29 mars 2019

A Rare Iron-Red ‘Phoenix’ Waterpot, Yongzheng Period, 1723-1735

Lot 3411. A Rare Iron-Red ‘Phoenix’ Waterpot, Yongzheng Period, 1723-1735. H 5.5cm. Estimate HKD 1,800,000 - 2,800,000 (USD 229,300 - 356,689). Unsold. © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance: 1. Collection of Edward T. Chow, Hong Kong2. Sotheby's Hong Kong, 25 November 1980, lot.1273. Sotheby's London, 16 June 1998, lot.260 (part lot)4. A Far Eastern Private Collection5. Sotheby's London, 6 November 2013, lot.157. Poly Auction Hong Kong. Imperial Curiosity – Art of Interior... [Lire la suite]

03 janvier 2018

A fine and rare iron-red ‘Phoenix’ waterpot ,Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 157. A fine and rare iron-red ‘Phoenix’ waterpot ,Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735); 6cm., 2 3/8 in. Estimate 30,000 - 50,000 GBP. Lot sold 170,500 GBP. Photo: Sothebys of beehive form, the tall hemispherical sides rising to a short waisted neck, painted to the exterior with two archaistic phoenix between stylised keyfret bands, the base inscribed with a six-character reign mark within a double-circle, wood stand. Quantity: 2. Provenance: Sotheby’s London, 16th June 1998, lot 260... [Lire la suite]