06 septembre 2019

A rare reverse-decorated powder-blue 'Gardenia' dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 626. A rare reverse-decorated powder-blue 'Gardenia' dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735). Diameter 13 1/8  in., 33.3 cm. Estimate 300,000 — 500,000 USD. Lot Sold 375,000 USD. © Sotheby's.  with shallow rounded sides resting on a short foot, the interior centered with a medallion enclosing a gardenia spray, surrounded by four similar sprays around the cavetto and a matching continuous scroll on the exterior, all reserved against a finely speckled... [Lire la suite]

03 mai 2019

A rare reverse-decorated powder-blue 'Gardenia' dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735)

Lot 35. A rare reverse-decorated powder-blue 'Gardenia' dish, Yongzheng mark and period (1723-1735); 33.3 cm, 13 1/8  in. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 GBP (35,022 - 58,370 EUR). Lot sold 35,000 GBP (45,224 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the interior centred with a medallion enclosing a gnarled leafy gardenia spray, surrounded by four similar sprays around the cavetto and a corresponding continuous scroll on the exterior, all against a finely speckled cobalt-blue ground below... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2018

A rare reverse-decorated powder-blue 'Gardenia' dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3601. A rare reverse-decorated powder-blue 'Gardenia' dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 33.2 cm, 13  in. Estimate 1,500,000 — 2,000,000 HKD (191,085 - 254,780 USD). Lot Sold 3,240,000 HKD (413,294 USD). Photo: Sotheby's. well potted with shallow rounded sides resting on a short foot, the interior centred with a medallion enclosing a gnarled leafy gardenia spray, surrounded by four similar sprays around the cavetto and a corresponding continuous scroll on the... [Lire la suite]
09 septembre 2018

A rare yellow-ground blue and white 'gardenia' dish, Zhengde six-character mark and of the period (1506-1521)

Lot 1336. A rare yellow-ground blue and white 'gardenia' dish, Zhengde six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1506-1521); 7 ¾ in. (19.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. Price realised USD 125,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018 The dish is well potted with low rounded sides rising to a slightly flaring rim, and is finely decorated in underglaze-blue with a central gardenia spray bearing two flowers, below the evenly spaced sprays of a beribboned lotus... [Lire la suite]
19 avril 2018

A yellow-ground and underglaze-blue 'Gardenia' dish, Zhengde mark and period (1506-1521)

Lot 135. A yellow-ground and underglaze-blue 'Gardenia' dish, Zhengde mark and period (1506-1521); 25.2 cm, 9 7/8  in. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's 2018.  the shallow rounded sides rising from a short tapered foot to an everted rim, painted in various tones of cobalt on a rich yellow ground, the interior painted with a medallion enclosing a leafy branch bearing two five-petalled gardenia flowers, encircled in the cavetto with branches of pomegranate, crab apple, grape and a bouquet of... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2018

A rare reverse-decorated powder-blue 'Gardenia' dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

Lot 3617. A rare reverse-decorated powder-blue 'Gardenia' dish, Mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 33.3 cm, 13 1/8  in. Estimate 3,500,000 — 5,000,000 HKD. Lot sold 4,320,000 HKD (447,009 EUR) (550,411 USD) ©  Sotheby's 2018 with shallow rounded sides resting on a short foot, the interior centred with a medallion enclosing a gardenia spray, surrounded by four similar sprays around the cavetto and a matching continuous scroll on the exterior, all reserved... [Lire la suite]

17 janvier 2018

A fine blue and yellow 'Gardenia' dish, mark and period of Hongzhi (1488-1505)

Lot 57. A fine blue and yellow 'Gardenia' dish, mark and period of Hongzhi (1488-1505); 26.2 cm., 10 3/8 in. Est. 6,000,000 — 8,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 7,220,000 HKD. photo Sotheby's 2011 the curved sides flaring towards the rim, the centre painted in cobalt blue with a gardenia spray with two large open blooms and two buds, the inner sides with a lotus flower and pod tied with a ribbon, branches of pomegranate and crab apple, and a bunch of grapes, the outside with a... [Lire la suite]
22 juillet 2017

A yellow-ground blue and white 'Gardenia' dish, Hongzhi six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1488-1505)

Lot 3114. A yellow-ground blue and white 'Gardenia' dish, Hongzhi six-character mark within double circles and of the period (1488-1505), 10 3/8 in. (26.3 cm.) diam. Estimate 4,800,000 - HKD 9,000,000. Lot sold 7,240,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. Well potted with low rounded sides rising to slightly flaring rims, the dish is finely painted in underglaze-blue with a central gardenia spray bearing two flowers and buds, the cavetto with evenly spaced sprays of nine grapes on a leafy fine, a beribboned... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2017

A rare Yellow-Ground Blue And White 'Gardenia' Dish, Mark and Period of Zhengde (1506-1521)

Lot 4. A rare Yellow-Ground Blue And White 'Gardenia' Dish, Mark and Period of Zhengde (1506-1521). Estimate HK$900,000 — 1,200,000 / €108,368 - 144,490. Lot sold 2,980,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the shallow rounded sides rising from a slightly tapered foot, freely painted on the interior in shaded tones of cobalt with a leafy branch bearing two five-petalled gardenia blooms and a tightly closed bud, encircled on the cavetto by fruiting branches of pomegranate, grape, peach... [Lire la suite]
28 mars 2017

An exceptional yellow-ground blue and white 'gardenia' dish, Mark and period of Hongzhi (1488-1505)

Lot 2. An Exceptional Yellow-Ground, Blue And White 'Gardenia' Dish, Mark And Period Of Hongzhi (1488-1505). Diameter 26.1 cm. Est. HK$2.5 – 3.5 million / US$320,000 – 449,000. Lot sold 11,500,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. the shallow rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to an everted rim, freely painted in shaded tones of cobalt reserved on a rich yellow ground, the interior with a slightly recessed medallion enclosing a leafy branch bearing two five-petalled gardenia blooms and... [Lire la suite]