20 juillet 2015

A white jade figure of Lan Caihe, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A white jade figure of Lan Caihe, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate  100,000 — 150,000  HKD.  Lot. sold 212,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's the lady immortal carved standing holding a lingzhi in her right hand and carrying a ruyi suspending a flower basket over her left shoulder, a double gourd suspended at her waist, the stone of even pale celadon-white colour, wood stand; 10.3 cm., 4 in. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 juin 2015, 03:15 PM
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20 juillet 2015

A pale celadon jade elephant and a spinach-green and celadon jade box and cover, Qing dynasty, 19th century

A pale celadon jade elephant and a spinach-green and celadon jade box and cover, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Estimate  40,000 — 60,000  HKD.  Lot. sold 262,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's the elephant standing foursquare, caparisoned with a large saddle cloth detailed with a large sun among waves and further bats and chilong, supporting a vase incised with flowers and the yin yang symbol, wood stand; the spinach-green quatrefoil box set with of a pale celadon jade cover,... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2015

A Mughal-style embellished jade box and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

A Mughal-style embellished jade box and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate  40,000 — 60,000  HKD.  Lot. sold 375,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's of globular form, supported on a slightly recessed foot, with a domed cover and bud finial, finely inlaid around the exterior with gilt-bronze filigree forming taotie masks, interspersed with alternating pink, blue and red hardstones beads, the smoothly polished jade of pale celadon-green colour; 8 cm., 3 1/8  in. ... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2015

A pale celadon jade ‘peony’ censer, Qing dynasty, 19th century

A pale celadon jade ‘peony’ censer, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Estimate  30,000 — 40,000  HKD.  Lot. sold 387,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's of globular form, finely reticulated in the form of a lush bouquet of leafy peonies, the domed cover similarly pierced with peony sprays, the handles formed from large peony heads; 14.3 cm., 5 5/8  in. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 juin 2015, 03:15 PM
20 juillet 2015

A white jade figure of Shoulao, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A white jade figure of Shoulao, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate  100,000 — 150,000  HKD.  Lot. sold 437,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's carved standing with an attendant carrying a peach at his side, holding a gnarled staff in its left hand, his serene face with fine features set in a benevolent expression, his robe falling in ample folds, the smoothly polished stone of even celadon-white colour: 10.1 cm., 4 in. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 juin 2015, 03:15 PM
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20 juillet 2015

A finely carved yellow jade 'Three friends of winter' waterpot, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

A finely carved yellow jade 'Three friends of winter' waterpot, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century.  Estimate  70,000 — 100,000  HKD.  Lot. sold 687,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's finely carved carved and well hollowed with prunus, pine and bamboo branches wreathing around the incurved mouthrim, the smoothly polished stone of a warm yellow colour picked out with russet inclusions, the base finely detailed with water ripples; 7.9 cm., 3 1/8  in. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 juin 2015, 03:15 PM


16 juillet 2015

A white biscuit brushpot, Qing dynasty, 19th century

A white biscuit brushpot, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Estimate  10,000 — 15,000 HKD.  Lot Sold.12,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's of cylindrical form with a constricted mouth rim, the white biscuit crisply moulded around the exterior with an inscription in archaic script, the mouth rim and interior applied with a brown wash, the base impressed with an apocryphal six-character Qianlong seal mark beneath a brown glaze; 15 cm. 5 7/8  in. Sotheby's. CHINESE ART. 01 JUNE 2015 - 02 JUNE... [Lire la suite]
16 juillet 2015

A copper-red glazed vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century

A copper-red glazed vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Estimate  30,000 — 50,000 HKD.  Lot Sold.37,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's the compressed globular body rising from a splayed foot to a broad tubular neck, skilfully applied with a rich copper-red glaze transmuting to a pale celadon glaze around the neck, the pale celadon interior and base suffused with fine crackles; 26.9 cm., 10 5/8  in. Sotheby's. CHINESE ART. 01 JUNE 2015 - 02 JUNE 2015 | 3:15 PM HKT - HONG... [Lire la suite]
16 juillet 2015

A purple-glazed carved alms bowl, signed Chen Guozhi, Qing dynasty

A purple-glazed carved alms bowl, signed Chen Guozhi, Qing dynasty. Estimate  50,000 — 70,000 HKD.  Lot Sold. 62,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's finely potted with a compressed globular body, crisply carved in high relief, one side with two magpies perched on a flowering prunus tree extending its gnarled branches across the exterior of the bowl, the other side with a poem, the countersunk base impressed in positive script with a four-character mark, chen guo zhi zuo, applied overall with a... [Lire la suite]
16 juillet 2015

An archaistic tea-dust glazed tripod incense burner, Qing dynasty

An archaistic tea-dust glazed tripod incense burner, Qing dynasty. Estimate  50,000 — 70,000 HKD.  Lot Sold. 62,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's well potted, of archaistic liding form, the compressed globular body resting on three short tapering feet, the flared lip surmounted by a pair of arched handles, covered overall with an olive-green glaze speckled with a fine gold mist, the base impressed with an apocryphal four-character seal mark, wood stand; 9.5 cm., 3... [Lire la suite]