12 novembre 2015

A famille rose turquoise-ground jar and cover, Iron-red Daoguang seal mark and of the period

A famille rose turquoise-ground jar and cover, Iron-red Daoguang seal mark and of the period. Estimate £20,000 - 30,000 (€28,000 - 42,000). Unsold. Photo: Bonhams. Finely enamelled to the exterior with four large lotus flowers, each pistil supporting a basket holding the three abundances, including peaches, pomegranates and finger citrons, alternated with gilt double happiness characters below descending bats, surrounded by leafy meandering tendrils issuing smaller lotus flowers on a bright turquoise ground, all above... [Lire la suite]

19 mai 2015

A famille rose turquoise-ground vase, Jiaqing seal mark and of the period

A famille rose turquoise-ground vase, Jiaqing seal mark and of the period. Sold for £25,000 (€34,633). Photo Bonhams. The cylindrical body vividly enamelled in pink, yellow, blue and green tones with eight large lotus flower heads borne on meandering leafy tendrils, alternated with descending bats holding leafy sprays of gourds and reserved on a bright turquoise ground, all above lappets to the foot and a band of ruyi-heads to the sloping shoulder, rising to a short neck decorated with small flower heads on a dense... [Lire la suite]
07 mai 2015

A Famille Rose turquoise-ground rectangular parfumier and cover, 19th century

A Famille Rose turquoise-ground rectangular parfumier and cover, 19th century. Estimate £5,000 – £8,000 ($7,600 - $12,160). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The parfumier is decorated to each side with lotus scrolls, peaches and bats, and is applied with animal-head handles. Two of the sides are painted in gilt with 'double happiness' characters, shuangxi. The cover is decorated with three pierced medallions. There is a Daoguang seal mark to one side. 14 ¼ in. (36.2 cm.) wide Provenance: With Tung Tak, Hong... [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]
27 août 2013

Christie's announces three sales of Chinese works of art to highlight Asian Art Week in New York

Lot 1391 - A Very Rare Large Famille Rose Turquoise-Ground Bottle Vase, Tianqiuping, Qianlong Seal Mark in Iron Red and of the Period (1736-1795), 20 in. (51 cm.) high. Estimate: $600,000-800,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2013. New York – Christie’s is pleased to announce three sales during September’s Asian Art Week devoted to ceramics and works of art from China.   Important Chinese Archaic Bronzes from a Distinguished Private Collection will be held the morning of Thursday, September 19,... [Lire la suite]