25 avril 2019

A small blue and white 'Silkworm' cup, Republican period

  Lot 396. A small blue and white 'Silkworm' cup, Republican period; Diameter 6.6 cm, 2 5/8  in. Estimate £400— 600. Courtesy Sotheby's. the conical sides rising from a short straight foot, painted to the exterior with silkworms and mulberry leaves, the base with the six-character mark 'Jiangxi ciye gongsi' within a circle in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Asian Art, London,  17 May 2019, 10:00 AM
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12 décembre 2018

A famille rose scroll weight, Republican period

Lot 116. A famille rose scroll weight, Republican period; 28,2 cm, 11 1/8  in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 EUR. Lot sold 4,750 EUR. © Sotheby's. Poids à rouleaux en porcelaine de la Famille Rose  Période Républicaine. de forme rectangulaire, les deux faces opposées peintes des paysages alternées de deux faces inscrites de poèmes, porte la signature de Lu Zhou. Sotheby's. Art d'Asie, 11 décembre 2018
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16 avril 2018

A fine grisaille-decorated 'landscape' vase, Republican period, early 20th century 

Lot 2377. A fine grisaille-decorated 'landscape' vase, Republican period, early 20th century; 7 11/16 in. (19.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 250,000 - HKD 350,000. Price realised HKD 275,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2012 The vase is of ovoid form, exquisitely enamelled around the exterior to depict a continuous landscape in grisaille and tones of pale iron-red and blue with dense bamboo trees growing along the river banks. The base is inscribed with a four-character... [Lire la suite]
13 décembre 2017

A pair of turquoise-glazed zhadou, Republican period

Lot 330. A pair of turquoise-glazed zhadou, Republican period; 21.6 cm, 8 1/2  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 275,000 HKD (29,557 EUR). Photo Sotheby's. each with a hexalobed body rising from a stepped circular foot to a wide flaring rim, covered overall in a turquoise glaze, the base incised with an apocryphal Yongzheng seal mark. Provenance: Collection of T.Y. Chao (1912-1999), and thence by descent in the family. Sotheby's. Chinese Art including Selected Works... [Lire la suite]
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01 juillet 2017

A famille-rose 'Prunus' washer, signed Tian Hexian, Republican period, dated jiashen year, corresponding to 1944

Lot 712. A famille-rose 'Prunus' washer, signed Tian Hexian, Republican period, dated jiashen year, corresponding to 1944; 21.5 cm, 8 1/2  in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 400,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.  with an inverted rim, painted to the interior with a prunus tree, accompanied by an inscription and followed by a seal, the base with a two-character seal mark  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017 
30 juin 2017

A carved turquoise-glazed washer, signed Wang Bingrong, Republican period

Lot 709. A carved turquoise-glazed washer, signed Wang Bingrong, Republican period; 12.1 cm, 4 3/4  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 75,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.  the exterior decorated with a crane and deer in a landscape of gnarled pine trees and rockwork, the interior with two shrimps and a crab, the base with a four-character seal mark reading Wang Bingrong zuo (Made by Wang Bingrong)  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017
21 novembre 2016

Calligraphy in Four Script Types, Chu Deyi (1871-1942), Republican period

Calligraphy in Four Script Types, Chu Deyi (1871-1942), Republican period. Folding fan, ink on paper, 19.8 x 46.2 cm © National Palace Museum. Chu Deyi, a native of Yuhang in Zhejiang, changed his name to avoid a taboo character in the Xuantong Emperor's name. He also had the style names Songchuang and Shouyu. In calligraphy, he was good at clerical script and especially admired the Ritual Vessels Stele, taking a sobriquet to reflect it. With an interest in antiquities throughout his life, he focused on studying bronze and stele... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2013

Two jadeite bead necklaces, circa Republican period

Two jadeite bead necklaces, circa Republican period. Photo: Sotheby's Comprising two necklaces, each composed of one hundred and twenty-seven graduated jadeite beads of emerald green colour and fine translucency, completed by a gold clasp, mounted in 18 karat yellow gold, length approximately 755mm and 795mm respectively. Jadeite beads approximately 10.15mm to 3.45mm. Estimation  22,000,000 — 30,000,000 HKD Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory certificates numbered KJ 81190(1-5) and... [Lire la suite]
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18 février 2013

Oval gem with the head of Sirius (the Dog Star). Roman, Republican or Early Imperial Period, 1st century B.C.

Oval gem with the head of Sirius (the Dog Star). Roman, Republican or Early Imperial Period, 1st century B.C. Garnet, 2.1 x 1.5 cm (13/16 x 9/16 in.). 27.734. Francis Bartlett Donation of 1912. © 2013 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston  Strongly convex intaglio in gold setting with ring. Sirius. Head and shoulders of a dog frontal. Around the body, a collar inscribed with artist's signature in Greek ["Gaios epoiei"].  Provenance: By date unknown in the 18th century: Lord Chesterfield Collection;... [Lire la suite]