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]
07 novembre 2009

Rare cloisonné enamels sold @ Bonhams

A rare cloisonné and champlevé enamel figure of Guanyin, 18th century. © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd The tall and graceful figure dynamically posed slightly turned to the left, with the hands held in front, the left hand held in harina mudra and the right holding onto to the left hand, the gilt face with a serene expression below the high chignon covered with a cowl, the robes falling in folds around the body and swaying in the wind, tied at the waist with a ribbon, enamelled with archistic dragons, the hems variously... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2009

A Large Russian Silver and Champlevé Enamel Bread and Salt Plate, Khlebnikov, Moscow, 1893

A Large Russian Silver and Champlevé Enamel Bread and Salt Plate, Khlebnikov, Moscow, 1893 the wide border set with shield-shaped cartouches at intervals, the remaining border enameled with strapwork and Neo-Byzantine ornament in red, blue, white, green, and black, the center applied with a shaped circular design with stylized flowerheads on eight domes within borders of light blue strapwork. diameter 62.2 cm. Est. 70,000—90,000 USD NOTE: The magnificent decoration on this piece undoubtedly leads to the conclusion that it... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2009

A French Chinoiserie patinated bronze and champlevé enamel three-piece clock garniture. Paris, circa 1880

A French Chinoiserie patinated bronze and champlevé enamel three-piece clock garniture. Paris, circa 1880 the dial signed Prosper Roussel R Paris; the twin train movement with the Japy Frères stamp. height of the clock 50.5 cm. Estimate 8,000—12,000 USD Sotheby's. 19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Ceramics, Silver & Works of Art. 20 Apr 09. New York www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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11 avril 2009

A large pair of Chinese export champlevé enamel horses, early 20th century

A large pair of Chinese export champlevé enamel horses, early 20th century height 112 cm, 129.5 cm. Estimate 10,000—15,000 USD Sotheby's. 19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Ceramics, Silver & Works of Art. 20 Apr 09. New York www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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11 avril 2009

A pair of Chinese export champlevé enamel planters

A pair of Chinese export champlevé enamel planters each with associated tripod form brown fabric lined pedestals. planters height 43 cm, 53.5 cm. Estimate 6,000—9,000 USD Sotheby's. 19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Ceramics, Silver & Works of Art. 20 Apr 09. New York www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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