15 May 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 5,000
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
A pale celadon jade baluster vase, 18th Century
of flattened form, carved to the neck with four loose-ring beast-head handles, the two wide rounded sides decorated in low relief with archaistic taotie mask designs, the flaring foot with a raised central band formed as twin twisted cords -- 6 1/8in. (17.5cm.) high.
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
A closer look at a Japanese articulated dragon, created by the famous Myochin family of samurai armourers — offered in ou..
Japanese artist Takuji Hamanaka explains why he adopted a centuries-old technique to create contemporary prints
Interior designer Alidad on a set of Chinese porcelain pieces that he finds reassuringly welcoming
Their passions, motivations and dreams — and advice for anyone hoping to join their exclusive club