02 août 2021

Four gold and gem repoussé rings, Champa, 14th century

Lot 1022. A gold and cabochon star sapphire repoussé ring, Champa, 14th century; d. 2.2 cm; 18.9 grams. Estimate: 13,000 - 15,000 HKD. Lot sold: 35,280 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Property from the Tuyêt Nguyêt and Stephen Markbreiter Collection. Literature: Susan Ollemans, 'Ancient Gold Rings from Asia. The Tuyet Nguyet Collection’, Arts of Asia, July-August 2017, pl. 21. Lot 1048. A gold and blue-gem 'four-pointed lotus' ring, Possibly  Champa, 14th century; d.... [Lire la suite]

18 juillet 2021

A Longquan celadon carved 'lotus' stemcup, 14th century

  Lot 5083. A Longquan celadon carved 'lotus' stemcup, 14th century; d. 13.4 cm, h. 10.5 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 HKD. Lot sold: 12,600 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. Chinese Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
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18 juillet 2021

A Longquan celadon 'buffalo' dish, 14th century

Lot 5081. A Longquan celadon 'buffalo' dish, 14th century; 15 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold: 88,200 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Sotheby's London, 6th November 2013, lot 252 (GBP 11,250). Sotheby's. Chinese Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
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08 juillet 2021

A marble carving of a recumbent rabbit, Yuan-Early Ming period, 14th century

Lot 3128. A marble carving of a recumbent rabbit, Yuan-Early Ming period, 14th century; 13 in. (33 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000. Price realised HKD 37,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021 Christie's. Pavilion Online – Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 27 May - 11 June 2021
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30 octobre 2020

A red-glazed bowl, Early Ming Dynasty, 14th Century

Lot 289. A red-glazed bowl, Early Ming Dynasty, 14th Century; 18.6 cm. (7 3/8 in.) diam. Price estimate: HKD: 250,000 - 350,000 (USD: 32,300 - 45,200). Auction Result: HKD: 625,400. © 2020 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Provenance: A Hong Kong private collection, acquired in the 1990s. China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art: Part I, 2020 Autumn Auctions
26 mars 2020

A carved 'Longquan' celadon bowl, Ming dynasty, 14th century

Lot 3194. A carved 'Longquan' celadon bowl, Ming dynasty, 14th century; 17.2 cm, 6 3/4 in. Estimate 100,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot sold 125,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. finely potted with deep rounded sides supported on a low slightly tapered foot, boldly carved with a peony scroll covering the exterior, the foot encircled with a key-fret band, the interior with a similar composite floral scroll encircling a chrysanthemum roundel, the glaze of a rich olive-grey tone. ... [Lire la suite]

20 mars 2020

A fine silver-inlaid brass bowl, Persia, 14th century

Lot 109. A fine silver-inlaid brass bowl, Persia, 14th century; 11cm. height; 25cm. diam. Estimate: 50,000 - 70,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. finely inlaid with silver, incised with benedictory words around the body against scrolling foliage, interspersed with roundels containing a geometric star with further abstract and foliate designs, the interior engraved with fish and ducks swimming around a sun, two old collector's labels 'Sotheby's' and '173' and '166'. Provenance: Christie’s London, 20... [Lire la suite]
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02 mars 2020

A large polychrome figure of Buddha, Early Ming Dynasty, 14th century

Lot 6. A large polychrome figure of Buddha, Early Ming Dynasty, 14th century; 43 in. (109.2 cm.) high, 32 in. (81.2 cm.) wide. Estimate 2,000 - GBP 3,000. Price realised GBP 11,950. © Christie's Images Ltd 2002. Seated in padmasana with right hand raised in vitarka mudra and left hand resting on his knee, wearing a crown of green leaves over blue hair and with downcast eyes set with glass pupils, a brown robe with red lining draped about his shoulders and patterned... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2020

An early Ming celadon circular carved 'dragon' bowl, 14th Century

Lot 2. An early Ming celadon circular carved 'dragon' bowl, 14th Century; 8½ in. (21.7 cm.) diam. Estimate 3,000 - GBP 4,000. Price realised GBP 3,824. © Christie's Images Ltd 2002. With deep rounded sides rising to a slightly flaring rim, the exterior with a striding dragon and cloud-scrolls, the interior impressed with a dragon in a medallion and freely decorated around the well with lotus sprays, all under an even grey-green bubble-suffused glaze. Christie's. Chinese Ceramics & Chinese... [Lire la suite]
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27 décembre 2019

A carved tixi cinnabar lacquer cupstand, Late Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th century

Lot 3502. A carved tixi cinnabar lacquer cupstand, Late Yuan-Early Ming dynasty, 14th century; 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 250,000. Price Realized HKD 687,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The hollow circular bowl is detailed on the exterior with a band of sword pommel scrolls carved through alternate layers of cinnabar-red, green, yellow, and black lacquer. The design is repeated on both sides of the tray and again on the slightly splayed foot. The interior... [Lire la suite]