04 juillet 2021

A tall painted lacquer incense-burner stand, xiangji, Mid Qing Dynasty

  Lot 674. A tall painted lacquer incense-burner stand, xiangji, Mid Qing Dynasty; 89.5cm (35 2/8in) high x 37cm (14 1/2in) diam. Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500. Sold for £ 7,650 (€ 8,895). Courtesy Sotheby's. With circular top and constricted waist supported on five flanged tall curling legs terminating in curving 'slipper' feet standing on a circular plinth, finely decorated with designs of bats amidst wispy clouds and beaded scrolls, all between leiwen bands and above blossoming flowers. ... [Lire la suite]

23 avril 2021

A Large Blue And White ‘Lotus’ Basin, Mid Qing Dynasty, 18th Century

Lot 3017. A Large Blue And White ‘Lotus’ Basin, Mid Qing Dynasty, 18th Century. H 22.2cm. Estimate HKD 400,000 - 600,000 (USD 51,282 - 76,923). Sold Price: HKD 576,000 (USD 73,846). Copyright 2021 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance : 1. Sotheby's New York, 29-30 November 1993, lot 2732. Ten-views Lingbi Rock Retreat Collection, no.FR441. Poly Auctions. Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 21 April 2021
09 décembre 2020

A huanghuali corner-leg stool, fangdeng, Mid Qing Dynasty

Lot 129. A huanghuali corner-leg stool, fangdeng, Mid Qing Dynasty; 43.5cm (17 1/8in) wide x 43.5cm (17 1/8in) deep x 49.5cm (19 1/2in) high. Estimate HK$ 120,000-140,000. Sold for HK$ 120,000. Photo: Bonhams. The rectangular frame mitred with soft cane seat and moulded edge above a recessed waist, the underside with two bowed transverse stretchers, resting on four legs of square section terminating in hoof feet, joined by humpback-shaped stretchers, the interior of the legs and apron with... [Lire la suite]
09 décembre 2020

A huanghuali corner-leg stool, fangdeng, Mid Qing Dynasty

Lot 128. A huanghuali corner-leg stool, fangdeng, Mid Qing Dynasty; 40cm (15 3/4in) wide x 45cm (17 3/4in) deep x 51cm (20in) high. Estimate HK$ 120,000-140,000. Sold for HK$ 120,000. Photo: Bonhams. The rectangular frame mitred and with moulded edges, the soft mat seat supported by a pair of bowed transverse stretchers, with a recessed waist transitioning to a plain and straight apron, raised on legs of square section terminating in hoof feet. Provenance: Ever Arts Gallery, Hong KongA Hong Kong... [Lire la suite]
09 décembre 2020

A large zitan table cabinet, guanpixiang, Mid Qing Dynasty

Lot 136. A large zitan table cabinet, guanpixiang, Mid Qing Dynasty; 20.5cm (8 1/8in) long. Estimate HK$ 200,000-300,000. Sold for HK$ 277,500 (€ 29,554). Photo: Bonhams. Of rectangular form embellished with metal mounts at the corners, the hinged flat-top cover opening to reveal a separate upper compartment, above a pair of well-figured doors concealing four short and one long drawers, the cover set with a chain to hold the lid in place when open, applied across the front cover and doors with a circular... [Lire la suite]
09 décembre 2020

A small huanghuali, nanmu and softwood round-corner tapered cabinet, yuanjiaogui, Mid Qing Dynasty

Lot 134. A small huanghuali, nanmu and softwood round-corner tapered cabinet, yuanjiaogui, Mid Qing Dynasty; 74cm (29 1/8in) wide x 44cm (17 5/16in) deep x 108cm (42 1/2in) high. Estimate HK$ 250,000-400,000. Sold for HK$ 315,000 (€ 33,548). Photo: Bonhams. The floating panel top set into a standard mitre, mortise and tenon, tongue and groove frame with rounded corners showing exposed tenons on the short sides, the four main stiles gently splayed and double-tenoned into the top, rounded on the exterior edges... [Lire la suite]

08 décembre 2020

A rare pale greenish-white jade raft group, Mid Qing Dynasty

Lot 145. A rare pale greenish-white jade raft group, Mid Qing Dynasty; 20.5cm (8 1/8in) long. Estimate HK$ 300,000-400,000. Sold for HK$ 377,500 (€ 40,204). Photo: Bonhams. Elaborately carved in intricate relief and openwork as a log raft ferrying the Immortal Magu holding a ruyi sceptre and seated in front of a crane grasping a lingzhi stem in its beak beneath the branch of the pine tree growing from the corner of the gnarled tree-trunk raft, centre of the raft with a basket of... [Lire la suite]
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02 décembre 2020

A huanghuali round-corner tapered cabinet, yuanjiaogui, Mid Qing Dynasty

Lot 146. A huanghuali round-corner tapered cabinet, yuanjiaogui, Mid Qing Dynasty; 111cm (43 3/4in) high x 69cm (27 3/16in) wide x 43cm (16 15/16in) deep. Estimate HK$ 800,000-1,200,000. Sold for HK$ 877,500 (€ 94,584). Photo: Bonhams. The floating panel-top set into a standard mitre, mortise and tenon, tongue and groove frame with rounded corners showing exposed tenons on the short sides, the four main stiles gently splayed and double-tenoned into the top, rounded on the exterior edges and square in the... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2020

A rare archaistic silver-and-gold-inlaid bronze tripod wine vessel and cover, zun, Mid Qing Dynasty

Lot 113. A rare archaistic silver-and-gold-inlaid bronze tripod wine vessel and cover, zun, Mid Qing Dynasty; 23cm (9in) high. Estimate HK$ 150,000-250,000. Sold for HK$ 1,752,500 (€ 188,899). Photo: Bonhams. The deep cylindrical body raised on three bear-form feet and cast in low relief with bands at the rims and mid body, with a pair of taotie mask handles, decorated in gold and silver inlay in the upper and lower sections of the body with archaistic bands of cicada blades and leiwen scroll... [Lire la suite]
15 mai 2020

Yixing stoneware from the Mr and Mrs Gerard Hawthorn collection sold at Bonhams, Hong Kong, 24 November 2013

Lot 201. An Yixing stoneware jar and a cover, Late Ming dynasty-early Qing dynasty; 10.5cm high. Estimate HK$ 8,000 - 12,000. Sold for HK$ 10,000 (€ 1,195). Photo courtesy Bonhams. Of waisted globular form, the slightly splayed foot resting on a raised foot, the stoneware of a rich mottled purplish-brown, the associated cover of elegant domed form, the base with a square prunus mark.  Note: A related Yixing stoneware jar dated to the Ming dynasty, excavated at Taizhou, Jiangsu in... [Lire la suite]