06 avril 2020

A hardstone embellished zitan box and cover, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century

Lot 3311. A hardstone embellished zitan box and cover, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century; 26.3 x 15.6 cm., 10 1/4 x 6 1/4 in. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD. Lot Sold 680,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of rectangular form, the cover colourfully inlaid with a gnarled branch of prunus, bamboo, butterflies, rocks and lingzhi, the stones including mother-of-pearl, lapis lazuli, coral, soapstone and malachite, the interior fitted with shallow tray, the wood of deep brown tone. ... [Lire la suite]

06 avril 2020

A Yixing 'robin's egg'-enameled faceted teapot and cover, 18th century

Lot 2039. A Yixing 'robin's egg'-enameled faceted teapot and cover, 18th century; 7½ in. (19 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 12,000. Price Realized USD 50,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The square body of the teapot tapers gently to the mouth rim, and has a loop handle on one side and a small curved spout on the other. The square, domed cover is surmounted by a loop handle and pierced with a small vent hole. The exterior and base are covered with a finely mottled... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2020

A small chenxiangmu libation cup, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century

Lot 3317. A small chenxiangmu libation cup, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century; 20.2 cm., 8 in. Estimate 150,000 — 250,000 HKD. Lot Sold 800,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the cup imitating a rhinoceros horn libation cup, carved in high-relief with a mountainous landscape containing houses nestled amid pine and bamboo trees, with figures wandering on rocky paths, the rich dark wood with smooth patina, the interior lacquered. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2020

A carved Boxwood wristrest, Qing Dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3316. A carved Boxwood wristrest, Qing Dynasty, 18th century; 20.2 cm., 8 in. Estimate 150,000 — 250,000 HKD. Lot Sold 350,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. naturalistically carved as a slightly curled section of tree bark with irregular openings and cracks, one side carved in low relief with a branch of prunus blossom, the underside decorated with a sprig of three narcissus, the smooth patina of warm honey tone. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 08... [Lire la suite]
05 avril 2020

An unusual large blue and white 'dragon and phoenix' jardinière, 18th century

Lot 2155. An unusual large blue and white 'dragon and phoenix' jardinière, 18th century; 25 3/8 in. (64.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price Realized USD 60,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.   The jardinière is sturdily potted with steep flared sides, and is decorated around the sides with various stylized phoenixes and dragons striding amidst blossoms borne on scrolling leafy tendrils.  Property from the Lyman Museum, Hawaii, sold to... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2020

A small carnelian-agate lotus washer, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3285. A small carnelian-agate lotus washer, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 6 cm., 2 3/8 in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot Sold 81,250 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. modelled in the form of a lotus blossom, the exterior carved with overlapping petals, leaves and a curled stem, the stone of a brilliant deep orange-red color with white striations, carved wood stand. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 08 april 2011

03 avril 2020

A tourmaline court necklace, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3246. A tourmaline court necklace, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 152 cm., 59 3/4 in. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,220,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. consisting of a strand of 108 pink tourmaline beads divided by four large jadeite fotou ('Buddha Heads'), the fotou at the back flanked with tiny coral beads and seed pearls, originally attached to an oval plaque inset with a large red spinel cabochon encircled by kingfisher... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2020

A rock crystal vase and cover, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century

Lot 3233. A rock crystal vase and cover, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD. Lot Sold 560,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the hexagonal-sectioned body supported on a pronounced foot, gently curving at the shoulders to a flared neck, flanked by four animal-mask handles, each suspending a loose ring, the hexagonal cover surmounted by a finial of conforming shape. Provenance: Estate of Dorothy H. Guider.Sotheby's New York, 26th November... [Lire la suite]
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03 avril 2020

A blue and white wine cup, 18th century

Lot 2148. A blue and white wine cup, 18th century; 2 5/8 in. (6.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realized USD 20,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The bowl is potted with deep, rounded sides rising to a flared rim. The exterior is decorated with alternating bands of shou characters and peaches within shaped cartouches, interspersed with floral sprays, all on a diamond-pattern ground. The center of the interior is decorated with a... [Lire la suite]
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02 avril 2020

An unusual miniature gilded porcelain gu-form vase, 18th century

Lot 2195. An unusual miniature gilded porcelain gu-form vase, 18th century; 4¼ in. (10.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price Realized USD 8,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The exterior is gilded in contrast to the white interior. Provenance: Offered Sotheby Parke Bernet, Hong Kong, 22 May 1984, lot 176.  Note: A similarly sized Yongzheng dish with lavender-blue glaze and identical mark is illustrated in the exhibition catalogue, Shimmering... [Lire la suite]
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