15 - 16 March 2015
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE NEW YORK COLLECTION
A CARVED AGATE SNUFF BOTTLE
OFFICIAL SCHOOL, 1770-1950
The bottle is cleverly carved using the darker markings with Buddhist lions pursuing brocade balls. The stone is a warm, pale honey tone.
2 1/8 in. (5.4 cm.) high, amethyst stopper with green glass collar
Robert Hall, London, 1990.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
212 636 2180
Specialist Chi Fan Tsang on an imperial vase that resembles a scroll painting in the way the landscape unfurls
A special sale in Hong Kong that embarks on an artistic journey from Su Shi through a millennium of Chinese history
As this 1,000-year-old Ru tea bowl comes to auction in Hong Kong, we look at the evolution of the grey-green ware from Yue to Yaozhou to Ru
As Chinese Ceramics specialist Joan Ho explains, when it comes to porcelain, not all blues are the same
Looking back on a week of auctions featuring masterworks representing some of the greatest collections assembled in the United States
Explore key British artists from the 19th century to the present day, to be offered across four sales of Modern British Art and British Impressionism this November at Christie’s London.