15 novembre 2016

Sotheby's Hong Kong Chinese Works of Art December Auction series to take place on 1-2 December

Selection of jades from the Song to Qing dynasties. Estimates range from HK$80,000 – HK$300,000 / US$10,400 – 38,700. Photo: Sotheby's. HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong December series of Chinese Works of Art sales will take place on 1 and 2 December at Sotheby’s Hong Kong Gallery. The series will feature the dedicated sale of The Muwen Tang Collection of Chinese Jades, and the Chinese Art sale, encompassing fine European and Asian collections of ceramics from Song and Ming dynasties, scholarly works of art, and a rare... [Lire la suite]

14 juillet 2016

A pair of white glazed 'dragon' saucers, Incised seal marks and period of Qianlong

Lot 3110. A pair of white glazed 'dragon' saucers, Incised seal marks and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 8 cm., 3 1/8 in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD (4,893 — 6,850 EUR). Lot sold 275,000 HKD (26,911 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's.  each with delicately flaring sides rising from a recessed base to a lobed rim, finely incised on the interior with a central medallion of a dragon amidst clouds within a key-fret border, a band of stylized lotus... [Lire la suite]
12 juillet 2016

A fine teadust-glazed bottle vase, Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3120. A fine teadust-glazed bottle vase, Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 32.6 cm., 12 7/8 in. Estimate 700,000 — 900,000 HKD (68,501 — 88,072 EUR). Lot sold 1,340,000 HKD (131,130 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's.  the body of compressed globular form rising smoothly from a short splayed foot to a straight cylindrical neck, covered overall in a bright olive-green glaze with golden speckles, the glaze stopping short of the... [Lire la suite]
05 avril 2016

A fine flambé-glazed meiping, Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3010. A fine flambé-glazed meiping, Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Estimate 2,500,000 — 3,500,000 HKD (286,495 - 401,093 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. superbly potted with a high-shouldered tapered body surmounted by a waisted neck and flared rim, the shoulder with three small evenly spaced loop handles, above a moulded raised double-fillet band, the body further bordered with two raised triple-fillet bands, covered overall with a rich purplish-blue glaze... [Lire la suite]
06 octobre 2015

A flambé-glazed vase, fanghu, Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong

Lot 3685. A flambé-glazed vase, fanghu, Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 HKD. Unsold. Photo Sotheby's of archaistic fanghu form, robustly potted with a pear-shaped body sweeping up to a quatrefoil mouth, the neck flanked by a pair of angular lug handles, the two main sides moulded with a raised peach-shaped panel, covered overall with an unctuous crushed-raspberry glaze with streaked shades of lavender, the base with a pale brown wash covering an incised... [Lire la suite]
06 octobre 2015

A tea-dust glazed bottle vase, Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong

Lot 3678. A tea-dust glazed bottle vase, Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 32.3 cm., 12 3/4  in. Estimate 700,000 — 900,000 HKD (80,469 — 103,460 EUR). Lot sold 875,000 HKD (100,586 EUR). Photo Sotheby's of elegant pear shape, well potted with a compressed globular body rising from a short splayed foot to a slender tubular neck, covered overall in a yellow-speckled olive-green glaze, the base incised with a six-character seal mark dressed beneath a... [Lire la suite]

30 septembre 2015

A fine and rare tea-dust glazed vase, Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong

Lot 3613. A fine and rare tea-dust glazed vase, Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong. Estimate 1,800,000 — 2,500,000 HKD (210,094 - 291,798 EUR). Unsold. Photo Sotheby's superbly potted with a compressed globular body sloping elegantly to a tall slightly waisted neck, the neck flanked by a pair of scroll handles extending down the body, covered overall in a thick glaze of golden green speckled with yellow and brown and thinning to a reddish-brown tone at the mouthrim and handles, all resting on a... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2015

An extremely fine and brilliantly enamelled robin's-egg glazed moonflask, Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3627. An extremely fine and brilliantly enamelled robin's-egg glazed moonflask, Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 33.1 cm., 13 in. Estimate 10,000,000 — 15,000,000 HKD (1,290,000 — 1,935,000 USD). Lot sold 12,080,000 HK (1,558,320 USD). © Sotheby's sturdily potted with a ovoid body sweeping to a broad shoulder and a slender cylindrical neck, the neck flanked by a pair of ruyi-shaped loop handles, the body centred with... [Lire la suite]
27 mai 2014

A fine teadust bottle vase,Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong

Lot 725. A fine teadust bottle vase,Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong; 13.5 cm., 5 1/3 in. Estimate 300,000 — 400,000 HK. Lot sold 1,480,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. of compressed globular form resting on a slightly splayed foot, sweeping up to a slender neck and everted rim, covered overall with an olive-coloured glaze speckled with a fine gold mist, the base inscribed with a six-character seal mark incised and gilt within a brown-glazed panel, wood stand.  Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 22nd May 1985, lot... [Lire la suite]
05 avril 2014

A fine teadust-glazed bottle vase, Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong

Lot 3094. A fine teadust-glazed bottle vase, Incised seal mark and period of Qianlong. Estimate 900,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,120,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's well potted with a compressed globular body supported on a slightly flared foot, surmounted by a broad cylindrical neck and a rounded mouthrim, covered overall with an olive-coloured glaze flecked with a fine yellow mist, the glaze stopping neatly above the foot, the recessed base incised with a six-character seal mark beneath a brown glaze, the... [Lire la suite]