19 mai 2019

A fine famille rose blue-sgraffiato-ground 'medallion' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 132. A fine famille rose blue-sgraffiato-ground 'medallion' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and of the period (1821-1850); 14.5cm (5 3/4in) diam. Estimate £ 12,000 - 16,000. Sold for £ 40,062 (€ 45,736). © Bonhams 2001-2019 Delicately enamelled around the exterior with four medallions, one of the weaver girl, one of the cowherd, alternating with two landscapes, each within gilt borders and separated by clouds, all reserved on a blue engraved ground incised with feathery scroll, the interior painted in... [Lire la suite]

19 mai 2019

A rare cloisonné-enamel archaistic enamel vase, hu, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 74. A rare cloisonné-enamel archaistic enamel vase, hu, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 38cm (15in) high. Estimate £20,000 - 30,000. Sold for 40,062 (€ 45,736). © Bonhams 2001-2019 The vase well cast with a globular body supported on a spreading foot rising to a waisted neck, set with four taotie ring-handles at the shoulder, brightly and lavishly enamelled around the exterior with plantain lappets enclosing stylised taotie masks within acanthus leaves, strapwork and blooming... [Lire la suite]
19 mai 2019

A white jade of 'horses and monkey', Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 121. A white jade of 'horses and monkey', Qianlong period (1736-1795); 8.5cm (3 3/8in) long. Estimate £4,000 - 6,000. Sold for £ 43,812 (€ 50,017). © Bonhams 2001-2019 Superbly carved as two recumbent horses with the legs neatly folded and tucked underneath the bodies, both heads with finely-incised manes turned back facing each other, the monkey precariously climbing between them, grasping a rein strapped to the bridle of the right horse, the translucent stone of a white tone.  Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
19 mai 2019

A large and rare Imperial famille rose lime-ground 'hundred boys' vase, Zun, Jiaqing Iron-red seal mark and of the period

Lot 130. A large and rare Imperial famille rose lime-ground 'hundred boys' vase, Zun, Jiaqing Iron-red seal mark and of the period(1796-1820); 51cm (20in) high. Estimate £40,000 - 60,000. Sold for £ 50,062 (€ 57,152). © Bonhams 2001-2019 The vase of baluster form supported on a slightly-flared foot and rising to a waisted neck, brightly enamelled around the body with a continuous scene of 'The Hundred Boys' playing in an elegant garden, some flying kites, playing the dragon dance and musical... [Lire la suite]
19 mai 2019

A rare pair of bronze silver-inlaid crossbow holders, cheng nu qi, Late Warring States-Western Han Dynasty

Lot 5. A rare pair of bronze silver-inlaid crossbow holders, cheng nu qi, Late Warring States-Western Han Dynasty.. Each 19cm (7 1/2in) long. Estimate ££50,000 - 70,000. Sold for £ 56,312 (€ 64,287). © Bonhams 2001-2019 Each rectangular socket of the bow-support shaped as a head of a tiger depicted with round ears and bulging eyes, the open mouth and elegantly-curved neck terminating with the head of a phoenix, all finely decorated with silver and gold inlaid designs forming abstract lines of... [Lire la suite]
19 mai 2019

A spinach-green and white jade box and cover

Lot 233. A spinach-green and white jade box and cover; 13.2cm (5 1/4in) wide. Estimate £4,000 - 6,000. Sold for £ 56,312 (€ 64,287). © Bonhams 2001-2019  Of ogival section, the four bracket lobed sides carved in relief with two registers depicting panels of floral blooms, the domed cover surmounted with a raised multi-lobed border inset with a reticulated white jade plaque of a front-facing five-clawed dragon within vaporous clouds, another dragon emerging from the waves, the interior with a... [Lire la suite]
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19 mai 2019

An Imperial thangka of Amitayus, Dated by inscription to the 8th year of Jiaqing, corresponding to 1803 and of the period

Lot 181. An Imperial thangka of Amitayus, Dated by inscription to the 8th year of Jiaqing, corresponding to 1803 and of the period; 126cm (49 1/2in) long x 73cm (28 3/4in) wide. Estimate £20,000 - 30,000. Sold for £ 75,062 (€ 85,692). © Bonhams 2001-2019 Distemper on silk, with calligraphic inscription In Chinese, Manchu, Mongolian and Tibetan underneath, framed and glazed. Provenance: a distinguished Italian private collection formed circa 1930s-1940s, and thence by descent. Note: The important... [Lire la suite]
19 mai 2019

A white jade 'dragon and phoenix' plaque, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 144. A white jade 'dragon and phoenix' plaque, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644);  9.6cm (3 7/8in) long. Estimate £3,000 - 5,000. Sold for £ 75,062 (€ 85,692). © Bonhams 2001-2019 The jade plaque finely carved in high relief with a sinuous writhing dragon amongst billowing ruyi-clouds and two flying phoenixes with finely incised feathers, the white jade inset on the zitan cover of the inkstone raised on a zitan stand.  Provenance: according to family history, which is supported by family records... [Lire la suite]
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19 mai 2019

A rare white and russet jade carving of a deer, 18th century

Lot 128. A rare white and russet jade carving of a deer, 18th century 8cm (3 1/8in) long. Estimate £8,000 - 12,000. Sold for £ 77,562 (€ 88,546). © Bonhams 2001-2019 The recumbent stag superbly carved with slightly-raised head and long prominent antlers reaching the elegantly curved back incised with fine hairs, a spray of lingzhi fungus in its mouth, its legs neatly folded and tucked underneath, the stone of pale white tone with russet-brown inclusions, wood stand. Provenance: Lowenthal... [Lire la suite]
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19 mai 2019

A rare and gilt polychrome lacquer 'Elephant' incense stand, 18th century

Lot 75. A rare and gilt polychrome lacquer 'Elephant' incense stand, 18th century; 51cm (20 1/8) deep x 51cm (20 1/8) wide x 86cm (33 7/8) high. Estimate £50,000 - 80,000. Sold for £ 81,312 (€ 92,827). © Bonhams 2001-2019 Finely incised and coloured in varying shades of red, green and brown transmuting to black, all picked out with traces of gold filling within the incisions, the top finely incised and gilt with an elephant supporting a vase with flowers amidst cloud scrolls, surmounting a broad, flaring,... [Lire la suite]