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]
01 juin 2020

A famille rose 'flowers of the four seasons' floriform bowl, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in iron red and of the period

Lot 3169. A famille rose 'flowers of the four seasons' floriform bowl, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1796-1820); 7 in. (17.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 5,000. © Christie’s Image Ltd 2015 The bowl is finely enameled on the exterior with an upper register of sixteen wavy petals, corresponding to the lobed and gilded mouth rim, each enclosing a flowering branch including hibiscus, lotus, camellia, prunus, chrysanthemum, and... [Lire la suite]

01 juin 2020

A rare pair of famille rose Mille Fleurs cups, Jiaqing six-character seal marks in iron red and of the period (1796-1820)

Lot 3138. A rare pair of famille rose Mille Fleurs cups, Jiaqing six-character seal marks in iron red and of the period (1796-1820); 3 ¼ in. (8.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price Realized USD 47,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each cup is finely potted with deep sides, and decorated on the exterior with a dense allover pattern of various flowers below the gilded mouth rim. Note: The lovely mille fleurs, or wanhuajin (myriad flower brocade), design... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2020

A turquoise-ground famille rose 'floral spray' vase, 19th century

Lot 3137. A turquoise-ground famille rose 'floral spray' vase, 19th century; 16 7/8 in. (42.9 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price Realized USD 27,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase is delicately enameled with a myriad of floral sprays including peony, magnolia, morning glory, daylily, hibiscus, chrysanthemum, lotus, camellia and hydrangea, all on a pale turquoise ground, within borders of trefoil, ruyi-heads and upright petals. An apocryphal... [Lire la suite]
31 mai 2020

A large famille rose 'Hundred bats' dish, Guangxu six-character mark in iron red and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 3136. A large famille rose 'Hundred bats' dish, Guangxu six-character mark in iron red and of the period (1875-1908); 13 ½ in. (34.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price Realized USD 18,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 With shallow rounded sides, the interior is decorated overall with a lively multitude of iron-red bats in flight amidst scattered trefoil clouds in green, blue, pink and pale yellow, all within a narrow gilt and iron-red band below the rim. The... [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]