29 décembre 2019

A doucai 'Anbaxian' ogee dish, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze-blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 338. A doucai 'Anbaxian' ogee dish, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze-blue and of the period (1821-1850); 8 ? in. (20.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000. Price realised GBP 16,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The interior of the dish is decorated with a flower-head surrounded by four peaches interspersed with lotus scrolls, surrounded by the Eight Daoist Emblems, anbaxian. The exterior is painted with stylised flowers and foliate scrolls, above... [Lire la suite]

29 décembre 2019

A doucai floral bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze-blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 339. A doucai floral bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze-blue and of the period (1821-1850); 5 ? in. (14.3 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000. Price realised GBP 13,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The bowl is potted with tall rounded sides supported on a short foot. The exterior is delicately enamelled with six colourful floral heads encircled by leafy scrolls, below double lines around the mouth rim and above a band of ruyi lappets... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2019

A doucai 'floral-bouquet' bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze-blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 336. A doucai 'floral-bouquet' bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze-blue and of the period (1821-1850); 5 ? in. (15 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 25,000 - GBP 35,000. Price realised GBP 32,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014. The bowl has deep sides raised on a short tapered foot, with the exterior finely enamelled with six stylised floral sprays surrounded by foliage, below a band of interlocking trefoils on a yellow-ground at the rim. The interior is decorated with... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2019

A wucai 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Daoguang underglaze blue six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 313. A wucai 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Daoguang underglaze blue six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850); 5 7/8 in. (14.8 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000. Price realised GBP 22,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012  The bowl is decorated to the exterior in bright enamels with two scaly dragons chasing flaming pearls and two long-tailed phoenix, all amidst leafy floral scrolls. The rim has a band containing the Eight Buddhist Emblems, bajixiang, and... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2019

A fine Ming-style blue and white pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Daoguang six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 3476. A fine Ming-style blue and white pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Daoguang six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850); 11 1/4 in. (28.6 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 700,000 - HKD 900,000. Price realised HKD 875,000. © Christies Image Ltd 2014 The globular body is painted in vivid blue tones in imitation of 'heaping and piling' with plantain and bamboo growing beside rocks on grassy mounds. All below a band of foliate scroll in-between upright leaves and a pendent... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2019

A fine Ming-style blue and white pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Daoguang six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 1939. A fine Ming-style blue and white pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Daoguang six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850); 11 1/4 in. (28.6 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price realised HKD 2,070,000. © Christies Image Ltd 2013 The globular body is painted in vivid blue tones in imitation of 'heaping and piling' with plantain and bamboo growing beside rocks on grassy mounds, below a band of foliate scroll in-between upright leaves and a... [Lire la suite]

26 décembre 2019

A teadust-glazed double-gourd vase, Daoguang impressed six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 3450. A teadust-glazed double-gourd vase, Daoguang impressed six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850); 2 3/4 in. (7 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 260,000 - HKD 350,000. Price Realized HKD 475,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The vase is well potted with a globular lower bulb and a slender, tapering upper bulb, connected by a pair of elegant high loop-handles terminating in ruyi-heads. The waist is moulded with a band of petals divided by a central band. The vase is... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2019

A small celadon-glazed lotus pod-form box and cover, Daoguang six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 3449. A small celadon-glazed lotus pod-form box and cover, Daoguang six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850); 2 3/4 in. (7 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000. Price Realized HKD 325,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014 The box is delicately potted with rounded sides rising from a recessed base to a flat inward rim. The flattened top of the cover is moulded and incised as a lotus flower centred with a mature pod. Both are covered overall in a soft sea-green glaze with the... [Lire la suite]
13 décembre 2019

A large yellow-glazed bowl, underglaze-blue Daoguang-six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 26. A large yellow-glazed bowl, underglaze-blue Daoguang six-character seal mark and of the period (1821-1850); 7 5/16 in. (18.6 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 800. Price realised GBP 1,912. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004 With deep rounded sides rising from a slightly tapering foot to a flaring rim, covered overall in an even semi-translucent yellow glaze stopping neatly around the foot, the base glazed white, rim hairline crack.  Provenance: E. T. Hall... [Lire la suite]
13 décembre 2019

A doucai conical bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 56. A  doucai conical bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850). Diamètre: 15,2 cm. (6 in.). Estimate 6,000 - EUR 8,000. Price realised EUR 25,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 De forme légèrement évasée, il est orné à l'extérieur de médaillons de branchages feuillagés et fleuris, alternant avec des rinceaux de grenades, le pied rehaussé d'une frise de pétales stylisés. Provenance: Previously from a French private collection, acquired by the... [Lire la suite]