17 mai 2013

Sotheby's London Sale of Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art brings $20,134,466

Lot 222. A Rare Pair of Blue and White ‘Bajixiang’ Moonflasks, Qianlong Seal Marks and Period. Estimation: 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 GBP. Lot Vendu 2,378,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- Sotheby’s biannual sale of Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art today brought a total of £13,237,650 / $20,134,466, in excess of the pre-sale estimate of £7,732,500 - 11,386,500 ($11,761,133 - 17,318,867). Headlining the auction was A Rare Pair of Blue and White ‘Bajixiang’ Moonflasks, Qianlong Seal Marks and Period. These two... [Lire la suite]

20 octobre 2012

A rare imperial famille rose Buddhist emblems bowl 'Bajixiang', China, underglaze blue Qianlong six-character seal mark and peri

A rare imperial famille rose Buddhist emblems bowl 'Bajixiang', China, underglaze blue Qianlong six-character seal mark and period. Photo Nagel D. 10,9 cm. Finely painted around the exterior with the bajixiang tied in ribbons and arranged in pairs. Estimate 8000/12000 € Collection Peter Schmidt Nagel. "Asian Art". 2012/11/02 http://www.auction.de/
10 septembre 2012

A Very Rare Blue And White 'Bajixiang' Bowl Wanli Six-Character Mark In Underglaze Blue In A Line Within A Double Rectangle And

A Very Rare Blue And White 'Bajixiang' Bowl. Wanli Six-Character Mark In Underglaze Blue In A Line Within A Double Rectangle And Of The Period (1573-1619). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 The deep bowl has flared, rounded sides raised on a high foot encircled by a band of classic scroll, and is painted on the exterior with elegant lotus scroll bearing eight blossoms, each positioned below one of the bajixiang (Eight Buddhist Emblems), above a petal border. The reign mark is written in a line within a double... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2012

A rare doucai 'Bajixiang' bowl. Mark and period of Wanli

A rare doucai 'Bajixiang' bowl. Mark and period of Wanli. Photo Sotheby's the exterior of the deep rounded sides painted in underglaze blue, red, green and yellow enamels with the bajixiang ('Eight Buddhist Emblems'), with the lotus flower, twin yellow fish, blue vase, yellow endless knot, polychrome wheel, white conch shell, blue umbrella, green and blue canopy, some tied with red ribbons, supported on lotus sprays, the interior painted with a lingzhi spray enclosed in a double ring in the centre, the... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2011

A pair of yellow-ground famille rose 'Bajixiang' dishes. Tongzhi marks and period

A pair of yellow-ground famille rose 'Bajixiang' dishes. Tongzhi marks and period. Photo Sotheby's each with deep rounded sides rising from a short foot, painted to the central gilt-edged medallion with a kite hanging on a gnarled blossoming tree, the rim encircled with lobed cartouches enclosing flowers, fruits and auspicious objects alternating with florets with stylised leafy tendrils, the exterior with four similarly decorated gilt-edged medallions divided by the beribboned bajixiang emblems in pairs, encircled... [Lire la suite]
22 octobre 2011

An unusual aubergine-glazed 'Bajixiang' incised dish. Mark and period of Yongzheng

An unusual aubergine-glazed 'Bajixiang' incised dish. Mark and period of Yongzheng. Photo Sotheby's the curved sides supported on a slightly tapered foot, flaring at the rim, finely incised around the exterior with beribboned bajixiang ('Eight Buddhist Emblems'), applied overall with a translucent glaze of an aubergine tone, the countersunk base reserved in white, inscribed with a six-character reign mark in underglaze blue; 20.6 cm., 8 1/8 in. Estimate 180,000-220,000 HKD - Lot Sold: 437,500 HKD PROVENANCE: Sotheby's Hong... [Lire la suite]


11 septembre 2011

A Blue And White 'Bajixiang' Ewer And Cover. Qianlong Seal Mark And Period

  A Blue And White 'Bajixiang' Ewer And Cover. Qianlong Seal Mark And Period. of archaistic he form, the globular body painted in a strong cobalt blue with the bajixiang, each emblem above a detached stylized lotus spray, beneath a narrow key-fret band on the sloping shoulder, the tapering cylindrical legs and waisted neck decorated with lingzhi scrolls repeated on the loop handle, spout and fitted domed cover (2). Height 8 1/4 in., 21 cm. Estimate 20,000-30,000 USD. Property From An Important Asian Collection Sotheby's. Fine... [Lire la suite]
11 septembre 2011

A Blue And White 'Bajixiang' Bowl. Daoguang Seal Mark And Period

A Blue And White 'Bajixiang' Bowl. Daoguang Seal Mark And Period. Photo Sotheby's the exterior painted with stylized lotus and Buddhist emblems, with four evenly spaced panels of characters reading wan shou wu jiang, between classic scroll and lappet borders, the interior with a shou medallion enclosed by further Buddhist emblems. Diameter 7 1/8 in., 18.1 cm. Estimate 15,000-25,000 USD  Property From An Important Asian Collection Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. New York. 14 september 2011... [Lire la suite]
07 mai 2010

Champlevé enamel, cloisonné enamels & Canton enamels @ Bonhams

A fine champlevé enamel and gilt-bronze baluster wall vase. Late Qianlong. photo Bonhams Set to each side with applied archaistic gui dragon handles, the body of the vase decorated with raised archaistic champlevé enamel panels depicting confronted kui dragons contesting a flaming pearl, enamelled in a rich blue, turquoise, purple and yellow, the flat reverse pierced with a square aperture for attachment. 18.3cm (7¼in) high. Estimate: £15,000 - 20,000, HK$ 180,000 - 240,000 Provenance: A French private collection A large... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2008

A Blue And White 'Bajixiang' Jar. Wanli Mark And Period

A Blue And White 'Bajixiang' Jar. Wanli Mark And Period The body of baluster shape rising from a recessed base to a short slightly tapering neck, painted around the exterior in rich cobalt-blue line and wash tones with the bajixiang amidst an undulating leafy lotus scroll, all within a classic scroll at the foot and a diaper collar encircling the neck. 12.6cm., 5in. Lot sold 6,250 GBP Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 05 Nov 08. London. Photo courtesy Sotheby's. www.sothebys. com


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