28 juin 2020

A cloisonné enamel 'Buddhist emblems' alms bowl, Qianlong four-character mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 30. A cloisonné enamel 'Buddhist emblems' alms bowl, Qianlong four-character mark and of the period (1736-1795). Diamètre du bol: 17,5 cm. (6 5/8 in.) ; Diamètre du socle: 14,2 cm. (5 ½ in.). Estimate EUR 12,000 - EUR 18,000. Price realised EUR 60,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Le bol aux parois renflées est orné des Huit Emblèmes Bouddhiques parmis des rinceaux de lotus multicolores sur fond turquoise, la base arrondie portant une marque à quatre caractères moulée en... [Lire la suite]

28 mai 2020

A rare pair of large cloisonné enamel 'hundred deer' vases, hu, Jiaqing period (1796-1820)

Lot 3286. A rare pair of large cloisonné enamel 'hundred deer' vases, hu, Jiaqing period (1796-1820); 18 5/8 in. (47.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price Realized USD 389,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each of the full-bodied vases is superbly decorated in vivid enamels against a bright turquoise ground, with a herd of deer, comprising bucks, does and their young, shown grazing, gamboling and resting in a lush landscape amidst pine and peach trees,... [Lire la suite]
26 mai 2020

A magnificent and extremely rare large cloisonné enamel 'dragon' jar and cover, 15th-16th century

Lot 3271. A magnificent and extremely rare large cloisonné enamel 'dragon' jar and cover, 15th-16th century; 20 7/8 in. (53 cm.) high. Estimate $1,500,000 – $2,500,000 . Price Realized $2,517,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The heavy jar with high shoulder is finely decorated on the body with two ferocious, scaly, red five-clawed dragons striding amidst multi-colored scrolling clouds above cresting green waves and below a petal band, all against a light turquoise-blue ground. The domed cover is... [Lire la suite]
03 mai 2020

A rare cloisonné enamel 'dragon' moonflask, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 306. A rare cloisonné enamel 'dragon' moonflask, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 17cm., 6 3/4 in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 GBP. Lot Sold 18,750 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the flattened circular body rising from a gilt oval foot to a cylindrical neck with lipped rim, flanked by a pair of gilt ruyi handles, the exterior brightly decorated on each face with a coiled dragon amongst large lotus blooms borne on meandering leafy stems, all reserved on a mottled white ground. Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
03 mai 2020

A cloisonné enamel 'lotus' garlic-mouth moonflask, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 305. A cloisonné enamel 'lotus' garlic-mouth moonflask, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 19cm., 7 1/2 in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot Sold 5,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. the flattened circular body rising from a rectangular foot to a waisted neck and garlic mouth, brightly decorated to each face against a turquoise ground with a quatrefoil ruyi medallion surrounded by meandering lotus scrolls above a lappet band, all below a keyfret band, the garlic mouth with blooming... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2020

A cloisonné enamel 'Gu' vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 176. A cloisonné enamel 'Gu' vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 13 3/8 in. (34 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 100,000. Price realised HKD 250,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase is enamelled on the mid-section with a pair of taotie masks divided by gilt flanges, between upright petals on the trumpet neck and pendent blades on the spreading foot, box. Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, Hong Kong, 6 April 2015

26 avril 2020

A cloisonné enamel ‘Bajixiang’ double-gourd vase, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 148. A cloisonné enamel ‘Bajixiang’ double-gourd vase, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 36cm., 14 1/8 in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 32,500  GBP. Photo Sotheby's. of square section, the upper and lower gourds brightly decorated against a turquoise ground, depicting the bajixiang each supported on a lotus flower reserved on meandering floral sprays, the narrow waist and the flaring foot similarly decorated with stylised lotus sprays, all divided by... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2020

A fine pair of cloisonné enamel cranes, Mid-Qing Dynasty, with French Barbedienne-style gilt-bronze mounts

  Lot 66. A fine pair of cloisonné enamel cranes, Mid-Qing Dynasty, with French Barbedienne-style gilt-bronze mounts. Each 55.5cm (21 7/8in) high. Estimate: 280,000 - 400,000 HKD. Sold for HK$ 375,000 (€ 44,649). Photo Bonhams. Modelled in mirror image, each standing with tall gilt-bronze legs on a quatre-lobed base raised on a mount with four elephant head feet, each foot with impressed 'H' marks on the underside, the long necks elegantly arched in an 'S'-shape with the red-crowned heads held... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2020

A pair of cloisonné enamel bowls and covers, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 3378. A pair of cloisonné enamel bowls and covers, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 5 3/4 in. (14.3 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 260,000 - HKD 320,000. Price realised HKD 275,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Each bowl is decorated on the exterior with alternating ruyi-heads and lotus motifs below an everted hexalobed rim, the cover is similarly decorated surmounted by a gilt-bronze bud finial. Each is fitted with a gilt-metal funnel liner. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong... [Lire la suite]
14 avril 2020

A pair of cloisonné enamel pricket candlesticks, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 224. A pair of cloisonné enamel pricket candlesticks, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Each 43.5cm (17 1/8in) high. Estimate £ 12,000-15,000. Sold for £ 15,000 (€ 17,130). Courtesy Bonhams. Each supported on a bell-shaped base, densely decorated with leafy meandering stems and lotus flowers, the shaft and lower drip pan further embellished with shou characters, the upper shaft with a pair of stylised dragons, all reserved on a bright turquoise ground, the edges and foot rim with gilt borders. ... [Lire la suite]