08 décembre 2018

A rare gold and silver foil-decorated enamel circular food box and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 96. A rare gold and silver foil-decorated enamel circular food box and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). D. : 34,5 cm (12 1/4 in.). Estimate: €15,000 - €20,000 (US$16,949 - US$22,599). Vendu 18 200 €. © Artcurial. Reposant sur quatre petits pieds lobés, le couvercle étagé et les côtés entièrement décorés d'un fin motif de chauve-souris, calebasses, fleurs et rinceaux, en feuilles d'or et d'argent colorées pour certaines en vert et mauve pâle sur fond bleu nuit, les bordures dorées,... [Lire la suite]

08 novembre 2018

A large and rare cloisonné enamel trumpet vase, Ming dynasty

Lot 33. A large and rare cloisonné enamel trumpet vase, Ming dynasty; 68 cm, 26 3/4  in. Estimate 12,000 — 18,000 GBP. Lot sold 28,750 £ (32,927 €). © Sotheby's. the baluster body rising from a high domed spreading foot to a tall trumpet neck with flaring rim, brightly decorated around the exterior with bands of shou characters encircled within leafy scrolls, divided by four notched vertical flanges and all reserved on a turquoise-blue ground. Sotheby's. Important Chinese... [Lire la suite]
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23 octobre 2018

A rare large cloisonné enamel 'fish' basin, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 35. A rare large cloisonné enamel 'fish' basin, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 62 cm, 24 3/8  in. Estimate £150,000 - £200,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the deep flaring sides rising from a flat base to an everted gilt keyfret rim, decorated to the interior with brightly enamelled carp, small fish, toads and crustaceans swimming amidst aquatic plants, all reserved against a rich turquoise-blue ground, the exterior decorated with a herd of deer and a flock of cranes in a rocky landscape,... [Lire la suite]
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23 octobre 2018

A very rare small pink-ground Beijing enamel bottle vase, Jiaqing mark and period (1796-1820)

Lot 32. A very rare small pink-ground Beijing enamel bottle vase, Jiaqing mark and period (1796-1820); 10.5 cm, 4 1/8  in. Estimate £150,000 - £250,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a short splayed foot to a long slender neck, vibrantly and intricately painted to the exterior with elaborate multi-coloured lotus blooms borne on meandering foliage scrolls connected with smaller buds, the shoulders detailed with a border of mallow flowers across vertical plantain leaves, the neck... [Lire la suite]
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19 septembre 2018

A pale greenish-white and russet jade carving of two horses, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 959. A pale greenish-white and russet jade carving of two horses, Qing dynasty (1644-1911); 5 5/8 in. (14.2 cm.) long. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 52,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The two recumbent horses are shown side-by-side with their legs tucked under their bodies and their heads turned towards each other. Their manes and tails are detailed with fine hair markings. The well-polished stone is of even pale greenish-white color with a few areas of added pale... [Lire la suite]
17 septembre 2018

A rare pair of gilt-copper and cloisonné enamel figures of recumbent deer, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 1215. A rare pair of gilt-copper and cloisonné enamel figures of recumbent deer, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 9 ¾ in. (24.8 cm.) long. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 150,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Each deer is shown recumbent on a cloisonné enamel ‘cloth’ decorated with diaper pattern within a key-fret border that is draped over a stand, and is shown with head turned to the side as it grasps a sprig of enameled lingzhi in its mouth. The... [Lire la suite]

17 septembre 2018

A large yellowish-green and brown jade archaistic vessel, Ming-early Qing dynasty, 14th-17th century

Lot 1169. A large yellowish-green and brown jade archaistic vessel, Ming-early Qing dynasty, 14th-17th century; 9 in. (22.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 187,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The flattened vessel is carved in high and low relief with intertwined chilong amidst interlocking cloud scroll. The stone is of yellowish-green color suffused with areas of russet, brown and cream.. Provenance: Stephen Junkunc, III (1904-1978) Collection. ... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2018

An Imperial enamel 'Floral medallion' seal paste box and cover, Qianlong mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 123. An Imperial enamel 'Floral medallion' seal paste box and cover, Qianlong mark and of the period (1736-1795). 2in (5cm) wide. Estimate: 10,000-15,000 USD. Sold for US$ 60,000 (€ 51,330). © Bonhams 2001-2018 Of octalobed form, all surfaces covered in white enamel except for the raised gilded edges and lip, the top of the gently-domed cover and sides of the box finely painted with a profusion of different floral medallions, irregularly spaced with some overlapping, the sides of the cover decorated... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2018

A Beijing enamel tripod censer, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 277. A Beijing enamel tripod censer, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Height 2 3/4  in., 7 cm. Estimate: 30,000-50,000 USD. Sold Price: 118,750 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's of compressed spherical form, raised on three short, tapered feet, the metal body finely enameled with an elegant floral meander of pink and blue peony blooms borne on sinuous stems issuing twisting green leaves all on a bright yellow ground, the gilt metal rim set with a pair of upright loop handles to either side, the... [Lire la suite]
14 juin 2018

A pair of large cloisonnés enamel vases, gu, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 201. A pair of large cloisonnés enamel vases, gu, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Hauteurs: 40 cm. (15 ¾ in.). Estimate EUR 20,000 - EUR 30,000. Price realised EUR 53,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Ils sont à pans coupés rythmés d'arêtes crénelées en relief. Ils sont ornés de motifs géométriques archaïsants sur fond turquoise évoquant des masques de taotie. Les bords sont soulignés d'une frise de têtes de ruyi.. Christie's. Art d'Asie, Paris, 13 June... [Lire la suite]