17 décembre 2021

A Small Blue And White ‘Dragon’ Jardiniere, Seal Mark And Period Of Qianlong

  Lot 3588. A Small Blue And White ‘Dragon’ Jardiniere, Seal Mark And Period Of Qianlong (1736-1795). H 23.7cm. Sold for HKD 1,200,000 /USD 153,846 (Estimate HKD 650,000 - 950,000/USD 83,333 - 121,795). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited The jardinière is potted with the steeply rounded sides rising to a gently lipped rim. The exterior is painted around the body in vibrant and rich cobalt-blue tone with a pair of five-clawed dragons striding among clouds above a band of foaming... [Lire la suite]

17 décembre 2021

An Underglaze Blue And Yellow Enamelled ‘Dragon’ Bowl, Mark And Period Of Kangxi

Lot 3587. An Underglaze Blue And Yellow Enamelled ‘Dragon’ Bowl, Mark And Period Of Kangxi (1662-1722). H 23.7cm. Sold for HKD 504,000/USD 64,615 (Estimate HKD 200,000 - 250,000/USD 25,641 - 32,051). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited The Bowl is delicately potted with deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a gently flared rim. The exterior is richly enamelled in yellow with two dragons writhing sinuously in pursuit of ‘flaming pearls’ amidst cloud swirls and lotus lappets. All... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2021

A Blue-Ground And Copper-Red ‘Dragon’ Bowl, Mark And Period Of Kangxi

Lot 3586. A Blue-Ground And Copper-Red ‘Dragon’ Bowl, Mark And Period Of Kangxi (1662-1722). H 23.7cm. Sold for HKD 816,000/USD 104,615 (Estimate HKD 450,000 - 680,000/USD 57,692 - 87,179). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Delicately potted and surmounted on a short foot, the steep sides rising towards a gently everted rim, the exterior applied with blue glaze stopping neatly at the foot, inscribed five-claw dragon in flight amidst wispy clouds and waves, decorated near the mouthrim and... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2021

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). H 23.7cm. Sold for HKD 648,000/USD 83,077 (Estimate HKD 420,000 - 680,000/USD 53,846 - 87,179). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited The dish is finely potted with shallow rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot to a flat everted rim. The interior is centred with two dragons soaring around a flaming pearl amidst flaming wisps and ruyi clouds, encircled by floral... [Lire la suite]
15 décembre 2021

A Carved White-Glazed ‘Dragon’ Gu-Shaped Vase, Seal Mark And Period Of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3572. A Carved White-Glazed ‘Dragon’ Gu-Shaped Vase, Seal Mark And Period Of Qianlong (1736-1795). H 23cm. Sold for HKD 600,000/USD 76,923 (Estimate HKD 350,000 - 450,000/USD 44,872 - 57,692). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited The vessel covered in milky-white glaze is potted in the form of an archaic ritual vessel, Gu, commonly found in Shang Dynasty. The slim body decorated in low relief with archaistic dragon between two keyfret bands, rising from the wide foot supported on a short... [Lire la suite]
14 décembre 2021

A Carved Blue-Glazed ‘Dragon’ Dish, Mark And Period Of Yongzheng

Lot 3566. A Carved Blue-Glazed ‘Dragon’ Dish, Mark And Period Of Yongzheng (1723-1735). H 33.5cm. Sold for HKD 720,000/USD 92,308 (Estimate HKD 320,000 - 480,000/USD 41,026 - 61,538). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Inscribed clawed dragon in flight amidst wispy clouds and waves, the exterior applied with a cobalt-blue glaze stopping neatly at the foot, the interior and the base are dressed in creamy white glaze. This design of dragon vividly depicted in a powerful posture with... [Lire la suite]

14 décembre 2021

A Pair Of Incised Celadon-Glazed ‘Lingzhi’ Dishes, Marks And Period Of Yongzheng

Lot 3565. A Pair Of Incised Celadon-Glazed ‘Lingzhi’ Dishes, Marks And Period Of Yongzheng (1723-1735). H 33.5cm. Sold for HKD 960,000/USD 123,077 (Estimate HKD 480,000 - 650,000/USD 61,538 - 83,333). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited The exterior of the dishes is lightly incised with a continuous scroll bearing lingzhi fungus amidst rocks and is covered in a soft sea-green glaze pooling to a slightly darker tone in the incised decoration. The interiors and bases are left white and... [Lire la suite]
14 décembre 2021

A Pair Of Small Guan-Type Vases, Seal Marks And Period Of Qianlong (1736-1795)

  Lot 3564. A Pair Of Small Guan-Type Vases, Seal Marks And Period Of Qianlong (1736-1795). H 33.5cm. Sold for HKD 2,040,000/USD 261,538 (Estimate HKD 800,000 - 1,200,000/USD 102,564 - 153,846). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited The well-potted pear-shaped vase rises from the flaring foot towards the everted rim, and is decorated by a pair of lug-handles. The vase is covered allover in a lustrous pale bluish-green glaze suffused with a fine, clear crackle in imitation the style of... [Lire la suite]
14 décembre 2021

A Flambé-Glazed Vase, Zun, Seal Mark And Period Of Yongzheng

Lot 3554. A Flambé-Glazed Vase, Zun, Seal Mark And Period Of Yongzheng (1723-1735). H 33.5cm. Sold for HKD 4,500,000/USD 576,923 (Estimate HKD 2,800,000 - 3,200,000/USD 358,974 - 410,256). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited The pear-shaped body is molded with double-ribs at the shoulder and applied with two taotie mask handles suspending fixed rings. The vase is covered with a characteristically thick and bright purple glaze with turquoise streaks thinning to a brown over the... [Lire la suite]
14 décembre 2021

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). H 33.5cm. Sold for HKD 1,140,000/USD 146,154 (Estimate HKD 400,000 - 600,000/USD 51,282 - 76,923). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Each dish is potted with low, rounded sides set over a slightly tapered foot. The exterior is painted in underglaze copper red with three fish swimming gracefully against the white ground. Their tails sweep gently up and fins extended with the varying blush... [Lire la suite]