20 mai 2022

A flambé-glazed vase, hu, Seal mark and period of Qianlong

Lot 3649. A flambé-glazed vase, hu, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 30 cm. Lot sold 756,000 HKD (Estimate : 600,000 - 800,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art including Jades from the De An Tang Collection and Gardens of Pleasure – Erotic Art from the Bertholet Collection, Hong Kong, 29 April 2022

20 mai 2022

A blue and white 'bajixiang' ogee dish, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3648. A blue and white 'bajixiang' ogee dish, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 22.7 cm. Lot sold 604,800 HKD (Estimate : 200,000 - 300,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Collection of Erik Akerlund (1871-1952), well-known Swedish dentist and art collector, by repute. Christie's Hong Kong, 30th May 2012, lot 4176. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art including Jades from the De An Tang Collection and Gardens of Pleasure – Erotic Art from the Bertholet... [Lire la suite]
20 mai 2022

A famille-rose 'lotus' stemcup, Seal mark and period of Qianlong

Lot 3645. A famille-rose 'lotus' stemcup, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); d. 9.5 cm; h. 7.4 cm. Lot sold 882,000 HKD (Estimate : 600,000 - 800,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Millon & Associes Paris, 4th December 2012, lot 31. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art including Jades from the De An Tang Collection and Gardens of Pleasure – Erotic Art from the Bertholet Collection, Hong Kong, 29 April 2022
20 mai 2022

A fine guan-type vase, fanghu, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3640. A fine guan-type vase, fanghu, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 14.5 cm. Lot sold 693,000 HKD (Estimate : 350,000 - 450,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 8th October 2008, lot 2508. Sotheby's Hong Kong, 5th April 2017, lot 3671 Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art including Jades from the De An Tang Collection and Gardens of Pleasure – Erotic Art from the Bertholet Collection, Hong Kong, 29 April 2022
20 mai 2022

A carved cinnabar lacquer 'Shoulao and Xiwangmu' box and cover, Mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3643. A carved cinnabar lacquer 'Shoulao and Xiwangmu' box and cover, Mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 28.8 cm. Lot sold 504,000 HKD (Estimate : 400,000 - 600,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 the interior of the cover gilt-incised with Yaochi baohe ('precious box of the Jasper Pool'). Provenance: Collection of Mary Ritchie Bennett Fox, New Jersey, gifted in 1900 by Charles Boone, United States Navy, and thence by direct descent. Note: Compare a similar box and... [Lire la suite]
20 mai 2022

Christie's announces highlights included in the 20th/21st Century Milan Online Sales

Lucio Fontana, Concetto spaziale, (Attesa), 1964. Estimate: €800,000-1,200,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2022. MILAN.- Christie’s presents two Milan based online sales, 20th/21st Century: Milan Online Sale Part I and 20th/21st Century: Milan Online Sale Part II, focused on the work of Italian and international post-war and contemporary artists and offering paintings, works on paper, sculptures, and photographs.The auctions include works by Enrico Castellani, Piero Dorazio, Lucio Fontana, Jannis Kounellis, Christo,... [Lire la suite]

20 mai 2022

A powder-blue-ground reserve-decorated 'floral 'bowl, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3643. A powder-blue-ground reserve-decorated 'floral 'bowl, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 19.8 cm. Lot sold 756,000 HKD (Estimate : 600,000 - 800,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Peter Boode, London. Note: This striking bowl is decorated with the rarely used technique of blowing cobalt-blue through a gauze-covered tube onto a porcelain surface applied with stencils to create a white reserve design. Another bowl of this pattern in the Tsui Museum of Art, Hong... [Lire la suite]
20 mai 2022

A fine doucai 'anbaxian' bowl, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3642. A fine doucai 'anbaxian' bowl, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 13.4 cm. Lot sold 1,260,000 HKD (Estimate : 400,000 - 600,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Collection of the Barksdale Bernard family, Petersburgh, Virginia. Note: The present bowl is remarkable for its dynamic and detailed rendering of the anbaxian (Eight Secret Emblems), with flattering ribbons painted in two different colours. A closely related bowl is illustrated in The Tsui Museum of... [Lire la suite]
20 mai 2022

A fine pair of copper-red decorated 'three fish' dishes, Marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3641. A fine pair of copper-red decorated 'three fish' dishes, Marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 15 cm. Lot sold 693,000 HKD (Estimate : 450,000 - 550,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Christie's Hong Kong, 30th November 2011, lot 2949. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art including Jades from the De An Tang Collection and Gardens of Pleasure – Erotic Art from the Bertholet Collection, Hong Kong, 29 April 2022
20 mai 2022

An eel-skin-glazed three-handled meiping, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3614. An eel-skin-glazed three-handled meiping, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 28.2 cm. Lot sold 1,260,000 HKD (Estimate : 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Note: The present vase is particularly notable for its lustrous and deep mottled green glaze, which has been achieved through the precipitation of yellow crystal that stands out against the dark green background. Successfully fired vessels have many stipples that make the glaze appear especially... [Lire la suite]