03 septembre 2022

Two longpao & a longua sold at Christie's Paris, 27 june - 12 july 2022

Lot 652. An embroidered yellow silk dragon robe  for a child, longpao, late Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Hauteur : 136,5 cm. (53 3/4 in.) ; Longueur de manche à manche : 187 cm. (73 5/8 in.). Price Realised EUR 10,080 (Estimate EUR 3,000 - EUR 5,000). © Christie's 2022 Together with an embroidered dragon collar. Lot 655. A blue-ground kesi surcoat, longgua, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Hauteur : 141 cm. (55 1⁄2 in.) ; Longueur... [Lire la suite]

22 juin 2011

Chinese robes and surcoats @ Bonhams, San Francisco

A Manchu noblewoman's embroidered midnight blue surcoat (longgua). Late 19th Century. Photo Bonhams Intricately embroidered in white, polychrome and gilt-wrapped threads with eight roundels of five-clawed dragons grasping a precious pearl surrounded by clouds, bats, ribboned auspicious emblems and a shou medallion, all above a wide lishui border that repeats on the edges of the sleeves below three tiny dragon roundels embroidered en suite. 57 1/4in (145.5cm) long - Estimate: US$20,000 - 30,000 A chestnut silk ground... [Lire la suite]
06 juin 2011

Massive Qianlong Lacquer Vase Highlights June Auction In San Francisco

A fine red, black and yellow carved lacquer baluster vase, 18th Century. Estimate $80,000-120,000. Photo Bonhams San Francisco - Summer begins with a wealth of Chinese art at Bonhams & Butterfields, with fine objects in every collecting category going on the auction block June 21 at 10 a.m. A rare carved red, lacquer vase, Qianlong, discovered in an East Coast private collection, is a star lot and cover of the catalogue (est. $80,000-120,000). Carved with classic taotie masks, enclosed in stiff lappet bands on a ground of... [Lire la suite]