27 janvier 2021

A massive pair of ruby and famille rose jars and covers, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 78. A massive pair of ruby and famille rose jars and covers, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 35 in. (88.9 cm.) high, each. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price Realised USD 27,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021. Each finely enameled with a basket of spring flowers, ruby lappets at the shoulders. Provenance: Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 21 November 2011, lot 1146. Note: The Tibor Collection was formed over decades, growing to encompass every category of Chinese export... [Lire la suite]

06 décembre 2020

A rare moulded iron-red and gilt-decorated 'fish' vase, tianqiuping, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 3057. A rare moulded iron-red and gilt-decorated 'fish' vase, tianqiuping, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 12 7/8 in. (32.8 cm.) high, box. Estimate HKD 240,000 - HKD 350,000. Price realised HKD 300,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The body of compressed globular form is surmounted by a tall cylindrical neck, decorated with four relief-moulded fish detailed in iron-red and gilt, the eyes are decorated with turquoise glaze. Provenance: The Late Anne, Lady HollendenSold at Christie's... [Lire la suite]
06 décembre 2020

A small coral red-enamelled vase, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 3056. A small coral red-enamelled vase, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 8 1/8 in. (20.8 cm) high, box. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 125,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The vase is enamelled on the exterior in bright orange-red. The interior is covered with a clear glaze and the base is unglazed. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 30 November 2020
02 novembre 2020

Bonhams Announces Highlights for London Asian Art Week Sales in November

Courtesy Bonhams.  This November, Asian Art in London returns to Bonhams with a series of four sales celebrating centuries of Asian artistry and ingenuity. The four sales comprise: "Asian Art" on 2 November (Knightsbridge), "Fine Netsuke from a French Private Collection" on 4 November (New Bond Street), "Fine Chinese Art" on 5 November (New Bond Street), and "Fine Japanese Art" on 5 November (New Bond Street). Asian ArtLondon Knightsbridge2 November 10:30am GMT Opening the series, Bonhams Knightsbridge Asian Art sale will... [Lire la suite]
30 octobre 2020

An incised yellow-glazed 'floral' dish, Qing Dynasty, Yongzheng Period (1723-1735)

Lot 287. An incised yellow-glazed 'floral' dish, Qing Dynasty, Yongzheng Period (1723-1735); 15.7 cm. (6 1/8 in.) diam. Price estimate: HKD: 50,000 - 70,000 (USD: 6,500 - 9,000). Auction Result: HKD: 165,200. © 2020 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art: Part I, 2020 Autumn Auctions
29 octobre 2020

A lemon yellow-glazed chrysanthemum-shaped dish, Qing Dynasty, Yongzheng Period (1723-1735)

Lot 285. A lemon yellow-glazed chrysanthemum-shaped dish, Qing Dynasty, Yongzheng Period (1723-1735); 17.7 cm. (7 in.) diam. Price estimate: HKD: 100,000 - 150,000 (USD: 12,900 - 19,400). Auction Result: HKD: 118,000. © 2020 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art: Part I, 2020 Autumn Auctions

20 octobre 2020

China Guardian Hong Kong Autumn Auctions 2020 bring US$ 15.8 million

Lot 54. Ju Ming (b.1938), Taichi Series: Cloud Hands, Stomp (Set of two pieces)(Executed in 1996 (left); executed in 1999 (right)). Bronze Sculpture Edition: 1/8 (left); 2/8 (right);左: 253 × 171.2 × 142 cm.;99 1/2 x 67 1/2 x 55 7/8 in. ;右: 203 × 180.3 × 127.5 cm.;80 x 71 x 50 1/4 in. Signed in Chinese, dated and numbered on each bottom of backside. Sold for: HK$ 11,190,000/ US$ 1,434,615. © 2020 China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd HONG KONG.- The sale of Fine Chinese Paintings and... [Lire la suite]
11 juin 2020

A rare Ming-style blue and white 'day lily' dish, Xuande six-character mark, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

A rare Ming-style blue and white 'day lily' dish, Xuande six-character mark, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 15.9cm (6 2/8in) diam. Asking price: £22,000. © Bonhams. Finely potted with shallow rounded sides supported on a short tapered foot, decorated to the interior in rich tones of cobalt blue simulating the 'heaping and piling' effect, with a central roundel enclosed within a double circle painted with a flowering day lily with prominent upright pollen-bearing anthers, surrounded by dense foliage issuing... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2020

An unusual famille rose baluster vase, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 3132. An unusual famille rose baluster vase, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 17 1/8 in. (43.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price Realized USD 11,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase is finely painted with figures on horseback accompanied by ladies dressed in elaborate colorful robes seated in a carriage, in a rocky mountain setting. Property from the Collection of Sarah Jamison Messmore. Provenance: Justice Ralph M. Holman (1914-2013)... [Lire la suite]
19 avril 2020

A fine and brilliantly enamelled black-ground famille-rose bowl, Qing Dynasty, Yongzheng Period (1723-1735)

Lot 3643. A fine and brilliantly enamelled black-ground famille-rose bowl, Qing Dynasty, Yongzheng Period (1723-1735); 7 cm., 2 3/4  in. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD. Lot Sold 750,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby’s. delicately potted with deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot, the exterior elaborately painted with a composite floral meander, the green leafy scroll issuing green curling leaves, interspersed with iron-red leaves and multi-coloured floral blossoms... [Lire la suite]