02 septembre 2022

A faux-turquoise porcelain dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark in iron-red and possibly of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 732. A faux-turquoise porcelain dish, Qing dynasty, Qianlong six-character seal mark in iron-red and possibly of the period (1736-1795). Diamètre : 24,2 cm. (9 1⁄2 in.). Price Realised EUR 8,190 (Estimate EUR 2,000 - EUR 3,000). © Christie's 2022 Christie's. Art of Asia, Paris, 27 june - 12 july 2022  

21 avril 2022

Christie's announces “Celestial Brilliance – The Wang Xing Lou Collection Of Imperial Qing Dynasty Porcelain”

© Christie's Images Ltd. 2022. HONG KONG - Christie’s is honoured to present “Celestial Brilliance: The Wang Xing Lou Collection of Imperial Qing Dynasty Porcelain”, a stand-alone sale to be held on 30 May 2022, offering an exquisite selection of 28 lots of Imperial porcelain from three of the most prominent reigns of the Qing Dynasty. The collector, with his exquisite eye for detail and an insatiable thirst for beautiful objects, amassed a very comprehensive collection of Imperial Qing ceramics dating to the reign of the... [Lire la suite]
05 avril 2022

A rare teadust-glazed oviform vase, Qianlong impressed six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1049. A rare teadust-glazed oviform vase, Qianlong impressed six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 5 1⁄4 in. (13.3 cm.) high. Price realised USD 352,800 (Estimate USD 250,000 – USD 350,000). © Christie's 2022 The vase is well potted with an oviform body rising to a short cylindrical neck and is entirely covered in an even and rich olive-green glaze speckled with yellow. Provenance: Robert Chang Collection, Hong Kong, before 1993. Literature: Christie's... [Lire la suite]
08 janvier 2022

A yellow-glazed incised 'dragon' bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 739. A yellow-glazed incised 'dragon' bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); Diamètre: 12 cm. (4 3⁄4 in.). Price Realised EUR 18,750 (Estimate EUR 4,000- EUR 5,000). © Christie's 2021 Provenance: Private UK Collection, assembled prior to 2000. Christie's. Art of Asia, Paris, 10 Dec 2021
20 décembre 2021

A fine blue and white ‘Ming-style’ bottle vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795

Lot 2919. A fine blue and white ‘Ming-style’ bottle vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 14 3⁄4 in. (37.5 cm.) high. Price realised HKD 2,125,000 (Estimate HKD 1,200,000 - HKD 1,800,000). © Christie's 2021 The globular body is decorated with a band of composite floral scrolls above stylised lappets, all below a band of ruyi-heads and a further floral band to the shoulder. The neck is decorated with stiff leaves below a band of crashing... [Lire la suite]
20 décembre 2021

A pair of famille rose Tibetan-style altar vases, benbaping, Qianlong six-character seal marks and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2909. A pair of famille rose Tibetan-style altar vases, benbaping, Qianlong six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 5 7⁄8 in. (15 cm) diam. Price realised HKD 6,250,000 (Estimate HKD 2,500,000 - HKD 3,500,000). © Christie's 2021 Each globular body is finely decorated with chilong and lotus heads amongst leafy tendrils framed by a band of stylised lappets above the foot and a ruyi-head band to the shoulder. The moulded neck is... [Lire la suite]

19 décembre 2021

A fine and very rare pair of celadon-glazed ovoid vases with chilong appliques, Qianlong six-character seal marks and of the per

Lot 2912. A fine and very rare pair of celadon-glazed ovoid vases with chilong appliques, Qianlong six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 10 1⁄4 in. (26.1 cm.) high, boxes. Price realised HKD 26,650,000 (Estimate HKD 7,000,000 - HKD 9,000,000). © Christie's 2021 Well potted and resting on its recessed base, each ovoid vase is applied with an exquisite chilong with well-defined features clambering over the mouth rim, covered overall with an even and... [Lire la suite]
18 décembre 2021

A fine and very rare carved celadon-glazed ‘chilong’ vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2910. A fine and very rare carved celadon-glazed ‘chilong’ vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 9 1⁄8 in. (23.2 cm.) high, box. Price realised HKD 18,850,000 (Estimate HKD 3,500,000 - HKD 4,500,000). © Christie's 2021 The baluster vase is exquisitely potted with a tapered body rising to a waisted neck and a flared mouth. The exterior of the body is finely moulded with two medallions each containing three chilong, one with a foliate tail,... [Lire la suite]
11 décembre 2021

A blue and white ‘dragon’ jardinière, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

 Lot 2901. A blue and white ‘dragon’ jardinière, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 8 5/8 in. (22 cm.) wide. Price realised HKD 1,187,500 (Estimate HKD 300,000-HKD 500,000). © Christie's 2021 The well-potted jardinière is decorated to the bulbous body with two five-clawed dragons amongst ruyi-head shaped clouds, all above a band of crashing waves enclosing the foot. Provenance: Sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 28 April 1997, lot 675. ... [Lire la suite]
12 octobre 2021

A green and yellow-glazed 'dragon' dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 815. A green and  yellow-glazed 'dragon' dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 5 ¼ in. (13.3 cm.) diam.. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's 2021 The interior is decorated in the center with a writhing, front-faced five-clawed dragon leaping toward a flaming pearl, encircled by two further dragons in pursuit of flaming pearls amidst flower sprigs in the well. The exterior is similarly decorated, and the... [Lire la suite]