01 janvier 2011

Famille rose @ Christie's Chinese Export Art, 25 January 2011, New York

A large pair of famille rose  jars and covers. Yongzheng-Early Qianlong period. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Very finely enameled in a delicate famille rose palette with a continuous scene of the Yang Family Lady Generals practicing in the rose-trellised courtyard of a palace, two ladies galloping out of the palace gate while court gentleman cheer them on from a balcony above, all below richly colored and patterned lappets issuing blossoms around the shoulders, repeated on the cover centering a blue and gilt lotus... [Lire la suite]
03 mars 2009

A very rare Chinese Export blue and white candleholder, Qianlong/Jiaqing

A very rare Chinese Export blue and white candleholder, Qianlong/Jiaqing Of European form with looped handle and foliate base; decorated with pagoda buildings in a mountainous river landscape. 13cm (5in) diameter. Estimate: £400 - 600 Bonhams. Chinese & other Asian Works of Art, 4 Mar 2009. Knightsbridge www.bonhams.com (Copyright © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd)