08 juin 2009

Beau vase balustre en laque de cinabre. Chine, XVIe siècle

Beau vase balustre en laque de cinabre. Chine, XVIe siècle le décor finement sculpté de feuilles de bananiers et pétales de lotus se détachant d'un fond de svastika de couleur ocre jaune. Certains rinceaux de fleurs sont laqués verts. L'épaulement est orné de têtes de ruyi, et le col est composé de seize panneaux de lotus. (Petits éclats sur la base). Haut. 19,5 cm. Estimation : € 7,000-8,000 Lundi 8 juin, espace Tajan.  Tajan SVV. Mme Papillon d'Alton, M. Ansas
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31 mai 2009

A finely carved red glass overlay snuff bottle. Attributed to Beijing, mid Qing dynasty

A finely carved red glass overlay snuff bottle. Attributed to Beijing, mid Qing dynasty Of flattened circular form with gently rounded shoulders rising to straight neck, resting on a short oval footring, carved through the rich ruby-red overlay to the 'snowstorm' ground with a wondrous scene of a myriad or immortals, including an aged immortal with a peach seated on a giant bat, a monkey holding a peach aloft, and other immortals, the reverse with immortals on a boat above a raging torrent, stopper. 6.3cm (2½in) high. (2).... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2009

A red glass overlay snuff bottle. Attributed to Beijing, mid Qing dynasty

A red glass overlay snuff bottle. Attributed to Beijing, mid Qing dynasty Of flattened rounded form with a short neck, resting on a short splayed foot, finely carved through the red overlay on each side with a dragon-headed shield incised with scrolls, with a long writhing chilong dragon weaving in and out of the shield, stopper. 7.7cm (3in) high. (2). Sold for HK$14,400 Provenance: Sotheby's London, 7 June 1990, lot 23Bonhams. Fine Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Paintings, 21 May 2009. Island Shangri-La Hong... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2009

A ruby overlay white glass snuff bottle. Attributed to Beijing, mid Qing dynasty

A ruby overlay white glass snuff bottle. Attributed to Beijing, mid Qing dynasty Of rounded spherical form, raised on a short straight foot, carved through the transparent red layer to the white ground, depicting leafy branches issuing double gourds, stopper. 3.6cm (1¼in) high. (2). Sold for HK$45,600 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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24 mai 2009

A small cinnabar lacquer cabinet, 19th century

A small cinnabar lacquer cabinet, 19th century The hinged cabinet with four compartments at the top, revealing at the interior seven drawers and additional recesses, carved on the front, sides and top with frolicking Buddhist lions amidst fire scrolls, all reserved on a floral diaper ground framed by key-fret borders. Closed 46cm x 29.2cm x 23.5cm (18in x 11½in x 9¼in). Sold for £57,600 Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 14 May 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
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22 mai 2009

Chinese coral-glazed ceramics, 18th century from Christie's Belgravia and Lake Geneva Two European Collection

A chinese coral-glazed bowl , 18th century With lines of calligraphy advising on the art of drinking, the white glazed interior with famille rose flower sprays, with wood stand4 in. (10.2 cm.) diam. Est. £800 - £1,200 - Price Realized £813 A chinese coral-glazed dish and a similar bowl , 18th century The dish with Chenghua six character underglazed blue mark to base; and a bowl, with wood stands. The dish - 6¼ in. (15.8 cm.) diam. (2). Est. £500 - £800 - Price Realized £1,063 A chinese coral-glazed bowl , 18th... [Lire la suite]
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21 mai 2009

A red overlay glass wristrest. Incised Qianlong six-character marks, 19th century

A red overlay glass wristrest. Incised Qianlong six-character marks, 19th century The convex side of the wristrest finely carved through a layer of ruby-red glass to a snowflake ground with scholars passing a bridge, engaged in conversation and with a scholar and his attendant arriving at the gates of a pagoda, all amidst pagodas and pine-strewn mountainous river landscape. 22.5cm (8¾in) long. Estimate: £1,500 - 2,000 - Unsold Note:  Compare a red overlay glass brushpot incised with a Qianlong four-character... [Lire la suite]
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03 mai 2009

A red lacquer ju-i sceptre of typical 'Dragon Constellation' form.18th century

A red lacquer ju-i sceptre of typical 'Dragon Constellation' form.18th century Decorated with a Daoist Immortal, or other Scholar (possibly Chang Kuo-lao with his bamboo tube) above an arrangement of flowers, a Buddhistic Lion, and a bat (some restoration). 38cm (15in) high. Estimate: £3,000 - 5,000 Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 11 May 2009. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved)
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03 mai 2009

A Ming four-tiered red lacquer box and cover. 15th/16th century

A Ming four-tiered red lacquer box and cover. 15th/16th century Carved on the cover with a Scholar, holding a sceptre, and a young acolyte standing beside a pavilion; the exterior of each tier carved with floral designs (some restoration). 13cm (5in) high. Estimate: £10,000 - 15,000 Footnote: For a similar Ming box from this genre, see Lot 112 from Christie's 27 November 1967 sale of 'A Celebrated Oriental Collection'. The Christie's example was of very similar dimensions, and was also decorated with a Scholar and two... [Lire la suite]
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06 avril 2009

A cinnabar lacquer chrysanthemum tray. Late Yuan / early Ming dynasty

A cinnabar lacquer chrysanthemum tray. Late Yuan / early Ming dynasty of shallow circular form, the interior deeply carved through to the brown ground with three large naturalistic chrysanthemum blooms with multiple attendant buds borne on a leafy scroll, the exterior carved with a wide band of classic scroll cut through to reveal several layers of black. 17.5 cm., 6 7/8 in.. Estimate 120,000—150,000 HKD PROVENANCE: A Japanese Collection, by repute. NOTE: There are several characteristics that help date this dish to... [Lire la suite]
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