29 novembre 2018

A large iron-red-decorated ‘Dragon’ charger, Tongzhi-Guangxu period (1862-1908), Chuxiugong zhi four-character seal mark

Lot 2971. A large iron-red-decorated ‘Dragon’ charger, Tongzhi-Guangxu period (1862-1908), Chuxiugong zhi four-character seal mark in underglaze blue; 18 7/8 in. (48 cm.) diam. Each 5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 240,000 - HKD 350,000. Price realised HKD 437,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The dish is decorated to the central medallion with a front-facing five-clawed dragon pursuing a flaming pearl, the well with a further four five-clawed striding dragons... [Lire la suite]

29 novembre 2018

A pair of fine ruby-ground famille rose medallion bowls, Daoguang six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 2970. A pair of fine ruby-ground famille rose medallion bowls, Daoguang six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); Each 5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - HKD 1,500,000. Price realised HKD 937,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  Each is finely decorated on the exterior with four circular panels enclosing fengdeng(Lanterns of Abundance) and other antiques, separated by stylised floral sprays and reserved on the dark... [Lire la suite]
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29 novembre 2018

A fine blue and white double-gourd flask, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736- 1795)

Lot 2968. A fine blue and white double-gourd flask, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736- 1795); 6 ¾ in. (17.2 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - HKD 1,500,000. Price realised HKD 1,375,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The flask is supported on a recessed foot rising to a globular lower body curving to a narrow waist, the elongated upper bulb thinning to a tapered neck and flanked by ‘S’-shaped handles ending in ruyi-heads. The exterior is... [Lire la suite]
29 novembre 2018

A rare Ru-type hexagonal jardinière, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2964. A rare Ru-type hexagonal jardinière, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 11 in. (27.9 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 250,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The curving sides flare out to the flat, everted rim and is all raised on six low bracket feet. The vessel is covered overall with an opaque glaze of Ru-type. There are two drainage holes in the base flanking the seal mark, box.  ... [Lire la suite]
29 novembre 2018

An iron-red and anhua-decorated ‘Hundred Bats Birthday’ dish, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circl

Lot 2963. An iron-red and anhua-decorated ‘Hundred Bats Birthday’ dish, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 6 7/8 in. (17.4 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 400,000. Price realised HKD 937,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The flat, everted rim is decorated in iron-red with a ‘hundred bats’ border. The interior has thread-relief characters reading hong fu qi tian, which may be translated as “happiness as vast as... [Lire la suite]
29 novembre 2018

A Ge-type glazed vase, fanghu, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2960. A Ge-type glazed vase, fanghu, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 14 ¾ in. (37.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 2,600,000 - HKD 4,000,000. Price realised HKD 3,220,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The vase is moulded with a scroll border at the mouth and two fixed-ring mask handles applied to the shoulder that flank the tall neck. The vase is covered overall with a greyish-celadon glaze suffused with black and golden crackles, with the... [Lire la suite]

29 novembre 2018

A clair-de-lune glazed ‘hundred-rib’ jar, Kangxi period (1662- 1722)

Lot 2959. A clair-de-lune glazed ‘hundred-rib’ jar, Kangxi period (1662- 1722); 11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 350,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Sturdily potted with broad rounded shoulders beneath a lipped rim, the jar is moulded on the exterior with vertical narrow ribs, and covered overall with an even sky-blue glaze with the exception of the base, Japanese wood box. Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1980s ... [Lire la suite]
29 novembre 2018

A peachbloom-glazed brush washer, tangluo xi, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662- 1722)

Lot 2958. A peachbloom-glazed brush washer, tangluo xi, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662- 1722); 4 5/8 in. (11.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 350,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The compressed globular body is covered on the exterior with a soft rose coloured glaze with areas of greyish-green mottling. The interior and base are covered with a transparent glaze and the base is inscribed with the reign mark in underglaze... [Lire la suite]
29 novembre 2018

First ever exhibition in Scotland dedicated to Charles II's art collection goes on display

Simon Pietersz Verelst (1644-1721), Charles II, c.1670–75. Oil on canvas, 219.1 x 135.8 cm, RCIN 409151. Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2018. EDINBURGH.- Highlights of the magnificent art collection assembled by Charles II following the restoration of the monarchy in 1660 have gone on display in a new exhibition on view at The Queen’s Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse. Exploring the rich world of Charles II’s court and the role of the arts in the re-establishment... [Lire la suite]
29 novembre 2018

A large carved celadon-glazed vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 327. A large carved celadon-glazed vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 52 cm, 20 1/2  in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot sold 375,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. the bulbous body rising from a flared foot to a trumpet neck flanked by openwork handles, carved with foliate medallions enclosed by interlocking strap panels, between borders of key-fret and beneath plantain leaves wrapping the neck, applied overall save for the white base with... [Lire la suite]
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