08 avril 2019

A Copper-Red ‘Dragon’ Vase, Meiping, Qianlong Period (1736-1795)

Lot 3015. A Copper-Red ‘Dragon’ Vase, Meiping, Qianlong Period (1736-1795). H 36cm. Estimate HKD 50,000 - 80,000. Lot sold HKD 590,000 (USD 75,205). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Poly Auction Hong Kong. Imperial Curiosity – Art of Interior Decoration, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 2 april 2019

18 novembre 2018

An exceedingly rare imperial blue-glazed gilt-decorated ‘dragon’ vase, yuhuchunping, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 2903. An exceedingly rare imperial blue-glazed gilt-decorated ‘dragon’ vase, yuhuchunping, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 10 in. (25.5 cm.) high. Estimate: HK$3,000,000.00 - HK$5,000,000.00 (USD 384,525 - USD 640,875). Price realised HKD 4,300,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The vase is elegantly potted with an elongated pear-shaped body rising to a slender neck and flared mouth, supported on a slightly splayed foot. It is covered inside and out with a rich, deep blue glaze, with traces of a... [Lire la suite]
04 août 2018

A magnificent and rare iron-red and gilt-decorated ‘Dragon’ vase, Qing Dynasty, Yongzheng Period (1723-1735)

Lot 3706. A magnificent and rare iron-red and gilt-decorated ‘Dragon’ vase, Qing Dynasty, Yongzheng Period (1723-1735); 42.8 cm., 16 7/8  in. Estimate 10,000,000 — 15,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 13,240,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby’s. of hexagonal section, boldly potted with a tapered central section rising from a splayed foot to rounded shoulders and a tall trumpet neck, each facet of the neck and main body painted in iron-red with a five-clawed dragon soaring amidst ruyi-shaped... [Lire la suite]
29 juillet 2018

A rare white-glazed ‘Dragon’ vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 160. A rare white-glazed ‘Dragon’ vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Height 7 1/4  in., 18.3 cm. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Lot sold 6,250 USD. Photo Sotheby’s of slender ovoid form, the neck encircled at the base with three strings, the body carved with two dragons amongst waves, covered overall in a white glaze, apocryphal Xuande mark within double circles. Provenance: Acquired in Boston, 1976.  Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New... [Lire la suite]
29 juillet 2018

A fine and rare celadon-glazed ‘Dragon’ vase, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 156. A fine and rare celadon-glazed ‘Dragon’ vase, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Height 7 3/4  in., 19.6 cm. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000. Price Realized 17,710,432 HKD (US$2,285,000). Photo Sotheby’s. the tapered body elegantly rising to a high-shoulder, surmounted by a tall cylindrical neck with gently flared rim, encircled at the base by three strings, the body finely carved with two sinuous dragons amongst crashing waves, covered overall in a smooth pale celadon green glaze, thinning to... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2018

A fine and magnificent lemon-yellow and underglaze-blue ‘Dragon’ vase, tianqiuping, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3620. A fine and magnificent lemon-yellow and underglaze-blue ‘Dragon’ vase, tianqiuping, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 60.8 cm, 23 7/8  in. Estimate 30,000,000 — 40,000,000 (3,092,449 - 4,123,266 EUR). Lot Sold 70,586,500 HKD (7,303,890 EUR) (8,993,426 USD).. © Sotheby's 2018 robustly potted with a globular body rising to a cylindrical neck, the body superbly painted in rich cobalt-blue tones simulating the 'heaped and piled' effect,... [Lire la suite]

13 janvier 2018

A fine blue and white ‘Dragon’ vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3141. A fine blue and white ‘Dragon’ vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 23.5 cm., 9 1/4  in. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD. Lot sold 625,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2013 the ovoid body rising to a waisted neck, painted in vivid blue tones with two ferocious dragons writhing amongst flame wisps in pursuit of 'flaming pearls', the neck with a band of swirls below a band of circles, the base with an artemisia leaf within a double ring.  Provenance: S.... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2015

A rare blue and white ‘Dragon’ Vase, zun, Wanli Mark And Period

A rare blue and white ‘Dragon’ Vase, zun, Wanli Mark And Period. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 GBP (13,565 - 20,348 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. the globular body set with two vertical flanges rising from a spreading foot to a reduced neck, painted with two five-clawed dragons writhing around a flaming pearl, flanked by stylised floral sprays repeated at the foot, inscribed to the base with a six-character reign mark; 22.3cm., 8¾in. Provenance: Collection of Leonard... [Lire la suite]
15 avril 2015

A blue and white ‘Dragon’ vase, yuhuchunping, Yuan dynasty

Lot 37. A blue and white ‘Dragon’ vase, yuhuchunping, Yuan dynasty; 28.8cm., 11 3/8 in. Estimate 6,783 - 9,496 EUR. Lot sold 27,878 EUR. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body rising from a spreading foot to a tall waisted neck flaring at the rim, freely painted to the exterior with a three-clawed dragon chasing a flaming pearl, the interior rim encircled by a foliate band, textile stand and Japanese wood box. Quantité: 2  Provenance: Mayuyama & Co. Ltd.,... [Lire la suite]
03 mars 2015

Sotheby's Hong Kong to offer an outstanding Guan Vase from the Southern Song Dynasty

An Outstanding ‘Guan’ Octagonal Vase, Southern Song Dynasty; height 21.9 cm. Expected to fetch in excess of HK$60 million / US$7.7 million. Photo Sotheby's. HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong Chinese Works of Art Spring Sales 2015 will take place on 7 April at Hall 5, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, led by an outstanding Southern Song ‘Guan’ Vase from a Japanese Collection (Expected to fetch in excess of HK$60 million / US$7.7 million) which has been unseen in the market for four decades, as well as two theme sales... [Lire la suite]