18 avril 2015

A red-overlay glass bowl and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

A red-overlay glass bowl and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century.  Estimate HK$150,000-200,000 ($20,000-32,000). Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The opaque white bowl is carved through the red layer with flowers interspersed with scroll decoration above a band of lotus petals to the foot. The domed cover is similarly decorated surrounding the finial. The base is incised with an apocryphal four-character mark within a double square. The bowl, 4¡ in. (11.2 cm.) diam. Property... [Lire la suite]

18 avril 2015

A pair of fluted blue glass vases, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

A pair of fluted blue glass vases, Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Estimate HK$200,000-300,000 ($26,000-39,000). Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase has a pear-shaped body standing on a high foot and with a long, slightly tapered neck. It is fluted into ten facets and has an even periwinkle-blue tone. The base is incised with an apocryphal Qianlong four-character mark within a double square. 6Ω in. (16.5 cm.) high, wood stands, box (2) Property from the collection of Geronimo Berenguer De Los Reyes,... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2015

A pair of red glass bottle vases, Qing dynasty, 19th century

A pair of red glass bottle vases, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Estimate HK$120,000-150,000  ($16,000-19,000). Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each vase with a globular body rises to a tall cylindrical neck, all supported on a short foot ring. The translucent metal is of an even rich ruby-red tone. 12 in. (30.5 cm.) high, stands, box (2). Property from the collection of Geronimo Berenguer De Los Reyes, Jr. Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 6 April... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2015

A pair of blue glass dishes, Qing dynasty, 19th century

A pair of blue glass dishes, Qing dynasty, 19th century.  Estimate HK$50,000 - HK$80,000 ($6,500-10,000). Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each dish with shallow, rounded sides rising from the ring foot to the flat rim. The base is decorated with a gilt shou character. 8º in. (21 cm.) diam., stands, box (2) Property from the collection of Geronimo Berenguer De Los Reyes, Jr. Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 6 April 2015, 22nd Floor
17 avril 2015

A pair of carved blue glass bowls, Qing dynasty, 19th century

A pair of carved blue glass bowls, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Estimate HK$50,000 - HK$80,000 ($6,481 - $10,369). Price Realized HK$62,500 ($8,101). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each bowl of rich sapphire-blue tone is well carved in relief to the sides with four cartouches, each enclosing a bird amongst floral sprays. 6 1/4 in. (16 cm.) diam., wood stands, box (2) Provenance: Jade House  Property from the collection of Geronimo Berenguer De Los Reyes, Jr. Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE -... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2015

A blue glass bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

A blue glass bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate HK$80,000 - HK$120,000 ($10,369 - $15,553). Price Realized HK$87,500 ($11,341). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase has a globular body that rises to a slightly flared neck. The semi-translucent glass is of an azure-blue tone. 9 3/4 in. (24.7 cm.) high, box  Provenance: P. C. Lu & Sons Ltd., Hong Kong  Property from the collection of Geronimo Berenguer De Los Reyes, Jr. Note: Compare with a similar vase... [Lire la suite]


17 avril 2015

An opaque red-overlay yellow glass bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

An opaque red-overlay yellow glass bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate HK$60,000 - HK$80,000 ($7,777 - $10,369- $15,553). Price Realized HK$75,000 ($9,721). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The thick-walled vase is carved through the red outer layer to the golden-yellow body with floral sprays and rockwork on the bulbous body, beneath a chilong on the tall tubular neck. 6.5 in. (16.7 cm.) high  Provenance: P. C. Lu & Sons Ltd., Hong Kong  Property from... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2015

A carved red-overlay white glass vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century

A carved red-overlay white glass vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Estimate HK$90,000 - HK$120,000 ($11,665 - $15,553). Price Realized HK$100,000 ($12,961). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase is carved through the deep red layer to the opaque white ground with two phoenixes among pine trees and rockwork. 5 3/4 in. (14.5 cm.) high, stand, box  Property from the collection of Geronimo Berenguer De Los Reyes, Jr. Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 6... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2015

A pair of carved green glass bowls, Qing dynasty, 19th century

A pair of carved green glass bowls, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Estimate HK$40,000 - HK$60,000 ($5,184 - $7,777). Price Realized HK$137,500 ($17,821). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The exterior is boldly carved in relief with two leafy blossoming branches, each perched on top with a bird. The bowl is supported on a slightly splayed foot encircling the recessed base that is incised with a four-charactetr Qianlong mark. The glass is of a deep emerald-green tone. 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm.) diam., wood stands... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2015

A pair of green glass double-gourd vases, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

A pair of green glass double-gourd vases, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate HK$120,000 - HK$180,000 ($15,553 - $23,330). Price Realized HK$150,000 ($19,442). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each vase is supported on a short foot rising to a compressed globular lower section and an elongated bulbous upper section. The metal is of an even opaque apple-green tone. 8 3/4 in. (22.3 cm.) high, stands, box (2)  Provenance: Horstmann and Godfrey  Property from the collection of Geronimo... [Lire la suite]