05 mai 2018

A rare famille rose yellow-ground 'medallion' bowl, Xianfeng six-character mark in iron-red and of the period (1851-1861) 

Lot 22. A rare famille rose yellow-ground 'medallion' bowl, Xianfeng six-character mark in iron-red and of the period (1851-1861); 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 25,000 (USD 20,370 - USD 33,950). Price realised GBP 40,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. The bowl is enamelled with four gilt-bordered medallions on the exterior, two depicting Daoist figures and two with dragon-boat racing scenes featuring a phoenix-head boat on one and a dragon-head boat on the other, divided by lotus... [Lire la suite]

01 mai 2018

A fine large famille rose yellow-ground 'sylvan landscapes' vase, hu, Late Qing dynasty, Yongzheng six-character mark

Lot 245. A fine large famille rose yellow-ground 'sylvan landscapes' vase, hu, Late Qing dynasty, Yongzheng six-character mark; 46.1cm high. Estimate HK$350,000 - 500,000. Sold for HK$ 437,500 (€ 46,149). © Bonhams 2001-2013. The bulbous body flanked at the sides with a pair of gilt chi dragon handles, the exterior finely painted with two barbed cartouches of figures in landscape scenes, one depicting a scholar with a female attendant within a waterfront pavilion looking outwards at a lone figure... [Lire la suite]
10 mai 2017

A massive famille rose yellow-ground jardinière, Guangxu period (1875-1908)

Lot 128. A massive famille rose yellow-ground jardinière, Guangxu period (1875-1908). Estimate GBP 40,000 - GBP 60,000 (USD 51,800 - USD 77,700). Price realised GBP 50,000 (USD 64,700). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  The serene figure is modelled standing upon swirling waves, with her hair tied in an intricate chignon, and with downcast eyes and a serene expression. She is holding the edge of her long voluminous robes in her left hand and a scroll in the other. The back is... [Lire la suite]
04 mars 2017

A famille rose yellow-ground medallion bowl, Daoguang mark and of the period (1821-1850)

Lot 2154. A famille rose yellow-ground medallion bowl, Daoguang mark and of the period (1821-1850). Estimate US$ 6,000 - 8,000 (€5,700 - 7,600). Photo: Bonhams. The rounded sides rising from a short straight foot to a gently everted rim, the exterior enameled with four medallions enclosing various combinations of chrysanthemums, amaranthus, asters and begonias, all divided by brightly enameled stylized lotus and foliate scrolls, reserved against a yellow ground, the interior and base glazed white, the... [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]
02 juin 2016

A famille rose yellow-ground palanquin vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1736-1795)

Lot 3243. A famille rose yellow-ground palanquin vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in iron red and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate HK$1,000,000 - HK$1,500,000 ($129,337 - $194,006). Price Realized HK$1,480,000 ($191,360).Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The raised panel on the baluster vase is inscribed with a calligraphic poem by Qianlong reserved on a yellow ground embellished with floral motifs in famille rose, the neck is decorated with a pink formal band and flanked by a pair of... [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]
13 septembre 2015

A pair of famille rose yellow-ground dishes, Jiaqing six-character seal marks in iron red and of the period (1796-1820)

A pair of famille rose yellow-ground dishes, Jiaqing six-character seal marks in iron red and of the period (1796-1820). Estimate $12,000 – $18,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The interior is decorated with a flower head surrounded by linked lotus scroll within a narrow gilt border below the plain cavetto of subtle ivory color and a band of iron-red and green foliate scroll at the rim. The exterior is decorated with scrolling lotus sprays separating four roundels enclosing the characters, wan nian... [Lire la suite]
13 septembre 2015

A famille rose yellow-ground bowl, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in iron-red and of the period (1796-1820)

A famille rose yellow-ground bowl, Jiaqing six-character seal mark in iron-red and of the period (1796-1820). Estimate $10,000 – $12,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The exterior of the bowl is decorated with four circular medallions, each containing one of the four characters wan shou wu jiang ('boundless longevity'), surrounded by stylized lotus blooms on leafy scrolls. The interior of the bowl is decorated in iron red in the center with a shou character roundel surrounded by... [Lire la suite]
13 septembre 2015

Three famille rose yellow-ground 'Magpie and Prunus' cups, Tongzhi four-character marks in iron red and of the period

Three famille rose yellow-ground 'Magpie and Prunus' cups, Tongzhi four-character marks in iron red and of the period (1862-1874). Estimate $8,000 – $12,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Two are decorated with magpies perched and in flight amidst blossoming prunus branches, and the third with a repeated pattern of three magpies in flight amidst and framed by the prunus branches, all on a lemon-yellow ground, and within gilt borders. 3 ½ in. ( 9 cm.) diam. Provenance: Acquired between 1960-early... [Lire la suite]