Asian Art at Christie’s Paris

June 2021


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Christie’s Art d’Asie auction in Paris features a curated selection of works from private European and Asian collections spanning more than 3000 years of Asian art. The sale showcases important Buddhist art, archaic bronzes, Ming and Qing dynasty porcelain, jade carvings, cloisonné enamels, lacquer and classical and modern Chinese paintings. Highlights include an important gilt-bronze figure of Buddha Bhaisajyaguru, Tibet, circa 15th century from a European private collection, an exceptional gilt-bronze bell, Bianzhong from the Ming dynasty (1368-1644), also from a European private collection and a beautiful bronze vessel, Li Ding, from the Shang Dynasty of an Asian private collector with an old and nice pedigree. A blue and white jar from the Ming Dynasty, 15th century, formerly in a Japanese private collection; a remarkable landscape painting from Fu Baoshi (1904-1965); a rare painting depicting the subject of ‘Washing the elephants’ attributed to Cui Zizhong ( ?-1644), an important white jade ‘crane and lingzhi’ group dating from Qianlong period (1736-1795) and a very fine cloisonné vase and cover, Gui, also from the Qing dynasty (1644-1911), property from a German private collection.

Our live auction will take place on 9 June at 9, avenue Matignon, Paris 8e and our online auction runs from 4 to 25 June.

The sales will be on view at Christie's Paris from 5-8 June. Please contact us for more information.

CONTACT:
Tiphaine Nicoul
tnicoul@christies.com
+33 (0)1 40 76 83 75

Virtual tour



Art d’Asie

Take a virtual 360-degree tour of curated works from European and Asian private collections.

Viewing room


Art d'Asie


Paris | 9 June | 10:30AM CEST



Browse a selection of highlights from our upcoming sale



Highlights

  • A rare and important gilt-bronze figure of Buddha Bhaisajyaguru

    Tibet, circa 15th century
    Estimate:
    €350,000-550,000
    Related sale
    Asian Art, Paris, 9 June

  • An exceptionnal ritual gilt bronze bell, Bianzhong

    China, Ming dynasty, (1368-1644)
    Estimate:
    €400,000-600,000
    Related sale
    Asian Art, Paris, 9 June

  • Two russet-splashed blackish-brown-glazes bowls

    China, Song dynasty (960-1279)
    Estimate:
    €2,000-3,000
    Related sale
    Art of Asia – Online auction, Paris, 4-25 June

  • An embroidered blue silk ‘flying tiger’ banner

    China, Qing dynasty, 19th-20th century
    Estimate:
    €1,500-2,500
    Related sale
    Art of Asia – Online auction, Paris, 4-25 June

  • Fu Baoshi (1904-1965)

    Paysage
    Ink and colour on paper
    Estimate:
    €300,000-500,000
    Related sale
    Asian Art, Paris, 9 June

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