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28 septembre 2016

A pair of small moulded turquoise-enamelled lotus-shaped bowls, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 143. A pair of small moulded turquoise-enamelled lotus-shaped bowls, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000 (USD 3,886 - USD 6,477). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Each is moulded as a lotus pod in the centre, surrounded by three rows of lotus petals on the well, rising to a gilt fluted rim, covered overall with turquoise enamel including the countersunk base; 3 in. (7.6 cm.) diam., box. Property from a private Hong Kong collector Christie's. The Pavilion Sale -... [Lire la suite]

28 septembre 2016

A fine slip-decorated turquoise-enamelled 'chilong and lotus' bowl, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 142. A fine slip-decorated turquoise-enamelled 'chilong and lotus' bowl, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate HKD 40,000 - HKD 60,000 (USD 5,182 - USD 7,773). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The bowl is applied with white slip on the exterior with four lotus blooms flanked by pairs of chilong, separated by bats above chimes, all covered with turquoise enamel including the interior, and the bi-shaped countersunk base with six spur marks, with the exception of the gilt rim; 5 3/8 in. (13.6... [Lire la suite]
28 septembre 2016

At Home in Holland: Vermeer and his Contemporaries from the British Royal Collection at The Mauritshuis

Johannes Vermeer, Lady at the Virginals with a Gentleman ('The Music Lesson'), c.1660-1662, Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2016 THE HAGUE.- "The Music Lesson" by Johannes Vermeer returns to the Netherlands this autumn for the first time in twenty years. This masterpiece, part of the British Royal Collection, was last on display in the Mauritshuis in 1996, as part of the major Johannes Vermeer exhibition. The painting will be the highlight of this autumn’s exhibition At Home in Holland:... [Lire la suite]
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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