16 décembre 2016

A fine blue and white 'dragon' dish, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2958. A fine blue and white 'dragon' dish, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000 (USD 3,900 - USD 6,500). Price Realised HKD 187,500 (USD 24,183). © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. Painted to the interior well with an upright dragon rising in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' amidst flames, the exterior similarly decorated with a pair of dragons among clouds striding in pursuit of 'flaming pearls' - 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) diam.  Notes:... [Lire la suite]

16 décembre 2016

A blue and white 'dragon' dish, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3927. A blue and white 'dragon' dish, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000 (USD 3,874 - USD 6,457). Price realised HKD 112,500 (USD 14,529). © Christie's Images Ltd 2010. Painted to the interior well with an upright dragon rising in a sinuous curl in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' amidst flames, the exterior similarly decorated with a pair of dragons among clouds striding in pursuit of flaming pearls - 6 3/4 in. (17 cm.)... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2016

A fine small blue and white leys jar, zhadou, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795) 

Lot 2954. A fine small blue and white leys jar, zhadou, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 400,000 (USD 39,000 - USD 52,000). Price Realised HKD 1,100,000 (USD 141,874). © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The bulbous body supported on a short slightly splayed foot and surmounted by a wide flaring neck, the exterior painted with meandering lotus scrolls above a lappet band around the base, the shoulder encircled with ruyi heads below a... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2016

A fine Ming-style blue and white pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1735-1796) 

Lot 3053. A fine Ming-style blue and white pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1735-1796). Estimate HKD 1,800,000 - HKD 2,500,000 (USD 232,823 - USD 323,366). Price Realised HKD 3,140,000 (USD 406,003). © Christie's Images Ltd 2010. The globular body painted in vivid blue tones in imitation of 'heaping and piling' with plantain and bamboo growing beside rocks on grassy mounds, below a band of foliate scroll in-between upright leaves and a... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2016

A fine and very rare blue and white double-gourd vase, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1735-1796) 

Lot 3054. A fine and very rare blue and white double-gourd vase, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1735-1796). Estimate HKD 9,000,000 - HKD 12,000,000 (USD 1,164,116 - USD 1,552,154). Price Realised HKD 24,180,000 (USD 3,126,481). © Christie's Images Ltd 2010. Well painted around the globular body with a lotus scroll betweenruyi-heads encircling the shoulder and lotus lappets around the foot, the collared neck with further formal borders, all below the bulbous mouth decorated with... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2016

A rare large Ming-style blue and white moonflask, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1735-1796) 

Lot 3057. A rare large Ming-style blue and white moonflask, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1735-1796). Estimate HKD 10,000,000 - HKD 15,000,000 (USD 1,293,462 - USD 1,940,193). Price Realised HKD 20,820,000 (USD 2,692,032). © Christie's Images Ltd 2010. Superbly painted around the flattened circular body with a broad band of scrolling lotus, between a band of pendent ruyi-heads encircling the shoulder and a lappet border above the gently tapered oval foot ring, decorated with a band of... [Lire la suite]

16 décembre 2016

A magnificent large pink-enamelled blue and white moonflask, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795) 

Lot 2968. A magnificent large pink-enamelled blue and white moonflask, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate On Request. Price Realised  HKD 123,860,000 (USD 16,015,135). © Christie's Images Ltd 2010. Of characteristic compressed globular form, the body vividly executed on each side in rich pink enamel with a pair of swooping phoenix confronting a 'flaming pearl', on a ground of scrolling underglaze-blue foliage bearing pink lotus and peony blooms, the... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2016

A fine pair of Ming-style blue and white vases, meiping, Qianlong six-character sealmarks and of the period (1736-1795) 

Lot 2942. A fine pair of Ming-style blue and white vases, meiping, Qianlong six-character sealmarks and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate HKD 15,000,000 - HKD 20,000,000 (USD 2,000,000 - USD 2,600,000). Price Realised HKD 24,180,000 (USD 3,118,640). © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  Each vase is sturdily potted with a broad shoulder and waisted neck, the exterior painted in deep shades of blue with simulated 'heaping and piling', with six fruit and flower-sprays arranged in two registers,... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2016

A Ming-style blue and white vase, meiping, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2970. A Ming-style blue and white vase, meiping, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate HKD 2,800,000 - HKD 3,500,000 (USD 362,169 - USD 452,712). Price Realised  HKD 7,820,000 (USD 1,011,128). © Christie's Images Ltd 2010. The vase is sturdily potted with a broad shoulder and waisted neck, the exterior painted in deep shades of blue with simulated 'heaping and piling', with six fruit and flower-sprays arranged in two registers, comprising... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2016

An exceptionally fine Ming-style blue and white vase, meiping, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1888. An exceptionally fine Ming-style blue and white vase, meiping, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate HKD 4,000,000 - HKD 6,000,000 (USD 518,501 - USD 777,751). Price Realised  HKD 7,460,000 (USD 967,167). © Christie's Images Ltd 2009.  The vase is potted with a broad shoulder and waisted neck, the exterior painted in deep shades of blue with simulated 'heaping and piling', with six fruit and flowersprays arranged in two registers, comprising... [Lire la suite]