15 octobre 2019

A large pair of Chinese famille rose 'Parrot on a Perch' pear-shaped vases, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 12. A large pair of Chinese famille rose 'Parrot on a Perch' pear-shaped vases, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 11 ¼ in. (28.5 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000. Price realised GBP 5,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019  Decorated in bright enamels and gilt with a colourful parrot on a swing tethered next to a sprig of cherries, its perch suspended from a gilt ornament to the neck. Note: This design is often attributed to Dutch artist, Cornelis Pronk (1691-1759). The 'Parrot... [Lire la suite]

12 octobre 2019

A famille rose ‘Da Ji’ porcelain-inset burlwood and hongmu hanging panel, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 177. A famille rose ‘Da Ji’ porcelain-inset burlwood and hongmu hanging panel, Qing dynasty, 19th century; 18 1/8 in. x 14 3/8 in. (46.1 cm. x 36.5 cm.), including frame. Estimate HKD 50,000 - HKD 80,000. Price realised HKD 62,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including the Quek Kiok Lee Collection, Hong Kong, 9 October 2019
12 octobre 2019

A famille rose relief-decorated ‘fish and peach’ vase, tianqiuping, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 68. A famille rose relief-decorated ‘fish and peach’ vase, tianqiuping, Qing dynasty, 19th century; 21 in. (53.2 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 600,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The base has an apocryphal Qianlong seal mark in iron red. Property from the Quek Kiok Lee Collection.  Provenance: Sold at Sotheby’s London, 4 July 1974, lot 7. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including the Quek Kiok Lee... [Lire la suite]
12 octobre 2019

A famille rose ‘peach’ dish, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 57. A famille rose ‘peach’ dish, Qing dynasty, 19th century; 22 ¼ cm. (56.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000. Price realised HKD 162,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The base has an apocryphal six-character Wanli mark in underglaze blue within a double-circle. Property from the Quek Kiok Lee Collection.  Provenance: Sold at Sotheby’s London, 4 July 1974, lot 24. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including the Quek Kiok Lee... [Lire la suite]
12 octobre 2019

A yellow-ground famille rose ‘medallion’ bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 51. A yellow-ground famille rose ‘medallion’ bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 5 ¾ in. (14.7 cm.) diam.Estimate HKD 60,000 - HKD 80,000. Price realised HKD 187,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 Property from the Quek Kiok Lee Collection.  Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, 24 February 1983. Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including the Quek Kiok Lee Collection, Hong... [Lire la suite]
12 octobre 2019

A coral ground green-enamelled ‘shou character’ dish and a famille rose ‘balsam pear’ bowl, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 40. A coral ground green-enamelled ‘shou character’ dish and a famille rose ‘balsam pear’ bowl, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Larger: 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000. Price realised HKD 50,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 The base of the dish has a Xiezhu zhuren zao hall mark in iron red within a square. Property from the Quek Kiok Lee Collection.  Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including the Quek... [Lire la suite]

12 octobre 2019

A yellow-ground famille rose ‘Eternal light of Buddhism’ bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 171. A yellow-ground famille rose ‘Eternal light of Buddhism’ bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795);  4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 160,000. Price realised HKD 100,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019  Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including the Quek Kiok Lee Collection, Hong Kong, 9 October 2019
20 septembre 2019

A rare pair of famille rose turquoise-ground square jardinières, Shendetang zhi marks in iron-red, Daoguang period (1821-1850)

  Lot 1105.  A rare pair of famille rose turquoise-ground square jardinières, Shendetang zhi marks in iron-red, Daoguang period (1821-1850); 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm.) wide. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. Price realised USD 62,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Each jardinière is raised on four bracket feet and finely decorated on each side with a panel containing two of the Eight Daoist Immortals in a landscape surrounded by pine trees and rocky outcroppings, all... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2019

A famille rose ruby-back dish, Yongzheng-Qianlong period (1723-1795)

Lot 770. A famille rose ruby-back dish, Yongzheng-Qianlong period (1723-1795); 8 1/8 in. (20.5) cm. diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 37,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.  The dish is delicately enameled in the interior in vibrant tones with an elegant lady dressed in elaborate robes seated on a barrel-form stool beside large wine jars, jardinières and an incense stand as she watches two young boys at play. The exterior is covered with a ruby-pink enamel. ... [Lire la suite]
16 septembre 2019

A pair of massive famille rose 'dragon' vases, Guangxu-Xuantong period (1875–1911)

Lot 1137. A pair of massive famille rose 'dragon' vases, Guangxu-Xuantong period (1875–1911); 55 ½ in. (141.2 cm.). Estimate USD 50,000 - USD 70,000. Price realised USD 162,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. Each vase has an elongated ovoid body decorated with five dragons surrounding a front-facing, gilt-decorated iron-red dragon, all chasing flaming pearls amidst multi-colored clouds, between a wave band encircling the foot and a flower-decorated yellow-ground ruyi collar on the... [Lire la suite]