05 juillet 2018

Lot 117. An Italian Art-Deco jewelled platinum-mounted jadeite cigarette-case, signed Janesich, circa 1925

Lot 117. An Italian Art-Deco jewelled platinum-mounted jadeite cigarette-case, signed Janesich, circa 1925, maker's mark for Atelier Strauss, Allard, Meyer, with inventory no 6656, French mark for platinum; 3¼ in. (85 mm.) high. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 25,000. Price realised GBP 47,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. rectangular jadeite case with platinum diamond-set mounts, overlaid with ruby, diamond and onyx flowers and foliage in chinoiserie style, with diamond-set onyx clasp. ... [Lire la suite]
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05 juillet 2018

A pair of famille-rose 'poppy' teabowls and covers, seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 2082. A pair of famille-rose 'poppy' teabowls and covers, seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 11.1 cm., 4 3/8 in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD (4,820 — 6,748 EUR). Lot Sold 375,000 HKD (36,152 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's.  each bowl potted with steep curved sides rising from a low foot to a slightly everted mouth, the exterior finely painted with multicolour poppy blooms and buds borne on foliate stems, alongside aster blossoms, the slightly domed... [Lire la suite]
05 juillet 2018

A pair of famille-rose 'hundred bats' vases, marks and period of Guangxu (1875-1908)

Lot 2080. A pair of famille-rose 'hundred bats' vases, marks and period of Guangxu (1875-1908); 32.8 cm., 12 7/8 in. Estimate 450,000 — 400,000 HKD (43,383 — 62,664 EUR). Lot Sold 560,000 HKD (53,987 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's.  each potted with a compressed globular body gently rising to a slightly tapered neck, densely painted on the exterior with iron-red bats in flight, hovering amongst multicolour swirling clouds, all between a pendant ruyi-head band at... [Lire la suite]
05 juillet 2018

An iron-red and gilt-decorated vase, seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 2077. An iron-red and gilt-decorated vase, seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820); 28.8 cm., 11 3/8 in. Estimate 300,000 — 400,000 HKD (  28,922 — 38,562 EUR). Lot Sold 860,000 HKD (82,909 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's.  of baluster form supported on a low foot, the waisted neck flanked by a pair of light blue enamelled 'C'-shaped foliage handles, each side of the body painted with a large lotus blossom enclosed within foliate scrolls, below a... [Lire la suite]
05 juillet 2018

A pair of lime-green ground famille-rose vases, gu, seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 2076. A pair of lime-green ground famille-rose vases, gu, seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 42.5 cm, 16 3/4 in. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD ( 57,843 — 77,125 EUR). Lot Sold 980,000 HKD (94,478 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's.  each of archaistic gu form, the central globular body supported on a bell-shaped foot surmounted by a widely flaring trumpet neck, brightly and finely painted around the body with bajixiang amid... [Lire la suite]
05 juillet 2018

A massive famille-verte baluster vase, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period (1821-1850)

Lot 2075. A massive famille-verte baluster vase, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period (1821-1850);82.3 cm., 32 3/8 in. Estimate 450,000 — 650,000 HKD (43,383 — 62,664 EUR). Lot Sold 560,000 HKD (53,987 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's.  of particularly large cylindrical form, rising to a waisted neck and lipped rim, vividly painted in bright famille-verte enamels with a continuous lakeside landscape scene depicting scholars, court ladies, attendants and boys engaged... [Lire la suite]
05 juillet 2018

A fine famille-rose 'flower and butterfly' bowl, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 2074. A fine famille-rose 'flower and butterfly' bowl, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 12 cm., 4 3/4 in. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD (48,203 — 67,484 EUR). Lot Sold 620,000 HKD (59,772 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's.  potted with rounded sides supported on a straight foot, the exterior painted with blooming roses and mallows in purplish pink and pale yellow, all borne on leafy branches issuing from the foot, the reverse with a green... [Lire la suite]
05 juillet 2018

One of J.M.W.Turner's greatest watercolours left in private hands sells for £2 million

Lot 209. Joseph Mallord William Turner, R.A., The Lake of Lucerne from Brunnen, Watercolour over traces of pencil, heightened with bodycolour, scratching out and stopping out, 308 by 469mm. Estimate £1,200,000-1,800,000. Lot sold £2,050,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. LONDON.- Today at Sotheby’s, a stunning Swiss landscape by Britain’s favourite artist, J.M.W. Turner sold for £2 million, among the top prices ever achieved for a watercolour by the artist. Created in the final years of the artist’s life and widely... [Lire la suite]
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