15 juillet 2020

China Guardian Hong Kong's "Objects of Desire: Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art" achieves US $1.28M

  HONG KONG.- China Guardian Hong Kong July Auction 2020 “Objects of Desire: Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art” completed with outstanding results, achieving nearly HK$ 10 million, and received heated online and offline bidding.Mr. Wang Jing, General Manager of Ceramics and Works of Art of China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd, says, “This is the first auction of China Guardian (Hong Kong) this year. We stood together to serve our clients who were not unable to attend our auctions in HK, by offering online and offline... [Lire la suite]

27 mars 2020

A large famille-rose bajixiang bowl with Buddhist emblems, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period (1821-1850)

Lot 3095. A large famille-rose bajixiang bowl with Buddhist emblems, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period (1821-1850); 23 cm., 9 in. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot Sold 275,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the rounded sides supported on a short straight foot, the interior centre painted in enamels and gilt with a stylised lotus, the exterior similarly decorated with immortals and Buddhist emblems above lotus blossoms, divided by jewelled animal masks above rocks rising... [Lire la suite]
13 février 2020

A pair of famille rose coral-ground bowls and covers, Xiezhu Zhuren Zao mark in underglaze blue, Daoguang period (1821-1850)

Lot 1811. A pair of famille rose coral-ground bowls and covers, Xiezhu Zhuren Zao mark in underglaze blue, Daoguang period (1821-1850); 4 3/8 in. (11 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 74,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  Each finely potted with rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim, enamled with a pair of phoenixes by a garden rock, surrounded by bamboo and flowering plants, a bat holding a ribbon-tied chime in its mouth... [Lire la suite]
01 février 2020

A pair of famille rose rectangular jardinières, Daoguang period (1821-1850), Shendetang Zhi mark in iron red

Lot 3232. A pair of famille rose rectangular jardinières, Daoguang period (1821-1850), Shendetang Zhi mark in iron red; 10 1/4 in. (26.2 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 600,000. Price realised HKD 1,000,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014.  The exteriors are finely enamelled on the exterior with a myriad of flowers including lotus, peony and prunus, picked out in a soft palette of pastel pink, yellow, blue, green and iron red. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics... [Lire la suite]
06 janvier 2020

A famille rose bowl, Shende Tang zhi mark in iron-red, Daoguang period (1821-1850)

Lot 1398. A famille rose bowl, Shende Tang zhi mark in iron-red, Daoguang period (1821-1850); 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 11,875. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013. The deep sides flare slightly towards the everted rim and are delicately painted in famille rose enamels with the sanduo (pomegranates, peaches and lychee). Provenance: A. Blum Collection. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 19 - 20 September... [Lire la suite]
12 octobre 2019

A carved yellow-enamelled ‘deer and crane’ brushpot, Daoguang period (1821-1850)

Lot 53. A carved yellow-enamelled ‘deer and crane’ brushpot, Daoguang period (1821-1850); 5 ¾ in. (14.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 80,000. Price realised HKD 325,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The base is carved with the maker’s mark reading Li Yucheng. Property from the Quek Kiok Lee Collection.  Provenance: Sold at Sotheby’s London, 11 December 1973, lot 333. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including the Quek Kiok Lee... [Lire la suite]

20 septembre 2019

A rare pair of famille rose turquoise-ground square jardinières, Shendetang zhi marks in iron-red, Daoguang period (1821-1850)

  Lot 1105.  A rare pair of famille rose turquoise-ground square jardinières, Shendetang zhi marks in iron-red, Daoguang period (1821-1850); 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 62,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Each jardinière is raised on four bracket feet and finely decorated on each side with a panel containing two of the Eight Daoist Immortals in a landscape surrounded by pine trees and rocky outcroppings, all... [Lire la suite]
12 août 2019

A pair of finely enamelled 'dragon' dishes, Shen De Tang hallmark in iron red, Daoguang period (1821-1850)

Lot 1435. A pair of finely enamelled 'dragon' dishes, Shen De Tang hallmark in iron red, Daoguang period (1821-1850); 6 3/8 in. (16 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 10,000. Price realised USD 31,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Decorated on the exterior with two gilt-highlighted iron-red dragons pursuing flaming pearls against a white-enamel sgraffiato wave ground, interior and base in deep turquoise enamel, wood stands, Japanese wood box. Provenance: Acquired in 1973. Note: The... [Lire la suite]
09 août 2019

An iron-red and blue bowl, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period (1821-1850)

Lot 161. An iron-red and blue bowl, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period (1821-1850); 10.2cm., 4in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot Sold 8,125 GBP. © Sotheby's the raised slightly tapering foot rising to rounded sides, painted to the exterior with the bajixiang in iron-red above a band of stylised lotus scroll in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 12 May 2010.
08 mai 2019

A pair of famille rose gilt-decorated 'Baragon Tumed' bowls, Daoguang period (1821-1850), Iron-red 'Baragon Tumed' marks

Lot 326. A pair of famille rose gilt-decorated 'Baragon Tumed' bowls, Daoguang period (1821-1850), Iron-red 'Baragon Tumed' marks in Mongolian script; 4 5/8 in. (11.8 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000 (USD 26,160 - USD 39,240). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The bowls are each decorated to the exterior with the 'Seven Regal Treasures', including the Wheel of the Law, the elephant, the horse, the jewel, a male deity, the Minister and the General, all supported on lotus blossoms and stylised waves. The foot and mouth rims are... [Lire la suite]