Our sale of Important Chinese Art achieved a total of £2.7million ($US4 million) which together with the sale of Classical Chinese Furniture from a European Private Collection brought a total of £13.7 million (US$20.8 million). The sale was headlined by a Jun narcissus bowl of the early Ming dynasty which brought in £365,000 (estimate £300,000-400,000).
Our Important Chinese Art sale on Wednesday 11 November in London features exquisite imperial porcelain and works of art, such as jade, archaic bronzes and enamel ware, as well as Chinese paintings. Ranging from the Shang Dynasty to the Republican era, virtually all the categories of fine Chinese craftsmanship are represented. Highlights include a rare Jun narcissus bowl, an exquisitely painted underglaze-red dragon and phoenix vase of the Qianlong period, and a rare Yongzheng mark and period coral-ground famille-verte bowl.
This sale will be held in conjunction with a single owner collection, Classical Chinese Furniture from a European Private Collection, featuring over twenty lots of huanghuali and zitan furniture from the Ming and Qing dynasty.