08 décembre 2019

A fine and rare aubergine-glazed archaistic vessel, jue, Qianlong four-character incised sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1801. A fine and rare aubergine-glazed archaistic vessel, jue, Qianlong four-character incised sealmark and of the period (1736-1795); 4¼ in. (10.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 350,000 - HKD 400,000. Price realised HKD 607,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. Finely potted in the shape of an archaistic bronze jue, with two short posts at the mouth and an angular handle to one side, all raised on three tall splayed legs, and covered in a rich iridescent dark purple glaze stopping at the base... [Lire la suite]

08 décembre 2019

A rectangular turquoise-ground famille rose jardinière, Qianlong period (1736-1995)

Lot 1783. A rectangular turquoise-ground famille rose jardinière, Qianlong period (1736-1995); 16 7/8 in. (43 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 463,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. Of rectangular section, the thickly potted sides finely enamelled with beribboned bajixiang in two registers, linked alternately with stylised lotus blooms borne on scrolling stems, the outlines and mouth rim picked out in gilt and against a soft turquoise-ground extending... [Lire la suite]
08 décembre 2019

A fine doucai 'anbaxian' ogee dish, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1995)

Lot 1771. A fine doucai 'anbaxian' ogee dish, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1995); 7 7/8 in. (20 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 180,000. Price realised HKD 125,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. Painted and enamelled to the central medallion on the interior with a full-faced flower-head encircled by four peaches and stylised lotus-blossom scrolls, the rounded flaring rim with the Eight Daoist Emblems, anbaxian, tied to flower sprays with... [Lire la suite]
08 décembre 2019

A fine doucai 'anbaxian' ogee dish, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1995)

Lot 1770. A fine doucai 'anbaxian' ogee dish, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1995); 8 in. (20.3 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 180,000. Price realised HKD 187,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. Painted and enamelled to the sunken interior medallion with a full-faced flower-head encircled by four peaches and stylised lotus-blossom scrolls, the rounded flaring rim with the Eight Daoist Emblems, anbaxian, tied to flower sprays with fluttering ribbons, the... [Lire la suite]
08 décembre 2019

A blue and white and iron-red 'dragon' dish, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1995)

Lot 1832. A blue and white and iron-red 'dragon' dish, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1995); 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 70,000 - HKD 90,000. Price realised HKD 125,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. Painted to the interior with a medallion enclosing an iron-red scaly five-clawed dragon reserved on an underglaze blue foaming wave ground, the exterior similarly decorated with nine dragons below a double-coin band, all supported on a short slightly tapering... [Lire la suite]
08 décembre 2019

An underglaze-blue ground yellow-enamelled 'dragon' dish, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1995)

Lot 1830. An underglaze-blue ground yellow-enamelled 'dragon' dish, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1995); 9 3/4 in. (25 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 180,000. Price realised HKD 150,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. Potted with shallow rounded sides flaring to the everted mouth rim, the interior painted with an ascending five-clawed dragon in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' amidst flames and ruyi clouds within a single border, the cavetto similarly... [Lire la suite]

08 décembre 2019

A small blue and white globular jar, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1995)

Lot 1829. A small blue and white globular jar, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1995); 5 in. (12.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000. Price realised HKD 187,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. Painted around the body with eight roundels each containing two chrysanthemum leaves, interspersed with formal sprays of scrolling lotus, all between blue ruyi lappets around the foot and shoulder 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm.) high, stand, box.  Note:... [Lire la suite]
08 décembre 2019

A celadon-glazed vase, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 457. A celadon-glazed vase, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 26 cm, 10 1/4  in. Estimate HKD 80,000 — 120,000. Lot Sold 937,500 HKD. © Sotheby's. of cylindrical form with the steeply rounded shoulders set with a short straight neck and tapering slightly at the foot, evenly covered overall in a pale celadon glaze, the base inscribed with a six-character reign mark in underglaze- blue within a double circle. Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 22nd November 1985, lot 437.... [Lire la suite]
08 décembre 2019

A rare Guan-type mallow-shaped washer, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

Lot 463. A rare Guan-type mallow-shaped washer, Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 10.7 cm, 4 1/4  in. Estimate HKD 30,000 — 50,000. Lot Sold 237,500 HKD. © Sotheby's. moulded to the almost flat top with six swaying mallow petals, covered overall save for the footring with a pale blue glaze suffused with a network of grey crackles. Provenance: Collection of Zhu Shennong (1894-1962) and thence by descent in the family. Note: Zhu Shennong (1894-1962), a native of... [Lire la suite]
08 décembre 2019

A rare doucai flower-shaped dish, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 462. A rare doucai flower-shaped dish, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 20.6 cm, 8 1/8  in. Estimate HKD 30,000 — 50,000. Lot Sold 150,000HKD. © Sotheby's. lightly moulded to suggest shaped petals of a flower, and rising to a lobed rim, decorated with densely scrolling tendrils encircling a central shou medallion, the reverse with a decorative band, the base inscribed with a six-character reign mark within double circles. ... [Lire la suite]