03 avril 2020

A kingfisher feather and hardstone screen, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 3301. A kingfisher feather and hardstone screen, Qing dynasty, 19th century; overall 107 by 64 by 29 cm., 42 by 25 1/4 by 11 1/2 in. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD. Lot Sold 884,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. composed with a pair of long-tailed pheasants perched upon a green rock, accompanied by two other smaller birds and a flying bat, beneath a tree bearing peaches and pomegranates, with peonies, roses and chrysanthemums growing on the ground, the flower petals made of... [Lire la suite]
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31 mars 2020

A carved hardwood brushpot, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century

Lot 3326. A carved hardwood brushpot, Qing Dynasty, 19th Century; 14.5 cm., 5 3/4 in. Estimate 120,000 — 180,000 HKD. Lot Sold 137,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of cylindrical form supported on three low feet, finely carved in intaglio with figures and horses on a tree-planted mountainous landscape inscribed with two poems, one celebrating how fast a legendary horse named Long Ju could run, while also describing the two carved horses on the brushpot, one... [Lire la suite]
31 mars 2020

A lobed huanghuali brushpot, Qing Dynasty, 19th century

Lot 3324. A lobed huanghuali brushpot, Qing Dynasty, 19th century; 18 cm., 7 in. Estimate 120,000 — 180,000 HKD. Lot Sold 137,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of hexalobed section, elegantly rising from a stylised mallow flower with incised radiating petals on the underside of the base, the raised band around the base further carved with continuous petal design in low relief, the wood of a warm honey-brown tone. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2020

A small incised blue glass vase and an overlay blue glass box and cover, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 3412. A small incised blue glass vase and an overlay blue glass box and cover, Qing dynasty, 19th century; Vase: 4 in. (10.1 cm.). Estimate HKD 140,000 - HKD 180,000. Price Realized HKD 175,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013  The vase is finely incised and gilt on the globular body with a butterfly in flight amongst sprays of lotus, hibiscus and lingzhi; together with a carved overlay blue glass box and cover of oval section, carved on the body with a band of keyfret... [Lire la suite]
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17 mars 2020

A jewelled and enamelled sarpech, India, 19th century with later elements

Lot 180. A jewelled and enamelled sarpech, India, 19th century with later elements; 12.5 by 11.5cm. Estimate: 12,000 - 18,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the openwork body set with foiled white stones, designed as a central floral medallion flanked by hinged petal florets and surmounted by a hinged curling jigha, suspended emeralds, the reverse with polychrome enamel floral design with birds, later set with three fastening pins. Provenance: Ex-collection of a diplomat, Greece, since... [Lire la suite]
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07 mars 2020

A black lingbi horizontal mountainscape, 19th century

Lot 1234. A black lingbi horizontal mountainscape, 19th century; 14 in. (35.5 cm.) across. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 25,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  With a prominent overhanging peak flanked by three smaller peaks, the resonant stone of deep black color with a network of criss-crossing greyish-white veins, the wood stand probably late 19th century.  Literature: R.D. Mowry, Worlds Within Worlds: The Richard Rosenblum Collection of... [Lire la suite]

05 mars 2020

A yellow-glazed carved cylindrical brushpot, 19th Century

Lot 61. A yellow-glazed carved cylindrical brushpot, 19th Century; 5 in. (14.7 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000. Price realised GBP 2,868. © Christie's Images Ltd 2002 Finely carved around the exterior with five monkeys playing around on rocks among pine trees apparently trying to reach a seal hanging from a branch, all under a pale yellow glaze, the eyes picked out in black, the base with an impressed seal mark, Li Licheng zuo, wood stand. ... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2020

A lime-green-glazed carved cylindrical brushpot, 19th Century

Lot 60. A lime-green-glazed carved cylindrical brushpot, 19th Century; 11½ in. (29 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000. Price realised GBP 3,226. © Christie's Images Ltd 2002 Finely carved around the exterior with animals symbolic of longevity, cranes and deer, standing and perched among pine, bamboo and flowers, all under a pale lime-green glaze, the eyes picked out in black, the base with an impressed seal mark, Li Yucheng zuo, two small chips. Provenance: Michael... [Lire la suite]
05 mars 2020

A lime-green-glazed carved cylindrical brushpot, 19th Century

Lot 59. A lime-green-glazed carved cylindrical brushpot, 19th Century; 5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000. Price realised GBP 3,824. © Christie's Images Ltd 2002 Finely carved around the exterior with the Eight Horses of Muwang gambolling below trees, all under an even pale lime-green glaze, the eyes picked out in black, the base with an impressed seal mark, Li Yucheng zuo, small chip, wood stand. Provenance: Michael Kaynes-Klitz Collection. ... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2020

A flambé-glazed hu-shaped vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century,

Lot 100. A flambé-glazed hu-shaped vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century; 32cm., 12 5/8 in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Lot sold 6,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the broad pear-shaped body rising from a spreading foot to a waisted neck and flared rim, with two abstracted animal-form handles, the shoulder moulded with two bowstrings, covered in a deep red flambé glaze with purple suffusions to the lower part of the body, the rim and handles thinning to an off-white colour. Sotheby's.... [Lire la suite]