05 mai 2019

Fancy Light Green Diamond Ring

Lot 28. Fancy Light Green Diamond Ring, weighing 9.23 carats. Estimate HK$2,250,000 - 3,250,000 (US$288,500 - 416,700). Unsold. © Tiancheng International. Simply set with a cushion-shaped fancy light green diamond weighing 9.23 carats, mounted in platinum. Ring size: 5¾  Accompanied by GIA report numbered 5191549499, dated 22 August 2018, stating that the 9.23 carat diamond is natural, Fancy Light Green colour, SI2 clarity. Tiancheng International. HONG KONG SPRING AUCTION, Jewellery and... [Lire la suite]
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05 mai 2019

A large celadon-glazed moulded floral bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 311. A large celadon-glazed moulded floral bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 10 ¼ in. (26 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 25,000 - GBP 35,000 (USD 32,550 - USD 45,570). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The exterior is elaborately moulded and incised with a continuous leafy scroll bearing six peony flowers, between an archaistic cloud-scroll surrounding the mouth rim and a keyfret band around the foot. The interior is incised with a central peony... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2019

A Ru-type-glazed twin-handled lobed vase, 18th century

Lot 310. A Ru-type-glazed twin-handled lobed vase, 18th century; 7 ½ in. (19 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 25,000 - GBP 35,000 (USD 32,550 - USD 45,570). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The lobed vessel is elegantly potted with a pair of handles shaped as ruyi sceptres, and is decorated overall in a soft bluish-celadon glaze. The base has an apocryphal Xuande seal mark in underglaze blue.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 14 May 2019
05 mai 2019

A Guan-type vase, hu, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 309. A Guan-type vase, hu, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 6,510 - USD 10,416). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The vase is covered with a crackled grey glaze, continuing into the interior and stopping at the unglazed foot rim.  Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 14 May 2019
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05 mai 2019

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

Lot 308. A Guan-type quatrefoil jardinière, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) wide. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 13,020 - USD 19,530). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The finely potted body is of square shape with four shaped bracket feet, all covered in a thick aqua-coloured glaze with a wide network of crackles.  Provenance: E. T. Hall Collection (1924-2001) (partial label to base).With Mathias Komor Chinese Art,... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2019

A Guan-type twin-handled vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795) 

Lot 307. A Guan-type twin-handled vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795);9 ½ in. (24.3 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 50,000 - GBP 80,000 (USD 65,100 - USD 104,160). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The elegantly potted vase is moulded with three concentric bands and decorated to the sides with a pair of monster masks with fixed rings, covered overall in a thick unctuous greyish-celadon glaze with faint golden crackles, stopping just above the foot to reveal the dark... [Lire la suite]

05 mai 2019

A celadon-glazed barrel-form vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 306. A celadon-glazed barrel-form vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000 (USD 26,040 - USD 39,060). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The exterior of the drum-form vase is decorated with two bands of bosses and a pair of fixed-ring mythical-beast mask handles. It is covered overall with a soft sea-green glaze. The base bears the reign mark which is surrounded by an unglazed ring.  ... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2019

A rare black-glazed 'imitation bronze' archaistic vase, cong, 18th-19th century

Lot 305. A rare black-glazed 'imitation bronze' archaistic vase, cong, 18th-19th century; 11 ½ in. (29 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 10,416 - USD 15,624). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The rectangular body of the vase is decorated to two sides with elephant-head handles above a taotie mask on a leiwen ground. The alternating sides are decorated in relief with a central medallion enclosing a stylised shou character surrounded by kui dragons,... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2019

A mirror-black-glazed vase, meiping, 18th century

Lot 193. A mirror-black-glazed vase, meiping, 18th century; 13 1/16 in. (33.3 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 13,020 - USD 19,530). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The vase is sturdily potted with high, rounded shoulders below a short, waisted neck, and tapers towards the slightly flared foot. It is covered on the exterior with a lustrous black glaze ending just above the foot rim. The interior and the recessed base are covered with a transparent glaze..  Provenance: Hugh M.... [Lire la suite]
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05 mai 2019

A pair of biscuit models of oxen, 18th century

Lot 148. A pair of biscuit models of oxen, 18th century; 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) wide. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 10,416 - USD 15,624). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Modelled in mirror image, each long-horned beast is recumbent with its head raised in an alert expression, legs tucked under its body, and tail flicked over its haunches. The grey fur markings are finely incised, and the eyes are detailed in black.  Provenance: George Eumorfopoulos (1863-1939) Collection, no.... [Lire la suite]