Fri, 15th Oct 2021 10:00

TWO-DAY AUCTION - Fine Chinese Art / 中國藝術集珍 / Buddhism & Hinduism

 
  Lot 36
 

36

A PAIR OF AGATE CUPS, QING DYNASTY
清代一對瑪瑙杯

China, 18th-19th century. Each with deep rounded sides rising from a thick spreading foot to an everted rim. The translucent stone of an elegant gray tone with milky-white bands. Note the faint lathe marks to the base near the foot rim.

Provenance: From a French private collection.
Condition: Good condition with minor wear, the mouth and foot rims with microscopic nibbling, one cup with a small old chip to the rim. The stone with natural fissures.

Weight: 100.7 g and 90.8 g (excl. stands)
Dimensions: Height 4.7 cm and 4.9 cm (excl. stands), Height 9.5 cm (each, incl. stands), Diameter 8.2 cm and 8.3 cm

Each with a matching finely carved zitan stand of circular form raised on five scroll supports and probably from the same period. (4)

Auction result comparison: Compare a related single agate wine cup, also dated 18th-19th century, at Bonhams London in Asian Art on 7 November 2016, lot 562, sold for GBP 1,500 (for a single cup only, together with an undated snuff dish). Compare also a related but slightly larger (11.5 cm diameter) agate bowl, also dated to the Qing dynasty, at Christie’s Paris in Art d’Asie on 12 December 2019, lot 67, sold for EUR 6,250.

清代一對瑪瑙杯
中國,十八至十九世紀。杯子敞口,收腹,厚圈足。優雅的灰色調的半透明石料,乳白色的紋理。 注意圈足附近底座上的微弱打磨痕跡。

來源:法國私人收藏。
品相:狀況良好,輕微磨損,口和圈足邊緣有微小的磕痕,一個杯子的邊緣有一個小磕損。具有天然紋理的石料。

重量:分別爲100.7 克與90.8 克 (不含底座)
尺寸:分別高4.7 厘米 與 4.9 厘米 (不含底座),高9.5 厘米 (含底座),直徑 分別為8.2 厘米與8.3 厘米

每個杯都有一個匹配的精美雕刻的圓形五足紫檀底座,可能來自同一時期。 (4)

拍賣結果比較:比較一件瑪瑙酒杯,同樣為十八至十九世紀, 見倫敦邦翰思Asian Art 2016年11月7日 lot 562, 售價GBP 1,500 (僅一個杯子,和一個鼻烟盤子);另一件稍大 (直徑11.5 厘米) 的瑪瑙碗,同樣為清代,見巴黎佳士得Art d’Asie 2019年12月12日 lot 67, 售價EUR 6,250。

Sold for €2,149

including Buyer's Premium


 

China, 18th-19th century. Each with deep rounded sides rising from a thick spreading foot to an everted rim. The translucent stone of an elegant gray tone with milky-white bands. Note the faint lathe marks to the base near the foot rim.

Provenance: From a French private collection.
Condition: Good condition with minor wear, the mouth and foot rims with microscopic nibbling, one cup with a small old chip to the rim. The stone with natural fissures.

Weight: 100.7 g and 90.8 g (excl. stands)
Dimensions: Height 4.7 cm and 4.9 cm (excl. stands), Height 9.5 cm (each, incl. stands), Diameter 8.2 cm and 8.3 cm

Each with a matching finely carved zitan stand of circular form raised on five scroll supports and probably from the same period. (4)

Auction result comparison: Compare a related single agate wine cup, also dated 18th-19th century, at Bonhams London in Asian Art on 7 November 2016, lot 562, sold for GBP 1,500 (for a single cup only, together with an undated snuff dish). Compare also a related but slightly larger (11.5 cm diameter) agate bowl, also dated to the Qing dynasty, at Christie’s Paris in Art d’Asie on 12 December 2019, lot 67, sold for EUR 6,250.

清代一對瑪瑙杯
中國,十八至十九世紀。杯子敞口,收腹,厚圈足。優雅的灰色調的半透明石料,乳白色的紋理。 注意圈足附近底座上的微弱打磨痕跡。

來源:法國私人收藏。
品相:狀況良好,輕微磨損,口和圈足邊緣有微小的磕痕,一個杯子的邊緣有一個小磕損。具有天然紋理的石料。

重量:分別爲100.7 克與90.8 克 (不含底座)
尺寸:分別高4.7 厘米 與 4.9 厘米 (不含底座),高9.5 厘米 (含底座),直徑 分別為8.2 厘米與8.3 厘米

每個杯都有一個匹配的精美雕刻的圓形五足紫檀底座,可能來自同一時期。 (4)

拍賣結果比較:比較一件瑪瑙酒杯,同樣為十八至十九世紀, 見倫敦邦翰思Asian Art 2016年11月7日 lot 562, 售價GBP 1,500 (僅一個杯子,和一個鼻烟盤子);另一件稍大 (直徑11.5 厘米) 的瑪瑙碗,同樣為清代,見巴黎佳士得Art d’Asie 2019年12月12日 lot 67, 售價EUR 6,250。

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