03 janvier 2019

A pair of blue and white garden stools, late Qing dynasty

Lot 217. A pair of blue and white garden stools, late Qing dynasty; 18 3/8 in. (46.6 cm.) high. Estimate HK$30,000 - HK$50,000. Price Realized HK$93,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015. Each stool is painted on the curved sides with birds in flight amidst lotus and peony blossoms, pierced in between with two coin-shaped cartouches, between an upper register of precious objects and lower register of bamboo stems. The top is decorated with butterflies and flowers surrounding an openwork coin-shaped... [Lire la suite]
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31 décembre 2018

A pair of faux-bois jardinières, late Qing dynasty

Lot 1474. A pair of faux-bois jardinières, late Qing dynasty. Length: 10 1/4 inches, 26.6 cm. Estimate $8,000 - $12,000. Sold: $13,750. © Sotheby's each of conjoined spherical section, the exterior covered in an orange glaze painted with naturalistic concentric tree-rings between molded raised turquoise glaze leiwen bands highlighted in gilt, the interior and base covered in turquoise glaze with two circular apertures (2). Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 18... [Lire la suite]
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30 décembre 2018

A carved robin's-egg-glazed brushpot, late Qing dynasty

Lot 1270. A carved robin's-egg-glazed brushpot, late Qing dynasty. Height 5 3/8  in., 13.8 cm. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Sold: $5,000. © Sotheby's of cylindrical form, the exterior finely carved with a continuous scene of lakeside pavilions amid trees and mountains, a lone fisherman rowing a skiff as birds fly in formation overhead, the underside of the foot ring unglazed, the recessed base carved with a seal reading Wang Bingrong zuo. Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2018

A 'Huanghuali' side table, late Qing dynasty, 20th century

Lot 1070. A 'Huanghuali' side table, late Qing dynasty, 20th century. Height 33 in., 83.8 cm; Width 35 1/4  in., 89.5 cm; Depth 17 3/4  in., 45.1 cm. Estimate $30,000 - $50,000. Sold: $37,500. © Sotheby's the floating panel top set within a molded-edge frame of standard construction, over a short recessed waist , the straight beaded apron joining four square section beaded-edge legs, further reinforced by four S-shaped braces, and terminating in hoof feet. Provenance: Peter Lai... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2018

A pair of iron-red and gilt 'Dragon' chargers, late  Qing dynasty

Lot 1489. A pair of iron-red and gilt 'Dragon' chargers, late  Qing dynasty. Width 20 1/8  in., 51.1 cm. Estimate $6,000 - $8,000. Sold: $40,000. © Sotheby's each heavily potted over a low foot, the interior painted with a pair of sinuous dragons in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' amidst scrolling clouds and flames within a gilt band, the exterior repeating the theme with two dragons chasing two 'flaming pearls' between upper and lower bands (2). Sotheby's. Saturday at... [Lire la suite]
24 décembre 2018

A 'huanghuali' side table, late Qing dynasty, 20th century

Lot 1070. A 'huanghuali' side table, late Qing dynasty, 20th century. Height 33 in., 83.8 cm; Width 35 1/4  in., 89.5 cm; Depth 17 3/4  in., 45.1 cm. Estimate $30,000- $50,000. Sold: $37,500. © Sotheby's the floating panel top set within a molded-edge frame of standard construction, over a short recessed waist , the straight beaded apron joining four square section beaded-edge legs, further reinforced by four S-shaped braces, and terminating in hoof feet. Provenance: Peter Lai... [Lire la suite]
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18 septembre 2018

A 'huanghuali' and 'huali' wood corner-leg table, late Qing dynasty

Lot 1329. A 'huanghuali' and 'huali' wood corner-leg table, late Qing dynasty. Height 31 3/4  in., 81 cm; Width 58 1/4  in., 148 cm; Depth 19 in., 48.3 cm. Estimate: 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Sold Price: 50,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the rectangular floating panel top of standard construction, set into the molded frame over a recessed waist and straight beaded apron, the legs, beaded to the inside edge, of square section, terminating in hoof feet. Property from the Collection of Malcolm... [Lire la suite]
24 août 2018

A set of three spinach-green jade seals, late Qing dynasty

   Lot 956. A set of three spinach-green jade seals, late Qing dynasty. The two square seals 2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high; the rectangular seal 2 ¼ in. (5.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 112,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. Each seal is finely carved with a forward-facing, crouching dragon guarding a flaming pearl amidst clouds. The seal faces reads Yichuntang (Hall of Ever-present Spring), bi er jian gu (may you have blessings and wealth), and wei... [Lire la suite]
28 juillet 2018

A 'peachbloom'-glazed bottle vase, Late Qing dynasty

Lot 30. A 'peachbloom'-glazed bottle vase, Late Qing dynasty; 11 in. (27.9 cm.) high. Estimate : USD 2,000 - 4,000. Price Realised: USD 2,250.00 . © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The exterior is covered in a glaze shading from light crushed-strawberry red near the mouth rim to greyish red and olive green on the neck and body, and the base is covered with pale blue glaze.  Provenance: Carl A. Rietz Collection, California.Oakland Museum of California, de-accessioned in 1959, accession... [Lire la suite]
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28 juillet 2018

A flambé-glazed vase, meiping, Late Qing dynasty

Lot 28. A flambé-glazed vase, meiping, Late Qing dynasty; 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm.) high. Estimate : USD 2,000 - 4,000. Price Realised: USD 4,375.00. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The exterior is covered with a rich raspberry glaze streaked in blue and thinning to mushroom at the mouth rim, and the base is covered with a crackle-suffused white glaze. Provenance: Carl A. Rietz Collection, California.Oakland Museum of California, de-accessioned in 1959, accession number 59.13.72.Acquired by the... [Lire la suite]