29 mars 2019

An Imperial and Rare Gilt Lacquer Bronze Figure of Guandi, Early Ming Dynasty, 14th-15th Century

Lot 3508. An Imperial and Rare Gilt Lacquer Bronze Figure of Guandi, Early Ming Dynasty, 14th-15th Century. H 187cm W 124cm L 95.3 cm. Estimate HKD 15,000,000 - 25,000,000 (USD 1,910,850 - 3,184,750). Lot sold HKD 55,460,000 (USD 7,063,940). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance: 1. Yamanaka, Purchased on 19022. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston3. Christie's New York, 2 December 1993, lot.1204. The Ten-Views Lingbi Rock Retreat Collection, no. FR424. Poly Auction Hong Kong.... [Lire la suite]

28 mars 2019

A Pair of Blue and White with Pink-Enameled ‘Dragon’ Dishes, Qianlong Marks and Period, 1736-1795

Lot 3516. A Pair of Blue and White with Pink-Enameled ‘Dragon’ Dishes, Qianlong Marks and Period, 1736-1795. D 15.6cm. Estimate HKD 600,000 - 800,000 (USD 76,433 - 101,911). Lot sold HKD 920,400 (USD 117,231). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Both dishes are painted to the interior with puce enamel featuring a large sinuous dragon curled around a 'flaming pearl' and surrounding by flames, bordered by underglaze-blue ruyi-head cloud lappets below the rim. The reverse is both decorated in... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2019

A Copper-Red Glazed Stem Bowl, Yongzheng Mark and Period, 1723-1735

Lot 3509. A Copper-Red Glazed Stem Bowl, Yongzheng Mark and Period, 1723-1735. H 13.2cm D 18.2cm. Estimate HKD 300,000 - 400,000 (USD 38,217 - 50,956). Lot sold HKD 413,000 (USD 52,604). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited The stem cup is covered with a dark strawberry red glaze on the exterior, stopping short at the rim and base. The inner footrim of the cup is marked with six-character mark in underglaze-blue. Provenance: 1. Christie’s Hong Kong, 1-2 October 1991, lot.10592.The Ten-views... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2019

A Fine and Rare Spotted Jizhou Vase, Meiping, Southern Song Dynasty, 12th-13th Century

Lot 3504. A Fine and Rare Spotted Jizhou Vase, Meiping, Southern Song Dynasty, 12th-13th Century. H 21.5cm. Estimate HKD 250,000 - 300,000 (USD 31,847 - 38,217). Lot sold HKD 2,242,000 (USD 285,564). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. The vase is potted in elongated ovoid body with a short neck and lipped rim set above rounded shoulders tapering to a narrow foot. The vase is covered overall with evenly spaced and well controlled dark brown 'leopard' spots left in reserve against a milky tan ground.... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2019

A Yaozhou Celadon Glazed Carved Ewer, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century

Lot 3502. A Yaozhou Celadon Glazed Carved Ewer, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century. H 8.9cm. Estimate HKD 300,000 - 400,000 (USD 38,217 - 50,956). Lot sold HKD 2,950,000 (USD 375,742). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. The ewer is beautifully potted in globular form, carved in relief depicting overlapping lotus petals and scrolls forming in fine detail that generously issuing sumptuous leaves. It is decorated with a strap handle opposite a short curved spout. It is overall in fine pale greenglaze... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2019

A Yaozhou Carved ‘Peony’ Dish, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century

Lot 3503. A Yaozhou Carved ‘Peony’ Dish, Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century. D 17.5cm. Estimate HKD 350,000 - 450,000 (USD 44,586 - 57,325). Lot sold HKD 2,478,000 (USD 315,623). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. The present dish is well potted that the shallow rounded sides are deftly carved on the interior with a large peony bloom with tiered petals and a small bud borne on a dense leafy stem. The petals and leaves are bordered by classic scroll with trefoil leaves issuing from a continuous... [Lire la suite]

28 mars 2019

A Longquan Celadon Double-Gourd Vase Yuan Dynasty, 14th Century

Lot 3506. A Longquan Celadon Double-Gourd Vase, Yuan Dynasty, 14th Century. H 29.2cm. Estimate HKD 600,000 - 800,000 (USD 76,433 - 101,911). Lot sold HKD 1,416,000 (USD 180,356). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. The present vase is potted with compressed globular lower bulb, rising from a recessed base to a tall upper bulb. The vase is covered overall in a celadon-green glaze while the unglazed footrim revealed the grey body. Provenance: 1. Toguri Museum of Art2. Sotheby’s London, 9 June 2004,... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2019

A Yueyao Celadon Glazed Floral Medallion Ewer, Five Dynasties-Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century

Lot 3501. A Yueyao Celadon Glazed Floral Medallion Ewer, Five Dynasties-Northern Song Dynasty, 10th-12th Century. H 16.4cm. Estimate HKD 800,000 - 1,000,000 (USD 101,925 - 127,406). Lot sold HKD 1,156,400 (USD 147,291). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. The deep rounded body is carved with leafy scroll at the neck, setting with a strap handle opposite to a long curved spout. The body of the ewer is decorated with floral medallion encircled by scattered peony flower. The ewer is overall... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2019

A ‘Robin’s Egg’ Glazed Bottle Vase, Yongzheng Period, 1723-1735

Lot 3512. A ‘Robin’s Egg’ Glazed Bottle Vase, Yongzheng Period, 1723-1735. H 37.5cm. Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 (USD 127,406 - 191,109). Lot sold HKD 1,652,000 (USD 210,415). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. The vase is well potted with a globular body moulded around the shoulder with seven bosses below a stepped band. Supporting the tall waisted neck encircled mid-way by double bow-strings and surmounted by a galleried mouth rim, the vase is all raised on a spreading domed foot. The vase is... [Lire la suite]
27 mars 2019

A Large Celadon ‘Dragon’ Dish, Yongzheng Mark and Period, 1723-1735

Lot 3515. A Large Celadon ‘Dragon’ Dish, Yongzheng Mark and Period, 1723-1735. D 46.8cm. Estimate HKD 2,800,000 - 3,500,000 (USD 356,737 - 445,921). Lot sold HKD 4,248,000 (USD 4,248,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited. The dish is potted with short tapering foot rising to the rounded sides and everted rim. The exterior is moulded with overlapping lotus petals and the interior moulded in relief with a dragon flying amongst cloud and flame scrolls. The dish is covered in an even pale celadon glaze, with the... [Lire la suite]