15 septembre 2021

A cloisonné enamel pomegranate form jar, Late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th century

Lot 180. A cloisonné enamel pomegranate form jar, Late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th century; 4 1/2in (11.4cm) high. Estimate US$ 30,000 - 50,000 (€ 25,000 - 42,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The bulbous body rendered on the rich, leafy green ground with a continuous pattern of six lotus blossoms enclosed by radiating branches below the mouth shaped as an open bud, the blossoms executed in delicate white, blue, red, and yellow enamels above the gilt metal straight foot. Provenance: Christie's,... [Lire la suite]

22 août 2021

A celadon jade 'lotus' vessel, 17th century

Lot 1039. A celadon jade 'lotus' vessel, 17th century; 19 cm. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Lot Sold: 69,300 HKD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's Provenance: Bonhams London, 4th November 2013, lot 83 (GBP 10,000). Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including Song Ceramics from the Kai-Yin Lo Collection, Hong Kong, 26 August 2021
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17 août 2021

A blanc de Chine seated figure of Guanyin, 17th century

Lot 121. A blanc de Chine seated figure of Guanyin, 17th century; 19cm (7 1/2in) high. Estimate 6.000 £ - 8.000 £. Sold for £ 6,000 (€ 7,032). Photo: Bonhams. The Goddess of Mercy modelled in a relaxed seated pose with the right hand resting on the right leg tucked beneath her, the left hand holding a ruyi sceptre resting on a table with lion-heads forming the legs, the eyes gently downcast, the long robe covering the body and falling in flowing folds to surround the body. Provenance: a... [Lire la suite]
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07 août 2021

An inscribed 'Dehua' bowl, 17th century

Lot 30. An inscribed 'Dehua' bowl, 17th century; Diameter 6 in., 5.2 cm. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD. Lot sold: 1,260 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the interior incised with a two-character mark in cursive script. Property from the Collection of Loyd and Linda Crawley. Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 11-22 June 2021
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01 août 2021

A cloisonné enamel scroll-form table, Ming dynasty, 17th century

A cloisonné enamel scroll-form table, Ming dynasty, 17th century; 15¾ in. (40 cm.) long. Price on request. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 The top with a shaped cartouche depicting five bats, wu fu, in flight beside pine trees and rockwork emerging from crashing waves, all beneath clouds scrolls reserved on geometric cell-pattern grounds and flanked by six stylised shou roundels, the underside with a classic lotus scroll. Provenance: Sold at Christie’s London, 9 November 2010, lot 263A... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2021

A blue and white 'duck and lotus pond' dish and a Zhangzhou-type 'fish' dish, 17th century

Lot 418. A blue and white 'duck and lotus pond' dish and a Zhangzhou-type 'fish' dish, 17th century. Diamètre du plat bleu blanc : 35 cm. (13 3⁄4 in.). Diamètre du plat 'Zhangzhou' : 31 cm. (12 1⁄4 in.). Estimate EUR 2,500 - EUR 3,500. Price Realised EUR 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 Provenance: Private European collection, predominantly assembled by the current owner's father from the 1970s to 1990s, then by descent within the family. Note: Both dishes... [Lire la suite]

20 juillet 2021

A wood and stone ruyi sceptre, 17th century

Lot 2061. A wood and stone ruyi sceptre, 17th century; 23 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 40,000 HKD. Lot sold: 25,200 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
13 juillet 2021

A vermeil mounted Jasper dish and cover, Italy or Southern Germany, 17th century

Lot 66. A vermeil mounted Jasper dish and cover, Italy or Southern Germany, 17th century; H 9 cm, diameter 10 cm. Weight 358.24 g.. Estimate: €10,000 - €12,000. Courtesy Kunsthaus Lempertz Cast, embossed and gilt silver. Shallow semi-spherical dish with a slightly domed lid carved from white veined rusty red jasper agate with a pink and grey banded spherical finial. The moulded vermeil mountings with a raised basal ring and a band of finely engraved hanging acanthus tendrils beneath the rim, connected on either... [Lire la suite]
13 juillet 2021

A rare miniature carved opal bust of a Roman emperor, Presumably Italian, 17th century

Lot 55. A rare miniature carved opal bust of a Roman emperor, Presumably Italian, 17th century; 5.1 x 3.0 cm, weight 32.87 g. Estimate: €20,000 - €25,000. Courtesy Kunsthaus Lempertz Imperial Roman style bust carved in the round from white/mother-of-pearl coloured opal with blue and green opalescence. Depicting a Neoclassical portrait of a man with short curly hair wearing a lush laurel wreath fastened by a ribbon at the back. The rounded lower section of the bust carved to resemble a pleated chiton and himation... [Lire la suite]
02 juillet 2021

Qing dynasty cloisonné enamel sold at Bonhams London, 7 June 2021

Lot 641. A large and rare archaistic cloisonné enamel lozenge-shaped vase, gu, Early 18th century; 46.5cm (18 2/8in) high. Estimate £3,000 - £5,000. Sold for £ 35,250 (€ 40,986). © Bonhams 2001-2021. The vase of lozenge section, cast as an archaic vessel with vertical flanges on the corners decorated with key-fret designs, the bulging mid-section with stylised taotie masks, the lower and upper sections similarly decorated with hanging plantain leaves dividing lotus sprays borne on tendrils, the... [Lire la suite]