09 avril 2020

A carved sandalwood figure of a seated buddha, Qing Dynasty, 18th-19th Century

Lot 3339. A carved sandalwood figure of a seated buddha, Qing Dynasty, 18th-19th Century; 19 cm, 7 1/2 in. Estimate 120,000 — 180,000 HKD. Lot Sold 137,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's seated in dhyanasana, with a finely carved loose-fitted robe open at the neck and hands folded in his lap, wearing a serene expression upon his face, wood stand. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 08 april 2011
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02 avril 2020

A puce-enameled 'garlic-head' bottle vase, 18th-19th century

Lot 2190. A puce-enameled 'garlic-head' bottle vase, 18th-19th century; 8¾ in. (22.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price Realized USD 22,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The vase is elegantly potted with a rounded lower body and a sloping shoulder that tapers to the tall, slender neck surmounted by a lobed garlic bulb-shaped mouth. The exterior is covered in rich, purple-magenta enamel,wood box. Provenance: Private collection, Japan, formed in the 19th century.... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2020

A puce-enameled chrysanthemum dish, 18th-19th century

Lot 2189. A puce-enameled chrysanthemum dish, 18th-19th century; 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price Realized USD 8,125. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The dish is potted with shallow rounded sides molded as narrow chrysanthemum petals surrounding a plain center on the interior, and rising from the correspondingly lobed shallow ring foot, and is covered inside and out in a deep pink enamel, box. Provenance: Private collection, Japan, formed in the... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2020

A turquoise and aubergine-glazed figure of a Bodhisattva, 18th-19th century

Lot 2165. A turquoise and aubergine-glazed figure of a Bodhisattva, 18th-19th century; 11¾ in. (29.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price Realized USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.  The figure is finely modeled kneeling on a lotus base, with hands raised at the chest, and hair fashioned into a tall topknot behind a five-point crown. His rounded face has a serene, smiling expression and he is depicted wearing elaborate beaded jewelery,... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2020

A carved Boxwood brushpot, Qing Dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 3332. A carved Boxwood brushpot, Qing Dynasty, 18th-19th century; 14.7 cm., 5 3/4 in. Estimate 120,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot Sold 212,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. well carved in high relief with a sleeping sage stumped over a book, with a second sage standing to one side with a brush in his hand, the reverse set with a tiger snarling at a dragon emerging from the clouds. Provenance: Collection of H.G. Beasley.Sotheby's London, 4th May 1984, lot... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2020

A large celadon-green jade carving of a recumbent horse, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 3213. A large celadon-green jade carving of a recumbent horse, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 28 cm., 11 in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,820,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the boulder carved in the form of a recumbent horse modelled with its head and maned neck turned back over the shoulder, its hoofed legs tucked under the body with its long tail curled alongside its right hind leg, the hair on its mane and tail detailed with fine incisions, the stone of... [Lire la suite]

23 mars 2020

A robin's-egg-glazed Hu-form vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 3613. A robin's-egg-glazed Hu-form vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 11 1/4 in. (31 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 90,000 - HKD 120,000. Price Realized HKD 275,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  Of pear-shaped form, the well potted vase is raised on a slightly splayed foot, and moulded with a bow-string band at the base of the neck which continues under the elephant-head loop handles, covered overall with a mottled opaque glaze of turquoise and purplish-blue tone that continues over... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2020

A superb imperial hardstone-embellished white jade ruyi sceptre, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 3640. A superb imperial hardstone-embellished white jade ruyi sceptre, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 16 1/4 in. (41.2 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 4,000,000 - HKD 6,000,000. Price Realized HKD 14,100,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 The large sceptre is well carved from semi-translucent stone of creamy-white tone, finely inlaid with pink tourmaline, coral, lapis lazuli, malachite and turquoise, decorating the ruyi terminal with a garden scene of two bats in flight amidst... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2020

A finely carved boxwood lotus pod, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 3365. A finely carved boxwood lotus pod, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 4 in. (10.2 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 80,000. Price Realized HKD 62,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  Naturalistically carved in imitiation of a lotus pod growing on a short stalk with loose lotus seeds contained within their small compartments. The exterior of the lotus pod is uneven and of a wrinkled contour. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art (Including The... [Lire la suite]
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07 mars 2020

A black lingbi Y-shaped scholar's rock, 18th-19th century

Lot 1227. A black lingbi Y-shaped scholar's rock, 18th-19th century; 21 in. (53.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  The central, undulating shaft rising vertically from a small base and branching to form a 'Y' shape with one long and one short branch, the lustrous, evenly colored black stone with richly textured, dimpled surface, late 18th/19th century Jiangnan-style wood stand.  Literature: N. Berliner,... [Lire la suite]