03 novembre 2008

A large ormolu-mounted blue and white baluster vase and cover. Kangxi

A large ormolu-mounted blue and white baluster vase and cover. Kangxi Finely painted around the exterior with petal-shaped panels enclosing various flowering branches emerging from behind rockwork, with insects and birds in flight above, framed below by a band of floral sprays and above with a border of segmented chrysanthemum heads at the shoulder, the high domed cover with a bud finial similarly decorated (cover restored). 55.8cm (22in) high. (2). Estimate: £4,000 - 6,000 Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd.,Images... [Lire la suite]

03 novembre 2008

A Very Fine And Rare White Jade 'Mallow' Marriage Bowl . Qianlong (1736-95)

A Very Fine And Rare White Jade 'Mallow' Marriage Bowl . Qianlong (1736-95) The bowl carved to the interior and correspondingly to the exterior in the form of an open mallow bloom, the sides carved and pierced with acanthus handles suspending loose rings, supported on four short ruyi-shaped feet, the highly-polished stone of an even white tone with some snowy-white inclusions. 9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) wide, wood stand  - Estimate £150,000 - £200,000 ($242,700 - $323,600) Provenance: John Sparks Ltd., London, purchased on 31... [Lire la suite]
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03 novembre 2008

A blue and white mallet-shaped vase. Kangxi

A blue and white mallet-shaped vase. Kangxi Painted on each side around the neck and body with a stylised phoenix in the archaic taste formed of C and S-scrolls, with each bird grasping a ring in its beak. 20cm (7¾in) high. - Estimate: £3,000 - 5,000 Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd.,Images and Text All Rights Reserved Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 6 Nov 2008. New Bond Street - www.bonhams.com
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03 novembre 2008

A Very Fine And Rare Imperial White Jade Archaistic Vessel, Gu . Qianlong (1736-95)

A Very Fine And Rare Imperial White Jade Archaistic Vessel, Gu . Qianlong (1736-95) Of lobed form, carved around the exterior in medium and shallow relief with three registers of decoration, the spreading base and trumpet neck with elegant overlapping plantain leaves decorated with geometric archaistic motifs, the mid-section with elaborate taotie masks, the interior of the mouth rim enclosing a flat lower flange with a central aperture conforming to the shape of the vase, the well-polished stone of an even pale celadon tone... [Lire la suite]
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03 novembre 2008

A blue and white cylindrical vase, rolwagen. Circa 1640

A blue and white cylindrical vase, rolwagen. Circa 1640 Finely painted with a farmer leading a water buffalo standing before a dignitary and his entourage including attendants, guards bearing spears, ladies with fans, flag bearers and a cart, all within a mountainous river landscape with plantain, shrubs, the characteristic V-shaped grass flanked by rocky outcrops and windswept clouds, the shoulder incised with leafy floral sprays below a band of pendent plantain leaves. 44.4cm (17½in) high.- Estimate: £15,000 - 18,000 ... [Lire la suite]
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03 novembre 2008

An Exceptionally Fine And Rare Imperial White Jade 'Phoenix' Wine-Pot And Cover. Qianlong/Jiaqing

An Exceptionally Fine And Rare Imperial White Jade 'Phoenix' Wine-Pot And Cover. Qianlong/Jiaqing Of globular form with a the short spout in the shape of a phoenix head, the sides carved in shallow relief with the spreading wings, the legs tucked under the body supported on four shallow peony blooms, with a 'C'-scroll dragon-head handle, the domed cover with a peony finial, the highly polished stone of an even white tone with some russet inclusions. 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) wide. Estimate £200,000 - £300,000 ($323,600 - $485,400) ... [Lire la suite]

03 novembre 2008

A famille rose figure of Guanyin. Early 19th century

A famille rose figure of Guanyin. Early 19th century The delicately enamelled deity seated on an elephant, holding an upright ruyi sceptre in her left hand, adorned in elaborate, brightly enamelled robes and jewellery, the serene face framed by hair swept up into a high chignon (finger chipped). 27.8cm (11in) high. - Estimate: £1,500 - 2,000 Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd.,Images and Text All Rights Reserved Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 6 Nov 2008. New Bond Street - www.bonhams.com
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03 novembre 2008

Andy Warhol, Committee 2000, 1982

Andy Warhol, Committee 2000, 1982 Huile sur toile. Signé. 50 x 40,5 cm. Estimation : 120 000 / 150 000 €Provenance : Ancienne collection Pierre CardinAndrew Warhol (Pittsburgh, 1928 - N.Y., 1987)Andrew Warhol, né le 6 août 1928 à Pittsburgh en Pennsylvanie et décédé à New York le 22 février 1987, est plus connu sous le nom d'Andy Warhol. Artiste américain qui devint une figure centrale dans le mouvement du « Pop Art », en étant en effet l'un des pionniers.Après une carrière à succès en tant qu'illustrateur commercial, Warhol... [Lire la suite]
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03 novembre 2008

A famille rose yellow-ground ritual vessel, dou. Impressed Daoguang seal mark and of the period

A famille rose yellow-ground ritual vessel, dou. Impressed Daoguang seal mark and of the period The exterior enamelled with seven writhing and full-faced five-clawed dragons pursuing the flaming pearl amidst cloud and fire scrolls above white crested waves, with a key-fret border below the rim, the interior yellow glazed (hairline crack). 19.7cm (7¾in) high. Estimate: £1,500 - 2,000 Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd.,Images and Text All Rights Reserved Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 6 Nov 2008. New... [Lire la suite]
03 novembre 2008

Pierre Philippe Thomire (Paris 1751 - id. 1843). Paire de Vases Médicis sur piédestaux

Pierre Philippe Thomire (Paris 1751 - id. 1843). Paire de Vases Médicis sur piédestaux Bronze ciselé et doré à décor de putti musiciens, de pampres, de godrons, d'agrafes, de coupes de fruits et de rangs de palmettes. Signés sur les bases, Thomire à Paris. H. 44,5 cm, Diam. 15 cm - Estimation : 60 000 / 80 000 €Pierre Philippe Thomire, fils de ciseleur et ciseleur lui-même.Il est considéré comme le plus grand spécialiste du bronze d'ameublement sous le premier Empire. Après avoir étudié avec le non moins célèbre Gouthière, il... [Lire la suite]
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