28 avril 2016

Dessert saucer plate, Arms of Lord Percy Smith, Chinese export porcelain, Jiaqing period

LOT 95. Dessert saucer plate, Arms of Lord Percy Smith, Chinese export porcelain, Jiaqing period. Estimate : 225 ~ 300 €. Photo Marques Dos Santos.  polychromed decoration with enamels and gold with central coat of arms of Lord Percy Clinton Sydney Smith, Viscount of Strangford. Gold slightly worn out, minor hairline. Dim.: 24cm.  MARQUES DOS SANTOS, PORTO. Antiquités Chinoises & Mobilier, le 30 Avril 2016 à 15h30

28 avril 2016

Fish platter with Arms of Lord Percy Smith, Chinese export porcelain, Jiaqing period

Lot 96. Fish platter with Arms of Lord Percy Smith, Chinese export porcelain, Jiaqing period. Estimate : 1,200 ~ 1,600 €. Photo Marques Dos Santos.  polychromed decoration with enamels and gold with with central coat of arms of Lord Percy Clinton Sydney Smith, Viscount of Strangford. Some wear to gold, small chip on the border. Dim.: 44,5cm.  MARQUES DOS SANTOS, PORTO. Antiquités Chinoises & Mobilier, le 30 Avril 2016 à 15h30
17 février 2016

Tokyo Chuo Auction Spring Sales feature imperial treasures and rare Chinese paintings

Lot 427. A fine doucai “bamboo” bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Estimate: JPY12,000,000 - 18,000,000. ©  Tokyo Chuo Auction. HONG KONG.- Tokyo Chuo Auction will hold its 2016 Spring Sales at Tokyo Dome Hotel from 27 February to 3 March, featuring an Evening Sale of Important Chinese Art, Fine Chinese Modern Paintings, Fine Chinese Classical Paintings and Calligraphy, Fine Chinese Works of Art, Rubbings, Rare Books & Manuscripts, Ancient Bronzes from... [Lire la suite]
06 février 2016

Pair of urns and covers, Qing dynasty, Jiaqing period (1796-1820), circa 1800-1820

Pair of urns and covers, Qing dynasty, Jiaqing period (1796-1820), circa 1800-1820. Porcelain decorated in overglaze polychrome enamels and gold, 47.5 x 23 cm. © Jorge Welsh Works of Art Urns were produced in various shapes and decorative themes for the export market during the late 18th and early 19th century. It is clear that many were ordered privately, as they often incorporate initials, inscriptions or coats of arms. This striking pair of urns was probably modelled on a European silver prototype. The finial in... [Lire la suite]
08 novembre 2015

A famille-rose abstinence plaque, Qing dynasty, Jiaqing period

A famille-rose abstinence plaque, Qing dynasty, Jiaqing period. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. of shaped oval form, with a central vertical panel to each side, one side marked zhai jie, the other in Manchu script, bordered with a dense design of stylised lotus on a green ground within raised gilt borders, the sides painted with scrolling foliage on a white ground, strung with beads - 6.5cm., 2 5/8 in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 11 nov. 2015, 11:00 AM
06 octobre 2015

An incised yellow-glazed 'Dragon' vase, Qing dynasty, Jiaqing period

An incised yellow-glazed 'Dragon' vase, Qing dynasty, Jiaqing period. Estimate 800,000 — 1,000,000 HKD (93,375 - 116,719 EUR). Photo Sotheby's the ovoid body rising from a spreading foot to a tall waisted neck with a slightly incurved rim, incised with four ferocious dragons leaping from turbulent foaming waves contesting for a flaming pearl amongst cloud scrolls and flame wisps, the rim and the foot encircled with a band of circles, covered overall with a rich egg-yolk yellow glaze... [Lire la suite]

03 octobre 2015

An important large Imperial white jade 'zhoujia yanxi zhi bao' seal, Qing dynasty, Jiaqing period

An important large Imperial white jade 'zhoujia yanxi zhi bao' seal, Qing dynasty, Jiaqing period. Estimate 30,000,000 — 40,000,000 HKD (3,501,575 - 4,668,766 EUR). Photo Sotheby's of large square form, surmounted by a superbly carved pair of dragons, each powerfully carved with eyes bulging and nostrils flaring above curling whiskers and a jaw bearing sharp fangs, the scales and flowing mane meticulously incised, the two scaly bodies tightly intertwined and crouching on the haunches,... [Lire la suite]
26 septembre 2015

'Sailing ship' Teapot on presentoir, China, Jiaqing period

 'Sailing ship' Teapot on presentoir, China, Jiaqing period. Estimate : 1 500 € / 2 000 €. Photo Marques Dos Santos. globular shape with relief handle and spout, lobed presentoir, polychrome enamel decoration representing a three mast sailing ship with british pavillion. See HERVOUET, "La porcelaine de compagnie des Indes", p. 41, image 2.14. Dim MARQUES DOS SANTOS , PORTO. L'Art de la Théière - Collection privée de Porcelaine Chinoise, le 26 Septembre 2015 à 15h30
30 août 2015

A chestnut embroidered gauze 'dragon' robe, Jiaqing period

A chestnut embroidered gauze 'dragon' robe, Jiaqing period. Estimate US$ 60,000 - 80,000 (€53,000 - 71,000). Photo: Bonhams. The fine silk gauze of a soft chestnut color, couched with four five-clawed front-facing dragons each encircling a flaming pearl on the front, back and shoulders, four further five-clawed dragons on the lower register and another on the inside flap, all amongst woven tasseled peaches, scattered sprays of red nandina or narcissus with lingzhi fungus amidst cloud scrolls, the deep hem woven with... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2015

A chestnut embroidered gauze child's 'dragon' robe, Jiaqing period

A chestnut embroidered gauze child's 'dragon' robe, Jiaqing period. Estimate US$ 30,000 - 50,000 (€27,000 - 44,000). Photo: Bonhams. The delicate gauze embellished with eight couched gold five-clawed dragons, four front-facing and four reaching upwards towards a flaming pearl of wisdom, the Eight Buddhist Symbols, bajixiang, woven on each side amid scattered cloud scrolls, all above bats and precious objects emerging from foaming waves crashing against high rocks, the interior flap with bats and cloud scrolls. 36in... [Lire la suite]