06 avril 2020

A fine yellow-ground 'bats' bowl, mark and period of Yongzheng(1723-1735)

Lot 3178. A fine yellow-ground 'bats' bowl, mark and period of Yongzheng(1723-1735); 15 cm., 5 7/8 in. Estimate 700,000 — 900,000 HKD. Lot Sold 3,620,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the steep rounded sides supported on a flared foot, incised around the exterior with twelve iron-red and white bats in flight, each holding a pale-green double-gourd suspended from a blue ribbon in its beak, set amidst swirling green clouds with incised detailing, all between a band of... [Lire la suite]

26 décembre 2019

A fine pair of incised celadon-glazed 'bats' bowls, Yongzheng six-character marks within double circles and of the period

Lot 3438. A fine pair of incised celadon-glazed 'bats' bowls, Yongzheng six-character marks within double circles and of the period (1723-1735); 4 3/4 in. (12 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 240,000 - HKD 350,000. Price Realized HKD 2,200,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014 Each bowl is delicately incised on the exterior with nine bats in flight above waves breaking against jagged rocks, and the interior similarly decorated with a pair of confronted bats surrounded by rolling waves within a... [Lire la suite]
08 août 2013

A yellow ground 'Bats' bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 32. A yellow ground 'Bats' bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Diameter 5 7/8 in., 14.9 cm. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 USD. Lot sold 92,500 USD. Photo Sotheby's of steeply rounded form supported on a slightly splayed foot, incised around the exterior with twelve iron-red bats in flight, each holding a pale green double-gourd suspended from a blue ribbon in its mouth, on a ground of swirling green clouds with incised detailing, between interlinked ruyi-heads around the... [Lire la suite]
06 septembre 2012

A yellow-ground 'bats' bowl, Yongzheng Mark And Period

A yellow-ground 'bats' bowl, Yongzheng Mark And Period. Photo Sotheby's of steeply rounded form supported on a slightly splayed foot, incised around the exterior with twelve iron-red bats in flight, each holding a pale green double-gourd suspended from a blue ribbon in its mouth, on a ground of swirling green clouds with incised detailing, between interlinked ruyi-heads around the rim and a band of upright lotus petals around the foot, all against a bright yellow ground extending into the interior,... [Lire la suite]
18 novembre 2011

A fine and very rare doucai 'bats' bowl. Kangxi six-character mark and of the period

A fine and very rare doucai 'bats' bowl. Kangxi six-character mark and of the period. Photo Bonhams The exterior delicately outlined in blue and enamelled in translucent green, grey, red and yellow with bats in flight, above a double row of crested waves at the foot, the interior with five bats encircling a Buddhist emblem in the well. 11.5cm (4½in) diam. Sold for £157,250 Provenance: Sotheby's London, 8 November 2006, lot 85The Inder Rieden CollectionBats are a familiar rebus for blessings and good fortune in... [Lire la suite]