19 décembre 2017

A fine and large pair of carved cinnabar lacquer vases with figural scenes from the Sanguo yanyi, Qianlong-Jiaqing period

Lot 301. A fine and large pair of carved cinnabar lacquer vases with figural scenes from the Sanguo yanyi (The History of the Three Realms) in the medallions, Qianlong-Jiaqing period (1736-1820). H. 61,7 cm. Estimate 20.000/30.000 €. Lot sold 50.000 €. Courtesy Nagel Very slightly chipped. Provenance: Property from an old German private collection, bought in the 1980s. Nagel. "Asiatische Kunst - Salzburg", 06.12.2017

25 octobre 2017

A 'robin's egg'-glazed vase (Tianqiuping), Qing Dynasty, Qianlong-Jiaqing period

Lot 132. A 'robin's egg'-glazed vase (Tianqiuping), Qing Dynasty, Qianlong-Jiaqing period. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 16,800 USD. Photo: Sothebys. of classic tianqiuping form, the globular body rising to slanted shoulders surmounted by a tall slightly waisted columnar neck, the body and counter-sunk base covered in an even glaze of feathered milky turquoise-blue and lavender running to a slightly lighter color at the rounded mid-body; 12 5/8 in., 32 cm Provenance: Sotheby's... [Lire la suite]
24 juin 2017

A fine pair of Imperial spinach-green jade double-carved circular table screens, Qianlong-Jiaqing period

Lot 108. A fine pair of Imperial spinach-green jade double-carved circular table screens, Qianlong-Jiaqing period. Estimate HK$600,000 - 800,000 (US$77,000 - 100,000). Sold for HK$ 1,312,500 (€150,607). Photo: Bonhams. Well carved in high relief on both sides featuring lush steep mountainous landscapes with pine, cypress, wutong and plantain trees, lingzhi and shrubs, all amidst multi-layered rockwork and outcrops, with steps, streams and waterfalls, all below clouds; one screen carved... [Lire la suite]
24 juin 2017

A spinach-green jade archaistic incense burner and cover, gui, Qianlong-Jiaqing period

Lot 105. A spinach-green jade archaistic incense burner and cover, gui, Qianlong-Jiaqing period; 14.2cm (5 5/8in) wide (3). Estimate HK$80,000 - 120,000 (US$10,000 - 15,000). Sold for HK$ 375,000 (€43,030). Photo: Bonhams. Carved around the sides with confronted archaistic dragons, flanked by a pair of handles in the form of chi dragons clambering through horizontal loops, raised on a splayed foot encircled by pendent petals, with a key-fret border around the rim and foot ring, the domed... [Lire la suite]
09 novembre 2016

A pair of embellished cloisonné and champlevé enamel caparisoned elephants, Qianlong-Jiaqing period (1736-1820)

Lot 127. A pair of embellished cloisonné and champlevé enamel caparisoned elephants, Qianlong-Jiaqing period (1736-1820). Estimate GBP 60,000 - GBP 80,000 (USD 74,460 - USD 99,280). Price Realised GBP 185,000 (USD 229,585). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. Each elephant supports a vase containing lingzhi sprigs embellished with goldstones, with stylised lotus designs on the vase, saddle and saddle cloth. The white bodies are inset with gilt cloisons imitating the wrinkled hide, and the... [Lire la suite]
05 novembre 2016

A pair of large and impressive cloisonné enamel vases and covers, Qianlong-Jiaqing period, circa 1800

Lot 124. A pair of large and impressive cloisonné enamel vases and covers, Qianlong-Jiaqing period, circa 1800. Estimate GBP 80,000 - GBP 120,000 (USD 99,680 - USD 149,520). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. Each vase is decorated with colourful floral sprays, butterflies and birds, with a pair of dragon-form handles. The cover is decorated with further floral sprays, with ruyi form reticulated panels detailed with bats, all surmounted by a finial with a dragon. 41 in. (104.1 cm. ) high. ... [Lire la suite]

05 juillet 2016

An attractive Chinese Famille Rose 'Rockefeller' pattern part-service, Qianlong-Jiaqing period

Lot 195. An attractive Chinese Famille Rose 'Rockefeller' pattern part-service, Qianlong-Jiaqing period. Est: £4000–6000. Sold for £32000. Photo Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions each piece enamelled with a different central scene of figures at leisure on terraces, in pavilion interiors and in rocky riverscapes, comprising two different but similarly painted patterns, some pieces within violet diaper-pattern bands and gilt rims and others without the violet bands and with gilt reserved borders,... [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]
24 mai 2016

A rare spinach-green jade archaistic vase, fang hu, Qianlong-Jiaqing period (1736-1820)

Lot 15. A rare spinach-green jade archaistic vase, fang hu, Qianlong-Jiaqing period (1736-1820). Estimate HK$60,000 - 80,000 (€6,900 - 9,200). Photo: Bonhams.  The vase of bulbous square section raised on a tall spreading foot, boldly carved on each side of the body with a large taotie mask, below a wide band of pendent leaves, with stylised mask handles suspending loose rings on the neck, the stone of an even deep green tone, carved wood stand. 24.8cm (9 3/4in) high (2). ... [Lire la suite]
21 mai 2016

An exceptional apple-green jadeite 'chrysanthemum' washer, Qianlong-Jiaqing period (1736-1820)

Lot 136. An exceptional apple-green jadeite 'chrysanthemum' washer, Qianlong-Jiaqing period (1736-1820). Sold for £108,100 (€140,375). Photo: Bonhams.  Exquisitely carved in the form of a chrysanthemum with lobed petals, the interior with a roundel in raised relief of leafy vines bearing three lobed melons and two butterflies, all raised on four short splayed bracket feet, the translucent stone with bright apple-green striations and cloudy inclusions, box. 10cm (4in) diam. (2). Provenance: a... [Lire la suite]