23 novembre 2020

Assiette en porcelaine à décor de dragons, Chine, dynastie Qing, époque Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 169. Assiette en porcelaine à décor de dragons, Chine, dynastie Qing, époque Kangxi (1662-1722); 18 cm, 7 1/16 in. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 EUR. Lot sold 10,625 EUR. Photo Sotheby's. circulaire le rebord évasé, l'intérieur incisé avec un dragon vert présentant ses griffes dans les flots, le pourtour avec deux dragons allongés courant au-dessus des vagues, marque Hongzhi à six caractères dans un double cercle en bleu sous couverte. Note: A closely related dish from the Hongzhi... [Lire la suite]

13 novembre 2020

A rare eight-leaf double-sided 'Coromandel' 'boys at play' lacquer screen, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 96. A rare eight-leaf double-sided 'Coromandel' 'boys at play' lacquer screen, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Each leaf 230cm (90 1/2in) high x 42cm (16 1/2in) wide. Estimate £ 20,000-30,000. Sold for £ 68,812 (€ 76,658). Courtesy Bonhams. Exquisitely decorated on the front with a detailed scene of fifty boys at play within a garden setting, each engaged in various leisurely activities such as waving dragon banners, riding a hobby-horse, playing with dogs or playing kickball, all framed by a border of various floral... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2020

The Robert Stanley Hope Smith Collection sold at Bonhams London, 2 Nov 2020

Robert S. H Smith and Joan Smith. Robert Stanley Hope Smith, known to friends and family as Stanley, was born on 13th December 1910 in Horton, Bradford. During the 2nd world war he served with his local Home Guard Regiment. He was a solicitor and partner at Browning Oliver and Smith in Bradford and was known to have worked closely with the refugee polish community who settled there in the late 1940s and early 50s, helping them establish a future within the city that still prospered with a textile industry. He married Joan Shelton,... [Lire la suite]
26 octobre 2020

A famille verte 'scholar and attendant' brush pot, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 331. A famille verte 'scholar and attendant' brush pot, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 40,000 - HKD 60,000. Price realised HKD 50,000. © Christie's Images Limited 2020. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 9 October 2020
25 octobre 2020

A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 375. A Dehua figure of Guanyin, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 13 in. (33 cm.) high., box. Estimate HKD 260,000 - HKD 350,000. Price realised HKD 437,500. © Christie's Images Limited 2020. Provenance: The C.Philip Cardeiro CollectionSold at Christie’s London, 13 May 2014, lot 112. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 9 October 2020.
24 octobre 2020

A blue and white ‘fish’ foliate-rimmed bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 342. A blue and white ‘fish’ foliate-rimmed bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 8 in. (20.3 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000. Price realised HKD 56,250. © Christie's Images Limited 2020. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 9 October 2020  

24 octobre 2020

A blue and white ‘rooster’ gu-form vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 327. A blue and white ‘rooster’ gu-form vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 17½ in. (44.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000. Price realised HKD 75,000. © Christie's Images Limited 2020. Provenance: J.L. Fischer Foundation (according to label). Christie's. The Pavilion Sale Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 9 October 2020
20 octobre 2020

China Guardian Hong Kong Autumn Auctions 2020 bring US$ 15.8 million

Lot 54. Ju Ming (b.1938), Taichi Series: Cloud Hands, Stomp (Set of two pieces)(Executed in 1996 (left); executed in 1999 (right)). Bronze Sculpture Edition: 1/8 (left); 2/8 (right);左: 253 × 171.2 × 142 cm.;99 1/2 x 67 1/2 x 55 7/8 in. ;右: 203 × 180.3 × 127.5 cm.;80 x 71 x 50 1/4 in. Signed in Chinese, dated and numbered on each bottom of backside. Sold for: HK$ 11,190,000/ US$ 1,434,615. © 2020 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd HONG KONG.- The sale of Fine Chinese Paintings and... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2020

A large blue and white baluster jar, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1572. A large blue and white baluster jar, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 16 3/8 and 16 ¾ in. (41.5 and 42.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 30,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. The jar is decorated in vibrant shades of underglaze blue with a continuous hunting scene in a riverscape. Provenance: Private collection, England.Roger Keverne, London, 2012.The Lenora and Walter F. Brown Collection, San Antonio, Texas. Literature: Roger Keverne, Fine and Rare Chinese... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2020

An underglaze-blue and copper-red-decorated bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

 Lot 843. An underglaze-blue and copper-red-decorated bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 8 in. (20.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 30,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Decorated with a dragon with copper-red scales encircling the shoulder below the tall, cylindrical neck, and with a band of waves and rocks above the foot. Provenance: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago, acquired prior to 1990. Christie's. Sacred and Imperial: The... [Lire la suite]