14 avril 2020

A cloisonné enamel and gilt-bronze tripod incense burner and cover, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 219. A cloisonné enamel and gilt-bronze tripod incense burner and cover, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 11.5 (4 1/2in) high. Estimate £ 6,000-8,000. Sold for £ 12,500 (€ 14,275). Courtesy Bonhams. The body of slightly concave form raised on three lion heads, decorated around the sides with six large lotus blossoms borne on scrolling leafy tendrils above a large flower head in the centre of the base, the domed cover similarly decorated, surmounted by a finial in the form of a Buddhist lion standing on... [Lire la suite]

04 janvier 2018

A cloisonné enamel and gilt-bronze 'arrow' vase, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 46. A cloisonné enamel and gilt-bronze 'arrow' vase, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 14.5cm., 5 3/4 in. Estimate 8,000 - 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 25,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the compressed globular body rising from a short spreading foot to a tall cylindrical neck set with a pair of tubular handles, brightly enamelled around the body with a composite leafy floral scroll reserved on a dark blue ground. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 06 Nov 2013
04 janvier 2018

A cloisonné enamel and gilt-bronze 'arrow' vase, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 45. A cloisonné enamel and gilt-bronze 'arrow' vase, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 15cm., 5 7/8 in. Estimate 10,000 - 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 35,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the compressed globular body rising from a short spreading foot to a tall cylindrical neck set with a pair of tubular handles, brightly enamelled around the body with a composite floral scroll between lotus lappet and stiff leaf bands, all reserved on a dark blue ground. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
06 octobre 2016

Collecting history gathers at Bonhams Fine Chinese Art Sale in London

 LONDON.- Bonhams is offering an exceptional selection of Chinese ceramics and works of art in its Fine Chinese Art sale to be held on Thursday 10 November at Bonhams New Bond St, during London’s Asian Art Week.  Leading the early ceramic section of the sale is an exceptionally rare Ding tripod incense burner, dating to the Northern Song/Jin dynasty, 12th century, estimated at £80,000-120,000. Modelled after a Han dynasty bronze container, lian, and counted amongst ‘the five classic wares’, the Ding vessel is an... [Lire la suite]