Alain.R.Truong

18 avril 2015

A red-overlay glass bowl and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

A red-overlay glass bowl and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

A red-overlay glass bowl and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century Estimate HK$150,000-200,000 ($20,000-32,000). Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015

The opaque white bowl is carved through the red layer with flowers interspersed with scroll decoration above a band of lotus petals to the foot. The domed cover is similarly decorated surrounding the finial. The base is incised with an apocryphal four-character mark within a double square. The bowl, 4¡ in. (11.2 cm.) diam.

Property from the collection of Geronimo Berenguer De Los Reyes, Jr.

Christie'sTHE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 6 April 2015, 22nd Floor


A pair of fluted blue glass vases, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

A pair of fluted blue glass bowls, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

A pair of fluted blue glass vases, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)Estimate HK$200,000-300,000 ($26,000-39,000). Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015

The vase has a pear-shaped body standing on a high foot and with a long, slightly tapered neck. It is fluted into ten facets and has an even periwinkle-blue tone. The base is incised with an apocryphal Qianlong four-character mark within a double square. 6Ω in. (16.5 cm.) high, wood stands, box (2)

Property from the collection of Geronimo Berenguer De Los Reyes, Jr.

Litterature: The Chinese Collection At The GBR Museum, Geronimo Berenguer de los Reyes, Jr. Foundation, Manila, 1998, pl. 32

Christie'sTHE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 6 April 2015, 22nd Floor

A pair of red glass bottle vases, Qing dynasty, 19th century

A pair of red glass bottle vases, Qing dynasty, 19th century

A pair of red glass bottle vases, Qing dynasty, 19th centuryEstimate HK$120,000-150,000  ($16,000-19,000). Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015

Each vase with a globular body rises to a tall cylindrical neck, all supported on a short foot ring. The translucent metal is of an even rich ruby-red tone. 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high, stands, box (2).

Property from the collection of Geronimo Berenguer De Los Reyes, Jr.

Christie'sTHE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 6 April 2015, 22nd Floor

17 avril 2015

A pair of blue glass dishes, Qing dynasty, 19th century

A pair of blue glass dishes, Qing dynasty, 19th century

A pair of blue glass dishes, Qing dynasty, 19th century.  Estimate HK$50,000 - HK$80,000 ($6,500-10,000). Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015

Each dish with shallow, rounded sides rising from the ring foot to the flat rim. The base is decorated with a gilt shou character. 8º in. (21 cm.) diam., stands, box (2)

Property from the collection of Geronimo Berenguer De Los Reyes, Jr.

Christie'sTHE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 6 April 2015, 22nd Floor

A pair of carved blue glass bowls, Qing dynasty, 19th century

A pair of carved blue glass bowls, Qing dynasty, 19th century

A pair of carved blue glass bowls, Qing dynasty, 19th centuryEstimate HK$50,000 - HK$80,000 ($6,481 - $10,369). Price Realized HK$62,500 ($8,101). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015

Each bowl of rich sapphire-blue tone is well carved in relief to the sides with four cartouches, each enclosing a bird amongst floral sprays. 6 1/4 in. (16 cm.) diam., wood stands, box (2)

ProvenanceJade House 

Property from the collection of Geronimo Berenguer De Los Reyes, Jr.

Christie'sTHE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 6 April 2015, 22nd Floor



A blue glass bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

A blue glass bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

A blue glass bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate HK$80,000 - HK$120,000 ($10,369 - $15,553). Price Realized HK$87,500 ($11,341). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015

The vase has a globular body that rises to a slightly flared neck. The semi-translucent glass is of an azure-blue tone. 9 3/4 in. (24.7 cm.) high, box 

ProvenanceP. C. Lu & Sons Ltd., Hong Kong 

Property from the collection of Geronimo Berenguer De Los Reyes, Jr.

NoteCompare with a similar vase included in the exhibition of the Robert H. Clague Collection of Chinese Glass of the Qing Dynasty, Phoenix Art Museum, 1987, and also illustrated in its catalogue no. 11, p. 22. 

Christie'sTHE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 6 April 2015, 22nd Floor

An opaque red-overlay yellow glass bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

An opaque red-overlay yellow glass bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

An opaque red-overlay yellow glass bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate HK$60,000 - HK$80,000 ($7,777 - $10,369- $15,553). Price Realized HK$75,000 ($9,721). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015

The thick-walled vase is carved through the red outer layer to the golden-yellow body with floral sprays and rockwork on the bulbous body, beneath a chilong on the tall tubular neck. 6.5 in. (16.7 cm.) high 

ProvenanceP. C. Lu & Sons Ltd., Hong Kong 

Property from the collection of Geronimo Berenguer De Los Reyes, Jr.

NoteThe colour scheme of this vase is similar to that of a bottle vase of similar shape carved in relief on the neck withchilong, and which has an incised Qianlong four-character seal mark, in the Robert H. Clague Collection, which is illustrated by C. Brown and D. Rabiner in Chinese Glass of the Qing Dynasty, 1644-1911, Phoenix Art Museum, 1987, pp. 32-33, no. 29, where it is dated probably of the period.  

Christie'sTHE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 6 April 2015, 22nd Floor

A carved red-overlay white glass vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century

A carved red-overlay white glass vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century

A carved red-overlay white glass vase, Qing dynasty, 19th centuryEstimate HK$90,000 - HK$120,000 ($11,665 - $15,553). Price Realized HK$100,000 ($12,961). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015

The vase is carved through the deep red layer to the opaque white ground with two phoenixes among pine trees and rockwork. 5 3/4 in. (14.5 cm.) high, stand, box 

Property from the collection of Geronimo Berenguer De Los Reyes, Jr.

Christie'sTHE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 6 April 2015, 22nd Floor

A pair of carved green glass bowls, Qing dynasty, 19th century

A pair of carved green glass bowls, Qing dynasty, 19th century

A pair of carved green glass bowls, Qing dynasty, 19th centuryEstimate HK$40,000 - HK$60,000 ($5,184 - $7,777). Price Realized HK$137,500 ($17,821). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015

The exterior is boldly carved in relief with two leafy blossoming branches, each perched on top with a bird. The bowl is supported on a slightly splayed foot encircling the recessed base that is incised with a four-charactetr Qianlong mark. The glass is of a deep emerald-green tone. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm.) diam., wood stands (2)

Property from the collection of Geronimo Berenguer De Los Reyes, Jr.

Christie'sTHE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 6 April 2015, 22nd Floor

A pair of green glass double-gourd vases, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

A pair of green glass double-gourd vases, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

A pair of green glass double-gourd vases, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th centuryEstimate HK$120,000 - HK$180,000 ($15,553 - $23,330). Price Realized HK$150,000 ($19,442). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015

Each vase is supported on a short foot rising to a compressed globular lower section and an elongated bulbous upper section. The metal is of an even opaque apple-green tone. 8 3/4 in. (22.3 cm.) high, stands, box (2) 

ProvenanceHorstmann and Godfrey 

Property from the collection of Geronimo Berenguer De Los Reyes, Jr.

LiteratureKerry Nguyen-Long, 'Ceramics from the Chinese Antique Collection of the GBR Museum', Arts of Asia, January-Februrary 1998, fig. 15

Christie'sTHE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 6 April 2015, 22nd Floor