21 janvier 2021

A Cloisonné enameled gilt bronze cup dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 135. A Cloisonné enameled gilt bronze cup dish, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 6 3/8in (16cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 2,500 - 4,000. Sold for US$ 2,295 (€ 1,896). Courtesy Bonhams. The shallow well centered with a raised circular section decorated with flower sprigs, outlined with a bronze rim and encircled by flower petals on a sloping flange, and a band of classic lotuses borne on leafy scrolls on the flat well within the low side walls and a slightly beveled rim all filled with additional flowers. ... [Lire la suite]

08 décembre 2020

A fine and rare cloisonné enamel bottle vase, Yongzheng-early Qianlong period (1723-1795)

Lot 145. A fine and rare cloisonné enamel bottle vase, Yongzheng-early Qianlong period (1723-1795); 23m (9in) high. Estimate HK$ 300,000-400,000. Sold for HK$ 352,500 (€ 37,541). Photo: Bonhams. The globular body surmounted by a tall cylindrical neck with lipped rim, vibrantly decorated in blue, turquoise, red, pink, yellow and purple enamels within bold gilt-bronze outlines, depicting medallions separately and jointly enclosing floral motifs and stylised chilong, reserved on a honeycomb diaper... [Lire la suite]
08 décembre 2020

A massive and rare famille rose painted enamel tray, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 150. A massive and rare famille rose painted enamel tray, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 87.5cm (34 1/2in) wide x 57.2cm (22 1/2in) deep. Estimate HK$ 250,000-350,000. Sold for HK$ 402,500 (€ 42,819). Photo: Bonhams. Delicately painted in nine panels with fauna and flora, the main rectangular panel depicting a pair of pheasants and a pair of mandarin ducks amongst flowery branches of peonies and magnolia, the pheasants roosting on rockwork, all within a leafy lotus-scroll border in pink enamel,... [Lire la suite]
07 décembre 2020

A rare painted enamel miniature vase, hu, Blue enamel Qianlong four-character mark and of the period

Lot 151. A rare painted enamel miniature vase, hu, Blue enamel Qianlong four-character mark and of the period (1736-1795); 5.8cm (2 1/4in) high. Estimate HK$ 400,000-600,000. Sold for HK$ 440,000 (€ 46,809). Photo: Bonhams. The copper body of oval section subtly enamelled with a continuous scene of two bats amidst clouds, surrounded by bamboo and lingzhi fungus, all between lappets and raised gilt borders at the shoulder and above the foot, the waisted neck with a collar of alternating large and small... [Lire la suite]
07 décembre 2020

A finely painted and very rare European-subject Beijing enamel miniature vase, hu, blue enamel mark and period of Qianlong

Lot 1540. A finely painted and very rare European-subject Beijing enamel miniature vase, hu, blue enamel mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 5.8cm., 2 1/4 in. Estimate 700,000 — 900,000 HKD. Lot sold 2,167,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the well wrought copper body of oval section and miniature hu form, exquisitely decorated in vivid colours of the falangcai palette, the two oval panels bordered with feathery scrollwork, each painted with a different European scene... [Lire la suite]
13 novembre 2020

An imperial cloisonné and champlevé enamel 'phoenix' ice chest, Qianlong-Jiaqing period (1736-1820)

  Lot 222. An imperial cloisonné and champlevé enamel 'phoenix' ice chest, Qianlong-Jiaqing period (1736-1820); 34 x 68 x 68 cm (13 3/8 x 26 7/8 x 26 7/8 in). Estimate £ 30,000-40,000. Sold for £ 65,062 (€ 72,480). Courtesy Bonhams. Of square section with straight sides tapering to the base, divided into three horizontal registers by two raised ribs, the middle section enamelled with shou medallions within a foliate sunburst, flanked by a pair of formal lotus flowers, the top and bottom registers... [Lire la suite]

13 novembre 2020

A rare large Chinese Imperial cloisonné enamel square ice chest, Qianlong period (1736 - 1795)

Lot 601. A rare large Chinese Imperial cloisonné enamel square ice chest, Qianlong period (1736 - 1795); 27 1/8 in. (68.8 cm.) square, 19¼ in. (48.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 567,500. © Christie's Images Limited The deep tapering sides decorated with a dense pattern of butterflies and insects in flight amidst scattered flowers divided into three registers by two ribs inlaid with polychrome enamel lotus scroll, the middle register fitted on two sides with two... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2020

A large cloisonné enamel censer, fangding, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 84. A large cloisonné enamel censer, fangding, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century; 12¾ in. (32.4 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000. Price realised GBP 52,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The censer has twin upright handles and is decorated to each side in bright enamels with a bold design of a taotie mask below a pair of confronting kui dragons divided by a vertical flange. The cover is bordered by a band of scrolling lotus below a finely worked... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2020

A pair of cloisonné enamel candlesticks, 17th century

  Lot 81. A pair of cloisonné enamel candlesticks, 17th century; 16 ½ in. (42 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 7,500. Price realised GBP 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 Each candlestick is elaborately enamelled to the square-shaped bell-form base, drip plate and stem with numerous lotus blossoms amongst leafy tendrils. Provenance: Acquired in Germany before 1989. Literature: Dr. Gunhild Gabbert Avitabile, Die Ware aus dem Teu.felsland, Chinesische und japanische... [Lire la suite]
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10 novembre 2020

A cloisonné enamel 'dragon and phoenix' lobed basin, 17th century

Lot 80. A cloisonné enamel 'dragon and phoenix' lobed basin, 17th century; 13 ¾ in. (35 cm.) wide. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 25,000. Price realised GBP 27,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The deep vessel is brightly enamelled to the interior with a writhing dragon and phoenix in pursuit of the flaming pearl, all amidst coloruful clouds. The wide, lobed cavetto is enamelled with fruiting branches of finger-citron, pomegranate and peach. Provenance: Acquired in Germany before... [Lire la suite]