Sculptures

blog.php-1187 Large wooden sculpture with remnants of a polychrome painting, H: 92 cm. China, Ming Dynasty, 15-16. Century

blog.php-1188 Pair of bronze sculptures, H: 42cm and 45.5cm, China, Ming Dynasty, 17th century.

blog.php-1189 Statue of Shakyamuni, gilded bronze, H: 14,5 cm, Tibet 16th cent.

Porcelain

The porcelain selection in the auction features classic blue and white pieces, Doucai and famille rose, favourites in European decor.

blog.php-1190 Pair of porcelain plates with Doucai decor, 29 x 29.5 cm, China, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong period

blog.php-1191 Pair of Cantonese porcelain vases with Famille rose-painting, H: 85,5 cm, China, Qing Dynasty, 19th century

blog.php-1192 Pair of porcelain vases with blue and white flower decoration, H: 46 cm, China, Qing Dynasty, 18th century

Enamel
Cloisonné enamel works are exquisitely bright and beautiful, this example is no exception.

blog.php-1193 Vase with cloisonne enamel, H: 9 cm, wood-based, H: 2 cm), China, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong brand and period

Jade
Jade is one of the most important materials when it comes to Chinese decorative arts and jewelry. Not only does it have a wondrous appearance, it is also held in high regard for its symbolism and healing powers.

blog.php-1194 Incense burner of jade with lapis lazuli, H: 15,5 cm, wood-based, H: 5,5 cm, China Qing Dynasty, 19th century

blog.php-1195 Jade pot with cover, D: 7,5 cm, China, Qing Dynasty, 19th century

blog.php-1196 Jade, L: 15,5 cm, wooden base, H: 3 cm, China, Qing Dynasty, 18th century

Turquoise

blog.php-1197 China, Qing Dynasty, around 1800

Ink art
Ink painting has a very high status in the Chinese art canon. Zhao Shao'ang was a master of 20th century ink art, with his works exhibited around the world, including at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco.

blog.php-1198 Zhao Shao'ang (1905-1998) attr. - Plums, flowers and grasshoppers, tumbled on paper roll, 91x31,5 cm, China 20th cent.

Pandolfini's sale is taking place today on December 19, 2016.

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