11 août 2019

A pair of famille rose coral-ground bowls, Daoguang seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 1442. A pair of famille rose coral-ground bowls, Daoguang seal marks 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 37,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. The deep rounded sides enamelled with three yellow-ground reserves enclosing a pink peony blossom bordered by scrolling leafy tendrils bearing blue flowers, all reserved on a deep coral ground of reddish-orange tone, box.  Note: Other bowls of this pattern with a Daoguang mark have... [Lire la suite]

19 juin 2019

A pair of famille rose lime-green-ground bowls, Daoguang seal marks and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 91. A pair of famille rose lime-green-ground bowls, Daoguang seal marks and of the period (1821-1850); 14.5cm (5 3/4in) diam. Sold for £ 15,000 (€ 16,850). © Bonhams Enamelled around each body with vivid polychrome lotus tendrils amongst auspicous gilt double-happiness characters, red bats and shou characters alternating around the rim.  Provenance: a distinguished European private collection. Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART. London, New Bond Street, 15 May 2014
22 mai 2019

A fine famille rose ruby-sgraffiato-ground 'medallion' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 131. A fine famille rose ruby-sgraffiato-ground 'medallion' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and of the period (1821-1850); 14.7cm (5 3/4in) diam. Estimate £10,000 - 15,000. Sold for £ 37,562 (€ 42,874). © Bonhams 2001-2019 Finely enamelled around the exterior with four medallions depicting figures in landscapes representing the Four Seasons, one in grisaille, two in sepia, and one in famille rose enamels, all reserved on a ruby-red ground incised with feathery scrolls, the interior decorated in the centre with a... [Lire la suite]
19 mai 2019

A fine famille rose blue-sgraffiato-ground 'medallion' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 132. A fine famille rose blue-sgraffiato-ground 'medallion' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and of the period (1821-1850); 14.5cm (5 3/4in) diam. Estimate £ 12,000 - 16,000. Sold for £ 40,062 (€ 45,736). © Bonhams 2001-2019 Delicately enamelled around the exterior with four medallions, one of the weaver girl, one of the cowherd, alternating with two landscapes, each within gilt borders and separated by clouds, all reserved on a blue engraved ground incised with feathery scroll, the interior painted in... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2019

A red-glazed bottle vase, Daoguang seal mark and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 32. A red-glazed bottle vase, Daoguang seal mark and of the period (1821-1850); 16.5cm (6 1/2in) high. Estimate £ 25,000 - 35,000 (€ 29,000 - 41,000). Sold for £ 31,312 (€ 35,740). © Bonhams 2001-2019 Of elegant baluster form, rising from a countersunk base to a tall gently-flaring cylindrical neck, the exterior with a rich raspberry-red glaze thinning at the mouth and pooling to a darker tone around the foot, the base and interior white, box. Note: Compare with a very similar... [Lire la suite]
04 mai 2019

A yellow-ground famille rose 'floral' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 103. A yellow-ground famille rose 'floral' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and of the period (1821-1850); 11.5cm (4 1/2in) diam. Estimate £ 2,000 - 3,000 (€ 2,300 - 3,500). © Bonhams 2001-2019 The bowl elegantly rising from a short foot to a flaring mouth rim, the exterior finely enamelled with three large pink peony blossoms amongst a leafy meander, all reserved on a yellow ground. Provenance: collected in the 1970s, by repute. Note: Compare with a similar pair of yellow ground bowls, Daoguang seal... [Lire la suite]

07 mai 2017

A fine puce-enamelled blue and white 'Eight Immortals' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 124. A fine puce-enamelled blue and white 'Eight Immortals' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and of the period (1821-1850). Estimate HK$ 150,000 - 200,000 (€18,000 - 23,000). Photo: Bonhams. Well potted with wide rounded sides, supported on a tapered foot, painted on the exterior in underglaze blue with the Eight Daoist Immortals holding their attributes and riding on various sea creatures or plants across puce-enamelled crested waves, the interior with a central medallion enclosing Shoulao, the God of Longevity,... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2017

A pair of famille rose pink-ground 'lantern, wasp and grain' dishes, Daoguang seal marks and of the period (1821-1850)

    Lot 172. A pair of famille rose pink-ground 'lantern, wasp and grain' dishes, Daoguang seal marks and of the period (1821-1850); 16.1cm (6 1/4in) diam. (2). Estimate £2,000 - 3,000 (€2,400 - 3,600). Photo: Bonhams. Each finely enamelled around the exterior with a continuous foliate scroll of lotus alternating with lanterns on a pink ground, all below a yellow border of ruyi, the interior with a central medallion enclosing insects and lotus, further encircled by a border of peach and... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2017

A pair of doucai 'Shou and Peach' dishes, Daoguang seal marks and of the period (1821-1850)

   Lot 169. A pair of doucai 'Shou and Peach' dishes, Daoguang seal marks and of the period (1821-1850). Each 14.7cm (5 3/4in) diam. (2). Estimate £2,000 - 3,000 (€2,400 - 3,600). Photo: Bonhams. The interiors both enamelled in red and green and painted in underglaze blue with a medallion depicting a peach tree, the trunk gnarled and curved to form a shou character amid lingzhi fungus and rocks, the exterior similarly decorated with three peach trees in the form... [Lire la suite]
17 novembre 2013

A very fine doucai 'floral' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and of the period

Lot 243. A very fine doucai 'floral' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and of the period (1821-1850); 14.3cm diam. Estimate HK$ 500,000 - 600,000 (€48,000 - 57,000). Sold for HK$ 600,000 (€ 63,290). Photo courtesy Bonhams. Finely enamelled and outlined in underglaze-blue on the exterior with six stylised lotus blossoms issuing dense vine scrolls and leafy tendrils, above overlapping leaf and ruyi-head lappets, the base with a six-character Imperial zhuanshu seal mark.  ... [Lire la suite]