03 novembre 2021

A very fine and rare pair of iron-red and gilt-decorated 'phoenix' bowls, Marks and period of Kangxi (1662-1722)

Lot 21. A very fine and rare pair of iron-red and gilt-decorated 'phoenix' bowls, Marks and period of Kangxi (1662-1722); 11.1 cm. Lot sold: 693,000 HKD (Estimate: 400,000 - 600,000). © Sotheby's 2021 each delicately potted with deep rounded sides rising from a straight foot to a gently everted rim, the exterior decorated in iron-red enamel and gilt with a male phoenix with its long tail stretched behind, in pursuit of a female phoenix with shorter ribboned tail, amidst stylised cloud scrolls,... [Lire la suite]

06 août 2021

A pair of famille-rose 'phoenix' bowls, Late Qing-Republic period

Lot 12. A pair of famille-rose 'phoenix' bowls, Late Qing-Republic period; Diameter 5⅜ in., 13.6 cm. Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD. Lot sold: 5,292 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. each base with an apocryphal six-character Guangxu mark in iron red. Sotheby's. The Hundred Antiques: Fine & Decorative Asian Art, New York, 11-22 June 2021
09 juin 2020

A moulded Qingbai 'phoenix' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 350. A moulded Qingbai 'phoenix' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); d. 28.7 cm, 11 1/4  in. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 HKD. Lot sold 200,000 HKD (22,791 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. the interior decorated with a pair of phoenix, surrounded by floral scrolls and a key-fret band, applied overall with a transparent blue-tinged glaze suffused with crackles. Property from the Estate of Chao Sze Kwong George. Provenance: Collection of T.Y. Chao (1912-1999), and thence by descent in... [Lire la suite]
27 mai 2020

A large white-glazed anhua-decorated 'phoenix' bowl, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 5061. A large white-glazed anhua-decorated 'phoenix' bowl, Mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566); 30 cm, 11 7/8  in. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD. Sold for 725,000 HKD (85,782 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. well potted, the rounded sides gently rising from a straight foot to a flaring rim, the interior centre incised with a pair of confronting phoenix, the exterior similarly decorated with two phoenix flying among scrolling clouds, above a ring of radiating lotus petal... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2020

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

Lot 1820. A famille rose  'phoenix' bowl, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price realised USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.   The deep sides decorated with four phoenixes in blue, pink, yellow and green, in flight between four different flowers, all between gilt borders.  Provenance: Acquired in the 1980s. Note: A famille rose enameled... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2019

A pair of copper-red decorated 'phoenix' bowls, Qianlong six-character seal marks and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1926. A pair of copper-red decorated 'phoenix' bowls, Qianlong six-character seal marks and of the period (1736-1795); 5 3/4 in. (14.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 300,000 - HKD 500,000. Price Realized HKD 750,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2013 Each bowl has deep rounded sides rising to an everted rim decorated on the exterior with five phoenix roundels executed in soft copper-red with speckles of apple green to the wings. The centre of the interior with a similar phoenix roundel. ... [Lire la suite]

07 décembre 2019

A fine blue and white 'phoenix' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1622-1722)

Lot 1822. A fine blue and white 'phoenix' bowl, Kangxi six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1622-1722); 6 in. (15.2 cm.) diam. Estimate: HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000. Price realised HKD 211,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The rounded sides of slightly flaring form, delicately painted to the exterior in soft tones of cobalt-blue with two long-tailed phoenix in flight framed by ruyi-shaped clouds between double-line borders at the foot and rim, box.  ... [Lire la suite]
22 novembre 2019

A very rare blue and white 'phoenix' bowl, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619)

Lot 40.  A very rare blue and white 'phoenix' bowl, Wanli six-character mark and of the period (1573-1619); 21cm (8 1/4in) diam. Estimate HK$ 500,000 - 800,000 (€ 58,000 - 92,000). Courtesy Bonham's. The interior vividly painted with a circular panel enclosing two swooping phoenix in pursuit of each other amidst dense lotus scroll ground, the cavetto encircled by eight phoenix roundels below a border of lingzhi heads at the rim, the exterior with a wide frieze of two flying phoenix between a... [Lire la suite]
29 octobre 2019

A rare carved red and black lacquer 'phoenix' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279)

Lot 94. A rare carved red and black lacquer 'phoenix' bowl, Song dynasty (960-1279); 8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 40,000 - GBP 60,000 (USD 51,240 - USD 76,860). Price realised GBP 58,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. The bowl is supported on a short circular foot and is carved through layers of red and black lacquer with a band enclosing two phoenixes surrounded by large peony blooms. The mouth rim and foot rim are encircled with bands of classical scroll and geometric patterns. The interior... [Lire la suite]
23 septembre 2019

A blue and white 'phoenix' bowl, mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566)

Lot 3008. A blue and white 'phoenix' bowl, mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566); 13 cm, 5 1/8  in. Estimate 120,000 — 180,000 HKD (15,299 - 22,948 USD). Lot Sold 625,000 HKD (79,581 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. the curved rounded sides rising from a domed base, painted to the exterior in bright cobalt-blue tones, depicting a pair of phoenix in flight amongst a composite floral meander, the interior similarly painted with a central medallion enclosing a single phoenix, below a frieze of... [Lire la suite]