12 novembre 2022

A small square wool carpet, Late Qing Dynasty (1820-1911)

Lot 57. A small square wool carpet, Late Qing Dynasty (1820-1911); 72cm (28 5/16in) x 70cm (27 9/16in). Sold for €701.25 (Estimate € 500-800). Photo Fabrice Gousset. Decorated with a wan key-fret border enclosing a floral diaper ground around a quatrelobed cartouche with a central leafy blossom. Provenance: Robert Rousset, Paris (1901-1981)Jean-Pierre Rousset, Paris (1936-2021) Bonhams. The Robert and Jean-Pierre Rousset Collection of Asian Art: A Century of Collecting - Part 1. Paris, 25 october... [Lire la suite]

12 novembre 2022

A small wool 'Five Dragons' carpet, 18th-19th century

Lot 56. A small wool 'Five Dragons' carpet, 18th-19th century; 91cm (35 7/8in) x 92cm (36 1/4in). Sold for €2,167.50 (Estimate € 500-800). Photo Fabrice Gousset. Woven to the centre with a forward-facing serpentine dragon encircled by four further writhing dragons, within mountain, ruyi-clouds and lishui borders. Provenance: Robert Rousset, Paris (1901-1981)Jean-Pierre Rousset, Paris (1936-2021) Bonhams. The Robert and Jean-Pierre Rousset Collection of Asian Art: A Century of Collecting - Part... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2022

A small wool 'Five-dragon' carpet, 18th-19th century

Lot 54. A small wool 'Five-dragon' carpet, 18th-19th century; 97cm (38 2/8in) x 83.5cm (32 7/8in). Sold for €4,462.50 (Estimate € 600-1,000). Photo Fabrice Gousset. The carpet of nearly square shape, finely woven with a central front-facing five-clawed dragon, encircled by four writhing dragons turned to the central beast amidst flames and bats, within rolling waves and interspersed with ruyi designs. Provenance: Robert Rousset, Paris (1901-1981)Jean-Pierre Rousset, Paris (1936-2021) Bonhams. The Robert and... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2014

The Peabody Essex Museum's Masterpieces of Chinese Textile

Textile Folding Screen, China, 18th-19th century, silk, embroidered silk, cotton © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum. Panel with Antique Motifs, Qing dynasty (1644-1911).Embroidered silk. Museum purchase, 2005, E302681 © 2001-2014 The Peabody Essex Museum. This panel imitates ink rubbings of ancient roof tiles, complemented by a descriptive calligraphic inscription. In addition to serving as a testament to the persistence of antiquarian themes in Chinese art, the panel demonstrates the aesthetic of the brush,... [Lire la suite]
17 juillet 2012

England, Coat (detail)1740s, silk, wool, linen, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

England, Coat (detail) 1740s, silk, wool, linen, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne 
17 juillet 2012

France, Coat, c.1810 wool, silk, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

France, Coat, c.1810 wool, silk, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne