The Chinese porcelain collection known poetically as Meiyintang (Hall among Rose Beds) is one of the finest and most impressive in private hands. This fourth sale dedicated to the collection again makes available a phenomenal range of rare imperial works from the kilns at Jingdezhen, China’s preeminent porcelain manufacturing centre. Covering imperial porcelains from all major reigns, it includes works by protagonists of the Yuan dynasty (1279–1368), many mature masterpieces of the Ming dynasty (1368–1644), and a great variety of sophisticated gems from the Qing dynasty (1644–1911).
Auction Room 1, Hall 3, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (New Wing)
1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
The fourth sale dedicated to this impressive collection realized a total of HK$94.8 million / US$12.2 million, exceeding the pre-sale estimate.
The top lot was A Fine And Rare Blue And White Moulded “Dragon” Stemcup, which sold for HK$12.4 million / US$1.6 million (Est. HK$8.5 – 10 million / US$1.1 – 1.3 million*).