05 avril 2020

A blue and white reverse-decorated 'dragon' dish, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 2160. A blue and white reverse-decorated 'dragon' dish, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 9 7/8 in. (25.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000. Price Realized USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.   The dish has rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim, and is decorated in the center of the interior with a five-clawed dragon leaping amidst clouds and flames in pursuit of a flaming pearl below two further dragons at a... [Lire la suite]

05 avril 2020

A pair of small blue and white zhadou, Daoguang seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 2159. A pair of small blue and white zhadou, Daoguang seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 3 3/8 in. (8.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price Realized USD 75,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.   Each is decorated on the bulbous body and flared neck with a band of composite foliate meander between petal-lappet, ruyi and key-fret borders.  Provenance: Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, 15 March 1979, lot 646. ... [Lire la suite]
05 avril 2020

A blue and white 'lotus scroll' dish, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 2156. A blue and white 'lotus scroll' dish, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price Realized USD 10,625. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.   The dish has shallow, rounded sides rising to a slightly everted rim. It is decorated on the exterior with a band of stylized lotus blossoms borne on a leafy scroll, which is repeated in a medallion on the interior.  ... [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]
13 février 2020

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

Lot 1793. A famille rose-decorated coral-ground bowl, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 4 5/16 in. (11 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 86,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  With deep rounded sides, the exterior decorated in famille rose enamels with three large pink peony sprays reserved on a yellow ground within conjoined, scrolling foliate borders bearing blue flowers, all against a rich coral ground, box. ... [Lire la suite]
12 février 2020

A reverse-decorated coral-ground bowl, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 1792. A reverse-decorated coral-ground bowl, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 5 in. (12.7 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 43,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  With deep sides flaring slightly towards the rim, the exterior decorated with a pattern of conjoined leafy tendrils forming arabesques that enclose peony blossoms above and lotus blossoms below, all in white and finely penciled coral reserved on a deep... [Lire la suite]

08 février 2020

A Ge-type crackle-glazed faceted vase, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 1758. A Ge-type crackle-glazed faceted vase, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 13 1/8 in. (33.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 80,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  Of square section with faceted corners, the exterior, interior of the neck and base covered with a pale grey-blue glaze suffused with black crackle ('iron wire') interspersed with some pale golden brown crackle ('golden threads'), the bottom of the foot... [Lire la suite]
08 février 2020

A green-glazed 'Dragon' jar, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 1744. A green-glazed 'Dragon' jar, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000. Price realised USD 32,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  Decorated in underglaze blue and green glaze with two dragons pursuing flaming pearls between a petal lappet border below and the bajixiang above.  Note: A jar of this pattern with Daoguang mark was included in the exhibition, Imperial... [Lire la suite]
03 février 2020

A pair of small iron-red-decorated blue-and-white cups, Daoguang seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 1201. A pair of small iron-red-decorated blue-and-white cups, Daoguang seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 27,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012  Each is finely painted in iron red with four stylized lotus blossoms borne on leafy stems in underglaze blue. Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part II, 13 September 2012. New York, Rockefeller Plaza
28 janvier 2020

A fine Ming-style blue and white bottle vase, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 1385. A fine Ming-style blue and white bottle vase, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 14½ in (37 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price realised USD 159,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2013 The vase is painted in fifteenth century style with a broad band of composite foliate scroll above a petal-lappet band on the globular body, and bands of pendent ruyi heads and further foliate scroll on the shoulder, all separated by plain rib borders... [Lire la suite]