25 août 2022

A Longquan Celadon Openwork ‘Felicity and Longevity’ Vase With Handles, Yuan Dynasty, 1271-1368

Lot 3594. A Longquan Celadon Openwork ‘Felicity and Longevity’ Vase With Handles, Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368). H 23.5cm. Sold for HKD 288,000 (Estimate HKD 180,000 - 250,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022 A jade vase in the form of a spring overlay, with a rounded body and flared footrim, and a begonia-shaped, flared mouth, the neck with two animal-headed, ringed lugs. The two sides of the vase are chased with flower-shaped openings in the centre, each decorated with the... [Lire la suite]

25 août 2022

A Guan-Type Vase, Qianlong Period, 1736-1795

Lot 3593. A Guan-Type Vase, Qianlong Period (1736-1795). H 29.4cm. Sold for HKD 312,000 (Estimate HKD 100,000 - 150,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022 Shaped in imitation of a bronze vessel with a square lip and square mouth, the short inner neck with a pair of looped doves on each side, the lower part of the belly tapering to a rectangular foot. The foot is broad and flat at the end, covered with a protective brown glaze. The flatter front of the abdomen and the graceful curves... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2022

A Turquoise-Glazed Double-Gourd Vase, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century

Lot 3592. A Turquoise-Glazed Double-Gourd Vase, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century. D 18.5cm. Sold for HKD 108,000 (Estimate HKD 40,000 - 80,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022 With a straight, slightly open mouth, sloping shoulders, and rounded abdomen, the upper abdomen smaller and waistless, the lower bearing a bulbous shape, and a rounded footrim. The bottle is covered with a peacock-green glaze throughout and the footrim is covered with a sesame paste glaze. The glaze is clear and... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2022

A Pale Celadon-Glazed Incised ‘Lotus’ Brush Pot, Bitong, Kangxi Period, Wenzhang Shandou Mark

Lot 3591. A Pale Celadon-Glazed Incised ‘Lotus’ Brush Pot, Bitong, Kangxi Period, Wenzhang Shandou Mark. D 18.5cm. Sold for HKD 480,000 (Estimate HKD 150,000 - 250,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022 This is a rounded, straight-walled brush cylinder with a ringed foot, of generous size. The interior is covered with a white glaze and the exterior with a pea-green glaze, with a concealed design of lingzhi and chi dragons. The scrolling lingzhi motifs fill the frame, with the... [Lire la suite]
24 août 2022

A Fine Pair of Blue-Glazed Dishes, Seal Marks and Period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3589. A Fine Pair of Blue-Glazed Dishes, Seal Marks and Period of Qianlong (1736-1795). D 16.2cm. Sold for HKD 312,000 (Estimate HKD 220,000 - 280,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022 The dish is of neatly formed, with an open mouth, curved belly and short footrim. The interior is covered with a white glaze and the exterior is decorated with a bright sapphire blue glaze. The foot inscribed in seal script, Qianlong nian zhi ('Made during the Qianlong period of the... [Lire la suite]
24 août 2022

A Small Blue and White ‘Dragon’ Jardiniere, Seal Mark and Period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3588. A Small Blue and White ‘Dragon’ Jardiniere, Seal Mark and Period of Qianlong (1736-1795). D 21cm. Sold for HKD 1,200,000 (Estimate HKD 650,000 - 950,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022 The lip and mouth, with a bulging belly and recessed neck, and a slightly concave flat foot, are of solid, regular form. The exterior is painted in blue and white with formalized clouds and dragons, the two dragons echoing each other in front and behind, with the sea beneath them and... [Lire la suite]

23 août 2022

A Blue-Ground and Copper-Red ‘Dragon’ Bowl, Mark and Period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 3586. A Blue-Ground and Copper-Red ‘Dragon’ Bowl, Mark and Period of Kangxi (1662-1722). D 15.8cm. Sold for HKD 816,000 (Estimate HKD 450,000 - 680,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022 The bowl has a lavish mouth, a deep belly, and a rimmed foot; the body is covered in blue glaze, with the mouth and upper part of the footrim outlined in glaze red for one week each, and the outer wall of the bowl darkly engraved with a seawater dragon, the body of the dragon then filled... [Lire la suite]
23 août 2022

A Large and Fine Yellow-Ground Green and Aubergine-Enamelled ‘Double Dragons’ Dish, Mark and Period of Kangxi

Lot 3585. A Large and Fine Yellow-Ground Green and Aubergine-Enamelled ‘Double Dragons’ Dish, Mark and Period of Kangxi (1662-1722). D 31.7cm. Sold for HKD 648,000 (Estimate HKD 420,000 - 680,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022 The lip is slightly lopsided, with a curved wall that curves down to take up the footrim, and the footrim is neatly trimmed; the exposed skin reveals a fine, white, and dense material. The interior and exterior are covered with yellow glaze, and the... [Lire la suite]
23 août 2022

A Pair of Underglaze-Red ‘Fish’ Dishes, Mark and Period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3553. A Pair of Underglaze-Red ‘Fish’ Dishes, Mark and Period of Yongzheng (1723-1735). D 15cm; D 14.7cm. Sold for HKD 1,140,000 (Estimate HKD 400,000 - 600,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022 This pair of plates has an open mouth and shallow belly with a rimmed foot. The interior is plain, and the exterior is painted with a red-glazed design of three fishes. The base is inscribed in blue and white with 'Made in the Yongzheng era of the Qing dynasty' in two lines of... [Lire la suite]
23 août 2022

A Pair of Famille Rose ‘Chicken’ Cups, Marks and Period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3552. A Pair of Famille Rose ‘Chicken’ Cups, Marks and Period of Yongzheng (1723-1735). D 9.2cm. Sold for HKD 4,800,000 (Estimate HKD 2,500,000 - 3,500,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022 This Yongzheng chicken pot cup is a rare example, inherited from Chenghua in the fifteenth century, but painted in a style that is new and innovative. The cups are in a pair, with open mouths, straight, sloping walls, and short feet. The core is slightly convex, and the interior... [Lire la suite]