15 juin 2011

The Seven Treasures: Exhibition of Cloisonné from the V&A and the Edwin Davies Gift

Vase, Nagoya, mark of Hayashi Kodenji, c.1880-90, Height 25cm, width 12cm; LONDON.- Edwin Davies OBE has donated one of the world’s finest collections of Japanese cloisonné enamels to the V&A. Thanks to his significant gift, the V&A is now able to show the most wide-ranging selection of cloisonné masterpieces existing in Europe. A special display is on view at the V&A, from June 14 through August 19, 2012, to celebrate the gift and tell the story of this exquisite craft. The Edwin Davies Gift is made up nearly 90... [Lire la suite]
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30 octobre 2010

A very rare pair of hardwood folding tables with cloisonné enamel panels, China, 18th-19th century

A very rare pair of hardwood folding tables with cloisonné enamel panels, China, 18th-19th century. photo courtesy Nagel H. 51,5 cm. Wood Very slightly chipped - Estimate 9 000 € Property from an old European private collection Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
30 octobre 2010

A pair of blue-ground phoenix cloisonné enamel vases, Japan, Meiji period

A pair of blue-ground phoenix cloisonné enamel vases, Japan, Meiji period. photo courtesy Nagel H. 18,8 cm. One vase very slightly chipped at the neck - Estimate 1 500 € Property from a German private collection Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
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28 octobre 2010

Christie's Hong Kong sales of chinese ceramics & works of art to offer an impressive array from celebrated private collections

A magnificent large pink-enamelled blue and white moonflask. Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795) 19 1/4 in. (48.9cm.) high. Estimate: Estimate on request. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Hong Kong – Christie’s Hong Kong Fall sales of Important Ceramics and Works of Art will take place on December 1 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre.  With three important single-owner sales and numerous important collections presented during this day-long series, collectors will be treated to... [Lire la suite]
26 octobre 2010

A very rare Imperial mille fleurs cloisonné enamel vase 'yuhuchunping', China, Qianlong four-character mark and of the period

A very rare Imperial mille fleurs  cloisonné enamel vase 'yuhuchunping', China, Qianlong four-character mark and of the period. photo courtesy Nagel H. 26,7 cm - Estimate €25 000 / 35 000 The ball flower motif was a particular innovation of the Yongzheng period, but it is almost unknown in cloisonné enamels. Cf. 'Enamel Ware In The Ming And Qing Dynasties', National Palace Museum Taipeh, 1999, no. 43 - Sotheby's New York, 18.9.2007, Lot 139 Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
16 octobre 2010

A large Cloisonné Enamel and Gilt-Bronze Vase and Cover, Hu. Ming Dynasty, Wanli Period.

A large Cloisonné Enamel and Gilt-Bronze Vase and Cover, Hu. Ming Dynasty, Wanli Period. photo courtesy Sotheby's of archaic bronze form, the pear-shaped body rising from a high splayed foot to a tall waisted neck, brightly decorated around the exterior with three broad leafy scrolling lotus bands reserved on a turquoise ground and divided by narrow floral scroll bands within raised gilt lines, the shoulder set with three recumbent gilt-bronze rams and the neck and foot with a row of gilt-bronze whorl bosses, the stepped domed... [Lire la suite]
16 juillet 2010

A rare cloisonné enamel model of a recumbent ram and rider. Qianlong incised four-character mark in a line and of the period

A rare cloisonné enamel model of a recumbent ram and rider. Qianlong incised four-character mark in a line and of the period (1736-95). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Finely modelled recumbent on a rectangular plinth with long curling horns, its body neatly covered in spiralling scrolls emulating fur, carrying on its back a seated figure dressed in ornate robes, 7½ in. (19 cm.) wide. Est. £15,000 - £25,000 Price Realized £361,250 Provenance: Acquired from Spink & Sons Ltd., London, September 1966. Literature:... [Lire la suite]
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]
28 avril 2010

Sotheby's Announces London Sale of Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

A Fine and Exceptionally Rare Pair of Imperial Gilt-Bronze and Cloisonné Models of Magpies in Winter Plum Trees, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period (est. £500,000-700,000). Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- In the wake of Sotheby’s record-breaking Spring sales series in Hong Kong, which totalled almost HK$2 billion, Sotheby’s biannual sale of Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art in London will take place on Wednesday, May 12, 2010 and presents for sale over 220 lots. The auction, estimated to realise approximately £4 million, will be... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2009

Exquisite Porcelain Beauties and Newly-Discovered Cloisonne Enamel Treasures at Bonhams Fine Japanese Art Sale

Bonhams showcases museum-quality Kakiemon Ladies and a rare, unrecorded, full-size model of a cloisonné enamel go-ban (games board) The centrepiece of the sale will undoubtedly be the magnificent group of Kakiemon beauties which graces the front cover of the fine Japanese catalogue, going under the auctioneer's hammer at Bonhams New Bond Street on the 5th November. Products of a bygone era of Japan's feudal past, they were exported to the West to decorate the grand interiors of European palaces, reflecting the increasingly... [Lire la suite]