08 décembre 2019

A famille-rose and underglaze-blue 'floral' bowl, seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 471. A famille-rose and underglaze-blue 'floral' bowl, seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 15 cm, 5 7/8  in. Estimate HKD 90,000 — 120,000. Lot Sold 325,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. painted to the interior in underglaze-blue with a medallion enclosing a floral vase, surrounded by four detached sprays of various flowers and lingzhi, the exterior similarly decorated in famille-rose enamels. Provenance: Christie's New York, 23rd June 1982, lot 168. ... [Lire la suite]

07 décembre 2019

A pair of blue and white 'floral' bowls, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1622-1722)

Lot 445. A pair of blue and white 'floral' bowls, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1622-1722); 8.8 cm, 3 3/8  in. Estimate HKD 20,000 — 30,000. Lot Sold 35,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. each with flaring sides and decorated on the exterior with flowers issuing from behind jagged rockwork, the base inscribed with an apocryphal Jiajing mark. Sotheby's. Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019 ... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2019

A rare and finely painted blue and white 'floral' bowl, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 142. A rare and finely painted blue and white 'floral' bowl, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 17 cm, 6 5/8  in. Estimate 500,000 — 700,000 HKD (63,665 - 89,131 USD). Lot sold 687,500 HKD (87,539 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. well potted with gently rounded sides everted at the rim, all supported on a short foot, the exterior vibrantly painted with a continuous composite floral meander accentuated with simulated 'heaping and piling', the... [Lire la suite]
05 octobre 2019

A fine and superbly enamelled pair of doucai 'floral' bowls, marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3103. A fine and superbly enamelled pair of doucai 'floral' bowls, marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735). Height 16 in., 40.6 cm. Estimate 2,500,000 — 3,000,000 HKD (319,375 - 383,250 USD. Lot sold 4,975,000 HKD (633,467 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. each potted with deep rounded sides resting on a short straight foot, the exterior exquisitely decorated with a dense design of a composite floral scroll bearing six large flower heads, the meandering scroll further... [Lire la suite]
26 septembre 2019

A Qingbai carved 'floral' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 773. A Qingbai carved 'floral' bowl, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Diameter 5 1/2  in., 14 cm. Estimate  6,000 — 8,000 USD. Lot Sold 8,125 USD. © Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides set over a very low footring, the exterior incised in calligraphic lines with a band of abstract floral scroll between a double line above and a band of curved lines below, covered overall in a pale translucent greenish-blue glaze save for the mouth, the glaze with fine craquelure. ... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2019

A large Longquan celadon and biscuit 'Floral' bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 3614. A large Longquan celadon and biscuit 'Floral' bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 34.8 cm, 13 5/8  in. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 HKD (76,446 - 101,928 USD). Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby's.  with deep rounded sides resting on a short foot, the exterior moulded with slender upright lotus petals below a concave band encircling the rim, the cavetto of the interior carved with an undulating leafy stem bearing three large lotus blooms, encircling an applied flower in... [Lire la suite]

07 septembre 2019

A fine and rare incised celadon-glazed 'floral' bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1662-1722)

Lot 636. A fine and rare incised celadon-glazed 'floral' bowl, Yongzheng mark and period (1662-1722). Diameter 6 1/2  in., 16.5 cm. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 USD. Lot Sold 93,750 USD. © Sotheby's.  the steep sides gently flaring to a subtly everted rim, incised with six rounded stylized flowerheads borne on a scrolling vine issuing further buds and tender leaves, covered overall in a pale celadon glaze draining to white at the rim, the recessed base similarly glazed and... [Lire la suite]
26 mai 2019

A rare blue and white and yellow and green-enamelled 'floral' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period

Lot 104. A rare blue and white and yellow and green-enamelled 'floral' bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark and of the period(1723-1735); 23.5cm (9 1/4 in) diam. Estimate £ 8,000 - 10,000. Sold for £ 18,812 (€ 21,300). © Bonhams 2001-2019. The deep rounded sides rising from a short spreading foot to a lipped rim, painted in vibrant tones of blue on a bright yellow enamelled ground, the interior with a medallion of peony, all below a green enamelled classic-scroll border at the rim, the exterior... [Lire la suite]
07 mai 2019

A Doucai 'Floral' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850)

Lot 30. A Doucai 'Floral' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850); 12.5 cm, 4 7/8  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a slightly everted rim, painted and enamelled around the exterior with three stylised floral sprays, the interior with a floral scroll medallion, the base inscribed with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue. Provenance: Sotheby's New York, 14th September 2011, lot 404. ... [Lire la suite]
04 mai 2019

A pair of café-au-lait ground 'floral' bowls, Daoguang seal marks and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 106. A pair of café-au-lait ground 'floral' bowls, Daoguang seal marks and of the period (1821-1850). Each: 17cm (6 3/4in) diam. Estimate £ 4,000 - 6,000 (€ 4,700 - 7,000). © Bonhams 2001-2019 Each bowl potted with a short foot and elegantly rising to an everted mouth rim, the exterior enamelled with sprays of bamboo, orchid, chrysanthemum and peony, all reserved on a pale coffee-coloured ground. Note: Compare with a single café au lait-ground bowl, Daoguang seal mark and of the period,... [Lire la suite]