28 avril 2010
A Fine and Exceptionally Rare Pair of Imperial Gilt-Bronze and Cloisonné Models of Magpies in Winter Plum Trees, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong Period (est. £500,000-700,000). Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- In the wake of Sotheby’s record-breaking Spring sales series in Hong Kong, which totalled almost HK$2 billion, Sotheby’s biannual sale of Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art in London will take place on Wednesday, May 12, 2010 and presents for sale over 220 lots. The auction, estimated to realise approximately £4 million, will be... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2009
A 'ding' bowl. Song dynasty the rounded faceted sides rising to slightly flared rim for a short foot, the exterior carved with three layers of lotus petals, the interior base carved with two fish amongst waves. 17cm., 6 5/8 in. Est. 3,000—4,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Private Collection, Hong Kong. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. 13 May 09. London www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's.