07 avril 2020

A mallow-shape zitan box and cover, Qing Dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3333. A mallow-shape zitan box and cover, Qing Dynasty, 18th century; 9.2 cm., 3 5/8 in.. Estimate 250,000 — 350,000 HKD. Lot Sold 500,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of hexalobed shape carved with low-relief lines forming petals radiating out from a central medallion, the sides with lines forming stylised petals, the base of the box carved in intaglio with an excerpt of a poem written by Emperor Xiaozong of the Southern Song (r. 1163-1189), followed by an apocryphal date... [Lire la suite]
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07 avril 2020

A zitan melon-leaf-shape tray, Qing Dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3329. A zitan melon-leaf-shape tray, Qing Dynasty, 18th century; 36 cm., 14 1/4 in. Estimate 120,000 — 180,000 HKD. Lot Sold 200,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. naturalistically carved, made from several smaller pieces of wood and originally covered in lacquer, the large central furled-edge leaf with insect holes set with smaller attendant cup-shaped pods along the side, the reticulated stem attached to a smaller leaf, the underside similarly carved with two branches exposed, the wood of... [Lire la suite]
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07 avril 2020

A carved zitan square box and cover, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 3313. A carved zitan square box and cover, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 23 cm, 9 in. Estimate 300,000 -- 400,000 HKD. Lot Sold 350,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of square section with the top panel of the cover finely carved with a scholar and attendant waiting on a terrace for another scholar arriving on a donkey followed by his attendant, framed in a key-fret border, the sides decorated with quatrefoil panels enclosing deer, all reserved on a wan-diaper... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2020

A hardstone embellished zitan box and cover, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century

Lot 3311. A hardstone embellished zitan box and cover, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century; 26.3 x 15.6 cm., 10 1/4 x 6 1/4 in. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD. Lot Sold 680,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of rectangular form, the cover colourfully inlaid with a gnarled branch of prunus, bamboo, butterflies, rocks and lingzhi, the stones including mother-of-pearl, lapis lazuli, coral, soapstone and malachite, the interior fitted with shallow tray, the wood of deep brown tone. ... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2020

A kingfisher feather and hardstone screen, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 3301. A kingfisher feather and hardstone screen, Qing dynasty, 19th century; overall 107 by 64 by 29 cm., 42 by 25 1/4 by 11 1/2 in. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD. Lot Sold 884,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. composed with a pair of long-tailed pheasants perched upon a green rock, accompanied by two other smaller birds and a flying bat, beneath a tree bearing peaches and pomegranates, with peonies, roses and chrysanthemums growing on the ground, the flower petals made of... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2020

A finely carved imperial lapis lazuli hawk, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 3293. A finely carved imperial lapis lazuli hawk, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 4.8 cm., 1 7/8 in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot Sold 50,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the transparent golden stone carved in circular form, the flat top of the rounded cover shallowly incised with a shou medallion picked out in gilt, the base of similar shape, the slightly recessed base incised with a four-character reign mark picked out in gilt. Sotheby's. Fine... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2020

A small yellow rock crystal box and cover, mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3292. A small yellow rock crystal box and cover, mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 4.8 cm., 1 7/8 in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot Sold 50,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the transparent golden stone carved in circular form, the flat top of the rounded cover shallowly incised with a shou medallion picked out in gilt, the base of similar shape, the slightly recessed base incised with a four-character reign mark picked out in gilt. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2020

A tourmaline court necklace, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3246. A tourmaline court necklace, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 152 cm., 59 3/4 in. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,220,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. consisting of a strand of 108 pink tourmaline beads divided by four large jadeite fotou ('Buddha Heads'), the fotou at the back flanked with tiny coral beads and seed pearls, originally attached to an oval plaque inset with a large red spinel cabochon encircled by kingfisher... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2020

A rock crystal vase and cover, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century

Lot 3233. A rock crystal vase and cover, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD. Lot Sold 560,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the hexagonal-sectioned body supported on a pronounced foot, gently curving at the shoulders to a flared neck, flanked by four animal-mask handles, each suspending a loose ring, the hexagonal cover surmounted by a finial of conforming shape. Provenance: Estate of Dorothy H. Guider.Sotheby's New York, 26th November... [Lire la suite]
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31 mars 2020

Lark Mason Associates announces online bidding for 2 Asian art sales

An 18th century Chinese export porcelain Hong Kong Bowl. Estimate: $15,000-25,000. Courtesy Lark Mason Associates NEW YORK, NY.- Lark Mason Associates will present two major Asian art sales: Chinese Export Porcelain and Works of Art from an American Collector– will open for bidding on www.igavelauctions.com on March 31-April 21st,, with the second one– Asian, Ancient, Ethnographic Works of Art- commencing on April 2-23rd.With over 1,000 lots, these two sales will a wide array of decorative Asian works of... [Lire la suite]
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