02 juin 2018

A jadeite 'prunus and bamboo' pendant, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 3160. A jadeite 'prunus and bamboo' pendant, Qing dynasty (1644-1911); 2 ¼ in. (6 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 262,500. © Christie's Images Ltd The shaped pendant is carved with a bird among prunus borne on gnarled branches and bamboo. The stone is of a glassy green tone varying from deep emerald to a lighter apple-green tone. A gemmological certificate from the Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory Limited confirms the present lot is natural green jadeite. ... [Lire la suite]

02 juin 2018

Two jadeite pendants, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 3158. Two jadeite pendants, Qing dynasty (1644-1911). The largest: 2 in. (5 cm). Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 275,000. © Christie's Images Ltd One pendant is carved and pierced as two interlocking cats which are highlighted by the translucent white and pale green parts of the stone. The other pendants is carved as two peaches with two bats amidst lingzhi and leaves. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 30 May 2018
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02 juin 2018

A jadeite 'lingzhi' pendant, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 3159. A jadeite 'lingzhi' pendant, Qing dynasty (1644-1911); 1 ¾ in. (4.5 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 400,000. © Christie's Images Ltd The pendant is carved and pierced with lingzhi borne on scrolling branches and broad leaves. The stone is of a bright-apple green tone with some areas deepening to a darker green. A gemmological certificate from the Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory Limited confirms the present lot is natural green jadeite. ... [Lire la suite]
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02 juin 2018

A fine robin’s egg-glazed bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3115. A fine robin’s egg-glazed bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 13 in. (33 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 375,000. © Christie's Images Ltd The vase is moulded with seven bosses on the shoulder, the tall neck with a raised band, rising to a galleried rim, covered inside and out with a streaky turquoise glaze with dark blue mottling. Provenance: Sold at Christie’s Hong Kong, 29 September 1992, lot 529 Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2018

A purple-splashed Jun bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 3094. A purple-splashed Jun bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 375,000. © Christie's Images Ltd The thickly potted bowl is covered inside out with a milky blue glaze, the exterior suffused almost entirely with deep violet-red and purple splashes, the interior with a single splash. The glaze stops irregularly above the foot revealing the purplish-brown body, Japanese wood box. Christie's. Important Chinese... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2018

A copper-red Ming-style glazed anhua decorated 'clouds’ dish, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3110. A copper-red Ming-style glazed anhua decorated 'clouds’ dish, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price realised HKD 437,500. © Christie's Images Ltd The dish has shallow rounded sides raised on a tapering foot. The centre is decorated with the contours of three anhua stylised clouds. The dish is covered inside and out with a copper red glaze thinning to a white rim, with a six-character apocryphal Xuande mark in underglaze blue within... [Lire la suite]

02 juin 2018

A Jian ‘hare’s fur’ tea bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 3095. A Jian ‘hare’s fur’ tea bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd The bowl is thickly potted with a narrow groove below the rim, covered overall with a lustrous black glaze streaked with fine ‘hare’s fur’ markings on the interior and exterior where the glaze stops irregularly above the foot exposing the chocolate-brown body, Japanese wood box. ... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2018

A rare pale celadon-glazed shallow bowl, dated by inscription to Wanli cyclical xinmao year, corresponding to 1591 and of the pe

Lot 3104. A rare pale celadon-glazed shallow bowl, dated by inscription to Wanli cyclical Xinmao year, corresponding to 1591 and of the period; 5 3/8 in. (13.6 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 240,000 - HKD 350,000. Price realised HKD 525,000. © Christie's Images Ltd The shallow bowl is potted with rounded sides rising from slightly tapering foot to flaring rims. It is covered inside and out with a glaze of celadon tone, thinning towards the rims and stopping neatly around the foot. The base is glazed in white,... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2018

A carved Ding foliate-rim bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 3091. A carved Ding foliate-rim bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 8 ½ in. (21.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 250,000 - HKD 400,000. Price realised HKD 525,000. © Christie's Images Ltd The bowl is potted with rounded sides rising from a short foot ring to a slightly flared foliate rim. The interior is freely carved with daylily blossoms borne on leafy stems, and the bowl is covered inside and out with a translucent ivory glaze. The mouth rim is mounted with a metal band, box. Provenance: Sold at... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2018

A lemon-yellow enamelled dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 3114. A lemon-yellow enamelled dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 350,000 - HKD 450,000. Price realised HKD 562,500. © Christie's Images Ltd The finely potted dish is covered overall with an even and rich lemon-yellow enamel with the exception of the base covered with a transparent glaze. Provenance: Sold at Christie’s Hong Kong, 17 January 1989, lot 805 Christie's. Important Chinese... [Lire la suite]