25 mai 2009

Anglo-Chinese School, 19th century

Anglo-Chinese School, 19th century Oil on canvas, finely painted with two ladies seated at a table within an interior, with an attendant lighting an opium pipe, the table supporting two piles of books and a gu vase holding flowers, four framed floral scrolls hang on the wall above, framed. 44.7cm x 58.5cm (17½in x 23in). Sold for £4,200 Provenance: acquired in China circa 1910Purchased from a Belgian traderA Belgian private collection Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 14 May 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com
25 mai 2009

Anglo-Chinese School, 19th century

Anglo-Chinese School, 19th century Oil on canvas, painted with a seated elderly gentleman within an interior, the lady holding a long opium pipe, with a long table displaying a bronze bell supported by frame, tripod censer and vase, framed. 49.2cm x 63.1cm (19¼in x 24¾in). Sold for £7,200 Provenance: Denys Cowell, Sussex Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 14 May 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com