14 mai 2018

A peachbloom-glazed bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 178. A peachbloom-glazed bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); Estimate GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000 (USD 40,530 - USD 67,550). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The elegant bowl is potted with a slightly flaring rim and is raised on a short foot. The exterior is covered with a mottled glaze of a soft red tone, thinning to a mushroom colour at the rim. Provenance: Professor E. T. Hall (1924-2001), no. 2Christie's... [Lire la suite]

14 mai 2018

A lemon-yellow enamelled wine cup, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 128. A lemon-yellow enamelled wine cup, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 3 in. (7.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000 (USD 27,020 - USD 40,530). Price realised GBP 27,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The thinly potted rounded sides rise from a short tapered ring foot. The exterior is evenly covered with a bright lemon-yellow enamel and the interior and base are applied with a transparent glaze. ... [Lire la suite]
17 avril 2018

A copper-red decorated 'sanduo' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2266. A copper-red decorated 'sanduo' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1723-1735); 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 80,000. Price realised HKD 350,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The bowl is finely potted with rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim, and painted in copper-red with the sanduo, a peach, a pomegranate and a persimmon, Japanese wood box. Property from a Japanese Collection ... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2018

A fine and rare pair of blue and white 'Peony' dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks within double-circles and of the period

Lot 2244. A fine and rare pair of blue and white 'Peony' dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735); 8 1/4 in. (20.9 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,000,000. Price realised HKD 1,820,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2012  Each dish is naturalistically painted in the central medallion in delicate shades of blue with two butterflies in flight above leafy branches bearing three full peony blossoms growing from pierced... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2018

A fine Ming-style blue and white dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2241. A fine Ming-style blue and white dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735); 10¾ in. (27.2 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,500,000. Price realised HKD 860,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2012  The dish is well painted on the interior with composite blossoms borne on a leafy interlacing scroll spiralling outwards from a flowerhead in the centre. The cavetto is decorated with a meandering composite floral... [Lire la suite]
06 avril 2018

Imperial Qing Ceramics From A Southeast Asian Collector sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 28 November 2012

This collection of fine Imperial Qing dynasty ceramics belongs to a successful businessman whose interest in ceramics emerged while accompanying business associates on visits to galleries and dealers in South Asia. The Collector took a scholarly approach as he began building his own collection over the next twenty years, focusing on the study and discussion of Chinese ceramics with other collectors and enthusiasts. His search for refined pieces in good condition and with verifiable provenance led him to the top auction... [Lire la suite]
29 mars 2018

A copper-red glazed dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2303. A copper-red glazed dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735); 6 1/2 in. (16.6 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000. Price realised HKD 87,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The dish is potted with shallow rounded sides, covered all over in a liver-coloured glaze stopping short of the foot ring. The base is covered in a transparent glaze, Japanese wood box. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2018

A fine incised aubergine-glazed dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-squares and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2305. A fine incised aubergine-glazed dish, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-squares and of the period (1723-1735); Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 180,000. Price realised HKD 325,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012  The small dish is finely potted with low rounded sides, incised on the exterior with leafy scrolls bearing pomegranates. The dish is covered inside and out with an iridescent aubergine-purple glaze. The base is covered with a clear glaze, box.    ... [Lire la suite]
21 mai 2017

Tokyo Chuo Hong Kong to offer rare imperial ceramics, Chinese paintings and tea wares

HONG KONG.- Following the success of its 3rd Anniversary Sales last year, Tokyo Chuo Hong Kong will hold its Spring 2017 Sales on 28 & 29 May 2017 at the Four Seasons Hong Kong, presenting nearly 600 lots of Imperial Chinese ceramics and works of art, classical and modern Chinese paintings, scholar’s objects and Japanese tea wares. Of note are important private collections from Europe, America and Japan of exceptional quality and excellent provenance. All the sale items will be on view at the Four Seasons Hong Kong... [Lire la suite]