17 avril 2017

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

Lot 151. A doucai ‘Scrolling Blossoms’ bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850), 5 5/8 in. (14.4 cm.) diam., box. Estimate HKD 80,000 - HKD 120,000 (USD 10,341 - USD 15,512). Price realised HKD 100,000 (USD 12,925) © Christie's Imags Ltd 2017. The exterior of the deep rounded sides of the bowl is enamelled with six stylised lotus blooms surrounded by scrolling leafy tendrils, all between double-lines encircling the rim and... [Lire la suite]

18 septembre 2016

A pair of blue and white 'eight daoist immortals' bowls, Daoguang six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 70. A pair of blue and white 'Eight Daoist immortals' bowls, Daoguang six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 4 3/8 in. (11 cm.) diam. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000 (USD 12,947 - USD 19,420). Price realised HKD 212,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.  Each is painted with Eight Daoist Immortals on the exterior and a roundel enclosing the Three Star Gods on the centre of interior.  Provenance: Georg Weishaupt Collection,... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2016

A famille rose yellow-ground bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 59. A famille rose yellow-ground bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850). Estimate £15,000 – £25,000 ($21,720 - $36,200). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The exterior is decorated with an elaborate frieze of six large stylised flowers borne on leafy scrolling stems reserved on a rich lemon-yellow ground, and the interior is decorated with five iron-red bats (wufu) in flight in the centre. 7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm.) diam. Provenance: From the collection of an... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2016

A pink-ground famille rose 'medallion' bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 58. A pink-ground famille rose 'medallion' bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850). Estimate £8,000 – £12,000 ($11,584 - $17,376). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 The exterior is enamelled with four roundels enclosing various floral sprays, divided by stylised lotus blooms set against a sgraffiato ground. The interior is painted in underglaze blue with a rabbit resting under a tree, surrounded by four floral branches. 5 7/8 in. (15 cm.)... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2016

A fine ruby-ground famille rose 'lantern' medallion bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 108, A fine ruby-ground famille rose 'lantern' medallion bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 5 3/4 in. (14.7 cm.) diam. Estimate HK$120,000 – HK$180,000 ($15,544 - $23,316). Price realised HKD 350,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The bowl is finely enamelled and gilt with the fengdeng, the 'Harvest of Abundance', within four medallions divided by floral sprays reserved on a graviata ruby ground. The interior is painted... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2016

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

Lot 107. A wucai 'dragon and phoenix' bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 5 3/4 in. (14.8 cm.) diam. Estimate HK$80,000 – HK$150,000 ($10,362- $19,430). Price realised HKD 237,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The bowl is enamelled on the exterior with two scaly dragons in pursuit of a flaming pearl, alternating with descending long-tailed phoenix, all amidst meandering leafy scrolls. The interior is further decorated with a central... [Lire la suite]

30 mars 2016

A fine pair of blue and white 'phoenix' bowls, Daoguang six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period

Lot 101, A fine pair of blue and white 'phoenix' bowls, Daoguang six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm.) diam. Estimate HK$120,000 – HK$180,000 ($15,544 - $23,316). Price realised HKD 350,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Each bowl is well potted with steep rounded sides. It is finely painted on the exterior in underglaze blue with four stylised phoenix divided by four blooms and scrolling foliage, boxes. Christie's. THE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE... [Lire la suite]
17 septembre 2015

A fine and very rare famille rose bowl and cover, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period

A fine and very rare famille rose bowl and cover, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850). Estimate $40,000 - $60,000. Price Realized $100,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bowl is finely enameled with three bands of overlapping lotus petals between the green band encircling the foot in imitation of the lotus stem and a band of stamens at the rim. The domed cover is painted en suite with petals overlapping leaves below a seed pod surmounted by a gilded... [Lire la suite]
12 septembre 2015

A pair of famille rose 'Bitter melon and Butterflies' bowls,Daoguang six-character seal marks and of the period

A pair of famille rose 'Bitter melon and Butterflies' bowls, Daoguang six-character seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850). Estimate 25,000 – $35,000 USD. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each is decorated on the exterior with a flowering bitter melon vine and bamboo that continue over the rim into the interior, the vine bearing two melons on the exterior and two on the interior, two of the melons with the seeds bursting through the pebbled pink and yellow rind, while two butterflies... [Lire la suite]
28 avril 2015

A fine aubergine-glazed incised 'Dragon' bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 7. A fine aubergine-glazed incised 'Dragon' bowl, Daoguang six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1821-1850); 6 in. (15.3 cm.) diam. Estimate £15,000 – £20,000 ($22,710 - $30,280). Price realised GBP 16,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The bowl is finely incised to the exterior with a pair of dragons chasing flaming pearls amidst flames and above a border of waves. The foot is further incised with a border of key-fret above a double line. The bowl is covered... [Lire la suite]