16 octobre 2017

A pair of large red-glazed bell-shaped bowls, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 140. A pair of large red-glazed bell-shaped bowls, Qing dynasty, 18th century, 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000. Price realised HKD 75,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 2 October 2017, Alexandra House, Hong Kong

05 octobre 2017

A small robin’s egg-glazed bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 134. A small robin’s egg-glazed bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century, 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm.) high, box. Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 180,000. Price realised HKD 150,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 2 October 2017, Alexandra House, Hong Kong 
05 octobre 2017

A blue and white ‘Dragon’ bowl, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 129. A blue and white ‘Dragon’ bowl, Qing dynasty, 18th century, 8 1/2 in. (21.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 400,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The base with an apocryphal Xuande mark, box. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 2 October 2017, Alexandra House, Hong Kong
26 septembre 2017

An incised yellow-glazed 'Dragon' brush washer, 18th century

Lot 1234. An incised yellow-glazed 'Dragon' brush washer, 18th century, 6 ¼ in. (15.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The compressed bombé body raised on a tall foot is incised on the exterior with two four-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls above waves, and is covered overall with a bright yellow glaze and incised with an apocryphal Xuande mark on the base.  Provenance: Isaac Voron Collection.Allen J.... [Lire la suite]
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25 septembre 2017

A flambé-glazed bottle vase, 18th century

Lot 13. A flambé-glazed bottle vase, 18th century, 12 in. (30 cm.) high. Estimate: USD 4,000 - 6,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The vase is covered in a rich strawberry-red glaze, thinning to purple and beige at the mouth rim and stopping at the foot rim. Provenance: From the collection of the Belgian artist Cris Brodahl (b.1963), acquired prior to 1997. Christie's. The Art of China: Online Autumn Sale
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25 septembre 2017

A pair of doucai 'Lotus Pond' dishes, 18th century

Lot 6. A pair of doucai 'Lotus Pond' dishes, 18th century, 7½ in. (19 cm.) diam. Estimate: USD 1,500 - 2,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 It is decorated to the interior with a central roundel enclosing a mandarin duck swimming and another one flying across a pond with blossoming lotus flowers, surrounded by a band of lancascript at the rim. The exterior is decorated with a similar continuous scene. Provenance: From a German family collection, acquired in Munich the 1960s.  ... [Lire la suite]
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25 septembre 2017

A pair of Ming-style blue and white 'Nine dragons' dishes, 18th century

Lot 2. A pair of Ming-style blue and white 'Nine dragons' dishes, 18th century, 6⅛ in. (15.5 cm.) diam. Estimate: USD 7,000 - 9,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The center of the interior is decorated with a five-clawed dragon leaping against a background of cresting waves, and on the exterior with eight further dragons on a similar ground. An apocryphal Chenghua mark is on the base. Provenance: J. M. Hu (1911-1995) Collection. Wedding gift to H. H. Hu, early 1930s, and thence by descent to the present... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2017

A small underglaze-blue and copper-red tea caddy, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 839. A small underglaze-blue and copper-red tea caddy, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Height 3 5/8  in., 9.2 cm. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot sold 30,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby’s. the cylindrical body rising to flat shoulder surmounted by a waisted neck with a lipped rim, elegantly painted to the lower half of the body with flowers and insects, the upper half with a poem by You Yi written in stylized seal script, carrying net, Japanese wood boxes (6).  Sotheby's. Saturday at... [Lire la suite]
17 septembre 2017

A doucai 'Chicken' cup, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 242. A doucai 'Chicken' cup, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Diameter 2 7/8  in., 7.3 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot sold 42,500 USD. © Sotheby's. finely potted, the gently rounded sides rising from a countersunk base to a slightly everted rim, painted around the exterior with two crested cockerels between rockwork, each with a hen and small chicks, the base with an apocryphal Chenghua six-character mark in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 13... [Lire la suite]
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16 septembre 2017

A rare small red-overlay white glass double-gourd vase, probably Palace Workshops, Beijing, 18th century

Lot 1049. A rare small red-overlay white glass double-gourd vase, probably Palace Workshops, Beijing, 18th century; 3 7/8 in. (9.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 5,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The body is carved in relief through the ruby red overlay to the opaque white ground with five bats (wufu) flying amidst trailing clouds on the lower body and with shou symbols and further bats on the upper body, all beneath key fret and inverted lappets... [Lire la suite]