01 décembre 2010

$16.7 Million Cranes Lift Christie's Chinese Art and Ceramics Sale in Hong Kong

One of a pair of Cloisonne enamel double crane censers of Yongzheng reign. EPA/YM YIK. HONG KONG (REUTERS).- A Hong Kong tycoon paid $16.7 million on Wednesday for a quartet of Chinese cloisonne cranes at a Christie's sale in Hong Kong that also saw strong prices paid for high-end Chinese ceramics amid a white-hot streak in the market. While parts of Europe have plunged into a debt crisis and the U.S. economy remains stagnant, China's antique-loving millionaires are splashing out on rare Chinese antiques and ceramics, driven by... [Lire la suite]
25 novembre 2010

Christie's Sales of Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art to Offer an Impressive Array of Rare and Important Works

One of a pair of Cloisonne enamel double crane censers of Yongzheng reign is displayed during a Christie's press preview in Hong Kong. EPA/YM YIK 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 a wide range of unique objects across multiple categories. Together these... [Lire la suite]
21 novembre 2010

A pair of chinese cloisonne enamel leopards. 19th-20th century

A pair of chinese cloisonne enamel leopards. 19th-20th century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 Each with hind legs in crouched position, the heads turned to the side, inset with large staring glass eyes, the yellow bodies enamelled all over with black fur markings and the underbelly with white enamel; 19½ in. (49.6 cm.) long (2) - Estimate £4,000 - £6,000. Price Realized £23,750 Christie's. Quai d'Orsay, Paris - An Apartment by Jacques Grange, 19 November 2010, London, King Street www.christies.com
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