23 février 2018

Bol, Chine, Fours de Zhangzhou, dynastie des Ming, fin 15°-début 16° siècle

Lot 30. Bol, Chine, Fours de Zhangzhou, dynastie des Ming, fin 15°-début 16° siècle. D. 15 cm. Estimation 200 €/300 €. Photo: Cornette de Saint Cyr 2018 Bol en porcelaine décorée en bleu sous couverte des huit symboles bouddhiques (poisson, ombrelle, nœud mystique, vase, roue de la loi, conque, etc) sur un rinceau feuillu. A l’intérieur, six têtes de ruyi rayonnent autour de motifs géométrique et autour de la bordure d’une frise en sanscrit.  Arts d'Asie - Art Tribal -... [Lire la suite]

22 février 2018

A famille-verte garlic mouth 'Fish and aquatic plant' vase, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620)

Lot 3101. A wucai garlic mouth 'Fish and aquatic plant' vase, Ming dynasty, Wanli period (1573-1620); 40.3 cm., 15 7/8  in. Estimate 400,000 - 600,000 HKD. Lot sold 500,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2013. of compressed globular form supported on a slightly flared foot, sweeping up to a tall waisted neck and garlic mouth, freely decorated in underglazed-blue, iron-red, yellow and green enamels with a variety of fish and crustaceans swimming among aquatic plants above a bed of... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2018

A highly unusual and exquisite pair of white and famille-rose lotus-leaf ink palettes, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735

Lot 11. A highly unusual and exquisite pair of white and famille-rose lotus-leaf ink palettes, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735). White palette 9.4 cm., 3 3/4 in. Enamelled palette 10.3 cm., 4 in. Estimate 800,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Lot Sold 4,820,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's 2011 each delicately hand-modelled out of thin translucent porcelain in the shape of a curled lotus leaf with a short attached stalk, pierced with worm-eaten holes and with veins finely incised on the inside and raised in... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2018

A ruby-ground famille-rose 'Flower' bowl, Yuzhi mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3258. A ruby-ground famille-rose 'Flower' bowl, Yuzhi mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 9.2 cm., 3 5/8  in. Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 HKD. Lot Sold 1,240,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2013. with shallow rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot, finely enamelled around the exterior with a variety of floral sprays clustered around the narrow footring, including peony, hibiscus, exotic lily, chrysanthemum, camellia, and aster, all reserved on... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2018

A small iron-red decorated 'Dragon' cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 2576. A small iron-red decorated 'Dragon' cup, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 6.3 cm., 2 1/2 in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 HKD. Lot Sold 62,500 HKD. Photo Sotheby's 2008 the deep rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim, decorated on the exterior in iron-red with a pair of dragons playfully striding in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' through flames and cloud swirls and above splashing waves, all between double-line borders, inscribed on the base with an... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2018

A wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 2650. A wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowl, mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820); 14.8 cm., 5 7/8 in. Estimate 120,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot Sold 200,000HKD. Photo Sotheby's 2008 the deep rounded sides rising from a short foot, finely painted on the exterior with two dragons amidst flower sprays and divided by two descending phoenix, all below a narrow ruyi and bajixiang band at the rim, the interior with a medallion enclosing a scaly five-clawed dragon in... [Lire la suite]

16 février 2018

A pair of copper-red 'Bats and Cranes' dishes, marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 2575. A pair of copper-red 'Bats and Cranes' dishes, marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 15.8 cm., 6 1/4 in. Estimate 100,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot Sold . 200,000HKD. Photo Sotheby's 2008 each with a flat base angling to steeply everted sides, the interior with five bats plunging and swooping around the centre and rim, the exterior with six circular medallions enclosing cranes with wings spread apart amidst stylised clouds. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong,... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2018

A iron-red decorated 'Eight Immortals' bowl, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 2652. A iron-red decorated 'Eight Immortals' bowl, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 15.1 cm., 6 in. Estimate 450,000 — 550,000 HKD. Lot Sold 596,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's 2008 finely potted with rounded sides rising to an everted rim, delicately painted in finely pencilled tones of iron-red with 'famille-verte' highlights, depicting a procession of the 'Eight Immortals', each with their associated attributes, together with Shoulao, the He He erxian and Xi Wang Mu,... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2018

An unusual pair of 'famille-rose' 'Peach and Bat' dishes, seal marks and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 2607. An unusual pair of 'famille-rose' 'Peach and Bat' dishes, seal marks and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 13.8 cm., 5 1/2 in. Estimate 400,000 — 600,000 HKD. Lot Sold 644,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's 2008 each of shallow rounded form resting on a short foot, painted on the centre with a peach sprig encircled by splashing crested waves, the sides decorated with five iron-red bats, each gripping a berriboned 'bajixiang' in its mouth, the... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2018

A large 'famille-rose' ruby-ground birthday dish, Seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 2601. A large 'famille-rose' ruby-ground birthday dish, Seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820); 38.9 cm., 15 3/8 in. Estimate 200,000 — 250,000 HKD. Lot Sold 764,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's 2008 the shallow rounded sides sitting on a splayed foot and rising to an everted rim pierced with a band of circular holes, decorated to the centre with a diaper patterned lantern, encircled by four smaller tasselled lanterns alternating with four lotus blooms on dense meandering stems within a border... [Lire la suite]