03 décembre 2018

A pair of blue and white 'Dragon' dishes, marks and period of Guangxu (1875-1908)

Lot 661. A pair of blue and white 'Dragon' dishes, marks and period of Guangxu (1875-1908); 15.1 cm, 6 in. Estimate: 30,000-50,000 HKD. Lot sold 68,750 HKD. © Sotheby's. each painted on the interior with a writhing dragon reaching for a flaming pearl amidst flame wisps, the underside similarly decorated with two dragons.  Provenance: Tai Sing Fine Antiques Ltd., Hong Kong, 8th May 2004. Property from the Xinyangtang Collection.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 29... [Lire la suite]

03 décembre 2018

A blue and white 'Dragon' dish, seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 660. A blue and white 'Dragon' dish, seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 17.3 cm, 6 3/4  in. Estimate: 30,000-50,000 HKD. Lot sold 68,750 HKD. © Sotheby's. painted on the interior with a writhing dragon reaching for a flaming pearl amidst flame wisps, the underside similarly decorated with two dragons, six-character seal mark.  Provenance: Tai Sing Fine Antiques Ltd., Hong Kong, 8th May 2004. Property from the Xinyangtang Collection.  Sotheby's. Chinese... [Lire la suite]
03 décembre 2018

A pair of iron-red 'Dragon' dishes, marks and period of Guangxu (1875-1908)

Lot 659. A pair of iron-red 'Dragon' dishes, marks and period of Guangxu (1875-1908); 18.3 and 18.5 cm, 7 1/4  in. Estimate: 40,000-60,000 HKD. Lot sold 50,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. each painted on the interior with two dragons with bulging eyes picked out in black, contesting a flaming pearl amidst wisps and clouds, the underside similarly decorated with two dragons.  Provenance: Tai Sing Fine Antiques Ltd., Hong Kong, 18th April 2001 Property from the Xinyangtang Collection.  ... [Lire la suite]
03 décembre 2018

An inscribed blue and white 'Landscape' tray, Qing dynasty

Lot 658. An inscribed blue and white 'Landscape' tray, Qing dynasty; 39.1 cm, 15 3/8  in. Estimate: 60,000-80,000 HKD. Lot sold 112,500 HKD. © Sotheby's. of rectangular section with a raised rim, decorated on the interior with a landscape depicting a pavilion by a lake, mountains, trees and two boats in the distance, inscribed with a poem describing the scene and two seals, wood stand.  Provenance: Property from the Xinyangtang Collection.  Sotheby's. Chinese... [Lire la suite]
03 décembre 2018

An impressive blue and white 'Immortals' plaque on a hardwood stand, Qing dynasty

Lot 657. An impressive blue and white 'Immortals' plaque on a hardwood stand, Qing dynasty; with stand h. 77 cm, 30 1/4  in., plaque 43.5 cm, 17 1/8  in. Estimate: 150,000-200,000 HKD. Lot sold 187,500 HKD. © Sotheby's. beautifully painted with the Eight Immortals, traversing a verdant scene to greet Shoulao, each deity depicted carrying various auspicious tributes and accompanied by a deer or attendants, all within a landscape decorated with pavilions, jagged cliffs,... [Lire la suite]
03 décembre 2018

An iron-red and blue and white bowl, seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 656. An iron-red and blue and white bowl, seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 10.4 cm, 4 1/8  in. Estimate: 40,000-60,000 HKD. Lot sold 118,750 HKD. © Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides supported on a straight foot, decorated on the exterior with eight lotus blossoms interlinked by foliate strapwork, each lotus supporting one of the bajixiang emblems painted in iron red.  Provenance: Collection of Simon Kwan.Christie's Hong Kong, 20th September 2002,... [Lire la suite]

03 décembre 2018

A blue and white incense burner, fangding, Qing dynasty

Lot 655. A blue and white incense burner, fangding, Qing dynasty; 19.2 cm, 7 1/2  in. Estimate: 100,000-150,000 HKD. Lot sold 225,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. the slightly tapered rectangular body supported on four tubular legs decorated with pendent leaves and ruyi-heads, rising to a constricted neck of corresponding form, the rim set with a pair of upright handles, the sides decorated with two archaistic dragon bands and flanked with vertical flanges.  Provenance: Tai... [Lire la suite]
03 décembre 2018

A blue and white stem bowl, Ming dynasty, Jiajing-Wanli period (1522-1620)

Lot 654. A blue and white stem bowl, Ming dynasty, Jiajing-Wanli period (1522-1620); 13.8 cm, 5 3/8  in. Estimate: 100,000-150,000 HKD. Lot sold 125,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a tall splayed stem, painted on the exterior with scholars engaged in various pursuits, including two appreciating a painting, one washing his hands in a large basin, the fourth seated holding a fan in his hand, a further three in conversation, and the last resting amongst a pavilion, all... [Lire la suite]
03 décembre 2018

A blue and white lobed 'Dragon' dish, mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 650. A blue and white lobed 'Dragon' dish, mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566); 14.5 cm, 5 3/4  in. Estimate: 80,000-120,000 HKD. Lot sold 187,500 HKD. © Sotheby's. with shallow rounded sides rising to a flared and lobed rim, painted on the interior with a pair of stylised lingzhi-headed dragons amidst lingzhi scrolls, repeated around the cavetto and on the underside, the base inscribed with a six-character reign mark.  Provenance: Tai Sing Fine Antiques... [Lire la suite]
03 décembre 2018

A Junyao blue-glazed bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 949. A Junyao blue-glazed bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); 8.8 cm, 3 1/2  in. Estimate: 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot sold 850,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to a gently incurved rim, unctuously applied overall save for the foot with a sky-blue glaze draining to a mushroom tone at the rim and pooling short of the foot. Provenance: Christie's New York, 16th September 1999, lot 300.Tai Sing Fine Antiques Ltd., Hong Kong, 6th January 2000.  ... [Lire la suite]