04 mai 2016

A red silk damask woman's semi-formal robe, changyi, 19th century

Lot 491. A red silk damask woman's semi-formal robe, changyi, 19th century. Estimate £1,000 - 1,500 (€1,300 - 1,900). Photo Bonhams. The red silk damask embroidered in three-blue with peonies and butterflies, the robe typically modelled with deep side slashes and wide sleeves, the hems applied with multiple borders. 123cm (48 5/8in) long Property from Mr. and Mrs. C. Lefebvre Collection of Chinese Robes Notes: Interestingly, the colour palette of the embroidery on the present jacket, called san... [Lire la suite]

04 mai 2016

A Han-Chinese bridal-style coat for a child, mang'ao, 19th century

Lot 490. A Han-Chinese bridal-style coat for a child, mang'ao, 19th century. Estimate £600 - 800 (€760 - 1,000). Photo Bonhams. he peach coloured satin richly embroidered in gold and brightly coloured threads with five-clawed dragons and phoenix amongst Buddhist symbols, gourds and flowers, all above a gold thread lishui band; together with a child's jacket of green silk woven with a pattern of lotus roundels amongst bats and ruyi clouds, with black ground embroidered hems. Each: 62cm (24 3/8in) long (2). ... [Lire la suite]
04 mai 2016

A beige silk 'chrysanthemum' lady's festive robe, 19th century

Lot 489. A beige silk 'chrysanthemum' lady's festive robe, 19th century. Estimate £2,500 - 3,500 (€3,200 - 4,400). Photo Bonhams. The beige silk finely and delicately embroidered in three-blue, beige and pink silk threads with roundels of meandering chrysanthemum interlocking with constellation-clouds, all above a band of tumultuous and foaming waves interspersed with wan symbols, cash, flaming pearls and other auspicious motifs, the hems with an embroidered chrysanthemum border and a woven 'wan' band. 135cm (53... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2016

A pair of small blue-glazed garlic neck bottle vases, Kangxi four-character marks, 19th century

Lot 39. A pair of small blue-glazed garlic neck bottle vases, Kangxi four-character marks, 19th century. Estimate £800 - 1,200 (€1,000 - 1,500). Photo Bonhams. Each well potted, covered in a rich blue glaze, the interiors and bases glazed white. 12.5cm (4 7/8in) high (2). Provenance: A European private collection, acquired between 1960-70, and thence by descent. Bonhams. AUCTION 23541: ASIAN ART, 10:30 BST - LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE
24 avril 2016

A corn-yellow ground five color overlay Beijing glass bottle vase, China, 19th century

Lot 509. A corn-yellow ground five color overlay Beijing glass bottle vase, China, 19th century. Estimate 1500/2000 €. Photo Nagel H. 19,7 cm. Very slightly chipped, partly slightly polished  Provenance: From the collection of a member of the Family Baron von Goldschmidt-Rothschild, formerly Palais Grüneburg, Frankfurt on the Main Nagel Auctions. "Asiatische Kunst", Sale 736, 06.05.2016
23 avril 2016

A rare early jug with chinoiserie, Meissen, around 1725, gilded silver mount 19th century

Lot 316. A rare early jug with chinoiserie, Meissen, around 1725, gilded silver mount 19th century. Estimate 9 500 €. Photo Auktionhaus Stahl Pear shaped jug with bulging handle. Painted with playing Chinese child and two men between flowering bushes in u'glazed blue, overlaid with gold, and polychrome onglaze decoration. Unglazed bottom without swords mark. Golden rims min. worn, lid knob rep. H. 23 cm. AUKTIONSHAUS STAHL, Maîtres Anciens, Objets d'Art, Extrême Orient, Bijoux, le 23 Avril... [Lire la suite]

22 avril 2016

A pair of famille-verte 'phoenix and peony' jars and covers, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century

Lot 391. A pair of famille-verte 'phoenix and peony' jars and covers, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP (5,154 - 7,731 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. each of baluster form, brightly painted with two phoenix in flight amongst peony and other floral branches, the neck encircled by stylised floral sprays, similarly decorated to the domed covers, one cover with rim chip, Quantity: 4 - 45 cm, 17 3/4  in Sotheby's. Collections & Collectors, London, 28 Apr 2016,... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2016

A set of twenty rolls of Chinese Export wallpaper panels, 19th century

Lot 223. A set of twenty rolls of Chinese Export wallpaper panels, 19th century. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP (25,770 - 38,655 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. hand-painted against a pale blue ground with foliage, flowers, exotic birds and butterflies, linen-backed, unframed; each approximately 340cm by 115cm; 11ft. 2in., 3ft. 9¼in Sotheby's. Collections & Collectors, London, 28 Apr 2016, 10:00 AM
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20 avril 2016

A gemset dagger (kard), North India, 19th century

Lot 35. A gemset dagger (kard), North India, 19th century. Estimate £5,000 – £7,000 ($7,110 - $9,954). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The single-edged watered-steel blade tapering to a fine point, the gold-overlaid hilt of typical form heavily encrusted with rubies alternated with diagonal bands of emeralds, in associated cloth-covered wooden sheath with gilt-copper chappe; 12in. (30.3cm.) long Christie's. ART OF THE ISLAMIC & INDIAN WORLDS, 21 April 2016, London, King Street
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19 avril 2016

A Qajar gold and enamelled eagle-form pendant, Persia, 19th century

Lot 150. A Qajar gold and enamelled eagle-form pendant, Persia, 19th century. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. the gold body rendered in the form of a bird, decorated with polychrome enamels, the breast, wings set with colourful stones with petalled collars, the beak, wing and tail-feathers with drop-pearl pendants, the reverse enamelled with floral motifs on a gold ground, with enamel link and pin for hanging; 11.5cm. with pendant. Sotheby's. Arts of the Islamic World, Londres, 20... [Lire la suite]
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