09 août 2022

A Rare Yellow Jade ‘Purse’ Pomander, Mid Qing Dynasty

Lot 3312. A Rare Yellow Jade ‘Purse’ Pomander, Mid Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). H 5.3cm. Sold for HKD 228,000 (Estimate HKD 80,000 - 120,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022   Provenance: 1. Collection of Mr. Gérard Wahl-Boyer, Paris, France, 19942. Collection of the Duchamp family, Paris, France. Note: This lot is in the form of an embroidered incense bag with a lotus-shaped belly, the lid and body carved in yellow nephrite, the entire body... [Lire la suite]

15 mai 2021

A Pair of Gilt-Bronze ‘Qilin’ Figures, Xuande Period, 1426-1435

Lot 3321. A Pair of Gilt-Bronze ‘Qilin’ Figures, Xuande Mark and Period (1426-1435). H 18cm H 18.6cm. Estimate HKD 2,800,000 - 3,500,000 (USD 358,974 - 448,718). Sold Price: HKD 3,360,000 (USD 430,769). Copyright 2021 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Two very vividly sculpted gilt-bronze ‘qilin’ figures. Details on the beast’s hair and horns are articulated and resemble typical Yongle and Xuande imperial productions. Provenance: 1. Collection of Mr. Gérard Wahl-Boyer, Paris, France,... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2021

A Fine Imperial Enamelled Glass ‘Archaic’ Water Pot, Yongzheng Period, 1723-1735

Lot 3302. A Fine Imperial Enamelled Glass ‘Archaic’ Water Pot, Yongzheng Mark and Period (1723-1735). D 3.6cm H 2cm. Estimate 1,200,000 - 1,500,000 (USD 153,846 - 192,308). Sold Price: HKD 3,120,000 (USD 400,000). Copyright 2021 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited A globular-shaped water pot with a flat base, rounded shoulders and a slightly flattened top. An opaque white ground with enamel overlays all on top of a glass surface. The surface area meticulously arranged to accommodate a unique... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2021

A Fine Imperial Enamelled Gilt-Decorated Peach-Formed Glass Snuff Bottle, Yongzheng Period, 1723-1735

Lot 3301. A Fine Imperial Enamelled Gilt-Decorated Peach-Formed Glass Snuff Bottle, Yongzheng Period (1723-1735). H 5.2cm. Estimate 500,000 - 800,000 (USD 64,103 - 102,564). Sold Price: HKD 2,400,000 (USD 307,692). Copyright 2021 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited A snuff bottle in the form of a peach. Predominant use of gilt on the surface that gradually reaches the ripened end painted with ruby-red enamel. Overall with a ‘sanduo’ design scheme that composes of the peach, embodied by the form of... [Lire la suite]