14 décembre 2019

A blue and white bowl, Qing Dynasty, dated 1666

Lot 1. A blue and white bowl, Qing Dynasty, dated 1666. Diam. 11,1 cm, 4⅜ in. Estimate: 2,000 - 3,000 EUR. Lot sold: 2,500 EUR. © Sotheby's. aux bords évasés, l'extérieur peint d'un insecte au-dessus de fleurs derrière des rochers, marque à six caractères Da Qing bingwu nian zhi, correspondant à l'année 1666. Collection Particulière Française Provenance: The Parfitt Collection. Sotheby's London, 8th February 1946, Lot 61. The Riesco Collection. Sotheby's London, 23rd June... [Lire la suite]

08 décembre 2019

A Ming-style blue and white bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-squares and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 1824. A Ming-style blue and white bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-squares and of the period (1723-1735); 3 5/8 in. (9 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 120,000 - HKD 180,000. Price realised HKD 150,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008. The shallow bowl delicately potted and painted to the exterior with six lança characters, each supported on a lotus bloom, with a double-line border below the rim and a single-line border at the foot, box.  Note: Bowls of this pattern appear to... [Lire la suite]
03 décembre 2019

An early Ming blue and white bowl, Xuande six character-mark within double-circles and of the period (1426-1435)

Lot 1848. An early Ming blue and white bowl, Xuande six character-mark within double-circles and of the period (1426-1435);  12½ in. (31.8 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 800,000 - HKD 1,200,000. Price Realized: 967,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008  Finely potted with deep rounded sides rising to a slightly flared rim, painted in inky-blue tones to the interior with a central medallion containing a lotus borne on a leafy sprig, the well painted with a composite floral meander issuing peony,... [Lire la suite]
29 novembre 2019

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

Lot 64. A large blue and white bowl, mark and period of Jiajing (1522-1566); 34.5 cm, 13 5/8  in. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 HKD. Lot Sold 750,000 HKD (95,782 USD). © Sotheby's. with straight rounded sides supported on a tapered foot decorated around the body with a bamboo, a prunus, a pine and a chrysanthemum tree, each with a gnarled trunk twisting to form a character, reading fu shou an kang (happiness, longevity, health and peace), the base with... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2019

A rare and superb blue and white bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368)

Lot 3005. A rare and superb blue and white bowl, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 29.5 cm, 11 1/2  in. Estimate 3,000,000 — 4,000,000 HKD (382,470 - 509,960 USD). Lot Sold 9,055,000 HKD (1,152,973 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. well potted with deep rounded sides supported on a splayed foot and rising to a flaring rim, the exterior boldly painted with a broad band of scrolling lotus above upright petal lappets, similarly decorated to the interior with a central medallion enclosing a... [Lire la suite]
13 août 2019

A pair of blue and white bowls, Xianfeng marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1851-1861)

Lot 1384. A pair of blue and white bowls, Xianfeng marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1851-1861); 5¼ in. (13.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Each painted on the exterior with the Eight Trigrams alternately separated by cranes and clouds, all above a band of frothing waves and rocks, with further waves in a medallion in the interior below a diaper band at the rim. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property... [Lire la suite]

11 août 2019

A pair of fine blue and white bowls, Kangxi six-character marks in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period

Lot 1364. A pair of fine blue and white bowls, Kangxi six-character marks in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1662-1722); 5 1/8 in (13 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 47,500 . © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. With rounded sides, painted in the center with a spray of yellow hibiscus repeated as a frieze on the exterior above a band of petal lappets. Note: A pair of bowls with a similar pattern from the Percival David Foundation Collection is illustrated by Rosemary... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2019

A blue and white bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735)

Lot 937. A blue and white bowl, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735); 7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 10,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  The exterior is decorated with a continuous scene of figures beside a pavilion, surrounded by flowers and rocks, with a distant landscape in the background. The interior is decorated with a central medallion enclosing the Three Friends of Winter (bamboo, pine and... [Lire la suite]
22 juillet 2019

Two blue and white bowls, Kangxi six-character marks in underglaze blue within double circles and of the period (1662-1722)

Lot 859. Two blue and white bowls, Kangxi six-character marks in underglaze blue within double circles and of the period (1662-1722); 7 5/8 and 8 in. (19.3 and 20.4 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 9,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  The first is of square shape, with deep sides that flare towards the slightly everted rim. The sides are decorated with different scenes of scholars and their attendants at various pursuits within double-line borders separated by... [Lire la suite]
12 janvier 2019

A pair of blue and white bowls, Qianlong seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 1672. A pair of blue and white bowls, Qianlong seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795);7¼ in. (18.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 16,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011 Each supported on a wedge-shaped foot ring and with steep rounded sides rising to an everted rim, decorated on the exterior with four characters, wan shou wu jiang, each enclosed by a circle of ruyi-heads, separated from each other by two of the bajixiang and lotus... [Lire la suite]