07 août 2022

A Gilt-Decorated Wucai Cylindrical Censer With Arabic Inscriptions, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period

Lot 3321. A Gilt-Decorated Wucai Cylindrical Censer With Arabic Inscriptions, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi Period (1662-1722). D 12.6cm. Sold for HKD HKD 240,000 (Estimate HKD 200,000 - 300,000). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited 2022 Provenance: 1. Galerie Longville, Paris, France, no. 9008 (according to the label)2. Collection of Mr. Jean-Louis Vergne, Châtel, France, 19843. Collection of the Duchamp family, Paris, France. Note: The furnace is of cylindrical form with a... [Lire la suite]

23 mai 2022

A fine blue-ground gilt-decorated bottle vase, Mark and period of Guangxu (1875-1908)

Lot 100. A fine blue-ground gilt-decorated bottle vase, Mark and period of Guangxu (1875-1908); Height 39.2 cm, 15½ in. Lot sold 22,680 GBP (Estimate : 8,000 - 12,000 GBP). © Sotheby's 2022 Height 39.2 cm, 15½ in. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 11 May 2022
12 mars 2022

A rare gilt-decorated famille-rose vase, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 22. A rare gilt-decorated famille-rose vase, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Height 9⅜ in., 23.8 cm. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD. Lot sold: 107,100 USD. © Sothebys.  the base of each with a six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle. Provenance: Sotheby's London, 26th May 1964, lot 154. Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, 1968-present, coll. no. Q.7.13. Note: The subject... [Lire la suite]
20 décembre 2021

A gilt-decorated and enamelled figure of Avalokitesvara, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 2904. A gilt-decorated and enamelled figure of Avalokitesvara, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 11 3⁄4 in. (29.8 cm.) high. Price realised HKD 187,500 (Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 250,000).© Christie's 2021 The figure is well-modelled kneeling on a circular lotus petal base with both hands raised in front of the chest bejewelled with long tasselled necklaces, the lower body and the shoulders are covered in loose robes decorated with dragon roundels, birds and scrolling tendrils. The rounded face has a graceful... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2021

A fine and rare gilt-decorated black-ground 'dragon' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period

Lot 411. A fine and rare gilt-decorated black-ground 'dragon' vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 15.8 cm. Lot sold: 302,400 HKD (Estimate: 100,000 - 150,000 HKD). (C) 2021 Sotheby's Property from an old Hong Kong family collection. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 23rd May 1978, lot 96. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 30 November 2021
12 décembre 2021

A Gilt-Decorated Iron-Red Glazed ‘Lotus’ Stem Bowl, Jiajing Period, 1522-1566

Lot 3584. A Gilt-Decorated Iron-Red Glazed ‘Lotus’ Stem Bowl, Jiajing Period (1522-1566). H 33.5cm. Sold for HKD 360,000/USD 46,154 (Estimate HKD 150,000 - 250,000/USD 19,231 - 32,051). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited The bowl is potted with rounded sides flaring to the mouth rims. The exterior is enamelled in iron-red and further embellished with applied gold foil to depict four large peony blooms evenly divided by leafy branches, above a band of lappets around the base encircling the tall... [Lire la suite]

11 octobre 2021

A gilt-decorated blue-glazed 'dragon' vase, Guangxu six-character seal mark in gilt and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 793. A gilt-decorated blue-glazed 'dragon' vase, Guangxu six-character seal mark in gilt and of the period (1875-1908); 15 ¼ in. (38.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 13,750. © Christie's 2021 The vase is decorated on the globular body with a pair of five-clawed dragons in pursuit of a flaming pearl amidst flames and stylized clouds, all between bands of cresting waves below and shou characters and lotus sprays above. The neck is similarly decorated... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2021

A gilt-decorated blue and white bowl, Qing dynasty, 18th century

Lot 134. A gilt-decorated blue and white bowl, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Diameter 6⅝ in., 16.8 cm. Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD. Lot sold: 18,900 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 resting on a straight foot and rising to a gently everted rim, the interior with a central medallion painted in underglaze blue with a lotus pond encircled by diaper border, the cavetto with a gilt foliate scroll beneath a further blue and white diaper band, the exterior painted with a stylized scroll issuing broad... [Lire la suite]
03 août 2021

A powder-blue-ground gilt-decorated yenyen vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 2. A powder-blue-ground gilt-decorated yenyen vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); Height 17⅜ in., 44.2 cm. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD. Lot sold: 6,930 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Ferd. Ponthier, Hilversum (according to label). Sotheby's.The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 22 June 2021
08 mai 2021

A Blue-Glazed Gilt-Decorated ‘Shou’ Bottle Vase, Qing Dynasty

Lot 3033. A Blue-Glazed Gilt-Decorated ‘Shou’ Bottle Vase, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). H 46.5cm. Estimate HKD 150,000 - 200,000 (USD 3,590 - 5,128). Sold for HKD 180,000 (USD 23,077).  © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited Provenance: Hôtel Drouot, 10 December 2018, lot 205. Poly Auction Hong Kong. Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 21 April 2021