31 mai 2020

Three archaic jade blades, Shang dynasty (c. 1600 BC–c. 1046 BC)

Lot 5033. Three archaic jade blades, Shang dynasty (c. 1600 BC–c. 1046 BC); 8.3 to 14 cm, 3 1/4  to 5 1/2  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Sold for 25,000 HKD (2,958 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. each of tapering rectangular or trapezoidal form with gently bevelled edges and plain sides, the polished mottled deep green and the buff-toned blades drilled with a circular aperture at one end, the greyish-green blade with a concave groove on one side. ... [Lire la suite]

31 mai 2020

Hong Lei (B.1960), Taihu Rock (set of four), 2006

Lot 5118. Hong Lei (B.1960), Taihu Rock (set of four); each signed in English, dated 2006, numbered 2/25 and marked with two artist's seals. Executed in 2006, these works are number 2 from an edition of 25; inkjet printing on Chinese rice paper. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 HKD. Sold for 32,500 HKD (3,845 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. i. image: 72.3 by 50 cm.   28½ by 19⅝ in.; sheet: 89 by 59 cm.   35¼ by 23¼... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2020

A bamboo-root waterpot, Qing dynasty

Lot 5113. A bamboo-root waterpot, Qing dynasty; 7.9 cm, 3 1/8  in. Estimate 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Sold for 37,500 HKD (4,437 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. of compressed globular form, naturalistically carved from a bamboo-root section with horizontal grooves and a circular mouth, left undecorated in appreciation of the stippled grain, the patina of a warm honey-brown tone.   Sotheby's. EYE/EAST, Hong Kong, 22 May 2020
31 mai 2020

A rare silver-inlaid wumu dreamstone inkrest signed Ruan Yuan, Qing dynasty, 18th–19th century

Lot 5053. A rare silver-inlaid wumu dreamstone inkrest signed Ruan Yuan, Qing dynasty, 18th–19th century; 8.1 cm, 3 1/8  in. Estimate 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Sold for 37,500 HKD (4,437 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the rectangular wumu inkrest skilfully carved with rounded corners and resting on a splayed base atop four short bracket feet, the top of the inkrest decorated in silver inlay with scrollwork flanking an inset rectangular green and white dreamstone panel, the... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2020

A small ivory-glazed incense stick holder, Yongzheng six-character incised seal mark and probably of the period

Lot 3120. A small ivory-glazed incense stick holder, Yongzheng six-character incised seal mark and probably of the period; 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price Realized USD 27,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Finely potted with a compressed pear-shaped body, the vessel is pierced on the wide and slightly domed top with three circular apertures, and is covered overall with an even glaze of warm ivory tone. Note: A similar white or ivory-glazed... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2020

A large huanghuali brush pot, bitong, 17th-18th century

Lot 3297. A large huanghuali brush pot, bitong, 17th-18th century; 12 1/8 in. (30.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price Realized USD 125,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Of massive proportions and plain cylindrical form, the sides have an attractive grain. The base is fitted with a circular plug. Provenance: Sotheby's New York, 23 March 1999, lot 16. Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 15 - 16 March 2015, New York, Rockefeller... [Lire la suite]

31 mai 2020

A pair of zitan square corner-leg stools, fangdeng, Late Qing dynasty

Lot 3296. A pair of zitan square corner-leg stools, fangdeng, Late Qing dynasty; 18 ½ in. (47 cm.) high, 18 ¼ in. (46.4 cm.) square. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price Realized USD 43,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each square stool is raised on slightly splayed legs of round section fitted with baitong mounts, and joined by humpbacked stretchers set with vertical struts. Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 15 - 16 March... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2020

Two archaic jade scabbard slides, Warring States period (475–221 BC)

Lot 5057. Two archaic jade scabbard slides, Warring States period (475–221 BC); 6.2 and 9 cm, 2 1/2  and 3 1/2  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Sold for 40,000 HKD (4,733 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. each of rectangular form, the larger slide carved neatly and densely in low relief with raised bosses, the smaller carved to the top with two raised fillets, the underside with a rectangular loop.  Provenance: An important Asian collection, acquired in the 1980s or earlier. ... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2020

A jade 'toothed animal mask' ornament and a green jade 'face' pendant, Neolithic period, Hongshan culture (c. 3800-2700 BC)

Lot 5004. A jade 'toothed animal mask' ornament and a green jade 'face' pendant, Neolithic period, Hongshan culture (c. 3800-2700 BC); 8.4 cm, 3 1/4  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Sold for 47,500 HKD (5,177 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. of generous proportions, the thick blade tapering at one end and outlined with rounded edges, one side with a concave groove marked with concentric rings, the lustrous stone of a pale greyish-beige colour accentuated with brown and white... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2020

A celadon jade 'bird' amulet, Neolithic period, Hongshan culture (c. 3800-2700 BC)

Lot 5123. A celadon jade 'bird' amulet, Neolithic period, Hongshan culture (c. 3800-2700 BC); 4.3 cm, 1 5/8  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Sold for 50,000 HKD (5,916 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. depicted with bulging eyes and flanked by a pair of wide angular wings, the body subtly worked with a horizontal groove above three vertical concave bands simulating tail feathers, the reverse pierced with an aperture for suspension, the stone of a warm yellowish-celadon colour. ... [Lire la suite]