08 avril 2019

A finely enamelled lavender-ground famille-rose jardinière, Qing dynasty, Qianlong – Jiaqing period (1736-1820)

Lot 3509. A finely enamelled lavender-ground famille-rose jardinière, Qing dynasty, Qianlong – Jiaqing period (1736-1820); 26 cm, 10 1/4  in. Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 3,000,000 HKD (386,430 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. of square section, the straight sides flaring gently towards the everted rim and supported on four scrolled feet, each face brilliantly enamelled with a central floral medallion encircled by radiating lappets, surrounded by four large pink... [Lire la suite]

06 décembre 2018

A rare pair of imperial iron-red and gilt-decorated panels, Qing dynasty, Qianlong – Jiaqing period

Lot 429. A rare pair of imperial iron-red and gilt-decorated panels, Qing dynasty, Qianlong – Jiaqing period (1736-1820); 75.6 by 30.2 cm, 29 3/4  by 11 7/8  in. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000. Lot sold 3,840,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. each rectangular panel decorated with four foliate cartouches, enclosing auspicious idioms reading nian nian jiqing ('happiness and joy year after year') and shi shi ruyi ('everything be as one wishes'), against a... [Lire la suite]