24 octobre 2020

A rare blue and white seated figure of Shoulao, Wanli period (1573-1619)

Lot 382. A rare blue and white seated figure of Shoulao, Wanli period (1573-1619); 10 ¼ in. (26.3 cm.) high, box. Estimate HKD 20,000 - HKD 30,000. Price realised HKD 6,875. © Christie's Images Limited 2020. Property from the Quek Kiok Lee Collection. Provenance: Acquired in Singapore, 8 January 1975 Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 9 October 2020

24 octobre 2020

A blue and white ‘fish’ foliate-rimmed bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 342. A blue and white ‘fish’ foliate-rimmed bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 8 in. (20.3 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000. Price realised HKD 56,250. © Christie's Images Limited 2020. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 9 October 2020  
24 octobre 2020

A blue and white ‘rooster’ gu-form vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 327. A blue and white ‘rooster’ gu-form vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 17½ in. (44.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000. Price realised HKD 75,000. © Christie's Images Limited 2020. Provenance: J.L. Fischer Foundation (according to label). Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 9 October 2020
24 octobre 2020

A blue and white ‘Mythical beast’ sleeve vase, late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th century

Lot 329. A blue and white ‘Mythical beast’ sleeve vase, late Ming-early Qing dynasty, 17th century; 16 in. (41 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 20,000 - HKD 30,000. Price realised HKD 30,000. © Christie's Images Limited 2020. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 9 October 2020  
19 octobre 2020

A blue and white miniature vase, hu, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 347. A blue and white miniature vase, hu, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 4½ in. (11.5 cm.) high. Estimate: 100,000 - HKD 150,000 HKD. Lot sold 275,000 HKD. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The small vase in intricately painted in shades of cobalt blue to depict flower heads and scrolling leaves, below a band of crashing waves encircling the mouth and above a lappet band and classic scroll around the foot. The sides of the neck are... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2020

A large blue and white baluster jar, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1572. A large blue and white baluster jar, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 16 3/8 and 16 ¾ in. (41.5 and 42.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 30,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The jar is decorated in vibrant shades of underglaze blue with a continuous hunting scene in a riverscape. Provenance: Private collection, England.Roger Keverne, London, 2012.The Lenora and Walter F. Brown Collection, San Antonio, Texas. Literature: Roger Keverne, Fine and Rare Chinese... [Lire la suite]

16 octobre 2020

Two copper-red and celadon-decorated carved blue and white beaker vases, Kangxi six-character marks and of the period

Lot 1572. Two copper-red and celadon-decorated carved blue and white beaker vases, Kangxi six-character marks in underglaze blue within double circles and of the period (1662-1722); 16 3/8 and 16 ¾ in. (41.5 and 42.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 30,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The neck is carved with a phoenix standing on a blue and celadon rock surrounded by peonies, the rounded mid-section is decorated with two chilong writhing amidst lingzhi, and the... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2020

A fine puce-enamelled blue and white 'Eight Immortals' bowl, seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 3613. A fine puce-enamelled blue and white 'Eight Immortals' bowl, seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 22.1 cm, 8 ⅝ in. Estimate: 120,000 - 150,000 HKD. Lot sold 151,200 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. well-potted with rounded sides resting on a tapered foot, the exterior painted in underglaze blue with the Eight Immortals carrying their various attributes, riding on various sea creatures or plants, journeying across a ground of cresting waves in puce enamel, all above a key-fret... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2020

An unusual blue and white cup, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 3606. An unusual blue and white cup, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 8.8 cm, 3 ⅜ in. Estimate: 150,000 - 200,000 HKD. Lot sold 201,600 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of painted around the exterior above the base with a band of trefoil-shaped sprigs formed from interlinked stems, all above a single line border encircling the top of the foot, the base inscribed with a six-character mark within a double circle. Provenance: Sotheby’s Hong Kong, 17th/18th May 1988, lot 189. Note:... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2020

A rare blue and white hexagonal vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3606. A rare blue and white hexagonal vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 44.5 cm, 17 ½ in. Estimate: 1,200,000 - 1,800,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,512,000HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of hexagonal section, superbly painted in vibrant tones of cobalt blue enhanced by simulated ‘heaping and piling’, decorated around the sides with alternating fruiting and floral sprays issuing pomegranate, peach, peony, chrysanthemum, lychee and lotus growing amidst slender leafy branches, all... [Lire la suite]