15 novembre 2021

A rare pair of Imperial white and spinach-green jade and cloisonné enamel 'Shou Characters' screens, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 320. A rare pair of Imperial white and spinach-green jade and cloisonné enamel 'Shou Characters' screens, Qianlong period (1736-1795); Each 24.1cm (9 1/2in) high. Sold for £ 52,750 (€ 61,692). (Estimate £ 30,000 - £50,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The jade rectangular plaques of pale white tone, each inscribed with 60 Shou characters in zhuanshu calligraphy and decorated with gilt, the reverse with pomegranates, butterflies, and narcissus, the other with lotus and a pair of Mandarin ducks, each... [Lire la suite]

17 septembre 2021

A cloisonné enamel tripod censer, li, Ming Dynasty, First half of the 16th century

Lot 175. A cloisonné enamel tripod censer, li, Ming Dynasty, First half of the 16th century; 4 1/2 x 4 1/2in (11.4 x 11.4cm). Estimate US$ 15,000 - 20,000 (€ 13,000 - 17,000). Sold for US$ 9,562 (€ 8,152). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Decorated with clusters of deep purple grapes on a scrolling vines with deep green leaves and blue florets on a white ground. Provenance: Roger Keverne Ltd., London, 28 June 1999 Note: For two similarly decorated cloisonné censers, li, with grape vine... [Lire la suite]