07 mai 2010

Champlevé enamel, cloisonné enamels & Canton enamels @ Bonhams

A fine champlevé enamel and gilt-bronze baluster wall vase. Late Qianlong. photo Bonhams Set to each side with applied archaistic gui dragon handles, the body of the vase decorated with raised archaistic champlevé enamel panels depicting confronted kui dragons contesting a flaming pearl, enamelled in a rich blue, turquoise, purple and yellow, the flat reverse pierced with a square aperture for attachment. 18.3cm (7¼in) high. Estimate: £15,000 - 20,000, HK$ 180,000 - 240,000 Provenance: A French private collection A large... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2009

A Blue and White 'Bajixiang' Bowl, Jiaqing Seal Mark and Period

A Blue and White 'Bajixiang' Bowl, Jiaqing Seal Mark and Period Japanese wood box (2). diameter 7 1/4 in., 18.4 cm. Estimate 18,000—25,000 USD Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's
09 mars 2009

A Blue and White 'Bajixiang' Vase (Gu), Jiaqing Seal Mark and Period

A Blue and White 'Bajixiang' Vase (Gu), Jiaqing Seal Mark and Period the bell-shaped foot painted in underglaze-blue with four Buddhist Emblems among scrolling lotus, rising to the mid-section comprising a short cylindrical stem and bulbous body, all below the six-character seal mark, continuing to a trumpet neck with upright lappets and the remaining four Buddhist Emblems with scrolling lotus. height 11 in., 27.9 cm. Estimate 6,000—8,000 USD - Sold 6,250 USD Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2009

A Pair of 'Famille-Rose' 'Bajixiang' Dishes, Daoguang Seal Marks and Period

A Pair of 'Famille-Rose' 'Bajixiang' Dishes, Daoguang Seal Marks and Period each of shallow form, decorated in lime-green to the interior well with a stylized lotus head surrounded by scrolling lotus motifs, encircled by a double-gilt border, the cavetto painted with beribboned bajixiang ('Eight Buddhist Emblems'), the reverse with three floral scrolls (2). diameter 9 7/8 in., 25.1 cm. Estimate 6,000—8,000 USD Sotheby's. Chinese Works of Art. 17 Mar 09.New York www.sothebys.com Photo courtesy Sotheby's