11 avril 2018

An imitation realgar glass wine cup, Qianlong incised four-character mark within double squares and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2312. An imitation realgar glass wine cup, Qianlong incised four-character mark within double squares and of the period (1736-1795); 2 3/8 in. (6.1 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price realised HKD 687,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The cup is formed with deep sides rising from a slightly countersunk base. The material is of bright opaque orange tone with faint mottling and swirls, box.  Christie's. Imperial Sale, Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]

11 avril 2018

An opaque turquoise glass tripod censer, Qianlong incised four-character mark within double squares and of the period (1736-1795

Lot 2310. An opaque turquoise glass tripod censer, Qianlong incised four-character mark within double squares and of the period (1736-1795); 4 3/8 in. (11.2 cm.) across. Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000. Price realised HKD 750,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The compressed body is raised on three truncated conical supports, with a pair of handles rising in curved loops from the rim. The glass is of a rich turquoise tone with purplish and greenish swirls and areas of darkening. ... [Lire la suite]
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11 avril 2018

A rare carved ruby-red glass circular box and cover, Qianlong period (1736-1795) 

Lot 2139. A rare carved ruby-red glass circular box and cover, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 180,000 - HKD 250,000. Price realised HKD 187,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The gently rounded cover is superbly carved in varying levels of relief with a sinuous kuidragon opposite a phoenix, their bodies composed of bifurcating lingzhi scroll encircling the sides of the cover. The exterior of the box is similarly carved with a pair of... [Lire la suite]
04 avril 2018

An extremely rare inscribed turquoise-ground cinnabar-red overlay glass 'Autumn' brushpot, Mark and period of Qianlong

Lot 3431. An extremely rare inscribed turquoise-ground cinnabar-red overlay glass 'Autumn' brushpot, Mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 11.7 cm, 4 5/8  in. Estimate 4,000,000 — 6,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 4,920,000 HKD (626,857 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's 2018.  of cylindrical form, skilfully carved through the red overlay to the turquoise ground with a continuous scene depicting a butterfly fluttering amidst luxuriant floral buds and blooms, some... [Lire la suite]
04 avril 2018

A turquoise glass vase, Mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3642. A turquoise glass vase, Mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 24.3 cm, 9 1/2  in. Estimate 180,000 — 250,000 HKD. Lot Sold 675,000 HKD (86,002 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's 2018.  with an ovoid body rising to a broad rounded shoulder and surmounted by a tapering tall tubular neck, the countersunk base incised with a four-character reign mark within a double square. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 03 Apr 2018.
04 avril 2018

A rare pair of pink Beijing glass bowls, marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3618. A rare pair of pink Beijing glass bowls, marks and period of Yongzheng; 16.2 cm, 6 3/8  in. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 HKD. Lot Sold 875,000 HKD (111,484 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's 2018.  each with deep rounded sides rising from a splayed foot to a lipped rim, the base with a four-character wheel-cut mark within a square border, the glass of an even rich rose-pink colour, wood stands. Provenance: P.C. Lu & Sons Ltd, Hong Kong, 1989. ... [Lire la suite]

22 mars 2018

A pair of transparent green octagonal bottle vases, Daoguang incised four-character marks within squares and of the period

Lot 2153. A pair of transparent green octagonal bottle vases, Daoguang incised four-character marks within squares and of the period (1821-1850); 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 250,000 - HKD 350,000. Price realised HKD 312,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012  Each vase is faceted into eight sides, supported on a straight foot and rising to a long neck of conforming shape. The material is of a transparent emerald-green tone (2).  Property from the Collection... [Lire la suite]
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22 mars 2018

A finely carved white glass 'Lotus' box and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th century 

Lot 2148. A finely carved white glass 'Lotus' box and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 2 13/16 in. (7.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 180,000 - HKD 220,000. Price realised HKD 325,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012  The circular cover is carved with a quatrefoil cartouche enclosing lotus seeds in the middle surrounded by lotus petals extending to the rounded sides of the box. The base of the box is inscribed with a Qianlong six-character mark. The material is of a semi-translucent... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2018

A clair-de-lune glass jar, Yongzheng incised four-character mark within double-squares and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2157. A clair-de-lune glass jar, Yongzheng incised four-character mark within double-squares and of the period (1723-1735); 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 437,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The circular jar is supported on a splayed foot rising to a short waisted neck and lipped rim. The material is of an even pale bluish-white tone. Provenance: A distinguished South African Collection, acquired in London in the... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2018

A rare pair of ruby-red-overlay snowflake glass bottle vases, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 2134. A rare pair of ruby-red-overlay snowflake glass bottle vases, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 10 in. (25.4 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 250,000 - HKD 350,000. Price realised HKD 500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 Each globular body is finely carved through the ruby-red overlay to the snowflake ground with a scene of Liu Hai teasing a three-legged toad with a string of cash in the far distance, and in the near distance Shoulao is standing on a mountain path followed by his attendant.... [Lire la suite]