09 avril 2016

A fine and rare copper-red and underglaze-blue waterpot, pingguozun, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 54. A fine and rare copper-red and underglaze-blue waterpot, pingguozun, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722). Estimate HKD 1,800,000 — 2,400,000 (203,205 - 270,940 EUR). Lot Sold 10,400,000 HKD (1,174,073 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. of compressed globular form, elegantly potted with generous rounded sides rising from a concave base to an incurved mouthrim recessed into the shoulder, the exterior intricately painted in... [Lire la suite]

08 avril 2016

A blue and white bowl with figures, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1619)

Lot 44. A blue and white bowl with figures, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1619). Estimate HKD 250,000 — 350,000 (28,223 - 39,512 EUR). Lot Sold 1,625,000 HKD (183,449 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's. with low, rounded sides rising from a gently tapered foot to a flared rim, the exterior painted in bright shades of cobalt blue with four ruyi-shaped panels divided by single floral sprays above and fruiting branches below, variously enclosing two figures... [Lire la suite]
04 avril 2016

An important and rare blue and white ‘Palace Bowl’, Mark and period of Chenghua

Lot 25. An important and rare blue and white ‘Palace Bowl’, Mark and period of Chenghua. Estimate 50,000,000 — 70,000,000 HKD (5,847,154 - 8,186,015 EUR). Lot sold 64,600,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's.  exquisitely potted with smooth rounded sides, gracefully rising from a tapered foot to a slightly flared rim, finely painted in muted washes of cobalt-blue accented with sharp outlines of a deeper hue, the exterior with three large clusters of plump ripe melon vine, all differently... [Lire la suite]