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Auction Preview: Art of Asia at Leclere, Maison De Ventes, Paris, June 15

Statuette of Vishnu in gray sandstone. Cambodia - Khmer Period, Angkor Wat, 12th century. The headdress adorned with a diadem carved with friezes of flowers and a conical bun. He is dressed in a pleated dhoti held by a double folded fishbelt. (Restoration in the belly). H. 100 cm. Statuette of Vishnu in gray sandstone, Cambodia - Khmer period. Estimate: 25,000 - 30,000 € ($ 29462 - $ 35,354)
(Courtesy: Leclere, Maison De Ventes)

What: Art of Asia

Where: Leclere, Maison De Ventes, Room 2 - Drouot-Richelieu, 9, rue Drouot 75009 Paris

When: June 15, 2018, 02.30 pm

Top lots of the sale:

- Statuette of Vishnu in gray sandstone. Cambodia - Khmer Period, Angkor Wat, 12th century. The headdress adorned with a diadem carved with friezes of flowers and a conical bun. He is dressed in a pleated dhoti held by a double folded fishbelt. (Restoration in the belly). H. 100 cm. Statuette of Vishnu in gray sandstone, Cambodia - Khmer period. Estimate: 25,000 - 30,000 € ($ 29462 - $ 35,354)

- Small brush holder. Small brush holder in celadon nephrite incised with bats flying among the cherry trees and poem of Emperor Qianlong: "plum blossoms are covered by snowflakes, it reminds me of my nostalgia for my hometown". H. 8.8 cm. Diam. 5.5 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 25,000 € ($ 23,569 - $ 29,462)

- Gilded bronze and cloisonne enamel garniture. China, 19th century. Composed of a perfume burner, a pair of "gu" vases and a pair of picnic candles decorated with masks of taotie forming frieze of archaic cicadas on a background of lotus flowers in the foliage on a background turquoise. On the reverse, the apocryphal brand of Qianlong. H. vases "gu" 31 cm. H. candleholder 36 cm. H. Perfume burner 43 cm. Wooden base for the incense burner. Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 € ($ 17,677 - $ 23,569)

- Baluster vase with inner roller. China, Republic period - Minguo (1912 - 1949). Polychrome enameled porcelain with lotus flowers decoration on a pink background on the collar, the openwork phoenix paunch surrounding lingzhi on a background of peonies and foliage and enameled celadon clear with decoration sgraffiato of foliage. The interior roller with cloud decoration. Two handles in the shape of a stylized chilong. On the back of the base, the apocryphal mark of Qianlong. (Little lack). H. 31 cm. Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 € ($ 17,677 - $ 23,569)

- The flowers of the four seasons. Ink and colors on silk prepared with gold powder, representing the flowers of the four seasons: peonies, lilies, daffodils, chrysanthemums, camellias, magnolias. Bearing the signature of Sakiyama Takezono at the top left followed by two tablets, and dated September 9th of the teiyu year of the Tenpo era (1837). Collectible stamp illegible lower left, (Small lacks and restorations). Dim. 205x172 cm. (Mounted on panel and framed). Estimate: 15,000 - 20,000 € ($ 17,677 - $ 23,569)

- Wang Yancheng (1960): Untitled. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated Wang Yan Cheng 2015 lower right. 73 x 90 cm. Estimate: 12,000 - 15,000 € ($ 14,141 - $ 17,677)

- Takanori Oguiss (1901 - 1986): Rougets and sea urchins with two lemons, 1938. Oil on canvas, Signed on the upper left 38 x 61 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 12,000 € ($ 11,784 - $ 14,141)

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