29 novembre 2018

A large carved celadon-glazed vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 327. A large carved celadon-glazed vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 52 cm, 20 1/2  in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot sold 375,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. the bulbous body rising from a flared foot to a trumpet neck flanked by openwork handles, carved with foliate medallions enclosed by interlocking strap panels, between borders of key-fret and beneath plantain leaves wrapping the neck, applied overall save for the white base with... [Lire la suite]
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29 novembre 2018

A large white-glazed jardinière, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 326. A large white-glazed jardinière, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 39 cm, 15 3/8  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 187,500 HKD. © Sotheby's. carved overall with large lotus blossoms and attendant buds wreathed in scrolling leafy stems, between a band of ruyi-heads at the rim and petal panels encircling the base, applied overall with an opaque white glaze. Provenance:  Offered at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 20th November 1985, lot 199.Collection of T.Y. Chao (1912-1999). ... [Lire la suite]
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29 novembre 2018

A Dehua figure of a duck and a pair of Dehua cups, 17th century

Lot 325. A Dehua figure of a duck and a pair of Dehua cups, 17th century; 13.3 cm, 5 1/4  in. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 HKD. Lot sold 56,250 HKD. © Sotheby's. the duck rendered resting on a rockwork; the cups of octagonal section, decorated around the foot with triangular motif, the base with an angular scrolling mark. Provenance:  Collection of T.Y. Chao (1912-1999). Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 29 november 2018-30 november 2018
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29 novembre 2018

An inscribed famille-verte brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 324. An inscribed famille-verte brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 13.3 cm, 5 1/4  in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot sold 212,500 HKD. © Sotheby's. painted with a magpie perched on a prunus tree, inscribed with a poem celebrating the beauty of prunus and with three seal marks. Provenance:  Collection of T.Y. Chao (1912-1999). Note: The poetic inscription can be translated as ‘Like a retreat scholar resting in a snowy mountain’. It is a... [Lire la suite]
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29 novembre 2018

A Dehua incense burner, 17th century

Lot 323. A Dehua incense burner, 17th century; 14.5 cm, 5 3/4  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 87,500 HKD. © Sotheby's. flanked by a pair of loop handles, the exterior encircled by a key-fret band between raised fillets. Provenance:  Collection of T.Y. Chao (1912-1999). Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 29 novembr 2018-30 november 2018
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29 novembre 2018

A Dehua vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 322. A Dehua vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 32.2 cm, 12 5/8  in. Estimate 12,000 — 15,000 HKD. Lot sold 275,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. the pear-shaped body rising from a splayed foot to a flaring neck, covered overall in a creamy-white glaze. Provenance:  Collection of T.Y. Chao (1912-1999). Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 29 novembr 2018-30 november 2018
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29 novembre 2018

A large and rare blue and white 'Dragon and Carp' basin, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 321. A large and rare blue and white 'Dragon and Carp' basin, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 32.2 cm, 12 5/8  in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot sold 437,500 HKD. © Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides supported on a flat base, the interior painted with a ferocious dragon and three leaping carps emerging from cresting waves, the base left in the biscuit and inscribed with a six-character reign mark within a double circle. Provenance:  Collection of T.Y.... [Lire la suite]
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29 novembre 2018

A blue and white 'Lotus' jardinière, 17th century

Lot 320. A blue and white 'Lotus' jardinière, 17th century; 25.3 cm, 10 in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 137,500 HKD. © Sotheby's. the rounded sides supported on five feet, painted around the exterior with a band of composite lotus scroll. Provenance:  Collection of T.Y. Chao (1912-1999). Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 29 novembr 2018-30 november 2018
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29 novembre 2018

A blue and white 'mythical beast' incense burner, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 319. A blue and white 'mythical beast' incense burner, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 14 cm, 5 1/2  in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 162,500 HKD. © Sotheby's. of bombé form, the exterior painted with three mythical beasts in a landscape, apocryphal Yongle mark. Provenance:  Collection of T.Y. Chao (1912-1999). Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 29 novembr 2018-30 november 2018
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29 novembre 2018

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

Lot 318. A blue and white 'Figural' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 46 cm, 18 1/8  in. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Lot sold 375,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. the baluster body surmounted by a trumpet neck, the body painted with a figural scene set in a pavilion, depicting officials and boys engaging in various activities, the neck decorated with two floral sprays, the base with an artemisia leaf mark. Provenance:  Collection of T.Y. Chao... [Lire la suite]
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