19 avril 2017

A large underglaze-blue and copper-red decorated ‘lions’ vase, tianqiuping, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 134. A large underglaze-blue and copper-red decorated ‘lions’ vase, tianqiuping, Qing dynasty, 18th century, 22 3/4 in. (56.8 cm.) high, box. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 350,000 (USD 19,390 - USD 45,243). Price realised HKD 325,000 (USD 42,007). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The vase is decorated in underglaze blue and copper red to depict lions playing with brocade balls, including two around the neck and six around the globular body. The base is unglazed.  Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese... [Lire la suite]

19 avril 2017

A copper-red and underglaze-blue vase, fanghu, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3683. A copper-red and underglaze-blue vase, fanghu, Qing dynasty, 18th century, 15.5 cm, 6 1/8  in. Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,500,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. finely painted on the front and back with a pair of swooping phoenix in bright copper red, amidst a peony meander of red blooms and underglaze-blue leafy stems, the sides decorated with a similar floral design, the neck flanked by a pair of animal-mask and mock ring handles, all... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2017

Gold Cup with Jewel Inlay: Eternal Territorial Integrity, Qianlong reign (1736-1795), Qing dynasty

Gold Cup with Jewel Inlay: Eternal Territorial Integrity, Qianlong reign (1736-1795), Qing dynasty, height: 12.5 cm, mouth diameter: 8 cm © The Palace Museum.  This gold cup in the shape of a round tripod has a straight mouth rim with a band of rectangular spiral patterns around it. The four characters for "Eternal Territorial Integrity" are carved on one side of the cup, and the four characters for "Made in the Qianlong reign," on the other side. Rosette designs cover the entire outside surface of the cup with the... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2017

Jade Bowl with Floral Design and Turquoise Inlays (Jin zanhua gaozu baiyu gaiwan), Qianlong reign (1736-1795), Qing dynasty

Jade Bowl with Floral Design and Turquoise Inlays (Jin zanhua gaozu baiyu gaiwan), Qianlong reign (1736-1795), Qing dynasty. Height: 26cm, Mouth diameter: 14.5cm © The Palace Museum.  This bowl has a jade body complemented by a gold cover and pedestal stand. The four characters at the bottom indicate that it was made by an imperial studio during the Qianlong reign. Its gradually flaring foot is embossed with patterns of interlocking lotus and clouds, and is inlaid in turquoise with crabapple blossoms and clouds.... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2017

A famille rose 'abstinence' plaque, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 154. A famille rose 'abstinence' plaque, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century, 2 1/2 in. (6.5 cm.) long, box. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 260,000 (USD 19,390 - USD 33,609). Price realised HKD 187,500 (USD 24,235) © Christie's Imags Ltd 2017. Of flattened double-gourd form, the plaque is inscribed on one side with two oval cartouches with the characters zhaijie(abstinence), all within a gilt raised border and an outer field of lotus scroll on a pink ground. The reverse is similarly decorated... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2017

A rare Ming-style blue and white box and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 129. A rare Ming-style blue and white box and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th century, 6 3/8 in. (16.3 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 150,000 (USD 10,341 - USD 19,390). Price realised HKD 250,000 (USD 32,313) © Christie's Imags Ltd 2017. The cover is decorated with a composite floral scroll centering a lotus bloom, the design repeated on the sides of the box. The base of the box is inscribed with an apocryphal Xuande four-character mark in a double circle. Provenance: Sold at Sotheby's... [Lire la suite]

17 avril 2017

A blue and white ‘Landscape’ brushpot, bitong, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 127. A blue and white ‘Landscape’ brushpot, bitong, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century, 7 1/4 in. (18.5 cm.) diam., Japanese wood box. Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000 (USD 7,756 - USD 10,341). Price realised HKD 52,500 (USD 6,786) © Christie's Imags Ltd 2017. The brush pot is decorated in deep shades of cobalt blue with a continuous scene depicting figures in a mountainous river landscape. Provenance: A Japanese private collection, Kyoto, acquired in the first half of the 20th century. ... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2017

A blue and white ‘Three Friends’ gu-form vase, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century

Lot 126. A blue and white ‘Three Friends’ gu-form vase, Qing dynasty, 17th-18th century, 15 in. (38.2 cm.) high, Japanese wood box.  Estimate HKD 70,000 - HKD 90,000 (USD 9,048 - USD 11,634). Price realised HKD 106,250 (USD 13,733) © Christie's Imags Ltd 2017. The vase is decorated to the globular body in vibrant cobalt blue with a continuous scene depicting the ‘three friends of winter’, including pine trees, prunus and bamboo. This is similarly decorated on the wide flaring neck. ... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2017

A superb inscribed Suzhou white jade 'Zigang' pendant, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3717. A superb inscribed Suzhou white jade 'Zigang' pendant, Qing dynasty, 18th century, 5.7 cm, 2 1/4  in. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 250,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.   the oval pebble exquisitely worked in low relief, one face depicting a seated lady playing the flute in a fenced garden with a phoenix dancing on the rocky ledge above, the reverse inscribed with a poetic inscription and signed Zigang, pierced with a small aperture at the top for attachment, the stone of... [Lire la suite]
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16 avril 2017

A finely carved white jade 'dragon' washer, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 3710. A finely carved white jade 'dragon' washer, Qing dynasty, 18th century, 10.7 cm, 4 1/4  in. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 HKD. Lot sold 2,375,000  HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.   the rounded sides rising from a flat base and sweeping up to an incurved rim, intricately worked to the exterior in high relief depicting five ferocious five-clawed dragons writhing and swooping amongst swirling clouds in pursuit of 'flaming pearls', their scaly bodies extending to muscular legs terminating in... [Lire la suite]
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