18 mai 2011

Christie's Chinese Imperial Ceramics & Works of Art Sales Valued at Close to HK$1 Billion

A specialist from Christie's auction house introduces a Famille Rose revolving and reticulated 'Chilong' double vase. EPA/YM YIK. A "Magnificent Famille Rose Revolving And Reticulated 'Chilong' Double Vase", with Qianlong iron-red six-character sealmark, is lit up during a Christie's preview in Hong Kong May 17, 2011. The item is expected to fetch $31 million at the auction house's upcoming Hong Kong Spring Sale of Chinese ceramics and works of art on June 1. REUTERS/Bobby Yip. HONG KONG.- Christie’s Hong Kong Spring sales of... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2010

A fine and exremly rare ruby-enamelled famille rose 'floral' dish. Qianlong iron-red six-character sealmark and of the period

A fine and exremly rare  ruby-enamelled famille rose 'floral' dish. Qianlong iron-red six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010  The dish with shallow rounded sides, superbly enamelled on the interior centre with a stylised floral bloom encircled by ten radiating ruyi-head petals, surrounded by five different types of floral sprays growing smaller flowers and leaves to the sides, all against a graviata ruby-red enamel ground, the reverse side smiliarly decorated with... [Lire la suite]
12 mai 2009

A large coral-glazed globular jar. Qianlong iron-red six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-95)

A large coral-glazed globular jar. Qianlong iron-red six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-95) The sturdily potted jar with well rounded sides ending on a short neck and straight mouth, covered all over in an unctuous coral glaze. 13½ in. (34 cm.) high. Est. £15,000 - £20,000 - Price realised : £21,250 Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art including Export Art. 12 May 2009. London, King Street www.christies.com