22 mars 2009

A Magnificent Pear-Shaped Reticulated Celadon Vase, Seal Mark and Period of Qianlong

A Magnificent Pear-Shaped Reticulated Celadon Vase, Seal Mark and Period of Qianlong sublimely spectacular, the elegantly proportioned bottle vase with a gently swelling belly sweeping up to a slender slightly flaring neck, masterfully engineered with a deftly reticulated band of two large peonies with lush petals encircled by scrolling leaves subtly incised with veining, the openwork areas revealing a plain integral vase beneath, all below a finely carved low-relief band of upright plantain leaves collaring... [Lire la suite]
20 mars 2009

Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Spring Sale in April @ Sotheby's Hong Kong

HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s Hong Kong Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Spring Sale 2009 will be held on 8th April, 2009 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. An exceptional collection of rare and magnificent imperial Chinese Ceramics and works of art from the Tang, Ming and Qing dynasties will be featured. Together with two extraordinary sales, a total of over 70 lots will be offered and the sale is estimated to fetch HK$200 million. Nicolas Chow, Sotheby’s International Head of Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, commented on... [Lire la suite]