12 décembre 2021

A Gilt-Decorated Iron-Red Glazed ‘Lotus’ Stem Bowl, Jiajing Period, 1522-1566

Lot 3584. A Gilt-Decorated Iron-Red Glazed ‘Lotus’ Stem Bowl, Jiajing Period (1522-1566). H 33.5cm. Sold for HKD 360,000/USD 46,154 (Estimate HKD 150,000 - 250,000/USD 19,231 - 32,051). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited The bowl is potted with rounded sides flaring to the mouth rims. The exterior is enamelled in iron-red and further embellished with applied gold foil to depict four large peony blooms evenly divided by leafy branches, above a band of lappets around the base encircling the tall... [Lire la suite]

12 décembre 2021

A Blue And White ‘Children At Play’ Jar, Mark And Period Of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 3583. A Blue And White ‘Children At Play’ Jar, Mark And Period Of Jiajing (1522-1566). H 34.5cm. Sold for HKD 11,760,000/USD 1,507,692 (Estimate HKD 6,800,000 - 9,800,000/871,795 - 1,256,410). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited This large jar is superbly painted in vivid underglaze-blue of violet tone around the baluster body, with a continuous scene of sixteen boys engaged in various leisurely pursuits including a boy impersonating a school master seated before a screen painting with a boy... [Lire la suite]
12 décembre 2021

A Yellow-Ground And Underglaze Blue ‘Pomegranate’ Dish, Mark And Period Of Zhengde (1506-1521)

Lot 3582. A Yellow-Ground And Underglaze Blue ‘Pomegranate’ Dish, Mark And Period Of Zhengde (1506-1521). H 33.5cm. Sold for HKD 1,560,000/USD 200,000 (Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - 1,500,000/USD 128,205 - 192,308). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited The dish is finely potted with shallow sides and the centre is painted in shades of cobalt-blue with a branch of pomegranate growing two large blooms in profile, detailed with leaves and buds on a yellow ground. The cavetto is painted with four fruiting... [Lire la suite]
12 décembre 2021

A Rare Blue And White ‘Rosette’ Moonflask, Yongle Period, 1403-1424

Lot 3581. A Rare Blue And White ‘Rosette’ Moonflask, Yongle Period (1403-1424). H 33.5cm. Sold for HKD 8,160,000/USD 1,046,154 (Estimate HKD 5,200,000 - 6,800,000/USD 666,667 - 871,795). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited The flask is modelled after a Middle Eastern metal prototype and is elegantly potted with a flattened spherical body with two domed sections. Each side is centred with a yin-yang medallion radiating an eight-pointed starburst. The foliate points are interspersed between... [Lire la suite]
12 décembre 2021

A Large Iron-Red Glazed ‘Dragon’ Bowl, Mark And Period Of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 3579. A Large Iron-Red Glazed ‘Dragon’ Bowl, Mark And Period Of Jiajing (1522-1566); D 31.3cm. H 33.5cm. Sold for HKD 1,440,000/USD 184,615 (Estimate HKD 1,200,000 - 1,800,000/USD 153,846 - 230,769). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited The large bowl is potted with the deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a flaring rim. The exterior is boldly painted in a rich dark iron-red with two large five-clawed scaly dragons in pursuit of a ‘flaming pearl’ amidst ruyi-head cloud and... [Lire la suite]
12 décembre 2021

A Large Underglaze Red ‘Peony’ Bowl, Hongwu Period, 1368-1398

Lot 3578. A Large Underglaze Red ‘Peony’ Bowl, Hongwu Period (1368-1398). D 21cm. Sold for HKD 3,120,000/USD 400,000 (Estimate HKD 1,200,000 - 1,800,000/USD 153,846 - 230,769). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited The bowl is potted with the deep rounded sides supported on a short straight foot. The interior is vividly painted in rich dark iron-red with a central medallion enclosing a leafy peony spray and an attendant bud within a double-line border surrounded by a chrysanthemum scroll on the walls,... [Lire la suite]
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12 décembre 2021

An Underglaze-Red ‘Floral’ Pear-Shaped Vase, Yuhuchunping, Hongwu Period, 1368-1398

Lot 3577. An Underglaze-Red ‘Floral’ Pear-Shaped Vase, Yuhuchunping, Hongwu Period (1368-1398). H 33.5cm. Sold for HKD 4,200,000/USD 538,462 (Estimate HKD 2,500,000 - 4,500,000/USD 320,513 - 576,923). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited This vessel is potted with the rounded sides supported on a flat base, rising to a straight rim incised with a single line border and set with an outward flaring spout above a fine coiled band of clay attached as a lug underneath. It is painted on the interior in... [Lire la suite]
12 décembre 2021

An Underglaze-Red ‘Heron’ Pouring Vessel, Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368)

Lot 3576. An Underglaze-Red ‘Heron’ Pouring Vessel, Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368). L 17.5cm. Sold for HKD 744,000/USD 95,385 (Estimate HKD 280,000 - 450,000/USD 35,897 - 57,692). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited This vessel is potted with the rounded sides supported on a flat base, rising to a straight rim incised with a single line border and set with an outward flaring spout above a fine coiled band of clay attached as a lug underneath. It is painted on the interior in vivid strokes of underglaze... [Lire la suite]
12 décembre 2021

Rachel Ruysch (The Hague 1664 - 1750 Amsterdam), Still life of a tulip and other flowers with a melon upon a ledge

Lot 13. Rachel Ruysch (The Hague 1664 - 1750 Amsterdam), Still life of a tulip and other flowers with a melon upon a ledge, signed, inscribed and dated lower right: R. Ruysch Æ 83/ 1748, oil on oak panel, 16 x 17.5 cm. 6¼ x 6⅞ in. Lot sold: 390,100 GBP (Estimate: 100,000 - 150,000 GBP). (C) 2021 Sotheby's Property from the Collection formed by the late Mr and Mrs Barge-Dreesmann. Provenance: Private European collection; With David Koetser Gallery, Zürich; ... [Lire la suite]
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