08 décembre 2018

A fine and rare samvara mandala, Mongolia, 19th century

Lot 129. A fine and rare samvara mandala, Mongolia, 19th century, tempera and gold on cotton cloth, Chinese silk mounting, 54x54(150x90) cm. Estimate 8,000-12,000 €. Lot sold 28,000 €. © Nagel Auktionen A complex mandala originating from the Anuttara Tantra, depicting the Yidam Samvara with his partner Vajravarahi in his form as Dvadashsatmaka Dakarnavacakra, standing on the peak of world mountain, the mandala consisting of three tiers, each separated by a black border, with each of the multitude of deities... [Lire la suite]
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03 décembre 2018

An agate 'Lotus' washer, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 12. An agate 'Lotus' washer, Qing dynasty, 19th century; 10.4 cm, 41⁄8 in. Estimate: 8,000-12,000 HKD. Lot sold 35,000 HKD (4,475 USD). © Sotheby's. naturalistically carved as a large lotus leaf borne on stems issuing flowers and a lotus pod around the exterior, detailed with a small frog and a conch shell on top, wood stand. Provenance: Collection of Emil Hultmark (1872-1943), and thence by descent in the family. Exhibited: Emil Hultmarks... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2018

A red-glazed 'Peach' washer, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 415. A red-glazed 'Peach' washer, Qing dynasty, 19th century; 25 cm, 9 7/8  in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 18,750 HKD. © Sotheby's. of peach shape, covered overall save for the base in a crimson-red glaze draining to white at the mouth, wood stand. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 29 november 2018
01 décembre 2018

A large celadon-glazed 'Lotus' vase, tianqiuping, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 409. A large celadon-glazed 'Lotus' vase, tianqiuping, Qing dynasty, 19th century; 55.5 cm, 21 7/8  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 100,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. the globular body decorated with lotus scrolls above upright lappets, the cylindrical neck with key-fret and upright plantain blades, covered overall save for the white base in a celadon glaze. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 29 november 2018
24 septembre 2018

A wucai ‘figural’ beaker vase, gu, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 13. A wucai ‘figural’ beaker vase, gu, Qing dynasty, 19th century; 9 7/8 in. (25.1 cm.) high, box. Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000 (USD 3,864 - USD 6,440). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 4 October 2018
22 septembre 2018

A large celadon-glazed moulded ‘Lotus’ vase, tianqiuping, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 64. A large celadon-glazed moulded ‘Lotus’ vase, tianqiuping, Qing dynasty, 19th century; 21 ½ in. (54.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 260,000 - HKD 500,000(USD 33,308 - USD 64,054). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 4 October 2018

22 septembre 2018

A small robin’s egg-glazed bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 63. A small robin’s egg-glazed bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century; 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) high, box. Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 80,000(USD 3,843 - USD 10,249). © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 4 October 2018  
22 septembre 2018

A Late 19th Century Emerald, Ruby and Diamond Bangle, Circa 1890

Lot 608. A Late 19th Century Emerald, Ruby and Diamond Bangle, Circa 1890. Estimate HK$ 32,000 - 48,000 (US$4,100 - 6,100). Sold for HK$ 40,000 (€ 4,355). © Bonhams 2001-2018 Modelled as a snake, the hinged bangle set with a pear-shaped emerald, with cabochon ruby eyes, the head accented by old brilliant-cut diamonds, one small diamond deficient, inner circumference 16.5cm.  Bonhams. JEWELS & JADEITE, 19 Sep 2018. Hong Kong, Admiralty
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18 septembre 2018

A 'zitan' 'Dragon and Phoenix' document box and cover, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1275. A 'zitan' 'Dragon and Phoenix' document box and cover, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 8 1/2  in., 21.6 cm; Width 17 in., 43.2 cm; Depth 11 in., 27.9 cm. Estimate: 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Sold Price: 21,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of rectangular form, the top panel deeply carved with a frontal dragon coiling around a central shou character amid flames and swirling clouds, the front panel with a pair of confronting phoenix amid foliate scrollwork, repeated on the sides... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2018

A lacquered elm wood 'bamboo' table, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 1328. A lacquered elm wood 'bamboo' table, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Height 34 1/2  in., 87.6 cm; Width 58 1/4  in., 148 cm; Depth 19 1/4  in., 48.9 cm. Estimate: 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Sold Price: 21,250 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the paneled top set within a wide frame with rounded edge above a triple reeded-shaped apron wrapped around the round-section corner legs, supported underneath by three transverse stretchers and four giant's arm braces, and joined by a high humpbacked... [Lire la suite]