20 mai 2022

A fine pair of copper-red decorated 'three fish' dishes, Marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3641. A fine pair of copper-red decorated 'three fish' dishes, Marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 15 cm. Lot sold 693,000 HKD (Estimate : 450,000 - 550,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022 Provenance: Christie's Hong Kong, 30th November 2011, lot 2949. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art including Jades from the De An Tang Collection and Gardens of Pleasure – Erotic Art from the Bertholet Collection, Hong Kong, 29 April 2022

01 mai 2022

A very fine and rare copper-red decorated 'chilong' double-gourd vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong

Lot 8. From the Private Collection of Joseph Lau. A very fine and rare copper-red decorated 'chilong' double-gourd vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong  (1736-1795); 29.8 cm. Lot sold: 12,475,000 HKD (Estimate: 8,000,000 - 12,000,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2022. skilfully potted with a larger globular bulb gracefully sweeping up to a smaller upper bulb, rising to a slender neck and flared rim, the lower bulb finely painted in copper red with four roundels of... [Lire la suite]
25 octobre 2021

A fine copper-red decorated 'sanduo' bowl, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 1. A fine copper-red decorated 'sanduo' bowl, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 12.4 cm. Lot sold: 478,800 HKD (Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 HKD). © Sotheby's 2021 finely potted with deep rounded sides rising to a gently flared rim, the exterior painted with the three fruits of abundance, the peach, pomegranate and persimmon evenly spaced, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark within a double circle Note: The present bowl, elegantly... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2020

A small copper-red decorated bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 3713. A small copper-red decorated bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 14.9 cm, 5 7/8  in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot Sold 175,000 HKD (17,847 EUR). Photo Sotheby’s of elegant pear-shaped form, rising from a short foot to a long cylindrical neck and a lipped mouthrim, the body painted in delicate tones of copper-red with three prancing Buddhist lions. Sotheby’s. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 08 october 2014
28 mars 2020

A pair of copper-red decorated 'dragon' bowls, marks and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 3104. A pair of copper-red decorated 'dragon' bowls, marks and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 14.5 cm., 5 3/4 in. Estimate 300,000 — 500,000 HKD. Lot Sold 680,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each potted with rounded sides elegantly rising from a slightly tapering foot, gently flaring at the rim, softly pencilled on the interior with a central medallion of a ferocious dragon, the exterior similarly decorated with five dragon roundels, the countersunk base inscribed in underglaze blue... [Lire la suite]
31 janvier 2020

A copper-red decorated square vase, cong, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3262. A copper-red decorated square vase, cong, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 9 1/8 in. (23.1 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 700,000 - HKD 900,000. Price realised HKD 1,060,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014.   The vase is of archaistic shape, raised on a circular foot ring and the rectangular body of square cross-section. The exterior is decorated to each panel in pencil design with four arabesques centered by a floral bloom, surrounded by... [Lire la suite]

31 janvier 2020

A copper-red decorated hu-form vase, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 3259. A copper-red decorated hu-form vase, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 11 1/2in. (29.2 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 450,000 - HKD 550,000. Price realised HKD 812,500. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014.   The vase is decorated in copper-red with a frieze of composite foliate scroll set between petal lappet and ruyi borders, with further scrolling foliate sprays on the neck separated by the pair of ruyi sceptre handles, box. Provenance: Sold at Christie's New... [Lire la suite]
31 janvier 2020

A fine pair of copper-red decorated 'Three fish' bowls, Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue within a double circle

Lot 3255. A fine pair of copper-red decorated 'Three fish' bowls, Yongzheng six-character marks in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 6 in. (15.4 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Price realised HKD 812,500. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2014.  Each bowl is decorated in copper-red glaze with three swimming carp. Provenance: Sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 1-2 October 1991, lots 854 and 855. Christie’s. Important Chinese... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2019

A pair of copper-red decorated 'phoenix' bowls, Qianlong six-character seal marks and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1926. A pair of copper-red decorated 'phoenix' bowls, Qianlong six-character seal marks and of the period (1736-1795); 5 3/4 in. (14.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price Realized HKD 750,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Each bowl has deep rounded sides rising to an everted rim decorated on the exterior with five phoenix roundels executed in soft copper-red with speckles of apple green to the wings. The centre of the interior with a similar phoenix roundel. ... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2019

A fine pair of copper-red decorated 'dragon roundel' bowls, Kangxi six-character marks within double circles and of the period

Lot 3428. A fine pair of copper-red decorated 'dragon roundel' bowls, Kangxi six-character marks within double circles and of the period (1662-1722); 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,500,000. Price Realized HKD 2,200,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Each is finely decorated in copper red of a bright strawberry tone with five dragon roundels on the exterior, and a further dragon in the centre of the interior. Provenance: The J.M. Hu Family CollectionSold at Sotheby's New... [Lire la suite]