21 décembre 2020

A fine inscribed blue and white 'immortals' bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 446. A fine inscribed blue and white 'immortals' bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 17.6 cm, 7 in. Estimate: 150,000 - 200,000 HKD. Lot sold: 277,200 HKD. Photo Sotheby's. Provenance: S. Marchant & Son, London. Exhibited: Catalogue of Qing Mark and Period Blue and White Exhibition, S. Marchant & Son, London, 1984, no. 40. Sotheby's. China / 5000 years, Hong Kong, 27 November 2020

23 avril 2020

A blue and white moulded 'Immortals' Bowl, Wanli period (1573-1619)

Lot 709. A blue and white moulded 'Immortals' Bowl, Wanli period (1573-1619); 7 1/8 in. (18.3 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 7,000. Price realised GBP 6,875. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bowl is moulded with eight lobes, each depicting one of the Eight Immortals, baxian, above a band of foaming waves. The concave interior is decorated with a roundel enclosing a scholar beneath a pine tree. The base has a yong bao chang chun mark in a coin, which may be translated as... [Lire la suite]
09 février 2020

A rare iron-red and black enamel-decorated 'Immortals' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 1765. A rare iron-red and black enamel-decorated 'Immortals' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double-circle and of the period (1662-1722); 6¾ in. (17.1 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 70,000 - USD 90,000. Price realised USD 170,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  With steep sides rising to the slightly flared rim, painted around the exterior in iron red with fourteen immortals and a deer in iron-red, including one figure conjuring a black and white crane from a... [Lire la suite]
14 décembre 2019

A blue and white 'Immortals' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 1539. A blue and white 'Immortals' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1723-1735); 10¼ in. (26 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 180,000 - HKD 220,000. Price realised HKD 540,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2006 Finely painted on the rounded sides with the Eight Immortals, each with their attributes, above turbulents waves.  Provenance: Edward T. Chow Collection, sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 3 May 1994, lot 163. Note: A similar vase from... [Lire la suite]
13 décembre 2019

A fine iron-red decorated 'Immortals' bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1534. A fine iron-red decorated 'Immortals' bowl, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price realised HKD 360,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2006 Finely painted around the exterior of the bowl in shades of iron-red with the Eight Daoist Immortals, each bearing an attribute, accompanied by various attendants, fishermen and a dancer, four of the deities riding a buffalo, a carp, a crane and a ram, the details of their faces, hair and... [Lire la suite]
11 novembre 2019

A copper-red and underglaze-blue 'Immortals' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 334. A copper-red and underglaze-blue 'Immortals' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). DDiameter 22.3 cm, 8¾ in. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 GBP. Lot sold: 11,875 GBP. Photo Sotheby's painted to the exterior in underglaze blue with the 'Eight Daoist Immortals' carrying their various attributes, journeying across a dense copper-red wave ground, the interior rendered with Shoulao with his deer reserved against a wave ground enclosed within a double-ring circle, the base with a six-character... [Lire la suite]

16 avril 2019

A pair of blue and white 'Immortals' bowls, Seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 3639. A pair of blue and white 'Immortals' bowls, Seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 10.9 cm, 4 1/4  in.. Estimate 120,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot Sold   212,500 HKD (27,372 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's.  each decorated in shades of blue around the exterior with the ‘Eight Immortals’, each rendered holding their respective attribute and supported on ruyi clouds above a wavy sea, the interior with a medallion enclosing three immortals including... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2018

A blue and white 'Immortals' bowl, mark and period of Wanli (1573-1619)

Lot 487. A blue and white 'Immortals' bowl, mark and period of Wanli (1573-1619); 17.2 cm, 6 3/4  in. Estimate 120,000 — 150,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the exterior painted with animated immortals and shoulao seated on a rocky outcrop carrying a ruyi sceptre under pine branches, the interior centred with an en face dragon, encircled by sprays of the 'Three Friends of Winter' along the rim. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 31 may 2018, 11:15 AM  
05 avril 2018

A fine pair of blue and white 'Immortals' bowls, Seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

    Lot 3672. A fine pair of blue and white 'Immortals' bowls, Seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 15 cm, 5 7/8  in. Estimate 150,000 — 200,000 HKD Lot sold 400,000 HKD (41,375 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's 2018. each with deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a gently flared rim, the exterior decorated in cobalt blue with the Eight Immortals carrying their respective attributes, each rendered standing atop ruyicloud swirls, the interior... [Lire la suite]
13 février 2018

An underglaze blue and copper-red 'Immortals' bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 1263. An underglaze blue and copper-red 'Immortals' bowl, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 8 ¾ in. (22.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price realised USD 68,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The bowl has gently rounded sides rising from a short, slightly tapered foot. The interior is painted in underglaze blue with Shoulao standing beside a spotted deer against a background of underglaze copper-red waves. The exterior... [Lire la suite]