24 avril 2018

A 'doucai' 'Chilong' ovoid vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 75. A 'doucai' 'Chilong' ovoid vase, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 49.8cm., 19 3/8 in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 GBP. Lot sold 73,250 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2011. of ovoid form with cylindrical sides rising from a short slightly spreading foot to a waisted neck and a flared rim, decorated overall in doucai enamels with five sinuous chilong intertwined amongst leafy floral tendrils, all between a border of lotus lappets enclosing floral sprays around the foot... [Lire la suite]

19 janvier 2018

A 'doucai' floral scroll bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

  Lot 1616. A 'doucai' floral scroll bowl, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 14.2 cm., 5 5/8 in. Est. 120,000—150,000 HKD. Lot Sold 250,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's 2009.  the deep rounded sides painted in underglaze blue and colourfully enameled with six different flowers lotus, lily, chrysanthemum, camellia, hibiscus and aster, all borne on a continuous foliate scroll, above a band of linked ruyihead encircling the foot, the interior left undecorated, the base inscribed with a... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2018

A 'doucai' makara cup. Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735)

  Lot 1615. A 'doucai' makara cup. Qing dynasty, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 7.5 cm., 3 in. Estimate 150,000—200,000 HKD. Lot Sold 187,500 HKD. Photo: Sothebys 2009 elegantly potted, the sides gradually rising to a slightly flared rim from a short foot, painted in soft underglaze-blue and brilliant enamels, the main exterior of the body surrounded by four makaras, each encircled within a foliate medallion, separated by upright and pendant triangular florets and leaves, all between single and... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2018

A finely enamelled and rare pair of 'doucai' bowls, Marks and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

  Lot 1611. A finely enamelled and rare pair of 'doucai' bowls, Marks and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 9 cm., 3 1/2 in. Estimate 2,500,000—3,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 6,020,000 HKD. Photo Sotheby's 2009 each delicately potted with deep rounded sides resting on a short foot, the exterior depicting Zhang Qian reading whilst travelling on a wooden raft over flowing waters, all in a greater landscape consisting of two bats, a crane and a vertical rock formation, the base inscribed with a six-character mark... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2017

A pair of 'doucai' saucer dishes, Yongzheng marks and period (1723-1735)

Lot 210. A pair of 'doucai' saucer dishes, Yongzheng marks and period (1723-1735); diameter 5 7/8 in., 14.9 cm. Estimate 35,000 — 45,000 USD. Sold 43,750 USD. photo courtesy Sotheby's each with rounded flared sides springing from a low tapered footring, the interior painted with a central roundel enclosing a knotty peach tree bearing blossoms and fruit growing amid rocks and bamboo, encircled around the cavetto with further peach boughs interspersed with paired butterflies, the underside... [Lire la suite]
18 décembre 2017

A fine and very rare 'doucai' porcelain bowl depicting scholars and servants, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

Lot 205. A fine and very rare 'doucai' porcelain bowl depicting scholars and servants, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period (1723-1735). D. 12,8 cm. Estimate 30.000/50.000 €. Lot sold 110.000 €. Courtesy Nagel  Good condition. Provenance: Property from an European private collection. Nagel. "Asiatische Kunst - Salzburg", 06.12.2017