25 mars 2017

A famille rose celadon-glazed 'Trigram' vase, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908)

Lot 715. A famille rose celadon-glazed 'Trigram' vase, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908). Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot sold 40,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. of cong form, each side molded with bagua arranged in two columns, painted with flowering vines and double gourds over a pale celadon glaze, the neck encircled with a floral band suspending tassels above bats and wanzi alternating around the shoulder, the base with a six-character mark in underglaze... [Lire la suite]

25 mars 2017

A ruby-ground famille rose sgraffiato 'Medallion' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850)

Lot 714. A ruby-ground famille rose sgraffiato 'Medallion' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850). Estimate 7,000 — 9,000 USD. Lot sold 22,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides supported on a short foot, intricately painted with four circular reserves, one in grisaille, two in sepia tones and another in famille-rose enamels, each depicting scholars traveling amidst mountainous wintry landscapes, all divided by stylized lotus arabesque on a ruby-red ground incised... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2017

A pair of famille rose dishes, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Lot 713. A pair of famille rose dishes, Qing dynasty, 19th century. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 12,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. each with shallow rounded sides, the exterior decorated with a colorful leafy lotus scroll interspersed with iron-red roundels enclosing the characters wan shou wu jiang, the interior painted with five iron-red bats (wufu) encircling a shou character, the base with an apocryphal Jiaqing seal mark in iron-red (2). Diameter 6 1/2  in., 16.5... [Lire la suite]
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25 mars 2017

A pair of famille rose 'Boys' bowls and covers, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period (1821-1850)

Lot 712. A pair of famille rose 'Boys' bowls and covers, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period (1821-1850). Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot sold 26,250 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. each finely painted around the exterior with a continuous scene of five boys at play in a garden, with one setting off firecrackers whilst others play instruments and another flies a kite, the base and top of the cover inscribed in iron-red enamel with the four-character mark Xiezhu zhuren zao (made by the Master of the Bamboo Flute)... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2017

A turquoise-ground famille rose bottle vase, Daoguang mark and period (1821-1850)

Lot 534. A turquoise-ground famille rose bottle vase, Daoguang mark and period (1821-1850). Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot sold 20,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. the globular body rising from a straight foot to a cylindrical neck, the body and neck enveloped in an elaborate, richly colored formal lotus scroll with peaches, lingzhi, ribbon-strewn chimes, and stylized shou characters amongst the curling vines, between bands of pendent ruyi heads and upright lappets, the... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2017

A coral-ground underglaze-blue 'Palace' bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 707. A coral-ground underglaze-blue 'Palace' bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 37,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.   the deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot, painted to the exterior in varying tones of cobalt-blue with five lily blossoms borne on a continuous leafy scrolling stem, the interior with a central medallion enclosing a stylized lotus bloom surrounded by tender leaves, all reserved on a deep... [Lire la suite]

21 mars 2017

A famille-verte bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 696. A famille-verte bottle vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Lot sold 25,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.   the ovoid body rising to a tall slender  neck, the body brightly enameled with three Buddhist lions gamboling among ribbons, two in shades of green, the third smaller and in iron-red, a foliate scroll at the shoulder  below upright ruyi-lappets, the rim with a diaper band surmounting downturned ruyi-lappets suspending... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2017

A famille-verte 'Boys' rouleau vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 695. A famille-verte 'Boys' rouleau vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 USD. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's.   the cylindrical body elegantly painted with boys at play, one with hands clasped over the eyes of a playmate, observed by an older boy wearing an official's robe and clasping a ruyi scepter, a small boy crouching over in laughter, as another, bearing a lotus blossom on a stick, happily tickles the central figure with a twig, all set between a band... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2017

An iron-red ground famille-verte rouleau vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 694. An iron-red ground famille-verte rouleau vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Estimate 12,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 15,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.   the cylindrical body well painted with two large and bountiful flower baskets within rectangular panels, divided by two smaller shaped reserves of 'antiques' and butterflies, all reserved on an iron-red scrolling foliate and chrysanthemum bloom ground, the neck with stylized shou characters, with later... [Lire la suite]
21 mars 2017

A rare green-ground and iron-red 'Dragon' dish, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 692. A rare green-ground and iron-red 'Dragon' dish, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 USD. Lot sold 18,750 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.   the rounded sides rising to a gently everted rim, painted to the interior in iron-red with a dragon leaping in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' amid flaming clouds, the cavetto with two similar dragons striding in mutual pursuit, repeated on the underside, all reserved on a ground of semi-translucent pale green, the base with a... [Lire la suite]