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]
02 octobre 2019

Commemorating the 120th Birthday Anniversary of Zhang Daqian, Sotheby’s Presents 'Zhang Daqian: The Master'

Zhang Daqian (1899-1983), Pink Lotus on Gold Screen, Splashed Ink and Colour on Gold Screen, 1965, 158 × 70 cm.  Hong Kong - In celebration of the 120th anniversary of Zhang Daqian’s birthday, Sotheby’s will present a large-scale solo exhibition, Zhang Daqian: The Master, from 12 October to 9 November, at Sotheby’s Hong Kong Gallery. Co-organised by Xi Zhi Tang Gallery, the exhibition will feature nearly 60 paintings sourced from the artist’s family and private collectors around the world. This exhibition will encompass... [Lire la suite]
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25 septembre 2019

A polychrome stucco fresco fragment, Yuan-Ming dynasty

Lot 816. A polychrome stucco fresco fragment, Yuan-Ming dynasty. 30 5/8  by 17 7/8  in., 77.5 by 45.5 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Lot sold 37,500  USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. painted with a celestial maiden dancing amidst cloud swirls, swaying with head tilted back, one arm gracefully arced and the other extended, adorned in loose robes and billowing sashes that flutter with the movement, the fleshy rounded face with a serene expression, the hair elaborately... [Lire la suite]

17 septembre 2019

Zhang Daqian (Chang Dai-chien) 1899-1983, Ode to the Red Cliff after Kuncan

Lot 1035. Zhang Daqian (Chang Dai-chien) 1899-1983, Ode to the Red Cliff after Kuncan, with two seals of the artist, zhang yuan, shu ke, signed Yuan, inscribed with a poem, with two seals of the artist, ding wei, da qian wei yin da nian. With two other seals of the artist, ji hai ji si wu yin xin you, da qian hao fa, ink and color on silk, framed, 56.5 by 93.3 cm. 22 1/4  by 36 3/4  in. Estimate 280,000 — 380,000 USD. Lot sold 400,000 USD.... [Lire la suite]
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17 septembre 2019

Sotheby's Asia Week auctions achieve $37.4 million in New York, up 10% over 2018

  NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s bi-annual Asia Week sale series in New York concluded this weekend, with 900+ works sold for a total of $37.4 million – exceeding the series’ high estimate of $33.7 million. Comprising works across seven auctions and spanning 4,000 years of history, Asia Week was highlighted by an exceptional selection of Chinese Art originally gifted from Florence and Herbert Irving to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and a magnificent handscroll in cursive script by Zhu Yunming, which achieved $1.6 million... [Lire la suite]
14 septembre 2019

A famille-verte 'Immortals' rouleau vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 905. A famille-verte 'Immortals' rouleau vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 17  3/8  in., 44.1 cm. Estimate 25,000 — 35,000 USD. Lot sold 100,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the cylindrical body set over a low straight foot and rising to a constricted neck and galleried rim, the body painted in bright enamels and gilt with Liu Hai lunging and holding a three-legged toad emitting a stream of vapor from its mouth, beside him one of the Hehe Erxian dancing and... [Lire la suite]
14 septembre 2019

A rare famille-verte biscuit 'landscape' rouleau vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 898. A rare famille-verte biscuit 'landscape' rouleau vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 16 1/2  in., 42 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Lot sold 212,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. well-painted and enameled in shades of green, blue and aubergine with a continuous scene of scholars in an idyllic mountainous landscape, some seated in their studios, one on horseback on a grassy bank, a pair conversing on a hill, the sky and water left in the biscuit, the shoulder with... [Lire la suite]