14 mai 2021

An Underglaze-Blue And Copper-Red-Decorated ‘Dragon’ Moonflask, Qianlong Period, 1736-1795

 Lot 3316. An Underglaze-Blue And Copper-Red-Decorated ‘Dragon’ Moonflask, Qianlong Mark and Period (1736-1795). H 37.5cm. Estimate HKD 150,000 - 200,000 (USD 19,231 - 25,641). Sold Price: HKD 216,000 (USD 27,692). Copyright 2021 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited A flattened spherical shaped body surmounted by a cylindrical neck and a set of handles. Each side depicted with a majestic dragon in copper-red glaze, then further adorned with patterns of waves and clouds sparsely distributed across... [Lire la suite]

14 mai 2021

A Rare Gold-Ground Famille-Rose ‘Chilong’ Vase, Qianlong Period, 1736-1795

Lot 3310. A Rare Gold-Ground Famille-Rose ‘Chilong’ Vase, Qianlong Mark and Period (1736-1795). H 37.5cm. Estimate HKD 3,000,000 - 5,000,000 (USD 384,615 - 641,026). Sold Price: HKD 2,400,000 (USD 307,692). Copyright 2021 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Elegantly potted on a foot that rises to a sloped shoulder extending to a slender neck and a slightly flared mouth rim. A pair of handles in the form of an archaic chilong at the neck that is replenished with blue glaze against a white ground, with a... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2021

A Fine and Extremely Rare Imperial Doucai and Famille-Rose ‘Anbaxian’ Octagonal Vase, Qianlong Period, 1736-1795

Lot 3308. A Fine and Extremely Rare Imperial Doucai and Famille-Rose ‘Anbaxian’ Octagonal Vase, Qianlong Mark and Period (1736-1795). H 43.8cm. Estimate Upon Request. Sold Price: HKD 55,200,000 (USD 7,076,923). Copyright 2021 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited An octagonal vase with a splayed foot and a galleried mouth rim. An articulately proportioned body that gradually rises to a slightly rounded shoulder and further extends to the neck to reach the rim. The vase is divided into six sections that are connected... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2021

An Exceptional Yangcai ‘Phoenix And Sun’ ‘Landscape’ Basin, Qianlong Period, 1736-1795

Lot 3307. An exceptional Yangcai ‘Phoenix And Sun’ ‘Landscape’ Basin, Qianlong Period (1736-1795). D 39cm. Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 (USD 128,205 - 192,308). Sold Price: HKD 5,040,000 (USD 646,154). Copyright 2021 © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited The present lot is exceptionally well-potted with a foot that rises to a flat everted rim. Encircling the rim is a narrow decorative band which consists of lotus flowers on a pale turquoise background. The rim is delicately adorned with twenty-two... [Lire la suite]
03 décembre 2020

A pair of copper-red glazed saucer dishes, Qianlong marks and period (1736-1795)

Lot 187. A pair of copper-red glazed saucer dishes, Qianlong marks and period (1736-1795); Diameters 17.9 and 17.8 cm, 7 and 7 in. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 18,900 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's.  each covered overall with a rich red glaze thinning to white at the rim and towards the foot, the base inscribed with a six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double-circle. Provenance: Eileen Kershaw Ltd., Hong Kong, 1991. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 4... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2020

A magnificent carved polychrome lacquer 'spring' circular box and cover, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 3004. A magnificent carved polychrome lacquer 'spring' circular box and cover, Qianlong incised and gilt six-character mark and of the period (1736-1795); 14 1/4 in. (36.1 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,500,000. Price realised HKD 1,840,000. Courtesy Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The top of the cover with a circular panel is deeply carved on a green Wan-diaper ground with a bowl of Precious Objects, radiating red, green and yellow rays illuminating the large... [Lire la suite]

19 mai 2020

Lockdown auction held behind closed doors includes £45,000 Beijing enamel vase

Lot 60. From The Earls of Crawford and Balcarres, Balcarres House, Fife, Scotland. Rare imperial painted enamel yellow-ground 'lotus' vase, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795); 27cm high.  Sold for £45,000. © Lyon & Turnbull.   EDINBURGH.- A rare Chinese imperial vase found in a Scottish country house topped the Asian Art sale held ‘behind closed doors’ by Lyon & Turnbull on May 13.The Qianlong (1736-95) mark and period painted enamel lotus vase sold at... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2020

An imperial inscribed octagonal she inkstone, Qianlong incised wushu cyclical date, corresponding to 1778 and of the period

Lot 3625. An imperial inscribed octagonal she inkstone, Qianlong incised wushu cyclical date, corresponding to 1778 and of the period; 3 7/16 in. (8.7 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 250,000 - HKD 350,000. Price Realized HKD 312,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  Of octagonal shape, the top of the stone carved with an undecorated central well encircled with a narrow water trough, the edges finely carved with horses and fish amidst waves, the reverse with a Qianlong inscription bearing... [Lire la suite]
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24 mars 2020

A carved cinnabar lacquer circular box and cover, Qianlong incised and gilt six-character mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3580. A carved cinnabar lacquer circular box and cover, Qianlong incised and gilt six-character mark and of the period (1736-1795); 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 400,000. Price Realized HKD 375,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  The cover deeply carved to depict a scholar standing beneath a pine tree accompanied by an attendant on the banks of a river in a mountainous landscape setting, the sides of the box and cover crisply carved with keyfret pattern,... [Lire la suite]
24 mars 2020

A magnificent imperial carved cinnabar lacquer three-tiered travelling box and cover, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 3575. A magnificent imperial carved cinnabar lacquer three-tiered travelling box and cover, Qianlong incised and gilt six-character mark and of the period (1736-1795); 11 3/4 x 14 x 14 in. (29.9 x 35.6 x 35.6 cm.). Estimate HKD 4,000,000 - HKD 6,000,000. Price Realized HKD 10,740,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  The three square-section tiers and cover set on a base frame flanked by standing spandrels and joined at the top with a humpbacked handle, superbly carved... [Lire la suite]