19 novembre 2019

A yellow-enamelled dish, Zhengde six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1506-1521)

Lot 3069. A yellow-enamelled dish, Zhengde six-character mark within a double circle and of the period (1506-1521); 7 1/4 in. (17.6 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 700,000 (USD 64,140 - USD 89,796). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The dish is potted with a slightly flared rim, covered overall with a rich yellow enamel.  Provenance: An English private collection. Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 27 November 2019 

19 novembre 2019

A fine and rare tianbai-glazed anhua-decorated ‘phoenix’ dish, Yongle period (1403-1425)

  Lot 3003. A fine and rare tianbai-glazed anhua-decorated ‘phoenix’ dish, Yongle period (1403-1425); 7 7/16 in. (18.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 700,000 - HKD 900,000 (USD 89,796 - USD 115,451). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 The dish is thinly potted with wide rounded sides and a gently flared rim, finely decorated in anhua around the cavetto with a pair of phoenix divided by 'S'-shaped clouds, the centre evenly spaced with three clusters of cloud-scrolls, applied overall with an... [Lire la suite]
16 novembre 2019

A rare celadon-glazed bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 78.  A rare celadon-glazed bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735); 12cm (4 3/4in) diam. Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000. Sold for £ 20,062 (€ 23,421). Photo: Bonhams.  The elegantly rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim, all supported on an inward tapering foot, covered overall in a pale sea-green glaze thinning to a mushroom-grey at the rim, the base glazed white.  Provenance: Ludwik Rajchman (1881-1965), great-grandfather of the present owner. ... [Lire la suite]
16 novembre 2019

Three blue-glazed bowls, Tongzhi six-character marks and of the period (1862-1874)

Lot 77. Three blue-glazed bowls, Tongzhi six-character marks and of the period (1862-1874). Each 14.9cm (5 7/8in) diam. Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000. Sold for £ 8,187 (€ 9,558). Photo: Bonhams.  Each elegantly potted with deep rounded sides rising from a short slightly tapering foot to a flared mouth rim, covered around the exterior with an attractive deep-blue glaze thinning at the mouth and foot rim, the interior and base white.  Provenance: Ludwik Rajchman (1881-1965),... [Lire la suite]
16 novembre 2019

Two blue-glazed bowls, Qianlong seal marks and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 76. Two blue-glazed bowls, Qianlong seal marks and of the period (1736-1795). The larger 17.9cm (7in) diam. Estimate: £2,800 - £3,000. Sold for £ 8,812 (€ 10,287). Photo: Bonhams.  Each elegantly potted with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot, the larger under a lustrous blue glaze overall except on the base, the smaller covered with a blue glaze on the exterior, the interior and the base white.  Provenance: Ludwik Rajchman (1881-1965), great-grandfather of the present owner. ... [Lire la suite]
16 novembre 2019

A Flambé-Glazed 'Pomegranate' Vase, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 71.  A Flambé-Glazed 'Pomegranate' Vase, Qianlong seal mark and of the period (1736-1795); 19cm (7 1/2in) high. Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000. Sold for £ 3,812 (€ 4,450). Photo: Bonhams.  Of hexafoil section, the lobed body rising from a spreading foot to a waisted neck and everted rim, covered overall with a rich purplish-red glaze streaked with lavender blue, the interior highlighted with milky cascades of sky-blue with white striations, draining to a mushroom tone at the rim, the base with... [Lire la suite]

13 novembre 2019

A very rare gilt and anhua-decorated green-enamelled ‘Deer and Phoenix’ bowl, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period

Lot 2927. A very rare gilt and anhua-decorated green-enamelled ‘Deer and Phoenix’ bowl, Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1522-1566); 4 ¾ in. (12 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,500,000 (USD 102,636 - USD 192,443). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.    The exterior is covered with an iridescent green enamel with dark mottling, embellished with gilt depicting a pair of deer amidst butterflies, cranes and flowering trees,... [Lire la suite]
13 novembre 2019

A yellow-enamelled dish, Zhengde six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1506-1521)

Lot 2926. A yellow-enamelled dish, Zhengde six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1506-1521); 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 700,000 (USD 64,148 - USD 89,807). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.    The dish with rounded sides is applied inside and out with a yellow enamel of deep egg-yolk tone, with the exception of the base covered with a clear glaze, box.  Provenance: Sold at Sotheby’s Paris, 12 June 2008, lot... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2019

A rare tianbai-glazed incised ‘bajixiang’ monk's cap ewer, sengmaohu, Yongle period (1403-1424)

Lot 2921. A rare tianbai-glazed incised ‘bajixiang’ monk's cap ewer, sengmaohu, Yongle period (1403-1424); 7 ¾ in. (19.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,500,000 (USD 192,597 - USD 320,995). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  The moon flask is sturdily potted with a flattened octagonal body raised on a tapered foot and rising to a cylindrical neck flanked by a pair of openwork archaistic handles. The vase is covered under an even crackled glaze of bluish-grey tone. The foot is... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2019

A rare Guan-type glazed octagonal moon flask, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 2920. A rare Guan-type glazed octagonal moon flask, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 19 1/16 in. (48.4 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000 (USD 38,519 - USD 64,199). © Christie's Images Ltd 2019.  The moon flask is sturdily potted with a flattened octagonal body raised on a tapered foot and rising to a cylindrical neck flanked by a pair of openwork archaistic handles. The vase is covered under an even crackled glaze of bluish-grey... [Lire la suite]