01 décembre 2021

A fine Confucius-style 'pianqiu' lacquered qin, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 91. A fine Confucius-style 'pianqiu' lacquered qin, Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279); Overall 121.8cm (47 3/4in) long, shoulder 19.5cm (7 3/4in) wide, tail 14cm (5 1/2in)wide. Estimate HK$ 1,500,000 - 1,800,000 (€ 170,000 - 200,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 Of Confucius-style form, the slightly domed body with two waisted section on both side, the black-lacquered surface finely crackled into small shefu (shefu) lines, the top inlaid with thirteen mother-of-pearl studs (hui), the... [Lire la suite]

22 octobre 2021

A lianzhu-style 'Yuntao' lacquered qin, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 46. A lianzhu-style 'Yuntao' lacquered qin, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911); Overall 125cm (49 1/4in), shoulder 19cm (7 1/2in) wide, tail 15.8cm (6 1/4in) wide. Sold for HK$1,752,500 (Estimate HKD200,000 - 500,000 / US$26,000 - 64,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The body gently tapered from the head to the tail with a multiple-recessed shoulder and waist, the underside with seven spinach jade tuning pegs and two spinach jade circular goose-feet supporting the body, the top inlaid vertically with thirteen... [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]
16 mars 2016

A brown-lacquered porcelain model of a qin, Ming-Qing dynasty (1368-1911)

Lot 1178, A brown-lacquered porcelain model of a qin, Ming-Qing dynasty (1368-1911). Estimate USD 40,000 ~ 60,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The bridge sits on two short hoof-form feet, and the form tapers down to the rounded end, fitted with serpentine pegs on the base. The qin is covered overall in a warm, brown lacquer, with an inscription on one side reading Da Ming Chenghua er nian Defu chong xiu (relacquered in the House of De in the second year of the Chenghua... [Lire la suite]
25 août 2008

A very rare and unusual jade pebble snuff bottle, Suzhou 1680-1780

A very rare and unusual jade pebble snuff bottle, Suzhou 1680-1780 Of compressed form with a slightly convex lip and flat oval foot, the well-hollowed bottle carved with a continuous rocky landscape with plantains and a wutong tree, the other side with a seated scholar holding a qin on his lap, the figure seated before a rocky outcrop acting as a table upon which rests a brazier with a tea-kettle and a smoking censer, amber stopper, jadeite finial and vinyl collar2 in. (6.31 cm.) high  - Estimate : $90,000 - $120,000 ... [Lire la suite]
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