16 avril 2019

A blue and white 'Landscape' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3642. A blue and white 'Landscape' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 44.3 cm, 17 3/8  in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot Sold 300,000 HKD (38,643 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's.  sturdily potted with a tall baluster body surmounted by a trumpet neck flaring at the rim, the body decorated with a continuous landscape scene and detailed with a recluse seated in a pavilion and looking out at the tranquil river, the neck bordered with a raised fillet... [Lire la suite]

06 avril 2019

A blue and white 'Dragon' box and cover, mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 3641. A blue and white 'Dragon' box and cover, mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566); 16.3 cm, 6 3/8  in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot Sold 600,000 HKD (77,286 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. of circular section, the cover with a gently raised central medallion enclosing an en face dragon soaring amidst ruyi clouds, encircled by a frieze depicting a pair of dragons and ruyi clouds decorated to the rounded sides and repeated on the... [Lire la suite]