08 novembre 2019

A wucai 'boneless' 'Butterfly and aster' cup, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 151. A wucai 'boneless' 'Butterfly and aster' cup, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Diameter 6.4 cm, 2½ in. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 GBP. Lot sold 25,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's the rounded sides rising to a subtly flared rim, elegantly enamelled to the exterior with a leafy sprig of bright yellow asters, accompanied by three butterflies detailed with various colours and patterns, the countersunk base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark within a... [Lire la suite]

16 octobre 2019

A famille-rose 'boneless' 'butterfly and flower' bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 9. A famille-rose 'boneless' 'butterfly and flower' bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735). Diameter 14.6 cm, 5¾ in. Estimate: 25,000 - 35,000 GBP. Lot sold 37,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. with gently rounded sides resting on a tapered foot, delicately painted around the exterior in 'boneless' style with clusters of floral blooms and buds, including ruby and pink peonies, and pale indigo-blue chrysanthemums, emerging from the ground beside jagged rockwork, with a multi-coloured... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2015

A fine group of five 'boneless' Famille-Rose winecups, Yongzheng marks and period

Lot 280. A fine group of five 'boneless' Famille-Rose winecups, Yongzheng marks and period. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 USD. Lot sold 274,000 USD. Photo Sotheby's. each delicately potted with steep rounded sides rising to a gently flaring rim, the exterior painted in soft pastel enamels with flowering blush pink peony and pale yellow prunus boughs and two vibrant butterflies fluttering above, the interior with two pale green and pink orchid blossoms, the base with a six-character mark in... [Lire la suite]
01 novembre 2008

A famille rose 'boneless' bowl and cover. Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

A famille rose 'boneless' bowl and cover. Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period Enamelled around the exterior in the boneless style in shades of rose, green, blue and white with peony flowers amongst smaller chrysanthemums and peonies, the interior of the bowl with three small yellow florets (restoration to rim). 7.7cm (3in) high. (2). Estimate: £3,000 - 5,000 Copyright © 2002-2008 Bonhams 1793 Ltd.,Images and Text All Rights Reserved Bonhams. Fine Chinese Art, 6 Nov 2008. New Bond Street -... [Lire la suite]