31 mai 2016

A rare blue and white 'immortals' bowl, Jiajing six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1522-1566)

Lot 3319. A rare blue and white 'immortals' bowl, Jiajing six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1522-1566). Estimate HK$90,000 – HK$150,000 ($11,640 - $19,401). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The bell-shaped bowl is finely painted on the exterior with a continuous scene depicting an immortal within a pavilion while approached by his attendant carrying a qin, enveloped by billowing clouds against rocky outcrops rising out of cresting waves, all below a band of demi-florettes at the... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2016

A very rare large blue and white 'dragon' basin, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue in a line and of the period

Lot 3318. A very rare large blue and white 'dragon' basin, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue in a line and of the period (1522-1566). Estimate HK$500,000 – HK$800,000 ($64,669 - $103,470). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The basin is sturdily potted with deep walls flaring slightly towards the galleried rim, painted in deep tones of blue on the exterior with two striding five-clawed dragons amidst scrolling lotus. The interior is covered with a clear glaze. The base is unglazed. 20 5/8 in. (52.3 cm.)... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2016

A small blue and white ewer and cover, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 3312. A small blue and white ewer and cover, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Estimate HK$150,000 – HK$200,000 ($19,401 - $25,867). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The body is potted with six vertical lobes that rises to just below the base of the shoulder and decorated with a band of floral scroll above keyfret, the top edge of the shoulder with a raised plain band below a tall neck with upright leaves and lipped mouth rim, all flanked by an arched strap handle surmounted by a small loop and a slender curved spout.... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2016

A Jian ‘hare’s fur’ tea bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 3133. A Jian ‘hare’s fur’ tea bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate HK$200,000 – HK$400,000 ($25,867 - $51,735). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The bowl is potted with deep sides rising to a slightly everted finger-grooved rim, covered inside and out with a lustrous black glaze finely streaked with russet 'hare's fur' markings that stops irregularly above the foot exposing the chocolate-brown body. The mouth rim is mounted with metal. 4 3/4 in. (12 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box Provenance: A... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2016

The Cunliffe Jian Bowl. A superb ‘silver hare’s fur’ Jian tea bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 3132. The Cunliffe Jian Bowl. A superb ‘silver hare’s fur’ Jian tea bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate HK$2,000,000 – HK$3,000,000 ($258,674 - $388,011). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The tea bowl is well potted with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot rim rising to a finger-grooved rim. It is mounted with a silver rim, covered with a thick black glaze finely streaked with iridescent ‘silver hare’s fur’ markings, stopping irregularly above the foot exposing the dark brown body. The... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2016

A very rare Qingbai seated figure of Guanyin, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 3131. A very rare Qingbai seated figure of Guanyin, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate HK$400,000 - HK$600,000 ($51,735 - $77,602). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The smiling figure is shown seated with one leg pendent on a rock base, wearing loosely draped robes falling open in front to expose his chest. His left hand is holding a flower pot and the left hand holding a flower head. The base is covered with a glaze of pale blue tone, except for the figure which is reserved in the... [Lire la suite]

31 mai 2016

An oval jadeite cabochon and diamond ring

Lot 2006. An oval jadeite cabochon and diamond ring. Estimate HK$2,500,000 - HK$3,500,000 ($320,000-440,000). Price Realized HK$3,160,000 ($408,705). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Set with an oval jadeite cabochon, flanked by trapeze-shaped diamonds, to the circular-cut diamond gallery and shoulders, mounted in gold, cabochon approximately 21.4 x 17.1 x 5.8 mm, ring size 7½Accompanied by report no. KJ92761 dated 12 April 2016 from Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory stating that the cabochon is natural... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2016

A thick curved rectangular jadeite plaque and diamond ring

Lot 2040. A thick curved rectangular jadeite plaque and diamond ring. Estimate HK$2,800,000 - HK$3,800,000 ($350,000-480,000). Price Realized HK$3,880,000 ($501,828). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Set with a thick curved rectangular jadeite plaque, within a circular-cut diamond surround, extending to the half-hoop, mounted in gold, plaque approximately 22.8 x 11.8 x 4.9 mm, ring size 6 Accompanied by report no. KJ92751 dated 12 April 2016 from Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory stating that the plaque is... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2016

A carved jadeite peapod and diamond necklace

Lot 2009. A carved jadeite peapod and diamond necklace. Estimate HK$3,000,000 - HK$5,000,000 ($380,000-650,000). Price Realized HK$4,840,000 ($625,991). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Suspending a carved jadeite peapod, surmounted by a pear-shaped diamond, to the fine neckchain, peapod approximately 42.3 x 20.2 x 8.8 mm, neckchain 50.0 cm  Accompanied by report no. KJ92748 dated 12 April 2016 from Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory stating that the peapod is natural jadeite and no polymer is detected ... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2016

A charming pair of carved jadeite peapod, diamond and cabochon ruby ear pendants

Lot 2010. A charming pair of carved jadeite peapod, diamond and cabochon ruby ear pendants. Estimate HK$3,800,000 - HK$5,800,000 ($480,000-750,000). Price Realized HK$4,060,000 ($525,108). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Each set with a carved jadeite peapod, to the pear-shaped diamond surmount with a cabochon ruby link, mounted in gold, largest peapod approximately 36.0 x 13.6 x 5.9 mm, ear pendants 4.2 cm Accompanied by reports nos. KJ92546 and KJ92547 dated 17 March 2016 from Hong Kong Jade & Stone... [Lire la suite]
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