19 novembre 2019

A fine and rare tianbai-glazed anhua-decorated ‘phoenix’ dish, Yongle period (1403-1425)

  Lot 3003. A fine and rare tianbai-glazed anhua-decorated ‘phoenix’ dish, Yongle period (1403-1425); 7 7/16 in. (18.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 700,000 - HKD 900,000 (USD 89,796 - USD 115,451). Price realised HKD 2,125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The dish is thinly potted with wide rounded sides and a gently flared rim, finely decorated in anhua around the cavetto with a pair of phoenix divided by 'S'-shaped clouds, the centre evenly spaced with three clusters of cloud-scrolls,... [Lire la suite]

19 novembre 2019

A rare Longquan celadon carved ‘lychee’ dish, Yongle period (1403-1425)

Lot 3001. A rare Longquan celadon carved ‘lychee’ dish, Yongle period (1403-1425); 13 1/4 (33.6 cm.) diam.  Estimate HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000 (USD 76,968 - USD 102,623). Price realised HKD 2,125,000.  © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The centre of the dish is finely carved with a fruiting lychee spray surrounded by a floral scroll alternately bearing lotus and peach blooms in the cavetto and a narrow classic scroll beneath the mouth. The exterior is carved with a composite floral scroll.... [Lire la suite]
07 novembre 2019

Sotheby's Hong Kong Chinese Works of Art sales to take place on 28-29 November

HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s will present two sales of Chinese Works of Art at its Hong Kong Gallery this November: Ceramics and Jades from the Collection of Sir Quo-Wei Lee (28 November) and Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection (28-29 November). All works will be exhibited for public viewing from 22 – 27 November 2019.SALE HIGHLIGHTSCERAMICS AND JADES FROM THE COLLECTION OF SIR QUO-WEI LEE | 28 NovemberFollowing the success of the past two editions in 2018 and 2019, highlights of... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2019

A fine and rare early Ming blue and white lianzi bowl, Yongle period (1403-1425)

Lot 560. A fine and rare early Ming blue and white lianzi bowl, Yongle period (1403-1425); 4 in. (10.3 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 900,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Price realised HKD 1,174,100. © Christie's Image Ltd 2002 Thinly potted in a rounded conical shape, the exterior is painted in deep violet-blue tones with elongated lappets interlinked with delicate pomegranate silhouettes enclosing trefoils, below a key-fret band at the rim, the interior centred with a stylised floral motif encircled by... [Lire la suite]
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21 septembre 2019

A blue and white 'Lotus bouquet' charger, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1425)

Lot 129. A blue and white 'Lotus bouquet' charger, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1425); 34.6 cm, 13 5/8  in. Estimate 1,800,000 — 2,500,000 HKD (230,148 - 319,650 USD). Lot Sold 3,750,000 HKD (477,488 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. with shallow rounded sides resting on a short gently tapered foot, superbly decorated on the interior in deep cobalt blue with a medallion enclosing a ribbon-tied bouquet of lotus flowers and leaves, arrowhead and other... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2019

A fine and extremely rare blue and white conical 'rose' bowl, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1425)

Lot 113. A fine and extremely rare blue and white conical 'rose' bowl, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1425); 19.9 cm, 7 3/4  in. Estimate 2,500,000 — 3,500,000 HKD (319,650 - 447,510 USD). Lot Sold 7,135,000 HKD (908,500 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. superbly potted in conical form, the wide flaring sides rising from a straight foot, delicately painted in soft cobalt-blue tones with characteristic 'heaping and piling' effect, depicting flowering and budding roses... [Lire la suite]

21 septembre 2019

A finely painted blue and white barbed 'Floral' charger, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1425)

Lot 102. A finely painted blue and white barbed 'Floral' charger, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1425); 38 cm, 15 in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,000,000 HKD (191,790 - 255,720 USD). Lot Sold 3,625,000 HKD (461,571 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. with shallow rounded sides divided into twelve bracket foliations, rising from a short circular tapered foot to a barbed everted rim, exquisitely painted in shades of cobalt blue with 'heaping and piling', the interior with a central... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2019

Ming dynasty Monochrome Porcelains sold at Christie's London, 16 November 1998

Lot 89. A rare anhua-decorated monk's cap ewer, sengmao hu, Yongle period (1403-1425); 8 in. (21 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 12,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 18,400. © Christie’s Images Limited 1998 Of characteristic form, with a strap handle set to the shoulder, barbed 'monk's-cap' outline along the rim, and anhua-decorated ruyi terminals where the tall looping handle meets the body, a small eyelet on the rim interior, overall covered in a soft creamy-white glaze,... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2019

Ming dynasty blue and white porcelains sold at Christie's London, 16 November 1998

Lot 55. A blue and white saucer-dish, Yongle period (1403-1425); 13 in. (35 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 20,700. © Christie’s Images Limited 1998 Painted in a rich cobalt blue with characteristic 'heaping and piling' visible in areas, to the centre with a ribboned lotus bouquet, within three concentric bands, the well with leafy scrolling tendrils issuing peony, lotus and chrysanthemum blooms, below a classic-scroll border, the exterior with a similar... [Lire la suite]
07 août 2019

An important and extremely rare early Ming kesi thangka, Yongle period (1403-1425)

Lot 3065. An important and extremely rare early Ming kesi thangka, Yongle period (1403-1425); 12 x 12 3/4 in. (30.5 x 32.4). Estimate HKD 950,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Price Realized HKD 4,820,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. 2010 The composition is exquisitely worked with brocade, satin, and embroidered silk appliqués, some detailed with satin stitches and outlined with couched cords to accentuate outlines, the central image depicting Sakyamuni, one hand held across the lower chest and the other... [Lire la suite]
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