03 octobre 2019

A fine wucai 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850)

Lot 605. A fine wucai 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850). Diameter 6 1/8  in., 15.6 cm. Estimate 10,000 — 15,000 USD. Lot sold 16,250 USD. © Sotheby's with deep rounded sides, resting on a subtly tapering foot rising to a gently everted rim, the exterior freely decorated with alternating dragon and phoenix against floral sprigs, below a band of the 'Eight Buddhist Emblems' interspersed with ruyi, all between line borders, the center with a... [Lire la suite]

03 octobre 2019

A coral-ground famille-rose 'peony' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850)

Lot 604. A coral-ground famille-rose 'peony' bowl, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850). Diameter 4 1/4  in., 11 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 USD. Lot sold 25,000 USD. © Sotheby's the deep rounded sides resting on a short foot, the exterior vibrantly enameled with three cartouches each enclosing a pink peony against a yellow ground, framed by stylized scrolling leafy vines and smaller blue peony blossoms, all reserved on a deep coral ground, the interior and recessed base glazed... [Lire la suite]
29 septembre 2019

A fine and rare 'Eight buddhist emblems' clair-de-lune glazed brush washer, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850)

Lot 647. A fine and rare 'Eight buddhist emblems' clair-de-lune glazed brush washer, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850). Diameter 8 in., 20.2 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Lot sold 75,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. of shallow cylindrical form, the short straight sides crisply molded to the exterior in low relief with the 'Eight Buddhist Emblems' amid a stylized floral scroll, covered overall in a pale lavender-blue glaze pooling to a deeper periwinkle in the recesses, the base... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2019

A pair of wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowls, Daoguang seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 1377. A pair of wucai 'Dragon and Phoenix' bowls, Daoguang seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price realised USD 43,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010 Each well painted with iron-red and green dragons racing amidst flower stems in pursuit of flaming pearls and separated by downward-swooping phoenixes below a narrow band of conjoined bajixiang and ruyi heads, with an iron-red dragon leaping amidst green flames in the... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2019

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

Lot 1382. A fine pair of iron-red-decorated blue and white bowls, Daoguang seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 4 in. (10.2 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 50,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. The deep rounded sides decorated on the exterior in iron-red with the bajixiangpositioned above a band of conjoined lotus scroll in underglaze blue, box. Provenance: Christie's Swire, Hong Kong, 31 October 1994, lot 607. Note: A bowl of the same decoration and size was... [Lire la suite]
11 août 2019

A very rare famille rose and carved red lacquer vase, Daoguang seal mark in iron red and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 1449. A very rare famille rose and carved red lacquer vase, Daoguang seal mark in iron red and of the period (1821-1850); 11 in. (28 cm.) high. Estimate USD 80,000 - USD 120,000. Price realised USD 98,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. The globular body decorated with four lotus sprays with scrolling tendrils conjoined by pink bats positioned above smaller lotus sprays, all reserved on a lime-green ground between a petal lappet border below and a ruyi and archaistic dragon scroll border above, with a band of pink... [Lire la suite]

11 août 2019

A fine and rare pink-enamelled meiping, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 1418. A fine and rare pink-enamelled meiping, Daoguang seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 9 7/8 in. (25 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 104,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010. Covered in finely mottled pink enamel in contrast to the white rim and interior. Provenance: Private Chinese collection, acquired prior to 1949 Note: A small Daoguang-marked bottle vase (6½ in. high) previously in the Edward T. Chow and Yangzhitang Collections also covered in pink enamel... [Lire la suite]
28 juillet 2019

A blue and white bowl and a blue and white dish, Daoguang seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 955. A blue and white bowl and a blue and white dish, Daoguang seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 6¾ and 6½ in. (17.2 and 16.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  The bowl, of ogee form, is decorated on the exterior with two five-clawed dragons racing amidst clouds and separated by cruciform clouds, and the bottom of the interior is decorated with a roundel of a dragon leaping amidst flames. The dish, with... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2019

An Yixing teapot and cover, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850)

Lot 402. An Yixing teapot and cover, Daoguang seal mark and period (1821-1850); 9.5cm., 3 ¾ in. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 3,750 GBP. © Sotheby's the ovoid body supported on a short foot, set with a short spout opposite the loop handle, the base of the handle with a seal reading Wang ji, impressed to the base with a Daoguang seal mark, the domed cover surmounted by a circular knop. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 May 2014
27 juillet 2019

A pair of doucai medallion bowls, Daoguang seal marks and period (1821-1850)

Lot 350. A pair of doucai medallion bowls, Daoguang seal marks and period (1821-1850); 15cm., 5 7/8 in. Estimate 5,000 — 7,000 GBP. Lot sold 7,500 GBP. © Sotheby's each body with deep flaring sides rising from a recessed base to an everted rim, brightly decorated around the exterior with five leafy floral medallions divided by strapwork above a lotus lappet band, the mark in underglaze-blue to the base. Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 May 2014
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