08 avril 2020

A bamboo-veneer lotus box and cover, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century

Lot 3315. A bamboo-veneer lotus box and cover, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century; 10.5 cm., 4 1/8 in. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 HKD. Lot Sold 212,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. carved as a cross-section of a lotus flower with low-relief flowers, veined and insect-eaten leaves, all beneath a russet-coloured skin, the box of conforming shape. Provenance: Collection of Dr. Ip Yee.Sotheby's Hong Kong, 19th November 1984, lot 880. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong... [Lire la suite]

08 avril 2020

An extremely rare large turquoise-inlaid bamboo-veneer box and cover Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 3329. An extremely rare large turquoise-inlaid bamboo-veneer box and cover Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 45 cm., 17 3/4 in. Estimate 800,000 — 1,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 860,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the cover with a central medallion intricately carved with scholars and attendants in a landscape setting, the figures inlaid in turquoise, all within tiered radiating panels of lotus meander, each panel centred with a turquoise blossom, the box similarly decorated, the... [Lire la suite]
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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