28 mai 2019

A very rare large celadon-glazed carved and moulded 'flowers and fruit' bowl, Yongzheng seal mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 149. A very rare large celadon-glazed carved and moulded 'flowers and fruit' bowl, Yongzheng seal mark and of the period (1723-1735); 33.5cm (13 1/4in) diam. Estimate: HK$600,000 - HK$1,000,000. Sold for HK$ 1,500,625 (€ 170,838) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2019 Elegantly potted with deep rounded sides rising to an everted rim, the exterior with raised flowering sprigs of peony, lotus and rose with finely carved details, the floral sprigs set between leafy fruiting branches bearing peaches, persimmons and... [Lire la suite]

28 mai 2019

A rare Imperial iron-red enamelled 'dragon' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 134. A rare Imperial iron-red enamelled 'dragon' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722); 15.6cm (6 1/7in) diam. Estimate: HK$200,000 - HK$300,000. Sold for HK$ 1,563,125 (€ 177,953) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2019 The deep rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot to the rim, the exterior vividly enamelled in iron-red with two five-clawed dragons amongst flame scrolls each in pursuit of the flaming pearl, the interior plain, the base with a six-character mark within a... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2019

A rare and fine pale green jade 'dragon' vase, hu, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 158. A rare and fine pale green jade 'dragon' vase, hu, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 23.8cm (9 1/3in) high. Estimate: HK$400,000 - HK$600,000. Sold for HK$ 1,875,625 (€ 213,529) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2019 Deftly carved rising from a countersunk foot to a slightly everted rim, carved in high-relief with a three-clawed dragon encircling the neck above a slender body with a band of archaistic taotie masks between two further bands of ridges, the stone of a pale green tone and with minor... [Lire la suite]
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28 mai 2019

A rare archaic mottled-green jade vessel, cong, Neolithic, Liangzhu Culture (3400–2250 BC)

Lot 104. A rare archaic mottled-green jade vessel, cong, Neolithic, Liangzhu Culture (3400–2250 BC); 8.5cm (3 3/8in) wide. Estimate: HK$600,000 - HK$800,000. Sold for HK$ 1,875,625 (€ 213,529) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2019 The thick-walled cong carved in a square form, the sides carved with a stylised mask at each of the four corners, each mask formed of two long bars above a shorter bar representing the hair and nose, flanked by two incised rounded eyes, the stone with a glossy... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2019

A very rare and large pale green and russet jade 'longevity' boulder, 17th-18th century

Lot 147. A very rare and large pale green and russet jade 'longevity' boulder, 17th-18th century; 17.8cm (7in) long. Estimate: HK$2,000,000 - HK$3,000,000. Sold for HK$ 2,250,625 (€ 256,221) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2019 Superbly and meticulously carved in the form of a mountainous landscape in multiple layers of relief enclosing a standing deer and a recumbent doe on an inclined craggy rockwork surrounded by elaborate gnarled pine, wutong and willow trees, clusters of lingzhi and... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2019

An exceptionally rare pair of Imperial jade gilt-bronze cloisonné and champlevé enamel 'pagoda' incense holders, Qianlong period

Lot 122. An exceptionally rare pair of Imperial jade gilt-bronze cloisonné and champlevé enamel 'pagoda' incense holders, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Each 51.7cm (20 3/8in) high. Estimate: HK$1,500,000 - HK$2,000,000. Sold for HK$ 4,250,625 (€ 483,910) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2019 Each of a tall hexagonal gilt-bronze, cloisonné and champlevé enamel pagoda-shaped structure supported on a waisted base of conforming shape with a low pierced balustrade enclosing six slender incised gilt-bronze columns,... [Lire la suite]

28 mai 2019

A magnificent and extremely rare jadeite 'longevity' boulder, Qianlong-Jiaqing period (1736-1820)

Lot 146. A magnificent and extremely rare jadeite 'longevity' boulder, Qianlong-Jiaqing period (1736-1820); 17.3cm (6 3/4in) wide. Estimate: HK$3,500,000 - HK$4,500,000. Sold for HK$ 4,855,625 (€ 552,786) inc. premium. © Bonhams 2001-2019 Masterfully carved in varying levels of relief with Shoulao holding a long lingzhi stem, accompanied by two attendants carrying a peach and a fruiting peach branch, crossing a bridge by a flowing waterfall, approaching an inclined path leading to a... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2019

Deux lévriers, Chine, Dynastie Tang, c 7°-8° siècle

Lot 122. Deux lévriers, Chine, Dynastie Tang, c 7°-8° siècle. Terre cuite. H 13 cm. Estimation: €300 - €500. Adjugé 806 €. Courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr.  Belle paire de figures funéraires (mingqi) représentant des lévriers assis.   Provenance: Collection Josette et Théo Schulmann - Acquis dans les années 1960-1970.  Collection Josette et Théo Schulmann chez Cornette de Saint Cyr Paris, 75008 Paris, le 11 Juin 2019 à 14h30. Experts: Art Tribal & Arts... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2019

Grenier, Chine, dynastie Han (206 BCE - 220 CE)

Lot 124. Grenier, Chine, dynastie Han (206 BCE - 220 CE). Terre cuite émaillée. H 40 cm. Estimation: €300 - €500. Adjugé 715 €. Courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr.  Beau modèle de grenier tubulaire supporté par trois pieds en forme d'une combinaison d'animaux mythiques, (Taotie et Phénix ) et surmonté d'une reproduction de toiture à plusieurs pans Un couvercle vient obturer le sommet L'ensemble est recouvert de la glaçure verte caractéristique de la période Porte les restes d'anciennes étiquettes de... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2019

Cheval, Chine, dynastie Han (206 BCE – 220 CE)

Lot 123. Cheval, Chine, dynastie Han (206 BCE – 220 CE). Terre cuite, 35 x 45 cm. Estimation: €800 - €1,500. Adjugé 1 105 €. Courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr.  Figure funéraire mingqi figurant un cheval Les pattes amovibles et probablement en bois à l’origine sont comme toujours pour ce type d’objet, absentes Importants restes de pigments rouges et blancs.   Provenance: Collection Josette et Théo Schulmann - Acquis dans les années 1960-1970.  Collection Josette et Théo... [Lire la suite]