16 décembre 2016

A blue and white 'dragon' dish, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3927. A blue and white 'dragon' dish, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate HKD 30,000 - HKD 50,000 (USD 3,874 - USD 6,457). Price realised HKD 112,500 (USD 14,529). © Christie's Images Ltd 2010. Painted to the interior well with an upright dragon rising in a sinuous curl in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' amidst flames, the exterior similarly decorated with a pair of dragons among clouds striding in pursuit of flaming pearls - 6 3/4 in. (17 cm.)... [Lire la suite]

16 décembre 2016

A fine small blue and white leys jar, zhadou, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795) 

Lot 2954. A fine small blue and white leys jar, zhadou, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 400,000 (USD 39,000 - USD 52,000). Price Realised HKD 1,100,000 (USD 141,874). © Christie's Images Ltd 2011. The bulbous body supported on a short slightly splayed foot and surmounted by a wide flaring neck, the exterior painted with meandering lotus scrolls above a lappet band around the base, the shoulder encircled with ruyi heads below a... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2016

A fine Ming-style blue and white pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1735-1796) 

Lot 3053. A fine Ming-style blue and white pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1735-1796). Estimate HKD 1,800,000 - HKD 2,500,000 (USD 232,823 - USD 323,366). Price Realised HKD 3,140,000 (USD 406,003). © Christie's Images Ltd 2010. The globular body painted in vivid blue tones in imitation of 'heaping and piling' with plantain and bamboo growing beside rocks on grassy mounds, below a band of foliate scroll in-between upright leaves and a... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2016

A fine and very rare blue and white double-gourd vase, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1735-1796) 

Lot 3054. A fine and very rare blue and white double-gourd vase, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1735-1796). Estimate HKD 9,000,000 - HKD 12,000,000 (USD 1,164,116 - USD 1,552,154). Price Realised HKD 24,180,000 (USD 3,126,481). © Christie's Images Ltd 2010. Well painted around the globular body with a lotus scroll betweenruyi-heads encircling the shoulder and lotus lappets around the foot, the collared neck with further formal borders, all below the bulbous mouth decorated with... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2016

A rare large Ming-style blue and white moonflask, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1735-1796) 

Lot 3057. A rare large Ming-style blue and white moonflask, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1735-1796). Estimate HKD 10,000,000 - HKD 15,000,000 (USD 1,293,462 - USD 1,940,193). Price Realised HKD 20,820,000 (USD 2,692,032). © Christie's Images Ltd 2010. Superbly painted around the flattened circular body with a broad band of scrolling lotus, between a band of pendent ruyi-heads encircling the shoulder and a lappet border above the gently tapered oval foot ring, decorated with a band of... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2016

A magnificent large pink-enamelled blue and white moonflask, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795) 

Lot 2968. A magnificent large pink-enamelled blue and white moonflask, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate On Request. Price Realised  HKD 123,860,000 (USD 16,015,135). © Christie's Images Ltd 2010. Of characteristic compressed globular form, the body vividly executed on each side in rich pink enamel with a pair of swooping phoenix confronting a 'flaming pearl', on a ground of scrolling underglaze-blue foliage bearing pink lotus and peony blooms, the... [Lire la suite]

16 décembre 2016

A fine pair of Ming-style blue and white vases, meiping, Qianlong six-character sealmarks and of the period (1736-1795) 

Lot 2942. A fine pair of Ming-style blue and white vases, meiping, Qianlong six-character sealmarks and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate HKD 15,000,000 - HKD 20,000,000 (USD 2,000,000 - USD 2,600,000). Price Realised HKD 24,180,000 (USD 3,118,640). © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  Each vase is sturdily potted with a broad shoulder and waisted neck, the exterior painted in deep shades of blue with simulated 'heaping and piling', with six fruit and flower-sprays arranged in two registers,... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2016

A Ming-style blue and white vase, meiping, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 2970. A Ming-style blue and white vase, meiping, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate HKD 2,800,000 - HKD 3,500,000 (USD 362,169 - USD 452,712). Price Realised  HKD 7,820,000 (USD 1,011,128). © Christie's Images Ltd 2010. The vase is sturdily potted with a broad shoulder and waisted neck, the exterior painted in deep shades of blue with simulated 'heaping and piling', with six fruit and flower-sprays arranged in two registers, comprising... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2016

An exceptionally fine Ming-style blue and white vase, meiping, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1888. An exceptionally fine Ming-style blue and white vase, meiping, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate HKD 4,000,000 - HKD 6,000,000 (USD 518,501 - USD 777,751). Price Realised  HKD 7,460,000 (USD 967,167). © Christie's Images Ltd 2009.  The vase is potted with a broad shoulder and waisted neck, the exterior painted in deep shades of blue with simulated 'heaping and piling', with six fruit and flowersprays arranged in two registers, comprising... [Lire la suite]
16 décembre 2016

A fine and exceedingly rare underglaze blue and copper-red meiping, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795

A fine and exceedingly rare underglaze blue and copper-red meiping, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate HKD 25,000,000 - HKD 30,000,000 (USD 3,300,000 - USD 3,900,000). Price Realised HKD 46,580,000 (USD 6,007,702). © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  The vase is finely painted with three fruiting branches above lingzhisprigs, the branches and leaves in underglaze blue and further detailed with the persimmons, peaches and pomegranates picked out in underglaze... [Lire la suite]