artymathilde at Christie’s Spring preview

You like Chinese Art,

You enjoy previews,

You want to know the results,

From Saturday May 28th to Tuesday 31st, Spring Auctions and 30 years anniversary of Christie’s in Hong Kong…

A tour with OCS – ORIENTAL CERAMIC SOCIETY

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The OCS tour, with Pola Antebi, Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

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A magnificent very rare large blue and white ‘dragon’ jar, guan Xuande four-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1426-1435). 19⅛ in. (48.5 cm.) high. Estimate: HK$60,000,000-80,000,000 / fetched HK$562,500

That Dragon Vase  was found in Swiss – passed from French grand-mother through family. It was an umbrella stand, on display outside. The MET has a similar piece – part of a set. It was meant for the London sale but the piece was underestimated and undervalued… So it was sent to HK after further examination. 

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IMPERIAL INSCRIBED CLOISONNE ENAMEL AND GILT-BRONZE RUYI-SHAPED PANEL, QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795), Estimate HK$12,000,000 – HK$15,000,000 ($1,552,592 – $1,940,741), fetched  HK$15,640,000

 That cloisonne enamel piece comes from the Bishop collection. It was Emperor Quianlong present to his mother: A poem from the emperor allowed to identify it. With that Ruyi shape and the exceptionnal colors, it is a beautiful piece. 

Miscallaneous from the Golden Ages…

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A Huolin Confucius Style lacquered Qin, Southern Song Dynasty, perfectly tuned.

People collecting it still play it…Amasing!!

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Lu Fusheng 1949, scroll mounted on frame, Lady and Horse in Tang dynasty.

That Horse is so funny!!!

 

More sales results

http://www.christies.com/auctions/2016/asia-30th-anniversary-may-2016

 

 

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