19 octobre 2020

A large famille rose lime-green ground double-gourd vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1736-1

Lot 347. A large famille rose lime-green ground double-gourd vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1736-1795); 15¼ in. (38.8 cm.) high, box. Estimate: 1,000,000 - HKD 1,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,250,000 HKD. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. painted around the steep sides with the 'Three Abundances', each rendered borne on a leafy gnarled branch, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character seal mark. Provenance: The Norwegian Honorary Consul of Hong... [Lire la suite]

03 octobre 2020

A famille-rose globular water pot, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 874. A famille rose globular water pot, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 6,875. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. The finely-potted globular body with a short waisted neck, delicately decorated with blossoming flowers amidst a butterfly in flight.. Provenance: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago, acquired prior to 1990. Christie's. Sacred and Imperial: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection Part... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2020

A rare famille rose magnolia-form cup, Qianlong four-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 873. A rare famille rose magnolia-form cup, Qianlong four-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 2 ¼ in. (5.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 17,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Modeled as a magnolia blossom with overlapping petals enameled in pale lime green shading to ivory below the gilded rim, borne on a budding branch that forms the foot, the interior covered in turquoise enamel. Provenance: Mr. & Mrs. F. Brodie Lodge... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2020

A rare and unusual famille rose lotus-root-form brush rest, Qianlong two-character incised seal mark and of the period

Lot 864. A rare and unusual famille rose lotus-root-form brush rest, Qianlong two-character incised seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 3 in. (7.7 cm.) long. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 6,875. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Modeled as a slender lotus root with three nodes that forms the base from which rise a lotus leaf, a blossom and a bud, the incised reign mark is on the base. Provenance: The George de Menasce (1891-1967) Collection.The George de Menasce Collection, Part II; Spink... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2020

Christie’s HK Presents Chinese Snuff Bottles and Matching Dishes from Private Collections & The Pavilion Sale

From Left to Right: A ruby-red overlay beige glass ‘egret and lotus’ snuff bottle. Estimate: HK$80,000-100,000 / US$11,000-13,000 - A carved shadow agate ‘figures’ snuff bottle. Estimate: HK$80,000-100,000 / US$11,000-13,000 - A jadeite ‘phoenix and bamboo’ snuff bottle. Estimate: HK$160,000-300,000 / US$21,000-38,000. © Christie's Images Ltd. Hong Kong – On 8 October, 2020, Christie’s Hong Kong will host the highly anticipated dedicated themed auction, Chinese Snuff Bottles and Matching Dishes from Private Collections,... [Lire la suite]
15 juillet 2020

China Guardian Hong Kong's "Objects of Desire: Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art" achieves US $1.28M

  HONG KONG.- China Guardian Hong Kong July Auction 2020 “Objects of Desire: Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art” completed with outstanding results, achieving nearly HK$ 10 million, and received heated online and offline bidding.Mr. Wang Jing, General Manager of Ceramics and Works of Art of China Guardian (HK) Auctions Co., Ltd, says, “This is the first auction of China Guardian (Hong Kong) this year. We stood together to serve our clients who were not unable to attend our auctions in HK, by offering online and offline... [Lire la suite]

04 juillet 2020

A gilt-decorated turquoise-ground famille rose vase and cover, hu, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 147. A gilt-decorated turquoise-ground famille rose vase and cover, hu, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Hauteur avec le couvercle: 44,5 cm. (17 ½ in.). Estimate EUR 10,000 - EUR 15,000. Price realised EUR 47,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Reposant sur un pied légèrement évasé, la panse est à décor de scène de personnages finement peinte à l'intérieur d'un cartouche polylobé. Le col et le couvercle sont ornés de paysages émaillés "puce" encadrés par des cartouches.... [Lire la suite]
04 juillet 2020

A large famille rose 'luohan and lotus' punchbowl, Qing dynasty, Qianlong-Jiaqing period (1736-1820)

Lot 146. A large famille rose 'luohan and lotus' punchbowl, Qing dynasty, Qianlong-Jiaqing period (1736-1820). Diamètre: 35 cm. (13 ¾ in.). Estimate EUR 5,000 - EUR 7,000. Price realised EUR 10,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. En forme de lotus et reposant sur un petit pied droit, les cinquante-quatre pétales sont tous ornés d'un luohan différent. Ils sont vêtus de robes souples, les visages souriants, méditatifs ou sereins, chacun tenant son attribut. Le centre de... [Lire la suite]
04 juillet 2020

A pair of famille rose 'peach, bat and Shou character' dishes, Jiaqing six-character seal mark and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 133. A pair of famille rose 'peach, bat and Shou character' dishes, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in iron-red and of the period (1796-1820). Diamètre: 16 cm. (6 ¼ in.). Estimate EUR 6,000 - EUR 10,000. Price realised EUR 25,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Chaque coupe est ornée à l'intérieur d'un médaillon central abritant une chauve-souris en vol dans un arbre chargé de feuilles et de pêches. L'extérieur est peint d'une frise de caractères shou entre une bande de... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2020

A Rare Famille Rose Figure of a Seated Ksitigarbha, China, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period (1736-1795)

Lot 137. A Rare Famille Rose Figure of a Seated Ksitigarbha, China, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period (1736-1795). Hauteur totale: 35 cm. (13 7/8 in.). Estimate EUR 20,000 - EUR 30,000. Price realised EUR 156,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020. Il est assis en vajrasana sur un socle lotiforme séparable. Ses deux mains soutiennent le cintamani, reposant gracieusement sur ses genoux. Il est vêtu de robes monastiques émaillées jaune, rouge et turquoise. Aux yeux mi-clos, son... [Lire la suite]