09 octobre 2021

A fine ruby-ground sgraffiato ‘hundred antiques’ bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang

Lot 131. A fine ruby-ground sgraffiato ‘hundred antiques’ bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850). Diameter 5⅞ in., 14.9 cm. Estimate 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold: 63,000 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a slightly everted rim, the exterior richly painted in the famille-rose palette with four gilt-rimmed medallions each enclosing a selection of the 'hundred antiques' such as vases, lanterns, censers, and other... [Lire la suite]

28 septembre 2021

A celadon-glazed jar and cover, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 143. A celadon-glazed jar and cover, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850). Height 8⅜ in., 21.4 cm. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD. Lot sold: 37,800 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 the ovoid body elegantly rising to a short waisted neck, flanked by a pair of low-relief C-shaped mock-handles at the shoulder, surmounted by a domed cover, all covered in an even pale celadon-green glaze, the recessed base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Provenance: Sotheby's... [Lire la suite]
25 septembre 2021

A fine yellow-glazed ovoid jar, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 81. A fine yellow-glazed ovoid jar, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850). Height 9¼ in., 23.5 cm. Estimate 30,000 - 50,000 USD. Lot sold: 40,320 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 rising from a slightly splayed foot to rounded shoulders, a narrow waisted neck, and lipped rim, entirely covered in a vibrant egg-yolk-yellow glaze, the base similarly glazed and incised with a six-character seal mark within a double square, wood stand. Property from the... [Lire la suite]
07 juin 2021

Qing Dynasty Blue and White Porcelain at Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 26 May 2021

Lot 303. A blue and white 'Four Accomplishments' brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); d. 19.3 cm; h. 16 cm. Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 HKD. Lot sold: 441,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Property from a Hong Kong private collection. Provenance: P.C. Lu & Sons Ltd, Hong Kong. Lot 306. An inscribed blue and white 'pavilion' brushpot, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); the base with an apocryphal Chenghua mark, d. 18 cm; h. 14.5... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2021

Qianlong, Daoguang & Guangxu monochromes at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 26 May 2021

Lot 304. A pair of copper-red glazed 'lianzi' bowls, Seal marks and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 15 cm and 15.3 cm. Estimate: 100,000 -150,000 HKD. Lot sold: 441,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Property from a Hong Kong private collection Provenance: Christie's Hong Kong, 31st March 1992, lot 585. Lot 338. A copper-red glazed bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 15.6 cm. Estimate: 60,000 -80,000 HKD. Lot... [Lire la suite]
21 décembre 2020

A fine inscribed blue and white 'immortals' bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 446. A fine inscribed blue and white 'immortals' bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 17.6 cm, 7 in. Estimate: 150,000 - 200,000 HKD. Lot sold: 277,200 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. Provenance: S. Marchant & Son, London. Exhibited: Catalogue of Qing Mark and Period Blue and White Exhibition, S. Marchant & Son, London, 1984, no. 40. Sotheby's. China / 5000 years, Hong Kong, 27 November 2020

23 octobre 2020

A turquoise-ground famille-rose and gilt brushpot, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 3633. A turquoise-ground famille-rose and gilt brushpot, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 11.8 cm, 4 ⅝ in. Estimate: 240,000 - 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 327,600 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of cylindrical form, brightly enamelled to the exterior with gilt outlines, depicting stylised shou characters and bats suspending musical chimes, interspersed amongst lotus blooms borne on intertwining foliate strapwork, below a ruyi band at the rim and above... [Lire la suite]
23 octobre 2020

A yellow-ground famille-rose sgraffiato 'San yang' medallion bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 3632. A yellow-ground famille-rose sgraffiato 'San yang' medallion bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 14.9 cm, 5 ½ in. Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 567,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot to a flared rim, the exterior with three gilt-bordered medallions, each enclosing a ram under a fruiting tree, divided by blue and white vases holding peony branches and various auspicious objects, surrounded by... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2020

A white-glazed moulded vase, seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 3639. A white-glazed moulded vase, seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 26.9 cm, 10 ½ in. Estimate 280,000 - 320,000 HKD. Lot sold 504,000 HKD.  Courtesy Sotheby's. the body densely decorated with four large lotus blooms, wreathed by leafy scrolls, interspersed with stylised kui dragons and bats suspending endless knots and bats, the waisted neck similarly moulded with decoration, flanked by a pair of stylised kui dragon handles, the base... [Lire la suite]
16 octobre 2020

A fine puce-enamelled blue and white 'Eight Immortals' bowl, seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 3613. A fine puce-enamelled blue and white 'Eight Immortals' bowl, seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 22.1 cm, 8 ⅝ in. Estimate: 120,000 - 150,000 HKD. Lot sold 151,200 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. well-potted with rounded sides resting on a tapered foot, the exterior painted in underglaze blue with the Eight Immortals carrying their various attributes, riding on various sea creatures or plants, journeying across a ground of cresting waves in puce enamel, all above a key-fret... [Lire la suite]