06 août 2013

A pair of Famille-Rose 'Deer' winecups, Yongzheng marks and period

A pair of Famille-Rose 'Deer' winecups, Yongzheng marks and period. Photo Sotheby's each thinly potted, enameled on the exterior with two deer, one with recumbent white-spotted brown deer and yellow deer, the other with standing white-spotted brown deer and recumbent aubergine deer, with scattered sprigs of lingzhi and ruby-colored bats above, each with a six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle (2). Diameter 2 3/8 in., 6.2 cm. Estimation 40,000 — 60,000. Unsold ... [Lire la suite]

06 août 2013

A Famille-Rose 'Mantouxin' bowl, Yongzheng mark and period

Lot 13. A Famille-Rose 'Mantouxin' bowl, Yongzheng mark and period. Diameter 4 1/4 in., 10.7 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Lot sold 13,750 USD. Photo Sotheby's of shallow form, decorated on the underside with detached sprays of peony, coxcomb and chrysanthemum, the interior with two orchids on the raised center encircled by sprays of peony and mallow, six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle.  Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 14th May 1983, lot 572. PROPERTY FROM... [Lire la suite]
06 août 2013

A Famille-Rose 'Flower and Butterfly' bowl, Yongzheng mark and period

A Famille-Rose 'Flower and Butterfly' bowl, Yongzheng mark and period. Photo Sotheby's thinly potted with angled sides rising from a straight foot to a flared rim, delicately painted on the exterior in pastel enamels with a pink blossomed stem extending out towards a butterfly, the interior with two scattered orchids, six-character mark in underglaze blue. Diameter 3 5/8 in., 9.2 cm. Estimation 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Lot vendu: 40,000 USD PROVENANCE: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 28th October 1992, lot 135. ... [Lire la suite]
06 août 2013

A rare ruby-ground famille-rose bowl, Yongzheng mark and period

A rare ruby-ground famille-rose bowl, Yongzheng mark and period. Photo Sotheby's decorated in bright enamel colors with four detached yellow sprays of peony, interspersed with buds in pink, blue and purple, the petals all outlined in white, all borne on stems with leaves veined in black enamel on an even ruby-ground, the interior and base with a transparent glaze, six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double square. Diameter 5 in., 12.6 cm. Estimation 100,000 — 150,000. Lot vendu: 254,500 USD ... [Lire la suite]
06 août 2013

A small blue and white beaker vase, Qianlong seal mark and period

A small blue and white beaker vase, Qianlong seal mark and period. Photo Sotheby's of archaic bronze gu-form, the central bulb decorated with lingzhi and interlocking scrollwork, the splayed base and the trumpet neck with a composite floral scroll, a band of classic scroll beneath the widely flaring rim, seal mark in underglaze blue. Height 8 7/16 in., 21.4 cm. Estimation 20,000 — 30,000. Lot vendu: 290,500 USD PROVENANCE: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 2nd May 1995, lot 71. PROPERTY FROM THE... [Lire la suite]
06 août 2013

A blue and white baluster jar and cover, Ming dynasty, Wanli period

A blue and white baluster jar and cover, Ming dynasty, Wanli period.  painted in a deep tone of underglaze blue with a frieze of peony scrolls above a border of horses galloping over waves, the short neck with the 'Eight Buddhist Emblems' above a wan-fret band on the shoulder, reserved with floral cartouches repeated on the domed cover (2). Height 16 in., 40.5 cm. Estimation 8,000 — 12,000. Unsold PROVENANCE: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 14th-15th November 1983, lot 102. PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF WILLIAM... [Lire la suite]

06 août 2013

A Ming blue and white 'Lotus' jar, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century

A Ming blue and white 'Lotus' jar, Ming dynasty, 15th-16th century. Photo Sotheby's the high shouldered body painted around the center with scrolling lotus blossoms growing on undulating stems issuing curled leaves between double-line borders, below a border of interlocking scrolls and flower-heads at the shoulder, all above a band of upright lotus panels at the foot. Height 5 1/4 in., 13.3 cm. Estimation 3,000 — 5,000. Lot vendu: 80,500 USD PROVENANCE: Christie's Hong Kong, 8th October 1990, lot 426. ... [Lire la suite]
06 août 2013

A Ming-style blue and white stemcup, Daoguang seal mark and period

A Ming-style blue and white stemcup, Daoguang seal mark and period. Photo Sotheby's the body with deep flaring sides rising to an everted rim, decorated on the exterior with Tibetan lançacharacters interspersed by lotus blooms borne on thin stems issuing curling leaves, the tall splayed foot decorated with jeweled tassels below a lotus-lappet band, the interior with a floral medallion, seal mark in underglaze blue in a line inside the foot. Diameter 5 3/4 in., 14.6 cm. Estimation 8,000 — 12,000. Lot... [Lire la suite]
06 août 2013

A rare celadon-ground copper-red and blue moonflask, Qianlong seal mark and period

A rare celadon-ground copper-red and blue moonflask, Qianlong seal mark and period. Photo Sotheby's resting on a splayed base and surmounted by a waisted neck with garlic-shaped mouth, the rounded sides with four lugs, painted on one side in underglaze blue and copper-red with a fruiting pomegranate, the other with a finger citron branch, all on a pale celadon ground of bluish-green tone, seal mark in underglaze blue. Height 9 3/4 in., 25.4 cm. Estimation 40,000 — 60,000. Lot... [Lire la suite]
06 août 2013

A Blue and White 'Peach' Dish, Yongzheng Mark and Period

A Blue and White 'Peach' Dish, Yongzheng Mark and Period. Photo Sotheby's the interior painted with a double circle enclosing a pair of peaches surrounded by four evenly-spaced peaches and ruyi-heads against a ground of angular scrolls, the reverse with a continuous angular scroll frieze, between a key-fret band and a border of 'C' and dot motifs around the rim, six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle. Diameter 6 1/8 in., 15.5 cm. Estimation 10,000 — 15,000. Lot vendu:... [Lire la suite]