04 avril 2016

A famille rose 'butterfly' bottle vase, Xuantong six-character mark in iron red and of the period (1908-1911)

Lot 134. A famille rose 'butterfly' bottle vase, Xuantong six-character mark in iron red and of the period (1908-1911). Estimate HK$60,000 – HK$80,000 ($7,771 - $10,362). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The vase is finely enameled with a multitude of butterflies within decorative borders and with a band of lotus and Shou characters on the shoulder. 15 1/4 in. (38.8 cm.) high Provenance: Sold at Sotheby's New York, 14 September 2011, lot 416 Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE -... [Lire la suite]

04 avril 2016

A pair of underglaze-blue and iron-red decorated 'dragon' dishes, Daoguang gengxu cyclical date in iron red and of the period

Lot 126. A pair of underglaze-blue and iron-red decorated 'dragon' dishes, Daoguang gengxu cyclical date in iron red, corresponding to 1850 and of the period. Estimate HK$180,000 – HK$260,000 ($23,314 - $33,676). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Each dish is potted with shallow rounded sides, enamelled on the interior in iron red with a leaping five-clawed dragon embracing a flaming pearl amidst underglaze-blue clouds, the exterior similarly decorated with two red scaly dragons pursuing flaming pearls... [Lire la suite]
04 avril 2016

Marty de Cambiaire exhibits works ranging from the 16th to the 19th century at Salon du Dessin 2016

PARIS.- Marty de Cambiaire is exhibiting for the second time at the prestigious Salon du Dessin. The fair is taking place in Paris from March 30 to April 4. On this occasion, a bilingual exhibition catalogue Paintings & Drawings has been published, and it is available at the exhibition booth 17. The drawings are being exhibited at the Salon whereas the paintings are on view at the Gallery. The gallery’s tenth catalogue is dedicated to a selection of 37 works, ranging from the 16th to the 19th century, most of... [Lire la suite]
04 avril 2016

A pair of blue and white 'narcissus' wine cups, Tongzhi six-character marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1862-1874)

Lot 130. A pair of blue and white 'narcissus' wine cups, Tongzhi six-character marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1862-1874); 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm.) diam. Estimate HK$60,000 – HK$80,000 ($7,771 - $10,362). Price realised HKD 68,750. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Each thinly potted cup is painted on two sides, each side with a cluster of narcissus blossoms emerging from rocks, all between single-line borders encircling the mouth and foot.  Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired... [Lire la suite]
04 avril 2016

A pair of blue and white 'narcissus' wine cups, Tongzhi six-character marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1862-1874)

Lot 129. A pair of blue and white 'narcissus' wine cups, Tongzhi six-character marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1862-1874); 2 1/4 in. (5.6 cm.) diam. Estimate HK$60,000 – HK$80,000 ($7,771 - $10,362). Price realised HKD 62,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Each thinly potted cup is painted on two sides, each side with a cluster of narcissus blossoms emerging from rocks, all between single-line borders encircling the mouth and foot.  Provenance: A Japanese private collection, acquired in the... [Lire la suite]