02 décembre 2019

Outstanding Private Collections at Lempertz

The upcoming two-day Asian art auction offers once again high-quality artworks from all corners of Asia, featuring three noteworthy German private collections: The Gerda and Gottfried Hertel Collection (lots 329 – 343) with primarily archaic Chinese bronzes, the equally exciting Gerda Sökeland Collection with important Tibetan thangkas and a second part featuring a fine selection of Tibetan and Nepalese sculptures. No less remarkable is the collection of Japanese inrô from the property of German lady ... The top lots of the... [Lire la suite]

19 septembre 2019

A rare Imperial gold and silver-embroidered blue-ground Twelve Symbol 'Dragon' robe, longpao, Jiaqing period (1796-1820)

Lot 929. A rare Imperial gold and silver-embroidered blue-ground Twelve Symbol 'Dragon' robe, longpao, Jiaqing period (1796-1820); 57 ½ in. (146 cm.) long. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 68,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. The robe is worked entirely in couched gold and silver threads with nine writhing five-clawed dragons confronting flaming pearls amidst ruyi-form clouds interspersed with bats and the bajixiang. The Twelve Symbols of Imperial Authority... [Lire la suite]
26 juillet 2013

Robes chinoises du Musée Guimet

Robe dragon (longpao). Règne de Jiaqing (1796-1820), Fin 18e-Début 19e siècle, kesi, soie. don Jean et Krishna Riboud, 1990. Paris, musée Guimet - musée national des Arts asiatiques (C) RMN-Grand Palais (musée Guimet, Paris) / Jean-Gilles Berizzi Robe, 19e siècle, soie et broderies, donation Krishna Riboud. Paris, musée Guimet - musée national des Arts asiatiques (C) RMN-Grand Palais (musée Guimet, Paris) / Jean-Gilles Berizzi Robe dragon aux douze symboles d'homme mandchou (jifu), milieu du règne de Qianlong (1736-1795),... [Lire la suite]