Alain.R.Truong

01 décembre 2021

A pair of Huanghuali three-shelf bookcases, jiage, 18th century

Lot 234. A pair of Huanghuali three-shelf bookcases, jiage, 18th century; 161.3cm (63 1/2in) high x 79.9cm (31 1/2in) wide x 39.8cm (15 5/8in) deep. Estimate HK$ 800,000 - 1,000,000 (€ 91,000 - 110,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Each of rectangular form and standard miter, mortise and tenon construction, the slender square corner posts framing the softwood top panel and three shelves, one of which surmounts a pair of drawers, the corner posts extending to form the foot reinforced with metal... [Lire la suite]
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01 décembre 2021

A very fine archaic ritual bronze 'dragons' wine vessel, hu, Early Warring States Period (475-221 BC)

Lot 204. A very fine archaic ritual bronze 'dragons' wine vessel, hu, Early Warring States Period (475-221 BC); 25.5cm (10in) high. Estimate HK$ 800,000 - 1,200,000 (€ 91,000 - 140,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The globular body rising from a waisted short foot decorated with open-work phoenixes, its sides crisply cast with three bands of tight abstract kui dragons between three raised borders inlaid with copper scrolls, with overall mottled green, red and blue encrustation,... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2021

A pair of archaic bronze ritual wine vessels and covers, hu, Warring States Period (475-221 BC)

Lot 209. A pair of archaic bronze ritual wine vessels and covers, hu, Warring States Period  (475-221 BC); 32.5cm (in) high. Estimate HK$ 800,000 - 1,200,000 (€ 91,000 - 140,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Of pear-shaped form, the sides crisply cast from the rim to lower belly with four parallel wide bands of stylised dragons, each dragon further decorated with angular S curls, the shoulder set with a pair of relief moulded tigers holding loose rings, one of the vessel's foot encircled by a combed... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2021

A fine and rare huanghuali recessed-leg painting table, Hua'an, 17th century

Lot 221. A fine and rare huanghuali recessed-leg painting table, Hua'an, 17th century; 122.5cm (48 1/4in) wide x 73.5cm (29in) deep x 85cm (33 1/2in) high. Estimate HK$ 1,500,000 - 2,000,000 (€ 170,000 - 230,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The two-panel top set within the wide rectangular frame, above plain aprons and spandrels moulded with beaded, thumb-grooved edge, the whole supported on slightly splayed legs of rounded section and joined by pairs of similar stretchers. ... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2021

A fine Confucius-style 'pianqiu' lacquered qin, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 91. A fine Confucius-style 'pianqiu' lacquered qin, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279); Overall 121.8cm (47 3/4in) long, shoulder 19.5cm (7 3/4in) wide, tail 14cm (5 1/2in)wide. Estimate HK$ 1,500,000 - 1,800,000 (€ 170,000 - 200,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Of Confucius-style form, the slightly domed body with two waisted section on both side, the black-lacquered surface finely crackled into small shefu (shefu) lines, the top inlaid with thirteen mother-of-pearl studs (hui), the... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2021

A set of Imperial stained ivory 'xiangqi' pieces with two painted lacquer boxes and covers, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 63. A set of Imperial stained ivory 'xiangqi' pieces with two painted lacquer boxes and covers, Yongzheng period (1723-1735). Boxes 8.2cm (3.5in) wide each; xiangqi piece 3.2cm (1 1/4in) diam each. Estimate HK$ 1,500,000 - 2,000,000 (€ 170,000 - 230,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 This pair composed of thirty-two circular xiangqi pieces incised with characters infilled with gilt against a ground of prunus blossoms on the top, sixteen pieces stained in red and incised with a crane... [Lire la suite]
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01 décembre 2021

A very important lacquered Fengshi-style 'Jingtao' qin, 10th century or earlier

Lot 79. A very important lacquered Fengshi-style 'Jingtao' qin, 10th century or earlier. Overall 121.6cm(47 1/2in)long;shoulder 20.8cm (8 1/4in) wide;tail 15cm (6in) wide. Estimate HK$ 5,000,000 - 8,000,000 (€ 560,000 - 900,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The body gently tapered from the head to the tail with a multiple-recessed shoulder and waist, supported by two hardwood goose-feet (yanzu), the underside with seven hardwood tuning pegs (zhen), the top inlaid vertically with thirteen yellow medal... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2021

A very rare cloisonné enamel tripod incense burner, chaoguanlu, 15th century

Lot 4. A very rare cloisonné enamel tripod incense burner, chaoguanlu 15th century; 32.8cm (12 7/8in) wide. Estimate HK$ 1,500,000 - 1,800,000 (€ 170,000 - 200,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The cylindrical body sturdily cast in circular form, raised on three ruyi-shaped feet to an everted rim, flanked by a pair of upright scroll handles, brightly enamelled around the external sides with a scrolling multi-coloured lotus band against a turquoise ground, the base and the rim gilt. ... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2021

A rare cloisonné enamel 'lotus and double-vajra' dish, Early Ming Dynasty

Lot 28. A rare cloisonné enamel 'lotus and double-vajra' dish, Early Ming Dynasty; 26cm (10 1/4in) diam. Estimate HK$ 1,500,000 - 1,800,000 (€ 170,000 - 200,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The robustly cast bronze body brightly enamelled with a central medallion of a seeded pod encircled by two rows of radiating lotus lappets, enclosed by four smaller lotus flowers each borne on a leafy scroll alternating four flower buds, bound within a gold border, the cavetto further decorated with large... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2021

An exceptionally rare cloisonné enamel and gilt-bronze box and cover, Jingtai incised six-character marks, first half 15th ct

Lot 9. An exceptionally rare cloisonné enamel and gilt-bronze box and cover, Jingtai incised six-character marks, first half 15th century; 11.8cm (4 1/2in) diam. Estimate HK$ 2,500,000 - 3,500,000 (€ 280,000 - 400,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Of circular form, the box exquisitely enamelled in vivid red, sapphire, yellow, white and green on a turquoise ground, the cover decorated with a large Indian lotus bloom with stylised ruyi-shaped petals around a smaller-lotus scroll, the sides of the cover and... [Lire la suite]