16 décembre 2016

A Ming-style blue and white vase, meiping, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2970. A Ming-style blue and white vase, meiping, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795);12 5/8 in. (32 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 2,800,000 - HKD 3,500,000 (USD 362,169 - USD 452,712). Price Realised  HKD 7,820,000 (USD 1,011,128). © Christie's Images Ltd 2010. The vase is sturdily potted with a broad shoulder and waisted neck, the exterior painted in deep shades of blue with simulated 'heaping and piling', with six fruit and flower-sprays arranged in two... [Lire la suite]

06 décembre 2010

A fine famille verte biscuit-enamelled dish, Kangxi six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 2963. A fine famille verte biscuit-enamelled dish, Kangxi six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1662-1722); 9 3/4 in. (24.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HK$1,200,000 - HK$1,800,000. Price Realized HK$2,540,000 ($328,423). ©  Christie's Images Ltd 2010 The shallow rounded sides rising to a flaring rim, painted to the interior in vibrant yellow, turquoise, green and aubergine enamels with branches of ripening peach and pomegranate, the centre incised with a five-clawed dragon chasing a... [Lire la suite]
06 décembre 2010

Two monochrome from the Shorenstein Collection

Lot 2971. A fine large sacrificial-blue glazed vase, meiping, Qianlong six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1736-1795); 13 3/4in. (35cm.) high.  Estimate HK$1,200,000 - HK$1,800,000. Price Realized HK$3,620,000 ($468,067). © Christie's Images Ltd 2010 The vase is well-potted with a short, slightly flared cylindrical neck, the broad angular shoulder tapering gently to the narrow foot, the exterior with a brilliant purplish-blue glaze. Provenance: Previously sold at Christie's New... [Lire la suite]
06 décembre 2010

Yongzheng & Qianlong Blue and White from the Shorenstein Collection

Lot 2966. A fine and very rare underglaze-blue vase, meiping, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735); 9 1/4 in. (23.3 cm.) high. Estimate HK$3,000,000 - HK$5,000,000. Price Realized HK$4,580,000 ($592,195). © Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Of slender form with the steeply rounded shoulder tapering gently to a broad ring foot inset from the slightly bulbous base, superbly painted in underglaze-blue of strong vibrant blue tone with scrolling tendrils growing... [Lire la suite]
04 décembre 2010

The Shorenstein Collection of Chinese Glass @ Christie's Hong Kong, 1 December 2010

  The Chinese works of art in the collection of Walter and Phyllis Shorenstein are spectacular in their beauty, their technical excellence and their historical importance. They include examples of Chinese glass, imperial porcelain and jade of particular distinction. The Shorenstein’s impressively comprehensive collection of glass is one of the most admired and important in America. Both Walter and Phyllis Shorenstein will be remembered for their immense contribution to the city of San Francisco’s cultural, educational and... [Lire la suite]