14 avril 2021

Godet à eau en forme de courge, Chine, époque Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 377: Godet à eau en forme de courge, Chine, époque Kangxi (1662-1722). Biscuit émaillé vert. L. 9,5 cm. Est: €100 - €150. Sold: 1,500 €. Courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr. Provenance : Compagnie de la Chine et des Indes (Paris) (Inv.23374 Acquis en 1989). Cornette de Saint-Cyr, Collections de la Compagnie de la Chine et des Indes (3ème vente). Mercredi 24 Mars 2021 14:00. Expert : Cabinet Daffos-Estournel Tél. : +33 6 09 22 55 13 daffos-estournel@aaoarts.com

29 mars 2021

Sotheby's to offer three supremely important Ming and Qing Imperial seals

HONG KONG.- This April, Sotheby’s will bring to auction three of the most important Chinese seals ever to come to the market. Each one a priceless record of imperial Chinese history in its own right, together these three seals rank among the most important historical objects – of any period or geographic region – ever to appear at auction. Originally the preserve purely of the Emperors of China, imperial seals were used as a singular stamp of authority – akin to that of a signature – each one carved with language... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2021

Objets de table de lettrés chez Cornette de Saint Cyr, 23 Mars 2021

Lot 349. Godet à eau en forme de Li Daibo, Chine, époque Kangxi (1662-1722). Biscuit émaillé vert et jaune. L. 15,7 cm. Est: €300 - €500. Courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr. Le poète d’époque Tang est traditionnellement appuyé à sa jarre de vin. Provenance : Compagnie de la Chine et des Indes (Paris) (Inv.22067 Acquis à l’Hôtel Drouot en 1975). Lot 358: Repose pinceaux à décor moulé de lions, Chine, époque Kangxi (1662-1722). Biscuit émaillé aubergine, vert et jaune. L. 9 cm. Est: €150 - €250. Courtesy Cornette de... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2021

Lokapala, Chine, Dynastie Tang (618-907)

Lot 20: Lokapala, Chine, Dynastie Tang (618-907). Terre cuite. H. 65 cm. Est: €600 - €1,000. Sold: 1 000 €. Courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr. Le gardien est traditionnellement représenté debout, les mains en position de maintien de ses attributs aujourd’hui disparus. Anciens accidents et petits manques visibles. Provenance : Compagnie de la Chine et des Indes (Paris) (Inv.21390 Acquis à l’Hôtel Drouot en 1972) Cornette de Saint-Cyr, Collections de la Compagnie de la Chine et des Indes (1ère vente). Lundi... [Lire la suite]
03 février 2021

A well carved rhinoceros horn wine cup with grapewine carving, 18th century

Lot 374. A well carved rhinoceros horn wine cup with grapewine carving, 18th century; L. 13,8 cm. Estimate: € 8,000 - €12,000. Result: € 30,000. Courtesy Nagel.  Provenance: Old German private collection, in the possession of the owner's family since before 1914. Fine Asian Art, Stuttgart - Part I by Nagel Auction, December 8, 2020
29 janvier 2021

A fine huanghuali cylindrical brushpot, 17th-18th century

Lot 22. A fine huanghuali cylindrical brushpot with inlays in mother-of-pearl, wood and soapstone, inlaid poem and seals xue and ju in bronze wires, 17th-18th century; H.19,5/D.19,8 cm. Estimate: € 6.000- € 10.000. Result: € 65.000. Courtesy Nagel.  Property from the collection of Friedrich and Ruth Boss, assembled in China between 1911 and 1938. Fine Asian Art Stuttgart - Part I by Nagel Auction, December 8, 2020

29 janvier 2021

An exceptional and very rare rhinoceros horn ewer with chilong and dragon handle, Ming dynasty

Lot 372. An exceptional and very rare rhinoceros horn ewer with chilong and dragon handle, Ming dynasty; H.16,7/L.18,2 cm, weight 526 gr. Estimate: € 20.000- € 30.000. Result: € 220.000. Courtesy Nagel.  Provenance: Old German private collection, due to records most likely purchased from Nagel, 1st Mannheim sale, November 26th/27th, 1924, lot 413. Cf. A ewer by Bao Tiancheng, publ. 'Bamboo, Wood, Ivory and Rhinoceros Horn Carvings', The Complete Collection of Treasures the Palace... [Lire la suite]
31 décembre 2020

A carved black stone 'Buddhist lions' seal ,Qing dynasty, dated 1863

  Lot 1034. A carved black stone 'Buddhist lions' seal ,Qing dynasty, dated 1863; h. 9.6 cm. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 HKD. Lot sold: 11,340 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Property from the collection of Cheng Huan. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020
30 décembre 2020

A rock-crystal 'chilong' brush washer, Qing dynasty

Lot 1026. A rock-crystal 'chilong' brush washer, Qing dynasty; l. 10.3 cm. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 HKD. Lot sold: 6,930 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Property from the collection of Cheng Huan. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020
09 décembre 2020

A large zitan table cabinet, guanpixiang, Mid Qing Dynasty

Lot 136. A large zitan table cabinet, guanpixiang, Mid Qing Dynasty; 20.5cm (8 1/8in) long. Estimate HK$ 200,000-300,000. Sold for HK$ 277,500 (€ 29,554). Photo: Bonhams. Of rectangular form embellished with metal mounts at the corners, the hinged flat-top cover opening to reveal a separate upper compartment, above a pair of well-figured doors concealing four short and one long drawers, the cover set with a chain to hold the lid in place when open, applied across the front cover and doors with a circular... [Lire la suite]