10 octobre 2019

A rare pink-ground sgraffiato yangcai saucer, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3609. A rare pink-ground sgraffiato yangcai saucer, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 11.1 cm, 4 3/8  in. Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000 HKD (101,864 - 152,796 USD). Lot Sold 1,625,000 HKD (206,911 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the shallow rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot, the exterior brightly painted with four floral sprays, all reserved against a pink enamel ground incised with feathery scrolls, the interior left plain and the rim... [Lire la suite]

10 octobre 2019

A rare turquoise-ground famille-rose 'Hui mountain retreat' teapot and cover, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3608. A rare turquoise-ground famille-rose 'Hui mountain retreat' teapot and cover, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 17.4 cm, 6 7/8  in. Estimate 12,000,000 — 15,000,000 HKD (1,527,960 - 1,909,950 USD). Lot Sold 20,575,000 HKD (2,619,815 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the finely potted globular body on one side with a short angled upright spout, opposed by an elegant ear-shaped loop handle, brightly painted to the exterior... [Lire la suite]
10 octobre 2019

A fine famille-rose mille-fleurs tray, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3607. A fine famille-rose mille-fleurs tray, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 19.3 cm, 7 5/8  in. Estimate 2,400,000 — 3,200,000 HKD (305,592 - 407,456 USD). Lot Sold 3,500,000 HKD (445,655 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. of oval section, the shallow rounded sides raised on six feet, brilliantly enamelled on the interior in varying tones of pink, green, iron red, blue, yellow and lavender with a rich profusion of flowers centering on a large peony... [Lire la suite]
10 octobre 2019

A fine coral-ground reverse-decorated 'bamboo' bowl, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3601. A fine coral-ground reverse-decorated 'bamboo' bowl, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 11.6 cm, 4 5/8  in. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD (76,398 - 101,864 USD). Lot Sold 1,062,500 HKD (135,288 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. well potted with deep rounded sides supported on a straight foot, finely painted reverse against a rich coral-red ground with leafy bamboo branches, the interior left plain, inscribed to the base with a six-character... [Lire la suite]
10 octobre 2019

A pair of large moulded celadon-glazed underglaze-blue and iron-red decorated jardinières, seal marks and period of Qianlong (17

Lot 3030. A pair of large moulded celadon-glazed underglaze-blue and iron-red decorated jardinières, seal marks and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); d. 38.6 cm, 15 1/4  in. Estimate 450,000 — 550,000 HKD (57,299 - 70,032 USD). Lot Sold 2,125,000 HKD (270,576 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. each robustly potted with a deep bell-shaped body rising from a splayed foot to a flared rim, finely painted to the exterior with four gilt-bordered quatrelobed cartouches... [Lire la suite]
10 octobre 2019

A fine pair of blue and white 'Three friends' dishes, seal marks and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3029. A fine pair of blue and white 'Three friends' dishes, seal marks and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 17.8 cm, 7 in. Estimate 300,000 — 400,000 HKD (38,199 - 50,932 USD). Lot Sold 400,000 HKD (50,932 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. each with rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to a flared rim, the interior painted with a central medallion enclosing the 'Three Friends', including a tall, knotted pine tree, tender bamboo emerging from jagged ornamental rockwork... [Lire la suite]

10 octobre 2019

A blue and white 'floral' bottle vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3027. A blue and white 'floral' bottle vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 36.2 cm, 14 1/4  in. Estimate 450,000 — 550,000 HKD (57,299 - 70,032 USD). Lot Sold 687,500 HKD (87,539 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a splayed foot to a tall waisted neck flaring at the rim, boldly painted to the exterior with rich cobalt-blue tones simulating the 'heaped and piled' effect, depicting a broad band of composite floral scroll above... [Lire la suite]
08 octobre 2019

A rare famille-rose vase supported by three boys, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3106. A rare famille-rose vase supported by three boys, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 18 cm, 7 1/8  in. Estimate 2,500,000 — 3,000,000 HKD (319,375 - 383,250 USD. Lot Sold 15,775,000 HKD (2,008,631 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's.  intricately sculpted in the form of three half-kneeling boys supporting a vase on their shoulders, the vase of baluster form, flanked by a pair of archaistic phoenix handles, the exterior brightly enamelled against a... [Lire la suite]
28 septembre 2019

A fine and rare Ge-type lobed vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3616. A fine and rare Ge-type lobed vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 31 cm, 12 1/8  in. Estimate 2,400,000 — 2,600,000 HKD (305,784 - 331,266 USD). Lot Sold 3,000,000 HKD (381,990 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. of quatrefoil section, well potted with a flattened body elegantly rising from a splayed foot to a waisted neck gently flaring at the rim, flanked by a pair of stylised dragon handles, covered overall save for the footring with... [Lire la suite]
28 septembre 2019

A fine and large Ru-type vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

  Lot 3022. A fine and large Ru-type vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 37 cm, 14 1/2  in. Estimate 4,000,000 — 5,000,000 HKD (509,960 - 637,450 USD). Lot Sold 6,775,000 HKD (862,661 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the lobed baluster body divided into four lobes simulating a crabapple bloom, robustly potted and rising from a splayed foot to a flaring neck, the waisted neck flanked by a pair of handles, each modelled in the form of an elephant's head with... [Lire la suite]