Christies Pavillion Sale of Chinese Art Hong Kong October 6th
Posted by: plcombs Dealers Chinese Art – Antiques
Following the success of the first Christies Pavillion Sale launched last fall, Christie's Hong Kong continues the dedication to offer fine Chinese ceramics and works of art from different dynasties on October 6th, 2015. A second "Pavillion Sale" was conducted as well this past April which sold with an overall rate of 85% by value against estimates.
This October rare sancai ceramics from the Tang dynasty will make their debut at Christie's Hong Kong, alongside with a wide array of beautifully carved jade and precious stone ornaments and accessories, ceramics from the Song to Qing dynasties, as well as bamboo, wood, lacquer and bronzes.
Representing the pinnacle of the Tang dynasty was the production of high-fired ceramics emerged decorated with white, black, green glazes, or in colourful glazes known as sancai, which literally means 'three-coloured' wares. These ceramics were made in the kilns of and were developed to their perfection by the mid Tang period as exemplified by those collected in the Yangdetang collection.
The Pavilion Sale will also include some fine examples of carvings, accessories and decorative objects that are made of jade and other precious stones. Offered at a range of estimates, these works of art will allow emerging as well as established collectors to build their own distinctive collection that can be enjoyed and integrated into modern life as jewellery and personal ornaments.
Christies Pavillion Sale, A Few Highlights
The sale will feature forty fine examples of carved jades, coral and tourmaline from a private collection. The ceramics portion of the sale will begin with 22 fine early examples from the Yangdetang Collection offering some superb Yue celadons, several rare RARE form white glazed and sancai-glazed Tang examples including a superb Tripod Dish.
Among the Qing porcelains on offer is Lot 141, an extremely rare Lemon yellow Yongzheng period (1723-1735) dish. last sold at Christies Hong Kong on January 17, 1989, lot 85. The color is just superb.
On the other end of the price spectrum is Lot 144 an exceptionally well glazed 18thC. Robin's Egg-Glazed jar from a Japanese collection.
Further into the Christies Pavillion Sale catalog you'll find a nice selection of Ming and Qing bronzes, fine lacquer, more jades, carvings and some rare scholar's rocks.
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