09 octobre 2019

A rare and finely painted blue and white 'floral' bowl, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 142. A rare and finely painted blue and white 'floral' bowl, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 17 cm, 6 5/8  in. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD (63,665 - 89,131 USD). Lot sold 687,500 HKD (87,539 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. well potted with gently rounded sides everted at the rim, all supported on a short foot, the exterior vibrantly painted with a continuous composite floral meander accentuated with simulated 'heaping and piling', the... [Lire la suite]

09 octobre 2019

A blue and white 'Floral' bottle vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1735-1796)

Lot 139. A blue and white 'Floral' bottle vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1735-1796); 30.5 cm, 12 in. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 HKD (7,640 - 10,186 USD). Lot sold 525,000 HKD (66,848 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. with a tapering cylindrical body rising from a short foot to an angular shoulder and surmounted by a tubular neck, the exterior gently moulded with ten vertical panels, each painted with leafy floral sprays, the neck similarly decorated with a wide... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2019

A fine and rare celadon-glazed lobed garlic-mouth vase, seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 137. A fine and rare celadon-glazed lobed garlic-mouth vase, seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 25.4 cm, 10 in. Estimate 2,000,000 — 3,000,000 HKD (254,660 - 381,990 USD). Lot sold 5,575,000 HKD (709,865 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. with a baluster body divided into sixteen lobes and rising from a countersunk base to a waisted neck and bulbous mouth, the neck moulded with a lobed band simulating the knotted cloth design, applied overall save for the... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2019

A celadon-glazed jar, seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 131. A celadon-glazed jar, seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); h. 20 cm, 7 7/8  in. Estimate 800,000 — 1,000,000 HKD (101,864 - 127,330 USD). Lot sold 2,000,000 HKD (254,660 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the tapering ovoid body rising to a wide waisted neck, encircled by a row of raised circular bosses just above the curved shoulder, covered overall in a celadon glaze of pale sea-green tone, the base inscribed with a six-character seal mark.  ... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2019

A fine and rare pair of blue and white cupstands, Marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 126. A fine and rare pair of blue and white cupstands, Marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 17 and 17.2 cm, 6 5/8  and 6 3/4  in. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD (63,665 - 89,131 USD). Lot sold 1,875,000 HKD (238,744 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. each with a hollow bowl rising to an incurved rim, collared by a broad dish and supported on flared foot, the central dish superbly decorated on the interior with stylised scrollwork... [Lire la suite]
08 octobre 2019

A fine celadon-glazed lobed zhadou, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 116. A fine celadon-glazed lobed zhadou, Seal mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 20.9 cm, 8 1/4  in.. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,000,000 HKD (190,995 - 254,660 USD). Lot sold 5,215,000 HKD (664,026 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the shouldered body divided into six undulating lobes resembling petals, all supported on a stepped splayed foot and surmounted by a short trumpet-shaped mouth, covered overall save for the footring with an even bluish-green glaze,... [Lire la suite]
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08 octobre 2019

A pair of celadon-glazed ogee dishes, Qing dynasty, 18th century, Jingweitang zhi marks

Lot 109. A pair of celadon-glazed ogee dishes, Qing dynasty, 18th century, Jingweitang zhi marks; 13 cm, 5 1/8  in. Estimate 80,000 — 100,000 HKD (10,186 - 12,733 USD). Lot sold 275,000 HKD (35,016 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. each of ogee form, the interior and exterior covered overall with a pale bluish-green glaze interrupted by a brown rim, the base left white and inscribed in underglaze blue with a four-character mark reading Jingweitang zhi... [Lire la suite]
08 octobre 2019

A peachbloom-glazed washer, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 108. A peachbloom-glazed washer, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 11.8 cm, 4 5/8  in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD (6,367 — 8,913 USD). Lot sold 525,000 HKD (66,848 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. with low rounded sides incurved at the mouth and supported on a low tapering foot, the exterior covered with an attractive mottled peachbloom glaze, the interior and base left white, the latter inscribed with a six-character reign mark in underglaze... [Lire la suite]
08 octobre 2019

A rare underglaze-blue and yellow-enamelled 'lotus bouquet' charger, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 105. A rare underglaze-blue and yellow-enamelled 'lotus bouquet' charger, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 39.6 cm, 15 1/2  in. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD (76,398 - 101,864 USD). Lot sold 2,250,000 HKD (286,493 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. rising from a short tapered foot to a lipped rim, painted in various shades of cobalt blue against a bright yellow ground, the interior with a beribboned bouquet of lotus and other water plants, encircled by a... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2019

A blue and white sweetmeat' box and cover, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1619)

Lot 120. A blue and white sweetmeat' box and cover, Mark and period of Wanli (1573-1619); 18.4 cm, 7 1/4  in.. Estimate 120,000 — 150,000 HKD (15,343 - 19,179 USD). Lot Sold 275,000 HKD (35,016 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's of circular section, the domed cover decorated with a medallion depicting a seated official with two attendants to his left whilst receiving two other officials, surrounded by a band of four lobed cartouches, each enclosing flowering branches and two... [Lire la suite]