20 mai 2009
A pair of famille rose porcelain « soldiers » vases and covers, China , Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Est. 30.000-40.000€. Copyright : Sotheby’s ArtDigital Studio. PARIS.- Sotheby’s next sale of Asian Art, to be held on June 11, includes 302 lots of Chinese, Buddhist and Japanese art. The sale begins with a rare collection of 102 Chinese snuff-bottles --- several of them of imperial origin --- from the 18th and 19th centuries. The highlight of this private collection, patiently assembled over 20 years, should be a... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2009
A doucai stem bowl. Qing dynasty, Daoguang period the rounded sides rising to a straight rim from a domed foot, painted with a central stylized band of lotus, between a band of ruyi at the rim and lappets above the foot, with a further band of lotus on the foot, marked to the interior of the foot 'Hao Ran Tang'. 13.8cm., 5 3/8 in. Est. 4,000—6,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Private Collection, Hong Kong. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 13 May 09. London www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's.