03 mai 2019

A yellow-ground underglaze blue 'Nine Peaches' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 36. A yellow-ground underglaze blue  'Nine Peaches' dish, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795); 26.7 cm, 10 1/2  in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 GBP (35,022 - 58,370 EUR). Lot Sold 75,000 GBP (96,908 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. painted to the centre with a medallion with gnarled leafy branches issuing nine peaches in inky tones of cobalt-blue, all within a double-line border repeated below the rim, the exterior with an undulating leafy scroll bearing... [Lire la suite]

27 octobre 2017

Collection of Francis Golding (1944-2013) at Christie's London, 7 november 2017

Francis Nelson Golding, architectural, planning and conservation consultant: born Macclesfield 28 January 1944; Honorary Fellow, RIBA 2000; civil partner 2006 Dr Satish Padiyar; died London 7 November 2013. Francis Golding assembled this collection over the last forty years buying from reputable London dealers such as Bluett & Sons, John Sparks, and Spink & Son, and international auction houses including Sotheby's, Bonham's, and Christie’s. It comprises works that span over two thousand years of Chinese art and includes... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2016

A fine large yellow-ground blue and white 'nine peaches' dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period

Lot 3315. A fine large yellow-ground blue and white 'nine peaches' dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,500,000 (USD 194,262 - USD 323,769). Price Realised HKD 1,740,000 (USD 225,378). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. The dish is finely painted with a central medallion of nine peaches suspended from gnarled leafy branches within a border of double-circles, repeated below the mouth rim, the exterior with a dense interwoven... [Lire la suite]
28 septembre 2016

A famille rose 'nine peaches' dish, Guangxu six-character mark in iron red and of the period (1875-1908)

Lot 150. A famille rose 'nine peaches' dish, Guangxu six-character mark in iron red and of the period (1875-1908). Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 200,000 (USD19,432 - USD 25,909). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  The dish is enamelled on the exterior with fruiting and flowering peach branches and lingzhi fungus extending over the rim into the interior, besides two bats in flight; 8 3/4 in. (22.2 cm.) diam. Provenance: Sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 26 April 1998, lot 514 (one of... [Lire la suite]
26 septembre 2016

A lemon-yellow-ground underglaze-blue 'nine peaches' dish, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 115. A lemon-yellow-ground underglaze-blue 'Nine peaches' dish, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 26.7 cm, 10 1/2  in. Estimate 900,000 — 1,200,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,062,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's.  the shallow interior decorated with a medallion in inky tones of cobalt-blue with nine peaches borne on gnarled leafy branches, the succulent ripe peaches and furled leaves accented by simulated 'heaping and piling', all within a double-line border... [Lire la suite]
08 décembre 2015

A blue and white 'Nine Peaches' dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3214. A blue and white 'Nine Peaches' dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate HK$500,000 - HK$800,000 ($64,818 - $103,709). Price Realized HK$625,000 ($81,023). © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The dish is painted in cobalt of inky-blue tones in the centre of the interior with nine peach fruits borne on leafy gnarled branches, the exterior with a band of morning glory scroll, all against a later enamelled yellow ground. 10 1/2 in.... [Lire la suite]
03 juin 2015

A fine and very rare doucai and famille rose 'Nine peaches' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

A fine and very rare doucai and famille rose 'Nine peaches' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate HK$2,000,000 - HK$3,000,000 ($260,000 - $390,000). Price Realized HK$2,680,000 ($347,073). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The dish is finely painted to the interior with a central medallion enclosing a peach tree bearing nine ripe friut highlighted in delicate shades of pink and green, beside rocks... [Lire la suite]
06 mai 2015

A large finely painted yellow-ground blue and white 'Nine Peaches' dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark and of the period

Lot 16. A large finely painted yellow-ground blue and white 'Nine Peaches' dish, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 10 5/8 in. (27 cm.) diam. Estimate £80,000 – £120,000 ($121,120 - $181,680). Price Realised GBP 98,500 (USD 151,780). © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The dish is finely painted in the Ming style with a central medallion containing nine large peaches on leafy branches rendered in vibrant shades of cobalt blue, set against a bright... [Lire la suite]