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27 septembre 2016

A rare archaistic yellow jade vase and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 24. A rare archaistic yellow jade vase and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795):. Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.  of oval section, finely worked with an ovoid central section rising from a splayed foot to a flaring neck and rim, flanked along the sides by a pair of long openwork handles in the form of a stylised kui dragon with a sinuous body detailed with ruyi motifs, the vessel's body worked in low relief with pendent and upright trefoil motifs, all... [Lire la suite]

27 septembre 2016

‘Art in a Time of Chaos’ at China Institute Gallery, New York

Head of a Bodhisattva. Northern Qi dynasty (550–577). Sandstone; H. 12 1/2 in. Courtesy Collection of the Shanxi museum. NEW-YORK - The China Institute Gallery in New York will be hosting an exhibition titled “Art in a Time of Chaos: Masterworks from Six Dynasties China, 3rd-6th Centuries” that will be on view from September 30, 2016, through March 19, 2017. Over the past two decades, archaeological excavations have discovered magnificent works of art, created during this chaotic period of nearly 400 years of political... [Lire la suite]
27 septembre 2016

A blue and white  'floral scroll' bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 141. A blue and white 'floral scroll' bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850). Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 80,000 (USD 6,476 - USD 10,362). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The bowl is finely painted on the exterior in cobalt blue with a continuous floral scroll. The interior is further decorated with a central medallion enclosing a flower head below a geometric design on the well; 5 3/4 in. (15 cm.) diam., box. Property from a private Hong... [Lire la suite]
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27 septembre 2016

A blue and white 'crane and trigram' bowl, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 140. A blue and white 'crane and trigram' bowl, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1796-1820). Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 80,000 (USD 6,476 - USD 10,362). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The exterior is painted with eight trigrams divided by clouds and four cranes in flight, all above rocks and waves; the interior with a diaper band enclosing cross-shaped motifs around the mouth, and a medallion in the centre with a flowerhead encircled by waves.5 5/8 in.... [Lire la suite]
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27 septembre 2016

A blue and white 'bajixiang and double-vajra' dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 139. A blue and white 'bajixiang and double-vajra' dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 80,000 (USD 6,476 - USD 10,362). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Of angular profile supported on a splayed foot, the dish is painted on the interior with a be-ribboned double-vajra encircled by the Bajixiang, 'Eight Buddhist Emblems'; the outer mouth rim with a band of keyfret, above a ring of petal lappets around the foot; 7... [Lire la suite]
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27 septembre 2016

A large carved and moulded Longquan celadon barbed-rim dish, early Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 138. A large carved and moulded Longquan celadon barbed-rim dish, early Ming dynasty, 15th century. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000 (USD 12,952 - USD 19,429). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The dish is carved to the interior with a barbed-rim cartouche enclosing flowers, the fluted cavetto carved with a floral scroll, covered overall with a thick sea-green glaze, the base with an unglazed ring; 13 5/8 in. (34.7 cm.) diam., box Property from a private Hong Kong collector Christie's. The... [Lire la suite]

27 septembre 2016

Haute Joaillerie Les Blés de Chanel collection: "Moisson de Perles"

"Moisson de Perles" necklace from Haute Joaillerie Les Blés de Chanel collection in 18K white gold set with diamonds and Indonesian cultured pearl and 297 Japanese cultured pearls. © Photos - Chanel "Moisson de Perles" necklace from Haute Joaillerie Les Blés de Chanel collection in 18K white gold set with diamonds and Indonesian cultured pearl and 297 Japanese cultured pearls. © Photos - Chanel "Moisson de Perles" bracelet from Haute Joaillerie Les Blés de Chanel collection, mounted on white gold set with 239... [Lire la suite]
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27 septembre 2016

A fine Blanc de Chine Guanyin porcelain figure, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 54. A fine Blanc de Chine Guanyin porcelain figure, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 1200.00 € - 2200.00 €. Photo Czerny's Finely moulded on a rock throne; with his hands on his crossed legs,he wears a fluent vest and a long necklace made of pearls; featuring a vase and a bird above two acolytes, by his side. A small part of his left finger is missing; breakages at the inside and at the base. height 22 cm. Note: A similar, smaller sample was sold at Sotheby’s, SALE NUMBER 09481,... [Lire la suite]
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27 septembre 2016

A fine blanc de Chine porcelain cup and saucer, 18th Century

Lot 53. A fine blanc de Chine porcelain cup and saucer, 18th Century. Estimate 400.00€ - 600.00 €. Photo Czerny's Both with lobed and curved border, kept on thin, round feet; finely moulded in the shape of a chrysanthemum. A headline at the border. diameter 8 - 11.5 cm. Note: A bigger bowl with similar decorations was sold at Sotheby’s, SALE NUMBER: HK0363; FINE CHINESE CERAMICS & WORKS OF ART; 05 October 2011, HONG KONG; lot 1929. Czerny's. CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART
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27 septembre 2016

An exceptional pair of blanc-de-Chine porcelain cups with secret decoration, Shunzhi period (1644-1661)

Lot 52. An exceptional pair of blanc-de-Chine porcelain cups with secret decoration (anhua), Shunzhi period (1644-1661). Estimate 1800.00€ - 3000.00 €. Photo Czerny's Finely moulded, on a thin, ring-shaped foot; the inside is decorated with a relieved, secret decoration depicting Mandarin ducks among waves. diameter 8.5 cm. Note: A bigger bowl with similar decorations was sold at Sotheby’s, SALE NUMBER: HK0363; FINE CHINESE CERAMICS & WORKS OF ART; 05 October 2011, HONG KONG; lot 1929. ... [Lire la suite]
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