30 mai 2018

An exceptionally rare pair of gilt-decorated and enamelled vases, Qianlong six-character seal marks and of the period

Lot 2753. An exceptionally rare pair of gilt-decorated and enamelled vases, Qianlong moulded and gilt six-character seal marks and of the period (1736-1795); 4 in. (10.2 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 20,000,000 - HKD 30,000,000. Price realised HKD 24,100,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Each small vase is in archaic hu form with a compressed globular body and applied on the tapering shoulder with a pair of upright loop handles. The main body is moulded with decorative bands... [Lire la suite]

30 mai 2018

A fine and superb yangcai yellow-ground ‘boys’ vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in iron red and of the period

Lot 2752. A fine and superb yangcai yellow-ground ‘boys’ vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1736-1795); 15 ¼ in. (38.8 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 50,000,000 - HKD 80,000,000. Price realised HKD 66,475,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The ovoid body is exquisitely decorated in bright enamels with a continuous scene of the ‘Hundred Boys’ celebrating the Spring festival, the children depicted in animated groups performing a lion dance,... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2018

A magnificent blue and white moonflask, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2751. A magnificent blue and white moonflask, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 23 ¼ in. (59 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 60,000,000 - HKD 80,000,000. Price realised HKD 69,850,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The circular body of oval section is raised on a splayed base and surmounted by a waisted neck flanked by bat-form handles holding lingzhi in their mouths, each side is finely painted in varying shades of bright cobalt... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2018

A rare Ming-style blue and white floral-form bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period

Lot 3002. A rare Ming-style blue and white floral-form bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 2,000,000 - HKD 3,000,000. Price realised HKD 2,500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The bowl is finely potted with ten lobes, each lobe is painted on the exterior with a medallion of descending or ascending five-clawed dragon amidst clouds, the centre of the interior is similarly painted with a... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2018

An important and extremely rare carved Longquan celadon jar, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 3028. An important and extremely rare carved Longquan celadon jar, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 11 3/4 in. (29.8 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 5,000,000 - HKD 7,000,000. Price realised HKD 6,100,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The jar is heavily potted and well carved in relief around the sides with four panels enclosing seasonal flowers: camillia Japonica, peony, lotus and chrysanthemum, above a band of banana-leaf around the base. The shoulders are set with three zoomorphic monster masks... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2018

A superb and rare turquoise-ground famille rose lobed teapot and cover, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period

Lot 3007. A superb and rare turquoise-ground famille rose lobed teapot and cover, Qianlong six-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1736-1795); 6 ¾ in. (17.3 cm.) across. Estimate HKD 10,000,000 - HKD 15,000,000 (USD 1,280,576 - USD 1,920,864). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The body of the teapot is finely moulded into six lobes, delicately decorated on each side with a large lotus blossom borne on scrolls, interlinked with a pale blue bat above, ruyi-head... [Lire la suite]

30 mai 2018

A fine and very rare blue and white double-gourd vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 3004. A fine and very rare blue and white double-gourd vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 9 1/8 in. (23.3 cm.) high. Estimate On Request. Price realised HKD 36,100,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The vase is well painted around the globular body with a lotus scroll between ruyi-heads encircling the shoulder and lotus lappets around the foot, the collared neck with further formal borders, all below the bulbous mouth decorated... [Lire la suite]
30 mai 2018

An extremely rare doucai and famille rose ‘anbaxian’ vase, tianqiuping. Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period

              Lot 8888. A fine magnificent and extremely rare doucai and famille rose ‘anbaxian’ vase, tianqiuping, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795);  21 1/4 in. (53.9 cm.) high. Estimate: HK$70,000,000–90,000,000. Price realised HK$ 130,600,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The magnificent vase is superbly potted with a globular body surmounted by a columnar neck,... [Lire la suite]
29 mai 2018

A Dingyao cup stand, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 387. A Dingyao cup stand, Song dynasty (960-1279); 16.4 cm, 6 1/2  in. Estimate 20,000 - 63,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. covered overall save for the foot ring in a creamy-white transparent glaze, with typical teardrops showing on the underside. Provenance: Bluett & Sons Ltd, London, by repute (label).. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 31 may 2018, 11:15 AM
Posté par Alain Truong à 23:40 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,
29 mai 2018

A rare Qingbai stem cup, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 385. A rare Qingbai stem cup, Song dynasty (960-1279); 13.3 cm, 5 1/4  in. Estimate 40,000 - 60,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a stepped pedestal arranged in three tiers of petal-fluted collars to a flat everted rim, covered overall in a white translucent glaze. Note: Compare similar pieces included in Illustrated Catalogues of Tokyo National Museum: Chinese Ceramics I, Tokyo, 1965, pls 393 and 394. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong,... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Alain Truong à 23:37 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
Tags : , ,