21 septembre 2020

A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed tripod censer, Late Yuan-Early Ming dynasty

Lot 505. A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed tripod censer, Late Yuan-Early Ming dynasty. Diameter 12 in., 31 cm. Estimate 8,000 - 12,000 USD. Lot sold 7,560 USD. © Sotheby's 2020. the broad shallow sides supported on three mask-and-paw feet rising to an incurved rim, crisply molded to the exterior with the 'Eight Trigrams' between registers of deftly incised floral scroll and raised florets, all under an unctuous blue-green glaze save for the center impressed with a leafy floral spray and the protruding... [Lire la suite]

28 juin 2020

A cloisonné enamel 'Buddhist emblems' alms bowl, Qianlong four-character mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 30. A cloisonné enamel 'Buddhist emblems' alms bowl, Qianlong four-character mark and of the period (1736-1795). Diamètre du bol: 17,5 cm. (6 5/8 in.) ; Diamètre du socle: 14,2 cm. (5 ½ in.). Estimate EUR 12,000 - EUR 18,000. Price realised EUR 60,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Le bol aux parois renflées est orné des Huit Emblèmes Bouddhiques parmis des rinceaux de lotus multicolores sur fond turquoise, la base arrondie portant une marque à quatre caractères moulée en... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2020

A Chinese cloisonné bowl, late Ming dynasty

Lot 54. A Chinese cloisonné bowl, late Ming dynasty; 22.8cm diameter. Sold for £4,100. © 2020 Sworders. of waisted circular form with a flared mouth on a slightly splayed circular foot, enamelled with Buddhist lions chasing brocade balls amongst clouds against a blue ground, the interior with a carp amongst waves in a roundel, surrounded by scrolling lotus against a white ground. Provenance: Bonham, London, Knightsbridge, 14 and 15 May 2018, lot 682. Sworders. Asian Art - Live Online, 28 may 2020
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28 mai 2020

A rare pair of large cloisonné enamel 'hundred deer' vases, hu, Jiaqing period (1796-1820)

Lot 3286. A rare pair of large cloisonné enamel 'hundred deer' vases, hu, Jiaqing period (1796-1820); 18 5/8 in. (47.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price Realized USD 389,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each of the full-bodied vases is superbly decorated in vivid enamels against a bright turquoise ground, with a herd of deer, comprising bucks, does and their young, shown grazing, gamboling and resting in a lush landscape amidst pine and peach trees,... [Lire la suite]
26 mai 2020

An unusual painted enamel wine pot and warming bowl, 18th century

Lot 3272. An unusual painted enamel wine pot and warming bowl, 18th century; 8 ¼ in. (20.8 cm.) high. Estimate $6,000 – $8,000. Price Realized $15,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The wine pot has a pear-shaped body painted on each side with a leaf-shaped panel of antiques above a cylindrical lower section which fits into the globular warming bowl below, which is painted with three leaf-shaped panels, each enclosing flowers and butterflies, all on a bright-yellow ground painted with double-gourd vine... [Lire la suite]
26 mai 2020

A magnificent and extremely rare large cloisonné enamel 'dragon' jar and cover, 15th-16th century

Lot 3271. A magnificent and extremely rare large cloisonné enamel 'dragon' jar and cover, 15th-16th century; 20 7/8 in. (53 cm.) high. Estimate $1,500,000 – $2,500,000 . Price Realized $2,517,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The heavy jar with high shoulder is finely decorated on the body with two ferocious, scaly, red five-clawed dragons striding amidst multi-colored scrolling clouds above cresting green waves and below a petal band, all against a light turquoise-blue ground. The domed cover is... [Lire la suite]

18 mai 2020

A yellow and russet jade archaistic 'chi dragon' disc, bi, 17th-18th century

Lot 72. A yellow and russet jade archaistic 'chi dragon' disc, bi, 17th-18th century; 6.2cm (2 1/2in) high. Estimate HK$30,000-50,000. Sold for HK$ 4,240,000 (€ 506,613). Photo Bonhams. The pierced oval disc worked in high relief on both sides, encircled by five frolicking chi dragons, the stone ranging from a pale greenish-yellow to dark brown tones. Note: Yellow jades are considered to be one of the rarest amongst all nephrite jades. This intricately reticulated carving is thus a fine... [Lire la suite]
17 mai 2020

A rare Beijing enamel yellow-ground 'peaches' seal paste box and cover, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3783. A rare Beijing enamel yellow-ground 'peaches' seal paste box and cover, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 6 cm., 2 3/8  in. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD. Sold for 1,750,000 HKD (201,173 EUR). Photo Sotheby's of octafoil section, the domed cover delicately painted on each lobe with the attributes of the Eight Immortals wrapped in billowing ribbons, encircling a leafy branch bearing two peaches coloured in shaded tones of apple-green to vivid raspberry-pink, the... [Lire la suite]
04 mai 2020

A rare large famille rose Canton enamel 'dragon' basin, Mid Qing Dynasty

Lot 209. A rare large famille rose Canton enamel 'dragon' basin, Mid Qing Dynasty; 30.6cm diam. Estimate HK$ 120,000 - 150,000. Sold for HK$ 150,000 (€ 17,793). Photo: Bonhams. The basin with rounded sides and a lobed mouth rim, colourfully decorated on the interior with a large front-facing dragon amidst flames, surrounded by a band of further dragons, each detailed with long sinuous scaly bodies amidst flames, the exterior with three stylized chilong in blue, all on a white ground.  ... [Lire la suite]
03 mai 2020

A gilt-bronze and cloisonné enamel hanging basket, 17th century

Lot 308. A gilt-bronze and cloisonné enamel hanging basket, 17th century; 20.8cm, 8¼in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP. Lot Sold 20,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the ovoid body with a constricted waist, rising from a spreading foot to a waisted neck, surmounted by a wide galleried rim forming a basket, set with a gilt-bronze chain handle decorated with kui dragons, the body brightly decorated with flowering branches issuing from jagged rocks between horizontal bands of floral scrolls... [Lire la suite]