18 avril 2018

A fine pink-ground famille-rose 'Eight Daoist Immortals' jar, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 3611. A fine pink-ground famille-rose 'Eight Daoist Immortals' jar, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 20.1 cm, 8 1/4  in. Estimate 9,000,000 — 12,000,000. Lot sold 12,080,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's 2016. superbly painted around the tall ovoid lantern-shaped body with the 'Eight Daoist Immortals', riding on their respective vehicles on finely combed waves painted in soft washes of turquoise, each figure holding an attribute and some standing in a windswept stance, the scene... [Lire la suite]

18 avril 2018

A superb pair of pink-ground famille-rose 'Landscape' vases, seal marks and of the period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 2130. A superb pair of pink-ground famille-rose 'Landscape' vases, seal marks and of the period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 36.5 cm., 14 3/8 in. Estimate 20,000,000 — 30,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 99,220,000 HKD . Courtesy Sotheby's 2010. each well potted with a wide cylindrical body set between a slender waisted neck with a flared mouth at the top and a narrow slightly splayed foot, the neck flanked by a pair of archaistic iron-red C- shaped 'ear' handles, the body deftly painted with a continuous... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2016

An Extremely Rare Pair of Pink-Ground Famille-Rose ‘Trompe L’oeil’ Jars and Covers, Seal Marks and Period of Qianlong

Lot 3611. An Extremely Rare Pair of Pink-Ground Famille-Rose ‘Trompe L’oeil’ Jars and Covers, Seal Marks and Period of Qianlong (1736-1795). Estimate 30,000,000 — 40,000,000 HKD. Sold 42,760,000 HKD (5,513,047 USD). Photo: Sotheby's. each of elegant baluster form slightly waisted above the foot, the shoulders moulded with a beribboned lime-green sash tied at the centre and filled with a floret-studded classic scroll, reserved on the overall pink-enamelled ground decorated with stylised... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2016

Sotheby's Hong Kong to offer a highly important imperial Khotan-green jade seal

A Massive and Magnificent Imperial Khotan Jade ‘Taishang Huangdi zhi Bao’ Seal, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period. Height 11 cm / Length 12.8 cm / Depth 12.8 cm. Est. HK$80 – 120 million / US$10 – 15 million. Photo: Sotheby's. HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong Chinese Works of Art Autumn Sales 2016 will take place on 5 October at Hall 3, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The Autumn sales this year will be led by a highly important Imperial Khotan-green Jade ‘Taishang Huangdi zhi Bao’ Seal. Other highlights... [Lire la suite]
05 septembre 2016

A pink-ground famille-rose jardiniere, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 263. A pink-ground famille-rose jardinière, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. of quadrilobed form raised on four ruyi-form feet, the flaring sides rising to an everted lipped rim, the body brightly enameled with lotus sprays against a puce-pink ground, with a blue-enameled keyfret border at the rim, the interior enameled turquoise, wood stand (2)- Width 7 5/8  in., 19.4 cm Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 13 sept. 2016, 10:30 AM
03 mars 2016

A pair of pink-ground famille-rose jardinières, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

Lot 103. A pair of pink-ground famille-rose jardinières, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. each of lobed form raised on four ruyi-form feet, the flaring sides rising to an everted lipped rim, the sides brightly enameled with lotus, lingzhi and shou characters against a puce-pink ground, with floral sprays against a turquoise ground at the rim edged with gilding, the interiors enameled turquoise, wood stands (4). Width 6 3/4... [Lire la suite]
01 avril 2014

A fine and rare pink-ground famille-rose vase with poems, Seal mark and period of Qianlong

A fine and rare pink-ground famille-rose vase with poems, Seal mark and period of Qianlong. Photo: Sotheby's. the finely potted cylindrical body resting on a slightly splayed foot and rising to a short waisted neck below a flaring mouth, the exterior moulded in six lobed panels enclosing alternating inscriptions of poems written in seal script, running script and standard script, and delicately enamelled clusters of flowering and budding hibiscus and rose, prunus and willow, and prunus and nandina berries, all between the rich... [Lire la suite]