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]
04 mai 2019

A yellow-ground famille rose 'floral' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 103. A yellow-ground famille rose 'floral' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and of the period (1821-1850); 11.5cm (4 1/2in) diam. Estimate £ 2,000 - 3,000 (€ 2,300 - 3,500). © Bonhams 2001-2019 The bowl elegantly rising from a short foot to a flaring mouth rim, the exterior finely enamelled with three large pink peony blossoms amongst a leafy meander, all reserved on a yellow ground. Provenance: collected in the 1970s, by repute. Note: Compare with a similar pair of yellow ground bowls, Daoguang seal... [Lire la suite]
23 mars 2019

An incised 'Wintergreen'-glazed 'Floral' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 540. An incised 'Wintergreen'-glazed 'Floral' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795). Diameter 5 7/8  in., 15.1 cm. Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000. Lot Sold 7,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the deep rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot to a slightly flared rim, finely incised to the exterior with formalized floral roundels borne on an undulating leafy foliate scroll, applied overall with a soft 'wintergreen' glaze draining to paler color at the rim,... [Lire la suite]

23 mars 2019

A famille-rose 'Floral' bowl, the porcelain Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735), the enamels later-added

Lot 523. A famille-rose 'Floral' bowl, the porcelain Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735), the enamels later-added. Diameter 5 3/4  in., 14.6 cm. Estimate: 80,000 — 120,000 USD. Lot sold 100,000 USD. © Sothebys the rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot to a subtly lipped rim, the exterior later-painted in brilliant enamels with a rocky outcrop in the center of a garden in full bloom, a gnarled osmanthus tree growing to one side issuing tiny yellow blossoms amidst verdant... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2019

A carved 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'Floral' bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 606. A carved 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'Floral' bowl, Ming dynasty, 15th century. Diameter 8 3/8  in., 21.3 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the deep U-shaped sides decorated around the exterior in relief with scrolling vines issuing luxuriant peony, lotus, and chrysanthemum blooms, slender stems extending alongside and sprouting smaller blossoms and buds, the flowers framed by leaves gently bending outward from the stems, the interior similarly incised surrounding a large... [Lire la suite]
08 février 2019

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

Lot 2688. A fine doucai 'floral' bowl, seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 15 cm., 6 in. Estimate 150,000 -- 200,000 HKD. Lot Sold 300,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's 2010. the finely potted deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to an everted rim, finely painted and enamelled to the interior with a floral medallion encircled by a floret band and ruyi strapwork, the exterior with six composite floral sprays divided by ruyi strapwork panels,... [Lire la suite]
29 janvier 2019

A finely enamelled famille-rose yellow-ground 'floral' bowl, seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820)

Lot 2698. A finely enamelled famille-rose yellow-ground 'floral' bowl, seal mark and period of Jiaqing (1796-1820); 15 cm., 6 in. Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 HKD. Lot sold 1,220,000 HKD. © Sotheby's 2010 the deep rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to an everted rim, brightly enamelled around the exterior with an undulating leafy composite floral scroll, all reserved on a rich bright yellow ground, the interior with the wufu in iron-red, the base with an... [Lire la suite]