23 mai 2017

A pair of famille rose 'bajixiang' bowls, Qianlong six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3214. A pair of famille rose 'bajixiang' bowls, Qianlong six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795), 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 500,000 - HKD 700,000 (USD 64,508 - USD 90,311) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Each is finely decorated on the exterior with the 'Eight Buddhist Emblems' tied in ribbons and arranged in pairs below iron-red key-fret scrollwork within blue bands at the slightly flaring rim and above conjoined ruyi-heads and a dotted band on... [Lire la suite]

22 mai 2017

Paintings of Flowers by Yun Shouping in Qing Dynasty (1636-1912)

Painting on Tricolour Amaranth with an Inscription Paintings of Flowers, Depicted on the Paintings of Flowers are twelve kinds of flowers, namely, water lily, pear blossom, narcissus, peach blossom, alumroot, poppy, camellia, guava, morning glory, double phoenix, cinnamomum ramulus and tricolour amaranth. The painter adopted a new painting skill, that is, stippling directly without sketching the outline in depicting these flowers, giving rise to a novel and unique style of each one. Through such free and elegant painting... [Lire la suite]
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14 mai 2017

A rare and large famille rose porcelain plaque, Daoguang period (1821-1850)

Lot 216. A rare and large famille rose porcelain plaque, Daoguang period (1821-1850). Estimate £3,000 - 5,000. Sold for £31,250 (€36,943). Photo: Bonhams. Finely enamelled with The Five Ancients gazing at a handscroll depicted with the taiji symbol as young attendants prepare tea, carry books, cups and a zither, below the Hehe Erxian floating in the clouds, all amidst a mountainous landscape with craggy rocks and pine trees, inset within a huanghuali frame on stand. With stand: 114.3cm... [Lire la suite]
07 mai 2017

A pair of Dayazhai famille rose turquoise ground rectangular jardinières and stands, Guangxu period (1875-1908)

     Lot 98. A pair of Dayazhai famille rose turquoise ground rectangular jardinières and stands, Guangxu period (1875-1908), Four-character yong qing chang chun marks in iron-red. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000 (USD 12,920 - USD 19,380) © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Each jardinière is decorated in mirror image to each long side with a bird perched on a flowering wisteria vine beside a rose branch rising from the foot with an iron-red Dayazhai oval... [Lire la suite]
01 mai 2017

Ecole chinoise XIXe siècle. Deux scènes érotiques, aquarelle et encre sur papier en forme d'éventail

Lot 866. Ecole chinoise XIXe siècle. Deux scènes érotiques, aquarelle et encre sur papier en forme d'éventail, 55x27 cm. Estimation : 400 CHF / 600 CHF. Photo Genève Enchères. Art Asiatique chez Genève Enchères, 1201 Genève, le 04 Mai 2017 à 12h00.
30 mars 2017

Monumental painting attributed to Qiu Ying brings $112,500 at auction

  Attributed to Qiu Ying, Ming Painter (Chinese, 1494-1552). "Palace Courtyard", gouache and ink on paper laid down on three wood panels, signed and sealed. Est. $6,000 - $8,000. Sold for $112,500 © Ahlers & Ogletree ATLANTA, GA.- Asian lots took center stage at Ahlers & Ogletree’s March 25-26 Spring Salon Auction, as a monumental classical painting attributed to Ming painter Qiu Ying (Chinese, 1494-1552) soared to $112,500, and a pair of Chinese huanghuali hardwood side tables made in... [Lire la suite]
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28 mars 2017

A Magnificent Imperial Kesi Commemorating The Qianlong Emperor's Eightieth Birthday, Seal Marks And Period Of Qianlong

Lot 3629. A Magnificent Imperial Kesi Commemorating The Qianlong Emperor's Eightieth Birthday, Seal Marks And Period Of Qianlong, 312.5 x 145 cm. Estimate upon request. Photo: Sotheby's. skilfully and meticulously woven with a powerful large shou character in black against a beige ground, below five seals, respectively reading Qianlong yulan zhibao ('Treasure appreciated by the Qianlong Emperor'), Bishu shanzhuang ('Mountain Estate for Escaping the... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2017

Xu Beihong (1895-1953), Horse, 1942

Lot 2075. Xu Beihong (1895-1953), Horse, 1942. Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper, inscribed and signed by the artist, dated renwu (1942), dedicated to Fengzi, with two artist's seals reading Xu and Beihong zhi hua. 27 5/8 x 20in (70.3 x 50.6cm). Rstimate USD 80,000 ~ 120,000. Sold for US$ 87,500 (€81,003). Photo: Bonhams. Note: Xu Beihong has dedicated the painting to Lü Fengzi (1886-1959) (呂鳳子), his teacher and fellow artist. In addition to being in... [Lire la suite]
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21 mars 2017

Qi Baishi (1864-1957), Quail and Taro

Lot 2074. Qi Baishi (1864-1957), Quail and Taro. Hanging scroll, ink on paper, inscribed and signed Qi Baishi, with one artist's seal Qi Da. 39 3/4 x 13 3/4in (101 x 34.6cm). Estimate USD 70,000 ~ 100,000. Sold for US$ 81,250 (€75,217). Photo: Bonhams. Note: Compare the distinctive brushwork defining the birds with that in a painting of hen and chicks, published by Jung Ying Tsao in The Paintings of Xugu and Qi Baishi, San Francisco, 1993, p.368. A further work, with a... [Lire la suite]
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21 mars 2017

Anonymous, An Ancestor Portrait of a Qing Courtier

Lot 2066. Anonymous, An Ancestor Portrait of a Qing Courtier. Framed and laid onto board, ink and color on silk, bearing a signature of Leng Mei (1669-c.1745). 76 3/4 x 41 1/2in (194.7 x 105.5cm). Estimate USD 3,000 ~ 5,000. Sold for US$ 37,500 (€34,715). Photo: Bonhams. Note: Chinese ancestor portraits aid in keeping the family's memory of the deceased alive. Portraits like this would have been displayed during domestic ritual ceremonies. The figure in this painting wears a... [Lire la suite]