23 août 2022

A Pair of Underglaze-Red ‘Fish’ Dishes, Mark and Period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3553. A Pair of Underglaze-Red ‘Fish’ Dishes, Mark and Period of Yongzheng (1723-1735). D 15cm; D 14.7cm. Sold for HKD 1,140,000 (Estimate HKD 400,000 - 600,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022 This pair of plates has an open mouth and shallow belly with a rimmed foot. The interior is plain, and the exterior is painted with a red-glazed design of three fishes. The base is inscribed in blue and white with 'Made in the Yongzheng era of the Qing dynasty' in two lines of... [Lire la suite]

21 août 2022

An Underglaze-Red ‘Heron’ Pouring Vessel, Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368)

Lot 3576. An Underglaze-Red ‘Heron’ Pouring Vessel, Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368). L 17.5cm. Sold for HKD 744,000 (Estimate HKD 280,000 - 450,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022 This is of regular form, with a rounded belly and a shallow, unglazed, flat foot. There is a broad stream along one side of the mouth, with a small rounded band below. The lip is exposed and appears flint-red because of the overlay. The glaze is slightly greenish on a white ground, and the centre of the... [Lire la suite]
14 décembre 2021

A Pair Of Underglaze-Red ‘Fish’ Dishes, Mark And Period Of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

  Lot 3553. A Pair Of Underglaze-Red ‘Fish’ Dishes, Mark And Period Of Yongzheng (1723-1735). H 33.5cm. Sold for HKD 1,140,000/USD 146,154 (Estimate HKD 400,000 - 600,000/USD 51,282 - 76,923). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Each dish is potted with low, rounded sides set over a slightly tapered foot. The exterior is painted in underglaze copper red with three fish swimming gracefully against the white ground. Their tails sweep gently up and fins extended with the varying blush... [Lire la suite]
12 décembre 2021

An Underglaze-Red ‘Floral’ Pear-Shaped Vase, Yuhuchunping, Hongwu Period, 1368-1398

Lot 3577. An Underglaze-Red ‘Floral’ Pear-Shaped Vase, Yuhuchunping, Hongwu Period (1368-1398). H 33.5cm. Sold for HKD 4,200,000/USD 538,462 (Estimate HKD 2,500,000 - 4,500,000/USD 320,513 - 576,923). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited This vessel is potted with the rounded sides supported on a flat base, rising to a straight rim incised with a single line border and set with an outward flaring spout above a fine coiled band of clay attached as a lug underneath. It is painted on the interior in... [Lire la suite]
12 décembre 2021

An Underglaze-Red ‘Heron’ Pouring Vessel, Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368)

Lot 3576. An Underglaze-Red ‘Heron’ Pouring Vessel, Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368). L 17.5cm. Sold for HKD 744,000/USD 95,385 (Estimate HKD 280,000 - 450,000/USD 35,897 - 57,692). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited This vessel is potted with the rounded sides supported on a flat base, rising to a straight rim incised with a single line border and set with an outward flaring spout above a fine coiled band of clay attached as a lug underneath. It is painted on the interior in vivid strokes of underglaze... [Lire la suite]
15 novembre 2020

An underglaze-red 'phoenix' meiping, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 181. An underglaze-red 'phoenix' meiping, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Height 32.8 cm, 12⅞ in. Estimate: 25,000 - 35,000 GBP. Lot sold: 32,760 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. elegantly potted with curved sides gently rising to generous rounded shoulders surmounted by a short waisted neck and lipped rim, boldly painted around the body in vibrant red tones with three phoenixes in different postures flying amongst flowering branches of hibiscus, all below a band of pendant ruyi-heads around the... [Lire la suite]

20 juillet 2020

A rare underglaze-red and famille-verte 'rose' vase, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 3603. A rare underglaze-red and famille-verte 'rose' vase, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); h. 8.3 cm, 3 1/4  in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,875,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the well-rounded ovoid body tapering to a short lipped mouthrim, elegantly decorated with two rose sprays rising from the base, each with a large bloom and bud in a soft pinkish underglaze red, borne on leafy branches with foliage enamelled in green and outlined in black, the recessed base with an... [Lire la suite]
21 décembre 2018

An underglaze-red 'lotus' vase, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 239. An underglaze-red 'lotus' vase, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 33 cm, 13 in. Estimate £6,000 - £8,000. Sold: £8,750. © Sotheby's  of baluster form with ribs on the shoulders and neck, flanked by a pair of elephant-head handles, the globular body painted with a band of lotus blooms between several meandering floral scrolls, with two sets of lappet borders issuing from a key fret border at the neck, all below a ruyi shaped scroll at the rim. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale:... [Lire la suite]
18 juillet 2016

A fine underglaze-red ‘phoenix medallion’ bowl, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 526. A fine underglaze-red ‘phoenix medallion’ bowl, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot sold 275,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's with a straight foot and flared rim, decorated in underglaze red on the white ground with five phoenix, the interior similarly centred with a phoenix roundel, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character seal mark; 14.5 cm., 5 3/4  in. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 03 Dec 2015
12 juin 2016

A blue and white 'chrysanthemum' waterpot and a underglaze-red ewer, Yuan dynasty

Lot 686. A blue and white 'chrysanthemum' waterpot and a underglaze-red ewer, Yuan dynasty. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 62,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the first of cubical form with tapering shoulders set with two small scrolling lugs, decorated on each side with a foliate chrysanthemum; the ewer of flattened globular form decorated in underglaze red with a 'flaming pearl' on each side; 6.7 cm, 2 5/8  in.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong | 02 Jun 2016