13 novembre 2020

Attributed to Wan Shouqi (1603-1652), A Set of Six Paintings of Eighteen Luohans

Lot 81. Attributed to Wan Shouqi (1603-1652), A Set of Six Paintings of Eighteen Luohans. Each, 81.7cm (32 1/8in) high x 42.7cm (16 7/8in) wide. Estimate £ 30,000-50,000. Sold for £ 56,312 (€ 62,790). Courtesy Bonhams. Six paintings depicting the Eighteen Luohans, gilt, ink and pigment on blue paper, one painting with signature and two seals of the artist, each mounted, glazed and framed. Note: Wan Shouqi 萬壽祺 (1603-1652), from Xuzhou, was styled Nian Shao (年少), as well... [Lire la suite]
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13 novembre 2020

A rare set of three Suzhou prints, Qianlong period, by Guan Ruiyu

Lot 128. A rare set of three Suzhou prints, Qianlong period, by Guan Ruiyu. Each panel, 123cm (48 1/2in) high x 60cm (23 5/8in) wide. Estimate £ 20,000-30,000. Sold for £ 56,312 (€ 62,790). Courtesy Bonhams. Of arched form, each depicting 'mother and children' domestic scenes, later mounted on brocade covered back boards. Provenance: Bonhams London, 23 Nov 2004, lot 193An English private collection. Note: It is extremely rare for Suzhou prints to emerge in the market. Produced in the 17th... [Lire la suite]
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13 novembre 2020

A rare blue and white 'Shoulao' sleeve vase, circa 1640

Lot 11. A rare blue and white 'Shoulao' sleeve vase, circa 1640; 40.5cm (15 3/4in. high. Estimate £ 20,000-30,000. Sold for £ 60,062 (€ 66,910). Courtesy Bonhams. The tall cylindrical body deftly painted in cobalt-blue around the exterior with a continuous scene of the elderly bearded sage Shoulao seated beside a deer and accompanied by several attendants with fans, a figure bows before the sage lighting incense on a stand, all amidst a mountainous landscape with wispy clouds. Provenance: Marc... [Lire la suite]
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13 novembre 2020

A large wood figure of 'Water-Moon' Guanyin, Probably Qing Dynasty

  Lot 11. A large wood figure of 'Water-Moon' Guanyin, Probably Qing Dynasty; 82cm (32 2/8in) high. Estimate £ 15,000-20,000. Sold for £ 60,062 (€ 66,910). Courtesy Bonhams. The deity finely carved with a gentle, contemplative expression, the hair worn in a topknot with knotted tresses falling over the shoulders, seated in rajalalitasana with right arm resting on the raised right knee, the left hand resting on the level surface to support the weight, wearing a sash tied across the left shoulder and... [Lire la suite]
13 novembre 2020

An imperial painting of a Vajraheruka 'twenty-one' deity mandala Tibeto-Chinese, Qianlong Period, circa 1750-1763

Lot 192. An imperial painting of a Vajraheruka 'twenty-one' deity mandala Tibeto-Chinese, Qianlong Period, circa 1750-1763Distemper on cloth, inscribed on upper and lower border, with original silk mounts, 74cm (29 1/8in) high x 55.5cm (21 7/8in) wide; with silk mounts: 134cm (52 6/8in) high x 75cm (29 1/2in) wide. Estimate £ 20,000-30,000. Sold for £ 62,562 (€ 69,695). Courtesy Bonhams. Note: The vibrant composition is decorated with auspicious figures arranged around a lotus blossom... [Lire la suite]
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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]
13 novembre 2020

A very rare huanghuali and hongmu scholar's table, 17th-18th century

Lot 84. A very rare huanghuali and hongmu scholar's table, 17th-18th century;86cm (33 7/8in) high x 110.5cm (43 2/2in) wide x 49cm (19 2/8in) deep. Estimate £ 40,000-60,000. Sold for £ 65,062 (€ 72,480). Courtesy Bonhams. The rectangular top with a mitred frame and moulded edge above a recessed waist fitted with a large drawer and decorated with reticulated designs of oblong cartouches, all above a straight apron and four rectangular legs joined by a hongmu 'cracked-ice' lattice footrest.  ... [Lire la suite]
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13 novembre 2020

A rare eight-leaf double-sided 'Coromandel' 'boys at play' lacquer screen, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 96. A rare eight-leaf double-sided 'Coromandel' 'boys at play' lacquer screen, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Each leaf 230cm (90 1/2in) high x 42cm (16 1/2in) wide. Estimate £ 20,000-30,000. Sold for £ 68,812 (€ 76,658). Courtesy Bonhams. Exquisitely decorated on the front with a detailed scene of fifty boys at play within a garden setting, each engaged in various leisurely activities such as waving dragon banners, riding a hobby-horse, playing with dogs or playing kickball, all framed by a border of various floral... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2020

Ensemble de parures en argent provenant des populations du Triangle d'or (Laos, Thailande, Vietnam, Yunnan)

Lot 216. Torque à cinq rangs, Triangle d’or. Argent. L. 18 cm Poids. 1 124 grs. Est: €2,000 - €3,000. Courtesy Cornette de Saint-Cyr. Provenance: Collection de Madame A. Lot 217. Torque, Triangle d’or. Argent. L. 21 cm Poids. 363 grs. Est: €600 - €800. Courtesy Cornette de Saint-Cyr. Provenance: Collection de Madame A. Lot 218. Torque, Triangle d’or. Argent. L. 11,5 cm Poids. 126 grs. Est: €400 - €600. Courtesy Cornette de Saint-Cyr. ... [Lire la suite]
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