12 avril 2011

Ten best of Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art @ Sotheby's Hong Kong

An Extremely Rare And Magnificent Robin’s Egg And Famille-Rose Revolving Vase. Seal Mark And Period of Qianlong. Photo Sotheby's ingeniously crafted from three separate pieces fitted together, the freely turning body of globular form covered allover in a finely mottled turquoise and purple glaze, set between a ruby-ground neck and foot, the flared neck defly painted with scattered torch ginger lilies and lotus flowers borne on acathus leaf stems reserved on a sgraffiato feather ground incised through the ruby ground, flanked... [Lire la suite]
09 avril 2011

The Meiyintang Collection – An important selection of Imperial Chinese porcelains fetched HK$399,392,000 / US$51,204,103*

An exquisite blue and white 'fish pond' brush washer. Mark and period of Xuande.  Photo Sotheby's Hong Kong, April 7, 2011 Nicolas Chow, Sotheby’s International Head of Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Department, said: “As the seventh day of sales for Sotheby’s Hong Kong series, 1-7 April 2011, concludes, the company has achieved HK$2,628,604,000 / US$337,000,513, in excess of the high pre-sale estimate of HK$2,539,996,000 / US$326,478,000. While there were some remarkable prices during the evening sale of The Meiyintang... [Lire la suite]
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05 décembre 2010

Ming blue and white @ Christie's. For Imperial Appreciation: Fine Chinese Ceramics from the Greenwald Collection

A rare Ming blue and white brushrest. Zhengde six-character mark within double-squares and of the period (1506-1521). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 Modelled as five scalloped peaks on a waisted rectangular base, each side painted with sprays of lingzhi fungus surrounding a diamond panel enclosing a square inscribed in Arabic, with a double-line border tracing the edges of the peaks, the shaped platform base with scrolled strapwork linked by ruyi-heads at the corners and at the centre of each side, the flat underside with a... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2010

Exhibition of Twelve Outstanding Chinese Works of Art @ Eskenazi Limited

Falangcai Porcelain Pear-shaped vase, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng reign mark and of the period, 1723-1735; Height 30cm. photo courtesy Eskenazi Limited Eskenazi Limited, one of the world’s most respected dealers in Chinese art, is celebrating its golden jubilee with an exhibition of twelve exceptional pieces which have been acquired over the past ten years and set aside especially for this event.  Fiftieth Anniversary Exhibition:  Twelve Chinese Masterworks will be held at 10 Clifford Street, London W1, from Thursday 4 to... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2010

Ming Dynasty Monochromes @ Christie's Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 16 - 17 September 2010, New York

An extremely rare pale celadon-glazed compressed globular jar. Yongle period (1403-1425). photo Christie's Ltd 2010    Of broad, compressed form, covered all over, and on the base, with an attractive pale 'winter-green' glaze thinning on the short neck and pooling slightly in darker tears beneath three modified biscuit florets on the sloping shoulders, the interior glazed white; 6 5/8 in. (16.9 cm.) diam., box - Estimate $300,000 - $500,000 Provenance: Nathan Bentz & Co., San Francisco.Harry Nail. Notes:... [Lire la suite]
06 juin 2010

Petite coupe en porcelaine blanche et émaux de type doucai. Époque Kangxi & Vase balustre en porcelaine et émaux wucai. XVIIIe s

Petite coupe en porcelaine blanche et émaux de type doucai. Époque Kangxi (1662-1722). à décor en médaillon central d'un grenadier s'élevant derrière un rocher en forme de tablette votive. Le pourtour est orné de rinceaux floraux. Sur la base, marque apocryphe Chenghua en six caractères kaishu. Diam. 16 cm - Estimation : € 1,800-2,000 Vase balustre en porcelaine et émaux wucai. XVIIIe siècle. à décor de chevaux galopants parmi des pics montagneux sur fond de spirales. Haut. 23,5 cm - Estimation : € 1,100-1,500 ... [Lire la suite]
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13 avril 2010

Christie's Presents Imperial Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art in Hong Kong

A magnificent and highly important imperial early Ming gilt-bronze figure of Amitayus. Xuande incised six-character mark and of the period (1426-1435), 22 1/2 in. (57.1 cm.) high. Estimate on request. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. HONG KONG.- The 14th Hong Kong sale of Imperial Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art on Monday 31 May 2010 illustrates the depth of Christie’s experience and longstanding commitment to this rich and vibrant area of Asian Art. Demand is strong for the finest, rarest and most beautiful works in this... [Lire la suite]
10 janvier 2010

A Chinese porcelain blue and white bottle vase, four character mark of Chenghua. Kangxi 1662-1722.

A Chinese porcelain blue and white bottle vase, four character mark of Chenghua. Kangxi 1662-1722. with slender cylindrical neck and gently flaring rim, painted with the moon goddess Chang Er and nine of her attendants, some with scroll, wrapped qin, peach, white hare, osmanthus sprig and fan respectively, all in a continuous scene with screen, wuti and cloud scrolls beneath the lotus topped roof and the moon. 13 3/4 inches, 34.9cm high. Price on application. Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Robert B.... [Lire la suite]
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