27 novembre 2019

A famille rose ruby-back ‘figural’ dish, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 3083. A famille rose ruby-back ‘figural’ dish, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 9 5/8 in. (24.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 400,000. Price realised HKD 375,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019  The dish is decorated to the centre of the interior with a lady reclining on a day bed, beside three boys at play and surrounded by large jars and a pedestal table supporting a vase of flowers. The everted rim is painted with floral sprays and the exterior is covered with ruby enamel. ... [Lire la suite]

26 novembre 2019

Emperor Yongzheng (Reigned 1723-1735), Poem in running cursive script calligraphy

Lot 607. Emperor Yongzheng (Reigned 1723-1735), Poem in running cursive script calligraphy. Scroll, mounted and framed, ink on silk, 155 x 66.7 cm. (61 x 26 1/4 in.). Three seals of the artist: Wei Jun Lan, Zhao Qian Xi Ti, Yong Zheng Chen Han. Dated wushen year of the Yongzheng era (1728). Stated to be written after viewing a waterfall. Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000. Price realised HKD 164,500. © Christie's Image Ltd Christie's. IMPORTANT CHINESE ART,... [Lire la suite]
26 novembre 2019

Emperor Yongzheng (Reigned 1723-1735), Poem in running cursive script calligraphy

Lot 602. Emperor Yongzheng (Reigned 1723-1735), Poem in running cursive script calligraphy. Scroll, mounted and framed, ink on satin, 122 x 43.8 cm. (48 x 17 in.). Signed: Yong Wang. Three seals of the artist: Yu Ci Lang Yin Ge Bao, He Shi Yong Qing Wang Shang, Qian Zhai. Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 60,000. Price realised HKD 141,000. © Christie's Image Ltd Christie's. IMPORTANT CHINESE ART, Hong Kong, 30 October 2001
26 novembre 2019

Emperor Kangxi (Reigned 1662-1722), Poem in running cursive script calligraphy after Mi Fu

Lot 601. Emperor Kangxi (Reigned 1662-1722), Poem in running cursive script calligraphy after Mi Fu. Scroll, mounted and framed, ink on silk, 168 x 47 cm. (66 1/8 x 18 1/2 in.). Three seals of the artist: Yuan Jian Zhai, Kang Xi Chen Han, Ci Ji Qing Yan. One collector's seal: Chen Heng Yong Ao Cang Yin. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 120,000. Price realised HKD 646,250. © Christie's Image Ltd Note: Mounted with Qing imperial yellow ground wax paper with the characters Yu... [Lire la suite]
17 octobre 2019

A Red and Green-Enamelled ‘Floral and Stone’ Box and Cover, Jiajing Period, 1522-1566

Lot 3413. A Red and Green-Enamelled ‘Floral and Stone’ Box and Cover, Jiajing Period, 1522-1566. D 20.5cm. Estimate: 300,000-500,000 HKD (USD 38,236 - 63,727). Sold Price: 531,000 HKD (USD 67,678). © Poly Auction Hong Kong The domed cover is well painted with a slightly raised central panel freely painted in pale green enamel within black outlines, iron-red, and touches of yellow, with a jagged rock flanked by foliate sprays of lotus and camellia on one side, peony and chrysanthemum on the... [Lire la suite]
17 octobre 2019

The Cleveland Museum of Art Announces Stellar Group of New Acquisitions

Recent acquisitions by the Cleveland Museum of Art include a monumental 18th-century Chinese landscape painting; a 16th-century Mannerist painting by Maso da San Friano; 38 photographs of the Indian Rebellion; a selection of works on paper by influential Latin American artists; and a contemporary sculpture by celebrated artist Simone Leigh. Eighteenth-century landscape painting among the largest ever produced by Yuan studios  Cantilevered Road to Shu, 1743. Yuan Yao (active mid-1700s). Qing dynasty (1644–1912),... [Lire la suite]

12 octobre 2019

A fine yellow-ground green-enamelled ‘dragon’ bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-

Lot 169. A fine yellow-ground green-enamelled ‘dragon’ bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 3 7/8 in. (9.9 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000. Price realised HKD 87,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The exterior is finely incised and enamelled green with two striding five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls amidst fire and cloud scrolls between ruyi lappets around the base and an undulating scroll around the rim, the interior... [Lire la suite]
10 octobre 2019

A fine doucai 'dragon' dish, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3602. A fine doucai 'dragon' dish, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 17.1 cm, 6 3/4  in. Estimate 1,200,000 — 1,800,000 HKD (152,796 - 229,194 USD). Lot Sold 1,687,500 HKD (214,869 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. thinly potted with shallow rounded sides rising from a straight foot, painted in bright enamels within an underglaze-blue outline, depicting on the interior a central medallion enclosing a five-clawed dragon writhing amongst cloud scrolls, its... [Lire la suite]
08 octobre 2019

Hong Kong Presents One of America's Premier Private collections of Modern Chinese Paintings

Photo: Bonhams. HONG KONG – Bonhams has secured one of America's premier private collections of Modern Chinese paintings for sale. Comprising over 280 works in total, The Reverend Richard Fabian Collection of Chinese Paintings spans from the Kangxi and Qianlong period to the 1980's, encompassing every major school with examples by such masters as Ren Yi, Xugu, Wu Changshuo, Qi Baishi, Huang Binhong, Xu Beihong, Zhang Daqian, Fu Baoshi, and Li Keran, among others. A select group of 38 works will debut at Bonhams Hong Kong on 9... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2019

A pair of green and aubergine-enameled yellow-ground 'dragon' dishes, Kangxi marks and period (1662-1722)

Lot 616. A pair of green and aubergine-enameled yellow-ground 'dragon' dishes, Kangxi marks and period (1662-1722). Diameter 5 1/4  in., 13.2 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot sold 20,000 USD. © Sotheby's delicately potted, each with rounded sides rising from a short foot, incised to the center with two confronting dragons contesting a 'flaming pearl' amid fiery cloud scrolls, the exterior with four double clusters of grapes, the base with a six-character mark in aubergine... [Lire la suite]