A pair of celadon-glazed dishes, Yongzheng marks and period (1723-1735)

Lot 107. A pair of celadon-glazed dishes, Yongzheng marks and period (1723-1735); 13.2cm., 5 1/4 in. Estimate 6,000—8,000 GBP. Lot Sold 58,850 GBP. Photo Sotheby's 2009

each with gently rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to an everted rim, covered overall in a soft bluish-green glaze, the base glazed white. 

Property from a collection formed in the 1950s by Alexander, 7th Viscount Hood, with the guidance of John Sparks Ltd.

A small pair of celadon-ground 'wu fu' dishes, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 108. A small pair of celadon-ground 'wu fu' dishes, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 8cm., 3 1/8 in. Estimate 3,000—5,000 GBP. Lot Sold 11,250 GBPPhoto Sotheby's 2009

the steep sloping sides rising to the rims dressed in gilt, the sides of the exterior painted with five bats in blue enamel. 

Provenance: John Sparks Ltd., London.

Property from a collection formed in the 1950s by Alexander, 7th Viscount Hood, with the guidance of John Sparks Ltd.

 

A celadon-glazed quatrefoil dish, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795)

 

Lot 109. A celadon-glazed quatrefoil dish, Qianlong mark and period (1736-1795); 7cm., 2 3/4 in. Estimate 3,000—5,000 GBP. Lot Sold 6,875 GBPPhoto Sotheby's 2009

 

the gently rounded lobed sides rising from a short tapering foot, covered overall in a soft bluish-green glaze draining to white at the rim. 

Property from a collection formed in the 1950s by Alexander, 7th Viscount Hood, with the guidance of John Sparks Ltd. 

A celadon-glazed dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 112. A celadon-glazed dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735); 13.2cm., 5 1/4 in. Estimate 3,000—5,000 GBP. Lot Sold 22,500 GBPPhoto Sotheby's 2009

the gently rounded sides rising from a short tapering foot to an everted rim, covered overall in a soft bluish-green glaze, the base glazed white. 

Property from a collection formed in the 1950s by Alexander, 7th Viscount Hood, with the guidance of John Sparks Ltd.

A small lavender-glazed dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 113. A small lavender-glazed dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735); 13.3cm., 5 1/4 in. Estimate 2,000—3,000 GBP. Lot Sold 10,000 GBPPhoto Sotheby's 2009

the rounded sides rising from a short foot, to a slightly everted rim, covered with an even deep lavender glaze. 

Property from a collection formed in the 1950s by Alexander, 7th Viscount Hood, with the guidance of John Sparks Ltd.

A peachbloom beehive waterpot, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 115. A peachbloom beehive waterpot, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722); 12.7cm., 4 7/8 in. Estimate 10,000—15,000 GBP. Lot Sold 11,875 GBPPhoto Sotheby's 2009

the rounded sides rising to a short neck and slightly everted rim, finely incised around the exterior with three stylised archaistic dragon roundels, covered overall in a peachbloom glaze of varying mottled pink to liver red tones, the base glazed white. 

Provenance: Ernest G. Raphael.

Property from a collection formed in the 1950s by Alexander, 7th Viscount Hood, with the guidance of John Sparks Ltd.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 04 Nov 09. London