22 juin 2016

Best of d'art chinois chez Osenat, Arts d'Asie, le 18 Juin 2016

Lot 16. A pale green jade vase, 20th century. Estimation : 600 € / 900 €. Adjugé à 28 000 €. Photo Osenat Vase en jade vert clair sculpté de forme balustre quadrangulaire, les anses ajourées en forme de qilins , à motifs sur chaque face de masques de taoti, et de ruyis. 20ème siècle  Provenance : Collection particulière, Seine-et-Marne  Lot 44. Bronze circular incense burner, Western Zhou Dynasty, (1066 BC - 771 BC). Estimation : 8 000 € / 12 000 €. Adjugé à 26 000 €. Photo Osenat ... [Lire la suite]

22 juin 2016

Chinese Cloisonné Enamels at Christie's Paris 22 june 2016

Lot 280. A rare large cloisonné enamel fish basin, China, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate €100,000 – €150,000 ($113,436 - $170,154). Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The basin with slightly flaring sides is decorated on the exterior with a herd of deer and a flock of cranes in a continuous mountainous riverscape with a waterfall, incorporating peach fruiting branches, finger citron, pomegranate, prunus, pine and magnolia. The interior features a large central iron-red carp encircled by four... [Lire la suite]
21 juin 2016

Blue-and-White ‘Dragon’ Bowl, Zhiyuan Tang Hall Mark, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 6. Blue-and-White ‘Dragon’ Bowl, Zhiyuan Tang Hall Mark, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate 8 000 € - 10 400 €. Unsold. Photo Auctionata AG Porcelain with painting in underglaze blue. Bowl on a straight footring, with slightly flaring sides and mouth rim. The exterior finely painted with two dragons striding amidst clouds and above crashing waves, framed by double circles iat the mouth and the foot. Base with four-character 'Zhiyuan Tang zhi' hallmark within a double square in underglaze... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2016

A blue-glazed 'bamboo neck' vase, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 831. A blue-glazed 'bamboo neck' vase, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate80,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot sold 100,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's.    the globular body encircled by two raised fillets and surmounted by a cylindrical neck with four evenly spaced fillets below the flared and galleried rim, the glaze of a purplish-blue colour; 36.8 cm, 14 1/2 in.  Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 28th November 1978, lot 159 Sotheby's. Chinese Art,... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2016

Importante gourde en porcelaine à fond bleu à décor en or et argent, Dynastie Qing, époque Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 100. Importante gourde en porcelaine à fond bleu à décor en or et argent, Dynastie Qing, époque Qianlong (1736-1795). Estimation 100,000 — 150,000 €. Photo Sotheby's de forme ronde, le corps aplati reposant sur un court pied légèrement évasé, l'épaule rehaussée de dragonschilong formant de petites anses, le col en trompette révélant un intérieur turquoise, chaque face délicatement peinte à l'or et à l'argent de cinq chauves-souris volant parmi les pêches, grenades et citrons digités... [Lire la suite]
12 juin 2016

A blue and white 'lotus and dragon' vase, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 827. A blue and white 'lotus and dragon' vase, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 HKD. Lot sold 187,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. rising from a splayed foot to a bulbous neck, the tall ovoid body painted with a broad band of archaistic dragons writhing among lotus scrolls, between upright leaves collaring the neck and pendent plantains skirting the base, the bulbous rim further painted with lotus, the base left white; 43.5 cm, 17 1/8 in.  ... [Lire la suite]

30 mai 2016

A magnificent Imperial inscribed cloisonne enamel and gilt-bronze ruyi-shaped panel, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 3028. A magnificent Imperial inscribed cloisonne enamel and gilt-bronze ruyi-shaped panel, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate HK$12,000,000 – HK$15,000,000 ($1,552,592 - $1,940,741). Price Realized HK$15,640,000 ($2,023,545). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The ruyi-shaped plaque is delicately enamelled in multiple colours, depicting various precious objects including a Jun flower pot; a bronze hu; a quatrefoil jardiniére; and a raised red-glazed dish, all below an Imperial poem... [Lire la suite]
24 mai 2016

A rare white jade archaistic tripod incense burner and cover, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

 Lot 17. A rare white jade archaistic tripod incense burner and cover, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate HK$600,000 - 800,000 (€69,000 - 92,000). Photo: Bonhams.  The hemispherical bowl raised on three short cabriole legs emerging from mythical-beast masks, each side crisply carved with an archaistic taotie mask, separated by six columns of vertical flanges, the sides flanked by a pair of S-shaped handles curving upward, the domed cover similarly carved, surmounted by a finial decorated with... [Lire la suite]
22 mai 2016

An Imperial cloisonné enamel double-gourd wall vase, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 4. An Imperial cloisonné enamel double-gourd wall vase, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate HK$200,000 - 300,000 (€23,000 - 34,000). Photo: Bonhams. Cast as a double-gourd vase and stand, the upper and lower lobes finely enamelled with the characters da and ji in gilt, encircled by the Eight Daoist Emblems, anbaxian, and the Eight Buddhist Emblems, bajixiang, respectively, tied at the waist with a gilt ribbon, all on a rich turquoise ground embellished with extensive... [Lire la suite]
22 mai 2016

A rare carnelian agate 'mountain and bat' brushrest, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 135. A rare carnelian agate 'mountain and bat' brushrest, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Sold for £20,000 (€25,971). Photo: Bonhams. The brushrest intricately carved as a three-peaked mountain surrounded by breaking waves and swirling clouds interspersed with flying bats, original boxwood and zitan stand. 8cm (3 1/8in) wide (2). Provenance: a distinguished English private collection, and thence by descent  Note: The skill and artistry of Qing dynasty craftsmen is encapsulated in the finely carved... [Lire la suite]