23 mars 2019

A pair of famille-rose 'Balsam Pear' bowls, Qianlong Seal Marks and Period (1736-1795)

Lot 526. A pair of famille-rose 'Balsam Pear' bowls, Qianlong Seal Marks and Period (1736-1795). Diameter 4 3/8  in., 11.1 cm. Estimate: 60,000 — 80,000 USD. Lot sold 106,250 USD. © Sothebys each delicately potted with the deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to a flared rim, the exterior finely enameled with leafy bamboo stalks and a butterfly fluttering over a branch of blossoming and fruiting kugua vines, the branch extending over the rim to the... [Lire la suite]

10 septembre 2018

A pair of fine famille-rose 'balsam pear' bowls, Qianlong seal marks and period (1736-1795)

Lot 130. A pair of fine famille-rose 'balsam pear' bowls, Qianlong seal marks and period (1736-1795). Diameter 4 3/8  in., 11.1 cm. Estimate 60,000 — 80,000. Lot sold 118,750 USD. © Sotheby's. each with deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot to an everted rim, finely enameled with a balsam pear vine twisting around the exterior suspending ripe fruit bursting with seeds and issuing verdant leaves and pale yellow blossoms, bamboo shoots rising to one side of... [Lire la suite]
12 septembre 2015

A fine pair of famille-rose 'Balsam pear' bowls, Jiaqing seal marks and period

A fine pair of famille-rose 'Balsam pear' bowls, Jiaqing seal marks and period. Estimate 80,000 — 120,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's each delicately potted with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot to an everted rim, the exterior finely enameled with leafy bamboo shoots and a butterfly fluttering over a branch of blossoming and fruitingkugua vines, the branch extending over the rim and onto the interior, issuing further clusters of foliage and fruit, seal marks in underglaze blue... [Lire la suite]
26 avril 2014

A Famille-rose 'Balsam pear' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period

A Famille-rose 'Balsam pear' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period. Photo Sotheby's the deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to an everted rim, finely enamelled to the exterior with a butterfly hovering above fruiting balsam pears and bamboo, the bamboo stalks and pomegranate vine climbing over the rim into the interior, the base with seal mark in underglaze-blue - 11cm., 4 3/8 in. Estimation 5,000 — 7,000 GBP PROPERTY FROM A JAPANESE PRIVATE COLLECTION Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. London,... [Lire la suite]