17 août 2021

A fine white-glazed carved bottle vase, 18th century

Lot 123. A fine white-glazed carved bottle vase, 18th century; 9.7cm (11 3/4in) high. Estimate 10.000 £ - 12.000 £. Sold for £ 21,250 (€ 24,905). Photo: Bonhams. Finely painted and enamelled on the exterior with four Immortals, each carrying their individual attributes within a grove of pine interspersed with four lanterns, all between a border of lotus-head scroll beneath the rim and classic scroll on the foot, the interior with a front-facing dragon encircling a flaming pearl in the well... [Lire la suite]

08 mars 2021

Vase cylindrique, Chine, Dehua, Dynastie Qing, ca 17°-18° siècles

Lot 75. Vase cylindrique, Chine, Dehua, Dynastie Qing, ca 17°-18° siècles. Porcelaine monochrome « blanc de Chine ». H. 16,7 cm. Est: €800 - €1,000. Sold: 1 400 €.  Courtesy Cornette de Saint Cyr. Flanqué sur les côtés d'une paire de poignées moulées en forme de têtes de lions. Provenance : Compagnie de la Chine et des Indes (Paris) (Inv.20134 Acquis de E.T. Chow, Hong Kong, en 1967) Cornette de Saint-Cyr, Collections de la Compagnie de la Chine et des Indes (1ère vente).... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2019

A rare small white-glazed incised dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 914. A rare small white-glazed incised dish, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 21,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014  The brush washer has shallow rounded sides that rise to a flat, everted rim, which is finely incised on the top and underside with bands of lotus meander, and a band of classic scroll is incised above the ring foot. The interior and exterior are covered with a pale aqua blue glaze, perhaps in imitation... [Lire la suite]
20 janvier 2018

A celadon-glazed 'drum' vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795)

Lot 1633. A celadon-glazed 'drum' vase, Seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 16.1 cm, 6 3/8 in. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot Sold 680,000 HKD. photo Sotheby's 2009 the barrel-shaped drum with sides rising to a flat incurved mouth, studded with a row of bosses around the top and near the foot, the sides set with pair of high-relief molded animal-heads securing mock-ring handles, covered overall with an even celadon-green glaze, the underside inscribed in underglaze blue with a... [Lire la suite]
03 juin 2015

A pair of fine yellow-ground aubergine and green-enamelled 'Dragon' dishes, Kangxi six-character marks and of the period

A pair of fine yellow-ground aubergine and green-enamelled 'Dragon' dishes, Kangxi six-character marks in aubergine enamel within double circles and of the period (1662-1722). Estimate HK$1,200,000 – HK$1,800,000 ($160,000 - $230,000). Unsold. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each dish is finely incised and enamelled to the interior central roundel with two five-clawed dragons contesting a flaming pearl, encircled by peach and lychee sprigs. The exteriors are decorated with two... [Lire la suite]