04 avril 2016

A carved cinnabar lacquer hexalobed box and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 170. A carved cinnabar lacquer hexalobed box and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate HK$80,000 – HK$120,000 ($10,362 - $15,543). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The cover of elongated hexalobed form is carved with a cartouche of conforming shape in the centre depicting an aged scholar accompanied by his attendant in a fenced garden looking over a lotus pond. The sides of the cover and box are carved with ogival cartouches enclosing florette-diaper divided by the Bajixiang, 'Eight Buddhist... [Lire la suite]

03 avril 2016

A large moulded celadon-glazed 'peony scrolls' jar, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 116. A large moulded celadon-glazed 'peony scrolls' jar, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate HK$50,000 – HK$70,000 ($6,476 - $9,067). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The ovoid vessel is moulded with an overall design of peonies and scrolling foliage between bands of ruyi heads to the shoulders and stylised lappets to the base. 12 5/8 in. (32 cm.) high, box Provenance: The Y.C. Chen Collection; sold at Christie's London, 17 May 2013, lot 1335 Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2016

A pair of carved celadon-glazed 'bajixiang' barrel-form stands, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 115. A pair of carved celadon-glazed 'bajixiang' barrel-form stands, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate HK$60,000 – HK$80,000 ($7,771 - $10,362). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Each is of barrel form, carved around the sides with the Bajixiang, 'Eight Buddhist Emblems' tied with ribbons amidst cloud scrolls, between bands of ruyi-heads, the top is carved with swirling clouds pierced with a coin motif in the centre, all covered with a lustrous glaze of soft celadon tone. 7 3/8 in. (18.7... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2016

A red-glazed bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 112. A red-glazed bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate HK$40,000 – HK$60,000 ($5,181 - $7,771). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The vase is sturdily potted with a pear-shaped bulbous body supported on a circular foot rising gradually to a long slender neck, applied to the exterior with a rich glossy glaze of deep crimson tone, thinning to white at the rim, the interior and base covered with a crackled opaque white glaze. 11 1/8 in. (28.4 cm.) high, box Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2016

A rare large Langyao brush pot, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 111. A rare large Langyao brush pot, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate HK$100,000 – HK$150,000 ($12,952 - $19,429). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The sturdily potted, cylindrical brush pot is covered on the exterior with a crackled glaze of dark crushed-strawberry colour. The glaze on the interior is suffused with dark crackles. 7 3/4 in. (19.8 cm.) high Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 5 April 2016, Hong Kong
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02 avril 2016

A copper-red glazed vase, meiping, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 110. A copper-red glazed vase, meiping, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate HK$240,000 – HK$350,000 ($31,086 - $45,334). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The vase is covered on the exterior with a red glaze of deep raspberry tone with an ‘orange peel’ texture. The interior and mouth rim are covered with a transparent glaze. 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm.) high Provenance: Sold at Christie’s New York, 4 June 1992, lot 327 Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 5 April... [Lire la suite]

02 avril 2016

A translucent blue glass bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 138. A translucent blue glass bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate HKD 50,000 ~ 80,000 ($6,476 - $10,362). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The tall thick-walled cylindrical neck rises from a rounded shoulder above a slightly tapered hexagonal body. The corners of the facets are softly rounded and raised on a shallow foot of conforming outline. The translucent glass is of a deep, brilliant cobalt blue tone. 12 in. (30 cm.) high Provenance: Sold at Christie's New York, 27 November 1991,... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2016

An olive-green glass bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 137. An olive-green glass bottle vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Estimate HKD 100,000 ~ 150,000 ($12,952 - $19,429). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The bulbous body is raised on a spreading foot with a slightly recessed base that rises to a tall cylindrical neck. The opaque glass is thickly blown and the olive-green colour is of an even tone. The underside base with an apocryphal Qianlong four-character mark. 11 in. (28 cm.) high Provenance: Sold at Christie's New York, 1 June 1990, lot 115 ... [Lire la suite]
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02 avril 2016

A blue glass leys jar, zhadou, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 135. A blue glass leys jar, zhadou, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate HKD 20,000 ~ 30,000 ($2,590 - $3,886). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The vessel has a compressed globular body rising from a low foot to a widely flared trumpet mouth. The glass is of an even turquoise colour. 8 in. (20.3 cm.) diam Provenance: Sold at Christie's London, 8 June 2004, lot 398 Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 5 April 2016, Hong Kong
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28 mars 2016

An exceptional Imperial Mughal-style white jade 'ram's' cup, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

Lot 3015, An exceptional Imperial Mughal-style white jade 'ram's' cup, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period. Estimate 8,000,000 — 12,000,000 HKD (916,783 - 1,375,175 EUR). Photo Sotheby's the lustrous and even white stone exquisitely worked in the form of a lobed floral bloom with delicate rounded walls rising steeply from the foot, one side elegantly tapering into an openwork handle modelled in the form of a ram's head depicted turned to one side, the beast sensitively... [Lire la suite]