Alain.R.Truong

23 mai 2017

A flambé-glazed ‘pomegranate’ vase, Qianlong incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3206. A flambé-glazed ‘pomegranate’ vase, Qianlong incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795), 7 11/16 in. (19.5 cm.) high, box. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000 (USD 51,606 - USD 77,410) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The vase is of hexafoil lobed section with conforming neck and everted rim, standing on a low flaring foot. All under a deep reddish-purple glaze with lavender- and light blue cascades running between the segments. The rim and interior are applied with a pale... [Lire la suite]
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23 mai 2017

A fine and very rare large robin’s egg-glazed double-gourd vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3205. A fine and very rare large robin’s egg-glazed double-gourd vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century, 12 7/8 in. (32.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000 (USD 25,803 - USD 38,705) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The generous double-gourd shape glazed inside and out with a robin’s egg glaze which falls to the edge of the broad unglazed ring encircling the similarly glazed concave centre of the base. Japanese wood box Provenance: Kochukyo Co. Ltd., Tokyo, acquired in 2004 ... [Lire la suite]
23 mai 2017

A fine red-glazed pear-shaped vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3204. A fine red-glazed pear-shaped vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795), 7 in. (17.8 cm.) high, box. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000 (USD 25,803 - USD 38,705) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The finely potted vase is applied to the exterior with an even glaze of liverish-red tone, the interior and base with a clear glaze.  Christie's. The Imperial Sale / Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 31 May 2017, Convention... [Lire la suite]
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23 mai 2017

An important 5.64 carats Burma 'pigeon blood red' ruby and diamond ring

Lot 2049. An important 5.64 carats Burma 'pigeon blood red' ruby and diamond ring. Estimate HKD 6,500,000 - HKD 9,500,000 (US$800,000-1,200,000) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Centering on a cushion-shaped ruby, weighing approximately 5.64 carats, within a lozenge-shaped marquise-cut diamond surround, each weighing approximately 0.55 to 0.50 carat, to the circular-cut diamond stylized gallery, extending to the undulating hoop, mounted in platinum and gold, ring size 6 ¼  Accompanied by report no.... [Lire la suite]
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23 mai 2017

A Burma ruby and diamond necklace & A Burma Mogok valley 'pigeon's blood red' ruby and diamond bracelet

Lot 2051. A Burma ruby and diamond necklace. Estimate HKD 9,000,000 - HKD 15,000,000 (US$1,150,000-1,900,000) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Designed as a line of oval and cushion-shaped rubies, each within a baguette and circular-cut diamond latticework openwork band, lined by marquise-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum and gold, 37.0 cm Accompanied by report no. 16027170/1 to 32 dated 21 March 2016 from the Gübelin GemLab stating that the rubies are of Burma (Myanmar) origin, with no... [Lire la suite]
23 mai 2017

A gold-ground famille rose 'mille-fleurs' bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795

Lot 3216. A gold-ground famille rose 'mille-fleurs' bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795), 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 1,600,000 - HKD 2,800,000 (USD 206,426 - USD 361,245) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The ogee-form bowl is exquisitely decorated to the interior and exterior in bright enamels to render a dense pattern of floral sprays including peonies, lotus, hydrangea, chrysanthemum, pinks, narcissus, and daisies in rich... [Lire la suite]

23 mai 2017

A rare famille rose lime-green ground ‘Western figures’ cong-form vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3215. A rare famille rose lime-green ground ‘Western figures’ cong-form vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century, 8 ¾ in. (22 cm. high), box. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,600,000 (USD 193,524 - USD 335,442) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Each side of the vase is delicately enamelled with a scene of Western figures engaged in various pursuits by a riverbank, between a lime-green ground decorated with foliate sprays, with the vertical edges, mouth rim and base of neck highlighted in gilt. The interior and base are... [Lire la suite]
23 mai 2017

A pair of famille rose 'bajixiang' bowls, Qianlong six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3214. A pair of famille rose 'bajixiang' bowls, Qianlong six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795), 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 700,000 (USD 64,508 - USD 90,311) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Each is finely decorated on the exterior with the 'Eight Buddhist Emblems' tied in ribbons and arranged in pairs below iron-red key-fret scrollwork within blue bands at the slightly flaring rim and above conjoined ruyi-heads and a dotted band on... [Lire la suite]
23 mai 2017

A very rare famille rose ‘floral’ bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3213. A very rare famille rose ‘floral’ bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795), 6 in. (15.2 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000 (USD 77,410 - USD 103,213) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  The deep bowl finely potted with straight sides and decorated in bright enamels with three detached floral clusters, including pink and iron-red camellias, begonia branches bearing flowers and large leaves, and a spray of peony intertwined... [Lire la suite]
23 mai 2017

A fine pair of wucai ‘dragon and phoenix’ bowls, Qianlong six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period

    Lot 3212. A fine pair of wucai ‘dragon and phoenix’ bowls, Qianlong six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795), 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 800,000 (USD 64,508 - USD 103,213) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The bowl is enamelled on the exterior with two scaly five-clawed dragons in pursuit of the flaming pearl, alternating with descending long-tailed phoenix, all amidst meandering leafy scrolls and below a band with... [Lire la suite]