03 avril 2019

An Extremely Rare Turquoise-Ground Yangcai 'Dragon' Vase, Tianqiuping, Seal Mark and Period Of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3614. An Extremely Rare Turquoise-Ground Yangcai 'Dragon' Vase, Tianqiuping, Seal Mark and Period Of Qianlong (1736-1795); 50.8 cm, 20 in. Estimate: 18,000,000 - 25,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 21,775,000 HKD (2,804,838 USD) Courtesy Sotheby's.  robustly potted with a globular body rising to a waisted cylindrical neck and rolled lip, the body superbly and richly painted in bright enamels, encircling the shoulder a mighty five-clawed dragon in iron... [Lire la suite]

03 avril 2019

An Outstanding And Rare Blue And White 'Pomegranate' Vase, Ming Dynasty, Yongle Period (1403-1425)

Lot 3629. An Outstanding And Rare Blue And White 'Pomegranate' Vase, Ming Dynasty, Yongle Period (1403-1425); 18.7 cm, 7 3/8 in. Estimate: HK$18,000,000 - 25,000,000. Lot sold 22,015,000 HKD (2,835,752 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. modelling after a metal prototype, superbly potted with a baluster body divided into six lobes, rising from a tall splayed foot to a waisted cylindrical neck, elegantly sweeping up to an out-turned rim with rolled lip simulating a pomegranate fruit, the exterior... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2019

An Exceptional and Large Yellow Jade Animal-shaped Plague, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770-256 BC)

Lot 3620. An Exceptional and Large Yellow Jade Animal-shaped Plague, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770-256 BC); 22 cm, 8 5/8 in. Estimate: 25,000,000 - 30,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 26,575,000 HKD (3,423,126 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. exceptionally and powerfully worked in the form of a beast with an undulating silhouette defined with crisp edges, the head of the beast depicted with a long horn issuing along the contours and ending in an upcurled tip, the head portrayed diving far down, as if... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2019

A Fine And Magnificent Cobalt-Blue And Iron red 'Dragon' Vase, Meiping, Seal Mark and Period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3619. A Fine And Magnificent Cobalt-Blue And Iron red 'Dragon' Vase, Meiping, Seal Mark and Period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 27.4 cm, 10 3/4 in. Estimate: 18,000,000 - 25,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 30,175,000 HKD (3,886,842 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. superbly potted with a tapering body sweeping up to a broad rounded shoulder surmounted by a waisted neck and everted rim, the exterior brilliantly enamelled in varying tones of iron red with two five-clawed dragons reaching for a... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2019

A fine and rare doucai bowl, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

  Lot 3301. A fine and rare doucai bowl, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 9 cm, 3 1/2  in. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000. Lot Sold 687,500 HKD (88,557 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. well potted with deep rounded sides resting on a short foot, the exterior delicately painted with two fruiting sprays alternating with two floral sprays, each rendered with pastel tones and depicted with green leaves borne on the gnarled twigs, all between two double-line... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2019

A rare incised and anhua-decorated 'sweet-white' glazed lianzi bowl, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1425)

 Lot 3305. A rare incised and anhua-decorated 'sweet-white' glazed lianzi bowl, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1425); 16.2 cm, 6 3/8  in. Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000. Lot Sold 1,062,500 HKD (136,861 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. thinly and superbly potted with deep rounded sides converging to a pointed base, supported on a narrow, gently tapering foot, the central interior incised with a stylised flower, encircled by a floral band and interlocking strapwork... [Lire la suite]

03 avril 2019

A rare doucai 'Immortals' dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

  Lot 3302. A rare doucai 'Immortals' dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 20.9 cm, 8 1/4  in. Estimate 1,200,000 — 1,600,000. Lot Sold 1,500,000 HKD (193,215 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. well potted with shallow rounded sides resting on a gently tapered foot, the interior decorated with a central medallion enclosing a celestial scene of four Daoist immortals en route to the palace of the Isles of the Blessed emerging from multi-coloured clouds, depicting Xi... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2019

An Extremely Rare Jun Blue-Glazed Hexagonal Flower Pot, Early Ming Dynasty

Lot 3308. An Extremely Rare Jun Blue-Glazed Hexagonal Flower Pot, Early Ming Dynasty; 16.4 cm, 6 1/2 in. Estimate: HK$10,000,000 - 15,000,000/ US$ 1,280,000 - 1,920,000. Lot Sold 12,175,000 HKD (1,568,262 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. of hexagonal section, the straight sides flaring steeply to an everted rim, all supported on a stepped base with six short feet, covered overall with a rich cascading lavender-blue glaze thinning to pale olive-green at the edges, the base pierced with... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2019

A fine biscuit-enamelled sancai dish, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 3311. A fine biscuit-enamelled sancai dish, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 24.9 cm, 9 3/4  in. Estimate 1,200,000 — 1,800,000. Lot Sold 1,625,000 HKD (209,316 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the shallow rounded sides supported on a tapered foot and rising to a flaring rim, decorated to the interior with clusters of plump pomegranates and peaches borne on leafy branches, all well painted in vibrant tones of yellow, turquoise, green and aubergine, the... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2019

Spectacular 88.22-carat oval diamond sells for a dazzling $13.8 million at Sotheby's in Hong Kong

The 88.22-carat, D Colour, Flawless, Type IIa, Oval Brilliant Diamond. Lot Sold 107,993,000 HKD (13,775,587 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. HONG KONG.- Today at Sotheby’s in Hong Kong, a spectacular 88.22-carat, D Colour, Flawless, Type IIa, oval brilliant diamond, perfect according to every critical criterion, sold for HK$108 million / US$13.8 million / £10.6 million. One of only three oval diamonds of over 50 carats to appear at auction in living memory, and the largest to be auctioned in over five years, it... [Lire la suite]
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