15 mars 2019

A porcelain dish with flowers, Nabeshima ware, Okawachi, Hizen province, Edo period, late 17th-early 18th century

Lot 309. A porcelain dish with flowers, Nabeshima ware, Okawachi, Hizen province, Edo period, late 17th-early 18th century; 5 7/8 in. (14.8 cm.) diameter. Estimate: US$12,000 - US$15,000. Price realised USD 20,000.  © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Decorated in underglaze blue and enamels of red, green, turquoise and yellow over clear glaze with a scrolling peony design, the high ring foot painted in underglaze blue with a comb-tooth pattern, the exterior painted in underglaze blue with three clusters of... [Lire la suite]

15 mars 2019

A porcelain dish with cherry blossoms, Nabeshima ware, Okawachi, Hizen Province, Edo period, late 17th-early 18th century

Lot 308. A porcelain dish with cherry blossoms, Nabeshima ware, Okawachi, Hizen Province, Edo period, late 17th-early 18th century; 5 7/8 in. (14.8 cm.) diameter. Estimate: US$12,000 - US$15,000. Price realised USD 16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Designed on the interior in cobalt pigment under colorless glaze and in overglaze enamels of red with cherry blossoms, baskets and stylized waves, the high ring foot painted in underglaze blue with a comb-tooth pattern, the exterior painted in underglaze blue... [Lire la suite]
15 mars 2019

A porcelain dish with keito (plumed coxcombs), Nabeshima Ware, Okawachi, Hizen Province, Edo period, late 17th-early 18th centur

Lot 310. A porcelain dish with keito (plumed coxcombs), Nabeshima Ware, Okawachi, Hizen Province, Edo period, late 17th-early 18th century; 5 7/8 in. (14.8 cm.) diameter. Estimate: US$18,000 - US$22,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Designed on the interior in cobalt pigment under colorless glaze and in overglaze enamels of red, turquoise and accents of yellow with keito (plumed coxcombs), the high ring foot painted in underglaze blue with a comb-tooth pattern, the exterior... [Lire la suite]
17 janvier 2019

A Japanese blue and white five-piece garniture, Edo period, 18th century

Lot 305. A Japanese blue and white five-piece garniture, Edo period, 18th century; 19 ½ (49.5 cm.) high, the jars and covers. Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000. Price realised US$8,125. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Octagonal, Arita ware, decorated with lions and phoenix, comprising three jars and covers and a pair of beaker vases. Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019
27 novembre 2018

An iron articulated sculpture of a spider, Edo period (19th century)

Lot 3806. An iron articulated sculpture of a spider, Edo period (19th century); 4 ¾ in. (12.1 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 320,000 - HKD 480,000. Price realised HKD 400,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The iron spider finely constructed of numerous hammered parts jointed together with movable limbs, claws, body and mouth, eyes embellished with gilt. Literature: Kuo Hong-Sheng and Chang Yuan-Feng, chief eds. et al., Meiji no bi / Splendid Beauty: Illustrious Crafts of the Meiji Period (Taipei:... [Lire la suite]
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27 novembre 2018

An iron articulated sculpture of a lobster, Edo period (18th-19th century), signed Kiyoharu (Myochin Kiyoharu)

Lot 3821. An iron articulated sculpture of a lobster, Edo period (18th-19th century), signed Kiyoharu (Myochin Kiyoharu); 11 ¼ in. (28.6 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 550,000. Price realised HKD 500,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The iron lobster constructed of numerous hammered plates jointed inside the body, the body bends and the eyes, antennae, limbs, fins and legs move, the details finely carved and chiseled, signature on one of limbs. With double wood boxes. ... [Lire la suite]
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27 novembre 2018

An iron articulated sculpture of a carp, Edo period (19th century), signed Myoshin saku (made by Myoshin)

Lot 3823. An iron articulated sculpture of a carp, Edo period (19th century), signed Myoshin saku (made by Myoshin); 8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 480,000 - HKD 650,000. Price realised HKD 625,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The iron carp constructed of numerous hammered plates jointed inside the body, the body bends and the whiskers, mouth and fins move, the details of the fins finely chiseled, the eyes finished with gilt and details of the body inlaid in silver, the... [Lire la suite]
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27 novembre 2018

An iron articulated sculpture of a snake, Edo period (19th century), signed Katsuharu zo (made by Myochin Katsuharu)

Lot 3810. An iron articulated sculpture of a snake, Edo period (19th century), signed Katsuharu zo (made by Myochin Katsuharu; act. 19th century); 55 1/8 in. (140 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 480,000 - HKD 650,000. Price realised HKD 1,125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The russet-iron snake constructed of numerous hammered plates jointed inside the body, the head incised with scales and fitted with a hinged jaw opening to reveal a movable tongue, gilt eyes; signature on underside of jaw. ... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2018

An impressive iron articulated sculpture of a dragon, Edo period (18th-19th century)

Lot 3828. An impressive iron articulated sculpture of a dragon, Edo period (18th-19th century); 37 3/8 in. (94.9 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 1,600,000 - HKD 2,400,000 (USD 205,080 - USD 307,620). Price realised HKD 2,000,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The russet-iron dragon finely constructed of numerous hammered plates jointed inside the body; the mouth opens, the tongue, limbs and claws move, the body bends, the head is applied with ears, elaborate horns, spines and whiskers, the details are finely... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2018

An iron articulated sculpture of a mythical beast (shachi), Edo period (18th-19th century)

Lot 3827. An iron articulated sculpture of a mythical beast (shachi), Edo period (18th-19th century); 20 ½ in. (52.1 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 2,800,000 - HKD 4,000,000 (USD 358,890 - USD 512,700). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The russet-iron mythical beast with tiger head and fish body finely constructed of numerous hammered plates jointed inside the body; the mouth opens, the tongue moves, the fins open and spread and the body bends, the head applied with elaborate horns and spines and the eyes... [Lire la suite]
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