Fri, 15th Oct 2021 10:00

TWO-DAY AUCTION - Fine Chinese Art / 中國藝術集珍 / Buddhism & Hinduism

 
  Lot 12
 

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A PAIR OF GILT BRONZE AND CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL FIGURES OF CRANES, QING DYNASTY
清代一對掐絲琺琅仙鶴

China, first half of the 19th century. Each naturalistically modeled standing, the iron-red crested head raised on a long and graceful arched neck, the body in white with wing and tail feathers highlighted in black and polychrome enamel, the legs and beak gilt.

Provenance: Collection of Eirik Labonne, and thence by descent in the same family to the last owner. Eirik Labonne (1888-1971) was a diplomat, who served as the French ambassador to Spain during the Civil War and to the USSR during World War II. He was also resident general of Tunisia between 1938 and 1940, and resident general of Morocco between 1946 and 1947.
Condition: Excellent condition with minor firing irregularities. Few minuscule nicks, tiny losses and wear to enamels.

Weight: 237.8 g and 249.6 g
Dimensions: Height 18.9 and 19 cm (incl. base)

Each mounted to an antique bronze base of European origin, dating from around 1900. (2)

Auction result comparison: Compare a related pair of cloisonné crane-form censers, also dated to the 19th century and of very similar form, at Sotheby’s London in Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art on 5 November 2008, lot 356, sold for GBP 6,250, and another dated to the Jiaqing period at Sotheby’s New York in Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art on 15 September 2010, lot 388, sold for USD 10,625.

清代一對掐絲琺琅仙鶴
中國,十九世紀上半葉。每一隻仙鶴都極其生動形象地直立著,優雅地曲項,紅頂,尖嘴,身體為施白色琺瑯釉,以掐絲作羽紋,翅膀和尾羽使用黑色和彩色琺瑯,腿和喙鍍金。掐絲琺琅仙鶴造型規整,掐絲精細流暢。

來源:Eirik Labonne收藏, 保存在同一家族直至最後一任持有人。Eirik Labonne (1888-1971) 曾是一名外交官,在內戰期間擔任法國駐西班牙大使,並在二戰期間擔任駐蘇聯大使。 他還在 1938 年至 1940 年間擔任突尼斯駐地將軍,並在 1946 年至 1947 年間擔任摩洛哥駐地將軍。
品相:品相極好,有輕微的燒製缺陷。 微小的刻痕、微小的缺損和琺瑯磨損。

重量:分別為 237.8 克與 249.6 克
尺寸:高分別為 18.9 與 19 厘米 (含底座)

分別安裝在來自歐洲約1900年前後的古董銅座上。

拍賣結果比較:一對掐絲琺琅仙鶴香爐,十九世紀,相似形狀,見倫敦蘇富比Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art 2008年11月 5日 lot 356, 售價GBP 6,250, 另一對為嘉慶時期見紐約蘇富比 Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art 2010年9月15日 lot 388, 售價USD 10,625。

Sold for €5,056

including Buyer's Premium


 

China, first half of the 19th century. Each naturalistically modeled standing, the iron-red crested head raised on a long and graceful arched neck, the body in white with wing and tail feathers highlighted in black and polychrome enamel, the legs and beak gilt.

Provenance: Collection of Eirik Labonne, and thence by descent in the same family to the last owner. Eirik Labonne (1888-1971) was a diplomat, who served as the French ambassador to Spain during the Civil War and to the USSR during World War II. He was also resident general of Tunisia between 1938 and 1940, and resident general of Morocco between 1946 and 1947.
Condition: Excellent condition with minor firing irregularities. Few minuscule nicks, tiny losses and wear to enamels.

Weight: 237.8 g and 249.6 g
Dimensions: Height 18.9 and 19 cm (incl. base)

Each mounted to an antique bronze base of European origin, dating from around 1900. (2)

Auction result comparison: Compare a related pair of cloisonné crane-form censers, also dated to the 19th century and of very similar form, at Sotheby’s London in Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art on 5 November 2008, lot 356, sold for GBP 6,250, and another dated to the Jiaqing period at Sotheby’s New York in Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art on 15 September 2010, lot 388, sold for USD 10,625.

清代一對掐絲琺琅仙鶴
中國,十九世紀上半葉。每一隻仙鶴都極其生動形象地直立著,優雅地曲項,紅頂,尖嘴,身體為施白色琺瑯釉,以掐絲作羽紋,翅膀和尾羽使用黑色和彩色琺瑯,腿和喙鍍金。掐絲琺琅仙鶴造型規整,掐絲精細流暢。

來源:Eirik Labonne收藏, 保存在同一家族直至最後一任持有人。Eirik Labonne (1888-1971) 曾是一名外交官,在內戰期間擔任法國駐西班牙大使,並在二戰期間擔任駐蘇聯大使。 他還在 1938 年至 1940 年間擔任突尼斯駐地將軍,並在 1946 年至 1947 年間擔任摩洛哥駐地將軍。
品相:品相極好,有輕微的燒製缺陷。 微小的刻痕、微小的缺損和琺瑯磨損。

重量:分別為 237.8 克與 249.6 克
尺寸:高分別為 18.9 與 19 厘米 (含底座)

分別安裝在來自歐洲約1900年前後的古董銅座上。

拍賣結果比較:一對掐絲琺琅仙鶴香爐,十九世紀,相似形狀,見倫敦蘇富比Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art 2008年11月 5日 lot 356, 售價GBP 6,250, 另一對為嘉慶時期見紐約蘇富比 Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art 2010年9月15日 lot 388, 售價USD 10,625。

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