13 mai 2014

Sotheby's Hong Kong announces the May series of Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Sale

Playthings From The Collection of Edward T. Chow. Photo: Sotheby's.  HONG KONG.- Following the success of the Spring Sales in early April, Sotheby’s Hong Kong is delighted to present the May sale series of Chinese art, timepieces and wine at Sotheby’s Hong Kong Gallery, starting with four sales of Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art to take place on 26 and 27 May. Comprising snuff bottles from the Mary and George Bloch Collection, playthings from the collection of Edward T. Chow, Chinese ceramics and works of art from... [Lire la suite]

10 avril 2014

A bamboo 'Scrolling Cloud' inkstick rest, Mark and period of Qianlong, dated in accordance with 1788

A bamboo 'Scrolling Cloud' inkstick rest, Mark and period of Qianlong, dated in accordance with 1788. Photo: Sotheby's of rectangular form, deftly carved in openwork as ruyi-shaped cloud swirls resting on four small ruyi-shaped scroll feet, the underside incised with a four-character reign mark reading Qianlong wushen above a seal mark reading Wang Qi, the bamboo patinated to a warm honey-brown tone;9.7 cm., 3 3/4 in. Estimation 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 HKD Inkstick rests fashioned in bamboo are extremely rare and even more... [Lire la suite]
18 novembre 2013

Two rare Imperial Beijing enamel snuff bottles

Two rare Imperial Beijing enamel snuff bottles. Left: blue enamel mark and period of Qianlong. Right: Qing dynasty, Qianlong period. Photo courtesy Sotheby's together with an old fitted box - 4.3 cm., 1 3/4 in. & 5 cm., 2 in. Estimate 2,500,000 — 3,000,000 HKD Provenance: Collection of Honor Smith, acquired in Hong Kong, prior to 1968.Hugh M. Moss Ltd., c 1971.Collection of Paula J. Hallett.Sotheby's New York, 2nd December 1985, lot 55. Litterature: Hugh Moss, 'An Imperial Habit', Journal of the... [Lire la suite]
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11 septembre 2013

A Celadon-glazed brushwasher, Mark and period of Qianlong

A Celadon-glazed brushwasher, Mark and period of Qianlong. Photo courtesy Wichita Auctioneers. The carving is of a snail- shell and overall a blue- green color tone. 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm), 3 9/16 in. (9.1 cm), 3 in. (7.6 cm). One small bubble in glaze, age discolored. Estimate $2,000 - $3,000  Auctioneers. Fine Chinese Works Of Art & Fine Jewels - http://www.liveauctioneers.com 
11 septembre 2013

A large doucai vase, Mark and Period of Qianlong

A large doucai vase, Mark and Period of Qianlong. Photo courtesy Wichita Auctioneers. The vase is of wide pear- shaped and is decorate with numerous flower sprays. 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm) diameter, 15 1/8 in. (38.4 cm) tall. Estimate $50,000 - $60,000  Wichita Auctioneers. Fine Chinese Works Of Art & Fine Jewels - http://www.liveauctioneers.com 
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11 septembre 2013

An iron-red dragon dish, Mark and Period of Qianlong

An iron-red dragon dish, Mark and Period of Qianlong. Photo courtesy Wichita Auctioneers. The bowl is of concave- shaped and exterior is decorate with many maroon color dragons chasing pearls. 18 3/8 in. (46.7 cm) diameter, 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm) tall. Estimate $25,000 - $35,000  Wichita Auctioneers. Fine Chinese Works Of Art & Fine Jewels - http://www.liveauctioneers.com 


11 septembre 2013

A blue and white Dragon dish,

A blue and white Dragon dish, Mark and Period of Qianlong. Photo courtesy Wichita Auctioneers. The bowl is of concave- shaped and exterior is decorate with many blue dragons chasing pearls. 13 15/16 in. (35.4 cm) diameter, 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm) tall. Estimate $6,000 - $8,000  Wichita Auctioneers. Fine Chinese Works Of Art & Fine Jewels - http://www.liveauctioneers.com 
11 septembre 2013

A green-glazed Dragon dish, Mark and Period of Qianlong

A green-glazed Dragon dish, Mark and Period of Qianlong. Photo courtesy Wichita Auctioneers. The bowl is of inverse concave- shaped and is decorate with many green dragons chasing pearls. 7 7/16 (18.9 cm) diameter, 1 9/16 in. (4 cm). Estimate $3,000 - $4,000  Wichita Auctioneers. Fine Chinese Works Of Art & Fine Jewels - http://www.liveauctioneers.com 
11 septembre 2013

A blue and white Lotus dish, Mark and Period of Qianlong

A blue and white Lotus dish, Mark and Period of Qianlong. Photo courtesy Wichita Auctioneers The bowl is of inserve concave- shaped and is decorate with numerous flower sprays. 13 3/8 in. (34 cm) diameter, 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm) tall. Estimate $4,000 - $5,000  Wichita Auctioneers. Fine Chinese Works Of Art & Fine Jewels - http://www.liveauctioneers.com
11 septembre 2013

A blue and white vase, Mark and Period of Qianlong

A blue and white vase, Mark and Period of Qianlong. Photo courtesy Wichita Auctioneers The vase is of pear- shaped and the exterior is decorate with numerous blue flower sprays. 11 3/4 in. (29.9 cm), 6 7/8 in. (17.4 cm), 6 7/8 in. (17.4 cm). Estimate $6,000 - $8,000  Wichita Auctioneers. Fine Chinese Works Of Art & Fine Jewels - http://www.liveauctioneers.com


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