21 mai 2018

A doucai 'peony' dish, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 193. A doucai 'peony' dish, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 6 ½ in. (16.3 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000. Price realised GBP 8,125 © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The dish is decorated in underglaze blue and coloured enamels to the interior with a circular panel enclosing a central peony flowerhead surrounded by further leafy flower sprays. The exterior is decorated with peonies growing from a meandering foliate scroll. ... [Lire la suite]

16 avril 2018

A fine and rare pair of blue and white 'Peony' dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks within double-circles and of the period

Lot 2244. A fine and rare pair of blue and white 'Peony' dishes, Yongzheng six-character marks within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735); 8 1/4 in. (20.9 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 1,500,000 - HKD 2,000,000. Price realised HKD 1,820,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2012  Each dish is naturalistically painted in the central medallion in delicate shades of blue with two butterflies in flight above leafy branches bearing three full peony blossoms growing from pierced... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2018

A superb and very rare carved Ding 'Peony' dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 504. A superb and very rare carved Ding 'Peony' dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 10 ¼ in. (26 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 400,000 - USD 600,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The shallow dish is elegantly potted with slightly rounded sides rising to a wide, everted rim. The interior is carved with two large peony blossoms borne on undulating, leafy stems, and the rim is carved with classic scroll. The dish is covered overall with a warm ivory-white glaze below the unglazed rim mounted with a copper... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2018

A superb and very rare carved Ding 'Peony' dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234)

Lot 504. A superb and very rare carved Ding 'Peony' dish, Northern Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234); 10 ¼ in. (26 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 400,000 - USD 600,000. Price realised USD 948,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The shallow dish is elegantly potted with slightly rounded sides rising to a wide, everted rim. The interior is carved with two large peony blossoms borne on undulating, leafy stems, and the rim is carved with classic scroll. The dish is covered overall with a warm ivory-white glaze below the... [Lire la suite]
03 janvier 2018

A large rare early Ming blue and white 'peony' dish, Yongle period (1403-1425)

Lot 324. A large rare early Ming blue and white 'peony' dish, Yongle period (1403-1425); 14 ¾ in. (37.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 50,000 - GBP 80,000. Price realised GBP 74,500. © Christie’s Images Limited 2015. The dish is finely painted in bright sapphire-blue tones with two peony blooms growing from a curled branch bearing leaves and buds, surrounded on the cavetto with seven peony blooms and on the everted lipped rim with continuous scrolling sprays. The exterior is detailed with a further lotus... [Lire la suite]
08 novembre 2017

A rare famille rose 'Peony' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 275. A rare famille rose 'Peony' dish, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735). 8 ¼ in. (20.8 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 80,000 - GBP 120,000. Price realised GBP 200,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. The dish is delicately decorated with a design of several intertwining blossoming branches of peony, magnolia and crabapple, beginning on the reverse and spilling over into the interior, with two butterflies fluttering above a large vibrant... [Lire la suite]

30 octobre 2017

A carved 'Longquan' celadon 'Peony' dish, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

Lot 257. A carved 'Longquan' celadon 'Peony' dish, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644). 27 cm, 10 5/8  in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's.  robustly potted, the rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot to a notched rim, the center impressed with a medallion enclosing a leafy peony spray, surrounded with a band of floral scrolls at the rim, covered overall with a rich sea-green glaze save for the foot. Sotheby's. St George Street Sale: Chinese Art,... [Lire la suite]
26 octobre 2017

A large blue and white 'peony' dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 14. A large blue and white 'peony' dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century. 9 ½. in. (49.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000 (USD 19,665 - USD 26,220). Unsold. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 The interior centre is decorated with four large peony blooms and leafy sprays with a band of continuous scrolling foliate peony blooms to the rim. Provenance: Important European Private Collection. Note: A similar decorated dish can be found in the Topkapi Saray Museum, illustrated by R.... [Lire la suite]
03 mars 2017

An exceptionally rare and large fine blue and white reserve-decorated 'peony' dish, Xuande mark and period (1426–1435)

Lot 6. An exceptionally rare and large fine blue and white reserve-decorated 'peony' dish, Xuande mark and period (1426–1435). Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 USD. Lot sold 2,172,500 USD.Photo: Sotheby's.  well potted, the shallow rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot to a delicately everted rim, boldly decorated to the interior with a large peony bloom borne on a leafy stem enclosed within a single-line border and framed at the well by fruiting... [Lire la suite]
09 septembre 2016

A Chinese moulded 'Ding' 'peony' dish, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127)

Lot 390. A Chinese moulded 'Ding' 'peony' dish, Northern Song dynasty (960–1127). Estimate $1,500-2,500. Photo Freemans. the interior moulded with peonies, all within a raised scalloped rim, covered overall in an ivory glaze. D: 5 1/2 in., 14 cm     Provenance: Property from the S. Jung collection, Wilmington, Delaware   Freeman's. Asian Arts, Sat, Sep 10 2016 10:00 AM