29 mars 2015

A pair of yellow-ground green-enamelled 'Dragon' bowls, Marks and period of Kangxi

A pair of yellow-ground green-enamelled 'Dragon' bowls, Marks and period of Kangxi. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD (56,972 - 79,760 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. each delicately potted with deep rounded sides rising to a flared rim, all resting on a short straight foot, the exterior engraved with two striding five-clawed dragons amidst flames, each chasing a flaming pearl, all above a border of ruyi-heads circling the foot, the rim bordered with a classic scroll band, the interior... [Lire la suite]

29 mars 2015

A fine café-au-lait ground Famille-Rose wall vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong

A fine café-au-lait ground Famille-Rose wall vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD (68,366 - 91,155 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. of flattened section with a baluster body rising from a splayed foot to a waisted neck and flared rim, the neck flanked by a pair of stylised blue and iron-red phoenix handles, the body decorated with a slightly recessed peach-shaped panel enamelled in famille-rose with a wondrous scene of the jimen yanshu ('Misty... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2015

A pair of yellow-ground Famille-Rose quatrefoil 'Tea-poem' trays, Seal marks and period of Jiaqing

A pair of yellow-ground Famille-Rose quatrefoil 'Tea-poem' trays, Seal marks and period of Jiaqing. Estimate 700,000 — 900,000 HKD (79,760 - 102,549 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. the shallow lobed sides of quatrefoil section, resting on four slightly incurved elongated gilt feet, the interior centred with a quatrefoil panel enclosing an imperial poem pertaining to the preparation of tea and dated to the dingsi year of Jiaqing's reign (corresponding to 1797), all within two... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2015

A fine pair of wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowls, Marks and period of Kangxi

A fine pair of  wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowls, Marks and period of Kangxi. Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 HKD (113,943 - 170,915 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. each with deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a gently flared rim, the exterior vividly decorated with a green and a red dragon striding in pursuit of flaming pearls, interrupted by a pair of descending phoenix, all below a band of bajixiang and ruyi emblems, the interior with a medallion... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2015

A fine and rare black-ground and green enamelled dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng

A fine and rare black-ground and green enamelled dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng. Estimate 2,000,000 — 3,000,000 HKD (227,887 - 341,830 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. delicately potted with shallow rounded sides resting on a short foot, the interior enamelled in translucent emerald-green with two finches perched on a gnarled branch, the scene detailed with two large peony blossoms and smaller floral buds borned on stems issuing from rockwork, the reverse similarly decorated in green enamel with... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2015

Strong results for the Lumsden Collection at Bonhams' Asian art sale

Two mid-20th century painted yixing snuff bottles (Lot 82) fetched AU$6,710 off an estimate of $300–$500. Photo: Bonhams. SYDNEY.- Bonhams has realised some spectacular results for one of Australia’s biggest collections of snuff bottles, with several lots far outstripping pre-sale estimates under intense bidding from local and international collectors. With several bidders flying in to Sydney for the March 22 sale, and plenty more bidding by phone and online, the Lumsden family collection of Chinese snuff bottles... [Lire la suite]


21 mars 2015

A glazed biscuit figure of a Luohan, China, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

A glazed biscuit figure of a Luohan, China, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate $20,000 - $30,000. Price Realized $60,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Shown seated on a grass mat atop a rocky outcrop, with left leg bent and holding a fan in his left hand, wearing layered robes of purple and blue color, the well-detailed face with pronounced cheekbones, nose and long eyebrows; 15 7/8 in. (40 cm.) high The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2015

A Fahua-type figure of an Immortal, China, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

A Fahua-type figure of an Immortal, China, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate $12,000 - $18,000. Price Realized $75,000 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The figure depicted as an official shown seated on a molded and carved, pierced rockwork base, wearing a loose dragon robe open at the chest and tied in a bow around the midsection, with a basket of fruit to one side, with an inscription on his back reading 'made in the ninth month of the twelfth year of Hongzhi’, corresponding to September and October... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2015

A green-ground meiping, China, Qing dynasty, 19th century

A green-ground meiping, China, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Estimate $1,500 - $2,50. Price Realized $13,750 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The exterior carved with three flowering trees glazed in shades of purple, white and ochre on a pale green ground; 5 5/8 in. (13.9 cm.) high The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York  Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART III - CHINESE WORKS OF ART: QING CERAMICS, GLASS AND JADE CARVINGS, 19 March 2015, New York,... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2015

A rare famille verte biscuit, rouleau vase, China, Qing dynasty, 19th century

A rare famille verte biscuit, rouleau vase, China, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Estimate $8,000 - $12,000. Price Realized $40,000 . Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The body decorated on one side with two pheasants perched on rocks beside magnolia and tree peony branches, and on the other with mandarin ducks perched on lotus beneath a crane in flight, the neck with lotus plants; 17 ¼ in. (43.8 cm.) high, wood stand The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York  Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF... [Lire la suite]


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