Live Auction: 25 May 2022 • 10:20 AM HKT • Hong Kong | 拍賣: 2022年5月25日 • 上午 10:20 HKT • 香港

CHINA / 5000 YEARS 25 May 2022 • 10:20 AM HKT • Hong Kong

A longside our themed auction ‘Ancient Civilisations – Neolithic Pottery including the Collection of Ronald W. Longsdorf, this season’s ‘CHINA / 5000 YEARS’ auction on 25th May showcases a diverse range of Chinese works of art including early ceramics, imperial porcelain, jade, lacquer, glassware and metalwork. The sale also features Qing dynasty monochromes acquired in Japan in the 1980s, imperial porcelain from an Asian private collection and various Hong Kong private collections.

中華文明發展五千年,今季拍賣欣呈專題拍賣「雋永陶泥 – 中國新石器時代彩陶藝術」, 另有常規拍賣「博古五千」將於5月25日舉槌,當中包括各種中國藝術精品,有高古陶瓷、御製瓷器、玉器、漆器、料器、鎏金銅佛像等。尚有多組私人雅蓄,包括一組80年代得自日本的清代單色釉瓷器、亞洲私人收藏御窰瓷器及多個香港私人收藏瓷器精粹等。

Inside the Chinese Scholar’s Studio雅室怡情

This scholar’s studio was a sacred place of intellectual curiosity and artistic inspiration, a private escape to enjoy art, literature, and music. In this studio, the scholar surrounded himself with objects to further his aesthetic pursuits. Nothing in this studio is more essential than the ink brush, a simple instrument that gives rise to calligraphy and landscape painting. As part of this special relationship, the brush pot transcends its function as a holder of the many upturned brushes, positioned so as to not damage the bristles. Made of a variety of materials including bamboo, wood, lacquer, ivory, jade, glass and porcelain, the vessel is often decorated with evocative images of lonely figures in mountainous landscapes or bamboo groves. These scenes present ideas for contemplation, guiding explorations on the very connections between beauty and truth.


Material Worlds大千造物

For thousands of years, Chinese art has developed in an outstanding variety of fine materials, from bronze and jade to porcelain and other stoneware. Artists have expressed their creativity through a rich array of media, sharing their unique vision and learning from their materials.


Property from an Asian Private Collection亞洲私人藏珍

Magnificent Monochrome

A vision of elegance in brilliant hues, monochrome wares have long been celebrated within traditional Chinese aesthetics, inspiring generations of international artists, collectors, and aesthetes. This selection of exquisitely glazed works spans eras and forms, reflecting the most refined sensibilities of Chinese art.


Chinese Folklore and Symbolism in Ming and Qing Porcelain明清瓷器上的民俗傳說

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