13 septembre 2018

A ruby-ground famille-rose sgraffiato ‘medallion’ bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850)

Lot 162. A ruby-ground famille-rose sgraffiato ‘medallion’ bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850). Diameter 5 7/8  in., 14.8 cm. Estimate: 5,000 — 7,000 USD. Lot sold 10,000 USD. © Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides supported on a narrow straight foot and rising to a gently everted rim, brightly enameled with four circular reserves enclosing 'antiques', flowers and lanterns, against a reddish-pink sgraffiato ground with floral sprays, the interior with four... [Lire la suite]

13 septembre 2018

A rare pink-ground famille-rose sgraffiato ‘medallion’ bowl, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820)

Lot 161. A rare pink-ground famille-rose sgraffiato ‘medallion’ bowl, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820). Diameter 5 7/8  in., 14.9 cm. Estimate: 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Lot sold 30,000 USD. © Sotheby's. the rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to a slightly flared rim, the exterior enameled with four roundels enclosing flowers, trees, and rockwork, divided by stylized lotus sprays, all reserved on a light pink sgraffiato ground,... [Lire la suite]
13 septembre 2018

A fine and rare famille-rose 'Mille-fleurs' bottle vase, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820)

Lot 160. A fine and rare famille-rose 'Mille-fleurs' bottle vase, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820). Height 12 1/4  in., 31.1.cm. Estimate: 250,000 — 350,000 USD. Lot sold 471,000 USD. © Sotheby's. finely potted, the slightly compressed globular body sweeping to a tall cylindrical neck and flaring rim, brilliantly enameled in varying tones of pinks, greens, iron red, blue, yellow and lavender with a rich profusion of flowers centering on a large peony bloom with petals... [Lire la suite]
13 septembre 2018

A famille-rose 'Mille-fleurs' cup, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820)

Lot 158. A famille-rose 'Mille-fleurs' cup, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820). Diameter 3 1/4  in., 8 cm. Estimate: 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 7,500 USD. © Sotheby's. of deep 'U' form with slightly flaring sides rising from a small foot, the exterior and foot delicately painted in enamels of magenta, yellow, green, lavender, iron-red and white with a colorful array of flowers including large clusters of chrysanthemum, surrounded by sprigs of camellia,... [Lire la suite]
13 septembre 2018

A rare and fine famille-rose 'Peach' vase, tianqiuping, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820)

Lot 157. A rare and fine famille-rose 'Peach' vase, tianqiuping, Jiaqing seal mark and period (1796-1820). Height 12 3/4  in., 32.4 cm. Estimate: 80,000 — 120,000 USD. Lot sold 175,000 USD. © Sotheby's. with a globular body rising to a tall cylindrical neck,  superbly enameled with a gnarled tree trunk emerging from pierced rockwork issuing two asymmetric peach branches extending halfway around the body and wrapping around the neck, the fruiting boughs with pink blossoms... [Lire la suite]
13 septembre 2018

A pair of doucai 'Floral' bowls, Jiaqing seals marks and period (1796-1820)

Lot 155. A pair of doucai 'Floral' bowls, Jiaqing seals marks and period (1796-1820). Diameter 5 7/8  in., 14.9 cm. Estimate: 30,000-50,000 USD. Lot sold 37,500 USD. © Sotheby's. each finely potted with rounded sides rising from a short foot to a gently flaring rim, delicately enameled on the interior with a medallion of composite iron-red, white and blue-petaled flowers encircled by a band of diaper cells enclosing red florets and further... [Lire la suite]
13 septembre 2018

A teadust glazed bottle vase, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850)

Lot 140. A teadust glazed bottle vase, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850); Height 123⁄4 in., 32.4 cm. Estimate: 20,000-30,000 USD. Lot sold 30,000 USD. © Sotheby's. the compressed globular body rising from a splayed foot to a broad cylindrical neck, covered in a thick olive glaze with fine dark green speckling, the recessed base similarly glazed and incised with a six-character seal mark, the footring applied with a dark wash, wood stand (2). Note: A similar Daoguang-marked example... [Lire la suite]