23 février 2021

A rare and finely decorated famille rose 'landscape' vase, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in iron red and of period

Lot 723. A rare and finely decorated famille rose 'landscape' vase, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in iron red and of period (1796-1820); 8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) high. Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000. © Christie's 2021 The ovoid body is decorated with two dragons amidst clouds and flames in pursuit of flaming pearls, between a band of petal lappets below and a ruyi border above, all below the bajixiang, Eight Buddhist Emblems, on the shoulder. The cover is decorated with a dragon roundel... [Lire la suite]

23 février 2021

A green-enameled and underglaze blue 'dragon' jar and cover, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 722. A green-enameled and underglaze blue 'dragon' jar and cover, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) high. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. © Christie's 2021 The ovoid body is decorated with two dragons amidst clouds and flames in pursuit of flaming pearls, between a band of petal lappets below and a ruyi border above, all below the bajixiang, Eight Buddhist Emblems, on the shoulder. The cover is... [Lire la suite]
22 février 2021

An Ottoman Iznik pottery dish, Tabak, decorated with a central rosette, Turkey, 17th century

Lot 92. Plat tabak à la rosette, Turquie ottomane, Iznik, début XVIIe siècle. Diamètre : 26 cm. Estimation :  1 800 € - 2 000 €. Courtesy Ader. En céramique siliceuse à décor polychrome sur fond blanc sous glaçure transparente, d’une rosette rouge rayonnante, l’aile ornée de triangles abritant des demi-fleurs.Éclats et plusieurs cassures recollées. Arts de l'Islam et de l'Inde chez Ader, 26 février 2021, Drouot Richelieu - 9, rue Drouot - Salle 7 - 75009 Paris. Marie-Christine DAVID, Expert SFEP.
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22 février 2021

An Ottoman Iznik pottery dish, Tabak, decorated with pomegranates, Turkey, 17th century

Lot 91. Plat tabak à décor de grenades, Turquie ottomane, Iznik, début XVIIe siècle. Diamètre : 25 cm. Estimation :  1 800 € - 2 000 €. Courtesy Ader. En céramique siliceuse à décor polychrome sur fond blanc sous glaçure transparente de quatre grenades alternant avec des fleurettes, l’aile ornée d’une frise de feuillettes disposées en triangles.Éclats et restaurations. Arts de l'Islam et de l'Inde chez Ader, 26 février 2021, Drouot Richelieu - 9, rue Drouot - Salle 7 - 75009 Paris. Marie-Christine DAVID,... [Lire la suite]
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22 février 2021

A Safavid fritware dish, Iran, probably Kerman, 17th century

Lot 208. Plat à décor bleu et blanc, Iran safavide, probablement Kerman, XVIIe siècle. Diamètre : 36 cm. Estimation :  1 800 € - 2 200 €. Courtesy Ader. Large plat en céramique siliceuse à décor peint en bleu sur fond blanc de tiges florales à feuilles de palmes et d’une frise de feuillettes agrémentées de motifs en volutes sur le marli.Restauration sur l’aile. Provenance : Ancienne collection de Monsieur A. Jacob (1942-1988). Arts de l'Islam et de l'Inde chez Ader, 26 février 2021, Drouot Richelieu... [Lire la suite]
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22 février 2021

A rare large doucai 'phoenix' vase, 18th century

Lot 718. A rare large doucai 'phoenix' vase, 18th century; 21 ¾ in. (55.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. © Christie's 2021 The rectangular vase with broad, rounded shoulders is decorated on the front and back in bright enamels with a phoenix in flight above a peony blossom borne on leafy tendrils. The narrow sides are decorated with further peony blooms on leafy stems, all between two stylized lappet bands, and on the neck with lotus blooms within squared scroll borders. Provenance:... [Lire la suite]
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22 février 2021

A doucai 'dragon' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 718. A doucai 'dragon' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in seal script in in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 8 in. (20.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 70,000 - USD 100,000. © Christie's 2021 The flaring, conical sides rise to a notched rim, and are decorated with two writhing five-clawed dragons, one depicted in green enamel and the other in yellow enamel, each emerging from foaming waves, and separated by flaming pearls and cloud... [Lire la suite]
22 février 2021

A rare blue and white and copper-red 'sanduo' stem bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 717. A rare blue and white and copper-red 'sanduo' stem bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue in a line and of the period (1723-1735); 6 7/16 in. (16.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000. © Christie's 2021 The bowl is raised on a flaring, hollow stem, and is decorated on three sides with three auspicious fruits - a peach, a pomegranate and a persimmon - each fruit painted in deep copper-red and borne on leafy branches painted in underglaze blue. Note: The... [Lire la suite]
22 février 2021

A very rare coral-ground famille verte 'boys' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 716. A very rare coral-ground famille verte 'boys' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 70,000 - USD 90,000. © Christie's 2021 The bowl is decorated with enamels and gilt on a coral-red ground, with four groups of four boys, some playing with a squirrel and others engaged in different leisurely pursuits, beside rocks and plantain on a continuous fenced garden terrace. Provenance: T. T. Tsui... [Lire la suite]
22 février 2021

A very rare Ru-type vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735)

    Lot 714. A very rare Ru-type vase, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 7 in. (17.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 70,000 - USD 90,000. © Christie's 2021 The rounded, globular body is raised on a low foot and rises to a wide, straight neck. The vase is covered inside and out with an even glaze of sky-blue color, and the foot is dressed brown. Provenance: Christie's Hong Kong, 30 May 2006, lot 1376. Note: The soft blue glaze and bold form of... [Lire la suite]