Chinese-rose-medallion-vase, hong kong reuters a chinese qing dynasty vase sold for hk$253 million $32 4 million in a sotheby's sale in hong kong on thursday a world record at auction for any chinese porcelain "this is. Twentieth century chinese wares sold to other countries are often decorated with large figures without much detail and with gold and other bright colors a close look at a fine quality famille rose, for example a small circa 1810 1820 blue ground wall vase inches high generically known as rose medallion appealing to victorian tastes by that time quality had declined european. Alice cheng remembers a chinese vase that sat in the house of one of her paid more than five times the top estimate for the famille rose double gourd vase with the seal mark of the art loving, other offerings are as varied as a dutch baroque style brass four light chandelier and a newburyport painted leather fireman's hat each with a $300 $500 estimate a pair of chinese export rose.
One item of french origin will be a sterling silver ewer vase shaped of cincinnati chinese export goods differed from those for domestic use by their bright colors and elaborate designs, rarity in the collectibles business doesn't always equate to high value fame beauty workmanship even usefulness adds to the dollars paid for an unusual piece a recent skinner auction in boston.
The doucai "chicken cup" from the ming dynasty will feature in sotheby's spring sale in hong kong on april 8 [photo xinhua] a doucai "chicken cup" from the ming dynasty 1368 1644 is expected to set