27 mai 2015

A 'Ming-style' blue and white moonflask, bianhu, 18th century

A 'Ming-style' blue and white moonflask, bianhu, 18th century. Estimate HK$ 100,000 - 150,000 (€12,000 - 18,000). Photo: Bonhams. The flattened circular body boldly decorated on each side in deep cobalt blue with a leafy fruiting branch of peaches, below a band of pendent leaves at the shoulder, with scroll-form curved handles at the cylindrical neck, box. 19cm (7 1/2in) high (2). Notes: The present lot is an example of 18th century wares modelled after blue and white moonflasks from the Yongle period.... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2015

A langyao alms bowl, 18th century

A langyao alms bowl, 18th century. Sold for £5,250 (€7,260). Photo Bonhams. The compressed globular bowl elegantly potted with rounded curving sides, covered all under a subtle dark red glaze, the interior reserved white. 13.5cm (5 3/8in) diam. Provenance: an English private collection, according to the family, probably acquired by the father of the present owners between 1948-1981 Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, 14 May 2015 10:00 BST - LONDON, NEW BOND STREET
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13 mai 2015

Sotheby's Hong Kong Chinese Works of Art Auction series to take place on 1 & 2 June

An Imperial enamelled glass ‘ladies in landscape’ snuff bottle, Palace workshops, Beijing, blue-enamel mark and period of Qianlong. Estimate: HK$4,000,000–5,000,000. Photo: Sotheby's. A Beijing enamelled gold ‘European subject’ snuff bottle, Palace workshops, blue-enamel mark and period of Qianlong. Estimate: HK$240,000–280,000.  Photo: Sotheby's. A Beijing enamelled ‘garden scene’ snuff bottle, Palace workshops, blue-enamel mark and period of Qianlong. Estimate: HK$1,600,000–1,800,000.... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2015

A painted enamel 'dragon' waterpot, 18th century

A painted enamel 'dragon' waterpot, 18th century. Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€4,100 - 6,900). Photo: Bonhams. Brightly painted on the exterior with two three-clawed dragons, one with yellow scales and breathing smoke and the other with green scales and chasing a red pearl, all amidst cloud scrolls and above foaming waves, set with two gilt lion-mask handles. 5.9cm (2 1/4in) wide Provenance: an English private collection and thence by descent Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, 14 May 2015 10:00 BST... [Lire la suite]
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07 mai 2015

A large Famille Rose figural charger, the enamels 18th century, the porcelain possibly earlier

A large Famille Rose figural charger, the enamels 18th century, the porcelain possibly earlier. Estimate £7,000 – £10,000 ($10,640 - $15,200). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The dish is decorated in enamels and gilt with two ladies conversing by a pavilion in a garden with a lotus pond. The well has a scrolling leafy border with scattered flower heads and fruits, and the underside is decorated with three iron red floral sprigs. 15 ¾ in . (40 cm.) diam. Christie's. CHINESE CERAMICS, WORKS OF ART AND... [Lire la suite]
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07 mai 2015

A large Famille Rose dish, 18th century, the porcelain 15th century

A large Famille Rose dish, 18th century, the porcelain 15th century. Estimate £7,000 – £10,000 ($10,640 - $15,200). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The interior of the dish is decorated with three female immortals in a garden setting beside a deer pulling a small cart with auspicious fruit, all below a further immortal seated on the back of a phoenix in flight. The cavetto has eight shaped cartouches containing flowers, antiques and figures in exterior scenes. 15 in. (38.2 cm.) diam. Provenance: The... [Lire la suite]


07 mai 2015

Seven rhinoceros horn libation cups, 17th to 19th century, at Bonhams London, 14 May 2015

A large 'Shoulao and Eight Immortals' rhinoceros horn libation cup, 17th-18th century. Estimate £6,000 - 8,000 (€8,100 - 11,000). Photo: Bonhams. The horn of a rich dark tone, deeply and intricately carved in relief with the eight Immortals each holding their respective attribute, standing in anticipation of the arrival of Shoulao seated on a flying crane, the interior carved as petals of lotus with the handle naturalistically formed from tree branches issuing peaches. 18.8cm (7 3/8in) long Provenance: an... [Lire la suite]
04 mai 2015

A pair of iron-red enamelled 'Shoulao' dishes, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A pair of iron-red enamelled 'Shoulao' dishes, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's each with shallow rounded sides, finely enamelled to the centre with the Immortal Shoulao seated beside a spotted deer and a basket of peaches, within a border of the 'hundred bats' at the rim, the underside with lotus lappets and a floret border, wood stands. Quantité: 4 - 20cm., 7 7/8 in. Provenance: Antiquaire Tournet, Paris, circa... [Lire la suite]
04 mai 2015

A pair of diamond pendent earrings, Portuguese, 18th century

A pair of diamond pendent earrings, Portuguese, 18th century. Estimate £4,000 - 6,000 (€5,500 - 8,300). Photo Bonhams. The graduated series of openwork scrolling, bow and quatrefoil plaques, decorated with table-cut diamonds, closed-back settings throughout, two diamonds deficient, later earring fittings, length 7.2cm Note: For a similar example see "Five Centuries of Jewellery", National Museum of Art, Lisbon, London, 1995, ill.no.79. Bonhams. JEWELLERY, 13 May 2015 11:00 BST - LONDON,... [Lire la suite]
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03 mai 2015

A massive celadon-glazed carved charger, 18th century

A massive celadon-glazed carved charger, 18th century. Estimate £10,000 – £15,000 ($15,340 - $23,010). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The interior of the charger is carved with a central foliate spray encircled by peony scrolls. The exterior is carved with a band of waves surrounding the foot. It is covered in a glaze of sea-green tone, the base is glazed white. 22 in. (55.8 cm.) diam.  Provenance: Christie's New York, 18 September 1997, lot 376.Property from the Geronimo Berenguer de los Reyes, Jr.... [Lire la suite]