Of particular interest is a great Homu Wood screen, delicately decorated with jade, mother of pearl, ivory and flambé porcelain. Made in China in the 19th century, under the Qing Dynasty, it is estimated between £26,000 and £43,000 (€30.000-50.000). The Jade sale boasts a fascinating mountain made of white celadon jade – the artist carved a beautiful landscape and even human figures (£8,700-13,000 or €10,000-15,000)!

We promised there would be Chinese vases… On 6 June, the sale takes off with a pair of monumental double-handle vases in Pink Family porcelain, decorated with scenes from war and daily life. A fine example of Qing craftsmanship, it carries an estimate of £26,000-43,000 (€30,000-50,000). A 19th-century coral branch, adorned with carvings and set on a base of silver and sapphires produced by Roman master Angelo Giorgio Cazzaniga in the mid-1950s, has a starting price of £17,500 (€20,000).

And there’s even more! A special catalogue, The Art of Himalayan and Chinese Bronze, will be dedicated to the important collection of bronze Tibetan sculptures from Italian owners (sale on 7 June). And as is now customary at Cambi, the same day will also see a lovely sale of jewels made of corals.

Browse the catalogs here:

Chinese Works of Art

Fine Chinese Work of Art

Fine Coral Jewels

The Art of Himalayan and Chinese Bronze

All Cambi’s lots are on Barnebys!