10 avril 2015

A pair of doucai 'Floral' bowls, Seal marks and period of Daoguang

Lot 3708. A pair of doucai 'Floral' bowls, Seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 15.2 cm., 6 in. Estimate 180,000 — 280,000 HKD. Lot sold 475,000 HKD (56,458 EUR). ©  Sotheby's each finely potted with the upright sides flaring gently towards the rim, decorated in pastel enamels on the exterior with five roundels formed from the leaves sprouting from the central branching stem, divided by pairs of peach sprigs above and below, a stylised lappet band... [Lire la suite]

10 avril 2015

A fine ruby-ground famille-rose 'Hundred Antiquities' 'Medallion' sgraffiato bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang

A fine ruby-ground famille-rose 'Hundred Antiquities' 'Medallion' sgraffiato bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang. Estimate 120,000 — 180,000 HKD. Lot sold 475,000 HKD (56,458 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's the deep rounded sides supported on a short foot, the exterior with four medallions intricately enamelled with archaic bronzes, scholar's desk objects, lanterns and vases with millet and prunus respectively, interspersed with floral sprays, all reserved against a... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2015

A fine wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, Seal mark and period of Jiaqing

A fine wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, Seal mark and period of Jiaqing. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 625,000 HKD (74,287 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's the deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to a gently flaring rim, the exterior enamelled with a green and a red scaly dragon striding in pursuit of flaming pearls, divided by a pair of swooping phoenix, all below a band of bajixiang interspersed with ruyi emblems, the interior with a central... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2015

A rare inscribed wucai cup, Mark and period of Yongzheng

A rare inscribed wucai cup, Mark and period of Yongzheng. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD. Lot sold 750,000 HKD (89,144 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's potted with flaring sides resting on a countersunk base, the exterior enamelled with an attendant holding out a scroll for a seated scholar writing with a brush, across a further seated figure, inscribed in black with an excerpt from Du Fu's poem Yin Zhong Ba Xian Ge ('The Eight Immortals of the Wine Cup') eulogising... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2015

A fine and rare pair of yellow-ground Famille-Rose, 'Medallion' sgraffiato bowls, Seal marks and period of Daoguang

A fine and rare pair of yellow-ground Famille-Rose, 'Medallion' sgraffiato bowls, Seal marks and period of Daoguang. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 HKD. Lot sold 875,000 HKD (104,002 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's each with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to a slightly everted rim, the exterior decorated with four circular medallions enclosing various flowers, divided by four peach branches beribboned with a wan symbol above a band of breaking... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2015

A rare doucai 'Five Bats' saucer dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng

Lot 3667. A rare doucai 'Five Bats' saucer dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng. Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,000,000 HKD (118,859 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's the shallow rounded sides rising from a tapered foot, decorated in the centre with five iron-red bats soaring around a gnarled peach tree, issuing from the side of a cliff above a green sea with crested waves breaking over jagged rocks, the exterior with four fruiting sprigs each enclosing a... [Lire la suite]

10 avril 2015

An ovoid doucai 'Lotus and Chrysanthemum' jar and cover, seal mark and period of Qianlong

An ovoid doucai 'Lotus and Chrysanthemum' jar and cover, seal mark and period of Qianlong. Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Lot sold 2,000,000 HKD (237,718 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's finely potted with an ovoid body sweeping up to a broad rounded shoulder, the exterior finely painted with eight medallions interspersed with eight lotus blossoms borne on curling tendrils, each medallion enclosing two yellow and iron-red chrysanthemum blooms, all between two bands... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2015

A pair of brilliantly enamelled famille-rose 'Bajixiang' vases, gu, seal marks and period of Qianlong

A pair of brilliantly enamelled famille-rose 'Bajixiang' vases, gu, seal marks and period of Qianlong. Estimate 1,200,000 — 1,400,000 HKD. Lot sold 2,240,000 HKD (266,244 EUR). Photo courtesy Sotheby's each of archaistic gu form, finely modelled with a trumpet neck resting above a central bulb and a bell-shaped foot, the gilt-rimmed flared neck decorated with four of the bajixiang emblems interspersed with leafy lotus scrolls between a band of ruyi-heads and... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2015

Magnificent jewels at Christie’s Geneva on May 13

Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015. GENEVA – Christie’s announces highlights of its May 13 auction of Magnificent Jewels in Geneva. The sale is led by the historically important Maria Christina Royal Devant-de-Corsage brooch, which was presented as a wedding gift from King Alfonso XII of Spain to his wife, the Archduchess Maria Christina of Austria in November 1879 (illustrated above). The auction will showcase over 351 spectacular jewels and among the highlights of the important colourless and coloured... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2015

Denez pour Capucci, Janvier-Décembre 1964. Modèle référencé sous le n°604

Denez pour Capucci, Janvier-Décembre 1964.  Modèle référencé sous le n°604. Estimation : 80 € / 1 20 €. Photo Cornette de Saint-Cyr Broche en métal argenté, sertie de strass multicolores. Signée.  CORNETTE DE SAINT CYR PARIS. Bijoux Denez, hommage à Denise Boucherie. le 12 Avril 2015 à 14h30. 6, Avenue Hoche – 75008 PARIS. NDB: Très nombreux bijoux créés pour Yves Saint Laurent,  Chanel, Christian Dior, Givenchy à aller découvrir ce week-end.
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