15 octobre 2020

A blue and white 'dragon' stem bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 3614. A blue and white 'dragon' stem bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 11.9 cm, 4 ⅝ in. Estimate: 600,000 - 800,000 HKD. Lot sold 756,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheyby's. the curved rounded sides rising to a gently flared rim, supported on a splayed hollow stem moulded with horizontal ridges, applied overall save for the unglazed footring with a white glaze, the exterior decorated in cobalt blue with a single long three-clawed dragon chasing a 'flaming pearl' and writhing sinuously around the vessel, the... [Lire la suite]
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15 octobre 2020

Lark Mason Associates announces Fall Sale of Asian, Ancient and Ethnographic Works

NEW YORK, NY.- An impressive array of rare Chinese 18th century cloisonné huanghuali furniture, ancient bronzes and archaic jades headline the Lark Mason Associates’ sale of Asian, Ancient and Ethnographic Works of Art on the iGavelAuctions.com platform. “We’re delighted to offer a broad range of objects and furniture which represent China’s important contribution to the field of decorative arts,” says Lark Mason, who founded iGavel, one of the earliest online auction platforms. “Many of our items are from private... [Lire la suite]
14 octobre 2020

A very rare blue and white 'bajixiang' dish, Mark and period of Chenghua (1465-1487)

Lot 3610. A very rare blue and white 'bajixiang' dish, Mark and period of Chenghua (1465-1487); 19.1 cm, 7 ½ in. Estimate: 800,000 - 1,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 3,150,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the interior centred with the Wheel of the Law supported on a lotus bloom issuing further scrolls encircling the emblems, the cavetto with the remaining seven emblems, each resting on a lotus bloom borne on a continuous scroll, the exterior painted with a frieze of the eight emblems above a floral... [Lire la suite]
14 octobre 2020

A fine blue and white 'floral' barbed charger, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1424)

Lot 3607. A fine blue and white 'floral' barbed charger, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1424); 38 cm, 15 in. Estimate: 3,000,000 - 5,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 3,528,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. with shallow rounded sides divided into twelve bracket foliations, rising from a short circular tapered foot to a barbed everted rim, superbly painted in shades of cobalt blue with ‘heaping and piling’, the interior with a central peony bloom wreathed by meandering scrolls of lotus, hibiscus, camellia and gardenia,... [Lire la suite]
14 octobre 2020

A pair of blue and white ‘phoenix’ dishes, Wanli six-character marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1573-1620)

Lot 325. A pair of blue and white ‘phoenix’ dishes, Wanli six-character marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1573-1619); 5 3/8 in. (13.8 cm.) diam. (2). Estimate USD 180,000 - HKD 220,000. Price realised USD 187,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020  Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 8 October 2020
14 octobre 2020

A blue and white square ‘dragon’ box and cover, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 324. A blue and white square ‘dragon’ box and cover, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double rectangle and of the period (1573-1619); 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm.) square, Japanese box. Estimate USD 180,000 - HKD 220,000. Price realised USD 187,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 8 October 2020

14 octobre 2020

A blue and white ‘elephant’ kendi, Wanli period (1573-1619)

Lot 323. A blue and white ‘elephant’ kendi, Wanli period (1573-1619); 7 5/8 in. (19.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - HKD 30,000. Price realised USD 60,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 8 October 2020
14 octobre 2020

A very rare Ming blue and white ‘deer and rock’ incense holder, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century

Lot 322. A very rare Ming blue and white ‘deer and rock’ incense holder, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century; 6¾ in. (17 cm) high. Estimate USD 80,000 - HKD 120,000. Price realised USD 100,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 8 October 2020
14 octobre 2020

A green-enamelled ‘dragon’ dish, Zhengde six-character mark and of the period (1506-1521)

Lot 321. A green-enamelled ‘dragon’ dish, Zhengde six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1506-1521); 7 in. (17.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 350,000 - HKD 450,000. Price realised USD 500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 box. Provenance: Sold at Sotheby’s London, 12 November 2003, lot 147. Literature: The Leshantang Collection of Chinese Porcelain, Taipei, 2005, no. 18. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
14 octobre 2020

A polychrome enamelled kinrande ‘floral’ ewer, Ming dynasty, 16th century

Lot 319. A polychrome enamelled kinrande ‘floral’ ewer, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 9½ in. (24.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 50,000 - HKD 80,000. Price realised USD 250,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020 The base is inscribed with a four-character inscription in underglaze blue, fugui jiaqi, ‘A vessel of of wealth and prosperity’, Japanese wood box. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 8 October 2020.