20 mars 2020

A red and brown-lacquer foliate dish, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1368)

Lot 3555. A red and brown-lacquer foliate dish, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1368); 7 in. (17.7 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 200,000. Price Realized HKD 175,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  The prunus-shaped dish has a flat, countersunk base and shallow rounded sides rising to a straight rim. It is lacquered in the interior in red and on the exterior in dark brown. The base is inscribed with an illegible mark in red lacquer, Japanese wood box.  Note: A very... [Lire la suite]

20 mars 2020

A black lacquer square dish, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1368)

Lot 3554. A black lacquer square dish, Song-Yuan dynasty (960-1368); 7 in. (17.5 cm.) square. Estimate HKD 240,000 - HKD 260,000. Price Realized HKD 275,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  The dish is formed with four everted sides with rounded corners rising from a flat square base, and covered in a lustrous brownish-black lacquer, Japanese wood box.  Note: Compare to a very similar black lacquer square dish in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, included in the... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2020

A rare black lacquer bowl stand, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 3553. A rare black lacquer bowl stand, Song dynasty (960-1279); 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 250,000. Price Realized HKD 625,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  The bowl stand is raised on a hollow splayed circular foot, supporting a flange with gently upturned edges, encircling the plain globular receptacle, covered overall with a rich brownish-black lacquer, with the mouth, flange and foot rim bound with metal, Japanese wood box.  ... [Lire la suite]
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20 mars 2020

A transparent blue glass octagonal water pot, Qianlong incised four-character mark within a square and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3413. A transparent blue glass octagonal water pot, Qianlong incised four-character mark within a square and of the period (1736-1795); 3 in. (7.6 cm.) across. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price Realized HKD 400,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  The water pot is of compressed globular section and divided into eight facets by raised vertical ridges. The transparent metal of light blue tone, box.  Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2020

A small incised blue glass vase and an overlay blue glass box and cover, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 3412. A small incised blue glass vase and an overlay blue glass box and cover, Qing dynasty, 19th century; Vase: 4 in. (10.1 cm.). Estimate HKD 140,000 - HKD 180,000. Price Realized HKD 175,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  The vase is finely incised and gilt on the globular body with a butterfly in flight amongst sprays of lotus, hibiscus and lingzhi; together with a carved overlay blue glass box and cover of oval section, carved on the body with a band of keyfret... [Lire la suite]
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20 mars 2020

An imperial small transparent ruby glass octagonal vase, Qianlong incised four-character mark and of the period (1736-1795)

  Lot 3407. An imperial small transparent ruby glass octagonal vase, Qianlong incised four-character mark within double squares and of the period (1736-1795); 5 5/8 in. (4.2 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 200,000. Price Realized HKD 150,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  The facetted bottle vase is raised on a tall foot of conforming outline and rising to a tall slender neck. The glass is of a rich claret tone.  Provenance: Sold at Christie's New York, 27... [Lire la suite]

20 mars 2020

A very rare imperial lemon-yellow fluted glass vase, Yongzheng incised four-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 3406. A very rare imperial lemon-yellow fluted glass vase, Yongzheng incised four-character mark within double squares and of the period (1723-1735); 5 1/2 in. (14 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price Realized HKD 750,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The vase has a pear-shaped body standing on a high foot and with a long, slightly tapered neck. It is fluted into eight facets and has an even bright lemon-yellow tone. The base is incised with the reign mark. ... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2020

A large archaistic rhinoceros horn libation cup, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 2914. A large archaistic rhinoceros horn libation cup, Late Ming-Early Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century; 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 2,500,000 - HKD 3,500,000. Price Realized HKD 3,260,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The vessel of elegantly shaped tapering form, carved in medium relief around the sides with stylised taotie masks on a leiwen ground divided at the sides and front of the cup by vertical bands of square geometric cartouches, the... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2020

A very rare finely-carved raft-form rhinoceros horn pouring waterdropper, late Ming early Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 2913. A very rare finely-carved raft-form rhinoceros horn pouring waterdropper, late Ming early Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century; 9 5/8 in. (24.5 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 10,000,000 - HKD 15,000,000. Price Realized HKD 13,540,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Finely carved as Zhang Qian floating down the Yangzi river in a hollowed log, carved on the base with swirling waves and tapering at the front into a curved spout sprouting emerging from waves crashing over the bow, the Han... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2020

An extremely rare 'archaistic vase' rhinoceros horn libation cup, Qing dynasty, 17th century

Lot 2912. An extremely rare 'archaistic vase' rhinoceros horn libation cup, Qing dynasty, 17th century; 7 1/2 in. (19.2 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 2,000,000 - HKD 3,000,000. Price Realized HKD 6,020,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 The lower section finely carved as the base of an archaistic vessel with a band of taotie masks around the raised mid-section between bands of lappet containing archaistic dragons and geometric designs, interrupted by four raised vertical flanges,... [Lire la suite]