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

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]
01 décembre 2018

A pair of blue and white 'dragon' bowls, seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 413. A pair of blue and white 'dragon' bowls, seal marks and period of Daoguang  (1821-1850); 14.9 cm, 5 7/8  in. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot sold 237,500 HKD. © Sotheby's. each painted with two five-clawed dragons striding amidst clouds, the interior with a medallion enclosing a dragon, wood stands. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 29 november 2018
01 décembre 2018

A blue and white beaker vase, gu, Qing dynasty, 18th – 19th century

Lot 411. A blue and white beaker vase, gu, Qing dynasty, 18th – 19th century; 21.3 cm, 8 3/8  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot sold 50,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. of gu-form, the bulging middle section painted with stylised dragons, the neck and foot collared with pendent plantains, wood stand. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 29 november 2018

29 novembre 2018

A fine blue and white double-gourd flask, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736- 1795)

Lot 2968. A fine blue and white double-gourd flask, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736- 1795); 6 ¾ in. (17.2 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - HKD 1,500,000. Price realised HKD 1,375,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.  The flask is supported on a recessed foot rising to a globular lower body curving to a narrow waist, the elongated upper bulb thinning to a tapered neck and flanked by ‘S’-shaped handles ending in ruyi-heads. The exterior is... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2018

An exceptionally large blue and white ‘sanduo’ hexagonal vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period

Lot 2910. An exceptionally large blue and white ‘sanduo’ hexagonal vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 26 ¼ in. (66.7 cm.) high. Estimate: HK$6,000,000.00 - HK$8,000,000.00 (USD 769,050 - USD 1,025,400). Unsold.© Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The vase is painted on the facetted sides of the body in delicate shades of blue with sprays of pomegranate, peach and persimmon alternating with branches of peony, chrysanthemum and lotus, all emerging... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2018

A fine pair of blue and white saucer dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks within double circles and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2909. A fine pair of blue and white saucer dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks within double circles and of the period (1723-1735); 3 ¼ in. (8.3 cm.) diam. Estimate: HK$600,000.00 - HK$800,000.00 (USD 76,905 - USD 102,540). Price realised HKD 750,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Each saucer is delicately decorated on the exterior with blossoming branches of peonies, prunus and camellia, box. Provenance: Sold at Sotheby’s Hong Kong, 18 May 1988, lot 173Sold at Sotheby’s Hong Kong, 29 October 1991,... [Lire la suite]
20 novembre 2018

An extremely rare and fine set of twelve blue and white ‘Month’ cups, Kangxi six-character marks in underglaze blue within doubl

                     Lot 2908. An extremely rare and fine set of twelve blue and white ‘Month’ cups, Kangxi six-character marks in underglaze blue within double circles and of the period (1662-1722); 2 7/16 in. (6.5 cm.) diam. each. Estimate On Request. Price realised HKD 36,100,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 Each cup is delicately potted to eggshell thinness, the exterior superbly painted in cobalt blue with emblematic... [Lire la suite]