12 décembre 2019

A copper red glazed bottle vase, tianqiuping, China, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 47. A copper red glazed bottle vase, tianqiuping, China, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Hauteur: 44 cm. (17 3/8 in.). Estimate 3,000 - EUR 4,000. Price realised EUR 3,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Le corps de forme globulaire sous un large col tubulaire, il est entièrement recouvert d'une chaude glaçure sang-de-boeuf parcourue de fines craquelures allant en s'éclaircissant autour du col. Christie's. Art d'Asie, Paris, 12 December 2019

12 décembre 2019

A large flambé-glazed vase, China, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 44. A large flambé-glazed vase, China, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Hauteur: 57 cm. (22 ½ in.). Estimate 10,000 - EUR 15,000. Price realised EUR 5,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 Il est de forme balustre au col évasé simplement souligné de deux anneaux en léger relief, entièrement recouvert d'une glaçure rouge brillante.  Provenance: French private collection. Christie's. Art d'Asie, Paris, 12 December 2019
29 novembre 2019

A blue and white baluster vase, Qing Dynasty, 19th century

Lot 72. A blue and white baluster vase, Qing Dynasty, 19th century; 37.4 cm, 14 3/4  in.. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot Sold 500,000 HKD (63,855 USD). © Sotheby's. the baluster body surmounted by a waisted neck, decorated in cobalt blue with a flowering prunus tree and smaller budding branches around the neck above a band of clusters of pine needles, the neck encircled by a double-raised fillet.  Sotheby's. Ceramics and Jades... [Lire la suite]
29 novembre 2019

A blue and white sleeve vase, Qing Dynasty, 19th century

Lot 65. A blue and white sleeve vase, Qing Dynasty, 19th century; 43.3 cm, 17 in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot Sold 500,000 HKD (63,855 USD). © Sotheby's. the cylindrical body surmounted by a waisted neck, finely painted in shades of cobalt blue with a variety of archaistic vases containing floral sprays and ruyi, all between incised borders of leafy florets and zigzags around the shoulder and base, and beneath a band of upright leaves around the neck.  ... [Lire la suite]
29 novembre 2019

A blue and white incense burner, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 2. A blue and white incense burner, Qing dynasty, 19th century; h. 26.3 cm, 10 3/8  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot Sold 812,500 HKD (103,764 USD). © Sotheby's. of globular form, rising from three cabriole legs and surmounted by a waisted neck and galleried rim, flanked by a pair of upright curved handles, decorated around the body with scrolling lotus, below a band of keyfret extending to the side of the handles and on the rim, the legs each... [Lire la suite]
29 novembre 2019

A copper-red and underglaze-blue 'Immortal' vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 15. A copper-red and underglaze-blue 'Immortal' vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century; 45.6 cm, 18 in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot Sold 4,975,000 HKD (635,357 USD). © Sotheby's. the cylindrical body rising from a splayed foot to a waisted neck and galleried rim, decorated around the body with a continuous scene of three immortals and attendants accompanied by a spotted deer and a crane, with bats hovering in the distance, all between bands of ruyi encircling the... [Lire la suite]

27 novembre 2019

19th century diamond tiara-necklace

Lot 155. 19th century diamond tiara-necklace. Estimate GBP 150,000 - GBP 200,000. Price realised GBP 200,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019  Old-cut cushion shaped diamonds, silver and gold, as a tiara 7.3 cm high, as a necklace 41.4 cm, blue velvet case. Property belonging to the late Betty, Lady Grantchester. Christie's. Important Jewels, London, 27 November 2019
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09 novembre 2019

An apple-green jadeite belt-buckle, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 72. An apple-green jadeite belt-buckle, Qing dynasty, 19th century;4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) long. Estimate GBP 35,000 - GBP 45,000. Price realised GBP 56,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019  The upper sections are skillfully carved in openwork to depict coiled chilongs amongst lingzhi sprays, one half with a dragon-head hook, the other with a loop. The stone is of an emerald-green tone with some paler emerald inclusions. Note: A similarly carved two-part jadeite belt-buckle dated... [Lire la suite]
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09 novembre 2019

A brown-ground kesi 'dragon' robe, mangpao, 19th century

Lot 222. A brown-ground kesi 'dragon' robe, mangpao, 19th century; 42 ¾ in. (108.5 cm.) long; 64 in. (162.5 cm.) wide. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000. Price realised GBP 25,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The robe is finely woven with nine gold five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls amongst ruyi-form clouds and bats. The brown ground is interspersed with beribboned scrolls, chimes, and vases containing peaches and ruyi, above cresting waves tossed with auspicious objects and... [Lire la suite]
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09 novembre 2019

An embroidered blue-ground 'dragon' robe, mangpao, 19th century

Lot 226. An embroidered blue-ground 'dragon' robe, mangpao, 19th century; 42 ¾ in. (108.5 cm.) long; 64 in. (162.5 cm.) wide. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 10,000. Price realised GBP 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The blue ground is worked in couched gold thread on the front and back with five-clawed dragons confronting flaming pearls amongst clouds, fire scrolls, bats, cranes and other auspicious emblems. The lishui stripe at the hem is tossed with the bajixiang, the Eight... [Lire la suite]
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