CHRISTIES ART D'ASIE PARIS 6/9/15 SALE CODE 4024
9 June 2015
Art from China but also South East Asia and India will be represented in this sale which counts 388 lots. Several pieces of impeccable provenance are offered, such as a finely carved and imperially inscribed archaistic white jade vase from the Qianlong Period (1736–1795) from an American private collection, and a rare and magnificent 18th century white jade bowl and cover, from the collection of baron Jean-Baptiste Louis Gros (1793–1870), which has been kept in this same family since the 19th century.
A fine selection of Buddhist sculptures will also be offered, including a large and important 18th century bronze figure of Dakini inlaid with silver and copper, from a French private collector. The sale also includes a selection of paintings and fans from the collection of the late French collector Jean-Pierre Dubosc (1903–1988), as well as lacquers, textiles and porcelains – including a beautiful blue and white meiping vase from the Qianlong Period, finely decorated in the style of the Ming Dynasty, from a European private collection.