10 novembre 2016

An underglaze-blue and yellow enamelled double gourd vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 60. An underglaze-blue and yellow enamelled double gourd vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000 (USD 24,820 - USD 37,230). Price Realised GBP 25,000 (USD 31,025). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016.     The lower section of the vase is of square form rising to a bulbous upper section. It is decorated all around the body with bats and gourds amongst leafy stems, all between scrolling bands to the mouth and foot... [Lire la suite]

10 novembre 2016

An unusual miniature celadon and underglaze red Longquan tripod censer, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

Lot 55. An unusual miniature celadon and underglaze red Longquan tripod censer, Ming dynasty (1368-1644). Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000 (USD 3,723 - USD 6,205). Price Realised GBP 4,000 (USD 4,964). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016.     The small censer has three spreading slender feet and stylised bird-head handles in red to the sides. 1 7/8 in. (4.9 cm.) wide.    Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 8 November 2016, London, King Street
10 novembre 2016

A Jizhou 'phoenix and prunus' paper-cut resist-decorated tea bowl, possibly Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 53. A Jizhou 'phoenix and prunus' paper-cut resist-decorated tea bowl, possibly Song dynasty (960-1279). Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 9,928 - USD 14,892). Price Realised GBP 10,000 (USD 12,410). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016.     The bowl is of flaring form and is decorated to the interior with two phoenix between prunus blossoms. 6 in. ( 15.2 cm.) diam.    Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 8 November 2016, London, King Street
10 novembre 2016

An unusual 'faux turquoise' bottle vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 44. An unusual 'faux turquoise' bottle vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 9,928 - USD 14,892). Price Realised GBP 11,875 (USD 14,737). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016.     The vase is covered overall in a turquoise glaze which is detailed with black lines to imitate the natural appearance of turquoise stones. 11 3/8 in. (29 cm.) high.    Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works... [Lire la suite]
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10 novembre 2016

An underglaze-copper-red-decorated vase, yuhuchunping, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 42. An underglaze-copper-red-decorated vase, yuhuchunping, Qing dynasty (1644-1911). Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 12,410 - USD 18,615). Price Realised GBP 12,500 (USD 15,512). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016.     The vase is painted with branches of lychee, pomegranate and peach, below bands of ruyi, lingzhi and lappets. There is an apocryphal Yongzheng mark to the base. 9 in. (22.9 cm.) high.    Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2016

An iron-red and gilt-decorated jar and cover, Daoguang six-character seal mark in iron-red and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 40. An iron-red and gilt-decorated jar and cover, Daoguang six-character seal mark in iron-red and of the period (1821-1850). Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 9,928 - USD 14,892). Price Realised GBP 10,000 (USD 12,410). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016.     The jar is densely decorated with bats and shou characters amidst lotus flowers with leafy scrolls. The cover is decorated with further lotus sprays. The interior and base are enamelled in turquoise. 8... [Lire la suite]

10 novembre 2016

A pair of yellow-ground famille rose medallion bowls, Daoguang six-character seal marks in iron-red and of the period

Lot 32. A pair of yellow-ground famille rose medallion bowls, Daoguang six-character seal marks in iron-red and of the period (1821-1850). Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 9,928 - USD 14,892). Price Realised GBP 10,000 (USD 12,410). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016.    The exteriors are finely enamelled with four medallions enclosing vases or lanterns, next to jardinières of flowers or fruits, accompanied by auspicious objects, divided by lotus flowers and scrolling... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2016

A doucai 'lanca' bowl, 18th century

Lot 28. A doucai 'lanca' bowl, 18th century. Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 7,446 - USD 9,928). Price Realised GBP 8,750 (USD 10,859). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016.    The bowl is painted on the exterior with eight mandorlas separated by lanca characters. The interior is similarly decorated below a band of lanca characters. The base has a cai hua tang zhi mark, 'made for the Hall of Colourful Flowers', in iron-red within a double... [Lire la suite]
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10 novembre 2016

A purple-ground painted enamel bowl, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

Lot 27. A purple-ground painted enamel bowl, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 7,446 - USD 9,928). Price Realised GBP 7,500 (USD 9,308). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016.    The exterior is painted with the characters ru yi fu shou (good wishes, happiness and longevity), lotus sprays and the Eight Buddhist Emblems. The interior has further emblems surrounding a shoucharacter. The base has a cai hua tang zhi mark, 'made for the Hall of... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2016

A dated blue and white 'bajixiang' tripod censer and stand, Daoguang period, with cyclical year of dingwei, corresponding to 184

Lot 19. A dated blue and white 'bajixiang' tripod censer and stand, Daoguang period, with cyclical year of dingwei, corresponding to 1847. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 12,410 - USD 18,615). Price Realised GBP 16,250 (USD 20,166). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016.   he body is painted with the Eight Buddhist Emblems, bajixiang, including the canopy which contains a fourteen-character inscription followed by a seal mark. The three feet and the pair of S-shaped handles are... [Lire la suite]