19 mai 2011

Objets de lettré chinois de la collection Lucien Lelong @ ROIS

Ruyi, sceptre en bois, XIXe siècle. Photo ROIS Longueur : 60 cm - Estimation : 2000/3000€ Collection Lucien Lelong Coupe libatoire en porcelaine blanche,  XIXe siècle. Photo ROIS décor cerf, biche et singe dans feuillage. Longueur : 14,5 cm - Estimation : 400/600€ Collection Lucien Lelong Coupe libatoire en porcelaine blanche, XIXe siècle. Photo ROIS décor dragon, poisson et oiseau dans feuillage. Longueur : 14,5 cm Hauteur : 8,5 cm - Estimation : 400/600€ Collection Lucien Lelong Godet en porcelaine. Lettré.... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2011

Million Pound Lots and Fierce Bidding Provide a Record Result at Bonhams Fine Chinese Art Sale

  LONDON.- There was barely standing room and a tangible buzz at Bonhams Fine Chinese Art Sale in London today (12.5.11), which saw many items rocket way beyond their pre-sale estimates. The sale ended with a sold total of £16.9m with 95% sold by value. This takes Bonhams Asian Art week total – including two Japanese Art sales (£1.6m and £1.7m) and an Asian Works of Art sale (£1.2m) at Knightsbridge to a massive £21,473,200. This result puts Bonhams in the lead on Asian sales in London at close of play today. Colin Sheaf,... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2010

White jade ruyi sceptre, archaistic censer and cover & plaque, 18th/19th century

A white jade ruyi sceptre. 18th/19th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 The ruyi-shaped head carved in low relief with a prunus tree and wannianqing growing from rocks partially highlighted in russet color - 14½ in. (37 cm.) long. Est. $25,000 - $35,000. Price Realized $542,500 Provenance: Acquired in the 1950s-60s. A finely carved white jade archaistic censer and cover. 18th/19th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Raised on a short, circular foot, the sides carved in low relief with taotie... [Lire la suite]
03 mai 2009

A red lacquer ju-i sceptre of typical 'Dragon Constellation' form.18th century

A red lacquer ju-i sceptre of typical 'Dragon Constellation' form.18th century Decorated with a Daoist Immortal, or other Scholar (possibly Chang Kuo-lao with his bamboo tube) above an arrangement of flowers, a Buddhistic Lion, and a bat (some restoration). 38cm (15in) high. Estimate: £3,000 - 5,000 Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 11 May 2009. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd., Images and Text All Rights Reserved)