17 avril 2019

A rare large tiger and foxhunting bowl, Qianlong period, circa 1775

Lot 48. A rare large tiger and foxhunting bowl, Qianlong period, circa 1775; 16 in. (40.6 cm.) diameter. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 40,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. A Chinese tiger hunt in two panels on the exterior, one side showing the capture and the other with the tiger being carried back home, the interior with a continuous view of a Western foxhunting scene, the riders accompanied by a large pack of hounds and encircling the fox in the center. ... [Lire la suite]

17 avril 2019

A famille rose hong bowl, Qianlong period, circa 1785

Lot 12. A famille rose hong bowl, Qianlong period, circa 1785;12 ¼ in. (31.1 cm.) diameter. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 75,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Enameled around the exterior with the foreign factories, or "hongs", along the Canton waterfront, small Western figures seen strolling in the courtyards or conversing on balconies and junks plying the purple water, flags of Spain, Sweden, Great Britain, the Netherlands and Denmark flying, the Dutch folly fort rounding... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2019

A Blue and White ‘Squirrel and Grapes’ Bowl, Qianlong Period, 1736-1795

Lot 3012. A Blue and White ‘Squirrel and Grapes’ Bowl, Qianlong Period, 1736-1795. H 10.8cm D 22.3cm. Estimate HKD 100,000 - 180,000 (USD 12,739 - 22,930). Lot sold HKD 200,600 (USD 25,570). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Poly Auction Hong Kong. Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 2 april 2019 3:00PM
29 mars 2019

A Rare Pair of Hardstone-And-Glass-Inlaid Gilt-Bronze Phoenix Vessels and Liners, Qianlong Period, 1736-1795

Lot 3427. A Rare Pair of Hardstone-And-Glass-Inlaid Gilt-Bronze Phoenix Vessels and Liners, Qianlong Period, 1736-1795. H 19cm H 19.3cm. Estimate HKD 3,500,000 - 4,500,000 (USD 445,862 - 573,251). Lot sold HKD 4,130,000 (USD 526,038). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance: 1. A Midwestern Private Collection, USA2. Christie's New York, 27 November 1991, lot.593. A Private Collection4. Christie's New York, 26 March 2010, lot.1179. Poly Auction Hong Kong. Imperial Curiosity – Art of... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2019

A Large and Imperial Carved Cinnabar Lacquer Screen, Qianlong Period, 1736-1795

Lot 3419. A Large and Imperial Carved Cinnabar Lacquer Screen, Qianlong Period, 1736-1795. H 95cm W 117.5cm. Estimate HKD 8,000,000 - 10,000,000 (USD 1,019,112 - 1,273,890). Unsold. © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance: 1. Horstmann & Godfred Private Collection, Hong Kong2. Spink & Son Ltd. Collection, London3. Christie's New York, 20 September 2005, lot.1044. Sotheby's Hong Kong, 11 April 2008, lot. 2827. Poly Auction Hong Kong. Imperial Curiosity – Art of Interior... [Lire la suite]
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25 février 2019

The 'Si De Shi Quan Zhi Bao' Seal. An extremely important imperial jade seal, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, circa 1790s

Lot 626. The 'Si De Shi Quan Zhi Bao' Seal. An extremely important imperial jade seal, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, circa 1790s; 5 1/8 in., 13 cm. Estimate 800,000 — 1,000,000 USD. Lot sold 1,608,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the base of square section surmounted by a pair of addorsed dragons, each powerfully carved with eyes bulging and nostrils flaring above long curling whiskers, the mouth clenched open to reveal its tongue flicked up between sharp... [Lire la suite]

19 janvier 2019

A rare black-ground 'trumpeter' plate, Qianlong period, circa 1745 

Lot 534. A rare black-ground 'trumpeter' plate, Qianlong period, circa 1745; 9 in. (22.8 cm.) diameter. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 25,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  With two Turkish musicians, possibly inspired by or after Cornelis Pronk, gilt spearhead at the rim, all on a lustrous black ground. Property from Antoine Lebel.  Note: Howard and Ayers, (China For the West, vol.1, p.305) suggest that this was undoubtedly a specially... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2019

A 'Seamstress' teapot, cover and stand, Qianlong period, circa 1750

Lot 557. A 'Seamstress' teapot, cover and stand, Qianlong period, circa 1750; 7 ¼ in. (18.4 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 1,500 - USD 2,500. Price realised USD 1,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  Grisaille and gilt decorated with a seamstress seated in an interior. Property from Antoine Lebel.  Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019
19 janvier 2019

A grisaille Portrait plate, Qianlong period, circa 1740

Lot 556. A grisaille Portrait plate, Qianlong period, circa 1740; 9 in. (22.8 cm.) diameter. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 3,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  Possibly Lord Cecil of Burghley, with his hound and shotgun, inscribed 'PETRUS DE WOLFF PETR FIL'. Property from Antoine Lebel.  Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019. John Cecil, 6th Earl of... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2019

A large grisaille Hunting bowl, Qianlong period, circa 1750

Lot 553. A large grisaille Hunting bowl, Qianlong period, circa 1750; 16 in. (40.6 cm.) diameter. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  With a continuous hunting scene showing the mounted men and their pack. Property from Antoine Lebel.  Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring the Hodroff Collection, Part IV, New York, 17 January 2019.
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