19 décembre 2021

A translucent amber glass engraved 'floral' bowl, Qianlong four-character mark and of the period (1736-1795)

 Lot 230. A translucent amber glass engraved 'floral' bowl, Qianlong four-character mark and of the period (1736-1795); 17cm (6 3/4in) diam. Sold for HK$ 377,500 (€ 42,709) (Est: HKD300,000 - HKD400,000). © Bonhams 2001-2021 The slightly rounded sides rising from a shallow foot rim ring to a slightly everted rim and incised with a continuous scroll of peonies and two butterflies, the base incised with the four-character mark within a square frame reading Qianlong nianzhi, the translucent glass of... [Lire la suite]

09 octobre 2021

A pair of later-enameled famille-rose 'floral' bowls, Marks and period of Yongzheng

Lot 205. A pair of later-enameled famille-rose 'floral' bowls, Marks and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735). Diameter 4 in., 10.2 cm. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 USD. Lot sold: 327,600 USD. © Sotheby's 2021 each with deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot, the exteriors later-enameled with peonies on leafy stems entwined amidst other flowers with butterflies in flight, the base inscribed with a six-character mark within a double circle in underglaze blue. Provenance: Christie's New... [Lire la suite]
09 juillet 2021

A Yaozhou celadon carved 'floral' bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 5024. A Yaozhou celadon carved 'floral' bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); d. 21.5 cm, with Japanese wood box. Estimate: 60,000 - 80,000 HKD. Lot sold: 94,500 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Acquired in Japan, 1990s, by repute. Note: Another closely related Yaozhou carved celadon bowl from the same collection was sold in these rooms, 18th December 2020, lot 1010.   A Yaozhou celadon carved 'Floral' bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); d. 21.5 cm. Estimate: 150,000 -... [Lire la suite]
23 mai 2021

A pair of blue and white 'floral' bowls, Marks and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 335. A pair of blue and white 'floral' bowls, Marks and period of Jiajing (1522-1566); 14 cm. Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 HKD. Lot sold: 50,400 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Christie's New York, 1st December 1988, lot 299. Sotheby's. CHINA / 5000 YEARS, Hong Kong, 26 May 2021
06 avril 2021

An exceptional and rare blue and white 'floral' bowl, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1424)

  Lot 130. An exceptional and rare blue and white 'floral' bowl, Ming dynasty, Yongle period (1403-1424). Diameter 6 ¼ in., 16 cm. Estimate: 300,000 - 500,000 USD. Lot sold: 721,800 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. delicately potted in the shape of a lotus bud (lianzi) or chicken heart (jixin), with deep rounded sides and a pointed base resting on a short, narrow foot, finely painted in rich tones of cobalt blue accented with characteristic 'heaping and piling', the... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2020

A Yaozhou celadon carved 'Floral' bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234)

Lot 1010. A Yaozhou celadon carved 'Floral' bowl, Jin dynasty (1115-1234); d. 21.5 cm. Estimate: 150,000 - 200,000 HKD. Lot sold: 478,800 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: J.J. Lally & Co., New York, 2002. Christie's New York, 13th-14th September 2012, lot 1390. Note: A similar Yaozhou celadon bowl is illustrated in Mayuyama, Seventy Years, Vol.1, p. 122, no. 350. See also the example illustrated by J. Wirgin in Sung Ceramic Design, B.M.F.E.A., no. 42, Stockholm, 1970,... [Lire la suite]

11 décembre 2020

Two carved Qingbai 'floral' bowls, Song Dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 392. Two carved Qingbai 'floral' bowls, Song Dynasty (960-1279); 19.8 and 19.2 cm, 7¾ and 7½ in. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 HKD. Lot sold 56,700 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Sotheby's. China / 5000 years, Hong Kong, 27 November 2020
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24 juillet 2020

A fine and rare pair of doucai 'Floral' bowls, Seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850)

Lot 3113. A fine and rare pair of doucai 'Floral' bowls, Seal marks and period of Daoguang (1821-1850); 14.5 cm, 5 3/4 in. Estimate 700,000 — 900,000 HKD. Lot sold 812,500  HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's each superbly decorated around the exterior in vivid enamels of iron-red, yellow, green and aubergine with six different exotic blooms borne on a continuous undulating scroll issuing curling leaves, above a band of ruyi-heads linked by petals, all delicately outlined in underglaze... [Lire la suite]
19 juillet 2020

A rare yellow-glazed 'floral' bowl, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 3111. A rare yellow-glazed 'floral' bowl, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 12 cm, 4 3/4  in. Estimate 450,000 — 550,000 HKD. Lot sold 500,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's thinly potted with deep rounded sides raised on a straight foot, incised to the exterior with four stylised mallow medallions divided by radiating cloud wisps above a band of lappets, encircled at the foot and the rim with double-line borders, the interior incised in the well with a further mallow flower, covered... [Lire la suite]
05 juillet 2020

A rare ruby-ground falangcai 'floral' bowl, Yongzheng four-character mark and of the period (1723-1735)

  Lot 150. A rare ruby-ground falangcai 'floral' bowl, Yongzheng four-character mark in underglaze-blue within double-squares and of the period (1723-1735). Diamètre: 9,2 cm. (3 5/8 in.). Estimate EUR 120,000 - EUR 150,000. Price realised EUR 382,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2020.  Reposant sur un petit pied, il est délicatement orné d'une série de fleurs épanouies comprenant la pivoine, l'hibiscus, le lys, le chrysanthème, le camélia et l'aster, le tout sur un fond émaillé... [Lire la suite]