Event Date12 June 2019 | Live auction 17457

Art d'Asie

Paris
Art d'Asie

Sale Overview

Exceptional Chinese, Southeast Asian and Japanese works of art come to auction at Christie's Paris this June. Our Chinese section features a superb selection of Qing dynasty pieces, headlined by a finely carved white and russet jade 'double-gourd' vase and cover from the Qianlong period. Other highlights include a massive imperial Kangxi cloisonné enamel vase and an exquisite embroidered silk robe dating from the late Qianlong-early Jiaqing period, depicting nine 'five-claw' dragons in pursuit of a flaming pearl.

Amongst the fine pieces from distinguished private European collections on offer, collectors also have the opportunity to acquire a celadon-glazed vase with the Qianlong six-character seal mark from a French collection and a Qing dynasty rock crystal figure of a deer, once belonging to Coco Chanel.

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