09 octobre 2019

A large inscribed Zhangzhou crackle-glazed figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty, Wanli period, dated 1615

Lot 3011. A large inscribed Zhangzhou crackle-glazed figure of Guanyin, Ming dynasty, Wanli period, dated 1615; 46.5 cm, 18 1/4  in. Estimate 450,000 — 550,000 HKD (57,299 - 70,032 USD). Lot Sold 1,625,000 HKD (206,911 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the deity modelled seated with one leg raised supporting the right hand holding a scroll, the left arm lowered by the side resting on a lotus bud, clad in a long robe falling into voluminous folds and opening at the... [Lire la suite]
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01 octobre 2019

An unusual celadon-glazed and biscuit shrine of Guanyin, early Ming dynasty

Lot 1766. An unusual celadon-glazed and biscuit shrine of Guanyin, early Ming dynasty. Height 9 7/8  in., 25 cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Lot Sold 37,500 USD. © Sotheby's. Provenance: Sotheby's London, 16th November 1999, lot 65. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art Featuring Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift, New York, 14 Sep 2019
01 octobre 2019

A painted pottery standing figure of a court lady, Tang dynasty, 7th - early 8th century

Lot 1372. A painted pottery standing figure of a court lady, Tang dynasty, 7th - early 8th century. Height 14 1/2  in., 36.8 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 USD. Lot Sold 37,500 USD. © Sotheby's. Provenance: Collection of Miss Claudette Colbert, Los Angeles.Galaxie Art & Gift Co. (B. K. Wong), Hong Kong, 13th October 1987.Collection of Florence and Herbert Irving, no. 781. Exhibited: The Arts of the T'ang Dynasty: A Loan Exhibition Organized by the Los Angeles... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2019

An Yixing 'prunus' teapot and cover, signed Yun Lin, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1206. An Yixing 'prunus' teapot and cover, signed Yun Lin, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 6 in., 15.2 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot Sold 43,750 USD. © Sotheby's. Provenance: Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 24Y. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art Featuring Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift, New York, 14 Sep 2019
01 octobre 2019

An Yixing 'Heavenly bird' teapot and cover, signed Chen Zhongmei, Qing dynasty

Lot 1208. An Yixing 'Heavenly bird' teapot and cover, signed Chen Zhongmei, Qing dynasty. Length 6 1/4  in., 15.9 cm. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot Sold 81,250 USD. © Sotheby's. stand (3). Provenance: Jean-Pierre Dubosc, Muzzano, 22nd July 1986.Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 28Y. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art Featuring Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art - The Florence and Herbert Irving... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2019

An Yixing compressed teapot and cover, signed Mei Ruchuan, Qing dynasty

Lot 1205. An Yixing compressed teapot and cover, signed Mei Ruchuan, Qing dynasty. Length 6 3/8  in., 16.2 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot Sold 150,000 USD. © Sotheby's. the base with a signed inscription, dated to the first year of Hongguang, corresponding to 1645 (2). Provenance: Jean-Pierre Dubosc, Kamakura, 28th April 1986.Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 25Y. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby’s: Asian Art... [Lire la suite]

30 septembre 2019

A small purple-glazed bottle vase and a Fahua ‘dragon’ bottle vase, 16th-18th century

Lot 34. A small purple-glazed bottle vase and a Fahua ‘dragon’ bottle vase, 16th-18th century. Larger: 9 in. (23.1 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000 (USD 3,846 - USD 6,411). Price realised HKD 30,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 Property from the the Quek Kiok Lee Collection.  Provenance: Bottle vase: The Helen D. Ling Collection‘Dragon’ vase: Acquired in Indonesia. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including the Quek Kiok Lee Collection, Hong... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2019

A Fahua ‘lotus pond’ vase, meiping, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

Lot 75. A Fahua ‘lotus pond’ vase, meiping, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century; 10 7/8 in. (27.8 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 150,000 (USD 10,257 - USD 19,232). Price realised HKD 93,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 Property from the the Quek Kiok Lee Collection.  Provenance: Acquired in 26 February 1969. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including the Quek Kiok Lee Collection, Hong Kong, 9 October 2019
30 septembre 2019

A carved Longquan celadon barrel-form garden stool, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 239. A carved Longquan celadon barrel-form garden stool, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 15 ¼ in. (38.8 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000 (USD 3,846 - USD 6,411). Price realised HKD 47,500. Price realised HKD 47,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 Property from the Collection of Ronald W. Longsdorf.  Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including the Quek Kiok Lee Collection, Hong Kong, 9 October 2019
30 septembre 2019

A large incised and moulded Longquan celadon ‘floral’ barbed-rim dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 238. A large incised and moulded Longquan celadon ‘floral’ barbed-rim dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 13 5/8 in. (34.7 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 100,000 (USD 10,257 - USD 12,822). Unsold. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 box. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including the Quek Kiok Lee Collection, Hong Kong, 9 October 2019