31 décembre 2020

A carved black stone 'Buddhist lions' seal ,Qing dynasty, dated 1863

  Lot 1034. A carved black stone 'Buddhist lions' seal ,Qing dynasty, dated 1863; h. 9.6 cm. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 HKD. Lot sold: 11,340 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Property from the collection of Cheng Huan. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020

30 décembre 2020

A rock-crystal 'chilong' brush washer, Qing dynasty

Lot 1026. A rock-crystal 'chilong' brush washer, Qing dynasty; l. 10.3 cm. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 HKD. Lot sold: 6,930 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Property from the collection of Cheng Huan. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Including Property from the Collection of Cheng Huan, Hong Kong, 18 December 2020
09 décembre 2020

A large zitan table cabinet, guanpixiang, Mid Qing Dynasty

Lot 136. A large zitan table cabinet, guanpixiang, Mid Qing Dynasty; 20.5cm (8 1/8in) long. Estimate HK$ 200,000-300,000. Sold for HK$ 277,500 (€ 29,554). Photo: Bonhams. Of rectangular form embellished with metal mounts at the corners, the hinged flat-top cover opening to reveal a separate upper compartment, above a pair of well-figured doors concealing four short and one long drawers, the cover set with a chain to hold the lid in place when open, applied across the front cover and doors with a circular... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2020

A rare zitan inlaid 'flowers and bird' brushpot, bitong, 17th century

Lot 138. A rare zitan inlaid 'flowers and bird' brushpot, bitong, 17th century; 12.8cm (5in) high. Estimate HK$ 350,000-450,000. Sold for HK$ 602,500 (€ 64,414). Photo: Bonhams. Of cylindrical form, the body finely carved, inlaid and lacquered with details depicting a long-tailed crested bird perched on a leafy prunus branch bearing mother-of-pearl-inlaid blossoms issuing from the rim, the reverse with further branches and blossoms surrounding rockwork outlined by gold wire, all below a band of key-fret... [Lire la suite]
18 octobre 2020

A black jade 'Turtle' seal, Six Dynasties (220–589)

Lot 81. A black jade 'Turtle' seal, Six Dynasties (220–589); h. 3 cm, 1 ⅛ in. Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 HKD. Lot sold 69,300 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the opaque jet-black square seal carved in high relief with a turtle, the area between the turtle's legs hollowed out, the seal face left uncarved.   Property from the Hei-Chi Collection. Literature: Jiang Tao and Liu Yunhui, Jades from the Hei-Chi Collection, Beijing, 2006, p. 132 bottom. Sotheby's. Monochrome... [Lire la suite]
14 octobre 2020

A gilt-bronze rectangular seal with deer-form finial, 17th-18th century

Lot 924. A gilt-bronze rectangular seal with deer-form finial, 17th-18th century; 3 ¼ in. (8.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 5,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The seal surmounted by a finial cast in the form of a deer with backward-turned head, the hair detailed with fine lines, the seal face with two characters reading qun ying. Provenance: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago, acquired in 1964. Literature: The Arts Club of... [Lire la suite]

19 juillet 2020

A pair of huanghuali 'weiqi' boxes and covers, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 8831. A pair of huanghuali 'weiqi' boxes and covers, Qing dynasty (1644-1911); 51⁄4 in (13.2 cm.) diam., box. Estimate: HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000 (EUR 40,920 - EUR 61,380). Price Realised: HKD 350,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020.  One box contains 151 weiqi game pieces made of slate, the other with 150 pieces made of shell. Property from from the Tanglongge Collection. Christie's. Cultivating Delight: Collecting Chinese... [Lire la suite]
19 juillet 2020

A carved bamboo ‘Flute music to enchant the phoenix’ brush pot, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 8826. A carved bamboo ‘Flute music to enchant the phoenix’ brush pot, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 63⁄8 in. (16.1 cm.) high, box. Estimate: HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000 (EUR 40,920 - EUR 61,380). Price Realised: HKD 500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020.  Property from from the Tanglongge Collection. Christie's. Cultivating Delight: Collecting Chinese Art, 1 - 15 July 2020
19 juillet 2020

An important and very rare bamboo root carving of a frog, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 8823. An important and very rare bamboo root carving of a frog, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 23⁄4 in. (7 cm.) long. Estimate: HKD 480,000 - HKD 600,000 (EUR 49,104 - EUR 61,380). Price Realised: HKD 2,125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020.  Property from from the Tanglongge Collection. Christie's. Cultivating Delight: Collecting Chinese Art, 1 - 15 July 2020
19 juillet 2020

A bamboo carving of a finger citron, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 8822. A bamboo carving of a finger citron, Qing dynasty (1644-1911); 4 1⁄4 in. (11 cm.) long, box. Estimate: HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000 (EUR 3,069 - EUR 5,115). Price Realised: HKD 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020.  Property from from the Tanglongge Collection. Christie's. Cultivating Delight: Collecting Chinese Art, 1 - 15 July 2020