11 mai 2016

A celadon jade ‘Monkey and Peach’ group, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3. A celadon jade ‘Monkey and Peach’ group, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 21,250 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's worked in the form of two monkeys climbing on a large peach borne on leafy flowering branches issuing flowers around the sides, one monkey perched on the large fruit, while the other grasps on a branch beside, the stone of an even celadon tone, wood stand. Quantité: 2 - 11 cm, 4 3/8 in. Provenance: Roger Keverne, London. Sotheby's. Important... [Lire la suite]

11 mai 2016

A white jade ‘Toad and Pomegranate’ group, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 2. A white jade ‘Toad and Pomegranate’ group, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 26,250 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's worked in the form of a crouching toad with large bulging eyes and dimpled skin, its mouth grasping a leafy branch bearing three large pomegranates bursting with seeds, the stone of an even white stone, wood stand. Quantité: 2 - 7 cm, 2¾  in. Provenance: Roger Keverne, London. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 11 mai 2016, 10:00 AM
06 mai 2016

Man's Vest, Chinese, 18th century

Man's Vest, Chinese, 18th century. Brown silk cut and uncut velvet; black silk satin; gold metal buttons; blue silk plain weave, 26 x 30 5/16 inches (66 x 77 cm), 1940-4-825. Purchased with the John T. Morris Fund from the Carl Schuster Collection, 1940 © 2016 Philadelphia Museum of Art
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05 mai 2016

A soapstone figure of Budai, 18th century

Lot 167. A soapstone figure of Budai, 18th century. Estimate £5,000 - 8,000 (€6,300 - 10,000). Photo Bonhams. The figure of the future Buddha, Maitreya, delicately carved with long brocade robes open at the large belly, seated at ease with one hand atop the right knee, the face with a joyful expression, flanked with elongated earlobes, crowned with a bald pate, the features picked out with pigment, wood stand. 7.8cm (3in) high (2).  Bonhams. AUCTION 23541: ASIAN ART, 10:30 BST... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2016

A blue and white soft-paste square vase, cong, 18th century

Lot 265. A blue and white soft-paste square vase, cong, 18th century. Estimate £3,000 - 5,000 (€3,800 - 6,400). Photo: Bonhams. Each face moulded with archaistic ribs, with a dense diaper ground with foliate cartouches, the neck and foot painted with floral borders. 34cm (13 3/8in) high Note: Compare with a very similar vase sold in Christie's New York, 30 March 2005, lot 1491. And another, 18th century, in Sotheby's London, 4 November 2009, lot 194. Bonhams. AUCTION 23541: ASIAN... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2016

A blue and white barber's bowl, 18th Century

Lot 264. A blue and white barber's bowl, 18th Century. Estimate £600 - 800 (€770 - 1,000). Photo: Bonhams. Painted in cobalt blue with floral sprays, the rim with a typical foliate and cloud-form border. 27cm (10 5/8in) diam.  Bonhams. AUCTION 23541: ASIAN ART, 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE 
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02 mai 2016

A rare blue and white 'European-shape' wine ewer and cover, 18th century

Lot 256. A rare blue and white 'European-shape' wine ewer and cover, 18th century. Estimate £1,000 - 1,500 (€1,300 - 1,900). Photo: Bonhams. The baluster body finely moulded with foliate lappets and floral motifs, with painted swags at the waisted neck, flanked with a scrolled loop handle and a S-shaped spout, the lid similarly decorated and with a knop. 21cm (8 1/4in) high (2). Note: Compare with a ewer and cover, 18th century, sold in Christie's 28 June 2007, lot 422. ... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2016

A carved rhinoceros horn libation cup, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 10. A carved rhinoceros horn libation cup, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate 25,000 — 35,000 GBP (31,928 - 44,699 EUR). Photo Sotheby's the oval body with steep flaring sides, finely carved around the exterior with pairs of phoenix in flight and perched upon scrolling leafy magnolia, all supported on an oval flower stem foot extending up the side of the body to form the handle, the horn of reddish-brown tone - 16.8 cm, 6 5/8  in. Sotheby's. Important... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2016

Plate in Chinese export porcelain, Judgment of Paris, 18th Century, Qianlong period

Lot 94. Plate in Chinese export porcelain, Judgment of Paris, 18th Century, Qianlong period. Estimate : 450 ~ 600 €. Photo Marques Dos Santos.  with enamel and gold decoration, Judgment of Paris. See HERVOUET, Paris, 1986, p.310. Signs of use. Dim.: 23cm..  MARQUES DOS SANTOS, PORTO. Antiquités Chinoises & Mobilier, le 30 Avril 2016 à 15h30
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28 avril 2016

Part of an Adams set, US Market, Chinese export porcelain, 18th century, Qianlong period

Lot 98. Part of an Adams set, US Market, Chinese export porcelain, 18th century, Qianlong period. Estimate : 5,250 ~ 7,000 €. Photo Marques Dos Santos.  34 pieces in porcelain, polychrome decoration with famille rose and gold enamels, plant motifs. Jorge Welsh stickers. Very slight chipping, restoration work, hairlines and craquelé. Dim.: from 22 cm.  MARQUES DOS SANTOS, PORTO. Antiquités Chinoises & Mobilier, le 30 Avril 2016 à 15h30