22 juillet 2019

A famille rose rouleau vase, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 876. A famille rose rouleau vase, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 16 7/8 in. (42.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000. Price realised USD 10,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  The vase is finely decorated on one side with a well-dressed lady seated at a table surrounded by scholar's articles and on the reverse with a large tree and rocks. Provenance: Alfred E. Guntermann (1943-2013) Collection.   Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 – 19 September... [Lire la suite]

05 mai 2019

A rare pair of rose-verte saucer dishes, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 33. A rare pair of rose-verte saucer dishes, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735). Diam. 19.8 cm, 7 3/4  in. Estimate £50,000 — 70,000. Lot Sold 72,500 GBP (93,677 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. each finely painted to the centre with a figural scene, one dish with a scholar sitting inside a pavillion and looking out of a circular window onto a banana tree, the other with a scholar approaching a stream where an attendant is hovering on the other side, the sides with... [Lire la suite]
08 avril 2019

A doucai 'Phoenix' vase, yuhuchunping, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 3609. A doucai 'Phoenix' vase, yuhuchunping, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 33.8 cm, 13 1/4  in. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 HKD. Lot sold 750,000 HKD (96,608 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. well potted with a pear-shaped body rising from a countersunk base to a tall tubular neck and wide everted rim, the body decorated with phoenix soaring with outstretched wings amidst undulating floral scrolls issuing curling foliage, the dense design interrupted with six raised ribs along the... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2019

A fine and rare doucai bowl, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

  Lot 3301. A fine and rare doucai bowl, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 9 cm, 3 1/2  in. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000. Lot Sold 687,500 HKD (88,557 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. well potted with deep rounded sides resting on a short foot, the exterior delicately painted with two fruiting sprays alternating with two floral sprays, each rendered with pastel tones and depicted with green leaves borne on the gnarled twigs, all between two double-line... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2019

A Small Blue and White ‘Floral’ Jar, Yongzheng Period, 1723-1735

Lot 3011. A Small Blue and White ‘Floral’ Jar, Yongzheng Period, 1723-1735. H 5.5cm. Estimate HKD 100,000 - 200,000 (USD 12,739 - 25,478). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Poly Auction Hong Kong. Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 2 april 2019 3:00PM
29 mars 2019

A Rare Iron-Red ‘Phoenix’ Waterpot, Yongzheng Period, 1723-1735

Lot 3411. A Rare Iron-Red ‘Phoenix’ Waterpot, Yongzheng Period, 1723-1735. H 5.5cm. Estimate HKD 1,800,000 - 2,800,000 (USD 229,300 - 356,689). Unsold. © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance: 1. Collection of Edward T. Chow, Hong Kong2. Sotheby's Hong Kong, 25 November 1980, lot.1273. Sotheby's London, 16 June 1998, lot.260 (part lot)4. A Far Eastern Private Collection5. Sotheby's London, 6 November 2013, lot.157. Poly Auction Hong Kong. Imperial Curiosity – Art of Interior... [Lire la suite]

29 mars 2019

An Extremely Rare Chinese Imperial Beijing Enamel and Gold Filigree Ling Yue, Yongzheng Period, 1723-1735

Lot 3416. An Extremely Rare Chinese Imperial Beijing Enamel and Gold Filigree Ling Yue, Yongzheng Period, 1723-1735. D 18.4cm. Estimate HKD 2,600,000 - 3,600,000 (USD 331,211 - 458,600). Unsold. © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance: 1. Woolley & Wallis, 22 May 2013, lot.1702. Collection of Luis Esteves Fernandes (1897-1988), Portuguese Diplomat in Beijing. Poly Auction Hong Kong. Imperial Curiosity – Art of Interior Decoration, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 2 april... [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]
24 mars 2019

A blue and white Ming-style 'Dragon' meiping, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 739. A blue and white Ming-style 'Dragon' meiping, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735). Height 10 3/4  in., 27.3 cm. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Lot sold 75,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. sturdily potted, the sides rising at an angle to a broad, generous shoulder rounding upward before converging at the short waisted neck, painted in rich cobalt hues with a pair of confronting five-clawed sinuous dragons vigorously writhing amid flaming clouds above a turbulent sea, the... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2019

A rare three-piece famille-rose garniture, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 805. A rare three-piece famille-rose garniture, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735). Jars 24 1/4 in., 61.6 cm. Beakers 20 1/8 in., 51.1 cm. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 USD. Lot sold 180,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's comprising a pair of ovoid covered jars and a gu beaker vase, the jars each finely and colorfully painted in a pastel pallette with a lush setting of a peony tree with over-sized blooms intertwined with a magnolia tree issuing from rocks,... [Lire la suite]