04 mai 2020

A gilt-bronze figure of Amitayus, Qianlong period, circa 1770

Lot 162. A gilt bronze figure of Amitayus, Qianlong period, circa 1770; 20,4cm high. Estimate HK$80,000 - 120,000. Sold for HK$ 100,000 (€ 11,862). Photo: Bonhams. Cast seated in dhyanasana on a rectangular plinth with foliate edges and a long cloth draped over the front, the back fitted with a separate flaming mandorla, the Bodhisattva with hands held in dhyana mudra, wearing robes draped over one shoulder and a foliate crown, the face with a serene expression, with a four-character inscription on the... [Lire la suite]

13 avril 2020

An imperial edict, Qianlong period, dated to 1780 and of the period

Lot 4009.  An imperial edict, Qianlong period, dated to 1780 and of the period; 99 x 12 in. (250 x 31 cm.). Estimate 60,000 - HKD 80,000. Price realised HKD 250,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012. The edict is written on silk brocade woven with a pattern of scattered ruyi-clouds mounted as a handscroll, with the text arranged in standard form reading from left to right in Manchu and repeated from right to left in Chinese characters. The Chinese text opens with a... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2020

A set of four rare grisaille and pale iron-red decorated deep dishes, Qianlong period, Dechengzhai zhi hall marks

Lot 3997.  A set of four rare grisaille and pale iron-red decorated deep dishes, Qianlong period, Dechengzhai zhi four-character hall marks in iron-red (1736-1795); 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) diam. Estimate 1,000,000 - HKD 1,500,000. Price realised HKD 1,220,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012. Each dish is finely potted with steep sides rising to a slightly flared, rounded rim, delicately decorated in a painterly technique in grisaille and shades of... [Lire la suite]
08 avril 2020

A white jade 'pomegranate' box and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 3274. A white jade 'pomegranate' box and cover, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 7 cm., 2 3/4 in. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot Sold 250,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the lustrous stone of an even milky-white tone in the shape of a pomegranate, the cover well carved in low-relief with a ripe pomegranate with skin bursting open revealing the seeds, further decorated in the foreground with an insect resting on a leafy branch, the box of conforming shape. ... [Lire la suite]
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06 avril 2020

A rare carved lotus pad wooden tray, signed Zhou Ziyan, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, dated to 1758

Lot 3309. A rare carved lotus pad wooden tray, signed Zhou Ziyan, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, dated to 1758; 37 cm., 14 1/2 in. Estimate 100,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot Sold 500,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. carved from a thin plane of wood in the form of a broad naturalistic lotus leaf, the interior simply incised with a lotus vein ground, organic tears and holes, curling at the edges, the underside realistically rendered with the stem stippled and... [Lire la suite]
26 janvier 2020

LEMAIRE, Stand 118b at BRAFA, 26 janvier-2 février 2020

Trompe-l'oeil carp, China, Qianlong period, circa 1750-1770. Porcelain. H 17.2 x 28.2 cm. © Lemaire Literature: W. R. Sarent, The Copeland collection, Chinese and Japanese ceramic figures, The Peabody museum of Salem, 1991, pp. 214-215. Ewer, China, Qianlong period, 1735-1795. Celadon porcelain, Louis XV period gilded chased bronze frame, circa 1740-45. H 34.5 cm. © Lemaire

10 octobre 2019

An extremely rare large blue and white altar vase, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, dedicatory inscription to Tang Ying, dated 174

Lot 3023. An extremely rare large blue and white altar vase, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, dedicatory inscription to Tang Ying, dated 1741; 65.5 cm, 25 3/4  in. Estimate 3,000,000 — 4,000,000 HKD (381,990 - 509,320 USD). Lot Sold 20,575,000 HKD (2,619,815 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the main body rising from a stepped splayed foot to a broad angled shoulder, all surmounted by a tall neck and flared rim, finely painted overall in rich cobalt-blue tones... [Lire la suite]
06 septembre 2019

An exceptional and rare famille-rose 'landscape' panel, by Tang Ying, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, dated Yihai year, 1755

Lot 663. An exceptional and rare famille-rose 'landscape' panel, by Tang Ying, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, dated Yihai year, corresponding to 1755.  12 by 16 1/8  in., 31 by 41 cm. Estimate 120,000 — 150,000 USD. Lot Sold 275,000 USD. © Sotheby's. delicately painted with an idyllic lakeside scene of elegant studios and pavilions overlooking the water, surrounded by jagged rockwork and twisting trees all enameled in shades of green and blue, the tips of the leaves turning... [Lire la suite]
29 juillet 2019

A very rare famille rose figure of a Lama, Qianlong Period, dated by inscription to 1782

Lot 967. A very rare famille rose figure of a Lama, Qianlong Period, dated by inscription to 1782; 18¾ in. (47.6 cm.) high. Estimate $40,000 – $60,000.  Price realised USD 81,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 The figure is seated in dhyanasana on a waisted lotus base with his right hand raised invitarkamudra, and his left hand lowered in his lap holding a tablet. He wears loose, flowing robes and a tall hood decorated with floral scrolls, which ends above the nape of the... [Lire la suite]
04 juillet 2019

A Chinese ormolu, enamel and paste-set musical automaton clock, Guangzhou Workshops, Qianlong Period, circa 1790

Lot 20. A Chinese ormolu, enamel and paste-set musical automaton clock, Guangzhou Workshops, Qianlong Period, circa 179042¾in. 109cm. high. Estimate 600,000 — 900,000 GBP. Lot sold 1,215,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's.  the three-tier case surmounted by an urn with revolving tree above the 3.5-inch enamel clock dial with gilt hands and centre seconds, the paste-set bezel with blue enamel surround decorated with gilt leaves, the rear-wound two-train chain fusee clock movement with... [Lire la suite]
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