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]
16 février 2018

Cung Chuc Tân Xuân - Bonne Année du Chien de Terre - Happy Chinese New Year

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15 février 2018

A small Ming-style blue and white cylindrical jar, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 1210. A small Ming-style blue and white cylindrical jar, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 4 in. (10 cm.) high. Estimate USD 18,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 22,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The cylindrical body is decorated in underglaze blue with simulated 'heaping and piling' with lotus sprays set within a star-pattern formed by ten rhomboid petals and reserved on a complex geometric pattern-ground,... [Lire la suite]
15 février 2018

Petit pot couvert en grès émaillé céladon, Vietnam, Thanh Hoa, XIIe-XIIIe siècle

Lot 56. Petit pot couvert en grès émaillé céladon, Vietnam, Thanh Hoa, XIIe-XIIIe siècle. H. 13 cm. Estimation: 150 € / 200 €. Photo: Hôtel des Ventes Giraudeau le couvercle orné d'une ligne incisée.  Belle Vente Mobilière chez Hôtel des Ventes Giraudeau, 37000 Tours, le 17 Février 2018 à 14h00

15 février 2018

A set of five blue and white tiles, 18th century

Lot 1203. A set of five blue and white tiles, 18th century; 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) diam. each. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 3,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Each hexagonal tile is finely painted in shades of blue with plants and riverscapes within a honeycomb border. Provenance: Maison Jansen, Sao Paulo, 1970s. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 14 - 15 September 2017, New York
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15 février 2018

A set of five blue and white tiles, 18th century

Lot 1202. A set of five blue and white tiles, 18th century; 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) diam. each. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 3,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Each hexagonal tile is finely painted in shades of blue with plants and riverscapes within a honeycomb border. Provenance: Maison Jansen, Sao Paulo, 1970s. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 14 - 15 September 2017, New York
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15 février 2018

A blue and white bowl, 17th century

Lot 1200. A blue and white bowl, 17th century; 5 in. (12.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 5,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  The exterior is decorated with six flaming Buddhist wheels between decorative borders. The interior is similarly decorated. The base is inscribed with a Jiajing six-character mark in underglaze blue.  Note: A similar Jiajing-marked bowl was sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 22 May 1985, lot 83. Christie's. Fine Chinese... [Lire la suite]
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15 février 2018

A very rare large Jian 'hare’s fur’ conical bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 1165. A very rare large Jian 'hare’s fur’ conical bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 7 7/8 in. (20.1 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The bowl is potted with deep sides flaring upwards to the gently everted rim covered inside and out with a lustrous black glaze finely streaked with russet 'hare's fur' markings thinning to russet at the rim and trimmed to a neat line above the foot ring exposing the dark body. The base is... [Lire la suite]