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Winter 2023 auctions

December's major Asian art auctions are just around the corner, and the members of Printemps Asiatique are answering the call to bring you a rich and varied selection of works.  Here's a sneak preview of what's on sale this month.

 

THIERRY DE MAIGRET

Archeology & Asian arts

Wednesday, December 6th, 2023 – 13h30

Room 16, Hôtel Drouot

9 rue Drouot 75009 Paris

 

 

MILLON

Arts of Asia

Wednesday, December 6th, 2023 – 10:30 AM & 1:30 PM

 

Arts of Japan

Thursday, December 7th, 2023 – 2 PM

Room VV

3 rue Rossini 75009 Paris

Lot 243

CHINA, Mark and Period Qianlong, 18th century

Rare and important porcelain vase

Model known as "Four Seasons Flowers," featuring a decoration in polychrome enamels of the famille rose with seasonal flowers and poems in quadrangular reserves on the belly, on a background of apple green enamels, adorned with lotus scrolls. A Qianlong mark "Da Qing Qianlong nian zhi" in six iron-red characters beneath the base, turquoise glazed.

Total height: 38 cm (with the mount)

Provenance: Collection of the Inspector General of Colonial Troops, Edmond-Jean Bouvier (1891-1971), and then passed down through the descendants.

Estimate: € 60,000 – 80,000

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TAJAN

Arts of Asia

Monday, December 11th, 2023 – 2:30 PM

37 rue des Mathurins 75008 Paris

 

 

CHRISTIE’S

Art d’Asie

Tuesday, December 12th, 2023 – 10:30 AM & 2:30 PM

9 avenue Matignon 75009 Paris

 

Art of Asia Online

November 30th, 2023 – December 14th, 2023 - 10 AM

 

 

ARTCURIAL

Art of Asia

Tuesday, December 12th - 2 PM

7 Rond-Point des Champs-Élysées Marcel Dassault 75008 Paris

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Lot 172

A very rare carved cinnabar lacquer ‘dragon” tray,

China, Ming dynasty, Jiajing mark and period (1522-1566)

Estimate: €12,000 – 18,000

 

 

SOTHEBY’S

Asian Arts / 5000 years

Tuesday, December 12th – 12 PM

76 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré 75008 Paris

Property from a European Private Collection

A fine thangka depicting Maitreya and Manjushri

Tibet, 14th - 15th century

Estimate: €60,000 - 80,000 

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BONHAMS – CORNETTE DE SAINT CYR

Chinese Art

Wedneday, December 13th -   10:30 AM

6 avenue Hoche 75008 Paris

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A magnificent and very rare pair of very large moulded and enamelled famille rose “One hundred boys” baluster vases

Jiaqing period (1796-1820)

85cm (33 1/2in) and 85.5cm (33 5/8in) high.

Estimate: €300,000 - 500,000

 

 

DE BAECQUE & ASSOCIES

Arts of Asia

Wednesday, December 13th, 2023 – 1:30 PM

Room 16, Hôtel Drouot

9 rue Drouot 75009 Paris

Lot 167

Wooden netsuke depicting two shishi, Japan, 19th century Playing fight, one rolling the other on its back, powerful modeling with beautiful wood patina, signed on one rear paw and by Tomoyuki, Edo/Tokyo.

H. 4.3 cm - L. 5.3 cm

A similar example (or model) by Chikuyosai Tomochika is illustrated in Neil K. Davey, Netsuke, London, 1974, p.141, no. 423.

Estimate: €2,500 - 3,000

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APONEM

Selected works: Pierre, Françoise & Antoine Dumayet and various collections

Wednesday, December 13th, 2023 – 11 AM

Room 10, Hôtel Drouot

9 rue Drouot 75009 Paris

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