03 octobre 2019

A coral-ground famille-rose 'peony' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850)

Lot 604. A coral-ground famille-rose 'peony' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850). Diameter 4 1/4  in., 11 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 USD. Lot sold 25,000 USD. © Sotheby's the deep rounded sides resting on a short foot, the exterior vibrantly enameled with three cartouches each enclosing a pink peony against a yellow ground, framed by stylized scrolling leafy vines and smaller blue peony blossoms, all reserved on a deep coral ground, the interior and recessed base glazed... [Lire la suite]

26 septembre 2019

A pair of finely carved ‘Yaozhou’ 'peony' bowls, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126)

Lot 766. A pair of finely carved ‘Yaozhou’ 'peony' bowls, Northern Song dynasty (960-1126). Diameter 7 1/2  in., 19.1 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Lot sold 32,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the deep sides rising conically from a short, straight foot, the interior richly carved with two supple peony stems descending along the sides and then sweeping up in opposite directions and issuing resplendent blossoms, a dense field of unfurling leaves surrounding the blooms, the... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2019

A molded 'Yaozhou' 'peony' bowl, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234) 

Lot 728. A molded 'Yaozhou' 'peony' bowl, Song-Jin dynasty (960-1234). Diameter 5 1/8  in., 13 cm. Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. © Sotheby's. of conical form, the steep flaring sides rising to a gently everted rim, the interior impressed with a well-articulated scrolling band of six peony flowers borne on a leafing stem, centered by a stylized floret, the exterior incised with a frieze of stylized overlapping petals, covered overall in a lustrous olive-green translucent glaze pooling... [Lire la suite]
01 septembre 2019

A wucai 'peony' bowl, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 1063. A wucai 'peony' bowl, Wanli six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1573-1619); 5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2019. The exterior is decorated with a continuous scrolling peony meander, and the center of the interior with a lingzhi sprig below a band of floral scroll at the rim, Japanese wood box.  Christie’s. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 13... [Lire la suite]
08 août 2019

A carved Yaozhou celadon-glazed 'Peony' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127) 

Lot 3098. A carved Yaozhou celadon-glazed 'Peony' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 5 5/8 in. (14.2 cm.) across. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price Realized HKD 475,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010  The slightly flared sides gently fluted to form six lobes, each carved a large peony spray, the mouth rim of conforming petal shape, raised on a low splayed foot ring, the glaze of an olive-green tone. Note: Compare with a six-petal shallow dish dated to the Northern Song... [Lire la suite]
21 décembre 2018

A blue and white 'peony' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795)

Lot 395. A blue and white 'peony' bowl, Qianlong seal mark and period (1736-1795);16.5 cm, 6 1/2  in. Estimate £5,000 - £7,000. Sold: £8,750. © Sotheby's  the rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a flared rim, the exterior painted with a central band of scrolling peony, below a band of chevron at the rim and ruyi at the base, the seal mark in underglaze blue on the base. Provenance: A West Coast Private Collection.Christie's New York, 26th March 2010, lot 1366. Sotheby's. St George... [Lire la suite]

21 décembre 2018

A blue and white 'peony' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 231. A blue and white 'peony' bowl, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 16.9 cm, 6 5/8  in. Estimate £2,000 - £3,000. Sold: £8,750. © Sotheby's  the deep rounded sides rising to a gently flaring rim, painted to the interior with a medallion enclosing a peony spray, surrounded by undulating leafy peony scrolls, the exterior similarly decorated with large floral blooms surrounded by floral and foliate scrolls above a border of lappets at the foot, the base with a... [Lire la suite]
05 décembre 2018

A blue and white 'Peony' bowl, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 675. A blue and white 'Peony' bowl, mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 16.2 cm, 6 3/8  in. Estimate 40,000-60,000 HKD. Lot sold 225,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. painted on the interior with a central medallion enclosing a peony spray, encircled by peony scrolls and repeated on the exterior, Japanese box.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 29-30 november 2018
05 décembre 2018

A pair of blue and white 'Peony' bowls, marks and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 670. A pair of blue and white 'Peony' bowls, marks and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 12 cm, 4 3/4  in.. Estimate 60,000-80,000 HKD. Lot sold 100,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. each painted on the exterior with dense peony scrolls, the interior with a medallion enclosing a peony flower, the base inscribed with a six-character reign mark.  Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 29-30 november 2018
01 décembre 2018

A large carved and moulded Yaozhou celadon 'Peony' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127)

Lot 593. A large carved and moulded Yaozhou celadon 'Peony' bowl, Northern Song dynasty (960-1127); 21 cm, 8 1/4  in. Estimate 250,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 525,000 HKD. © Sotheby's. of deep conical form supported on a low foot, moulded to the interior with seven blossoming peony sprays wreathed in dense foliage, detailed with finely combed petals and leaves, the exterior crisply carved with large leafy flower sprays, applied overall save for the foot and a ring on... [Lire la suite]