10 novembre 2016

An iron-red and gilt-decorated jar and cover, Daoguang six-character seal mark in iron-red and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 40. An iron-red and gilt-decorated jar and cover, Daoguang six-character seal mark in iron-red and of the period (1821-1850). Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 9,928 - USD 14,892). Price Realised GBP 10,000 (USD 12,410). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016.     The jar is densely decorated with bats and shou characters amidst lotus flowers with leafy scrolls. The cover is decorated with further lotus sprays. The interior and base are enamelled in turquoise. 8... [Lire la suite]

10 novembre 2016

A pair of yellow-ground famille rose medallion bowls, Daoguang six-character seal marks in iron-red and of the period

Lot 32. A pair of yellow-ground famille rose medallion bowls, Daoguang six-character seal marks in iron-red and of the period (1821-1850). Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 9,928 - USD 14,892). Price Realised GBP 10,000 (USD 12,410). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016.    The exteriors are finely enamelled with four medallions enclosing vases or lanterns, next to jardinières of flowers or fruits, accompanied by auspicious objects, divided by lotus flowers and scrolling... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2016

A famille rose yellow-ground dish, Daoguang six-character seal mark in iron-red and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 12. A famille rose yellow-ground dish, Daoguang six-character seal mark in iron-red and of the period (1821-1850). Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000 (USD 7,446 - USD 9,928). Price Realised GBP 7,500 (USD 9,308). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016.   The interior is decorated with a flower head surrounded by lotus scroll within a gilt border. The exterior is decorated with lotus sprays all reserved on a lemon-yellow ground continuing onto the short foot. 7 ¾ in. (19.8 cm) diam..   ... [Lire la suite]
06 mai 2015

A rare and finely painted famille rose 'flower spirits' baluster vase, Daoguang six-character seal mark and of the period

A rare and finely painted famille rose 'flower spirits' baluster vase, Daoguang six-character seal mark in iron-red and of the period (1821-1850). Estimate £50,000 – £80,000 ($75,700 - $121,120). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The vase is elegantly potted and finely painted with male and female figures standing within a fenced garden scene with tall trees below scrolling clouds. Each figure is depicted wearing lavish robes and holding sprays of flowers orlingzhi, with fine details rendered in gilt. The... [Lire la suite]
26 avril 2015

Chinese & Japanese auctions & exhibition of touring highlights at Christie's London in May

LONDON.- Following the record breaking results of Asian Art Week at Christie’s New York in March (15-21), which saw 10 sales including The Collection of Robert Hatfield Ellsworth achieve the highest total for Asian Art Week in New York ($161,142,063/ £99,908,079/€148,250,697), Christie’s announced details of the Chinese and Japanese auctions and exhibition of touring highlights in London in May. At Christie’s headquarters, 8 King Street, there are two auctions on 11 May: a single owner sale of Chinese ceramics and... [Lire la suite]