10 mars 2014

A Yixing gilt-pinted teapot, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period

A Yixing gilt-pinted teapot, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period. Photo courtesy California Asian Art Auction Gallery. Of globular form, the teapot's body gilt painted with mountains on one side, Chinese characters on the other side, and floral patterns on top of the lid, the handle shaped similar to upside-down ear, the spout short but sturdy, the finial shaped similar to bridge. Bottom bears four character "QIANLONG" mark, but the teapot was probably made during Qing Daoguang period. Dimensions: W: 6 1/2 in (16.5 cm) H:... [Lire la suite]
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04 septembre 2013

A rare iron-red and gilt-decorated 'Three Abundances' jar and cover, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period

A rare iron-red and gilt-decorated 'Three Abundances' jar and cover, Qing dynasty, Daoguang period. Photo: Sotheby's.  of ovoid form, the sides painted with the 'Three Abundances' on a dish supported on the stigma of a large stylized lotus blossom, alternating with a bat suspending an endless knot, all surrounded by scrolling foliage and smaller lotus blossoms, between key-fret and ruyi bands around the shoulder and upright lappets encircling the foot, all below the straight neck painted with a band of... [Lire la suite]

24 juillet 2013

Snuff bottle with inscription. China, Daoguang Period (1821 -1850)

Snuff bottle with inscription. China, Daoguang Period (1821 -1850). Photo Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers porcelain.3"h. No Visible Damage. Estimated Price: $4,800 - $5,800 From a private California Collection.  Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers. Asian Art. July 26, 2013. 2690 Stratford Road PO Box 369 Delaware, OH, 43015 USA. Phone: +1 740 362 4771 - Fax: +1 740 363 0164 - Email: info@garths.com
20 septembre 2012

A gold-ground famille-rose 'mille-fleurs' bowl. Qing dynasty, Daoguang Period

A gold-ground famille-rose 'mille-fleurs' bowl. Qing dynasty, Daoguang Period. Photo Sotheby's the rounded sides rising from a splayed foot to a slightly everted rim, painted on the interior and exterior with a profusion of flowers including lily, chrysanthemum and mallow, all reserved on a gilded ground, the underside glazed in turquoise and with a four-character Shende Tang zhi (Made for the Hall for the Cultivation of Virtue) mark in gilding. Diameter 4 1/4 in., 10.8... [Lire la suite]
24 juin 2012

A celadon-glazed dish. Daoguang Period, Qing Dynasty

A celadon-glazed dish. Daoguang Period, Qing Dynasty. Photo China Guardian Auction Co., Ltd D 16.8 cm. Estimate: RMB 30,000-50,000. Unsold China Guardian Auction Co., Ltd. 30th China Guardian Quarterly Auction. 603 Henderson Center, 18 Jianguomennei St., Beijing 100005, China http://english.cguardian.com
22 juin 2012

A porcelain brushpot. Daoguang Period, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911).

A porcelain brushpot. Daoguang Period, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). Photo China Guardian Auction Co., Ltd H 14 cm. Estimate: RMB 25,000-35,000. Unsold. China Guardian Auction Co., Ltd. 30th China Guardian Quarterly Auction. 603 Henderson Center, 18 Jianguomennei St., Beijing 100005, China http://english.cguardian.com


21 juin 2012

A blue-glazed dou. Daoguang Period. Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)

A blue-glazed dou. Daoguang Period, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). Photo China Guardian Auction Co., Ltd  H 15.5 cm. Estimate: RMB 50,000-80,000. Unsold China Guardian Auction Co., Ltd. 30th China Guardian Quarterly Auction. 603 Henderson Center, 18 Jianguomennei St., Beijing 100005, China http://english.cguardian.com
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24 avril 2012

A very rare embroidered satin and pearlwork 'Twelve Symbols' Imperial court robe, Jifu. Qing dynasty, Daoguang Period

A very rare  embroidered satin and pearlwork 'Twelve Symbols' Imperial court robe, Jifu. Qing dynasty, Daoguang Period. Photo Sotheby's the rich yellow satin ground meticulously worked on the front and back with nine fiveclawed dragons intricately and precisely embroidered with tens of thousands of minute fresh water seed pearls, the dragons in pursuit of embroidered 'flaming pearls', amidst the Twelve Symbols of Imperial Authority: the sun, the moon, mountains, dragon,... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2012

A pair of lavender-blue 'Pomegranate' vases. Haorang Tang mark, Daoguang Period

A pair of  lavender-blue 'Pomegranate' vases. Haorang Tang mark, Daoguang Period. Photo Sotheby's each of globular form, the waisted neck terminating in five everted folds of the fruit's stem, slip-decorated with a leafy flowering bough and a small single blossom, covered overall in a lustrous lavender-blue glaze draining to a pale blue over the decoration and around the rim of the mouth, the footring unglazed for firing, the three-character mark in underglaze blue on the countersunk base,... [Lire la suite]
23 janvier 2012

A biscuit-fired porcelain boat of an 'Assembly of Immortals' 19th century.

A biscuit-fired porcelain boat of an 'Assembly of Immortals' 19th century. Photo Bonhams The boat in the shape of a dragon rowed by tiny figures on each side bordering a reticulated three-story tower inscribed to the front Qun Xian Hui(Assembly of Immortals) with pillars wrapped in dragons that support the 'Eight Immortals' and other members of the Daoist pantheon, the base stamped Chen Guozhi in regular script within a double-line rectangular cartouche. 10 3/4in (27.5cm)... [Lire la suite]
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