15 septembre 2021

A huanghuali and huamu square-corner cabinet, Fangjiaogui, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 235. A huanghuali and huamu square-corner cabinet, Fangjiaogui, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 73 1/2in (186.7cm) high; 43 1/4in (109.8cm) long; 20 3/8in (51.8cm) deep. Estimate US$ 30,000 - 50,000 (€ 25,000 - 42,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The square-section rectangular frame of standard mitred, mortise and tenon construction, the side and front panels composed of huanghuali veneer, each door inset with one circular and two shaped rectangular burlwood panels set into elegant beaded frames,... [Lire la suite]

05 août 2021

A pair of doucai 'boys' dishes, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 128. A pair of doucai 'boys' dishes, Qing dynasty, 18th century; Diameter 6 in., 15.3 cm. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD. Lot sold: 16,380 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each base with an apocryphal Chenghua mark in underglaze blue within a double circle. Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 11-22 June 2021
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05 août 2021

A carved blue-glazed dish, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 115. A carved blue-glazed dish, Qing dynasty, 18th century; Diameter 10⅛ in., 25.8 cm. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD. Lot sold: 4,032 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Collection of Charlotte and George McDonald Goldsack, acquired circa 1930s, and thence by descent. Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 11-22 June 2021
05 août 2021

A carved celadon-glazed dish, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 5. A carved celadon-glazed dish, Qing dynasty, 18th century; Diameter 12⅞ in., 32.8 cm. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD. Lot sold: 4,032 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 11-22 June 2021  
11 juin 2021

A pair of white jade nail guards, 18th century

  Lot 3. A pair of white jade nail guards, 18th century; 6.5cm (2 1/2in) long. Sold for HK$ 51,000 (€ 5,420). © Bonhams.  A pair of elongated half-cones shaped like a long fingernail with a short tubular opening tapering to a point, open at the larger end with the lower section enclosing the fingertip, designed also to reduce the weight worn on fingers, the front engraved and carved with auspicious emblems shou ('longevity') and a coin that symbolises wealth ('cai'), the stone of even... [Lire la suite]
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16 mai 2021

A Pair of Huanghuali Stools, 18th Century

Lot 3434. A Pair Of Huanghuali Stools, 18th Century. L 113cm W 54.5cm H 89cm. Estimate HKD 1,200,000 - 1,800,000 (USD 153,846 - 230,769). Sold Price: HKD 1,440,000 (USD 184,615). Copyright 2021 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance: A Hong Kong private collection. Poly Auctions. Scholarly Delights: Furnishings from the Literati’s Studio and Buddhist Art, Hong Kong, 21 April 2021
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16 mai 2021

A Pair Of Huanghuali Horseshoe-Back Armchairs, 18th Century

Lot 3433. A Pair Of Huanghuali Horseshoe-Back Armchairs, 18th Century. L 61cm W 65cm H 98cm. Estimate HKD 1,200,000 - 1,500,000 (USD 153,846 - 192,308). Sold Price: HKD 1,344,000 (USD 172,308). Copyright 2021 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance: A Hong Kong private collection. Poly Auctions. Scholarly Delights: Furnishings from the Literati’s Studio and Buddhist Art, Hong Kong, 21 April 2021
15 mai 2021

A Pair Of Camphor Compound Cabinets, 18th Century

Lot 3110. A Pair Of Camphor Compound Cabinets, 18th Century. L 70cm W 34cm H 16cm. Estimate No Reserve Price. Sold Price: HKD 540,000 (USD 69,231). Copyright 2021 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance: 1. The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York2. Museum of Classical Chinese furniture in Renaissance, California, purchased in 1987-1994 by Robert Burton3. Christie’s New York, 19 September 1996, lot 734. The Ten-views Lingbi Rock Retreat Collection, no.CH106. Literature: 1.... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2021

A famille-rose 'immortals' plaque, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3637. A famille-rose 'immortals' plaque, Qing dynasty, 18th century;41 by 57.2 cm. Estimate: 100,000 - 150,000 HKD. Lot sold: 630,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. finely enamelled to depict three female immortals crossing a bridge whilst supporting tributes as though on their way to celebrate a birthday, the sashes of each figure skilfully depicted fluttering in the windy setting above tempestuous waves and framed with jagged boulders.  Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 22 April... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2021

A rare yellow jade 'lingzhi' ruyi sceptre, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 8. A rare yellow jade 'lingzhi' ruyi sceptre, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 31.6 cm. Estimate: 500,000 - 700,000 HKD. Lot sold: 3,024,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. with the head depicted as three lingzhi blooms, the largest one rendered borne on a gently gnarled branch forming the shaft and issuing further lingzhi blooms, the warm yellow stone with russet patches, original wood stand. Property from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection. ... [Lire la suite]
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