20 septembre 2021

A Longquan celadon foliate charger, 15th-16th century

Lot 259. A Longquan celadon foliate charger, 15th-16th century; 13 1/2in (34.3cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 2,000 - 4,000 (€ 1,700 - 3,400). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Impressed at the center with a roundel of daisy or aster and incised at the lobed well with peony below a foliate rim, the exterior sides also incised with peony, the base glazed and with a ring of burnt orange grey stoneware visible. Property from the Robert and Mee-Din Moore Collection Note: For a similar larger... [Lire la suite]

17 septembre 2021

A cloisonné enamel tripod censer, li, Ming Dynasty, First half of the 16th century

Lot 175. A cloisonné enamel tripod censer, li, Ming Dynasty, First half of the 16th century; 4 1/2 x 4 1/2in (11.4 x 11.4cm). Estimate US$ 15,000 - 20,000 (€ 13,000 - 17,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Decorated with clusters of deep purple grapes on a scrolling vines with deep green leaves and blue florets on a white ground. Provenance: Roger Keverne Ltd., London, 28 June 1999 Note: For two similarly decorated cloisonné censers, li, with grape vine decoration, one with a white ground, see... [Lire la suite]
17 septembre 2021

A cloisonné enamel dragon dish, Early 17th century

Lot 179. A cloisonné enamel dragon dish, Early 17th century; 9 1/2in (24.1cm) high. Estimate US$ 15,000 - 20,000 (€ 13,000 - 17,000). Sold for US$ 9,562 (€ 8,146). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The long, rectangular three-board top composed of a mitred, mortise and tenon frame with thumb-print edge above plain aprons and u-shaped spandrels supported by slightly splayed legs of rounded section joined by paired stretchers, the whole covered by a rich layer of brown lacquer exhibiting fine crackle throughout. ... [Lire la suite]
15 septembre 2021

A cloisonné enamel pomegranate form jar, Late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th century

Lot 180. A cloisonné enamel pomegranate form jar, Late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th century; 4 1/2in (11.4cm) high. Estimate US$ 30,000 - 50,000 (€ 25,000 - 42,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The bulbous body rendered on the rich, leafy green ground with a continuous pattern of six lotus blossoms enclosed by radiating branches below the mouth shaped as an open bud, the blossoms executed in delicate white, blue, red, and yellow enamels above the gilt metal straight foot. Provenance: Christie's,... [Lire la suite]
01 août 2021

A cloisonné enamel scroll-form table, Ming dynasty, 17th century

A cloisonné enamel scroll-form table, Ming dynasty, 17th century; 15¾ in. (40 cm.) long. Price on request. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 The top with a shaped cartouche depicting five bats, wu fu, in flight beside pine trees and rockwork emerging from crashing waves, all beneath clouds scrolls reserved on geometric cell-pattern grounds and flanked by six stylised shou roundels, the underside with a classic lotus scroll. Provenance: Sold at Christie’s London, 9 November 2010, lot 263A... [Lire la suite]
02 juillet 2021

Qing dynasty cloisonné enamel sold at Bonhams London, 7 June 2021

Lot 641. A large and rare archaistic cloisonné enamel lozenge-shaped vase, gu, Early 18th century; 46.5cm (18 2/8in) high. Estimate £3,000 - £5,000. Sold for £ 35,250 (€ 40,986). © Bonhams 2001-2021. The vase of lozenge section, cast as an archaic vessel with vertical flanges on the corners decorated with key-fret designs, the bulging mid-section with stylised taotie masks, the lower and upper sections similarly decorated with hanging plantain leaves dividing lotus sprays borne on tendrils, the... [Lire la suite]

01 juillet 2021

Ming dynasty cloisonné enamels sold at Sotheby's Paris, 10 juin 2021

Lot 173. A gilt-bronze and cloisonné enamel 'Lion' vase, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century; H. 22.2 cm, 8¾ in. Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 EUR. Lot sold: 7,560 EUR. Courtesy Sotheby's. depicting four multi-coloured Buddhist lions frolicking among auspicious items and vying for beribboned brocade balls, above four celestial horses galloping on a wavy sea and beneath a band of white-ground lappets and ruyi borders encircling the shoulder, the neck decorated... [Lire la suite]
01 juillet 2021

A rare large cloisonné enamel beehive-shaped waterpot, taibo zun, Jingtai incised seal mark, late Ming Dynasty

Lot 545. A rare large cloisonné enamel beehive-shaped waterpot, taibo zun, Jingtai incised seal mark, Late Ming Dynasty; 20.2cm (8in) diam. Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000. Sold for £ 10,837 (€ 12,630). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Set on four semi-circular feet, the body decorated with undulating densely-meandering yellow, brick-red, white and dark green lotus sprays issuing from leafy stems, a lotus-leaf-lappet collar framing the aperture, incised apocryphal Jingtai two-character seal mark on the base. ... [Lire la suite]
01 juillet 2021

A pair of cloisonné enamel rectangular table screens, Late Ming Dynasty

Lot 545. A pair of cloisonné enamel rectangular table screens, Late Ming Dynasty; Overall 30cm (11 3/4in) high. Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000. Sold for £ 12,750 (€ 14,859). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Brightly decorated on the front with large red and yellow peony flowers issuing from leafy stems, on turquoise grounds enriched with gilt cloud scrolls, wood frames and stands. Bonhams. Roger Keverne Ltd Moving On (Part II), London, New Bond Street, 7 June 2021
01 juillet 2021

A rare cloisonné enamel 'Buddhist lions' basin, 17th century

Lot 619. A rare cloisonné enamel 'Buddhist lions' basin, 17th century; 39.7cm (15 5/8in) diam. Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500. Sold for £ 26,500 (€ 30,883). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The well decorated with three playful colourful Buddhist lions amongst flame motifs encircling a central rosette, the cavetto and everted rim each with a meander of lotus blooms borne on undulating foliate stems, the exterior plain. Note: See closely-related decoration on a cloisonné enamel dish, late Ming dynasty, and a... [Lire la suite]