Asian Art Week London at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
London - Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions will be offering a stunning display of Chinese Ceramics and Asian Works of Art during 'Asian Art in London' Week. With attractive estimates, the sale will appeal to the new and seasoned collector, bringing an exquisite and affordable end to Asian Art Week 2014. The sale will be held at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions saleroom in Mayfair on Monday 10th November, with all works on public view at the saleroom throughout Asian Art Week and a late night viewing on Monday 3rd November.
A Tibetan gilt-bronze figure of Jambhala, 16th-17th century, seated on a lion over a lotus base, his right hand raised as if to hold the Wealth banner, his left holding a mongoose, dressed in a festooned robe and adorned with streaming ribbons, 30cm high.
A Chinese blue and white "Five Dragons" vase, Jiaqing seal mark, 32cm high,
An 18th Century famille rose Canton enamel kettle and burner, of spherical shape with cabriole spout, enamelled around the body with ladies amid a garden setting, the burner raised on four beast legs. Stand width 15cm, height 11cm, total height 31cm including handle (25.5 without) total width 25cm.
A fine coral-red silk brocade chair cover, Kangxi period (1622-1722) woven with a large full faced gold dragon flying above a celestial mountain amid the clouds of the enlightened world, above which the longevity character, shou, and two cranes fly, mounted with a later buff coloured silk border, height 178cm, width 56cm,
A Lacquer Kodansu (Small Cabinet), Edo period, decorated with floral shrubs by a stream in gold and silver hiramaki-e, takamaki-e, togidashi-e, kirigane and nashiji on a kinji ground, the hinged door opening to reveal three fitted drawers with trays lacquered in iroe-togidashi-e, engraved silver fittings, height 8cm, length 12.5cm, width 7cm,
The sale of Fine Chinese and Asian Works of Art will be held during Asian Art Week on Monday 10th November 2014 at Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions' Mayfair saleroom. The full catalogue will be available to view and download at www.dreweatts.com.
Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions are a UK 'top 5' auctioneer of fine art and collectibles. As part of Stanley Gibbons we are the only UK stock-exchange listed firm of auctioneers and occupy the same stable as coin specialists Baldwin's, and Frasers Autograph's. Established in 1759, we have the broadest and most regular calendar of specialist catalogued sales in the industry, numbering over 150 per annum, and provide vendors and buyers alike access to market-leading specialist advice in any number of collecting fields. We operate from salerooms in Donnington Priory (near Newbury), London's Mayfair, Bristol and Godalming.
London - 18th September 2014