1989) Calice flûte n°17 Cristal rouge et pâte de verre pourpre. Signé Dali sur la base et Daum made in France dessous. Tirage non limité. H : 27 cm. Estimation : 250 / 300 € Expositions : Un exemplaire similaire a figuré à l'exposition Dali-Daum du 20 mai au 31 juillet 1993, Musée Dali, Espace Montmartre à Paris.Bibliographie : Daum, Clotilde Bacri, page 244.Espace Montmartre Dali 1993, n°24 Salvador DALI (1904-1989) Calice verre n°2 Cristal rouge et pâte de verre pourpre. Gravé Dali sur le... [Lire la suite]
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29 juillet 2009

Masterpieces du Minneapolis Institute of Arts: Laques chinois

China 13th century. Round Covered Box. Lacquer, Carved red and yellow lacquer (t'i hung) 1 3/4 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (4.4 x 16.5 x 16.5 cm) Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Gift of Ruth and Bruce Dayton, 2001.73.1a,b ©The Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Photographe : Photography ©The Minneapolis Institute of Arts The slightly domed lid of this shallow bowl is densely carved with two parakeets flying amongst flowering camellias, gardenias, and chrysanthemums. The box is embellished with a single flower each of tree peony, gardenia,... [Lire la suite]
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