08 avril 2019

A Fine and Exceptionally Rare Pair of Yellow-Ground Famille Rose Pierced Rim Dishes, Qianlong Period (1736-1795)

Lot 3018. A Fine and Exceptionally Rare Pair of Yellow-Ground Famille Rose Pierced Rim Dishes, Qianlong Period (1736-1795). D 39.5cm. Estimate 10,000,000 - 18,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 12,390,000 HKD (1,578,114USD). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance:  1. Samuel C., Davis (1871-1940), descended to his granddaughter Alita Davis (label)2. Christie's Hong Kong, 27 November 2013, lot.3442 Poly Auction Hong Kong. Imperial Curiosity – Art of Interior... [Lire la suite]

08 avril 2019

A doucai 'Phoenix' vase, yuhuchunping, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 3609. A doucai 'Phoenix' vase, yuhuchunping, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 33.8 cm, 13 1/4  in. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 HKD. Lot sold 750,000 HKD (96,608 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. well potted with a pear-shaped body rising from a countersunk base to a tall tubular neck and wide everted rim, the body decorated with phoenix soaring with outstretched wings amidst undulating floral scrolls issuing curling foliage, the dense design interrupted with six raised ribs along the... [Lire la suite]
08 avril 2019

An unusual lime-green ground blue-decorated 'Kui Dragon' glass-imitation wall vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

  Lot 3617. An unusual lime-green ground blue-decorated 'Kui Dragon' glass-imitation wall vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 27.5 cm, 10 3/4  in. Estimate 300,000 — 400,000 HKD. Lot sold 750,000 HKD (96,608 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. modelled with a flat back in the form of a baluster body surmounted by a waisted neck, all atop a trompe l'oeil faux-bois tripod stand, the body superbly decorated in blue with a raised sinuous kui dragon... [Lire la suite]
08 avril 2019

A finely enamelled lavender-ground famille-rose jardinière, Qing dynasty, Qianlong – Jiaqing period (1736-1820)

Lot 3509. A finely enamelled lavender-ground famille-rose jardinière, Qing dynasty, Qianlong – Jiaqing period (1736-1820); 26 cm, 10 1/4  in. Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 3,000,000 HKD (386,430 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. of square section, the straight sides flaring gently towards the everted rim and supported on four scrolled feet, each face brilliantly enamelled with a central floral medallion encircled by radiating lappets, surrounded by four large pink... [Lire la suite]
08 avril 2019

A rare cloisonné enamel and gilt-bronze archaistic 'taotie' vessel, zun, Mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3517. A rare cloisonné enamel and gilt-bronze archaistic 'taotie' vessel, zun, Mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 15.1 cm, 5 7/8  in. Estimate 1,800,000 — 2,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 4,495,000 HKD (579,001 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's.  cast with a compressed globular central section resting on a splayed foot and flaring at the trumpet mouth, the bulbous mid-section superbly enamelled with four golden-olive taotie masks highlighted with multi-coloured outlines... [Lire la suite]
08 avril 2019

A rare cloisonné enamel 'Mythical Beast' rhyton, Mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3705. A rare cloisonné enamel 'Mythical Beast' rhyton, Mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 10 cm, 3  7/8  in. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,187,500 HKD (152,962 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. superbly cast with a hollow body and an upturned bottom-end shaped in the form of a mythical beast's head defined with outlines of a prominent snout, further rendered with a pair of curved horns, the exterior of the vessel brightly decorated with multi-coloured enamels with floral... [Lire la suite]

08 avril 2019

A very rare famille-rose cloisonné-imitation bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

  Lot 3615. A very rare famille-rose cloisonné-imitation bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 34 cm, 13 3/8  in. Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Lot sold 2,500,000 HKD (322,025 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the baluster body surmounted by a tall cylindrical neck flaring towards the rim, set with a pair of gilt brown-glazed archaistic dragon handles in openwork, ornately painted on the exterior with four roundels formed from a large lotus bloom wreathed... [Lire la suite]
08 avril 2019

Unique survey of early paintings by Peter Paul Rubens premieres in San Francisco

Peter Paul Rubens, "The Tribute Money", ca. 1612. Oil on panel, 56 ¾ x 74 ¾ in. (144.1 x 189.9 cm). Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Museum purchase, M.H. de Young Art trust Fund, 44.11. Image courtesy of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- In 1608, after a period of intense artistic study in Italy, Peter Paul Rubens (1577–1640) returned to his hometown of Antwerp. He found a city eager to renew its visual culture and ready to support him, a bold artist who worked at a rapid pace and dramatic scale... [Lire la suite]
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07 avril 2019

A Yellow-Glazed Bowl, Jiajing Period, 1522-1566

Lot 3042. A Yellow-Glazed Bowl, Jiajing Period, 1522-1566. D 18.2cm H 7.8cm. Estimate HKD 90,000 - 150,000 (USD 11,463 - 19,106). Lot sold HKD 236,000 (USD 30,059). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 27 MAY 2014, lot 726.  Poly Auction Hong Kong. Imperial Curiosity – Art of Interior Decoration, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 2 april 2019
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07 avril 2019

A Blue Glass ‘Lotus’ Basin, Qing Dynasty, 1644-1911

Lot 3122. A Blue Glass ‘Lotus’ Basin, Qing Dynasty, 1644-1911; D 17.8cm H 9.5cm. Estimate HKD 120,000 - 200,000 (USD 15,284 - 25,474). Lot sold HKD 247,800 (USD 31,562). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. Provenance: Christie's London, 14 October 2003, lot 106.  Poly Auction Hong Kong. Imperial Curiosity – Art of Interior Decoration, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 2 april 2019
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