China Guardian Hong Kong 2016 Autumn Auctions to kick off

  Updated: 2016-11-07 Source: China Guardian  

China Guardian Hong Kong 2016 Autumn Auctions will be held in the 3F Ballroom, JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong from Nov 26-29, 2016.

The Preview will be held Nov 26-27 and the auction on Nov 28-29. The touring exhibition of this auction will be held at the Jing’an Shangri-La Hotel in Shanghai Nov 2-3.

China Guardian Hong Kong 2016 Autumn Auctions will present eight sessions featuring 1,000 beautiful art pieces. Through worldwide consignments, China Guardian (Hong Kong) managed to bring together various types of art objects from all over the world, including Chinese paintings and calligraphy, oil paintings, Chinese ceramics, jade and furniture.

Chinese painting and calligraphy

China Guardian Hong Kong 2016 Autumn Auctions bring together many quality works by the most famous Chinese painters and works of the modern era, like Zhang Daqian’s A Beauty with Indian Sari and Return of Fishing Boats,and Fu Baoshi’s Literatis in Lanting, and Bian Wenyu’s The Depths of Winter.

In addition, famous Ming Dynasty painter Tang Yin’s calligraphy work and painting, Mountain in Autumn, are among the highlights for the Chinese classical painting and calligraphy session. Tang was one of the most notable painters in the history of Chinese art and also a very talented poet.

Lot 147
Zhang Daqian
Return of Fishing Boats

Lot 13
Zhang Daqian
A Beauty with Indian Sari

Calligraphy by Tang Yin (1470-1524)

Chinese 20th century art and contemporary art

The blend of Western and Chinese art leads to great works. The session 20th Century & Contemporary Chinese Art Evening Sale will present different styles of oil paintings from famous painters. In this category, representative masterpieces by Zhang Enli and Chen Yifei will be showcased.

The oil painting, No Solution, is one of the most important representative works created by Zhang Enli in his early period. Through new expressionism, the painting captures the daily life of ordinary people in the metropolis. It reflects the helplessness and disorder of life in the period of social transition in the 1990s. Water Town by Chen Yifei shows the peaceful and tranquil scene of a southern Chinese riverside town.

Lot 1279
Zhang Enli
No Solution

Water Town by Chen Yifei

Porcelain and works of art

This section will present exquisite porcelain from the Yuan and Ming dynasties. The rare and important Ming blue and white 'dragon' bowl is the highlight. It was acquired by Bluett & Sons, a London antique dealer, from the original collector, General Haughton, in 1948. Later on, Gertrude and Otto Harriman (1948-1970) acquired it from Bluett and Sons, until recently, it has remained within the family collection.

For other the works of art, a 17th century bronze manger shaped furnace and a Song Dynasty yellow jade dog carving may worth you attention.

Lot 675
A rare and important blue and white ‘dragon’ bowl, Ming dynasty
25.8cm diam

A 17th century bronze manger shaped furnace.
22.3cm wide

Song Dynasty, a yellow jade dog carving
7cm wide

Ming and Qing furniture
At the upcoming Hong Kong Autumn Auctions, China Guardian is presenting 31 sets of furniture from the Ming and Qing dynasties, including chairs, tables, and cabinets. A pair of Huanghuali armchairs from the late Ming Dynasty, featuring a very extravagant use of materials, will be one of the favorite choices for collectors.

Lot 1321
Late Ming/Early Qing Period
A Pair of Huanghuali Armchairs

To conclude, on behalf of China Guardian (Hong Kong), we’d like to take the opportunity to express our gratefulness to all our friends, buyers and collectors, and we sincerely looking forward to seeing you at the upcoming autumn auctions.


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