02 juin 2016

A finely enamelled famille rose turquoise-ground vase, Daoguang six-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1821-1850

Lot 3245. A finely enamelled famille rose turquoise-ground vase, Daoguang six-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1821-1850). Estimate HK$1,500,000-2,500,000 ($200,000-320,000). Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The vase is finely decorated to the body with various flowers, including peony, chrysanthemum, begonia and hibiscus, between ruyi-head bands. Each bloom is detailed with leafy stems and enamelled with delicate shades of yellow, pink, blue and red. The waisted neck is... [Lire la suite]

08 décembre 2015

A large lime-green ground famille-rose 'Three Rams' vase, Daoguang six-character seal mark in iron red and of the period

A large lime-green ground famille-rose 'Three Rams' vase, Daoguang six-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1821-1850). Estimate HK$600,000 - HK$800,000 ($77,782 - $103,709). Price Realized HK$500,000 ($64,818). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase is heavily potted with a baluster body rising from a splayed foot to a long neck flaring widely to the rim, flanked on either side of the shoulders with an archaistic phoenix handle enamelled in red. The body is delicately... [Lire la suite]
08 décembre 2015

A rare small pink-enamelled bottle vase, Daoguang six-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1821-50)

A rare small pink-enamelled bottle vase, Daoguang six-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1821-50). Estimate HK$600,000 - HK$800,000 ($77,782 - $103,709). Price Realized HK$750,000 ($97,227). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase is finely enamelled around the globular body and slightly flaring neck with lotus blossoms surrounded by leafy tendrils, interspersed with small floral sprays. The interior of the neck and base are enamelled in turquoise. 6 1/8 in. (15.7 cm.) high, box ... [Lire la suite]
15 avril 2015

A pair of famille rose 'Landscape' cups, Daoguang six-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 234. A pair of famille rose 'Landscape' cups, Daoguang six-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1821-1850); 3 in. (7.7 cm.) diam. Estimate HK$180,000 - HK$250,000 ($23,330 - $32,403). Price Realized HK$225,000 ($29,162). © Christie's Image Ltd 2015. Each cup is thinly potted with flaring sides. The exterior is finely decorated with sailing boats in a continuous mountainous river landscape with pavilions and bridges. The reverse is inscribed with a poem and a seal. (2) ... [Lire la suite]