Art of Asia

  • Event date 6 - 18 June
  • Event location Paris
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This June, Art d’Asie sale presents 240 lots of important porcelain and works of art including cloisonné enamels, lacquer and Buddhist sculptures. Highlights include a selection of extremely rare porcelain from the Ming Dynasty from a private European collection comprising a yellow-ground blue and white ‘gardenia’ dish from the Zhengde reign (1506-1521) and an important Junyao tripod narcissus bowl, Yuan-Ming Dynasty, 14th-15th century. Amongst highlights, the June sale will also offer a rare and important silver-mounted agate cup stand, China, Song Dynasty or later. All objects in the sale come from private European and French collections. From an important private European collection, we will offer a beautiful selection of early pieces including an important Han Dynasty gilt-bronze bear. The sale will also comprise a selection of imperial Ming and Qing cloisonné from a London private collection. Also imperial from the Qianlong reign (1736-1795), a rare yuzhi sou miao xian shou shuo jade book with a zitan cover comes from a private European collection. The star of our Buddhist section will be an important Malla gilt-bronze figure of seated Buddha previously in a Belgian private collection. Paintings section will present a painting depicting fishes by Qi Baishi (1864-1957) and a beautiful seascape by Lin Fengmian (1900-1991). We will also present a beautiful selection of Japanese art from a Princely collection including charming iron articulated models of animals, some lacquer pieces, screen, mask and armor.

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