13 avril 2021

Vase de forme Hu, Chine, Dynastie Qing, ca 19° siècle

Lot 510. Vase de forme Hu, Chine, Dynastie Qing, ca 19° siècle. Laque rouge sculptée. H. 32 cm. Est: €800 - €1,500. Sold: €4800. Courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr. La surface est richement décorée de pivoines dans les feuillages enserrant des cartouches présentant des paysages dans lesquels se déplacent des personnages, probablement des immortels. Deux masques de lions forment anses de part et d‘autre du col. Provenance : Compagnie de la Chine et des Indes (Paris) (Inv.17936 Acquis à Londres en 1958). Cornette de... [Lire la suite]
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11 avril 2021

Rare boîte rectangulaire couverte, Chine, dynastie Ming, ca 17° siècle

Lot 116: Rare boîte rectangulaire couverte, Chine, dynastie Ming, ca 17° siècle. Laque. 11,5 x 43 x 10,5 cm. Est: €3,000 - €5,000. Sold: €5,000. Courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr. Le décor est composé de plusieurs couches inégales superposées de noir, brun, rouge et jaune laissant apparaître après abrasion un décor en dégradé de couleurs communément nommé peau de rhinocéros. La face inférieure et l’intérieur sont laqués en brun. Provenance : Compagnie de la Chine et des Indes (Paris) (Inv.23735 Acquise en 2003). Cornette de... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2021

Groupe de six plateaux, Chine, Dynastie Qing, époque Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 104. Groupe de six plateaux, Chine, Dynastie Qing, époque Kangxi (1662-1722). Laque « burgauté ». 10,5 x 11 cm. Est: €1,000 - €1,500. Sold: 5 000 €. Courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr. Les surfaces présentent des décors variés, paysages animés et végétaux en incrustations colorées. Provenance : Compagnie de la Chine et des Indes (Paris) (Inv.16890 Acquis de M. Wannieck en 1955). Cornette de Saint-Cyr, Collections de la Compagnie de la Chine et des Indes (1ère vente). Lundi 22 Mars 2021... [Lire la suite]
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02 mars 2021

A rare early pentafoil tixi cinnabar lacquer dish, 13th-15th Century

Lot 106. A rare early pentafoil tixi cinnabar lacquer dish, 13th-15th Century; 7 1/2in (19cm) across. Estimate US$ 12,000 - 18,000 (€ 10,000 - 15,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The interior carved in low relief through layers of differing tones of cinnabar ranging from deep-purple-red, orange and a pale green, with a radiating design of two pentafoil-cartouches of petal and star shape within the petal-form rim, centered by a five-petal flowerhead within two bands of spirals bordered... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2021

An early red and engraved gilt (qiangjin) lacquer three-tier octagonal box and cover, Song-Yuan Dynasty

Lot 129. An early red and engraved gilt (qiangjin) lacquer three-tier octagonal box and cover, Song-Yuan Dynasty (960-1368); 11in (28cm) high, 12in (30.5cm) across. Estimate US$ 15,000 - 25,000 (€ 12,000 - 21,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The stepped domed cover incised and gilt with a scene depicting two scholarly figures on horseback with attendants arriving at a terraced lakeside building with a newly-leaved willow nearby, the sides with panels depicting various animals, floral sprays,... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2020

A rare and large three-colour lacquer 'chun' incised gilt box and cover, Qianlong six-character mark and of the period

Lot 143. A rare and large three-colour lacquer 'chun' incised gilt box and cover, Qianlong six-character mark and of the period (1736-1795); 38cm (15in) diam. Estimate HK$ 800,000-1,200,000. Sold for HK$ 815,000 (€ 87,847). Photo: Bonhams. The cover with rounded sides crisply carved through red, dark green and yellow layers of lacquer with a large chun 'spring' character above a large lobed dish filled with treasures in the centre within a red, yellow and dark green radiating panel, a circular... [Lire la suite]

02 décembre 2020

A magnificent carved polychrome lacquer 'spring' circular box and cover, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 3004. A magnificent carved polychrome lacquer 'spring' circular box and cover, Qianlong incised and gilt six-character mark and of the period (1736-1795); 14 1/4 in. (36.1 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,500,000. Price realised HKD 1,840,000. Courtesy Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The top of the cover with a circular panel is deeply carved on a green Wan-diaper ground with a bowl of Precious Objects, radiating red, green and yellow rays illuminating the large... [Lire la suite]
09 novembre 2020

A very rare pair of carved cinnabar-lacquer 'weiqi' boxes and covers, Late 16th-early 17th century

Lot 102. A very rare pair of carved cinnabar-lacquer 'weiqi' boxes and covers, Late 16th-early 17th century. Each 12.5cm (4 7/8in) wide. . Estimate £ 80,000 - £ 120,000. Sold for £ 150,062 (€ 165,943). Courtesy Bonhams. Each gently curving sides exquisitely carved with three-stringed lutes or sanxian, clappers or paiban, mouth-organs or sheng, and bells, as well conch-shells, fans, crickets, and auspicious symbols, all on a diaper-pattern ground, the gently domed covers... [Lire la suite]
24 octobre 2020

An imperial tianqi and qiangjin 'dragon and pearl' dish, Wanli yiwei cyclical date, corresponding to 1595 and of the period

 Lot 434. An imperial tianqi and qiangjin 'dragon and pearl' dish, Wanli yiwei cyclical date, corresponding to 1595 and of the period; 8 1/16 in. (20.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 250,000. © Christie's Images Limited 2020. Together with a Gotoh Museum exhibtion catalogue: Carving the Sky, Painting the Stars: Treasures of Decorated Chinese Lacquer, The Gotoh Museum, Tokyo, 2014, Japanese wood box. Exhibited: The Gotoh Museum, Carving the... [Lire la suite]
24 octobre 2020

A small carved cinnabar lacquer 'gardenia' box and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 433. A small carved cinnabar lacquer 'gardenia' box and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 7 ¾ in. (19.8 cm.) overall length, Japanese wood box. Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000. Price realised HKD 27,500. © Christie's Images Limited 2020. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 9 October 2020