11 avril 2018

A rare carved ruby-red glass circular box and cover, Qianlong period (1736-1795) 

Lot 2139. A rare carved ruby-red glass circular box and cover, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 180,000 - HKD 250,000. Price realised HKD 187,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The gently rounded cover is superbly carved in varying levels of relief with a sinuous kuidragon opposite a phoenix, their bodies composed of bifurcating lingzhi scroll encircling the sides of the cover. The exterior of the box is similarly carved with a pair of... [Lire la suite]

18 août 2016

An archaistic ruby-red glass ‘kuilong' snuff bottle, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

Lot 217. An archaistic ruby-red glass ‘kuilong' snuff bottle, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's of flattened ovoid form, each face carved with a pair of confronted foliate kuilong, the narrow sides carved with lion-mask handles on the sides, stopper, wood stand (3). Height 2 5/8  in., 6.8 cm Provenance: Y. F. Yang & Co., Hong Kong, 1978. Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 13 sept. 2016, 10:30 AM
10 octobre 2015

An octagonal ruby-red glass vase, Wheel-cut mark and period of Qianlong

Lot 3741. An octagonal ruby-red glass vase, Wheel-cut mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795);  14 cm., 5 1/2  in.. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 HKD. Lot sold 100,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's of octagonal form, supported on a tall foot, the sides rounding to a bulbous pear-shaped body and rising to a slender neck, the central bulb cut with gently curving facets, the recessed base with a wheel-cut four-character reign mark within a square, the glass of an even... [Lire la suite]
21 juin 2015

A ruby-red long neck glass vase, Qianlong four-character mark and of the period

A ruby-red long neck glass vase, Qianlong four-character mark and of the period. Estimate : US$ 3,000 - 5,000 (€2,700 - 4,400). Photo Bonhams. The slightly compressed globular body rising to a long tapering cylindrical neck supported on a spreading foot, the mark on the recessed base wheel-cut within a double-lined square. 9 1/2in (24cm) high Bonhams. FINE CHINESE WORKS OF ART AND PAINTINGS, 23 Jun 2015 10:00 PDT - SAN FRANCISCO
04 mai 2013

A ruby-red covered glass bowl with symbols of Good Luck and Longevity, China, probably Republic

A ruby-red covered glass bowl with symbols of Good Luck and Longevity, China, probably Republic. Photo Nagel Auktionen Translucent ruby red glass, almost spherical shape, wheel-cut decoration, the centre of the cover showing nine peaches (longevity), its shoulder with bat motif, the bowl itself bears 'shou' characters, the composition of the decorations tends to imitate carved lacquer - Good condition. H/D. 7,8/10,4 cm. Estimate 4000/6000 € Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art, 2013/05/10. http://www.auction.de
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04 mai 2013

A fine translucent ruby-red glass vase with eight-cornered body and neck, China

A fine translucent ruby-red glass vase with eight-cornered body and neck, China. Photo Nagel Auktionen H. 14,6 cm. Estimate 2500/3500 € Glass vases of identical shape and various monochrome colours are found in the Palace Museum Collection, mostly dated to Yongzheng and Qianlong periods and they were copied thereafter, cf. "Elegance and Radiance. The K.F. Lee Collection", Hongkong 2000, no. 20, dated to Qianlong and marked; Yang Rong et al. "Chun shui qiu ying", Beijing 2009, no. 3 (transparent blue, with Yongzheng mark and... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2011

An inscribed ruby-red glass snuff bottle ('Extended Refinement'), Treasury 5, no. 751. Wanya xuan mark, 1700–1770

An inscribed ruby-red glass snuff bottle ('Extended Refinement'), Treasury 5, no. 751. Wanya xuan mark, 1700–1770. Photo Bonhams Transparent ruby-red glass with a few air bubbles of different sizes, some of oval form, and gold pigment; with a concave lip and flat, bulging rectangular foot; engraved low on one side in seal script, Wanya xuan ('Studio for Appreciating the Elegant'), the mark filled with gold pigment. Height: 8 cm. Mouth/lip: 0.56/1.10 cm. Stopper: turquoise; nephrite collar. Sold for HK $66,000 Condition:... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2010

Christie's Hong Kong sales of chinese ceramics & works of art to offer an impressive array from celebrated private collections

A magnificent large pink-enamelled blue and white moonflask. Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795) 19 1/4 in. (48.9cm.) high. Estimate: Estimate on request. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Hong Kong – Christie’s Hong Kong Fall sales of Important Ceramics and Works of Art will take place on December 1 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre.  With three important single-owner sales and numerous important collections presented during this day-long series, collectors will be treated to... [Lire la suite]
17 juin 2010

Beijing glass chrysanthemum dish and bowls, engraved four-character Qianlong marks and of the period

A very rare imperial white Beijing glass chrysanthemum dish, China, incised Qianlong four-character mark and of the period © 2010 Nagel - Auctions D. 17,5 cm. Estimate 70 000 € Sold 140 000 € Note: Chrysanthemum-shaped porcelain dishes appear in a complete series of twelve colours. A fine pair of mustard yellow Beijing glass bowls on fine carved wood stands. China, engraved four-character Qianlong marks and of the period © 2010 Nagel - Auctions D. 12 cm. One wood stand with chip to rim. ... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2009

An unusual pair of Beijing ruby-red glass pricket candlesticks, Qing Dynasty

An unusual pair of Beijing ruby-red glass pricket candlesticks, Qing Dynasty © 2002-2009 Bonhams 1793 Ltd The rich dark-tinted glass of even tone, the sticks formed as a wide drip pan standing on a high-domed base and set with a metal spike at the top. 41.5cm (16¼in) high. (2). Sold for £4,800 Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 5 Nov 2009. New Bond Street www.bonhams.com