20 septembre 2020

Two-tined hairpins chai: Tang-Song dynasty & One-tined hairpin zan: Qing dynasty

Lot 330. Two-tined hairpins chai: Tang-Song dynasty & One-tined hairpin zan: Qing dynasty; 3 3/4, 3 5/8, and 3 5/8in (9.5, 9.2, and 9.2cm) long (3). Estimate US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€ 2,500 - 4,200). © Bonhams 2001-2020 Including a two-tined hairpin split to the top into an arched, double saddle-form head rendered from a thin gold sheet, and two similar one-tined hairpins, each of slender tapering form, the top of the shaft slightly angled to a tripartite floral design. Bonhams. Elegant... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2020

A crystal and gold bead necklace, tongzan, The crystal: Liao dynasty or later

Lot 329. A crystal and gold bead necklace. The crystal: Liao dynasty or later; 14 5/8in (37cm) long. Estimate US$ 10,000 - 15,000 (€ 8,500 - 13,000). © Bonhams 2001-2020 The bead crystals carved as flattened ovals, melon shape,or fish-form set between hollow gold beads of various sizes linked to a cylindrical neck piece, wrapped gilt wire chain for suspension. Note : Emma Bunker cites in Adornment for the Body and Soul: Ancient Chinese Ornaments from the Mengdiexuan Collection (Hong Kong:... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2020

Gerhard Richter's Abstraktes Bild (649-2) leads Sotheby's Hong Kong Contemporary Art Autumn Sales 2020

Gerhard Richter, Abstraktes Bild (649-2), 1987, oil on canvas, 200 by 200 cm, 78 ¾ by 78 ¾ in. Est. HK$ 120,000,000-140,000,000 / US$ 15,490,000-18,070,000. Courtesy Sotheby's. HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Autumn Sales 2020, scheduled for 6-7 October in Hong Kong, will present an exceptional selection of Western and Asian masterpieces of unprecedented diversity. Led by the stunningly vibrant Abstraktes Bild (649-2) by Gerhard Richter, the Evening Sale showcases a stellar line-up of international blue-chip... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2020

A large famille verte 'Romance of the Three Kingdoms' yenyen vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

  Lot 127. A large famille verte 'Romance of the Three Kingdoms' yenyen vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); Height 30 in., 76 cm. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD. © 2020 Sotheby's the baluster-form body tapering to a splayed foot and surmounted by a tall trumpet neck rising to an everted rim, the body brightly enameled with a continuous scene of spirited combat from the historic drama Sanguo yanyi (Romance of the Three Kingdoms), possibly the Battle of... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2020

A rare relief-decorated famille-verte vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 126. A rare relief-decorated famille-verte vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi (1662-1722); Height 17⅞ in., 45.5 cm. Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 USD. © 2020 Sotheby's of elegantly attenuated baluster form, rising to a waisted neck and flaring rim, the body finely enameled with scholarly assemblages comprising precious and auspicious objects and motifs, skillfully incorporating several prominent ‘antiques’ including a fabric-wrapped qin, a square flower-filled vase, beribboned scrolls, and a stack of... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2020

An underglaze-blue, copper-red and celadon-glazed 'landscape' brushpot, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 125. An underglaze-blue, copper-red and celadon-glazed 'landscape' brushpot, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722); Diameter 7 in., 17.8 cm. Estimate: 80,000 - 120,000 USD. © 2020 Sotheby's of cylindrical form, the exterior with a continuous landscape painted in underglaze blue and copper red, depicting a thatched-roof lakeside pavilion nestled below pine trees, a fisherman boating off-shore plying the calm water set among celadon-glazed, carved slip-decorated... [Lire la suite]

20 septembre 2020

A pair of celadon-ground famille verte 'fruit' bowls, Kangxi marks and period (1662-1722)

Lot 121. A pair of celadon-ground famille verte 'fruit' bowls, Kangxi marks and period (1662-1722); Diameter 4¾ in., 12 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD. © 2020 Sotheby's each bowl of deep rounded form rising from a short straight foot to a slightly flaring brown-dressed rim, the domed cover in the form of an everted saucer with pronounced footring, the exterior painted with flowering and fruiting branches in green and iron-red enamels outlined in black on a celadon ground, the interior... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2020

A copper-red and underglaze blue mallet vase, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 119. A copper-red and underglaze blue mallet vase, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722); Height 9 in., 22.9 cm. Estimate: 50,000 - 70,000 USD. © 2020 Sotheby's the elegant baluster-form body sweeping to high rounded shoulders, with a narrow raised fillet encircling the tall waisted neck, the lower body painted in deep copper-red tones with four evenly spaced medallions, each centering a whorl surrounded by two bands of S-scrolls and thin radiating petals, all above a row of pointed lappets... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2020

A rare underglaze-red and famille-verte 'rose' vase, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 124. A rare underglaze-red and famille-verte 'rose' vase, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722); Height 3⅜ in., 8.5 cm. Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 USD. © 2020 Sotheby's the ovoid body surmounted by a short waisted neck and everted lipped rim, finely painted with two pairs of copper-red roses, one in full bloom and the other bud partially open, each borne on a thorny black-enameled stem issuing furling leaves in shades of green, the rosebuds picked out in iron red at the... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2020

A rare and exceptional underglaze-red and famille-verte 'rose' vase, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 114. A rare and exceptional underglaze-red and famille-verte 'rose' vase, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722); Height 3½ in., 8.9 cm. Estimate: 300,000 - 400,000 USD. © 2020 Sotheby's finely potted, the globular body rising to a short waisted neck and lipped rim, delicately painted with a pair of lush flowering rose branches rising from the base, each bearing two copper-red blossoms in rich strawberry-red tones, one partially open and the other in full bloom, the aubergine stems and... [Lire la suite]