24 novembre 2022

A copper-red and underglaze-blue 'dragon' meiping, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 379. A copper-red and underglaze-blue 'dragon' meiping, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1723-1795). Height 8½ in., 21.6 cm. Sold for 151,200 USD (Estimate 30,000 - 50,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 21 september 2022

24 novembre 2022

A wucai 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 371. A wucai 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Diameter 5⅛ in., 13 cm. Sold for £44,400 (Estimate $7,000 - $10,000). © Sotheby's 2022 the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Provenance: Sotheby's New York, 17th March 1977, lot 240. Asian Private Collection. Sotheby's Hong Kong, 17th May 1988, lot 101. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 21 september 2022
20 novembre 2022

A copper-red-glazed bowl, Seal mark and period of Qianlong

Lot 369. A copper-red-glazed bowl, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Diameter 6⅛ in., 15.6 cm. Sold for $30,240 (Estimate $5,000 - $7,000). © Sotheby's 2022 the base with a six-character seal mark reserved in a square. Provenance: Hong Kong Private Collection.  Important Chinese Art, New York, 21 september 2022
20 novembre 2022

A teadust-glazed bottle vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong

Lot 368. A teadust-glazed bottle vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Height 12½ in., 32 cm. Sold for $37,800 (Estimate $30,000 - $50,000). © Sotheby's 2022 the base with a six-character seal mark reserved in a square. Provenance: Christie's Tokyo, 15th February 1981, lot 319.  Important Chinese Art, New York, 21 september 2022
02 octobre 2022

A rare celadon-glazed quadrilobed 'mythical beast' vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong

Lot 212. A rare celadon-glazed quadrilobed 'mythical beast' vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Height 7½ in., 19 cm. Lot sold: 107,100 USD (Estimate: 80,000 - 120,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Property from an Asian Private Collection. Provenance: Denys Cowell, Brighton, circa the 1980s.English Private Collection.Woolley & Wallis, Salisbury, 13th November 2018, lot 75. Note: This elegant vessel is... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2022

A rare celadon-glazed double-gourd vase and cover, Seal mark and period of Qianlong

Lot 211. A rare celadon-glazed double-gourd vase and cover, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Height overall 10¼ in., 26.2 cm. Lot sold: 100,800 USD (Estimate: 80,000 - 100,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022 the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue (2). Provenance: Collection of Fraser Matthew Fell (1928-2020). Note: Preserved with its small, original cover, this elegant vessel is one of the particularly delightful designs of lidded double-gourd vases... [Lire la suite]

27 septembre 2022

Sotheby’s Hong Kong Presents the Most Significant Chinese Works of Art Sale Series to Take Place in the Last Decade

(Left to Right). The Private Collection of Joseph Lau. A Fine Blue and White 'Lotus Scroll' Vase, Meiping, Ming Dynasty, Yongle Period. Est: HK$ 25 – 35 million / US$ 3.2 – 4.5 million. © Sotheby's 2022The Dr Wou Kiuan Collection. A Magnificent Ruby-Ground Yangcai 'Trigrams' Reticulated Vase, Seal Mark and Period of Qianlong. Est: HK$ 60 – 120 million / US$ 7.6 – 15.3 million. © Sotheby's 2022The Personal Collection of the late Sir Joseph Hotung. A Unique and Highly Important Moulded Blue and White Barbed 'Fish'... [Lire la suite]
26 août 2022

The Grand Empire: The Celadon 'Dragon' Jar, Seal Mark and Period of Qianlong

Lot 3501. The Grand Empire: The Celadon 'Dragon' Jar. An Extremely Rare and Important Carved Celadon-Glazed ‘Dragon’ Jar, Seal Mark and Period of Qianlong (1736-1795). H 34.6cm. Sold Price HKD 52,800,000 (Estimate Upon Request). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance: 1. Sotheby's, Hong Kong, 24-25 November 1987, no. 1192. Hsien Hsiang Private Collection. Note: The jar has a short lip and short neck, with broad shoulders and a tapering, tapering belly, and a flat footrim. The entire body is... [Lire la suite]
24 août 2022

A Fine Pair of Blue-Glazed Dishes, Seal Marks and Period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3589. A Fine Pair of Blue-Glazed Dishes, Seal Marks and Period of Qianlong (1736-1795). D 16.2cm. Sold for HKD 312,000 (Estimate HKD 220,000 - 280,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022 The dish is of neatly formed, with an open mouth, curved belly and short footrim. The interior is covered with a white glaze and the exterior is decorated with a bright sapphire blue glaze. The foot inscribed in seal script, Qianlong nian zhi ('Made during the Qianlong period of the... [Lire la suite]
24 août 2022

A Small Blue and White ‘Dragon’ Jardiniere, Seal Mark and Period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3588. A Small Blue and White ‘Dragon’ Jardiniere, Seal Mark and Period of Qianlong (1736-1795). D 21cm. Sold for HKD 1,200,000 (Estimate HKD 650,000 - 950,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022 The lip and mouth, with a bulging belly and recessed neck, and a slightly concave flat foot, are of solid, regular form. The exterior is painted in blue and white with formalized clouds and dragons, the two dragons echoing each other in front and behind, with the sea beneath them and... [Lire la suite]