01 décembre 2022

A pair of hongmu waisted stools, 17th century

Lot 138. A pair of hongmu waisted stools, 17th century; 54.2 by 54.2 by h. 51.5 cm. Lot sold: 378,000 HKD (Estimate: 300,000 - 500,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 each with the top of standard mitre, mortise and tenon construction enclosing a matted seat, with moulded sides above a narrow waist continuing to a plain apron, raised on four straight legs ending in hoof feet and joined by humpbacked stretchers below the apron. Provenance: Eastern Pacific Co. (Hei... [Lire la suite]

29 novembre 2022

A large huanghuali 'mallow' brushpot, 17th century

Lot 131. A large huanghuali 'mallow' brushpot, 17th century; d. 25.5 cm, h. 21.6 cm. Lot sold: 1,260,000 HKD (Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000  HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 carved in the form of a blossoming mallow flower with eight partially overlapping petals, the exterior further decorated in relief with prunus, begonia, magnolia and orchid, set in a continuous garden scene with craggy rockwork, the wood of an attractive chestnut-brown tone. Provenance: Eastern Pacific Co. (Hei Hung-Lu),... [Lire la suite]
29 novembre 2022

A huanghuali side table, pingtou'an, 17th century

Lot 129. A huanghuali side table, pingtou'an, 17th century; 95.8 by 42.7 by h. 83.4 cm. Lot sold: 1,134,000 HKD (Estimate: 600,000 - 800,000  HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 the rectangular top secured within a mitred frame with moulded edges, supported on paired recessed legs of circular section secured by parallel stretchers and cut to house the shaped spandrelled apron, the wood of an attractive reddish-brown tone. Provenance: Collection of George N. Kates... [Lire la suite]
19 novembre 2022

A blanc-de-chine incense burner, gui, 17th century

Lot 88. A blanc-de-chine incense burner, gui, 17th century; 13.5cm (5 3/8in) wide. Sold for €7,650 (Estimate € 1,500-2,000). Photo Fabrice Gousset. The vessel raised on a short cylindrical foot with everted rim, the bombe form body flanked by a pair of stylised dragon handles beneath the gently flaring neck. Provenance: Robert Rousset, Paris (1901-1981)Jean-Pierre Rousset, Paris (1936-2021). Note: Compare with a similar blanc-de-Chine incense burner, Qing dynasty, in the Palace Museum, Beijing,... [Lire la suite]
08 novembre 2022

A rare cloisonné enamel 'lotus scroll' brushpot, bitong, 17th century

Lot 12. A rare cloisonné enamel 'lotus scroll' brushpot, bitong, 17th century; 16cm (6 1/4in) high. (2). Sold for £21,675 (Estimate £4,000-£6,000). © Bonhams 2001-2022 Finely cast of cylindrical form and supported on a flat base, brightly enamelled around the exterior with a broad band of scrolling lotus picked out in blue, green, yellow and white enamels against a turquoise-blue ground, enclosed within chevron and segmented floret borders, the base enamelled with a yin-yang motif to... [Lire la suite]
05 novembre 2022

A rare pair of tianqi and qiangjin lacquer square 'floral' incense stands, 17th century

   Lot 305. A rare pair of tianqi and qiangjin lacquer square 'floral' incense stands, 17th century. Each 90.4cm (35 1/2in) high. (2). Sold for £88,500 (Estimate  £70,000-90,000). © Bonhams 2001-2022 Each finely incised and coloured in varying shades of red, green and burnt amber shading to black, all picked out with traces of gold filling the incisions, the square tops finely incised and gilt with a central panel depicting a gnarled branch of blossoming peonies,... [Lire la suite]

10 octobre 2022

A finely carved and reticulated huanghuali 'chilong' seal chest, 17th century

The Personal Collection of the late Sir Joseph Hotung. Lot 3. A finely carved and reticulated huanghuali 'chilong' seal chest, 17th century; 49.2 by 35 by h. 41.2 cm. Lot sold: 2,772,000 HKD  (Estimate: 600,000 - 800,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 the hinged top cover intricately reticulated with a pair of sinuous chilong writhing among scrolling clouds carved in varying levels of relief, each dragon playfully grasping the other's bifurcated tail in... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2022

A 'Shigaraki' stoneware jar, Japan, 17th century

Lot 823. A 'Shigaraki' stoneware jar, Japan, 17th century. Height 18 in., 45 cm. Lot sold: 1,134 USD (Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 Property from the Collection of Amy and Elliot Lawrence. Sotheby's. China 5000 Years, New York, 27 september 2022 
28 septembre 2022

A wucai 'official' vase, 17th century

Lot 625. A wucai 'official' vase, 17th century. Height 7 ⅛ in., 18.2 cm. Lot sold: 3,780 USD (Estimate: 1,000 - 1,500 USD). © Sotheby's 2022  Sotheby's. China 5000 Years, New York, 27 september 2022
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30 août 2022

A wucai 'ladies' jar and cover, Transitional period, 17th century

Lot 675. A wucai 'ladies' jar and cover, Transitional period, 17th century. Hauteur : 37 cm. (145/8 in.). Price Realised EUR 21,420 (Estimate EUR 5,000 - EUR 7,000). © Christie's 2022 Property from Galerie Duchange, Paris. Christie's. Five Private Collections. London, 5 July - 19 July 2022