23 janvier 2017

Galerie Lamy. Stand 43b. Brafa Art Fair, 21-29 janvier 2017

Pair of large baluster-shaped jars with lids, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Blue and white porcelain painted with figures, flower pots and floral decorations.  H 56 cm. Courtesy Galerie Lamy. Literature: exhibition catalogue 'The Age of Gallantry', The Chinese porcelain New York, 1995, n° 100 (similar pair) Pair of spaniels, China, Qianlong period (1711-1799); Polychrome porcelain. H 16.5 cm and 17 cm. Courtesy Galerie Lamy. Provenance: Hodroff collection 4041  ... [Lire la suite]

22 janvier 2017

Galerie Bertrand de Lavergne. Stand 3c. Brafa Art Fair, 21-29 janvier 2017

Chinese incense burner, Blue and white and copper-red porcelain on a celadon ground, China, Kangxi period (1662-1722). H 15.5 cm. Courtesy Galerie Bertrand de Lavergne Decorated in light relief with two deer and two cranes in a landscape.  Pair of incense boxes shaped as quails. Cloisonné enamel, China, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Total H 24 cm. Courtesy Galerie Bertrand de Lavergne They stand on a later wooden lotus shaped base Set of Chinese snuff bottles. Blue-and-white... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2016

A large Chinese dish decorated in the famille rose palette for the Persian market, Qianlong period (1736-1795), circa 1740

A large Chinese dish decorated in the famille rose palette for the Persian market, Qianlong period (1736-1795), circa 1740. © Galerie Nicolas Fournery 2016 Of octogonal form, painted in the famille rose palette, the wide rim moulded in eight planes sloping inwards, with angles clearly showing where they radiate towards the points on the rim. Decorated with eight sepia roundels, each gilded with one of two alternating flowers and set within an irregular border of sepia scrollwork, heightened with thick icy-pink... [Lire la suite]
25 décembre 2016

A rare pair of famille rose sconces, Qianlong period (1735-96)

Lot 358. A rare pair of famille rose sconces, Qianlong period (1735-96). Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2016. Each richly enameled with a young man gallantly offering the protection of his parasol to a lady  5 ½ in. (31.8 cm.) high  Note: The very rare sconce form, intended for brass or silver candle arms, found in two Pronk-related special order designs. VOC archives note "...sconces...according to the wooden moulds". Christie's. Chinese Export... [Lire la suite]
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24 décembre 2016

A large famille rose three-piece garniture, Qianlong period (1735-96)

Lot 357. A large famille rose three-piece garniture, Qianlong period (1735-96). Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2016. Molded with panels of mountainous landscape alternating with bird and flower vignettes, all on a patterned ground strewn with peony and prunus - 25 ½ in. (63.5 cm.) high, the vase and cover  Christie's. Chinese Export Art, 18 January 2017, New York, Rockefeller Center
06 décembre 2016

A Chinese Imari Cornelius Pronk plate, Qianlong period, circa 1735

Lot 30. A Chinese Imari Cornelius Pronk plate, Qianlong period, circa 1735. Estimate € 1000-1500. Lot sold € 1,700. Photo Vellinghuiis AAG. With a decor designed by Cornelis Pronk (1691-1759) called the "Umbrella Ladies' along the edge eight cartouches at the rear insects. Diam. 23.4 cm Provenance: - Auction AAG, Amsterdam, April 2, 2012, lot 198 - Private collection, Netherlands Vellinghuiis AAG. THE ASIAN ART SALE, Monday, November 28, 2016, 14 h
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04 décembre 2016

A very rare pair of imperial inscribed cloisonné enamel peach-shaped wall vases, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 3333. A very rare pair of imperial inscribed cloisonné enamel peach-shaped wall vases, Qianlong period (1736-1795).  Estimate: HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,000,000 (USD 103,606 - USD 129,508). Price Realised HKD 1,000,000 (USD 129,528) © Christie’s Images Limited 2016. Each vase is of peach shape with a gilt flat back, decorated in brightly coloured enamels with leafy branches bearing blossoming peach flowers, on a graduating pistachio-green, white, pink and red ground, superimposed with... [Lire la suite]
16 novembre 2016

A cinnabar lacquer 'dragons' quatrelobed box and cover, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 36. A cinnabar lacquer 'dragons' quatrelobed box and cover, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate HK$ 250,000 - 350,000 (€30,000 - 42,000). © Bonhams 2001-2016 Of quatrefoil shape, finely carved on the cover with three five-clawed dragons in flight chasing a flaming pearl above turbulent waves, framed within a key-fret and leaf lappet border, the body further carved with the Eight Treasures in relief emerging from raging waves, all bordered by key-fret scrolls at the rim and foot, the interior and base... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2016

A purple-ground painted enamel bowl, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 27. A purple-ground painted enamel bowl, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 7,446 - USD 9,928). Price Realised GBP 7,500 (USD 9,308). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016.    The exterior is painted with the characters ru yi fu shou (good wishes, happiness and longevity), lotus sprays and the Eight Buddhist Emblems. The interior has further emblems surrounding a shoucharacter. The base has a cai hua tang zhi mark, 'made for the Hall of... [Lire la suite]
08 novembre 2016

Musical Stone with Theme of the "Hundred Antiques", Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Qianlong period (1736–95)

Musical Stone with Theme of the "Hundred Antiques", Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Qianlong period (1736–95). Jade. H. 13 7/16 in. (34.2 cm); W. 9 7/16 in. (24 cm); D. 1 15/16 in. (5 cm). Gift of Heber R. Bishop, 1902, 02.18.644 © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art The association of bells and stone chimes with ancient ritual made them ideal subjects for reproduction as decorative objects. In the late eighteenth century, when the supply of jade was plentiful, archaistic bells and fanciful stone chimes... [Lire la suite]