09 avril 2016

A superb and finely carved white jade marriage bowl, mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 60. A superb and finely carved white jade marriage bowl, mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Estimate HKD 2,500,000 — 3,500,000 (282,229 - 395,121 EUR). Lot Sold 6,080,000 HKD (686,381 EUR). Photo: Sotheby's.  with deep rounded sides supported on four splayed feet, rising to an everted rim flanked by a pair of loose ring handles suspending from two dragons, each skilfully rendered with outstretched wings decorated with archaistic... [Lire la suite]

03 avril 2016

An archaistic inscribed Duan inkstone with rubbing inkstone: Mark and period of Qianlong, rubbing: dated 1954

Lot 2847. An archaistic inscribed Duan inkstone with rubbing inkstone: Mark and period of Qianlong, rubbing: dated 1954. Estimate HK$700,000 — 900,000 (81,057 - 104,216 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. of square section, the duan inkstone masterfully applied with green and russet lacquer in imitation of patinated bronze, each side of the exterior bearing an archaistic animal mask issuing a loop handle between a pair of confronted mythical beasts, all on a scrollwork ground, carved... [Lire la suite]
13 février 2016

A rare doucai and iron-red floral vase seal, Mark and period of Qianlong

A rare doucai and iron-red floral vase seal, Mark and period of Qianlong. Photo: Sotheby's originally a bottle vase, now with a cut-down neck, the bulbous body supported on a short slightly splayed foot, beautifully painted in shades of iron red around the exterior with two varieties of lotus wreathed by feathery scrolls sprouting attendant flowers and buds, below a collar of pale green pendent ruyienclosing leafy tassels at the shoulder and above a border of upright lappets... [Lire la suite]
22 novembre 2015

Sotheby's Hong Kong announces Chinese Works of Art December Auction Series

A ‘Ding’ ‘Lotus’ Lobed Bowl Northern Song Dynasty Diameter 21.6 cm Est. HK$300,000 – 500,000 / US$38,800 – 65,000. Photo: Sotheby's. HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong December series of Chinese Works of Art sales will take place on 3 and 4 December 2015. The series will feature a dedicated sale of Later Chinese Bronzes from the Collection of Mr and Mrs Gerard Hawthorn, and the Chinese Art sale, encompassing Song ceramics, classical Chinese furniture and carefully curated private collections from Hong Kong and Europe.  ... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2015

An Imperial kesi album of poems on the 'West Lake', Mark and period of Qianlong

An Imperial kesi album of poems on the 'West Lake', Mark and period of Qianlong. Estimate 4,000,000 — 6,000,000 HKD (455,773 - 683,660 EUR). Photo Sotheby's exquisitely woven on silk and mounted on paper between hardwood covers, the front cover incised in kaishu with the title yubi mobao within a border enclosing dragons writhing sinuously above waves in mutual pursuit of the flaming pearl, all within a key-fret band bordering the edge, comprising... [Lire la suite]
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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